Updated for 2017!
Whether you're treating yourself or spoiling the people on your gift list, these subscription gifts won't disappoint! Our recommendations for subscription boxes between $50 and $150 per box include a range of interests from beauty to fitness to luxury lifestyle and fashion, so you're sure to find something for everyone on your list.
For the socially-conscious consumer
What’s in the box? From CAUSEBOX: “In each box, you will receive 5-8 of our favorite seasonal lifestyle products from different brands that are focused on ethical and sustainable production, donate a percent of profits to charity, or aim to inspire and empower others.” Boxes we’ve received so far have had a great value and a variety of items, all aligned with CAUSEBOX’s mission. There’s definitely something for everyone in each box.
Price: $54.95/quarter with free shipping (discounted price for annual subscribers)
Coupon: save $10 off your first box! with coupon code 10WELCOME
How to give as a gift: You can purchase CAUSEBOX either quarterly (paid each quarter) or annually (paid upfront) and have it shipped to the recipient; just be sure to select “This is a gift” when checking out.
Check out all of our CAUSEBOX Reviews to get an idea of what to expect from this box!
A quarterly speakeasy in a box for exploring new spirits
Why we recommend it: Flaviar is the go-to place to discover and taste craft and premium spirits – from Bourbon and Scotch to Rum, Gin, Cognac and others, as well as learn the ways of a true whiskey aficionado. Membership costs $60 per quarter ($20 / month) and offers a wide variety of perks & benefits you will not find elsewhere, with an undertone of a 1920’s speakeasy club. Quarterly curated tasting packs that contain 3 x 1.5 oz. vials of premium spirits from around the world. All new members receive a welcome pack containing three craft whiskeys.
How to give as a gift: Visit Flaviar and choose "sign up for a gift", and select from one box, half a year (two boxes), or a full year (four boxes).
Check out all of our Flaviar Reviews to learn more about this subscription box!
Indigo Beaux, $65.99/month
An indulgent, relaxing spa-inspired beauty box
What’s in the box? Indigo Beaux is a new beauty and spa inspired subscription box. Each month they send you makeup, beauty items, and relaxation items like tea and spa items. They hand pick 4-5 full-size products every month, including moisturizers, serums, foundations, eye and lip products – most of which are cruelty-free. 2% of their profit supports the RAINN organization to empower men and women and protect them against sexual violence.
Price: $65.99 per month
How to give as a gift: Subscribe and ship to your intended recipient! This plan renews monthly so you'll need to cancel if you'd like the subscription to end after a certain amount of time.
Check out all of our Indigo Beaux Reviews to learn more about this subscription box!
Robb Vices, $89.95/month
For the most interesting man or woman in the world
What’s in the box: One of the few boxes where we see truly new and innovative concepts every month – an MSA reader favorite! From Robb Vices, expect a mix of alcohol, food, and corresponding products like glassware, gadgets, and more. Each shipment is a cohesive collection of products that come together to create a unique experience that can be relished alone or enjoyed with a small group of friends, including an informational booklet with lots of background info on the brands and products.
21+ Only: Robb Vices almost always includes alcohol, so someone 21+ must be available to sign for each delivery.
How to give as a gift: On their homepage, click “Give a Gift” and select a 1, 3, 6, or 12 month plan. These plans appear to recur, so you do need to cancel once your intended subscription length is complete.
Check out all of our Robb Vices Reviews to learn more about this subscription box!
Wonderful Objects by Wonder & Company, $72/quarter
For a truly unique and magical mystery box experience
What’s in the box: “Each box contains several hand-picked objects plus custom-designed story-making ephemera (letters, mysterious keepsakes, maps, and more) to transport you into a world of wonder.”
Price: $72 per quarter
Coupon: Use code WONDERADDICT10 to save $10 off any subscription!
How to give as a gift: Wonderful Objects offers gifts of 1 box, 2 quarters (half year), or 4 quarters (full year).
Check out all of our Wonderful Objects Reviews to learn more about this subscription box!
Rachel Zoe Box of Style, $100/season
Top trends and stylish picks, delivered seasonally
What’s in the box: The Rachel Zoe Box of Style from The Zoe Report is a subscription box from Rachel Zoe. Each box includes a hero item which is revealed before boxes ship, and other fashionable items and accessories, plus a few beauty products and styling tools, too.
Price: $100 each season, or $350 for a full year
How to give as a gift: You’ll need to subscribe to Box of Style and ship to your gift recipient’s address. Note there are a few customization options, so you might want to involve the giftee in the subscription process!
Check out all of our Rachel Zoe Box of Style Reviews to learn more about this subscription!
Luxor Box, $129/bi-monthly
Curated luxury items perfect for re-gifting
What’s in the box: Luxor Box is an amazing luxury gift in and of itself, but it’s also one of the best boxes for splitting up the items into multiple gifts, too. We often find products here that we don’t see in other boxes. Five to seven full-size, hand-picked, products with a value of $250+ per delivery. Surprise selections will range from high-end spa products, top-shelf beauty products, jewelry, apparel, home accessories and unique treasures from around the world.
Price: $129 to the US, $159 to Canada (Ships every other month)
How to give as a gift: Luxor Box does not offer gift subscriptions, but you can subscribe to a renewing plan and ship to your recipient – just be sure to cancel when you want the subscription to end.
Check out all of our Luxor Box Reviews to learn more about this subscription!
Breo Box, $139/quarter
A seasonal box full of cool gadgets, home goods, and more
Why we recommend it: Breo Box is a newer luxury lifestyle box, but we’ve been impressed with their unique wooden packaging and their ability to get cool products never seen before in subscriptions: think brands like FujiFilm, Sur la Table, and Amazon Echo. Receive a handcrafted customized wood box each quarter with 6-9 essential products selected for the season.
Learn More: Check out our Breo Box Reviews to learn more about this box.