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The 12 Best Clothing Subscription Boxes for Men in 2023

Pros
  • Wide array of stylish brands
  • Spot on personal styling
  • No locked in subscription
  • Email preview of outfits sent before shipped
Cons
  • Only get a discount if you buy more than 5 pieces

When it comes to all of the clothing subscription boxes we’ve tested, we found that Stitch fix was by far the best in terms of online experience, delivery time, and quality of clothes.

Stitch Fix’s detailed questionnaire and personal shopper help hone in on your clothing tastes and preferences before curating a box of goodies filled with stylist-approved outfits tailor-made for your lifestyle. Stitch fix really meets the moment of how guys dress now, and has a healthy mix of business casual fits that are also comfortable. We also love how you can request boxes for more special occasions like weddings and holiday parties.

You can set your budget to whatever you’re comfortable with (from $25-$500) and you’re not tied down to any recurring deliveries. The $20 styling fee per delivery is credited towards any item you decide to keep, and with each order, the algorithm and your stylist get to know you better.

Testing Notes: Stitch Fix was a pioneer in the subscription box game and their experience shows. The entire system runs smoothly and you can see the attention to detail from the questionnaire to the physical packaging that you receive. Most of all, we appreciated how responsive the service was, like they had every base covered.

Read more: Stitch Fix Review

Price $20 styling fee to start
Delivery Frequency No subscription is required but you can set up auto deliveries of every 2-3 weeks, every month, every other month, or every three months.
Items included Jackets, shoes, clothing

Best Value

Amazon Prime Wardrobe

Amazon Prime Wardrobe

Best Value

Amazon Prime Wardrobe

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Pros
  • Free try-ons with Prime Membership
  • $5 Personal Shopper add-on
  • Recommendations come from AI and real personal stylists
Cons
  • Not qualified for 2-day shipping (4-6 business days typically)

You can get anything on Amazon, including an entirely new closet. Prime Wardrobe from Amazon lets you choose up to eight items from their selection of clothing and shoes to try on at home. The best part? It’s included in your Prime membership, so you only pay for what you keep.

If you want professional styling recommendations, you can upgrade to Personal Shopper by Prime Wardrobe for an additional $5 per month, which combines Amazon’s all-knowing AI with a real-life personal stylist’s eye to bring you a selection of items to choose from. Preview and pick your items before they ship, at which point you have seven days to decide which items you to keep or send back. Amazon’s unparalleled selection of brands at every budget makes this service a no-brainer, especially if you already have Amazon Prime.

Testing Notes: Getting a preview of your box with a week to make changes was one of the most useful features we’ve come across in the subscription box market. Combined with Amazon’s vast inventory, you get incredible flexibility in what you receive. Our editors loved how fast each box was shipped (averaging about 4 days). If you already have Prime, then Wardrobe is a great way to get the most out of your membership.

Read more: Amazon Prime Day Fashion Deals

Price Only need a Prime membership to start trying on clothes ($14.99 a month or $139 annually). Can then add a $4.99 monthly fee for an Amazon stylist to curate.
Delivery Frequency No subscription required but can add the Amazon stylist for $4.99 and get deliveries every 1, 2, or 3 months.
Items included Clothing, Shoes, Accessories

best for dressing up

Stately

Stately

best for dressing up

Stately

Pros
  • Stylist-curated outfits with no retail markup or stylist fees
  • Selections from top, in-demand premium menswear brands
  • Personalizes an entire outfit for you in a box
  • No commitment—cancel anytime
Cons
  • Expensive monthly subscription

If you’re aiming to dress up, not down, for formal occasions that you frequent or just because you want to look professional, Stately is a premium clothing subscription that’ll rally top brands like Bonobos, Ben Sherman, Perry Ellis, and DL1961 as your sartorial wingmen. Its monthly box will have everything you likely need to get a total makeover: a formal dress shirt, sleek jacket, belt, and even dress shoes like oxfords or loafers. The lineup of apparel is impressive in terms of qualities, brands, designs, and the ability to assemble together a dandy outfit.

