Since my first large Tote last month was such a success, I went with the large Tote again this month!
Not familiar with Golden Tote? Golden Tote is similar to Stitch Fix but a little different. Golden Tote is a fashion service but you do not automatically receive a Tote each month. (And yes the items actually do arrive in a Tote!) Instead, Totes go on sale the first Monday of the month (the day has been different lately) on the Golden Tote website. You can choose between either a small Tote for $49 which contains 2-3 items (you pick 1 of the items yourself) or a large Tote for $149 which contains 5-6 items (you pick 2 of the items yourself).
Like Stitch Fix you fill out your style profile on Golden Tote and that style profile will help your stylist select the surprise items that they send in your Tote! Once you receive your Tote you can either keep everything or send everything back. There is no picking and choosing!
Golden Tote also has a boutique so you can purchase items separately as well and there is discounted pricing for adding items on to your Tote order. Oh one more thing! The clothing available for the Totes typically changes every month. And since there is a limited supply, getting a Tote with your preferred item(s) feels pretty similar to signing up for a Disney race. At least in my opinion!
Ready for my Tote reveal!
Item #1: Fun & Fresh Tank Floral Multi
This was one of my chosen items this month. I picked it because I thought it would be a versatile piece that I could wear casually as well as dress up for work. I also thought the color scheme was great!
Unfortunately, I am not a fan of it in person. At least not for me. I can’t really pinpoint why I don’t like it, I just don’t see myself reaching for it very often. I will probably list this one for sale in the Golden Tote Trading Group on Facebook.
Item #2: Nautical by Nature Dress
As soon as I saw this dress in the spoilers for June I knew that I had to have it! It screams va-va-voom and the pop of color on the back zipper is a great touch!
Before receiving the dress I thought that I might be able to get away with wearing it to work with a blazer but it is much too form-fitting to wear to the office. Despite that I can see myself getting a lot of use out of this dress this Summer and beyond!
Item #3: Sugar Lips Embroidered Tank
When I initially pulled this tank out of my Tote I didn’t think much of it. It didn’t wow me and it didn’t seem like something that I would wear. I really thought that this top would be posted to the trading group soon after I wrote this blog post.
But after I put it on, I think I may actually like it! What do you guys think? Should I keep it?
Item #4: Puella Swing Tank – Oat/Green
When word got out that some of the large Totes would have a Puella Swing Tank in them, all of the Goldies went wild. Me included. There are two versions of the tank and I received the one that I asked for.
Sadly I do not like it on me. The swing style and the length of the tank is just not flattering on me. I have however seen other Goldies looking fabulous in it, so I have no doubt that I will easily find this top a new home.
Item #5: Skies Are Blue Mixed Print Dress
This is one of my surprise items and I am a bit on the fence about it. For those that partake in Stitch Fix you will recognize the brand as Stitch Fix also carries Skies Are Blue items. I tend to like clothes from this brand but I haven’t decided how I feel about this dress.
On the one hand I like the style and that it is a mixed print as I don’t often mix prints on my own. On the other hand I am not sure how often I would wear it. I think I will end up keeping it for the time being until I see how often I reach for it and then if it doesn’t get used often enough, I can find it another home.
What do you think of the dress? Is it a keeper?
Item #6: 19 Cooper Abstract Dot Dress With Belt
I was excited to get a dress with a belt as it almost feels like I got two items in one! The dress alone didn’t wow me but the belt definitely adds more of a shape to it and I think the two pieces together are pretty cute.
While this tote wasn’t as successful as last month’s, I am still very happy with it and I am glad that I got the large Tote again. The large Tote is just such a better value than the small Tote in my opinion.
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