Best Subscription Boxes For Men, Monthly Gifts (Fan Favorites)
By Jack Cullum
If you're shopping for a monthly gift for men...
You've hit the right page!
Give that once-a-month buzz with a subscription box full of stuff us men love.
These subscription boxes come at deep discounts, at better-than-retail prices.
Be sure to scroll down to the Quick Navigation section to see the different category winners.
Here's a look at the best subscription boxes for men of all tastes.
( That also make great gifts! )
jack's top picks
The Best Subscription Boxes For Men:
Check out our curated list of cool and fun subscription boxes for men, dads, brothers, husband, and young guys. They're all creme of the crop, fan favorites including tactical, clothing and more! Let's dig in!
1. Stitch Fix (Clothing & Shoes)
SALE: Get 20% OFF with email sign up.
Why you'll like it: Finally, a way to get the right fit that matches your personal style without a department store dressing room.
Stitch Fix is one of the best clothing subscription boxes available that styles you virtually before packing up and shipping the winners.
Stitch Fix breaks the mold of the traditional clothing subscription "box" because you're actually picking out exactly what you want instead of being surprised.
The box is more casual and not the one if you're looking for suspenders and pocket squares.
You can also choose between automatic deliveries (a new box every two weeks, every month, every other month, or a quarterly subscription) and one-off deliveries.
Dipping your toe isn't very scary because Stitch Fix has zero shipping costs while offering returns, and exchanges.
With Stitch Fix, you're also selecting your preferred price tier to ensure that you're not being served up ultra-pricey threads.
2. Watch Gang (Timepiece Lover)
SALE: Get 50% Off + A Chance To Win A ROLEX!
THE WORLD'S #1 RATED WATCH CLUB
Why you'll like it: One member wins a Rolex every Friday!
If you're a timepiece fan, Watch Gang puts the fun back in collecting.
Watch Gang guarantees that you'll always receive a new watch with a retail value higher than what you've paid in any of its monthly subscriptions.
Generally, all watches offered are worth $150 and up.
The fun of joining is that Watch Gang partners with a new watchmaker every month to bring you something very exclusive and spectacular.
Watches selected as monthly "mystery" watches primarily have Japanese and Swiss automatic movements.
Not your "basic box", Watch Gang help to make a unique men's subscription box. It is a great way to stay up to date on stylish men's accessories!
SAVE BIG $$$ ON RETAIL.
3. Scentbird (Men's Fragrances)
SALE: FIRST BOX ONLY $6.78! ( 60% OFF )
Why you'll like it: Designer fragrances without a trip to the perfume counter.
Scentbird is an ultra-streamlined cologne service that hooks you up with 8-milliliter bottles with roughly 140 sprays each to keep you smelling great between boxes.
They're not "full bottle" size but it's enough to get a sense of the sent (ahem) to know if you'd like the full size version.
As you know, ordering brand name colognes online can be dicey because there are so many counterfeit companies out there.
Scentbird provides fully authentic designer cologne by partnering directly with luxury brands like Gucci, Prada, Tom Ford, Cartier, D&G, and more.
Unlike some "surprise" men's subscription boxes, you can actually pick what you like from more than 500 products every month.
Gifts can be purchased as three-month, six-month, or 12-month subscriptions.
4. Grill Masters Club (BBQ King)
Why you'll like it: New boxes of artisan grilling products straight to your door each month.
Grill Masters Club is the ultimate men's subscription box if you like to fire up the ol' grill, clap your grilling tongs and talk BBQ sauces.
Each box comes with things you'll actually use if you're into grilling because it's mostly straight sauces and seasonings.
You'll also be pleasantly surprised by things like cooking tips, wood chips, smoking chips or grilling accessories that are peppered in throughout the year.
Grill Masters Club is just a great way to be introduced to great products you probably wouldn't find on your own if you're a grill master in training.
The fact that everything you're getting is generally artisan or "small batch" means it would cost double or triple to put together these boxes on your own.
