As simple as it may seem, choosing a hostess gift can cause an inordinate amount of stress. Wine certainly seems like a safe choice, but, then again, you seem to always second guess yourself. What are they serving? What do they prefer? Red? White? Before the glut of holiday parties start, be proactive and stock up on lovely gifts that nearly any host or hostess will adore. From candles to stationery, each featured item is an extra-special touch that will be appreciated for the entire season.
, $28, anthropologie.comHand Engraved Water Lily Notes
, $29, papyrusonline.comNo. 96 Red Currant Votivo Candle
, $25, amazon.comVosges Holiday Truffle Collection
, $43, vosgeschocolate.comGarlic Herb Swag
, $40, surlatable.comSlatkin & Co. Set of 5 Holiday Candles
, $44, qvc.com