While Valentine’s Day celebrates love and romance, the day of hearts can also be redefined as the celebration of luxury: the art of expressing love for the finer things in life.
This year, Valentine’s Day spending is predicted to reach $18.6 billion. The anticipation for the occasion reveals one thing: people expect to be pampered on this day. And they are willing to spend for it.
As our luxurious gift ideas show, Valentine’s Day highlights your taste for the exquisite.
Holiday in Greece
Vacations in Greece are always made memorable by visions of whitewashed houses gleaming in the sunlight and kissed by the cool Mediterranean breeze.
Bask in the sun on the island of Santorini, and stay at the Anastasis Apartments sitting atop the cliffs of the Caldera and surrounded by gardens. This private retreat was voted the most romantic getaway this Valentine’s, according to Tripadvisor. The tranquil atmosphere of this Greek resort is magnified by the warmth of the people.
Diamonds continue to symbolize lasting elegance. In January, luxury brand Cartier launched timepieces designed as bracelets, brooches, and necklaces set in grey gold and adorned by diamonds. This magnificent line of diamond watches centered on the idea of metamorphosis, a theme inspired by the contrast between timelessness and transformation.
Fusing together mystique and romance is Kilian’s new line of perfumes: In the Garden of Good and Evil. The fragrance is embellished with an ornate gold serpent, symbolic of the decadent nature of forbidden love. This boldness in design and narrative makes this luxury item a remarkable gift.
Shades of pink define the OMEGA Constellation Sedna, the newest timepiece from the Swiss luxury watchmaker. The fine detailing of this watch exhibits high-quality craftsmanship that is guaranteed to impress your loved one. But the playful use of pink adds both an elegant and youthful flair to the classic piece.
Indulge in a symphony of sweets from Teuscher, the best chocolatier in the world, according to the National Geographic’s Intelligent Travel. Premium chocolates from this Zurich-based chocolatier are flown all over the world. Teuscher has been in the business for more than 70 years. The most famous recipe of theirs, the champagne truffle, is the perfect gift to cap off your romantic celebration.Tweet