The day of love is approaching and for some, it spells dread because we’ve been sold to for years that Valentine’s day is all about romance with your life-partner. Don’t buy into it! Get together with your girlfriends, your kids, your family or spend it alone in the bathtub with a glass of bubbly to drink and eucalyptus & rosemary bubble bath to celebrate the love you feel for yourself. Dump the stereotypes and look at February 14th as a fun day! Whether you are a Valentine’s embracer or hater, if you are anything like me then February 14th is rubbing up on you without warning and leaves you wondering as to what to buy your beloved, be they partners or family or friends.

So I’ve rounded up 14 beautiful pieces for 14th February that you can hold in your hand while saying those three magical words to the man or woman or a loved one in your life-

For Her:

1. Lulu Guinness Red Perspex Lips Clutch

Because the best way to say – I love you is with a KISS

Lulu Guinness Red Perspex Lips Clutch

2. Agent Provocateur Lingerie or nightwear

Because the Zuri Suspender is particularly my favourite- it’s romantic and very Spring-y

Zuri Suspender by Agent Provocateur

3. Zita Elze Bouquets & a Box of Ladurée Macaron

Because they are my favourite types of gift:)

Zita Else bespoke bouquets & a crystal heart gift box of macarons

4. Christian Louboutin Simple Pump Patent

Because the average woman falls in love 7 times a year. Only 6 are with shoes.

Christian Louboutin Simple Pump Patent

5. India Circus Cushions

Because good furnishings are great conversation starters. If your mum is your valentine this year, these silk cushions made in India are perfect for her

From left to right:The Nawabs Sonnet Poly Taf-Silk Cushion Cover, River Boat Poly Velvet Cushion Cover and Peeping Peacock Poly Velvet Cushion Cover

6. Karleo Red Crystal Volcano Headpiece

Because this vintage sass you want to wear on your head

Karleo red crystal volcano headpiece

7. Sabyasachi Clutch

Because Sabyasachi is synonymous with sophistication

SABYASACHI Deep red and green hand crusted leather minaudiere clutch

For Him:
1. Wooden Ties

Because you get 10% discount if you shop now by clicking on the link above. Use the code ‘fashionistalove’ in checkout to get this discount.

Above: Piano Wooden Tie Below: Color Wood Bow Tie

2. Hugo Boss Wallet Gift Set

Because he deserves this luxury

Hugo Boss Woven Wallet Gift Set

3. Calvin Klein or Polo Ralph Lauren Underwear Trunk Set

Because you want to spice things up in the bedroom;)

Left: Calvin Klein 3 Pack Underwear Trunk Set Right: Polo Ralph Lauren 3 Pack Classic Trunk

4. Engraved Initial Silver & Gold Plated Tie Pin & Cufflinks Set

Because it’s personally yours!

Left: Engraved initials Mother of Pearl Cufflinks Right: Engraved Gold Plated Square Cufflinks

5. Audrey Niffenegger’s The Time Traveler’s Wife

Because why would only women read all the romantic novels? Give him a tissue box along with the book;)

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6. Body Groomer

Because good hygiene is a major turn on!

Philips body groomer

7. Gift him an experience– a day at the races or a football match ticket in which his favourite team playing or a surprise quick getaway in the countrysides for the Valentine’s Day weekend.

Top tip: These are the ideas or categories of the gifts you may gift to your loved ones. You should choose the brand you can afford because the gesture of giving a gift matters, not much the item itself.


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