THE MAYFAIR MUSINGS VALENTINES SHOPPING GUIDE 2018
Mayfair is full to the brim with Valentine's Day gifts set to win the heart of your love interest. Fear not that the 14th is just around the corner, we've compiled the best gift ideas to ensure you are 100% not going to end up in the dog house this year (quite the opposite)!
1.) Truly, Madly, Deeply Hand Engraved Die Stamped Cards, Mount Street Printers
Love letters are a wonderful way to express your romantic feelings for your significant other! These exclusive 400gsm cards from Mayfair's famous Mount Street Printers are created with woven stock and come with matching tissue lined 150gsm envelopes. This pack contains 10 cards & matching envelopes for £24.95 - so why stop at just one note?
2.) Syrine Chocolate Assortment Box, Pierre Herme
Pierre Herme is the only way to go for chocolates this year. This stunning collection of dark and milk chocolates provides your loved one with the ultimate Valentine’s Day indulgence, filled with ingredients of exotic nuts, fruits and spices. Encased in a charming box decorated with a large blooming rose, they’re finished with miniature hearts; love is in the cocoa-infused air for £65.
3.) Classic Long Stemmed Roses, Wild Things Flowers
Mayfair's Wild Things Flowers is the place to go for all of your floral needs. Valentine's Day is a great excuse to take a stroll down Davies Street to the flower heaven at number 47. The finest long stemmed, red Naomi Supra Roses are hand tied and beautifully presented with exclusive, signature Wild Things grosgrain ribbon and mono chrome tissue.
These truly luxurious roses will prompt a dazzling smile and make a real impact, presented beautifully amongst a striking collection of the finest curated foliage. Four dozen displayed, from £140.
4.) Palais Tsarskoye Selo Rose Locket with Heart Surprise, Fabergé
Fabergé's Palais Tsarskoye Selo Rose Heart Locket is so much more than an item of jewellery for your loved one. Featuring dusty pink guilloché enamel and round white diamonds this precious egg is set in 18 karat rose gold on a 22mm locket.
In keeping with its fondness for delight, surprise and discovery, Fabergé has concealed a stunning red-pink enamel heart within the locket. Knock your Valentine's socks off with this romantic show-stopper. £7,455.00.
5.) Perfect Partners Duo of Elegant Champagne and Silky Margaux, Berry Bros. & Rudd
Berry Bros. & Rudd are fantastic at creating gift ideas that can be shared amongst friends and loved ones. Either to partner a Valentine’s supper at home, or as a gift for a wine lover, this classic bottle duo is certain to please. The impressively elegant Champagne is none other than the five-star rated Grand Cru, while the Claret comes in the form of a plump, juicy, silky 2015 Margaux, made for Berry Bros. & Rudd by Ch. du Tertre. £55.
6.) The Valentine's Dinner Hamper, Fortnum & Mason
Brimming with savoury delights to tickle their taste buds and fruity jars, creamy chocolates and buttery biscuits to flirt with their sweet tooth, this hamper is ready and waiting for a romantic evening. Sure to impress, you’ll even find our finest teas and tipples to match each delicious indulgence within. A memorable Valentine’s night awaits for just £100.
7.) The Big Bad Cedar Eau de Parfum, Atkinsons 1790
What do you buy the man who has everything? A new and exciting fragrance, of course! This brooding, enigmatic Heathcliffean fragrance is bound to bring out the super smouldering side of any man. The Big Bad Cedar is a sublimely stormy interpretation of the Scottish Highlands and savage Virginian cedar. Pop down to the Burlington Arcade to experience turbulent skies and craggy mountains in a bottle.
Key fragrance notes include cardamom, clary sage, broom, Virginia cedar wood essence, moss & cashmeran.
8.) Ribbed Wide Cashmere Scarf in Malbec Red, N. Peal
The N. Peal sale has come at the perfect time this year! This beautiful and generously sized 4 ply ribbed cashmere scarf will keep your lover toasty and stylish throughout the chillier months of the year.
Crafted from 100% pure Mongolian cashmere, this will make a wonderful gift that Bond himself would approve of (Daniel Craig is a massive N.Peal fan). Shown here in Malbec red, there are also elegant and luxurious hidden blue tones. A great accompaniment to any outfit. 100% Cashmere, £149. Click here to visit the site.
9.) Santos de Cartier Daily Mood Cufflinks, Cartier
These Cartier cufflinks are comprised of sterling silver, a palladium finish, striped chalcedony, silver obsidian, malachite, sodalite and red tiger's eye. This attractive collection honours Cartier's long-standing tradition of creating fine objects.
Skilfully and uniquely crafted in precious leathers and metals, lacquer and marquetry, each of these designs manifests the Cartier art de vivre. Perfect for all occasions. £2,100.
10.) Small Amberley Satchel in Orchid Red Small Classic Grain, Mulberry
Mulberry have introduced a new, limited edition collection of bags and purses inspired by florals and the Orchid Red is perfect for Valentine's Day. This bag is finished with exclusive Rose Gold hardware and was inspired by British countryside pursuits. Designed to be worn on the shoulder or hands-free across the body, this bag's shape and hardware are borrowed from classic equestrian styling, perfect for every day use or a special occasion. £595.
Please do let us know how you get on with your Valentine's Day shopping this year and feel free to get in touch if you have a particularly difficult challenge on your hands - we will do our absolute best to advise you accordingly! When in doubt, think with your heart. When in crisis, contact The Mayfair Musings.