Monthly subscription boxes are now massive business. In fact, there seems to now exist a scheme to deliver you a selections of monthly treats from just about ANYTHING that you can imagine. From beer, socks, coffee, grooming essentials to fitness supplements, you can have it boxed up and posted through your letterbox once a month.
Here we give a round-up of some of the best UK services available to men (though a few, will resonate with the ladies as well).
TOPP Box is a great way to try out lots of new grooming and skin care brands. Your monthly personalised box will feature an assortment of full and travel sized products. Expect a mix of skincare, cologne and shaving products.
If you like craft beer then look no further than the Beer52 subscription box. Tell then the kind of beer that you like and their panel of experts will select some monthly beers that they think you will like. As well as the beers, you will receive a snack and their monthly magazine ‘Ferment’. It’s £24 per month for 8 beers or £29 per month for 10.
London Sock Co
Worn by male trend setters from David Gandy to Daniel Craig, the London Sock Company’s products add a touch of style. Through their subscription service, the Sock Club, the London Sock Company promise to deliver socks of the highest quality to your door, every month, ensuring you don’t run out of a wardrobe basic. You can have them send you pair of plain navy socks or brightly coloured, patterned ones. The choice is yours.
The Chapar is a slightly more bespoke service then most and focuses solely on fashion. Aimed at style conscious men who maybe don’t have the time to browse the high street for themselves they take the hassle out of shopping. A Chapar stylist will give you a call to learn about your style and taste and use this information to pack a custom box of clothing and accessories for you. You simply keep what you like and return the rest.
Christian Benedict sell shirts for the office through a fully flexible service. The idea was formed when two brothers (Christian and Ben) agreed how convenient it would be if their shirts were sent to their desks or doors, so they could skip shopping and spend their time doing other things. As well as time-saving convenience, the service is focussed on flexibility – you select how often your receive a shirt and can pick each shirt before it’s sent out. You can also skip a delivery if you don’t need a shirt and cancel when you want.
Form & Thread socks offer simple designs in fine fabrics but at a fair price. They are built to last and like many of the designer alternatives appear to be high-end in look and feel but have comfort and longevity at the forefront. The popularity of their online store has prompted the creators Rich & Chris to launch a subscription service. You can never have enough socks right?
As the name suggests the Carnivore Club is for meat-lovers. Providing boxes of cured meat, the service sends its members a selection of meat from a different producer each delivery. You can choose to receive a box every month, bi-monthly or every quarter, but you must subscribe for a minimum of three months (one off boxes are available at slightly higher pricing).