'Tis the season for gifting and joy! If you're a fanatic for the festive season and love all things giving, then finding the perfect gifts for the perfect people in your life might seem like a cinch; but what if your loved ones are newly engaged? Or if your closest friends have said I do to being in your wedding party? We've handpicked gifts for every occasion that are guaranteed to bring the festive season!

The Bride

A Quick Getaway

Ireland’s Blue Book Gift Voucher €100 - €1000

There's nothing better than a getaway amidst the chaos of life and planning a wedding. If you want to give the bride in your life a gift for which they will be 100% over the moon, then why not a mini-moonIreland’s Blue Book gift vouchers can be used in over 60 romantic country houses, historic hotels, castles and restaurants throughout the island of Ireland. With a choice of elegant Georgian Manors, Stately Castles, Historic Hotels, Luxury Boutique Hotels, Designer Lodges and gourmet restaurants, there is something for everyone. Enjoy a spa weekend away, soak in the countryside or even just catch up on some needed beauty sleep in a five-star bed. The newlyweds in your life will thank you!

Sensual Scent

Narciso Rodriguez for Her Musc Noir €75 At Boots

A twist on the original ‘for her’ fragrance, Narciso Rodriguez for Her Musc Noir intensifies the iconic fragrance’s darkest and most intense facets with a heart of musc, complemented by a sensual leather suede accord. Embracing the femininity of women, Musc Noir pays tribute to the beauty within. A glorious mingling of fresh and breezy plummy notes, woods, suede, musk. Though it doesn't come across as overly fruity, the character of the scent is soft and easy going, though not casual. Very grown up and feminine.


Ground Beauty "The Face Ritual" €72 At Brown Thomas

Give the gift of self-care! It's no secret the stress many brides feel in the run-up to their big day; worries about last-minute mishaps, unaccounted-for costs, or even just being unable to have fun on the day can dampen the mood and suck the joy out of the planning process. Give your bestie and reason to sit down for 15 minutes, chill out and relax with a simple but effective skincare step! If you haven't heard about the magic of gua sha and lymph node massages, then we have a treat for you! Just 15 minutes every day can drastically reduce facial swelling, giving you a snatched Hailey Bieber-esque profile and seriously cuts down on tightness and tension; Ground Beauty's "The Face Ritual" set is the perfect gift for a wellness-conscious bride looking for a more ethically sourced skincare set!

One Of A Kind Jewellery

Nigel O'Reilly Jack & Queen Earrings POA

Gifting bespoke jewellery not only means giving your loved one a piece of art to love and wear, you're also gifting their future generations an heirloom to cherish. Just like your grandfathers watch or your mums wedding ring, unique, artisan accessories are flush with sentimental value! If you're looking for truly unique Irish jewellery then look no further than Nigel O'Reilly! Each masterpiece is truly one of a kind or take it a step further and work with the goldsmith himself to create a perfectly personalised piece of magic!

The Groom

A Timeless Timepiece

OMEGA Seamaster Aqua Terra 150M Co-Axial Master Chronometer €6,500.00 In Weir & Sons

Nothing says I love you like a gift that can be cherished for generations, a well made, classically designed watch is singled handedly one of the most sophisticated accessories you could possibly buy a man! A gift to be passed down through generations and loved for decades, we love the look of a bold, silver watch with a clean, modern face like a piece from Rolex, Patek Philippe or OMEGA. This festive season head to luxury Irish retailers like Weir & Sons for a timeless piece your groom is guaranteed to adore!

A Slick Carry All

Brunello Cucinelli Leather holdall € 3,400 At Mytheresa

 If your beau is a frequent flier or is in desperate need of a professional work bag then we love the leather duffles from Brunello Cucinelli! Sizeable enough for long weekends away, this holdall has been made in Italy from butter-soft leather. This robust yet lightweight tan leather weekender bag imparts the label's refined functionality. Who knows, he might be buying his bride-to-be a Blue Books voucher and is in need of a weekend away bag!

