Harrison Blake Apparel Subscription April 2017 Box Review plus Promo Code!

I was thrilled to see that Harrison Blake sent me the April box to review! My husband always gets so excited when he gets a box all to himself, and it’s really endearing to see him excited about subscription boxes too.

The Harrison Blake Monthly Subscription is a $25.00 per month subscription (shipping included) that focuses on men’s fashion accessories. Each box is curated around a particular look and color scheme, and includes 1 necktie and 4 additional accessories. Since all the items are meant coordinate together for a cohesive outfit, it’s an easy cheat for the guy who wants to be stylish without having to think too hard about his outfit. All the items are exclusive, so if you like a particular item you would have to subscribe to receive it.

Right now they have a promo code for new subscribers. Use code SEASON to get $15 off your first month! That brings the cost down to only $10, which is a really good deal.

Harrison Blake Apparel Subscription April 2017 Box Review plus Promo Code!

All the items are exclusive to the subscription, so I’ll be using the prices that are listed on the information card. However, I do want to say that you should take these values with a grain of salt. Since the company makes their own products, they can put whatever value they want for each item. I’ve always found the prices to be overinflated for the quality. I’m not saying this box is not worth the cost, just that I personally don’t believe this box should be valued at $110 like the information card states.

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Striped Necktie| $30.00
Every month the main item is a tie that the rest of the box revolves around. They tend to keep the ties seasonal, which I appreciate. In the winter boxes we’ve received thicker textures and darker colors. This one feels very summer and coastal to me. I can really picture my husband wearing this to a nice outdoor wedding. He can’t wear colors this bright at work, but I think it will get a good amount of use at all the weddings we have to go to this year!

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The shape of the tie is classic on the slimmer side. Not quite a skinny tie but skinny enough to be trendy. I hate the look of the really wide ties! My husband has a thinner frame so he looks great with slim ties and he likes the style of this one!

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The back always comes with a Harrison Blake tag, but we’ve found them to be very easy to remove if you wish to do so. My husband was getting annoyed that he had to thread the tie through both the loop and the tag so we just removed the tag easily.

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Cotton Pocket Square |$20.00
It seems that each month you’ll also receive a pocket square to go with the tie. We rarely purchase pocket squares so it’s really nice that they send a matching one each month. I wish this one were a bit more neutral so it could work with other ties as well, but I do admit the colors are a perfect match to the tie.

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Doesn’t it feel really nautical?

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Here’s the tie and pocket square together. They go together beautifully! Just looking at this picture has me dreaming of a summer vacation to Nantucket. This combination would look amazing with a navy colored suit.

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Aviator Sunglasses | $30.00
This is one of the items that makes me question the value stated on the card. Fashion sunglasses like this can be found for really cheap, even brand name ones! The quality of the frames, the lenses, and the case for this pair feels closer to $10 or so.

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With that being said, I really like these aviators. They look great on my husband and he likes how light they are. The shape is classic and flattering for all face shapes. The nose pads are comfortable and adjustable. I think adding the sunglasses was a smart choice for this month! Definitely adds to the summer-y feel of the overall box. I know we always keep several cheap pairs around the house and in the car because we’re both prone to losing/breaking sunglasses.

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White Rosette Lapel Pin | $15.00
I wish this had been a different item since my husband never uses lapel pins, but I understand that’s a personal preference and other people may love using them. I like the fact that it’s white, making it easy to use with lots of outfits. But the quality of this is quite low. It’s another item that has me questioning the sticker value. Even in the picture you can see a loose thread.

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Gold Collar Stays | $15.00
Love the felt case that these collar stays came in! I wish they had just sent a bunch of the cases so I could store all the other collar stays we have in them. Collar stays are another item that we seem to lose a lot, so it’s nice to have more. They have a decent weight to them and feel of good quality.

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Air Freshener | ??
As a bonus item, they also sent a car air freshener. I like that it was a practical extra and tastefully done. I used this in my car and enjoyed the scent. It doesn’t last very long, but was quite pleasant for about a week. In the future I would love to see cute little extras like this!

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I think this is my favorite month so far, because the curation felt really on point and my husband will use almost all of the items. If you have summer weddings on your horizon and want to get some accessories for your date, consider picking up one of these boxes! The color combination is really cute. And since it’s red, white, and blue, it’s also perfect for 4th of July!

Overall I think this subscription is great if you enjoy dressing up/wearing suits and want to build your accessories collection. It’s also more ideal for those who are interested in exploring a bit with their fashion choices. My husband doesn’t get to wear anything remotely exciting to work, so most of the items we get from Harrison Blake is for weekends or special events only. However, if you’re someone who loves trying new colors and mixing patterns and textures, I think you would really enjoy this!

