Category Archives: The Style Box

The Style Box from SocialBliss.com: February 2015

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The February 2015 box theme was “Treat Yourself, and contained the following:

  1. The Runway Bag by Miztique Designer Collection, Sugg. Retail $55  (This is one of the better bags I’ve received from the Style Box,… I like the grayish color and the zipper details.  However, I’m not sure if I’d actually use it all that much… so I may list it on ebay.)
  2. Triangular Charms Set by Mirabella, Sugg. Retail $30  (I really, really like this necklace!! The crystal dangle is just THE cutest!  This jewelry duo also came with a simple pair of matching crystal dangle earrings.)
  3. Sweet Cupcake Towelettes, Sugg. Retail $4  (The card description reads “adorable cotton hand towels… woven to resemble a charming little cupcake”… leaving me to believe that there will be TWO towels and they will be in the shape of a cupcake.  Well… there’s only one basic brown hand towel, and it’s a 12″ x 12″ square.  Also, it has glue stuck to it that won’t come off, I assume from being molded into a cupcake shape. The concept was cute… but the product is not.)
  4. Loveable Lip Polish by Korres, Sugg. Retail $14  (This raspberry lip butter glaze does not appear to moisturize my lips as the tube label claims it should… but I like the subtle color it gives my lips.)

SocialBliss.com estimated a total value of $103.  I paid $42.95 including shipping.  (I purchased a 3-month subscription to save some money.)  This is my 12th and FINAL Style Box… as I have cancelled my subscription. I gave it a year, but sadly the monthly boxes did not meet my expectations, …month …after month.  If you are interested in giving it a try, go for a 3, 6 or 12 month subscription for the savings!

I give this box 3 paws.

The Style Box from SocialBliss.com: January 2015 Review!

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The January 2015 box theme was “The Art of Minimalism, and contained the following:

  1. The Studio Bag by Madison West, Sugg. Retail $45  (Another…Ugly…Boring… Bag.  9 of the 11 Style Boxes I’ve received have included a bag or clutch… and all 9 of them were awful.  This crossbody bag has nothing special about it.  I’ll be listing it on ebay.)
  2. Beauty Bliss Bag by Jacki Designs, Sugg. Retail $16  (They call this a “one-of-kind beauty bag”?!?… I call this mini make-up/ jewelry bag …basic… and a dime-a-dozen.  I prefer a cute glittery zip up bag with a sassy phrase on it… like the ones you see at Victoria’s Secret.  Those are about the same price AND usually include beauty samples!!  I hope to sell this on ebay.)
  3. Crafted Pave Luxe Necklace & Earrings, Sugg. Retail $24  (They called this a “stunning statement piece” …LOL… are they serious?!?  The 16″ chain necklace has a cute embellished barrel-shaped pendant… but is FAR from being a statement piece!  I will likely layer this with other necklaces.  As for the stud earrings included… I’ll be listing them on ebay.  On a side note… the included info card, stated the necklace was gold-tone & gold was shown in the photo.  I received silver-tone.  I think I like the silver better!)
  4. “Bounded In Bliss” Notebook by Denik, Sugg. Retail $10  (This is cute pocket-sized notebook with a cover statement that is So me… but I still haven’t used the last notebook they included in October’s box.)
  5. Mix & Match Mini Manis by Ciate, Sugg. Retail $16  (My favorite part of this box!  I love the itty bitty caviar pearl nail trend and I’m excited to give it a try!  I got two, valued at $8 each… “deck the nails” and “frost yourself”.  Look for this review very soon under my “nails” category!)

SocialBliss.com estimated a total value of $111.  I paid $42.95 including shipping.  (I purchased a 3-month subscription to save some money.)  This is my 11th Style Box and I feel the value of the items I do like… is below what I paid… so once again I’m not happy with their monthly box.  Because of this,… next month will be my last, as I’ve decided to cancel my subscription.  If you are interested in giving it a try, go for a 3, 6 or 12 month subscription for the savings!

I give this box 2 paws.

