A monogrammed plate shows your hostess she got everything at the party letter perfect.
Decorative monogrammed plates, $38, C. Wonder. 5 Main St., Southampton, 287-2645
The perfect parting present, as it allows a party-thrower to frame the photos after the soiree.
Ikat Frame, $40, Fishers Home Furnishings. 144 Main St., Sag Harbor, 725-0006
For the hosting hommes in your life, a tome full of timeless styling tips is sure to delight.
Gary Cooper Enduring Style, $65, James B. Fairchild. 619 Hampton Rd., Southampton, 259-3731
Fancy party-throwers will be thrilled with bottle bijoux in the form of a polished horn bottle stopper.
Polished Horn Bottle Stoppers, $60, H. Groome. 9 Main St., Southampton, 204-0491
The sweetest thank-yous are actually edible (and preferably chocolate!).
Chocolate Chip Brioche, by the pound, Levain Bakery. 354 Montauk Hwy., Wainscott, 537-8570
Personalized, shatterproof cups will make every Ms. Perfect pool party hostess happy.
Shatterproof personalized cups, $36/ dozen, The Monogram Shop. 11 Newtown Ln., East Hampton, 329-3379
Playful questions ensure that everyone at the fête feels like old friends, fast.
Therapy Tabletopics Game, $26, Sylvester and Co. 103 Main St., Sag Harbor, 725-5012
Take Trina Turk’s quintessential summer patterns poolside with this bold ice bucket.
Mirage Ice Bucket, $58, Trina Turk. 79 Main St., East Hampton, 324-7075