Valentine's Day Gift Guide

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, we round up some of our favourite gift ideas.

Pierre-Marcolini Valentine's Day feb 23

For the chocoholic in your life

Pierre Marcolini always comes up trumps with delicious chocolate gift boxes. When Pierre created his ‘Cœur à Cœur’ collection to celebrate this Lovers’ Day, he wanted to shake things up and make opposing flavours confront each other. With prices starting at £11 and combinations of different flavours, every sweet tooth will be satisfied.

The ‘Heart to Heart’ collection is available from the Marylebone boutique, counters in Selfridges, Harrods, and via the

Horl knife sharpener

For the foodie in your life

Having a set of sharp knives in your kitchen shouldn’t be a luxury really, but how many of us struggle with blunt knives and don’t own a decent knife sharpener?  The Horl Knife Sharpener has an innovative design of angled block and diamond grinder and is suitable for all levels of knives. With a beautiful finish and packaging it’s a perfect gift and even the food experts love it: “A game changer” – Tony Turnbull, The Times.

From £99. Other options at £139 and £299. ( or Borough Kitchen)

Valentine's Day feb 23 Mermaid Gin

For the cocktail lover in your life

Aromatic and refreshing, Mermaid Pink Gin infuses the flavour of fresh Isle of Wight strawberries with the smooth yet complex taste of the award-winning Mermaid Gin.  All packaged up into a perfect gift, the Mermaid Pink Gin Gift Set includes a 70cl Mermaid Pink Gin and two pretty old-patterned Copa glasses.

Mermaid Pink Gin Gift Set,£62.50. (Master of Malt and

Valentine's Day feb 23 Van Hunks

Van Hunks MCC’s are a range of South African sparkling wine equivalents to Champagne from the viticultural paradise of Stellenbosch. Hand-crafted using a traditional method identical to Méthode Champenoise, Van Hunks MCC’s are bottle fermented in small batches and you can buy a gift box with both MCC’s inside, perfect for the fizz lover this Valentine’s Day. Also, who can resist a bottle with such a great name?!

Van Hunks Gift Box. ABV: 12%, £60 (Not On The High Street)

Jumping Goat Liqueur

Speaking of interesting names, Jumping Goat’s Vodka Coffee Liqueur from New Zealand has recently arrived in the UK, just in time for Valentine’s Day. It’s packed full of real organic coffee and spices, then infused with the best quality Vodka from New Zealand, just don’t expect to have an early night after drinking this.

£31.95. ABV: 33%. (Master of Malt anThe Whisky Exchange)

Bernard Delettrez

For the lover of sparkle

Bernard Delettrez, the Italian fine jewellery designer, has opened a treasure trove showcasing his fine and fashion jewellery collections in his new store at 4 South Molton Street, London.

Bernard’s designs are driven by his love and knowledge of gemstones and fuelled by a fantastical imagination that reflects his extraordinary travel and life experiences, and his pick for Valentine’s Day is the purple Amethyst stone as the perfect gift for romantics. Purple is the on-trend colour of the year, with a hue that that evokes calmness and serenity, and Amethyst is the birthstone of lucky Aquarians.  If you can make it to the shop for the ultimate shopping experience then please do, as the fine pieces are not all shown on the website.

Bernard Delettrez Turtle bronze ring with amethyst: Bronze 9,60 gr, 1 amethyst 4,65 ct, £300.00. Small Medusa ring with amethyst: Gold 12,50 9K gr, 1 amethyst 29,50 ct, 3 sapphires 0,25 ct, £2,340.00

Diamond Store Beatrice Pink Lab Diamond

A stunning fusion of nature and technology, The Diamond Store’s environmentally sustainable lab-grown diamond collection offers the finest diamond quality and exquisite sparkle.

This exquisite Beatrice pendant is part of the new Elara Collection that showcases the breathtaking beauty of sustainable coloured lab diamonds. The magnificent pink lab diamond solitaire looks elegant in a pink lab created diamond setting, catching the eye with its unrivalled brilliance. An unforgettable, ethical gift your loved one will cherish forever.

Beatrice Pink Lab Diamond Cushion Cut Necklace 0.70ct in 18K Gold, £1752 (

Danai backpack

For the accessories lover in your life

The Danai Backpack is part of the LaBante x Iris Collection. Iris Scott is a famous artist based in the US and has curated this collection for LaBante. Merging her impressionist handmade paintings onto the straps, each bag is transformed into little sculptures of wearable art. Wear the Danai as a backpack or a crossbody bag with its multi-strap options. It includes an Iris Scott designer shoulder strap as well as detachable backpack straps. Cruelty-free microfibre combined with recycled plant-based leathers are used to make this collection with inners from recycled plastic bottles and the metal trims being responsibly sourced. Comes with a cotton dust bag in a white gift box, it’s the ultimate vegan gift.

Danai Backpack in Black, £414.99. (By Labante London)

valentine's flowers

For the flower lover in your life

Flowers may be a traditional gift, but boy are they a beautiful addition to your home. Serenata bouquets can be delivered on Valentine’s Day itself, and this hand-picked bouquet of 26 lovely stems is sure to be a sell out. Comprising a dozen red roses, eucalyptus and purple stock, it’s a winner for sure.

Romeo & Juliet, £54.99 (