Covet Crate November 2017 Subscription Box Review + Coupon

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Covet Crate is a bimonthly women’s subscription box geared towards professional women, sending items that a busy and stylish woman will actually use and appreciate! Every other month you will receive carefully curated items geared toward the professional woman’s lifestyle to help empower, motivate, inspire, and encourage you. There are two versions of this box – the Girl Boss box or the Lady Boss box.

Lady Boss Box ($94.95): The Lady Boss has experience in her industry. She is at the top of her game and is looked up to by her peers. Professional and beautiful items make her feel in control of life and work.

Girl Boss ($54.95): A Girl Boss has a fresh perspective on her industry. She takes her career seriously without being too serious. Fun colors and cute patterns inspire her to grow and succeed in her career.

It’s as though I am unwrapping a gift!

DEAL: You can save 15% on the first month of any month-to-month subscription (Girl Boss or Lady Boss) with coupon code HELLOSUBSCRIPTION15.

Covet Crate arrived in a blue envelope which keeps my box intact. The box used to arrive falling apart. However, my items were not packed with care resulting in a broken bracelet.

The box comes with a mini magazine with a feature on a woman that changed the world. The cover reminded me of the November 2014 Rockettes Fancy Box which had a trinket box with Coco Chanel’s name misspelled. It is spelled correctly on the Covet Crate cover.

The table of contents makes it easy to find information on the items. The November theme is Classy & Fabulous.

The booklet contains information on the brands, items, prices, and websites.

Here are the items in the November Covet Crate Box. This review is for the Lady Boss Box.

The following items are included in the Girl & Lady Boss Crates.

The Glass Ladder Co Blush Pink Vegan Leather Clutch ($99.00, on sale for $60.00) is made of PETA Approved Cruelty-Free Vegan Leather. I noticed that the information booklet describes Glass Ladder Co as offering leather goods. Glass Ladder describes itself as offering cruelty-free products and is on the PETA-Approved Vegan Logo List. The company signed a statement with PETA that assures all their products are vegan.

It measures 8″ x 10″ and holds a 9.7″ tablet. I was at a lost on how to use it.

Covet’s Crate Instagram shows the Glass Ladder Co Blush Pink Vegan Leather Clutch in use.

Covet Crate teamed up with Armoire to offer an exclusive coupon for Covet Crate subscribers. Armoire Style is a monthly $149.00 clothing rental subscription box. Sizes offered are from 0R to 12R. It’s great to see small businesses supporting each other.

I was surprised to see the Godiva Chocolate Crispy Mini Pearls ($4.99) in the box. I don’t recall seeing them in the Godiva store recently.

I was disappointed to see that the chocolate was expired. I do not expect to see expired chocolate in a box especially one that costs $94.95.

I checked Covet Crate’s social media to find out why I did not receive the Vicki Boutin Metallics Mixed Media Pens that were listed in the information book and found nothing. I am assuming the One Week of Mottos Pencils ($10.95) is a substitution. The seven foil stamped pencils come in a sturdy pencil box.

My eighteen-year-old is enamored with the pencils. His favorite saying is “Make Mistakes.” He’s planning to share them with his college friends.

The TF Publishing Abstract Mint Pocket Planner ($5.99) has a Kraft-paper design and covers years 2018 and 2019. The check-book size planner comfortably fits in a purse or tote bag.

The following items are included in Lady Boss Crate only.

Please note that Covet Crate listed the Lady Boss Pen from the September Crate in the November Information Book even though it is not included in the November box.

Two business card holders in one year! Covet Crate sent a Business Card Holder in March 2017. This month we received the Glass Ladder & Co Gold Plated Card Holder ($21.99) which is made from steel with gold plating. However, I would not use a business card holder that features another company logo on it.

Please send a decorative business card holder next time. I don’t use the shiny card holders because fingerprints and scratches show. It also reflects lights in convention halls and trade shows which is where I give out most of my business cards.

The Anna Jane Goods Pink Druzy Cuff Bracelet ($28.00) is a matte gold cuff bracelet with synthetic pink druzy accents. Anna Jane Goods offer handmade and curated items.

I suspected it arrived broken due to the lack of care in packaging the box. It appears the water bottle kept hitting it during its travels.

The bangle is easy to adjust. I was disappointed that it was not an artisanal item.

The last item is the Full Hands 16oz Travel Mug ($18.00). The double wall, BPA Free Mug is made from outdoor grade vinyl.

The book suggests using it for hot cocoa and tea. An artisan tea or cocoa would have nicely complemented the travel mug.

It reminds me of a promotional item.

I have no clue what is going on with Covet Crate. Most of the items do not appeal to me as a small business owner. I do like that they partnered with Armoire Subscription Box although a coupon should not count towards the value of the box. The Glass Ladder Blush Vegan Leather Clutch is beautiful and stylish.  Both items fit the ‘Classy and fabulous’ theme

This box is not meeting my expectations for its price range. Covet Crate is described as a “lifestyle subscription box for stylish professional women.” Covet Crate needs to bring in a detailed oriented person on staff to catch issues such as incorrect information in the information booklet and expired candy. Care is needed in packing the items.  Professional women/subscribers are going to notice the little details and expected better from a box that is in the $50.00 to $100.00 price range. There’s much room for improvement and lots of potential for the box. I hope to see an improvement in the January Box.

What do you think of the November Covet Crate?

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  • Aindrea

    I paid for the January Box in November and I never received my box. I reached out to Covet Crate via 3 different emails getting undeliverable responses over and over. Messages via Facebook Messenger which were read with no reply. No reply via Instagram direct message. When I comment on a post they delete it.
    By the time January was over and I never received my box the 90 days to disputed with my credit card company had passed.
    I’m furious with this company that is supposed to support women. I’m in Canada and this box with shipping and exchange rate cost me $82!