Google “men’s clothing subscription boxes” and you’ll find no shortage of options. Style subscriptions like the now defunct Trunk Club helped make these box delivery systems a thing a decade ago, and there are now roughly as many mail-order menswear services as there are podcasts for them to advertise on. All of them offer roughly the same deal: you fill out an uncomfortably probing style quiz about your lifestyle and body shape and spending habits; a personal stylist or algorithm or some combination of the two magically conjures up your “style profile”; and, finally, you’re only charged for the items you decide to keep. Easy-peasy, right?
Here’s the thing: if you’re even a semi-regular reader of this site—if you come to us to brush up on hot sneaker drops, or the waviest new labels to check out, or whatever’s popping off in Paris right now—these men’s clothing subscription boxes