Gift Guide: Perfect Christmas Gifts for Him

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Choosing Irish design and craft means selecting gifts with design integrity that are built to last. Here we present some stylish gift ideas to suit even the most discerning recipient this Christmas.

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The (42mm) Three Rays Black watch by Ansley Watch Co. bears a classic design which is suitable for both everyday wear and evening wear. The watch features an ultra-thin 7.5mm case, date function, Citizen G10 movement and an interchangeable strap. Designed and assembled in Ireland, it makes for a practical and stylish gift. €235.

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The suited and booted will love this beautiful navy felt Panama French trilby - just perfect for the dapper man in your life. Designed and made in Ireland by second-generation milliner John Shevlin, this is a classic form that's designed for modern living. €75.

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In keeping with the raw and minimalist style of the De Bruir collection, this leather travel valet is as handsome as it is versatile and makes for a perfect travelling companion. Originally designed as a wash bag, this compact yet generously proportioned travel case will become an essential piece of kit for many years to come. €160.

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Hand-poured in their Connemara studio, the Tobacco & Black Pepper candles by Rowan Beg Design Studios are made in small batches and feature a wonderful masculine scent and a concrete container, making them the perfect gift for him this Christmas. €16.95.

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The award-winning Soul Engraver makes beautiful, meaningful jewellery from the heart that touches the soul. The Resonate 2018 collection captures real life moments as delicate sound-wave patterns. They are precisely hand-carved into sterling silver, gold or platinum to create beautiful and evocative items to cherish.

These Clash of the Ash at Croke Park cufflinks will certainly resonate with any GAA fan:“You don’t join a club. You were born into it, bred into it. You run further. You run faster. You do it for passion, for pride, because your people have done it for 3,000 years. This is where ash strikes ash and the clans roar.” €250.

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The Winter Woods Eau de Toilette by The Burren Perfumery is inspired by the hidden woodlands of the Burren and by herbal notes inspired by the trees, ferns and mosses of the area. Winter Woods opens with the freshness of rosemary, bergamot and lemon, leads into subtle notes of iris and lavender and develops as a woody blend of cedar, pine and vetiver for a long-lasting, "quietly masculine" fragrance for him. The sent is blended and bottled by hand at The Burren Perfumery. €42.

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The Cushen family have been weavers for six generations and their Graphite Edge scarf is a beautiful, affordable gift which is designed, dyed and woven in Graignamanagh, Co. Kilkenny from 100 percent lambswool. €29.50.

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Filip Vanas' Ogive cufflinks, made in his Dublin studio, offer a subtle yet distinctive dash of style for the image-conscious man. Anodised to a rich, unique hue, these geometric aluminium pieces use a custom two-piece design to wrap around the edge of your shirt cuff. The silver part in the shape of the letter 'H' goes through the button holes first. The aluminium part, in the shape of a pointed arch, then clicks on to keep it in place and to provide the visual effect. Simple and effective - just as good design should be. €150.

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Bearded Man is a modern classic brand from Navan in Co. Meath which is using traditional and contemporary techniques to make brilliant men’s grooming products including their classic walnut and beech-handled Badger Hair Shaving Brush (€33.50) and Soap Dish (€13.95). Great quality products beautifully made for the modern man.

Once you have chosen the perfect gift for the man in your life, why not take a look at our selection of gifts for her?

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