Looking for a unique gift idea for a deserving husband, dad, or friend? These subscription boxes consistently deliver on quality and cool-factor, whether you give them as a one-off gift or treat your favorite guy to several months of a subscription service. Included are ideas that check all the boxes: T-shirts and menswear, collectibles for the self-proclaimed geeks in our lives, and even a few alcohol subscription ideas to tickle their taste buds. Representing a range of price points, these monthly subscription boxes make great gifts that are just waiting to thrill the dudes you love most. (Are you the dude you love most? Everyone loves a good gift-to-self!)
Want a second opinion? Check out the boxes our readers say are the best men's subscription boxes of 2020!
Updated 11/7/20 to include Atlas Coffee Club, and on 1/14/21 to indicate Mystery Tackle Box's updated pricing.
The Best Subscription Box Gift Ideas for Guys
1. Bespoke Post — For the guy who values high-quality design
Cost: $45 per month + shipping for members, $55 + shipping if purchased without a membership. Sign up here.
What They'll Get: Bespoke Post is a high-quality lifestyle subscription that offers a few different boxes each month, each of which is curated around a different theme. Past themes have included outdoorsy, homey, and even stylish. Bespoke Post does a great job at finding unique, trend-savvy items to feature. Members may get one large item, or an assortment of smaller finds, such as electronics, decor, and accessories. Read our Bespoke Post reviews to learn more!
Ships to the continental U.S. for $3.95; Alaska, Hawaii, and Canada for $10. Boxes typically ship between the 6th and 15th of the month (see here). Digital gift cards available immediately.
2. Birchbox Grooming — For well-kempt men
Cost: Plans start at just $10 per month + FREE shipping. Sign up here.
What They'll Get: Birchbox Grooming is a men's personal care subscription that sends members a new set of quality grooming, skincare, and feel-good samples for just $10 per month. It's a great way to discover new shaving products, soaps, face wash, and even colognes from some of the top brands in the biz. Birchbox Grooming members also get access to full-size add-ons, and if you want even more cool stuff, try Birchbox Grooming Plus ($20/month), which includes a special lifestyle gift (like a gadget or accessory) every month! Check out all of our Birchbox Grooming (formerly Birchbox Man) reviews to learn more!
Gift It: Get them a Birchbox Grooming gift card here! For a limited time, Birchbox is adding a bonus Grooming box to any 3, 6, or 12-month gift card purchase (no coupon code, just link here to purchase). Brands featured in the box include Kiehl’s, House 99 by David Beckham, and Jack Black.
Ships to the U.S. for free. Birchbox Grooming subscriptions ship by the 25th of each month. If this is your first box, your box will ship within 10 business dates of your initial order date.
3. Stitch Fix Men — For the stylish fellow to thoughtfully expand his wardrobe
Cost: $20 styling fee per "Fix" + free shipping. Sign up here.
What They'll Get: Stitch Fix is a personal styling service. To get started, new members share their sizing, budget, and style preferences. Each shipment contains five clothing and accessory items picked out by a personal stylist and sent to try on at home. "Fixes" can be prepared on a one-off basis or on a regular schedule, depending on you or your loved one's needs. The $20 styling fee goes towards any purchases, and there are discounts for keeping all of the items in a Fix, too! Check out our Stitch Fix for Men reviews to learn more.
Gift It: Pick up a Stitch Fix gift card here!
Ships to the U.S. for free. Subscribers request a ship date upon checkout; the first date available is typically about 2 weeks from time of purchase. Instant print or email options available for gift card purchases, as well as physical mailed gift cards (allow up to 5 business days for delivery).
4. Beachly — For ultra-chill dudes
Cost: $99.00 per quarter + shipping. Save with an annual subscription. Sign up here.
What They'll Get: For the fella who embodies a relaxed lifestyle, a Beachly subscription is the best way to support his vibe. Each seasonal box contains 4-5 apparel, accessories, and lifestyle items like shirts, shorts, swim trunks, hats, sandals, sunglasses, and more. He can look forward to repping popular brands like Aloha, Havaianas, Billabong, Nixon, and DIFF Eyewear, all at up to 50% off regular retail value. Subscribers also get exclusive access to Beachly’s members-only online store, where you can shop between boxes for up to 70% off retail.
Ships to the U.S. for $4.95 (including Alaska and Hawaii), Canada for $11.95. Please allow 7-10 business days for processing and 5-10 business days for delivery.
5. Breo Box — For tech-minded collectors
Cost: $159 per quarterly box. Sign up here.
