ISSUE 49  |  Cocktail Hour

Gift Guide 2015: Gifts for the Host Under $50

December 11, 2015 2:00 PM

BY Alexa Hotz

Earlier this week we posted our picks of gifts for the host under $100. Here is part two of that guide, this time all gifts ring in at or under $50.

Above: A dozen booklets of Papier d’Armenie, a vanilla-scented paper made for burning and used for its antiseptic and deodorizing properties. It’s $40 at The Line.

Above: Hand-Knit Cloths from New Zealand artist Harriet Ware are knit from eco-dyed cotton in unique colors (shown here in burnt orange); $39 NZD ($26 US) each at Everyday Needs.

Above: A package of Dried White Figs from Cilento, Italy, by Santomiele are a rare variety that are stuffed with almonds, raisins, orange peel, and rum, and wrapped in fig leaves; $29.50 at Gustiamo.

Above: Pair a Large Suede Pot Holder with a Small Suede Pot Holder for a set, available in six different colors (shown here in gray), $22 and $18.50, respectively, at March.

Above: A Danish Beer Foamer is made by Norm Architects for Menu and perfect for the brew enthusiast. It foams a quarter or half cup of beer for adding to the top of a glass. $20 from TRNK.

Above: Dinner Diaries by Daniel Cappello offers a guide to the modern dinner party, covering everything from conversation topics to seating charts and menus; $50 at The Line.

Above: The Antichi Uliveti Extra Virgin Olive Oil is made in Sardinia by the Pinna family. It’s said to be moderately fruity and smooth with notes of artichoke and almond; $16.25 at Gustiamo.

Above: A natural linen Marcel Tea Towel is screen-printed with the Marcel Proust Questionnaire; $35 each at Alder & Co.

See all our gift guides this year to date via Gift Guides 2015, including ideas for the cat lover, cocktail connoisseur, and more.