SINGAPORE (Feb 11): Why the big fuss over Valentine’s Day? Well, it is that special day of the year when you get to show the people in your life that they matter to you. Here are some cool gift ideas to help you tread the minefield of romantic gifts.

Dew drops of love

The Vivianna Dew Drop Pave collection by Georg Jensen is designed by Swedish jewellery designer Vivianna Torun Bülow- Hübe. Her collection highlights the pure beauty of pave diamonds, which are made to look like drops of water that are transformed into sparkling stones. This is Vivianna’s homage to nature. To view the collection, make an appointment by emailing [email protected].

Love letters

Relive the pre-handphone days and write a love letter. Pick the right stationery such as kikki.K’s gorgeous new With Love Collection. These adorable cards, ranging from sweet and thoughtful to cute, will surely put a smile on someone’s face.

Blue is the new black

BALL Watch Company adds a dash of sophistication to the Fireman NECC II collection with the arrival of a black/blue variant. Designed in cooperation with the US Navy Expeditionary Combat Command, this second edition of the Fireman NECC is built to withstand rough conditions on land or at sea, providing 5,000Gs of shock resistance, anti-magnetic protection up to 4,800 A/m and an impressive depth rating of 300m. The 40.5mm watch features a sturdy stainless-steel case with black titanium carbide coating. The metallic blue rotatable diving bezel, along with matching black dial and rubber strap, allows the wearer to measure elapsed diving time up to 60 minutes with either numerals or indices at every five-minute interval.

Hearts and kisses

Kate Spade New York, known for its quirky designs, has done it again this February with hearts, lipstickred and a touch of playful sophistication on handbags, shoes, jewellery and accessories. Make her happy with this stylish turtleneck sweater that has a huge heart motif in the middle.

Queen of the Ocean Collection

This year marks the 20th anniversary of the Ocean Collection by Harry Winston. To celebrate, the maison presents the 18-carat white-gold Ocean 20th Anniversary Biretrograde Automatic 36mm timepiece, which is inspired by the shape of classic navigational tools. A ribbon of Paraiba tourmalines and 70 brilliantcut diamonds embraces the three counters and draws the eye to the heart of the action while white mother-of-pearl decorates the background of the dial, creating the illusion of depth and volume. On the right is the retrograde days of the week counter and, on the left, the retrograde seconds counter, which traces the arc of the seconds track. Once it reaches the 30-second marker, the hand jumps back in a counter-clockwise motion and begins again.

Gourmet chocolates

Italian chocolatier Venchi has a tray of gourmet goodness that comes in a beautiful heart-shaped tin — in red, no less. 

This article appeared in Issue 868 (Feb 11) of The Edge Singapore.

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