Don’t wait until the last minute to buy a Valentine’s Day gift for that extraordinary woman in your life! While we believe that every day should be a day of love, February is always extra special. With the city decked in red and pink, hearts and romance, pick up your present early this year and surprise your sweetheart!
For The Love of Your Life
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It takes a special effort to shop for your soulmate. And for such an extraordinary woman, Cartier is the best gift for its timeless style, and sophisticated design. Valentine’s Day can only mean browsing through an array of gifts but the LOVE collection is simply an exceptional present that will be cherished for a lifetime. Surprise her with this meaningful token of your love. The iconic LOVE bracelet was conceived in 1969 and continues to be a symbol of romance. You can now opt to buy the Cartier LOVE bracelet in a small model that’s more affordable. The one in 18k gold with 10 diamonds is just HKD $61,000. You’ll be mesmerized by the locking mechanism reinforcing the idea that love is an unshakeable bond and this is a beautiful reminder with this great gift!
For The Make-up Junkie
For every woman with an eye for details and flair of creativity, nothing beats the gift of Fenty Beauty’s Snap Shadows Mix & Match Eyeshadow Palette. This is probably on top of her wishlist for Valentine’s Day, if she’s a make-up junkie. It has eight color stories with beautiful blends for every occasion. Don’t forget to add the Fenty Full Frontal Volume, Lift & Curl Mascara to her gift bag as well for a complete eye look. The Snap Shadows Mix & Match Eyeshadow Palette is priced at HKD $208 each and the Full Frontal Volume, Lift & Curl Mascara is priced at HKD $208.
Fenty Beauty www.sephora.hk
For The Romantic Woman
We’ve found a unique piece of jewelry that your girlfriend, wife or fiancee will truly adore. The curve heart pendant in 18-karat yellow gold and silver from Georg Jensen is a true symbol of love. The creative piece is both feminine and modern. She can wear it every day and will surely think of you all the time. The curved heart design is a special way to express sentiments of the heart and celebrate the important moments in your life. The new heart pendants signify the union of two individuals that have come together to create a full heart. It’s an exceptionally romantic gift for Valentine’s day and priced at HKD $5,700.
Georg Jensen Shop 2030, 1 Harbour View St, Central, Hong Kong, +852 2868 3800, www.georgjensen.com
For The Practical Woman
It’s the thought that always counts when giving gifts. This Valentine’s Day is no different. Express your love for her by knowing what she truly needs. Get her the Cirrus no.2 portable steamer. It has new updated features that include the soft, matte finish and woven cord. It gives the Cirrus no.2 a premium touch. We also love the front in brushed stainless steel that’s designed to spread the steam evenly over the fabric to smooth out all creases in just one swipe. It fits any woman’s urban lifestyle and priced at HKD $1,190.
You can purchase the Cirrus No. 2 Portable Steamer online, or visit one of the many stores in Hong Kong such as the Sun Street outlet with a cafe.
Kapok 3 Sun Street, Wan Chai, Hong Kong, +852 2520 0114, www.ka-pok.com
For The Hair Obsessed
What makes the ghd hairdryer different from the rest of the products out there? It’s developed by a leading UK Research and Development lab in Cambridge in conjunction with top physicists, engineers and styling professionals. Get your special someone this new ghd helios for its lighter and faster drying and styling features. She will think you’re a lifesaver with this cool present. The lightweight, longer-life brushless motor is designed for speed, with 120kmh to drastically speed up the styling routine that means less waiting for you when heading out on your dates. It’s used by influencers and professionals across the globe so rest assured. The ghd helios professional hairdryer is priced at HKD $1,650. It is available in the finest salons and premium retails in Hong Kong and Macau.
For more details, visit their website
For the Homemaker
Every home needs a stand-out piece post-Chinese New Year. That is why the Fornasetti Profumi is the perfect gift for your mom, wife, aunt, mother-in-law or sister this Valentine’s Day. Piero Fornasetti was an illustrious sculptor, interior designer, graphic artist, and painter. He was one of the most prolific figures of the 20th century when it comes to creativity. Having the Fornasetti Profumi candle featuring an all-over print, a triple wick design, and a black gift box will make any homemaker or even a homebody very happy. The Fornasetti Profumi – Rossetti in 300g is priced at HKD $1,630.
Fornasetti Lane Crawford
For the Classy Fashionista
Give the gift of joy from Maeli Studios this Valentine’s Day. This elegant silk scarf aptly named “Joy” is designed with chrysanthemums set atop a lustrous blue. It is aimed at balancing nature’s elements and pays homage to the flower of joy. It’s a versatile piece that’s inspired by Japanese prints and body art. Any fashionista can wear as a scarf, top, head wrap, belt or accessory on a handbag. It’s originally priced at HKD $800 but if you make it just in time, snag it for the sale price at only HKD $560.
For more details, visit their website
Maeli Studios maelistudios.com
For the Young Millennial
Head to The Promenade Shops at Galaxy Macau where you’ll find the coolest designed collection of items that feature Walt Disney’s True Original, Mickey Mouse. One of the most iconic of Disney’s characters, it’s the perfect gift for your girlfriend, sister or even your daughter because Valentine’s Day is simply for everyone. Many new designs appear among an array of classic Gucci pieces. The collection has a humorous, vintage spirit, where Disney’s timeless star appears to team up with many of Gucci’s motifs. There will be bespoke entertainment until February 9 at the Pearl Lobby to truly enjoy a spot of shopping. The new collection is available at the Gucci boutique for purchase as well.
For The Globetrotting Girl
It’s time to start planning your holidays with the special person in your life. And this Valentine’s Day, nothing says love better than Rimowa. It means you’re committed to embarking on more adventures with her this year and strengthening your bond together. Trust us when we say this travel essential is a must-have for your partner-in-crime and couple travels this year. We also love how Rimowa personalizes and elevates the travel experience with striking shades to complement all kinds of journeys. The Rimowa Essential in Berry and Glacier comes in three sizes, Cabin priced at MOP $5,500, Check-In L priced at MOP $7,150 and Trunk Plus priced at MOP $8,700.
For The Fit and Fabulous Lady
If your lady love is into fitness, nothing beats the AirPods Pro. These are designed to deliver active noise cancellation for an immersive sound. It has a customizable fit for all-day comfort that she’ll truly love. A practical present, just like AirPods, AirPods Pro connects magically to the iPhone or Apple Watch. She can listen to meditation apps, music, podcasts or even audiobooks while en route to work. It also features a transparency mode for hearing and connecting with the world around you. With three sizes of soft, tapered silicone tips for a customizable fit, we love that it’s sweat and water-resistant too. The personalized engraving, exclusively at Apple is also something that just adds a personal touch. It makes this gift even more thoughtful and meaningful!
For The Loving Mom
The Smythson Dreams and Thoughts Premier Notebook is the perfect gift for every mom-to-be. Planning the arrival of a new baby, one needs proper tools in documenting these treasured moments. We adore the signature featherweight paper of Smythson notebooks. You can easily carry it inside your purse wherever you go and jot down notes at any time of the day. You can also choose something classic or add some personality with a witty motif making it your very own personalized diary. The pink premier notebook is bound in cross-grain lambskin and will make every mom joyful and cherished.
Smythson Notebooks are available at Harvey Nichols Pacific Place, 88 Queensway or online
Smythson Notebooks net-a-porter.com