The graduating seniors of 2020 — whether they're high school or college graduates — are entering a new phase of their lives during unprecedented times. This means your grad deserves the perfect gift more than ever this graduation season, whether it's something to help her in her new apartment or to help her as she makes her way into the real world.
Whether she's college-bound or a recent college grad, your graduate has put in the hard work. You know she'll be getting great gift cards and one of the best graduation gifts (cash!), but the perfect gift to show your grad you care could be one of these monthly gift boxes.
Check out our gift ideas for a personalized gift your grad will love long after she's moved the tassel to the other side of her mortarboard.
Price: Starts at $12.99/month
What's Included: Is your grad a minimalist jewelry lover with modern taste? Consider this gift box, filled with high-quality pieces of either stainless steel, 14K gold plating, or real silver-plated. Four pieces of jewelry come in each box, and subscribers love the beautiful and classic pieces that can be worn together or separately.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. on the 15th of the month
Price: Starts at $43.95/month; use code CRATEJOY10 at checkout for 10% off
What's Included: Laurel & Reed is the lifestyle subscription box she will appreciate for months. Each month they fill their box with 4-6 full-size luxury wellness products and cruelty-free, non-toxic beauty products. Help her discover new products to add to her daily routines that will make her the trendsetter of the office (or the dorm)!
Shipping: Ships to select countries from United States on the 15th of every month
Price: Starts at $28.17/month
What's Included: What's more grown up than DIY espresso every morning? No need to rely on Starbucks or Keurig anymore, as your recent grad can use the Son of a Barista espresso coffee box instead. A high-quality espresso machine comes free with the first order, and you can choose between South American Arabica and Vietnamese Robusta blends, or Ethiopian Sidamo. Whether she's a college student now or just about to enter the workforce, feeding her coffee habit could be a truly great gift.
Shipping: Ships within the U.S. on the 7th of the month
Price: Starts at $4.75/month
What's Included: Is your recent grad a succulent lover? The perfect graduation gift for her new apartment might be the Succulents Box. All succulents are organically grown, making this gift great for your loved ones that love taking care of our planet. Choose between 1, 2, 3, or 4 2-inch succulents each month, and rest assured knowing your graduate will be shipped the healthiest plants for the perfect graduation gift.
Shipping: Ships within the U.S. between the 18th-20th of the month
Price: Starts at $30.00/month
What's Included: If your recent grad is a DIY queen, The Adults & Crafts Crate offers the best way to celebrate her on the big day and for months to come after: each month, trendy craft projects for adults are curated, alongside all the tools, materials, and instructions needed to make them come to life! Projects include wine caddies, epoxy resin, candles, and more!
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. around the 20th of the month
Price: Starts at $34.95/month; use code 2020SUMMER at checkout to get a special discount
What's Included: Especially while your savvy and eco-conscious recent grad can't shop in person, a great graduation gift is one that brings perfectly crafted vintage looks to her doorstep each month. Box options range from one to four unique vintage pieces, and your recent grad can fill out a survey to help the curator better match her taste: personalized gifts make the best gifts!
Shipping: Ships within the U.S. during the first two weeks of the month
Price: Starts at $38.33/month; use code GIVE5 at checkout to get a special discount
What's Included: If you haven't expanded your graduation gift ideas to eco-friendly ones, you haven't been thinking creatively enough! GreenUP offers best products and reusable items to build a life without plastic: each box contains 4-6 products to help you reduce plastic in one area of your life. Items include bamboo, stainless steel, and the most innovative plastic replacements available.
Shipping: Ships within the U.S. at the beginning of the month six times annually
Price: Starts at $19.99/month
What's Included: Is your recent grad a pet lover? A coffee lover? Both? The best gifts make her life better in multiple ways, like coffee for her and a treat for her pup. Puppy Paws Coffee & Company tailors each gift based on a tasting profile, making it a personalized gift, and the best part? 50% of profits are donated to animal rescue organizations that are 100% committed to helping homeless animals in need.
Shipping: Ships within the U.S. on the 5th of the month
Price: Starts at $22.95/month
What's Included: Often find your recent grad at the Nordstrom beauty counter? Gift her with $50+ of luxurious cruelty-free beauty in each box. Let her discover luxurious and unique beauty products from the longest-standing vegan subscription company. Each box comes filled with four full-sized best sellers, and each product is thoroughly vetted to be 100% vegan and cruelty-free.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. on the 17th of the month
Price: Starts at $17.50/month
What's Included: Giftables, stationary, and other fun novelties fill the Confetti Collection box each month, meaning your recent grad can be inspired by a mix of surprises! From journals to pens to keychains, let the fun of Confetti Collection entertain your recent grad and reward her for all of her hard work!
Shipping: Ships within the U.S. every 60 days
Price: Starts at $55.00/month
What's Included: Whether she needs a new purse as a carry-on or just an everyday tote bag, the Secret Handbag Club might just become your recent grad's best-kept secret. Using luxury bag brands that are mostly Italian, Secret Handbag Club allows your recent grad to stay on top of trends — plus, they guarantee the authenticity of every bag shipped.
Shipping: Ships to select countries from Italy on the 5th of the month
Price: Starts at $57.50/month; use code MYFIVE at checkout to get a special discount
What's Included: Maybe your recent grad would like an interior designer to provide their POV on her new apartment? Choose the Habitation Box for monthly home decor items hand-curated by a professional interior designer. Consider it a care package for the young adult who cares about their home! The decor is both beautiful and versatile, and either handmade or sourced from small businesses.
Shipping: Ships within the U.S. on the 4th of the month