So ModCloth had another one of their Stylish Surprise sales earlier this week. And in typical Stylish Surprise style, everything sold out crazy-fast (my shoe size was gone within minutes!) Luckily, I was able to grab one article of clothing in time. Or maybe I wasn't so lucky? That's the special magic of the Stylish Surprise... you never know if it's going to be amazing or terrible. Only one way to find out: Keep reading!
Not familiar with the ModCloth Stylish Surprise? ModCloth (online retailer of cute dresses and other lovely things) will clear out their stock a couple times per year (usually around the end of a season) and sell mystery accessories and garments for $5-$20 apiece, depending on the category. You pick your size, but the rest is up to them!
My last Stylish Surprise experience was not a great success. I ordered five dresses, and three of them turned out to be identical wedding gowns—ridiculous! ModCloth refunded me, thankfully. This time they raised their Stylish Surprise prices a bit ($20 for dresses, $15 for apparel) so I decided to only purchase one piece of apparel. They can't send you a bunch of duplicates if you only order one thing, right? I ordered an XL instead of a L this time because I've had some issues with ModCloth brands running small in the chest. Anyway, I'm sure you're wondering by now whether or not I got more bridal attire! Drumroll please....
|My crappy phone pic on the left, ModCloth's stock image on the right|
NOPE! Definitely not a wedding garment. It's not even a little bit ridiculous, actually. Pictured above: The Ichi Ramblin' Glam Coat in blue. I must say: This is a much, much better surprise than last time. It's the sort of coat I'd totally wear in the dead of winter, and the original price was a whopping $149.99. Even the final sale price was $44.99. An excellent deal for $15 + shipping!
This coat also has a couple of cool features:
The hood is removable, and filled with a fuzzy lining for warmth!
The lower pockets have faux leather accents! Cute.
I'm thrilled to have received something that is both wearable and a total bargain. Obviously it's a bit too bulky for the spring season, but it will come in handy next winter. It is a little big on me, but that's not such a bad thing for a parka... room to layer sweaters and such underneath.
All of the March/April 2015 Stylish Surprises are sold out now, but if you want to get a heads-up on the next one I recommend downloading their app and/or subscribing to their newsletter. Be forewarned that they sell out FAST once they go live—like within an hour. Or less if you wear a popular size. For reals. Not patient enough to wait for the next one? Check out ModCloth's sale section for more delightful bargains. And if you're a new customer, you can try signing up through this link to get $15 off your first purchase $50+. (Not sure if the referral bonus is still working? YMMV.)
What do you think of my ModCloth Stylish Surprise this time? If you purchased one yourself, how did you fare?
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