Graduation season is almost upon us, and that means a whole new flock of young PR professionals will leave their college years behind and begin their journey in the workforce. We’ve hand-picked a few of our favorite items to celebrate the future publicist in your life and reward their years of hard work.
A rentable wardrobe
It's time to retire the all-day athleisure and begin building a work-friendly wardrobe. In PR, it's necessary to be on trend always, and those in the know, know that renting is the way to go. A gift subscription to Gwynnie Bee, available in sizes 0-32, will leave her giddy.Gwynnie Bee subscription, available at Gwynnie Bee
It's all about who you know, so send your grad off into the world armed with some sage advice to help her make the kind of connections and build the sort of lasting relationships that will help guide her path forward. This guidebook comes complete with lessons and self-work exercises.
A Tribe Called Bliss, $23.40, available at Lori Harderor Amazon
The post-graduation job search is a stressful time, not to mention the job itself. Remind her to stay positive and know you're rooting for her success with this grab and go tee.
No Bad Days shirt by Ban.do, $38, available at TOBI
Help your grad upgrade from their old dorm mattress to a bed that’s made just for them. Recently launched by Mattress Firm, tulo is a new kind of bed-in-a-box-brand that fundamentally believes “one is not a choice.” The brand offers mattresses in three different firmness levels for specific types of sleepers.Tulo mattress, available at Tulo
On trend tech
As the new kid in the office, recent grads are expected to wow colleagues with their knowledge of new tech tools and trends. Help your grad prove their tech-savvy knowledge with the Lifeprint Wireless Photo and Video Printer. Lifeprint creates prints straight from your camera roll and social media accounts. Plus, it’s augmented reality feature is straight from the future; print a video still and watch the actual video from the companion app. That's one cool party trick.
Lifeprint, $129.95, available at The Grommet
Safety is now stylish thanks to this collab between personal safety device company Revolar and sustainable jewelry brand Cerimani. A simple press of the pendant will send an alert for help. Choose from either Moonstone or Turquoise.
Revolar x Cerimani Necklace, $99 presale May 1 (reg $125-$150), Revolar
Pack it Up
Post-grad life for a PR girl can be summed up in a few words: busy, on-the-go, and hustling hard! Which is exactly why this combo tote is the perfect gift for the girl making her way off campus and into the big city. The adjustable strap allows it to be worn as a backpack, crossbody, satchel AND tote.
the POPPINS, $348, available at JEMMA
Help the grad you love stay organized in their life post-college with a planner that offers function AND style. The Day Designer Academic Year Flagship Edition features daily planning pages and scheduling, top 3 to-do prompts, goal setting worksheets, and so.much.more, giving her all the tools she needs to conquer #adulting. The only catch? Picking one of the 11 gorgeous cover styles available.
Academic Year Flagship Edition, $49-$59, available at Day Designer
Oh so Polished
Help your grad stay on budget by making it easy for her to keep her mani fresh at home. Painted Polish contains ZERO of the gross chemicals found in other polish and this collection of blush shades is PR Girl perfect.
I Love Blush Polish Set, $49-$59, available at Painted Polish
Breathe it in
Yes, finals are over but that doesn't mean life is just one big party. Set your grad up for success with the little black dress of essential oil diffusers and send her off with a few scents - lavender for relaxation, grapefruit for energy. Even if her apartment is the size of a closet, at least it will smell like the spa!
JASMINE Aroma Diffuser, $59.99, available at Stadler Form
There are few things better than a unique piece of jewelry to commemorate a big life event. Choose her school colors, birthstone or another meaningful reminder and work with designer Phoebe Jonas to design a completely custom keepsake she'll treasure for the rest of her life.
Droplet Ring, $475-$2500, available at Phoebe Jonas
Right on Time
For the PR grad keeping an eye on her texts, emails and daily steps via her Apple Watch, a Bezels & Bytes band is the perfect style upgrade. She'll be thrilled to ditch the nylon and show off her new classy look.
Chainlink and Leather Apple Watch Band, $98, available at Nordstrom
Keep it fun
Becoming a college graduate don't mean you can't still have a little fun. Add a touch of playfulness to your college grade's routine with the OMG! Cosmetics Case.
OMG! holographic cosmetics case, $24, available at OMG! Accessories
Made from natural fibers like eucalyptus and rejuvenated microfiber, this skin-friendly comforter will make sure your grad is well-rested and ready to take on whatever post-grad life has to offer.
Buffy Comforter, $120, available at Buffy
Help your grand find her own authentic style with detailed and witty fashion tips from personal stylist and fashion blogger Alois Guinut. The book covers every element of style down to the pattern choice, and is chock-full of graphics and street-style photos from the streets of Paris. This guidebook is the perfect gift to get your graduate ready to wear her new agency wardrobe with confidence.
Dress like a Parisian, $24, available at Dress Like a Parisian and Amazon