Gifts For Grads-How Not To Break The Bank

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Brittney Levine; Style & Trends Expert

 

www.brittneyhlevine.com

 

-Rustic Cuff has recently debuted their Graduate Collection

-Ideal gift to remember momentous life occasion

-3 sets come with a customizable piece.

-Buyers can add initials, monogram, a special team number, or the year to give a personal touch to each gift.

-Rustic Cuff is known for fabulous wrap bracelets that can be added to the engraved metal pieces to complete look

-Offered for a limited time

 

$95

Rusticcuff.com

 

For the Grad Leaving the Nest: T-fal FV4495 Black Ultraglide Iron

-Adjustment period: Graduates need to do their own laundry

-This iron is a must-have for anyone leaving home for the first time—it is easy enough to use that even beginners can figure it out!

-The recently launched sleek and innovative T-fal FV4495 Black Ultraglide Iron ranked #1 in “glideability” and speed in lab tests against the top 20 competitors

-Has a unique ceramic soleplate with a pointed tip that easily works around buttons, pleats and seams.

$45

Amazon.com

Coffee Addict Grad: Caffebene Accessories:

 

-For grads who can’t get through the day without a cup o’ joe (or 2 or 3), a coffee mug is a personal and practical gift.

-Caffebene’s collection of brightly colored coffee accessories are stylish yet simple and perfect for grads—no one loves coffee more than college students!

-They can be gifted alone or paired with other coffee accessories in a gift basket.

-Whether your grad is bringing their daily fix on the go to the library or enjoying a cup at home before class, these mugs and tumblers are the perfect addition to any coffee-lover’s dorm or apartment.

-“Caffebene is the fastest-growing coffeehouse franchise in the world, with plans to open over 80 new stores by the end of 2014

 

$7.50

http://www.caffebeneusa.com

 

DIY Grad: Bonnie Marcus Thank You Notes & Décor:

-Every grad needs a proper set of thank you notes & DÉCOR!

-Bonnie Marcus has every DIY grad covered this year that loves to decorate

-Her Fashion Canvases are on point with sayings like “With a fabulous pair of shoes, I can conquer anything!

-Custom Grad IPhone cases available as well

 

$6 -$15

http://www.bonniemarcus.com

 

For the “Techy” or Tailgate-Loving Grad: T-fal OptiGrill:

 

 

 

-T-fal’s revolutionary kitchen gadget, the OptiGrill is a must-have for anyone who loves to grill and tailgate.

-Expensive gift but the upside is the grill will last all four years! (Or longer!)

-One of a kind indoor grill with a “brain” that can sense how to cook your meat perfectly so it requires no effort on your part.

-Smart gadget to gift to anyone who love to grill and is perfect for apartment or dorm room living for recent grads.

 

$180

Bed Bath and Beyond

 

One Stop Shopping for Grads: Dorm In A Box

-Getting your kid off to college later this summer, or have a high school senior graduating soon?

-Dorm In A Box gives you a one-stop-shop to get your soon-to-be college freshman everything they need!

-Really innovative concept- offer a few bundled packages on their website – like bed sets, office supplies and bath bundles

-You can also customize your own bundle for your grad and still save a lot of $$

-Altogether, Dorm-In-A-Box offers more than a 30 percent savings by offering the products in bundles, rather than buying items individually at big box stores.

-You can even have Dorm-In-A-Box delivered straight to your son or daughter’s new dorm!

 

$69-$199

http://www.dorminabox.com

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