Holiday Hostess Gift Picks

Holiday season is here, so bring on the parties! Coming up with a unique (and useful) gift for the host or hostess can be a challenge. The struggle is real! Here are six that we are loving right now.


Maggie Louise Confections

Too pretty to eat, chocolate boxes from Maggie Louise Confections are always a treat.

1017 East 6th Street, Austin, Texas 78702


Vintage Round Top Candles

Candles are great, but these are especially cool! Each of these vintage vessels have been hand picked at local flea markets and antique stores all across Texas.

1450 N Hwy 237, Round Top, Texas 78954


August Morgan Handmade Cocktail Napkins

Good stiff drinks are even better when served with a humorous napkin. Available for a limited time at local modern apothecary, Sabia.

1213 W 5th St, Austin, TX 78703


Triage Gift Card

Because throwing a party is hard work, send your host Triage – a cozy grooming space for blow outs, nails, waxing, and make-up. Opening December 5.

1000 E. 5th Street, Austin, TX 78702


Katie Kime Monogrammed Embellished Notecards

Maybe it’s weird to give a host notecards? Who cares, we love it! These from designer crush Katie Kime are amazing, and feel free to gift me these at any time.

500 N. Lamar Suite 150, Austin, TX 78703


Keith Kreeger

Designer and Maker Keith Kreeger’s handmade porcelain pieces are simply beautiful. And then he added the dripping gold, and… !!!

PopUp at By George Flagship on Thursday 12.3 and Friday 12.4

By George – 524 North Lamar, Austin, TX 78703

About The Author

Haley Elander

Haley earned her Bachelor of Science (B.S.) majoring in Radio, Television, Film from The University of Texas at Austin. She focused on editing and screenplay while interning at Broken Lizard Industries and The Ellen Degeneres Show.

After college she gained experience as a Project Manager, Marketing Director, and Day to Day Manager in the music industry, working with international touring bands at Triple 8 Management. Before joining Panacea she excelled in event production at Roadhouse Live, Luck Reunion, and Texas Monthly. When she isn’t making events come to life, she is a Trip Leader hosting international group travel at Legit Trips, or catching her favorite bands at Stubb’s.