It can be a challenge to know what to buy for the lady you love - especially at Valentine's Day, when expectations are high! We hope you can gain a little inspiration from our most romantic gift guide of the year.
Who doesn't love to receive a beautiful bouquet of flowers for Valentine's Day? Floward is a premium delivery service that offers a wide range of fresh-cut flowers and accompanying luxury gifts. They provide the fastest same day delivery service in London, which allows customers to place orders any time up to 5pm and guarantees their flower arrangements will arrive on the same day up until 10pm. Floward also allows customers to send video messages with their gifts, which can be viewed by the recipient via unique QR code – making them the perfect, personal way to show your partner just how much you care and appreciate them this Valentine’s Day. Visit Floward
Diamonds are girl's best friend after all... These two beautiful diamond necklaces are from The Diamond Store which offers a huge choice of high quality jewellery to delight even the most discerning of tastes. Delivery is fast too - handy for those making last minute purchases and the products come elegantly packaged. Plus they offer a 5 year guarantee. The stunning Diamond Galileo Heart 1.10CT Pendant Necklace in 18K Gold is £2,489 (from £4,089) and available from HERE. The dainty and oh so pretty Aquamarine 0.34CT And Diamond 9K White Gold Pendant Necklace is just £149 from £209 and available from HERE.
Silver Specials & A Little Box of Love
Perfect for the lady who loves jewellery that's feminine and not too OTT, are these two pairs of dainty silver Luna (top) and Pippa (turquoise) earrings and very cute Filled with Love Set from Matchbox. All come prettily packaged in a little box.
Possibly the prettiest box of fine chocolates you could find. These large marzipan heart from Niederegger are £48.39 and available from Here.
Treat your partner to ten delicious cocktail sweets, all from the comfort of your own home. Flavours include Passion Fruit Mojito, Mandarin Spritz and Tequila Sunrise. The Love Box, £15 from www.smithandsinclair.com
Luxury Milk and White Chocolate Ganache Filled Hearts Gift Box - £35.00 – www.farhi.co.uk
A delicious selection of both milk and white chocolate hearts, each is filled with a sumptuous Rhubarb Ganache. Presented in a luxury gift box, these sweet treats will make the perfect Valentine’s Day gift. Fahri also offer beautifully presented boxes of luxury dates, chocolate coffee beans, and other high quality delicious treats.
LAKRIDS BY BÜLOW, are on a mission to make the world love liquorice. The LOVE range provides the perfect present to gift for Valentine's Day, spreading the love with liquorice! The collection includes limited edition fruity flavours : Strawberry & Cream and Fruity Caramel, and the popular Love Selection Box which is perfect for sharing.
Montezuma's Lots of Love 16 Truffle Collection is another perfect Valentine's Day gift for a loved one. Each box is filled with mouthwatering creamy milk chocolate caramel hearts and deliciously rich dark chocolate hazelnut pralines. You can add a personalised note too. They are rather addictive and we suggest ordering an extra box to enjoy yourself too! £14.99 from Montezuma's.
Chocolates don't come much fresher than this! Treat someone you love to this luxury gift box, containing one jar of Russell & Atwell's Cracking Creamy Hazelnut and a jar of Outrageously Creamy Milk Chocolates. These are truly delicious and ever so creamy. Each of the jars contain about 20 chocolates and you can also refill and re-use them with the brand's clever Eco Refill pouches. All of their fresh chocolates are proudly made in the UK with fresh organic cream and absolutely no palm oil. You need to keep them chilled in the fridge. £32 from Russell & Atwell.
Luxury Irish Chocolatier, Lily O’Brien’s has the perfect treats to gift or share with loved ones this Valentine’s Day. The Exquisite Collection is pure fine chocolate indulgence and The Desserts Collection is a winner for lovers of sweet treats, and is made up of six iconic dessert recipes. What better way to celebrate date night!
There's a wide range of lovely Valentine's hampers and gifts from Cartwright & Butler. We love their brand-new Champagne & Truffle Gift Box, which contains de Beaupre Champagne and is accompanied by a deluxe Praline Chocolate Heart Selection. Presented in a sleek grey box with ribbon. £60 from HERE.