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Bespoke Post Box: Jet Set Review Plus Promo Code

Happy 2nd day of November! I can’t believe Christmas music is playing already! You would think that with the extra hour we got for daylight savings I would be more up to date with my blog, but I’m actually super behind. I still have a few October reviews to put up, please bear with me! Today I’m (finally) reviewing my October Bespoke Post box choice: Jet Set. This one is actually still available for purchase, so definitely grab one if it looks good to you! If you’re interested, you can take 25% off your first box with promo code ADDICTION!

Bespoke Post is supposed to be geared towards a male audience, but the products end up being pretty gender neutral. For example, the November choices are Homefront (pocket knife + zippo lighter), Butcher (butcher block + condiments), and Frost (leather gloves). Usually at least one option is something home related and perfect for men and women. Their skip policy is fantastic, because you can preview the entire box and skip the month if you don’t like any of the options. They also send out email reminders, and you have until the 5th of the month to decide. At $45/month, it’s on the pricey side but all their items are very high quality and they have spectacular customer service. You can return the entire box for a refund if you don’t like it, and they’ll even cover the return shipping.

Bespoke Post Box: Jet Set Review Plus Promo Code

Last month I chose Jet Set because I’ve been searching for a passport wallet for my boyfriend for a while now. I got myself a Kate Spade one a few months ago and I think he was a little jealous, so now he gets one for himself as well!

Bespoke Post Box: Jet Set Review Plus Promo Code

First look! Always really clean packaging from Bespoke, it’s definitely one that you can gift. It’s actually one of my favorite subscriptions to gift for both men and women, because all their products just scream quality. It’s also always neutral and simple enough to appeal to most people.

Bespoke Post Box: Jet Set Review Plus Promo Code

I’m always impressed by the time the Bespoke team takes to write up the little information card. It’s one that I actually read all the way through every time.

Bespoke Post Box: Jet Set Review Plus Promo Code

Line of Trade Passport Wallet | $50.00 (?)
It’s hard to place the value for this passport wallet since it’s a Bespoke Post exclusive. Judging by the price of their other items and the quality, I would say $50 is a fair guess.

Bespoke Post Box: Jet Set Review Plus Promo Code

I love how minimal the design is and the emphasis on high quality materials over flashy designs and whatnot. The leather is really soft and luxurious, and is sourced and tanned in the US. The stitching is sturdy and well done. I definitely think this wallet will hold up for many years. Dimensions are 8″ wide by 5.5″ long when open, 4″ wide when closed.

Bespoke Post Box: Jet Set Review Plus Promo Code

Your passport can fit in its entirety, or you can keep it open to the scanning page and get through security without having to pull out the entire passport. I love how secure the passport compartment is. It’s a snug fit that is still easy enough to remove when you want to. I’ve used passport holders in the past that had shallow loose compartments and my passport didn’t feel very secure. I was always so worried it would fall out!

Bespoke Post Box: Jet Set Review Plus Promo Code

It has two credit card slots and a larger flap behind it for tickets, cash, receipts, etc. You can also fit more than one card in each credit card slot. The end result is a very compact and classy package that holds all your essentials.

Bespoke Post Box: Jet Set Review Plus Promo Code

Powerocks Rose Stone Portable Charger | $29.99
At first I thought I wouldn’t need another portable charger, since I have a small purse sized one that can charge my iPhone to full power. But now that I have this, I’m actually a big fan! The biggest advantage is that I can charge two devices at the same time because it has 2 USB ports, and it holds enough to charge a phone about 3 times to full power. Next time I travel with my boyfriend, we’ll be sure to bring this with us. No more searching for (and crowding around) power outlets at the airport!

Bespoke Post Box: Jet Set Review Plus Promo Code

Ursa Major Travel Kit | $4.95
I have to say, I have a huge soft spot for all Vermont based companies, so naturally I was already a fan of Ursa Major. This travel kit comes with a travel sized tube of face wash, a sample of the face balm, and two individual face wipes. The kit should last about 2 to 3 days, perfect for a quick weekend getaway or short business trip. The face wipes are a great refresher after a long flight! I’ve used them on the plane as well, when I’m feeling super grimy during one of those 10+ hour flights.

