Sunday, April 14, 2013

WWWS - What We Wore on Sunday


Susan is wearing her new Limited crop pants from the Epic Holy Saturday Shopping Trip.  I don't remember where the rest of the outfit is from.  I suspect the shoes are from Payless.


Lucy is wearing a black Old Navy cardigan with a sparkly animal print shirt and cami.  The shirt is off the Von Maur juniors clearance rack.  I know it was under $10.  Her pants are also from Von Maur, and her shoes are last year's school shoes, the same style Sperry's I wore in middle school.


Jill is wearing Mini Boden from last fall.  This is her Peent dress.  I even ironed it.  Her shoes are at least fourteen year old Stride Rites, because they used to be Susan's.




Can you tell how much I love getting my picture taken?  I'm wearing the bottom half of my Sunday uniform, aka the skirt from Ann Taylor.  I have the matching jacket too, for when I need to impersonate a flight attendant or a nun without a habit.  The shoes are Nine West.  Patent leather is my favorite.  I'm wearing a black and beige houndstooth top from Stitchfix.

Stitchfix is an online personal shopper.  You enter your sizes and style preferences and price points.  The stylists also look at any Pinterest boards, blogs, Instagrams, tweets etc. that you want to share to give them an idea of your style.  They send you five items to try on.  The styling fee is $20 which is deducted from the price of any pieces you keep.  You schedule when you get your fix.  

You can follow this link to order your own fix.   If you do, I get a $25 credit, which would be the first time this here blog has ever brought me a cent.  Stupid Illinois anti-blogger laws.  There's usually waiting list, so plan (and save) ahead.

My first Fix I got this top, which I am wearing later today with jeans, a pair of flat silver circle stud earrings that I wear 3 to 4 times a week, and a long mulberry colored cardi.  Plus two dry clean only items that I returned, one didn't fit, one was just blah.

This top is also dry-clean only, but it's polyester so I wash it in the machine on cold and hang it up to dry.  No ironing necessary.

I rushed another fix right before my trip to Big D.  It was a bust.  Nothing fit or looked good.  It was like the stylist never read the part about "pear" and sent some tunics that didn't go over my booty.  Lovely.  I returned all of the items and lost $20.

Now Stitchfix recommends that I change my preferences, and I recommend that they actually READ my notes.  

I would never have bought this top for myself and I am surprised at how versatile it is.  I wear it un-tucked with jeans.  It's shorter in the front and longer in the back which is different from anything else I own.

Also, the anticipation is akin to what a little kid feels at Christmas.  As soon as I know my Fix is on the way, I get giddy.  The rush alone might be worth the $20.


Taking a cue from Dwija, I remembered to take a picture of my accessories.  The necklace is from Von Maur.  I bought it to go with my Easter outfit, only to be told that the red jade beads as seen here look better.  The earrings are from JCP.

So, the Stitchfix thing.  Should I try again?  Birthday present to myself?  Anybody else try it with more success?

Linking up with Fine Linen and Purple.



6 comments:

  1. Ha...I remember when those Sperry shoes were so popular in middle school...so funny how everything comes back in style.

    You all look beautiful!

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  2. am I allowed to say things like, "hot damn" on Housewifespice? because -- hot damn. I would bet a LOT of lettuce that you've been asked if your daughters are your sisters.

    Anyway -- Stitchfix is super tempting because I'm horrible at shopping and knowing that to get etc.

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  3. what did Patrick wear? (Ann Marie)

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    1. LOL! Whatever I told him to wear. Something unremarkable probably. Eddie Bauer khakis and a shirt with a sweater. I'll add him next week.

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  4. So classy, all of you! I love your jewelry!

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Sunday, April 14, 2013

WWWS - What We Wore on Sunday


Susan is wearing her new Limited crop pants from the Epic Holy Saturday Shopping Trip.  I don't remember where the rest of the outfit is from.  I suspect the shoes are from Payless.


Lucy is wearing a black Old Navy cardigan with a sparkly animal print shirt and cami.  The shirt is off the Von Maur juniors clearance rack.  I know it was under $10.  Her pants are also from Von Maur, and her shoes are last year's school shoes, the same style Sperry's I wore in middle school.


Jill is wearing Mini Boden from last fall.  This is her Peent dress.  I even ironed it.  Her shoes are at least fourteen year old Stride Rites, because they used to be Susan's.




Can you tell how much I love getting my picture taken?  I'm wearing the bottom half of my Sunday uniform, aka the skirt from Ann Taylor.  I have the matching jacket too, for when I need to impersonate a flight attendant or a nun without a habit.  The shoes are Nine West.  Patent leather is my favorite.  I'm wearing a black and beige houndstooth top from Stitchfix.

Stitchfix is an online personal shopper.  You enter your sizes and style preferences and price points.  The stylists also look at any Pinterest boards, blogs, Instagrams, tweets etc. that you want to share to give them an idea of your style.  They send you five items to try on.  The styling fee is $20 which is deducted from the price of any pieces you keep.  You schedule when you get your fix.  

You can follow this link to order your own fix.   If you do, I get a $25 credit, which would be the first time this here blog has ever brought me a cent.  Stupid Illinois anti-blogger laws.  There's usually waiting list, so plan (and save) ahead.

My first Fix I got this top, which I am wearing later today with jeans, a pair of flat silver circle stud earrings that I wear 3 to 4 times a week, and a long mulberry colored cardi.  Plus two dry clean only items that I returned, one didn't fit, one was just blah.

This top is also dry-clean only, but it's polyester so I wash it in the machine on cold and hang it up to dry.  No ironing necessary.

I rushed another fix right before my trip to Big D.  It was a bust.  Nothing fit or looked good.  It was like the stylist never read the part about "pear" and sent some tunics that didn't go over my booty.  Lovely.  I returned all of the items and lost $20.

Now Stitchfix recommends that I change my preferences, and I recommend that they actually READ my notes.  

I would never have bought this top for myself and I am surprised at how versatile it is.  I wear it un-tucked with jeans.  It's shorter in the front and longer in the back which is different from anything else I own.

Also, the anticipation is akin to what a little kid feels at Christmas.  As soon as I know my Fix is on the way, I get giddy.  The rush alone might be worth the $20.


Taking a cue from Dwija, I remembered to take a picture of my accessories.  The necklace is from Von Maur.  I bought it to go with my Easter outfit, only to be told that the red jade beads as seen here look better.  The earrings are from JCP.

So, the Stitchfix thing.  Should I try again?  Birthday present to myself?  Anybody else try it with more success?

Linking up with Fine Linen and Purple.



6 comments:

  1. Ha...I remember when those Sperry shoes were so popular in middle school...so funny how everything comes back in style.

    You all look beautiful!

    ReplyDelete
  2. am I allowed to say things like, "hot damn" on Housewifespice? because -- hot damn. I would bet a LOT of lettuce that you've been asked if your daughters are your sisters.

    Anyway -- Stitchfix is super tempting because I'm horrible at shopping and knowing that to get etc.

    ReplyDelete
  3. what did Patrick wear? (Ann Marie)

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. LOL! Whatever I told him to wear. Something unremarkable probably. Eddie Bauer khakis and a shirt with a sweater. I'll add him next week.

      Delete
  4. So classy, all of you! I love your jewelry!

    ReplyDelete