The holiday party season is coming up. In fact, in some cities, it’s already started. Be prepared ahead of time with a thoughtfully curated collection of hostess gifts in your closet. From open houses to cocktail affairs, these small gestures will go a long way.

 

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1. Fresh bunches wreath from Bay Hill Design

2. Olive Oil from The Roman Table

3. Birds on Wire 4 x 5 Hand Bordered Stationery in Triple Crown from Bell’Invito

4. Jardins du Monde Dip Set from Quintessentials

5. Olive & Sinclair Sea Salt Chocolate Bar from Southern Seasons

6. Yunnan D’or Rare Chinese Green Tea from Nest

7. Pie from Buttermilk Sky pie shop in Knoxville, TN.

8. Hand-packed jam set. Tie a ribbon around your favored jarred preserve from MMLocal

9. Commons, a collection of recipes from Charlottesville restaurants from the editors of Beyond the Flavor

10. Wine stopper from Kneen & CO.