Love is in the air and we're ready to shop the best Valentine's Day gifts 2022 has to offer.
Believe it or not, it's that time of the year again and as always, there are plenty of ways to make Valentine's Day extra special for the love in your life, from at-home date ideas for couples (opens in new tab) to romantic nights out.
As we all know, February 14 is the universal day for romance and no matter how you choose to spend it, a little gift can go along way. With restaurants, bars and other attractions open again for the first Valentine's Day since 2020, it's safe to say you should get your reservations in as early as possible, and your gifts too!
Whether you love Valentine's Day or loathe it, who doesn't like nice presents? To help you pick the right gift for your partner, we've selected some top picks to surprise him or her with this Valentine's Day.
You can thank us later!
- Sephora: Nars Afterglow Blush palette, $57 (opens in new tab)
- Savage x Fenty: Lace'd Up Padded Low Balconette Bra, $64.95 (opens in new tab)
- Sephora: Gucci Mini Flora Gorgeous Gardenia Eau de Parfum Set, $35 (opens in new tab)
- Amazon: All About Love by bell hooks (opens in new tab)
- Asos: ASOS LUXE flippy dress with open back and fluted sleeves in pink snake print, £35.75 (opens in new tab)
- Hotel Chocolat: Everything Sleekster collection, £23.50 (opens in new tab)
- Monica Vinader: Heart Snake Choker Necklace Adjustable 36-43cm/14-17", £125 (opens in new tab)
- UGGS: Women's Cluggette Slippers, $89.99 (opens in new tab)
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Best Valentine's Day gifts for her
Prestige Flowers, 12 Red Roses and Chocolates
It's no secret that chocolates and roses are synonymous with Valentine's Day, so why not surprise the love of your life with this beautiful package by Prestige Flowers? It comes complete with a free box of handmade British truffles and a lovely bouquet of 12 roses. What says "I love you" more than that?
Not On The Highstreet, Personalised Wine Glass
If the woman in your life is a wine drinker (and let's face it, most of us love the stuff) this is a cute novelty gift that will definitely put a smile on her face. Everyone needs their own special wine glass and what could possibly be more fitting than a personalized one. Write a special message or simply add her name to the glass, you get free reign—just make sure you buy her a nice bottle of wine to go along with it!
Kate Spade New York Mini Initial Pendant Necklace
Jewelry really is a love language, especially when it's gifted by a special someone. This adorable initial pendant is a sweet gift with not only a personal touch but sentimental value. It's also a staple piece that can be worn every day, be it on its own or stacked up with other fine necklaces.
New Look, bralette in red
Valentine's Day is lingerie season and what better way to spice things up than with a nice little bralette? The best bralettes are equal parts stylish and comfortable and this one fits the bill. Asos always comes strong with its Valentine's Day collection and this gorgeous plunge neck number in red is just what you need to spice things up with your lover.
Lovehoney Wild Weekend Mega Couple's Sex Toy Kit (11 Pieces)
If ever there was an occasion to try something new and spice things up in the bedroom then Valentine's Day is it. Get experimental with your partner by gifting her this exciting set of toys to enhance your pleasure and get a new sexual experience as a couple. While you're at it, check out our best app-controlled vibrators if you fancy spicing up your sex life even more...
Best Valentine's Day gifts for him
Ticket Stub Diary, Chronicle Books
We may be in a bit of a standstill when it comes to travel adventures and gig experiences at the moment (sigh) but this diary is a sweet nod to the future and a great way to tell your man that you can't wait to make memories with him - many of which you can store for sentimental value in this chronicle book.
Hibiki, Japanese Harmony Whisky
Alcoholic gifts are always a good idea for those who drink and this Japanese whisky calls for a special occasion. The term "Hibiki" literally means “resonance” in Japanese, and reflects the Suntory philosophy to “live in harmony with people and nature” which is what we all want with our partner. It's made with a blend of ten malt and grain whiskies creating a unique taste and a smooth texture. And if that wasn't enough, the bottle is gorgeous too!
Calvin Klein, CK One Eau de Toilette
If you're struggling with what to get your man for Valentine's Day, then opt for a fragrance. You can never go wrong with a nice aftershave and this Calvin Klein classic is perfect for the occasion—it's popular and not too pricey. Plus, it's unisex which means you can sneak some spritzes in too. A win-win!
Marvel Avengers End Game Airpods case
If your other half is a Marvel fanatic, then this will definitely put a smile on their face. Available in a Red Iron Man design, this Airpods case a thoughtful gift idea that is also practical for everyday use. Plus, judging by all the rave reviews on Amazon and its 4.6-star rating, it's safe to say it's great quality too.
Dartington, Dimple Double Old Fashioned Whisky Glass, Set of 2 - Slightly Imperfect
Everyone needs a good set of whiskey glasses, so if your man is a fan of the brown stuff then make sure he sips it in style by gifting him this simple yet chic pair. To make the gift extra special, there is an option to personalize the glasses with a special message thanks to Dartington's engraving service, so make sure you make the most of it.
Sagal is a journalist, specialising in lifestyle, pop culture, fashion and beauty. She has written for a number of publications including Vogue, Glamour, Stylist, Evening Standard, Bustle, You Magazine, Dazed and Wonderland to name a few.
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