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Best Thoughtful Hostess Gifts

2017 BEST Hostess Gifts

Division IV

This sweet shop ups the ante on otherwise pedestrian hostess gifts. Do you usually present a jar of fruit preserves? Try the bacon jam! Typically exchange fine spirits? Pair a bottle with a charred grapefruit tonic! Even humdrum candles—like a basil-and-cucumber eco-candle in an upcycled wine bottle—earn an upgrade.

1632 Fairmount Avenue, Philadelphia, PA | 267-886-8336 | Website


2015 BEST Thoughtful Hostess Gifts

The Little House Shop

Eagle Village Shops, 503 West Lancaster Avenue, Wayne, PA

Go here, buy something for your host (Hamptons-inspired beach blanket? Cobalt blue goblet? Hand-hooked cow portrait pillow?), and earn yourself a permanent spot on everyone’s guest list. Read more »