The Mix Six: Valentine gifts from the heart of York

13 Feb 2013 @ 8.46 am
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Love is in the air in our romantic city
jessica-oram-bylineFor anyone with a special someone in their life – or on their radar – Valentine’s Day is a biggie. But don’t stress as help is at hand from shopaholic Jessica Oram

Last minute gift shopping for your Valentine isn’t anything to be ashamed of. Don’t worry, you’ve still got time to get your loved one a sentimental gift that they’ll adore.

Here’s a mix of six of the best presents you can buy locally to ensure this Valentine’s Day is meaningful for you and your dearest.


For her

neals-aromatherapy-setPamper your valentine with this box of natural remedies for a calming and sensual experience. Includes jasmine body oil and a balance aromatherapy blend to help soothe your partner’s hard days at work. Let’s face it guys – a serene female means no nagging which is undoubtedly the essence of pure bliss!

york-love-sign-blossom-walkerWe all know York’s no Paris but it is definitely more romantic than most British cities! Remind your valentine of where your romance first flourished with this kitsch indoor sign. It’s perfect to add a personal touch to your interior design too.

silverado-love-braceletTo prove you don’t have to spend hundreds on jewellery for your loved one, this asymmetric bracelet can send out the message that you really want your partner to know on this special day – you love her! Complete with turquoise gemstones for a casual look, this little trinket can be worn daily so she’ll never forget.


For him

swiss-made-watchGo down the elaborate route to really surprise your partner this Valentine’s Day with a Swiss-made watch that will last him a lifetime. You never know, it might help him be on time more too!


Treat your man to this stunning Glenlivet whisky giftset, complete with a classic whisky glass. The Whisky Shop state this to be their most popular tipple so it promises to be a great pick if you’re no connoisseur.

pink-tie-austin-reedSartorial gifts are always a safe option when it comes to Valentine’s Day. You can spice it up and try a bright colour teamed with a print like this dogtooth number. Pink tones will add a Valentine’s aspect to your gift and remember – pink makes the boys wink!