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Shopping for the hostesses in our friendship circles can be a bit of a challenge — after all, they’re the ones that put so much thought into entertaining all of us (and getting their homes decorated for the holidays well before anyone else)! Fortunately, narrowing it down to their favorite types of hosting can help us in our search for the perfect gift. Keep scrolling to shop our hostess gift guide for every kind of entertainer on your shopping list, from the cocktail connoisseurs to the film buffs.
For the cocktail enthusiast
1. Thirstystone by Cambridge Silicone 4-Sphere Ice Mold,
To anyone else, this would just be a simple ice mold. However, for the one who is always pouring us A+ cocktails, these spherical ice cubes will be a welcomed addition!
Your hostess knows it’s all about presentation, and these embroidered cocktail napkins will look fab with whatever cocktail they’re conjuring for the evening!
3. Carson Bar Cart,
There’s a strong chance you’ll be their favorite person ever after securing them this totally chic (and *on sale*) bar cart.
For the foodie
4. Our Place Spruce Steamer Basket, $30
Shopping for foodie entertainers is a win-win situation — whatever you gift them, you’ll most likely end up invited to the event where they’re using it! We’re crossing our fingers that this steamer basket means there are delicious dumplings in our future.
5. Dusen Dusen Penrose Apron, $48
They’ll be prepping before the main event, but they’ll still want to show off this colorful apron from Dusen Dusen!
A new non-stick set from Caraway is sure to secure your status as top gift-giver ever!
For the game night champion
7. Printworks Chinese Checkers Game, $46
Gorgeous packaging aside, this set of Chinese checkers is sure to provide hours of entertainment.
8. Tizo Lucite Domino Set, $149
This dominoes set from MoMA is *almost* too pretty to use, but we’re betting they’ll be revealing it for many game nights to come.
For the streaming marathoner
9. Dash Fresh Pop Popcorn Maker,
What’s a movie marathon without some fresh popcorn?!
10. Cristina Martinez Falling Tears Accent Pillow,
If they’re going to be hosting a streaming event, some comfortable (and stylish) pillows are a must.
11. GPX Mini Projector with Bluetooth and Projection Screen,
For extra cozy vibes, this mini projector ensures that every seat in (and out of) the house will be a good one.
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Allison Castloo is a writer, Bruce Springsteen enthusiast, and sixth-generation Texan living in Denton, Texas.