Alternative Gifts for Valentine’s Day
Valentine’s Gifts for Her
Fed up with the usual Valentine’s Day palaver? No, we didn’t think so. Every girl loves romance in the form of Champagne Rose chocolates and a scented candle. But this year, we thought we’d help you go above and beyond the ordinary, and have searched out some alternative Valentines gifts to the usual affair, from Emma Bridgewater aprons to the quirkiest take on a bunch of flowers we’ve ever come across, the Skyplanter upside-down in-door plant.
Classic styling combines with state-of-the-art DAB technology. This burgundy ROBERTS Revival digital radio features an easy to read 16 x 2 character LCD display and amber backlight It’s a doddle to find your favourite stations thanks to the auto tune feature, and there’s a handy socket so you can listen with your own headphones without disturbing – or being disturbed – by others.
Our Top 5 Candles
Capturing the freshness of newly cut flowers, this light and delicate fragrance combines top notes of Rose and Bergamot with hints of violet, rosewood and delentii - a scented orchid indigenous to central Vietnam. Add extra reed sticks to the diffuser to create a more powerful aroma. Cochine Saigon makes all their fragrances in Vietnam using the highest quality essential oils and ingredients, all ethically and sustainably sourced. Each fragrance is designed as a range of eau de parfum for the home that will enrich your interior with warmth, romance and mystique.
An aromatic ode to a sophisticated scent that artfully blends transparent violets, fresh watermelon and juicy cassis in a perfect harmony of light and dark. Create a fresh and playful ambience that takes you from dawn to dusk.
Gifts for Him
With Valentine’s Day just around the corner we’ve put together a collection of the best alternative Valentine’s gifts for your special someone. Whatever your idea of romance, we’ve got it covered with romantic gifts ranging from the Homerun Baseball Ovenglove, a subtle hint towards him cooking you romantic dinners, to Paul Smith Union Jack Mini Car Cufflinks, which aren’t necessarily romantic, but they’re guaranteed to make him more stylish.
The Nscessity NSVWS-10 is a vacuum wine sealer - it removes air from open bottles of wine and reseals them with a rubber seal - allowing you to enjoy them another evening. Unfortunately, when wine is exposed to the air it causes oxidisation to occur in the wine and this can lead it to lose its flavour. This wonderful little gadget prevents that from happening and preserves the wine and all its flavour for you to enjoy at a later date.
Gifts for Couples
Some gifts are good enough for both of you. Here is our selection of the best.
The alternative to the battered last bunch in the bucket at the local Petrol Station…Wild at Heart Flowers from Liberty’s