The 63 Best Subscription Boxes to Gift Up Until the Last Minute

From wine to clothes and toys for baby

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Although sometimes a bit of a splurge, subscription boxes can be quite the little lifesavers. You can discover a wide world of fresh fragrances with Scentbird (from $9), new styles curated by your own personal shopper at Stitch Fix (from $20) and international coffee blends—all without ever having to leave your couch.

And while we totally recommend treating yourself to a box or two, subscription services also make excellent last-minute gifts for those friends and relatives that are hard to shop for (we’re looking at you, Dad). Plus, sending a subscription box feels a touch more personal than simply putting a gift card or check in the mail. With monthly deliveries fit for everyone in your life—from your BFF who loves wine to your aunt who picked up painting recently or your skincare-obsessed sister—choosing a specific subscription box shows you put thought into the present even if it wasn't hand-selected from a store shelf. Even better? Most of these brands offer gift certificates that arrive in your recipient's email so there's no need to worry about shipping delays.

Since you can’t possibly sort through the hundreds of options out there, we've rounded up the absolute best subscription boxes in the clothing, beauty, food, home, wellness, kids and pets categories to help you make the best choice. You're welcome.

How We Chose the Best Subscription Boxes for Everyone

We chose this extensive list of the best subscription boxes for everyone based on a few factors. We polled PureWow editors and Gallery Media Group employees to find out which subscription boxes have that “it” factor, weighing each pro and con and sifting through their honest reviews. (Spoiler: They’re a passionate bunch with a lot of thoughts on the services.) We also spent hours researching PureWow reader favorite subscriptions, and sifted through hours of brutally honest subscriber reviews to assemble a complete guide on the best subscription boxes for everyone, from a newborn baby to a furry friend.

The Best Subscription Boxes for Everyone at a Glance


Best Casual Clothing Subscription Boxes

Stitch Fix

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Best Meat Subscription Box

Butcher Box

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Best Cooking Subscription Box

Home Chef

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Best Single-Serve Wine Subscription Box

In Good Taste Wine Flight

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Best Unique Coffee Subscription Box

Atlas Coffee Club

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The Best Clothing Subscription Boxes

Best Casual Clothing Subscription Boxes

1. Stitch Fix

Stitch Fix

  • What We Like: personalized stylist picks, 1000+ brands, inclusive sizing
  • What We Don't Like: may take time before the selections match your style
  • What You Get: a stylist-selected shipment of five items of clothing from brands like The North Face, Ralph Lauren and New Balance
  • Subscription Frequency: monthly, but no subscription required (optional automatic deliveries)
  • Shipping: free shipping
  • Price: from $20

Ahh…there’s nothing quite like receiving a shipment of fresh clothing to spruce up your wardrobe. Enter: Stitch Fix, the subscription box designed to make shopping easier by doing the heavy lifting for you. Simply take a questionnaire so Stitch Fix stylists can understand your fashion preferences, your budget and how often you want to receive each type of look. Based on your responses, a stylist will begin to pull curated pieces to include in your Stitch Fix box. All you have to do is pay a $20 styling fee, which gets credited towards any items you decide to keep. Depending on your budget, you can expect to receive your Stitch Fix box with $30 to $400 items from well-known brands like Vuori and Polo Ralph Lauren. They even add a prepaid label to make returns or exchanges hassle-free. While no subscription is required, Stitch Fix offers various delivery options: every two to three weeks, every month, every other month or every three months. (You can also just send your giftee a subscription gift card for them to use at their convenience.)

Best Plus-Size Subscription Box

2. Gwynnie Bee

Gwynnie Bee

  • What We Like: unlimited exchanges, no return due date, pre-paid labels, inclusive sizing, skip laundry
  • What We Don't Like: not guaranteed to receive all loved items in your closet
  • What You Get: one to 10 items at a time, based on your plan
  • Subscription Frequency: monthly (option to cancel anytime)
  • Shipping: free shipping and returns
  • Price: $49-$199 a month, based on the number of items you choose to receive

This monthly service, which began as a subscription box for sizes 10 to 32, offers a variety of stylish looks, from smart workwear to casual weekend attire that you can borrow or buy. While Gwynnie Bee is known for its plus-size inclusive range, the brand expanded their size range to include 0 to 32 in 2018. Starting your box is easy. Simply browse the collection of designer items, adding the styles that catch your eye to your closet and *voila,* it’s on its way to your door (with free shipping). They’ll even include a pre-paid shipping bag in your box if you choose to send back items that you’re ready to part with on your own time (no due date). But if you happen to fall head-over-heels for one or more of your goodies, you can purchase it. Did we mention that you don’t have to handle the cleaning, either? That’s right, Gwynnie Bee will take care of that so you can enjoy your unlimited styles without the worry of possibly shrinking that cotton dress in the dryer. All plans come with unlimited exchanges and, with more than 150 brands to choose from brands including Vince Camuto, Leota and Calvin Klein, it makes keeping your wardrobe up to date an easy feat. New customers can sign up with a free 30-day trial.

Best Curated Subscription Boxes

3. Bespoke Post

Bespoke Post

  • What We Like: tailored, unique items that match a personality
  • What We Don't Like: no option to swap specific products out
  • What You Get: a box of something tailored around a theme that's made up of small, useful items created by small makers
  • Subscription Frequency: monthly subscription, no commitment, option to cancel anytime or swap boxes
  • Shipping: 3 to 8 business days, free standard shipping for orders over $95 (some exclusions apply), boxes ship within the 6th and 15th of every month
  • Price: $49 per shipment, with options to skip or switch a box

Skip gifting dad another box of golf balls. A thoughtful gift is just what your loved ones need in their life—the kind that feels like it was handpicked just for them, because, well, it kind of was. Bespoke Post is a monthly subscription box shipped straight to your door packed with specialty trinkets you'd see on the accessories table of a hipster boutique, from a set of guard products (from $49) that’ll protect him from mosquitoes to a lightweight pocketknife or a bird call for his next hike in Yosemite. They even have boxes to browse and purchase on their website at a non-membership price tag (no subscription required) like a specialty luxurious Gambit box ($110) with a value over $200 that features classic backgammon, a set of whiskey chilling stones, neat glasses and leather coasters that’ll go well in his mancave. If you sign up for a membership, you can receive a monthly box that ships out in the middle of the month for $49 with the option to customize styles and colors, swap for new boxes, skip a month or cancel anytime.

Best Dressy Clothing Subscription Box

4. Nuuly


  • What We Like: large selection of brands, free shipping and returns, flexible subscription, affordable, up-cycling, skip laundry
  • What We Don't Like: can’t reserve items, top items are frequently unavailable
  • What You Get: six items of clothing
  • Subscription Frequency: monthly, option to pause anytime
  • Shipping: free two-day shipping and returns
  • Price: $98

Anthropologie, Free People and Urban Outfitters are some of our favorite places to shop, but they can get pricey. That’s where Nuuly comes in. The subscription service allows you to rent six styles from the stores’ 300 plus brands every month for as long as you like, but you’ll need to return all of the items in order to unlock your next box. Oh, and there’s free shipping and returns, plus no hidden fees. Not only that, but they’ll also handle the laundry and dry cleaning. If you have a few months of weddings and bachelorette parties followed by some uneventful lulls in your calendar, you can pause your subscription anytime.

“There are thousands of products on their site to rent each month and they are constantly adding more from their brand's latest collections, too,” says PureWow director of affiliate strategy Pamela Masin. “I used to spend a good amount of money on Anthropologie clothes only to wear them a handful of times for specific events before I'd want something new. Clothing rental services like Nuuly have changed the game when it comes to fast fashion and sustainability. Now, instead of cycling through clothes, I rent instead. It costs $98 a month for six items. I'll usually buy something to wear to a wedding and that type of dress alone would have cost me over $100 if I were to have bought it at face value.” Masin’s one qualm? “You can’t reserve items. Often, I'll be eyeing a dress for an upcoming wedding but when it's time for me to rent a new box, that item will be unavailable so you can't really plan ahead.” The same goes for top-rated items. Masin’s parting tip: Rent newly added items that haven’t had the chance to dwindle in stock yet.

Best Accessory Subscription Box

5. Claire’s Cdrop


  • What We Like: curated range of jewelry and accessories for the little one in your life, playful designs, no commitments
  • What We Don't Like: no option to customize or swap out selections
  • What You Get: four to 12 products (accessories and jewelry selection varies per gift box)
  • Subscription Frequency: no subscription frequency required
  • Shipping: free shipping with orders of $25 or more, otherwise $8
  • Price: from $30

Remember when the highlight of your weekend was a trip to the mall to roam Claire’s for the perfect butterfly clips? Well, now you can send the same joy of discovering bits and baubles to the kid, tween or teen on your list with the ease of it arriving right at their door. The accessories store’s first-ever subscription box lets them choose from three different themed “drops,” or as non-Gen-Zers call them, “boxes.” There’s the Sparkle box gift set (jewelry for ages 12+), the BitsyDrop (accessories for ages three to eight) or the Bitsy gift box (playful items like scrunchies and fidget toys for ages three to eight). There’s even a rose gold birthday girl glitter accessory bundle that’s available to shower the little girl in your life with a matching pin, sash and headband on her special day.

Best Socks Subscription Box

6. Stance


  • What We Like: option to choose quantity, various fits and styles
  • What We Don't Like: can’t pre-select styles if you don’t sign up for a membership
  • What You Get: two to four pairs of socks, or one to three pairs of underwear
  • Subscription frequency: monthly or quarterly shipments (pause or cancel at any time)
  • Shipping: free shipping
  • Price: estimated total from $18-$58 (monthly or quarterly plans available)

Not only does Stance make some of the comfiest underwear and socks, but it also features fun patterns with pop culture references, plus motifs from sports and movies. (ICYDK: The brand is hip among sneakerheads.) Just choose underwear or socks, the quantity (two, three or four pairs) and cadence (monthly or quarterly). Easy peasy. Just let the brand pick products based on a brief quiz or have your recipient curate their own box if they choose to become a member. They’ll also have the option to skip a month or cancel their subscription at any time, though we doubt they’ll want to after trying it out. No more running out of clean socks and underwear…at least until the next send.