Bespoke Post Box: Jet Set Review Plus Promo Code

My box comes to a value of $84.94 (assuming my $50 assessment of the passport wallet is correct), and I love this box. The value isn’t as crazy high as POPSUGAR (is it ever?), but I think the curation and exclusive products are well worth it. I can’t stress enough how well made all their items are! I have items from Bespoke Post that I received last year that I use all the time and still look like new. It’s also pretty much a risk-free subscription since you can preview all the contents of all the boxes and skip whenever you don’t want one. I definitely recommend trying this subscription at least once: don’t forget to take 25% off your first box with promo code ADDICTION! It’s a total steal for that price!

Bespoke Post Box: Vibes Review Plus Promo Code

I’ve been putting off this review for a few days now, but now that it’s finally Friday I can catch up on some much needed blog time. First up is my July Bespoke Post box. This one sold out on the first day it was released! I’m so glad I happened to check my email early on the day it was announced and was able to grab one.

Bespoke Post is supposed to be geared towards a male audience, but the products end up being pretty gender neutral. For example, the July choices were Vibes (headphones), Cheers (beer tasting), Bask (picnic blanket and cards), and Carry (wallet and pen). Usually at least one option is neutral enough for anyone. Their skip policy is fantastic, because you can preview the entire box and skip the month if you don’t like any of the options. They also send out email reminders, and you have until the 5th of the month to decide. At $45/month, it’s on the pricey side but all their items are very high quality and they have spectacular customer service. You can return the entire box for a refund if you don’t like it, and they’ll even cover the return shipping. If you’re interested in trying (highly recommend!), you can take 25% off your first box with promo code RESCUE!

Bespoke Post Box: Vibes Review Plus Promo CodeLSTN Fillmore Headphones | $100.00
I’ve been in the market for headphones for a while now, and actually had a bunch of options ready to go in my Amazon cart right before I saw this box option. I’m so happy the timing worked out perfectly for me! I’m very happy with the sound quality and how comfortable these are. They have a good amount of padding and fold up nice and small for easy traveling. LSTN also donates money from every purchase to help fund hearing restoration all around the world.

Bespoke Post Box: Vibes Review Plus Promo CodeI have LSTN earbuds that I received in a Quarterly box that I really love, so I knew these would also be a hit. And I know their customer service is fantastic because when one of the earbuds broke, I emailed LSTN to see if they have a warranty. I explained that I got the earbuds through Quarterly and didn’t actually pay full price for them or anything, but they still shipped me a brand new pair for free! You gotta respect that kind of customer service! I was just so impressed and thought I’d share that little tidbit about their company, since they seem to really care about their mission and have confidence in their products.

Bespoke Post Box: Vibes Review Plus Promo CodeThe wood grain is just stunning. I chose the Ebony color for a more subtle look, but all of the colors are really beautiful.

Bespoke Post Box: Vibes Review Plus Promo CodeAntica Farmacista Manhattan Reed Diffuser | $26.00
I love reed diffusers and I love Manhattans, so it’s no surprise I’m a big fan of this fragrance. It has a base of vetiver and bourbon with top notes of citrus. I really enjoy getting home fragrances in boxes since I can never bring myself to shell out the full retail price for one, so it’s great that I get to try out such a luxury brand! Bespoke Post seems to have fantastic hookups with a lot of wonderful high end brands.

Bespoke Post Box: Vibes Review Plus Promo CodeThey sent the reeds taped to the top of the shipping box, which I thought was really clever.

Bespoke Post Box: Vibes Review Plus Promo CodeI paid $45 for a box with $126.00 value, and I’m thrilled with what I received. I love that Bespoke lets you know exactly what you’re getting ahead of time so you are fully aware of the value and can choose to opt in or out of the box. The items are always phenomenal quality and the company stands behind all their products. My wallet that I use on a daily basis is actually from one of the Bespoke boxes from last year and it shows zero wear and tear. It’s hands-down my favorite subscription to gift for the men in my life! My brother and boyfriend are both really big fans, and I’m constantly finding boxes that I keep for myself as well (like with this one!). I definitely recommend trying this subscription at least once: don’t forget to take 25% off your first box with promo code RESCUE! It’s a total steal for that price!

Bespoke Post Box: Knotted and 25% Off Promo Code

It’s been a while since I got a Bespoke Post box, but the February Knotted box choice was so perfect for my boyfriend. The value was also through the roof, so I couldn’t resist 🙂

Bespoke Post is supposed to be geared towards a male audience, but the products end up being pretty gender neutral. For example, the February choices were Knotted (the ties) or Honed (chef’s knife). Usually at least one option is gender-neutral enough for anyone. Their skip policy is fantastic, because you can preview the entire box and skip the month if you don’t like any of the options. They also send out email reminders, and you have until the 5th of the month to decide. At $45/month, it’s on the pricey side but all their items are very high quality and they have spectacular customer service. You can return the entire box for a refund if you don’t like it, and they’ll even cover the return shipping. If you’re interested in trying (highly recommend!), you can take 25% off your first box with promo code ADDICTION! This brings your first box down to only $33.75!

