CHC Vintage Outfit Box Review – May 2019
CHC Vintage is a vintage clothing and accessory subscription box. Choose from among the Vintage Dress box, Vintage Tee and Accessory box, Vintage Accessories box, Vintage Lingerie box, or Vintage Outfit subscription box.
This is a review of the Vintage Outfit Box, which costs $150 for 3 months.
CHC Vintage provided this box at no cost for review. (Check out the review process post to learn more about how we review boxes.)
About CHC Vintage Outfit
The Subscription Box: CHC Vintage Outfit
The Cost: $150/3 months + free shipping. Save with longer subscriptions.
The Products: One complete outfit consisting of a top and bottom (shorts, pants, or skirt) as well as one accessory that ties the whole look together.
Ships to: US
CHC Vintage Outfit May 2019 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 fourth time receiving this outfit subscription:
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.
I find that my preferences are really listened to, as well. I don’t wear shorts or super short skirts and what I received this month (see below) is definitely a length that works for me:
1950s/1960s Era Skirt and Stretchy Tee
I know when I filled out my profile for CHC Vintage I mentioned that I like bold prints and bright colors and they delivered this month! (Seriously, they are the only clothing subscription where I have a profile that has ever listened to me about that.)
I know the styling suggestion on the card was to tuck the shirt in but I was feeling kind of bloated (a combination of hormones and retaining water from eating too much salt) and that really would not have worked the day I took these pictures.
Moving on, the skirt is super lightweight for summer. The tee is a little thicker and made from a knit material, but it seems very breathable (it’s also quite soft and stretchy). And the colors are just great. I have a lot of shoes that will go with this; I just grabbed the first ones I saw (they really do match part of the skirt pattern). There are lots of possibilities for accessories like statement necklaces, too!
1950s Neutral Handbag
The accessory for this month was a small handbag. You can tuck the strap inside and use it as a clutch, but I just know I would set a clutch down somewhere, never to be seen again. This is a good size for an evening out; it’ll fit a few necessities like a lipstick and keys and a card case and a phone.
I’ve recently become a fan of lightweight handbags. They’re not quite big enough for everyday use for me, but when you are going to be standing up and/or walking all day or evening, it’s cool to not have 15 pounds hanging off your shoulder, and this will match a lot of different outfits in my closet.
Verdict: I am getting a better sense of what to expect with the CHC Vintage Outfit subscription. I said I was open to outfits from different decades and I have really gotten a spread all the way from the 1940s through the 1990s. Everything has been in wonderful shape (this month included) and all the bottoms have been a length I was happy with (I don’t wear shorts or super short skirts). I’ve received lots of colors and prints and a variety of interesting accessories including some very cute small evening bags and some good everyday use jewelry. I also appreciate that everything I have received is work-appropriate (for me, anyway). Anyway, I am always happy to see bright pink and purple so this was a good month for me.
To Wrap Up:
Can you still get this box if you subscribe today? No, every box is different.
Value Breakdown: This box costs $150 for three months or $50 a month + free shipping, so each of the 3 items has an average cost of $16.67.
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