Valentine’s Day is around the corner and a great excuse to spoil someone silly.
Whether you’re looking to buy a gift for a significant other or simply treat yourself (you deserve it), the City of London is packed full of places to help you charm your favourite person.
Woo your wife with exquisite roses from Windsor Flowers, pop a bottle of Nyetimber with your boyfriend, or set the scene for your spouse with a Selfmade candle. Whatever you’re doing to celebrate, check out our City of London Valentine’s Day gift guide for ideas on how to make it extra special.
Nyetimber Let Love Sparkle Gift Set, £75 (Main Image)
The Let Love Sparkle gift set contains a bottle of Nyetimber’s delicious sparkling wine alongside two beautiful pink marbled table candles from Lay London, great for a romantic night in or Valentine’s gift.
Connect Card Set, £22
The perfect icebreaker gift for a new beau, or a fun game for long-term lovers, this cute card game is to help foster connection and closeness with 100 questions to get the conversation flowing. Communication is key.
Jo Malone Special-Edition: Velvet Rose & Oud Cologne Intense, £92
You can’t go wrong with Jo Malone perfume, so really impress someone with a special edition fragrance. The rich rose and smoky oud is an elegant scent spiked with cloves and praline. A sure-fire way to please your partner.
Hotel Chocolat Valentine’s Day Pick Me Collection, £22
Ideal for the two of you to nibble together on a cosy evening, the chocolate collection is such a delicious way to show you care. We love the melt-in-your-mouth Caramel Chocolate Puddles, but all the box feels extra special. A perfect gift for those looking for a low-key celebration.
Windsor Flowers Two Dozen Red Rose Hatbox, £170
Wow your favourite person with two dozen beautiful red roses. The wonderfully fragrant bunch comes in a box with a satin handle and is a sure-fire way to impress. If you’re feeling flush, you can even boost your wow-factor and get 50.
Hermès La Legende de la Foret scarf 90, £370
One for the well-dressed, this beautiful 100% silk scarf can be worn around your neck, as a top, at the waist or as a headscarf. Designed by Emeline Piot, the illustrations are influenced by stained glass and stories of wild animals in the woods. Like a coat of arms with a stag at the centre, the scarf is certainly a talking point and will make even the pickiest person pleased.
Rampur Double Cask Single Malt Whisky, £58.95
A great present for someone tricky to get for, the Indian single malt is rich and complex. Any whisky connoisseur will appreciate the sweet malt with notes of oak, honey and dark berries amongst others.
Selfmade Blossom Candle, £25
One for eco-warriors, the sustainable candle company has created the most lovely candle, which is ideal for the big day. The gorgeous scent of orange flower, jasmine and patchouli pairs perfectly with a bubble bath and a large glass of red. Plus, when you’re finished, the label is plantable, so you can remember the day gift with poppies forever.
Taylor & Hart Tranquility Engagement Ring, £1,590
Looking to go all out and pop the question? Look no further than Taylor & Hart’s Tranquility ring. The elegant band is finished with sparkling diamonds and set with eagle claws. If you’re after something a little more unique, you can place a coloured gemstone in the centre with the twinkling diamonds on either side. Make is a Valentine’s Day to remember.
Barbour Handkerchief Gift Box Set, £21.95
Comprising three cotton handkerchiefs, each woven with one of the brand’s iconic tartan patterns, they’re a great choice for a winter present. The chic gift is great for those wanting to make an impression without breaking the bank.
Aux Merveilleux de Fred Customizable Box of 16 Assorted Mini Merveilleux, £32.40
For a unique and thoughtful gift, choose an assorted box of incredible minis from renowned Aux Merveilleux in Leadenhall Market. Each little cake uses the same mastery originally used back when the patisserie opened in France in 1994. Perhaps your loved one would like a L’Excentrique with cherry whipped cream? We promise you will be back for more.