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CHC Vintage Plus Clothing Box Review – One Dress, Two Ways

Nicole Rieder
ByNicole RiederJan 13, 2019 | 12 comments

Crazy Hot Clothes November 2018 - Vintage Box Review

CHC Vintage
5 overall rating
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CHC Vintage (Crazy Hot Clothes Vintage) is a vintage fashion subscription box. You get the option of selecting a dress box or a t-shirt and jewelry box. For the dress box, you can also choose from categories like “90s Grunge,” “Bohemian,” “Vintage Prints,” “Romantic,” and “Minimalist.” Their site has some great examples for each category to help in making your box choice.

CHC Vintage also offers several subscription boxes, including Vintage AccessoriesVintage Lingerie, and Vintage Tee and Accessories. Check out all of our CHC Vintage reviews to learn more!

Crazy Hot Clothes November 2018 - Opened box Clothes

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 of the Grunge Dress Box, $35 a month, box. 

Crazy Hot Clothes November 2018 - Grunge Dress

About CHC Vintage

The Subscription Box: CHC Vintage

The Cost: $39.99/month (save with longer subscriptions)

The Products: One vintage dress curated just for you (after choosing size and style, there are additional questions like what  length, prints, and colors do you prefer along with style icon examples)

Ships to: U.S. for free and Worldwide for an additional cost

CHC Vintage Plus Dress November 2018 Review

Crazy Hot Clothes November 2018 - Thank You Card

Crazy Hot Clothes November 2018 - leopard Print Greeting Card

I love the leopard print greeting card, DUH!

Crazy Hot Clothes November 2018 - Handwritten Card

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 love all the styling tips Nicole and her team included! Their selections for me are always so thoughtful too. This month’s box had two dresses included in it, one that was featured in my October review and this, the November selection. The dress I received in August Nicole mentioned did not fit me, sadly, but the September selection I reviewed fit like a dream!

Crazy Hot Clothes November 2018 - Crocheted LBD 1

Crazy Hot Clothes November 2018 - Crocheted LBD 2

Crocheted LBD

A little black dress is timeless, but this one has a Bohemian take with the crochet overlay. The underlay fabric has stretch as does the crochet overlay itself. The dress is sleeveless, which might make you think this is not an appropriate cold weather piece. Alas, with proper styling you can wear this versatile piece all year long! In the spring and summer, I can wear it with wooden Bad Sandy Candy style heels, Jackie O’ style sunglasses, and a large brimmed hat to keep me guarded against the sun.

Crazy Hot Clothes November 2018 - Leopard Faux fur Coat

One can wear it a few ways in the cooler winter months. For a brisk fall day, simply pair the dress with western style booties and a leopard faux fur coat. I am serving some Courtney Love meet Stevie Nicks realness in this ensemble, mamas!

Crazy Hot Clothes November 2018 - Black Turtleneck 1

Crazy Hot Clothes November 2018 - Black Turtleneck 2

Crazy Hot Clothes November 2018 - Black Turtleneck 3

Crazy Hot Clothes November 2018 - Black Turtleneck 4

Crazy Hot Clothes November 2018 - Black Turtleneck 5

I easily made this more winter appropriate by layering a black turtleneck underneath as well. I prefer black since it blends into the dress seamlessly, but this could look great with an olive green or rust-colored mock turtleneck or t-shirt underneath as well! As you can see, the possibilities are endless with this dress! This is definitely a valuable staple piece!

Verdict: CHC Vintage nailed it again with this perfect selection! I have casually been looking for a crochet dress recently, how did Nicole and her staff know? Maybe they are mind readers or they simply understand my style and tastes that well! I am consistently impressed with the selections I receive from CHC Vintage time and time again; not only are they thoughtful, but fantastic quality plus size vintage items! Plus size vintage can be like looking for a needle in a haystack. As much as I love the thrill of hunting for pieces in thrift stores and flea markets, I also love being able to let CHC do the dirty work for me! I can’t suggest this service enough!

To Wrap Up:

Can you still get this box if you sign up today? CHC Vintage curates its boxes based on each individual’s preferences as well as what’s available. It is a vintage clothing service, so there rarely are duplicates of pieces. CHC offers an extremely personalized service. Sign up and see what they choose for you!

Value Breakdown: This box costs $35 for one grunge style vintage dress with free shipping and returns.

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

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Nicole Rieder
Nicole Rieder
Nicole has been a subscription box enthusiast since she began reviewing for MSA in 2017. She loves writing plus size clothing box reviews because she is all about body positivity/neutrality and feels fun and exciting clothing should be accessible for everyone! Nicole not only has a passion for fashion, but all things vintage from the 60s and 70s and her idol, John Waters.

Nicole Rieder
Nicole Rieder
Nicole has been a subscription box enthusiast since she began reviewing for MSA in 2017. She loves writing plus size clothing box reviews because she is all about body positivity/neutrality and feels fun and exciting clothing should be accessible for everyone! Nicole not only has a passion for fashion, but all things vintage from the 60s and 70s and her idol, John Waters.
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12 comments

Love Barton

This is so cool!!! That bksck dress is adorbs on you!! What a great service

Rosebud

Glad I came across this review. I love vintage and thrift often for my pieces and even have a website that tells you vintage only brands so now I look for the brands on the list when I am out thrifting. I actually have a crochet dress on today with pockets and three buttons I found at Salvation for $3.00.

Nicole Rieder

Very cool, Rosebud!!!

Lb

It said 2 dresses in your note- I’d love to see the one they said could be worn open as a duster. Love the black crochet!😀

Stacey

Where is the second dress?

Nicole Rieder

Stacey, this box was split into two reviews becauas the one was meant for the previous month, which I mention in the review itself. October review features that dress in question. 😁

Melissa

Nicole, I just wanted to say you are stunningly beautiful and I LOVE this dress on you!

Nicole Rieder

Awwwe thank you so much, Melissa!

Ks

Oh, I love this one! 100% my style. Looks great on you!

Nicole Rieder

Thanks, Ks! I definitely dig it!

Kristin

Did the other dress not work for you? Love this dress.

Nicole Rieder

Kristin, I was sent a dress a few months back that didn’t fit so CHC ended up sending me two in one month.

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