Baby by Kidbox Clothing Subscription Review + Coupon – Summer 2018
Kidbox is a kid’s clothing box that “combines cool brands, meaningful savings and a mission to clothe children in need.” KidBox ships 5 boxes a year (spring, summer, back to school, fall and winter) but they will notify you before they ship in case you want to skip a box, change your child’s sizing or even their style preferences.
Kidbox offers a few options: the Baby by Kidbox for sizes Newborn-24 months, Kidbox for sizes 2T-14, and a new Kidsentials, socks and underwear on-demand service.
This review is of the Boy’s Summer Baby by Kidbox.
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.)
The Subscription Box: Kidbox
The Cost: no styling fee, pay only for the clothes you keep or pay $98 to keep the entire box (free shipping both ways)
The Products: 6-7 clothing items based on the size and style preferences you select
Ships to: U.S.
Good to know: If you keep the entire box for $98 you can also select a cause and Kidbox will make a donation to a kid in need such as a military family or foster child. What a great idea!
Baby by Kidbox Summer 2018 Review
Each box comes with a price sheet listing each item of clothing, the retail price, and the price Kidbox will charge to keep that item (which is less than retail).
There was a welcome booklet personalized with my son’s name and simple directions for returning unwanted items or exchanging for alternate sizes. There’s also a plastic mailer and pre-addressed sticker to easily return anything you’re not keeping. They mailed an inflatable Kidbox ball as well.
Chickpea Boys 2PC Tee & Shorts “Sup Ladies” – Retail Price $24 (Kidbox Price $18)
I was really excited when I saw this outfit with the black and white and the shirt’s pattern – but then I saw the words. I don’t usually dress my children in shirts that have phrases, but I, personally, especially do not allow sayings that are related to flirting/dating/etc on my small children. This outfit itself is really cute, but the phrase printed on the shirt means this has to go back.
Miniville Boys Monster Onesie – Retail Price $28 (Kidbox Price $21)
This is adorable! I love the little “monster” details on the side. Jace got some pants with the same detail from his Target Cat & Jack Spring box recently, too. I think little rompers like this are so cute.
Miniville Boys Tee and Jogger Set – Retail Price $28 (Kidbox Price $21)
This outfit is cute, but it runs large! They’re 12-month, and Jace is just 8 months but he’s in a lot of 12-month clothing. By the time he fits the waistband of these joggers, they’ll be too short. I love the tee, though! It also runs big but should fit him fine in a couple months.
Art + Eden Boys “Dorian” Tiger 2 piece Set – Retail Price $30 (Kidbox Price $23)
I love this little outfit, too. The tan and taupe colors aren’t ones I’d pick out or put together but I actually think they look super cute. The pants fit perfectly, which is my favorite part. The fabric is really soft, too!
Aden by Aden + Anais Washcloth set 3 pack – Retail Price $12 (Kidbox Price $10)
I was surprised to see a non-clothing item in this box for purchase. Previously, I had only seen non-clothing items as a bonus gift that’s free even if you send everything back. That being said, I actually do love these washcloths for my son. They are sooo soft, and they’re larger than normal bath washcloths! I didn’t think I’d want to keep these, but once I felt them I realized I really liked them, and I don’t already have any “baby washcloths” so I kept them.
Nuby Deluxe Stroller Hooks – Retail Value $3.99 (Kidbox Free Gift – you keep it no charge even if you send back the whole box!)
I think these stroller hooks are a smart design! They’re very handy and keep my valuable basket space clear when using my stroller. I don’t actually use my stroller much these days, but this is going straight into the pocket of it to use next time we’re out!
Verdict: I really liked almost everything in this month’s Kidbox for my 8-month-old. I will say, though, that I was surprised at the very neutral/monochromatic color scheme they picked for me when I told them my son wears mostly bright colors in his style profile. It ended up being okay, though, because I like the items and he doesn’t have anything like them already. Also, If you keep the entire box, you can also select a cause and Kidbox will make a donation to a kid in need such as a military family or foster child. I appreciate that Kidbox gives back.
To Wrap Up:
Can you still get this box if you sign up today? Your box will be personally curated for you based on your child’s age, style preferences, sizing, and Kidbox’s current/featured stock!
Value Breakdown: The retail price of all my items add up to $122.99 but the Kidbox price is technically $93, but with the discount from keeping a full box my total is $68! That’s about $13.60 per item.
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