Stitch Fix: Get your Best Fix Yet!

5 Tips to get your best Stitch Fix yet! Stitch Fix tips!

I’ve been getting Stitch Fix boxes for the last couple years! I’m so in love with the idea of having a stylist hand pick out items just for me and send them to my doorstep for me to try on! YAY! Since I’ve been doing it for awhile, I’ve figured out a couple important things that really help my stylist knock it out of the park every time!

WHAT IS STITCH FIX?

Before we dive into getting your best fix, let’s first go over what Stitch Fix is all about! Stitch Fix is an online style service where you fill out a form with your style, Pinterest favorites, sizes, and a bunch of other information & then a personal stylists sends you a box full of items that they picked out just for you! To sign up for your first stitch you pay $20 to secure your box. That $20 goes toward what ever you choose to keep from the box! You can sign up to receive it monthly but you do not have to! I just go into my account and order ones for new seasons and special occasions! Now that you know a little bit more about Stitch Fix, here are five tips to get your best fix yet!

Tip #1: Create a Pinterest Board with Looks you Love


I have a “Style” Pinterest board and a “My Stitch Fix Style” Pinterest board because there are a lot of things I like style wise that I don’t necessarily want to own. My Stitch Fix profile is linked to my “My Stitch Fix Style” board so that my stylist can see the looks I want to wear & see pictures of me that I pin in that board (so they know what I look like!!) When I pin to My Stitch Fix Style board, I am specifically thinking of clothes that I want to where and styles that I think will fix my lifestyle. If you don’t already have a specific & quality board connected to your Stitch Fix account, you need to do that now!

If you don’t have a Stitch Fix account yet, now is the time! Click over and see what it is all about. Create a Pinterest board to link to when filling out your profile!

5 Tips to get your best Stitch Fix yet! Stitch Fix tips!

Tip #2: Leave a (specific) message for your stylist

You have your chance to share your thoughts! Take this time to let them know about holes in your closest (I’m looking for some easy to wear tops) or specific items you are looking for (I’ve been looking for a good pair of pointed toed flats.) I’ve sent over several specific things from my Capsule Wardrobe that I am lacking – it is nice to have them hunt for it! Tell them about an upcoming trip or event. When I was planing a trip to Santa Fe I let my stylist know and the fix was geared toward that & I totally just signed up for a birthday fix in May for my 28th Birthday! Maybe you want more variety for work clothes that layer because of the changing seasons or you want super comfortable & cute clothes because you just had a baby. This is your time to talk! Make use of it!

5 Tips to get your best Stitch Fix yet! Stitch Fix tips!

Tip #3: Make sure your profile is up to date

If you have already tried Stitch Fix, make sure you keep your profile up to date. That means going in every now and then and checking things out. Is your weight the same? Has your style preferences changed? Are there new Stitch Fix items – like petite sizes or shoe sizes that you have not filled out yet? Is your profile linked to a Pinterest board? I recommend scrolling through real quick every time you schedule a new fix! Just to make sure you are up to date!

If this is your first time filling out the profile be as detailed as you can! You can always go back and update it as life goes on. If you are on a journey to lose weight, be honest about your current number (you want your clothes to fit you well!) and change it as you shed those pounds! Start filling it out here! 

5 Tips to get your best Stitch Fix yet! Stitch Fix tips!

Tip 4: Leave Descriptive Feedback

After you receive your fix and check out, make sure you take advantage of that comment box! Share WHY the item didn’t fit. ” I can’t stand the print, please never send anything like this print again” or ” This would have been perfect but too short/ long / wide etc” or any details you have! Even if you are keeping it share why! ” I love the length of these jeans” or ” This top fits my narrow shoulders so nicely” or “I’m keeping the dress because it doesn’t show my bra strap!” The positive & negative feedback are both helpful to perfecting your fixes!

5 Tips to get your best Stitch Fix yet! Stitch Fix tips!

Tip #5: Don’t be afraid to reach out!

If you have revived several bad fixes or your last one was just way out of left field (like you told them you hate skinny jeans & leopard print and all that is inside is black skinnies and leopard print accessories ) then email hello@stitchfix.com right away! Stitch Fix has some of the BEST customer service out there and they really want to connect with you, figure out the problem, and make it right! Seriously. If you are crying over your last fix or just even a bit frustrated about how unlike you the fix is, shoot them a kind email letting them know what is going on and let them take care of you! You may just need a new stylist who “gets you” and that is okay!!

5 Tips to get your best Stitch Fix yet! Stitch Fix tips!

That’s it! Stitch Fix has been a life savor for me and I’ve found that these five tips really help my Stitch Fix boxes to fit my needs & closet best! Have you ever tried Stitch Fix? Are you thinking of trying?

xoxo, Elizabeth

Author: Oak & Oats

  • What a great service! I’ve never tried a similar thing but it sounds great 🙂 <3

    Love,
    Yara

    • Oak & Oats

      It is so fun!!! You should try it one day!

  • Kat

    Ahh, so glad I stumbled on your blog through The Nectar Collective. I recently signed up for Stitch Fix (I got my first one last month!), so I’ll definitely use these tips. I’ve heard the longer you stick with them, the better your fixes get.

    Thanks for the awesome information!

    xoxo
    Kat

    • Oak & Oats

      So fun Kat! Nice to meet you!!!

  • I love how you formatted this post! And those polka dot shoes are so cute!

    • Oak & Oats

      Thanks Sam!!!!

  • Great tips, lady! I’ve used Stitch Fix for about 6 months now and it is lots of fun! It’s like my birthday every month when the box arrives {lol}! Hope you’re having a great week! 🙂

    • Oak & Oats

      Yes! That is so great!! You too!

  • amy

    i love the pinterest idea board!!
    also, YES to the reaching out part (while i don’t have a stichfix account) if you’re paying for a service – don’t ever be afraid to reach out and say if you’re thrilled with it or unhappy, there can’t be any change if you don’t let them know.
    excellent post beth!

    • Oak & Oats

      Yes!!! Always on the reach out 😉

  • Gretchen

    Stitch Fix is the best! I got some great maternity and postpartum pieces in my most recent boxes.

    • Oak & Oats

      I love that so much! I am so glad they do that! It may come in handy one day!

  • I’ve been curious about Stichfix. How are the prices? I am just worried they will send me really expensive items that I’ll love but won’t be able to keep!

  • Couldn’t agree more with these tips! I wish some of their items were a little cheaper though!

    • Oak & Oats

      Yes! I picked the lowest price brackets! haha. I kind of don’t mind it too much because I’ve found my Stitch Fix items to be quality and last long (which is my goal!)

  • Jae

    OK, this is probably the best Stitch Fix-related post I’ve read if not lately, EVER! I’ve been seeing a lot of this stuff going around the Internet, but never really understood how it works (or I’m just too lazy to read their explanation…). Your post makes me want to check them out!