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CHC Vintage Lingerie Subscription Box Review – October 2018

Ragan Buckley
ByRagan BuckleyNov 4, 2018 | 5 comments

CHC Vintage Lingerie October 2018 - Box Review Front

CHC Vintage
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CHC Vintage Lingerie is a vintage fashion subscription box. Each month, customers will get a vintage lingerie item picked to match your preferences. Items range in size from XS-XXXL, and options include lingerie tops, camisoles, slips, nightgowns, and robes.

CHC Vintage also offers a Vintage Accessories BoxVintage Tees & Accessories, and Vintage Dress Box.

CHC Vintage Lingerie October 2018 - Wrapped

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.)

CHC Vintage Lingerie October 2018 - Review

About CHC Vintage Lingerie

The Subscription Box: CHC Vintage Lingerie

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 piece of vintage lingerie curated just for you; items can include camisoles, slips, nightgowns, robes, etc.  You can also provide sizing, style (e.g. modest or a little racier), and color preferences.

Ships to: US for free and Worldwide for an additional cost

CHC Vintage Lingerie October 2018 Review

This subscription is customized based on your size and preferences from a survey you fill out after subscribing, so everyone receives something different each month. But that’s part of the fun! This was my second time receiving the lingerie subscription:

CHC Vintage Lingerie October 2018 - Envelope

CHC Vintage Lingerie October 2018 - Card Outside

CHC Vintage Lingerie October 2018 - Card Inside

There is usually a handwritten card with some styling suggestions. The level of detail just gives me the feeling that the people at CHC Vintage are really excited by what they do (this is a bit shorter than usual but it makes sense considering the piece I received).

CHC Vintage Lingerie October 2018 - Set

1970s Lingerie Set

This month I received a robe and nightgown set (see photos of the individual items below). These items are definitely suitable for wearing around the house and a little bit glamorous, but also what I would call “diaphanous” and not really something I should be modeling on the internet!

CHC Vintage Lingerie October 2018 - Nightgown Front

CHC Vintage Lingerie October 2018 - Nightgown Back

The set includes this nightgown which is long (but not too long; I’m 5’5”) and has a pretty forgiving fit. I did say when providing preferences that I had been into pink lately and they are clearly keeping that in mind.

CHC Vintage Lingerie October 2018 - Robe Front

CHC Vintage Lingerie October 2018 - Robe Back

There is also a robe. I don’t have quite the right vocabulary to describe the fabric, but it’s very soft and silky and smooth-feeling (and also in very good condition, clean, etc.). I think it really works well with the nightgown as a set (and is quite a bit nicer than the random, mismatched pairings of sweatpants and t-shirts you usually find me in when I am lounging around the house).

Verdict: I had only the vaguest notion of what to expect with the CHC Vintage Lingerie subscription, basically just the pictures on their website. Although I did give some preferences for things I might like, I didn’t strongly oppose any options (I mean, I still wear slips sometimes, even though I know they are much less popular than they once were), so there was still a good deal of surprise in my shipment, which is part of the fun. I received a pretty and feminine robe and nightgown set that is just so comfortable to wear and a fun change from my usual nighttime wardrobe.

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 $90 for three months, so you are paying an average of $30 per month (which includes Priority Mail shipping).

Check out all of our CHC Vintage reviews and more great apparel subscriptions in the Women’s Subscription Box Directory!

Keep Track of Your Subscriptions: Add this box to your subscription list or wishlist!

What do you think of the CHC Vintage Lingerie subscription?

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Ragan Buckley
Ragan Buckley
Ragan stumbled across My Subscription Addiction in late 2013 and immediately subscribed to way too many beauty boxes. She's now focused on boxes for her cats and dog, vegan/vegetarian food boxes, and craft subscriptions (and she didn't give up beauty boxes entirely).

Ragan Buckley
Ragan Buckley
Ragan stumbled across My Subscription Addiction in late 2013 and immediately subscribed to way too many beauty boxes. She's now focused on boxes for her cats and dog, vegan/vegetarian food boxes, and craft subscriptions (and she didn't give up beauty boxes entirely).
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5 comments

Michelle

Wow! That robe looks very much like the one I had for my honeymoon. What memories. Married 40 years ago the day after Thanksgiving, divorced for 30 years but he is still my best friend.

Leslie

Those pieces look beautiful. I once had a pink velour bikini from the 60’s that belonged originally to my mom. I used to wear the top as a teen. I still miss it. It has been lost for a long time. I’m wondering if this company would look for a similar style bikini? I’m not looking for an exact match, just something in the same shape. Do you think CHC vintage would try to find a 60’s bikini even though it is not one of their sub categories?

I love the idea of getting vintage lingerie. I think I will try this box whether or not they can try to meet my bikini request.

That set you recieved, I would love. It looks elegant. Enjoy!

Ragan

The other thing you can do is browse Etsy. There is a section of their forums called “Promos” where you can put in requests for specific items and there are a lot of vintage clothing sellers there.

Leslie

Thank you, Beth and Ragan. I will check both out!

Beth

If you go to their site and look at the other boxes they sell, they have a vintage swimwear box.

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