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20 must-have subscription boxes for every person, pet and personality

Here's our list of the best subscription boxes for men, women, beauty, kids and more. Get new makeup, snacks and clothing sent right to your door!

by Taylor Davies /

It all started with sample-sized, high-quality beauty products in monthly boxes. Now, Birchbox's subscription service model took off and spawned a host of similar companies and concepts.

Everything from food and wine to clothes, kids toys and grooming can be curated to your specific desires and delivered right to your front door. Here's a range of services you should try.

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Fashion and menswear

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Custom monthly delivery box, $20 plus cost of items you keep, Stitch Fix

Custom monthly delivery box, $20 plus cost of items you keep, Stitch Fix

Stitch Fix has stylists on hand who will curate a selection of five items for you to try at home — and you only keep what you like. Shipping is free both ways, and the service is available for both men and women.

Custom monthly trunk of apparel and accessories, $25 plus cost of items you keep, Trunk Club

Custom monthly trunk of apparel and accessories, $25 plus cost of items you keep, Trunk Club

With the goal of helping both men and women build up a wardrobe of clothing and accessories they want and need, Trunk Club has built a loyal following. Customers fill out a short survey about their style preferences as well as sizes, and a stylist curates a crate of options to try. If you don't like it, you can send everything back and try again, paying only for the items you keep.

Pre-scheduled delivery of rental clothing and accessories, $39 and up, Le Tote

Pre-scheduled delivery of rental clothing and accessories, $39 and up, Le Tote

For women looking to avoid cluttering their closet with trendy items they won't keep for more than a season— Le Tote has the answer. Members can borrow clothing and accessories for as long as they like, then return it and receive a new box. Items are curated by an in-house stylist but can be swapped out by the member. The best part? They have a special maternity option for moms-to-be!

Monthly Clothing Subscription Box, $30 for your first box, Five Four Club

Monthly Clothing Subscription Box, $30 for your first box, Five Four Club

For the guy that hates to shop, but loves to look fashion-forward, Five Four Club is your answer. Each month, you'll receive three items from an array of brands that's curated based on your personal style. The company has a quiz to help determine that. While the box usually costs $60 per month, use the code 30TOSTART for 50 percent off your first box.

Quarterly Subscription Box, $100, Rachel Zoe's Box of Style

Quarterly Subscription Box, $100, Rachel Zoe's Box of Style

This curated box of fashion and beauty finds for women is organized by season, so customers can order individual boxes or subscribe to get all four throughout the year. Brands in past collections include Clinique, Juicy Couture, Ouai and Alexis Bittar.

Beauty and grooming

Monthly delivery box, $18-$21, Glossybox

Monthly delivery box, $18-$21, Glossybox

Beauty-lovers will appreciate the price and frequency of Glossybox. Boxes arrive each month with five luxury products each, and the more you order upfront, the less each one costs. Subscriptions range from month-to-month to three, six and 12-month options.

A la carte delivery box, $45 each, Bespoke Post

A la carte delivery box, $45 each, Bespoke Post

Specially curated for guys with discerning tastes, Bespoke Post boxes all cost the same amount, but have different themes including grooming, cocktails, travel, cooking and style. Rather than signing up for a mystery delivery, you can choose from those currently available and even customize yours based on your color preferences.

Monthly subscription box, $20, Birchbox Men

Monthly subscription box, $20, Birchbox Men

After the success of their women's boxes, it was only natural for Birchbox to launch a subscription dedicated to men's grooming. Each box includes four sample-sized grooming products and one full-sized lifestyle product.

Razor and shave gel subscription, free trial then $15-$35 per delivery, Harry's

Razor and shave gel subscription, free trial then $15-$35 per delivery, Harry's

Harry's knows that every guy's shaving routine is different. Their subscription plan is customizable based on the products you use and how often you shave. Blades come in packs of eight with a bottle of foaming shave gel, all of which can be delivered every two to five months.

Customized monthly subscription box, $10, Ipsy

Customized monthly subscription box, $10, Ipsy

To get your customized beauty box from Ipsy, just take a fun two-minute quiz on their website, identifying your skin tone, hair color, dedication to makeup and favorite brands. Ipsy will customize a box of five sample-size products based on your answers and deliver it to your door each month.

Monthly subscription box, $36, The Honest Company

Monthly subscription box, $36, The Honest Company

Choose from more than 65 wellness and personal care products (along with home cleaning products) and have five at a time delivered monthly. Every box is completely customizable and will help you save as much as 35 percent when you shop via monthly bundles.

Food and drinks

Monthly cocktail subscription box, $40-$50, Shaker and Spoon

Monthly cocktail subscription box, $40-$50, Shaker and Spoon

If you fancy yourself a bit of an at-home mixologist or want to become one, Shaker and Spoon is a great way to find new cocktail recipes and explore the potential of different liquors. Each box comes with three unique recipes and all the ingredients you need to make four portions of each drink (aside from the bottle of liquor). Their featured bartenders also include recommendations for the their favorite accompanying liquor and bar tools you may need.

