The Graduate's Gift Guide

Whether graduating from High School, College or Grad School, your graduate deserves to be celebrated. We’ve collated a thoughtful, unique & stylish gift guide so you can enjoy the celebrations and festivities without the hassle of wondering what to give them.


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2019 Governor’s Ball NYC Tickets

The 8th year of this iconic festival held annually on NYC’s Randall Island is sure to be a showstopper this year. With performances from Tyler The Creator, Lil Wayne, Florence + The Machine and more, it’s a graduation gift that they’re sure to remember.

Figue d’Été Candle

Inspired by a warm summer day in the French Countryside, this beautiful candle is fresh, woody & rich. Reminiscent of warm summer breezes carried across lush orchards of Provence ripe with sun and summer figs, this candle makes the perfect graduation gift.



Wildflower Crystal Gift Set

Aptly named Wildflower (New Journeys) and containing crystals for protection, courage, wisdom, and new beginnings, this crystal “bouquet” makes for a truly thoughtful gift for graduates


Raw Diamond & Gold Earrings

Made with grey raw diamonds & 14k vermeil, these sophisticated & fun earrings are a show stopper that your graduate is sure to love!



Palermo Body Products

A collection of truly natural skin care products, each product is consciously formulated, mindful of its benefits to your skin and effect on the environment. Whether choosing a discovery kit or several of the full-sized products from this beautiful & handmade collection, it makes the perfect graduate gift.

$12 to $84

Master & Dynamic Headphones

For the musicophile, the gift of the most luxurious headphones, made from lamb’s leather and with the highest quality of sound, the won’t want to use anything else after listening through these headphones.

$130 to $550

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Parisian Men’s Bracelet & Watch

We love this men’s bracelet collection! Available in differing colors and sizes, these understated & rustic looking bracelets and wraps are the perfect in-between for the grad that’s looking to be stylish yet still masculine.

Bracelets: $30 to $40

Top it off with a sophisticated timepiece from one of our local favorites, Betteridge.

Dorm Decor

For their next steps, give them the gift of decking out their dorm room with GDV! Using only the chicest of throws, pillows, and dorm-room decor, we’re happy to turn your new home for the next 9-months into your dream room.

Price on Application


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Away Luggage Collection

The luggage collection that’s taken the world by storm. AWAY is the durable & stylish millennial’s must-have, with it’s on-the-go charging abilities. Choose between Large, Medium & Carry-On or a combo of two or three. Available personalized and/or in other colors.

McArdle’s Floral Arrangement

Find the perfect floral bouquet to celebrate your graduate. Whether it’s ranunculus, roses, lilies or a combination, McArdle’s has every arrangement you can imagine, that simply says congratulations.


First Home or Apartment Design Consultation

Help them to decorate their first home or apartment with our GDV design services! We can help your vision come to life with accent furnishing pieces & accessories, while staying within your budget.

Price on Application

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Cire Trudon Candle

The perfect gift for any occasion, Cire Trudon has a candle for every space and every person. Our personal favorite is Abd-El-Kader.


The Organic Pharmacy Discovery/Travel Kit

A collection of some of OP’s best-selling products in miniature, give her this luxurious travel essentials kit, perfect for only the most stylish of travelers.


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Eleanor Stone NYC Cuff

Stylish & unique, each one of these striking cuffs is a one-of-a-kind. Available in black, brown or navy leather, each bracelet is adorned with vintage or antique pieces ranging from belts buckles to earring pieces.

$380 to $1200

All Time, All Team Pro Football Quiz

For the football lover, we have this American Bison Leather bound, All-Time, All-Team Pro Football Quiz. Combining off-the-wall trivia questions with hardcore stats and nickname puzzlers, the Quiz contains stumpers for even the most well-versed football fan. 


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The Perfect Bar Setup

Every graduate deserves to have an ideal bar setup in their new home or apartment. Including the “raise the bar” 4-in-1 bar tool, our favorite DOF glasses with matching decanter & one a leather bound cocktail book of your choice, your graduate will be all set!

$30 to $150

Jennifer Creel Personalized Jewelry

A truly thoughtful gift, Jennifer Creel’s personalized pieces are timeless. Nothing says congratulations better than one of these gorgeous designs brought to life.

$400 to $6500


Trip to Dubrovnik, Croatia

Whether a trip for the whole family or something for your grad to enjoy with their friends, Dubrovnik is one of Europe’s most underrated cities. Located on the Adriatic coast, stay at the Hotel Excelsior Dubrovnik in the old city & explore local seafood dining locations. Try and book a boat trip for the day to explore the beautiful coastline. Croatia is the perfect place for your graduate to have the time of their life before the real world sets in. (And for those Game of Thrones fans out there, Dubrovnik is where King’s Landing scenes were filmed!)

Price on Application


Straw Tote Basket

Send her on her final summer travels with style! The ultimate summer accessory that she will keep for a lifetime. Made with a removable lining for ease with washing.

$165 to $340

The Ivy League, Coffee Table Book

Take a close-up look at each of the campuses that make up the Ivy League with this all-encompassing book by Harvard alumnus Daniel Cappello. Inside, Cappello illustrates the unique spirit of each school.