How Fabletics Works and How To Make It a Great Deal

Learn the ins and outs of Fabletics' VIP Membership subscription service.

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Well-known for its two for $24 leggings deal, Fabletics is one of the most popular monthly subscription services around. Launched by actress Kate Hudson in 2013, Fabletics has made it easy to find fashionable athleisure clothing in inclusive sizes for under $50. And these days, you don’t need to actually work out to rock trendy leggings and crop jackets.

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With both an online presence and physical stores in select locations, navigating Fabletics’ premium clothing options and the subscription process can be a bit overwhelming. But don’t worry, Slickdeals is here to show you how to take advantage of Fabletics’ VIP membership, which gives you access to steep discounts.

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What is Fabletics?

Fabletics is a member-based online store (it does have physical store locations too) for fitness clothing and accessories for men and women. You do not have to be a member to shop there, but if you aren’t, you will pay much higher prices.

Fabletics has expanded its fashion offerings to include sizes from XXS to 4X — you can even find limited edition maternity options, as well as parent and child matching options. The trendy athleisure store frequently partners with celebrities for limited edition styles, too. Right now, you can find stylish outfits designed by Madelaine Petsch and fun couple-coordinated workout gear from Kevin and Eniko Hart.

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Who Owns Fabletics?

While Kate Hudson is the face of Fabletics, the company was founded by her and two business partners, Don Ressler and Adam Goldenberg. The company is primarily owned by TechStyle Fashion Group, which also owns similar subscription fashion brands like JustFab, ShoeDazzle and FabKids.

How Does Fabletics Work?

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The key to Fabletics is becoming a VIP member. The subscription allows members to either purchase an outfit every month at a discounted price or skip the month to avoid the fee. While anyone can shop Fabletics without a membership, you will pay retail guest prices, which can be as much as double the Fabletics VIP membership price.

Signing up for a Fabletics VIP membership allows you to unlock VIP member pricing, along with the popular deal of two leggings for $24 (up to a $179.99 value).

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The first step in becoming a Fabletics VIP member is completing a lifestyle quiz, where it will ask you about your fitness routine, gym/studio preferences, body type and favorite colors. Based on these answers, Fabletics will curate a selection of products that best fits your lifestyle, but you can still shop for other styles and have access to the whole store.

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How Much Does the Fabletics VIP Membership Cost?

After your initial purchase as a VIP member, you’ll be eligible to purchase an outfit (top, bottom and/or sports bra) starting at $49.95 each, every month. There’s no cost to become a VIP member, but you must take an action every month — buy an outfit or skip the month. Even if you skip a month, you can still access VIP pricing.

You have the first five days of the month to either buy or skip, or you will be charged $49.95, which becomes a store credit, a.k.a Member Credit. Even if you sign up for a VIP Membership on the 31st of the month, you will then have to make a purchase or skip the next month within five days.

While you’re an active member, a Member Credit can be redeemed for any outfit or item up to $80 on the site or in-store. However, if you don’t use your credits for 12 months, they will expire. If you have Member Credits you want to use, you will need to first take action for your current month before you are allowed to spend your credit. You can either purchase an outfit for $49.95 or skip the month. Then you can use your remaining Member Credit how you choose.

How to Skip a Month on Fabletics

Don’t want to be charged for holding a VIP Fabletic Membership? Then skip a month. If you visit your online account between the 1st and 5th of every month, you will have the opportunity to skip the month. A window on your homepage should say “skip this month.” Click on that and follow the prompts until you have successfully skipped the month. You can also call the customer service number (1-844-322-5384) to skip the month.

If you forget to skip the month in time, Fabletics offers a one-time courtesy refund of the $49.95 Member Credit.

Fabletics Return Policy

Fabletics offers free returns and exchanges for U.S. and Canadian orders within 60 days from the date of shipment and in new, unused condition with the original packaging. Just log into your account and print a return label. Adhere the label to your original package and drop it off at the closest drop-off shipping location.

How to Save Money on Fabletics

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Even though you can use VIP pricing if you skip the month, the best value at Fabletics is taking advantage of that $49.95 outfit credit. The credit can be used on any outfit up to $80, so look for the outfits that come with three pieces instead of two to get the most bang for your buck. This Unstoppable 3-Piece Outfit, for example, costs $139.85 for non-members, $79.95 for members, or you can use your $49.95 outfit credit to purchase it, making each piece only $16.65.

Another way to stretch your Member Credit is to buy outfits with sweaters. For example, this Mindful 2-Piece Outfit comes with a pullover which can be worn for more occasions than just working out.

Don’t waste money on shipping charges by spending $49.95 or more for your order.

How to Cancel Fabletics Membership

Want to know how to cancel Fabletics? Thankfully the company has made it very simple. You can cancel anytime online via chat or through your account page. You can also call their 24/7 customer service line at 1-844-322-5384. There is no cancellation fee.

Any Member Credit you have can still be used after your account is canceled. However, it is better to use your Member Credit before canceling to make sure you can access the VIP pricing for your credit versus the retail guest pricing. Canceled account or not, Member Credit expires 12 months after you purchase it.

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How to Save No Matter What You Buy or Where You Shop

Navigate great deals like this —and multiple sales at once — by setting Deal Alerts on Slickdeals for items you need and are already shopping for, and by checking our coupon pages for current promo codes for your favorite stores.

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Ashley Eneriz

I am a lifestyle and personal finance writer based in SoCal and have been a freelance writer since way before working remotely was the new norm. Being a wife and a mom to three young awesome kids, I have made it a regular habit to check out Slickdeals (even before joining the SD content team) to help fill up my pantry and gift closet for 50-70% off retail prices. As a family of five, we go through snacks, gifts, and toilet paper at an alarming rate, so I love a good deal and am also not afraid to dig through a thrift store to score incredible finds. When not writing about amazing deals to help people save and cool things on sale, I am taking care of my three girls, homeschooling, or stuck with my nose in a book. Sometimes, at the same time.

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