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Have you guys heard of Stitch Fix before?  Well if not, you are in for a shopping treat.  :)  Stitch Fix is an online personal shopping service where you fill out a survey about the style and then send you clothing or accessories right to your door step!  The survey is extremely detailed first asking you questions about your body type and shape, what areas of the body you like the flaunt, and what size you typically wear on top and bottom.  Then it asks you how much you spend on average on different pieces of clothing and accessories and what materials you absolutely don’t like to wear (like pleather, fur, etc.).  Then it has you characterize your personal style, I said that Casual Chic and Cute top and jeans kind of girl was totally me while Boho Chic and Edgy was not.  But I did say that I would like to add some more Glam, Romantic and Classic pieces to my wardrobe, so just because your current style may be one thing, you can always say you want to add different styles into your current wardrobe.  After that, the survey then asks you about your Color and Brand preferences and any other Personal Notes you might want to add.  Then lastly you put in your mailing address, billing information and you schedule your Fix!  Basically you get charged a $20 Styling Fee (no matter if you decide to keep anything or not) and if you decide to keep anything, that $20 goes towards the price of the item.  And if you buy all 5 items that they send to you in your Fix, you get 25% off the entire purchase.

I must say that the shipping was very fast and when I received the box I was SUPER excited!!!

Here’s a look at the box and its contents.  The box came with a letter to me describing all the different pieces that were in the box, a stamped and addressed envelope to send back the items that I didn’t want, and 5 items to try on!!  The package arrived on a Thursday and I had until Monday before I needed to send anything back if I didn’t want it.

Here’s the contents of my Fix!  Like I said above, these items aren’t typically ones that I would wear on a daily basis, but I chose that I wanted more Classics and Glam pieces so I think these fit that category quite perfectly.  Here’s a breakdown of the items and what I thought about them:

1. MM Couture Dress : day to night ellen one shoulder dress ($66) – I was excited about this one because I don’t have a lot of one shoulder dresses.  I was worried that it would be too tight, especially around my belly area, but luckily it has a little bit of drapery around that area to cover it up.

2. Max and Cleo Dress : day to night cassie halter dress ($115) – I LOVED the color of this dress, but unfortunately the fit on top was a little bit weird on me.

3. Whats In Store Jewelry : Cheney Necklace ($30) – The necklace is a classic piece with a great color that would go well with a lot.

4. Ark n Co Dress : Evening Wear quily matte sequin dress ($62) – I was very hesitant about this dress at first glance because of all of the sequins.  I knew that it probably wouldn’t work well if I had to carry Austin around while wearing it and it was just a little too much sequins for me.  I wasn’t a big fan of how it looked on.

5. BB Dakota Outer Layer : Blazer etta brown dotted blazer ($100) – I was SUPER excited to see this because I had been looking for a brown blazer for the longest time.  But I wasn’t a huge fan of the coattail in back.

One of my favorite things about each clothing item is that each item came with 2 suggestions of how to style that item.  Whether it’s pairing a dress with a blazer and tall heels or a belt, flats and a colorful clutch.

So which ones did I decide to go with?

Dress: MM Couture | Belt: Target (similar) | Necklace: Forever 21 (similar) | Shoes: Sam Edelman

I ended up going with the MM Couture Dress!  I figured it would be a great dress to wear for a wedding or just out for a fancy girl’s night.  It definitely is very form fitting but I figured that my baby belly is only going to go down with more time so the dress will keep looking better and better on me.  ;)  Prior to receiving the dress, I had never heard of this brand (MM Couture) and when I had looked it up, I realized there were a ton of pieces I loved at really affordable prices.

All in all I loved the experience of having my own personal shopper and getting clothes sent to my house.  With my new responsibilities of being a Mom, it’s rare that I have time to go out and shop anymore.  The only downside is that you can’t try things on for size before getting them but that’s pretty much the same as if you bought something online.  This time I decided to go out of my comfort zone a little a probably got too many dresses that I will probably only wear a few times, so next time I am going to go for some more every day pieces that are more my style.

If you’d like to try out your own Fix, you can sign up here.  It’s still in beta mode so you need an invite to sign up and I definitely think its worth trying for fun!  :)  I’d love to hear about your experience if you have tried it out or once you do!

I was given a credit for $100 to do a review of Stitch Fix.  All opinions listed here are mine, truthful and honest.  They would have been the same regardless of if I got the credit or not!

P.S. The winner of the Jessica N Designs giveaway is Valerie of Mamavalveeta03!  Congrats!  Please send me an email at sandyalamode(at)gmail(dot)com with your shipping address!

Have you gotten your Fix on yet?

35 Comments ( Reply )

  1. Closet Fashionista
    Apr 16, 2012 @ 6:37 am

    Oh that is so cool! I’ve heard of services like that but never seen anyone review one. It sounds pretty awesome, but I’m too cheap to try it out ;)

  2. Giuseppe
    Apr 16, 2012 @ 7:59 am

  3. sooae
    Apr 16, 2012 @ 8:52 am

    my fave was that yellow shirt/dress? I just love that color and am looking for a neon yellow dress right now. i love your hair like that sandy!!!! I love the blue color on you. xO!


  4. Kristin
    Apr 16, 2012 @ 9:05 am

    You look like a Grecian goddess! Love!

  5. whatever DeeDee Wants
    Apr 16, 2012 @ 9:08 am

    I love the suggested styling photos. What a great idea!
    You look great in that dress!