Better yet, subscribing to Stately is like hiring your very own stylist. The quiz-based service learns your style first—such as “how do you dress for work, casual or business casual?” or “how do you like your shirts fit?”—then the stylists of Stately will curate complete outfits from leading menswear brands in a box. Price-wise, it starts from $129 (for a total value of $200) for at least three pieces of tops, bottoms, footwear, and/or accessories, before going up to $499 (for a total value of $1000) where you’ll receive a white-glove service and a stylist consultation to goldilocks your look from head to toe.

Testing Notes: We were really impressed by the brands we received and the items over all. As the priciest box subscription we checked out, we had high hopes and they were not disappointed. Bottom line: if you can afford to splurge on the top tier, it is well worth the service and the swag. Not only does having access to a personal stylist give you inside info, you get to make the best use of your subscription fee.

Price Starts at $129 per month
Delivery Frequency Monthly, but can cancel subscription at anytime
Items included Clothes, shoes, accessories

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Best Styling Assistance

Urbane Box

Urbane Box

Best Styling Assistance

Urbane Box

Pros
  • Getting your own personal stylist to work with
  • Two price tiers to choose from, one flat rate
  • Solid brand assortment
  • Free to exchange stizes
Cons
  • Strict no refund policy
  • $15 charge to exchange for a different item

Do you like the idea of having your own personal stylist on call? Someone to answer all your questions and set you up with exactly the threads you want and need? Well that is exactly the service that Urbane Box provides. After filling out a survey similar to other clothing box services, you will be given a basic profile that you can then update whenever. Even better than that though, you will be set up with a real, live personal stylist who will work with you on filling out the contents of each month’s box.

Having a professional stylist to work with is valuable for figuring out the best clothes to express your own style. You can pick up tips and tricks along the way and get suggestions that no algorithm could ever provide. All the clothing and accessories that you receive are included with the monthly fee, as well as shipping. You can skip a month or cancel at any time, if you feel like your closet is maxing out.

Testing Notes:
The human touch here is what really sets Urbane Box apart for us. There are multiple services out there that provide you with great clothes, but getting advice from an experienced professional is something you used to only find at brick-and-mortar stores. We found that the longer you stick with the service, the better your stylist will get to know which allows them to provide better picks for you. The boxes were solid off the bat and only got better as they went along.

Price $75 or $100
Delivery Frequency Monthly, can kip a month any time
Includes Clothing and accessories

Best Streetwear subscription

Threadbeast

Threadbeast

Best Streetwear subscription

Threadbeast

Pros
  • Easy to choose style profiles
  • Diverse selection of brands
Cons
  • Only get shoes in every package if you subscribe to the $250 a month (Baller package)

Threadbeast is a clothing subscription service with trendy streetwear picks in each box. A tiered membership plan enables you to customize your box based on your needs and budget, starting at $60 for the Basic Plan, which comes with 2-3 items, mainly tops and accessories. The next step up is the Essential Plan ($95) which includes 4-5 items, followed by the Premium Plan ($150), which features 6-7 items such as premium denim and outerwear.

The Baller Plan comes in at $290, which has 9-11 items, including premium pieces, and a pair of shoes with every box. You have up to seven days from the date you received your last package to pause, skip, upgrade/downgrade your box, or cancel your membership altogether. In terms of style, our editors found that Threadbeast had the best collection for streetwear duds, which makes this ideal for younger guys (or even a great graduation gift).

Testing Notes: Look, the hype is hard to keep up with, and we do it for a living. There are always new designers out there and obscure artists to come across. So Threadbeast was helpful in brining that research to you with the actual clothes in hand.

Price Starts at $60
Delivery Frequency Monthly, but you can pause for a month if you email the company within 7 days of the date of last package recieved.
Items included Clothing

Best Box and Shop Combo

Trendy Butler

Trendy Butler

Best Box and Shop Combo

Trendy Butler

Pros
  • Includes access to shop discounted prices
  • Free returns and exchanges
  • Flexible on requests
Cons
  • Only two items per month

Trendy Butler is both a subscription box and a private store that offers discounted prices on top menswear brands. Your subscription fee get you a box with two items each month as well as access to the brand shop. Each box is guaranteed to provide two items with a combined price that far exceeds the subscription price. So essentially, the shopping access is just icing on the cake.

Brand selection is both impressive and wide ranging, style wise. Whether you’re into streetwear, workwear, preppy, GORP core, or all of the above, Trendy Butler has you covered. The initial survey will narrow down brands and styles for you and then you can request customizations at any time. You can even ask for specific items, although no guarantees are made. If you ever need something beyond what your box has, just head over to the shop.

