Stylish and functional, these copper tumblers are a great accessory to any host or hostess’ party pantry. Not only do they keep drinks very cold, but they can glam up a boring drink collection to give your favorite party enthusiast a signature style.
Price: $99 via Napastyle
Recommended by Cathleya Schroeckenstein, editor-in-chief, WeddingBee
With help from Kate Spade’s New York collection, your favorite party-thrower can even make her dips couture. Nickel-plated with exquisite designs, this beautiful piece absolutely belongs in the home of anyone who likes to serve guests in style.
Recommended by Robin Zachary, contributing home editor, Bridal Guide Magazine
Every great hostess knows that it is all about having versatile, functional pieces in the home. These glass domes will not only keep baked goods fresh, but they can also do double duty as a striking centerpiece for your tablescape. Plus, for an extra cost you can personalize your gift by having it etched with your hosts’ monogram so they can really leave their mark on their events.
Price: $19 to $29 via Pottery Barn
Recommended by Christina Friedrichsen, Intimate Weddings
When it comes to rocking the host on your list’s world, it comes down to two things: style and functionality. With gifts like these personalized Lucite trays, you are not only getting a useful product to help your host serve guests with ease, you’re getting a beautiful accent for any room!
Recommended by Jessica Bishop, founder/editor, The Budget Savvy Bride
Talk about making serving an art form! This artist palette is a colorful accent to any party and really helps you get the host on your list something they will definitely appreciate. With this gift they can now artistically and effortlessly present their appetizers just by placing them on this cool plate!
Recommended by Marisa LaScala, articles editor, Westchester Magazine
If you have a quirky hostess on your list, these plates will match their style perfectly. The fun plates are perfect for appetizers and can be worked into any theme or simply used as party decoration for a unique and functional accent.
Recommended by Patricia Handschiegel, founder and CEO, Condiment Media Company
For the host on your list that lives for high-brow style, this classy, unique piece will serve as an amazing addition to their party pantry. Sleek and simple, this tray will easily appease and mesh well with anything the host or hostess may have.
Recommended by Erin Hiemstra, founder, Apartment 34
What is this contraption doing on a host/hostess gift list? "Sparkling water is the basis for so many great drinks/cocktails during the holidays," says Jan Scott, food editor at Savvy Mom Media. A purchase like this will save your host a ton of time and a ton of money if they are frequent event-throwers!
Recommend by Jan Scott, food editor, Savvy Mom Media
Treat your favorite host to a gift they will never forget. This serving tray combines functionality and style for a truly upscale serving experience. Their guests will not soon forget the rustic elegance this piece will give their party.
Recommended by Bessie Nestoras Knoblauch, senior editor, Gifts and Decorative Accessories
Trimmed in gold and gorgeous for holiday parties, this gift of a unique serving tray will make their jaws drop. With this nod to the trendy upcycled rustic chic look, your recipient will be speechless when they unwrap this beauty!
Recommended by Natalie Clause, designer and party stylist, Southern Belle's Charm
Basically anything you get from the ninth floor of the New York City Barney’s store is going to be top-notch. Pieces like this resin cake stand by Tina Frey Designs will give your host a distinguished gift. If you want to give your host the gift of exclusivity and beauty, we recommend you head there!
Recommended by Larry Scott, Lawrence Scott Events
Ooh la la! It does not get any finer than French-inspired gifts. And this candle set? The epitome of French swagger. This is an especially thoughtful gift for a host seeking to create an intimate, welcoming space.
Recommended by Kimberley Petyt, The Paris Wedding and Parisian Events