15 Best Holiday Hostess Gifts
A consummate host can always use a beautiful set of cheese knives. These, with marble handles and copper blades, are elegant and versatile. We love the faceted handles.
These balms tame chapped lips, irritated cuticles, and irritated skin. They’re great for winter’s cold months.
Personalize this luxurious 100-percent linen handkerchief with an embroidered monogram as a unique thank you for a wonderful holiday event.
Cooks know the importance of keeping kosher salt and freshly-ground black pepper within arm’s reach. Now it can be beautiful and practical.
Pattern on Pattern
A sweet floral pattern pairs with a bold graphic linear pattern for a modern apron.
- Buy it: Anthropologie Cassidy Apron, $34
We love the colorblock painting on these flat bottle openers. They're easy to slip into a back pocket and keep handy when guests need their drinks opened.
Tea from Me
After the haze of the holidays, all hostesses need to relax and wind down. Bonus: the tea tin is beautiful enough to leave on a counter as decoration.
Tangy lemon and orange mingle with salty notes of fresh ocean water for an exquisite eau de toilette. The beautiful bottle is a bonus.
- Buy it: Outremer Eau De Toilette, $18
Delicate soaps crafted in the shape of real rose buds are beautiful displayed in a canister.
This set of six colorful wooden puzzles features the iconic designs of Frank Lloyd Wright.
Brut and rose Champagne gummy bears made with Don Perignon are fun and whimsical.
- Buy it: Sugarfina Champagne Bears, $20
A scarf collection can never be too great. Cool colors of pink, steel grey, and cream are inspired by sherbet, a favorite summertime treat.
- Buy it: Leith Stripe Scarf, $32
This minty, cheery confection is a holiday favorite. Make sure your favorite entertainer has a tin to last her to the New Year.
Urban Decay's waterproof lip stain provides high-impact color that can range from subtle to bold with its buildable, blendable nature. In cold winter air, this lip color will leave your lips smooth and soft, not caked and chapped.
Show Your Hand
Hand-illustrated playing cards feel fancy and fun. These cards let game night be a beautiful event, as well as a barrel of laughs.