1 - Take a cue from famously well-dressed James Bond and make sure you dress appropriately for your nect do.
2 - The LBD; when in doubt this is always a winning look for the ladies.
3 - Monogrammed notepads add a chic personal touch to your hostess gift.
4 - A crafty ideas; present a family recipe and required ingredients for your host to enjoy.
5 - Vintage aprons.
6 - Table Topic, great conversation starters!
7 - If all else fails, a bottle of pink Veuve is always a good choice for a hostess gift.