Sunday 23 November 2014

Christmas gift guide: Last-minute presents

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For the tiny members of the family, this Little Box of Boo Boos is a lovely little gift. €19.99, from pharmacies nationwide. For stockists call 01-293 8831
For the tiny members of the family, this Little Box of Boo Boos is a lovely little gift. €19.99, from pharmacies nationwide. For stockists call 01-293 8831
Another classic for children of all ages, Sylvanian Families House on the Hill, €129.99, Smyths Toys
Smell great under the mistletoe with Issey Miyake for Men, €38 (40ml), Debenhams
Leather zip-round travel wallet, €43, Rocha.John Rocha at Debenhams
The best gift a child could get: a book. 'Things to Make and Do', €6.79, and 'Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Ugly Truth' by Jeff Kinney, €12.99, both from Eason
Build their imagination with a box of Lego. Pink box, from €29.99, and Deluxe Blue box, from €39.99, Smyths Toys
Perfect board-game for family entertainment: Cranium, €29.99, Smyths Toys
A personalised bottle of Jameson 12 Year Old Distillery Reserve, €52, www.shop. jameson whiskey.com
Shirt, €39.95, Esprit at Arnotts, Dundrum Town Centre and department stores nationwide
Take a trip down memory lane with 'Reeling in the 70s' DVD, €24, Golden Discs
Hat, €10, alwear
Anyone with a sweet tooth will truly appreciate a box of luxurious Laduree Macaroons, €12 for Boîte Romantique box of six, Brown Thomas
Get them moving with the PlayStation Move Starter Pack, including one controller, €59.99, Gamestop, HMV and other leading games retailers
Start 2011 with a bit of organisation: Moleskine daily planners, from €15, Waterstones nationwide
Every kid's dream this Christmas: PS3 console, from €299, Gamestop, HMV and other leading games retailers
A little pampering would do no harm: Trilogy You're Gorgeous Body Collection, €20.95, Unicare, Arnotts and selected pharmacies nationwide
'Schott's Almanac 2011', €18.99, Eason
Scarf, €195, Sian Jacobs, Brown Thomas
Pearl studs, €75, Paul Costelloe jewellery collection at Weirs, Dublin, Fallers, Galway
Swarovski Elements freshwaterpearl and gold vermeil necklace, €215, www.clarehynesjewellery.com. At checkout, use discount code: 'weekend' to get 20pc off!
Sapphireblue jersey dress, €175, Quin & Donnelly
Graham Knuttel apron, €60, Brown Thomas, House of Fraser and Arnotts
Dress, €310, Monsoon; ring, €27, Accessorize
Lipstick: Fatal Red from Maybelline, €10.45, major grocers and pharmacies
Yves Saint Laurent Effet Faux Cils Mascara, €31, leading department stores nationwide
Silk scarf, €65, Heidi Higgins, The Design Centre
No Bridget Jones moments with this sexy shapewear slip, €14, Penneys
Rapture pure-silk cami, €120, Susan Hunter, Westbury Mall, Dublin
Gift to self, because you are so worth it: Myla lingerie, €80, Brown Thomas
Bicycle basket cover, €19.95, from www.georgia indublin.com

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