22 New Grad Gifts Starting at Just $16
Cue "Pomp and Circumstance"—graduation season is upon us, and it’s time to celebrate your loved one’s achievements.
We’ve rounded up our favorite gifts for the newly minted graduate—some geared toward business, some geared toward pleasure—to congratulate them on an important milestone (and send them on their next adventure).
The powerful smart speaker with voice control built in. Get rich, room-filling sound with Sonos One, and control it with your voice, the Sonos app, Apple AirPlay 2, and more. The compact design fits just about any space. Put it on your kitchen countertop or tuck it away on your office bookshelf. It's humidity resistant so you can even put it in the bathroom. Photo Courtesy of Sonos
UrbanStems The Luna
The bohemian spirit and undeniable beauty of The Luna are hard to resist. Hints of blue, coupled with ivory and lavender, make it a harmonious choice that is both calming and balancing. It’s the obvious choice for adding some soft sweetness and tranquility to your space. Photo Courtesy of UrbanStems
Thredup Gift Card
When you combine gifting with thrifting, you get something better than new. Endless adventure. Sustainable style. The fun of the find, non-stop. Skip boring and wasteful gifts. There are so many reasons why a thrift gift is better. Choose from five digital designs. Help us replace half a million new gifts with thrifted gifts this season, cutting the carbon required to produce new clothes. That’s the equivalent of taking 300K cars off the road for a day. Photo Courtesy of thredUP
B&O Play Beoplay H8i
Luxurious on-ear headphones designed for superior style and comfort. Up to 30 hours of wireless Bang & Olufsen Signature Sound. Photo Courtesy of Bang & Olufsen
Hawkins New York Terracotta Mugs (Set of 4)
Wondering where these mugs get their chocolatey hue? Just ask the hand-turned clay they’re made from. Each vessel has been glazed on the inside, left raw on the outside, and then high-fired to create that natural texture you see. Oh, and here’s a little bonus: They’re all microwave, oven, and dishwasher safe, too. Photo Courtesy of Food52
Braun BN0142 Watch
The classic watch draws inspiration in its design from the iconic Braun AW24 of the 1980s. The leather strap features a circular depression on the back to enhance comfort and enrich the wearing experience.
Everlane Day Glove Shoe
A shoe that fits like a glove—and hustles all damn day. The Day Glove is made of buttery soft leather that molds to your foot for a perfect, custom fit. With features like a back pull tab, side vents, a rubber sole, and a cushioned insole, it's truly up for anything. Photo Courtesy of Everlane
Book of the Month Gift Subscription
The gift they get to pick. The perfect present? Letting them choose their favorite books, every month. Fun to give. Fun to get. Gift members get their pick of each month’s best new books. Plus, shipping is free for you! Photo Courtesy of Book of the Month
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay A2
Beoplay A2 is a premium Bluetooth 4.0 speaker that is made to move. Weighing in at just 1.1 kg, you can take it anywhere. Crafted with care from high-quality materials, this speaker looks and feels as good as it sounds. Two channels on each side of the speaker gives a full stereo experience although you have such a flat form factor, giving you a True360 sound experience. The core of Beoplay A2 is made out of extruded aluminium. The technique allows for complex cross sections, and ensures an excellent surface finish. The speaker is 180W with 24 hours of continuous playback before recharge.
Vitra Alexander Girard 1966 Sun Key Ring
Sure to add a touch of warmth to any ensemble, Vitra’s sun key ring bears the image of a smiling sun – a motif that was created by the American mid-century designer Alexander Girard. Photo Courtesy of Vitra
Everlane Form Bag
Meet the Form Bag. Streamlined yet roomy, this Italian leather bag features an easy magnetic closure, adjustable webbed strap, and sleek interior pocket. Plus, it fits a 13-inch laptop horizontally. Finally, form actually meets function. Photo Courtesy of Everlane
How to Cook Everything: 2,000 Simple Recipes for Great Food
Mark Bittman's award-winning How to Cook Everything has helped countless home cooks discover the rewards of simple cooking. Now the ultimate cookbook has been revised and expanded (almost half the material is new), making it absolutely indispensable for anyone who cooks—or wants to. With Bittman's straightforward instructions and advice, you'll make crowd-pleasing food using fresh, natural ingredients; simple techniques; and basic equipment. Even better, you'll discover how to relax and enjoy yourself in the kitchen as you prepare delicious meals for every occasion.
