20 Gifts for the Host
They’ve cooked, cleaned, decorated, and prepared their home for a beautiful evening of celebration, so show them you care with a special holiday gift. Flowers, a candle or a bottle of wine all make great gifts for any host, but we have put together a list of 20 unique and thoughtful options that will make them feel extra special this year. From objects to treats to personalized homeware, we have covered all the bases. This holiday season, give the “hostess (or host) with the mostest” a gift that will ensure you to get another invite next year.
Sugarfina Design Your Own Candy Bento Box
Candy makes a great gift for any host, but this Design Your Own Candy bento box by Sugarfina makes an even better one. You can choose between three and 20 delicious gourmet candies that will make the perfect treat throughout the holiday season.
$39 – $245
Caviar Centre Caviar Gift Box
Nothing says luxury quite like caviar, and the holidays are the perfect time to enjoy it. This gift box features everything needed for this special treat.
$180 – $299
The Spice Trader French Spice Collection
If your host loves to cook, they will love this curated spice collection. Available in different themes, such as fish and Italian, choose the collection that will best suit your host’s tastes. When in doubt, we love the French Spice collection which features the highest-quality white pepper, tarragon, herbes de Provence and bouquet garni.
Fortnum & Mason Six Mini Famous Teas Set
Give them a taste of London’s favourite teas with this set of six mini Fortnum & Mason mini teas. It includes their most popular flavours: Breakfast Blend, Afternoon Blend, Royal Blend, Queen Anne Blend, Earl Grey Classic and Smoky Earl Grey.
California Cabernet Sauvignon Gift Set
Why give one bottle of wine when you can give six? This gift set features a selection of six full-size bottles of California Cabernet pre-packaged in a vintage wooden box.
Estelle Colored Glass Vogue Coloured Glass Decanter
Decanters aren’t only for special wines or special occasions. This decanter is so beautiful, your host will want to use it every day, all year long.
Maison Balzac Tall Martini Glass
We’ll take a dry martini with olives, please! If your host loves making martinis (or drinking them), these glasses are the perfect gift. Everything about these glasses is impeccable, from the shape to the height, but what makes them extra special is the quirky 3D’olive.
STORIES OF ITALY Pink & White Macchia Su Macchia Tumbler Set
This pink and white set of glasses is a show-stopping gift. Made out of mouth-blown Murano glass, these tumblers feature a speckled pattern of pink and white. They are almost too pretty to use!
Gustaf Westman Chunky Plate
The Gustaf Westman plates are all the buzz right now, and we understand why. These glazed ceramic chunky dining plates come in pink, cream, blue or red and make the perfect statement in any home.
Pillivuyt Porcelain Oyster Plate
For the host who has it all, an oyster plate makes a unique and useful gift. Made of fine porcelain, with a classic vintage design, this plate holds six oysters and one sauce. You will definitely see it in use at their next party.
Barefoot Contessa Cookbook Collection
Ina Garten is the queen of hosting, so your host is sure to love this gift set, which includes The Barefoot Contessa Cookbook, Barefoot Contessa Parties! and Barefoot Contessa Family Style.
Etro Shere-Khan Ceramic Valet Tray
We love the design of this Etro tray, but it is also incredibly useful. It can be used in any room of the house to hold jewelry, keys, trinkets or just to have on display.
Claus Porto Nine Mini Soaps Giftbox
Claus Porto has been creating fine fragrances since 1887 and has perfected the art. This year, give the gift of discovery with their gift box of nine mini soaps. This set includes scents that are fresh, warm, floral and woody. What makes them extra special is the vintage Art Deco-inspired packaging that embraces the brand’s heritage.
Cody Foster Eiffel Tower Ornament
There are so many ornaments to choose from, so get them a personal holiday gift that shows just how well you know them. This Eiffel Tower ornament is perfect for the couple who met in Paris or the girl who is going this summer!
Block Reversible Glass Vase
Who knew a vase could have as much impact as the flowers in it? These colourful glass vases look great on their own, or get one of each of the four colours to make the ultimate statement.
Curves By Sean Brown Four-Pack Mirror Spill Coasters
Add a bit of style to their table with these modern coasters. This sculptural four-pack of mirrored vinyl coasters is not only a functional gift but a cool one, too.
Slim Aarons: Style
Whatever they are into, your host will love a coffee-table book. The Slim Aarons: Style book features the iconic photographer’s photos of fashion, glamour, people and places.
Mark & Graham Italian Cashmere Throw
Keeping cozy and warm while lounging at home is easy with a soft and stylish throw blanket. This Mark & Graham throw blanket is crafted from Italian cashmere, and the best part is it can be personalized with your host’s initials.
Matouk Lowell Pillowcase
Show your host just how thoughtful you are with custom pillowcases. Add on their monogram so they wake up every morning feeling like they are at a five-star hotel.
Wild North Flowers Vase Arrangement Flower Subscription
Give them the gift that keeps on giving with a floral subscription. You can choose the size and frequency of these unique arrangements to suit your budget.
$385 – $4,740