Valentine's Day gift guide: 10 gorgeous gifts we would LOVE to unwrap 3 weeks ago

Valentine's Day gift guide: 10 gorgeous gifts we would LOVE to unwrap

Love (and gorgeous gifts) are in the air!

Valentine's Day is around the corner. And whether you are dropping hints for your other half, shopping for your ride-or-die gal-pals – or even planning on just treating yourself (lord knows you are worth it!), we have rounded up some seriously gorgeous, stylish, delicious and seriously lust-worthy gifts we reckon everyone will love.

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Take a look:

1. Nespresso Vertuo Next Premium Coffee Machine

Delicious at-home coffees are keeping us sane during this third lockdown, and if you have been looking for an excuse to upgrade your current coffee machine, this is it. Check out the new Nespresso Vertuo Next Premium Coffee Machine –in this gorgeous dark purple colour with gold accents!

Vertuo Next offers the Nespresso coffee experience, just one step forward, with a new brewing system: the Centrifusion technology. It allows the machine to read the barcode integrated into each capsule. It then spins up, adjusting even the slightest settings, to extract the hidden treasures of each capsule.

Even better? To go the extra mile, this machine even connects to Wi-Fi and Bluetooth to update itself and offer you a constantly seamless experience.

€199, Nespresso.com

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2. Plantable experience gift card

Want o gift a memorable experience rather than a thing? These plantable experience gift cards are designed by Sharon Keilthy, founder of Irish company - Jiminy Eco Toys.

Made from a recycled paper pulp which (whilst drying) has living seeds added to it – Birdsfoot Trefoil, Black Knapweed, Black Medick, Meadow Buttercup, Musk Mallow, Ox-Eye-Daisy, Ribworth Plantain, Red Campion, Slad Burnet, Self Heal, White Campion, and Yarrow.

Bury it under 2cm of soil, water it, and watch your wildflowers bloom. The instructions are printed on the card also.

€4.43, Jiminy.ie

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3. BOSS The Scent Pure Accord

Sparkling with top notes of bergamot, and a luminous heart of sensual Osmanthus flower, with a base of musk completing the scent, this new scent from Hugo Boss seamlessly brings together softness and strength.

€61, Arnotts

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4. Valentine’s Day Gift Set from Nourish

A day of love need not be reserved for lovers only. Valentine’s day is the perfect opportunity to remind anyone in your life how special they are. Since we won’t be able to visit our loved ones this year, why not send a gift to brighten up their day.

Kit contains:

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Pukka Love Tea: Love tea is a unique blend of fragrant herbs with fantastic soothing properties. Drink Love tea to help you feel cherished and well-nourished, night and day.

Love Raw Chocolate Butter: Vegan chocolate butter cups filled with nut butters that will satisfy every tastebud.

Kinvara Rosehip Face Serum: Multi-award-winning face serum designed to provide intensive care to even the most demanding skin. This concentrated formula is packed with plant extracts, vitamins, antioxidants and calming ingredients.

€34, Nourish.ie

5. Boxofwine.ie. Valentines Pamper Box

Meet Ireland’s first ‘tailored to your taste’ wine subscription service! Boxofwine.ie is Ireland’s first “tailored to your taste” wine subscription company and was set up in 2020 by friends Conor Duggan, Neil O’Reilly & Conor Mulligan who had to quickly turn their hands and expert noses for wine to something else after the hospitality sector and their livelihoods got pounded by the pandemic.

“You Rioja my world” is a Valentines greeting that will surely win hearts and radiate romance this year … but dig a little deeper into a beautifully presented gift from Boxofwine.ie to reveal fine Champagne or wines, scrumptious Skelligs chocolates, dreamy Dalkey Handmade Soap, a sensuous Soy Soap Out Loud Candle and luxurious Soap Out Loud 100% cotton face cloths for a delectable pamper package.

From €65, Boxofwine.ie

6. Spotlight Oral Care Rose Gold Sonic Toothbrush

The Spotlight Oral Care Sonic Toothbrush is a game-changer for oral health. It uses professionally designed sonic technology which allows the gentle feel of a manual toothbrush, while achieving a deep clean effect. And right now, it is available in the most gorgeous rose gold colour

€110, Spotlightoralcare.com

7. Lucy x Pippa The Bolt in Pink

How gorgeous is this 100 percent merino wool sweater from the Lucy Nagle and Pippa O'Connor collaboration? Perfect for when you need to elevate your stay-at-home look a bit!

€100, Lucynagle.com

8. Butlers Indulgent Heart Box

Features a luxurious assortment of chocolates sure to impress on the most romantic day of the year including; Pink Himalayan Salt Caramel, Passionata and White Chocolate Flake.

€16, Butlerschocolates.com

9. Silk Ditsy Rose Camisole

Love is in the air!

Opt for serious luxury with this silk ditsy camisole from Rosie Exclusively for M&S. Made from soft silk with added stretch for superior comfort, with elegant vintage-inspired lace at the neckline.

€54, M&S

10. The Head Plan Journal

Containing over 280 pages, six months of daily pages, 26 weekly goal setting and reflection pages and much more to keep you inspired, motivated, focused and driven to stay on track of your own personal life and journey.

The journal is undated so you can begin anytime!! This is a goal achievers perfect companion that draws focus on goal achieving in six different areas of your life.

Oh, and even better? It can be monogrammed with your initials on it!

€35, Theheadplan.com