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Valentines Gift Guide 2020

The LUXlife 2020 Valentine's Day Gift Guide

On February 14th couples around the world celebrate their love, cherishing the time they’ve spent together which often involves the exchanging of gifts. To ensure you’re well prepared for Valentine’s Day this year, we have compiled the ultimate Valentine’s gift guide to give you some much needed inspiration- so there’s no excuse for you or your significant other to buy a last minute box of chocolates from the petrol station.

Our gift guide has something for everyone; so whether you’re married, in a long term relationship, single or celebrating ‘Galentines’, our guide is well worth a read.

Love From, INFINI London: One Year Roses That’ll Steal Their Heart

Infini London

INFINI London is on hand to create special moments this Valentine’s Day with a stunning range of one-year roses, lovingly presented by the brand’s expert floral artists. The petals are preserved in an eco-friendly process, ensuring that they’ll be admired for a year – or even longer!

From the decadently romantic Aphrodite range, to the effortlessly elegant classic range and the bespoke rose box, the brand has a product to suit every taste. There are many eye-catching box options — whether you opt for divine suede, diamond acrylic or cashmere box, as well as a vibrant range of petal shades. They’re a perfect option for adding a touch of glamour to your home décor.

The Infini London roses can be purchased here.

A New Shake To Feel The Love Gin Released For Valentine’s Day!

Manchester Drinks

Manchester Drinks Company has launched a new shimmering Raspberry and Rose gin just in time for Valentine’s Day. The gin is perfectly paired with lemonade or adds a hint of romance to prosecco or champagne.

The gin shimmers when shaken and is traditionally distilled and cut with pure mountain water, giving it a fresh taste.

The small-batch gin liqueur is available exclusively in Home Bargains stores nationwide for £8 per bottle.

Pamper Your Man With ADAM Gentleman Grooming Products

Adam male grooming products

ADAM is an artistry grooming atelier for gentlemen who are seeking a timeless barbering experience to complement their lifestyles. ADAM barbers are located around London allowing customers to walk out feeling restored and looking polished. Now you can bring the ADAM experience home as the company has an array of products available for your significant other such as hair mud and beard oil to keep them looking sharp. 

Purchase from any Adam store in London, locations are listed here: https://adamgroomingatelier.com/locations

Modern Designer Jewellery For Your Significant Other

Make your significant other feel special with designer jewellery from Tommy Hilfiger. The popular fashion designer has a range of styles available for both men and women including bracelets, earring and cufflinks. The designs available can be taken from day to night, and at under £100 per item will not break the bank. 

  • Women’s Jewellery:
Tommy Hilfiger Women's Jewellery
  • Men’s Jewellery and Accessories 
Tommy Hilfiger Men's Jewellery

Irresistible Baileys Strawberry and Cream Chocolate Hearts

Baileys

Attention Baileys lovers! You can now get your hands on brand new and completely irresistible Baileys Strawberry and Cream Chocolate Hearts. They’re the ultimate Valentine’s Day gift for a loved one who loves the iconic Irish cream liqueur.

These brand new heart shaped sweet treats are encased in a delicious silky milk chocolate shell, complete with a dreamy Baileys strawberry & cream truffle filling. Perfect to give to your Valentine after a romantic dinner or share on an night in with your girlfriends for Galentine’s Day! 

Pick up a mouth-watering box from selected Asda stores and other quality retailers, from £4 per pack.

Evoke Your Senses With Yankee Candle

Yankee

Fragrance and scent have the power to evoke strong emotions, creating powerful nostalgic memories by association. Love is the most powerful of all emotions and the range of luscious scents from Yankee Candle are perfect for showing a special someone how you truly feel this Valentine’s Day.

The 3 Votive 1 Holder Gift Set from the Yankee Candle® Garden Hideaway Collection™ offers the perfect opportunity to enhance the emotional connection with a true love. The set includes 3 votives in Sunny Daydream, Sweet Honeycomb and Camellia Blossom fragrances, as well as a classic glass holder for the candles.

Purchase here for just £9.99.

The Perfect Gift For Wine Lovers

Vineyard

This Valentine’s Day why not adopt a vine in France for your loved one? Wine lovers can now adopt their own French vines to follow the journey from harvesting the grapes, nurturing the vines to bottling and then receiving their own personalised bottles to their front door.

Those who adopt a vine from the prestigous Cuvée Privée vineyard will receive a welcome box containing one bottle of the current vintage of the chosen vineyard, a certificate of adoption and information about the winemaker. At the end of the year, vine adopters get six bottles of the next vintage produced by the adopted vineyard, labelled with their names.

