CHC Vintage Tees and Accessories Box Review – October 2018
CHC Vintage Tees & Accessories is a vintage fashion subscription box. Each month, customers will get a new vintage tee and accessory item picked to match your preferences. Items range in size from XS-XXXL, and you can choose between styles like band tees, tourist tees, brand tees, and more!
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.)
About CHC Vintage Tees and Accessories Subscription
The Subscription Box: CHC Vintage Tees and Accessories
The Cost: $30.00 per month (though you have to sign up for a minimum of a 3-month subscription, which starts at $90.00)
The Products: One vintage tee curated just for you and a vintage jewelry item, such as a bracelet, necklace, earrings, pin, or adjustable ring. Tees range from XS-XXXL.
Ships to: US for free and Worldwide for an additional cost
CHC Vintage Quirky Bowling Shirt & Mid-Century Modern Necklace Review
I love that each box comes with a handwritten note. It gives the items a little context and makes getting the box feel much more personal, curated, and special.
Pink Retro Bowling Tee
While nothing can compare to the quirkiness of last month’s tee, this bright pink bowling shirt checks off all the boxes for a super unique, silly, fun design. “Musical pins”? Amazing! A bowling ball wearing sunglasses? It feels right out of one of those corny interstitial videos that play on the scoreboard screen at the bowling alleys of my youth.
I don’t wear a ton of hot pink, but I’m going to find a way to make this tee work with my wardrobe. I might actually snip the hemline a bit so it has more of a boxier fit and wear it under a cute fall jacket with high-waisted jeans…
Chunky Retro Necklace
My accessory this month is something I’d NEVER have picked for myself, and I’m not sure if I love it or not. I do have a soft spot for outrageously over-the-top pieces like this one, but the color palette reminds me of one of those bottles of olives and peppers that you see at hole-in-the-wall Italian restaurants. Y’know what I mean? There’s something very “dirty martini” about it…
Verdict: I love the quirk factor of this month’s tee, though I’m not 100% sold on the necklace quite yet. I’m determined to find a way to make it work, though! (To all my vintage fans out there—how would you style it?) If you’re someone who has time to do lots of treasure hunting around your local thrift and vintage shops, then the $30.00 price tag on this subscription might seem kind of excessive. You’ve gotta do some digging, but you could probably find tees and necklaces that share the same silly spirit of these picks for a fraction of the cost of this subscription. But that’s the thing—you’ve gotta do the digging. And with my schedule, I just don’t have the time to commit to thrifting the way I did in the past. So for me, this box is a great way to get my vintage fix without setting aside a day to shop.
To Wrap Up:
Can you still get this box if you subscribe today? No, every box is different based on your style and size preferences.
Value Breakdown: This box costs $30.00, including free shipping (though note that you have to sign up for at least 3 months at one time, for a total of $90.00), meaning that the two featured items have an average of $15.00 each.
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