Hostess Gifts

If you’re headed out of town to visit friends or family, ensure your return visit with a memorable hostess gift

Combining color, texture and fragrance, the NEST fragrance collection’s purpose is to “enhance one’s everyday living and entertaining experience.” Say no more. $42 for a set of six votive candles at Halls Kansas City in Crown Center.


A hometown favorite for the hostess with the mostess, Convivial Production’s line of planters are handmade and finished in an ivory glaze. Starting at $18 at Urban Provisions General Store in the East Bottoms.


A multipurpose gift, the Chive corals can work as tabletop decor (for the next party!) or colorfully adorn a wall. Prices vary at Open Home by Mary Schulte in the 45th and State Line Antiques District.

EL_Napkins_10_ALLuxe, thick disposable Caspari guest towels with a classic monogram are chic and lighten the load on laundry day. Acrylic towel holder, $28, and towels, $26, both at Terrasi Living and Scandia Home on the Country Club Plaza.