Subscription boxes are huge these days (ie: Birchbox, StitchFix, Ditto, etc.), but I have to admit, I’ve never really had the desire to try one out! I can definitely understand the appeal – it’s a convenient way to have new products delivered straight to your doorstep without having to spend the time/effort to research or shop for the items. It’s also a great way to find out about or test out a new product or style that you haven’t used before. My biggest reservation with subscription boxes is that I’m the type of person that is usually pretty (very) picky about what I like/don’t like! I also don’t really mind doing the “grunt work” of shopping around to find pieces I like, so would a subscription box really be beneficial to someone like me?
Enter Rocksbox – the designer jewelry subscription service that sends you 3 pieces of jewelry at a time (which you can swap out whenever you like) for $19/month. I just received my first box this week, so I thought I’d share my thoughts on the whole “subscription” thing! When you first sign up with Rocksbox, they ask you a series of style questions as well as what style of earring, bracelet, necklace, and ring you prefer, and if you like gold, silver, or both. You can also create a “wishlist” of items that you’d like for them to include in your box, although you’ll probably only get one of those at a time. I had added this crystal necklace (similar here) to my wishlist, so I was happy that my stylist chose to include it:
To go along with the necklace, my stylist also added in this wraparound bracelet:
Overall, I really like the pieces that were included in my box. I’ve already worn the necklace (check out how I styled it here), and I’ve never owned a wrap bracelet before so it’s kind of cool to try out a new style that I don’t normally gravitate towards. I also like the KS earrings, but they are super similar to earrings that I already own, so I probably won’t even wear them. The great thing about Rocksbox is that the box comes with prepaid postage, and you can swap out the pieces as often as you’d like (just have to allow time for shipping). Also, if you really like one of the pieces that is included in your box you can purchase it through Rocksbox at a discounted price.
Now that I’ve received my first box, I can definitely understand the appeal of a subscription service- it’s kind of fun to have a surprise show up on your doorstep and I’ve enjoyed styling these new pieces (that I wouldn’t normally pick out myself) with my existing wardrobe. For me though, it’s a catch-22 as I wish I owned the pieces rather than just “renting” them, but the up-side to that is that as soon as I get bored with a style, I can just send it back in and get something new!
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Have you ever tried a subscription service? Which ones do you love? Let me know in the comments! Thanks for stopping by!
Rocksbox provided me a complimentary 3-month subscription, but all opinions are my own.