Valentine’s Day is fast approaching – but wait – no need to bury your head in the sand and rely on your usual last minute grab. If you’re trying to impress a lady, you should know, that the way to her heart is always in the thought – so why not make this year, the year you get it right?! Even us girls understand it can be a minefield out there when it comes to buying a romantic pressie, that’s why we’re sharing our own ideas on the perfect Valentines gift.
Find the top eight picks, the girls in the SHAREIGHT office saved to their own Valentine’s wishlist below…
We’re starting with a classic. For any girl who loves chocolate, a box of the sweet stuff is mandatory on V-day. Ignore her attempts at cutting down, Valentine’s is for treats! We picked these eye-catching Hotel Chocolat Valentine Selection H-Box for £12. The modern decoration isn’t too over the top and the heart shapes give just the right amount of romance. Flavours include passionfruit, champagne, caramel and lemon berry tart – we’re sold!
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For a longer lasting fragrant twist to a bunch of roses, why not try the gorgeous Diptyque Rosafolia candle? For those of you who aren’t familiar, Diptyque is a well-known and trusted french based company specialising in scented candles, fragrances and face and body care. A favourite with many-a-beauty blogger, you’re sure to impress with your in-the-know choice of brand!
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While you’re setting the scene with scented candles, step it up with some divinely fragrant massage and body oil. We love Aromatherapy Associates Renewing Rose Massage & Body Oil. Don’t worry, this brand is as far from sleazy as you can get. The well crafted body oil renews and conditions through the power of rose, neroli, geranium and evening primrose. She’ll be impressed with all the beauty benefits as well as the hint to your massaging services, every girl loves to be pampered!
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If you’re hoping to heat things up on Valentine’s night, but still want to impress, you can rely on Agent Provocateur for some ridiculously sexy, yet sophisticated lingerie choices. Luckily, the usually pricey brand still have their January sale running, and discounts are big! We found this seductively romantic set, to delight both him and her, at an impressively reduced price….
Keen on making a lasting impression with some fine metal adornment? We have our eye on this gorgeous Pandora Heart Pave silver bracelet. We love the dainty chain and subtle pave heart which will sit beautifully alone or alongside the classic Pandora charm bracelet. You can be rest assured that Pandora products are always presented in beautiful packaging, saving you the trauma of wrapping.
Click here to shop > Pandora Heart Pave silver bracelet with cubic zirconia £55
No matter what we say, when done right, ladies love a touch of sentimentality . That’s why we couldn’t resist picking this heart-shaped Alessi “To” Mug. The perfect romantic edition to your Valentines breakfast-in-bed, or try filling with her favourite sweet treats as an extra add-on gift. The stylish, minimal Alessi design makes this a worthwhile present that won’t get embarrassingly hidden at the back of the cupboard after the day of love.
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Want to get her a gift she’ll love and use on a daily bases… and can be reminded of you everyday?! Ok – you may not want to go that far, but practicality is sometimes key when getting your money’s worth out of your gift. We love this Ted Baker Square Crystal purse (£89), which not only looks gorgeously luxurious, but also is extra roomy to fit endless receipts and credit cards (a must for ladies who aren’t afraid to shop). Crafted out of smooth tactile leather, this is one to last!
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Finally, we have to include a classic romantic fragrance, fresh enough to take into the Spring months ahead. Chloe’s Roses de Chloe eau de toilette hits all the right notes and comes in a romantically appropriate bottle and packaging. The floral, fruity scent is a modern take on a classic rose fragrance, she’ll be able to wear from day to night.
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