Tuesday 8 February 2022

Valentine's Day gift ideas


Licensed to Charm jewellery

Licensed to Charm is a designer and maker of gorgeous, quirky jewellery. Their stunning jewellery is unique and full of character. The lovely range of Licensed to Charm jewellery is designed and exquisitely made in the UK by highly skilled artisans. The Licensed to Charm collections include both officially licensed ranges and their own special design creations.

Below are just a few gift ideas of jewellery from Licensed to Charm that are ideal for gifting to your valentine this Valentine’s Day.

National Portrait Gallery Amor Et Virtute necklace

The National Portrait Gallery Amor Et Virtute necklace (RRP £75) is a meaningful token to give to a friend or loved one.

Perfect for showcasing your love this Valentine’s day, this handcrafted necklace made from Gold Vermeil catches the eye with its smooth disc featuring Sir Walter Ralegh’s motto ‘Amor et Virtute’, meaning love and virtue.

The motto appears on a portrait painted when Ralegh’s gallantry and voyages of exploration had established him a firm favourite with Elizabeth I. His fine clothes and jewels are indications of his status and prosperity.

The disc charm with fine trace chain is handmade in the UK from the finest 925 Sterling Silver and plated in 18ct Gold Vermeil. Style this National Portrait Gallery necklace the way you want it - layered with other pendants or worn on its own. Beautifully presented in a National Portrait Gallery box this lovely necklace is a wonderful token of love.

Frida Kahlo Butterfly Gemstone Tassel Earrings

For the strong woman in your life, gift these vibrant, unique Frida Kahlo Butterfly Gemstone Tassel Earrings (RRP £70) from Licensed to Charm.

Inspired by the famous Mexican artist Frida Kahlo these handmade tassel earrings are truly eye-catching and ideal for adding a punch of colour and a splash of fun to your outfit. 

Taking inspiration from Frida's love of nature that populated her much-loved garden at Casa Azul, the earrings hang from a butterfly stud. The gorgeous earrings feature a beautiful aqua blue jade and yellow cat's eye gemstone beads between an etched marigold bead with textured silver and fine wire delicately wrapped around a bright red tassel. They are available in 925 Sterling Silver or plated un 18ct Gold Vermeil.

The earrings are officially licensed with the Frida Kahlo Corporation and come beautifully packaged in a Frida Kahlo branded box. Taking inspiration from the world famous artist known for her colourful canvases and superb ability to turn chaos into creativity, Licensed to Charm have a special range of Frida’s Garden jewellery here.

Wild About Flowers rose necklace

Say it with flowers! Flowers that will last longer than Valentine’s Day with the elegant and timeless Rose necklace (RRP £50/£40) available in plated Gold Vermeil or 925 Sterling Silver from the Licensed to Charm  Wild About Flower Collections.

Inspired by the English rose flower, this beautiful necklace features a delicate Rose head suspended from a chain. Layer this piece up with your other faves, or wear it on its own to add that extra magic to your outfit!

The most romantic of all the flowers, the red rose, is an unmistakable expression of love and passion making this necklace ideal to give on this day of love. As William Shakespeare said, ‘A Rose by any other name would smell as sweet’. They have revered and gifted to loved ones; even the Greek Goddess of Love Aphrodite was depicted adorned in roses.

It comes beautifully packaged in a Licensed to Charm branded box perfect for gifting this Valentine’s Day to share your love.

The Fragrance Shop scentaddict subscription

The ultimate gift for fragrance lovers this Valentine's Day. For just £12 per month, scentaddict will gift them a fragrance of their choice from over 500 of the most popular fragrance brands. 

The Fragrance Shop will send an 8ml travel sized scentaddict atomiser filled with a 30-day supply of your chosen fragrance (approx.100 sprays) so your special someone's days are filled with beautiful fragrances. Along with a £12 voucher to spend on a full-size fragrance, this subscription service is the perfect gift that keeps on giving.

Plastic-free Bamboo Safety Razor and Vegan Shaving Brush

These luxury grooming products from The Clear Confidence Company are a perfect gift to give to eco-conscious sweethearts this Valentine’s day thanks to the fact that they are vegan friendly and are completely plastic-free.