Bespoke Post Box: Knotted and 25% Off Promo CodeKnotted has 9 different tie options and you choose 3 for your box. All the patterns were really beautiful, I had a tough time narrowing it down to only 3!

Bespoke Post Box: Knotted and 25% Off Promo CodeGilded Age Jacquared Dot Chambray Tie | $55.00
I love the look of this tie and think it would be totally perfect for a Summer wedding. The 100% cotton feels much more modern and casual compared to the shiny silk ties that my boyfriend usually wears. I’m really impressed with Gilded Age’s quality, definitely a brand that I would repurchase!

Bespoke Post Box: Knotted and 25% Off Promo CodeGilded Age Striped Chambray Tie | $55.00
Another great choice for Summer, I think! Another thing I really love about these ties is the width. They are slimmer than your typical ties but not as slim as a skinny tie. It’s about 2.5″ across, and the perfect medium (in my boyfriend’s opinion). He’s not the biggest fan of skinny ties but loves the style of these ones.

Bespoke Post Box: Knotted and 25% Off Promo CodeGilded Age Wool Blend Tweed Tie | $55.00
Favorite one! It must also be popular with other people, since I think this is the only option already sold out. Love the thick wool tweed material and I’m excited for Winter when I’m sure this tie will get plenty of use.

Bespoke Post Box: Knotted and 25% Off Promo CodeVerdict: $165 value for a $45 box? Amazing value right there! This box is still available so if you’re interested in any of these ties, I would jump on it now. Even if you only want one, you can always give the other 2 as gifts. I’m actually getting a second box for my brother for his birthday. Way to go, Bespoke! This is one of the best boxes I’ve seen in a while, and hope to see something fun for March!

Bespoke Post Box: Seared and Promo Code

I hadn’t planned on getting another Bespoke Post box so soon, but they have a great Seared box with a salt block that I just needed for our grill this summer.

I love that Bespoke Post is supposed to be geared towards a male audience, but the products end up being pretty gender neutral (like things for the home). It’s a great box that my boyfriend and I both look forward to! Their skip policy is fantastic, because you can preview the entire box and skip the month if I don’t like any of the options. They also send out email reminders, and you have until the 5th of the month to decide. At $45/month, it’s on the pricey side but all their items are very high quality and they have spectacular customer service. You can return the entire box for a refund if you don’t like it, and they’ll even cover the return shipping. If you’re interested in trying (highly recommend!), you can take 30% off your first box with promo code LONELY!

Bespoke Post Seared Box ReviewHimalayan Salt Plate 8 x 8 x 1.5 | $34.95
I bought this box for the salt plate, because I really wanted one for July 4th grilling and entertaining. You can put the salt block in the fridge and use it to serve fruit or cheese or grill meats directly on the salt. When using it to grill with, the crystal structures in the salt help with heat retention and distribution, so it’s easy to get a perfect sear. And you get a really unique new flavor from the salt. It’s making me even more excited about the upcoming festivities!

Bespoke Post Seared Box ReviewTotally gorgeous! As a cold plate, it makes for an awesome centerpiece. We’ll probably use it cold in the beginning, and then use it to grill. It’s recommended you go from cold to hot, not the other way around.

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Bespoke Post Seared Box ReviewProfi Plus Butterfly Turner | $26.00
We didn’t already have a butterfly turner for the grill, so this was just perfect. Profi Plus tools are always great quality and very sturdy. Can’t wait to start using this! I’m also happy to see that it’s dishwasher safe. Not all my tools are, and I find myself very rarely using the ones that aren’t. Seriously, who wants to do dishes after a BBQ?

Bespoke Post Seared Box ReviewEssential Cane Flavored Sugar Samples | $1.70 each
I tried these just out of the jar without using them on anything, and the flavors are strong! The habanero one really has a kick to it and I foresee it going into some amazing Tex-Mex dishes. And the sweet onion one will be great in a burger. Really excited about discovering these products! I’m tempted to buy some of their fruity flavored sugars for fun cocktails!

Bespoke Post Seared Box ReviewI paid $45.00 for $64.35 worth of products. It’s not the highest value for Bespoke, but I love all the items I got and I think it was a great deal. The theme is just perfect for the summer and I’m glad I snagged one of these boxes before it sold out. Can’t wait to see what they release for July!