The concept it nothing short of (in)genius: For just under $20 a month, you get a box of three personally selected pieces of jewelry, picked by a stylist who determined your taste profile from a questionnaire you fill out upon signing up. You can add jewelry featured on their site to your “wishlist,” with the expectation that at least one of those items will make its way into your box. If you like them, and want to keep them, you can purchase them at a discount (and you get an extra 10 dollars off every month). If you don't, you can return the box and a new one will be sent to you.
When my friend Nicole came to visit me over New Year’s, I peered at her jewelry and asked her where she had gotten them. Broke, but drunk, I nonetheless immediately signed up for the subscription box-service after she revealed how she had acquired them. I added about 20 items to my wish-list and mildly forgot about my (small, but irresponsible) dent in my wallet until a cute little package showed up at my doorstep. Here’s what I got:Read More