Clothing subscription boxes for kids can be a sartorial sanity-saver for parents. They make weekday mornings simple by providing easy, comfortable, complete outfits, putting an end to allegations that there’s nothing to wear. For parents who appreciate the wonders of cheap kids’ clothes coupled with the surprise factor of subscription boxes, clothing subscription boxes are particularly handy. And as we face what is, at best, an uncertain return to school, along with a continued need for social distancing, kids’ clothes boxes are a smart to stock up without wading into crowded brick and mortar establishments.
As kids get older, monthly subscription boxes for tweens and teens, in particular, can help keep the peace under your roof. A kids’ clothing subscription gives kids the opportunity to choose what they’d like to wear within parameters that make sense. Instead of turning kids’ bedrooms into clothing battlegrounds, parents can instead subscribe to services that ship boxes of clothes home every few months, letting kids choose what to wear in a more controlled environment. You save money, cut back on stress, and rest easy knowing your kid’s closet is well stocked. It’s a win-win.
Kids take a style quiz, and four times a year they receive a subscription box with eight unique pieces designed by the brand that you can’t buy elsewhere. Before you get it, parents can check out what it’s in it and swap out anything you don’t like. The clothes, all created in-house, are downright edgy, in a really good way: We’re into the rainbow-striped sweater, a green tracksuit with stars down the sides, and a T-shirt that says “I love you” in sign language. Sizes range from 2 to 14, and the average item price is around $20–$25 (less for jewelry and accessories, more for things like outerwear). The brand is also introducing a new upcycle program, Rockets Reverse, which allows subscribers to send back outgrown kids' clothes for credits.
Parents fill out forms about their kids’ personality; the brand sends a curated box of 8-12 pieces of clothes, shoes, and accessories, and parents and kids keep what they want (and return what they don’t want, for free). Plus, kiddo gets a personalized note from his or her stylist. The clothes, which start at $10, are affordable. They’re fun, you get selections from brands including Primary, Nike, and Hatley, and are probably ideal for suburban kids who don’t want to stand out. It's neighborhood barbecue chic. Think graphic tees, patterned cinched dresses, and regular denim. The quality is solid, if not mind-blowing. The sizes range from 2T to 18. Your kid gets to try on styles before you decide what to buy at online checkout. If you buy all the items sent to you, you get a 25 percent discount.
This boys and girls subscription box follows the same model as above. You take a quiz, and get a bimonthly delivery of clothes and shoes. You can choose clothing from sizes 4-16 and shoes from sizes 9 toddler to 6 youth. The broad style options for girls are: Chic, glam, trendy, or active, so that should give you some idea of what you're getting. As for boys, you get seven mix and match pieces, including shoes. You pay $39.50 for your first box and $59.50 for subsequent boxes.
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