Customers are also invited to organise a French getaway – to meet the winemaker and discover the vines that bear their names. Making a perfect Valentine’s retreat.

Prices range from £120- £560. More information can be found here.

Revive and Relax With GoodBody's Wellness Range

goodbody

Goodbody Wellness provides an extensive, all-encompassing range of the finest quality CBD products to naturally support a healthy lifestyle. Their range includes oils and balms, edibles and a skincare range, as well as CBD infused coffee, and even bath bombs to help you and your significant other relax this Valentine’s Day. 

All products are made using the world’s finest natural ingredients, fully traceable from seed to store, free from harmful chemicals, artificial colours, sweeteners or preservatives.  The Goodbody Wellness range is rigorously tested by PhytoVista laboratories, the industry leading CBD testing facility, and is fully compliant with all UK regulations.

Purchase here.

A Sentimental Sketch To Cherish

wedding dress sketches

A perfect Valentine’s and wedding anniversary gift, Sketch My Dress creates hand drawn fashion illustrations of your wedding dress, or an outfit from your most memorable special occasion.

All of the sketches are hand drawn by Jennifer Pritchard Couchman, a leading bridal designer based in Lancashire, England. Send over photographs of your dress and Jennifer does the rest!

Prices for hand drawn illustrations start from only £39 including a card mount and can be purchased here.

Give Your Significant Other The Ultimate Personalised Gift This Valentine’s Day With The Pink Bespoke Experience

Give your significant other a truly bespoke shirt, entirely hand-made at PINK’s new workshop, 86a Meadow Road, in southwest London.  For PINK, bespoke means bespoke: a shirt created exactly to each client’s measurements, made from their own unique pattern.  

Choose from PINK’s extraordinary selection of over 400 cloths, from the crispest whites to PINK’s celebrated love of colour, seven collar options, three cuff designs and pocket finishes to create a one of kind gift for that special someone.    

Purchase here.

Leave Your Mark With Glo Skin Lip Crayons

glo skin crayon box

From velvety mattes to electric shine, earthy neutrals to bold color play, this Special Edition Crayon Box from Glo Skin Beauty delivers a spectrum of possibilities. With six must-have lip crayon shades in two finishes and a trio of cream eye shadow crayons, you’ll have endless options to make a lasting impression.

Purchase here for £51.

CÎROC Their World This Valentine’s Day!

Ciroc red berry

Put down the supermarket flowers and show your significant other how special they are with a limited-edition Valentine’s Day bottle of CÎROC Red Berry, launched by luxury spirits personalisation service INKD. The bespoke bottle features hearts, cupids’ bows and all things LOVE-ly for your partner on this special day.

With a high balance of fresh wild raspberry and luscious ripe strawberry essences, this bottle will be a berry special way of saying ‘I love you’. To top it off, INKD are offering customers the chance to add a bespoke message on the bottle – the perfect personalised gift for your partner.

Purchase here for £35, 70cl bottle with personalised message.

Best Gift For Your BFF This Galentine’s Day!

Ciroc Galentine

We’ve all heard about Valentine’s day but in the female forward world we live in, more and more ladies are spending their February 14th with their best friends, celebrating Galentine’s Day. So for those putting their bellas before their fellas this year, CÎROC Red Berry have created a limited edition ‘Galentine’s Day’ bottle. 

Purchase here for £35, 70cl bottle with personalised message.

Hint About Booking Your Next Holiday With A Gift From Bluemint

Bluemint

Everyone loves a personalised gift, so why not get your significant other some customised swimming trunks from luxury travel brand Bluemint. Simply upload a photo and add text and you can preserve a memory for life and relive it every time you go swimming with your partner. If you’re feeling the holiday blues it would also be a great gift to remind them that another vacation should be on the cards. 

Purchase here.

Secret Cinema Presents Dirty Dancing

Dirty Dancing

Get your loved one tickets to see Dirty Dancing under the stars, as Secret Cinema reignites the iconic world of the Kellermans’ holiday resort with Dirty Dancing.

Opening on 22nd July 2020, Secret Cinema Presents Dirty Dancing will see thousands of people descend on a top secret, outdoor London location where the pioneers of immersive storytelling will return to the beloved film starring Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey.
Set over a sprawling outdoor location, the event will feature live music, dance classes and various activities. The iconic locations and destinations from Kellerman’s Resort will be brought to life with incredible detail.

