How to Gift (or Get) the Ultimate Home Bar
A stylishly procured bar is one of the most impressive things people can have in their homes. Something about having the perfect tools, drinkware, and beverage options at your immediate disposal make any home look chic and sophisticated. And not so coincidentally, those items (shakers, tools, glassware, booze) also make perfect gifts for housewarmings or host gifts because they're a) compact; b) useful; and c) not things people frequently buy for themselves.
Plus, there is so much amazing bar décor out there, from hammered copper cups to artsy glasses, so you can really ensure that there's a personal touch to anything you gift. We had a ton of fun scanning the web to find the perfect items—for wine drinkers, shot takers and experienced mixers alike—to induce bar-envy from even your chicest friends. All would make amazing gifts, for sure, but honestly, you may just want to keep them for yourself.
For wine enthusiasts, having a gorgeous decanter to go from bar to table is essential, and this glass and brass one comes with an acacia coaster to make the presentation even more perfect.
Bottle of White, Bottle of Red
What's a bar without the beverages? This set gives your host everything they need to start a party off right.
Stemless Wine Glasses
And of course, with that wine you'll need glassware. While most people have their own go-to glasses, these acrylic (read: virtually unbreakable) ones are perfect to take outside, or on rooftops.
Hammered Copper Shot Cups
Moscow mule cups made mini! These might actually convince us to take a shot.
Pineapple Cocktail Shaker
We can't get over how much we love these shiny symbols of hospitality.
Natural Acacia Coaster with Gold Metal
This coasters are a classy-AF gift that cost literally 10 bucks a set.
This rustic-chic wood muddler will help make the perfect mojito.
Sunset DOF Glass
Who could forget any party you have if you're serving cocktails in these?
Bar Tool Set
All the gilded basics in one sweet set.