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6 Must-Buys For The Hostess With The Mostest

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    As April draws to a close, Memorial Day is officially in sight (yeehaw!), and the invitations have started pouring in for barbecues, birthdays, and beach weekends. But showing up empty handed? Not cool. Whether you're headed to a casual dinner or three nights on the coast, show your host (and everyone else) that your mother raised you right by arriving with a thoughtful gift. Sure, a bottle of rosé is always welcome, but we know your friends will appreciate you going the extra mile with something a bit more distinct.

    Where to start, you ask? When we give gifts we love to bestow something we'd love to get ourselves (so, when it's our bestie's birthday that usually means YSL makeup) but in the case of a fabulous host or hostess we cast a bit of a wider net. These beauts are sure to charm the party planner regardless of gender, age, or aesthetic. So, click through for our sweetest picks. You'll be invited back if you toss your host one of these babies, trust.

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