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The 12 Best Subscription Boxes for Kids Clothing – 2021 Readers’ Choice | MSA

Every year we ask you, our readers, to tell us your favorite subscription boxes. The results of the 2021 Readers’ Choice Awards are in! This list features our fellow subscription fanatics’ top choices for kids clothing, shoes, and accessories.

What clothing does your kiddo tend to reach for? Set them up with a stylish wardrobe through a children’s clothing subscription! They’re a convenient and often affordable way to support their stylish expression. What comes in a kids’ clothing subscription box? Well, that’s up to you and your small person’s style! There are on-trend and timeless offerings alike, including T-shirts, pants, full outfits, socks shoes, and more.

We love that most of these monthly and quarterly boxes let your kids try the clothes on in the comfort of home and return what doesn’t work out. It makes for regular happy mail days, without a looming commitment. Our readers voted for their favorite children’s clothing subscription boxes, and these are the ones that made waves. Read on to see which box is right for you and your family!

Most Popular Subscriptions for Cool Children’s Clothes, Shoes, & Accessories

1. kidpik

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Suggested Age Range: Girls and boys sizes 4 to 16.

Cost: $0.00 and up—boxes are sent to you free including styling, shipping, and returns. Clothing starts at $13.50 per piece (full selection averages about $95 per box.) Subscribe here!

COUPON: Use code BEWELL50 to save 50% off your first box + free shipping & free styling when you keep the whole box! .

What Our Readers Say:

“My daughter LOVES Kidpik! She is excited to see what is in her box as soon as it is delivered.” – Meagan

“The clothes are high quality and the choices are fantastic.” – Kim S.

“So happy Kidpik carries boys clothes now – good quality and value.” – Ashlea

About This Box: kidpik is a monthly clothing subscription for little kids, which sends you a customized, 7-piece collection of trendy clothes. Apparel options feature high-quality shoes, garments, and accessories designed to create multiple mix and match outfits. You keep and pay for what you like at affordable prices, and mail back any unworn items you don’t want within 7 days. What if you and your kid love everything in the box? You get a 30% discount if you keep the entire shipment! The styling, shipping, and returns are always free.

Good to Know: Toddler boxes (size 2T and up) are now available for pre-order. Head here to sign up! 

Check out our kidpik reviews and our kidpik details to learn more. Ships to the US.


2. FabKids

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Suggested Age Range: Boys and girls sizes 2 to 16

Cost: $29.95 per month (membership fee applies toward purchases). Subscribe here!

COUPON: Get two pairs of shoes from $9.95 + free shipping when you join! No coupon needed - just use this link.

What Our Readers Say:

“Awesome kids clothes, very fair pricing.” – Jackie

About This Box: FabKids is a monthly subscription for boys’ and girls’ clothing. The monthly membership fee lets you pick an outfit for up to 40% off retail prices. (Those familiar with Fabletics, JustFab, and ShoeDazzle will know all about this membership model!) All items of clothing are well-made and on-trend and are exclusive to the FabKids brand so you won’t find it anywhere else. Each month they release a new collection and send a two-piece outfit—or you can always skip a month. They also offer durable, fashion-friendly shoes and a great rewards program to help you save on the cool and cute kids looks.

COVID-19 Update: Stay up to date on shipping delays, updated return policies, and more right here.

Check out our FabKids reviews and FabKids details to learn more. Ships to the contiguous US for $6.95, Alaska, Hawaii, APO/FPO for $9, and Canada for $14.95


3. Stitch Fix Kids

Display of little boys clothes and shoes from Stitch Fix Kids.

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Suggested Age Range: Boys and girls sizes 2T to 14

Cost: $20 styling fee per Fix (applied to any items you decide to keep). Sign up here!

About This Service: Stitch Fix Kids is a clothing styling service from Stitch Fix, offering sizes 2T-14 for boys and girls! First you’ll fill out a kid-focused style survey, and then a personal stylist will curate 8-10 items based on the preferences you indicate. There is a $20 styling fee, which includes free shipping and free returns. If you keep any of the new clothes they send you, you get to deduct the $20 fee from the total. (If you keep all items, you also get a 25% discount!) The per-Fix fee for this service means you aren’t obligated to commit to monthly boxes—you choose the cadence that works for you, or request a one-time Fix anytime your growing kiddo needs the next size up.

