The search is on for the perfect presents to impress your loved one. Whether you’re looking for a grandiose gift or a token gesture, we have picked our favourite luxurious items to fit the bill.
Made of 18 carat black gold and encrusted with dazzling diamonds, this bold pair of cufflinks are unisex so you could share the gift you give this year – if you dare…Breaking the design codes, the Akillis collection is inspired by epic poems, action movies and flamboyant gangster – a universe where fiction and reality mix with sophistication.
Canard-Duchene Charles VII Grande Cuvee Smooth Rose, Champagne
With its white bottle and pink accents, the Canard-Duchene Charles VII Grande Cuvee Smooth Rose looks an ideal complement to any romantic liaison. This champagne is targeted at younger customers, but with its smooth taste will be ideal for all. The Rose bottle was inspired by the discovery of a long-lost white painted bottle of Canard-Duchêne from the 61 vintage, a single red rose within a well-enjoyed empty bottle will double up as perfect reminder of your romantic day. Canard-Duchêne (owned by Alain Thiénot since 2003) is a traditional and renowned Champagne House which was founded in 1868, they’re planning a big party in 2018 for their 150th anniversary, lets hope they keep the high-standards up some we can include them in our 2018 Valentines Day Gift Guide!
Prestat Heart Box
Tickle someone pink with this beautiful pink heart-shaped box of chocolates by the fine chocolate house. Choose between red velvet and sea salt caramel truffles or a selection of Prestat’s most popular chocolates such as creamy caramels, nut clusters and tantalising fruit creams.
Mastercut Diamond Earrings
These stunning 18 carat white gold diamond earrings are vintage-inspired in design and will be sure to add romantic sparkle to any recipient’s eye.
Ex Nihilo Sweet Morphine Eau de Parfum
A syrupy rose coloured concoction sits inside a clean glass bottle to doll up any dressing table. Give this guilty pleasure a spritz and you’ll be whirled into a romantic floral bloom with addictive notes of lilac and bergamot essence at the top, iris and mimosa at the heart and crisp vetiver muddled with provocative patchouli and bourbon vanilla at the base.
Lulu Guinness Lip Print Silk Scarf
Vibrantly kissed with the fashion label’s signature red lips, this pure silk scarf makes for a gorgeous Valentine’s parcel. The style accessory will be sure to brighten up the moment.
Byredo Loose Lips Candle
Rose petals mix with delicate violet and morello cherry to create this charming limited edition pink wax candle. At the base, rice powder gives it a velvety, plump base while orris butter envelopes the atmosphere in a soft tender sensation and a shiver of elegance to keep the flame alive.
Sony Over-Ear Headphones
Sony’s h.ear on headphones are the perfect accessory for listening to mix-tapes on the move. They are Hi-Res Audio compatible and ooze style with their bold design and vibrant colours – making them an ideal gift for those who like to tap into the latest DJ-inspired trends.
Lucy Annabella Date Night Bath Milk
Unwind in the tub ahead of date night with this sumptuous and seductive milky blend of organic patchouli ylang ylang, nutmeg, palmarosa and mandarin essential oils. The sensorial emulsion cocoons your skin will softening soyabean, argan and coconut oil to ignite a romantic night in.
Backgammon Set by Hector Saxe
This striking games set is dressed in ‘Conran Blue’ and hand-crafted at the Parisian atelier using fine materials. It features a leather interior inlay and nickel chrome locks to become a family keepsake.
Issey Miyake Prism Tote Bag
Fashionistas will adore this edgy metallic shopper bag in a rich platinum wine shade. The Bao Bao geometric-panelled prism bags have garnered a cult following. The tote features adjustable handles and a large internal zipped pocket.
Creed Royal Mayfair
For both him and her, this fresh fragrance features fine top notes of British gin, Jamaican lime and Scottish Highland pine tree, licked with a middle note of romantic rose and base notes of orange, cedar and eucalyptus. From the house of Creed, this vaulted scent honours the Duke of Windsor, the famed British royal synonymous with taking risks in life, love and style.
David Morris Rose Cut Rose Gold Bracelet
This exquisite rose cut white diamond flexi bangle features a round white diamond micro-set surround and is set in 18 carat rose gold. A treasurable item, this band becomes a token of love.
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Atelier Cologne Rose Anonyme Cologne Absolue
A dozen fresh roses could be topped this year with this enchanting blend of sensuous rosy scents. At the top, Italian bergamot, Chinese ginger and Turkish rose essence sit on the skin with a spicy delicacy, followed by more Turkish rose absolue, incense from Somalia and velvet oud accord to create a mysterious heart. Laced at the base with patchouli from Indonesia, papyrus from India and benzoin from Laos, this is a seductive, sophisticated fragrance gift.
By Reena Patel