Love is in the air. Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, meaning it’s time to choose what to gift your significant other. Chocolates and roses are an obvious pleaser, but we’ve spiced things up a notch with unique gifts which will last—and are sure to impress. Here are our top picks for him and for her…
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A pair of sustainable kicks from Lacess
Change up the cliché Valentine’s gifts with a surprise which will last and encourage fitness—Lacess sneakers. The newest pair from the ladies’ collection ‘Avril’ is made for the do-all woman, while the men’s K!BO by Lacess Men’s is designed to inspire and empower. Each beautiful pair of kicks is made with leather trimmings mixed with five single-use plastic bottles and insoles made with natural cork (perfect for its anti-bacterial and sweat absorbent qualities).
For her: The Avril (HK$1,060)
For him: K!BO BY LACESS (HK$1,060)
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A beautiful preserved flower bouquet from GiveGiftBoutique
Gifting flowers doesn’t have to end after a few days—preserved flowers last for months on end. Get your other half an elegant preserved flower bouquet from GiveGiftBoutique, comprising Ecuador pink roses, Japanese gradient purple small rose, gradient color Hydrangea and Holland imported natural cotton. Simple and irresistible, the Valentine’s Day flowers bouquet is available in two romantic hues—crimson red and pretty pink. There’s also a selection of other Valentine’s Day gifts including hampers, flowers and more.
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Divine cashmere & silk ensembles from Grana
Using the finest fabrics from the wilds of inner Mongolia and the valleys of Peru, Grana commits to providing quality over quantity in its products. Luxury garments range from Peruvian Pima Cotton tees to Japanese denim jeans, available for both men and women in different styles. Treat your babes and beaus with a spectacular cashmere cardigan for your man and a Chinese silk slip dress for your lady.
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Wine & flowers COCOBOP
Launching late last year, COCOBOP is a specialist organic wine supplier offering organic, biodynamic, artisanal wines. The category may be niche but does its part in providing cleaner solutions for drinking—and there’s less of a hangover as a result. Celebrate Valentine’s Day with a beautiful set from COCOBOP, available from February 8th onwards. There are three sets available—a wine set, a bouquet or balloon flower box by FACHIU or a reusable mask and filters by Nanoknit. Our favourite wines include Donnhoff, Kreuznacher Kroetenpufhl Riesling Kabinett 2018 (HK$265) and Abbotts & Delaunay, Domaine de la Metairie d’Alon Le Village Pinot Noir 2017 (HK$215).
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Indulgent red roses from GiftFlowers
If you’re going to hit the classics—a bouquet of lush red roses always does the trick. GiftFlowers is offering a range of Valentine’s Day flowers for romantic souls, from classy bouquets to boxed roses. Show your love to your Valentine this season with a decadent showcase of divine red roses—prepare to swoon. There’s also a variety of hampers available.
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Matching pyjama sets from BigBearHug
Based on the notion of loving hugs, BigBearHug designs loungewear to feel the warmth and comfort of the amicable gesture. Celebrate love and embrace your significant other with a pair of sleek pyjamas to wear when it reaches bedtime. Grab a set to make things cosy at home—the super comfy, super casual vibe will have you both styling these all day long.
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A luxury staycation at K11 ARTUS
Whisk your lover away on a romantic staycation in the heart of the city. K11 ARTUS is a sophisticated, luxury destination for guests looking to unwind in ultra-luxe comfort. Opt for the newly-launched Retox in Luxury staycation curated by the head mixologist, which includes a 30-minute mixology session, breakfast for two, an overnight stay and more. Heading up on Valentine’s Day? Book the set lunch to go with the experience.
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Sleek lingerie from Breathe Loungewear
Breathe Loungewear is a luxury loungewear brand specialising in quality, breathable pyjama sets and lingerie. Surprise your female bae with a chic Camille Pyjama Set (HK$450) or a sensual Isabelle Chemise (HK$500) to turn up the heat this Valentine’s Day. Match the set with a stunning Holiday Gift Set (HK$250) which includes sleeping essentials and a pair of Dreamland Slippers (HK$200) to stroll around the house in.
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And for your pooch? Provet
Pet Chinese supplement brand Provet provides 100% natural Chinese herbal medicine for pooches and kitties across Hong Kong. Each product is made in the city and passed quality assurance tests. Gift your pet with the Prosperous Year Boundless Energy Gift Box (HK$288) which includes a variety of herbal and health remedies to treat beloved pets with a cleansing start. to the year.