15 Hostess Gifts That Will Get You Invited Back Next Year

Sure, a bottle of vino is the safe holiday party offering, but a super-creative gift for the hostess is so much better (and more memorable!). Whether it’s one of your closest pals or someone you’re just getting to know, receiving a fab gift that’s useful and fun is always appreciated. So, we’ve gone ahead and tallied up these foolproof gifts (at all different price points) to summon the most sincere you-shouldn’t-haves, all season long (and guarantee you an invite again next year!).
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Hansel from Basel Zig Zag Bag, $32, available at Hansel From Basel.
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Apples to Apples Party Box, $18, available at Target.
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World Market Folding Cheese Board Tool Set, $39, available at World Market.
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Palmetto Bay Coffee Pot, $245, available at Kate Spade.
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Fred Flare Flowers In A Can, $15, available at Fred Flare.
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Williams-Sonoma Mulling Spice, $10.95 - $21.90 (size depending), available at Williams-Sonoma.
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The Santa Monica Farmers' Market Cookbook, $22.95, available at LACMA.
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Studio Patro Equal Tea Towel, $24, available at Studio Patro.
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Kelly Wearstler One Row Perforated Cuff, $155, available at Kelly Wearstler.
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The Wild Unknown 2012 Calendar Kittens, $30, available at The Wild Unknown.
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Mark Rothko Note Card Set, $17.95, available at MOCA Shop.
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Cire Trudon Proletaire Candle, $80, available at Barneys New York.
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CB2 4-Piece Core Martini Gift Set, $24.80, available at CB2.
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Guy Wolff Culinary French Herb Kit, $34.99, available at Restoration Hardware.
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Anthropologie Wavering Glass, $28 each, available at Anthroplogie.