  6. Kristi McMurry
    Apr 16, 2012 @ 9:25 am

    I love the dresses that you got! The one you are wearing looks just gorgeous on you, especially with that belt and necklace. I got a box last week and really enjoyed it! I am definitely going to be doing it again :)

  7. yvonne
    Apr 16, 2012 @ 10:17 am

    OO never heard of them! you look hot Sandy! ;)

  8. Nelah
    Apr 16, 2012 @ 10:22 am

    This is totally brilliant and seems like a really cool service to have a personalized shopper and stuff sent straight to you to pick. Like you said, time is not always on our side when being a mom. The only concern I have is that i may end up loving everything they sent!

  9. Sim
    Apr 16, 2012 @ 10:50 am

    The dress is so cute! So glad you found one that you liked, seems like an interesting concept, kind of like stylemint but with some guess and check. Absolutely love those shoes though, i think i’ve fallen in love, if that’s possible!

  10. blair @ wild & precious
    Apr 16, 2012 @ 11:03 am

    smokin’ hot momma!

  11. katrina
    Apr 16, 2012 @ 11:05 am

    I really like how you styled this dress! The long necklace with the belt are super cute with the one-shoulder look.

  12. susan
    Apr 16, 2012 @ 11:06 am

    What a neat concept.
    Love the dress you chose :: very cute on you.

  13. Fashion By Alicia
    Apr 16, 2012 @ 12:07 pm

    What a great online shop! I really love the dress you selected!

  14. Kai Mercado
    Apr 16, 2012 @ 12:22 pm

    I really want to try this site! Although I don’t know how helpful it will be for my shopping habit lol…you look absolutely gorgeous in that dress!

  15. Bonnie
    Apr 16, 2012 @ 12:42 pm

    The dress looks fantastic on you! So glad that you decided to keep it. This sounds like a great styling service.

    Twitter: @GlamKitten88

  16. Kayla from Love Sparkle Pretty
    Apr 16, 2012 @ 12:51 pm

    Oh so pretty dress! :)congrats on the mod cloth giveaway too you lucky girl! :)

  17. Glamamom
    Apr 16, 2012 @ 1:38 pm

    Wow! What an amazing concept! You look fabulous in that dress.

  18. Sara
    Apr 16, 2012 @ 2:11 pm

    I love the way you styled it! Especially with that necklace, It looks slightly grecian!

  19. rach
    Apr 16, 2012 @ 4:13 pm

    what a fun idea! and girl, you in that dress, va va voooooom! what baby belly???

  20. Emily
    Apr 16, 2012 @ 5:01 pm

    You look gorgeous in that dress!

  21. Kirstin Maire
    Apr 16, 2012 @ 5:17 pm

    It’s so nice to read a review about Stitch Fix!! I signed up for an invite a month ago and haven’t heard a thing from them. I like the dress you chose, it looks great on you!

  22. jasmine (adamalexmommy)
    Apr 16, 2012 @ 5:33 pm

    great review, sandy. i definiely will try it out. you look amazing! you look like a goddess. :)

    hope you had a great wknd!


  23. shannon
    Apr 16, 2012 @ 5:37 pm

    I love the dress you choose!!! It looks like it was made for you! Your review of StitchFix was really wonderful. I’ve used their service before as well and I loved it. It’s such fun to get a big box of clothes and accessories to try on. What girl doesn’t love that? :)


  24. hautepinkpretty
    Apr 16, 2012 @ 7:09 pm

    This is so cool – what a great idea! Love this dress on you :) Xox <3 hautepinkpretty.com

  25. Christine
    Apr 16, 2012 @ 7:46 pm

    Great pick!! I love the one shoulder dress!
    dela chic

  26. Shea
    Apr 16, 2012 @ 7:59 pm

    This sounds like a great concept–perfect for a new mommy like you! And that dress looks absolutely stunning on you–I’m glad you decided to keep it!

  27. laura
    Apr 16, 2012 @ 11:46 pm

    Sandy, this is so cool! I never heard about them until now, and thanks for introducing them to me! I really love that you chose that dress, too! It’s very gorgeous.

  28. krystal/village
    Apr 17, 2012 @ 2:42 am

    I should not know about this..haha! Very cute dress though!

  29. jillian m. {coffee, light and sweet}
    Apr 17, 2012 @ 6:32 am

    Say whaaaat? This is a shopper’s dream!

  30. Katie
    Apr 17, 2012 @ 7:07 am

    The dress you picked is perfect! You look gorgeous!!!

  31. Chantale
    Apr 17, 2012 @ 8:14 am

    That’s a crazy good idea. Love what you chose, you look so terrific!

  32. maria
    Apr 17, 2012 @ 10:50 am

    I need to give in and try this! that dress is so cute!

  33. Lisa
    Apr 17, 2012 @ 1:16 pm

    Sounds like we’ve got so many options for these once/month kinda style boxes! FUN! Glad u found something u like. Too bad about the coat tails! CUTE CUTE dress. You look like a Grecian goddess :).

  34. Meanz
    Apr 17, 2012 @ 6:39 pm

    That’s a pretty awesome idea!I I might have to try it sometime. I like the process of choosing things myself and trying them on beforehand though. I love the dress you chose. It looks amazing on you and the color is wonderful!

  35. jen
    Apr 17, 2012 @ 9:51 pm

    sandy! you look grrrreat!! :D love the dress!

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