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CHC Vintage Outfit Box Review – May 2019

Ragan Buckley
ByRagan BuckleyJun 2, 2019 | 6 comments

CHC Vintage Outfit May 2019 - Box

CHC Vintage Outfit Box
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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 Outfit May 2019 - Wrapped

CHC Vintage provided this box at no cost for review. (Check out the review process post to learn more about how we review boxes.)

 CHC Vintage Outfit May 2019 - Review

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:

CHC Vintage Outfit May 2019 - Envelope CHC Vintage Outfit May 2019 - Card Outside CHC Vintage Outfit May 2019 - 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.

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:

CHC Vintage Outfit May 2019 - Model 1

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!

CHC Vintage Outfit May 2019 - Purse 1 CHC Vintage Outfit May 2019 - Purse 2

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.

CHC Vintage Outfit May 2019 - Model 2

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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"Love Fashion but have no time to shop? Don't know how to put together the perfect outfit? Need a special outfit for a special occasion? Enter the CHC Vintage stylists! Each outfit box includes 3 pieces: Top, Bottom of your choice (choose from skirt, shorts, or pants), Mystery accessory chosen by... read more.
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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This is all very cute but the vintage era seems way off. This reads to me more like late ’80s/early 90’s career wear than 50s/’60s. I am by no means an expert, but I remember wearing outfits like this to my first post-college job in 1992.

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Was going to say the exact same thing!

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I like everything they send you—could it be because you are so slender? I have decided that a flour sack would look good on you and you will have shoes to match!

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Haha…she does have a great sho collection!

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Everything always looks great on her and I also came to the conclusion that Virginia did that even a flour sack would look nice on her.

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