5. Barbell Box (Workout Supplements & Gear)
Use code INFLATION at checkout for 10% off. We want to help
The more months that you pre-order, the less you pay for each box.
Billed as "The World's #1 Fitness Subscription Box", Barbell Box enjoys excellent reviews from happy gym rats from all over the globe.
Every shipment comes with high performance recipes, turbo charged workouts, and training tips from fitness gurus.
But, it doesn't stop there, your monthly delivery box will come stuffed with apparel and high quality gear point.
A recent shipment included: T-shirt, whey protein powder, keto bars, Jocko Discipline Go, Golden Smackers, and an issue of Barbell Box Magazine.
All this and free shipping with a total value over $100.
You definitely get a big bang for your buck when you join!
6. Universal Yums (International Snacks)
SALE: Only $15 - Free Shipping in the Contiguous US | Arrives by Christmas!
A guy's gotta have is snacks!
Travel around the world without leaving your doorstep!
You get tasty snacks from different countries, along with fun facts and detailed information about each snack.
My brother -in-law and nieces look forward to this box every month.
Fun for the whole family.
7. Rare Cigar Club (Cigar Aficionados)
FLASH SALE: Up to $30 OFF!
- $10 off any four-shipment order (code: SAVE10),
- $15 off any prepaid six-shipment order (code: SAVE15)
- $30 off any prepaid 12-shipment order (code: SAVE30)
Why you'll like it: Quality, rare cigars without any fuss (and free cigar cutter).
With the Rare Cigar Club, you're having four hand-rolled, small-batch cigars picked out for you each month by people who know what they're doing.
This subscription switches things up each month with four different cigars with different shapes, sizes, and tobacco blends.
The one thing they all have in common is that they are handcrafted, limited-production blends coming to you by boutique cigar producers.
You can also expect some super-premium cigars lighting up your boxes.
Rare Cigar Club's panel rates 12,000 cigars each year on points like construction, appearance, aroma, smoke volume, and more to provide highly vetted picks.
Giving this experience as a gift is as easy as setting up your own account. Southern Cigar is another good alternative cigar subscription box.
8. The California Wine Club
SALE: Save 30 percent on your first box with code 1990 or 15 percent on a gift with code TREAT15.
Why you'll like it: Wines you might never think to try are sent to your door!
You should really think of signing up for this one as joining a wine club instead of getting a subscription box service.
First, you're getting a wine specialist who will help you narrow down your taste profile.
You also decide if you prefer white, reds or a little bit of both.
You can feel like you're co-owner in a fancy Napa winery while budgeting for two-bottle or four-bottle deliveries. Don't worry, each one is a full-size bottle.
The California Wine Club also allows you to pour at your own speed by selecting monthly, every other month, or quarterly subscription box deliveries.
It's a great little club to lock into if you get "choice freeze" at the liquor store.
This is also a great "big ticket" gift to give someone who would appreciate a virtual wine tour because there's a special wine club gift option that includes some nice extras.
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9. Scotch Porter (Beard Care)
SALE: 20% OFF with email signup.
Be sure to check out their Ultimate Beard Collection if you want to take your beard to the next level.
OK, let me be honest...
This beard serum is my personal favorite simply because the amazing aroma that it leaves behind.
With scents like Sandalwood & Tobacco Musk, Fresh Greens & Amber Woods and Warm Spice & Powdery Musk...
You might find yourself having more female attention drawn to you.
My girlfriend loves it. "You got the Juice now!"
Scotch porter uses an alchemy of Jojoba, Avocado and other oils to make the serum.
They lock in moisture in your beard throughout the day so that you're not left with dry and scratchy beard growth.
This best beard oil also give the hair a luxurious shine.
You can get this magic for less than 20 bucks.
10. Bistro MD (Dr. Crafted Weight Loss For Men)
SALE: Click to get 25% OFF and FREE SHIPPING your first food subscription box now - limited time!
What's the cost? About $8 per meal.
What's inside? The way one reviewer put it, "Meals Fit For Kings"!
