CHC Vintage Accessories Box Review – April 2018

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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. 

CHC Vintage Accessories April 2018 review

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.

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 April 2018 Review

Mmmmm…. doughnuts!

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.

Green Blossom Russo Hat

Green Blossom Russo Hat – Retail Value Unavailable

This straw summer hat was included in April’s CHC Vintage Accessories box. It is a fun and unique piece; I rarely see straw hats this color or shape. There are a few bends in the hat due to age and transport, but this hat is still in great shape!  The color theme this month is Kelly Green and all the pieces pair rather well, but this hat could certainly be worn alone poolside with your favorite suit or with a pair of shorts, sandals, and your fave crop top for an extra summertime fun look!  I couldn’t help but think of the show, Blossom, when I saw this hat. I paired it with a red and white striped boatneck top, denim bodycon overall dress from my last Trunk Club box, color block purse from this review, and also my new fave low heeled shoes (THESE ARE SO COMFY!). I was tempted to do a tap routine to the theme song, but then I remember I can’t dance for my life! It will make you go, “WHOOOOOOA!” Joey Russo style!

Dinosaur Plates Elastic Bracelet — Retail Value Unavailable

I couldn’t decide if the shape of the tiles on this bracelet were spikes or columns, and then I realized they reminded me of dinosaur skin plates! They piece together like a cool armour. This silver piece has some wear and tear, but it is stunning nonetheless. I love it because it is adjustable and it can be styled so many ways. Here I have it paired with the overalls from my last Trunk Club box. This bracelet adds a chic touch to a casual outfit, but would look great with a fancier ensemble as well!

Diamond Snake Necklace

Diamond Snake Necklace -Retail Value Unavailable

The pendant on this reminds me of an elongated diamond shape, coming to a pointy edge. The chain reminds me of a snake, so that is where the name of this piece for the review came from. The necklace has a lobster claw clasp and is adjustable, which is a big plus! I love that this piece is gold and silver because I am a weirdo and get a lot of anxiety pairing gold and silver pieces together, but having a piece that is both takes the edge off a bit! I styled this lovely piece with a dress I received in my last CHC Vintage box. This piece is rather versatile and will look fantastic styled with casual and formal outfits alike.

Angela Bauer Earrings – Retail Value Unavailable

These gold and green button earrings made me think of Angela from Who’s The Boss immediately! I know my mom had similar earrings in the 80s and 90s. Resin glitter and marble earrings were a popular trend back then, I know I had a collection from the DEB Shop back in the day! I love that this pair features a gorgeous emerald green glitter. You can pair them with your favorite power suit or with a slip dress and heels for a touch of glitz.

Leather Patchwork Bag

Leather Patchwork Bag — Retail Value Unavailable

As soon I saw this bag it gave me a flashback thinking  of a head shop in my college’s neighborhood. They used to sell everything from movie posters, band shirts, incenses, body oils, trippy candles, and  patchwork bags, skirts, and pants!. This bag is made of soft, genuine, leather and would be perfect for all your summer events from carnivals to music festivals!

Verdict: This month’s CHC Vintage Accessories box was a fun one! Some of the styles aren’t necessarily what I would select for myself, but I was excited to receive pieces to expand my wardrobe a bit! The selections were so cohesive and pair excellently together. I am always amazed by the unique pieces CHC finds for me! It is always such a wild surprise and this subscription box always feels like a care package from a friend!

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 and shipping and handling. Five items at $55 come up to $11 per piece. That is an awesome value!

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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What do you think about CHC Vintage Accessories?

Written by Nicole Rieder

Nicole Rieder

Nicole Rieder is a self-proclaimed clothing fiend and is new to the subscription box world. She loves boxes like Gwynnie Bee because she can play around with styles she may not have before!

Posted in CHC Vintage Reviews, Jewelry Subscription Boxes, Subscription Box Reviews, Subscription Boxes for Women| Tags: chc vintage | 9 comments


  1. That hat is awesome.. if you are 5

  2. I love bold earrings like that. They make it so easy to spice up a more conservative outfit. You look amazing in everything- including the hat which I feel like shouldn’t work on anyone, but looks so adorable on you!

    • Yes! I too love a good statement piece, Erin! I love how accessories can change an outfit completely! And thank you so much! That hat is super fun! I am definitely gonna wear it at the pool this year!

  3. I love that bag!!!!

    • Thank you, NANCY!

  4. You are adorable Nicole, and look so cute wearing everything – but I hate that hat soooo much. You are styling the hell out of it though.

    • Awe, Thank you, Jackie!

  5. All of the items are so unique, love the earrings and leather bag the most!

    • Thanks, Wendy! Those two pieces are rather unique!

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