Forget flowers: 21 of the best gifts for her that won’t disappoint this Valentine’s Day from a heart-print cardigan to TikTok’s most popular perfume
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Valentine’s Day is one of the most romantic days of the year, but finding the right present for your other half isn’t always an easy task.
Every year it slowly creeps up, but Valentine’s Day 2022 falls on Monday, February 14, so there’s still plenty of time to surprise someone you love.
But if you’re already panicking about what to get your loved one this year and want to treat her to something other than flowers and chocolates, we’ve got you covered.
Whether she loves jewellery and fashion or she’s in need of a little TLC, MAIL BEST has selected the very best Valentine’s Day gifts for your girlfriend, daughter, wife, mum or Galentine, including heart-print clothes, Diptyque candles, Missoma jewellery, and top perfumes such as the viral Baccarat Rouge 540 Eau de Parfum.
Here are the very best Valentine’s Day gift ideas for her in 2022.
Dress for the occasion with this heart-printed cardigan from Boohoo. The budget-friendly buy, which is currently 15 per cent off, defines the waist with its cropped silhouette and features a button-down front and an all-over heart print. What’s not to love?
Pucker up this Valentine’s Day and paint your pout with Charlotte Tilbury’s famous Pillow Talk shade. The goes-with-anything shade – a universally flattering rosy-beige hue – is admired by everyone from Alexa Chung to Mariah Carey and has proved so popular that one lipstick is sold every two minutes around the world. This kit includes a matching liner for shaping and filling in the lip.
In celebration of 10 years of the Eau Rose, Diptyque has joined forces with world-renowned florist Maurice Harris to capture romance and florals. When lit, the scented candle is reminiscent of a fresh and intense bouquet of roses. It’s beautifully packaged too, making for the perfect Valentine table centrepieces.
A luxury addition to any pyjama drawer, this John Lewis & Partners Piped Silk Pyjama Set is the secret to a good night’s sleep. Crafted from high quality silk and cut in a relaxed shape for added comfort, the pyjamas are detailed with smart piping, matching fabric buttons, and a rounded out revere collar for a softer silhouette.
Knock her socks off with the Comme Des Garçons Play x Converse Chuck Taylor low-top sneakers. The iconic and bestselling style from Converse has been finished with Commes des Garçons Play playful heart logo.
The most covetable perfume of 2021 after going viral on TikTok, Baccarat Rouge 540 Eau de Parfum, is a strong and intense fragrance that turns heads. Sexy and seductive, it offers a heady floral woody scent with notes of jasmine, saffron and cedar. It’s one of the most expensive-smelling fragrances yet.
This classic chain bracelet is so simple but makes a statement when worn on its own or layered with multiple bracelets. Available in both silver or 18ct gold plated, it’s an excellent choice for Valentine’s Day and won’t fail to put a smile on her face.
Are you a champagne lover, or do you know someone who enjoys a glass of bubbles or two? A luxurious gift set to please, this mini bottle of bubbly can be personalised. For a one of a kind, personal gift upload a photo to create a custom Moët & Chandon label.
Treat her to a moment of pure relaxation from the comfort of her own home with The Atomiser from Aromatherapy Associates. Paired with a soothing scent, the ceramic diffuser lets out a cool and quiet ultrasonic mist to fill the room with essential oil fragrance to help relieve stress and relax mind, body and soul.
This Edge of Ember necklace is a unique and memorable gift for a loved one, combining an 18k gold plated initial letter necklace with a delicate birthstone of your choice.
A vibrant take on the UK’s second bestselling fragrance in the UK, Black Opium, Illicit Green Eau de Parfum has been inspired by the world of mixology for an intoxicatingly fresh long-lasting kick. Masterfully mixed key notes of zesty green mandarin, creamy fig and the signature Black Opium coffee base, it’s set to be a timeless classic.
For an extra-special gifting option, the Dyson Airwrap Styler will delight even the most discerning beauty lovers. The Airwrap (complete with case) uses the Coanda effect to attract your hair to the barrel to create straight styles, waves and salon-worthy blowouts.
For the person in your life who loves to make fresh bread, or likes to whip up a cake and cook along with the Great British Bake off, then the iconic KitchenAid stand mixer is an excellent gift. Not only does it take the hard work out of kneading, binding, mixing and more, but it looks gorgeous too.
Staying in will feel so luxurious with the SKIMS Cozy Knit bouclé Robe. With a cosy fit and roomy pockets on the front, the robe has been crafted from an ‘exceptionally soft’ bouclé that’s naturally stretchy and has the perfect weight to it.
If you know a hot chocolate aficionado, meet their next greatest obsession: the Hotel Chocolat Velvetiser Hot Chocolate Machine. The countertop gadget makes comforting and mouth-watering ‘barista-grade’ hot chocolate from milk and chocolate flakes in a super-speedy two and a half minutes. It’s the perfect gift for hot chocolate lovers.
A thoughtful, playful and long-lasting gift, the Anissa Kermiche Bottom Of My Heart Ceramic Vase is handcrafted from ceramic and combines a glazed finish and scalloped brim. Perfect for resting stems in.
Capture moments together on the INSTAX Mini 9 Instant Camera. Instantly take photos of candid moments and print them out quickly to share and enjoy. Plus, it will easily fit into your bag for your next day date.
Nobody’s Child Heart-Print Organic-Cotton Pyjama Set
Snuggle up and stay in bed wearing this Nobody’s Child Heart-Print Organic-Cotton Pyjama Set. Made from lightweight and breathable cotton, the shirt and trouser set features an all-over heart print for a romantic vibe.
Indulge her complexion with a duo of Victoria Beckham’s repairing and skin-smoothing bestsellers and a skin-friendly silk eye mask from Slip. Fuelled by Professor Augustinus Bader’s TFC8® technology, a blend of natural amino acids and vitamins, the serum and moisturiser hydrates, brightens and diminishes the appearance of pores.
These bestselling Sweaty Betty leggings tick all the boxes for the partner or friend who loves to work out. Constructed in a sweat-wicking, stretchy fabric and designed for all sports, they do a neat job at sculpting the bum and body, too, with flattering seams and high-rise design.
Enjoy your morning caffeine fix with a little help from Smeg’s Drip Coffee Machine. The retro-inspired rip-filter machine makes up to ten cups of fresh and aromatic coffee with your choice of intensity. And with a 40 minute keep warm function, you can enjoy multiple cups of coffee day or night.