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LE TOTE–Boutique Box Month 3

Monday, May 5, 2014

April marked the end of my trial membership at LE TOTE. I was sadly disappointed when I returned a box in the middle of the month, expecting to receive one more before my membership was over, and none arrived. I asked the company what had happened and they were willing to send me another box. I only wish I’d had the box on time to wear the clothes over Passover! Last month I received three boxes, but this month I only received two. Just to refresh your memory, “LE TOTE is a new concept in fashion, where you pick your favorite styles and receive them in the mail as many times as you’d like each month. It's like Netflix, for fashion! You can choose from a Boutique Box (3 garments and 2 accessories) for $49 / month or the Jewelry Box (3 accessories) for $19 / month. Then you pick your items, a stylist puts together your tote, you wear the items, send them back whenever you want, and get another tote! All with free shipping of course.” Here is what I received this month:

KUT Houndstooth Blouse – Regular Price $86, Member Price $49 | TULLE Ikat Shirt Dress – Regular Price $79, Member Price $39 | KUT Boyfriend Button Shirt – Regular Price $86, Member Price $49 | Crystal Mint Earrings – Regular Price $16, Member Price $12 | Peach Puff Necklace – Regular Price $34, Member Price $19 | Bronx Blush Chain Bracelet – Regular Price $24, Member Price $18

Totals: Regular Price $325, Member Price $186

While usually a box contains 3 clothing items and 2 accessories, this box had an extra accessory, the earrings. Although I really liked them, I didn’t get a chance to wear them since I wanted to return this box for another one before Passover! Sadly that didn’t work out, as my next box was delayed, as I mentioned above! The little dress was cute, but too short for me. The shirts were both nice, but very similar to one another. Here is how I wore these items:

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As you can see, I wore the first shirt twice! Since I had a credit from last month when a box was shipped by parcel post rather than two day shipping, I used it to keep the bracelet. Because I kept an item from my tote, I received an extra item in my following box!

Here is what arrived in box #2:

Sanctuary Mila Blouse – Regular Price $79, Member Price $58 | French Memphis Spray Top – Regular Price $88, Member Price $67 | Kensie Plush Cardigan – Regular Price $79, Member Price $59 | Esme Dotscape Blouse – Regular Price $54, Member Price $37 | Earrings – Regular Price $27, Member Price $5 | Boteh Statement Necklace – Regular Price $36, Member Price $19

Totals: Regular Price $363, Member Price $245

This was probably my favorite box yet because every item fit me and I wore all of it! Here is how I wore these items:

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I didn’t take a photo of the last shirt, but I wore it over a black dress. I also wore the earrings and repeated the necklace with that outfit! I absolutely loved the cardigan and would have kept it if it didn’t cost more than I prefer to spend on clothing items!

As I explained last month, I was given a three month trial of LE TOTE’s Boutique Box service. If I had paid for this month, I would have paid $49 and received a total of $431 (member pricing) worth of clothes! I would have had to send it all back, of course, but it’s fun to have a rotating closet! What do you think of the styles I was able to try this month?