Best Beauty Subscription Boxes

Best Fragrance Subscription Box

7. Scentbird


  • What We Like: catalog of best-selling fragrance brands, designer brands
  • What We Don't Like: only one size bottle available
  • What You Get: 8ml fragrance of your choosing
  • Subscription frequency: monthly (flexible plans and option to cancel anytime)
  • Shipping: free shipping
  • Price: $9 for your first month, $17 every month after

Your grandma, boyfriend and dad love fragrances, but they don’t want to get bombarded with samples galore all at once—especially when it leaves them feeling nauseous and with a lingering headache for hours. With Scentbird, they can take a quiz that narrows down their likes and dislikes (maybe they lean toward fresh citrusy scents or prefer a spicy warm vibe?), then get an 8ml bottle of a new fragrance from over hundreds of top brands like Prada and Bulgari delivered directly to their door. As an added bonus, the trial scent fits inside a sleek grey reusable fragrance case to protect the vial that Scentbird will send your giftee with their first order.

Best Travel-Friendly Beauty Subscription Box

8. Birchbox


  • What We Like: option to customize your box, sample brands before buying, travel-size products
  • What We Don't Like: unable to exclude product types or ingredients
  • What You Get: two to six sample-size beauty and wellness products
  • Subscription frequency: monthly (option to cancel anytime)
  • Shipping: free shipping
  • Price: starting at $13

One of the original beauty subscription boxes, this sample-packed delivery is for anyone who likes to test-drive products before purchasing them. “I received a Birchbox subscription from a previous boss, and I thought it was such an exciting gift! For anyone who loves beauty, this subscription box is the perfect little treat to gift yourself or a friend. With Birchbox, you can try new products monthly and come home to a fun little surprise,” says Gallery Media Group social media strategist Ariana Schrier. Inside their box (which is so cute, you’ll want to save it) comes a range of travel-friendly size luxe makeup, skincare, haircare or fragrance treasures tailored to your interests from coveted beauty brands like Oribe, Supergoop, Amika: and many more. Once you take their style quiz upon joining, you’ll have the option to choose the products you want or make it a surprise and let them build your box for you. If you fall in love with an item, you can purchase the full-size version with an exclusive discount in Birchbox’s online store.

Best Beauty Subscription Box

9. Allure Beauty Box


  • What We Like: editor-curated best of beauty picks, sample- and full-size items included, bonus products
  • What We Don't Like: no option to customize box or swap out products
  • What You Get: six or more items, including three or more full-size items
  • Subscription frequency: monthly, quarterly and annual plans available (option to skip or cancel at any time)
  • Shipping: free shipping
  • Price: $25 monthly, $60 three-month pre-paid, $250 annually

Attention, all beauty lovers on a budget. Allure’s monthly Beauty Box is here to upgrade your collection (and bathroom shelfie) for less than you might spend on a week’s worth of coffee. Try out full-size products from best-selling brands like Wander Beauty, Elemis, Rare Beauty and Tarte for a fraction of what you’d spend at the store. Psst…that’s a value of over $100 dollars, which doesn’t even include the bonus products they throw in every once and awhile. On top of receiving these “best of beauty” picks from Allure editors, you’ll also get members-only discounts on specific luxury products, access to exclusive Allure events and limited-edition boxes. And you can cancel or skip a month anytime during your membership, no questions asked.

Best Skincare Beauty Subscription Box

10. BeautyFIX


  • What We Like: travel and full-size skincare products, access to sample unreleased brand-new products, excellent customer service
  • What We Don't Like: no option to customize box or swap out products
  • What You Get: five or more full and travel-size products
  • Subscription frequency: monthly, three-, six- or twelve-month pre-paid options available
  • Shipping: shipping cost on buyer for first box only
  • Price: starting at $22

This luxe beauty box—brought to you by the trusted clean beauty experts at Dermstore—has your self-care Sunday routine covered. Focusing mainly on skincare, each one is fully stocked with full-size or deluxe travel-size items from a variety of cult classic and emerging brands valued at over $100, from a 30-day supply of nail, skin and hair gummy vitamins from TULA Skincare to a SkinCeuticals vitamin C serum. As if we needed more reason to love it, BeautyFix often sends new products before they’re available to the public. What’s more, the Dermstore customer service has a reputation for being highly responsive if any of your goods arrive damaged. “I've been getting Beauty Fix boxes for the past eight months or so. I have never been disappointed (except two samples have arrived damaged). Customer service took care of one in the past, and just emailed as my highlighter stick from August arrived completely ruined,” noted one subscriber. “However, this is a great way to sample products. I've found several that I love, and I've since ordered full sizes of those products. Dermstore fills these boxes with high-quality and sometimes full-size items. I highly recommend getting this box.” Noted. Cue your beauty-obsessed friends’ jealousy.

Best Assorted Beauty Subscription Box

11. GlossyBox


  • What We Like: items from niche, high-end and emerging brands, variety of products, high-quality
  • What We Don't Like: unable to exclude product types or ingredients
  • What You Get: five hand-picked beauty products (makeup, hair and skin)
  • Subscription frequency: monthly, three-, six-, or twelve-month pre-paid packages available
  • Shipping: free shipping
  • Price: starting at $21 monthly

With a GlossyBox subscription, you’ll receive five beauty treats from niche, high-end and emerging brands that your friends will be totally envious of. Think: Burberry, MALIN+GOETZ, Wander Beauty, Sunday Riley, Sally Hershberger 24k and so many more. The best part? The items hand-picked by the brand’s in-house beauty experts span makeup, hair and skin products, so you can expect to receive a little bit of everything in your monthly goodie box. For one seasoned beauty box subscriber, the GlossyBox subscription takes the cake. “I have subscribed to a few other monthly beauty boxes and GlossyBox is my favorite! I always love the brands they give you and they are high-quality and totally worth the price! I always look forward to them each month! Another thing I really like is they are always selecting stuff…that is perfect for each season.” Bring on the creams, lip balms, hair sprays and all that beauty goodness.

Best Shaving Subscription Box

12. Dollar Shave Club

Dollar Shave Club

  • What We Like: stainless steel blades, close shave, lubricating strip, great value
  • What We Don't Like: no bundles with deodorants, body wash, etc. included
  • What You Get: four- or six-blade razor heads and razor handle (add-ons option, choice of other bundles)
  • Subscription frequency: once a month to every three months (adjustable at any time)
  • Shipping: shipping tiers; free shipping for order over $18, $2 shipping fee for orders under $18 with blades, $4 shipping fee for orders under $18 without blades
  • Price: starting at $9

If buying razors is always a forgotten task, give his scruff a little extra attention with personalized shipments he’ll appreciate. For less than he’d pay in the store (and way more convenience), Dollar Shave Club offers two razor options (four blades or six blades) and has additional products to add to each shipment, including body wash, shampoo and toothpaste from Dollar Shave Club’s own brand. Not to mention, the blades are designed for a precise shave with a lubricating strip and high-quality stainless-steel blades (aka, better results in fewer strokes). But don’t just take our word for it. Tony, a member since 2015, says “Best blades bar none. The blades give you a close, smooth shave even after many uses. Highly recommend.” If you’re not satisfied with your bundle, Dollar Shave Club offers a 30-day money back guarantee. Plus, subscribers can select what day and how often they want to receive their box. The starter set is just $9, but we're partial to the Buttery Starter Kit (razor handle, four six-blade razors and shave butter) for $35 and the Ultimate Shave Kit for $18 which includes a handy prep scrub and post-shave dew in addition to the shave butter, razor handle and razor refills.

Most Popular Beauty Subscription Box

13. Ipsy Glam Bag


  • What We Like: makeup and skincare picks, access to deals up to 80 percent off, mini travel pouch with bag
  • What We Don't Like: some options aren’t suited for all skin tones
  • What You Get: five full-size products
  • Subscription frequency: monthly (option to cancel anytime)
  • Shipping: free shipping, $2 handling fee for all shipments
  • Price: from $13

No measly products here. Subscribe to the Ipsy Glam Bag and you’ll receive five deluxe samples personalized to your beauty preferences. When you really like a product (which you will), you can shop it directly on Ipsy’s website, making it easy to keep track of all your favorites. In each box, you can expect to receive up to five PureWow-editor approved products like Color Wow Dream Coat and Kosas, plus cult-favorite Sunday Riley C.E.O Glow Oil, eyeshadows and more. (All worth up to $70!) Additionally, you’ll receive exclusive deals on some of your favorite products up to 80 percent off. Editorial assistant Courtney Mason favorite part about Ipsy’s Glam Bag is being able to try out brands she otherwise wouldn’t have bought on her own accord. “IPSY is perfect for the average beauty lover on the go. I loved receiving their monthly picks along with a cute mini pouch suitable for traveling,” she says. However, after receiving a few items that weren’t quite suited for her skin tone—even though the items are personalized with the mandatory Beauty Quiz—she notes that she’d like to see improvement in the shade ranges they offer.

Best Food Subscription Boxes

Best Meat Subscription Box

14. Butcher Box

Butcher Box

  • What We Like: free-range, organic, wild-caught, grass-fed meats, poultry and seafood, no antibiotics added, humanely raised
  • What We Don't Like: may receive repeat boxes
  • What You Get: eight-to-eleven pounds of high-quality meat
  • Subscription frequency: monthly (option to cancel anytime)
  • Shipping: free shipping
  • Price: from $146

If your morning consists of bacon, steak and eggs on the regular, you might want to check out Butcher Box. It’s a meat delivery subscription filled with high-quality cuts that the whole family will enjoy. From free-range organic chicken and wild-caught seafood to 100 percent grass-fed beef and humanely raised pork, there’s a little something to spark everyone’s fancy. “Butcher Box is wonderful in terms of getting a freezer stash of high-quality, sustainably raised meat delivered to your door,” says PureWow editor-in-chief Jillian Quint. “My family and I loved having it on hand and crafting our meal plans around it. Over time, I grew tired of some of the items that arrived every month (looking at you, pork chops), but if you use staples like chicken, steak and ground beef monthly, it's a smart way to go.” Select between four curated boxes or make your own meat-lovers dream subscription and create a custom deliver plan that suits your schedule. Your shipment will arrive frozen and in eco-friendly packaging.