The gorgeous Plastic-Free Bamboo Safety Razor (RRP £24.97) is a double edge safety razor with a bamboo handle. Experience a superior, high quality traditional shave with this bamboo safety razor. Discover the benefits of a real authentic wet shaving experience of smooth skin and shave free from ingrown hairs or other irritations. 

The lovingly crafted bamboo handle of the reusable razor is ethically sourced highly-sustainable bamboo. Not only is the bamboo handle aesthetically beautiful and elegant but it is also hardwearing and comfortable to hold making it the perfect material for a sustainable razor. 

The sustainable construction of the razor means that it reduces plastic waste as you only need to change the fully recyclable double edged razor blades rather than the razor itself or plastic cartridges, plus as well as contributing less waste to land and sea you save money by using the this reusable, economical safety razor.

Elevate your shaving experience with this Plastic-Free Vegan Shaving Brush (RRP £19.97) for an improved shave performance. This lovely shaving brush is completely plastic-free, vegan friendly and cruelty free. 

This traditional shaving brush is one of the most ethically sensitive eco-friendly shaving brushes on the market as it only uses eco-friendly materials! This unique shaving brush combines a 100% wooden and completely plastic-free handle with grass-based bristles and offers a great alternative to badger or boar hair shaving brushes that have been connected to cruel practises towards animals. 

The shaving brush offers a high quality experience to obtain a superb lather whilst massaging the skin to vastly reduce irritation, providing an altogether superior shave. 

Frank's RedHot® Valentine's Gift Set 

Turn up the heat this Valentine’s Day and impress the hot sauce lover in your life with the NEW Frank's RedHot® Valentine's Gift Set (£15.00) and Frank's RedHot® Personalised Gift Set (£18.00).

The ultimate gift for foodies, kitchen experimenters or chilli addicts, the limited edition gift box features two delicious full size flavours -  1x Frank's RedHot® Original Hot Sauce and 1x Frank's RedHot® Jalapeño Craft Hot Sauce - and a gorgeous pair of chilli print socks... now that really is ‘hot stuff’!

For those looking to make their gift extra special and unique, the Frank's RedHot® Personalised Gift Set (£18.00) option will guarantee to turn up the heat and knock their (new) socks right off!

The perfect accompaniment to any romantic date night meal, Frank’s RedHot® Sauces provide the perfect balance of flavour and heat. With the ultimate power couple being chicken, Vegetarians rejoice, they can also be drizzled over veggies, splashed onto dips, used as a marinade and even sprinkled on your breakfast Avocados.

Frank's RedHot® Gift Set - £15 - available from HotSauceClub.com and Amazon. Frank's RedHot® Personalised Gift Set - £18 - available exclusively from HotSauceClub.com

Roccabox Subscription

The gift that keeps on giving - Roccabox is the beauty expert approved box of luxury products delivered to your doorstep. 

The Roccabox subscription service is the perfect gift for beauty lovers. It is a great way to try different products from some of the industry’s leading brands. Handpicked by their in-house team of beauty experts, Roccabox’s monthly beauty boxes contain a variety of skincare, make-up, haircare and wellbeing discoveries, from premium and discovery brands.

With one arriving every month, it really is the way to spoil your loved one this Valentine's Day. For £42, you can subscribe for three months, ensuring that Valentine's Day isn't the only day they feel loved.

Krispy Kreme and Swizzels Love Hearts doughnuts

This Valentine’s, Krispy Kreme has reunited for the second year running with Swizzels Love Hearts® to create the most a-dough-rable range of doughnuts, so you can share your (Love) Heart this February with your nearest and dearest!  Whether it be a friend, parent, grand parent, sister, brother, colleague or partner – you can show someone special how grateful you are for them this Valentine’s with a Krispy Kreme heart.


On sale from 31st January – 14th February, the Love Hearts range will be available for a limited time only from either Krispy Kreme stores, in store cabinets or via Nationwide Delivery so you can send from afar to your special someone with no excuse.


