With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, it’s time to start hinting to that special someone exactly what you’re after. Or, if you just feel like spoiling yourself and plan to do some self-gifting, we’d recommend having a look around now, especially as almost all our shopping now has to be done online, you need to get ordering early!
Here at VIP, we’ve been trying to focus as much as possible on supporting all of the fantastic Irish brands we have here, and in the quiet time after Christmas it’s more important than ever to choose Irish and local when you can!
Here’s our top pick of gifts that we’d love to get on V-Day, lets just hope our other halves are reading this too…
Dusty Boy Designs stock stunning prints that make perfect gifts for any occasion.
Their Valentine selection is particularly good, with lots of different ways to say ‘I love you.’
Nothing says Valentine’s Day more than jewellery and for this, Fields has you covered.
Whether you’re buying for him or for her they have a huge selection to choose from whatever your price range.
Everybody loves chocolate on Valentine’s Day and if you want to support Irish this year look no further than Grá Chocolates.
The Galway based company make their chocolates in small batches, by hand in Co. Galway with some of them being hand painted!
These are truly almost too stunning to eat, but with flavours like white chocolate and pineapple or velvet passionfruit caramel, you might just have to tuck in.
Perfume is always a lovely thing to gift that special someone in your life and we love Irish brand, The Burren Perfumery. All of their products are made at a small scale and are inspired by the Irish landscape.
One of their fragrances, Frond, comes in this gorgeous gift set including the perfume, body lotion and a soap. With layers of Rose, Violet and Sandalwood this is a sophisticated, warm and feminine fragrance.
Irish brand, Chupi are always a go-to for a special occasion, so if you’re looking for something extra special have a browse through their gorgeous gifting section.
Or, perhaps you’re thinking of gifting a very important piece of jewellery this year? Take a peek here.
What would Valentine’s Day be without flowers? The lovely team behind Appassionata Flowers are now taking pre-orders, so no need to find yourself running to the supermarket on February 14th.