Best Argentinian Beef Subscription Box

15. Carne Collective

Carne Collective

  • What We Like: premium beef, certified Angus, grass-fed, Argentinian beef
  • What We Don't Like: no option for smaller or larger boxes
  • What You Get: a selection of premium Argentine grass-fed beef
  • Subscription frequency: monthly
  • Shipping: free shipping
  • Price: $149 per box

If you’ve found yourself making the same old grilled chicken, we’ve got the answer to get you out of a dinner rut. Enter Carne Collective—a monthly delivery box of world-renowned beef from Argentina. The company sources its meat from Grade-A, hormone-free, grass-fed Angus cows directly from Argentinian ranches, and each box features curated cuts selected by master butchers, like New York Strip, Filet Mignon and a traditional Argentinian Picanha. You can choose from their monthly box of meats that’ll supply you with your fixings to carry you and the family through the month. “Love Carne Collective!” raves one reviewer. “[The] shipment arrived on time every month. Received fresh perfect steaks [that were] perfect for easy family grilling. Adults loved it, kids loved it! Would highly recommend this subscription!” So, what’ll it be? Grilled, braised, pan fried or roasted?

Best Grocery Subscription Box

16. Misfits Market

Misfits Market

  • What We Like: 500+ produce, meet, seafood, dairy and bakery items, convenient, major savings, eco-friendly packaging
  • What We Don't Like: cannot guarantee allergen-free items
  • What You Get: fresh vegetables that would otherwise go to waste
  • Subscription frequency: weekly or every other week delivery (options to skip, pause or cancel your plan anytime)
  • Shipping: flat rate starts at $7 and fluctuates by zip code
  • Price: from $33

We give this fresh produce and grocery delivery service high marks for their reasonably priced and quality food. Sign up for once a week or every other week deliveries of fresh foods that would otherwise go to waste due to their size, shape or other irregularities (don’t worry, they’re still delicious). Sure, your box of veggies and fruits may look a little blemished, but regardless, it’s a top pick for People features editor (and former PureWow editor) Stephanie Sengwe who broke down her extensive review of the service. Misfits Market does require an order minimum, but this varies by delivery area. Bonus: Prices are up to 40 percent off. Every week you get a three-day shopping window during which Misfits Market curates a list of groceries that you’ll be able to view and customize as needed. In sum, you’re one step away from enjoying an organic seedless watermelon or 100 percent grass-fed boneless beef ribeye steak for your dinner party this weekend.

Best Italian-Inspired Subscription Box

17. Williams Sonoma Italian Pantry Subscription

Williams Sonoma

  • What We Like: full-sized ingredients, Italian-inspired, authentic ingredients
  • What We Don't Like: no returns
  • What You Get: three months of full-size, top-quality imported sauces, oils and dry goods
  • Subscription frequency: monthly for three-month duration
  • Shipping: free shipping with Williams Sonoma Reserve
  • Price: $60/three months

This subscription treats your giftee to a little trip to Italy every month. When they open the package, they’ll find everything from balsamic vinegar that's been barrel-aged for 25 years to restaurant-quality artisanal campanelle from Semolina Artisanal Pasta and a Sicilian-style sausage ragu pasta sauce made from none other than traditional San Marzano tomatoes. With any luck, your foodie recipient will ask you to join them in dining on these treats. Buon appetito!

Best Beginner-Friendly Cooking Subscription Box

18. Blue Apron

Blue Apron

  • What We Like: ingredients and produce included, step-by-step recipe card, vegetarian plan, add-ons available, carbon neutral
  • What We Don't Like: few dietary plans available, not a great option for people with food allergies
  • What You Get: portioned ingredients to cook at least two meals for two people per week, plus cooking instructions
  • Subscription frequency: weekly (option to skip or cancel at any time)
  • Shipping: $11
  • Price: starting at $8 per serving

Got an itch to whip up a delicious meal with an easy-to-follow recipe at the ready? The Blue Apron subscription box is ideal for beginner cooks who want to learn new skills (you've got to check out those handy video demos!). Hence, the blue aprons, which are a “homage to chefs around the world who wear blue aprons while learning to cook,” according to the brand. The OG food delivery service has remained best-in-class due to their inventive, seasonal recipes and focus on quality ingredients. Weekly meals with multiple servings can range anywhere from $50 to $160 a week, depending upon which option best fits your preferences. There are multiple plans available that make it a breeze to feed a family of four or whip something up for two. They don’t offer specific dietary plans besides a vegetarian plan; however, these recipes were designed to be substitute-friendly at home. Within each box, you’ll receive fresh produce, proportioned specialty ingredients and a recipe card to whip up your meal. Just follow the step-by-step instructions and you’ve got yourself a delicious dinner for the fam.

Best Cooking Subscription Box

19. Home Chef

Home Chef

  • What We Like: changing menu, filter by dietary restrictions, option to customize meals
  • What We Don't Like: shipment includes a lot of packaging materials to recycle
  • What You Get: weekly recipes and servings delivered directly to your door
  • Subscription frequency: options of weekly, biweekly or monthly deliveries
  • Shipping: starting at $11
  • Price: meal kits starting at $10 per serving

Unless you’re Jeremy Allen White from The Bear, whipping up a gourmet meal after work is probably the last thing you want to do on most nights. That’s where Home Chef steps in. It’s a subscription box that delivers weekly meal kits straight to your door, so you can sit back, relax and let someone else do the cooking. “Home Chef made at-home cooking much less scary and intimidating. I felt confident in the kitchen knowing I could follow the instructions and have the meal come out looking like the photo and tasting delicious. That and also delight the people that I was cooking for. Such a good investment for those that don't have the time to grocery shop in store and still want to make things that are yummy AND easy,” says editorial assistant Delia Curtis (though they didn’t love the individually packaged ingredients that felt wasteful).

All you need to do is make sure your dietary preferences and restrictions are accounted for before shipping. With Home Chef, you’ll have the option to select the number of people you want to feed and recipes you want to receive on a weekly basis. Home Chef makes it easy to pause your subscription or skip a delivery if you want, too. But we have a feeling you won’t want to, as you’ll never get tired of having the same dishes, thanks to Home Chef’s weekly recipe rotations. So, what’ll it be this week? An oven-baked creamy spinach and artichoke gnocchi for the vegetarian at home or a prime beef and queso burger for a protein-packed dish that even the kids will love? And you can’t skimp on the Mexican wedding cookie dessert add-on now, can you? We didn’t think so.

Best Vegan Meal Subscription Box

20. Purple Carrot

Purple Carrot

  • What We Like: vegan meals, gluten-free options, choice between meal kits and prepared meals
  • What We Don't Like: limited meal selection to choose from
  • What You Get: a flexible, weekly subscription of vegan meals that come freshly prepared and mostly ready to cook (be prepared to chop up all those veggies)
  • Subscription frequency: weekly (option to skip or cancel at any time)
  • Shipping: free shipping on first order and with orders of $100 or more, otherwise $10 shipping fee
  • Price: $80/week ($13/serving) for two people, or $88/week ($11/serving) for four people

Unlike other subscription food boxes that have a vegan option, Purple Carrot is exclusively vegan, so delicious veggies are their specialty. Plus, the brand offers breakfast, lunch and snack options in addition to dinner, making it easy to eat plant-based meals all day long with minimal effort. Think: Yummy options like sesame ginger noodles, chocolate chia pudding and roasted veggie hummus wraps, to name a few. Not to mention, there are plenty of options for gluten-free and high-protein meals to choose from, too. The best part? You can select whether you want meal kits, prepared meals or both sent to your door.

Best Candy Subscription Box

21. Candy Club

Candy Club

  • What We Like: sweet and sour candies, wide variety, six choices, option to exchange sweets you don’t love
  • What We Don't Like: cavity-inducing
  • What You Get: six candies in 6-ounce size jars
  • Subscription frequency: monthly (option to cancel anytime)
  • Shipping: free shipping
  • Price: $30

Got a sweet tooth? With the Candy Club subscription box, it’ll be like having a personal Willy Wonka hotline at your service. Load up on a collection of six different sweet and sour candies that come in a variety of fun shapes and flavors. Gummy bears, sour belts, cookie dough bites, confetti drops, malt balls, oh my! There’s a slew of sweets and sours to be had. Great for the kids (or you know, something special just for you). Every month, Candy Club and small candy artisans curate a special and delectable box that’s sure to overwhelm your tastebuds in the sweetest way. They’re individually packaged in small, clear jar containers that make the perfect display for when your guests come over. And if you’re not in love with your sweets, Candy Club will replace it for you, no questions asked. Just don’t tell your dentist about this.

Best Hot Sauce Subscription Box

22. Hot Sauce of the Month Club

Hot Sauce of the Month

  • What We Like: choice of heat level, variety of flavors, tasting notecards, award-winning sauces
  • What We Don't Like: lackluster packaging
  • What You Get: one to three hot sauce bottles per month
  • Subscription frequency: monthly
  • Shipping: free shipping
  • Price: $15-$16 (pre-paid, one-time payment plans available)

From the experts at the Heat Hot Sauce Shop in California, comes a curated, spicy artisanal hot sauce selection delivered monthly to your door. All you’ll need to do is select your preferred spice level—mild, classic or extra hot—and the in-house hot sauce gurus will match you with a flavorful bunch that’ll suit your palette. You may find there are hints of roasted habaneros and garlic in one sauce and lingering bits of raspberries in another. And your box will have tasting note cards that’ll explain everything you need to know about your bottles, including what food it pairs well with. “I got…three bottles, all great, plus five small sample packets. It wasn't just ‘this one's spicy...yup, this one [is] too.’ Each bottle was fairly distinct,” notes a subscriber. “One [was] very vinegary, another smoky and tangy. The selection was very thoughtful and well done…All of them were the spice level I want from an ‘Extra Hot’ box. Ghost pepper and Carolina Reaper? This was done right. I'm very happy with the quantity and selection and am eagerly waiting my next box.”

