Be Mine: Valentine's Day Gift Guide
Love it or hate it, Valentine’s Day is nearly upon us. And ladies, whether you print this article and use it to drop a not-so-subtle hint for your partner, or inspiration to treat yourself, here are some fabulous gift ideas for Valentine’s Day.
Elle Macpherson’s 2011 Valentine’s Day Collection
Elle Macpherson’s limited edition Valentine’s Day Collection includes a set of four dreamy Boudoir Intimates plus sinfully sweet chemises complete this utterly desirable collection.
Delectable and delicious lingerie sets bursting with rich and ripe colour. Luscious reds, the palest of sugary pinks and just a dash of black lace complete Elle’s romantic and sensual package. Valentine’s Day doesn’t have to come just once a year...
We particularly love:
Boudoir 052 in Strawberry Pink – Delicate and delectable, a lover’s gift presented in the sweetest most innocent pink. French leavers lace is accented with ultra fine stretch mesh and soft lace edging. St Valentine’s ultimate. RRP Underwire bra $140 Soft cup bra $120 Tanga Brief $70 Thong $70 Chemise $225
Boudoir 054 in Saucy Red – Sweet and pretty but far from innocent, combining luscious lace with strawberry crème straps and bows. RRP Underwire bra $140 Bikini $70 Thong $70 Chemise $225
Ecoya’s Sorrento Love Candle
Delicious Ecoya candles are my favourite new indulgence. With Ecoya’s Sorrento Love candles, you can relax in the knowledge your gift is not only richly romantic and relaxing, but also eco-friendly. Made from natural soy wax and pure cotton wicks, Ecoya candles have a longer burn time and emit less carbon soot into our precious atmosphere. The Sorrento Love candle is the ultimate romantic, relaxing fragrance – a sensual aroma of Pink Champagne. RRP $49.95
The Ecoya range is available from department stores and specialty gift stores nationwide.
OPI Love the Look Gift Set
This gorgeous gift set from OPI includes two of the most popular shades ‘Big Apple Red’ and ‘Lincoln Park After Dark’, and comes with a free bracelet! RRP $44.90
Valentine’s Day will be made truly special with Pandora, with the release of these gorgeous new items for Valentine’s Day:
Pandora 18 carat white gold love pod rings $949 each, also available in yellow and rose gold
Pandora 14 carat gold bracelet from $2149 with charms from $269 each
Pandora sterling silver bracelet $115 with charms from $19 each
For stockists and more information visit www.pandora.net
Sunglass Hut is saying no to romantic clichés like red roses, chocolates and teddy bears. Instead, say I love you with style with a pair of sunnies from Sunglass Hut. They are giving shoppers 40% off a second pair, so you can feel the love too. Choose stylish frames from over 20 international brands including Ray-Ban, Prada, Versace, Dolce & Gabbana, Ralph Lauren and more. I LOVE this adorable pair of Dolce & Gabbana floral frames – give me these over a bunch of flowers any day! RRP $430. Offer begins Thursday 27 January.
Pretty Hot Elizabeth Arden
Elizabeth Arden’s new fragrance, Pretty Hot, is a little bit naughty, and a lot pretty – just the perfect mix for Valentine’s Day! With notes of juicy red currant, lush blood orange and mandarin, Pretty Hot is mesmerizing, fearless and sultry, a fragrance of unmistakable sexy confidence. Add the daring Belle de Nuit, and red peony, pimento blossom, Petalia and Georgywood for a floral woody depth. At the back, a smoldering blend of amber, white patchouli, Tonka crystals, sandalwood and Cosmone makes the skin exude a sensuous alluring warmth. On counters 7 Feb - available from all Elizabeth Arden stockists
100ml Eau de Parfum Spray $138
50ml Eau de Parfum Spray $108
Mud House Pinot Noir
You’ve got the red roses, scented candles and decadent chocolates – now ensure your Valentine’s Day experience is even more romantic with a bottle of 2009 Mud House Swan Pinot Noir. Skip the expensive night out and snuggle up together with this bold but elegant red wine – the perfect accompaniment to a perfect evening.
From the superior Mud House Swan range of wines, the 2009 Mud House Swan Pinot Noir has notes of dark red fruits and cinnamon spice combine with a background of mocha and crushed herb. It’s the ideal wine to share with your special someone this Valentine’s Day.
And for him…
I know we like to think that it’s up to the boys to bring the romance on Valentine’s Day, but it’s nice to spoil the boys too!
Prada Sport Sunglasses
Return the favour with these super cool Prada Sport sunnies, available from Sunglass Hut. RRP $430
Linden Leaves Rugby Shower Gel
RUGBY Shower Gel from Linden Leaves is perfect for the manly yet slightly metro man in your life. RRP$24.95
Samsung PL150 Digital Camera
Spoil your boy and let him record lots of Valentine’s Day memories with this super cool, state of the art camera. RRP$ 349.00
Article by Natalie Cosgrove
24 January 2011