Acclaimed Swiss chocolatier Laderach offer some exquisite gifts for Valentines - and indeed any special occasion. We adore this adorable chocolate teddy made with the finest white chocolate with raspberry pieces £10 from HERE. And their Pralines Classic box - a selection of 36 excellent pralines for an unforgettable taste experience. £54 from HERE. The very pretty milk chocolate and raspberry white chocolate diamond hearts are a delight too just £4.90 from HERE.
The Tabitha Cashmere socks bring together the luxury of cashmere in a range of bold colours and are made from the finest yarns and are hand-finished for the premium quality finish Pantherella is renowned for. They can even be customised with monogrammed initials of your loved one’s name for a truly unique and heartfelt Valentine’s gift.
Premium ladies sheepskin mule slippers in every sense, it doesn’t get much cosier than the Molly. These luxurious sheepskin mules from Bedroom Athletics hold the softest Grade A double-faced Australian sheepskin inside and out. The perfect companion for those chilly mornings and nippy nights and perfect gift for Valentine's Day - especially in the very pretty Parfait Pink. Just £40 available from HERE.
Leading British jewellery brand, Abbott Lyon recently launched their Valentine's Day collection with Olivia Bowen. Full of personalised pieces picked by Olivia herself, they are guaranteed to make your loved one’s smile. Styles in this edit include the Sterling Silver Signature Name Necklace (£71.10 10% off) and the White Quartz Heart Fine Chain Necklace (£79.00).
Other favourites of ours from Abbott Lyon are their gorgeous watches. All are designed in-house for a truly luxurious and premium feel. Built to stand the test of time with the option to engrave, you can create a truly bespoke watch you can count on. Perfect for Valentine's Day gifts, all watches come in signature luxe packaging and a 2-year Quality Promise. A favourite is their Blush Pearl Link Nueva at £149 (pictured below). The elegant blush tone stunningly complements the pearl face of the watch with its super luxe link chain and ultra chic multifunctional details. This watch is a must-have this season, giving every look a touch of allure.
And they do very stylish bags too - another perfect Valentine's Day gift. Our favourite is their Pearl Canvas Resort Bag. £89. It's super versatile and in classic ivory canvas with pretty pearl detailing. Featuring tonal ivory leather details and a handy interior pocket, our most-wanted designer inspired tote is roomy enough for everything you could need. Whether you’re planning a weekend away with the girls, want to update your gym bag or need the perfect desk to bar accessory, treat yourself to this must-have piece. For an extra premium touch, personalise with our iconic metal letters to complete the look.
Gifts of Taste
Why not wow the lady you adore with a romantic meal for two at home? Acclaimed and Royal Warranted provisioners Dukeshill offer a wide range of excellent hampers and gifts for all occasions and this Dine In For Two with its top quality steak, smoked salmon, Panna Cotta, and delightful Rosé Frizzante is the perfect choice - and quick and easy to prepare. £47 from HERE.
For a super thoughtful and delicious gift for your Valentine, these exquisitely luxury brownies from Blushing Cook are a perfect choice. They are beautifully decorated with edible organic flowers and two adorable, naughty dachshunds to deliver your hugs, kisses, and love to your someone special. They can be ordered online and sent anywhere in the UK - anonymously or with a personal message. And can handily fit through a letterbox too. £36 from HERE.
REN Moroccan Rose Otto & Rosa Centifolia Collections
REN Skincare's famous Moroccan Rose Otto and Rosa Centifolia ranges are loved world-wide - and an absolute favourite of ours. These wonderful, beautifully scented, gentle yet effective products are a perfect Valentine's Day gift for a loved one - what can me more romantic than roses after all? From bath oil and shower gel, to body lotion, body polish and ultra moisturising body oil, there's everything in the REN Rose Otto range someone would need for a totally pampering body blitz. And for the face in the Rosa Centifolia collection, REN has excellent cleansing gel, hot cloth cleanser, and a cleansing balm to wash away the day's dirt and pollution, leaving skin clean, fresh and happy. The natural rose fragrance is wonderfully soothing and therapeutic too. Visit REN to discover more.
