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

Holiday Gift Guide: For Him

On today's edition of the holiday gift guide, we're featuring presents for the guys in your life. Stop by House Of to support local designers and find unique presents every man on your list is sure to love!


Nash Collection Hat ($34.95) - The Nash hat is one of our most popular items, and it's the perfect gift for anyone who loves the city and wants to show off a little Nashville pride. Pictured in charcoal, the hats are also available in black, white, navy and light gray.

ABLE Wallet ($28) - Wallets are such a classic gift, and this raw leather one is unique and soft. It's also made by a company that employs women around the world to help keep them out of poverty. Pick one up today for a special guy in your life. They're available in both black and chocolate colors.

Beardition Basic Beard Set ($49) - This gift set includes beard shampoo, conditioner and oil. The products smell amazing, are made of all-natural ingredients and are specially designed to keep skin soft and beards looking healthy.  The set also comes with a drawstring bag, a Beardition pin and a sticker! We also carry individual Beardition products, including the Styling and Profiling Shave Cream ($18), pictured above.

Lock and Key Necklace (ON SALE FOR $39) -This necklace is inspired by the life of music icon Jeff Buckley, and it features a metal lock and key. All Lock and Key pieces are uniquely designed and made with high quality metals and leather.

Vibe Life Co. Tee ($25) - This tee is both comfortable and stylish, and it’s perfect for any guy in your life who cares about fashion and wants to support a local Nashville artist. They're available in green, red and white.


If you’re still struggling to find ideas, or if you want to avoid the hassle of shopping and order online instead, then a House Of gift box may be a great option for you! The “for him” box includes a Ranger Station candle, a BRANDED Collective small aluminum cuff, a House Of mug, Native magazine and a $10 House Of gift card. The box is available for only $75 and has options for shipping or in-store pickup, making it the perfect gift for the men in your life!

Written by Bronte Lebo

Holiday Gift Guide: For Her

It's hard to believe that it's time to start planning for the holidays already, but House Of has you covered for all of your gift buying needs!  Skip the crazy department store lines and support small local businesses this year by choosing gifts from our carefully curated collections of Nashville-based designers.

In the coming weeks, we'll be rounding up some of our favorite products and recommending gifts for all the people you care about. Today, we're featuring products for those special ladies in your life.

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Project 615 Tee ($25) - This light pink tee is perfect for any Southern girl who loves to be comfortable and cute at the same time. Proceeds from Project 615 go toward helping men in Nashville who are recovering from homelessness, addiction and mental illness, so you can give a great gift while also making a difference!

ABLE Meles Leather Handbag ($158) - This handbag — available in both cognac and black colors — has both short and long straps, making it perfect for running errands and other daily activities. It's made with raw leather, and ABLE employs impoverished women in Africa and Nashville, giving them sustainable employment to keep them out of poverty.

The Vintage Wallflower 7" Hoop ($26) - Remind one of the girls in your life how valued she is with this hand-stitched hoop that tells her "you're like, really pretty." This hoop is just one of several unique Vintage Wallflower pieces available at House Of.

Thistle Farms Uplifting Soak ($10) - This citrus wood scent is such a refreshing addition to a normal bath. At only $10, it's affordable while still being a perfect gift for someone who loves to be pampered. And Thistle Farms products are handmade by women who are survivors of addiction, prostitution and trafficking. 

Garner Blue Silk Neckerchief ($36) - This little scarf is both timeless and trendy, and it's hand-dyed with all-natural indigo. The silk is also incredibly soft! 

Bela Begonias Sunrise Agate Slice Necklace ($60) - This necklace is beautiful and unique, so it's perfect for the jewelry-lover in your life — she probably won't have anything else like it. All Bela Begonias pieces are handmade with high-quality materials, so buying this necklace will both support a local artist and show someone you care!


No time to shop around? We have an option for that too! For the first time ever, House Of is selling exclusive holiday gift boxes online. The "For Her" box includes a Thistle farms stocking stuffer set, a BRANDED Collective tiny brass cuff, an [a][di][a] tin candle, a House Of mug, Native magazine and a $10 House Of gift card! At only $75 — with options to ship or pick up in store — this box is a great value and is sure to delight almost any woman on your gift-giving list! 

Written by Bronte Lebo