February 14th has become synonymous with romantic indulgence and, as well as showering your loved one with affection, it offers the ultimate opportunity to pick out the perfect present. Finding the right gift for your loved one can seem like an impossible task, so we have found one of our favourite experts to help. Here Bruce Russell – leading wedding and party planner who recently launched The Bridal Room – selects a few of his favourites…
GIFTS FOR HER
This compendium is the ideal gift for a special stylish someone, offering sartorial inspiration from across the 20th Century.
Sumptuously soft, spoil the one you love with the ultimate jet-set accessory.
I love the unusual burled wood and bright orange drop lacquer finish of this box – the perfect place to house your treasures!
The bold colours and vibrant floral details will celebrate and stylishly showcase your most prized photographic memories.
All that glisters may not be gold, but this handcrafted vase – with its iconic design offering an homage to honeycomb – will provide a highly desirable receptacle for any Valentine’s Day flowers!
Made from meltingly soft, hand-loomed baby alpaca wool with a bold geometrical contemporary design, you won’t be able to resist snuggling up together!
GIFTS FOR HIM
Your lover will smell delectable with this unique aftershave – featuring dark coffee and soft, sumptuous leather notes.
His friends will be green with envy once they lay eyes on these stunningly stylish cufflinks.
The Renaissance style of the bone china is complemented by contemporary leopard print edging – an ideal trinket tray for someone with a keen eye for design.
There will be no finer way to toast your relationship than with a glass of wine, using this stylish stopper will ensure the wine stays at its best between servings, and the engravable sterling silver plaque is a perfect finishing touch.
Authored by the doyen of luxury, Nicholas Foulkes, he’ll enjoy taking the time to read up on the top 100 breakthrough timepieces from the 20th Century.
The external design of this candle reflects the leitmotifs associated with the iconic Italian brand whilst its warm glow provides the perfect ‘mood lighting’ for a romantic evening in.