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Men's Subscription Box Gift Guide

This year, skip the silk tie and get your special someone a gift he can appreciate all year long. We’ve rounded up some of our favorite subscription boxes that specialize in all things male – from gaming, to food, and even to fishing.

The only thing better than getting one big gift is getting a dozen little ones throughout the year. If you’re like me, you dread the countless amounts of bills and spam that tumble out of the mailbox. Subscription boxes give the giftee a special something to look forward to every month, so they really are creative gifts that just keep on giving.

Take a peek at some of our favorites on the market, and make your loved ones holidays a little happier by picking the perfect box to fit their personality.

  • For the Foodie


    They say the quickest way to a man’s heart is through his stomach, so this delicious subscription service must be a one-way ticket. Cleverly titled the “Mantry”, this unique box arrives in a beautiful handmade crate and is full of foods and seasonings for the ultimate man-friendly pantry. Each crate’s contents are themed (such as Mexican inspired flair) and come with a handy manual full of recipe ideas and personal product stories.

    Highlights: Monthly themed content, beautiful one-of-a-kind packaging, unique foods and seasonings

    Great For: Any man who likes to eat, cook, or experiment with new flavors will definitely appreciate the contents of this monthly food box.

    Frequency: Monthly

    Price: $75+ shipping/ 1 month; $225/ 3 months (free shipping to U.S); $450/ 6 months (free shipping to U.S)

  • For the Geeky Gamer

    Loot Crate

    Gamers, geeks, and children at heart will jump for joy when they receive a Loot crate filled with geeky goodness. From hilarious t-shirts to game inspired accessories for your day-to-day (who wouldn’t want a ninja cable organizer?!), this will give your special guy that geeky makeover he’s always wanted.

    Highlights: Monthly themed boxes, variety of products including toys, clothing, and snacks, unique wearable items

    Great For: The child at heart who loves all things geeky, and likes to incorporate his hobbies into his day to day.

    Frequency: Monthly

    Price: $19.37/ 1 month; $55.11/ 3 months; $105.99/ 6 months (prices include shipping)

  • For the Lavish Lad

    Fancy Box: Men's

    There’s no better way to light up someone’s day then sending them a gigantic colorful package. Meet the Fancy Box, a subscription service celebrating all things, well, fancy. We were lucky enough to experience the Men’s Fancy Box, filled with unexpected goodies curated by the Fancy community to make your day to day a bit cushy . While we had the chance to dig into the original Fancy Box, they have a vast selection of celebrity curated subscription boxes from Coco Rocha to Ashton Kutcher.

    Highlights: Sophisticated products, eye-catching packaging, box values of $80+, curated by community

    Great For: The guy who loves all things elegant and fancy. Perfect for someone with an interest in design and a taste for the decorative.

    Frequency: Monthly

    Price: $39/month + shipping & handling

  • For the Gym Buff

    Jacked Pack

    Full of sample and trial sized sports nutrition packs, the Jacked Pack was made to help workout buffs pick the perfect supplement for their needs. They have three different subscription size options “The Lightweight”, “The Heavyweight”, and “The Heavyweight XXL”. In addition to the 6-8 samples included, the Heavyweight XXL includes one full sized product; Each pack also contains a coupon to the e-store (ranging from $10 to $20 - depending on the box). To add to the energy of this muscle makers box, the Jacked Pack team makes supplement shopping fun with quirky catch phrases like “a-squat-alypse” (apocalypse- get it?) – which is what I’ll be having come January 1st.

    Highlights: Different level options, profits donated to “Vitamin Angels”, large variety of brands and products, fun messaging and packaging

    Great For: the workout buff who likes to enhance their regiment with various vitamins and supplements. Also ideal for someone who is looking for the right supplement for their needs without having to make the investment before they try.

    Frequency: Monthly

    Price: Varies based on level selection

    The Lightweight - $14.99/Month, $40.47/3 Months, $71.94/6 months

    The Heavyweight - $29.99/ 1 month; $80.97/ 3 months; $143.94 / 6 months

    The Heavyweight XXL Pack – $49.99/Month, $134.97/3 Months, $239.94/6 months

  • For the Nerdy Collector

    The Nerd Block

    If your special someone dreams of bringing their gamer and TV dreams to reality, this subscription box is for them. Each box comes with a specialized t-shirt and is filled with 4-6 collectible toys and trinkets.

    Highlights: Branded collectibles including Nintendo, Marvel, DC Comics, and Star Wars, 1 unique t-shirt included each month

    Great For: Guys who love all things geek and like to decorate and play with game-inspired gear.

    Frequency: Monthly

    Price: $19.99/ month

  • For the Fishing Fanatic

    Mystery Tackle Box

    Finally, the ultimate gift for fishing fanatics! The Mystery Tackle Box is designed to introduce fisherman of all skill levels to the latest and most raved about products. The team prides itself on providing quality products with great value. Each box comes 4-7 items paired with a handy product guide so you know the value of each item in the box; For fans that need further assistance, their website provides online videos and reviews to help you get the most out of your bait. Bonus: They even sent us a special discount code for gift subscriptions! Use GIFTS10PCT at checkout to save 10% any gift order.

    Highlights: Unique subscription service, carefully curated quality products, additional aid available online for getting the most out of box, free shipping

    Great For: Fisherman of all skill levels who want to dump the generic bait and experiment with something a little more creative and fun.

    Frequency: Monthly

    Price: $15/ 1 month; $45/ 3 months; $90/6 months; $180/ 12 months

  • For the Sophisticated Shopper

    Bespoke Post

    For a man who loves all things sophisticated and chic, the BeSpoke Post box scours the world for wow-worthy products for their monthly themed boxes. With themes from cooking to outdoor living, subscribers have the opportunity to preview each box and opt out if they don’t like the selection that month. Each box is valued at least $70, and filled with products of the highest quality and impressive design.

    Highlights: Preview of monthly boxes; easily opt to skip month, each box worth $70+, free shipping

    Great For: The sophisticated gentleman with worldy tastes.

    Frequency: Monthly

    Price: $55/ 1-timebox; $45/box with subscription

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