WI N T H E B E S T - G U E S T AWA RD

Elle (Canada) - - Special -

It’s Satur­day night and you’re en route to Per­fect Polly’s soiree. (We all know that girl.) Here’s how to own the host­ess-gift game.

IN­STEAD OF RE-GIFTED EASTER CHOCOLATES:

Un­pas­teur­ized honey from the Gaspésie re­gion of Que­bec. Classe Ou­vrière Seashore Honey ($14.50, at so­ci­ete-orig­nal.com)

IN­STEAD OF THAT HOPE-THEY­DON’T-KNOW-HOW-CHEAP-THIS-IS

WINE:

A cit­rusy clas­sic for some very French and un­ex­pected aper­i­tifs.

Lil­let (from $15.95, lil­let.com) IN­STEAD OF CON­VE­NIENCE-STORE FLOW­ERS:

Some del­i­cate buds dis­played in tiny vases of dev­as­tat­ing el­e­gance. Oji Masanori “Ji­con” flower vases

(from $45 each, at mjolk.ca)

S.L.

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