COVID-19 Updates: To learn more about Stitch Fix’s extended return window, any potential fulfillment delays, and more, read all of their service-related updates here.

Check out our Stitch Fix Kids reviews to learn more. Ships free to the US only.


Kidbox subscription box boys clothes

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Suggested Age Range: Boys and girls sizes infant to 16

Cost: No styling fee—just pay for the clothes you keep (starts at $68 for the entire box). Subscribe here!

COUPON: Use code TRY10 to get 10% off your first order + free shipping!

About This Box: KIDBOX is a monthly clothing subscription for kids, which combines great style with great causes—if you keep the entire box, KIDBOX makes a donation to an organization that helps children! You’ll take a style quiz for your child when you sign up, then KIDBOX hand-picks 6-7 clothing items for your kid to try on at home. New styles come from high-quality name brands, and you have free and easy options for returns and exchanges. One thing our readers really love about this subscription is that you can opt for regular deliveries, or wait until you have the need for a box. And if you know exactly what you want, you can style a box yourself!

COVID-19 Updates: Stay up to date on shipping delays, updated return policies, and more right here.

Check out our KIDBOX reviews and KIDBOX details to learn more. Ships free to the US.

5. Say It With A Sock Subscription for Kids

SockSmith Banana Socks

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Suggested Age Range: 3 to 10 years old

Cost: Kids subscriptions are $13.99 per month for two pairs + free shipping (plus discounts and extra socks for longer subscription commitments). Subscribe here!

COUPON: Use code WE-LOVE-MSA to get your first month for just $10.99! (Regularly $12.99).

About This Box: Everyone loves a sock surprise! Each month you’ll be sent two pairs of mystery socks for kids ages 3-6 or 7-10 years old (you choose your kids’ age/size when you sign up.) Does your child go through pairs quicker than that? You can add an extra pair in for $5 per month! The socks boast reinforced heels and toes, a 200 needle count, and a combed cotton blend—and they’re known to feature lots of playful patterns. Kids love to flaunt these socks peeking out of their sneakers!

Check out our Say It With A Sock reviews* and Say It With A Sock details to learn more. Ships to the US and internationally. 

*Note: this subscription used to send socks from well-known brands, which is reflected in some of our reviews. They now only send high-quality proprietary socks!


6. Rockets of Awesome

rockets of awesome kids clothing subscription box separates

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Suggested Age Range: Boys and girls sizes 2 to 14

Cost: $20 styling fee, which is credited towards any items you choose to keep, plus free shipping both ways. Subscribe here!

About This Box: Before launching into awesomeness, you’ll fill out a style survey to indicate sizes and preferences. A stylist from this subscription service will be assigned to you and will hand-select 5, 8, or 12 clothing items to send to your kiddo each month (that’s where the awesomeness comes in). But first, you can take a peek and approve the picks before they’re sent, swapping out what doesn’t feel just right. After your child tries the clothes on at home, you can keep what works and send back what doesn’t—the $20 monthly styling fee counts toward anything you decide to keep. In addition to newly expanded size offerings (now 2-14 instead of 3-12), Rockets of Awesome now has a Rockets Reverse program wherein you can mail them clothes your kid has grown out of to earn credits that can be used toward future purchases!

Check out our Rockets of Awesome reviews and Rockets of Awesome details to learn more. Ships to the continental US for free.


7. Wee Blessing

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Suggested Age Range: Boys and girls sizes newborn to 12.

Cost: No styling fee—just pay for shipping and for the clothes you keep. Returns are free. Subscribe here!

COUPON: Use code MSA20 to save 20% off your first box!

