Gifts for Etiquette Lovers
Ginger Jar Boxed Set
This set of lovely, understated notecards features blue-and-white ginger jars and can be found at Mac & Murphy, a stationery shop in Charleston, South Carolina.
To buy: $25, macandmurphy.com
Boxwood Trellis Notepad
From Savannah shop Emily McCarthy & Co. comes this lovely notepad (perfect for keeping track of correspondence lists and to-dos) in a boxwood trellis pattern.
To buy: $18, emilymccarthy.com
Some Day You'll Thank Me for This: The Official Southern Ladies' Guide to Being a "Perfect" Mother by Gayden Metcalfe and Charlotte Hayes
Monogrammed Calling Cards
For the etiquette-minded social butterfly, a set of calling cards with personalized contact info from Savannah shop Emily McCarthy & Co.
To buy: $64, emilymccarthy.com
Leather Card Case
This elegant card case will keep their calling cards corralled.
To buy: $88, bloomingdales.com
Parker Urban Fountain Pen Kit
For the burgeoning letter writers in your orbit, a starter fountain pen kit from luxury pen brand Parker.
To buy: $42.97, amazon.com
Grandparent + Grandchild Pen Pal Correspondence Box
Encourage little ones to pen pal with their grands with this sweet correspondence kit.
To buy: $24, mrboddington.com
Please & Thank You Chocolate Chip Cookies
A delivery of these tasty treats from Please & Thank You Louisville is also a mannerly celebration.
To buy: $25, pleaseandthankyoulouisville.com
Yellowhammer Creative "Place Setting" Print
This ready-to-frame print from Birmingham-based Yellowhammer Creative is perfect for celebrating a loved one known for their impeccable table settings.
To buy: $10, yellowhammer-creative.myshopify.com
Teacup Coaster Set
Keep their afternoon spot of tea tidy with a set of these neat coasters featuring classic teacup designs.
To buy: $5, etsy.com
This personalized address embosser will elevate all their correspondence.
To buy: $30, neimanmarcus.com
Cheree Berry Paper Bow Place Cards
These clean-lined place cards offer a final flourish for a luncheon setting.
To buy: $8, maisonette.com
Gold Antler Place Card Holders
These gold place card holders elegantly invite guests to take their seats.
To buy: $24.50, potterybarn.com
English Afternoon Chocolate Tea Truffles
When in doubt, gift a box of indulgent truffles in a gorgeous box. For sharing, of course!
To buy: $29.99, shop.nordstrom.com
Tea Etiquette Print
A designy reminder for teatime, destined for her wall.
To buy: $19.94, etsy.com
Mind Your Manners Print
Another reminder that manners matter—this one’s perfect for the kitchen.
To buy: $23, etsy.com
Enamel Pin Set
These charming enamel pins commemorate the art of correspondence. Wear them proudly, letter-writers!
To buy: $22, mrboddington.com
Table Setting and Etiquette Placemat for Kids
It’s never too early to learn how to set proper places, and this mat can help.
To buy: $7.99, amazon.com
Modern Manners by Dorothea Johnson and Liv Tyler
Brush up with this book from renowned manners expert Dorothea Johnson and her granddaughter Liv Tyler.
To buy: $19.99, amazon.com
Cameron Street Vine Cardholder
Another cardholder—this one in a charming print for the pattern-minded.
To buy: $50, katespade.com
Mr. Boddington's Etiquette: Charm and Civility for Every Occasion by Mr. Boddington’s Studio
This winning manners handbook will keep them prepared for any and all occasions.
To buy: $18.95, amazon.com
Royal Albert “Old Country Roses” Three-Piece Tea Set
This pretty tea set is an heirloom in the making.
To buy: $83.99, macys.com
Tin Tea Set
This petal pink tin tea set is perfect for little ones playing pretend, and it comes with a matching carrying case for teatime on the go.
To buy: $39, potterybarnkids.com
Fisher Price Laugh & Learn Sweet Manners Tea Set
The kids in your life will love playing with this tea set—and learning teatime etiquette too.
To buy: $19.99, amazon.com
Women’s Embroidered Handkerchiefs
One etiquette tip: Never leave home without a lovely handkerchief tucked in your pocketbook.
To buy: $25, brooksbrothers.com
All in Good Taste by Kate Spade New York
This guide to entertaining is on its way to becoming a classic book for hosting gatherings big and small.
To buy: $27.50, amazon.com
Be Kind Enamel Pin
A reminder for etiquette-leaning lapels.
To buy $11.95, etsy.com
Cheree Berry Paper Itty Bitty Gift Enclosures
These striking gift enclosures add a touch of whimsy to gift giving and ensure recipients know to whom they should address their thank-you notes.
To buy: $20, maisonette.com