Gifts for the Grad

Gifts May 14th, 2013


graduation- layout


It’s graduation season, which means it’s time to go shopping for the high school and college grads in your life. We recommend that you take a cue from our editors and give something unique this year!

Pictured Above, top row, from left:


What says I’m thinking about you like 365 thoughtful quotes for each day of the year? These “Gathered Truths” are perfect for a friend or the one you love to let them know how much your care all year round.


Every college student needs a great tote. This one is the perfect size for books, and a laptop, and will be your grad’s new go-to accessory in no time.


These “Slow and Steady” cocktail napkins are a great reminder to the recent graduate that moderation is the key to all things in the post school world!


We think the title to this Storm Jameson novel says it all… “Farewell to Youth” and hello to the real world!

Second row, from left:





Make sure your graduate is ready for those college formals– or post graduation celebrations– with this sharp bow tie and cummerbund set.


Let this print from Old Try serve as a friendly reminder to remember your manners… We think it makes great dorm room decor!



These beautiful notepads would certainly make note taking a more enjoyable task, making them both practical and fun!


This Presentation Box from Heritage Handcrafted is made from whiskey staves and can be personalized with initials or a date. It’s a great way to remember a special day and perfect the perfect vessel for keepsakes, or a special bottle of whiskey!

About Julia Reed

Julia Reed is a columnist at Garden & Gun magazine and a contributing editor at Elle Décor. She also contributes to The Wall Street Journal, Architectural Digest, and The New York Times, and makes frequent appearances on MSNBC. She is the author of five books, including But Mama Always Put Vodka in the Sangria, Adventures in Eating, Drinking and Making Merry and One Man’s Folly, The Exceptional Houses of Furlow Gatewood.

Leave a Reply