10 Ideal Christmas Gifts for the Favourite Man in Your Life

Whether you’re looking for a big present or a stocking filler, these independent Waterford shops have you covered. Here’s a list of items to give you some ideas when shopping for any males in your life. As well as the list below, all of the shops mentioned here have some fantastic merchandise—so keep it local for your Christmas gift shopping and check them out.

1. T-R-M, 45/46 Michael Street

Secrid Wallet from T-R-M

If you’re looking for a gift that’s both practical and stylish, then T-R-M on Michael Street is the perfect place to shop. They stock a range of Secrid wallets, which are a popular Christmas gift. The Secrid wallet is a great gift for someone who loves to stay organised and can hold bank cards, notes, receipts and business cards.

2. Trade, 112 The Quay

Barista Vouchers from Trade Coffee

Trade Coffee, located on The Quay, is another great place to shop for Christmas gifts. Here you can get a voucher for a Barista Skills Training course by the top baristas at Trade. Once the course is completed, your gift recipient can make coffee-shop standard brews at home. Not only will the voucher be a great gift, but it will also be a great way to learn a new skill..

3. cc Creatives, 87/88 Meagher’s Quay

cc creatives gift shop, great Christmas gift selection for the whole family

Nine local designers have collaborated to bring you some epic gifts in cc creatives. If the man in your life has a thing for socks, grab a pair or two of their funky, colourful Bamboo ones.

4. MC’s Outdoor Store, 46 Merchants Quay

MC's Outdoor Store

If you’re shopping for an outdoorsy person, then MC’s Outdoor Store on Merchants Quay is the place to go for the perfect Christmas gift. Get a top brand jacket at a great price here, and it’s sure to last the test of time.

5. Bebhinn, 129 The Quay

Bebhinn Peaky Blinders Caps

As well as the beautiful hand-knit jumpers created by Bebhinn, she also stocks a large selection of Peaky Blinders caps. Perfect for the guy with Thomas Shelby vibes.

6. Luca Records & Decks, 23 Michael Street

Luca Records & Decks

Pop into Harry in Luca Records & Decks and let him help you select some vinyl for the music lover in your life. For the ultimate Christmas gift check out the Audio Technica record player and speaker bundle.

7. Souk Dalma, 19 O’Connell Street

Souk Dalma

Souk Dalma has a great selection of trainers from top brands like New Balance, Kappa and Adidas. Friendly owner Abdul will help you select the coolest footwear.

8. Thomas Maher, 20 O’Connell Street

Thomas Maher

Tom Mahers pub is famous for its Whiskey Mac’s. Now you can bring that tradition home and enjoy it in the comfort of your own sitting room. Have it neat or the perfect serve with a large block of ice and an orange twist. It’s Christmas with a kick!

9. Spokes Cycles, 20 Patrick’s Street

Electric bike

This one is a big ticket item, but earn serious brownie points with the gift of an Electric Bike. Spokes have a great range to choose from and the lads will point you in the right direction to get the best one for your needs. Whether the man in your life uses it for getting from point A to B, or for longer cycles to Dungarvan and back on the Greenway, one thing is for sure—they’ll spend far less time in the car and more time getting out in the fresh air.  

10. John Palmer Music Centre, 7 Great Georges Street

Electric Guitar John Palmer

What guy doesn’t fancy himself as a musician. Really treat him this Christmas to an Electric Guitar. Whether it’s his first or sixth guitar he’s been through in his life, he’ll love and cherish it. Pop into John Palmer and his team and they’ll help you choose the perfect one. Earplugs for her not included!

So this Christmas, why not shop local and support the unique stores in Waterford. You’re sure to find the perfect Christmas gift for everyone on your list.

See also:

10 of the Best Presents for the Ladies This Christmas and 8 Perfect Christmas Gifts for the Kids and Teenagers.

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