Love At First Cask

Killowen Rum & Raisin 5-Year-Old Single Malt Batch 3 €65 From Celtic Whiskey Shop

There are few things more Irish than small batch, single malt whiskey. Crafted in the heart of the Mourne Mountains, Killowen Distillery focuses on traditionally distilled spirits; distilleries like Killowen exist purely out of love and passion and you can certainly tell in the quality and flavour of their five year old signature Rum & Raisin Whiskey. If your fella is a whiskey fan then a bottle of this will surely not go amiss!

Bridal Party

Keep Things Comfy

Wide Leg Jersey Trousers Mauve £120 From Irelands Eye

Any bride to be knows that a good set of bridesmaids is one of the best wedding gifts you could think of! They work overtime helping you plan on of the biggest events of your life, they give needed advice (Nice or brutally honest) and they're your go to shoulder to cry on when things get overwhelming. Why not give them a little bit of relaxation with their own set of uber comfy loungewear; they're going to need an outfit for late nights of cheesy romcoms and hand signing your invitations! If you're looking for beautifully made, sustainably created and pretty damn cozy loungewear sets then you'll love Irelands Eye.

Pearly Whites

Luxury Teeth Whitening Gift Set for Her €70 From Spotlight Oral Care

If you want your bridesmaids looking their best in your wedding photos without having an awkward convo then a teeth whitening  set might not be a bad idea! Created by Galway-based Irish dentists, Dr. Lisa and Dr. Vanessa Creaven, Spotlight Oral Care is Irelands premier oral health brand. Featuring 8 full-size teeth whitening and self-care gifts, this Gift Set is the perfect treat for your favourite gals!

Personalise It

9CT Gold Engravable Pendant €280 From Keanes

Give the gift of classic and customisable jewellery with this engravable necklace from Keanes. What's cuter than the whole bridal party and bride each wearing a customised accessory on the wedding day! Crafted from 9ct yellow gold, it’s a versatile piece that you’ll want to wear day in, day out; If you have any reservations about wedding jewellery being a wear once piece then this simple and elegant necklace should soothe your nerves.


Knock Your Socks Off

Sock CO OP Xmas Gift 3 Pair Pack €25

Who doesn't love socks! Comfy and practical, a good quality set of socks can make for a wonderful present; now pair that with creative and fun designs, and you've got a winner on your hands! A sock brand we've had out eyes on since featuring in the 2021 SOCIAL & PERSONAL Christmas gift guide is Sock CO OP, Dublin based they create unique panoramic Socks for him and her that celebrate Ireland’s beautiful places and Landmarks. Bright, vibrant and beautifully designed, a pair of these socks make a fun addition to business wear!

A Signature Scent

Dolce & Gabbana's Dolce K Set €71 At Boots

Giving men a scent set is always a bit of a stereotype on Christmas, skip the cheap deodorant and body wash for something a little more sophisticated! Opting for a higher end fragrance like Dolce & Gabbana's Dolce K, an amazing scent with its mix of aromatics, citrus, and cedar wood, not only lets your groomsmen know you're thinking about them but also offers the chance for the men to have their own unique wedding fragrance! We've done article after article on signature scents for brides and bridal parties and now it's time for the boys to get some attention!

A Personal Print

JANDO Longest Day Print 2 From €35

If you're looking for a sophisticated gift for a more sophisticated crop of groomsmen then a framed print may be the perfect gift. A piece of modern art, carefully selected to match the style of each party member is a really lovely idea, there's no use limit on fine art! JANDO’s work is exciting and modern, with a strong emphasis placed on kineticism and the playful use of colour.

Skincare Essentials

Kiehl's Facial Fuel Collection €56 - € 146

How many men do you know that follow a skincare routine? And how many men do you know that should consider picking one up? If you're looking for the perfect gift to give to your groomsmen that they would never think to buy for themselves then may we suggest set of simple, high quality skincare products like the Kiehl's Facial Fuel Collection! And Irish winter can be really harsh on your face if you don't take good care of it, chapped and cracked lips, a tight and dry t-zone or the dreaded beard rash will make even the hardiest man miserable; plus if they get into a routine they'll be looking and feeling amazing just in time for your special day!

- Gráinne