Beauty and Style

Stitchfix #21

This was my first time receiving petite sizes, and I have to say, I was a little worried. I occasionally buy petite lengths, but not often. I’m 5’2″ which is technically petite, but they always seem to be too short (especially pants), so I tend to stick with average lengths. But I might need to start shopping petites more after how well these items fit!

Also, I do apologize for the quality of these photos. I was lazy and used my iPhone instead of my DSLR. Won’t make that mistake again!

Liverpool Anita Skinny Pant | 6 Petite | $78

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THESE PANTS. I can’t begin to describe how comfortable these pants are! I could sleep in them they’re so comfy! I don’t normally wear petite-length pants, and was worried they might be too short, but I sent a picture to my sister and she agreed that I can pull them off as “cropped.”

Verdict: KEEP

Papermoon Norris Front Pocket Blouse | Medium Petite | $44

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As soon as I saw this top in the box, I knew I liked it. And once I got it on, it was definitely a keeper. It will be easy to transition from summer to fall by just layering a cardigan or jacket over it. I also don’t have much blue in my wardrobe, so I liked that it would add some variety.

Verdict: KEEP

Daniel Rainn Eliza Crochet Detail Blouse | Medium Petite | $68

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This might possibly be my favorite top EVER from Stitchfix! I don’t even know where to begin on how much I love it! The color: perfect. The pattern: perfect. Fit: perfect!

Verdict: Keep

THML Venita Aline Dress | Medium Petite | $68

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And to round out this fabulous box, a great dress that is comfy, can be worn to work or dressed up for a night out, and fits great! Seriously, it’s like my stylist went through my closet and found pieces that not only I needed, but would be comfortable as well.

Verdict: KEEP

Bay to Baubles Mallory Hammered V Necklace | $28

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I love the simplicity of this necklace, though I have to say, I wouldn’t have kept it if I wasn’t keeping everything else just because I really didn’t need another necklace.

Verdict: KEEP

 

Yep, I kept it all. With the 20% discount and the $20 styling fee credit, it brought the total from $286 to $194.50! For this deal-loving girl, that is music to my ears!

So which item was your favorite?

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Stitchfix Review: 2 for 1 Special

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So I’ve been a little negligent in sharing my Stitchfix reviews the past two months, so I’m going to do two boxes in one post… bear with me as it will be a little long.

Also two notes before I begin: 1) You get to see the hair color change from red to blonde-ish. 2) I have a very large head. It’s annoying.

June’s Box:

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Collective Concepts Mason Blouse (Medium) | $58

This was my least favorite shirt in my box, which means I just LIKED it, not loved it. But you’ll see from the rest of the items, it was one of my favorite boxes to-date. I ended up wanting to keep everything else so I figured I would keep this and get the “whole-box discount.”

Verdict: Keep

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Pixley Tammi Printed Dress (Medium) | $68

I really need to wear this dress again soon because it is so dang cute! Plus it’s LINED! I’ve mentioned this before, but every dress should be lined. No worrying about your panties showing through lol!

Verdict: KEEP

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Skies are Blue Brie Printed Dress (Medium) | $58

Another dress that I just loved! I feel like they went shopping in my mom’s closet from 25 years ago and pulled this out, but hey, that style is back again and I’m kind of liking it. Especially since it means I can wear a normal bra with it (because let’s be real, strapless bras suck).

Verdict: KEEP

 

Bancroft Ronda Pave Infinity & Stone Bracelet Set | $34

Completely forgot to get a picture of these, but believe me they’re very cute! I like stacking them with my Alex + Ani bracelets.

Verdict: Keep

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Skies are Blue Kiska Scalloped Trim Blouse (Medium) | $48

Chevron and mint. Win-win in my book!

Verdict: KEEP

 

All-in-all, this was a great box! Since I kept everything, I got 25% off, plus my $20 styling fee credit. So What would’ve been $266 came down to $179.50.

July Box:

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Zad Raya Leaf Pendant Necklace | $34

This necklace was so hard not keep. I’m obsessed with leaf jewelry, and don’t have anything like this. I just couldn’t justify the price at the time, but now I’m really regretting sending it back.

Verdict: RETURNED

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Papermoon Ramona Ribbon Detail Blouse (Medium Petite) | $44

The picture isn’t bad, but in person, it just wasn’t flattering. I don’t know what it was, I just didn’t care for it.

Verdict: RETURNED

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Market & Spruce Bethanie Striped Maxi Skirt (Medium) | $68

Ok, I am all about maxi skirts, and this one was no exception. But it was so LONG. Like, the waistband is practically sitting at my boobs in order to keep myself from tripping on it. Plus $68?! I just couldn’t do it.

Verdict: RETURNED

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Kut From The Kloth Evy Dress (Size 6) | $98

This dress was so incredibly comfortable! I just didn’t care for the back. I felt like the dress lost the emphasis of the crotched detailing when I put a tank on, and there was no way I was going without one because of how low it came in the back.

Verdict: RETURNED

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Loveappella Montel Dress (Medium) | $78

I love everything about this dress! From the high-low detail of the hem to the tie waist, it was just so cute and flattering. I couldn’t pass it up!

Verdict: KEEP

 

Unfortunately, the stylist who did my June box was unable to do my July box, and it showed. It just wasn’t the best, but I did get one dress I liked. Plus I had a $25 referral credit and my $20 styling fee credit, so the dress came down to like $17!

My next box will be here this week and I can’t wait! Hoping I get those white jeans I requested.

If you haven’t checked out Stitchfix yet, I’d love if you used my referral link. This isn’t a sponsored post or anything, but if you use my link I get a $25 credit on my next fix!

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Keeping Time: A JORD Watch Review

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I don’t remember a time (no pun intended) where I didn’t wear a watch. I think the obsession began somewhere in my pre-teen years and it’s just continued ever since. I wear a watch daily and feel completely lost without one. So when JORD reached out to me and asked me if I would be interested in trying one of their watches, I was thrilled!

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JORD specializes in wood watches. I had no idea there was even such a thing before they reached out to me but they are BEAUTIFUL! It was able to choose from a couple different watches, which ended up being very difficult as I wanted one in every color and style. I especially was drawn to the larger watches like the Sully, but I ended up choosing the “Ely” in Cherry. I loved the color and the fact that it had a date display.

Shipping was extremely fast! Even with having them size it, the watch came in less than a week. And it came in the most beautiful wood box. It was funny because my husband came home and saw the box which has a “J” on it, and he immediately asked what I had gotten him (his name is Jeff in case you’re new around here).

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He was very disappointed when he learned it was something for me, not him. He was even more jealous when he saw the watch. He isn’t the biggest watch-wearer himself, but he really liked that it’s wood. He’s commented several times over the last few weeks how much he liked it — he really wants one for himself now (and I think the dog does too)!

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The other great thing about JORD watches is how light they are. Since they are made of wood and not metal like most watches, it feels like I don’t have anything on my wrist when I wear my Ely watch. And it goes with so much! I’ve been truly surprised how easy it is to wear with jeans and t-shirts but also dress it up for work or a night out.

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And I’ve received SO many compliments on it! It’s quickly become a staple accessory for me. I’ve already got a wish list started and will be asking for one of the lighter wood styles, like the Sidney or Fieldcrest, for my birthday!

Are you a watch wearer? If you could choose from any of the JORD watches, which one would it be?

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***This post was written in collaboration with JORD Watches. I received a watch in exchange for my review. All opinions are my own.

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