Do you ever see an article of clothing on someone else and think that it would look absolutely perfect on you? And then you actually put it on your body?
And then you realize you were horribly, horribly wrong.
That, ladies and gentlemen, perfectly sums up my recent Stitch Fix. I am convinced all of these items would look awesome on someone who is not me. And frankly, I was a little sad about that. I’ve had a few Fixes in a row that didn’t wow me and this was the worst of the bunch. Spoiler: I didn’t keep anything.
Item #1: Blank NYC Rotunda Drape Faux Leather Jacket. I’ve pinned variations of this jacket every once in a while because I loved the asymmetrical zipper. It was going to make me look hip and edgy. Instead it made me look uncomfortable and sausagey. The fit wasn’t quite right and the style was so not me.
Item #2: Dahlya Leora Dress. I really liked the color and the gathering along the side of this dress, but was not fan of the ruffle. I imagined trying to eat dinner and it flapping into my food. No thank you.
Item #3: Lysse Whitley Sueded Legging. I feel like the name of the item alone should tell you why I didn’t keep it, but just in case, I’ll continue. While the cut of the leggings was very flattering (there is quite a bit of seaming in the back), the material was just so impractical that I couldn’t imagine ever wearing them.
Item #4: Margaret M Emer Houndstooth Straight Leg Pant. Oh gosh. These were so unflattering on me. I think they were meant to be cropped pants, but on me they were more just slightly too short. Plus the pattern made me look so much wider than I am.
Item #5: Market & Spruce Brentwood Jersey Stripe Tiered Top. This top was fairly flattering, but I just plain did not like the tiered aspect of it and it was far too expensive to justify its purchase.
Well there you go. All great styles for a lot of people, just not the person they shipped the box to. I do have to give Stitch Fix a lot of credit for immediately contacting me when they learned I didn’t keep anything. I just really hope the next box is a step in the right direction!
What’s a style that you love on other people, but don’t like on yourself?