18 subscription boxes for everyone on your holiday shopping list

Still scratching your head over what to give your friends and family this holiday, but don’t want to resort to a gift card? May we suggest giving a subscription box. No matter who is on your shopping list, there is bound to be a subscription box to suit their personality.

A subscription box is the perfect gift, because A) everybody loves snail mail and B) the lucky recipient will think of you every time a new package arrives at their doorstep.

Think of this as the gift that keeps on giving.

We’ve rounded up the very best subscription boxes to gift this holiday season. We’ve got everything from boxes for the wine-lover, dog-lover, ice cream-lover, and much, much more.

1FabFitFun, $49.99

For less than $50, FabFitFun sends it subscribers over $200 worth (!!!) of full-sized products related to beauty, fashion, wellness, and fitness. It’s the perfect mix of everything you’d want in a subscription box.

2BarkBox, $20+

For the dog-lovers in your life, give them a BarkBox! It’s full of toys and treat that any furbaby will love.

3Mostess Box, $135

For your friends and fam who aspire to the “hostess with the mostess,” give them the Mostess Box! For $135, you can expect a seasonal assortment of home decor and hosting items. Their “Cheers Winter Box” includes festive goodies like pretty dessert plates, cocktail olives, metal drink stirrers, and more full-sized treats.

4Book of the Month, $44.99+

Give the gift of reading with a Book of the Month club. Each month, the giftee gets to choose what book they’d like to receive, which means you won’t have to worry that they won’t like the books you buy them.

5Bouqs, $40+

What’s better than sending someone a gorgeous bouquet? Give them gorgeous farm fresh blooms every week or month with a Bouqs gift subscription.


You may not be able to give someone a round-the-world vacation, but with MunchPak, it’s very easy to send your loved ones novelty snacks from every corner of the globe!

7Box of Style, $99.99+

The brainchild of stylist Rachel Zoe, a Box of Style subscription contains beauty and style items that any fashionista will appreciate.

8CrateJoy, $12.95+

Think of CrateJoy as the Amazon of subscription boxes; they have a whole slew of different themed boxes to choose from, including geek and gaming, books, beauty, pets, food, and more.

9Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams, $230+

With flavors like boozy eggnog and dark chocolate peppermint, Jeni’s can make you crave ice cream even in the dead of winter. And for $230, you can gift someone with Jeni’s all year long. A Pint Club membership includes four pints delivered four times a year.

10Love Goodly, $29.95

LoveGoodly is a beauty box with a twist. It’s subscriptions contain only socially conscious and cruelty-free brands, making it a perfect gift for the eco-conscious beauty-lover in your life.

11Mantry, $59

For the man who loves to eat and is impossible to shop for, gift him a Mantry box, a food subscription that is curated specifically with guys in mind, although anyone can fully appreciate this tasty gift. Think hot sauces, chocolate, and lots of bacon-flavored goodies.

12Moustache Coffee Club, $38+

Coffee-lovers are always on the hunt for their next great cup, so why not give them a subscription to Moustache Coffee Club? Their coffees are single-origin and roasted to perfection.

13PopSugar Must-Have Box, $39.95

Your search for a gift for your bestie is over. PopSugar’s December 2017 Must Have box promises hand-picked accessories, sweet treats, and self-care items—plus a Pavé Bar Long Pendant Necklace from Chloe + Isabel in your choice of either gold or silver.

14Scentbird, $14.95

Everyone experiences scents differently, but with a Scentbird subscription, your loved one is bound to discover a perfume to their liking from the over 450 designer and niche fragrances Scentbird offers.

15Thoughtfully, $19.95+

We all strive to be thoughtful with gift-giving, but Thoughtfully makes it super easy by allowing you to choose from their dozens of artfully curated theme boxes.

16Birchbox, $30+

As one of the OG subscription boxes, Birchbox has perfected the art of packaging up fan-favorite beauty products and shipping them off in pretty boxes. They have men’s boxes, too!

17KiwiCrate, $40

Inspire the kiddos in your life to become scientists and artists by gifting them a KiwiCrate subscription. Each box comes with a hands-on science or art project for them to create.

18WineAwesomeness, $45+

As its name implies, Wine Awesomeness is a monthly subscription of awesome wine. What more could your wine-loving friends hope for this holiday?