Tickets are available until August. Prices start at £49 + booking fees and available to buy from https://www.secretcinema.org

Host The Perfect Date Night With Riedel

Riedel

The Black Tie Bliss Red decanter from Riedel is the perfect Valentine’s gift for date night or those who are avid dinner-party hosts.

Riedel has put both heart and soul in to this elegant and stylish decanter which features a black and red ornamental line to enhance the dynamic design. The crystal glass decanters are handcrafted, and mouth blown in Kufstein, Austria; a must have for romantic wine lovers who love to entertain.

Purchase here.

Luxuria- The Essence Of “Lust, Seduction And Intoxication”

Memoize

Memoize Perfume in Luxuria is designed as the essence of “lust, seduction and intoxication”. This floral fragrance has fruity top notes of cassis and raspberry, with warm undertones of vanilla, amber and musk.

Purchase here for £177.

Bring Some Heat To Valentine’s Day With ‘Eaten Alive’ Chocolate Hot Sauce

Eaten Alive

Eaten Alive Chocolate Hot Sauce is the perfect alternative chocolate gift for your loved one this Valentine’s Day and will especially go down well with fellow foodies.

An explosive mix of habanero, cayenne and ancho chillies, it is smoked over bourbon barrel chips, then slowly fermented for six months to intensify the flavour. The sauce is blended with raw cacao and preserved limes giving it a deeply savoury taste – delicious served with slow-cooked dishes and grilled meats. So if you’re bored of the usual Valentine’s Day steak and chips, spice things up with Eaten Alive Sauce. For something even ‘saucier’ the limited edition ‘Discovery Pack’ is the perfect choice for the hot sauce lover in your life.

Available in Whole Foods, Planet Organic, various independent Deli’s, Borough Market and the Eaten Alive online shop – www.eatenalive.co.uk

The Perfect Valentine's Gift For New Homeowners

Timorous Beasties

If you and your partner have just moved in together, Valentine’s Day gives you a great excuse to spend money on new decorative items for the house. Textile design company Timorous Beasties, offers a range of unique patterned furnishings and accessories including everything from cushions, to wall paper and china mugs. 

The company have also recently teamed up with premium chocolate brand COCO to produce a unique rose and black pepper chocolate bar which is a perfect gift to give your partner alongside a new item of decor. 

Send Sweet Messages With Baked By Steph's Valentine's Range

Baked By Steph

Valentine’s Day isn’t just for lovers, it’s also for the great loves of your life in all shapes and forms. So send the loves in your life one of Steph’s message boxes to tell them how you really feel. 

The Love Heart Letterbox is £20 and such a gorgeous way of saying, “you know what mate, I just love you!”. For all those Friends fans out there, the talented team at Baked by Steph have also come up with some super cute designs like “You’re my lobster” (£24) and “How you doin?” (£20). That’s only a sample of what Baked by Steph has on offer this Valentine’s Day. To view the full range, please click here.

For any long-distance lovers who might not be together on the day, Baked by Steph delivers nationwide. For more information check out the Baked by Steph website. 

Minimalist Unisex Jewellery From Buster + Punch

buster and punch

Looking for a gift idea that injects attitude into crafted products? Then perhaps Buster + Punch’s minimalist jewellery collection of necklaces, bracelets and cufflinks offers the perfect gift for your partner this Valentine’s Day.

With a sleek colour palette of black, brass and steel, this unisex collection uses quality materials, including leather and anodised metal. Priced between £50-£80, all pieces feature its signature diamond-cut, cross knurl pattern, and come in a ‘Buster + Punch’ gift box and velvet pouch to make the perfect gift.

For a limited time only Buster + Punch are offering 50% off its jewellery range with code “BLING50”, making it an even more affordable option as a unique Valentine’s Day gift.

The full range of Buster + Punch jewellery can be found here: https://www.busterandpunch.com/accessories/jewellery/

Send Love And Save Lives This Valentine’s Day With Cancer Research UK’s Flower Shop

Cancer research

Make your loved one feel extra special – and support a great cause – this Valentine’s Day with a beautiful bouquet and free delivery from Cancer Research UK’s flower shop, in partnership with Prestige Flowers. 

From romantic red roses to pretty pastels, colourful carnations and summery sprays, there’s something for everyone. Prices start from £25 with free delivery on all bouquets and you can personalise your chosen items with a free message card, and even add in a vase or teddy bear for an additional £8. 

