Gift ideas for January birthdays

First published: 04-01-2018

Nixon Men's The Charger Star Wars Executioner Watch

Men's Nixon The Charger Star Wars executioner watch (RRP £210)

For most, January is a time to embrace change, refocus and prepare for the year ahead, but for some, it's a time for birthday celebrations.

So, while you may be all partied out when the New Year arrives, spare some time to consider how you'll make your loved ones' special January birthday memorable.

To provide inspiration, we've selected a few choice pieces from our watch and jewellery collections that we feel are just perfect for gifting. From eye-catching earrings for her crafted using the January birthstone, to a ruggedly handsome Swiss Army watch for him, we have January birthdays all wrapped up.

Lady in red

Gemstone Jewellery Ladies' Sterling Silver Garnet Earrings

Ladies' sterling silver garnet earrings (RRP £38)

If you're looking to impress a lady you love who has a January birthday, picking out jewellery that incorporates her birthstone is a nice touch. The garnet is typically a deep, ruby red colour, a shade that evokes the gem's luxurious and timeless appeal. These beautiful drop earrings (RRP £38) feature two garnet gems, encased in sleek sterling silver, and are the perfect accessory to a ladies' best eveningwear.


Ladies' Chrysalis PVD silver-plated January lunar garnet bangle (RRP £35)

For a more casual take on the January birthstone, try this pretty silver-plated charm bangle (RRP £35) from Chrysalis for size. Featuring a wine-coloured stone, it also comes with a cute elephant charm, and is perfect for everyday wear.

The gift of nature

Olivia Burton Ladies' Animal Motif 3D Bee Square Dial Watch

Ladies' Olivia Burton Animal Motif 3D Bee square dial watch (RRP £155)

Square-faced watches are back in vogue, and this bestselling 3D bee square dial watch from Olivia Burton (RRP £155) is a great example of this on-trend look. Fastened with a gorgeous gold-tone bracelet, the numberless, dark-chocolate coloured dial lets a striking golden honeybee do all the talking on a piece that's set to become a future classic.

Use the force

Nixon Men's The Charger Star Wars Executioner Watch

Men's Nixon The Charger Star Wars executioner watch (RRP £210)

With The Last Jedi riding high at the box-office, the world is once again gripped by Star Wars fever, which brings us nicely onto our first gift for him. Nixon's range of Star Wars watches go for the subtle approach, so much so that only hardcore fans of the iconic series will be able to spot the tiny details that reference the series.

The Charger timepiece (RRP £210) boasts clean contours, a jet-black stainless-steel bracelet and case, and an electric blue laser second-hand. Flip the watch over, and you'll discover a magnificent Executioner Trooper engraving. The six o'clock marker also features a First Order symbol, making this gift a fanboy's dream.

All boxed up

Hugo Boss Men's Gift Set Watch

Men's Hugo Boss watch and cufflinks gift set (RRP £199, our price £169)

If you happen to be buying for a well-turned-out birthday boy, then this gift set (RRP £199, our price £169) from Hugo Boss makes for an excellent choice. The timepiece has a classic look, with its stainless-steel bracelet and case and navy blue dial, while the matching cufflinks will work hard to complement the watch. A desirable set that can be worn for business or special occasions.

Rugged luxury

Victorinox Swiss Army Men's Chrono Classic Chronograph Watch

Men's Victorinox Swiss Army Chrono Classic chronograph (RRP £585, our price £268)

Having set the standard for pocket knives back in the late 1800s, Victorinox has also paved the way when it comes to making masculine watches that boast rugged good looks, with high-spec tech and durable materials.

This handsome chronograph (RRP £585, our price £268) is one of those watches you can't take your eyes off, and incorporates design elements which pay homage to the original Swiss Army knife. Largely made up of gun-metal grey and silvery tones, the watch is nicely finished off with a striking red second hand.

Not seen the perfect gift for your loved ones January birthday celebrations? Fear not, as the expansive Watch Shop collection features thousands of stunning watches and accessories to suit any taste of budget.


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