Best Assortment Food Subscription Box

23. Try the World

Try the World

  • What We Like: taste food from around the world, generous serving sizes, fun way to experience cultures
  • What We Don't Like: unable to note dietary restrictions or allergies
  • What You Get: seven to twenty international delicacies
  • Subscription frequency: monthly (pre-paid three-, six-, or twelve-month payment plans available)
  • Shipping: free shipping for multi-month subscription plans, otherwise calculated at checkout
  • Price: starting at $23

If you love traveling around the world to try new foods, this box is for you. Each month you'll receive a package stuffed with snacks and treats native to a specific country—from South Korea to Greece. You can indicate the countries you hope to experience when setting up your subscription box, but this doesn’t guarantee you’ll receive what you want. Try the World offers three box sizes to choose from that’ll either include seven to eight, ten to fourteen or sixteen to twenty snacks in each shipment. Dip your Palets butter cookies from Northern France in your morning tea, share some sweet and spicy sriracha banana chips from Thailand at your next gathering and savor some Japanese yuzu gummy candies for dessert. “The magic of it is to have this box of items from a far-away place arrive on your doorstep without you shopping for them,” says one reviewer. Not to mention the fact that you won’t have to purchase a pricey plane ticket to get ‘em, either.

Best Cheese Subscription Box

24. Murray's Cheesemonger's Picks of the Month Club

Murray's Cheese

  • What We Like: selection of cheeses, good quantity, multiple subscriptions available, exceptional customer service
  • What We Don't Like: cannot customize club contents, bulky packaging
  • What You Get: a cornucopia of three or four half-pound cuts of cheese
  • Subscription frequency: three-, six-, or twelve-month options
  • Shipping: free shipping
  • Price: from $58 (various subscriptions available)

Mark our words: This is the best subscription box ever for our cheese connoisseurs. With the Murray’s Cheese of the Month box, you’ll receive tasting information cards (that have wine pairing suggestions) and high-quality cheese sourced from producers around the world. Murray’s has “exceptional choices and varied tastes and textures,” says Joe, a satisfied reviewer. “[The box] delivered in excellent condition and your staff worked around our busy travel schedule to complete this gift delivery.” So at the next family game night, everyone can enjoy digging into your stunning charcuterie board with a spread of nutty Pyrenees brebis and tangy clothbound cheddar cheese with their glass of vino. Besides the classic “Cheese of the Month” club box, they also have a “Mac and Cheese of the Month” club (from $57 per month) and a “Perfect Pair of the Month” club (from $75 per month) subscription box that has salamis and olives to complement your tangy cheeses.

Best Clean-Eating Subscription Box

25. Sakara


  • What We Like: breakfast, lunch and dinner, prepared meals, weekly and seasonally rotating menu, plant-based, gluten-free, diary-free, organic, improves digestion, boosts energy, improves skin, reduces bloat
  • What We Don't Like: pricey
  • What You Get: plant-based, gluten-free, diary-free and organic, fully prepared meals delivered to your door for all three daily meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) or any combination of the three
  • Subscription frequency: weekly, one-time program available (option to skip, pause or cancel at any time beyond your first week)
  • Shipping: free shipping
  • Price: starting at $36/day or $181/week for a recurring subscription

If you struggle with food intolerances or allergies, allow us to introduce you to your new favorite way to eat healthy. Sakara takes the guesswork out of eating plant-based, gluten-free, dairy-free and organic with ready-made meals delivered on a weekly basis. Unlike other subscription services, you have the option to include three pre-prepared meals per day, so you don't have to spend valuable time cooking (aside from heating up a dish or two). Their menu is set, but it rotates both weekly and seasonally, so you’ll never have to eat the same thing more than once. Developed by nutritionists and doctors, the Sakara team prioritizes meals that are rich in nutrients and plant-based supplements the brand claims aids in digestion, boosts energy, increases focus, improves skin and reduces bloat. Plus, the PureWow reviewer gave the Sakara 30-Day Diet Reset high marks, noting, “Your wallet may feel it, but your body will thank you.” And for customer Kacy F., switching her diet to eating healthy ingredients was an absolute gamechanger. “I started Sakara to shed for a wedding and the summer and wound up changing my life. In just two weeks, I feel better than I have in years and without counting a thing or increasing my exercise, the extra pounds have come off and I am glowing.”

The Best Drink Subscription Boxes

Best Aperitifs Subscription Box

26. Haus Aperitifs


  • What We Like: all-natural, hand-crafted, unique flavors, less sugar than traditional aperitifs, savings
  • What We Don't Like: no taste-testing variety case
  • What You Get: three (or six) best-selling flavors
  • Subscription frequency: one-time purchase
  • Shipping: free shipping
  • Price: starting at $99

Happy hour just got a whole lot better thanks to Haus’ line of all-natural aperitifs. These hand-crafted spirits from Sonoma, California come in a variety of unique flavors like rose rosé, citrus flower and grapefruit jalapeño, and are lower in alcohol content than spirits like vodka and whiskey. (That means they’re mild enough to keep sipping all evening long!) Plus, thanks to their all-natural ingredients, these drinks contain a fraction of the sugar compared to big-brand aperitifs. You can choose between two variety cases that contain three or six 750 mL best-selling bottles for a fraction of the sticker price. We’ll raise a glass to that!

Best Bubbly Subscription Box

27. The Sip

The Sip

  • What We Like: selection of curated mini bubbly picks, tasting cards, credit towards full-sized bottles, access to sip community and weekly boozy meetings, BIPOC-owned
  • What We Don't Like: may not be suitable to share
  • What You Get: curated sparkling wines valued at $125
  • Subscription frequency: bi-monthly
  • Shipping: free shipping
  • Price: from $55

Sparkling rosé in the summer, celebratory bubbly pale wine during the holidays and more are on offer from this subscription that specializes in tiny bubbles. In each box, you’ll find two or three mini-bottles from around the world, along with tasting cards that break down each bottle's flavor profile in non-jargony English. If you want access to customize your own subscription box, you’ll have to become an annual member. Otherwise, prepare to discover exclusive sparkling wines, bottles you’ve never heard about and seasonally appropriate standouts. Plus, members get a $75 credit toward full-size bottles. And if you’re hesitant to sign-up for a membership before taste-testing for yourself, the team behind The Sip handpicked some of their bestsellers to try out, from the Celebration Box ($51) of sparkling wines and a shooter to the Rosé All Day ($66) highlighting three bubbly rosés. What’s more, there’s a Sip Society community that hosts virtual Thirsty Thursdays, where you can meet fellow members and chat with the founders on your latest sips.

Best Single-Serve Wine Subscription Box

28. In Good Taste Wine Flight

In Good Taste Wine Flight

  • What We Like: single-serve bottles, no spoiled wine
  • What We Don't Like: not ideal for multiple people
  • What You Get: eight single-serve mini bottles
  • Subscription frequency: one-time shipment
  • Shipping: free shipping over $129, otherwise calculated at checkout
  • Price: from $49

Being the only wine drinker in her household, PureWow social content lead Emily Brozyna appreciates In Good Taste Wine Flight because they send eight mini, single-serve bottles that she can enjoy in one glass without the worry of letting a full bottle spoil. When asked which standout flight was her favorite in an in-depth Instagram review, it was an easy response: the Wild Child Flight, which features Sauvignon Blanc, Rosé and a 2020 Pinot Noir. But In Good Taste offers a myriad of flights to choose from, like a French Tasting Kit ($49) and a California Wine Mixer ($65). “Overall, I love that this lets me enjoy a glass with less waste and fresher wine,” she says.

Best Zero-Proof Cocktail Subscription Box

29. Raising The Bar

Raising The Bar

  • What We Like: includes cocktail ingredients, recipe cards, comes with bar tools, serves many
  • What We Don't Like: boxes may sell out due to demand
  • What You Get: recipe and four to eight unique ingredients and tools needed to craft your cocktail
  • Subscription frequency: monthly, one-, three-, six- or twelve-month pre-paid plans available (option to cancel at any time)
  • Shipping: $10
  • Price: from $58

Whether you’re looking to become a mixologist or want to up your bartending game at your next party, Raising the Bar’s subscription can help you get there. Included in each monthly delivery is all the tools and ingredients you'll need to make a signature zero-proof cocktail, such as non-alcoholic spirits, garnishes, bar tools and a three recipe cards. Inside the September box, you’ll find “Pentire Adrift, a zero-proof spirit that boasts a delightful blend of herbaceous and fresh elements. With hints of citrus complemented by the presence of sage, rock samphire, and sea salt, resulting in beautifully balanced herbal undertones.” Each box makes at least ten servings of the drink, plus tools that will help build your at-home bar cart.

Best Wine Subscription Box

30. Bright Cellars

Bright Cellars

  • What We Like: great value, premium wine, full-glass bottles, in-depth questionnaire pinpoints your palette, informational wine cards are included, created by MIT grads
  • What We Don't Like: do not carry no-sulfites-added wines, cannot guarantee vegan due to the fining filtration process
  • What You Get: six bottles of wine
  • Subscription frequency: monthly (option to manage, pause or cancel at anytime)
  • Shipping: $10
  • Price: $80 for four bottles, $120 for six bottles, $210 for 12 bottles

Skip the awkward dance around the wine store where you don’t know what to purchase and crack one of these six tasty bottles of wine (valued at $150) that are delivered directly to your door, and each box comes with informational cards. Bright Cellars is a monthly wine club that’ll match you with vino companions that you’re bound to fall in love with thanks to the taste quiz that’ll ask you fun questions like, if you could have one chocolate for the rest of your life, what would it be? and its happy hour, but the bar isn't serving up wine. What do you order instead? From there, they’ll calculate if your selection should be on the sweet side or heavy on the tannins. Put your skepticism aside—this company was created by two MIT grads, so their algorithm for matching you with a bottle you’ll love is legit.