Bio Scents Anxiety Gift Set
We regularly use pure essential oils for their amazing wellbeing properties, and recently came across this super brand - Bio Scents. They offer a fantastic Anxiety Gift Set which is the perfect present for any occasion including Valentine's Day, for any loved one who really needs to relax and unwind. The set contains naturally potent Frankincense, Geranium and Clary Sage essential oils: Frankincense to de-stress, uplift the mood and strengthen the connection with yourself; Geranium to support mental and hormonal balancing, reduces stress and promote relaxation, and Clary Sage to relieve feelings of anxiety & stress. They each have a beautiful fragrance too - and are super-easy to use. You can pop a few drops in an essential oil diffuser, or to quickly fill your room with healing perfume - simply dab a few drops onto a tissue and place on a warm radiator. £60 from Bio Scents.
Arran Glen Rosa Perfume
A wonderfully romantic fragrance and perfect Valentine's Gift. Warming yet beautifully fresh, the Glen Rosa Eau de Toilette from Arran is a perfectly balanced mixture of fig and ylang-ylang, offering up a deep yet sweet scent, mixing fruity freshness with crisp florals. Ideal for spritzing onto your pulse points every morning and throughout the day, allowing you to showcase this stunning scent whenever and wherever. £42.50 from Here. Do layer with other products from this gorgeous range too, including our favourites, the Glen Rosa Fig and Ylang Ylang Bath and Shower Gel (£16), and Glen Rosa body cream, which is enriched with essential oils (£16).
Serge Lutens Féminité du Bois
Another fine fragrance perfect as a Valentine's gift is Serge Lutens Féminité du Bois, which comes in a new limited edition bottle. This mythical, pure and essential perfume from Serge Lutens' Collection noire is memorable, elegant and timeless and perfect for any discerning fragrance lover in your life. Pure sensory indulgence. £110 for 50ml EDP from HERE.
Sheerlips lipsticks from Dolce & Gabbana
For a gorgeous gift of beauty this Valentine's Day, these exquisitely packaged Sheerlips lipsticks from Dolce & Gabbana are a wonderful choice. The lipsticks are super hydrating, and glide on with the smooth texture of a balm. They are also filled with supercharged ingredients so lips look and feel as soft as a petal. The floral-inspired shades contains delicate pigments that recreate the transparency and sheer hue of a flower. We adore Spring Peony (pictured) in the most pretty of pinks. £33 each from Harrods.
Soak Sunday Rose Utopia Collection
For a wonderful pampering treat for your loved one, Soak Sunday's customisable gift sets are a perfect choice. You can select an array of beautifully scented and indulgent bath and body products including our top choice for Valentine's Day - their Rose Utopia Collection. Choose the Botanical Bath Soak, paired with the matching Body Oil and Body Scrub to gently cleanse and hydrate leaving skin petal soft. And add a lovely Sleep Balm and highly scented Rose & Sea Salt Candle to relax with. All packaged in an attractive box for £65.
Zephorium Love & Surrender
If your loved one adores crystals, aromatherapy and all things spiritual and wellness, Zephorium is a must! This unique award winning aromatherapy skincare and fragrance brand is based upon energy attraction and the power of positive thinking. They offer a truly wonderful range of the most special products - each of which comes wonderfully packaged. Their glass bottles come in an array of beautiful colours which are linked to the body’s energy (chakra) system making the link between mental, emotional and physical wellbeing. High quality oils, aromatherapy, powerful affirmations and potentised crystal add to the vibrational mix, culminating in a wonderful blend of beauty and positivity. They use only the finest aromatherapy oils and blends in their outstanding quality products. For a Valentine's Day gift that's truly thoughtful, do treat your loved one to their Love & Surrender range with rose quartz. We've enjoyed a selection of these on trial so much. The products are beautifully scented and an absolute delight to use.
Avant Rose Skin Care
Highly respected skin care company Avant offers a wonderful range of highly effective luxury skin care products. A perfect Valentine's Day gift is a selection of their rose scented treats. We recommend the amazing Age Prestige Antioxidising & Detoxifying Rose Serum £111, the Damascan Rose Petals Revitalising Facial Serum £115 and the Damascan Rose Petals Antioxidising & Retexturing Treatment Mask £109 - but there are so many gorgeous products, including luxury gift boxes to choose from you're spoilt for choice! Do visit the Avant website to see the whole range.
