Basic Man Subscription Box Review + BOGO Coupon – October 2018


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Basic Man aims to send men basic essentials on a monthly basis. You’ll get a new shirt, pair of socks, and underwear in each shipment.

This box is sent for review purposes. (Check out the review process post to learn more about how we review boxes).

About Basic Man

The Subscription Box: Basic Man

The Cost: $19.99 (shipping included)

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

The Products: New basic everyday essentials for men.

Ships: International

October 2018 Basic Man Review

The Basic Man formula is pretty simple – each month you’ll get a surprise allotment of socks, underwear, and a shirt!

This month also arrived with a coupon.

Basic Man Tee

While it looks like this might just be the same tee as previous months, this was a bit different in a huge way!

While it’s still a 60/40 cotton/polyester blend, this was the most lightweight and breathable version of the Basic Man shirt that I’ve received so far – and I love the feel of it!

Of course, each shirt comes with the logo around the waist.

Basic Man Underwear

While the t-shirt was a bit more adventurous in color, the underwear to a much more straight-forward approach. Each pair is a 95/5 Modal/Elastane blend and has a silky smooth feel to them.

Basic Man Socks

Each delivery finishes off with socks – this month’s design was a red/grey tone with red polka dots.

The socks are an 80/17/3 combed cotton/polyester/elastic blend. You can pretty much count on these to always be the same. I really love these socks because they can stay up all day.

Verdict: I’ve been reviewing this subscription for about a year now – and it has really won me over in that time! The value is phenomenal and the quality is top-notch – I find myself choosing a basic man shirt to wear out much more lately!

To Wrap Up:

Can I still get this box if I sign up today? The monthly shipments won’t always be the same items as mine – so you can order anytime.

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

Check out all of our Men’s Clothing Subscription Boxes in the Subscription Box List. Rate, review, and follow this subscription on the Basic Man profile page.

What do you think of my October Basic Man subscription?

Written by Eric Cadman

Eric Cadman

Eric is the co-founder of My Subscription Addiction. He’s been hooked on geek subscription boxes since 2012 thanks to Loot Crate and Nerd Block. Geek boxes sparked his desire for collecting Funko Pops and comic book statues!

All views in this review are the opinion of the author. My Subscription Addiction will never accept payment in exchange for a review, but will accept a box at no cost to provide honest opinions on the box. This post may contain affiliate/referral links. If you buy something, MSA may earn an affiliate commission. Read the complete My Subscription Addiction disclosure.

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5 Comments

  1. I just signed up for a 6-month sub for my college freshman son. For about $18/month, this is a great automatic “care package” for less than a box of junk food delivered and hopefully the quality of these items will last longer than snack food!

    They even offer a gift option that allowed me to include a card which read something to the affect “there is no greater or more appreciated gift than underwear and socks!” which is an inside family joke.

    I enjoy your reviews – thanks!

  2. I emailed them and they never responded….is it possible to request no vneck T-shirts? My husband and brother will not wear them 😊 if it is possible to get just get crew I will be getting 2 subs!

    • I don’t believe it’s possible to have any customization – but I think I’ve only ever received one v-neck shirt in the past year.

  3. Oooh I’m going to sign up my husband! Thanks!

  4. Great review and products. This looks like Halloween and Christmas meet😁

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