Do you need a gentle push out of your fashion comfort zone? If shopping feels like a chore or you’ve always wanted a personal stylist to hand-pick your clothes and arrange them into stylish outfits, clothing boxes may be your answer. With a wide variety of retail services as close as your smartphone, updating and expanding your wardrobe is as simple as opening the mail. Simply provide your sizes, price range and favorite style preferences and clothing box companies do the rest of the work. Think inside the box for a fashion makeover.
Here’s our roundup of four clothing box companies that specialize in shipping the latest trends and curated classics right to your doorstep. Find the box that best matches your lifestyle.
1. Stitch Fix
If you need to get out of a style rut, put yourself in the skilled hands of Stitch Fix. Known for hitting the mark for clients in both fit and fashion, Stitch Fix caters to men, women and children. Using an online style profile, their personal stylists send a “Fix”—five pieces of apparel, shoes or accessories. You have three days to decide what to keep. Their $20 styling fee may be applied to any purchase. Order a “Fix” or one piece at a time from their online retail shop—no subscription required. StitchFix.com
If thrifting is your thing, a Goody Box from ThredUp is for you. This online consignment shop sells quality secondhand clothing at a deep discount. For a $10 fee, their stylists will use an online questionnaire to assemble a Goody Box of ten items, chosen just for you to try on at home. Get fresh looks to enhance your wardrobe while being a part of the sustainable fashion movement. Shop ThredUp for women and kids. ThredUp.com
3. Trunk Club
If personalized attention is important to you, Nordstrom-owned Trunk Club may be your match. Trunk Club stylists often interact one-on-one with customers as they create fashion goals together. There are no surprises; customers receive a preview of their upcoming delivery and are invited to accept and reject pieces before they arrive by delivery. Familiar brand names and quality clothing for a one-time $25 styling fee make Trunk Club popular among fashionistas. TrunkClub.com
If you are feeling bored with your wardrobe and need a seasonal pick-me-up, you may enjoy clothing rental through Nuuly. An $88 subscription rents six items for the month. If you love a piece, you can buy it. Otherwise, you send it back after a month and select your next six items. Nuuly specializes in name brands and vintage clothing. Pause or cancel your subscription at any time. Nuuly.com