We know what you’re thinking… It’s too early to be thinking about Valentine’s Day gifts. However, would you rather rush around looking for a last-minute compromise or take the time to plan out a thoughtful gift that your loved one will love? Because we like the second option, we have a list of ideas to get you started. Whether your sweetie is into stylish accessories or loves to end the day with a special glass of wine, we’ve got you covered with gifts for her and for him from brands they’re sure to adore.
Who wouldn’t love to show off a brightly colored, luxuriously designed shoulder bag for those days on the go? Designer Mario Valentino patterns this bag in tones of red with a sleek, monogrammed “V” on the front. Your valentine will be impressed with the storage space and versatility of the short and long straps.
Hearts go with Valentine’s Day just like Christmas trees go with Christmas. Show your loved one just how much they mean to you with this simple 14K gold heart pendant necklace. The dainty shape and size of the charm and chain allow the necklace to be layered with other necklaces or worn alone as an everyday accessory.
Get your darling a bottle of perfume that’ll thrill you (and them) each time they spray it on. NEST’s fragrances are made with the highest quality oils so your scent stays on all day. The Black Tulip scent is a sultry combination of Japanese violet and Indonesian jasmine. It has the richness of patchouli and the freshness of pink peppercorn, plus top notes of black cherry and black amber plum for a fruity touch. How romantic!
Since Valentine’s Day happens in February, chances are it’s quite cold outside during this romantic holiday. Don’t let your lover’s ears freeze in the chilly winds. These COACH Shearling Earmuffs come in a brown saddle band with big, cream colored puffs for maximum coziness. Perfect for a day out skating or just a walk to your Valentine’s dinner.
Of course you need a bottle of bubbly to top off the perfect intimate evening. Pick up a bottle of rosé that can be engraved and comes in an elegant pink box. Open it up for the special occasion of Valentine’s Day or save it for a later date when she (or he!) needs a nice hot bath after a long day of work.
This card case from TUMI is sleek, all black, made from supple leather, and a great replacement for your man’s worn out wallet. It’s a bi-fold design that contains card slots of various sizes to store whatever you need to carry each day. The slim design keeps it from looking too bulky in your pocket and keeps it easily functional.
Minimalism has been a trending in the past few years and this watch from Nixon combines sleek, simple style with your partner’s favorite color. Available in a variety of monochrome or mixed colors, this watchface has the sleek Nixon logo placed at the three o’clock position for a timeless look. Don’t miss out on this simple accessory that’ll dress up any outfit.
Let his confidence fly with a fragrance that takes on an elevated interpretation of modern masculinity. BOSS’ highly concentrated mix provides an ambery, woody scent for the man in your life. Warm top notes of incense and a cedarwood base will have you wanting to cuddle up to your partner and breathe deeply.
Every guy needs a belt that’s versatile and appropriate with a range of outfits from dressy to casual. Get him this closet essential that comes in a charcoal black with subtle black imprints of the famous COACH logo across it. Or, you can reverse the belt a stylishly plain black design with no logo prints.
Complete the perfect Valentine’s Day with a glass of Hibiki Harmony Whiskey, a Japanese whiskey with a special taste. It comes in the brand’s trademark 24-faceted bottle, representing the Japanese seasons, but the flavor is where it really shines. It’s a light and approachable whiskey with enticing notes of orange peel and white chocolate, two signature Valentine’s ingredients.
Story by Kylie Thomas
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