At Strat HQ, we consider ourselves experts at sniffing out things that look a lot more expensive than they are. Cheap, shiny metals like brass will do it; the lowest-ticket items from the priciest brands will, too. So in the spirit of one of our favorite posts on cheap but expensive-looking home décor, we went in search of the best expensive-looking gifts on Jet. Here, a teaser of what we found (a morsel, if you will), but for the whole enchilada of 40-plus gifts, head over to Jet to see all of our picks.
Mainstays Bedroom Nightstand Open Wood End Table in White
A nightstand that’s about as unobtrusive as any you can find — it doesn’t hold much but would look very nice with just a light stack of coffee-table books or magazines.
Sony SRS-XB2 Portable Wireless Bluetooth Speaker
Philips Sonicare 2 Series Plaque Control Electric Toothbrush, Steel Blue
Lipper Cherry 13 in. Serving Bowl with Salad Hands
Perfect for someone who hosts dinner parties on the regular, the cherry-wood salad bowl comes with its own tossing (and serving) hands.
Oggi Red Retro ’50s Wired Ashtray
Do you know someone who appreciates that Palm Springs aesthetic? They can imagine they’re hanging with the Rat Pack with this poppy ashtray — no smoking necessary.
Norpro French Butter Keeper, Original Butter Crock Butter Keeper
Keep your butter spreadable the way the French do — fill the interior of the lid with butter, add a smidge of water to the base, and leave it out at room temperature.
RSVP Endurance White Marble Cheese Board and Stainless Steel 7.5 Inch Cheese Knife
Compared to a wooden cheese board, this marble one will be way easier to clean — the matching knife gives it that extra bit of zhuzh.
Shop LC Red 100% Cotton Twill Weave Throw
A surprisingly large throw for the price — 65-by-55 inches — it’d look great just sitting on the couch or folded up on a wall ladder.
Cire Trudon La Marquise 35 ml Room Spray
Those Cire Trudon candles are, at this point, ubiquitous, so get your fancy friend a room spray that looks like a mini brushed-brass telescope.
Old Dutch International DuraCopper Precise Coffee and Tea Pour-Over Kettle
Kaldun and Bogle 093134 10L x 10.5W x 1.75H Cabbage Plate
Poler Rambler Pack Backpack Mens Sz 14L
This outdoorsy backpack has the retro look of a Fjallraven or Herschel without being the same thing everyone else has.
Penn Plax CatWalk Lavish Infinity Bed
Who says pet furniture has to be an eyesore? This little lounger — it looks like a cat daybed, no? — could have come out of Pottery Barn.
The Pioneer Woman Timeless Beauty 10-Inch Ribbed Glass Bowl
Milky glass is hugely on trend right now (chef Vivian Howard is dying to get some jadeite green glass bowls for the holidays), and this bowl gives you the look for about the price of a movie.
NEOGEN Dermalogy Bio Peel Gauze Lemon
The World of John Derian Wall Calendar 2018
Perhaps nobody better represents the intersection of highbrow-lowbrow better than John Derian — anyone who appreciates his quirky charm will love marking off every day of 2018 in this very affordable calendar.
Umbra Muse Ring Holder – Eiffel Tower Design
Brookstone Nap™ Robe
We’ve lovingly written about this trademarked Nap™ Robe before, but just to jog your memory, here’s what writer David Schwartz had to say: “Go ahead and gift someone it, because when you need a hug or when your roommate didn’t pay the gas bill, the Nap™ Robe is there. Just step inside and wrap yourself up, and, suddenly, life is a little easier. Blissful, even.”
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