Welcome to your July Smart Style! We’ve hand-picked items and gifts that will help keep you safe, healthy and ready for the return to travel for your attendees—and you. Tweet us your faves @smartmeetings!
This charger rollup case, handmade in Spain and available in dozens of unique colors, comes with three separate compartments to keep your cords tucked and tidy. Simply stash, roll and tie to save space and sanity. Plus, personalize your order and emboss with initials or a company logo. globalgifting.com
Stylin’ in Straw
Sustainably sourced and hand-made by women in Bali, this 100 percent straw ata leaf backpack is the key to keeping chic during summer travel. With its round bottom, tan leather straps and linen dust bag, it totes your larger must-haves without making it look like you’re headed off to first period. poppyandsageco.com
That New Hotel Smell
Hotels evoke all the excitement of travel, and now you can recreate your favorite Bonvoy member trip by diffusing Marriott’s signature scent at home. Fill your living room or office with a crisp blend of apple, grapefruit, jasmine, rose and cedar. You can even order takeout and pretend it’s room service. shopmarriott.com
Born of a pandemic pivot, this company lets your gift-box recipients cherry-pick their faves from hundreds of unique, healthy and hard-to-find treats. Keep it even easier with a whittled down curation like the Summer Medley box, with options like Watermelon Rush Ace Recovery Juice, banana bread superfood cookies, creamy black bean dip and plum-and-yuzu tonic. snackmagic.com
Just Right Jammies
With hot summer nights come the Goldilocks pajama problem. To stave off night sweats and keep comfy all through your REM cycle, try these Swedish-born pajamas that use innovative construction techniques to weave natural fibers into a material eight times more breathable than cotton and comfy as a cloud. dagsmejan.com
Swag Bag Stuffers
Pretty in Protea
A woman-owned company in Portland makes these cheery paint-by-number kits of the South African-native King Protea flower. Comes with two brushes, eight nontoxic acrylic paints and a quality canvas.
Just Don’t Call It A Fanny Pack
In an array of colors and patterns, this sleek, two-pocket hip pouch keeps keys, phone, sanitizer and other must-haves at hip level as the world returns to travel, events and celebrations—and misplacing small essential items.
Smart and Classic
This highly technical timepiece has the silhouette of a luxury Citizen watch—but comes with a color touchscreen dial, comfortable blue silicone strap, and access to all the health and productivity apps you need on the go, including built-in heart rate monitoring.
Everything’s Coming Up Roses
Delight attendees with a summery sucker that surpasses the Tootsie Pop. These elegant treats span eight flavors, from strawberry basil to peach marigold, but the real surprise is the “stem”—each stick is embedded with seeds. Plant it and water it. uncommongoods.com