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POPSUGAR Must Have Special Edition Holiday Box For Him Review

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POPSUGAR Must Have Special Edition Holiday Box For Him Review Box

The POPSUGAR Must Have Special Edition Holiday Box for Her is a once-a-year limited edition box that POPSUGAR releases. The box I’m reviewing is the Men’s box. (Check out the review of the Women’s Box too!)

POPSUGAR Must Have Special Edition Holiday Box For Him Review Enjoy

This box was sent to us for review purposes. (Check out the review process post to learn more about how we review boxes).

POPSUGAR Must Have Special Edition Holiday Box For Him Review FIrst Look

The box is packaged perfectly to gift – each item is wrapped individually with tissue paper.

POPSUGAR Must Have Special Edition Holiday Box For Him Review Items

The Box: POPSUGAR Must Have Special Edition Holiday Box for Him

The Cost: $100 (One time purchase)

COUPON: Use coupon code JOY to get a free December POPSUGAR Must Have box when you purchase a Special Edition Holiday Box for Her or Him. (Make sure to add both a December POPSUGAR box and the holiday box to your cart before applying the coupon). Check out the GWP post for full details on this offer.

The Products: Items selected by POPSUGAR Editors that are perfect for gifting.

POPSUGAR Must Have Special Edition Holiday Box For Him Review Info

The box comes with a fold out card detailing each item included.

POPSUGAR Must Have Special Edition Holiday Box For Him Review Info 2

The card also lists suggested retail prices for each item.

POPSUGAR Must Have Special Edition Holiday Box For Him Review Beanie

Dakota Grizzly Chunky Charcoal Beanie –  Value $45

(100% Acrylic)

This is a thick-knit beanie, and it has the right amount of stretch. It’s well made, and the leather Dakota Grizzly patch is a unique touch. (My husband loves the beanie itself, but isn’t crazy about the Dakota Grizzly logo. Of course you don’t have to wear it with the logo front and center, so it is not an issue!)

POPSUGAR Must Have Special Edition Holiday Box For Him Review Leather Tray

Wheelmen & Co. Jefferson – POPSUGAR Exclusive Desk Tray –  Value $75

This leather tray is even nicer than I thought it would be after seeing the spoilers. I was expecting the lining of the tray to be the reverse side of the finished leather, but instead they added another layer of leather so both the inside and the base of the tray are the finished leather material. It gives it a much more professional/finished look, and the leather quality is great.

It’s big enough to hold your phone, keys, wallet etc. too. (It measures 6 X 7.5 inches)

POPSUGAR Must Have Special Edition Holiday Box For Him Review Ursa Major

Ursa Major Stellar Shave Cream and Fantastic Face Wash (Travel Sizes)  – Value $22

This set also came with samples of Ursa Major Face Balm and a Face Wipe. I’ve loved this natural men’s grooming brand since I first discovered it (I think through Birchbox Man), and today I found out it’s my husband’s favorite face wash ever.

POPSUGAR Must Have Special Edition Holiday Box For Him Review Urban Ears

Urbanears Earbuds in Cobalt – Value $30

While we have more headphones/earbuds than we need thanks to subscription boxes, I am impressed with the design of both these headphones and the packaging. The headphones come with three different sizes of ear pads so you can make sure you get a comfortable fit, and they also have a built in microphone and remote.

POPSUGAR Must Have Special Edition Holiday Box For Him Review Socks

Richer Poorer The Long Weekend Sock Set (3 Pack) – Value $32

Socks are an item I’m always happy to see in a subscription box, and my husband felt the same way with these. I like that they included a boxed 3-pack since it can work as a gift on alone if you want to break this box down into gifts.

POPSUGAR Must Have Special Edition Holiday Box For Him Review Collar Stays

Wurkin Stiffs Power Collar Stays – Value $40

These are the one item in the box my husband won’t use (he’s a work-from-home developer, so his work uniform is of the hoodie variety). I think these make a great gift/stocking stuffer on their own, and from what I’ve read in reviews they do a great job at keeping collars in place. We will be gifting these!

