Tis the Christmas season and whether we like it or not, that means the pressure to buy stuff for your mates and loved ones is on.
The trick? Subscription boxes.
From booze to lifestyle products, to socks and nostalgic snacks – subscription boxes come in all shapes, sizes, prices and themes. Here are a few of our favourite subscription gifts that you can get delivered directly to your mate’s tree (or your own) this Christmas.
1. GentSac Modern Man Kit
Who’s it for? The modern man who appreciates quality and choice.
What do you get? A curated personalised kit from gentSac’s ever-evolving collection of men’s products. The Modern Man Kit is a subscription box that features a selection of apothecary products that speak to the modern man’s lifestyle. You will receive a box of the highest quality men’s grooming and essentials delivered to your door, as well as free samples for you to try out. All you have to do is choose your boxer size, sock size and let them know how often you want to receive them.
Buy it here for $199.
2. Christmas Care Package from Down Under Box
Who’s it for? The homesick mate who won't be home this Christmas.
What do you get? Make Christmas special for an overseas mate this year by sending them this sweet Aussie care package. Select a combination of classic Aussie snacks, from Vegemite and Milo to Tim Tams and Allen’s Lollies, and let Down Under Box team take care of the rest. Delicious.
Boxes start at $55. Buy one here.
3. Ready For Anything gift box
Who’s it for? The mate who has everything.
What do you get? Wondering what to give your mate for Christmas? What To Give have you covered with this perfectly curated premium gift box, which includes a generous selection of high quality products such as a leather wallet, cologne, cut-glass tumblr glasses, cufflinks, a tie and some Toby’s Estate coffee beans. Too easy.
Buy one here for $255.
4. Fredrick Harold Sock Subscription
Who’s it for? The guy who understands the need for a strong sock game.
What do you get? Up the quality of your sock drawer with a Fredrick Harold sock subscription. 100% Australian owned, Fredrick Harold uses premium Aussie cotton. Tried and tested, the socks are comfy, high quality and come in a whole range of original in-house artist designs. They’re good for your conscience too as they plant a free for every pair sold.
A 12 month subscription starts at $129.95. Buy one here.
5. Whisky Loot Subscription Box
Who’s it for? The mate who likes a drink.
What do you get? Start your Whisky collection with Whisky Loot. What could be better than a boozy subscription box? Whisky Loot will curate a selection of hard-to-find whiskies for you to savour each month. They’ll send you three 60ml bottles of premium brand name whisky that their team sources from distilleries around the world. Each box included expert tasting notes along with the history of the distillery and other whisky facts. Best of all, if you don’t like the sound of a whisky in your pack, they offer free swaps on unopened bottles.
Subscriptions start at $49. Buy one here.
6. Vinyl Moon MUSIC Membership
Who’s it for? The music lover.
What do you get? A monthly subscription to this Record of the Month Club allows the music lover in your life to discover new favourite bands on vinyl every month – exclusively pressed and designed for Vinyl Moon. Gifting made easy? Sounds like music to our ears.
Subscriptions start at $26 USD. Buy one here.
7. Penthouse subscription from Mag Shop - From $49
Who’s it for? The mate with taste.
What do you get? Give the gift that keeps on giving all year round with a Penthouse subscription from Mag Shop. Besides receiving a copy of the magazine each month delivered to your door year-round at a significant discount, you’ll also receive free gifts like gin and vodka from companies like Here's Looking At You, Kid.
Subscriptions start at $49. Buy yours here.