One-time gifts are so last year. Subscription boxes—or a service that periodically sends packages to one’s address—are the best presents of a new generation. Not only will the personalized boxed gifts show your loved ones that you’re thinking about them, but they’re sure to last well beyond a holiday or any milestone celebration. Scroll down to find the perfect subscription box, from fashion and beauty to food and fitness, for your family and friends, and beyond.
Nourish Beauty Box
This subscription service seeks to imbue beauty regimens with cruelty-free serums, hair oils, and more, derived from natural ingredients.
Literati is the leading kids book club in America, delivering exceptional reads across five book clubs for children 12 and younger. Each month, a little one will receive a Literati package with five new and unique books.
French Luxury Subscription Box
The products within each box are carefully chosen and reviewed by a team of French influencers. In each delivery, recipients will discover up-and-coming French luxury brands and cult products to make them feel like a true Parisienne.
Glossybox Beauty Box Subscription
Glossybox ships five high-quality products per month straight to your recipient’s door, making it one of the best options for all the makeup mavens in your life to test new items.
Artisan Candle Subscription Box
The Vella Box service offers artisanal candles for loved ones who are searching tirelessly for that distinctive scent.
The Curation Membership
Curated by Rachel Zoe, Box of Style aims to deliver the latest trends of the season, from statement pieces to beauty products and beyond.
Book of the Month Subscription
This is the perfect subscription service for your favorite bookworms. Each month, customers get to choose new books from five curated options, which will then be delivered straight to their doors. They’ll never run out of new reads.
Low Light Plants Subscription
Everybody loves greenery in their homes. So consider this subscription box service, which will last long after your loved one’s Christmas tree is kicked to the curb. The Sill provides a low-light tolerant plant, hand-potted in one of its small five-inch earthenware planters every month. Planters come in four sweet colors: mint, black, blush, and cream.
This seasonal subscription delivers handpicked items from Black-owned businesses across the country. From quaint leather goods, bath products, culinary treats and more, The Black Box supplies customers with a sensory avenue to discovering rising brands helmed by independent entrepreneurs.
Activewear Subscription Box
Your friend who spends more time at the gym than literally anywhere else will thank you for this one.
Best of Goldbelly Subscription Box
This unique subscription service offers some of the country’s most sought-after, handcrafted foods sent straight to someone lucky’s door every month. Dishes vary from sweet to savory.
Enjoy Flowers is a premium flower subscription service that delivers flowers once a month from farm to front door. It’s a family-owned and female-led start-up that puts quality first, with five decades of experience from one of Colombia’s largest flower farms. EF sources from the top growers to offer features such as quality guarantees and free shipping.
Members Picks Box
FabFitFun lets customers choose products each season from the best in beauty, wellness, home, fashion, and fitness. Its plethora of options make it the perfect gift for that friend who loves to pamper herself on self-care days.
The Free Bird Subscription
Subscribers of the Emma & Chloé box will receive monthly a piece of jewelry from their latest collection, designed in their Parisian workshop.
Essential Bi-Monthly Gift Subscription Box
Love Goodly dispenses the best of the best vegan, clean, and eco-friendly beauty products—the perfect gift for your eco-conscious friend.
Keto Treats Monthly Subscription
For those taking the plunge into a low-carb lifestyle, this box introduces tasty snacks that exceed no greater than five net carbs each. With a thoughtful selection of savory and sweet ready-to-eat items, each delivery supplies simple options to grab on the go.
Nothing says “Best Day Ever” like a gift that’ll make your friend say, “Ahh.” This tea subscription box service is sure to complete a night of comfort and relaxation for all of your loved ones.
Freshly Meals Subscription
We all have that one friend who can’t cook if their life depended on it (and, if you don’t, then you are that one friend). Consider giving them the gift of sustenance with this Freshly subscription service, which sends prepared meals straight to their (or your) door.
Hokkaido milk cookies? Kyoto hand-ground matcha? Apple pie Kit Kats? Yes, please. This is the perfect subscription box service for those obsessed with snacks that they would never find in their corner grocery market.
There’s no greater gift than the gift of coffee for those with a caffeine addiction. This Blue Bottle Coffee subscription lets you choose from 11 different coffee types.
Adore Me allows customers to try on handpicked items in its boxes, from lingerie to sleepwear. After a seven-day period, customers can keep the items they love and return the rest for free.
A Rent the Runway subscription is ideal for your stylish friend who somehow always has “nothing to wear.” Give the gift of fresh borrowed designer pieces she can personally select every month (or week, based on the plan you choose).
