90s Retro Pop Box Subscription Review + Coupon- December 2016
Retro Pop Box is a subscription service that sends retro inspired goodies from your favorite decade. Choose between the 70s, 80s or 90s.
This box was sent to us at no cost to review. (Check out the review process post to learn more about how we review boxes
This review is of the Retro Pop 90s, $20 a month, box.
The Subscription Box: Retro Pop Box
The Cost: $20 a month ($7.50 shipping) with discounts available for longer subscription commitments
COUPON: Use code MSA10 to save 10% off your 3-month, 6-month or 12-month subscription!
The Products: 4-7 items valued at over $45 that are “carefully curated for a maximum jolt of nostalgia from YOUR FAVORITE DECADE. The unique pop-culture products within each box will span the decade and touch on iconic events, music, shows, movies, toys, candy and more!”
Ships to: Everywhere! International shipping rates apply for locations outside the U.S.
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Here’s the info card that came with the box.
On the flip side, there’s a list of the products. They really have fun with their descriptions!
Home Alone Quote Tee – Value $15?
This tee is a festive homage to Home Alone, a classic Christmas-not-Christmas movie. This shirt is super soft and comfy, and I like how the design incorporates different imagery from the movie in a sweater-inspired pattern.
Nip the Cat Beanie Baby – Value $6.45
I squealed when I saw this cute kitty inside the box! Like all good 90s kids, I amassed a huge collection of Beanie Babies. The cats were always my favorite—I’m sure my first Nip the Cat is still in a closet in my mom’s house. Now she’s got a twin!
Like all Beanie Babies, Nip comes with a poem about their personality. (Zip the Cat from the poem also exists in a closet somewhere…)
I always loved how darn cute Beanie Babies are. Look at that expressive little face!
In case you’re not familiar with the Beanie Baby craze, this little card explains a bit about it.
Cartman Santa Ornament – Value $10.99?
South Park was the show that I wasn’t supposed to watch, but that I’d catch late at night and enjoy with wide, incredulous eyes. Nowadays, I can recognize that South Park isn’t just zany—it’s super smart, too!
I was unable to find this ornament online, so the value is based on a different character.
While my tree this year isn’t nearly big enough to hold this ornament (I just got a tiny tabletop one), Cartman Claus here looks pretty good perched on my mantle!
I wish the paint was a little more even on him, especially since this seems like a more expensive ornament, but seeing it did harken back to my younger years.
Holiday Candy – Value $1.00?
Hooray for holiday candy! I remember eating these tiny packaged candy canes back in the day. I’ve never seen peppermint Hershey Kisses before—they’re not quite retro, but they are tasty!
90s Toys Wrapping Paper – Value $1.00?
Wow! ‘Pac, Big, Diddy… I wouldn’t have expected all of these hip hop stars to end up on… OHHHHH. “Rapping” paper. Very clever, Retro Pop. Very, very clever.
Verdict: This box was full of fun, holiday items. The value is around $34.00 based on my estimates, which is just above the $20.00, plus $7.50 for shipping. They’re definitely novelty items for passionate 90s fans and collectors. They’re not the highest quality pieces, but they are cute trinkets to add to your holiday season!
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