With the weather slowly heating up over the next month, and the Labor Day weekend quickly approaching, your schedule will surely start filling up with house-party invites—especially the out-back-by-the-barbecue variety. To thank your gracious host—and score an invitation back—a unique and memorable gift is a must. To inspire a new round of giving, we’ve rounded up 20 amazing gifts that are sure to please any host or hostess, no matter his or her style (or your budget!). Check them out after the jump, and let those good vibes flow.
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Christopher Elbow Drinking Chocolates, $16 each, available at Christopher Elbow Artisanal Chocolates.
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Pantone Mugs, $15 each, available at SFMOMA Museum Store, 151 Third Street (between Mission and Howard streets); 415-357-4000.
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Doughnuts Cookbook, $14.95, available at Crate & Barrel, 55 Stockton Street (at O'Farrell Street); 415-982-5200.
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Handlebar Mustache Corkscrew, $14, available at Fred Flare.
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Scrimshaw Knots Coaster Set, $20, available at Candystore Collective, 3153 16th Street (between Valencia and Guerrero streets); 888-601-0117.
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Tea and Toast Butter Dish, $12, available at Anthropologie, 880 Market Street (at Powell Street); 415-434-2210.
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Succulent Terrariums, prices vary, available at Sloat Garden Center, 2700 Sloat Boulevard (between 45th and 46th avenues); 415-332-0657.
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Graffiti Cocktail Shaker, $30, available at Fred Flare.
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DL & Co. Large Skull Journal, $36, available at BellJar, 3187 16th Street (between Valencia and Guerrero streets); 415-626-1749.
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Nest Fragrances Grapefruit Candle, $32, available at Bloomingdales, 845 Market Street (between 4th and 5th streets); 415-856-5300.
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Reclaimed Apothecary Matchstick Bottle, $20, available at Rare Device, 1845 Market Street (at Guerrero Street); 415-863-3969.
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Missoni for Target Wine Box, $9.99, and Wine Tags, $2.99, available at Target, starting September 13th.
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Vintage Board Games, $9.99 and up, available at Vintage Board.