What They'll Get: Each seasonal Breo Box includes 6-9 luxury gadgets, cool accessories, and tech products packaged inside a reusable wooden box. We've received products from notable brands like FujiFilm, Sur la Table, and even Amazon Echo! Check out our Breo Box reviews to learn more.
Gift It: Breo Box offers multiple gift box options. Explore them here!
Ships to the continental U.S. for free ($20 to HI, AK, and US territories), Canada for $35, and worldwide for an additional cost. Order by 10/31/20 to receive the Fall Box as your first box, or by 12/11/20 to receive the Winter Box in time for Christmas.
6. Watch Gang — For the well-accessorized guy
Cost: Plans start at $49.99 per month + $9.82 U.S. shipping. Sign up here.
What They’ll Get: One new watch per month (quarterly subscription also available), based on a style quiz that’s taken during the sign-up process. Watch Gang does not accept returns, but they do encourage partaking in one of their buy/sell/trade groups to find a watch you love. Is a classic Rolex your guy's style? Watch Gang does Rolex giveaways every Friday—they're only open to subscribers! Read our Watch Gang reviews for more info.
Gift It: Watch Gang doesn’t offer gift certificates or gift subscriptions, but you can purchase a prepaid subscription and ship it directly to the gift recipient.
Ships worldwide. New subscribers' order will ship within 3 days of purchase; subscriptions renew on the 1st of the following month, and ships by the 16th. Order by 12/14/20 for Christmas delivery.
7. Microbrewed Beer of the Month Club — For the exploratory hops-lover
Cost: Starts at $29.95 per month + $15 shipping and handling. Sign up here.
What They’ll Get: This acclaimed beer subscription sends one dozen 12-oz. beers as a way of filling your fella's fridge with rare and hard-to-find brews. Within the Microbrewed Beer of the Month Club are 5 options to choose from:
- The U.S. Microbrewed Beer Club
- The U.S. and International Variety Beer Club
- The Hops-Head Beer Club
- The International Beer Club
- The Rare Beer Club
You'll choose your preference during sign-up. No matter which category is chosen, each shipment will arrive with quality craft beers in a variety of styles, from two breweries, plus a newsletter that offers info about the breweries, beers, and more. You'll also have the option to provide a gift message. Read our Microbrewed Beer of the Month Club reviews to learn more!
Gift It: The Microbrewed Beer of the Month Club doesn't offer gift certificates, but purchasing a gift subscription is an option at checkout.
Ships to the U.S. only, excluding Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, Hawaii, Kentucky, Mississippi, and Utah. Shipments should arrive the 3rd or 4th week of the month—order by 11/1/20 to guarantee holiday delivery.
8. GQ Best Stuff Box — For the classy man who loves a surprise
Cost: $50 per quarter + free shipping. Save with an annual subscription. Sign up here.
What They’ll Get: We love a well-curated box. “The GQ BEST STUFF BOX is a quarterly subscription box featuring the things we love—rigorously tested and loved by GQ editors. It includes our favorite electronics, grooming products, and accessories—every box valued at over $200 each.” Read all our GQ Best Stuff Box reviews here.
Ships to the U.S. Your first box should ship no later than 30 business days after signing up—order by 11/16/20 to ensure holiday delivery.
9. Society Socks — For a fun twist on a classic gift
Cost: $19 per month + FREE shipping. Three-month minimum subscription. Sign up here.
What They’ll Get: Society Socks is a sock subscription that sends two pairs of high-quality socks with fun and festive prints each month. Each month's stylish designs are a surprise, and we love that for every 2 pairs received in a subscription, this company donates 2 pairs to someone in need. When you sign up you'll have the option to choose whether the subscription is for yourself or a gift, and you'll be asked if you'd like to include a customized note in the first month's shipment. Read our Society Socks reviews to learn more!
Gift It: Society Socks offers the option to purchase your subscription as a gift during checkout. But if you want to give your gift recipient a physical indication that their subscription is on its way, they have provided two printables: a plain one and a holiday-themed option.
Ships worldwide for free. The first subscription is shipped within 5 business days of your order. Your following shipments will be sent on the 5th or the 15th of every month (depending on when you placed your first order). Allow 2-5 business days for USA delivery, 5-7 business days for Canada delivery, and 10-20 business days for international delivery.
10. Mouth: Jerky Every Month — For the snacker with great taste
Cost: $60 per month + free U.S. shipping. Sign up here.