Testing Notes: Providing a shop where you can get any of the items currently going out in boxes really sold us on Trendy Butler. If for no other reason than getting to see what everyone else is getting. The discounts are on par with individual brand promotions, but the prices are low all the time on current items. With the ease of exchanges, we found it to be as much a private store than anything else.

Price $65
Delivery Frequency Montley
Includes Clothing

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Best Themed Boxes

Bespoke Post

Bespoke Post

Best Themed Boxes

Bespoke Post

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Pros
  • Under $50 a month
  • Also includes accessories and gadgets
  • Membership allows to skip a month or swap boxes
Cons
  • Can’t return single items
  • Not as wide of a clothing selection as other brands

Bespoke Post boxes offers themed boxes filled with everyday essentials like socks, beanies, and more quality goods at an affordable price. For $49 per month, you get access to a selection of new boxes each month. Membership includes the chance to customize styles and colors, swap into another box, or skip the month altogether.

Members also receive discounted pricing on shop products, which goes beyond clothing. Pick up unique items for the home, bar accessories, or outdoor gadgets at Bespoke Post, or roll the dice and see what items are included in your next box. After a few months of testing, our editors found that Bespoke Post is great for small items like uber-curated socks and gloves, but it doesn’t have as wide of a clothing selection as Stitch Fix.

Testing Notes: Look, guys love cool, random stuff, and our editors are no exception. So Bespoke Post really hit a nerve with the gadgets, trinkets, and accessories they sent us. You won’t always need all the items that you receive but we’re pretty sure that you will want just about all of them.

Price Starts at $49 a box
Delivery Frequency Monthly, but can skip or switch boxes anytime
Includes Clothing, accessories

Best watch subscription

Watch Gang

Watch Gang

Best watch subscription

Watch Gang

Pros
  • You get to keep each watch
  • Chance to win a TAG Heuer or Rolex
  • You’ll receive quality, luxury watches valued much higher than your subscription fee
  • Great way to expand your watch collection
Cons
  • Can’t return or request a refund

Not a subscription for clothes or a box. But in a menswear age where timepieces on your wrist continue to upstage what you wear on your other body parts, you might as well work on your watch game. So Watch Gang is here to lend you a hand. You get to keep each watch sent to you, be it a classic Seiko or the latest Timex—or, if you’re lucky enough, like one-in-a-million lucky, a Tag Heuer or Rolex! Each selection is also at most five times off its retail price, meaning, starting from $75 per month—or per watch—you’ll be able to snag a Swiss timepiece that is valued much higher. Once you take the questionnaire that inquires about your current situation with owning and wearing watches, you can choose to jump up the membership tier, and the watch curation for you will then get fancier as well. While you don’t have a say in what watch brands you’ll receive—each one will be a pleasant surprise—Watch Gang is still the best way for you to expand or jumpstart your watch collection.

Testing Notes: While bummed that we did not receive a Rolex, we were happy with the watches that we got. The watch market has become so complex that it is time consuming to keep up (sorry, we had to). The experts at Watch Gang handle that work for you. If you like surprises and love watches then this is the subscription for you.

Read more: Best Watch Boxes

Price Starts at $75 per watch
Delivery Frequency 1 watch monthly, quarterly, or on-demand (you can pause a delivery)
Items requested Watches

Best for wardrobe basics

Basic Man

Basic Man

Best for wardrobe basics

Basic Man

Pros
  • Under $25 per month
  • Quality, comfortable basics
  • Boxer briefs are all odor-resistant, breathable, and stay put
  • Comfy socks in a variety of styles—including compression options
Cons
  • Only offers underwear, socks, and shirts
  • Not a subscription of stylish clothing

For those whose wardrobe necessities need upgrading, Basic Man is where to start. It’s the clothing subscription box for stocking up on really just the essentials, such as for when you simply don’t have the energy to sleuth through thousands of “best underwear” or “best undershirts” online.

