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ShoeMint, JustFab & JewelMint: Subscription Shopping Sites

An interesting recent trend are subscription shopping websites where you pay a monthly recurring fee that goes towards the cost of the pieces you select. You answer a handful of questions about your personal style and each month you receive a curated selection of pieces chosen to suit your personal style.

Over the last few years I’ve tried a few of these services and today I’m going to share my thoughts so that you can make the best choice for your needs! 🙂

ShoeMint

  • Cost: $79.98 a month
  • Selection: Seriously cute selection of shoes & accessories – Though fewer bags than shoes. Narrowing down my choice was the hardest party, luckily they list the heel height so once I realized that I was looking at shoes I couldn’t walk in for more than 3 minutes I moved on.
  • Overall Impression: This site provides as a well curated collection of pieces that not only updates frequently but stays on top of fashion trends.

ShoeMint

JustFab

  • Cost: $39.95 a month
  • Selection: The site is pretty large and includes clothing, shoes, handbags, and jewelry. While some of the pieces didn’t really strike my fancy (shoes too high, not enough material…), I’ve had great success with the items that I’ve ordered.
  • Overall Impression: You’ll have to hunt through the website but you’ll likely find something you’ll love. The heels that I ordered I got more compliments than any other pair of shoes in my closet ever have! 🙂

I got a chance to meet the ladies of JustFab while I was in Los Angeles for Lucky FABB in April so I got a chance to see the pieces in person which was great. I also got a chance to see these lovely heels in person and fell in love!

JustFab

JewelMint

  • Cost: $29.95 a month
  • Selection: JewelMint has a great, great selection – Not only do you get a specialized collection based on your personal taste and purchase history, but you can also shop boutique collections, sales & other pieces available on the site.
  • Overall Impression: I’ve actually been a client of JewelMint since 2011 and I can’t recommend it highly enough. I love vintage jewelry so in general my style tends to be classic and timeless, I love gold, statement pieces, and layering bracelets – And JewelMint has never disappointed.

JewelMintJewelry

Have you tried any of these services or any other similar ones? If you haven’t, would you try one?

30 responses

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  2. Awesome article.

    June 17, 2013 at 11:05 PM

  3. Love that bag!!! congrats on IFB!!!

    June 4, 2013 at 6:27 AM

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  8. Love JewelMint!

    May 31, 2013 at 5:35 PM

    • Me too! 🙂 Shhhh – I think its my favorite of the three!

      May 31, 2013 at 7:34 PM

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  12. I haven’t tried any of these subscriptions but may consider jewel mint. It kind of reminds me of Birch Box, except that there is more input in that you get to specify preferences.

    I found your post through IFB as we were both chosen for the May 30th roundup. I just followed you on bloglovin:)
    Cheers
    Carly
    http://www.carlytati.com

    May 30, 2013 at 12:19 PM

    • Thank you Carly! I can’t wait to sit down & read all the entries – I’m sure I’ll be visiting you shortly. 🙂 And congrats!

      May 30, 2013 at 12:28 PM

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  14. Cute shoes!

    May 25, 2013 at 8:21 AM

  15. Amazing shoes. Especially the ones with leopard print!

    Love,
    TFD | The Fashion District

    May 23, 2013 at 6:24 AM

  16. I’d never heard of this before until I read your post. It sounds like a great service! I love the pretty shoes!

    May 22, 2013 at 1:01 PM

    • Glad you enjoyed it! 🙂 Let me know if you have any questions about the sites, happy to give you more information!

      May 22, 2013 at 1:16 PM

  17. Love everything, especially the printed heels!

    http://bamostwanted.blogspot.com.ar/

    May 22, 2013 at 12:38 PM

  18. Why bloggers need to be at fashion week really depends on the actual purposes of their prospective blogs. Some bloggers are great for generating PR pieces think Elin Kling styling Tibi’s runway show, Blonde Salad walking the runway at Alberta Feretti , and the original stories that caused it all with Bryan Boy at Dolce Gabbana and Tavi at Dior Couture. Some bloggers are great at live coverage like Tom and Lorenzo, Chi City Fashion, Eat Sleep Wear. Then you have all those street style photographers showing who went to the shows. Bloggers are part of the PR machine that is Fashion Week. Do we have inflated egos at times? Yeah. But show me an industry of honest-to-goodness humility and I’ll give you a cookie.

    May 22, 2013 at 11:27 AM

  19. How I wish shoe mint would ship to Austria!!!
    xoxo

    novelstyle.blogspot.com
    Don’t forget to check my anniversary giveaway!

    May 22, 2013 at 9:07 AM

  20. I’ve actually used Jewelmint on occasion and Shoedazzle sometimes as well. Although I don’t use them often, I do like what I get from them.

    Oh to Be a Muse
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    May 22, 2013 at 8:57 AM

    • I’ll have to try ShoeDazzle! 🙂 Thanks for the recommendation.

      May 22, 2013 at 9:11 AM

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