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Christmas Gifts For Her

Find the perfect gift for her in Belfast, with big shopping brands in CastleCourt and Victoria Square and unique gifts in Belfast's boutique stores.

Sweet Smells

House Of Fraser in Victoria Square boasts the only Jo Malone perfume counter in Northern Ireland. Its authentic, unexpected scents, coveted luxury candles and sumptuous bath and body care are a luxurious gift to receive this Christmas. Or visit CastleCourt, where Debenhams and The Perfume Shop are home to a fantastic selection of luxury perfumes, classic fragrances, and celebrity brands.

(L-R) Jo Malone Green Almond and Redcurrant Cologne 100ml, £94 at House of Fraser, Victoria Square; Crème de Corps, £28 at Kiehl's, Victoria Square; Decadence by Marc Jacobs Eau So Decadent, £79 at Debenhams CastleCourt.

Stylish Bag

House of Fraser in Victoria Square and Debenhams at CastleCourt both stock a huge range of stylish bags, from this vibrant embellished evening bag by Faith to the a classic Mulberry bag from House of Fraser. With a great choice in both stores, you're sure to find the perfect stylish bag to suit all tastes.

(L-R) Floral Embroidered Bag, Faith at Debenhams CastleCourt, £39; Mulberry Leather Bag, House of Fraser at Victoria Square, £895.

Festive Food Hamper

At The Good Food and Wine Company in Queen's Arcade it's all about locally sourced, traditionally produced, award-winning, artisan food. Their hampers make the perfect gifts for the festive season. From irresistible chocolates and buttery handmade shortbread, to refreshing loose-leaf teas and luxury jams and marmalades, every ingredient has been carefully selected for its taste and quality.

Sparkle Galore

Add some sparkle to her life, with the gift of jewellery. For the latest jewellery trends, visit Argento on Royal Avenue where you'll find unique designer collections including Dirty Ruby and Karma, as well as top designer brands such as Pandora and Olivia Burton. 

For unique local jewellery, The Steensons on Bedford Street combines contemporary design and fine craftsmanship. Choose from bracelets, brooches, earrings and pendants, or you can even commission a piece, made to order.

Lunn's The Jewellers (Queen's Arcade and Victoria Square) is perfect for that extra special present, with some of the world's most exclusive brands including Chopard, Mikimoto, David Yurman and Bulgari. Or visit Ellison's Jewellers at the Fountain Centre, home to one of the largest ranges in diamond rings and diamond jewellery in Northern Ireland.


For those who love a bit of sparkle and glamour, select a gorgeous eye shadow palette, nail varnish collection or lip gloss gift set from one of the top make-up brands in Belfast. Victoria Square's House of Fraser is home to Charlotte Tilbury, Urban Decay and Chanel, whilst Debenhams in CastleCourt features MAC, Benefit and Nails Inc, to name but a few.

Charlotte Tilbury Instant Eye Palette, House of Fraser at Victoria Square, £60.

Beautiful Scents

For a great range of locally made gifts, pop into the Visit Belfast Welcome Centre opposite Belfast City Hall. Gifts include beautifully scented Field Day Candles which are finished and packed by hand in County Down, gorgeous Belleek Luminaire lamps and Christmas tree decorations, and unique designs from Flax Fox such as mugs, prints and cushions.

Field Day Candles, available at the Visit Belfast Welcome Centre.


Belfast's high street will leave you spoilt for choice when shopping for ladies this season. Victoria Square boasts a huge range of designer and high street brands such as Karen Millen, Ted Baker, Mango, Michael Kors and AllSaints plus shoe shops including Ecco and Dune.

Liberty Blue on Lombard Street is an Aladdin's cave of vintage inspired designs, packed with gorgeous dresses, accessories and whimsical jewellery made by local and independent designers, whilst CastleCourt houses some of the top high street brands, including Dorothy Perkins, New Look, and a host of big names at Debenhams.

(L-R) Velvet Top, Nine By Savannah at Debenhams CastleCourt, £45; Fringed Dress, Principles by Ben de Lisi at Debenhams CastleCourt, £75; Fluffy Jumper, Butterfly by Matthew Williamson at Debenhams CastleCourt, £110; Sequinned High Heels, £45, Topshop at Victoria Square.

Sweet Treats

Satisfy her sweet tooth with the choice of some delicious chocolate offerings this Christmas. Ireland's first Hotel Chocolat Café, based on the corner of Donegall Square North, is brimming with festive treats, including chocolate hampers, chocolate wreaths and seasonal slabs.

And Co Couture on Chichester Street is one of the world’s top 80 chocolate producers, offering gourmet artisan chocolates hand-made using only the finest raw ingredients. Get a box of her favourite chocolates or reserve a space on a chocolate masterclass from £40.

Santa's Christmas Stocking £24 and Merry Christmas Signature Chocolates £15 - both from Hotel Chocolat, Donegall Square North.

Sports Fans

For sports fans, pick up a Game Pass (£81 - £140) to Ulster Rugby's final six regular season fixtures in the New Year, or a Belfast Giants ice hockey Flexi Ticket (£9 - £16) which lets you buy a ticket in advance and redeem it for whichever game you choose during the season.

Cocktail Shaker Set

Searching for a gift for a keen cocktail connoisseur? The gift of their favourite tipple could be brought to life with the purchase of a Rose Gold Cocktail Set (£25) from Debenhams at CastleCourt. This exquisite set will add an elegant touch to their kitchen, and is sure to come in handy when entertaining party guests. 

Rose Gold Cocktail Set from Debenhams at CastleCourt, £25.

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