Try On Confidential - Episode 7: Stitch Fix!

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Each week, I’m determined to keep things fresh and new for the Try On Confidential’s. You asked for an honest Stitch Fix review and I’m THRILLED to be able to share my first of three Stitch Fix boxes for you. It’s an incredibly easy service to use but you need to know how to use it so I decided to compile some tips for you as you sign up before your first box arrives.

  1. Take 5-10 minutes to fill out your Stitch Fix Style Profile. This is an ESSENTIAL part of the stylists getting to know you. They more they know about you, your body type, your lifestyle and your price point, the better they will be able to curate your perfect box.

  2. Update your profile often and leave all of the feedback! Each time you receive a fix, you can choose to keep the same stylist or switch it up with someone new. The more you share with them about your styles, trends you’re loving or events you have coming up, the better!

  3. Pinterest is your BFF. You can directly link a board on your Style Profile for your stylist to view, which helps them get a great sense of your style goals.

  4. Use your style cards. To be honest, these are my favorite parts of the fixes. They show you two ways to style each outfit. This is so helpful for me because I often get so stuck on trying to figure out how to wear things more than once!

Tune into my IG stories for details on my latest Stitch Fix box and how I style them! I specifically asked for elevated basics for this box. To sign up for your very own first box, use this link here!

Not ready to commit? Shop similar looks here!

Photos by Ryan Kell

Market Week / Curve Shows

There are many different opportunities that I’ve been able to experience as a model. Working lingerie / swim market week is definitely one of my favorite ones. It’s a nice change of pace from my typical work in front of a camera. I also have the opportunity to work at trade shows in convention centers. When I work market weeks and trade shows, I am hired as a showroom model. The swimwear/ lingerie brand has the opportunity to meet with their vendors/buyers and pitch their new styles for the upcoming year. Basically, I am giving the buyers an opportunity to see the product on a real body, as opposed to a mannequin or hanger. I like to think of it as “live modeling.” I quickly learned that my presence/job is extremely important when it comes to driving sales. If I look great, happy and confident- there is a much higher chance of the product selling to the buyer. If I walk into the room slumped, with no energy or excitement, it is not very enticing to the buyer. I'm incredibly grateful to work with Eveden brands, I've learned so much about how to properly fit a bra. Speaking of which, blog post on that coming soon! 

Here are some of my favorite looks from this season’s curve shows, coming soon! Which is your favorite look? I'd love to hear!

 

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Morgan bra, Elomi 

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Elomi

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Matilda in hot pink, Elomi

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Incredibly grateful to work with other models! Wearing Elomi Swim & Freya Swim.

From left to right: Jihan Amher @jihanamer, Meaghan McCarthy @meaghanmccarth, Caralyn Mirand @caralynmirand

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From left to right: Meaghan McCarthy @meaghanmccarth, Caralyn Mirand @caralynmirand, Jihan Amher @jihanamer

Welcome to CaralynMirand.com!

I’ve decided to re-launch my website under my own name because who I am and what I do has truly evolved within the past two years. I have slightly outgrown “Buffalo Beautiful” and my focus has shifted onto other things, in and out of Buffalo. I’m incredibly excited to share CaralynMirand.com with you, here’s what to expect:

  • A more “behind the scenes” approach to my life as a model

  • Beauty hacks, tips and tricks that I have learned

  • My style journey beyond just clothes, inspirational things too!

  • A glimpse into my social media consultations, clients and brand partnerships

  • My family/ home life, recipes I love and traditions we share

  • My wedding journey! Especially excited to share this one with you!

  • More than occasional appearances of my rescue dog, Walter
     

I can't wait to go on this new journey with you! 

As always, I LOVE hearing your feedback! I am incredibly grateful to have built a social media presence with such engaging and supportive people! I will be counting on you throughout this journey to hear what you like and more of what you’d like to see. Here’s to the start of something special!