Get Stuff We Love
Valentine's Day is around the corner, which means it's the perfect time to express love for those you care about. Send reminders throughout the year with these new and noteworthy subscription services that will deliver your love to their doorstep.
For your favorite fashionista: Stitch Fix
Stitch Fix is like having a personal shopper who knows your taste and body type ... all wrapped in a box. After filling out an online questionnaire detailing your aesthetic, Stitch Fix’s stylists send handpicked pieces of clothing and accessories right to your door. Purchase what you love and send back what you don't within three days — it's that easy!
Stitch Fix, $20 per box, plus the cost of times, StitchFix.com
For the dapper gentleman: Bespoke Post
Give the seriously hip guy in your life a curated “box of awesome" from the people who know the next big thing before it happens. Each themed monthly box can include anything from men’s lifestyle gear to tools and ties to cigars and more! You have five days to decide whether that theme is right for you, or just simply switch it with another you like better.
Bespoke post, $45 a box, Bespokepost.com
For the beauty buff: BeautyArmy
Beauty supply subscription services are not a new concept, but BeautyArmy is the first to personalize the idea. After completing a quick profile, BeautyArmy matches members to products that fit their specific needs based on your hair color, skin type, skin color etc. Expect big name brands like Stila, NARS, Laura Mercier and more.
BeautyArmy, $12 a month, Beautyarmy.com
For the grooming guru: Dollar Shave Club
When did shaving get so complex? Dollar Shave Club keeps it simply by allowing subscribers to choose from three blades at different price points. Members get a free handle when they join or if they choose a new blade. Looking for more? They also have an entire line of original, request-generated grooming and skin care products.
Dollar Shave Club, $3, $6 or $9 a month, depending on the blade type, Dollarshaveclub.com
Goodies for new parents: Bluum
Being a new parent can be overwhelming -- and we're just talking about the amount of products to choose from! Created for parents from early pregnancy to kids up to age 5, Bluum sends a monthly box to take out the guess work. The best part is, you can customize your Bluum account to track your child's milestones.
Blumm, $29 a month or discounts for 3, 6 and 12-month plans, Bluum.com
Keep your tween engaged: Tinker Crate
Inspire kids to learn about science, engieneering and technology (STEM) with Tinker Crate projects that promote creative problem solving. All materials and instructions are included ... and will keep them learning for hours on end.
Tinker Crate, $19.95 a month with free shipping, new members save 30 percent, deals for 6 and 12 month subscriptions. Tinker.kiwicrate.com
For the dog lover: BarkBox
This monthly goody box for Fido also helps a good cause: 10 percent of profits go to dogs in shelters.
BarkBox, $35 a month with 3, 6 and 12-month packages, Barkbox.com
For the cat lover: MeowBox
MeowBox's monthly subscription adds a personal touch each month: the cat’s name is handwritten on the box and the contents are sealed with a feather. Plus, the company donates a can of food to a shelter for each box purchased.
MeowBox, $32.95 a month with 3 and 6-month plans, Meowbox.com