You're no amateur: when someone invites you over for a soiree, you're well aware that a hearty thank you is in order. Go the unexpected route this time (read: no wine or flowers here!) with our 23 top picks. Stylish, thoughtful, practical: we've got it all.
Adorable and practical are the perfect combo for a hostess gift.
$32 for set of 4, Serena & Lily
You can't go wrong with a colorful vintage-style motif.
$59, Nordstrom At Home
A chic way to accessorize their tablescape, and serve up an array of sauces or snacks!
$40, Nest Fragrances
With notes of pine, cloves, cinnamon, and pomegranate, this luxurious candle will become your new go-to holiday hostess gift.
$39.95 - $129.95
This holiday wreath is full of fresh magnolia leaves, creamy-white tallow berries, and pinecones.
$19, Urban Outfitters
Don't forget to include some tapers with this minimalist totem candle holder.
In this gorgeous set of books, your fashionable hostess will learn about the iconic French atelier, from the signature scent to the glamorous jewelry designs.
$24.99, H&M; Home
Half cutting board, half serving tray, one fully functional gift.
A beautiful addition to any countertop.
$50, W&P; Design
Instead of gifting an ordinary bottle, let your hostess brew something of her own with this homemade gin kit.
Give the gift of a perfect glass of wine with an aerator that lets your vino breathe as you pour.
Go above and beyond the expected candle with this decadent room spray from Byredo (in one of their most underrated scents!).
The bold hand-blown vase is absolutely stunning, and the smoky scent is even better.
Compartes knows how to craft a beautiful chocolate bar. Their limited edition gingerbread flavor is no exception!
$54 for 6, One Kings Lane
Help them dress up their cocktails with these sparkly cocktail picks.
$14, A L'Olivier via ABC Carpet & Home
A unique, floral version of this kitchen staple.
$35, Kate Spade
Food prep has never looked so good.
$110, Cathy's Concepts
Who doesn't want to do at-home wine tasting? This set comes with four mini carafes and a serving board that features a slate insert that you can mark with chalk.
$20.93, Zara Home
While everyone else is gifting flowers, provide a beautiful place to put them! A hostess can never have too many vases.
Who knew bottle openers could be so design-friendly?