Valentines day is fast approaching and unfortunately some of us will need to part with our hard earned cash for our loved ones. So, instead of buying the standard bouquet of flowers which will die within a week, why not look deeper into your cold, dark soul and buy a great gift (and who knows, maybe you’ll both benefit?)
Welcome to the future, my friend. With the press of a button, access to a whole library. Pretty amazing right? From $49.99.
Not only will this earn you major girlfriend points, it will also be your one stop console for all your entertainment purposes. Netflix. Youtube. Facebook. Internet Explorer. Spotify. Not to mention the endless games you can buy to play. Call of Duty is an especially great one for couple play, you can use the split screen multi-player mode and play together. Team bonding and violence?! Yes. From $349.00.
Travel in style with this pretty sexy Jonathon Adler suitcase. You can get a matching ‘his and her’ pair, or use it alongside a holiday you’ve bought her? Romantic. From $200.09.
Record player and vinyl
If your partner is a music lover, why not give them the gift of vintage music? A turntable is a very kitsch edition to your house, and most owners love the authentic sound played with it. The above costs: turntable from $79.95 and Maccabees vinyl from $38.39.
These nifty little gadgets can be great for thrill seekers and also bringing out the adventurous side in everyone. The one featured above is an underwater camera, so perfect for home movies, the British weather and holidaying under a waterfall! From $309.05.
A cut throat razor
Treat him to the shave of his life with a shaving kit. This one is available on a budget, but there are more expensive sets available. For $39.99.
A massage mat
Everyone deserves a treat, so let them indulge in one whenever they like. This massage mat is great for any time relaxation. Massages at work? From $62.99.
A mixing deck
Is your loved one an aspiring DJ with no clue how to start? With this mixing deck, they can plug in two ipods and mix, fade out and other DJ features without too much trouble. Great for a little fun. From $19.99.
Home cinema sound
This high-end luxury purchase will save you so many £££’s when you stop visiting the cinema. Because why would you? You have cinema sound at home, with a blanket and microwave popcorn. From $539.00.
A pop up tent
Festival season is soon approaching, as well as summer. Prepare yourselves for a wild summer with a pop up tent, to save the arguments on who lost all of the tent pegs! From $23.44.
Egyptian cotton duvet set
The benefits of a great nights sleep is priceless. Go ahead and invest in some Egpytian cotton bedsheets. You’ll have hotel luxury every night. A 400 thread count, from $28.99.
I started this article with saying not to buy flowers. Instead, choose a longer lasting option which you can both enjoy. Here you can “Capture the chaos of a rose garden shattered by a thunderstorm: rain and the smell of lightening in the air, wet earth, broken stems, bruised petals giving up a spicy crushed scent.” Lifechanging. From $87.33.