Classic Valentine’s Day Gifts To Give To Your Significant Other

Classic Valentine’s Day Gifts To Give To Your Significant Other

Photographed by Vanessa Tryde | @vtryde

What better way to celebrate your love as Valentine’s Day approaches than with an extra special gift?

Valentine’s Day has long been a contentious topic, yet whether you subscribe to the holiday or not, there’s no denying the sweetness of giving or receiving a thoughtful token from your loved ones. Even though you decide to opt out of the overwhelming (and sometimes chaotic) date night reservations, there’s something to be said about a physical token of your affection.

More than a card and flowers, why not go the extra mile this year and get your significant other something they can cherish for years to come? Even though “gift giving” may not be your primary love language, take Valentine’s Day as one to embrace your inner sentimentality. If you have yet to find the ultimate item that won’t fail to impress, see our curated list of luxe goodies below:

A Timeless Timepiece

There’s nothing quite like the feeling of receiving that red box. Whether its Cartier’s 176-year-old history or its century-long reputation as a purveyor to royal families around the world, there is no doubt that the French luxury brand has an unmatched allure. Looking for something a bit more functional than traditional jewelry? The Ballon Bleu de Cartier makes for a stunning timepiece that’s sure to impress. The watch is fully mechanical with automatic winding and comes with a timeless black alligator leather strap.

Simple Pleasures

Hermès has long been heralded as a household name when it comes to luxury goods. For a gift that exudes elegance and splendor without too much fanfare, one can’t go wrong with a thoughtful dresser piece. The H24 eau de parfum makes for a sweet little indulgence, while a limited edition Rouge Hermès offers a refined yet sultry makeup bag addition.

Sweet Pink

When one thinks of Roger Vivier, images of decadent satin bags and shoes come time mind. The French fashion house grew to fame designing such decadent pieces for big names like Christian Dior, Yves Saint Laurent before starting his own boutique. Vivier is known for inventing the first stiletto, and for designing the shoes Queen Elizabeth II wore to her coronation.

If your loved one is anything like Carrie Bradshaw, a pair of Roger Vivier’s signature satin pumps with a crystal buckle is all the diamond you’ll need as a gesture of romance. Is wearing your heart on your sleeve more your style? Consider the Love Strass micro clutch in silk-blend satin. This sweet pink color also offers a softer alternative to vivid reds, which compliment’s this seasons shift towards baby blues and pastels.

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