Hostess Gifts: Better to Give

Show your appreciation with these fabulous, locally sourced hostess gifts.


J. Falkner - Thank You Cards

J. Falkner - Thank You Cards

For the Scribe
You can anticipate a chic, handwritten “thank you” when you gift your host these thank you cards ($17.95 for box of eight) from Palm Beach-based J. Falkner.

Stationer on Sunrise, Palm Beach (561-833-7971,

Virginia Philip Wine Shop and Academy - West Palm Beach

For the Oenophile
Local sommelier Virginia Philip recommends this Peter Michael Winery L’Après-Midi Sauvignon Blanc 2012 ($64) for a hostess gift. “The mouth feel is rich, silky and dry with flavors of kiwi, white peach, tangerine rind with a note of mineral on the finish,” Philip says. “When you receive a bottle of Peter Michael wines as a gift, you will know it was a well-thought-out search.”

Virginia Philip Wine Shop and Academy, West Palm Beach (561-721-6000,

Norton Museum of Art

For the Artist

Attending a dinner party hosted by an art enthusiast? Make a splash with these Dropp! silicone fruit bowls ($59.95 each), available at the Norton Museum of Art gift shop.

Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach (561-832-5196,


Penny Chocolates and Gelato

For Dessert
Jupiter confectioner Penny Chocolates and Gelato specializes in chocolates handmade from all-natural ingredients and with no preservatives. Gift boxes start at $8.

Penny Chocolates and Gelato, Jupiter (561-463-8826,


Soiree Palm Beach - custom made napkins

For the Perennial Hostess

Have a friend who’s always hosting get-togethers? Then bring these personalized monogrammed cocktail napkins ($30 for pack of 50) from Soirée Palm Beach.

Soirée Palm Beach, Palm Beach (561-801-0767,


Wise Sayings trays from Two’s Company

For the Decorator

Spark conversation with one of these “Wise Sayings” trays ($30) from Two’s Company.

Pioneer Linens, West Palm Beach (561-655-8553,


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