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What’s your sexy? 20 gifts for Valentines

From lacy undies and diamonds to cotton PJs and slippers - here are the gifts women *really* want this Valentine's Day. Print and give it to your partner!

Life’s a Charm

The New Brewery Arts shop in Cirencester is chocablock with ravishing, handmade artisan gifts and these deliciously dinky pendants by jeweller Marlene Hounam are simply gorgeous. Crafted in her Oxfordshire studio, just choose the letter of your loved one and get your bespoke necklace made to order.

From £19

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Hey big spender

This darling Ivana coin and card holder from funky brand Nooki is so pretty and tactile with the mash up of glitter and faux pelt. Made from real leather and currently in the sale at Cirencester’s Sue Parkinson (was £25) snap one up while they last.


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Diamond life

Diamonds? No brainer. Glisten on your Zoom calls in these 14k gold everyday hoops from affordable fine jewellery brand and celebrity favourite, Mejuri. If it’s good enough for Oprah, it’s good enough for us.


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Luxe lie-in

Is there anything more decadent than silky pyjamas? We think not. Find this short set from luxury textile designer Alice Acreman on The Indie Store – each design is painted by hand and then printed on to silk. You’ll have to cuddle up close to stay warm, mind.


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Cheers to love

Raise a glass to love (or for making it through lockdown without killing each other), with these pretty pink Bloomingville Liga Cocktail Glasses from Sub Couture in Stroud Just add celebratory Champagne, or in-the-know Crémante.


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Lady in red

Breaking out the lacy smalls for V Day? Impressive effort! This sultry plunge bra set, from Rosie Huntington Whitely’s M&S collection, has an added luxe factor with ornate French designed lace, and comes in a pleasingly inclusive range of sizes.

Bra £28, Knickers £14

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Make a move

Obsessed with The Queens Gambit? Ditto. This Scandi-inspired Printworks set works both as your new, freakily pink board game obsession for Lockdown 3 and as a cute 2021 update on the coffee table book – look, admire, and check mate.


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Say it with scent

Perfume is personal, so try Fiole – the world’s first virtual perfumery, delivering the luxury experience of choosing your own fragrance straight to your door. After chatting to a virtual specialist you’ll receive six cherry-picked scents to find your perfect match. Voila!

From £25

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Relaxation station

Nothing says ‘I love you’ like a long, hot, uninterrupted bath. Handmade in small batches, this lime, lemon and lavender bath foam from indie business MAKE uses plant-based ingredients and all-natural perfumes, colours and minerals in its no nasties formula.


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The gift that keeps on giving

Arriving on your doorstep each month in bespoke sustainable packaging, The Cohorted Beauty Box features a curated edit of luxury beauty big hitters including Laura Mercier, Elemis, Huda Beauty et al., with a minimum of five products in each box. Is your partner trying to tell you something? Who cares, keep them coming!

£39.99 per month

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Lacy undies got you itching in all the wrong places? Then try this mesh set from Calvin Klein’s new Valentine’s Day release – still sexy, but with added comfort factor.

Bra £32, Knickers £18

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Burning love

Nothing like a good candle to set the mood, right? With a burn time of 40 hours, this natural wax option from Bella Freud will flicker all night and then some.


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Happy feet

Yeti sliders – they’re a thing! Super-luxe and made with 100% sheepskin these slippers will keep your toes cosy and stylish in equal measure. If that’s not love, I don’t know what is.


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Simply sexy

Diamonds are a girl’s best friend, but so are cosy PJs! This pure-cotton set from The White Company is a comfy, yet chic, classic.


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Love handles

Forget the flowers – it’s the vase we really want! High fash fans are obsessed with Anissa Kermiche’s voluptuous vases and so are we.


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Sweet like chocolate

Fact: it’s not truly Valentine’s Day without some indulgent chocolates. From British chocolatier Charbonnel et Walker, these stilettos in sweet packaging look as good as they taste.


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Pretty in pink

Is it a cardigan? Is it a coat? Either way, we want one. Super-soft and made with 100% cashmere, find it online at luxe loungewear retailer NRBY. Perfect for pairing with lacy undies.


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Between the sheets

Whether you’re sleeping or doing, erm, other activities – make sure you’re comfy with these crisp 200 thread count Egyptian cotton bedcovers from John Lewis.

From £9.50 for pillowcases

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meet your match

Candlelit takeaway planned for V Day? Light it up with these matches that double up as funky table decor. Available on Muddy’s Indie Store.


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Be still our beating hearts!

What’s more romantic than gifting a heartbeat? This ‘Lovestrike’ yellow gold ring from Vashi is inspired by sound waves created by a beating heart (awww!). Wear solo or as a chic stacking ring.


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