Snowe Honeycomb Bathrobe
We improved upon the classic waffle (not the syrup one, the weave) for a fast-drying, lightweight riff that's effortlessly chic. Our revolutionary soft construction offers a bit of give, so you feel swaddled and up for anything post-shower. Oeko-tex certified and 100% organic, mean you can lounge with a clear conscience. Innovative technology for seriously soft cotton in a honeycomb weave. Unisex sizing and simple, elegant design. A built in loop for easy hanging. Photo Courtesy of Snowe
Kodak PRINTOMATIC Instant Digital Camera
Get the best of both digital + instant film worlds with the Kodak PRINTOMATIC. It lets you print photos instantly, but with the convenience of editing with digital software first! Takes ZINK 2x3 sticker film, a tear-free, water-resistant paper film that uses innovative inkless printing technology that's better for you and the environment, too! Film sold separately. Photo Courtesy of Amazon
UO Gift Card
UO Gift Cards are always the perfect gift. Redeemable at UrbanOutfitters.com and in any of our stores in the US or Canada, UO Gift Cards are available in denominations of $25- $1,000. Photo Courtesy of Urban Outfitters
Essential 20s: 20 Essential Items for Every Room in a 20-Something's First Place
From the medicine cabinet to the closet, Essential 20s is an illustrated guidebook for the 20 basic items all young adults need in their first place. With charming illustrations and foil on the cover, this giftable volume is essential reading for anyone getting ready to make the big move. Publisher: Chronicle Books Photo Courtesy of Nordstrom
Dims. Barbican Trolley
Bar cart, serving trolley, rolling table, kid’s room — the Barbican, can. Roll in the cart that can cart it all (and look good doing it). Photo Courtesy of Dims.
Areaware Contour Key Ring
From Areaware, a brass key ring with a minimal screw clasp. Designed by Karl Zahn to be worn around the wrist or clipped to a belt, made from 10 gauge brass wire. Shown left to right, the tear shaped Drop, a bowed out Bell, the straightforward Bend, and the simple Hoop Photo Courtesy of Areaware
The Sill Air Plant Trio
This set is a trio of assorted Air Plants and matching Tillandz stands to display them on. Our Tillandz stands are American-made powder coated metal, 2" tall by 2" wide, and can sit upright on a flat surface or be attached to a wall with a small screw. Photo Courtesy of The Sill
L'atelier du Vin Chic Monsieur Wine Set
The sculptural Chic Monsieur corkscrew is presented with an ON/OFF Gard'Vin winekeeper stopper and two ON/OFF sealers to open and preserve fine still wines. Photo Courtesy of Nordstrom
UE Boom 3 Wireless Bluetooth Speaker
An impressive 15-hour battery life means that the UE Boom 3 can keep the music pumping well after the sun goes down.
Rosendahl Station Wristwatch - White Face/Black Leather
Following on the heels of the new Rosendahl's Arne Jacobsen clocks, is the release of a trio of watches based on the Romer (1942), City Hall (1956) and Banker's (1971) clocks by this highly respected Danish designer and architect. Recreated to reflect the original designs as faithfully as possible, except scaled down. As with the wall clocks, the dial and curved crystal are a single unit whereas the movement is located on the back of the watch, and this part also serves to anchor the leather watch band. This unique system of affixing the strap was specially developed for this collection. Photo Courtesy of Horne
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