Pre-scheduled coffee delivery, $14-$42, Atlas Coffee Club

Pre-scheduled coffee delivery, $14-$42, Atlas Coffee Club

Those who know coffee well will tell you that the "terroir" matters with coffee as much as it does with wine. Atlas Coffee Club will introduce you to coffee from around the globe — including places like Tanzania, Guatemala, Kenya and beyond. Subscribers can choose how many bags they want to receive, every two or four weeks.

Monthly hot sauce delivery box, $13-$30, Fuego Box

Monthly hot sauce delivery box, $13-$30, Fuego Box

With both quarterly and monthly options, Fuego Box is a hot sauce lover's dream come true. Sign up to receive one or three bottles of unique and interesting flavors and brands of hot sauce delivered to your door periodically.

Monthly wine delivery box, $25-$58, Vinebox

Monthly wine delivery box, $25-$58, Vinebox

Classic wine lovers and adventurous drinkers alike will love receiving wine samples by the glass from Vinebox. Once a month, you'll get a box of either three or six glasses of wine from small and under-the-radar vineyards that can be hard to source in the U.S. Members can choose reds, whites or a mix of both, and tailor their box to adventurous, classic or newcomer tastes.

Monthly subscription box, $19-$40, Try the World

Monthly subscription box, $19-$40, Try the World

Experimental eaters will love Try the World, which lets you sample cuisines and snacks from around the globe without leaving your house. You can subscribe in different ways depending on your desires: the "Countries" subscription curates gourmet food products from a different country each month, while the "Pantry" option is tailored to a profile you fill out based on your taste preferences.

Weekly grocery delivery box, $125, Movebutter

Weekly grocery delivery box, $125, Movebutter

For people living on their own and preparing their own meals, shopping for groceries can get costly. Movebutter delivers a box each week filled with the ingredients you need to make about 21 meals at home — including meat, seafood, greens, cheese, eggs, grains, fruit and bread. It averages out to less than $6 per meal; far less than you'd spend at most restaurants.

Kids and pets

Monthly coding kit delivery box, $20-$45, Bitsbox

Monthly coding kit delivery box, $20-$45, Bitsbox

Designed for kids aged 6 to 14, Bitsbox is a subscription box that can teach any kid to code. Every box arrives with a variety of coding projects that range in difficulty. They then log into the Bitsbox website to and use the code included in their materials to build and customize their app (usually a fun game), which can then be used and shaded online and on their devices.

Pre-scheduled kids clothing delivery box, $20 styling fee plus cost of items you keep, Mac & Mia

Pre-scheduled kids clothing delivery box, $20 styling fee plus cost of items you keep, Mac & Mia

Like Trunk Club and StitchFix, Mac & Mia is a styling service that delivers hand-selected items for your kids right to your door. After filling out an online profile that includes your style and budget preferences, Mac & Mia sends you a curated box with six to eight items. And you can return anything you don't keep in a pre-paid envelope.

Monthly kids subscription box, $17-$20, Kiwi Crate

Monthly kids subscription box, $17-$20, Kiwi Crate

Kiwi Crate has a variety of subscription boxes tailored to kids of different ages to inspire them to explore STEAM — a learning acronym that stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math. From just a few months old through their teens, kids can explore creative learning and DIY projects.

Seasonal subscription box, $58-$98, Kidbox

Seasonal subscription box, $58-$98, Kidbox

After filling out a short survey about your baby or kid(s) and what kind of clothes they need, Kidbox will put together seasonal selections (up to five deliveries per year) of clothes in their size, which you can opt in and out of as often as you'd like. Items average $14-$16 each, so you can pay $98 for the whole box or only pay for the ones you keep.

Brands include DKNY, Puma and 7 for All Mankind. The box ships free and exchanges are a breeze — which makes a difference when your kids won't stop growing! (Plus, for every Kidbox purchased, the company donates an item of clothing to a child in need.)

Monthly subscription box for dog owners, $21-$30, BarkBox

Monthly subscription box for dog owners, $21-$30, BarkBox

If you have a pet that deserves to be spoiled, get your good dog a subscription to Barkbox. Once a month, you'll get a box tailored to your dog's size and weight, which will include toys, treats and a chew toy all based on a unique theme.

Monthly subscription box for cat owners, $20-$30, KitNipBox

Monthly subscription box for cat owners, $20-$30, KitNipBox

You might say this subscription box is the cat's meow! Each month you'll receive a box of toys and treats for your favorite feline.

Whichever subscription you choose, the best part is getting a present delivered to your door monthly. So what are you waiting for?

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