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Southern Scholar Subscription Box Review + Coupon – Apr 2016

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Southern Scholar is a new sock subscription for gentlemen who enjoy the finer things in life. Each month they send one pair of luxury men’s socks.


Southern Scholar sent us this box to review. (Check out our review process post to learn more about how we review boxes.)


The Subscription Box: Southern Scholar

The Cost: $15 per month, $165 for 12-month subscription

COUPONSave 20% off your first box with code GENT (month-to-month subscriptions)!

The Products: One pair of men’s luxury socks

Ships to: Everywhere for FREE!

Check out the Men’s Subscription Box Directory and make sure to add Southern Scholar to your subscription list or wishlist!


These two little notes were enclosed in this month’s package. On the left is the style of socks my husband received this month – the Shelby Special. It gives tips on how to style them. What’s really funny is that this, our first pair of socks from Southern Scholar, share the same name as my absolute favorite southern scholar, the late Shelby Foote. What a coincidence! On the right is a card with website and social media information.


OK seriously, what are these socks made of? Some kind of angel fluff? These are the softest socks I have ever felt. I’m curious to see how they hold up after washing and wearing a while, but for right now they are absolutely divine. My husband loves them! He is a big fan of wearing little bits of unusual color, and he is also awed by the softness.

Verdict: Do you remember the first time you thought, “I would never spend $30 on shampoo!” and then you somehow got some shampoo that cost upwards of $30 and realized that it was completely worth it and now you have to put shampoo on its own line in your budget? That’s what’s happening here. We love our socks from Southern Scholar! (See how I changed it to “our” there?)

What do you think of Southern Scholar?

Written by Anna Rodriguez

Anna Rodriguez

Anna has been a fan of subscription boxes since joining Birchbox in 2013, but didn’t become a true addict until discovering subscriptions she could share with her children. Her favorites include Kiwi Crate and Fab Kids.

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.


  1. Sorely tempted to get this for my SO. If I had more money it’d be a no-brainer. But I don’t :-/.

  2. Their packaging is so cute! I’m considering buying this as a splurge for my husband even though he doesn’t get to wear dress socks very often.

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