While it's true that first impressions are everything (read: never show up to a party empty-handed), lasting impressions are, too. As a host, that means lavishing guests with a good time and sending them off with a relic of the riotous evening had. With a nod to the nostalgic children's party bag, here are 12 ways to tell guests "thank you; please come again."
$59.95, Compartes x Kelly Wearstler
Just like the original birthday party swag, these handmade chocolate bars wrapped in a Kelly Wearstler-designed keepsake drawer box make for the sweetest of sendoffs for your guests.
$149, Mark & Graham
Mitigate guests' late-night struggle to call an Uber with a dead phone battery.
$42, Jonathan Adler
"Hangover-free hedonism," as designer Jonathan Adler puts it.
$65, The Starchild Tarot
We see many more good times (and party tricks) in your future with this tarot card-reading starter kit.
When the party gets mad real, a pair of stylish sunglasses will be just what Kanye ordered.
$25, Skeem Design
This bottle of hand-dipped, beeswax cake candles comes with a pretty box of matches tucked inside, so party-goers are never without a festive light.
$50, Smith & Cult
Because your cocktail buzz shouldn't outlast your manicure.
$139, Julia Clancey
Inspired by vodka brand Absolut Elyx's copper barware collection, this sparkly sequin turban turns bad hair days into undeniably glamorous nights. Vintage kaftan, optional.
$38, Amazon Handmade
Signature cocktails are clutch for indecisive imbibers, and these dice offer seemingly endless inspiration.
Pre-game the next soirée or keep this evening’s festivities going with a travel-size bottle of bubbly.
$58, Elva Fields
Silk tassels topped with a vintage etched and gilt metal bead cap, are the effortlessly fashionable accessory every bon vivant needs.
Help ease the transition from revelry to recovery with this charcoal-based trio of body wash, body scrub and soap.