Best Unique Coffee Subscription Box

31. Atlas Coffee Club

Atlas Coffee Club

  • What We Like: ethically sourced coffee from around the world, unique postcard, cannot buy at your local grocery store, supports ethical and sustainable farming, bright and colorful packaging
  • What We Don't Like: description of origin is purportedly too brief
  • What You Get: two 24-ounce bags of coffee (whole bean or ground) with brewing tips and postcard
  • Subscription frequency: three-, six- or twelve-months
  • Shipping: free shipping
  • Price: $20/month

Ahh…there’s nothing that hits quite like that first cup of Joe in the morning. Even if you head to the grocery store, you won't be able to find the roasts Atlas Coffee Club curates. The monthly subscription service ships two 24-ounce bags of gourmet beans from ethically sourced farms in Costa Rica, Kenya, Ethiopia and beyond exclusively to your door. The giftee will even receive a special postcard from each country of origin that features tasting notes and the coffee’s history with their bag of fresh grounds. It’s the no-brainer option for the coffee addict in your life. In fact, one reviewer says, “I bought my brother-in-law a subscription and he loves it! He's always seeking out new beans on his own, so this was the perfect way to give him a variety of beans from different cultures around the world without him having to do anything! And on top of the convenience of the delivery, the coffee is amazing quality! So tasty! Perfect gift for the holidays!” Think of it as a way to travel without leaving the breakfast bar. “My mornings were a little bit more exciting with something different to enjoy,” adds Masin.

Best Mixology Subscription Box

32. Shaker and Spoon

Shaker and Spoon

  • What We Like: curated recipe cards, cocktail-making tutorials, includes cocktail garnishes and more
  • What We Don't Like: cannot choose recipes
  • What You Get: seasonally selected cocktail mixers and four cocktail recipes
  • Subscription frequency: monthly (no commitment; skip or cancel anytime)
  • Shipping: $8
  • Price: $50-59

Picture this: Award-winning mixologists craft flavor-forward drink recipes just for you to enjoy in the convenience of your own home. That’s exactly what you can expect when you subscribe to the Shaker & Spoon subscription box. Each month, you’ll get three recipes that’ll make 12 cocktails and everything else you’ll need—besides the alcohol—like bitters, garnishes, syrups and the lot. Psst, they’ll even send you an email with online tutorials, alcohol suggestions, bar tools you’ll need to make your cocktails and a playlist pairing to bump while you concoct, shake and enjoy your drinks. Pretty soon, you’ll be telling everyone at the next dinner party that Scotch whiskey is meant to be enjoyed in the summer months and mezcal is the Halloween liquor of choice, no doubt because of its smokey profile.

Best European Wine Subscription Box

33. VineBox


  • What We Like: single-servings, European wine selection, assortment of reds and whites, access to sommelier-led wine tasting videos
  • What We Don't Like: cannot select wine preferences
  • What You Get: six single glasses of wine (three white and three red)
  • Subscription frequency: monthly, quarterly
  • Shipping: calculated at checkout
  • Price: starting at $63

If you love wine, but are more of a casual sipper, VineBox sends six single-glass tasting samples of sommelier curated European wines instead of full bottles, each filled with a different wine (three red and three white). Each shipment comes with educational material that makes it easy to learn about the different varieties and regions, and, if you find something you love, you get credits towards purchasing a full bottle. Our advice? Get your friends in on it and host a monthly wine club where you can join in on VineBox’s Sommelier led virtual tasting videos.

Best Craft Beer Subscription Box

34. Craft Beer Club

Craft Beer Club

  • What We Like: hand-selected craft beers, delivers up to 24 bottles
  • What We Don't Like: unable to ship to certain states (AL, AR, KY, MS, SD and UT)
  • What You Get: 12 beers (12 oz)
  • Subscription frequency: monthly or quarterly subscription (can cancel any time after your first two shipments
  • Shipping: free shipping
  • Price: $48 for 12 bottles, $96 for 24 bottles

If your man loves nothing more than sipping on a craft beer while watching the big game with his boys, he’ll love The Craft Beer Club subscription box, which spotlights 12 or 24 craft beer from two breweries within their list of microbreweries located in different regions around the country, including four different styles that fluctuate monthly in each shipment. According to the company, the craft beers usually range from 5.0 percent to 7.0 percent ABV. And the best part? He won’t have to run to the grocery store at halftime to stock up because these cold ones are delivered straight to your door on a monthly or quarterly basis. IPAs, Pale Ales and more. Let’s just say, the beer aficionado in your life will love this.

Best Wellness Subscription Boxes

Best Variety Subscription Box

35. FabFitFun


  • What We Like: customize box, options include well-known brands, useful items, exclusive offers
  • What We Don't Like: occasional repeat products
  • What You Get: six to 10 full-size items per box
  • Subscription frequency: quarterly
  • Shipping: free shipping in the US
  • Price: from $55

If you love the idea of subscription boxes, but want them to be more well-rounded, FabFitFun’s quarterly box comes with a mix of seasonal products across beauty, home, health, wellness and fashion that you can fully customize. “I've been subscribed to FabFitFun for a couple of years now and I'm always so excited when it’s time to customize my box every few months. It's great that there are so many options so you can really choose things you'll definitely use, rather than just getting things at random like some other boxes,” says PureWow assistant commerce editor Natalie LaBarbera. And that pricey annual fee? Totally worth it in LaBarbera’s eyes because that’s what gives you autonomy over your box. If you’re not into the month’s picks, you can opt to receive credit to shop other FabFitFun products in the future. Plus, you’ll get access to exclusive offers from their brand partners and options to add additional items to your box.

PureWow associate commerce editor Stephanie Meraz recently got her hands on the latest fall box, saying, “I must admit, I understand the hype. My first FabFitFun box did not disappoint. I was surprised to find a Summer Friday’s lip butter balm, Free People candle that smells like autumn and the prettiest Cover FX highlighter palette that I can’t wait to test out when I celebrate my birthday. There are so many other products I received that I’ve neglected to mention, but you get the gist. Two words: worth it.” You heard the ladies.

Best Personalized Vitamin Subscription Box

36. Care/of


  • What We Like: individually packed and personalized packets, affordable, no fillers, third-party tested
  • What We Don't Like: cannot see the vitamin serving sizes (mg)
  • What You Get: 30-day supply of customized supplements
  • Subscription frequency: monthly (option to change or cancel at any time)
  • Shipping: free shipping on orders $40 or more, otherwise $8
  • Price: an average box costs $29/month, but price is based on individual items

Remembering to take vitamins is so much harder now that mom isn’t around to place them on the kitchen table with breakfast every morning. But Care/of is here to make it a little bit easier. The subscription service recommends personalized blends of vitamins and supplements (with no fillers and non-GMO ingredients only) based on a survey you take about your lifestyle, diet and goals. Subscribers rave over the affordability, especially compared to buying individualized bottles at health or food stores. Each month, you'll receive a 30-day supply of your wellness concoction, portioned out into cute daily packs that automatically replenish—no trip to the pharmacy needed. The price you can expect to pay will be based off the results of your quiz, with a 30-day supply of vitamin B12 priced at $7 and prenatal vitamins at $19. The company wants to ensure your happy with your curated pack of vitamins so there’s a 30-day money back guarantee. Care/of even customizes each individually wrapped packet of pills with your name on them, including a fun fact to start your day.

Best Gut Health Subscription Box

37. My Girl Wellness Better Belly System

My Girl Wellness

  • What We Like: free of major allergens, free of synthetic fillers, aids in digestion, reduces bloat, replenishes good gut bacteria, encourages healthy bowel movement
  • What We Don't Like: proprietary blend
  • What You Get: 90 capsules of probiotics, 60 capsules of digestive enzymes, 90 capsules of herbal supplement for bowel movement
  • Subscription frequency: every three, four, five or six weeks (option to modify or cancel at any time)
  • Shipping: calculated at checkout
  • Price: from $92

Got gut issues? This Better Belly supplement subscription box (that you can receive at a discount when you use coupon code PUREWOW15 at checkout) just might be answer to all your gassy, bloated and painful issues. Take it from Meraz, who suffered from hidden food intolerances for years before discovering the root cause of her issues. “I found out I had a lot of food intolerances, and even after cutting out those inflammatory culprits, I still wasn’t fully OK. I found My Girl Wellness, and the rest is history. I’ve been taking my Better Belly System supplements every day for over two years. Basically, this all-natural system targets bad bacteria in your gut, helping reduce bloat and improve digestion. I recently asked my doctor to check out my Gut Goals probiotic, and he was impressed to see that it contains 5 billion CFU (colony forming units)—aka, it passed the doc’s inspection. The Eat Your Heart Out are digestive enzymes you’ll want to take before a meal as it helps with absorption of nutrients and the breakdown of food. Your body naturally produces these, however the production decreases with age. And I think you can guess what the You Go Girl supplements do…make you go (number two). It’s made with magnesium, artichoke leaf extract and other powerful, natural ingredients. I’ve never had a more consistent bowel movement than when I’m taking my YGG every night before bed. TMI? Sorry, not sorry.”

Best Self-Care Subscription Box

38. TheraBox


  • What We Like: self-care focused, full-sized products, created by therapists
  • What We Don't Like: no option to customize
  • What You Get: a therapeutic activity plus six to eight self-care-related products
  • Subscription frequency: monthly, three-, six- and twelve-month pre-paid options available (option to skip or cancel anytime)
  • Shipping: $5
  • Price: $35

This monthly delivery is curated by therapists to promote mindfulness and encourage relaxation. We have a hard time remembering to take time for ourselves, so having a reminder and some self-care tools at the end of each month can really help. In each box, you’ll receive eight full-size wellness products that are valued at $200, from essential oils and candles to mindful activities and luxury skincare. “I’m a counselor and so this box spoke to me,” says one subscriber. “The dream journal was my favorite item this month. It’s filled with so much info and is so professionally done. All the other products were wonderful and high-quality.”

Best Bathroom Essentials Subscription Box

39. Athena Club

Athena Club

  • What We Like: array of personal care essentials, organic options available, aesthetic packaging
  • What We Don't Like: cannot put multiple products on one singular subscription plan
  • What You Get: a customized selection of personal care products
  • Subscription frequency: option to customize monthly plans
  • Shipping: free shipping
  • Price: from $8

Tired of running to CVS all the time? Athena Club is an easy way to get all of your personal care essentials delivered straight to your door. Sign up to receive everything from organic tampons to makeup remover wipes to multivitamins sent to you every month, two months or three months, depending on which plan you select. And did we mention how cute the products are? All of your items come jazzed up in the signature Athena packaging of soft pinks, purples and blues that you won’t mind displaying in your bathroom.

