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Here’s What a Guy Named Patrick Picked for Your Hostess Gifts

Trust us, he knows.

cocktail party
Photography by: Meredith Jenks

Whether stepping out meticulously dressed, or throwing a cocktail party with a festive theme, this master creative knows a thing or two about what looks good (have you seen his Instagram?).  After giving us his tips and tricks for throwing an unrivaled, forever talked about cocktail party (see our December issue), we asked Patrick Janelle to share the gifts he always loves to get and give.

bottle opener
Photography by: Brian Ferry

"For a small gift, this bottle opener from Fort Standard is lovely and unique." (Crest bottle openers, $60;

putnum candle flowers
Photography by: Courtesy of Putnam & Putnam

"Putnam & Putnam Fowers pairs this wonderful bouquet with one of their scented candles." (Bud Vase and Putnam Candle, $98;


"Group Partner makes a whole variety of these cheeky planters. "Fruit moves" is one of my absolute favorites." (Group Partner Fruit Moves Pot, $65;

napa valley sweet vermouth
Photography by: Courtesy of Matthiasson

"I recently served this orange wine vermouth at a Spring Street Social Society event, and the guests loved it." (Matthiasson Napa Valley Sweet Vermouth , $35;

color block apron
Photography by: Courtesy of Tilit

"Tilit Chef's Goods is a neighbor and friend, and their Manhattan-made aprons are perfect for the culinarily inclined host." (Tilit Color Block Apron, $85;