What does one get their man friend on Valentine’s Day? We went straight to the experts (A.K.A. the three men in the office) to find out what they would really actually genuinely like.
1. Whiskey Cubes
These amazing Connemara marble cubes are perfect for whiskey – not only do they keep your whiskey cool, but they don’t dilute it. €29, available at Makers & Brothers
2. Bluetooth Speaker
This portable speaker is the perfect fit, slick and carries good sound. €173, available at ie.amara.com
3. Portable Phone Charger
A portable charger means he has no excuse to not text back. €32, available at Urban outfitters.
4. COS Jumper
The lovely wool and alpaca COS jumper will win you all arguments for a 48-hour period. €69, available at COS
5. Hot Towel Shave
A hot towel shave is the one type of old world glamour that will reel guys in. The Grooming rooms keep it simple with decor both bold and classic, and they’ve been called “the GQ of barber Shops” . There is also a barber in Ranelagh, G-Male, which gives clients a complimentary beer to enjoy.
6. Skin Care
Kiehl’s are a godsend for men’s skincare. Ultra Facial Cleanser, €18, Midnight Recovery Concentrate, €44, Ultra Facial Cream, €28.50, available at Arnotts.
7. After Shave
Going out with a shaver? Unless he’s got a Hollywood career chances are he’s skimping on the much-needed restorative balm. Give them a little push in the right direction with this Chanel version. €46.50, available at Brown Thomas
Every man needs a classic shirt, this soft button down is perfect. €69, available at COS
Lads love runners. €95, available at Nike
This is a gift for him that both of you can truly enjoy it. Win-win. www.netflix.com
For a treat both of you can enjoy together
A nice idea that both of you can enjoy are tickets to the theatre, Paul Howard’s Ross O’Carroll Kelly – ‘Breaking Dad’ is playing at The Gaiety Theatre.