What They’ll Get: Smoked craft jerky with interesting flavors. Expect fun takes on classic flavors (like smoked bacon), spicy snacks, and unique flavors to try (like salmon jerky).
Good to Know: Mouth offers a ton more gifting options, including a curated BBQ box! Check out all of Mouth's gifting options here.
Gift It: Mouth offers digital and physical gift cards starting at $25—pick one up here!
This beef jerky subscription box ships to the U.S. only. Mouth offers standard, express, and overnight shipping. Allow up to 5 business days for your order to leave their warehouse and up to 7 days for transit.
11. Winc — For the casual sommelier whose bar cart is bursting with color
Cost: Prices start at $13 per bottle. Sign up here.
What They'll Get: Winc is a wine-of-the-month club that connects members with delicious wines starting at just $13 per bottle. Set preferences to have Winc find wines to match, or shop their selections a la carte. Reds, whites, rosé... Winc offers something for every palate. Check out our Winc reviews to learn more.
Gift It: Get a Winc gift card here!
Ships to the U.S., excluding AK, AL, AR, DE, HI, KY, MI, MS, RI, SD, and UT. Your order will ship within 2 business days of processing, and shipping typically takes 3-7 business days depending on your distance from our fulfillment center.
12. Atlas Coffee Club - For the well-caffeinated world traveler
Cost: Prices start at $60 for a 3 month subscription plus free shipping on gift subscriptions. Save with longer subscriptions. Sign up here!
What You Get: Exotic micro-lot coffees from around the world delivered each month. Every delivery includes a different bag of freshly-roasted coffee, plus a postcard from your coffee’s locale, flavor notes and brewing tips. You’ll want to know your giftee’s roast preferences and whether they prefer ground coffee or whole beans before placing an order.
Gift It: Send a gift subscription here!
Ships to the U.S. and Canada For U.S. order, order by Dec. 16 for Christmas delivery. For deliveries to Canada or APO boxes, order by December 9.
Read our review to learn more.
13. Mystery Tackle Box — Handpicked goodies for the fisherman in your life
Cost: Regular Plan: $19.99, Pro Plan: $29.99, Elite Plan: $39.99. Save with 3, 6, and 12-month prepaid subscriptions. Free shipping to U.S. and Canada. Sign up here.
What They’ll Get: “Each month you will get a variety of quality fishing products from both large and small manufacturers.” Products are picked based on your species type preference.
Gift It: This subscription offers gift certificates! When purchasing a gift certificate, you’ll select your preferred subscription tier and duration just as you would if you were subscribing. Click here to buy a gift certificate.
Ships to the U.S. and Canada for free. Gift cards come with an instant-print option.
14. SprezzaBox — To the best-dressed gent to keep his extras interesting
Cost: $28 per month + shipping. Save with longer subscriptions. Sign up here.
ACTIVE DEAL: Save $10 on your first box!
What They’ll Get: A collection of essential men’s accessories, such as socks, ties, sunglasses, watches, wallets, and more, valued at over $100. Read all our SprezzaBox reviews here.
Gift It: SprezzaBox offers gifting options for pay-by-the-month monthly subscriptions, a pre-paid 6-month subscription, and a pre-paid 12-month subscription. An additional, free month is offered for both pre-paid options! Click here to send your gift.
Ships worldwide. Allow 5-10 days for U.S. orders to be received and 8-21 days for international orders. Please order early as shipping delays may occur around the holidays.
15. ESPN+ — For the sports-lover you want to indulge
Cost: $4.99 per month. Sign up here.
What They’ll Get: Streaming access to exclusive live sports and archives of MLB, NHL, MLS, Series A, FA Cup, Top Rank Boxing, and more. ESPN+ also offers sports documentaries like Peyton’s Places with Peyton Manning, Bettor Days with Mike Greenberg, Detail with Pau Gasol, Ariel & The Bad Guy with Ariel Helwani, and more. Watch from your Fire TV, Android phone or tablet, iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, Chromecast, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, or Roku. On top of it, this subscription offers premium articles from top sports journalists and writers.
Good to Know: New subscribers can take advantage of a 3-streaming service bundle that includes Disney+, Hulu, and ESPN+ all together for just $12.99/month! (Disney+ alone costs $6.99/month, Hulu alone starts at $5.99/month, and ESPN+ alone costs $4.99/month. The bundle will save about $5 per month if you subscribe to all three streaming services.)
Gift It: ESPN+ doesn't offer gift certificates, but you can sign up on your gift recipient's behalf and provide them with a login.
