The Perks of Being a VIP Member
FabKids’ VIP membership is akin to a subscription service as it gives you a curated selection of clothes and styles for your kid to choose from every month. As with most VIP memberships, it comes with a handful of perks that those with only a regular membership won’t be able to enjoy. For starters, you can enjoy outfits that start at a deeply discounted price compared to their regular pricing (which normally starts at $42 for regular members). You can also enjoy easy exchanges, a customized selection of outfits every month, and automatic enrollment to the rewards program. The rewards program enables you to earn 25 points for every dollar that you spend, plus an additional 20 points for every review of a purchase that you write on their site. Of course, as with most rewards programs, the points you accumulate can be used as credits for future purchases.
Pricing and Features
While you can shop as you would any other online store at FabKids via a regular membership, the real meat of their service lies in their VIP membership. For a monthly fee that starts at $29.95 for outfits, and $14.95 for single styles, you get a handpicked selection of new styles to choose from month after month.
The process is quite simple, too. First, you must take a short style quiz in order to build your very own style profile. This allows your stylist to get to know your child better. Next, the stylist assigned to your style profile handpicks new styles and outfits just for you every month. With this in mind, it is advisable to take the quiz seriously as it can ultimately lead to better outfit choices for your kid every month. Finally, all you need to do now is go shopping!
Beyond that, if you have no desire to shop for a certain month, or if, say, you are going to be busy or out of town, then you can choose to “Skip” a month by clicking on the option in your account. Failure to shop or officially skip a month by the 5th will lead to your credit card being automatically charged $29.95, which is a bit of a bummer. That said, you can use this charge as a credit for any future purchase, so at least it isn’t wasted on nothing.
As for the clothes on offer, FabKids’ selection is exclusively designed for them, so you won’t find these anywhere else. They offer clothing in sizes for both boys and girls ages 2-14. They also offer tights, socks, and, more recently, shoes in a variety of sizes. If you aren’t sure about the sizes, they also provide a handy size chart that you can check out. And, finally, each item description also contains sizing details so you will always be informed of the size.
As far as customer support goes, FabKids offers a pretty good selection of contact options. Aside from a contact form, you can also get in touch with them via phone, direct email, live chat, or by snail mail. They also provide a very comprehensive FAQ section that is filled to the brim with information on all aspects of their service–everything from details on ordering to shipping and returns, and more.
What's the Verdict on FabKids?
FabKids Review 2017 – Conclusion
While those living outside the United States and Canada won’t be able to enjoy their services, FabKids still offers a very compelling service for those that live within the aforementioned countries. Subscribing to their VIP membership allows you to create a style profile in order for their stylists to handpick new styles that will suit your kid, month after month. You can also get outfits at a discounted price and even earn rewards points for every purchase. It might not be perfect but if you want exclusively designed, affordable apparel for your kids every month, then FabKids is definitely worth a try.