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The In Box

Wine makes a popular present or hostess/host gift, but why stop there? You can dress up the bottle in a variety of styles, knowing that your selection is totally reusable. Pickings might be thin at this point in the holiday shopping season but, then again, you might catch a sale in your search for these or other whimsical wine bags (and maybe one or two to pack away for next year).

Luxe: Faux-fur wine bags in brown, ivory or snow leopard are from the INC International Concepts collection. Regularly priced $30 each at select Macy’s,

Ho ho ho: Fabric wine bag is inspired by this familiar fella. Regularly priced $9.95 at select Pier 1 stores,

Cheers: Fabric wine bag with bow is from the Plaid Tidings collection at Pier 1,, where you can check local store availability. Regularly priced $7.95.

In stitches: A pair of pompoms adds extra fun to the Threshold Woven Wine Cozy. Priced $12.99 at select Target stores,

Over the top: Wine covers from the Food Network include the Top Hat Snowman, Santa Chimney and Santa Pants designs. Originally priced $14.99 to $19.99 at Kohl’s,