About This Box: Wee Blessing is a kids clothing subscription box (teens, women’s, men, and maternity, too!). You’ll kick off your subscription by telling them about your little one and their style, including brands your family loves. Based on your answers, you’ll be sent a styled box of clothing at 40-80% off regular retail prices. You’ll have 10 days for your kid to try it all on and determine what they want to keep—you’ll be charged for only those items and can send everything else back for free. Be sure to give feedback on your picks so your next box is even better! Wee Blessing also has a “like new” program, sending gently used secondhand clothes for your kid to explore. The Like New clothing is $4 per item, charged upfront.

Check out our Wee Blessing reviews and Wee Blessing details to learn more. Ships to the US for $8.


8. Collective Child

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Suggested Age Range: 0 to 6 years old

Cost: $20 styling fee per box, applied to any items you decide to keep. Boxes shipped monthly or quarterly. Subscribe here!

About This Box: The Collective Child is a kids fashion box that sends high-end clothing items for your child to try on at home. Choose whether you’d like to receive a styled box monthly or quarterly, share your style preferences, sizes, and budget, and for a $20/box fee a stylist will choose quality pieces of clothing, shoes, and accessories for your kid to consider. The $20 styling fee gets applied to anything you decide to keep, and what you don’t like you can send right back. This is a great clothing subscription service for learning about indie brands with loyal followings and clothing lines offering awesome gender neutral colors and silhouettes.

Check out our Collective Child reviews and Collective Child details to learn more. Ships to the US for free.


9. Panda Pals

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Suggested Age Range: 3 to 8 years old

The Cost: $15 per month for two pairs + free US shipping. Sign up here!

COUPON: Use code MSA15 to get 15% off your first shipment.

About the Box: Panda Pals is a monthly subscription service that sends kids’ socks! Each package arrives with two super-fun pairs of socks featuring themed designs, plus educational “socktivities” to do as a family. Some of Panda Pals’ socks are unisex, while others are meant specifically for boys or girls—but all the designs can be enjoyed by any two feet! Our readers love the charitable component of this brand, too: for every new subscription purchased, a pair of socks is donated to someone in need. The company has donated over 136,000 socks to homeless shelters, low-income senior centers, hospitals, and underprivileged classrooms throughout the country!

Check out our Panda Pals reviews and Panda Pals details to learn more! Ships to the US and internationally.


10. Why And Whale

Kids clothes and toys from the Why and Whale subscription.

Image via Why and Whale.

Suggested Age Range: Sizes 18/24M to 5/6Y

Cost: $59 per month + shipping. Save with longer subscriptions. Subscribe here!

About This Box: Why and Whale is a monthly subscription sending not only hand-picked clothes, but also toys, books, and more! This box offers a boutique-like experience with the high-quality items within. It’s meant for children ranging from infancy to 6 years old, and each month you will get something high-end to wear, something well-made to play with, and a product or food to try.

Good to Know: In addition to their Classic kid’s subscription, Why and Whale also offers a few other types of monthly boxes: a Book of the Month Club ($11.99/month), which sends 1 new release for ages 3-5 years, a Minikane Surprise box ($21/month), sending 1-2 items for Minikane baby dolls, a Holztiger Surprise box ($23/month), shipping 2 Holztiger brand wooden animals each month, and a Maileg Surprise ($27.99/month), which sends 1-2 new Maileg pieces every month. With each subscription comes 15% off many brands in the Why and Whale shop.

Check out our Why and Whale reviews and Why and Whale details to learn more. Ships to the US for $4.95, worldwide at varying rates.

11. Sweet Peanut Surprise Box

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Suggested Age Range: newborn to 12 years old

The Cost: $50 per box. Sign up here!

About the Box: Sweet Peanut is a clothing store for babies and kids, featuring in-house onesies, rompers, separates, kids hoodies, and blankets made from organic cotton. In addition to shopping Sweet Peanut like a regular retailer, you can buy a $50 Surprise Box, which is promised to contain $100-$150 worth of clothing. Choose whether you’d like a Boy box or a Girl box, then select your baby or child’s size from newborn all the way up to 12 years.

Check out our Sweet Peanut Surprise reviews and Sweet Peanut Surprise details to learn more! Ships to the US and internationally, from Vancouver.


