Valentine's Day falls on 14 February, and in 2024 it will take place on a Wednesday. It's never too early to start planning the Valentine's Day gift for the woman in your life. Trust us, you don't want to be roaming the supermarket this weekend like all the other hopeless gift-givers.
Whether you're shopping for a loved one or getting some ideas for your own potential gift, we've compiled some of our favourite ideas for that all-important gift of love. Whether it's a luxury handbag, heart-shaped jewellery, sensual scents, stunning beauty buys, chocolates, sweet treats, or champers, we've got it all!
Most popular Valentine's Day for women - at a glance
- If she loves romance: Choose from Marks & Spencer Valentine's Red Rose Gift Bag, £40 / 1-800 Flowers, $89.99
- If she has a sweet tooth:Choose from Hotel Chocolat Made With Love Chocolates, £35 / Russell Stover Heart Chocolates, $11.98
- If she loves underwear:Opt for the Skims Valentine's Day Pink Bodysuit, £68 / $70 at Skims
- If she loves luxury:Choose from The Harvey Nichols Valentine's Duo Gift Box, £60 / Chanel Le Vernis Longwear Nail Colour In Pompier, $39
- If she loves perfume: Opt for Jo Malone London Red Hibiscus Cologne, £150 / $225
How we chose the best Valentine's Day gifts
- Valentine's inspired:This might have some cheesy Valentine's Day gifts in because that's what the day is all about. This isn't about practical gifts! It's a time for giving gifts that are sentimental, romantic and possibly a little bit sexy.
- Cheap & cheerful:Valentine's Day isn't about spending a vast amount of money on someone. We might have a few suggestions at a higher price point, but the majority of the gift suggestions are affordable.
- Personal wish lists: If Jake Gyllenhaal is reading this, scroll down for some great ideas of what the writer of this article is after for Valentine's Day. But in all seriousness, I consulted with members of the shopping team to get their personal wish lists too.
The best Valentine's Day gifts for her
Michael Kors Handbag
Swoon! How stunning is this Michael Kors handbag? This would make a lovely gift to unwrap on Valentine's Day, take it from me! The chic, quilted bag is made from smooth leather, and it comes with an adjustable crossbody strap. Team with matching red lipstick and gold jewellery to match the gold-tone hardware.
Valentine's Red Rose Gift Bag
Red roses? You can't go wrong. If you want more options, these are the best Valentine's Day rosesto surprise her with.
What's included in this gift? You get 22 stems including red roses, white waxflower and a gift bag. So cute.
Jo Malone London Valentine's Scent
This new Jo Malone London scent is a sexier one for the brand - and perfect for Valentine's Day. Notes of striking red hibiscus are complemented by a touch of jasmine, sambac and the sensuality of vanilla. It's sweet, but sexy.
Harvey Nichols Valentine's Hamper
A Harvey Nichols Valentine's gift box would make any woman swoon - and I'm talking from experience here. If you want to make a grand romantic gesture in style, this is how you do it.
Inside you'll find a Kir Royale cocktail, made with Premier Cru Brut Champagne and Crème de Cassis. Together you can then tuck into Strawberry Clotted Cream Biscuits and heart-shaped Marc de Champagne truffles.
Hotel Chocolat Valentine's Chocolates
These chocolates are beautifully arranged in a heart-shaped box, so they arrive ready to give to your loved one. Whether you’re planning on showing up at their door with a box of chocolates and a bouquet of flowers or want to have as dessert on date night.
Sexy Time Game
Valentine's gifts can be fun, too! Spin the passion and choose an exploration card to explore. The five arousing categories include Kiss, Share, Touch, and Show and there are eight Wild Cards. Take it in turns on Valentine's eve.
Skims Valentine's Collection
SKIMS is renowned for its flattering and comfortable designs – all created and modelled by founder Kim Kardashian. The Seamless Sculpt thong bodysuit is one of the shapewear label’s most beloved silhouettes to date, thanks to technical stretch fabric that both smooths and contours – the perfect invisible foundation to any ensemble. The pink edition for Valentine's is limited edition so she's going to love it.
Kate Spade New York Heart Bag
If she loves fashion, and she loves her bright accessories, this will make her day. A cross-body is perfect if you want to carry your important things without all the bulk.
Chanel Must Have Red Nail Polish
International nail artist Julia Diogo aka @paintedbyjools is a big fan of Chanel Le Vernis Longwear Nail Colour In Pompier to create adorable hearts on a low key manicure.
She said: "I used the shade Pompier and dotting tool to apply two little dots onto the centre of the nail. Connect dots to form the heart using a fine liner brush."
If your wife or girlfriend loves her nail art, she's going to love this luxury polish.
M&S Afternoon Tea Gift Set
Mark the day of lurve by sending this afternoon tea hamper to your lady. This scrumptious gift includes Devon scones to enjoy with Elsanta strawberry jam, Cornish clotted cream and luxury tea. You've also got a red velvet cake, mini macaroons and Bellante pink prosecco to make a toast with. Delicious!
