Dri/kit Holiday Gift Guide

As the holiday season approaches, the air is infused with a sense of magic and joy. Streets and houses are adorned with lights, and familiar tunes of festive songs are played everywhere you go. The holiday season is so undeniably magical, and giving the perfect gift to the people who hold a special place in our hearts makes this time of year even more wonderful.

Gift-giving, in its essence, is a celebration of connection, a way to express affection. And what better way to show affection for your loved ones than by giving them a gift that shows you know them well? We’ve curated a collection of our favorite gifts for some of the most popular personalities in your life. Whether you’re shopping for the friend who turns every gathering into a memorable night or the men in your life who say they don’t need anything but secretly do, our gift guide has you covered.

For the Queen of Hosting
Everyone has that one friend who loves a good party. And we’re not talking about a party out. She’s the one who gathers everyone together at her home, whips out all the best dishes, and has every little detail planned out to make sure the night goes perfectly. Surprise her this year with gifts that show you know how much work she puts into every night, even when she says, “It’s no big deal.”

The Good Guest Gift Set from Dri/kit - This perfect set includes a little taste of all the must-haves for a get-togethera mini alcohol-free sparkling wine, delicious olive oil, artisanal crackers, and a dairy-free chocolate bar. 

Dark Chocolate Variety Pack from Hu Kitchen - These organic chocolate bars are great stocking stuffers for the chocolate-obsessed hostess who always has a plan. They come in handy at the end of the night when everyone’s sweet tooth is activated but “too full” for dessert. 

Joyfull Cookbook by Radhi Devlukia-Shetty - Joyfull is a cookbook with 125 plant-based recipes that bring vibrant flavors to every meal. It’s a great cookbook for friends who love blending daily wellness with nutrition.

Honey from Flamingo Estate - For your friends who know all about the different types of honey, this gift will definitely leave them feeling extra sweet for you. Manuka honey is full of antioxidant and antibacterial properties, and this harvest is totally raw, straight from Mount Taranaki in New Zealand. 

For the Daytime Party Lover
Who is the first person who comes to mind when you think of daytime parties? Surely, at least one person pops into your head. Well, these gifts are perfect for them! Whether they’re the one finalizing the headcount for Saturday brunch or the one who’s organizing fun outdoor activities each time a new season rolls around, we’re certain she’ll appreciate receiving a gift that will only add to her love of daytime fun. 

The Virgin Mary Cocktail Kit from Dri/kit - Start the party at home with a kit that has everything your friend needs to whip up a delicious take on a Bloody Mary sans the alcohol. 

The Annie from Meh - Straight out of London, these metal, vintage-inspired sunglasses come in three playful colors. They’re ideal for your friend who likes to accessorize and make a bold statement with her sunnies. 

Still Fun Dad Hat from Dri/kit - We all have that one friend who can successfully pull off a cap with every outfit. This gift is for her. 

Royale Cropped Recycled Puffer from Girlfriend Collective - Not only is it the perfect puffer with a variety of colors and inclusive sizing, but it’s also sustainable. Goodbye down, this puffer is made from 100% recycled plastic bottles! Win win.


For the Wellness-Obsessed Cozy Night In Enthusiast
There comes a time in our lives when some of our friends start to prefer spending Friday nights in instead of out and about. If you’ve ever gone to bed early on a Friday night to wake up for a morning workout followed by breakfast and coffee at your favorite spot, you get it. Why not make their nights even more relaxing by gifting them an item to help them wind down? 

Peppermint Halo Oil from Saje - Peppermint Halo Oil, the iconic product from Saje, is a go-to natural miracle cure for headaches and helps cool and soothe the head, neck, and shoulders. Roll-on after a long work week, and voilà your friend will already be feeling lighter. 

Restful Night Bites from Vena CBD - Give the gift of rest! These gummies have the full spectrum hemp extract, which offers increased benefits by using the whole hemp plant.

Matcha Enzyme Mask from Urb Apothecary - Matcha isn’t just for lattes! Bring the facial to your friend with a mask that detoxifies, cleanses, balances, and heals skin.

Calm Intention Relaxing Self-Care Kit from Saje - Treat your friend to a spa at home with a collection of relaxing body care products. It’s a head-to-toe routine of lavender essentials.  

More Fun Crewneck Sweatshirt from Dri/kit - Our favorite sweatshirt. Not just because of its cheeky, cute slogan but because it’s so comfy and soft. This gift is for your friend who can never have too much loungewear.


For New Moms 
These gift ideas are for the new mom in your life. She's the one who's super excited but also feels like she has no idea what she's doing (but in reality, she does!). From balms especially made for the new baby to a card game for when her first kid enters elementary school (and it will happen way faster than we think!), these gifts will surely bring a smile to her face.

Baby Balm from Urb Apothecary - A natural balm made with a blend of natural ingredients to help soothe and nourish the baby’s skin. 

Snuggler from Beachfoam Co - Made-to-order snuggler that is so cute we’re tempted to buy one for us, too! Choose between a variety of colors and customize the ear stripes to make this gift one of a kind. 

Kids Edition of We’re Not Really Strangers - A classic card game made kid-friendly! This card game will help build a connection with their kids and the inner kid inside us all.

Belly Balm from Urb Apothecary - This balm is perfect for your friend who is expecting and wants some TLC for her skin, body, and mind. 

The Celebration Gift Set from Dri/kit - This set has everything they need to start a celebration. It’s a perfect way to express your excitement for all the moms who are ready to kick off any new chapter in their lives.


For the Writers 
We all have a friend or two who bring their journal everywhere. They're the ones who might prefer to write about their feelings than share them out loud with you, but that doesn't mean they don't love and appreciate you! Why not show your appreciation for them by giving a gift that demonstrates you know how important writing is to them?  

Self-care Notepad from Worthwhile Paper - The cutest little notepad, made from recycled paper, designed to make each day more intentional. 

The Five Minute Journal from The Intelligent Change - A classic gift for anyone who is looking to add a practice of gratitude into their life. It’s a key part of our morning routine that's helped us improve our wellbeing and start each day with a positive attitude. 

Writing Prompts from Rupi Kaur - These writing prompts are for your friend who loves to journal. The cards focus on the theme of balance and are designed to inspire creativity and growth. 

The Wine Duo from Dri/kit - A glass (or bottle!) of wine to help the creativity flow. The best part of it? It’s non-alcoholic so your friend can have as much as she wants without the dreaded hangover the next day. 


For the Men
This collection is for the men in your life who say they don’t like nice things but secretly do. From muscle joint salves to help with recovery to a sampler of alc-free drinks, these gifts are a great way to introduce your man to something new! 

Muscle Joint Salve from Urb Apothecary - Plant-based salve to help soothe injured or sore muscles. It’s the perfect gift to include as a stocking stuffer too!

The Social Sampler from Dri/kit - If your man likes to end the day by cracking open a cold one but wants to reduce his alcohol intake, this sampler is a fun way for him to explore all the delicious NA canned options available. 

Puremeso Everyday Henley from Normal Brand - Quality over quantity! This lightweight henley is a fresh take on a classic design. It's so comfortable and versatile it may become their new wardrobe staple.

 Written by: Elena Rogers

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