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Written by Andreea-Marilena Dudas, Creative Director and Founder of Maison Coucou
The Ultimate Guide for the Best Valentine Gifts
If you, dear reader, are fortunate enough to find yourself deep in the throes of love, what better way to display your gratitude than with one of the best Valentine’s Day gifts? As February 14 nears, look beyond the bouquet and consider gifts that are sure to send her heart soaring. Just don’t forget to accompany your token(s) of affection with—what else?—those three very special words.
Below, the best Valentine’s Day gifts to buy for your beloved.
Gifts for the Romantics at Heart
We’ve pulled together our favorite current versions of the tried-and-true gifts.Magda Butrym, Appliquéd Red Wool Blazer, Daphnis and Chloé, € 1422, Magda Butrym, High-Rise tapered Wool Pants, Daphnis and Chloé, € 831, Dior, Saddle Bag designed by John Galliano, Private Handbag Collection at Daphnis and Chloé, € 1050
L'Avenue de l'amour
Paris and Romance, Paris and Fashion, they go together like champagne and oysters, café and croissants, jambon and beurre... From history to the modern day, Paris remains a destination for people celebrating love or looking for the alluring emotion.
But there is more, art and romanticism are also deeply rooted in the Parisian Culture. The widespread reputation as an art capital of the world contributes to the romantic ambiance of Paris. Parisian art grew to prominence thanks to top art schools and world-renowned artists practicing in the city.
Yannick Jadoul, Painting Refugie, Maison Coucou, € 1800
Swimming in Love
Fiercely, Charles Bathing Suit, Maison Coucou, € 89,95
Fiercely , Jean Bikini, Maison Coucou, € 89,95
But First, Self-Love
You can’t find love until you first love yourself, so the story goes. So why not treat yourself to some well-deserved self-care?
Same Los Angeles, Grace Knit Cardigan (Cream/Taupe), € 143,95
Le Parfum de Nathalie, Hand Cream, Daphnis and Chloé, € 56
For the Love of Handbags
Speaking of lovable gifts, now’s the time to give her or yourself that special something you’ve had your sights set on all season.
Amdbags, Daisie Flower Clutch Handbag, € 99
Set the mood at home with Anissa Kermiche’s beautiful figure bookends, perfect for displaying their collection of romance novels. Or use Laetitia Rouget’s Amour plates for dinner at home for two.
Le Parfum de Nathalie, Mountain Chic, Daphnis and Chloé, € 95
Bi Yuu, Black and White Wool Rug designed by Marisol Centeno, Maison Numen, € 662
Puna Lima, Noon Fringed Pillow Cover, Maison Numen, € 169