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The Best Subscription Boxes for Men – Our 2018 Award Winners!

Lacey Volk
ByLacey VolkMay 16, 2018 | 5 comments

Best Subscription Boxes for Men

Our readers nominated their favorite subscription boxes, then voted on which of those boxes they loved most. Here's what they chose as the Best Men's Subscription Boxes!

Our readers have spoken! These are the best men's subscription boxes as voted on by YOU in our 2018 Subscription Box Awards.

If you've been wondering which monthly subscription boxes for men are worth trying, or looking for a great gift box subscription for Father's Day or an upcoming birthday, this list is the perfect place to start. Our readers nominated boxes across many categories here, including shaving and grooming, clothing and accessories, geek boxes, sports fan crates, and more.

These boxes range in price from under $10 to over $100– so whether you're looking for a small pick-me-up or more of a luxury experience, you'll find options here.

Best Subscription Boxes for Men

These boxes earned the most votes from readers like you! Without further adieu, the best subscription boxes for guys are:

1. Dollar Shave Club

The Cost: Your choice of The Humble Twin ($1), The 4X ($6), or The Executive ($9).

Coupon: Get a trial kit including for $5 with free shipping! No coupon required, just sign up here.

About This Box: It shouldn't be surprising that Dollar Shave Club appears at the top of this list: it may be the most widely-known and popular subscription service, ever. Haven't tried it yet? This razor and grooming supply subscription service is known for their high-quality products at affordable prices. You can choose the frequency of your deliveries, choose exactly which items you want to get, and cancel at any time. They've been adding a lot more than just razors in recent months, so you can stock nearly your whole bathroom with this subscription: you can also get shower products, hair care, toothpaste– even butt wipes (yes, really). Read our Dollar Shave Club Reviews to learn more.

Ships to: Ships to the US, CanadaUK, and Australia.


2. Birchbox Man

The Cost: $10 for the basic box, and $20/month for Birchbox Man Plus (pictured above). Sign up here!

Coupon: Use code MEN54 to save 10% off a 6-month subscription. Plus, for a limited time, use code COZYFEET to get a free pair of Bombas Ankle Socks (a $12 value!) when you subscribe.

About This Box: Birchbox Man is a monthly grooming and lifestyle box for men. Like the women's version of the box, the basic $10 level ships you 3-5 sample size items each month. Birchbox Man Plus is twice as much, but subscribers get to choose an accessory or lifestyle product to receive each month in addition to their samples. They also regularly offer themed limited edition non-subscription boxes that include more full-sized products and high-end accessories– perfect for gifting or treating yourself. Check out all of our Birchbox Man Reviews for more info.

Ships to: U.S. only

3. Loot Crate

The Cost: $19.99 plus $5 shipping a month. Sign up here!

Coupon: Save 10% off any length subscription, or $3 off month-to-month with coupon code ADDICTION or SAVE3

About This Box: For guys that are into gaming and sci-fi/fantasy fandom, Loot Crate is the most popular geek box. They curate monthly themed collections of collectibles, toys, pins, and t-shirts – with a $45+ overall value, and most items in each box being exclusive to Loot Crate. Check out all of our Loot Crate Reviews to see past themes and learn more.

Loot Crate has a wide variety of fandom-specific boxes, too, including boxes for Sanrio, Firefly, Harry Potter, Star Trek, and more. These are pricier boxes, but usually ship bi-monthly or quarterly instead of monthly.

Ships to: 27 countries including US, Canada, Australia, and the UK


4. Fanchest

The Cost: $59 for a standard chest. Sign up here!

About This Box: Fanchest is technically not a subscription: these sports team focused boxes are purchased a la carte, making them perfect for gifting or just gearing up for the upcoming tailgating season. New boxes are released every 3 months, so you can always get items that are appropriate for the season. All gear is officially licensed, and boxes sometimes contain exclusives, too. They offer boxes for many NFL, NHL, NBA, MLB, and even College teams– check their site for current team availability. Check our out Fanchest Reviews to learn more.

Ships to: U.S. only



5. Gentleman's Box

The Gentleman's Box July 2017 Men's Subscription Box

The Cost: $25.00 a month + free US shipping. Sign up here!

Coupon: Use coupon code MSA5 to save $5 off of your first box

About This Box: Gentleman’s Box is a monthly subscription “providing the essential elements suited for today’s gentleman.” Boxes typically include wearable accessories (think ties, socks, and pocket square) as well as grooming product samples, so subscribers can "Look Good. Feel Good. Be Good." as a gentleman should. Check out our Gentleman's Box Reviews to learn more.

Ships to: Free shipping to the US; additional charges for international shipping.


6. Bespoke Post

The Cost: $45/month. Sign up here!

