Encourage good vibes and self-care with this artisanal candle, handmade in Los Angeles. Inside each custom-blended neroli blossom- and sandalwood-scented candle is a hidden 14k gold charm. Once your friend has fully enjoyed the candle, the charm can be worn on the enclosed cord for good luck and protection.
- Windy Chien Ringbolt Necklace, from $90
Artist Windy Chien may be better known for her large-scale knot installations, but your friend will love her chic necklaces made out of soft rope, wooden rings, and gallery-worthy knots. The statement necklaces can be adjusted to the perfect length for any outfit. The hardest part will be deciding between the rose gold, navy, black, or cream.
Give the smoothie-lover in your life a nutritious treat with these adaptogen-filled chocolates. Designed to soothe stress and support the body, the chocolates are the perfect pick-me-up. Raw, organic dark cacao and coconut sugar are mixed with berries, cardamom, chamomile, and Moon Juice’s widely popular “dust” supplements for can’t-get-enough flavor and a little health boost.
You can’t go wrong with a bottle of wine. Dress up your friend’s favorite varietal with this cozy, knitted wine bag to make it extra special. Each bag is handknit with chunky yarn in a timeless style that can be reused year after year.
Put a Ring on It
This ceramic and 22k gold ring holder will glam up any dresser or shelf. It can hold a seriously massive ring collection, or just add a little shine to a space.
Modern, Southwestern, rustic–this cactus incense holder seamlessly fits into any room. The earthenware is coated with a tin glaze for a glossy, opaque finish. The holder lifts up to safely secure the incense stick inside while the vents encourage the scent to waft throughout the room. Don’t forget to include a few calming chamomile and lavender sticks for instant bliss.
Picnics in the park, drinks around the campfire, a bubbly celebration in the backcountry–these lightweight copolyester flutes are up for anything. The stem detaches and snaps inside the rim to make them easy to pack and keep clean until you’re ready to toast.
These copper-plated cheese markers dress up any cheese plate. The set comes with four markers and 40 paper banners to let guests know how to find their favorite wedge.
- LL. Bean Bookshelf Games, $99/set of 3
This classic game set makes it easy to store family favorites without creating an eyesore. The linen book-style boxes keep everything in place and in easy reach so no one has to fight the overstuffed closet or search high and low for a missing piece come game night. Each set includes everything you need for Clue, Monopoly, and Scrabble.
Cold Brew Perfection
Get coffee shop-quality cold brew coffee and iced tea every time with KitchenAid’s streamlined glass and stainless steel maker. The reusable stainless steel steeper and the gadget’s small footprint makes it easy to always have your favorite chilled beverage on tap.
Goodbye, Bad Vibes
- Los Poblanos Smudge Trio, $14 for 3
You don’t have to burn it down to enjoy a good smudge. This set is made with hand-wrapped New Mexican desert sage that was grown and harvested from the Taos Pueblo, as well as white sage and cedar. A little heat or humidity brings out of the best of this trio, so plop it a hot car, hang it close to the shower, or find a sunny spot on a windowsill to draw out the natural, vibrant scent.
- Jonathan Adler Lips Linen Napkins, $48 for a set of 4
Give a little lip with this cheeky napkin set. Jonathan Adler’s embroidered bold, red lips add sass and spunk to an otherwise predictable cocktail and canapé soirée.
Rosé All Day
- Minted Rosé All Day Art Print, from $31
Remind your friends of the good in life with this pink-hued print from Denver artist Kelsey McNatt. Pick out a frame while you’re at it and have it arrive fully assembled and ready to hang. And on that note, may we suggest the space over the bar?
Finally, an apron that’s designed to be flaunted and worthy of being worn throughout the night. This modern apron from Leif is made with thick, natural cotton that has been block printed by hand. An adjustable leather neck strap keeps the top comfortably in place and adds polish to the hardworking cover-up.
These hand-tinted glasses are made with real gold for a shimmer worthy of the Golden State. Each 11 oz glass is perfect for a cocktail on the rocks or a glass of sparkling water with a splash of glamour. No one will judge if they turn into go-to, daily vessels.
You can’t beat the luxury of a soft, cushy slipper. J.Crew’s fuzzy slippers are made with silky faux shearling and plush foam to reward tired feet after a long day. Your friend will never want to take them off.