Nina Garcia Quarterly Subscription Box Review #NGQ02
I know there have only been two boxes so far in the Nina Garcia Quarterly subscription, but I think it is safe to say this is the most fabulous subscription ever!
My first thoughts – this box is heavy, smells wonderful and I love that Nina even gets her own tissue paper!
The Subscription Box: Nina Garcia for Quarterly
The Cost: $100 a box every 3 months
The Products: Items hand selected by Nina Garcia!
Ships to: Free to the US. (Canada +$30; rest of world +$40)
Each Quarterly box comes with a letter from the curator describing the theme for that quarter, and background on every item they selected.
This box is celebrating Nina’s 5 year anniversary as the Creative Director at Marie Claire, and includes a ton of her favorite items!
Muy Cool T-Shirt by Spenglish – Value $55
This shirt was made exclusively for the Nina Garcia box and even has her signature on the tag! I was surprised to see a shirt in this box since Quarterly doesn’t customize boxes based on size, so I guess everyone got a size large. It’s a pretty roomy shirt for me and I usually wear a large, but according to Nina’s letter it is supposed to be oversized. I like the cut of this shirt a lot too – it flares out at the waist!
Sara Beltran Sterling Silver Shark Tooth Necklace – Value $100
(I threw a quarter in the picture to show scale). This necklace is something I normally would have never come across or bought myself, but now that I have it in my hands I love it! It has a nice summer vibe, and I like that I can wrap it a few times and wear it as a bracelet too!
O.P.I. Nail Polish in GREEDNADE By #NG – Value $7
C Wonder Delicate Pave Spike Bangle – Value $34
This nail polish is another exclusive made just for subscribers – Nina gets so many exclusive products – I love it!
At first I thought this C Wonder bracelet was way too tiny, but you can bend the metal to open it up really easily.
Tom Ford Jasmin Rouge Perfume Sample – Value $2
Revive Moisturizing Renewal Serum – 6 ml Value $47
Is it bad that I always complain about any perfume sample I get from Birchbox, but when Nina sends one I think it’s special? (It’s her favorite new floral perfume).
Also, I’m excited to try one of her favorite serums, and I hope this sample lasts me at least a week or two. (The full size version is $235!
Charming Charlie Floral Wallet – Value $15
I may start using this as my new wallet – I love that it opens flat, has plenty of room for cards and also has a coin purse area!
LAFCO Fresh Cut Gardenia Soap – Value $17
I love that Nina included another luxury soap in this box! This one is made with natural ingredients and is the reason the whole box smells so good!
Nina uses this serum on a daily basis, and now I get to as well!
Laura Mercier Bonne Mine Compact – Value $48
I love getting makeup palettes in subscription boxes, and this one looks fantastic. Plus, all the proceeds go to the Laura Mercier Ovarian Cancer Fund.
What a fun addition to the box – and the tea was good too!
X-Pen Ballpoint Pen – Value $5?
Graphic Image Pocket Notes Notebook – Value $36
I love that even the pen has Nina’s signature on it! I’m also happy with the color of Notebook I received. (I believe these varied in color box to box).
Marie Claire March Magazine – Value $5
Happy Chic By Jonathan Adler Picture Frame – Value $15
I can’t believe I didn’t know Jonathan Adler has a much cheaper line at JCP! This gold chevron frame is totally my style, and now I want to buy more Happy Chic pieces!
Fausto Puglisi Collage
This was created in celebration of Nina’s 5 Year Anniversary!
Verdict: I paid $100 for this box and received about $460 worth of items hand selected by Nina Garcia – amazing! I think this is the absolute best celebrity curated box, and I love all the exclusive pieces Nina includes. I also love knowing that Nina gets to sample all the best products out there, so the ones she includes as her personal favorites must be amazing – I can’t wait to try out all my new beauty products!
What do you think of the #NGQ02 box?