12 Amazing Gifts From Some Incredible Irish Businesses
From pretty prints to luxurious scarves, happy shopping!
With most people doing their Christmas shopping online this festive season, The STELLAR Gift Guides are back to help you find that perfect gift this winter. From travel to beauty must-haves, there’s something for everyone, even that tricky secret Santa, just search #STELLARGiftGuide.
Audrey Hamilton Originals
Perfect for that person who seems to have just about everything, an art lover, or – really anyone, an Audrey Hamilton print. Audrey’s work is packed with wonderful colours, stunning images and is almost like a little escapsim hanging on the wall. What more would you want to gift around the year we’ve had? Choose from various animals, pop art, or even your very own Audrey Hamilton Original. Check out her work right here.
The Handmade Soap Company
The Handmade Soap Company are all about being kind to the planet and the skin, with gorgeous ingredients that go into each and every product by hand. From shampoo and conditioner to hand cream and even cuticle oil, there’s something for everyone – making the perfect gift for under the tree this year. Not to mention their brand new and most sustainable range to date, Anam.
And, in further great news, The Handmade Soap Company officially opened their first ever stand alone store – a Pop-Up for three months on Dublin’s Wicklow Street. As well as picking up gorgeous gifts, you can even watch the products being made. How cool? Pop into their new store, or shop online right here.
Another classic gift each year is the personalised LanaiBLO. The LanaiBLO hairdryer is all about giving you the fasted experience of blow-drying your hair at home, along with anti-static technology so that the cuticles of your hair are left smooth and shiny – giving you a gorgeous blow-dry each time from the comfort of your own home. I have super thick hair that tends to not do what it’s told, and I couldn’t be happier with the LanaiBLO. You can get a personalised message on your LanaiBLO, perfect for a Christmas gift, and choose from a range of shades including Rose Gold, Pink, White, Chrome, and more. Find out more right here.
April & The Bear
If you haven’t shopped the stunning collection from Irish store April & the Bear just yet, you’re missing out. From gas prints and fabulous decor bits to luxe furniture and gorgeous gifts, they have a bit of everything. These curly champagne coupes from April & the Bear are sure to put a smile on anyone’s face this year, shop ’em in their Rathmines store or online here.
A stunning bouquet will put a smile on anyone’s face – whether it’s for Christmas or a ‘just because’ kind of gift. Crate Flowers go above and beyond when it comes to their gifting range, with handpicked fresh seasonal flowers, they make the perfect bunch! They even do DIY wreath making kits that you can get your hands on just before Christmas. Shop the range here.
Well, who would want a piece of Chupi jewellery under their tree to end 2020 in the best way possible? Chupi pieces are utterly timeless, whether you’re on the lookout for the most stunning engagement ring, the perfect pair of earrings, a necklace to be treasured or a piece that will be able to be passed down throughout generations. Shop the gorgeous Christmas gifts right here.
Laura Duffy Print
Looking for a gift that’s a little different? Look no further. Laura is an independent Artist and Illustrator from Dublin, and her prints are next level fabulous. They’re colourful, eye-catching, and are all about positive messages and empowerment. Ideal for someone who just moved into a new place, created their own little home office, or just love a pop of colour in their space. Laura also offers custom prints, where you can send her a photo and she’ll work her magic with it. Unfortunatley, they’re all sold out for now, but be sure to keep your eyes on ’em in the future. Check out Laura’s prints here.
Rossi & Rossi Handmade Candles
Rossi & Rossi Candles is a range of delicately scented, beautifully handcrafted candles derived from pure plant ingredients that include soy wax and pure essential oils. The result is a natural, non-toxic, longer-lasting and a clean-burning sensory candle that would make a gorgeous gift this Christmas. The candles, €22, and diffusers, €26, can be delivered anywhere in Ireland. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or (01) 833 7021 for all the info.
Luxury Silk Scarf from Tidings
Even if the person you’re buying for has 101 scarves, chances are they won’t have a scarf like this. Inspired by a message in a bottle, Tidings is an Irish company by Niamh Gillespie. Bringing together statements of positivity and optimism with luxury silk, they’ll make the perfect present this Christmas. Choose from sayings such as ‘Be Kind’, ‘Chin Up’, ‘Bloom With Grace’ and many more. Shop here.
Ella & Jo Skincare Must-Haves
Ella & Jo have curated an extra-special list of skin-care gift sets for the 2020 holiday season, which we happen to think are golden tickets to both gifting and glowing. These Ella & Jo Christmas sets contain your favourite products, premium ingredients and formulas, including the Squeaky Clean Makeup Brush Cleanser, 3 in 1 Hyaluronic Skin Mist, Hydrating Hyaluronic Serum. Shop it here.
Dingle Gin Baubles
A Dingle Gin and a keepsake gift for the Christmas tree all in one? Queue this way, please. Dingle Gin has launched a limited edition Dingle Gin Bauble, containing the perfect measure of your favourite gin to enjoy, which is available to purchase from dingledistillery.ie and retailers nationwide for €18.
NIMA Brush Gift Bundles
A set of brushes will always be a FAB gift. And these gorgeous sets from NIMA Brush are up there with the best. I have been using these brushes for years, they’re some of my absolute favourites and the gift sets available for Christmas 2020 are something else. Everything from the packaging to the feel of the brushes and, of course, their performance – is top-notch.
Choose from the new ‘A Taste Of NIMA’ collection – a five-piece essential set, and their Christmas bundles which you have five options to choose from. Starting from €55 and up to €199, with handy little tools in each collection to pair with your brushes. Ideal. Check out the full Christmas collection here.
Check out all our STELLAR gift guides by searching #STELLARGiftGuide. Happy shopping!
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