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Because sometimes you're too busy for a full day of browsing, we've found 11 free (or close to it) personal shopping services to speed up the process. Click through for VIP service now!

The Source: Stitch Fix

The Service: Upon request, you'll receive a box with five items tailored to your size, shape, taste, lifestyle and budget, each accompanied by a few "style cards" enumerating the different ways it can be worn. Try everything on at home, keep what you like and send the rest back in a prepaid envelope—easy!   

The Cost: While every shipment has a $20 "styling fee" attached, you can put it toward whatever you buy; if you don't keep anything, however, it's a sunk cost. As for the actual clothes, the average price of each piece is $65.

The Commitment: Updating your profile is essential to getting the best options possible. That means logging any changes in size, and giving lots of feedback on each package you receive.

The Source: Anthropologie

The Service: A one-on-one appointment with a personal stylist who will, in the company's own words: "create spot-on looks for events big and small," "explain the whys behind this season's wows" and "pinpoint the most darling gifts for your darlings." You don't need to live near a brick-and-mortar Anthro to book this service, either: the session is also offered via email or over the phone.

The Cost: Nothing but the price of all the twee sundresses and tea cozies you're bound to buy.

The Commitment: To reserve a time slot, you need to fill out an online form with your contact information, sizes, personal style (you're given a choice between "classic," "feminine," "bohemian," "eclectic" and "vintage"), a link to helpful Pinterest boards and a quick note on what you're looking for.

The Source: Keaton Row

The Service: Based on your answers to Keaton Row's style quiz, the site suggests three stylists suited to your fashion sensibility. After picking your favorite, the fun begins: he or she will start sending personalized lookbooks to your email, and offer style advice on demand.
The Cost: It's free to join and nothing is marked up—Keaton Row stylists receive commission from their e-commerce partners, not you.

The Commitment: Along with taking site's "Client Quiz," a series of questions about what you wear and how, you need to familiarize yourself with your suggested stylists. Since whoever you choose will be handpicking potential items for your closet, someone that jives with your sensibility is important.

The Source: J.Crew

The Service: Billed as "Very Personal Stylists," the company's shopping concierge will not only open your local J.Crew early—or stick around after hours—to help you through a fashion crisis, but they'll offer advice via email or telephone. And if you're one of those people that prefer trying clothes at home, they'll send along a thoughtful package filled with pieces you might like.

The Cost: The entire service—from the in store sessions to shipping on purchases made through an online correspondence—is completely complimentary.

The Commitment: Getting started could not be easier: all you need to do is submit a short form online. Then, engagement with the actual stylists can happen as frequently (or infrequently) as you'd like.

The Source: Shop It To Me

The Service: Email updates when pieces from your favorite brands are available at reduced prices online ("Salemail"). The site is carefully to only share style left in your size as well, so there's no sad moment when you discover that the shoes of your dreams are 75 percent off and twice the size of your feet.

The Cost: The service is free, but the cost of inevitable impulse purchases are bound to add up.

The Commitment: Aside from submitting their sizes and preferred labels—a five minute process at most—members don't need to do anything.

The Source: PS Dept

The Service: Within the PS Dept app, you can send stylists from a variety of retailers (including Moda Operandi, Bergdorf Goodman and Opening Ceremony) a message or image—or both!—of something you're looking for. They'll get back to you with in-store options to purchase from your phone.

The Cost: Both the app and service are free (unfortunately, the clothes are not).

The Commitment: Because the app was created for busy women who have no time to shop, the process is quick, easy and painless: the only work your end is picking a good inspiration picture and clearly articulating your needs. After all, the better you explain what you're looking for, the more likely a stylist is to find it!

The Source: Topshop

The Service: Signing up for in-store styling session with Topshop is a lot like booking a fancy spa massage: there's lots of specific options to choose from—such as the "Newer Than Now" for customers looking for trendy piece, or the speedy "In and Out" session—and each one caters to a different need.

The Cost: Appointments are on the house, but you have to book ahead of time—no walk-ins!

The Commitment: Because this service is exclusive to the brand's New York, Chicago, Los Angeles and Las Vegas locations, coordinating is tricky if you aren't local. Planning it into a vacation ahead of time, though, can be well worth the effort—you'll wind up with much better stuff than if you just popped in the store on your own.

The Source: My Stylit

The Service: A team of stylists pull together a weekly look tailored to body type and personal taste, and offer helpful tips on wearing it. Although there's no obligation to purchase their recommendations, its easy enough to do so: each piece in the outfit graphic links directly to its respective e-tailer.

The Cost: Not a red cent.

The Commitment: Each time you view a new personalized look, Stylit asks that you rate it on a scale of five stars. Over time, this feedback allows the site's stylist team to better understand your preferences.

The Source: True & Co

The Service: Instead of submitting you to the florescent lit humiliations of in-store lingerie shopping, the True & Co team accesses your best bra fit through a series on online questions. Upon determining your size, they send you—free of charge—five styles to try at home. After five day trial period, just keep what you want and send the rest back!

The Cost: You're only charged for the bras you hold on it; shipping both ways is complimentary.

The Commitment: Following each try at home session, you've got to let True & Co know how everything fit. Your feedback allows the company to send an even better selection the next time.

The Source: BeachMint

The Service: Every platform under the BeachMint umbrella—JewelMint, StyleMint, IntiMint and ShoeMint—works the same way: new collections debut each month, and you'll receive product recommendations from each based on your style profile (as determined by a quiz taken upon joining) and purchase history. If you don't like any of your picks, however, there's plenty of additional options to browse on each site.

The Cost: Although ordering something every time new product arrives isn't required, you've got to opt out before the 5th day of the month. Otherwise your card will automatically be charged, and the extra credit stored in your account.

The Commitment: Aside from checking in at the start of every month, the account takes zero effort to maintain.

The Source: Any Major Department Store

The Service: Whereas using a personal shopping with a place like Bergdorf Goodman or Saks used to not only require a certain degree of wealth, but proximity to the company's New York City flagship, these days the service is open to anyone, anywhere. Big national retailers all have a teams of digital stylists on hand to answer style questions, send product suggestions and offer advice. (Or, if you'd prefer to do things in person, many of these brands—including Macys, Nordstrom and Bloomingdales—offer personalized in-store assistance at locations around the country.)

The Cost: Aside from shipping and the price ranges of clothes (all of which vary from shop to shop) it's always free.

The Commitment: It really depends on the type of service you're looking for. Are you hoping to set up a longterm try at home system? That's going to be a lot of back and forth with the same salesperson. One-off shopping queries, though, are often no more complicated than shooting off a quick email.