Your boyfriend deserves the best, and it’s not always easy to shop for him. So we went on a mission to root out some of the best men’s subscription boxes on the Cratejoy Marketplace to offer up some fun gift ideas that he'll actually like!
From craft beer clubs and boxes that act as a personal stylist, to boxes packed with hot sauce and artisanal jerky, curated monthly subscriptions send out all sorts of manly essentials. So, whether you're looking to treat the lucky man in your life to an amazing Valentine's gift or a birthday surprise, monthly gift boxes offer a great way to discover premium new products.
We’ve put together this list of the best gifts for boyfriends so they can try out something new. Coffee lovers, grill masters, bookish boyfriends, and more -- we've found a gift set to cover all the bases!
Price: Starts at $12.95/month
What He’ll Get: Not for the faint of mouth, The Scorchin' Hot Box is a monthly subscription that packs a spicy punch with a mix of sweet and savory atomic treats. Available in 5 different subscription options, each box brings a mix of spicy snacks from around the world, including everything from fiery hot sauces and chili-infused lollipops, to flaming pork rinds and habanero pepper-flavored popcorn.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. in the 1st week of every month
Price: Starts at $27.99/month
What He’ll Get: Aspiring mixologists can teach themselves the tricks of the trade with American Cocktail Club. Choose the Everything But the Booze Box to get all the ingredients and detailed instructions he needs to make 4 servings of a featured cocktail each month, or the Everything Box for all he needs plus the featured spirits of the month.
Shipping: Ships to select countries from the U.S. in the 3rd week of the month
Price: Starts at $26.50/every 2 months
What He’ll Get: Based on 5-star reviews of past boxes, Escape the Crate creates an at-home escape room experience that takes game night to a whole new level. Bring family and friends together with this bimonthly subscription that will get everyone working with one another to solve riddles, decode ciphers, and piece together challenging puzzles all in an effort to unravel a historical mystery and make an escape.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. in the 1st week of the month, every other month
Price: Starts at $15.00/month
What He'll Get: It's a simple fact that not all jerky is created equal, and for that reason, there's Jerky Snob! A monthly subscription that's curated by beef jerky connoisseurs for dried meat enthusiasts who want nothing but the best. Select from 3 different subscription levels to deliver anywhere from 2 bags to 1 lb of artisanal jerky each month, including both classic and bold, new flavors, like hickory-smoked and chipotle garlic.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. except to select countries on Mondays and Thursdays following receipt of order, with renewals shipping on the 22nd of each month
Price: Starts at $25.00/month
What He’ll Get: Go out on a limb and treat him to something truly unique and one-of-a-kind with the MATTER box, a monthly subscription box that's billed as part museum and part lab project. Each monthly delivery brings a mini collection of 4-6 curiosities that includes matter of all types, from natural specimens, like rare crystals and ancient fossils, to artifacts of historical significance, like authentic NASA computer chips.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. on the 4th of the month
Price: Starts at $32.08/month
What He’ll Get: Street Cycling Team is a monthly subscription box that aims to bring street cycling essentials to newbs and pros. One of the best subscription boxes for cycling enthusiasts, each box sends high-quality practical gear and accessories from some of the biggest brands in the biz. He'll stay road-ready with pro equipment, stylish apparel, a beloved Presta valve inner tube, decorative decals and more.
Shipping: Ships to Canada and the U.S. on the 7th of every month
Price: Starts at $37.50/month
What He’ll Get: A perfect gift for boyfriends who are dedicated to making gains in the gym, hitting those PBs, and eating a high-protein diet, the BroteinBox is all about providing great-tasting, whole-food snacks. Featuring both new and tried-and-tested brands, this monthly subscription service brings 8-12 full-size snack items, including a wide range of low-carb, protein-packed sweets, small-batch jerky and superfood mixes.
Shipping: First box ships to select countries from the U.S. 1-3 business days after order; following boxes ship on the 5th of each month
Price: Starts at $16.00/month
What He’ll Get: From pocket squares and new watches, to leather goods and tech gadgets, the Culture Carton is a monthly box that is dedicated to stylish men's accessories and high-quality reads. Choose from 3 great gift options to send your boyfriend a curated mix of high-end gear for men, including sophisticated lifestyle items, dapper accessories, luxury grooming products and an engaging page-turner. (Featured in BuzzFeed's "28 Subscription Boxes That’ll Basically Keep Giving All Year Long"!)
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. on the 17th of the month
Price: Starts at $8.25/month
What He’ll Get: Right from the first box on, the Spiffster Club sets out to deliver a wide range of trendy, fashionable ties. Great for boyfriends with a suit-and-tie gig, each monthly box brings classy, high-quality handcrafted ties that are tailored to match each subscriber's personal style preferences. He'll unpack skinnies, traditionals and bow ties in a wide array of bold colors, classic patterns and eye-catching textures.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. on the 22nd of each month
Price: Starts at $19.00/month
What He’ll Get: Treat your boyfriend to a different T-shirt every month! Your favorite craft beer aficionado will love learning about new breweries in each box, with a T-shirt, coasters, cozies, and more. The perfect gift for any boyfriend who’s an aspiring brewer -- or just a fan!
Shipping: Ships worldwide from Canada after the 21st of the month
Price: Starts at $10.83/month
What He’ll Get: Socks have long been a hallmark among gifts for men, so it's time to put a fun spin on it with Threaded Pear. Help your boyfriend let loose and live a little with a sock subscription that's all about bold colors, fun patterns and witty prints. Choose to send either 1 or 2 pairs, and he'll get a high-quality, comfortable and stylish sock surprise each month that will help him put his best foot forward.
Shipping: First box ships worldwide from the U.S. 2-3 days after order; following boxes ship on the 8th of every month
Price: Starts at $7.99/month
What He’ll Get: Featuring custom personalized artwork every month, the Hot Wheels Custom Cars subscription makes a unique gift to add some one-of-a-kind wheels to a growing collection. A unique gift for car enthusiasts and Hot Wheels collectors, each month sends a different model mini car emblazoned with custom decals that have been customized with his preferred name, nickname or social media handle.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. on the 10th of every month
Price: Starts at $29.99/month
What He’ll Get: Support his outdoorsy side with a Nomadik subscription! Every month, your boyfriend will receive 7 full-size products for camping and the outdoors, from pocket knives and multi-tools to hammocks, canteens, sturdy carabiners, and more. He'll be ready for new adventures all year long!
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. after the 18th of the month
Price: Starts at $39.95/month
What He’ll Get: If your boyfriend loves a good cigar, he’ll love Luxury Cigar Club, with hand-smoked and personally curated cigars every month. Experts select three top cigars from high-quality brands, always with a retail value much higher than the price. Let him explore new cigarmakers all year long!
Shipping: Ships to select countries from the U.S. between the 4th-6th of the month
Price: Starts at $59.00/month
What He’ll Get: Keep him prepped for whatever life has in store with Club Tac, a month-to-month club that's all about stocking epic survival kits. Curated by military vets and survivalists, choose from 3 unique subscription options for a monthly box of tactical and survival gear. Each month brings between 4-9 pieces of premium outdoor gear, including an assortment of multi-tools, first aid supplies, EDC, ballistic masks, armor and more.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. on the 5th and 14th of each month