14 Great Gifts for Grads

Graduation season is upon us, and with it comes the joy of celebrating the achievements of those we love. Whether it’s a high school, college, or graduate school graduation, recognizing the significance of the event is of equal importance. In many ways, this can be a tremendously emotional occasion, and one may not help but acknowledge the struggle of finding a gift that won’t undermine the effort that was put into acquiring a degree. Worry not. We aim to point you in the right direction, with our assortment of both unique and meaningful gifts that are sure to make the occasion memorable. 




For your HS/college/uni bestie, matching necklaces to always remember that you’re a tribe, and that your bond is unbreakable, no matter the next direction you’re headed.



In case the recent grad has been thinking about going on a postgraduate trip abroad, opt for this travel companion. Made from buttery soft cowhide leather, this luggage tag is built to withstand decades of travel, making this gift a sweet memory to reflect on.



Sometimes the sweetest and most thoughtful gift, is a written one. A written gift that comes straight from the heart, and that tells them how proud you are.



In this digital age, there is no denying that putting pen to paper can be much more significant than typing. Thoughts, notes, business ideas…this gift is sure to be useful, no matter where life takes them.



We know what you might be thinking… $100 for a pen? But hear us out, it’s not just ANY pen. This pen was built to create, and created to build. So inspire them to create, by always keeping this pen handy, whenever creativity strikes.



Whether they’re headed to college or kick starting their career, this vegan backpack was made to take them places.



A sterling silver base with 18k plating creates the base of this timelessly minimalist piece. Add a free engraving of your choice to mark the special occasion.



For the hard-to-shop-for grad, look no further, because this clutch will become her new BFF. Plus, the removable shoulder chain makes this versatile perfect for any look, day or night.



This stylish oval locket features gold vermeil with a Sapphire gemstone, and includes your engraving and photos of choice. Comes beautifully presented in a giftbox, making this a truly meaningful gift.



Adulting means responsibilities and caring for something other than yourself, and this magical Monstera makes for a great first responsibility.



Pop the champagne with these crystal champagne flutes! A more-than-appropriate gift to celebrate this grand occasion, and a nice hosting staple for their post-dorm room flat.



Celebrate the new chapter in their lives with this grand design that stands at the intersection of quality craftsmanship and youthful design.



Adulting also means owning an age-appropriate suitcase such as this one. But as a recent grad, this is not the most exciting item to splurge on, which is precisely where you come in.



This bottle is the ultimate personalized gift. Perfect a college or graduate school grad, it makes for a wonderful keepsake your giftee will be glad to have down the line.

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