Feeling loved is at the core of Valentine’s Day, and Krispy Kreme is here to help make sure all your special ones feel that message loud and clear, straight from the heart – quite literally, in doughnut form! These a-glaze-ing heart shaped doughnuts, filled with a scrumptious kreme filling and Love Heart flavours, are decorated with the iconic Love Heart® quotes. Fans will be able to choose from 12 sweet messages which display the utmost gratitude and joy, such as: ‘Dream big’, ‘Be Kind’, ‘BFF’ and of course ‘I Love You’, from tantalising flavours including:

* Orange you Sweet (£2.45) – with a zesty orange and sherbet flavour kreme filling

* Berry Joyful (£2.45) – with a strawberry and sherbet flavour kreme filling, dipped in strawberry icing

* Simply the Zest (£2.45) – with citrus lemon and sherbet flavour kreme filling, dipped in lemon icing

* Full of Heart (£2.45) – with a sherbet flavour kreme filling, dipped in sherbet flavour purple icing

* Whole lotta love (£2.45) – ring doughnut dipped in white sherbet icing and topped with sugar hearts 


Available individually or as part of the Krispy Kreme Valentine’s Dozen featuring a selection of the Love Heart® doughnuts plus the new Whole lotta love ring doughnut; with UK nationwide delivery available straight to the door, hearts and mouths of your loved ones.


And the joy doesn’t stop there; if you feel like getting creative with your loved one or sending a really fun gift, then you’re in luck as Krispy Kreme have also launched the Love Creations Kit. It is the perfect excuse to show that special someone how ace they are with a personalised touch including x4 doughnuts and the icing and sprinkles to create your very own Valentine’s doughnut!


For further information on how you can get your hands on the new Krispy Kreme Love Hearts range please visit www.krispykreme.co.uk/valentines-doughnuts

King C. Gillette gifts

No matter your loved one’s facial hair style, by leaning on over 115 years of experience, King C. Gillette is a one stop shop for those with stubble or a luxurious beard. Here are some great King C. Gillette gifts, which have the stamp of approval from master of style and King C. Gillette ambassador, Fred Sirieix.

King C. Gillette Style Master

The King C. Gillette Style Master (RRP £39.99) is 1 simple tool offering 3 stubble styling options. Gentle on the skin, the style master is a multifunctional precision tool to edge, trim or shave stubble. 

As a unique asset for self-expression, choosing a stubble style allows for creativity. With 3 combs to help you sculpt an individual look, 4 cutting elements designed to trim different hair lengths, and a pivoting head that adapts to the face’s contours, the Style Master gives you the flexibility to master your stubble style with ease.

The slim, compact handle comes with a 360° rubber surface for great grip and control, and it’s also fully waterproof for easy cleaning under running water. With cordless power and one charge providing 45 minutes of trimming time, this is a versatile and convenient tool for men who want to trim, edge and shave.

King C. Gillette Moisturiser

Gillette is dedicated to facial hair care, and King C. Gillette Moisturiser plays a key part in helping you look your best with their King C. Gillette Moisturiser (RRP £10). Helping to maintain and strengthen the skin's natural moisture barrier, it moisturises the skin to soothe and relieve signs of dryness and skin irritation. Emollients like dimethicone and argan oil leave skin and hair feeling soft, smooth and comfortable, while glycerine binds water in the upper layers of the skin to provide immediate and long-lasting hydration.

Formulated with Vitamin B complex – including Provitamin B5 (panthenol) and Vitamin B3 (niacinamide) – and scented with King C. Gillette's bold and masculine signature scent, the lightweight and non-greasy formula helps you to enjoy healthy-looking skin and beard hair when used as part of a daily facial care regime.

Mainline Menswear men’s accessories

Offering one of the largest comprehensive ranges of men’s designer clothes in the UK, with fashions and trends for men of all ages, on any budget are available, Mainline Menswear have a fabulous range of men’s clothing and accessories perfect for gifting to that special man in your life.

With over 85 different fashion labels, from designer to highstreet brands,  including BOSS, Adidas, Versace, Ralph Lauren and Armani, Mainline Menswear has something for everyone to ensure you always look your best.  

Take a look below for some gift ideas available from Mainline Menswear.

Lyle And Scott Five Pack Logo Socks

The Lyle And Scott Five Pack Logo Socks gift set (RRP £23) features five pairs of cotton stretch logo socks in navy, blue, dark grey, light blue and light grey. All pairs of socks feature a ribbed cuff and the signature Lyle And Scott logo is embroidered on each ankle in black and golden yellow.