If you really want to make your valentine swoon, there’s also a selection of pampering gifts. The Luxury Single Rose Gift (£45) offers the best of both worlds with a beautiful single rose in a reusable wooden case, a personalised card and carefully selected bath and body products. The Spa Sensation set (£28) will help your loved one to create a relaxing spa experience from the comfort of their own home.

As well as feeling good at giving your partner such a beautiful gift, you’ll also be doing your bit to help beat cancer since 25% of every order goes towards Cancer Research UK’s life-saving research. 

To order please visit: cruk.org/flowers

Celebrate Like Your In The City Of Love With Château de Pommard and Famille Carabello-Baum

Chateau de Pommard

For Valentine’s Day, treat your loved one with an Exceptional gift from Château de Pommard and Famille Carabello-Baum. 

The estate has put together three of their exceptional cuvées in a unique gift box. The Exceptional Collection gathers Château de Pommard Simone 2017 -a hundred bottles were saved from the allocation list-, Corton-Charlemagne Grand Cru 2017 and Corton-Charlotte Dumay Grand Cru Hospices de Beaune 2017. The Exceptional Collection is packaged in the domain’s iconic gift box, wrapped with a satin bow and comes at the price of 685€ (shipping fees).

Whether you’re a wine lover yourself or the lover of a wine lover, Château de Pommard has the perfect gift to make this 2020 Valentine’s Day more exceptional than ever with its most exclusive cuvées.

This collection of exclusive wines is available in limited quantity on the estate’s website

Why Just Give Roses When You Can Give Rose Gold?

Camden Watch Company

The Camden Watch Company, an independent British brand based in the heart of Camden founded by wife and husband team Anneke Short and Jerome Robert, has compiled a list of Valentine’s Day 2020 gift ideas for her and him, all based on rose gold.  Why just give roses when you can give rose gold?

Of course, if rose gold isn’t her or his watch there are silver and gold choices on the site.

The Camden Watches pictured from left are:

  • No. 27 Type II , Mesh Black & Steel- £128
  • No. 24 Mesh, Rose Gold and Rose Gold – £109
  • No. 27 GMT Rose Gold and Tan- £165

View these and the rest of the collection at www.CamdenWatchCompany.com

Heart Shaped Macaroons To Show The Love

Macaroons

Ladurée new Juste un baiser collection is a decadent celebration of LOVE. Kisses are such treats… on your hands, your neck, your cheeks, your lips and now decorating our famous macarons boxes by the dozen, like a multiple of INDELIBLE imprints.

Combining a carefully crafted list of ingredients, their pastry chef has concocted this “love potion” collection to help you charm that special someone… Prepare for a kissably GOURMET Valentine’s Day!

Find out more here: https://www.laduree.co.uk/

Grooming Products For The Environmentally Conscious Man

Bulldog

Valentine’s Day is about showing love, affection and appreciation to your other half. Sadly, men are sometimes overlooked on this occasion. Bulldog Skincare have purpose built products for men so you can really treat your loyal and loving partner this Valentine’s Day, and they’re all certified vegan and cruelty free.

The products pictured are:

Find out more here.

Add Some Flavour To Your Love Life With Bacardí Raspberry Rum

Raspberry Barcardi

Add some flavour to your love life with BACARDÍ Raspberry, a crisp blend of white rum and citrus raspberry flavours. Try it with berries and lemonade for a refreshing Raspberry spritz!

Discover Romance This Valentine's Day With Godiva

Godiva

Luxury Belgian chocolatier Godiva’s new Valentine’s Day collection will have you spoilt for choice this 14th February. Godiva’s esteemed chefs have pulled out all the stops, creating a wonderous array of mouthwatering treats leaving you lusting for more.

To add to the magic, the chocolatier has partnered with renowned artist Olympia Le Tan creating romantic, dreamy designs to decorate each box, making it the perfect gift for your beau on this day of love.

Products available from the Valentine’s range include:

  • Valentine’s Gold Selection, 4-piece, £5
  • Truffle Heart Box, 22-piece, £30
  • Valentine’s Gold Collection, 24-piece, £32

Purchase here.

The NUDE Mr And Mrs

carafe

A rather unique yet useful Valentine’s Day gift, the Mr.&Mrs. bedside water set by NUDE Glass is conspicuous in its simplicity. Crafted from mouth-blown crystalline glass, the short silhouette has a considered yet playful quality, thanks to the sleeping face motif adorning its matching cup, which also doubles up as a bottle stopper.

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, there are plenty of gifts available to truly treat your loved one. So remember to plan ahead to impress and avoid last minute trips to the supermarket!