It's almost Valentine's Day – have you bought something for the special lady in your life? If you're reading this article, we're guessing not yet! Whether you're married, in a long distance relationship or you've just started dating, you'll want to pick out a present that's romantic and thoughtful to show your partner how much you appreciate her. But of course, we understand that you might need some guidance to help you find the right gift for your girlfriend, fiancée, or wife.
So, to help you out, we've created a buying guide that covers all the things you should consider when shopping for a Valentine's gift. We've also put together a selection of our favourites to buy at Amazon, eBay, and John Lewis. Whether your loved one prefers jewellery, chocolate, or something personalised, we've got some great suggestions that will suit any budget. Even if your lady thinks she has everything, we reckon you can find something unique on our list to surprise her with!
Choosing the perfect present for your partner will depend on a few factors: what she enjoys doing in her free time, how long you've been together, and how much money you have to spend.
First things first, consider your partner's favourite leisure activities. If she's creative, something photography or writing-related will go down a treat. Or perhaps she likes to spend time relaxing, or could do with some encouragement to do so? In this case, go for self-care products like skincare and bath bombs, or cosy loungewear.
For the fashion-conscious woman, we suggest jewellery or a stylish purse that she can use every day. If your relationship is fairly new, though, you might not know all of your Valentine's interests yet. We therefore recommend a more general romantic gift like chocolate that will still show how much you appreciate her.
As mentioned in the last section, your relationship may still be in the honeymoon stage. If this is the case, you'll want to choose a gift that's romantic but perhaps not too serious, and not too expensive either. Anything up to £30 will show that you care without breaking the bank!
However, those in long-term relationships or marriages will want to spend extra on a gift for their partner – anywhere from £30 up to £150, depending on your budget. A personalised present or something from a luxury brand that your lady can treasure forever is definitely worth paying a bit more for!
Now that you've had a think about what your partner will like, let's take a look at our hand-picked recommendations. From a beautiful crystal necklace to a decadent chocolate hamper, we've got something for all tastes and budgets!
Planets for Sale
Ivory & Co.
Charbonnel et Walker
Valentine's Hamper, 459g
Name a Star Deluxe Gift Box Set with Heart Shaped SWAROVSKI® Element
Little Box of Love
Instax Mini 70 Instant Camera - Rose Gold
Travel Kit Skincare Set
Aria Purse - Burgundy
Limelight Teardrop Cubic Zirconia Pave Pendant Necklace - Silver
A5 Hello Beautiful Notebook
Sea Salt Caramel Chocolate Truffles, 36g
Heather Floral Print Pyjama Set, Blue
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|Budget||£40-£100||£10-£30||£10-£30||£100-£150||£10-£30||£10-£30||£10-£30||Under £10||Under £10||£30-£50|
Need more present-buying inspiration? Check out some of our other gift ideas, where we provide recommendations to suit a variety of needs and budgets.
Whether you're after a dazzling piece of jewellery, a delicious chocolate hamper, or a personalised keepsake for the lady in your life, we hope you've found our Valentine gift recommendations useful. Just make sure you order soon, so that it'll arrive in time for the 14th!
Author: Nicola McClements
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