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... AND GRADS

MAKE THAT FIRST HOME AWAY FROM HOME FEEL LIKE ... HOME

LODGE 12" CAST IRON SKILLET

One of the rites of passage into adulthood? Mastering this heavy-duty, do-it-all cooking tool. The next step: Learn to clean and season it (don't soak it in water!).

PRICE: $32.95

CRATEANDBARREL.COM

SONOS ONE

This compact, powerful speaker comes with Amazon Alexa built in—perfect for listening to music while ordering more toilet paper.

PRICE: $199

AMAZON.COM

BOSE QUIETCOMFORT 35 WIRELESS HEADPHONES II

The essential accessory for anyone's first cubicle: noise-canceling headphones.

PRICE: $349.95

BOSE.COM

HOMESICK CANDLES

The state-themed scents—bourbon and cedarwood for Kentucky, apple cider and coffee for Massachusetts—will remind them of where they came from.

PRICE: $29.95

HOMESICKCANDLES.COM

PHILIPS SOMNEO SLEEP AND WAKE-UP LIGHT

Help the newly employed twentysomething recapture circadian rhythms with this clock that uses light to ensure they wake up and get to work on time.

PRICE: $199.99

PHILIPS.COM

BOTTLELOFT

These magnetic strips allow you to suspend metal-capped bottles from the roof of the refrigerator, clearing shelf space for other important items—like, more bottles.

PRICE: $38

UNCOMMONGOODS.COM