The Best Subscription Box Gifts Under $50
Updated for 2017!
If you’re looking for a single or multi-month subscription gift under $50 a month, you’re in the right place! Read about our favorite giftable subscriptions in this price range below, and if you enjoyed this list, check out our Best Subscription Box Gifts for even more subscription gifts by price or category!
Best Ethical Subscription Gift: GlobeIn
Bringing global, artisanal style into the home
The GlobeIn Premium Artisan Gift Box is a monthly subscription that sends you an amazing selection of home goods and accessories by global artisans. Each box contains handcrafted items from around the world and the stories of the artists who made the pieces. GlobeIn offers gift subscriptions for the Premium Artisan box, making it easy to prepay for a 3, 6, or 12 month subscription. $40 per month + $10 shipping. Check out all of our GlobeIn Artisan Gift Box Reviews to learn more about this subscription box!
Best Affordable Fashion Gift: Emma & Chloe
Authentic French jewelry every month from independent designers
Emma & Chloe is a jewelry subscription service that sends a new piece of French jewelry every month. Pieces are usually 14k plated or dipped in a silver bath and valued at $50 to $200. Subscribers choose whether they prefer gold-toned or silver-toned jewelry, and also whether they like standard earrings or clip-on styles. $35 per month with discounts for longer subscriptions. Check out all of our Emma & Chloe reviews to learn more about this subscription box!
Best Housewarming Gift: The Heima Box
Nordic contemporary housewares and home decor
The Heima Box is a home box full of Nordic/Scandinavian home and garden items! They offer a variated of curated boxes each month and subscribers can pick the box that suits their personal style, or opt to receive a surprise mystery box instead. $29/month for the small size box (pictured above), subscriptions also available at $54 per month and $89 per month, all with free US shipping. Check out all of our Heima Box reviews to learn more!
Best for Clean Beauty: Beauty Heroes
Quality-over-quantity green beauty discoveries every month
Beauty Heroes is a natural beauty subscription box that focuses on quality ingredients. Each month they send you one new full size “hero” product in the face, body, hair or sun care category. (There’s usually a smaller sidekick item included, too.) About $38/month (available in a 3 month prepaid plan for $115), and they usually offer gift cards during the holiday season. Check out all of our Beauty Heroes Reviews to learn more about this subscription box!
Best for Keeping Time: Watch Gang
A new watch, every month… and it might be a Rolex
Watch Gang is a watch subscription service that sends a new watch for you to keep each month. Each month they partner with a brand for their watches, and one lucky subscriber will receive a Rolex! For the Original subscription ($29.99/month, pictured above) you can expect to receive a watch worth $50-$150. Watch Gang offers gift subscriptions in 1, 3, 6, or 12 month plans, but please note that as of the time of this update, they will renew after the prepaid term is complete. Check out all of our Watch Gang Reviews to learn more!
Best Wine Club Gifts: Winc
Wine recommendations customized to their personal taste
Winc is a wine subscription box that re-imagines the traditional wine club. They offer a regularly changing selection of unique, small production wines that are sourced directly from vineyards and winemakers. Winc makes it easy to give a gift certificate; just start here and follow their prompts– or buy a curated gift box instead. Bottles start at $13 each. (Shipping is free on orders of 4 or more bottles.) Check out all of our Winc Reviews to learn more about this subscription box!
Best for Guys: Bespoke Post
Classy, curated gifts – plus, they can pick the themes they want
It’s always different, but expect “best in class,” artisanal, small-batch products around various themes. Bespoke Post announces their new boxes each month and you can preview exactly what’s inside before you commit; see their current offerings by clicking “Boxes” on their website. $45/month, with 1, 3, 6, and 12 month gift options. Check out all of our Bespoke Post Reviews to learn more.
Best for Food Network Fans: CrateChef
A bi-monthly box for aspiring chefs & foodies
CrateChef is a bi-monthly subscription box curated by top-name chefs and sends artisan foods, recipes, and kitchen supplies. Curators include television chefs and noteworthy restaurateurs. and every box comes with an interview too. $45 bimonthly, or $49 for a one-time gift box. Check out all of our CrateChef Reviews to learn more.
Best for Your Bestie: FabFitFun
On-trend accessories, makeup, fitness, and other lifestyle goodies
The FabFitFun Box is a quarterly subscription from FabFitFun.com. Each season they send you a box of $100+ worth items in categories like beauty, fashion, and fitness. $49.99 per quarter. Save $10 Off Your First Box with coupon code MSA10! Check out all of our FabFitFun Box Reviews to learn more about this subscription box.
(Good to know: If you’re an existing FabFitFun subscriber, you can order extra boxes for gifting anytime by heading over to their Shop section!)
Best for Happy Hour Hostesses: Shaker & Spoon
For the aspiring mixologist and craft cocktail fan
Shaker & Spoon is a monthly subscription box that sends you everything you need (except the alcohol) to create bar-worthy cocktails at home. Each box focuses on a particular type of alcohol and includes step-by-step original recipes and specialty ingredients. $50 a month with discounts for longer subscriptions. Check out all of our Shaker & Spoon Reviews to learn more about this subscription box!
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