50+ Perfect Last-Minute Luxury Gifts

A glittering array of BRIGHT GIFT IDEAS for her, for him and FOR THE HOME


The ultimate bedside table

1. Silver Courier leather mini bag, Proenza Schouler, €1,250, at The Marvel Room, Brown Thomas Dublin.

2. Cream wire Eiffel Tower, €159, at Eden Home & Garden, Temple Road, Blackrock, Co Dublin.

3. Diane diamanté earrings, Lanvin, €695, at Brown Thomas.

4. Diorific Vernis in Golden, DIOR, €27, at Debenhams.

5. Steel Koppel clock, Georg Jensen, €103, at Weir & Sons, 96-99 Grafton Street, Dublin 2.

6. Brightening Blush, BOBBI BROWN, €46, limited edition, at counters nationwide.

7. Eyelash curler, CHARLOTTE TILBURY, €24.50, at BT2, Dundrum.

8. Le Vestiaire des Parfums Tuxedo, YSL, €250, at Brown Thomas.

9. White gold and blue Complications watch with alligator strap, Patek Philippe, €46,400, at Weir & Sons.

10. L’Absolu Rouge lipstick in Caprice, LANCÔME, €31, at counters nationwide.

11. Les Exceptions eau de parfum Chyprissime, THIERRY MUGLER, €170, at The Marvel Room, Brown Thomas Dublin.

12. Luxe Lip Colour in Uber Nude, BOBBI BROWN, €32.50, at counters nationwide.

13. Pretty Iconic, a new beauty bible by Sali Hughes, €29.99.

14. Mirrored jewellery box, €198, at Inreda, RHA, 15 Ely Place, Dublin 2.

15. Noble Fir perfumed candle, €40, at Cloon Keen Atelier, 21A High Street, Galway.

16. Glass snow globe baubles, Paperchase, €19 for four, at Arnotts.

17. Gothic Garden snow globe, Paperchase, €19, at Arnotts.

18. 18ct rose gold twist bangle, Roberto Coin, €19,910, at Weir & Sons, as before.

19. No5 The Body Oil, CHANEL, €80, at counters nationwide.

20. Les Parfums collection, LOUIS VUITTON, €250 at Brown Thomas.

21. Diorific Matte Lipstick in 950 Splendour, DIOR, €39.50, at Debenhams.

22. Silver-plated tray, €85, at Dee Brophy Decorative Antiques, Newhall, Naas,
Co Kildare.

23. Spellbinder Shadow, MAC, €22, at BT2, Henry Street, Dublin.

24. Travel Brush Set, BOBBI BROWN, €115, at counters nationwide.


Go wild at teatime

1. Silver-plated punch bowl, €245, at Dee Brophy Decorative Antiques.

2. Gold lantern lights, €16.95, at Article, Powerscourt Townhouse, Dublin 2.

3. Brass elephant candle holder, €490, at The Drawing Room, Westbury Mall, Dublin 2.

4. Bobby Bird glass bird, €30, at TJ Gelletlie, Main Street, Wicklow; 0404 67557.

5. Bee ceramic trinket dish, €14.95, at Arnotts. Silver bell, €25, at Eden Home & Garden.

7. Black Falcon polyresin money box, €75, at The Old Mill Stores, Leap, Co Cork.

8. Silver-plated tongs, €25, at Dee Brophy Decorative Antiques, as before.

9. Silver-plated salver tray, €65, at Dee Brophy Decorative Antiques, as before.

10. Green Stream coasters, €6.95 for four, at Article, as before.

11, 12 & 13. Carnets d’Equateur porcelain tea pot, €590; sugar bowl, €240; tea cup and saucer (just seen), €190; all at Hermés. Gold pompom bow (beside tea cup), Paperchase, €2.50, at Arnotts.

14. Miniature glass baubles, Paperchase, €8 for 25, at Arnotts.


Gifts for smooth movers

1. Metallic 22-inch skateboard, PENNY SKATE, €175, at The Marvel Room, Brown Thomas Dublin.

2. Gold bottle opener, €9.95, at Article, as before.

3. Shaving kit, Dalvey, €351, at Weir & Sons, as before. Glass cloche with silver-tone plate, €55, at Eden Home & Garden

4. Sardine Rosso scented candle, Fornasetti, €135, at Seagreen, Monkstown Co Dublin and Ranelagh, Dublin 6.

5. Token Of Love matches in a bottle, €12, at Article.

6. Black Home 3D wooden brainteaser puzzle, €67, at Inreda.

7. Ombre Leather perfume atomiser, TOM FORD, €370, at Brown Thomas.

8. Red silk lapel pin, Mr Jenks, €9.99, Só COLLECTIVE, at Kildare Village.

9. Painted wooden Nutcracker, €89, at Inreda.


The fantasy workstation

1. Silver bow, Paperchase, €2.50, at Arnotts.

2. Brass contemporary candelabra, €365, at Inreda.

3. Red leather elephant purse, Loewe, €295, at The Marvel Room, Brown Thomas Dublin.

4. Pop, Fizz, Clink confetti rockets, The White Company, €26 for six, at The Marvel Room, Brown Thomas Dublin.

5. Elements Low glass, J Hill’s Standard, €575 for four, at The Marvel Room, Brown Thomas Dublin.

6. Vertical calendar, €16.95, at Article.

7. Green reading glasses, See Concept, €32.95, at Avoca, 11-13 Suffolk Street, Dublin 2 and branches.

8. Brass circular tray, €69.95, at Article, as before.

9. Navy and white Effects enamel circular dish, €59, at Article.

10. Red wooden heart brooch, €20, at Inreda.

11. & 12. Silver plate lobster pick and scissors, €225 (set of six picks), at Dee Brophy Decorative Antiques.

13. Elements Low glass, J Hill’s Standard, as before.

Styled by Aislinn Coffey 

Images by Neil Hurley   

This article appeared in a previous issue, for more features like this, don’t miss our January issue, out Thursday, January 5.

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