Best Home Subscription Boxes

Best Men’s Luxury Subscription Box

40. GQ Best Stuff Box

GQ Box

  • What We Like: estimated $200+ value, useful products, editor-approved
  • What We Don't Like: no option to customize
  • What You Get: grooming, apparel, accessories and more handpicked items by GQ editors
  • Subscription frequency: quarterly subscription, option to cancel anytime
  • Shipping: free shipping
  • Price: $59 per box or $216 annual billing

Each quarter, GQ’s editors curate a list of standout men's grooming products and accessories for their subscribers to enjoy. The Summer 2023 box featured a beaded bracelet, washed baseball cap, evergreen Bather swim trunks, cold brew concentrate, roll-on fragrance oil from Riddle, Youth to the People clearing face mask and so much more. Prior boxes included Prada cologne, PureWow-approved Mighty Patch pimple patches, Harry’s natural deodorant and a deck of playing cards. Psst, that’s more than $200 worth of products sent to the lucky guy in your life every for the bargain price of $59 (or a total of $236 per year). Save $20 more when you sign up for annual billing of $216. Once a subscriber, you’ll gain exclusive access to GQ’s curated shop where you’ll be able to shop from a list of favorite products at a steep discount (from up to 75 percent off retail value). For director of affiliate strategy Pamela Masin, it’s one of her favorite ways to spoil her husband. “My husband's face lights up every time he receives the GQ subscription box. He likes that a lot of the brands are ones that he hasn't heard of before, especially for the products like aftershave or sunscreen—stuff men don't do a whole lot of research on and just grab what they see at the drugstore. It is a little heavy on the beauty side (think, shaving essentials, cologne, etc.) but overall, there's a good mix of fashion, beauty and home gadget-y type of products.”

Best Escape-Room Subscription Box

41. Escape the Crate

Escape the Crate

  • What We Like: games, puzzles, interactive videos, solo and multi-player, includes props
  • What We Don't Like: some games can reportedly be frustrating to play with obscure clues
  • What You Get: one to two hour-long games and puzzles with accessories, props and access codes
  • Subscription frequency: bimonthly, four-, six- and twelve-month plans available
  • Shipping: $6
  • Price: from $27-$30

If you love escape rooms, then you’ll fall head-over-heels for the Escape the Crate subscription box. You’ll receive a themed box (Camelot, Gold Rush, Escape the Ruins and more) full of mysteries, brain-busting puzzles and adventures that can be completed alone or with loved ones. Nothing goes to waste with this gift, either. In addition to the envelopes, props and papers that are included in each box, you’ll also be using the illustrations on the inside of the box as your board game base. Work with your family and friends to crack codes, solve riddles and discover hidden items—all from the comfort of your home. Don’t be surprised when you find out that your game comes to life thanks to the coded access to online audio and visual elements. It’s so good, you may want to let your family know that their weekend is now booked up. But don’t just take our word for it. “This is the best at home escape game,” raves subscriber, Lori F. “My family and I have completed four so far and love the videos and thought-provoking puzzles. I am not a fan of the at home escape games that are just reading and solving, [but] the Escape the Crate boxes have great puzzles and keep us interactive for a while and the videos are great because we can all hear it.”

Best Flower Subscription Box

42. Bouqs Bouquet Subscription


  • What We Like: fresh, seasonal and farmer’s market flowers, customizable, flexible delivery plans
  • What We Don't Like: some reviewers report wilted flowers
  • What You Get: 10 to 16, 20 to 32 or 30 to 45 stems
  • Subscription frequency: weekly, every other week, monthly or every other month
  • Shipping: free shipping
  • Price: starting at $44

Out of gift ideas for that one person who has everything? Fret not, because everything’s coming up roses. With Bouqs, they’ll get fresh-cut flowers delivered directly from sustainable farms to their door on a weekly, bi-monthly or monthly basis. That’s definitely better than giving yet another candle—although we do love our Anthropologie candle collection. With the choice of all-roses, classic blooms, seasonal or farmer's market arrangements, you can customize each delivery to your recipient’s taste and choose the shipping speed (no rush, next day and same day). And did we mention that Bouqs has an entire section dedicated to occasion-specific arrangements, from apology and new baby bouquets to sympathy and housewarming flowers. Looks like you’ll have a gift for every occasion, including those ‘just because’ moments.

Best Tech and Gadget Subscription Box

43. Breo Box

Breo Box

  • What We Like: great value, one-time charge
  • What We Don't Like: some fragile products, no option to customize products
  • What You Get: four to eight of the latest tech gadgets
  • Subscription frequency: recipient will receive at least one seasonal box once or every three months, depending upon sender’s selection (options to skip a box or cancel your subscription entirely, too)
  • Shipping: free shipping
  • Price: you can select a single season ($175), two seasons ($350; $339), three seasons ($525; $479) or a whole year ($700; $599) of boxes

If your significant other is always obsessing over the latest tech on the market, then you may want to consider gifting them the Brea Box. One heavy box filled to the brim with unique gadgets like fitness products, home goods and so much more (think Tesla lighters, hydroponic herb gardens and the classic drone) worth between $200 and $300 will ship every three months. Past boxes have included a wireless mini projector and an Ember mug, which our editors adore. And it’s a hit amongst its loyal subscribers, too, who can choose to opt in a one-time payment plan and gift one, two, three or four seasonal boxes. Jessica B., a Brea Box customer who’s shopped with the company for five years, says, “The products are good quality and there is always something in each box that is exciting or fun for my particular tastes. When an item does not fit my needs, they are always high quality enough to give to a friend or family member as a gift so there is rarely anything going to waste.” While Breo Box easily allows customers to skip a box or cancel a subscription easily, they don’t accept returns, so we suggest you use superfluous items as holiday gifts for loved ones.

Best Crafting Subscription Box

44. The Crafter’s Box


  • What We Like: creative, hands-on, includes materials and tools, access to a digital workshop
  • What We Don't Like: pricey with add-ons
  • What You Get: materials for one craft (except common household items)
  • Subscription frequency: monthly, pre-paid option plans available (option to skip, swap, pause or cancel at any time)
  • Shipping: $7
  • Price: $15, $65 or $80

For the person who’d rather DIY than shop online, make sure they always have a new project in the queue with a craft subscription box. The Crafter’s Box not only sends all the materials and tools, but members also get access to a digital workshop where they can follow along with top artists. Past projects have included fabric weaving, book binding, wood carving and dried wreath-making. As an added bonus, they’ll also be invited to join a private community of makers where they can share their project’s progress, ask crafting questions to experts and join live Q&As with artists. “I love the range of techniques and instructors they offer,” says one recipient. “The aesthetics and the quality of materials and tools are superb. And as a lifelong crafter, I also appreciate the flexible options you offer for those who, ahem, have lots of tools and materials on hand already.” But the best part? You might end up on the receiving end of a homemade treasure.

Best R&R Subscription Box

45. Introvert's Retreat

The Introvert's Retreat

  • What We Like: new monthly novel, hand-made self-care items, relaxing, personalization, free book guarantee if you aren’t satisfied
  • What We Don't Like: some people were underwhelmed by the snacks
  • What You Get: a book, a beverage, a candle, bath salts, a snack, tea and a body care item
  • Subscription frequency: monthly
  • Shipping: $11
  • Price: $47-$50

Sampling new books, candles, tea and body care products are some of our favorite things to do—so why not combine them all into one? This Introvert’s Retreat subscription box for the bibliophile is all about RR&R: read, relax and recharge, that is. From Monterey Bay by Lindsay Hatton to The Lifeboat Clique by Kathy Parks, there are over 45 mass market novels in the vault that span various genres like romance and thriller to sci-fi and YA, to which you can personalize your box and tailor to your preferences. There’s even an option to check off dietary concerns for your reading snack. No nuts? No problem. Dairy-free, please? You got it. No dietary restrictions? They’ve got that, too. In each box, you’ll also receive a beverage of choice (loose leaf tea, hot cocoa or ground coffee, a hand-made candle, bath salts and scented soap because what’s more relaxing than reading your new novel in the tub surrounded by moody candles? If you’re not a fan of your book selection, Introvert’s Retreat will send you a Rescue Book for free (aka, an unread book replacement in like new condition).

Best Lifestyle Subscription Box

46. The Balanced Home Box

The Balanced Home Box

  • What We Like: luxury goods, home décor, full-sized items, access to discounts
  • What We Don't Like: more skincare focused than home goods
  • What You Get: eight to ten full-size products, samples, exclusive deals
  • Subscription frequency: quarterly
  • Shipping: free shipping within the US
  • Price: $55

The Balanced Home Box got a major upgrade. Now known as The Balanced Lifestyle Box, this subscription features seasonal handpicked items each month (valued up to $245) to perfect your space and nurture your soul. From cozy throw blankets and candles in the winter to ceramic planters and artisan vessels in the summer along with lots of luxury skincare to pamper yourself or a loved one, this quarterly decor box will be the refresh you and your home will look forward to this upcoming season.

Best Plant Subscription Box

47. Horti


  • What We Like: plants are hard-to-kill, includes pot and saucer, promotes life
  • What We Don't Like: gift subscriptions cannot be canceled, cannot choose plants
  • What You Get: one plant, one 6” hand-painted pot and saucer, plant information and care instructions
  • Subscription frequency: monthly available in three-, six- and twelve-month plans
  • Shipping: included in price
  • Price: from $52 per month

NYC-based plant shop Horti makes it possible for your green thumbed bestie to grow an indoor jungle. Whether they’re a seasoned plant professional or a complete newbie to soil and plant care, the Horti subscription service ships a hard-to-kill houseplant each month in a hand-painted terracotta pot and saucer (you pick the color) with instructions on how to care for it. The recipient will get to fill their home with beautiful greenery like a White Bird of Paradise, Philodendron Punctata, and Money Tree, to name a few. Got pets? No worries because Horti can ship pet-friendly plants that won’t set you into panic mode if Max decides to misbehave one morning and chomp down on a leaf. Over time, they’ll start sending more exotic plant types to help build up your green thumb.