Alteya Organics Bio Damascena Luxury Gift Set
Roses are always appreciated on Valentine's Day, and these wonderful Rosa Damascena infused products from Alteya Organics are bound to delight. Beautifully fragranced, soothing, calming and highly effective yet gentle, the range includes everything from pure essential oil to rose water, moisturisers, cleansers and more.. There's a gorgeous Alteya Organics Bio Damascena Luxury Gift Set too - a perfect Valentine's Day treat for your loved one. It features a powerful certified organic trio - each product enriched with an artful infusion of pure, youth-saving Rose Otto and potent bio-actives to help even skin tone, boost radiance and promote skin elasticity. £77.
Heritage Store Rosewater Collection
Another lovely rose infused range is from Heritage Store. They use Bulgarian Damask Roses in all of their signature Rosewater products. Not only are they known to refresh, hydrate and soften skin, but they have a beautiful uplifting scent you can’t help but love. Heritage Store's goal is to bring you as close to the true nature of the flower as possible - and we feel they've certainly succeeded. The range include everything from rose water, to toner and serum. For more information do head to their website.
Weleda Love Aroma Shower
Another perfect Valentine's Day gift is this gorgeously scented shower gel from Weleda. Their Love Aroma Shower evokes a feeling of harmony as it cocoons the mind, body and spirit in a sense of well-being with it’s delightfully romantic fragrance. Explore a floral garden of romantic rose, precious jasmine and delicately sweet ylang ylang. Just £8.95 from Weleda. Do try out the rest of their Wild Rose Body Care range too. The products contain rosa moschata seed oil which soothes and smooths the skin, whilst the indulgent fragrance of damask rose harmonises the senses.
Sanctuary Spa Signature Showstopper Gift Set
Such a lovely gift for someone special on Valentine's Day. Your loved one will feel pampered from head to toe with Sanctuary Spa’s Signature Showstopper. From salt scrub and shower oil, to hand cream and sleep mist, this gift set unites an array of full-size and discovery-sized bath and body treats to indulge in during your evening routine. The curated collection is presented in a heart-shaped box. £29.25 (RRP £45) from Sanctuary.
Sensai Contouring Lipstick
A gorgeous red lipstick for Valentine's Day - refillable contouring lipsticks from the Colours make up range by acclaimed beauty brand Sensai. A soft‑matte texture glides on like velvet to deliver a multidimensional finish. In a single stroke, shape, contour and texture of lips are visibly amplified. As practised in traditional Japanese painting techniques, Sumi‑Shadow Pigments add a hint of shade that transforms colour into lip‑sculpting hues. The gently muted undertone awakens the complexion for a naturally enhanced finish. There's a range of pretty red shades to flatter all skin tones. Refill £27, holder £11
Parfums De Marly Delina and Delina La Rosee
We adore fragrances from this highly acclaimed brand. The latest are Parfums De Marly Delina and even more perfect for Valentine's Day, Parfums De Marly Delina La Rosee. Delina eau de parfum is a sensual bouquet structured with Turkish rose. Infused with delicate lily of the valley and peony, its scent is strengthened by the fruity foundation of lychee, rhubarb and bergamot, before climaxing with the sensuality of cashmere wood and velvety musk. A gorgeously romantic fragrance and gift any loved one would adore. Buy from Harrods or Parfums De Marly
Initio Atomic Rose
Another romantic fragrance and perfect Valentine's Day gift is this gorgeous scent from acclaimed perfume brand Initio Parfums. It's a wonderful example of what a good rose perfume should be, with notes of natural Bulgarian and Turkish rose, natural Egyptian jasmine, Italian bergamot, hint of pink pepper and warming vanilla. It's totally memorable and lasts well. From Selfridges and Initio Parfums
Another wonderful Valentine's Day gift your loved one will adore. Relax from head to toe with this luxurious foot spa bath from Beurer with aromatherapy, massage, infrared, magnetic field therapy, heat and pedicure attachments. Features include two massage functions, as well as three interchangeable pedicure attachments. Beurer FB35 Aromatherapy Foot Spa £55.99 from Stress No More.
