Gifting with Crystal Palecek: What to Get the Host


Go on, pull out your no-clue-what-to-get-them file. We’ve teamed up with Crystal Palecek, editor-in-chief of online lifestyle magazine Rue (what a stylish name), who chose her top twelve gift picks for everyone. We’re talking coworker, landlady, barista – the list goes on.

First up? Your neighborhood party planner.

Rue Magazine Gift Picks Day 1

Archipelago Botanicals White Fig 5.25oz Candle
“A Rue gal never arrives empty-handed,” Palecek says. 

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Crystal Palecek founded Rue magazine, a digital lifestyle publication, and serves as its editor-in-chief. A true visionary and entrepreneur, Crystal launched Rue in the summer of 2010 as a way to bring fresh content to a rapidly growing online design community. Considered a pioneer in digital publishing and an expert in new media, Crystal is regularly asked to speak on topics about design and social media and stands at the forefront of change as the relationship between publishing and the design industry evolves. Most notably, Crystal was recognized by the New York Times in a piece entitled “The Thriving Online Shelter Magazine Industry.” The article acknowledges the rising popularity of digital publications and the immense potential of click-through technology that directs readers to the point of purchase. A longtime design enthusiast, Crystal can also be found decorating spaces in her spare time for friends and family. She lives in San Francisco with her husband.

December 2, 2013