Best Artisan Subscription Box

48. Globe In

Globe In

  • What We Like: hand-made products from around the world, supports local artisans, supports fair wages, supports safe working conditions, customizable box, one-of-a-kind items
  • What We Don't Like: no refunds, popular products may go out of stock fast
  • What You Get: three to four handcrafted products from around the world
  • Subscription frequency: monthly (option to cancel anytime)
  • Shipping: first month free shipping, then $10
  • Price: from $37 per month

Treat yourself to beautiful and ethically made products from artisans and farmers around the world, supporting their craft along the way. According to the brand, “every purchase helps support fair wages, job stability and safe working conditions for artisans all over the world.” Enjoy a hand-split, dyed and hand-weaved fan that Ghanaian artisan Nyaaba Ayinpoka labored over for 13-19 hours or display a lacquered coconut bowl made in Vietnam and learn the aritsans’ stories along the way. The best part? It’s completely up to you to customize your box and select the items that standout to you. Past boxes include a boho, picnic and prep theme that included useful kitchen prep items from India and Morocco. The assortment of items centers around a seasonal theme and range from woven baskets to Ghanaian hot cocoa. Past boxes include a boho, picnic and prep theme that included useful kitchen prep items from India and Morocco. Plus, the first month's shipping is free!

Best Book Subscription Boxes

Best Coffee and Book Subscription Box

49. My Coffee and Book Club

My Coffee and Book Club

  • What We Like: coffee, two hardcover books, unique picks, choice of genre, choice of coffee type
  • What We Don't Like: some reviewers are disappointed by book selections
  • What You Get: 12oz bag of coffee (ground or whole bean) and two hardcover books
  • Subscription frequency: monthly (three-, six- and twelve-month pre-paid payment plans available)
  • Shipping: $3
  • Price: starting at $32

High-quality coffee the moment you need it? That should cut your Starbucks habit down significantly. With the My Coffee and Book Box, you’ll receive two new hardcover books in your genre of choice and a bag of either whole bean or ground coffee. And if you’re feeling adventurous, you can choose a "surprise me!" box, where My Coffee and Book Club will surprise you with a book of their choice. Subscriber Margaret M. was quick to give it rave reviews after receiving her first box, saying, “I am impressed with everything! Great selection of books. The coffee was very smooth. I look forward to sitting by the pool and cracking open those books!” It may be time to start your own book club with friends while the kiddos are at school. At least you know you’ll have plenty of coffee to go around!

Best Book Subscription Box

50. Book of the Month Club

Book of the Month Club

  • What We Like: choice of monthly pick, optional add-ons, interactive app, includes new releases (some unreleased)
  • What We Don't Like: cannot apply credit towards add-ons if you don’t select monthly selection
  • What You Get: choice of one book from five to seven new, hardcover options monthly, spanning various genres and new releases
  • Subscription frequency: monthly (three-, six- and twelve-month payment plans available)
  • Shipping: free
  • Price: $60, $100 and $200 payment plans available

Picture this: The bookstore comes to you ever month. That’s kind of what it’s like when you join the Book of the Month Club community. At the end of every month, you’ll receive a list of five buzzy new titles to choose from and a credit to purchase one of them, so you’ll never be without new reading material. “I love that it introduces me to new releases, new authors and new genres I might not have picked up on my own,” says managing editor Catrina Yohay. “Because so many of the books are new or even early releases, I feel very ‘in the know’ within the book world. The books themselves are also beautiful—all hardcover with special jackets that I love collecting. Plus, I save a ton with an annual subscription (as opposed to buying individually online or at the bookstore).” While it introduced her Daisy Jones & the Six “before the rest of the zeitgeist caught on,” she isn’t the biggest fan of when she doesn’t find a book that sparks her interest, as her credit won’t apply towards other books within their library unless a monthly selection is made. On the bright side, you can skip a box if you’re behind on your reading list (and keep the credit to use for later down the line) or add additional books if you’re a bonafide bookworm. “It's truly such a fun (and inexpensive) way to treat yourself each month,” she adds.

Best Kids Subscription Boxes

Best Baby Book Subscription Box

51. My First Reading Club

My First Reading Club

  • What We Don't Like: some books may reportedly have specific religious influences that might not suit some readers
  • What You Get: at least three books and a special gift for mom
  • Subscription frequency: monthly
  • Shipping: $4
  • Price: from $19 per box

Calling all bookworms-in-training: This subscription box comes with a selection of books, with reading levels ranging from newborns to pre-teens and titles that’ll have your young one engaged like The Boss Baby by Maria Frazee and Inside Hudson Pickle by Yolanda Ridge. More specifically, My First Reading Club provides you with the option to choose between five distinct age groups, plus they’ll even include a small gift for you, mom, in each send. Plus, there's also a gift for parents in each box, which impressed one subscriber. “My two-year-old daughter and 18-month nephew loved getting their boxes every month. I was really impressed with the quality of the books and the age-appropriate duration of them. We received a sing-along nursery rhyme book with CD, which they love to hear every car ride. Not to mention how much I needed the little mommy R&R gifts.” Because moms need a little love, too.

Best Kids Cooking Subscription Box

52. Raddish Kids

Raddish Kids

  • What We Like: interactive, educational, hands-on, bonding, illustrated recipes are easy to follow
  • What We Don't Like: ingredients are not included
  • What You Get: three illustrated recipe guides with shopping lists, three culinary skills challenges and a kitchen tool
  • Subscription frequency: monthly (option to cancel anytime)
  • Shipping: free shipping within the US
  • Price: starting at $24

So, you’ve been wanting to prioritize cooking with your kids and teaching them important culinary skills, but you can’t seem to figure out where to start. Raddish Kids makes those first steps towards making your bonding-time-in-the-kitchen dreams a reality. Join one of three specialized cooking clubs and you'll be preparing your kids for a healthy life ahead, and a dinner they'll be proud to have made together. Your little chef can join the cooking, baking or global club where they’ll learn to whip up yummy, diverse cuisines like handmade sushi and Swedish meatballs. Every month, you’ll receive a cooking kit and digital recipes that you can follow along together. The only caveat? You’ll have to supply the ingredients, but they will provide a complete grocery list to use at the store. Did we mention that they’ll get their own apron patch in each box, too? Time to start their culinary collection.

Best Kid’s Craft Subscription Box

53. We Craft Box


  • What We Like: multiple crafts, time-consuming, video tutorials, materials included
  • What We Don't Like: instructions can be difficult to follow at times
  • What You Get: five crafts with materials and instructions included
  • Subscription frequency: monthly (three-, six- and twelve-month pre-paid options available)
  • Shipping: free shipping
  • Price: from $30 per box

Keep your kids busy while you're trying to catch up on laundry and the other million-and-one tasks around the house that you’ve been neglecting with the We Craft Box. Designed for ages three to nine, this subscription provides clever projects every month that will keep two young ones occupied for at least a few hours. “My 4-year-old nephew loves getting his craft box and making the crafts. With two older sisters who are constantly doing artsy things, it’s really nice that he has something of his own that he can be proud of,” says Kamila D., a We Craft Box reviewer. Inside, they’ll find five curated crafts, video tutorials a themed story and all the materials needed (except scissors) to make the creations come to life. Plus, the easy-to-follow photo instructions take out any guesswork.

Best Developmental Toys Subscription Box

54. Hoppi Box

Hoppi Box

  • What We Like: developmental toys, Montessori-inspired, stimulating, tailor the subscription to your child’s age
  • What We Don't Like: may receive a duplicate toy
  • What You Get: four to five award-winning Montessori-inspired toys
  • Subscription frequency: quarterly
  • Shipping: free shipping within the US
  • Price: from $66

This company delivers an assortment of high-quality toys that support your little one’s development, curiosity and imagination. Each box is tailored to your child’s age and developmental milestones, and it includes award-winning Montessori-inspired toys hand-picked by the Hoppi Box child development experts, all of which are brightly colored and adored by both mom and baby. Take it from Karen M., who decided to invest in a subscription in preparation for her newborn. “When I was a soon-to-be-mom, I was overwhelmed by the prospect of trying to shop for toys that I could be confident were educational and well-made, so I was so thrilled when I discovered Hoppi Box! The toys in our Hoppi Boxes have been stimulating, fun, age-appropriate toys, and I just love how the service is tailored to grow with the child. My child and I have really enjoyed the toys we've received from Hoppi Box over the years, and now he is old enough that we both get excited whenever we see the blue and brown box delivered to our door,” she says.

Best Kids Clothing Subscription Box

55. Rockets of Awesome Clothing Subscription

Rockets of Awesome

  • What We Like: affordable, try before buying, personalized, discounted rates
  • What We Don't Like: charge a non-refundable fee
  • What You Get: five, eight or twelve pieces of clothing
  • Subscription frequency: quarterly (skip, pause or cancel at any time)
  • Shipping: free for orders $50 or more, otherwise $5
  • Price: from $19 to $39, $20 service fee that gets credited toward the items you purchase

This kid’s clothing box sends an assortment of styles, with items ranging from $19 to $39, designed in-house and hand-picked for your child every season. All you have to do is take the style quiz where you’ll choose the box size you want to receive—five, eight or twelve pieces of clothing—and the Rockets of Awesome team will curate a specialized box for your young one that you’ll be able to look over and swap out items before shipping. Once you receive, let your child pick their faves and return the rest for free, but you keep everything in the box you can save up to 45 percent off your order.

