Stitch Fix: April review

Oh how I love getting shipping confirmation emails from Stitch Fix! That sweet message saying my next fix is on its way (and knowing that I can cheat and see what it is I’m getting). It’s like the countdown to Christmas. I check my tracking obsessively and then rush to the mailbox as soon as delivery has been confirmed.

This month, I was especially interested in the items would get, especially after writing a post all about how to make Stitch Fix work for you. I would feel pretty silly if I received a dud of a fix.

My April fix did not disappoint. In fact, it’s the best fix I’ve ever gotten, further proof that my tips work! As I ripped into the box and tore through the tissue paper (after documenting with photos of course), I was thrilled at the bright patterns in my box.

First thing I always do is check my note from my stylist. She was unable to get me any of the 6 items I requested by name but she did say she used those items and my Pinterest board as inspiration for the items she did send.

Next I take a look at each item along with the style cards to get different ideas of how to wear the item and what to try it on with.

I gather the coordinating items from my closet that I think might look good with the items from my box, including the proper undergarments (seriously you can’t try on clothes sans bra people). I also usually force my husband  to witness my personal fashion show to get someone else’s opinion. I can tend to gravitate towards ‘mom styles’ (as my husband calls them) so it’s nice to get another point of view, plus I do want him to like what I wear and how I look.

So, here is what I received in my April Stitch Fix.

Kut From The Kloth Galden Button Down Blouse

At first I wasn’t sure how I felt about this shirt. The pattern was fun but I wasn’t sure if I was really into the flowers. My husband wasn’t 100% either. Floral patterns are really on trend for spring and summer, so I figured it might be a good addition to my current closet.

It looked cute with a pencil skirt and jeans. After scouring my closet, I found 3 cardigans that I already own that match colors in the pattern and looked good paired with this shirt (which means lots of versatility). I also tried the shirt tucked into a pair of white wide leg slacks and that pretty much sealed the deal for me.

Verdict: Kept

41Hawthorn Moni Studded Shortsleeve Blouse

I’ve wanted one of the Moni Studded Shortsleeve Blouses since I joined Stitch Fix. I received a medium in one of my first fixes and it was too big. This one was a small and fit much better. It’s fitted enough to show my shape but not so fitted that it shows the stuff I don’t want anyone to see. My husband even liked it (and he generally doesn’t like shirts that ‘cover’ this much).

I paired it with skinny jeans, a black cardigan and flats, as well as bootcut jeans and wedges. Both were super cute! Love the versatility of this top.

Verdict: Kept

Brixon Ivy Lex Textured Floral Knit Fit & Flare Dress

This dress has such a great print and a fun bright color for spring and summer. The fit was right on, showing off my curves and hiding my hips. My husband also liked the scoop neck, which showed a small but tasteful amount of cleavage. I can’t wait to wear it to weddings and parties this summer.

I paired it with a grey cardigan as well as a coral cardigan and it was cute. Thinking it would be fun to try with cobalt blue cardigan or jacket as well

Verdict: Kept

41Hawthorn Colibri Solid Tab Sleeve Blouse

I’m not a huge fan of purple. I actually don’t own any purple tops. I do like how it’s bright and will be great for spring and summer. This shirt fits really similarly to a few other shirts that I own and love. My husband didn’t love it, mainly because he said it didn’t show enough skin (such a guy) but finally came around at the end.

This looked great with skinny jeans and black skinny slacks for work. It was a little long to tuck in to a skirt (too much bunching). I also think it would look cute with white skinnies, which I don’t currently own but I’m thinking of investing in for summer.

Verdict: Kept

Tart Maxine Knit Chevron Jacket

I love the print of this jacket. I wish it was a bit more fitted. I’m also not a huge fan of navy, mainly because I own so much black. I do need another cute jacket for going out (which is what my husband said), so I talked myself into it.

I like it with rolled up skinny jeans, a t-shirt and flats for a casual look. I also liked it with skinnies or bootcut jeans, a cute tank and wedges.

Verdict: Kept

This is the first time I’ve liked every item in my fix. I ended up keeping everything, which saved me over $70 (if you keep all 5 items you get a 25% discount). I probably would have only kept 3 items (in an effort to not go spending crazy) but once I factored in the discount, it was only $10 more to keep the two additional pieces. So of course I kept it all!

Ready to try Stitch Fix for yourself? I’d love it if you’d help fund my Stitch Fix habit and use my referral link. Also, be sure to check out these tips to help you get stuff you’ll actually like from your fixes.

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