The Lifestyle Box
Wellness gurus will be smitten by the bundle of holistic vegan products, books, and more that vary by theme each month. From soothing skin remedies to nutritious snacks, each delivery brings fresh, mindful goodies to those seeking to alleviate daily stressors and reset.
Goop’s exfoliating overnight acid peel pads refine and brighten skin while one sleeps, making it the perfect gift for all your friends with obsessive skin care routines.
Tribe Beauty Box Subscription
Founder by Bili Balogun set out to champion fellow female entrepreneurs when she launched Tribe Beauty Box in 2017. Every product included in the bimonthly subscription hails from a woman-owned brand. Sourcing from both established and emerging brands, the curation of handpicked items can offer something new to the table for even the most seasoned beauty buffs.
Tie Subscription Club
The Tie Bar offers the best of the best when it comes to ties, from long, skinny ties to bow ties. Your loved one will look positively suave every month with this subscription box service. For a bonus, The Tie Bar also offers sock subscriptions.
Monthly Wine Clubs
If your goal is to be a true connoisseur, let Ian Cauble guide you down the right path. The master sommelier, who is known for being featured in Netflix’s documentary Somm, curates the wine cases for the SommSelect Monthly Wine Club.
Misfits Market Subscription
Misfits Market is a subscription box service that delivers affordable and fresh produce straight to one’s door with a mission of cutting food waste across the country. This gift is perfect for your eco-conscious friends who want to spend more time in the kitchen.
The Joy of Tea Discovery
This premium subscription box service curates teas based on the recipient’s Sips By tea profile. The box includes four teas that will fill 15 cups throughout the month.
Who wouldn’t want delicious candies delivered straight to their door? Choose from sweet treats like the Tropical Oasis box or sour bites like the Sweet Open Roads box.
Stitch Fix Subscription
We all know that one person who could use a little help in the wardrobe department. Give them a gentle nudge in the right direction with Stitch Fix’s personal styling service. Expert stylists curate a box of goodies based on a quiz that surveys their unique fashion preferences and sizes. Stitch Fix offers boxes for women, men, and kids.
Cloth & Paper Subscription
Though most written communication today transpires digitally, the pastime of letter-writing unveils a sense of catharsis and authenticity that ensues when penning thoughts on paper. In spirit of those who appreciate the joys of handwritten correspondence, monthly deliveries from Cloth & Paper equip customers with elegant essentials for wielding sentimental greetings.
With options for nonfiction and fiction plans, this literary subscription service amplifies works by Black authors. Each contemporary text is hand-selected by a librarian to entreat readers to pivotal points of view through compelling compositions. Subscriptions deliver every three months and include accompanying library or book-themed tools.
Beautiac’s subscription service provides fresh makeup brush heads every month, making it the perfect gift for those friends who love playing around with makeup and keeping their skin fresh and primped. The best part? The products are 100 percent recyclable and cruelty-free. Beauty never felt so good.
Classic Subscription Plan
For $50 per delivery (the frequency ranges from weekly to monthly), UrbanStems’ myriad plans masterfully creates a bouquet that thrills all the senses—and also provides a vase to complement the arrangement.
There’s always that one person in every friend group who can’t stop talking about their dog. Consider giving them a gift that shows just how much you value them and their top canine. A subscription box from BarkBox offers two toys, two full bags of treats, and one “all-natural drool-worthy chew.”
Red Velvet NYC Subscription
This gift is both thoughtful and delicious. Each month, the gift recipient will be able to try their hand at new, seasonal gourmet desserts, with all the recipe’s ingredients and instructions delivered straight to their door.
Home Made Luxe Subscription
For the friends and relatives who feed creative cravings with hands-on activities, this service eliminates the hassle of visiting the craft store altogether. Born out of her own use of DIY ventures to decompress at the end of the workweek, Home Made Luxe comes from Keitha Moseley-Dendy. And each box brings necessary components and instructions for home decor projects straight to the doorsteps of crafty individuals.
The Clean Green Starter Kit is the perfect gift for your friends who are as obsessed with cleanliness as Monica Geller from Friends is. The sustainable and 100 percent nontoxic household cleaning product line includes a multi-surface cleaner, bathroom cleaner, and dish soap, which all come in reusable 16-ounce aluminum bottles.
Chocolate Fanatics Club
Lake Champlain Chocolates offers a monthly subscription service that will send gourmet Vermont-made chocolate to your loved one’s (or your own) door every month. From sea salt caramels to chocolate truffles, this gift will be incredibly hard to resist.