With “Pomp and Circumstance” processions, caps, gowns, and a few tears, commencements are happening at schools across the country. While it’s usually a challenge to find a parking spot, selecting the perfect gift is even harder. We’ve pulled ideas for graduates embarking on a backpacking trip and for their peers starting at a new job. Some are lifelong essentials, such as a nice dictionary, or a sturdy overnight bag, and some are just plain fun. Whatever you settle on, make sure you give a “congrats” from us.
1. Keychains: $16; Brookstone | 2. 20x200 Gift Certificate | 3. Duffel Bag: $295; Filson | 4. "What to Cook and How to Cook It:" $39.95; Jayson Home & Garden | 5. Engravable Business Card Holder: $12; Pottery Barn | 6. Canon Powershot: $177.99; Amazon | 7. Gold Leather Dictionary: $185; Jayson Home & Garden |