Irish Tatler gift guide: head of design Emma Sutton’s Christmas wishlist

From touches of luxury to quirky stocking fillers, Irish Tatler’s head of design Emma Sutton chooses her top festive picks

From homewares to home scents and wardrobe wishlists, here’s 12 gift ideas to kick off your Christmas buys

Catching a flight with this tote bag by your side will give you a ‘means business’ airport look – even if you have to wedge it under the unforgiving baggage space of a budget airline.

Sandook side table, €129,

The perfect size for a feature side lamp, a ceramic vase , or a glass of red – the choice is yours.

Orange and grey cashmere and merino throw, €270,

A cosy throw never goes astray at Christmas – this cashmere and merino iteration from luxury Irish heritage brand Rathbornes will cocoon you and yours during your next festive film.

Flatform faux fur slippers, €39.95, Zara

Sandals by day, slippers by night – this pair of faux fur platforms from Zara are essentially pillows for your feet, and that’s something we all can get behind.

Christmas wreath, €25, Carolyn Donnelly at

Gifting season is a great time to support homegrown businesses, and this gold wreath from Carolyn Donnelly, available from Dunnes Stores, is a win-win for both the giftee and the maker.

Belted corduroy jumpsuit in dark green, €129,

Best worn by Bianca Jagger in to ‘70s, the jumpsuit is having a rebirth of late. This one-and-done dark green cotton corduroy version from & Other Stories delivers the right kind of polish.

Can-dolly grey blue candle holder, €55, Fatboy at

If you’re looking to inject some colour and fun into your interiors, try this four-legged candlestick holder from Dutch lifestyle brand Fatboy. I’m currently reserving a spot on my mantelpiece for it to take guard.

Movie marathon candle, €62,

Mise en Scènt is a Brooklyn-based candle studio inspired by your favourite films; with scents nodding to old Hollywood, mystery, and rom com genres, alongside this special Movie Marathon scent, it’s a thoughtful gift for your film-loving friend.

Pleated faux leather midi skirt with belt, €49.95,

The midi skirt was the fail-safe style on this year’s autumn-winter runways. This pleated midi skirt from Zara is the perfect high street take – tried and tested, it’s a gift I’d happily receive .

Astronaut in New York City print, €65,

I’ve been reminded of New York’s wonderful and wacky ways following a recent, special trip to the city – so here’s Monday morning in the Big Apple.

Champagne flutes, €59.99 for a set of six,

Can you make it to Christmas with a full set of glassware still intact? Asking for a friend. If not, then this set of champagne flutes is worth eyeing up.

Stella cinema gift card, starting from €10,

Looking for a low-key way to luxe up your weekends? The Stella Cinema (with locations in Rathmines and Ranelagh) offers screenings in auditoriums fitted with plush leather armchairs, couches and beds – alongside a bar that you can nip to before and after.