Best Kid’s Educational Subscription Box

56. Kiwi Crate


  • What We Like: STEAM-based projects, interactive illustrated step-by-step instructions, educational, thrilling, hands-on
  • What We Don't Like: some reviewers complain of inexpensive materials
  • What You Get: STEAM-based projects with all materials included and step-by-step illustrated instructions plus additional science add-ons
  • Subscription frequency: monthly, three-, six-, or twelve-month pre-paid payments available (option to pause or cancel at any time)
  • Shipping: free shipping within the US
  • Price: $24

Catered toward kids in early elementary school, this monthly box with over 10,000 reviews, aims to turn learning about science and math into a game. Each one features an original hands-on STEAM-based project—like building an arcade game or creating a glowing stuffed animal—vetted by child development experts and tested by kids. In addition to the fun activities, they’ll also receive illustrated step-by-step instructions and science add-ons like comics and other surprises. Some parents even use it as supplemental educational activities during homeschooling, like this mother. “I have been recommending Kiwi Crates to homeschooling friends…everyone has been so excited to look into it. I recommend to homeschooling friends as a science option because that’s how we used it this past year. It’s been amazing. We were able to follow up our Kiwi Crates with our own exploration, digging deeper on the subject. There’s nothing like mail with a kids name on it to pique their interest…[and] know it’s something they can do be proud of, they literally cannot be stopped from learning. My daughter reminds me incessantly that we have a Kiwi Crate to do once it arrives in the mailbox!”

Best Try-Before-You-Buy Kid’s Subscription Box

57. KidPik


  • What We Like: no styling fee, try-before-you-buy, head-to-toe outfits, affordable, clothing designed in-house
  • What We Don't Like: clothing styles may not suit everyone’s taste
  • What You Get: two-to-five head-to-toe outfits
  • Subscription frequency: every four, six or twelve weeks (option to pause or cancel anytime)
  • Shipping: free shipping, free returns, free exchanges
  • Price: authorization hold starting at $40, average clothing price is $18-$24

“Shopping for clothes with kids in tow can be a total nightmare,” admits PureWow executive editor Alexia Dellner. “And yet, they outgrow their garments so fast that you typically need to get them new items very frequently (and fast!). I love the convenience of getting kids clothes delivered, even though it means that you might get an item or two that you don't LOVE.” With the KidPik subscription box, receiving clothes that fit your kiddos is a breeze. Once you take the three-minute style, the KidPik expert stylist will get to work, curating two-to-five head-to-toe outfits that they’ll send directly to your door every four, six or twelve weeks. If they don’t love it after trying on at home—because kids can be picky—there’s a prepaid return and exchange bag included in your box to ship back, free of charge. The items you choose to keep will be an sold to you at 25 to 35 percent off, thanks to those perks of being a subscriber. So that $24 dollar shirt that was designed in-house will now cost $18. If you ask us, that beats the prices of a lot of mass retailers out there. And Dellner assures that “most of the clothes are super cute and cool, including items that I never would have thought to purchase myself (like a cool leather band-looking bracelet for my son!).”

Best Child Development Subscription Box

58. Lovevery


  • What We Like: aids in child development, teaches children about emotions and the world around them, equips kids to learn how to overcome challenges
  • What We Don't Like: some toys are a miss
  • What You Get: six-to-eight Montessori-inspired toys that aid in child development at every stage
  • Subscription frequency: every two months (option to cancel anytime)
  • Shipping: free shipping
  • Price: $80 or $120 subscription options

Another standout Dellner would be lost without? Lovevery. They set out to equip children from zero to five with stage-based play essentials, which are award-winning play products—designed by academics, researchers, experts and child specialists—that supports your baby’s brain development. As Dellner states, it’s the stuff you wouldn’t think to buy or find anywhere else, for that matter. Think: books on frustration management, microscopes, turtle games and so much more that’ll keep your little one engaged. “Lovevery toys are thoughtful and beautiful, and a nice alternative to the sea of plastic toys littered around my house. Not every item in the box will be a smash hit (we've had a few that were played with once and never again...), but the vast majority of them will teach your kid something about their emotions, the world around them, how to overcome challenges, or just themselves. It's also very cool to read the messages about each toy and learn about what your child is going through developmentally at this age,” says Dellner.

Best Cultural Cuisine Kid’s Subscription Box

59. Little Passports by Begin

America's Test Kitchen

Cost: From $20 per month

  • What We Like: experimental, hands-on, kid-approved recipes
  • What We Don't Like: ingredients are not included
  • What You Get: kid-test and kid-approved recipes, activities and projects
  • Subscription frequency: monthly, six- and twelve-month prepaid plans available (option to cancel anytime)
  • Shipping: free shipping within the US
  • Price: from $25-$30

One of the best ways to get your picky eater more interested in different types of food is to get them involved in the cooking process (and a couple of fun foodie-related games won’t hurt, either). The Little Passports subscription box sends kid-tested and kid-approved recipes straight to your doorstep for kids ages six and up, plus related activities and projects that your child will go bonkers over. Explore a Rome-themed kit where they’ll have the chance to whip up a Cacio e Pepe and revel in the excitement of a Punjab, India box that includes recipes vibrant traditional Indian dishes like Halwa and Keema. Talk about starting ‘em young. You may just end up with a little chef.

Best Pet Subscription Boxes

Best Dog Food Subscription Box

60. Farmers Dog

Farmers Dog

  • What We Like: pre-packaged meals, fantastic customer service, made with real food, no preservatives, storage box included, customizable meals
  • What We Don't Like: pricey, takes up a lot of space in the freezer
  • What You Get: personalized pre-packaged, healthy meals for your pet
  • Subscription frequency: every three-to-eight weeks, depending upon your dog’s size (option to alter shipment anytime)
  • Shipping: free shipping
  • Price: start at $2 to $12 per day

“I wholeheartedly believe all dog food is not made equal,” says Gallery Media Group director of social strategy Aly Owens. “I wanted to make sure we were giving our dog great quality meals. I love the subscription of Farmer's Dog because I can set it and forget it—meals are replenished at the same time every month and their team send text updates on your order. They also customize the meals for your dog’s breed, weight, etc. Biggest plus: My dog gobbles it up. Biggest con: I don't have any space in my freezer for my own Trader Joe's frozen food.” You’ll want to make room for these nutritious meals, though. Made with real food in USDA kitchens, this pet food was developed by vets who nixed the preservatives, processed kibble, misleading labels and diseased meats. To get started, you’ll begin to create a plan where you can personalize your pet’s food according to your dog’s needs, from caloric intake to age. They’ll come individually packaged in clear packets that you can just tear open and poor directly into your dog’s bowl to enjoy. A clear shiny coat and an odorless dog is just a few meals away.

Best Dog Treat and Toy Subscription Box

61. BarkBox


  • What We Like: customizable box, treats, themed boxes, various toys
  • What We Don't Like: your dog will begin to expect new toys
  • What You Get: two toys, two all-natural bags of treats and a chew toy
  • Subscription frequency: monthly, six- and twelve-month prepaid plans available (option to skip, pause or cancel anytime)
  • Shipping: free shipping when you add extra toys and treats, otherwise calculated at checkout
  • Price: from $22 per month

Show your pup you love him back with a monthly themed delivery of toys and treats valued at over $40, tailored to his or her size and weight. Your pup will love the boxes, so much, they’ll start to expect them every time you get a delivery. Don’t believe us? Hear it yourself from Rosie’s owner. “Rosie thinks every box that comes through the door must be hers now— she looks forward to her BarkBox so much! She loves to explore the different textures and shapes of the toys.” Cuddly, squeaky, fluffy—you name it and it’s most likely included. What’s more, there’s an option to tailor each box to your dog’s needs and preferences (i.e., size, breed, play styles, food sensitives and chew styles, to name a few).

Best Animal Support Subscription Box

62. Rescue Box

Rescue Box

  • What We Like: toys your dogs will love, chews and treats, profits benefit shelter animals
  • What We Don't Like: some toys are easily destroyable
  • What You Get: five pet products (toys, chews and treats)
  • Subscription frequency: monthly
  • Shipping: calculated at checkout
  • Price: $30

Looking to spoil your dog and cat, but also feel the need to give back? The Rescue Box can help. With each box, you’ll receive five pet products tailored to animal (dog or cat) and weight. Every box of toys, chews and treats are valued at $40, and they have a unique theme to them. Plus, when you purchase a Rescue Box, you’ll also be feeding 60 shelter animals thanks to their Subscribe 2 Good™ program, too. So, while you’re oozing with love watching your kitten play around, Cosmo, a Doberman who had days until being euthanized, is able to allocate to a new home, thanks to saved resources that come from the profits.

Best Custom Meal Dog Food Subscription Box

63. Ollie


  • What We Like: fresh food, customizable to dog’s weight, activity level, age, etc., option to edit meal plan before purchasing
  • What We Don't Like: packaging will take up space in freezer
  • What You Get: a custom meal plan of nutritious, fresh dog food curated to your pup’s needs
  • Subscription frequency: shipping frequency depends on dog breed and caloric needs (option to edit, pause or cancel anytime)
  • Shipping: free shipping
  • Price: from $1 to $10 a day

We know Spot deserves better than the bland, dry kibble we’ve been feeding her for the past few years. Enter: Ollie. Ollie uses your dog’s weight, age, breed, activity level and allergies to create a custom meal plan of fresh dog food that’s delivered to your home every week. To start, you’ll need to complete a quick questionnaire to introduce your pup. From there, they’ll serve you meal recommendations that you can scope out and customize as you please. Once the box arrives at your doorstep, you’ll want to store the pre-packaged meals in your freezer and defrost them in the fridge up to 24-hours before serving your pup. Plus, right now you can receive 50 percent off your first box.

What Are the Best Subscription Boxes?

The best subscription boxes depend entirely on personal preference, from sentimental to fashion-forward to a box overflowing with beauty goodies for the makeup guru in your life. The subscription boxes featured above combine the personal, sentimental, and that je ne sais quoi factor, aka all of the factors that will make it the best gift for that one special person (or yourself). And did we mention that most of the options listed are practical and affordable, too? Trust us when we say, there’s a little something for everyone.

Do You Have to Receive a Subscription Box Every Month?

We’re so glad you asked. The short answer is no, you don’t have to receive a subscription box monthly. In fact, many of the options listed in our extensive list offer various subscription and payment plans that can range from monthly, every three months, quarterly, six times a year and more. What’s more, several allow you to pause or skip your subscription whenever you want free of charge.

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