Our Guide to the Best Hostess Gifts
Published June 13, 2012 at 11:48 AM
If your hostess cheerily replies “Just yourself!” when you ask, “What can I bring?” know that she’s lying. In addition to your company, of course, she’d really love one of these.
Text by Laurie Yarnellwith
research by Calley Ritzzo
Nothing beats a summer’s weekend visit to a dwelling on which you are not making mortgage payments. And, sure, your presence is your present and yada, yada, yada, but let’s get real here. Your hosts have spent days scouring the bathtubs, laying in lots of pricey gourmet goodies, and searching for just the right drawer sachets—and you’re gonna show up empty-handed? We pray not. Want your pals to invite you back next season? Do the dishes, make your bed, arrive with a big smile (“No air conditioning? No problem!”)—and bring one of these.