Hostess Gift Ideas for under $75
With so many social obligations it can be easy to forget to show your appreciation to hosts who have kindly opened their home in celebration. A hostess gift is a thoughtful gesture that, while not an obligation, is always welcome. Think beyond the typical bottle of wine or bouquet – which may actually be a bit of a burden as the host runs around to find a vase or decide whether to open the bottle that evening, and look to one of our creative gift ideas that are easy on the pocketbook.
A monogrammed pair of salt & pepper shakers, like these from Saks Fifth Avenue, is a lovely idea that is personalized for the recipient – confirming that this is no re-gift.
This beautiful St. Nicolas frame is a gift that gives all year round – all the better if it includes a special picture (of a child or pet) that is meaningful to the recipient.
A bud vase lends a modern touch and leaves the hostess free to enjoy without having to take care of an arrangement. We love this sleek & silver Nambe vase available at Macy’s.
With it’s vintage look, this serving set at Neiman Marcus may be put to use that evening. Even if not, it is a welcome gift for someone who clearly loves to entertain.
Scented reeds, diffuse a subtle fragrance that the hostess may put wherever she chooses and always think of you when with the sweet scent.
Free to join! Get the hottest fashion, beauty and celebrity news, enter exclusive subscriber giveaways and be the first to receive the full digital version of REAL STYLE magazine every month.