5 Hostess Gifts to Get You Invited Back

When it comes to this year's holiday social schedule, up your popularity by bringing along one of these luxe thank you presents.

Oh My Word Matchboxes
Oh My Word MatchboxesOh My Word Matchboxes
A cheeky household will laugh over these quirky matchboxes, printed with fun, inflammatory phrases. Their stylish packaging means they can be left out long after the holidays have passed, for guaranteed easy flickering all year long.
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Norm Kettle Teapot
Norm Kettle TeapotNorm Kettle Teapot
Show your pal you're appreciative of the cup of tea she's perpetually offering by gifting her with this minimalist kettle. Loose tea is contained in the small egg, making for a perfect brew (and an opportunity for her to take time to sit and do nothing but watch the leaves steep).
$79.95; shophorne.com

Philosophy Parties for Hosting Duo
Philosophy Parties for Hosting Duo
Cherry crisp-scented bath gel and lotion bring a little bit of cheer to the lady of the hour (or long weekend), which is essential since she's likely too busy buzzing around with social-duties to take a breather. Sneaky hostesses might even douse their bods with these potions to fool guests into thinking they just missed her pulling a pie out of the oven.
$20; sephora.com
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Andre Walker "Make Peace With Your Hair" Holiday Kit
Andre Walker
If you're holidaying with an Oprah-devotee, make sure to throw one of these hair-helping sets into your carry-on. Miss Winfrey's long-time hair guru is finally bottling his shampoo and conditioner, along with a deep-conditioning treatment and oil. The blend of argan oil and vitamin E in the products makes this kit one of our 'favorite things,' too.
$39; andrewalkerhair.com
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Henri Bendel Stars & Stripes Pen-dant
Henri Bendel Stars & Stripes Pen-dant
The secret to being the hostess with the mostess is lots and lots of organized lists. Give her a bedazzled pen necklace so she'll always be ready to check items off stylishly.
$118; henribendel.com

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