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Gift Basket Idea: Classy Careerist


Whether one of your gal pals just recently landed her dream internship, is busy job searching and interviewing, or already works a 9 to 5 career, this gift basket is sure to pamper any young professional. Instead of using a traditional basket for this gift set, I started with a woven desktop organizer. Cubicles can be so stark and gray, so a little decor goes a long way.

Help your working girl get the year off to a bright, shiny start with a new planner. This metallic one is sleek, polished, and just the right amount of glam. Throw in a ceramic coffee mug that will get used morning after morning and afternoon after afternoon. Beauty can be tricky in a professional setting, but a lovely lipstick in a subtle nude tone will ensure your worker bee is sitting pretty at her desk and feeling pulled together before a big meeting or lunch.

Add a couple fashion accessories that will suit her business casual environment. I adore watches with skinny bands and detailed faces. If she wears glasses, you could throw in a gift card to an online shop so that she can pick out some new specs to put the finishing touch on her workplace wardrobe.

What would you love to be gifted as an intern or young professional?

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