If you are going to a dinner party, holiday party or a feast this holiday season, it is classy and elegant to bring a gift for the hostess. While I’m focusing on gift ideas, it is also important to present it with the same thought that you put into the actual item. So have on hand pretty papers in which to wrap the gift, or lovely bags with soft tissue paper. Then add a little extra touch with a snowflake ornament attached to the ribbon or string. Many of the product below come with complimentary gift wrap so take advantage of that where you can!
Here are four luxury hostess gifts that will really stand out. These are great for men and women, and are neural enough that it should please any host or hostess if you don’t know their personal tastes. Most importantly, they are elegant hostess gifts that will last beyond the bubbly.
Scented Drawer Liners from Hermes. A box of five white Vetiver scented papers that can be used in the kitchen, bathroom or master suite. The white makes it suitable for any style and any gender. Retail value is $60.
Bone China Tray by Tiffany. Inspired by elements of ancient Celtic design, this exclusive basket-weave pattern is rich in detail and includes a twisted rope motif in a 6″ square. Perfect for loose change, as a candle tray, a jewelry tray, or a spoon rest. Lots of potential uses for the hostess. Retail value is $75.
Personalized Jotter from Neiman Marcus. A pocket-size leather jotter is ideal for quick notes on-the-go. It comes with 24 simply elegant plain natural white cards that offer the perfect venue for penning quick notes and capturing great ideas. Retail value is $45.
“Malachite” Lidded Candle from Bergdorf Goodman. The Jar is made of Limoges porcelain with 24-kt. gold trim and semiprecious amethyst quartz cabochon detail. The candle can be enjoyed right aways and the elegant jar can be used for trinkets throughout the year. The Candle is pink-champagne scent. Retail value is $125.