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12 of the Most Instagrammable (and ‘Likable’) Gifts

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Paired with plenty of natural light and a witty caption, these aspirational gifts guarantee that Instagram popularity is only a few posts away. Nourish a friend’s nostalgia with a fleet of Massimo Vignelli’s iconic Heller mugs — which are safe for use in all modern machines (dishwashers, microwaves). Or gift a perfect-fitting vintage-shaped tee without the “thrift store” smell.

Lemon Up Shampoo
$15 at Vermont Country Store

Each bottle of shampoo contains the juice of one full lemon.

Animal Pals Soap on a Rope
$15 at Vermont Country Store

Nobody needs a cherry-blossom-scented pig on a string. And that is exactly the point.

Gold Flask
$40 at Izola

For smuggling whiskey into the big game (or the movie theater).

Mosser Glass 3-Piece Glass Mixing Bowl Set Color
$73 at Amazon

Just like grandma had!

Tennen Spiral Incense
$42 at The Line

Incense is ancient. Spirals are fun.

Mason Pearson Pocket Bristle Hair Brush
$120 at Dermstore

It was a status symbol in 1890 and it’s a status symbol now. The travel version is (slightly) more affordable.

Flower Balm
$14 at Winky Lux

Mood lipstick for millennials.

Heller Rainbow Mugs, Set of 6
$60 at Design Within Reach

Drink the rainbow.

Leminimo iPhone Case
$10 at Amazon

Hollywood Regency glamour for 21st-century appliances.

Nelson Pajama Set
$250 at Sleepy Jones

Be Cary Grant — or just look like him!

Tsubota Pearl Green Tortoise Lighter
$40 at Tetra

A good old-fashioned hand-lacquered lighter.

“The Rumors Are True” T-Shirt
$65 at Monogram

The fit is classic. The condition is new.

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12 of the Most Instagrammable (and ‘Likable’) Gifts