1) Espresso Maker: Treat your grad to a high-end espresso maker. Coffee is essential to getting through the work day and most entry level positions won’t support endless Starbucks runs. The SMEG Espresso Coffee Machine from West Elm will take their first apartment up a notch too!

2) A Professional Wardrobe: Post-college, your grad may need a little assistance transitioning from yoga pants to professional wear. Schedule a “Made to Measure” appointment at Brooks Brothers for your graduate. This personalized experience allows you to create tailor-made dress shirts, suits, sport coats, pants and overcoats. Choose from more than 1,000 fabrics and customize details such as shirt collars, pocket styles, cuffs, linings, buttons and more. All suiting items are complete with a personalized label. Offerings start at $1,395 for suits and at $129 for shirts. Garments are ready in 3 to 4 weeks.

3) Designer Purse: Help your college grad ease into adulting with a new, sophisticated hand bag — and fill it with gift cards to get her started. Monkee’s of Virginia Beach carries the latest in CHANEL, Louis Vuitton and Chloe.

4) Bedding: There’s nothing worse than trying to acclimate to a new environment, while sleep deprived. Help them get a good night’s sleep with high-quality bedding. West Elm’s modern bedding include duvets, sheet sets, pillows and more. You’ll find chic bedding collections in a wide range of styles and colors.

5) Kitchenware: Upgrade your graduate from the red solo cup to real glassware from Anthropologie. We love their cheerful Pipiry DOF Glasses, 4 for $40.

6) Books: Adjusting to post-college life can be rough. Fortunately, there’s little a good self-help book can’t solve. Barnes and Noble has an array of books to help guide new grads in to adulthood; ranging from collections of inspirational quotes, “how-to” land your first job, to one-pot recipe books for the first time cook.

7) Bike: Depending on where your graduate lands a job, a bike may be the preferred method of transportation in their new city. You can find great bike deals at DICK’S Sporting Goods on brands like Schwinn, GT, Giro and much more.

8) A Nice Watch: Watches for some reason symbolize adulthood. One great way to celebrate their recent accomplishment is to give the graduate a luxury watch. Locally owned, Boyer’s Diamonds at Town Center, has a wide variety of timepieces to choose from.

9) Buy An Experience: With the stress of finals finally over, give your grad a gift to help them relax before starting their new job. Consider a spa day at Modern Salon and Spa or tickets to a show at the Sandler Center For The Performing Arts.

10) A Gym Membership: For the past 4 years, they’ve probably established a fitness routine at their on-campus gym. You’ll want your graduate to continue this healthy habit post-college. Sign them up for a gym membership at the YMCA Town Center. The YMCA’s Nationwide Membership program enables you to visit any participating Y in the United States through membership at your “home” YMCA.