With Valentine's Day mere weeks away, no time is better than the present to start shopping around for Valentine's Day gifts for your beloved. When it comes to the amorous holiday, you can't go wrong with sticking to the classics. By giving the traditional jewelry, flowers, and vacations a luxury spin, however, you can give her one-of-a-kind gifts that will be sure to astonish.
Luxury Floral Bouquet
While no woman would turn her nose down at a dozen roses, there are countless alternatives that will make the quintessential Valentine's Day bouquet one to remember. Celebrity florists such as London's renowned Larry Walshe make fresh flower arrangements that are available to ship nationwide in their elegant white signature box. The luxury bouquets are made with carefully selected flowers that are fragrant, richly colored, and assembled into a number of stunning arrangements.
Five Star Villas
A romantic getaway to an exotic locale makes is among the most perfect Valentine's Day gifts, but one that is not given nearly enough due to the hassle of arranging the vacation. Thankfully, companies such as Luxury Retreats can be hired to do the organizing for you. Their services include thousands of professionally inspected villas and a personal concierge, while locations include such thrilling spots as Costa del Sol, the Swiss Alps, Tuscany, Barabados, and Los Angeles.
Dinner at a Michelin Starred Restaurant
A romantic Valentine's Day meal at a Michelin starred restaurant is the fantasy of women everywhere. Booking well in advance ensures that you can secure a place at one of the world's best restaurants come February 14th. Some of the most buzzed-about gourmet eateries this year include Yannick Alleno at Pavillon Ledoyen in Paris, Alain Ducasse at the Dorchester in London, and Aska in New York. Their tantalizing offerings include fresh peas with razor clams and elderflower, Scottish langoustine with swiss chard and caviar, and chocolate and passionfruit tart.
A luxury watch is a timeless piece of jewelry that a woman will likely own her entire life. Rolex has an assortment of refined, feminine timepieces on offer, with materials ranging from platinum, to steel, to everose gold. Renowned French jewelry and watch maker Cartier is also a noble choice, with their stunning timepieces being seen on the wrists of the likes of socialite Pippa Middleton.
A pair of earrings - whether they be high-end vintage or brand new - is a Valentine's Day gift that is as safe as it is sumptuous. A classic drop or stud made with finest of materials are our suggested types. Should you wish for a pair of earrings with a regal air, the Duchess of Cambridge is especially fond of the classic cushion drop style made by London's Kiki McDonough. While there is a wide variety available, it's been confirmed that the Duchess owns at least three pairs: the citrine stone set in yellow gold, the green amtheyst stone set in yellow gold, and the pale pink morganite set in white gold.
Stun your sweetheart by giving her a luxurious necklace to wear around her neck this Valentine's Day. Famous jewelers such as Bvlgari and Tiffany & Co. release special collections (http://www.bulgari.com/en-us/valentines-day) every year just for the occasion. Should the woman in your life love pearls over diamonds and precious stones, however, we'd recommend something like this Akoya pearls and rose gold necklace from Atelier Heldwein.
Did any of the items on this list of the most luxurious Valentine's Day Gifts for her inspire your present for the lady in your life this year? Do you have any suggestions of your own to add? Let us know in the comment box below.