Gifts

22 Extra Sweet Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas For 2022

By Sammy Preston
11th Feb 2022

A collage showing a couple wearing pale blue Valentine's Day shirts, and a bottle of Benefit's LoveTint lip and cheek stain.

It might be hard to believe, but yes, Valentine's Day is just around the corner. While we're of the opinion that date nights, fresh flowers, and sweet treats should be on regular rotation—if you’re keen to use Valentine's Day as an excuse to show your fave human just how much you care, we reckon that's 100% the energy we all need in 2022. 

Whether you’re wanting to shop something fun for your twin flame, something nice for your best mate, or hey, even just to treat yourself, whatever love you feel like gifting this Valentine's Day, we’ve got you covered right here. 

Behold, 22 Valentine’s Day gift ideas guaranteed to impress that someone special. 

Bombay Bramble

Price: From $64.99


This Bombay Bramble gin is elevated with the natural flavourings of freshly harvested blackberries and raspberries. Think of the gin as the secret sauce to dial up the creativity on any cocktail creation when you're looking to impress, whether it's alongside an intimate dinner for two, a sun-drenched picnic or a sprawling platter. Get your mixologist on and head here for three delicious recipes to get you started.

Polaroid Now i-Type Green Instant Camera

Price: $229

Perfect for capturing cute moments together, Polaroid's new analog instant camera comes with autofocus, artistic double exposure mode, and a self-timer for selfies. Plus, how amazing is this Grinch green colour?! Shop here

More Joy Multicolor "More Joy" Coasters

Price: $85

Let these bold coasters from More Joy, a Christopher Kane diffusion line, be a subtle reminder to bring more joy (in all its many forms) into your world this year. Shop here

Fazeek Wave Candle In Teak And Neroli 

Price: $69

Set the mood with Fazeek's now-iconic wave candle. We love the teak and neroli fragrance for date night—a blend of blonde wood and honeyed spices. Shop here

Reflex: Questions About Sex

Price: $39.99

From Sydney-based Flex Mami this card game is all about having more meaningful conversations about sex. If you and your lover find it hard to broach the topic, we can't recommend these enough. Thank goodness for you Flex. Shop here

Beats By Dr. Dre Studio Buds

Price: $199.95

If it's time to update those tired AirPods, these cherry red noise-cancelling earbuds from the one-and-only Beats ought to do the trick. Shop here. 

Ottolenghi Test Kitchen "Shelf Love"

Price: $49.99

Keen to cook more at home this year? Embrace a new love of your pantry together with this special collection of recipes from the Ottolenghi test kitchen team. Shop here

Red Balloon Couples Experiences

Price: From approximately $100

Following two years of lockdowns, we reckon experiences—like hot air ballooning, luxe glamping, hot springs, or loved-up seaplane flights—really make for a spectacular Valentine's Day gift. Red Balloon has heaps of options across a range of prices that are guaranteed to make him swoon. Check it out here.  

Poolside With Slim Aarons

Price: $100

Plan your next summer getaway together with this compendium of retro pools and glamorous people by the late great Slim Aarons. Shop here

Calming Blankets Bamboo Weighted Blanket

Price: $399 $229

Keen to cosy up, stay in, catch up on Netflix, or read in bed? A weighted blanket is a perfect addition to your bedroom or couch situation. Weighted blankets are known to help with stress and anxiety, and this bamboo version is perfect for the warmer Aussie climate too. Shop on sale here

Kip & Co Waffle Bath Robe

Price: $99

Speaking of staying in—cosy nights at home or lazy Sundays in bed require the perfect bathrobe. We love this cotton waffle robe from Melbourne's Kip & Co. Shop here.  

Seed & Sprout Organic Farmers Market Set

Price: $89

If your 2022 couple goals include shopping more sustainably, make it official with this sweet farmers market set from Seed & Sprout. Shop here

YSL Libre Eau De Parfum

Price: $182

Launched in 2019, YSL's Libre fragrance seems to be having a little renaissance right now, doing the rounds on TikTok and what not. Made with charming orange blossom, lavender, and a touch of musk, it's feminine but bold—and comes in a stunning bottle inspired by the YSL smoking jacket. Shop here.  

Das T-Shirt Automat Custom T-Shirt 

Price: From $18

There's nothing quite as cute as a custom prezzie for your significant other on Valentine's Day. 
For a limited time, Melbourne-based Das T-Shirt Automat is offering to draw a portrait of your loved one and print it on a tee, tote, or mug. The catch being is the portraits turn out sketchy, comical, and a mystery until you have it in your hands. Check them out for examples and grab your custom t-shirt here

Benefit LoveTint

Price: $33

Amp up that rosy I'm-in-love glow with Benefit's smudge-proof lip and cheek stain.  Shop here

Crosley Cruiser Bluetooth Portable Turntable

Price: $169.95

Jazz up your next date night at home with some moody vinyl. Crosley's super cute portable turntables connect seamlessly to your blue tooth speaker, making this a simple plug-and-play affair. We love that they come in a bunch of great colours too. Shop here

Circa Jasmine & Magnolia Hand Care Duo

Price: $60

Add a touch of luxury to the bathroom with this divine floral handwash duo. It is a huge crowd favourite and sells out on the regular, so you'll need to be quick! Shop here

Limited-Edition Red Dyson Supersonic Hair Dryer

Price: $599

If you're ready to splurge, Dyson's Valentine's Day-themed lisptick red hair dryer is our top pick. To sweeten the deal, Dyson is also including a complimentary gift with purchase, valued at over $100, for your Valentine. Shop here

Simone Pérèle Satin Secrets Chemise

Price: $119.95

Two things the French always get right: romance and lingerie. This divine new nightie from iconic French lingerie label Simone Pérèle is the perfect mix of silky seduction and comfort. Shop here

Ecosa Pillow

Price: $150 $120

Let's be real, the best pillow talk needs to be done on a great pillow. Enter Ecosa's beloved adjustable height pillow. Whether your partner is a side sleeper, back sleeper, or more of a freestyle snoozer—this pillow is life-changing. Shop here

Frank Green 1L Ceramic Reusable Bottle

Price: $59.95

Ensure your favourite human keeps well-hydrated in style this year with one of Frank Green's very cool neon water bottles. Shop here

Brown Brothers Prosecco

Price: $16.95

When all else fails—brighten up their Monday afternoon (yup, Valentine's Day falls on a Monday this year) with some bubbles and a cute picnic. Shop here

For even more great Valentine's Day gift ideas—check out our spicy couples gift guide

Image credit: Das T-Shirt Automat and Benefit

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