16. Cairn — Great gear for the nature-lover in your life
Cost: $29.95 per month + free U.S. shipping. Sign up here.
What They’ll Get: Products that cater to an outdoor lifestyle. Subscribers fill out a profile so that boxes may be tailored to their outdoor hobbies. Boxes might include gear, apparel, food, skincare, and emergency items. Read all our Cairn reviews here.
Gift It: Grab a gift card for Cairn’s classic monthly subscription for anywhere from 1 to 12 months. They also offer gifting options for their premium quarterly box, Cairn Obsidian, as well as special one-time collaboration boxes and Cairn-themed tees, hats, and patches. Explore gifting options here.
Ships to the U.S. for free, Canada for $5, and internationally for $10. Due to the impacts of COVID-19, some Cairn orders may be impacted by delays of up to 2 weeks.
17. Wohven — Fresh threads for the everyday T-shirt wearer
Cost: Plans range from $9 to $20 per month depending on style, plus $2 shipping. Sign up here.
What They'll Get: Wohven is one of our favorite subscriptions for high-quality tees. Choose from blank or graphic tees in a variety of styles (crewneck, v-neck, long sleeve). You can even get matching shirts for women and kids! Read our Wohven reviews for more info.
Gift It: Give Wohven as a gift here! (Unfortunately, Wohven does not offer gift subscriptions, but you can easily ship a subscription directly to your gift recipient and cancel when you no longer want them to receive it.)
Ships to the U.S. and Canada. First orders are shipped within 3-5 business days of your order being placed. Recurring orders are billed on the 1st of each month and should be received by the 15th of that month.
18. Say It With A Sock — For the fella who loves rocking funky footwear
Cost: Plans start at $12.99 per month + free shipping for one pair or $19.99 per month + free shipping for two pairs.. Sign up here.
What They'll Get: Each month, Say It With a Sock sends its members a new pair of colorful, quirky, cotton-blend socks to enjoy. Expect playful patterns and plenty of color. Say It With a Sock donates socks to people in need, so you can feel good about giving a gift that gives back! Check out our Say It With A Sock reviews to learn more.
Ships worldwide for free. Regular orders: your first shipment will be sent within 1-3 business days. US shipping generally takes 3-5 business days. International orders can take up to 4 weeks to arrive depending on the country. Your subsequent shipments will be sent around the 10th of each month. Gift orders: You can choose when you want your recipient's gift subscription to begin.
19. Dollar Shave Club — For the appreciator of practical gifts
Cost: $5 for the starter set + FREE shipping. Sign up here.
What They’ll Get: The DSC starter set hooks your person up with 1 executive handle, 4 razor refills, and a travel-size (3 oz) shave butter. If you want to go bigger with your gifting, pick the recurring plan of your choice! The three options are The Humble Twin ($1/month), The 4X ($6/month), and The Executive ($9/month). Before each monthly shipment goes out, your giftee can edit his cart to receive any shave, shower, skin, and/or hair products he wants to try or replenish. Oh, but there are even more options. See the "Gift It" info below! Read our Dollar Shave Club reviews here.
Gift It: Grab a Dollar Shave Club Gift Set or E-Gift Card here! Gift wrapping is available for Gift Sets, too!
Ships to the U.S., Canada, the UK, and Australia. Order by 12/14/20 to receive your order in time for the holidays. E-Gift Cards are emailed directly to the recipient.
20. Grill Masters Club — For the guy who loves feeding the masses
Cost: $29.99 per month + shipping. Save with longer subscriptions. Sign up here.
What They’ll Get: The Grill Masters Club is a monthly barbecue subscription that offers subscribers a way to up their grilling game. Each box contains a spread of top-shelf BBQ products like rubs, sauces, seasonings, wood chips, or other grill-themed gadgets—plus a recipe to suggest ways of using the products you've been sent. Read our Grill Masters Club reviews for more info.
Gift It: Grill Masters Club has digital gift cards available—head to their site to snag one!
Ships worldwide. Order by 12/4/20 to receive your box in time for the holidays. International orders may take longer to arrive.
21. Gentleman's Box — Exciting accessories for the everyday suit-wearer
Cost: Plans start at $29 per month + free U.S. shipping. Sign up here.
ACTIVE DEAL: Use code Pocket75 to get pocket squares 75% Off
What They'll Get: Gentleman's Box sends members a monthly assortment of dapper items, such as ties, socks, pocket squares, and even fun lifestyle items, like whiskey stones, or luggage tags. Boxes are curated around different monthly themes, which means the pieces typically coordinate handsomely with one another. (Of course, they look great separately, too!) Read our Gentleman's Box reviews to learn more!
