Great gifts for the grad in your life
Oh, the places they’ll go! Graduation is a rite of passage and the perfect opportunity to set your favorite grad up with practical and celebratory gifts that mark this milestone. Looking for something that will make your gift a standout? Check out these ideas.
God willing, your grad is on the road to employment, and the HuMn wallet gives your grad a sleek, hip place to put the newfound cash. The stylish HuMn can be configured in one, two or three powder-coated aluminum plates with a shock strap. The wallet comes in a variety of colors, allowing complete customization. Best of all, the aluminum plates protect the wallet’s owner from electronic theft by shielding credit cards from RFID skimming.
For more information, visit humnwallet.com.
Box for a Bottle
If ever there was a time to break out the bubbly, college graduation is it! Give your favorite grad a bottle of his or her favorite beverage encased in a stylish Box for a Bottle. This customized wooden box comes in several graduation motifs and can be custom engraved with a personal message. The boxes are made in America, and for each box ordered, Box for a Bottle gives back to the Earth by planting a tree.
For more information, visit boxforabottle.com.
Bed of Nails
Now that school is done, the stress of the real world is coming. Arm your favorite grad with a Dr. Oz-endorsed Bed of Nails acupressure mat and/or pillow that will take the sting out of any day. Both the pillow and mat feature non-toxic plastic spikes designed to stimulate the body to release endorphins (feel good hormones) and oxytocin (pain blockers), similar to how needles work in acupuncture.
For more information, visit bedofnails.org.
Now that your grad is going into the business world, that grungy T-shirt is being traded for a wardrobe of dress shirts, and there’s only one way to make that shirt look the best it can ~ with a Swiss Stays Collar Stay! Designed to fit every size shirt collar on the market, these handy little items are the creation of David Schottenstein, a fashion innovator and founder of Astor & Black, one of the fastest growing custom clothiers in the world.
Swiss Stays are available at a range of leading retailers throughout the United States and online.
For more information, visit swissstays.com.
Help the new grad decorate his or her first post-college apartment with Vintage Marquee Lights! Created with a rustic, “found” antique look, all Vintage Marquee Lights are available in classic rust or the new Color Line, with a choice of 11 vibrant colors. The collection includes letters, numbers, symbols and custom orders. Each sign is equipped with a hanging bracket for easy wall installation, but they look fabulous leaning on a table or against a wall. Perfect for indoor or outdoor use.
For more information, visit vintagemarqueelights.com.