Beyond the crowd-pleasing gift of wads of $$$, it's difficult knowing what to give the impending graduate who's already been (mostly) independent for years at college. Ahead, this recent university grad did some of the research for you on what they may still be missing. Find kitchen aids that will help any graduate avoid the endless Seamless cycle to tech and travel gifts that will carry them from one career and city to the next.More
For those lucky few taking gap years and all those expecting to pick up roots after school, make an investment with a stylish stowaway bag that will keep them covered no matter what time zone they settle in. As a bonus, its handle doubles as a scale that lets them know when they've been overstuffing their baggage.
A22 Carry Bag, $295; raden.com.
This minimal folder fits everything you need to function out there in the real world, from an 11" laptop to your phone and notebooks. It's ideal for carrying into your first office job or looking pulled-together at an interview.
Minimalist Folio, $48; poketo.com.