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CHC Vintage Accessories Box Review – January 2018

Nicole Rieder
ByNicole RiederJan 16, 2018 | 22 comments

Crazy Hot Clothes Vintage Accessory January 2018 Subscription Box closed

CHC Vintage
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CHC Vintage Accessories is vintage accessories subscription box. You get the option of selecting a box with three or five genuine, vintage accessories. In the questionnaire, you can choose between bags, scarves, necklaces, rings, pins and/or bracelets. It also asks you what prints you prefer, gold or silver pieces, and what your favorite color is. Their website has some great examples of the pieces they have to offer for their accessory box. 

Crazy Hot Clothes Vintage Accessory January 2018 Subscription Box inside

This box was sent to us at no cost for review. (Check out the review process post to learn more about how we review boxes).

This review is for the 5-piece Accessories, $55 a month, box.

Crazy Hot Clothes Vintage Accessory January 2018 Subscription Box review

About CHC Vintage Accessories

 

The Subscription Box: CHC Vintage Accessories

The Cost: 3 pieces for $35 month, 5 pieces for $55 month, or 6 pieces which includes 3 pieces of clothing and 3 accessories for $99 month

The Products: 3-5 vintage accessories curated just for you (after choosing  pieces you would like such as scarves, hats, pins, rings, bracelets, or earrings you will be asked which prints and colors you prefer, silver or gold, minimal or statement pieces, etc.)

Ships to: U.S. for free and Worldwide for an additional cost

CHC Vintage Accessories January 2018 Review

Awe! Look at this cute little pooch card they included for me this month!

There isn’t a traditional information card or invoice included with the subscription box; you get a personalized handwritten card with styling suggestions instead. I really enjoy the personalized and thoughtful touch of this card and the handy styling tips that were included.

Leopard Print Pillbox Hat by Betmar of New York

Leopard Print Pillbox Hat by Betmar of New York

Leopard Print Pillbox Hat by Betmar of New York

Leopard Print Pillbox Hat by Betmar of New York modeled

Leopard Print Pillbox Hat by Betmar of New York – No size tag (brand and retail value unavailable)

For years I have been on the hunt for the perfect leopard fur hats and within two months I found one at a vintage fair and this one from CHC Vintage! So blessed, am I right? I love both, but I think I actually prefer this one from CHC! The pillbox shape is perfectly structured and the fur is more of a camel toned leopard print. The top of the hat is made of a braided chenille material. The fit is perfect and I had no issues wearing it on my pumpkin head (nor did my photographer aka my dad. I got my gigantic cranium from him. He looked very stylish in it, but did not want his photo included in this review, sadly)! This hat paired gorgeously with my mustard yellow crushed velvet dress, but this would look fantastic with a black and white striped top, circle skirt, tights, and booties or with your favorite band shirt, moto jacket, and pointy toe boots.

Beaded Sun Ray Evening Bag

Beaded Sun Ray Evening Bag

Beaded Sun Ray Evening Bag

Beaded Sun Ray Evening Bag – Retail Value Unavailable

OH. MY. GOD. BECKY, LOOK AT THIS PURSE! Seriously, though! I saw this and legit squealed with delight. This handbag has a dazzling sun ray-like design in gold and bronze shades. The purse has a thin roped strap, but could also be used as a clutch. I love the size of this purse since it is not too tiny or too big. I can easily fit some makeup, money, and other small items it in for a night out. This purse will pair fantastically with anything from a sheer black pussy bow top, mini skirt, moto jacket, and booties or with jeans, a crop top, and pointed flats. The options are endless for this stunning piece!

Dangley Xena: Warrior Princess Earrings

Dangley Xena: Warrior Princess Earrings

Dangley Xena: Warrior Princess Earrings

Dangley Xena: Warrior Princess Earrings — Retail Value Unavailable

These vintage, crescent-shaped, dangly earrings reminded me of the 90s cult character, Xena: Warrior Princess. The material looks like a shield or part of her armor. Paired properly, these earrings will evoke Stevie Nicks (it had been too long since I mentioned good ol’ Stevie in a review) vibes as well if combined with a bell-sleeved dress and western booties or with jeans, a flowy blouse, and booties. I am extremely pleased these were included in this month’s box.

Cloisonné Enamel Chinese Dragon Pearl Necklace

Cloisonné Enamel Chinese Dragon Pearl Necklace

Cloisonné Enamel Chinese Dragon Pearl Necklace modeled

Cloisonné Enamel Chinese Dragon Pearl Necklace – Retail Value Unavailable

I used to be quite the sucker for Cloisonné pieces. I have quite the collection of unicorn ones I found at a flea market in Ohio years ago. The dragon design is one I often find on my hunts, but the pearl necklace this pendant hangs from makes it far more unique. The beauty of a piece like this is it can dress up a casual ensemble or look elegant with a little black dress. The options are endless!

Bold Golden Girl Statement Ring

Bold Golden Girl Statement Ring

Bold Golden Girl Statement Ring — Retail Value Unavailable

I LOVE THIS RING! This ring is the opposite of timid, but it is not an obnoxious piece either. In addition, the ring is adjustable which is fantastic because these days I range between an 8 and 8.5. This piece pairs amazingly well with all the items included in this box and will add pizazz to your dressiest or most casual outfit. It is a true staple piece.