Instead, Basic Man will take care of that for you every month with boxes of crucial daily sartorial basics that are definitely not average. Each shipment will have a t-shirt, a pair of skivvies, and a pair of socks, each made from high-quality materials and for comfort. Sounds rather simple, doesn’t it? As it should be! Especially when you shan’t ever have to shop for undies or socks or t-shirts ever again. Not a bad deal for just $25 a month—and even cheaper as you subscribe for longer. Restocking on underwear and basics is a hassle, which is why our editors found that Basic Man is an easy, cost-effective way to always have fresh t-shirts, socks, and underwear on hand.

Testing Notes: We’ve all be guilty of letting our socks and underwear run low or.. shall we say… over used. They’re the two items we think about least when shopping for clothes so it was a relief to not have to worry about it anymore.

Price Starts at $24.99 per month (cheaper the longer you sign up for)
Delivery Frequency Monthly
Includes Clothing

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Just tees and hoodies

Tomorrows Laundry

Tomorrows Laundry

Just tees and hoodies

Tomorrows Laundry

Pros
  • 35% saving on all items in the store
  • High-quality clothes that’ll last a lifetime
  • Free shipping and free return
  • Great for stocking up on wardrobe basics
Cons
  • Expensive for just two tees or one hoodie

A good t-shirt is hard to come by. But in with a save is Tomorrow Laundry, a men’s clothing subscription that delivers two quality essential tees or one hoodie to your door to help you fill up your closet with wardrobe basics built to last, at $75 a month. Not only does Tomorrow Laundry makes its own clothes that can withstand a lifetime of wear and washes, but each item is also matched to your personal style—color, fit, size, etc. From classic white T-shirts to sturdy black t-shirts to French terry hoodies, each feels comfortable and premium in quality despite looking plain in monotone. They’re also highly versatile and easily paired with any kind of pants. We found that of all the clothing subscription boxes we’ve tested, Tomorrows Laundry is the best-in-class when it comes to T-shirts. But if you’re looking for a subscription boxes beyond just basics, we’d suggest you look elsewhere.

While this monthly subscription is on the pricier side, by signing up, you’ll also get freely enrolled in Tomorrow Laundry’s annual Members Program which lets you save 35% on all items in the retailer’s online store.

Testing Notes: Living in solid color tees and hoodies is definitely a vibe these days. If that is your vibe, then Tomorows Landry is absolutely for you. The quality was definitely there and keeping our t-shirt supply fresh felt pretty good.

Price $75 per month
Delivery Frequency Monthly (can skip or cancel anytime)
Items included Hoodies and t-shirts

Best for Accessories

Gentleman’s Box

Gentleman's Box

Best for Accessories

Gentleman’s Box

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Pros
  • Wide selection of stylish ties and socks
  • Includes watches and cufflinks
  • Each box curated to be worn together
Cons
  • Might find trouble wearing the accessories if you’re not dressing up occasionally

Men with an eye for accessories would enjoy Gentleman’s Box. It’s a subscription service that delivers four to six fashion and lifestyle accessories each month, with items including watches, socks, ties, cuff links, and more. The items in each box are designed to be worn together, so when you receive a colored tie, you’ll receive color-coordinating socks. Get the latest lifestyle and grooming products delivered straight to your door for $35 per month.

Testing Notes: Our office dress code is pretty open ended, let’s call it business very casual. So this wasn’t the most useful subscription for our editors. However, if have a traditional office environment where suiting is required then Gentleman’s Box is extremely useful. We loved the pre-set accessories ensemble, but the pieces can easily mix and match as well.

Read more: Best Sock Subscription Boxes

Price Starts at $35 per month (cheaper the longer you sign up for)
Delivery Frequency Monthly
Items included Clothing, accessories

Best for Socks and Underwear

Stance

Stance

Best for Socks and Underwear

Stance

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Pros
  • Under $20 a month
  • Soft, durable boxer briefs
  • High performance socks
  • Unique designs
Cons
  • Only get free shipping over $25 in the US

For less than $20 a month, you can pick between a new pair of performance boxer briefs or two pairs of premium socks to arrive at your doorstep. Stance’s subscription plan is easy and customizable, as all you have to do is put in your sizes and let the brand do the rest. For boxers, you select your preferred support (boxer brief or their signature Wholester-designed compression short). And for socks, you will plug in your preferred sock height, level of thickness, and type of activities you expect to do in them (basketball, weight training, casual wear, and the list goes on).

Testing Notes: We could always use some more socks and underwear, but we found that it is probably best to start out with the monthly frequency then switch to every three months after a while. Once your collection is fully refreshed it will be good to tone it down.

