Love is in the air

Ready to show that special someone in your life how much you adore them? From sensual candles and jaw dropping flowers, to dazzling jewellery and something for him, we have picked out some of the most romantic gifts that anyone would be delighted to receive this Valentine’s Day.

Pretty in Pink

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The leading multi-brand store Etoile “La boutique” has curated a romantic edit of pieces just in time for Valentine’s Day. Our top pick are a super cute pair of pink Loeffler Randall featuring a bow. On trend will make anyone look like a present.

Colour me pretty

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Fabergé introduced the latest additions to the Colours of Love Collection – a trio of new rings, featuring emeralds, rubies and sapphires. What makes these pieces extra special is the fact the stones were sustainably sourced via Gemfields. They work with mining communities, governments and conservation NGOs to ensure every gemstone sold supports schools, medical care, the environment and conservation.

Arm candy

Serpenti Micro Diamond Blast bag

Love comes in all shapes, sizes. The capsule collection for Bvlgari captures the different facets of love with three romantic colours and offers a romantic makeover of the iconic Serpenti Forever cross-body bag and Serpenti Micro Diamond Blast bag.

By candle light

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For those who love scented candles – the Maison Francis Kurkdjian Paris candle in Mon beau Sapin will lend deep and woody tones of balsam and fire. Packaged in the prettiest green glass holder with white and gold accents – it’s the perfect addition to one’s home for a cosy date night in. Available at Robinsons, Festival City Mall.

Pucker up

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To celebrate Valentine’s Day, Givenchy’s iconic lipstick has been reinvented. The packaging is now decorated with red velvet lips, a pattern which was dear to Hubert de Givenchy. This limited-edition highlights the N°333 L’Interdit emblematic shade. An intense and sensual red lipstick whose smooth, creamy formula enhances the lips while delivering intensely pigmented colour from the first stroke.

Love blossoms

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Sometimes a box of chocolates, cheesy movie and a stunning bouquet of flowers is all you need. But don’t make it just any bunch of flowers. Instead, choose a unique flower arrangement from Plaisir Cadeaux et Fleurs that comes in a gorgeous box.

Shine bright

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de GRISOGONO celebrates love with passion by presenting creations in subtle shades of purple, pink and red. Set with the most beautiful amethysts symbolising eternal commitment, the creation ranges bold and passionate pieces that are exclusively available at The Dubai Mall boutique. Cupid, if you’re listening, we adore this ring.

Lady in red

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For those who love to go all out on Valentine’s Day, there’s only one colour you should wear and that’s rich, luscious red. Ingie Paris has created the perfect gown that is as sensual as it is romantic. Trust us, you’ll be turning every head in the room.

Honest beauty

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Whether you’re looking to treat a special friend, loved one or yourself, add a chic touch to the bathroom shelf with Liht Organics. The first organic make up brand to launch in the region, the all-natural lipsticks, blushers, eye liners and mascaras are gifts that keep on giving.

Red alert

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Add a pop of colour to your jewellery collection with a striking pair of red earrings from Nina Runsdorf. The contemporary design is injected with timeless elegance thanks to a drop stone, so you can easily wear them during the day and into the night.

Keep him safe

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If your other half likes whizzing around town on a motorcycle or a Vespa, then give him extra style cred while also keeping him safe with this unique helmet, born from the collaboration between Berluti and Veldt. The helmet – close fitting, slick, light and strong, combines a carbon fibre with the house’s signatures: edges underlined with patinated Venezia leather, handmade Venezia leather eyeshade and a blue scritto pattern printed on the shell.

Perfect timing

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It’s hard to beat a classic timepiece, and Jaeger-Le Coultre’s iconic Reverso line of watches never ceases to amaze. Since its creation, the Reverso has remained unscathed by the passing time and fashions, maintaining its characteristic Art Deco features: its simple, refined lines; the iconic, rectangular case; the typical gadroons; and the reversible system. Get yourselves a matching pair and never be late for a date night.

You time

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Self love is the best form of love, and one of the greatest ways to give yourself some deserved TLC is with a nice and relaxing bath. Make it extra indulgent and vibrant with one of the jazzy bath bombs from Lush. There are some fun emoji shaped bath bombs to choose from – including a peach and aubergine – but we personally adore the heart-shaped design.

In the bag

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Give the gift of love with a versatile range of accessories from Coach Spring 2020 collection, featuring fashion-forward belt bags, crossbody bags, wallets, backpack and more. We picked out a classic travel bag for him that will never go out of style.

From the heart

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To pay tribute to this heart motif, which is inseparable from Valentine’s Day, jewellery brand Messika has launched the Joy Coeur capsule collection, bringing out a new dimension to this symbol. Designer and founder Valerie has reinterpreted the heart shape, presenting it leaning, slightly like a comma.

Sense the romance

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Romantic fragrance from Marks & Spencer. The new range has something for all tastes, featuring fresh and delicate scents – from zingy and citrusy to fruity and floral. Sweep her off her feet and ensure the best start to the most romantic day of the year.

That spark

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This Valentine’s Day, Swarovski celebrate how an instant spark between two people blossoms into a journey of never-ending love. Interpreting iconic romantic symbols for the modern woman, the Infinity and Lifelong Heart Collections feature polished tones and intricate Swarovski crystal pavé embellishment.

Treat yourself

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Show your feet some love with a dazzling new pair of shoes from a specially curated Valentine’s Day edit at Level Shoes, The Dubai Mall. From striking heels, trendy sneakers and elegant loafers, to this season’s hottest accessories, the edit has you and your feet covered.

Love eternal

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One of the greatest symbols of your affection is a love knot. Used in some wedding ceremonies, this trinket has become a subject of the latest jewellery collection from Damas. The ‘Forget Me Knot’ collection combines sentiment and romance, with two intertwined hearts, forming a ‘love knot’ design. There are three versions to choose from including ‘Classic Knot’ is tied in 18k gold rope and finished with an elegant embellishment of a single diamond; ‘Diamond Knot’ decorated with ‘round brilliant’ cut diamonds; and ‘Full Diamond Knot’ featuring two locked hearts are fully embellished with glowing diamonds.

Romantic getaway

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If there’s one brand that will make your suitcase standout on the luggage carousel, it’s Rimowa. Crafted with a distinctive shape, the Rimowa Classic features a high-end anodised aluminium alloy, riveted high-gloss aluminium corners, and hand-made leather handles. Effortlessly combing luxury with functionality, you’ll be booking your next vacation in no time.

Love glow

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Get date night ready with nourished skin courtesy of Missha’s Time Revolution Vitality Oil. Containing a blend of 6 plant oils, its non-sticky, refreshing formula is quickly absorbed into the skin, boosting its vitality and restoring a natural glow, Dhs97.

Clear the air

dyson air purifier

Cleanse the air in your home from Dubai’s dust with the first Dyson personal purifier fan – the Dyson Pure Cool Me™. It is engineered to help improve air quality thanks to it’s sealed filter that combines an activated carbon and glass HEPA layer – together, capturing gases and 99.95% of ultrafine particles from the air. Now you can both breath easy.


Love birds

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Keep your love ticking on with a romanic timepiece from Saint Honore. Featuring two love birds sitting on a diamond brach, it is the perfect daily companion to remind you of the person that matters the most.

Stay in and cuddle

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A stuffed toy on Valentine’s Day is only a cliche if it’s not a Tiffany & Co. teddy bear. The Love teddy bears have been created in collaboration with historic plush toy company Steiff and would look absolutely adorable on your bed.

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