The Style Box from SocialBliss.com: December 2014 Review

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The December 2014 box theme was “Holiday Party Season, and contained the following:

  1. The Minaudiere Bag, Sugg. Retail $35  (yet another clutch… if I subscribe to the style box another year I’ll be able to open an “Ugly Clutch” boutique!!  MMS Design Studio brand, with black & gold zebra print.  I’ve listed this on ebay.)
  2. Open Teardrop Bangle, Sugg. Retail $15  (This is cute so I’m keeping it… but it seems cheap… and worth maybe $5)
  3. Ornament Jewels Set, Sugg. Retail $20  (This set is SO blah.  I would never wear the necklace or earrings.  No info indicating the brand or origin.  I’ve listed the set on ebay.)
  4. Seasonal Statement Scarf, Sugg. Retail $27  (I’m on the fence with this scarf.  It is from the website: SeeWhoMadeIt.com. It’s got nice beading… but you never see that part because it would be under my hair!  I tried it on and first thing that came to mind… was that I looked like a flight attendant LOL.  It’s so short when tied around the neck.  I’m going to try it on w/ a few outfit options before I make a decision to keep it or sell it.)
  5. Snowflake Stencil Earrings, Sugg. Retail $18  (Another item from SeeWhoMadeIt.com… and another item from this box I don’t like. Grrrrr.  Very cheap looking and I’m not a huge fan of laser cut-out/ stencil designs.  I’ve listed these on ebay too.)

SocialBliss.com estimated a total value of $115.  I estimate a value of $60.  I paid $42.95 including shipping.  (I purchased a 3-month subscription to save some money.)  This is my 10th Style Box.  This may be one of the worst boxes I’ve received so far.  I only liked one item… and it seemed like a $5 piece of jewelry… so I’m not very happy with SocialBliss this month.  If you are interested in giving it a try, go for a 3, 6 or 12 month subscription for the savings!

I give this tacky, disappointing box 1 paw.

The Style Box from SocialBliss.com: November 2014 Review

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The November 2014 box theme was “Seventies Flare, and contained the following:

  1. Fringe for Days Bag by Antik Kraft, Sugg. retail $40  (I cannot express how much I dislike this handbag… It is such an awful design… FRINGE GONE WRONG!!  It would be adorable if it was chain fringe for the wrist strap and a bold color quilted bag like cobalt or neon yellow.  I prefer to not look like I have a hairy wrist LOL… I will be selling this on ebay!)
  2. Fierce in Fringe Tassel Necklace by T+ J Designs, Sugg. retail $68  (OMG I love this necklace!!!  This long tassel lariat chain necklace can be worn multiple ways and I plan on trying each way with different outfits.  This is the most expensive item in the box and finally something I want to keep for myself!)
  3. Mark. On the Dot Lip Palette, Sugg. retail $16  (I always have a hard time finding a lip color that I like on me, so I was excited to receive this compact of 9 glossy shades!)
  4. Carnelian Semi Precious Stone Ring, Sugg. retail $14  (No metals, it’s only made up of the semi-precious stone with a smooth polish.  This ring is weird and a boring brown-ish color.  Not my style so I will be selling this on ebay.)
  5. The Bravado Bracelet, Sugg. retail $12  (This bracelet does not sit right on the wrist due to the mixed materials.  It is also very basic & not edgy enough for my style.  I will be selling this on ebay.)

SocialBliss.com estimated a total value of $150.  I paid $42.95 including shipping.  (I purchased a 3-month subscription to save some money.)  This is my 9th Style Box.  Although SocialBliss.com FINALLY delivered a style I like, on the “main” item (tassel necklace)… Unfortunately they still included a purse I don’t like.  The value of the 2 items I like, exceeds what I paid for the entire box, so the only thing that would make me happier, is if they included an animal themed item… or a purse/ bag I actually like!!  If you are interested in giving it a try, go for a 3, 6 or 12 month subscription for the savings!!

I give this box 3 paws.

The Style Box from SocialBliss.com: October 2014 Review

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The October 2014 box theme was “Follow Your Blissas we venture into the season of sweater weather”, and contained the following:

  1. Wrist-Bliss Watch by Varsales, Sugg. retail $45  (Eww.  I am not liking this AT ALL.  It could be that I already have a couple watches that I really like, one of which also has a frame of crystals… but it’s a white watch and looks classy. This one just looks cheesy.  I’ll be listing it on ebay.)
  2. Traveling Scarf by Papillon, Sugg. retail $22  (I’m loving the print of this scarf.  I’m glad I got the black one… because I would not have liked the peach one I saw in the sneak peak!  It’s starting to get cooler outside, so I’ll be wrapping up with this very soon!)
  3. “Grab-N-Go Bliss Book” by Denik, Sugg. retail $10  (cute little pocket-size notebook …with an Alexander McQueen quote: “It’s a new era in Fashion.  There are no rules.”  I would have preferred it was lined… pages are blank.)
  4. Convertible Clutch by Silverake, Sugg. retail $35  (I am so over getting ugly, boring clutches… in fact I’m pretty over getting clutches all-together!  How many clutches does SocialBliss think we need?!  We’ll all need “clutch closets” if they keep this up LOL!  This doubles as a wallet if you prefer… but I don’t care… This will be on ebay soon!)
  5. “Matte-Hatter” Matte Polish by Nabi, Sugg. retail $3.50  (This top coat/ finishing polish claims to “transform shades of shine, into delicate dusk”.  I don’t have anything like this yet, so I am excited to test it’s magic matte abilities!  Look for this review soon, in my ‘Nails’ category!)

