Stylish Gifts For Your Loved One
Navigating the world of Valentine’s Day gifts can be quite a task. Between the cliché roses and chocolates, and the cringe-worthy soft toys, it takes more than just a quick trip to the shops to pick up something a little different for your loved one.
You might be needing a playful present for a new significant other or want to invest in something that says how much you care, so let us help you find something special with our stylish Valentine’s Day gift round-up below.
1. Jo Loves Fragrances
If you have a high taste level and appreciate non-department store fragrances or luxe home candles, you’ll appreciate Jo Malone.
The scent expert’s new label, Jo Loves, offers a pretty decadent selection of all of the above – but if we had to choose, we’d go for White Rose & Lemon leaves for her or for him, Shards of Cedar & Red Thyme.
Jo Loves fragrances, available at joloves.com. Prices start at £45 for 30ml.
2. Men In This Town Book
For the fashion fan or male style-appreciator in your life, this book is a visual treat that will surely be met with open arms.
Featuring some of the world’s best street style looks captured by acclaimed Australian photographer Giuseppe Santamaria, prepare to enjoy ogling at some achingly cool gents.
Available at ASOS, priced £12.99.
3. House Of Yve Personalised Sound Waves Print
Personal, sweet yet not a gift that’ll have you reaching for the sick bucket, this offbeat idea brings your partner’s favourite song to life through printed sound waves.
You choose the song, print, frame and text, and House Of Yve will do the rest.
Available at notonthehighstreet.com, priced £25.
4. The Love Box By Net-A-Porter
Luxury e-tailer Net-A-Porter has got you covered this Valentine’s Day with its pre-made gift boxes, and our personal favourite is the jam-packed ‘The Love Box’.
Inside, your loved one will find a Stella McCartney phone case, Lipstick Queen lipstick and Smythson notebook, amongst other designer goodies.
Available at Net-A-Porter, priced at £295.
5. Not Another Bill Six Subscription
Want a gift that’ll bring your partner joy beyond Valentine’s Day? Not Another Bill sends you a gift box each month filled with beautiful items from new artists, designers and brands, based on your preferences and interests.
Beats a bunch of roses, any day.
Available at John Lewis, with prices starting from £75 for a three month subscription.
6. Alexander McQueen Skull Card Holder
For the city roamer who is never without their travel card, this Alexander McQueen beauty will bring some serious style to their commute.
Crafted from fine leather and finished with the signature McQueen skull, this soft pink card holder is a winner, and also available in hot pink and black.
Available at Selfridges, priced £110.
7. Seletti Love Neon Light
Illuminate the interior design buff in your life with this modern take on the old-school neon light.
Crafted in a typewriter print, this love light is sure to make a statement in any room and get your Valentine’s Day message across loud and clear.
Available at Iwantoneofthose.com, priced £180.
8. Olympus PEN E-PL7 Compact Camera
Revived from its 1950s heyday, this shoot and point camera combines great photo quality with vintage design.
Boasting 16.1 megapixels and built in Wi-Fi, we’d gladly receive this stylish piece of equipment any day of the week.
Available at Currys, priced £399.
9. Johnny Loves Rosie Floral Strap Watch
If you don’t want to spend big this Valentine’s Day, this simple and sweet watch by Johnny Loves Rosie should fit the bill.
Known for its whimsical accessory collections, the independent British label has nailed the modern feminine aesthetic, allowing you to give flowers without actually giving flowers.
Available at ASOS, priced £30.
10. Comme des Garçons Play Red fragrance
Forget what you know about perfumes and aftershaves – Comme des Garçons is all about the anti-fragrance.
Suitable for any gender, this scent combines top notes of red mandarin, pink peppercorns and Safraleine, resulting in a sweet smelling eau de toilette.
Plus its packaging is perfect for the upcoming day of love.
Available at END Clothing, priced £70 for 100ml.