Valentine’s Day Gift Guide 2013

Move over Cupid, this Valentine’s Day we say, “Share the Love” with a luxury gift item or two. Whether you’re buying for your wife/husband, girlfriend/boyfriend, mom/dad, the other man/the other woman, your best pal or your grandmother, we have put together a dapper gift guide for you to peruse. #ShareTheLove

1. Niche Perfume

You probably already know your Valentine’s favourite fragrance, the one they wear every day and everybody recognizes. Why not treat them to something a little different this year, a niche fragrance! Not sure which one he/she will love? Read on and discover our top picks for him or her. We are sure that you will find something magical!

screen-capture-160Increase the WOW factor with an atomizer! The perfect perfume accessory makes it possible for your Valentine to take his/her favourite perfume with them, wherever they go… in a handbag, or luggage!

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   Mimosa Pour Moi Eau de Toilette 100ml {$145}

A delicately rendered floral portrait of the mimosa tree. {For Her}

              

 Traversée du Bosphore Eau de Parfum 100ml {$165}

Embark on a majestic crossing of the Bosphorus to discover breathtaking Istanbul. {For Him}

 

Atelier Cologne Collection Voyage {$95} 

 

This Cologne Absolue set from Atelier Cologne features all seven 7.5ml Colognes Absolues enclosed in an elegant Venetian blue gift box.

Includes all Colognes Absolues : Orange Sanguine, Grand Néroli, Bois Blonds, Trèfle Pur, Oolang Infini, Vanille Insensée and Ambre Nue. {For Him or Her} 

 

 

 Atelier Cologne Absolue Spray: Rose Anonyme 200ml {$205} or 50ml {$80}

Delightful and surprising, Rose Anonyme is a breathtaking seductress caught in a stolen affair between          light and dark. {For Her}

 

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 Atelier Cologne Absolue Spray: Bois Blonds 200ml {$195} or 50ml {$75}

A sophisticated yet mischievous elixir, entwines unique and precious woods and incense with sensual orange flower and vetiver. {For Him}

 

For the Man Who Has Everything

Sartorial Eau de Toilett 100ml  {$135}

The Scent of Saville Row in London.

For the Man Who is Young at Heart

Anthology Collection: Esprit du Roi Eau de Toilette 100ml {$155} 

Originally created in 1983, Esprit du Roi returns as a lush woody citrus, heady with swirling scented foliage.

For the Classic Gentleman

Hammam Bouquet Eau de Toilette 100ml {$135}

Hammam Bouquet , Penhaligon’s first scent, was dreamt up by William Penghaligon in 1872 after inhaling the steam and sulphurous aromas of the neighbouring Turkish baths on Jermyn Street, Piccadilly in London. 

For the Woman Who Has Everything

Peonveve Eau de Parfum 100ml {$170}

Peoneve is an exquisite portrayal of an English garden in summer, bursting with lush green foliage and heady with the scent of blossoming flowers.

For the Woman Who is Young at Heart

Artemisia Eau de Parfum 100ml {$150}

Created in 2002, Artemisia is both floral and fruity with a beautifully sensual powdery dry down.

For the Classic Woman

Bluebell Eau de Toilett 100ml {$135}

Created in 1978, this is the pure and unadulterated distillation of the scent of bluebell woods.

 

2. Breakfast at Tiffany’s

A celebration of a timeless classic, this companion volume, timed to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the release of the iconic film, is the perfect book for any fan of Audrey Hepburn or the cinema. This (along with the DVD) is a perfect gift and romantic evening on the couch!

Breakfast at Tiffany’s: The Official 50th Anniversary Companion {$32}

This gorgeously illustrated tribute to Breakfast at Tiffany’s is the only official companion to be published in association with Paramount Pictures and the Audrey Hepburn estate. It celebrates the film’s ongoing popularity, complete with candid behind-the-scenes photos, facsimiles of the shooting script, full-colour reproductions of the poster art, a special section on the costumes, the score for Moon River, and much more. Many of the illustrations included have never been published before.

 

4. Set the Mood with Scented Candles 

Candles make the ideal gift for any Valentine, or they can help create a romantic atmosphere for your Valentine’s Day evening, providing the warmth of flickering candle light when you turn the lights down low. We have selected our top candles to set the mood to romance with the flick of a match!

 

Penhaligon’s  Neroli Tea Candle 750gr {$135}

An intoxicating encounter with a blend of orange blossom and jasmine, spiced woods and sensual balms. This decadent candle burns for up to 110 hours and is housed in beautifully opalescent glass.

 

Atelier Cologne Vanille Insensée Candle 190gr {$54}

An electrical current runs through the subtle sweetness of vanilla, jasmine and fresh lime to bond with rich oak moss, woods and spicy coriander.

 

L’Artisan Parfumeur Bougie Parfumée L’Ambre 175 gr {$70}

Amber is a magical, mystical scent used in perfumery for millennia. This scented candle gives rooms an ethereal deep golden glow, instantly comforting and welcoming.

 

5. Just for Him

If you’re looking to spoil your man this Valentine’s Day but you want to steer clear of going down the slushy, overly clichéd path, consider getting him something in the grooming arena. It shows you care (and that you want him to care about his appearance!) and will still appeal to his practical side!

 

 Penhaligon’s Nickel Shaving Set {$195}

This sophisticated and stylish shaving set is timeless in design and purpose. The elegant nickel-plated set is hand-assembled and finished to the highest quality in Sheffield and comprises a classic shaving brush made from ethically sourced badger hair, and a streamlined razor with a Gillette Mach 3 blade.

Penhaligon’s Blenheim Bouquet Shaving Cream in a Jar  150ml {$55} 

Made from the finest ingredients, Penhaligon’s traditional shaving soaps and creams have excellent stubble softening and conditioning properties ensuring a close shave and beautifully scented skin.

 

 Penhaligon’s Leather Manicure Set {$165)

This classic manicure set contains tweezers, nail file, nail clipper, scissors, pedicure clippers and a cuticle file.  

About Etiket

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