What’s your sexy? Valentine’s Day gift guide
From lace camis and diamonds to silk PJs and pink fizz - here are the gifts that girls *really* want this Valentine's Day. Print and give it to your partner!
How much do you love me?
Diamonds? No brainer. Glisten on your Zoom calls in these white gold round diamond hoop earrings from Surrey fine jewellers Joulberry in Hampton Court.
Cheers to love
Raise a glass to love (or for making it through lockdown without killing each other), with these pretty rainbow martini glasses from London glass makers Root7. Just add celebratory Champagne, or in-the-know Crémante. They’re sold at Two Ducks in St John’s, Woking.
£19 for two
Shimmer in gold
Breaking out the lacy smalls for V Day? Impressive effort! This sultry cami in lace and silk is by Californian designer Gold Hawk – a favourite of Halle Berry, Cindy Crawford, January Jones and Selena Gomez amongst others. Happily it’s also on sale. Get it from Guildford women’s boutique, The Gate.
£47.70 down from £159
The promise of fun…
We can’t actually go out right now, but it doesn’t mean we don’t want to – and we’ll happily accept an IOU! These personalised wooden vouchers, made by Surrey company Proper Goose, are the perfect promise of fun times whether it’s a spa day, a mini-break or trip to the theatre.
Nothing says ‘I love you’ like a long, luxurious massage from a loved one. And we’ve found the perfect oil for, um, sensual release. Made with with the finest ylang ylang and inhibition easing clary sage, this one’s a traditional aphrodisiac blend. It’s made in Banstead by Naturally Thinking.
£8 for 200ml
It’s a wrap
Warm and cosy, eco-friendly and super-sized (which means it’s big enough for two!) – this Aura Que unisex throw scarf is made from sustainable banana fibre produced from the waste foliage of banana plants grown in South Nepal. And as well as being super-soft and vegan it’s a great choice for anyone who suffers wool allergies. It comes in a beautiful cobalt blue, mint green or soft grey from Guildford’s Courtyard Boutique.
Let’s stay home and snuggle
Our sentiments exactly! And that’s why we’re so smitten with this A4 watercolour print by Surrey-based designer and artist Hannah Baker of Snugglebunch.
Bubbles and fizz
The rules of love state that one must only drink sparkling wine on Valentine’s Day. Extra points if it’s locally made and pink! (It’s true!!) This wooden gift box contains all you’ll need – a bottle of Albury Organic Wine’s award-winning sparkling wine and two Albury wine glasses. Perfecto!
Diamonds are forever
Understated, feminine and sparkling, this 9ct white gold and diamond Sunkissed mini pendant from Guildford and Cranleigh jewellers Simon Pure is a stunner. It is also available in rose gold and yellow gold.
Sweet like chocolate
Fact: it’s not truly Valentine’s Day without some indulgent chocolates. From Surrey company, Proper Goose, these hearts in personalised packaging look as good as they taste.
Nothing like a good candle to set the mood, right? With a burn time of 45 hours, this natural wax option from Wick’d Wax Botanics in East Molesey will flicker all night and then some.
Pretty in pink
Soft, slouchy and gloriously girly. Oh yes, we want one. Made with a combination of mohair, wool and nylon, find it online at Godalming boutique Catwalk.
Meet your match
Candlelit takeaway planned for V Day? Light it up with these matches that double up as funky table decor. Available on Muddy’s Indie Store.
This elegant clutch is handmade by Surrey designer Tatum Diamond in her Thames Ditton studio. It is cut from leather that has been naturally tanned and coloured with organic vegetable dye. Sustainable and stylish. She’ll love it.
Luxe lie in
Is there anything more decadent than silky pyjamas? We think not. Find this short set from luxury textile designer Alice Acreman on The Indie Store – each design is painted by hand and then printed on to silk. You’ll have to cuddle up close to stay warm, mind.
Rose and gold
A three-in-one luxury designer handbag to take you from day to night – what girl wouldn’t love this on V-Day? It’s stylish, practical, and made from Peta-approved vegan leather. Each one comes with a reversible maxi tote, a crossbody bag and a clutch which can be used as an evening bag or a purse. The Morphbag by GSK is by Surrey-based designer Giovanna Sessi-Knott.