Coupon: Save 25% off your first box! with coupon code ADDICT25

About This Box: If you like to have more "control" than "surprises" in your mailbox every month, Bespoke Post is a great subscription to explore for both men and women. Unlike most subscription boxes, you get to preview and select from their new themes on the first of each month, or pick from currently available past boxes. Some themed boxes are great deals on single, high-end items (like the headphones pictured above), and others are collections of items to inspire you to explore themes like coffee, cocktails, or chili. Subscribers can also easily easily skip any month they aren’t interested in your account section. Check out our Bespoke Post Reviews to learn more.

Ships to: US and Canada


7. StitchFix Men

Stitchfix Mens

The Cost: $20 styling fee, which is applied toward the price of any items you decide to keep– plus get a discount if you keep all five items. Sign up here!

About This Box: Online clothing box StitchFix may have started with women, but they're one of the few personal styling services that also caters to men– and does a great job! When signing up, you take an in-depth style survey that asks about your occupation, your personal style, sizing, pricing preference, and so on. Skip the stores and get five items hand-picked for you to try on at home and return whatever you don't want to keep for free. Check out all of our Stitch Fix Reviews to learn more.

Ships To: U.S. Only


8. Harry's

Harrys Razor Subscription Box - May 2017

The Cost: Starter sets range from $15 to $30, and optional add-on products are available from $2 to $28.

Coupon: Get a trial kit for just $8, no coupon required: just sign up here!

About This Box: Known for producing their razors in their own factory in Germay, Harry’s has been shipping out affordable, high-quality shaving & grooming supplies since 2013. You may have recently seen them in-store at Target, too! In addition to shaving goods, they now offer skincare products as well.

Ships to: U.S. and Canada

9. Breo Box

The Cost: $139/quarter. Sign up here!

Coupon: Use coupon code MSA15 to save $15 off your first box

About This Box: Breo Box was on our "Subscription Boxes to Watch" list for 2017, and they've continued to surprise and delight subscribers every quarter. This high-end box comes packed in a re-usable and stylish wooden crate with a variety of products you're sure to enjoy each season; they are most notable for their love of including cool tech gadgets and innovative new lifestyle products. Past boxes have included high-end bluetooth earbuds, an Instax Mini camera, and even an Amazon Echo Dot! Check out all of our Breo Box Reviews to learn more.

Ships to: U.S. Only


10. Basic Man

The Cost: $19.99 with free shipping. Sign up here!

Coupon: Use coupon code MSADOUBLE to get 2 sets for the price of 1 in your first box!

The Products: A relative newcomer to the "essentials subscriptions" category, Basic Man helps men keep their underwear drawers up-to-date and stylish, too. You’ll get a new shirt, pair of socks, and pair of underwear in each shipment, with new color options each month. Clothes come marked with a 'Destroy By' date to remind you to recycle worn-out undershirts before they get too embarrassing. Check out our Basic Man Reviews to learn more.

Ships to: U.S. and International


11. SprezzaBox

The Cost: $28/month. Sign up here!

Coupon: Save 25% off your first month! with coupon code MSABOX25

About This Box: SprezzaBox is a fashionable accessory box for men. Each month they send 4-6 curated and dapper lifestyle and grooming products, such as ties, socks, pocket squares, and fashion-related accessories. Check out all of our SprezzaBox Reviews to learn more.

Ships to: US (shipping included) and Canada (+$6 shipping; customs may apply). Other international destinations may cost more.


12. Trunk Club

Trunk Club for Men

The Cost: $25 styling fee, credited toward whatever you decide to keep. Sign up here!

About This Box: Trunk Club is a clothing styling service for both women and men, owned by Nordstrom. Similar to Stitchfix, subscribers fill out a detailed style profile which your assigned stylist uses to handpick clothes, shoes, and accessories. There is a $25 styling fee which is credited towards whatever you decide to keep; items generally fall into a $75 - $300 range, but you can set your budget preferences to receive pieces at the lower or higher end if you prefer. Check out our latest Trunk Club Men's Review to learn more.

Ships to: U.S. Only


13. BattlBox

Battlbox March 2018 review

The Cost: $24.99 plus shipping for Basic, $49.99 plus shipping for Advanced, $99.99 plus shipping for Pro, and $149.99 plus shipping for Pro Plus. Sign up here!

Coupon: Use code MYSUBTEN to save 10% off your first box!

About This Box: For guys who like to get out into the great outdoors, BattlBox is one of our favorite subscription boxes for survival and tactical gear. Each month has a theme, with a focus on preparedness and survival– and there are several subscription levels available, so whether you want just a couple of new items to try every month, or a whole package that will have you geared up and ready for anything, they've got you covered. Check out all of our BattlBox Reviews to learn more.

Ships to: U.S. only


14. Robb Vices

all items in the march 2018 robb vices luxury subscription box

The Cost: $99.95 + shipping; save with longer subscriptions. Sign up here!

About This Box: Robb Vices is a popular high-end subscription that sends a curated selection of luxury products to give subscribers a new experience every month. You can expect to receive "vices" like wine and spirits, artisanal foods, interesting tools and gadgets and other accessories. Check out our Robb Vices Reviews to learn more.

