What to give the one responsible for all those parties you’re attending.
Amidst the season’s surge in festive soirees, the hostesses emerge from the sea of party-goers as they flex their entertaining muscles in a manner pleasing to all. As the rest of us sip champagne wistfully beneath the mistletoe, they’re the ones setting the perfect tablescape, curating your new favorite playlist, or arranging a photo-worthy snack board. So you don’t have to show up empty-handed, we’ve curated a list of items they’re bound to appreciate. From cowboy boot candlestick holders for the eclectic in nature to bordered placemats for those who gravitate towards the traditional, we’ve found something for every hostess—show them a little love.
Designer Maximilian Eicke has partnered with Moda Operandi to launch an exclusive edition of Max ID NY’s iconic Ghost tumbler just in time for the holidays.
Alice McMullin of McMullin & Co. has a minimalist yet interesting take on tabletop necessities. We love this wacky candle holder in particular.
The Last Line’s Shelley Sanders’ new tabletop collection is full of groovy ceramics bound to start conversations at your next dinner party.
Go classic with an upscale bottle of champagne—the red velvet gift bag adds the perfect finishing touch.
Few places offer a more interesting edit than museum gift shops. We love this double duty cake stand from the MoMa’s current offering.
The Sette and London-based interior design studio Turner Peacock recently joined forces for a holiday collection that doesn’t lean too far into the festive spirit—in other words, we think you can use these pieces all year round.
A piece of jewelry brand Marlo Laz’ new home collection, this fascinating candle has caught our attention. Not to mention, it is handmade in the fornace of Murano by expert glass blowers.
Regardless of someone’s personal style, anyone could find a way to use a simple, timeless set of tapers.
Another jewelry brand venturing into the home, Foundrae’s stunning miniature plates are perfect for holding incense on a dining room table or catching all your jewels on a bathroom counter.
Fable’s modern take on the classic silver set will up the ante on any tablescape. Why not try the black matte set for starters?
If your gift recipient errs on the more traditional side of things, these classic bordered placemats from Matouk are guaranteed to please.
For the eccentric hostess, we suggest trying one of these fabulous sets of cowboy boot candlestick holders.
This winter white wreath is handcrafted with natural douglas and nobilis fir, berried eucalyptus populus, silver brunia, pussy willow branches, and alpine cones. The fact that it’s not coated in red and green means you can keep this on your door all season.
The experts behind one of our favorite New York restaurants (every iteration of Il Buco), also have dinnerware available. We’ll be snapping up this classic cutting board as soon as possible.
Why settle for a normal cocktail glass when you can opt for one of Helle Mardahl’s handmade renditions instead?
Photo: Courtesy of The Sette
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