Valentine’s Day as a symbol of love and romance began early in the Middle Age. It evolved into a special day on which lovers express their love to each other by presenting flowers and greeting cards.
To impress your loved one on this special day, instead of the usual bouquet of a dozen red roses, try some creative and tasteful alternatives from the world’s luxury brands and designer labels. Shopping is more delightful and easier when you’ve got a plan.
Take some helpful input offered by Patsy Yang and Zhu Shenshen before making your decision.
Omega The Ladymatic
Six decades on from its release in 1955, the Ladymatic has retained every ounce of its captivating style. In this model, the stainless steel case is enhanced by a brushed metallic bracelet with waved edges, crafted from 18k Sedna gold and stainless steel.
H. Stern’s MyCollection includes elegant and classic pieces as well as more trendy and light-hearted ones. In keeping with Valentine’s Day, the collection is highly symbolic. Love and luck have been captured in the shape of hearts and the word Love.
Luvon by Liu Lu
Hot red is associated with passionate love. The Chinese designer brand Luvon by Liu Lu creates a variety of silky blouses in hot red colors. No woman would resist such a passionate and intimate gift from the loved one.
Noor Fares Kristelle 3D earrings
3D earrings from Noor Fares’ latest collection features 18k grey gold with rose quartz and a whit mother of pearl inlay. It celebrates the synergy between the precision of crystal forms found in nature and the mysticism of talismanic jewelry.
Fresh, floral prints and relaxed silhouettes give a sense of modern ease to the Etro resort collection. This pair of sandals is a lighthearted gift for your Valentine. The bold floral touch gives a rather casual or simple total look an arty flair.
A balance of whites, pinks and the combination of wool and silk textures recounts the elegant, romantic atmosphere of the season. The characteristics of the natural fibers and fine craftsmanship elevate the simple accessory item.
The sweet pink Deer Clutch designed by the talented Chinese designer Krix Xu is an ideal gift to make your beloved one heart melt. The quirky deer logo represents a peaceful, loving energy beyond its creative, fun image. The designer also creates an easy-to-match belt in different shades.
Huawei Watch Jewel
The watch designed for ladies comes with 68 1.5mm Swarovski crystals in its bezel, featuring straps made from Italian leather. It uses Android Wear systems and a 1.4inch touchscreen. The new watch, both a wearable device and a luxury accessory, represents combination of technology and fashion.
Dyson V6 Mattress
The handheld vacuum cleaner with its powerful airflow and a specialized mini motorized brush bar is a good device to clean your mattresses, which is more important than you’d expect.
The tubular tracker for sports and sleeping is the latest product of Misfit, the developer of Shine. You can take the module off so you can wear it as a necklace or use it in different accessories. The module itself is water-resistant. The Ray’s battery is non-rechargeable and needs to be replaced every six months.
Longchamp has chosen Le Pliage as its devoted messenger for the Valentines. An exclusive and romantic version of this bag, in gentle pink tones, has been decorated with loving messages that you can tick using a red pin to tell your Valentine exactly how much you love her: Say yes!
Jo Malone Red Roses Cologne
A Valentine’s Day without roses is not complete so as the rose fragrance. Jo Malone London picks the Red Roses Cologne for this special day. A bold blend inspired by seven of the world’s most exquisite roses, with crushed violet leaves and a hint of lemon, the cologne is irresistible: delicious at first, compelling to the last like love.
Apple Watch Hermes
One of the most sought-after products since its launch, Apple Watch Hermes is a top gift option. Sharing the same pride of craftsmanship, Apple and Hermes have worked together to create a version of the Apple Watch that features Hermes iconography and showcases its peerless leather working skills.
The latest creation from TecknoMonster is Krono, the cabin-sized travel luggage made of titanium and designed by Giacomo Valentini. Engineered and powered by TecknoMonster with aerospace materials and technologies, it features technology that’s also used in helicopters. It also has the brand’s Gyrus wheels mounted on aluminium casings and is extremely light.
Nomade de Lancel
For guys who have an active lifestyle, a cool backpack is a must-have. There is a wide range of designer backpacks on the market, yet Nomade de Lancel catches your eye with its chic and low-key look. It is available in two bicolors: desert/black and navy/black.
Every gentleman loves a fine watch. Franck Muller Vanguard Automatic in 18K rose gold has a clean and futuristic aesthetic. The lines and curves of the timepiece symbolize its elegant and iconic design with a touch of sport elements. The applique relief numbers are carefully hand-polished and attract attention.
A military ruling in 1858 introduced the striped tee to the official wardrobe of quartermasters and sailors in the French Navy, but the nautical motif didn’t become a fashion must-have for creatives and intellectuals until later. This nautical striped tee from Saint James Atelier is a symbol of vintage French fashion — universal and timeless.
Hermes scarf in cashmere and silk
As light as it is warm, this scarf from fashion house Hermes in cashmere and silk is printed with Cryille Diatkine’s Music Connection design. Its look is tastefully playful.
Riccardo Tisci has created a men’s collection bursting with character for Givenchy. This military print sneaker is bold and funky, perfect for a man with a strong personality.
Gionee M5 Plus features flagship model functions like a 6-inch screen, front fingerprint button and full metal design. The highlight is the battery, with almost double the capacity level of the iPhone 6s Plus and Samsung’s Galaxy 6. With Gionee’s energy-efficiency system, users can enjoy more time communicating with their partner on the phone.
Mr Nut iPhone case by Shaoo
Inspired by the ballet classic The Nutcracker, Shanghaiborn jewelry designer Tong Wenwei has injected her sense of humor in the creation of a funky iPhone case. The design is simple and elegant and perfect for any gentleman who is still young at heart.
Shure kicked off its portable Hi-Fi system KSE 1500 with integrated earphones and an amplifier, which can be connected with a laptop or smartphone. It features a Sound Isolating electrostatic earphones and a matched digital-to-analog amplifier.
Banguo’s Control Center is a multi-function hub on the disk instead of mess of lines normally seen around computers and speakers. It supports Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, speakers and features rapid charging (for phone and other portable devices), USB connection and an independent sound card. The product suits simple and elegant lifestyle.
Surface Pro 4
The 12-inch screen, signature kickstand, attached keyboard and 9 hour battery all make new Surface Pro 4 a tablet to “redefine the laptop industry” according to Microsoft. The device’s software tools include Windows 10 and Office, making it easy to improve work efficiency. If your lover is used to Windows, this is a great choice.