Beper Pillow Massager
An ideal Valentine's day gift is this super pillow massager from Beper. Perfect for those on the go all day and find it hard to relax, and those who work out too, this relaxation device features four massaging heads that give a thorough massage. The heads turn both clockwise and anti-clockwise so that your muscles don’t become overworked in certain areas to ensure you feel refreshed after use. The Pillow Massager is versatile too, and can be used on all different parts of the body. £28.99 from Stress No More.
Morphée Sleep Device
If your loved one has trouble relaxing, and sleeping soundly, this is the perfect Valentine's Day gift. Morphée is an entirely non-digital, screen-free, portable solution to sleepless nights. Designed in collaboration with sleep professionals, and having already helped over 100,000 people in France manage their anxiety, stress and insomnia, the audio sleeping aid it has now launched here in the UK.
Morphée comprises eight different relaxation and sleeping exercises, for a total of over 200 combinations of sessions, including body scanning, breathing, movement, visualization, and heart coherence. The aim of each is to disconnect from the day, relax the body and soothe the mind; these three elements form the pillars of a fast, deep and restorative sleep. And all sessions are led by a team of sleep experts, supervised by Florence Binay, a sleep-focused sophrologist. It's a really lovely looking little device too and will fit in well with most bedroom decors. We've tested it and now couldn't be without! It really does work. Available for £79.95 on www.morphee.co, with a 100 nights return policy.
Bed of Nails Acupressure Relaxation Mat
Another perfect Valentine's Day gift for a loved one who suffers from back or neck pain and has trouble sleeping is this clever Bed of Nails sleep mat. The Bed of Nails has been used by Indian mystics for centuries in the practice of healing and meditation and now it's been re-invented with a Scandinavian twist to give you a whole range of benefits, from soothing sleeplessness and easing stress to helping you re-balance, alleviating aches and pains. It's also brilliant for easing neck and back pain. More than 8,800 non-toxic plastic spikes are arranged on the mat and work in a similar way to acupuncture needles, helping release endorphins (the body's own 'happiness' drug) and oyxtocin, to help you stay calm and relaxed. This mat has more nails than others available, is lightweight and available in pink, green and black. We found it so good to use - and really could feel the benefits after just a few sessions. £70 from Cult Beauty. A Bed of Nails acupressure pillow is also available at £40 from Cult Beauty too.
NEST NY Rose Noir & Oud Classic Candle
A wonderfully scented Valentine's Day gift is this gorgeous Rose Noir & Oud Classic Candle from Nest New York. It will enhance any romantic setting with its notes of captivating Rose de Mai blended with smoky oud, a hint of incense, black leather, and patchouli. Even when not lit it smells divine. £43 from Cult Beauty. or $46 direct from Nest New York.
Lily & Loaf Velvet Rose & Oud Candle
Another of the finest rose scented candles is this one from Lily & Loaf. The Velvet Rose & Oud Soy Wax Candle has a beautiful fragrance of deep rose with sensual musk, amber and smoky oud wood. It has a long 40 hour burn time, and is hand poured, made with soy wax for a cleaner burn without toxins or carcinogens, contains essential oils and comes packaged in a beautiful presentation box. It's one of those gifts you'd be very tempted to keep yourself! £15.74 from Lily & Loaf. There are other beautifully scented candles to choose from, and this excellent brand also offers a fantastic range of super potent natural supplements, aromatherapy and hair and beauty products - all of which are long term firm favourites of ours.
Perfect Gift For Wine Lovers
A Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) wine course is the perfect gift for the wine lover in your life - and also a great way for couples to explore the world of wine together. You might not know but It's actually possible to take WSET’s globally recognised Level 1 and Level 2 Award in Wines courses online from start to finish including an online exam, as well as at wine schools across London and the rest of the UK. It's a great way of igniting a passion for wine, learning how to navigate wine lists and impressing friends and family with your wine knowledge! A wonderful gift we recommend. To buy and for more info visit WSET .