Whether a graduate's next step in life is a gap year, a first job or a total reset, Vogue Scandinavia has searched high and low to curate the ultimate 50 ultimate gifts to mark the milestone
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While the gesture of gift-giving is so commonly associated with birthdays and anniversaries, a graduation should not be forgotten as one of the biggest milestones in life. And accordingly, it calls for thoughtful, personalised gifts that recognise the accomplishment and this person's journey ahead.
One common factor for all graduates is that their life is about to change dramatically: whether it's a new job, new city or new lifestyle ahead. So, browse through Vogue Scandinavia's round up of 50 gifts which are sure to cater to a graduating loved one.
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A new home
Moving into a new home is often a natural next step following graduation, often to facilitate new work or study arrangements. Gifting something to help a graduate settle into their new nest is a practical and thoughtful option that's sure to be highly appreciated.
Round four-legs wood stool
Big loop cup (set of two)
Stainless steel kettle
X Le corbusier logo-patch striped mohair blanket
Silver plated bottle opener
Small ceramic basket
Set of four bee-embroidered napkins & placemats
Anagram cotton towel
Sottobicchiere Viso plate
After months and years of stress-inducing deadlines, the one thing a graduate may need most is time to reset and recharge. Gifting your loved one something for an ultimate summer of self-care will make them prepared for the adventures set to come in autumn.
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Herbarium hand wash & lotion set
Double oxford-edge duvet cover set
Green jade sculpt facial roller
Holzweiler bathrobe ecru check
Nudiflorum eau de parfum, 30 ml
Set of two lilacs stoneware cups and saucers
Figuier scented candle, 190g
Crystal led face mask
6-month digital subscription
Studio training duffel bag
The importance of a first good impression might never feel so palpable as it is when you step through the door on the first day of your new job. Whilst it might sound obvious, both feeling stylish and being organised will give you that much-needed boost of extra confidence. Therefore, gifting a graduate a power suit, a spacious tote bag, or a good luck pen might mean more than you anticipate.
Panama make it happen textured-leather notebook
Pebbled leather clutch bag
Cirrus 3 iron steamer – Sage
Petina linen nappa mary jane flats
Yenky suede tote bag
Classic linen blazer
House of Dagmar
Slim fit trousers
House of Dagmar
Classic ballpoint pen
Caffa travel mug
Logo-print compact umbrella
If the graduate has been working alongside their studies, they may utilise their newfound freedom to venture abroad for an overseas trip. As we know, travel can be pricey, so some essentials may have fallen by the way side during the graduate's planning. A new suitcase, a passport case or a pair of nice sunglasses will be the cherry on top for all gap year trips.
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Sporty nylon canvas backpack
Girlie stuff raffia leather-trim makeup bag
Travel leather passport holder
Polaroid now generation 2 starter set
Le bob artichaut frayed bucket hat
H5 cabin suitcase
Beoplay portal xbox headphones
Bang & Olufsen
Floral print leather travel tag
Whilst a gift with a purpose is a safe card and bound to be appreciated, there is something extra special about receiving something beautiful and indulgent that is purely chosen to bring extra joy to the graduation moment. Something luxurious like a new watch or small piece of furniture will be cherished forever.
Daisy earrings large
George Jensen x Stine Goya
G-timeless stainless-steel & gold watch
1 fauteuil dossier basculant chair
Snoopy table lamp
Loubisky leather card holder
Ripple lacquer mirror
Wonky letter necklace
Polo large leather picture frame