Doctor designed gourmet meals for men who want to lose weight, but have little time for meal prep.
The very well-thought-out menu plans your whole week of eating for you.
Bistro MD is designed by a weight-loss physician to help you make healthy snacks and food choices that will last a lifetime.
They offer over 150 meals to choose from, including options for breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks.
Since the food comes prepared, all you need to do is heat it and eat.
This is great because you don't need to think about it, an advantage when fighting the fast-food urge.
11. Mullybox (Golf Apparel & Gear)
FLASH SALE: 35% OFF!
+ Free Mystery Gift Bag ($100 retail value)
Use checkout code: "SBFM"
Limited time offer
Mullybox styles itself as a "golf improvement box." Each offering includes accessories, utilities, and training aids, and golf tips designed to improve your monthly golfing experience.
Sample items might include golf balls tees, gloves, balls, or unique and interesting utility items.
Mullybox is a good choice for a golfer who wants to up their golf game.
New types of items help expand their understanding of the sport and potentially change their playing experience.
The apparel only option starts at $88 per month
This golf subscription box sits at a reasonable midline price.
The items delivered each month may differ greatly; one month could include a hat while another includes fitness equipment.
Each month feels thematic and planned, driving your experience forward as you get better at the game.
Read our full review of Mullybox here.
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12. Chicago Steak Co. (Meat & Seafood)
SALE: Limited 12 FREE SHIPPING and 12 FREE STEAK BURGERS with checkout code: FREEGIFTS
What's Inside: Gorgeous filets, strips and seafood.
Pricing: Starts as low as $69.95
Free shipping on orders $99 and over when you sign up.Several things stand out about Chicago.
First, you're getting enough meat options for a month for what you'd pay for one single dinner at a restaurant even when you opt for the cheapest package.
Many choices contain configurations of grass-fed beef filet mignons, top sirloin steaks, flat iron steak, premium Angus burgers, bacon, and more.
While the concept of a meat subscription box is pretty new, this family has been doing this for generations.
Little touches like seasoning included in your boxes show that this brand is all about creating that special "fresh box" feeling for subscribers.
13. BarkBox (Dog Dad)
SALE: SWEET DEAL: $35 of FREE toys & treats with an upgrade on your first box! Sign up now!
Why you'll like it: Because your dog is about to love you even more.
Calling all "lazy" dog dads. BarkBox spoils your dog for you by delivering a curated box full of grooming products, toys, and treats to your door.
Can't you already see your dog's tail wagging when the doorbell rings once your first stockpile of pooch-approved gems arrives?
It's actually really fun to sit with your dog and open up every box because each BarkBox monthly box actually comes with a new theme of great stuff.
That means your dog is never going to get bored with the "same old" things like they do when you pick up treats at the local pet store.
These are really fun, curated boxes full of stuff for your dog. You'd never be able to find on your own.
14. Breo Box (Cool Gadgets)
BLACKOUT MEGA SALE:
3 FREE GIFTS ($175+ value)
or $50 OFF
(Their biggest sale of the year!)
Useful. Fun. Unique.
"Like celebrating your birthday 4 times a year"
Why you'll like it: This is your hack for keeping up with tech and lifestyle trends.
Yes, you can live the tech-guru life with help from Breo Box. Each box is packed with cool stuff: five to eight of the most buzz-worthy tech products, home goods, fitness tools, and lifestyle items happening right now.
It's all curated to help you appear much cooler than you were before you opened your box.
Breo Box is not a monthly subscription service, rather they deliver your goods quarterly.
Breo does a good job of balancing out the high-ticket items with simpler items to make sure you're getting the same value in every box even though they vary wildly.
Expect the unexpected. Past boxes nave included everything from Fuji Instax cameras to luggage scales.
This box makes a great gift for the guy that has it all.
15. MasterClass (Knowledge Seeker)
SALE: 2 MEMBERSHIPS FOR 1!
Why you'll like it: Lessons from world-class experts, personalities, and celebrities.
