Party Favor

Eight Exceptional Holiday Hostess Gifts



Graphic candles from Design Solutions

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‘Tis the season for dinner gatherings, holiday soirees and cocktail parties. Show your hostess she’s appreciated with these unique gifts she’ll actually use. Next year, you’ll be at the top of everyone’s invite list.

Glow For It
Scented like a Christmas tree, a crackling fire or mulled cider, these whimsical graphic candles are the perfect token of holiday spirit. With 60 hours of burn time, she’ll get to adore the glow of winter scents straight to St. Patrick’s Day. $49
Design Solutions
146 Elm Street, New Canaan; 203-966-3116

Naughty or Nice
No matter which list Santa has her on, pair beautiful pads from The Printery with the sarcastic holiday read, Snark! The Herald Angles Sing, for a casual gift that shows humor and taste. Finally, have it wrapped to perfection at Good Food Good Things. iPads, $25 each, Book, $12.95
Good Food Good Things
865 Boston Post Road, Darien; 203-655-7355


En Vino Veritas
For the wine-lover, choose a delectable drink in precious packaging. Three varietals—Red Blend, Cabernet Sauvignon and Chardonnay—make perfect pairings for robustly-flavored foods. The best part? Your hostess can re-use the innovative square containers to store olive oil, as vases or as bookends. $19.99
Total Wines & More
380 Main Avenue, Norwalk; 203-840-0007

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