12. Foot Cardigan

Foot Cardigan kids socks

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Suggested Age Range: 3-12 years old

The Cost: $20 for a mystery bundle. Sign up here!

About the Box: You may be familiar with the Foot Cardigan monthly sock subscription for men and women, and while their funky kids socks are only available for one-time purchase, they do have a mystery bundle option for a fun unboxing experience! Each mystery box comes packed with 8 pairs. Choose a girls or boys box in size small (3-5 years old), medium (6-8 years old), or large (9-12 years old) and get ready for some seriously fun ankles ‘n’ toes.

Check out our Foot Cardigan men’s & women’s reviews and Foot Cardigan details to learn more! Ships to worldwide.


That’s it for our list of the best kids clothing subscriptions of 2021! Have you tried any of these kids boxes before?

Written by Christen Russo

Christen Russo

Christen is a smile collector, outdoors enthusiast, and appreciator of soggy French fries. Her favorite subscriptions involve eco-friendly products and clothes, nature supplies, stationery, and coffee. She can be easily won over with a good sheet of stickers.

Comments (12)

  1. Love kidpik & Fabkids at our house.

  2. KIDBOX isn’t actually a monthly subscription, it’s seasonal. They do about 5 boxes throughout the year – however you also can turn off the auto-subscription and just manually order when you want a box. That’s what I do. That way, you can skip seasons you don’t need, or double up and order two of your kid needs new clothes

    It’s always a flat fee to keep the whole box, which varies by tier/number of items, which is usually over 50% off the box value. If you catch a sale, even moreso! The old standard their was $99 to keep a wholr box with 8 items and $200+ value, but they’ve recently added a cheaper 6 item their and a more deluxe 10 item tier as well, so I’d need to double check prices. You can also send a whole box back (no charge/fee) or keep just one or two items you live at a discounted rate. If keeping 3+ items it is almost always worth just buying the whole box.

    The style your own box option is limited, as you only get to pick from about 20 outfit styles. However, the styles change every season, and they have half off sales a few times a year where you can buy a self-styled box for only $50 upfront. So if you love the styles they pick in a season, this is a great way to go! I generally find I like the style picks best for their Holiday/New Years boxes. Sometimes they do special boxes as well, so one of the four I got this last year I was able to choose a nice Star Wars thermos, backpack, craft kit, and some other things in addition to the clothes which made great gifts and activities.

  3. Kidpik has some sort of approval process they go through. I signed up and was notified that my subscription was not approved and they couldn’t tell me why. Very disappointing considering they took my payment info prior to doing whatever algorithm they do to approve/disapprove. Nonsense.

  4. Kidpik now offers boys clothing as well.

  5. My second daughter practically lives in a dress that has come in a Kidbox for my oldest, now that it fits her. I’m pleasantly surprised at how well everything has held up. I’ve gotten a number of boxes for my kids or to split as gifts. I don’t do the autosubscribe but like to just get them as needed.

    The customer service has been great. Styling is more hit and miss. I find it helps to send notes, but sometimes they just send what they have a lot of anyway. :s But a lot of my kids’ favorite pieces are from Kidbox. They sometimes go on sale for half off (the regular box not the always discounted clearance box which is more their in house brands) or have an extra box promo so I look out for those ones.

  6. Unfortunately, Kids on 45th is closed…

  7. It’s not for kids, but I signed my 12 year old up for basic man. Xs shirt, small undies and the socks are universal. He loves it! At his age, I love the convenience of new ‘basics’ being delivered every month.
    Just a thought for anyone with teenagers, or even husky kids.

  8. I wish that sizes were more inclusive for plus/husky.

    • Me too! I’ve even asked for husky, in the notes, for one of the above box subscriptions. I was told if they had it, they would. 🙄

  9. Why are there no subscription boxes that ship in or to Canada????

    • Because dealing with Canadian customs is a beeyotch. Unreal how you can drive anything you want over the border any time, but can’t mail it.

      However, if Canadian companies would take the initiative and start offering sub boxes to Canadian residents, that would be cool.

  10. Thank for making my kid stylish

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