POPSUGAR Must Have Special Edition Holiday Box For Him Review TCHO

TCHO “Mokaccino” SeriousMilk™ + Blue Bottle Coffee 58g bar – Value $6

My husband is a big coffee drinker, so this chocolate was perfect for him. (Allergen info: soy, dairy, may contain traces of nuts).

Verdict: This box has a value of about $254. I’m happy with the value of this box, and I think it was a good fit for my husband. I was worried there would be too many formal-wear type pieces, but besides the collar stays, everything else works great for him. I think they did a good job at curation this year with both the men’s and women’s boxes – in my opinion both would make great gifts!

What do you think of the POPSUGAR Must Have Special Edition Holiday Box for Him?

Written by Liz Cadman

Liz Cadman

Liz is the founder of My Subscription Addiction. She’s been hooked on subscription boxes since 2011 thanks to Birchbox, and she now subscribes to over 100 boxes. Her favorites include POPSUGAR Must Have, FabFitFun, and any box that features natural beauty products!
All views in this review are the opinion of the author. My Subscription Addiction will never accept payment in exchange for a review, but will accept a box at no cost to provide honest opinions on the box. This post may contain affiliate/referral links. Read the complete My Subscription Addiction disclosure.

10 Comments

  1. Seems like there’s a new code for $10 off for the For Him box. Code is FORHIM. It came from the Popsugar email. I’m surprise no one mention yet, cause usually, I’m one of the last few people to know codes.

  2. Liz, Can you take off the Dakota Grizzly logo patch with a seam-ripper?

    • I just checked it. It looks like there’s a little glue on two corners to keep in on in addition to the stitching. So, possibly, but probably not. 🙁

  3. For $100? Nah, I don’t think this box is worth it. Birchbox has some amazing Limited Edition guy boxes for much cheaper and are just as nice.

  4. I love those collar stays. My boyfriend has just the plastic ones (I think that come standard in all 390129 of his Express shirts). This is why I love sub boxes. Even if I don’t buy them, I always get ideas of what to get (or sometimes what NOT to get/give) for gifts for myself or others.

  5. My husband is excited for this box to arrive! Funny enough he is definitely happy about the collar stays since his are plastic and not great at their one and only job. I am getting him into a little better skin care so he is interested in trying another face wash. Everything else is definitely him too. I am glad he is happy about it – he can share my box love for a change 🙂

  6. I got this for my husband. The december box code was too good for me to pass up, i feel a little guilty because i got myself a gift too. The tray will be great since right now we scatter our keys and wallets (and spare change) on a high bookshelf, tray will be great to cut down on sprawl. The beanie looks nice i hope it fits his big ol head. The socks look great but after a few surgeries and decreased circulation, socks might not fit both feet 🙁 in that case i’ll wear them. He doesnt seem to mind patterns since you dont really see them under pants.
    The thing i’m concerned about are the earbuds, they look too much like those cobalt blue earbuds a few months back that were just falling apart. Nicole miller? I hope these are better. I like this box more than the womens box!

  7. If I cared enough about my ex husband to spend $100 on him, I’d get him this…he would love every single thing except the socks — which he’d probably give to my teen sons. But I don’t. 🙂

  8. Unlike that previous comment, I have a guy that would REALLY like those socks! so I am on the swap site and would love to swap for them if anyone bought this and has maybe less weird guys in their life 😉

  9. I actually don’t think I could buy this for any guy I know. They’d look at me like I was crazy. The beanie and the ear buds are probably the only things that would get used. This is a REALLY specific kind of guy. I almost got this for my roommate and now I’m glad I didn’t. He doesn’t wear suits, use products other than soap, like coffee, organize his bureau or wear crazy socks. He would REALLY love the ear buds, though.

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