The Ultimate Valentine's Day Gift Guide
Show your loved one how much you care this Valentine's Day with a thoughtfully selected romantic gift from Connaught Village. Struggling with ideas? Lucky for you, us romantics have pulled together an edit for the perfect gifts to make hearts grow fonder. Scroll on for Connaught Village's ultimate guide to Valentine's Day gifting in 2022.
Cheese & Wine Lovers' Hamper
Complete your date night at home and indulge in the ultimate hamper from Buchanan’s Cheesemongers. Their Cheese & Wine Lovers’ Hamper contains three delicious cheeses, a bottle of red wine and a number of accompaniments.The cheeses are: Quicke’s Cheddar, Truffled Baron Bigod and Perl Las. To accompany the cheese, the hamper includes Toast for Cheese, Oatcakes, Membrillo Quince Paste, Moscatel Raisins and finally a bottle of La 50/50 Cotes Du Brian red wine. This delightful hamper comes to £50.
If you want to upgrade your hamper, throw in a marble cheese board and cheese knife with a choice of colours for serving your cheese in style. This larger hamper is priced at £100.
The BIG 50
Make a statement this year and show your loved one how much you care with The Big 50 from PM Flowers. This incredibly striking bouquet is filled with 50 premium large-headed red roses. The roses used are the best in class Rose Explorer’s. PM Flower’s boutique florist on Connaught Street was founded in 1966, established by Prewitt Miller. Their adoring display of fresh flower bouquets lined up outside their store never fails to catch the eye of passers by.
Amarone Della Valpolicella, Brolo Dei Giusti, Veneto 2011.
For the wine lovers, Connaught Cellars have something for every palette. This particular wine is ruby in colour with an intensity that suggests a long ageing potential. It has delicate aromas of cocoa and sweet spices with hints of red berries and dark cherries. The palate is intense and round with smooth tannins and a warming sensation that is well balanced. Pay Connaught Cellars a visit to find the perfect bottle to enjoy with your loved one this Valentine’s Day.
Fresh Handmade Champagne Truffles
London Chocolate’s luxurious champagne truffles make for the perfect Valentine’s gift. Handcrafted from the finest single-origin Tanzanian cacao beans, aromatic Taittinger Champagne and a splash of resplendent Cognac, these truffles are guaranteed to bring a smile to the face of your favourite person.
Falmouth Bracelet in Burgundy
For the fashionista, a standout piece of jewellery is the perfect accessory to make a statement when out and about. Simon Carter’s Falmouth Bracelet features a coloured cord that is woven around a stainless steel finish that’s both hardwearing and very stylish. Easily teamed with a good shirt, light knitwear and a jacket, this burgundy bracelet will really complete the outfit. Make your way to Simon Carter at 20 Connaught Street to shop their range of men’s accessories and menswear.
Vase Round Small in Blossom
Mud Australia is a one-stop-shop for all things homeware, ideal for gifting hosts and hostesses. From their cookware to their serveware and decorations for the home, they have something for everyone in every colour. This small vase is perfect for small bunches of flowers of herbs. Mud Australia’s products neatly intersect a minimalist aesthetic with an artisan finish. Their porcelain happily fits in any interior, providing a timeless alternative to mass produced ceramic design. You can’t go wrong in Mud Australia.
Kokoro Pink Ikat Mimi Dress
Kokoro London has a wonderful range of vivacious, bold and adventurous clothing, perfect for the lady who loves to stand out. They sell clothes to be worn every day. They are true believers that clothes are there to make you happy so why keep them in the closet, wear that beautiful dress even if it’s just for a walk in the park, do it for yourself, do it for your joy. This ‘Limited Edition’ Ikat Mimi dress is cut from lustrous silk velvet and has a round neck, balloon sleeves and a flounced tiered hem to mid thigh. This dress is bound to turn heads and put a smile on the faces of those around you, making it the perfect Valentine’s gift.
Spoil your partner with unique, luxurious homeware and accessories from Circus 25. This Panama Tray is a standout table decor piece. The eye-catching colours and the reflective surface of the crystal make this tray not only functional but also a piece of art. Opposing the clean mid-century lines, the Panama Tray plays with both form and bold colours. Pay Circus 25 a visit at 25 Connaught Street and enter their world of imagination.
The Place London
Leathersmith of London Heart Address Book
For thematic gifting of the highest quality, the Leathersmith of London Heart Address Book at The Place London is a must purchase present that can be kept forever. With its trademark lightweight Azure Paper, gilt page edges and stamping, this genuine leather address book is the product of over 170 years of exceptional British craftsmanship and design.
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