A Gift for your Sweetheart on Valentine's Day
Friday, 8 February 2008
Are you struggling to come up with ideas for the perfect gift for your loved one this Valentines day? Graham Cruz is here with some super suggestions to ensure double brownie points this year!
Adam and Eve Chocolates
The gift of chocolate is always gratefully appreciated by women but now finally men can relish in the sweet sensation too... Adam & Eve handmade Irish chocolates are specially tailored to the male and female chocoholic. Encased in a classic black and gold snake-skin box, Adam chocolates will tell a lot about the man in your life. Eve chocolates are encased in a decadent red, faux crocodile-skin box with chocolate flavours specially chosen for women. But if that's not enough two lucky ladies and two lucky gentlemen, who find a 'diamond ticket' in their box of chocolates this Valentine's Day, will win a pair of diamond earrings or diamond cufflinks exclusively at Brown Thomas Dublin, Cork, Limerick & Galway.
This Valentine's Day Adam & Eve are running a competition exclusively in Brown Thomas stores where 2 lucky ladies and 2 gentlemen will be getting more than a box of chocolates when they find a silver ticket that entitles them to a pair of diamond earrings/cufflinks. I will courier the chocs to you this afternoon.
Adam & Eve chocolates cost €20 each.
Romance at Monart
Monart by its very nature is a romantic destination, with several male guests using it as the destination to pop that all important question, or couples using as a destination to take time out of their hectic schedules and return to their true nature.
Add that extra special touch of magic to your stay at Monart with our in-room romance package
Impress the one you love with a bottle of our specially selected champagne of the month, delicious Monart handmade chocolates & strawberries and allow your loved one to unwind with a personalized bath at your preferred time and relax with a Monart scented candle, which you can take home to relive the moment at any time.
Total cost: €195
Heart shaped glasses €21 @ urban outfitters
Cotton heart print mac 'issa' €760 @ harvey nichols
Red leather gloves 'karen millen' €75 @ karen millen
Stockings 'leg avenue' €10 @ ad hoc
Patent shoes 'karen millen' €200 @ karen millen
Bra 'ceriso' €24 @ marks and spencer
Knickers with garter clips 'ceriso' €14 @ marks and spencer
Men's portable grooming kit
Hand forged stainless steel grooming kit-clippers,tweezers,nail file, cuticle cutters etc €250 @ the grooming rooms (they only sell men's products and do men's treatments) www.thegroomingrooms.com
Waterford Crystal Hearts (His N' Hers)
Waterford crystal 'alana' heart
Honeycomb cut crystal heart finished with sterling silver heart on sterling silver chain €175 heart on leather cord €130 available from arnotts, the kilkenny shop and selected retailers nationwide
"The Heffner Look"
Toweling robe €120 @ brown thomas
Boxers with heart print €8 @ topman
Sox with lipstick marks €5 @ topman
'This little piggy went to Prada'
Book of nursery rhymes for the minolo blahnik brigade €19.25 @ harvey nichols -10% of the profit of the book goes to the save the children charity
Bubble bath machine €21 @ urban outfitters
Gold heart shaped cuff with lock 'agent provocateur' €200 @ brown thomas
Limited edition heart shaped coin purse in gold leather 'louis vuitton' €265 @ louis vuitton boutique brown thomas this purse has already sold out and they are taking names for their =neat delivery -which will be before valentines day the purse is coming in silver, plum, red and violet