Let’s face it - apart from anniversaries, Valentine’s is the one big day of celebration and love for couples. Roses and dinner are a given, but a thoughtful and tasteful gift shows you’ve gone the extra mile. Following that, you can be rest assured that your loved one will be showering you with kisses and sweet nothings all day or possibly all year (depending on how impressive the gift is). Here’s an assortment of attractive items you can get for that special someone, whoever that lucky person may be.
You can choose from a Tory Burch cosmetic pouch, Jo Malone Red Roses collection, CANON-Eos M, One Touch Cappucino Machine and Tiffany's jewellery.
1. Tory Burch Cosmetic Pouch
Tory Burch’s Valentine’s Day collection features a jacquard cosmetic pouch with pretty pink and red heart designs that’s sure to make her swoon. Not only is it chic, it’ll be useful for housing all her makeup essentials too. Retails at S$125.
2. Tiffany Yours Jewellery
Every woman dreams of that little blue box, or several, and you can bet it’s a sure-fire way to impress her. Tiffany Yours is an assortment of bangles from their Valentines 2013 collection, available in sterling silver with the trademark ‘Tiffany & Co.” logo or 18-karat gold with an ‘I Love You’ carving if you’re ready to splurge. Retails at S$600 and S$4,750 respectively.
3. One Touch Cappuccino Machine
On the more practical side, satisfy her daily caffeine fix with a Philips One Touch Cappuncino Machine, which supplies you with delicious latte or creamy cappuccino with –you guessed it- just one touch. Retails at S$2,299.
4. Jo Malone Red Roses Collection
Trust us when we say you can’t go wrong with a lovely scented candle, cologne, body wash or lotion for your special lady. Jo Malone’s Red Roses Collection captures the exquisite fragrance of roses, encapsulating the term ‘modern romance’. Retails at S$95 for Hand & Body Wash or Cologne and S$115 for Hand & Body Lotion or Home Candle or Bath Oil.
5. Canon Eos-M
The eye-catching wine red Canon Eos-M is compact but packs a punch with its impressive touch screen interface, high-res viewing screen and 18 megapixel camera. If she’s not already impressed with its sleek appearance, she will be by its ability to interchange lenses. Retails at S$1,149.
Get him any one of these- Vetiver Root Fragrance, ToTT charcoal grill, Burberry shades, Philips AquaTouch shaver or a personalized Moët Rose champagne bottle.
1. Korres Vetiver Root Fragrance
There’s nothing better than divine-smelling cologne on a man, and Vetiver Root Fragrance from Korres offers a rich, warm, sensual and unique scent created from essential oils of the Asian grass. Retails at S$78.
2. Philips AquaTouch Shaver
Philips AquaTouch Shaver features an inbuilt Aquatec seal, making the shaver fully waterproof so he won’t have to worry about using it in the shower. It provides a close shave that protects skin from cuts and damage too, so he’ll look clean-shaven for every one of your dates. Retails at S$179.
3. Lotusgrill Charcoal Grill
We know how men love their meat and barbeque, and the Lotusgrill Charcoal Grill from ToTT will be a great addition to their existing stable of tools. With a built-in battery operated fan, the temperature is regulated and allows charcoal to heat up quickly, which takes away the toil and time of starting up the fire. Retails at S$258.
4. Moët Rosé Impérial
Express your heartfelt feelings towards your loved one with Moët Rosé Impérial. The premium ‘Love Case” comes with a customizable champagne bottle on which you can either leave a personalized message or decorate with adorable stickers. Retails at S$280.
5. Burberry Eyewear
It’s always wise to invest in a trustworthy pair of shades, especially in this heat. So invest in a classic design from the Burberry Splash SS13 Runway collection in Orchid Grey for your man, sure to keep him looking stylish on the go. Price: TBA