Gentleman’s Box Subscription Review + Coupon – February 2019
Gentleman’s Box is a monthly subscription box for men “providing the essential elements suited for today’s gentleman.” Every delivery follows their saying – Look Good. Feel Good. Be Good. – and their items will fall into these categories.
This is a review of the Monthly Subscription, $25 a month, box.
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 Gentleman’s Box
The Subscription Box: Gentleman’s Box
The Cost: $29.00 a month + free US shipping
Starting January 15th, 2019, Gentleman’s Box increased their prices to $29 for the Classic monthly subscription.
COUPON: Use code MSA20 to save 20% off your first box.
The Products: High quality, unique men’s accessories
Shipping: the US for free and International, their FAQ page says that there is an additional charge outside of the U.S.
Gentleman’s Box February 2019 “Penguin” Review
As usual, this month’s box is dedicated to an unnamed honoree, this time it’s someone who has played notably ungentlemanly characters on screen but whom is presumably a delight in real life. Only one item appears to have any relation to him, the others are just similar in color.
Included is a coupon for Vincero Watches for $25, to be used when purchasing any of their watches, bracelets or sunglasses online.
BeSuited Tie – Listed Price $35
Gentleman’s Box is really good for items made with high-quality materials and this is no exception. This tie is 100% cotton, feels lovely to touch and I really like the squares and dots of the design. It’s a little conservative for a party, but would be ideal for any other formal occasion like a board meeting or an awards luncheon at an elks lodge.
Wolf Clothing Co. Socks – Listed price $14
These are awesome looking socks! They inhabit a place somewhere between jazzy and fancy and will look as great between a suit pant leg and a nice leather shoe as they would under jeans and sneakers. Also 100% cotton and a little thinner than winter socks, these are going to be perfect for the spring.
Gibson Apparel Pocket Square – Listed price $25
The sole penguin related item is a pure cotton pocket square. Soft enough to be used as a hanky and reversible, inverting the colors allowing it to be matched with any pocket.
Finickey Lapel Pin – Listed Value $19
This looks like something that would be worn in Greece 2000 years ago. I’ve no idea what it’s made of, but it feels solid and brittle. The greenish-brown cracks in the deep aqua blue appear random as mine did not match the one printed in the catalog, so I don’t think it’s just printed on plastic. Whatever it is, wearing it make you look like you belong to some ancient order.
Honorable Beast Bracelet – Listed Value $24
Another somewhat medieval looking piece of jewelry. This is made of a series of very slightly marbled but extremely rich blue beads that look kind of edible and a rectangular block of shiny metal that doesn’t. It wouldn’t look out of place during an evening stroll on the beach, but I think I would struggle to find a place for it in my usual get up.
Verdict: This is another good little selection of slightly fancier than usual items. I like the socks most of all and intend to use them as an example to inform my spring and summer wardrobe purchases this year.
The total combined value of all the items comes to $117, so considering that the box only costs $29 a month this is very good value. The tie alone is worth more than the whole box.
To Wrap Up:
Can you still get this box if you sign up today? No, you will receive the February box. From Gentleman’s Box:
All orders placed on the last day of the month by 11:59 PM Pacific Time will start you with the current month’s box.
Coupon – Use coupon code MSA5 to save $5 off of your first box!
Value Breakdown: At $29 for this box, here’s what you are paying approximately per item:
Dividing everything proportionally by the price of the box, the cost of the individual items are as below.
- BeSuited Tie: $8.68
- Wolf Clothing Co. Socks: $3.47
- Gibson Apparel Pocket Square: $6.20
- Finickey Lapel Pin: $4.71
- Honorable Beast Bracelet: $5.95
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