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Christmas Gift Ideas for Dads, Husbands & Brothers

Christmas Gift Ideas for Dads, Husbands & Brothers

Bypass the selection boxes in favour of something a little more thoughtful this Christmas and you’ll be basking in the glow of goodwill and gratitude from friends and family for…

Celebration Gift Tips

Bypass the selection boxes in favour of something a little more thoughtful this Christmas and you’ll be basking in the glow of goodwill and gratitude from friends and family for weeks. From wallet-friendly accessories and fancy footwear to seriously covetable clobber, we’ve lined up some of the best gifts to place under the tree this Christmas, whatever your budget.


Pantherella 2 Pack Cashmere Sock, €110

The perfect stocking-filler, the Pantherella luxury socks collection gift box features the world’s finest cashmere with a 5 x 1 rib knit.

Soft and warm, Cashmere socks give you the very best quality and comfort that also makes the perfect gift.

Cashmere socks are the ultimate in luxury hosiery, being exceptionally soft and nearly three times warmer than socks made of sheep's wool.


Barbour Holden Scarf Scarf, €55

A brilliant blend of form and function, Barbour’s Holden check scarf is the perfect addition to any winter wardrobe. An understated yet sophisticated design sees its fine weave embellished with a minimal fringed trim available in various colours.


Bellroy Hide And Seek Premium Edition Wallet, €129

Stash the cash (and the credit cards) in style with Bellroy's Travel handsome wallet, whose slim design belies its generous capacity. It’s not just easy on the eye, though – it’s finely crafted from a brown premium leather, which has been tanned to perfection, and woven with high-end fabrics specially chosen for their quality and durability.


GANT Cotton Texture Half-Zip Sweater, €150

Keep winter chills at bay in style with Gant’s 100% cotton half-zip sweater, which features a tactile all-over texture to add visual interest and elevate beyond the average jumper.

Its minimal design incorporates sporting ribbing at the cuffs and bottom hem, a stand collar with half-zip details, and the brand’s distinctive shield embroidery on the chest.


Stenstroms Casual Fitted Houndstooth Shirt, €139

You can’t beat the feeling of slipping on of a crisply laundered, well-made shirt – one with adjustable cuffs, a fitted body and crafted from two-fold super cotton.

Stenstroms' fitted body shirt ticks all the boxes and features a contemporary, two-tone, double check pattern that will mark the wearer out as a man of style and distinction. After all, the cut of your collar says so much about who and what you are.


Moreschi Calfskin Laptop Bag, €749

For many years, men’s briefcases and laptop holders were the Cinderella of the accessories world, but they have since transformed and are now one of the hottest tickets in town.

Moreschi’s Calfskin Laptop bag proves that you need not sacrifice style for practicality. With shoulder strap and handles offers a classy space organizer. It features a zipped pocket, inner pockets, and a handy outer eyelet to hook it to your trolley. It will hold all your essentials while ensuring you look the business on the way to work.


Louis Copeland Made-to-Measure Shirt Gift Box, €249

For a more measured approach to shirting, it’s hard to beat a made-to-measure design. And with our Made-to-Measure Shift Gift Box, there’s no easier way to get acquainted with the experience.

The Gift Box contains an invitation card that outlines the process, along with a tape measure and a few samples of numerous fabrics and buttons that the lucky recipient can choose from when creating their unique, perfectly-fitting shirt.

From a personalised monogram to options on the shape and size of everything from collars and cuffs to buttons, the options are endless, making it the perfect gift for the man who has everything.

made to measure gift box


Moreschi Suede Calfskin Ankle Boot, €399

Every man should own a beautiful, classic pair of well-made shoes that will stand the test of time and look as great with a suit as casual or smart-casual attire.

Moreschi’s suede calfskin ankle boots certainly tick these boxes, fusing classic features with a contemporary design. Produced by Moreschi and drawing from over 75 years of experience and expertise, they boast a handsome, hand-painted calfskin design with elongated square toe, leather lining and rubber sole. In short, boots that you’ll never want to let go!


Louis Copeland Check Silk And Linen Jacket, €549

How far the blazer has come, from its origins as an English collegiate boating jacket to its current position as the most versatile item in a man’s wardrobe.

Whatever the occasion, this jacket will stand out in their existing wardrobe as one of the finest ready-to-wear blazers, utilising a silk-linen blend with bold check pattern. Cut in a tailored fit for comfort whilst retaining shape and sleek lines with timeless styling, this jacket will make is perfect for any occasion. 



If there's one nugget of style advice that's worth its weight in gold for men, it's that the unassuming raincoat is an invaluable piece of clothing that should always be kept close to hand – especially for anyone living in Ireland!

UBR's Regulator™ navy raincoat is the perfect wardrobe artillery to do battle with the capricious Irish weather. Its water-repellent outer body provide an additional layer of warmth and comfort.