Holiday Gift Guide: For the College Student

On today’s edition of the holiday gift guide, we’ve rounded up some of the best products for the college students in your life. Whether they’re running to class or trying to brighten up a drab dorm room, these gifts will remind your college kids how much you love them — and maybe even inspire them to call a little more often!

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Rookie Season Long-Sleeve Tee ($40) - Long-sleeve tees are such a clothing staple for college students. This one is part of the trendy clothing line from Rookie Season — an up-and-coming Nashville band — so it’s the perfect gift for the person who’s always discovering the newest musical sensations.

Tucker & Bloom Backpack (ON SALE for $117) - This backpack is a stylish take on a classic design, and it's made by a family-owned business right here in Nashville. It's fashionable and unique but also functional, making it the perfect gift, giving your student an extra reason to wake up for those 8 a.m. classes.

Thistle Farms Liquid Hand Soap ($12) - Give a gift that’s both practical and luxurious with this vanilla vetiver scented hand soap. It’s moisturizing and cleansing, and it’s made by survivors of trafficking, prostitution and addiction.

BRANDED Collective Small Cuff ($25) - These cuffs are stylish and support a worthy cause. Every BRANDED cuff is made by a former victim of human trafficking. Shown in copper, the small cuff is also available in gold and silver.

House Of Mug ($17) - You can never have too many coffee mugs, and this one is available exclusively at House Of. Give the coffee lover in your life a gift they’ll love, and every time they use it they’ll think of you!

Deer + Fox Print ($20) - This print is hand-designed by a local Nashville artist, and it makes a perfect addition to a boring dorm room wall — no nails or command hooks needed!


If you’re looking for that one big gift any college student is sure to love, consider buying one of our holiday boxes! The deluxe box includes a NASH Collection hat, a College in Color coloring book, Hester & Cook coloring pencils, an [a][di][a] jar candle, a House Of mug, Native magazine and a $10 House Of gift card. This box is available online for only $100, with options to pick up in store or ship.

Written by Bronte Lebo