Irish Tatler editor Jessie Collins kicks off a series of Christmas gift guides from the Irish Tatler team with a list of luxury and Irish picks
Urban crossbody bag, €95, Lennon Courtney & Kilkenny, kilkennydesign.com
I love the retro bowling bag-feel of this crossbody from Lennon Courtney & Kilkenny. Crafted from sustainably produced vegan faux leather, it has a two-sided zip opening, an inner zip pocket and an internal card slip pocket too.
Sisterly supplements, €118 for one month’s supply. sisterlylab.com
If you haven’t already honed in on what Irish health brand Sisterly Labs are doing, then now is the time. Their first supplement, The Elevator, is packed with energy-giving, rebalancing nutrients that will change how you feel on a daily basis.
Incredible Socks €9.95, incrediblesocks.ie
Wait. What? Socks for Christmas? Yes, do not knock the original beige present, because thanks to Irish founder Marc Carey and his carbon-neutral bamboo material, these are fun and feelgood with 50c of each sale going to their charity partners.
The Sleeping Giant, Dingle, photographic print by Giles Norman, from €85 to €595. gilesnorman.com
Irish photographer Giles Norman, based in Kinsale, has spent recent years capturing the ever-changing landscape of Donegal and Dingle. You can buy a selection of framed prints, delivered straight to your door.
A Year in the French Style: Interiors & Entertaining by Antoinette Poisson, €60, Stable of Ireland. stableofireland.com
A collaboration between the duo behind interiors house Antoinette Poisson and Irish photographer Ruth Ribeaucourt, A Year in the French Style: Interiors & Entertaining celebrates the art of living inspired by the 18th century, with interiors inspiration, recipes and extremely cool people throughout.
Winter Wonders gift box, from €65, Irish Design Shop, irishdesignshop.com
Check out Irish Design Shop for some gorgeous gift boxes to send away (or keep for yourself), with homemade goodies such as sheepskin bootees handmade in Tubbercurry, Sligo, Chocolate Truffles by Harry’s Nut Butter and The Joy of Food by Rory O’Connell and Irish Turf Fire Candle by Dalkey Aromatics.
Hendrick’s Christmas gift box, €38
Who doesn’t want gin for Christmas? I love the celebratory packaging of this gift set which includes ornate measure to keep loose bartenders in check.
A lit candle in the window during December has been an Irish symbol of remembrance and hope since the 17th century. Cloon Keen celebrates this Irish tradition with a limited edition of the brand’s two winter scents: Noble Fir and Noble Myrrh.
The Frankie Toggle necklace, €49.95 byraejewellery.co.uk
By Rae creates tarnish-free, ethical jewellery using stainless steel covered in 18k gold, which just as well because once you put this toggle necklace on, you won’t want to take it off.
Sea To Self gift set, €229, Seabody.com
Irish wellness brand Seabody make some of the cleanest beauty around, and this complete set contains all the essentials including their excellent supplements.