AS IF Jewelry Dish

AS IF Jewelry Dish — Retail Unavailable

This jewelry dish is channeling Cher Horowitz of Clueless tremendously well. I can see putting this by her nightstand to hold her rings next to a framed photo of Josh. This piece is definitely not a full-on Monet!

Verdict: This is my first CHC Vintage Accessories box and saying I am pleased is an understatement. I am absolutely in love with the hat, purse, ring, and earrings. I know I will get a ton of use out of those pieces in my everyday ensembles and to amp up my out on the town weekend outfits. Not only did I love the items included in this box, but I love the price as well! $55 for five accessories, a ring dish, and shipping and handling is excellent! Being able to get accessories so tailored to my style without having to leave my house and jump in thrift store bargain bins makes it a great value as well. This service saves me money and time. You can’t beat that!

To Wrap Up:

Can you still get this box if you sign up today? Each box is curated with one of a kind accessories, so your box will likely look different than mine.

Value Breakdown:  This box is $55 for five accessories, a ring dish, and shipping and handling. Five items at $55 come up to $11 per piece. That is a heck of a value considering I sense the hat and purse would value far more than $11 in a vintage or consignment boutique!

Check out all of our CHC Vintage reviews and more great apparel and accessories subscriptions in the Women’s Subscription Box Directory!

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"Choose either a Vintage Dress Subscription or Vintage T-Shirt and Jewelry Box. Every piece is one of a kind, on trend Vintage."
Nicole Rieder
Nicole Rieder
Nicole has been a subscription box enthusiast since she began reviewing for MSA in 2017. She loves writing plus size clothing box reviews because she is all about body positivity/neutrality and feels fun and exciting clothing should be accessible for everyone! Nicole not only has a passion for fashion, but all things vintage from the 60s and 70s and her idol, John Waters.

Nicole Rieder
Nicole Rieder
Nicole has been a subscription box enthusiast since she began reviewing for MSA in 2017. She loves writing plus size clothing box reviews because she is all about body positivity/neutrality and feels fun and exciting clothing should be accessible for everyone! Nicole not only has a passion for fashion, but all things vintage from the 60s and 70s and her idol, John Waters.
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22 comments

Mary K

Nicole, I must know the brand & name of that nail polish! So gorgeous!

Ingermaria

Oh my gosh, I am so loving this. You look adorable in the hat, and your makeup is on point, girl! Beautiful! But, about the sub. I’m so interested in it, do they put the year, circa, era on the all or any of the pieces? I didn’t see it mentioned in your review. To me that’s part of the fun, knowing when the piece is from. Thank you, great review and helpful pictures!

Nicole Rieder

Awe thank you, Ingermaria, for the kind words! I am really glad you enjoyed the review. They typically do not include the era of each piece. That would be a fun detail, but I am still extremely pleased with the service otherwise.

Ingermaria

OK, thanks Nicole!

Courtney S.

Accessories are awesome, your yellow velvet dress is so pretty too!

Nicole Rieder

Thank you, Courtney S! That was an ASOS BLACK FRIDAY deal. I want to live in that dress. Haha

Susan

Hello to my new favorite sub! This is exactly my style. I DO NOT need another subscription right now but I’m so excited for this! Thank you for the excellent review!

Nicole Rieder

Susan, I am so glad you enjoyed this review! Trust Me, You will love CHC!

Tonya

Oh my gosh, this is all gorgeousness! I really shouldn’t be subbing to another box, but I’m so tempted.

Nicole Rieder

I can’t blame you, Tonya. Their vintage sub is great, though! I love their vintage clothing box I also review too!

Noelle L

You scored! Nice selection, to say the least….!

Nicole Rieder

Noelle L, right? This box was so dreamy!!!

Nicole Rieder

YES! I thought that too, actually! My folks had that movie on VHS when I was little! Haha

Erica T

I had to immediately go and subscribe to this box. I live in a small-ish town, and the vintage selection is… minimal. They did a great job on your box. I’m looking forward to seeing what they choose for me!

Nicole Rieder

Oooh I am so excited for you, Erica T! I sense you won’t be disappointed!

Dea

That beaded purse is GORGEOUS.

If they have the time and patience to hand-write that much to each subscriber, they must have no more than seven subscribers. Either that, or they know you write for MSA, so they go the extra mile because of that.

I think you should make it a point to mention Stevie Nicks in every review. Viva Stevie!

Nicole Rieder

Dea, to my knowledge all boxes are super personalized. They have been styling me for a few months so they really know my tastes and we have a nice repertoire at this point. But overall, the service is a very tailored one. That is in part why I like it so much! 😊

AND yes! Stevie 4-ever!

Chanell

You look amazing in the hat and so pretty in the second pic holding the purse. I am really digging all of the items.

Nicole Rieder

Awe thank you, Channel! I really appreciate your kind words! And omg, this box was ace, right?!

katie

Looks like you hit the jackpot😆. Now I want to buy a box!

Nicole Rieder

Katie, You totally should! CHC IS AWESOME!

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