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35 Hostess Gifts to Bring to Your Next Soirée

You’ll definitely secure an invite to the next big bash if you show up with one of these chic presents.

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No matter the time of year or cause for the occasion, there’s something to be said about a good old-fashioned gathering. From weekend dinner parties to impromptu cocktail hours and upcoming holiday festivities (time to break out those cozy fall dresses!), any opportunity to get together with loved ones is reason enough to clear our calendars. If you’re less so the type to throw a party and find yourself in the camp of attendees, you know you can’t make your stylish appearance without one of the best hostess gift ideas in hand.

After we've spent far too long holed up in our own independent spaces, gracious hosts should be recognized for reigniting the blaze of socializing. And there’s no better way to express your gratitude than with a thoughtful gift. They are supplying the drinks, after all. It’s just a matter of courtesy.

Sidestep gifting something basic with our suggestions for the best hostess gifts for every occasion. Whether you're looking to splurge on a gift for your bestie or find a chic gift under $50 that will impress on a budget, look no further. Below, shop our edit of thoughtful kitchenware, chic home goods, and more that won’t end up as clutter (or in the donation pile) in their home.

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A Stunning Cheese Board
Composite Agate Cheese Board
A Bright Multi-Use Basket
Expeditions Subsahara
The Wishing Basket
A Functional Jewelry Case
Caroline Travel Jewelry Case
A Unique Dried Bouquet
The Claire
A Relaxing Pillow Spray
This Works
Deep Sleep Pillow Spray
An Electric Wine Opener
Stainless Steel Electric Wine Opener
A Quirky Vase
Wade Ceramics
Gluggle Jug
A Rechargeable Candle Lighter
USB Candle Lighter
A Sleek Portable Charger
Clutch Charger
Clutch® V2 - Lightning
A Pretty Oil and Vinegar Set
Tory Burch
Spongeware Oil and Vinegar Set
A Stylish Dutch Oven
Great Jones
Goods Dutchess
A Decadent Candle
Carrière Frères
Cute Tea Towels
Bolé Road Textiles
Tea Towels
A Delectable Layered Cake
Ina Garten’s Barefoot Contessa
Ina’s Coconut Cake
A Surefire Spice Set
Chef Kai Chase
3 Spice Holiday Gift Pack
A Tasty Seasoning
White Truffle Salt
A Vase That Doesn't Look Like a Vase
Bag Mini Vase
Reusable Straws
Homey Product
Metal Drinking Straws, 5 Rose Gold Reusable Bent Straws
A Personalized Notebook
The Daily Edited
A6 Notebook Set
A Purrfect Pet Portrait
Custom Pet Portrait
An Eclectic Cocktail Recipe Book
Phaidon Press
Spirited: Cocktails from Around the World
Now 22% off
Match Powder
Matcha Organics
Matcha Green Tea Powder
A Neat Coffee Table Book
Chronicle Books
The History of Surfing
A Luxurious Bottle of Olive Oil
Beverly’s Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Colored Wine Glasses
Estelle Colored Glass
Set Of 2 Stem Wineglasses
A Bamboo Cutting Board
Utopia Kitchen
Extra Large Bamboo Cutting Board
Now 10% off
A Fresh Pasta Pack
Raffetto’s Pasta
Choose Your Own Ravioli + Sauce - 3 Pack
A Classic Cocktail Shaker
Elevated Craft
Hybrid Cocktail Shaker
A Jaw of Raw Honey
Zach & Zoe Sweet Bee Farm
Unfiltered Raw Honey
A Poloroid Camera
Polaroid Originals
Go Instant Mini Camera
A Crowd-Pleasing Cookbook
Indian-Ish: Recipes and Antics from a Modern American Family
A Zesty Orange Wine
Manuel Cantalapiedra
'Lirondo' Verdejo Spain 2021
Royal-Approved Bubbly
Pol Roger
Pol Roger Brut
Elegant Serving Spoons
Serving Spoons
Levain Cookies
Signature Cookie Assortment
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