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By Lauren Hill | February 9 2017
As Valentine’s Day comes around each year, so does the opportunity to show your partner how much you care. And what better way to do so than by seeking out a gift that will be savored at the most romantic time of year, and coveted for months or even years to come. Here’s our pick of luxurious Valentine’s gifts that are ideal for expressing your love and affection.
Having been established in 1798, the family-run fine jewelers Boodles is among Britain’s most esteemed. Of Boodles’ classic collections, The Knot encompasses items that are ideal for Valentine’s Day, as each design represents the ancient maritime symbol for love through the inspiration it takes from the sailor’s knot. The Knot Diamond Bangle features 0.90 carat of round-brilliant cut diamonds, set in 18-karat white and rose gold.
The jewelry company of New York origin, David Yurman, has launched two collections for the Valentine’s period: Whispers and Petit Coeur. While the Whispers collection incorporates a classic cable design, with wrap-around messages such as “Je T’aime”, the Petit Coeur collection features sculpted hearts that are set with Pavé diamonds, including Le Petit Coeur pendant necklace which is made from 18-karat gold.
As an iconic Hermès design, the Brides de Gala silk scarf is a timeless addition to any wardrobe. And just like each of the scarves by this stalwart brand, the design, which was created by Hugo Grygkar, has a story behind it; this time reflecting the company’s equestrian influence. The silk scarf is dotted with miniature hearts, and presented in an orange heart-shaped box.
As the only prestige rosé to be blended from three different grape varieties from a range of years, Krug Rosé is unlike any other champagne, exhibiting subtle wild fruit and spice aromas. And the experience of drinking this unique label is then elevated with Krug’s carefully curated music pairing; in this case, Ozark Henry has selected Bella Bartok’s 2d violin concerto.
As an unbroken halo of diamonds, Nirav Modi’s Endless Band symbolizes ultimate and never-ending love. The band encompasses 16 seven-carat diamonds, which have been designed to flow into each other using the Nirav Modi-patented Endless Cut technology, set in 18-karat white gold.
Price on Request, niravmodi.com
Taking inspiration from the gardens and temples surrounding the John Hardy workshop in Ubud, Bali, this candle reflects its origin through its aroma of tuberose, jasmine, frangipani and sandalwood. The candle’s sustainable clay porcelain bowl is then hammered using the “Palu” technique that features throughout many John Hardy collections. The rim of the bowl is finished with 22-karat gold.
Roseshire’s Legacy collection makes it possible to declare your love on Valentine’s Day with the delivery of 120 premier-quality, hand-manicured red roses, in a custom-designed box. The luxury box the roses arrive in was conceptualized by product innovator Nasim Pakmanesh with a regal design that is sure to make anyone who receives the gift feel like royalty.
Indulge in the joy of wanderlust with the gift of travel. Featuring Cayman Islands – the perfect romance destination. Luxuriate in Cayman-kind culture and romance. Luxury Destination Travel exclusively creates romance travel experiences for elite discerning travelers, with unparalleled services inclusive of full concierge and destination expertise.
A part of the Spring Summer 2017 collection, this leather clutch is designed to reflect rhythm, joy and fun. The clutch is made from mosaic laminated leather, with a Galvanci padlock closure and leather-clad interior, with an individual Dolce Bag mirror tucked inside. The “I Love You” writing on the front of the bag makes it the perfect gift for Valentine’s Day.
Encompassing 125g of fine Petrossian caviar, along with two vodka flutes and two mother-of-pearl caviar spoons, this gift affords complete indulgence of the luxurious delicacy for two. A range of caviar varieties can be chosen from, included Royal Shassetra Caviar.
This limited edition collection by Cartier exudes elegance, combining sleek design with Manufacture mechanical movement. The octagonal 18-karat white gold crown is set with a faceted sapphire, complementing the silvered satin-brushed dial with sunray affect, blued-steel sword-shaped hands and Roman numerals. The strap is then crafted from semi-matt grey alligator skin. The watch is a limited edition of only 200 numbered pieces.
Founded in 1849, the Parisian atelier of luxury leather goods, the House of Moynat, now boasts an international following. To mark Valentine’s Day, the House of Moynat’s artistic director Ramesh Nair has selected this split heart-shaped coin purse to capture the mood of love. The purse is meticulously crafted from Taurillon Gex leather, and available in vibrant hues of red and pink.
La Prairie’s two injection-free solutions, which come in one sleek package, fight expression lines, sun damage and gravity lines. Visible improvements can be seen in just 14 days and nights.
Each of the luxurious items within Wedgwood’s Duchesse Collection by Vera Wang fuses classic design with chic elegance. The simple but striking designs of these crystal toasting glasses are a timeless addition to any home.
This awe-inspiring creation from L’Amour is a fabulous reminder of the difference love makes.
The illustrated novel, Manhattan’s Babe, tells the story of the romance between WWII soldier J.D. Salinger, and Oona O’Neill, through the love letters sent between them. The Valentine’s gift package includes the illustrated novel and eight custom postcards, which have been illustrated by Rafael Alterio.
Created to mark Valentine’s Day, this document holder is embellished with three heart-shaped inlays. The case is crafted in China red Nappa Intrecciato leather, with dark leather for each of the hearts. With an elongated Nappa puller that doubles as a wristlet, the case can be used as a clutch, too.
These water-enhancing wellness products improve the pH and oxygen levels of ordinary water through the use of gemstones and crystals. And for Valentine’s Day, a limited edition collection has been released, with a focus on the stone of love, sensuality and tenderness, rose quartz. The love-engraved Cupid’s Kiss Rose Quartz water bottle can be combined with the Rose Quartz Gemstone Droplet.
Water Bottle $110, Droplet $69, gem-water.com