Gramercy Gift Guide is a curated gifting site that aggregates offerings from various retailers big and small. Some of GGG’s gift suggestions contain affiliate links. When you buy something through those links, you won't pay a penny more, but GGG will receive a small commission for the sale.

Gramercy Gift Guide

Baccarat Bud Vase

This bud vase is one of the entry price-points within this high-end french crystal line.  Additionally, the aesthetic is relatively transitional - allowing itself to look good in a variety of interiors (traditional, transitional, country, coastal, shabby-chic, mid-century).

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Blue Hill Farm Pantry Basket

For the recipient who knows of Blue Hill Farm...they will be thrilled to receive this gift basket. 

For the recipient who is NOT familiar with Blue Hill Farm, they will be happy you introduced them to this foodie favorite!

    

6-10 business days

$14

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Message enclosure is free. Be sure to include your note in the "Special Request" field during checkout.  The package will arrive recipient-ready as shown in images #2 and #3! 

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Address Embosser

A very practical gift that will get a ton of mileage! At $30, this Neiman Marcus embosser definitely gets you a lot of bang for your buck!

10-20 business days

Free!

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Message enclosure and gift-wrap are not offered. Visit our gift-wrap blog post for wrapping ideas!

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Bernard Maisner's Personalized Name in Calligraphy Paperweight

The perfect gift for the recipient that appreciates beautiful script.  This paperweight will spruce up his/her desk for many years to come!  

6-10 business days

Shipping costs vary by ship-to location. Expect between $10-$20. 

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Message enclosure and gift wrap are not offered. Visit our git-wrapping blog post for gift-wrapping inspiration! 

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Castillo de Canena Olive Oil

A fun alternative to bringing wine!  This bottle of olive oil has major packaging appeal...it also doesn't disappoint in the flavor department! 

The suggested retailer for this item is Amazon, therefore, depending on your membership, this could arrive as soon as next day.

The suggested retailer for this item is Amazon, therefore, depending on your membership, this could ship free.

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Bring to your dinner party as is, no need to add any additional wrapping.

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Louis Sherry Truffles

These truffles come in a sophisticated and travel-friendly box making them a great hostess gift.  

 

 

6-10 business days.  

Shipping cost varies by ship-to location.  Expect between $10-$20. Load up on all your gifting needs for the season in one checkout to minimize shipping expense. 

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No need to wrap, give as is.

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Claus Porto Soaps

Transiting with a hostess gift can be tricky... Chocolate...it might melt. Wine...TSA regulations. Housewares...too heavy. Cosmetics...TSA regulations. The list goes on.

 

Therefore, by process of elimination, soaps and stationery are really great bets! We love these Clause Porto soaps because they are hand-packaged in beautiful wrapping inspired by old labels and patterns found in Claus Porto's archives.

6-10 business days

Free!

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Gift-wrap and message enclosure are free! When you are taken to the shipping screen during checkout, be sure to check the box "Net-a-porter signature packaging" and the box "Check box if this is a gift and enter optional gift card message here" and proceed with writing your gift message. 

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Phalaenopsis Orchid Plant

Phalaenopsis orchids are the perfect gift...they can be gifted for many occasions!  However, as you can see here, we think they make particularly great hostess gifts! 

 

Since you might not always know the decor of your hostesses home, we suggest you pot the orchid in a plain glass base (as shown in image #1).  And, for added creativity (and when gifting for a more elaborate affair) you can even pot an orchid in a crystal/silver ice bucket so they can use the gift for years to come.  

 

In regards to where to buy your orchid? Head to your local Home Depot, Trader Joes or local grocery store.  To ensure a perfectly professional look, head to your local florist...Phalaenopsis orchid's are a staple! 

Felix Doolittle Address Labels

Who wouldn't want to slap one of these adorable return address labels on their outgoing mail?  Secretively, ask your hostess for her address before arrival, and custom order these for her!

 

6-10 business days

Shipping charges are based on the ship-to location.  Expect charges between $6-$12.  

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Message enclosure and gift-wrap are not offered. The package will arrive as shown in images #4-6.  Visit our gift-wrap blog post for wrapping ideas!

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Guest Towels

Gifting guest towels is a sweet and sophisticated gift, especially when they are high-end hand made ones from Julia B. Couture.

Delivery is between 2-8 weeks so be sure to place your order early! 

Approximately $22

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Gift-wrap and message enclosure are free! Be sure to click the box entitled "add gift wrapping and message at no additional charge" during checkout.

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Assouline Book

Assouline books make perfect gifts.  Why?  Because their presentation is impeccable and their array of subject matter is sure to hit on something he/she likes!  Pick a topic close to his/her heart! 

 

6-10 business days.  

Free if over $100! 

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Gift-wrap and message enclosure are an extra $5. We highly suggest you pay the extra $5 because it elevates the gift (as seen in image #3). Be sure to check the box "Free upgrade: I would like to complete my order with signature gift wrapping". Gift will arrive as shown in images #2 and #3.

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Olive Oil From Thomas Keller's Online Store

Olive oil is a great hostess gift, but it's very difficult to tell which bottle is actually good. We didn't even bother to explore, because we realized Thomas Keller sells only one type on his online store...and we trust his judgement. Buy this beautiful olive oil set and know you purchased the good stuff!

15-20 business days

Varies by ship-to location. Expect approximately $10-$20

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Francis Ford Coppola Sofia Blanc de Blancs Champagne

A "down-the-fairway" champagne that is feminine, understated, and of good quality.

 

If you have the time, pick up this bottle from your local liquor store.  If you are in a pinch, order this bottle from Drizly.com and have it delivered to your home!

 

Same day

Delivery charges vary per location.   

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Baccarat Serpentin Vase

This vase is always a good call! It's a little modern, a little classic, and comes from a brand known for quality and sophistication. The perfect gift to give a mother-in-law when you don't want to misstep in any way!

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Blue Hill Farm Sweet Jam Set

For the recipient who knows of Blue Hill Farm...they will be thrilled to receive this small gift basket.

 

For the recipient who is NOT familiar with Blue Hill Farm, they will be happy you introduced them to this foodie favorite!  

      

6-10 business days

$14

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Message enclosure is free. Be sure to include your note in the "Special Requests" fields during checkout.  The package will arrive recipient-ready! 

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John Derian Tray

John Derian decoupage trays make perfect gifts. Why? Because they can be used to accessorize anything...desks, vanities, living rooms...you name it!  We especially like these alphabet trays since they can be gifted to just about anyone! 

 

6-10 business days.  

$20 flat rate (therefore, load up on all your gifts at once!) 

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Message enclosure is free but a gift box is an extra $3. You can choose to include a gift box when adding the item to your cart.

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Little Laundress Cleaning Kit

These luxury soaps she/he might not splurge on for herself, but will be delighted to receive as a gift.

6-10 business days

$5

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Message enclosure and gift-wrap are an extra $5. We highly suggest you pay the $5 because the wrapping ties back to the aesthetic of the gift perfectly as shown in images #3-5. During checkout, be sure to check the box "Is this a gift?  Add gift box and card" and proceed with writing your message.

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