Q: Where do you get your items from?Asked by Mona F., August 2019
We're based in Clearwater, Florida so all of our secondhand clothing comes
from local thrift stores around the Clearwater/Tampa area. There are times
I travel to other cities like Miami and north Florida and I'm able to
thrift in these areas but that's only about twice a year. We plan to open
up other cities to thrift in the next year, but for right now it's mainly
concentrated in the Clearwater/Tampa area. Thank you for your interest!
Q: Can the seller do plus size clothing?Asked by Emily C., May 2019
Yes. But, there were kinks in the products delivered. I asked for 2X or 3X for my mother. She got some items that were size 16 on the label. But, other items fit correctly.
I'm sorry I tried to respond earlier but it did not display my post. Yes, we do plus size clothing up to 20W and 3XL. Thank you for your interest!
Thanks, Raina for sharing your experience. We now make sure that everything we send is true to size up to a 3XL. We appreciate your feedback.
Q: Do you do these for men?Asked by Evan H., July 2019
Yes! We offer men's styling as well. Just select the picture that fits your
style the most and we'll follow up with additional questions and
suggestions so we can pinpoint your look. We also list men's sizing in our
survey. There is a recent review on our marketplace from a male client if
Thank you for your interest!
Q: Can I do a thrift box for mater you clothes?Asked by Danielle S., October 2019
This box brings something I’ve not seen with any other clothing subscription box yet, and that’s an option to get some vintage pieces from your favorite era! I love the idea of getting some 70’s style in my closet.
I just received my 1st box. It contained 2 tops, a pair of jeans and a dress. The items and colors are appropriate for the current season. My favorite item is the Lane Bryant jeans I received! They fit me really well and went great with the tops. The dress is very pretty, I love the little miniature rose pattern on it. I had one top that didn't fit me well and will be having to return it. The box even included a return shipping label which makes it really convenient if something does not work out.
I recommend on giving them a try. Snag a vintage piece you've been craving or get an outfit without the stress of trying to find something yourself. Plus, isn't it nice to have someone else pick out something especially for you?
I’ve tried a few personal stylists / subscription boxes before and been largely disappointed by the results. (For context, my style is colorful, eclectic and a little oddball.) Enter Julia, who stared deep into my soul and understood that I was a gal in need of a vintage ice cream skirt (and two vintage sweaters and a fabulous dress and a bedazzled Tory Burch jacket, all pictured). She NAILED IT, and I couldn’t be happier.
Re: customer service: During the ordering process, I screwed up my CrateJoy survey, so Julia didn’t receive my specs or Pinterest style board, resulting in my first box being expertly curated, but not for me. Once we figured out what happened, she was quick to resolve the matter – even though it was my fault, not hers – which was super awesome and appreciated. In sum: A happy customer who cannot recommend this service enough.
I received my first box today and I'm ecstatic!
I have liver cancer and it's hard for me to get out.
The hand picked pieces are wonderful, very much my style.
Julia is a gem!
I feel like a little kid at Christmas watching for the next box.
Thank you Julia and A Curated Thrift for the joy you've brought me!
Awesome box, by far my favorite clothes subscription out there. Customer service is amazing. A few items weren't my taste or didn't fit and they walked me through the return process. Cant wait for my next selection.
Box 1 so far, loved what came!
I'm only one box into a 6-month subscription, but the first box was pretty great for a first attempt! 3 of the 4 are in my regular rotation--a plaid blouse & 2 sweaters (gray and black). Not normally things I would pick out for myself, but they look great on and add something different to my wardrobe. Julia was very quick to answer my email regarding returning the 4th piece, and adding a note to my profile.
After having tried StitchFix (EXTREMELY hit-or-miss with me; and far pricier...not to mention I really prefer vintage anyway) and even ThredUp's "Goody Box" (also very hit-or-miss), it seems like A Curated Thrift already understands me better! Can't wait for my next box!
I just signed up with A Curated Thrift in November, and just received my second box. I am plus sized, and don't really enjoy shopping. I never seem to find things that fit, or that come in colors I like. So I was thrilled when I was able to email my Curator a list of my measurements, a link to my Pinterest, and an idea of the sorts of things, colors, and patterns I do and don't wear so someone else is on the case for me.
I think it was definitely worth the extra time to email my Curator a full list of my actual measurements. I may take an XL, 16, 18, 20, or 2X depending on the brand. But with a list of my measurements in hand, A Curated Thrift can check the actual dimensions against my real numbers so I know whatever I get will be in the ball park. And everything is returnable, if something comes that doesn't fit the way I like.
My Curator said that I should let her know if there was anything specific I was interested in, and I mentioned that I was looking for a tweedy professor-type jacket to throw over sweaters this winter, and they found me just the thing! They also included a slinky dressy shirt and soft funky 3/4 sleeve jacket that goes with it perfectly.
So glad I signed up, and looking forward to January's box already!
Julia has been absolutely a joy to collaborate with. This really is a personal styling service disguised as a subscription box. Her kindness and caring attention to my specifications were fantastic. Since I'm a Canadian subscriber and returns are just too much bother I sent detailed measurements, and was so gratified and grateful when all of the items she sent me fit like a dream. There is a really top shelf level of care and commitment in Julia's approach that cannot be understated. My expectations were set high by the reviews I read, and the experience was just as great as I hoped. Shipping was stress-free as it was sent with tracking, and I got notifications all the way along about when I could expect my package. Second hand is so important to me, since there's so many things out there already and I love that this value is expressed with no compromise to style through Julia's approach. Bravo. Can't wait to continue my subscription journey!
Julia is so thoughtful in her picks for me. I'm not an easy person to please when it comes to clothes, and she understands that and still manages to find me things that take me just enough out of my comfort zone where I feel like I've upgraded, but not in an over-the-top way. Plus, for environmental reasons, I'm thrilled to get quality used clothing without having to rummage through a thrift shop! And even better, I know how much it will cost every month.