Avoid the #FallClothingOops: Four Chances to Win Our Kids Clothes Subscription Box Giveaway!

SheSpeaksTeam By SheSpeaksTeam 10.04.17
Avoid the #FallClothingOops: Four Chances to Win Our Kids Clothes Subscription Box Giveaway!

Every mom has had it happen. It's the first cool day of fall so your child puts on an outfit that hasn't been worn since April. That's when you realize just how much she/he has grown this summer. His pants look like capris and her long-sleeve shirts don't cover her wrists. Oops!

But who has time to keep up with all the shopping - let alone the latest trends the kids will wear?

Read below for quick tips on preventing the #FallClothingOops. Plus, 4 chances to win a clothes subscription box giveaway from kidpik and a promo code for $10 off your first order!

Tip #1: Get creative

When clothes seem too small, they don't always have to go right into the donation pile. Add leggings under a dress that's too short and it becomes a cute, long shirt. Layer shorter shirts over longer ones to add a little color. Or save t-shirts that are just a little tight to wear under sweaters - it will make the knits less itchy without adding bulk.

Tip #2: Make clothes last longer

Are you guilty of throwing as many clothes as possible into the washing machine and then shoving it all in the dryer? Big mistake. Experts say that overloading the washing machine, especially with a mix of fabrics, makes them wear out easier. And the heat from the dryer can damage or shrink many materials - even if it's just a little bit, this shrinkage can be the difference between jeans fitting for one year versus two. Instead, hang your favorite clothes on the drying rack. Also, before washing, turn any graphic tees inside out to save them a little longer - unless your kids like that faded look, of course!

Tip #3: Have the clothes come to you

Skip shopping altogether by signing up for a clothes subscription box. It avoids stressful trips to the mall and keeps your child's wardrobe fresh all year long. The kidpik fashion box for girls is convenient and stylish. It has a fun style quiz to help figure out what type of fashion your daughter likes: Girly, Trendy, Classic, or Sporty. You pick the frequency of the mailing, there is no styling fee, and they deliver for free 2-3 outfits, including shoes, to your home. Voila! You can easily return anything your daughter does not like.

What's your tip for avoiding the #FallClothingOops? Enter our giveaway to win the following prizes:

  • Three winners will get a Fall kidpik box.
  • A grand prize winner will receive a kidpik seasonal subscription for one year (4 boxes)!
  • Bonus: Use the special promo code: shespeaks to get $10 off your first order (with min $30 spend)! Note: the code expires on October 18, 2017.

Avoid the #FallClothingOops

*Four lucky Tweeters or Instagrammers will be chosen at random to win. Three will get a back-to-school kidpik box, average price is $89, and a grand prize winner will receive a seasonal subscription for one year (4 boxes), valued at $356. Giveaway is open through October 18th, 2017 to U.S. residents at least 18 years of age. Entrants must be a member of SheSpeaks. If you are not a member, click here to join. Winner will be notified by email.

This is a sponsored post for kidpik.

Update: Thanks to all who entered! Congrats to our winners: littlemisscase, helenlam, BlessedMama86 and our grand prize winner: betatester.

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  • Kittysewlittle By Kittysewlittle

    I am a seamstress and I will use old clothes as fabric to decorate new plain clothing items

  • Aaliyahlove By Aaliyahlove

    I just bagged up clothes my son can't fit anymore. Will have to go back through to see what I can put together.

  • Mrsjcv13 By Mrsjcv13

    I do everything I can to preserve my kids clothes from hanger drying to even some cases washing clothes by hand .

  • candries By candries

    I wash in cold water whenever possible and use a gentle detergent (Woolite).

  • elizdup By elizdup

    I recycle my kids clothing with friends and family. Make sure it better quality for washing. And if involves any kind of ironing or dry cleaning..I stay away.

  • millit By millit

    Would use for m nieces!

  • mhindal By mhindal

    air dry and washing on cold cycle most of the time

  • Herlindaalu By Herlindaalu

    Want to try!!

  • jehousel By jehousel

    #FallClothingOops I wash most of my clothes in cold water to keep them color-fast and I handwash anything delicate or if indicated on the tag (That's right folks, I read the tags!)

  • Snowmonkey By Snowmonkey

    I definitely prefer air drying our clothes. Avoids shrinkage and extra wear and tear!

  • SKiefer By SKiefer

    I separate whites and colors, lights and darks. I use detergent that has no coloring added (I think it kind of stains the clothes and makes them dingy. I add white vinegar, and I use wool dryer balls and essential oil to soften and quicken dryer time.

  • hamptonette By hamptonette

    This year's runway had a new trend of 'bedroom' attire which is pajamas, etc. to be worn in public. Another fashion of the year is called the 'hot mess' which is right up the alley of any child that just wants to be themselves and put on anything at all that doesn't even match so go for it kiddles! lol

  • Jabeen By Jabeen

    I separate clothes by color and wash in cold water, sometimes hand wash.

  • lisahillberg By lisahillberg

    I hang dry important clothes.Love to get deals & samples on laundry soap.

  • lifero By lifero

    I separate clothes by color

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