Cork businesses to check out for Christmas gifts for her

Are you looking for a Christmas gift for that special lady in your life? Do you want to think outside the box, get something more thoughtful and unique, but also close to home?  

Well, you have come to the right place. Cork is the home to some amazing craftspeople, artists, stylists and creators and now you don’t even have to go looking for them as we’ve found some of the best. 

Surprise your loved ones by showing you not only thought of them this Christmas season, but you also thought of supporting local – could you be any more thoughtful? 

Cork Businesses to check out for Christmas gift ideas for Her: 

  • Victoria Days  

Co-founded by a mother and daughter duo, this creative fashion brand produces original handbags. The label is driven by authenticity and a bold sense of style. An exclusive production line means the company releases original handmade designs monthly. Each piece is made with no compromise on quality, execution, or design. Buy one of these stunning bags for a loved one this Christmas and support local in the process! Check them out here. 

  • Unbound 

This Cork city-based boutique has something for everyone. From stationary to self-care and even home ranges, it really is a one-stop shop for all your gift needs. Whether it’s something small or big, this Cork shop has you covered with a range of Irish brands online and in-store. You can check them out here. 

  • Badly Made Books 

Have you got a creative in your life or someone who wants to start making more sustainable choices? Well Cork-based Badly Made Books could be the perfect gift. The company creates notebooks using textile waste fibres, used coffee cups fibres and food. Why not check them out here. 

  • Miss Daisy Blue 

Another gorgeous shop based in Cork city, that houses gorgeous vintage pieces. Exactly like a treasure chest holding all the best gifts, it is well worth a venture into. You can shop on Depop & Etsy, or visit their showroom. Take a look at their website here. 

  • Cork Crafts 

Founded by Vasco Carto, a Portuguese Archaeologist living in Cork City since 2011, Cork Crafts gets its name not only from the Rebel county but from the materials that are used to make the crafts. Yes that’s right, these products are made using actual cork material. Combining his Portuguese past and creative side, Vasco designs the items himself and then works with artisans and crafters in Portugal to make them. Sustainable and traditional, check them out here. 

  • Inchydoney Candles 

Made from eco-friendly soy wax, which is free from paraffins, lead and stearin, these candles are a perfectly sustainable gift for a loved one this Christmas. Getting their gorgeous smells from essential oils, these candles are hand poured and packaged in Inchydoney. Check out their range here. 

  • Little Red Skincare 

Growing up eating seaweed on the Lahinch promenade, owner of Little Red Skincare, now proudly lives in Cork and uses sustainable Atlantic Irish seaweed as her signature ingredient. Fiona uses the finest raw, organic ingredients to create products that will both nourish and protect the skin. With each batch being hand-crafted in her workshop in the mountains. You can check them out here. 

 

  • SunDrift  

Do you know a loved one who is looking for top-class sustainable outdoor gear that actually looks good? Well SunDrift has you covered. The Cork business is focused on building a whole range outdoor accessories from ocean waste that can be used in your everyday life; whether that’s chilling in your garden, catching up with mates at the park or beach, venturing on a short hike or cycle, or embarking on an exciting trip around the globe. Check out the range here. 


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