We know how much stress Valentine’s day can be, but don’t remember what it’s all about. Valentine’s Day is a day of opportunity, to show the special someone in your life how much you really do appreciate them. Love can be shown in all forms, but a little gift never hurt nobody!
So no matter what your budget is, here’s our roundup of the best gifts to treat your loved one, or even yourself to.
To this day, everyone knows that flowers are one of the loveliest and simplest gestures of affection. Nothing quite says “I love you” like a dozen red roses. We love Bloom and Wild, their letterbox flowers quite literally fit through your letterbox, quite revolutionary in the world of flower delivery if you ask us! £38, Bloom and Wild.
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The entire Daisy Jewellery range is beautiful – it’s hard to choose just one piece! Daisy put lots of thought and care into their deliveries, items come in a beautiful Daisy Jewellery box, and a gift bag is added into every package ready for giving to your loved ones. Estée Lalonde’s collection is our current favourite and is all mix and match. Start your collection with earrings for Valentine’s Day, then a bracelet for your birthday, and a necklace for Christmas. Voilá!
Estée Lalonde Sunburst Huggie Earrings in Sterling Silver, £35. Daisy London
This is one to treat yourself to… if Valentine’s Day isn’t the occasion for a new red lipstick, then when is? Pair this classic letterbox-red lipstick from Chanel ith a little black dress makes for an effortlessly chic date night look.
Chanel Rouge Allure Velvet Luminous Matte Lip Colour in L’Indomabile, £31. Available at John Lewis & Partners
There’s nothing like a lacy set of underwear to make you feel your most confident. This set from ASOS even has a pair of matching suspenders if you’re feeling a little adventurous.
ASOS DESIGN Ella lace triangle lingerie set, £34 for full set. ASOS
If you’re wanting to guarantee yourself an orgasm this Valentine’s Day, then you can with Cohorted’s Limited Edition ‘All My Love’ box. Featuring NARS Super Orgasm blush, alongside a range of premium makeup and skincare goodies to help you feel your best this Valentine’s Day.
Cohorted ‘All My Love’ Limited Edition Valentine’s Beauty Box.
For the ethically conscious, a pair of trainers from Veja are the ideal way to get in their good books this Valentine’s Day. Veja is environmentally and socially conscious in every stage of the production of their footwear, using recycled and organic materials where possible and maintaining transparency throughout their business. Oh and if they’re good enough for Meghan Markle, they’re good enough for us.
Veja Esplar Trainers in Marsala, £89.99. Available at Office
Silk Pyjamas – Silk pyjamas are the ultimate luxury in sleepwear. We love this sexy but chic set from Intimissimi, definitely worth dropping a hint about. Top, £50. Shorts, £38. Intimissimi.
We can’t resist gorgeous box clutch by From St Xavier. You’ll be seeing stars if your special someone gifts you something this beautiful! Maybe this is a good one to treat yourself to… Self-love is important too, no?
From St Xavier Galileo box clutch, £110. Available at Selfridges.
Channel your inner Carrie Bradshaw this month and persuade your Mr (or Mrs) Big to splurge on a pair of classic Manolo Blahniks for you this Valentine’s. We love these navy silk satin pumps; a slightly lower and more wearable version of Carrie’s iconic electric blue pair.
Manolo Blahnik Hangisi 75 Navy Silk Satin Pumps, £745. Available at Harvey Nichols.
If you and your loved one have just moved into a new home, or you’re sprucing up your current homewares, then these gorgeous Soho Home Champagne Flutes are the perfect Valentine’s gift with a purpose. Crystal flutes are not only timeless, but look beautiful on display in your kitchen or dining area. These flutes, plus a bottle of fizz and some chocolate truffles will prove a very sophisticated night in this Valentine’s Day.
Soho Home Barwell Flute Glass. £35 each (£140 for set of 4). Available at amara.com