These Chic Hostess Gifts Are All Under $100

Stock your gift closet with these editor-approved finds.

February 6, 2024

Next time you head to a party, skip the bottle-of-wine routine in favor of a hostess (or host) gift with a bit more personality. The best thing about these little luxuries? At $100 or less, they’re as light on the wallet as they are heavy on style.

Shop the Best Hostess Gifts

  • Hand Marbled Leather Bound Notebook by Giannini Firenze

    Covered in paper made using a family recipe dating back to 1856, this  takes journaling to a whole new level.

    $60, abask.com

  • Bilboquet Wine Carafe & Decanter by Sophie Lou Jacobsen

    The angular-yet-elegant design combines borosilicate glass with a romantic rosy hue and a sculptural stopper.

    $85, store.moma.org

  • Blue and White Done Right by Hudson Moore

    By FREDERIC’s own senior design editor, this compendium is an essential primer for everyone’s favorite color combo.

    $55, shopschumacher.com

  • Capri Cards Box by Pineider

    What’s better than receiving a handwritten letter on heavy Italian stock? An entire Pineider set—complete with tissue-lined envelopes—to draft your own missives.

    $90 for a set of 24, us.pineider.com

  • Organic AOP Vallée des Baux-de-Provence Olive Oil by Le Chateau d’Estoublon

    Boasting notes of grass and tomato, this finishing oil is the perfect table companion—just add a crusty piece of bread.

    $49, oliveoillovers.com

  • Wave Linen Cocktail Napkins by Matouk

    A two-tone embroidered border highlights the punchy shape of these darling cocktail napkins.

    $85 for a set of 6, matouk.com

  • Hexagonal Marbled Paper Trays by Cooper Beech

    These delightful trays offer the chicest corral possible for keys, pocket change, or anything else you throw at them.

    $36 for two, copperbeechbythesea.com

  • Haas Mojave Palm incense by L’Objet

    With notes of bay laurel, juniper, and cedar, they have a sophisticated scent redolent of the high desert.

    $70, l-object.com

  • Brass Tinder Box by Taylor Stitch

    This handsome tinder box has everything you need to start a fire—or just light a cigar.

    $74, taylorstitch.com

  • Citrus Garden Candle by Schumacher

    Inspired by Josef Frank’s classic pattern, fresh geranium, ginger, and grapefruit fragrances mingle in a handblown glass vessel.

    $98, shopschumacher.com

  • Heritage Quality Doussie Wood Kitchen Spoons by Cultiverre

    Hand-carved so no two are alike, these wood spoons are destined to be heirlooms.

    from $9, cultiverre.com

  • Deco Water Glass Set by Ichendorf Milano

    Playful shapes make the perfect building blocks for unexpected tablescapes.

    $59 for a set of six, farfetch.com

  • Small Island Tray by Amanda Lindroth

    Trimmed with colorful handles, this wicker tray is fitted with tempered glass to make the transition from cupboard to table a breeze.

    $85, amandalindroth.com

  • 101 Soap by Bon Parfumeur

    With rose, sweet pea, and lily of the valley, this elegant soap imbues your routine with a mindful sense of indulgence.

    $18, bonparfumeur.com