So they arrive on time
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Whether they’re starting the next chapter of their education or off to the races as someone’s treasured new employee, they’ll need to get there on time and in style. This ESQ Men’s Classic Stainless Steel Watch is a wheeler and dealer’s ideal entry into the world of sharp time-telling, but also a great statement piece for the forward-thinking career woman.
ESQ Quartz Stainless Steel Casual Watch, $225, Amazon.com.
For the caffeine queen (or king)
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Speaking of getting places on time, if waking up is constantly a problem for the grad in your life, they’ll appreciate this BodyBrew Cold Brew system that helps retain all the best coffee flavor while making coffee digestion way easier on the body. We think it’s one of the best graduation gifts for the health-conscious, and you call tell the recipient to read our list of calorie-free coffee hacks for more good ideas.
BOD Cold Brew System, starting at $69, bodybrew.com.
For the well-rounded grad
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This is going to sound kooky, but we think a live carambola tree from PlantOgram is the gift that keeps on giving. The star-shaped fruit tree easily lives indoors in cold climates, but can also be planted outdoors in warmer climates like southern states and the west to produce citrus-flavored fruits that are the easiest answer to fitting in your five a day. They also accent homemade cocktails well if your grad is the party-having type, but what really makes this one of the best graduation gifts is the company’s commitment to giving back. With each purchase, 20 percent of the proceeds go to Race to Erase MS, a foundation formed to help find a cure for the debilitating disease.
Carambola/Star Fruit Tree, $62.60, plantogram.com.