The holiday season means your calendar is filling up with parties—some of which you begrudgingly attend out of responsibility, we get it. Rule number one for being the best houseguest? Never show up empty-handed. Instead of pretending to know what orange wine is, bring unexpected but equally thoughtful hostess gifts that go beyond the liquor aisle.
We rounded up essential kitchen goods that make party-throwing easier, coffee table books that double as chic decor, and the ultimate everyperson gift: really fancy hand soap. Shop our edit of 50 perfect gifts for the hostess with the mostest, now.