Gift It: Give Gentleman's Box as a gift here!
Ships to the U.S. for free and worldwide for an additional charge. Gentleman's Box suggests purchasing gift subscriptions at least 10 days before the intended day of receipt for U.S. orders, and 3-4 weeks in advance for international orders.
22. BattlBox — To support the outdoorsman's preparedness
Cost: Plans start at $29.99 per box + shipping. Sign up here.
What They'll Get: Each BattlBox comes packed with tactical and EDC gear. Boxes are themed around a new adventure or mission every month. It's a great pick for someone who has everything, or who likes being prepared for anything! Subscription options include Basic, Advanced, Pro, and Pro Plus membership plans so you can choose your fella's volume of gear with each delivery. Check out our BattlBox reviews to learn more.
Gift It: Give Battlbox as a gift here!
Ships to the U.S. and Canada. First-time subscribers can expect to receive their box within 10 days of ordering. Recurring orders renew on the 15th of each month and ship between the 4th-9th of the following month.
23. Scentbird for Men — For the gent whose best accessory is a great aroma
Cost: $14.95 per month. Sign up here.
What They’ll Get: Scentbird is a cologne and perfume subscription for those who love to change up their scent. Each monthly box contains one 8 mL vial of designer fragrance, meant to be sprayed from the atomizer case that's included in the first box. Choose your preferred scent or let Scentbird pick for you—each monthly shipment comes with a preview card for the following month’s featured aroma for your consideration. Check out all of our Scentbird reviews (Scentbird for Men reviews found here) for more info.
Ships to the U.S. for free. First-time subscribers can expect to receive their box within 10 days of placing their order (be sure to choose your first scent within 12 hours of placing your order). Recurring orders renew on the 5th of each month and should arrive within 10 days of renewal.
24. Style Plan by Frank And Oak — Staple clothing for the sustainably-minded man
Cost: Pay only for what you keep, and get up to 20% off of Frank And Oak’s regular prices. If you return everything you receive, you’ll be charged a $25 styling fee. Sign up here.
What They’ll Get: His choice of ethically produced and sustainably crafted clothing items from Frank And Oak, every month or every other month. Each month's box is filled by a stylist according to his size, taste, and budget preferences–and he can log in 2 days before his box ships each month to add or remove items, or to skip the month entirely. Read our Style Plan by Frank And Oak Men's reviews for more info.
Ships to the U.S. and Canada for free, with free returns. Boxes ship from Canada. Typical orders to Canadian addresses take 3-5 business days to process and 5-7 business days in transit. Typical orders to U.S. addresses take 3-5 business days to process and 10-14 business days in transit. Please allow additional time for orders to arrive due to COVID-19 shipping delays.
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25. Basic Man
Cost: $19.99 per month. Sign up here.
What They’ll Get: A monthly shipment of high-quality basics, including T-shirts (that can be worn as undershirts or solo), underwear, and socks. The simple layers sent in this subscription span a variety of colors, and we love that they come marked with a ‘Destroy By’ date to help you determine when it’s time to clear room in those drawers. Read our Basic Man reviews for more info.
Gift It: A Basic Man subscription makes a great gift—or you can buy individual items from their online store. For gifting, sign up for a subscription and indicate that it's meant as a gift. They'll send your gift recipient an email to let them know a subscription is on its way!
Ships to the US for free, Canada for $5, and worldwide for $7. From Basic Man: "Once you're billed we will do our best to ship your first set of basics within approximately 5-10 business days. Due to unforeseen human delays, sometimes this may take a little longer, and we appreciate your patience. All following monthly renewals will process their packages for shipment typically by the 10th of each month."
Cost: $29.99 per month + free US shipping. For international subscribers, this box costs $65 per month + free shipping. Sign up here.
What They’ll Get: The Box By Fashionsta for Men is a monthly men’s subscription by online beauty store Fashionsta. Each box will include 5-7 full-size skincare and other self-care products for men with an $80-$150 value. They seem to focus on smaller indie brands that may be new to you, so this is a great gift suggestion for dudes who like exploring items from lesser known companies. Read our Box by Fashionsta Men's reviews for more info.
Gift It: The Box By Fashionsta for Men does not offer gift certificates at this time, but you can sign up for this subscription on someone's behalf!
Ships worldwide at varying box costs.
If you enjoyed this round-up, check out our 2020 Holiday Gift Guide for the best subscription box gifts for everyone on your list!