We know this isn't just a one-day affair. But what's a V-Day without spoiling your boo silly, right? So men, we've got you a list of things that you can gift your better-half, in case you're struggling with ideas. Thank us later, ya'll!
Here's How You Can Surprise The Lady This Valentines Day
Good Quality Lingerie
God knows we need them in abundance! (By now you've figured my gender out, haven't you?) But honestly, this one's always a requirement. But most lingerie is too expensive to buy in bulk. No that we rely on you to buy it all for us. But believe it or not, women love the extra effort. And what's a better occasion that V-Day?
Where To Buy: You could head to any mall and look for Zivame, M&S (Marks & Spencers) or Enamor.
Shell Out: INR 1,400 onward
P.S: Here's a tip. Get to know about your partner's favorite brand from her girlfriends. Also, it is absolutely normal for you to go lingerie-shopping for women. Do not freak out while you're at it.
We don't think there's any woman who doesn't like cutesy unicorn-y stuff. Especially stationery. So if your girl's a massive hoarder of Kawai stationery, there are quite a few brands in the market that you can trust. Get her some colorful pens, flasks or sippers, clips, pouches, and diaries (if she loves journalling) and wait to see her jump out of joy!
Where To Buy: Fete And Fiesta in Bandra, or even Taufa Tapree (an online website); You could also go to an Anupam Book Store in Andheri.
Shell Out: INR 100 onward (its so sasta, get her loads of them)
As the saying goes, diamonds are a woman's BFF. Okay maybe diamonds is too much for V-Day, but what your spouse will definitely love is jewellery that is gorgeous, functional, and lightweight. This one's a safer option and we don't think you can go wrong with it. Invest on tiny lockets, jhumkas, or even some classy handcrafted bracelets for all occasions. Don't go for heavy chokers or sets, because there's no utility of them apart from some shaadis, TBH.
Shell Out: INR 2,500 onward
Beauty Subscription Boxes
So it's very easy for women to get stuck in the same make-up routine. Get her to sign up for a customisable, curated beauty subscription boxes that has things like face packs, lip scrubs, body mists, hair conditioners, essential oils, nail-paints, charcoal soaps and so much more. Most of them are homegrown, local brands, who may also have organic variants for you (much better than investing on commercial make-up)
Where To Buy: You can avail for monthly subscriptions from Lady Raga, GlameGo, and Beauty Wish Box
Shell Out: INR 600 onward
If your partner's a traveller/trekker, or has a job that demands her to work late in the night, you really must give her a pepper spray. Sure she knows how to keep herself safe, but she'll appreciate the gesture of her partner caring for her safety. In case she is a nomad at heart, buy her some luggage tags, a rucksack, a travel sipper, and a jacket for the Himalayas, maybe.
Where To Buy: You can buy the pepper spray from any medical shop (we're sure you know that); and you'll get all the travel essentials from Decathlon, obviously.
Shell Out: INR 2,000 onward at Decathlon; and INR 250 for the spray.
If your woman likes her elegance and class, get her a fine clutch or a handbag in solid plain colors. We know you know what your BAE's favorite color is, don't you. Actually, you better know it.
Where To Buy: You can buy from online brands like Ira by Aditi and Chitti Chui who do bags right; or maybe head to a Caprese store if budget's not an issue for you.
Shell Out: INR 3,500 onward