L'Occitane Gift Set
When roses seem passe, give the sweet gift of cherry blossom with L'Occitane's scrumptiously scented set. Includes 75ml bottle of Cherry Blossom EDT, travel size hand cream and shower gel.
This is a gift for all the creative ladies out there. These easy-to-assemble artificial flowers come with two red blooms, green leaves, and length-adjustable stems, making them versatile additions to any setting. Say you love her with flowers, but in a cool unique way.
Tom Ford Sunlit Rose Lip Balm
If your girlfriend is obsessed with the beauty girlies on TikTok she'll recognise this iconic Tom Ford Lip Balm - as it trended on there just before Christmas, causing a huge sell-out. If she missed out on bagging the glittery lip balm back then, it's back in stock for Valentine's Day.
To celebrate February, La Tua Pasta has created alimited edition heart-shaped pasta with their most popular fillings.
The heart-shaped pasta packs (250g, serving 1 -2), can be bought individually (from £7), or paired to create the perfect dish with accompaniments including sage butter or spicy tomato sauce, depending on which pasta-filling you choose.
Wild Mushroom (sage butter,ve)
British crab + mascarpone (lemon butter)
Italian Sausage (spicy tomato sauce)
Black truffle + ricotta (truffle butter,v)
The Night We Met Map
Such a romantic gift idea! A custom star map print personalised to your relationship - the perfect way to remember a special moment in time
To make the star map, you will need the date and location of where you were. You can pick from four difference colours, night, dusk, dawn and day.
Ferrero Rocher Valentine's Edition
Ferrero Rocher has been shared and devoured by chocolate lovers for over 35 years. This Valentine's edition is a medium heart-shaped box containing 10 Ferrero Rocher chocs dressed in sparkling gold - it’s made to accompany flowers this Valentine’s Day.
Amazon Funny Candle
If you met online, this cute funny candle is the perfect gift for her - and it'll definitely make her smile. And who doesn't love a candle?! The room will be filled with the faint scent of lavender which is a great relaxing scent.
Heart Huggie Earrings
Express your love with these gorgeous I Heart You earrings. Made of 18K gold plated metal, these heart-shaped earrings are the perfect gift for your special someone.
Baked By Steph Valentine's Cookie
If your girlfriend has a celebrity crush on Timothee Chalamet (join the club!) this sweet treat is adorned with the Hollywood actor’s gorge face and even features a puntastic message. Talk about a clever cookie.
Crosstown Valentine's Day Dough Bites
If food is her love language, then a box of Crosstown's mini dough bites will surely be the way to her heart. The nationwide bakery has created two new flavours especially for Valentine's Day – ruby chocolate and cherry liqueur, and strawberry and Sauvignon Blanc. Gift boxes are available in three or 15 mini bites, with other flavours including passion fruit and chocolate, and lychee and cinnamon. They'll be in store or available for delivery between 8 and 14 February.
Yves Saint Laurent Valentine's Scent
Described as "irresistible" and "exquisitely elegant", YSL Libre is the kind of fragrance that stops people in the street. It's got a sophisticated Bergamot note to it with undercurrents of velvety vanilla that lingers for hours.
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Valentine's Day Gift Ideas
Valentine's Day is a special occasion to express love and appreciation for the amazing woman in your life. Here are some popular and thoughtful gift ideas for Valentine's Day 2024:
Michael Kors Tribeca Large Quilted Leather Shoulder Bag: This stunning handbag is made from smooth leather and comes with an adjustable crossbody strap, making it a perfect Valentine's Day gift [].
Marks & Spencer Valentine's Red Rose Gift Bag: Surprise her with 22 stems of red roses, white waxflower, and a gift bag for a classic and romantic gesture [].
Jo Malone London Red Hibiscus Cologne Intense: This new scent features notes of striking red hibiscus, jasmine, sambac, and vanilla, making it a sweet and sexy fragrance for Valentine's Day [].
Harvey Nichols Valentine's Duo Gift Box: This gift box includes a Kir Royale cocktail, Strawberry Clotted Cream Biscuits, and heart-shaped Marc de Champagne truffles for a grand and indulgent romantic gesture [].
Chocolates and Sweet Treats
Hotel Chocolat Made With Love Chocolates: Beautifully arranged in a heart-shaped box, these chocolates are a delightful and thoughtful gift for your loved one [].
Fun and Unique Gifts
Ann Summers Sexy Time Game: Add some fun to your Valentine's Day with this game, featuring exploration cards and wild cards for a playful and exciting evening [].
Fashion and Beauty
SKIMS Valentine's Seamless Sculpt Thong Bodysuit: This limited edition bodysuit from SKIMS is both flattering and comfortable, making it a perfect fashion statement for Valentine's Day [].
Custom Star Map Print Gift: Create a custom star map print personalized to your relationship, a perfect way to remember a special moment in time [].
These gift ideas cater to a variety of preferences and are sure to make Valentine's Day 2024 a memorable and special occasion for the woman in your life.