Graduation Gift Guide 2024

by TLM Team on May 10, 2024 in Gift Guides,

Embark on a journey of celebration with our Graduation Gift Guide! We’ve curated a collection of gift ideas that ignites the excitement for what lies ahead.

ENO ProFly Rain Tarp

For those looking to spend their graduation trip outdoors (June is Camping Month!), the ENO ProFly Rain Tarp is durable and even sound protective from the elements. With a 6-point anchor system with no knots needed, the heavy-duty ripstop nylon waterproof fabric and shape is perfect for managing the weather elements. Your grad will surely appreciate this tool! $84.95

Lilly Pulitzer & Recess Pickleball Paddle

As pickleball is all the rage, Lilly Pulitzer & Recess Pickleball have collaborated and created a fancy pickleball paddle to serve up some style on the court. This limited-edition paddle features a special new “In a Pickle” print. $118

 The 50 States Bucket List Book

Perfect for graduates ready to hit the road and travel, The 50 states Bucket List is a beautifully illustrated leather bound journal that includes information and fast facts about each state including nicknames, birds and even “not to miss” locations. With key attractions for each state and recommended destination plans, there is plenty to keep you busy all over the U.S. $19.99

Kane Footwear

Kane Footwear dedicates itself to recovery of the body and the planet. Using expert-design and biobased manufacturing, the Kane Revive is designed specifically for active recovery. In collaboration with a board-certified foot and ankle surgeon, the Revive is made with bio-based RestoreFoamand integrates principles of active recovery to renew the body through stimulation, circulation and blood flow. Offered in a variety of color combinations, get going with Kane Footwear. $75

Tumbleweed TexStyles Apparel

Based in Frisco, Tumbleweed TexStyles is a Texas-inspired lifestyle and apparel brand kickstarted by two high school teachers over a decade ago. This family-owned business prides itself on being authentic and uniquely hand-created right here in the Lone Star State. They offer plenty of items (tshirts, caps, and stickers) to send off with your grad to flash off their Texas style. Prices vary

Sister Homage Jewelry

Founded by jewelry designer Ellie Hildebrand, Sister Homage offers jewelry pieces for everyday luxury. Each piece is crafted with a special meaning. Whether you’re looking for a religious or secular charm paired with a chain or another momentous momento for your grad, there’s a wide selection. The Queen of the Forest ring, the Sequoia ring and the Hydrangea hoops all come in both 14k solid gold and vermeil. Price Varies

Curlfriend Collective Hair Accessories

Curly founder and influencer Chloe Homan strives to provide hair accessories made of 100% Mulberry silk to help prevent breakage on curly, oily or wavy hair. Grab scrunchies, headbands or hair scarves for your lucky grad. Price Varies

Bra Bar

Believing that confidence starts with undergarments that make a gal feel great from the inside out, a Bra Bar gift certificate might just be the perfect grad gift. Featuring a variety of sizes, colors and options, Bra Bar offers an entire “bar” of bras. Striving to provide both comfort and style, their bras are versatile and come with various features to customize each piece to your own liking. Price Varies

Happy Explorer First Aid Kit

Equipped with 265 pieces of first aid supplies, the Happy Explorer is the perfect addition for any outdoor adventure (remember June is Outdoors Month!). With treatments for poison ivy, 1st and 2nd degree burns, insect and bug bites and more, help your grad be prepared for hikes or camping trips. $19.88

Pedernales Cellars Wine

Cheers to the graduate! Dedicated to the creation of world-class wines using ecologically sound practices, with a focus on grape varieties that can be grown with exceptional quality in the Texas Hill Country, Pedernales Cellars proudly boasts their home-grown Texas wine. Near Fredericksburg, the winery is surrounded by Texas Hill Country scenery. Grab a bottle as a gift or to enjoy during the grad party.

Pleasing Candles and Fragrances

Founded by celeb Harry Styles, Pleasing offers hip fragrances and candles that grads will get a whiff of. With three new scents, the fragrances are meant to inspire an artful experience that combines creativity and functionality. Texans can even find Pleasing pop-ups around the state. The Rivulets Set features both a candle and perfume. $200 (set)

KURU Footwear

With a variety of men’s and women’s footwear, KURU is dedicated to offer heel support in every shoe they design. Perfect for high school grads preparing for learning to walk around college campuses, for casual wear or hiking trips. With shoes for virtually every occasion, gift these to someone who loves the outdoors. Their ATOM Trail combines lightweight support, advanced traction, and sturdy construction for stability and support through every switchback on the trail. Elevate your next adventure, and feel more energetic after! Price Varies


 TJ Bag

The Taylor Joy Bag is perfect to pair with graduation pictures and post graduation dinner or gatherings. This stylish purse is elegant and versatile, made with high-quality vegan leather. Fitted with built-in card slots and a sleek design. We love that the colors match some of our favorite Texas universities! $102

Moxie Scrubs

For those graduates looking to pursue a career in healthcare, Moxie Scrubs offers D2C medical scrubs. Affordable, fashion-forward styles with a patent-pending comfort waistband, gift these to your future nurse or doctor for a perfect grad gift. They are of the utmost comfort and actually look good enough to wear day to evening as needed. Price Varies

Hydro-Force Cove Champion Inflatable Kayak Set by Bestway

For those looking to getaway for the summer after graduation, The Hydro-Force™ Cove Champion Inflatable Kayak from Bestway is equipped with a paddle, pump and a patch and suitable for lakes, rivers and even the ocean! Designed for a quick and easy set up, this lightweight kayak is also fitted with adjustable seats with a backrest and storage space for snacks and extra equipment. What a fun grad gift to hit the water! $130

Bestway Tritech Air Mattress

We love the idea of an air mattress as a grad gift. Whether your grad is headed to a dorm room, new apartment or some other accommodation, this gift will come in handy for guests that want to visit. Ditch the sleeping bags and level up your comfort with this comfy air mattress. This Queen-sized bed promises strength, durability and comfort all night long, and with its compact size and built-in pump, it’s perfect for travel or easy storage. Also available on Amazon$35

Soula Margaritas

These canned margaritas are made from premium Mexican agave azul wine. Whether you want to gift these to your favorite college graduate or bring to the party! Each can is 5% ABV and 140 calories, gluten-free, GMO-free and vegan. Check out their all-natural authentic flavors like mango, citrus, lime, paloma and pineapple chili. $12.99 for 4 pack