Ships to: Robb Vices sometimes contains alcohol, so they ship to all states except ND and UT.


15. Society Socks

The Cost: $16 (Orders are processed with CAD at the current exchange rate). Sign up here!

Coupon: Save 50% off of your first month with coupon code MSA50

About This Box: There are a lot of monthly sock subscriptions, but Society Socks is one of our favorites (and yours, too!), and a great gift idea for hard-to-buy-for guys. Every month, subscribers receive two quality pairs of funky but office-appropriate socks. They also have a charitable giving program: With every pair of socks you buy, a pair of socks is donated to their local youth shelter. Check out all of our Society Socks Reviews to learn more.

Ships to: Worldwide


16. Watch Gang

The Cost: There are three tiers available for this subscription:

  • Watch of the Month Club – $29 + $9.95 S/H
  • Watch Gang Black – $99 + $9.95 S/H
  • Watch Gang Platinum – $299 + $9.95 S/H

About This Box: Watch Gang is a watch subscription service that sends a new watch for you to keep each month. Famously, one lucky subscriber is randomly selected every Friday to win an authentic Rolex! We like Watch Gang Black ($99/month), which sends watches from very well known brands as well as premium micro-brands. This level is perfect for the “watch enthusiast” looking to discover an excellent timepiece at an amazing value– but be sure to check out the basic club level and Platinum levels too. Check out all of our Watch Gang Reviews to learn more.

Ships to: Worldwide


17. Bombfell


The Cost: $20 styling fee, applied toward any items you decide to keep. Free shipping and returns. Sign up here!

About This Box: Like a few other men's clothing boxes on this list, Bombfell is focuses on vamping up the styles in your everyday wardrobe. You can also preview your stylist's selections every month before they ship, and give them feedback if you want to receive something different. Items have an average price of $89, but you can set your preferences by category from $30 - $150 and up– and you get a discount if you keep 2 or more pieces. Check out all of our Bombfell Reviews to learn more.

Ships to: U.S. only


18. Menlo Club (Formerly Five Four Club)

The Cost: $60/month. Sign up here!

Coupon: Use coupon code MENLO50TB to get 50% off your first month!

The Products: Menlo Club (formerly Five Four Club) is a monthly men’s clothing subscription service. Unlike the others on this list, you pay $60 upfront and get to keep everything you receive; each month, they send you 2-3 new clothing pieces or accessories, and you'll get a preview of your shipment before it ships (and can add-on specific items that you want at a discount, too). Check out all of our Menlo Club Reviews to learn more.

Ships to: U.S. only


Best Seasonal Men's Boxes for Holiday Gifting

We also had two seasonal, limited edition boxes get nominated this year! These aren't currently available to buy, but lookout for them for the holiday 2018 season:

19. CAUSEBOX Limited Edition Men's Box

CAUSEBOX Limited Edition Box for Men

The Cost: $49.95 plus shipping. Seasonal availability; sign up here.

About This Box: Every winter, CAUSEBOX releases a Limited Edition Men’s Box that's perfect for holiday gifting. The 2017 box included accessories, full-size bath and body products, essential oils, pocket notebooks and more– all from great charitable brands that CAUSEBOX is known for supporting. We haven't reviewed this box, but check out our other Causebox Reviews to learn more about the brands.

Ships to: U.S. Only

20. POPSUGAR Must Have Limited Edition Box for Men

The Cost: $100 per box. Seasonal availability; sign up here.

About This Box: POPSUGAR's Limited Edition holiday boxes have always been popular, and the 2017 men's box was no exception. Featuring 7 items in categories like food, games, accessories, and housewares, this box had a total retail value of $272! POPSUGAR announced this year they are doing away with LE boxes and switching to a quarterly model, but fingers crossed we see this particular box for guys come back for the 2018 holiday season. Check out our review of this box to learn more.

Ships to: U.S Only


The Best Men's Subscription Boxes of 2018

That wraps up the list of 2018 Subscription Box Award Winners for Best Subscription Boxes for Men! What are your favorite monthly boxes for men?

Lacey Volk
Lacey Volk
Lacey's introduction to the world of subscription boxes was Julep Maven, but she quickly moved on once she discovered there were subscriptions for cooking, coffee, and art supplies. Current favorites include Crate Chef and Ecocentric Mom, and she's looking forward to trying more.

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I like Breo Box.

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There needs to be a box for tools

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I subscribe to Gentleman’s box, Breo Box and Dollar shave for my teenage son. He loves them!! I’ve passed my sub addiction to my son.

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Didn’t Popsugar say they wouldn’t be offering LE boxes just cobranded and occasional surprise boxes? The men’s LE info makes it seem like there’ll be 2018 holiday LE boxes coming out again.

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Lacey Volk

Great question! We’re not 100% sure yet, but since this box is so popular and so great for gifting, we really hope it comes back. I’ll update the post so the language is a little more clear. 🙂

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