Stitch Fix Review – October 2016


I can’t believe it’s October already!  September just flew by – we celebrated my daughter’s 5th birthday with a surprise (to her) DISNEY WORLD trip & we all got sick upon arriving home, so some highs & lows for the month of September.

I received my October box a few days ago but just now have made time to try on & think about what I might want to keep.


I did things a little differently for my Stitch Fix note & requests this month.  I asked Kate to send me a “whole outfit”.  Now, since I have large feet (hello, size 11s), Stitch Fix doesn’t carry shoes in my size (sad).

So knowing I wouldn’t be eligible for shoes, I asked for: a top, pair of pants/jeans, accessory, bag, & then maybe a cardigan or dress for the 5th piece.  Kate sent some fun pieces:


(Btw, if you are new to Stitch Fix skip to the end of this post for a short description of the whats and how-tos & for a link to sign up for your own box of happiness!)

I was a little sad on the lack of color, but beyond that, my first thoughts were that I really liked aspects of each item.


Let’s dig in!

Item # 1:  Dolce Vita Sahara Lasercut Saddle Bag


I liked the color and laser cut/detailing of this bag!


Plus the size wasn’t too large or small for my tastes!


I loved the inside fabric – so fun & colorful!


But here’s the thing – I have a bag super similar to this one already, Moda Luxe brand.  It’s hard for me to want to have 2 purses that are so similar.  I’m probably going to send this back, even though I really like it.

Item # 2:  Romolo Genevieve Stacked Chevron Pendant Necklace


So this necklace is ADORABLE.


I’ve been in the world of Stitch Fix long enough now that I know this is also a super popular piece.


I love it but again – and I kid you not – I have an almost identical necklace I bought from TJ Maxx that is so similar, I wouldn’t keep this one, too.  Otherwise this would be a keeper, too!

Since this is a “whole outfit” fix, I am going to list the next 3 items together, because I styled them as an outfit 🙂

Items #3-5:  Market & Spruce Arcola Side Binding Knit Top, Market & Spruce Alan French Terry Asymmetrical Zip Cardigan, and Just Black Adorra Skinny Jean




So here’s what everything looks like together!


The jeans are nice & stretchy, super long, and soft.


Long enough to cuff even!  I have a couple pairs of dark wash skinny jeans though, so I’m wishing these were another wash.  I’m not sure I want to spend $88 on another pair of dark skinnies.


The Market & Spruce green knit top is SO soft but I am not a huge fan of the color.  Plus it’s very flowy and looks boxy in my opinion.  I don’t plan to keep it.


And finally, the cardigan is such a steal (price-wise) that I almost knew I would keep it before trying it on.


Zipping it up was a little difficult.  😉


And my husband isn’t a fan of it zipped (he says it’s too bulky in the front with extra fabric).  But I’m keeping it to wear unzipped.  So soft & budget-friendly.


The whole box in one outfit:


What a fun box to try on!  I’ve never done a special request for an outfit like that, so it was a neat month 🙂  I am on the fence on the jeans, would have kept the necklace & bag if I didn’t have pieces almost identical, and will probably keep the navy cardigan.  The only piece I didn’t like was the green knit top.  I’d say this was a fantastic Stitch Fix month!

What about you?  What would you have kept?



What’s Stitch Fix?

Here’s how it works if you’re not familiar.You sign up here using my referral link pretty please (, fill out an in depth style/size profile, pay $20 styling fee, they ship you 5 items, you keep what you want, and mail back the rest.

If you buy anything, your $20 styling fee goes towards that purchase. If you buy all 5 items you get 25% off your order. It is totally free to mail your returns in. They send you all you need to do that.

You can do it as a monthly service or you can just schedule them whenever you want.

To get better items connect them with your style Pinterest board, give them a lot of feedback in the notes section, and fill out your style profile honestly.

For a list of my fix reviews, go here.


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