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The Faithful Shopper: Gifts For Grads

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Graduation season is time to celebrate huge milestones and your gift choice is very important. There was a time when graduation gifts consisted of money and flowers...that was then, this is now. Here are the practical, the indulgent, the necessities and the showstoppers. It's a graduation nation so check out my awesome gift ideas.

If You Go for the $Green$, put it in a Cool Card
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Papyrus
22 Manhattan Locations and counting! The most beautiful, chic greeting cards, gift wrap, invitations, custom printing and delightful gifts!

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Maison 24
470 Park Ave
New York, NY 10022
(212) 355-2414

Whenever I need a unique and adorable greeting card I pop in on Park and I'm sure to find something whimsical. This "luxury lifestyle brand of modern and traditional design-inspired home furniture, men's and women's accessories, and decorative object" emporium does gift giving right; gift wrap, vast array of special gifts for everyone and on point advice!

Monogrammed Anything is Always High On My List

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Goyard
Maison Goyard
20 East 63rd Street
New York, NY 10065
(212) 813-0005

This gift hits all the marks; monogrammed, a statement bag or luggage.

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Louis Vuitton
1 East 57th Street
New York, NY 10022
(212)758-8877

Handbags, Travel & Luggage, Small Accessories; from a beautiful key case to a suite of luggage; your grad is sure to be happy. Personalize with vivid colors and initials and make it special.

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Mrs. John L. Strong
699 Madison Avenue 5th Floor
New York, New York 10065
(212) 838-3775

Here you can find "personal and bespoke stationery that fits the personality of the sender. In a world of digital correspondence, Mrs. John L. Strong remains committed to preserving the craft of letter writing; hand engraving each motif and letter to ensure each piece is the finest quality." Classic and elegant!

Feather Their Nest With Beautiful Bedding
Gift a luxe linen set to help them transition to their new life or get them dorm room ready.
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Frette
799 Madison Avenue
New York, NY 10065
(212)988-5221

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Bed and bath linens; they certainly know how to dress a bed or outfit a bath with the finest fabrics!

Dwell Studio
77 Wooster Street
New York, NY 10012
(646)442-6000

"Our bedding collection has everything you need to make the perfect bed. From quality down and down alternative duvet and pillow inserts to must-have duvet covers and luxurious quilts there is something for everyone and every bedroom. Our duvet sets and covers feature original designs ranging from hand drawn floral to graphic patterns. Finish the bed with a classic or printed sheet set, tailored shams or euro shams and an eye-catching decorative pillow. Making the bed has never been so chic." Dwell said it best!

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Pottery Barn Teen

1451 Second Avenue
New York, NY 10021
(212) 879-2513

With an entire section dedicated to dorm decor, this is a great spot to find exactly what your grad needs. Patterns that pop and accessories to match!


For the Beauty Addicts

Manhattan Locations Galore!
Obviously the temple of beauty so any gift from here will get you rave reviews. I suggest a gift card...

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14 Manhattan Locations
Get your grad a gift certificate or membership for blowouts! Perfect hair is always appreciated.

Gifts to Travel the World in Style

Available online or @

Hides in Shape
555 Madison Ave
New York, NY 10022
(212)371-5998

Air Luggage
55 E 59th St.
New York, NY 10022
(212)308-0930

BLOOMINGDALE'S
1000 Third Ave.
New York,NY 10022
(212)705-2000

Classic yet on trend. A luggage set is perfect for future adventures!

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Rimowa

535 Madison Ave
New York, NY 10022
(212) 758-1060

Modern, light and travel ready! Chicest of colors.

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Give them the gift of adventure! Not your average gift card.

Happy Summer & Happy Shopping!