Valentine’s Day gift ideas: 16 presents for him or her your partner will genuinely love

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It’s the month of love, with Valentine’s Day only two weeks away. If you haven’t already bought a gift for your partner, a loved one or even just yourself as treat, the clock is ticking.  

We know how hard it can be to find the perfect gift to show your significant other how much you love them, which is why we are here to help!

We’ve put together a list of 16 gift ideas for women and for men (or eight apiece) to help you find something they’re sure to love. 

From classic gift ideas like perfume, cologne or jewellery to more unique presents like a record player or one of the best Kindles, we’ve got something for everyone.  

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Valentines Day gifts for her

When it comes to a Valentine's Day gift for the special woman in your life, flowers and chocolates are probably the first things that come to mind. However, if you want to branch out a bit and buy her something extra special, we have some ideas that may help!  

Fashion and beauty gifts

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Perfume

A new signature scent is a great gift. Here are some popular perfume options that she’s sure to love: 

Jewellery

Show your love and appreciation with something new and shiny for her! Choosing the perfect piece of jewellery can be hard, so here are some retailers we suggest checking out to make the process easier:  

  • The Iconic - rings, necklaces and earrings of all sorts
  • Myer - a wide range of jewellery as well as jewellery boxes and stands so she can organise her jewellery collection 

Homeware and accessory gifts

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Bamboo Satin Pillowcases

Silk pillow cases not only feel great, but they are also so good for the skin and hair. Spoil her with two bamboo silk pillowcases to help her get her beauty sleep! Choose from four different colours - silver, white, slate blue and rose pink.

Coravin Pivot Wine Preserver

If she’s a wine lover, she probably knows the pain of opening a bottle and coming back to it a couple of days later and finding that it just isn’t drinkable due to oxidation. This fancy bottle topper, called the Coravin Pivot Wine Preservation System promises to keep wine fresh for up to four weeks so she never has to throw out a half finished bottle again.  

July Everyday Tote Bag

You can’t go wrong with an everyday tote bag to carry around all her goods! Take it from the beach, to work or out to dinner, this versatile, stylish bag makes a perfect gift. And what’s even better is that it comes in multiple cute colours so you can pick the one you think she’d love the most. 

Tech gifts

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A Kindle

 If she loves reading but doesn’t yet own an eReader, make it a memorable Valentine's Day by buying her one! This Kindle has 16GB of storage and has a 6.8inch display with adjustable screen brightness to make reading easier and more enjoyable. Compare other Kindle options at Amazon

35mm Co Reusable Film Camera

A reusable film camera is a great gift for someone who loves taking pictures. Get that vintage look on photos with this super cute 35mm camera. It uses 35mm Co’s Snap Film which, being made by an Aussie company, can be purchased directly from the brand itself.  

A Smartwatch

If she doesn’t already have a smart watch, this is a present that’s sure to make her day. With so many options on the market, picking the perfect smartwatch depends on a variety of factors including how much you want to spend, her style and what she will use it for.  

Compare smart watches at these retailers: 

Valentines Day gifts for him

Men are notoriously hard to shop for, especially when they don’t tend to appreciate the classic Valentine's Day flowers and chocolate like women do.  

If you’re struggling with ideas on what to buy your man, we’ve curated a list of Valentine’s Day worthy gift ideas!  

Accessory and beauty gifts

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Cologne 

Cologne is a great gift, whether you want to restock his favourite cologne or buy him a new scent, he’s sure to love it. Here are some popular men’s cologne options to choose from.  

The Balance Skincare Set by The Ordinary

Get him started on his skincare journey with a skincare starter kit! The Balance Skincare Set by The Ordinary is a great place to start. With a squalene cleanser, salicylic acid mask, niacinamide and zinc serum and a moisturiser, this four piece set contains all the essentials needed in a good skincare routine.  

A statement piece of jewellery  

It’s not just women who love receiving jewellery, lots of men do too! Why not buy him a statement chain he can wear everyday, or a signet ring this Valentines Day? 

Check out the range of men’s jewellery at these retailers:

Home and kitchen gifts

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Cocktail shaker set

If he loves his cocktails and experimenting with new recipes, this 20 piece stainless steel cocktail maker set is a great gift. From espresso martinis to margaritas and everything in between, he will be able to perfect his bartending skills and become an expert cocktail maker in no time!  

Sunbeam Compact Barista Coffee Machine

If he loves coffee but spends too much money buying his brews every day, give him his own barista-quality coffee machine so he can learn how to make a great coffee himself. This machine has a milk frother so he can froth his milk just how he likes it, and even practise his latte art. 

Tech gifts

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Flea Market bluetooth turntable

Record players are all the range at the moment, making them a perfect gift for music lovers. This turntable by Flea Market is a very reasonable price and comes with built in speakers and bluetooth connectivity. Even better, next time you need to buy him a gift you can just buy him a record to add to his collection!  

Nintendo Switch

A Nintendo Switch is a great gift for a gamer. Not only will this keep him entertained for hours, but you can also play with him, so basically it’s also a gift for you!  

An experience

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If he doesn’t love material gifts, you can always go down a different path and buy him the gift of an experience! Groupon has a wide range of experiences that would make a great gift, for example a spa package so you can both relax, tickets to a moonlight cinema or a cruise on the harbour with a buffet!  

Amelia Hetherington
Ecommerce Editor

Amelia is an Ecommerce Editor at Getprice who specialises in writing about bargain and curating gift guides for all occasions. Her goal is to help make finding the best online discounts as easy as possible. She loves writing about major deals and sales events to help shoppers get the most bang for their buck at sales time.