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Basic Man Subscription Box Review – May 2019

Basic Man is a men’s subscription that aims to send men basic essentials on a monthly basis. You’ll get a new shirt, pair of socks, and underwear in each shipment. They offer sizes XS through XXL, although the socks are one size fits all (for sizes 8-12). You can also choose between boxers or briefs for the underwear style.

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 + free US shipping

The Products: New basic everyday essentials for men.

Ships: International

May 2019 Basic Man Review

This shirt is just what you’d expect from a basic tee subscription like this. The shirt is plain in this great heathered teal-blue color. It fits my husband well and is soft and comfortable.

It is a 60/40 cotton-polyester blend that is pre-washed for you, so I don’t expect there to be any shrinkage!

The socks that they sent coordinate well with our shirt, although they don’t match perfectly which I liked. These are a blend of combed cotton, polyester and elastic and I think the teal and white waves are fun, but not too over the top in terms of their design.

These socks feel like they are great quality and they are comfortable as well.

These boxer briefs are so soft! I’m definitely jealous that I don’t have underwear this soft! I like that they just have a subtle tie-in to the other items with that simple teal band at the top. This is my husband’s preferred style of underwear and he reported that they were comfortable and fit well. I am always happy when he gets a new pair of underwear because it means I can throw away one of his old pairs that have seen better days! In case he has trouble parting with them in the future, they included a “Destroy by” date of April 1, 2021.

Verdict: Basic Man is a great subscription to keep men stocked up on the basics and it is so convenient getting them delivered directly to your door each month! My husband was happy with the items he received and felt like they were all decent quality. I think for $19.99/month + free shipping it’s a great value, especially when you consider how soft those underwear are!

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.

Value Breakdown: This box costs $19.99, meaning each of the three items has an average cost of $6.66.

Check out all of our Basic Man reviews and the best men’s subscription boxes of 2019!

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Written by Brandi Dowell

Brandi Dowell

Brandi has loved the idea of subscription boxes since joining Birchbox in 2013. Now that she’s a mother of 3, she loves finding unique boxes to educate and entertain her kids while enjoying some more pampering boxes for herself. Her favorites these days are Lillypost, KiwiCo boxes & Wicked Good Perfume!

Posted in Basic Man Reviews, Clothing & Fashion Subscription Boxes, Subscription Box Reviews, Subscription Boxes for Men| Tags: basic man | 7 comments

Comments (7)

  1. I’ve been getting this for my very very picky husband for a few months and he really likes it. The T this month is a gorgeous color and he didn’t have anything like it. I’ve washed three of the shirts so far and haven’t had any problem with shrinking. The quality is lovely and those underwear are incredibly soft!

  2. Love that t-shirt! What a great color for summer.

    • It really is! I want a matching one! lol

  3. Hi.
    Do you know if the billing name is Hella Basics? I just received a billing email from them and I’m pretty sure if it’s for this subscription. Thank!

    • I believe that is it! 🙂

  4. Oh my! I wish ALL underwear would come with a “destroy by…” on them!!

    • haha right? 🙂

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