SocialBliss.com estimated a total value of $115.50.  I paid $42.95 including shipping.  (I purchased a 3-month subscription to save some money.)  This is my 8th Style Box.  Although it’s still a great value for what I paid, sadly SocialBliss.com IS STILL NOT DELIVERING style I like, on the “main” item!!  In this case, I really dislike the 2 most expensive items in the box!  If you are interested in giving it a try, go for a 3, 6 or 12 month subscription for the savings!!

Value aside, I give this box 1 paw.

The Style Box from SocialBliss.com: September 2014 Review

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The September 2014 box theme was “Go Bold”, and contained the following:

  1. Two-Toned Tyra Clutch by Urban Expressions, Sugg. retail $49  (I think this bag is SO ugly. Ew.  Not my style AT ALL.  I’ve listed this on ebay.)
  2. Sterling Silver Pyramid Midi Ring by Belcho USA, Sugg. retail $30  (I’m loving this new midi ring trend and I love the triangle.  Adorbs!)
  3. Linked Halos Necklace by Space, Sugg. retail $15  (Ehh.  Very boring and I just don’t like this necklace.)
  4. New Bold Lacquer Mascara by Revlon, Sugg. retail $8  (Mascara is my favorite, so I’m always excited to try new ones!  Look for my review on this very soon…)

SocialBliss.com estimated a total value of $102.  I paid $42.95 including shipping.  (I purchased a 3-month subscription to save some money.)  This is my 7th Style Box.  Although it’s still a great value for what I paid, sadly SocialBliss.com is still not delivering style I like, on the “main” item!!  If you are interested in giving it a try, go for a 3, 6 or 12 month subscription for the savings!!

Value aside, I give this Dull, (Not Bold) box 2 paws.

The Style Box from SocialBliss.com: August 2014 Review

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The August 2014 box theme was “End of Summer Daze”, and contained the following:

  1. Laser-Cut Tote Bag, Sugg. retail $48  (No pockets… No likey.  I am OCD about storage, so I need pockets!  This leather-like tote is a pretty plum/purple color, but I’m not crazy about the laser-cut detail.  It came with a basic beige drawstring bag to store it in.  I’ve listed this on ebay!)
  2. Papillon Visor, Sugg. retail $18  (Made of straw-like paper with a bow in the center & velcro closure… I don’t know who in their right mind would wear this visor.  It is just awful.  A sunhat with the top center missing… Eww.  I haven’t seen anyone wear a hat like this, since Mrs. Schumacher, the old lady character from the ‘Dirty Dancing’ movie who stole wallets! LMAO!  I will definitely be selling this on ebay.)
  3. Turquoise Necklace by Influence, Sugg. retail $18  (My favorite item in this box!  It is very boho chic.  Acorn shaped Turquoise stone with gold tone chain.  A piece that will never go out of style.)
  4. Double Bar Cuff Bracelet, Sugg. retail $12  (Simple silver tone cuff that it so versatile!  A solid metal bar runs adjacent to a twisted metal bar.  I can see myself wearing this often!)
  5. Bare Escentuals Retractable Lip Brush, Sugg. retail $7  (Compact, at only 2-inches long, this will be a great tool to create the perfect pout on the go!  I’m excited to use this.)
  6. Metallic Hex Tattoo by The Pi Collection, Sugg. retail $4  (Having more than a few real tattoos myself…  I of course love this temporary metallic body art.  This one is a line of bronze hexagons that would probably wrap perfectly around my finger.) 

 

 

 

 

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SocialBliss.com estimated a total value of $107.  I paid $42.95 including shipping.  (I purchased a 3-month subscription to save some money.)  My sixth Style Box has me considering whether or not I will renew for another 3 month subscription.  Although it’s still a great value for what I paid, sadly SocialBliss.com has not delivered style I like, on the “main” item in all 6 boxes so far!!  If you are interested in giving it a try, go for a 3, 6 or 12 month subscription for the savings!!

Value aside, I give this box 2 paws.