What would you pay for personalized lessons from Steve Martin, Jodie Foster, Natalie Portman, Ken Burns, Martin Scorcese, Ron Howard, Carlos Santana, Christina Aguilera, Stephen Curry, ...(deep breath)
...Tony Hawk, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Dan Brown, Neil Gaiman, Malcolm Gladwell, Margaret Atwood, and countless more visionaries in the worlds of art, science, cooking, design, and more?
MasterClass delivers exclusive lessons that allow you to learn and grow with help from the best!
Don't skip on this subscription if you're in self-improvement mode.
16. Nomadik (Outdoor Enthusiast)
Cost: $29.99 per month when you sign up for a year.
Why you'll like it: Discover cool, just-released outdoor gear with a $50 guaranteed value in each box.
Nomadik gives you the experience of being a product reviewer with access to the cutting-edge, just-released gear that the average retail customer can't get their hands on.
Nomadik keeps things interesting by launching a monthly outdoor challenge that you'll be sharing with thousands of other subscribers.
The caliber of the outdoor lifestyle products delivered in these boxes is what will really keep you hooked.
Everything they send is trip tested by best-in-class brands that are respected by outdoor enthusiasts. You're also getting a minimum $50 value in each box.
What's more, each box you get is personalized according to your customer profile.
17. Steel To Reel (Tactical/ Survival/ Prepper)
SALE: Use code FREEDOM at checkout for special discount!
You're looking at the nation's best EDC and Tactical box, man this thing is loaded!
Steel to Reel is a subscription box that offers top-of the line survival gear, all hand picked by expert Survivalists and veterans.
They've put 10 000+ hours into training so they know what works for you when things go bump in th' night!
Level up and go for the "Survivor Pro Box" for the full experience and some of the best outdoor gear known to man.
Send a one-time gift box or make sure they're always prepared up to 3, 6 and 12 months.
Don't get ready, STAY READY!
18. Flaviar (Rare Liquors)
SALE: Just $20 per month for annual subscriptions.
"Try the one-percenter Spirits without you having to buy a full-size bottle."
Why you'll like it: Access to rare, exclusive bottling straight to your door.
Flaviar is a spirits club that delivers a truly elegant unboxing experience. Each themed tasting box includes a carefully curated selection of spirits showcasing an exciting flavor range.
The breakdown includes three 45-milliliter curated samples of international premium/craft spirits, a collectible concrete coaster, and tasting notes.
This is a great treat if you're ready to do some exploration to discover your favorite libation.
You're really accessing hard-to-find selections that range from highly regarded spirits from well-known producers to small-batch treasures from underground distillers with this company.
If you give Flaviar as the perfect gift, the recipient receives instructions for setting up their own account.
19. US Microbrewers Beer Club
SALE: Save UP To $30
A personal favorite, this club is the flagship of a suite of beer of the month clubs managed by the Monthly Clubs Company, which has an established following and a long history of customer satisfaction.
That's always a good thing when you are trusting them with your taste buds!
You will get to sample a diverse range of craft beers from all across the nation, expanding your domestic palate and enjoying seasonal favorites you might otherwise have missed out on.
One of the coolest aspects is that the breweries featured in this club actually brew their craft beer to order specifically for club members.
So you are getting really fresh and tasty small batch hoppy beers every single month.
This box comes complete with brewery profiles, tasting notes and FREE bartender's bottle opener with all orders of 3 shipments or more.
And it's moderately priced at only 31.95/ month for a very custom craft beer subscription box.
20. Gourmet Cheese of the Month Club
SALE: Save up to $30! Use codes: SAVE10, SAVE15, or SAVE30 on your first box.
Why you'll like it: Delicious, high-quality artisan and farmhouse cheeses you won't find at the grocery store.
Unlike most subscription clubs, Cheese of the Month Club has actually been around since 1994!
You're basically getting a lovely cheese tasting delivered to your door with every box.
Each cheese comes as part of a beautiful hand-cut selection that is wrapped in deli paper.
