website statistics

Be My Valentine: Gifts for Him & Her

Set the mood – and your loved one’s heart aflutter – with these handpicked gifts that will even make Cupid swoon.

February 2, 2022

SMELL THE ROSES 

Photo: The Floristry

Who doesn’t like a big, luscious bouquet on Valentine’s Day? Especially if it features these evocative deep reds, rich purples, and delicate pinks. The Floristry’s Lover’s Isle Bouquet, inspired by the bold floras and dramatic landscapes that surrounded the Welsh patron saint of love, Dwynwen, as she pined over her lover, is sure to leave traces of wistful romance long after February 14.
Available at the-floristry.com 

 

THAT’S AMORE  

Photo: Moncler

Several years in the making, Moncler’s first-ever fragrance is a sophisticated showing that captures the warmth of the great outdoors. Moncler Pour Homme (launched alongside the lighter Femme iteration) is sure to turn heads, with top notes evoking the energising alpine green accord and fresh sage before transitioning into musky, sultry notes of cedarwood and sandalwood.
Available in-store at Moncler 

 

PUCKER UP 

Photo: Jimmy Choo

Exuding the same femme fatale elegance as its iconic shoes and accessories, Jimmy Choo’s first foray into cosmetics is a true stunner. From the new capsule collection is this gold glitter-adorned satin lipstick in Burgundy Charm – one of ten available hues – featuring a deep, sultry red that will have you oh-so-ready for that midnight smooch.
Available in-store at Jimmy Choo 

 

SOUNDS WONDERFUL 

Photo: Bang & Olufsen

Elevate your next dinner date at home with some sweet tunes. Bang & Olufsen’s latest collaboration is with none other than homegrown streetwear brand CLOT, releasing the limited edition Beosound A1 2nd Gen speaker swathed in a bold dark-red hue, with CLOT’s logo and a black leather strap, plus powerful sound – and it all fits easily into your pocket.
Available in-store at Bang & Olufsen 

  

IT BAGS THE QUESTION 

Photo: Mulberry

Mulberry’s cult favourite Soft Small Amberley Satchel has been given an eco-conscious update, newly reimagined with Hawthorn heavy-grain leather crafted in the brand’s carbon-neutral Somerset factories, echoing its farm-to-finish product ethos. What remains is its structural silhouette, great versatility and ever-adorable colours, such as this one in Apricot and Rust.
Available in-store at Mulberry 

 

TRUE ROOTS 

Photo: Bremont

Bremont’s limited edition Longitude timepiece is a milestone tribute to British watchmaking. It houses the brand’s first manufactured movement and is crafted with original brass from the historic Flamsteed Meridian Line at London’s Royal Observatory in Greenwich. With only 300 pieces available worldwide, it’s sure to thrill even the most discerning collectors.
Available in-store at Bremont 

 

LIGHT MY FIRE 

Photo: Aman

Bring a touch of Aman’s signature zen to your candlelit dinners with the new Spa Candle Trio featuring the Grounding Spa Candle, the Nourishing Spa Candle and the Purifying Spa Candle, with their spicy ginger and floral notes evoking an instant sense of revitalisation and decadent luxury.
Available at shop.aman.com 

  

SPILL THE TEA 

Photo: Le Labo

Le Labo’s newest addition to its fine fragrance classic collection is Thé Matcha 26, inspired by the soulfulness and quiet serenity of Japanese matcha tea. Instantly evoking moments of treasured introspection and stillness are top notes of exquisite matcha, which ease into creamy figs, soft vetiver, cedarwood and bitter orange.
Available in-store at Le Labo 

 

CASE IN POINT 

Photo: Rimowa

Perfect for transporting that ultra-rare bottle to share with friends or a lover in any destination, Rimowa’s new one-bottle case in grooved aluminium is any tippler’s new favourite travel companion. Designed to hold bottles of various sizes, it comes with a black leather handle and tag, and in very limited quantities, a crocodile leather handle and tag.
Available in-store at Rimowa 

 

FEELING TOASTY 

Photo: Glenfiddich

Raise a glass (or three) to the Year of the Tiger with Glenfiddich’s limited edition Chinese New Year single-malt Scotch whisky at 12, 15 or 18 years old. This collectible finale to the Rlon Wang-designed trilogy features vibrantly illustrated dancing lions, starry galaxies, auspicious lanterns and a soaring phoenix.
Find out more at glenfiddich.com  

 

PINK POWER 

Photo: Dawn Jewellery

One of Rio Tinto and Argyle Pink Diamonds’ two appointed ateliers in Hong Kong, Dawn Jewellery’s chic-yet-timeless creations are all designed and crafted by founder Yve Chan and his craftsmen right here in Hong Kong. These Dawn x Argyle Pink Diamond Earrings add some extra sparkle to your cocktail party, set with 0.14-carat Argyle pink diamonds, 0.87-carat white diamonds, and 18K white and rose gold.
Available in-store at Dawn Jewellery 

 

THE SCIENCE OF CALM 

Photo: Frederick Tsao

Kick off the year on a meditative note by taking cues from Frederick Tsao, founder of the Sangha Retreat by Octave Institute, who co-pens the newly released Dawn of an Era of Well-Being with Hungarian philosopher Ervin Làszló that explores different approaches to building a better world and true wellbeing, both internally and externally, as gleaned from Western science and Eastern traditions. Available at bookdepository.com 

TOP