Scholarly Style: Grad Gifts To Keep (And Use!) Forever

As your grad crosses the stage at commencement, he or she is really hoping there's a killer gift waiting on the other side. Rather than handing over the standard (and tired) envelope-o-cash, get them something they'll love—and need—in their new life. We've scoured Chicago and beyond for the perfect ways to say congrats and good luck to all the academic achievers in your life. From sophisticated luggage to replace the duffel bag they've had since summer camp, to a tool kit guaranteed to save at least one call to the handyman, our handpicked grad gifts are guaranteed to send your scholar off in style.