Read more: Best Underwear for Men

Price Starts at $19 a month
Delivery Frequency Monthly or every three months
Items included Socks

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Final Verdict

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Of the clothing subscription boxes we’ve tested, we can safely say that Stitch Fix was the absolute best in terms of value, clothing selection, and online experience. Its “Ask a Stylist” service actually gave us clothes that matched our tastes, helping us save time. But if you’re looking to just keep your underwear drawer replenished we’d recommend Basic Man’s cost-effective subscription.

What to Look for When Buying a Men’s Clothing Subscription Box

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Before subscribing to a men’s clothing box there are a few factors you will want to account for.

Your personal style needs: Ask yourself why you might want a subscription box in the first place. Are you looking for a wardrobe overhaul? Wanting to learn about more brands? Write down what you wish to accomplish with your style and then use that as a guideline!

How the subscription works: Most men’s clothing subscriptions these days don’t lock you into any plan you can’t get out of thankfully. Make sure you take note of the delivery frequency and what you will be getting in each box. Some plans load you up with more than enough while others do not so much. This can be positive or negative depending on what you wish to achieve (refer back to writing down your style goals!).

Pricing: Most companies are pretty clear about what you’ll be paying so unknown charges won’t typically be an issue. The main thing to look at here is how to get out of the plan if/when you want to. Sometimes there’s a small window in canceling before you’re charged for the next box, so read the fine print!

How Do Clothing Subscription Boxes Work?

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Think of them of clothing subscription boxes as automated styling services. Most of them (like Stitch Fix and Amazon Prime Wardrobe) will provide a questionnaire for you to fill out about your personal style preferences and sizing. From there, the service created a curated selection of clothes that meet your preferences, and will be shipped on a recurring our monthly basis, depending on your needs.

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How Much Do Men’s Clothing Subscription Boxes Cost?

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Each subscription box varies in terms of price and frequency. Amazon Prime Wardrobe charges $14.99. a month to try clothes, and an additional $4.99 monthly fee if you want a stylist to help curate them. Stitch Fix starts with a $20 styling fee, and you can purchase whatever clothes you decide to keep.

Which Subscription Boxes Let You Keep the Clothes

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Most do. Amazon Prime Wardrobe and Stitch Fix lets you purchase whatever clothes you want to keep. Meanwhile Basic Man and Threadbeast lets you keep all of them without any additional costs.

What’s the Return Policy for Subscription Boxes?

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It depends on the box. Stitch Fix and Amazon Prime Wardrobe only allows you to keep the items you purchased, and return the rest. Basic Man lets you return unused items (they won’t let you return used underwear, for obvious reasons). Meanwhile ThreadBeast doesn’t allow returns, but you can exchange items that don’t fit your size.

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How We Selected

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Men’s clothing subscription boxes have been around for more than a few years now and the market has come a long way. We’ve watched the brands that have been around for a while evolve with technology and customer demand. We’ve also seen more and more services start up that carter to specific needs and interests like watches and formal accessories. So our editors had a knowledge of the market before we dug into actual testing.

For the past 12 months, we consulted with Men’s Health‘s editors and writers on the top clothing subscription boxes out there. Experts, including our Gear and Commerce Editor John Thompson, put a number of boxes to the test and evaluated the quality, the price point, and the overall customer service of the subscription service. We also considered subscription boxes that had high customer ratings on e-commerce websites we trust.

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Maverick Li

Style and Commerce Editor

Maverick Li is the Style & Commerce Editor of Men’s Health, where he covers clothing, footwear, watches, and grooming. He was previously the Assistant Commerce Editor at Esquire.

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Contributing Commerce Style Writer

Brad is a contributing style commerce editor. After a decade working for menswear brands including J.Crew and Ralph Lauren, Brad switched from selling fashion to writing about it. His words have appeared in Huckberry, Heddels, and The Manual.  

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Deputy Editor, Commerce

As Men’s Health’s Deputy Editor, Commerce, Christian Gollayan oversees all shopping content on menshealth.com. He relocated back to New York by way of Portland, where he was the Associate Managing Editor at TheManual.com. Christian’s work has also been featured in InStyle, Food & Wine, the New York Post, and Tatler Asia. 

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