These classy finds are perfect for gifting to your hostess at Christmas or other festive occasions this winter …
Whether you’re headed to a Christmas drinks party or staying over at a friend’s house for Twixmas, you’ll need to find a stylish gift to give a host: something more unexpected than a bottle of wine, no matter how fine a vintage. Rather than showing up empty handed, consider a thoughtful gift to thank them for welcoming you into their home. From cool coasters for the host with a membership to the National Gallery to modern-print Finnish designer aprons, here’s our edit of the best …
Red Pieni Unikko cotton apron, €45; www.marimekko.com.
THE NATIONAL GALLERY
Black and beige 3D-print coasters, €27, at The National Gallery Shop, Merrion Square, Dublin 2.
Monkiers fast-paced card game, €49.99; www.boardgamer.ie.
STOFF slim beeswax candles, €14 for four, at Brookfield Farm, Coolbawn, Nenagh, Co Tipperary; www.brookfield.farm.
Reverence hand wash, Aesop, €40; www.samuicork.com.
Dark grey Aalto Vase, IIttala, €170, at Brown Thomas.
Pearl white stoneware platter, Costa Nove, €28, at Arnotts.
THE WHITE COMPANY
Nickel-plated stainless steel Ultimate Champagne trug, €280; www.thewhitecompany.com.
Terracotta Indica powder-coated metal candlestick, €26, at Article; www.article.ie.
She Came To Stay scented candle, Timothy Han, €60, at Havana Boutique, 2, Anglesea House, Donnybrook Road, Dublin 4.
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