Ted Baker Penda Pen And Pouch Gift Set Black

The Ted Baker Penda Pen And Pouch Gift Set In Black And Blue (RRP £25) is a luxury pen with a pouch set that comes beautifully presented in a gift box. The faux leather matte black pen pouch boasts the signature Ted Baker logo debossed on the bottom of the pouch pocket. The practical yet stylish pouch also comes with a brass pen with a matte black look and a twist fastening. The signature Ted Baker logo is embossed on the pen handle and the pen features a rubber touch screen end design.

Luke 1977 Rutland Leather Belt Brown

Stylish plus useful, the Luke 1977 Rutland Leather Belt In Brown (RRP £30) is a great gift to give. A plain brown strap featuring a dark metal pin buckle with a leather and leather loop. Five pin holes at the end of the tongue featuring the Luke 1977 metal stud and embossed logo at the end of the tongue and a small pinch tag on the reverse in purple, white and black.

Amazon Handmade products

Handmade with love these unique Amazon Handmade products crafted by makers around the world are perfect for giving to loved ones this Valentine’s Day.

Met, engaged, married personalised map print

This gorgeous print (RRP £16) features three watercolour maps with personalised details of when they met, got engaged and married. Ideal for married couples it is a lovely meaningful gift. 

Customisable, customers can choose from 7 different sizes of print and 7 different colours of map. The print options offer 3 maps to choose from, with hearts placed on the exact locations. The high quality, beautiful print can be personalised with names, titles and dates and is printed on premium paper with inks that are resistant to fading.

Give the gift of celebrating key events of love this Valentine’s Day with this personalised map of love print.

Pocket Hug Heart Token Keepsake

A gorgeous engraved Little Pocket Hug Heart Token (RRP £3.47) is perfect for showing your love and how much you care. 

These wooden tokens are engraved with "Little Pocket Hug'' and a handcrafted design. The beautifully designed keepsake tokens from high grade PEFC certified Italian Poplar that is a sustainable product. They can be kept in a purse, wallet or pocket and become a special reminder of loved ones and friends.

Share your love and a hug with those you care about this Valentine’s Day with the Little Pocket Hug Heart Token available from Amazon Handmade.

Penguin Love Heart personalised cushion

This adorable Penguin Love Heart personalised cushion (RRP £19.99) is a great gift to give this Valentine’s Day. 

This Penguin Couple personalised cushion can be customised with the couples first Initial (i.e. S & J ). Printed in the UK this premium full cushion is a great sentimental and practical gift.

As penguins are often associated as a symbol of love and the cushion can be personalised with couples initials, this is a lovely personalised keepsake gift for Valentine’s Day.

I Love You Beary Much mug

Made in the UK by a small business, this adorable I Love You Beary Much mug (RRP £8.95) is a lovely gift to give a loved one this Valentine’s Day.

The cute mug is adorned with a hand drawn print of two adorable bears above a heartfelt message. Made with care and love, the mug and print is made from premium materials and showcases quality craftsmanship.

Show someone you love the beary much this Valentine’s Day with this sweet, puntastic I Love You Beary Much mug.

* Products have been provided for this gift guide


  1. So many cute gift ideas! I'm always looking for things to buy. I love the necklace!

  2. These are all amazing gifts, love them. My favorite is the Wild About Flowers rose necklace, it is gorgeous, love it.

  3. Some gorgeous ideas here! I love the NPG necklace and those Frida Kahlo earrings are so fabulously joyful!

  4. What lovely gifts, and I love all the personalized options. These are wonderful and so thoughtful.

  5. Great selections. I especially love the Frieda earrings. I love the mug with the writing "I love you Beary Much", I think they would make a lovely gift for my kids.

  6. I can't wait to get my hands on some of the Love Heart Krispy Kreme doughnuts.

  7. I'm going for perfume this year! I think these are all really wonderful gift ideas. The perfume sets are always fun to give and receive :)

  8. We love Frida Kahlo - those earrings are so pretty! My favourite of all the items here.

  9. These are great bl gift ideas. Thanks for your help!

  10. Wow so many good ideas here! I love the sillyness of the frank's red sauce gift set!