Charleston Gift Guide: For the Ladies


Looking for the perfect gift for your mom, sister or wife? Or maybe you need a go-to hostess gift for an upcoming holiday party. These items are sure to delight.

rewined candlesRewined Candles are handmade and blended to mimic the flavors and scents of your favorite wines: Cabernet, Chardonnay, Champagne, Merlot, Pinot Grigio, Pinot Noir, Riesling and Sauvignon Blanc. These soy candles burn 60-80 hours and, to keep the wine theme going, they are molded into recycled wine bottles from Charleston restaurants. Price: $28 | Available at several Charleston area retailers and online.

This Charleston pillow is entirely hand embroidered on a light tea-color cotton cover that buttons Charleston Pillow - Largeoff for cleaning and is accented with blue and white ticked piping. Price: $149. Or pick up the mini version of the pillow perfect to use as an ornament or door hanger. Price: $19 | Available from Historic Charleston Foundation at historiccharleston.org.

Even after you’ve traveled back home, you can still smell the ocean with this Sea La Old Whaling CompanyVie Bar Soap from Old Whaling Co. This all-natural handmade soap is a mix of ripe citrus, sea salt and morning dew fresh florals. Ingredients include organic olive oil, essential oils, sunflower and palm oils, spearmint and eucalyptus. Price: $6 | Available in select Charleston area retailers and at oldwhalingcompany.com.

Who said tea was just for drinking? Charleston Tea Plantation has a variety of body productsTea Plantation_blog Tea Plantationinfused with tea grown right on the tea plantation. Products include American Classic Hand and Shower Cleansing Gel, Glycerine Hand Therapy and Body Silk – the perfect way to infuse your daily beauty routine with a little sweet tea. Price: $10.75-$12.50 | Available at the Charleston Tea Plantation Gift Shop or at charlestonteaplantation.com.