What's more, your cheese selection is cut to order from wheels or blocks the same day that your order is processed.
Each box comes with a monthly newsletter full of cheese profiles, tasting notes and more fun tidbits!
Cheese of the Month Club makes it very easy to send membership as a gift with a personalized message.
21. Mistobox (Coffee Indulgence)
Who's it for?: Java nut looking for premium hand selected beans.
Why you'll love it: Mistobox offers customizable coffee subscription boxes for all types of coffee drinkers out there. To make sure they get it right, they ask you to take a quiz to determine if you like the average joe or a jazzy java.
The Bottom Line:
It doesn't matter if you like your coffee black, with sweeteners, lightly roasted or full-bodied, Mistobox offers something special. Coffee subscription plans begin at $11.95 per 12-ounce bag.
22. Wantable Active (Workout Clothes)
SALE: While supplies last. Free shipping & returns. Keep only what you love.
Why you'll like it: Tailor-made boxes based on your personal style preferences that allow you to keep what you want.
Wantable Men sends you a box with seven pieces of activewear with the quality and style needed to help you pull off a "casual" look that's never sloppy.
New members are charged a $20 styling fee that's applied to anything you end up keeping. That means you're basically getting styled for free.
There's a good chance you're going to love one of the pieces in your personalized subscription box.
Wantable Men has you fill out a profile that covers everything from price to style preferences. As a bonus, you get 20 percent off your total if you keep five pieces.
23. Thrive Market (Healthy Groceries)
SALE: Limited offer: Get $60 FREE groceries today. Terms Apply.
While you'll like it: Curated, healthy groceries at 25 to 50 percent off retail value with no visits to the supermarket.
While not specifically marketed for men, Thrive Market works for anyone who likes healthy foods on the cheap.
Thrive Market bundles products organic and non-GMO brands in a cost-effective way. In addition to food, you'll find health products and supplements.
What's nice is that you can narrow your shopper profile down to specific eating preferences covering keto, vegan, organic, gluten-free, and more.
Your cart can potentially have more than 6,000 organic, non-GMO and sustainable products.
You can feel good about thrive market because they use sustainable practices from sourcing to shipping.
In addition to free shipping, you're getting members-only deals, rewards and free full-size gifts sprinkled in.
You can save money while feeling good about the backstory to your groceries.
Final Thoughts on the Best Subscription Boxes For Men
Is a subscription box really worth it?
These boxes are surprisingly satisfying and easy to get hooked on once you get a taste of rare products that cover everything from grooming to cigars.
Boxes are better than ever now that the companies that curate them have had a few years to work out the kinks regarding what people really want.
Be warned that it doesn't take long to feel like you can't live without your "hookup" for exclusive grooming products, flavorful meats, or stylist access once you see what a difference it makes to source from the pros.
You clearly have some great options if you're looking for the best subscription boxes for men to give as a gift or enjoy on your own.
All 25 of these monthly subscription boxes for men share the common bond of offering that "taste of the good life" by doing the hard work of sourcing, selecting, and shipping highly specialized products to you.
Generally, the ultra-niche boxes like Rare Cigar Club, Scentbird, and Flaviar tend to be the most satisfying because you feel like you're in an exclusive club of collectors.
However, all of these box clubs really do create that experience on some level because of the way they're so effective at curating personalized experiences by intertwining great products with your personal preferences.
Why not bring a little pizzazz straight to your door every month by checking out one or more of these compelling monthly subscription boxes for men? Life may be about to get a lot more refined!
It's tough to find a monthly subscription service that ships to a different country, but many of these do so be sure to double check.
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Editor's Note: Stay tuned because we are reviewing the following men's subscription boxes like Trunk Club, Mystery Tackle Box, Goldbelly, Bespoke Post, Loot Crate, Gentleman's Box, and more!
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About the Author:
Jack Cullum aka "The Box Man" is known to bust a box or two open! He is super into it really! He is also the lead writer for Subscription Boxes for Men. So please connect with him on social and may all your boxes be great!