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Where To Find The Best Subscription For Everyone On Your Gift List

Kat Giuffrida
ByKat GiuffridaNov 22, 2021 | 0 comments

Holiday shopping can seem overwhelming for many people, especially when you have a large family or are planning to attend a number of holiday gatherings. While you may know exactly what some people want, chances are that you barely know some of your family member’s interests or haven’t spent enough time with certain acquaintances to have a clue where to start shopping. Don’t worry though- you’re not the only one in this boat, and we’re here to help!

To streamline the process of purchasing gifts for everyone on your list, we’ve decided to share some of our readers’ favorite subscriptions, and include some of the most popular categories as rated by our readers. We’ve made sure to include several general categories for women, men, and families and have also thrown in more specialized categories as well.  If you’re looking for lower-cost options for gifts, such as for people who claimed they didn’t want anything this year for Christmas or to use for white elephant gift exchanges, then we suggest checking out our list for The 23 Best Cheap Subscription Boxes Under $15 -2021 Readers’ Choice.

Best Subscriptions For Everyone On Your Gift List

Shopping for Her

women exchanging Christmas gifts

While it may seem nearly impossible to make a decision of what type of gifts to buy for women, we can provide some insight into what our readers have loved the most, and share some of the most popular subscriptions for women. Fan favorites like Ipsy Glam Bag Plus and BoxyCharm are always a hit, but there is no shortage of options. Don’t miss the Best Subscription Boxes for Women as voted by our readers, or window shop by the gift theme that is perfect for her!

Best Clothing, Jewelry, and Lifestyle Subscriptions

Best Beauty Subscriptions

Shopping for Him

woman giving gift to man

While men generally prefer more practical gifts, we’ve also seen plenty of them take interest in cross-category subscription boxes as well. Men within our community have left the highest rating for boxes like Bespoke Post and BREO BOX, but there are plenty of other options to choose from such as those found in The 21 Best Subscription Boxes for Men – 2021 Readers’ Choice Awards. Here are a few more subscription categories that may interest the men in your life this holiday season in case you’re looking for other ideas:

Best Grooming Subscriptions

Best Clothing Subscriptions

Best Tech & Gadget Subscriptions

Shopping for Kids and Families

baby girl in front of Christmas tree in Christmas clothes

While you thought it was hard shopping for adults, shopping for younger children and kids may seem like completely new territory. You know that almost everyone else is going to buy babies and toddlers some type of cute clothing or toys and that some older kids and teens can be a bit fickle with gifts, so what are you to do?

In situations like these, we suggest boxes like KiwiCo Crates, Pusheen Box, or Birchbox. You can also check out the Best Subscription Boxes for Kids and the Best Boxes for Families as voted by our readers, or go exploring by age and interest:

Best Subscriptions for Kids of All Ages and Interests

Shopping For Foodies

women baking Christmas cookies

Foodies can be some of the easiest people to shop for at Christmas time, assuming you know their favorite dishes and culinary interests. While boxes like HelloFresh are perfect for those who love to cook and try out new foods, other subscriptions such as Universal Yums or Candy Club make great options for snackers and those who don’t mind sharing their treats with company. You can read our list for the 21 Best Food Subscription Boxes in 2021 to see our highest-rated food subscriptions or browse the following sub-categories for more specific interests:

Best Meal Kit And Cooking Subscriptions

Best Snack And Shareable Food Subscriptions

Best Adult Beverage Subscriptions

Shopping For The Trendsetters

women in dresses celebrating holidays

We all have that one family member or friend who seems to be up-to-date on the latest trends when it comes to clothing or know of someone who seems to never re-wear that same outfits…ever. For them, clothing is a magnifier of their personality and, as such, is a crucial part of their life. As long as you know their style and preferences well enough, then you should consider checking out The 14 Best Clothing Subscription Boxes of 2021 and The 16 Best Clothing Rental Subscriptions in 2021 to see which brands and services are the most popular and least likely to disappoint. You can also find more options for clothing for women and men of all ages along with accessories here:

Best Clothing and Fashion Accessory Subscriptions 

Shopping For Pets and Pet Owners

cat sitting in front of Christmas tree and presents

Thank goodness for pets! While some people prefer more personalized gifts for Christmas, others equate a gift for their pet as a gift for themselves, saving you both time and money in deciding what to get them. You can find popular pet subscription boxes like BarkBox and CatLadyBox, among others, in our article The 12 Best Pet Subscription Boxes in 2021 or take a look a few more options below:

Best Dog Food Subscriptions

Best Cat Food Subscriptions

Shopping for Homebodies

women reading book wearing christmas hat in room

Finally, there always seems to be a group of individuals that are somewhat forgotten about amidst the holiday celebrations and get-togethers – the homebodies. While each homebody’s interests may vary, we know that any type of gift that lets them enjoy spending more time at home away from crowds is ideal, regardless of what point in the year it is. Whether the person you’re shopping for is more likely to love Book of the Month, The Plant Club or something else entirely, here are a few of our top choices for those special homebodies in your life that much prefer the comfort of their homes to the chatter and excitement of crowds:


Interested in learning more about holiday subscriptions? Check these out:

Kat Giuffrida
Kat Giuffrida
Kathryn is a native of the sunshine state and currently resides with her husband in Lake Alfred, FL. She obtained a Master of Public Health in Toxicology and Risk Assessment from the University of South Florida in 2018 and currently works as a SEO content specialist. She's also a year-round swimmer who qualified to compete in the 2020 TYR Pro Series and whenever she's not behind the keyboard typing up new articles you can most likely find her in a pool.

Kat Giuffrida
Kat Giuffrida
Kathryn is a native of the sunshine state and currently resides with her husband in Lake Alfred, FL. She obtained a Master of Public Health in Toxicology and Risk Assessment from the University of South Florida in 2018 and currently works as a SEO content specialist. She's also a year-round swimmer who qualified to compete in the 2020 TYR Pro Series and whenever she's not behind the keyboard typing up new articles you can most likely find her in a pool.
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