Treat your significant other or the special person in your life to a thoughtful, lockdown Valentine’s Day gift next month. Keeping in mind the current climate and nation-wide lockdown, my compiled list of gifts for Valentine’s Day offers a medley of options for ‘him’, ‘her’ and ‘non-binary’. From accessories to bath oils, to Buyagift and Red Letter Days, I am confident that this guide will offer inspiration for all…
Niederegger marzipan hearts are guaranteed to go down well with loved ones. Niederegger marzipan is made with 58% pure Mediterranean almonds, with no extra sugar added, to produce a pure natural taste. Marzipan from the heart, made with love since 1806.
Available from: www.johnlewis.com
Love to pieces
LEGO® WE JUST CLICK Little LEGO®, Love Stories by Aled Lewi, is a sweet and humorous look at love within the zany LEGO universe. Fifty pairs of iconic minifigures answer a timeless prompt (“I knew we clicked when . . .”) by sharing heart-warming moments of romance, friendship and love, in all its diverse forms.
Available from: www.abramsandchronicle.co.uk
Dress in colour
This richly pigmented and striking African print scarf from SIKA’A is a real game-changer for every fashionista’s wardrobe. Knot around the neck, wrap around handbag straps or incorporate into your hairstyle for a look that is beautifully unique.
Available from: www.sikaa.com
Key to the heart
This heart shaped padlock and key necklace is a gorgeous accessory for a loved one. Crafted from 18c gold plated or sterling silver, the heart shaped charm features a decorative pebbled effect.
Available from: www.screampretty.com
Step up to the plate
London-based designer Charlotte Olympia brings her Hollywood glam aesthetic to PUMA with a footwear collection inspired by female circus performers.
Available from: eu.puma.com
Olverum Bath Oil is a highly concentrated, therapeutic bath oil consisting of 10 pure essential oils. The carefully blended oils help to alleviate stress naturally, and can also help you achieve a good nights’ sleep.
Full range available from: www.olverum.com
Just the two of us
The gift experts have got something for everyone this Valentine’s Day! You can now shop with confidence as all experience vouchers are valid for 20 months after purchase, and gift experience boxes are valid for two years. The two experiences I have particularly taken a liking to are: Champagne Afternoon Tea for Two in The Domes at London Secret Garden Kensington (£60) and The View from The Shard with 3 Course Michelin Dining and Bubbles for Two (£129).
Available from: www.buyagift.co.uk
The award-winning HONOR Watch GS Pro is a rugged smartwatch equipped with an extraordinary 25-day battery life, making it one of the longest-lasting smartwatches currently available in the wearables market. HONOR Watch GS Pro supports more than 100 workout modes and workout data recording, including mountain climbing, hiking, skiing, indoor and outdoor running and free training.
Available from: www.hihonor.com
A good night’s sleep
This gift set includes an overnight hand cream (40g) and soothing aromatic pillow mist (30ml). Both infused with essential oils of rose, frankincense, palmarosa and ylang ylang to instil a feeling of peace and wellbeing at bedtime.
Available from: www.kissthemoon.com
Jaisalmer Indian Craft Gin is triple-distilled with a recipe that combines herbs and spices, vibrant juniper berries and hand-picked botanicals from all four corners of India.
Available from: www.thewhiskyexchange.com
Each bouquet’s “vase” is a Manly Man pint glass and is pre-arranged, sealed and packaged fresh with oxygen absorbers in a stylish branded box. The custom package design allows the bouquet to be delivered fully assembled and easily slide out to provide the ultimate gifting experience.
Available from: www.manlymanco.com