Because he’s pretty impossible to shop for so why not try a ‘set it and forget it’ men’s monthly subscription box!
Everyone seems to be jumping on the monthly subscription gift bandwagon these days and it seems like new companies are popping up each and every day. The tough part is that if you don’t know enough about them, you never know if you’re choosing one that could be going out of business any day now. We’ve researched and tested the best of the best and narrowed it down to some of our favorite monthly subscription boxes for men that are perfect to gift this upcoming gifting season (like their birthday!).
Best Overall Monthly Subscription Box for Men: Birchbox Man – Check Price
What You Get Each Month: Score big each month by getting to use smaller sized skincare, grooming, and fashion-type products. Each box will contain 5 grooming samples and 1 stylish accessory or possibly even a gadget. Guys can then update their user profile and simply say what they’re digging or not digging and the monthly boxes will get better and better (read: more accurate based on what they actually like). We’ve been gifting ourselves with Birchbox for the past couple of years (yeah we’re that cool) and each month the stuff we get just keeps getting better and better. Here’s how to save on your next Birchbox subscription.
Best Subscription Box for Cologne Lovers: Scent-Bird Monthly Cologne Subscription – Check Price
What You Get Each Month: Each month you’ll receive a sample of designer colognes (both popular and brand new). There are over 200 different colognes you can choose from to you pretty much test drive each cologne before you decide you may want to eventually buy it outright. Your first subscription box will come with a reusable spray case too! These are great because they provide you enough sample cologne each month to basically last you to use 2 times per day, each day, for one month so you don’t have to worry about running out right away. And here’s how to save on your next Scentbird subscription.
The Best Subscription For Overall Fashion: The Trunk Club – Check Price
What You Get Each Month: All you really have to do is take a quick fun survey like quiz to let Trunk Club know the type of items you typically like, what your fashion preferences are, and more. After that you’re assigned a stylist who’s basically going to shop for you and then just send you think they think you’re going to love based off your preferences. Each month you get to decide to keep the items you want and just ship back the ones you don’t want. Oh, and shipping is free and returns are free! Thanks Nordstrom!
Best Subscription Box for Shavers: The Dollar Shave Club – Check Price
What You Get Each Month: You get to be in control over the amount of razors and grooming products you receive each month. It’s a great way to test out different brands and see what you like best and what works best with your beard. This is, however, more than just razors and the like. Choose from a variety of really cool and innovative grooming items for guys too. The best part is that you can set the schedule on how often you receive this, if you want to just pause it for a bit, or cancel it all together. Plus, join the club is f-r-e-e!
Best Subscription Box for Fitness Nuts: ArmourBox Monthly Subscription for Guys – Check Price
What You Get Each Month: This is a must-have subscription box for the gym goer or fitness lover in your life. All they’ll need to do is fill out a quick profile letting Under Armour know what their personal fitness and workout goals are, the type of workout clothes they typically like, and a few other things and next thing you know they’ll get a box delivered to them each and every month with killer workout essentials. You can even choose if you want your box delivered every 30 days, 60 days, or 90 days. If this doesn’t incentivize us to go to the gym or out for that long run, nothing will!
The Gentlemans Box – Check Price
What You Get Each Month: Now guys can choose more of an overall lifestyle subscription box, whether they want it monthly or annually. They’ll be sent between 4 and 6 different grooming, lifestyle, and/or fashion accessories each month (like ties or sunglasses or a fashion magazine or a watch or beard oil, etc).
The Five Four Club Men’s Monthly Subscription Box – Check Price
What You Get Each Month: Take a super short (and kind of fun) short quiz to get started so Five Four Club can figure out exactly what to send you each month. You’ll receive up to 3 curated items each month (based on season, so, score!). Shipping is free, size exchanges are free, and you can cancel your subscription easily any time!
Stitch Fix for Men Monthly Subscription – Check Price
What You Get Each Month: Each month you’ll receive five clothing related items based on your personal profile. For $20 you’ll get your own personal stylist that’ll help you, guide you, and send you the type of clothes you actually want. As you provide more feedback, your clothing selections will get better each time. Just send back what you don’t want and keep what you do want. Pretty easy, right?
Loot Crate Epic Collectibles and Gear Subscription Box – Check Price
What You Get Each Month: Each month you’ll receive and expertly curated box of pop-culture related products like t-shirts, action figures, accessories and more. This is really perfect for the guy who still likes to have fun and is a still a kid at heart.
Best Subscription Box for Underwear Lovers: Meundies Monthly Subscription – Check Price
What You Get Each Month: Who couldn’t use a constant upgrade to their underwear collection? Each month you’ll receive a new pair of the coolest underwear we’ve seen in a while. Quickly fill out the profile to determine the cut of underwear you like (boxers, boxer briefs, classic) and if you’re looking for a more plain pattern, something adventurous, or something bold. Next thing you know…BOOM…new underwear is being sent right to your door. We have to admit it’s kind of fun opening the box to see what pattern you’re sporting this month.
The Carnivore Club Monthly Subscription – Check Price
What You Get Each Month: Carnivore Club is the world’s first curated cured meat of the month club featuring artisans from around the world. Each month you’ll receive a faux wood box filled with 4-6 handcrafted cured meats from some of the top artisans. Perfect for guys who love to grill and ready to try new things!
My Geek Box Monthly Subscription Box – Check Price
What You Get Each Month: Each month you’ll get a t-shirt and anywhere between four and six super cool collectables from the world of your favorite video games, comics, super popular televisions shows, and way more!
Hello Fresh Monthly (or Weekly) Food Subscription Boxes – Check Price
What You Get Each Time: Choose from what type of food you like to each and how often you want your food box delivered (3 days, 4 days, or 5 days). All the ingredients show up in this perfectly packed box and stay at the perfect temperature until you’re home to store things in your refrigerator. It also comes with a super easy to read and follow recipe sheet where you basically just open all the ingredients and start cooking! And here’s how to save on your next food box subscription.
Zoraab Sock (or Underwear) Monthly Subscription Box – Check Price
What You Get Each Month: This really is the perfect who loves (or just plain old ‘needs’) new socks and underwear. You can choose from strictly socks (he’ll receive at least 2 pair of super fun, cool, and stylish socks) or sock and boxer briefs (he’ll receive 1 fun pair of boxer briefs and 1 fun pair of socks each month). They’ve recently added an accessories subscription box that you can choose from too. The best part, you can cancel anytime so if you (or he) is overloaded in the sock department feel free to cancel it until it’s time to replenish that supply.