Forgot to buy a gift for your loved one? Here are five thoughtful Valentine's Day gifting ideas
From a poem, roses in Parisian hatboxes to ruby chocolates, here are some gifting ideas for V-Day
Valentine's Day is perhaps the only day when people actually put in effort to do something special for their loved one. From dinner dates, vacations and special messages to gifts, lovers go all out to shower their affection on their loved one. But with the busy lifestyles and work schedules people either delay in buying a gift or tend to forget about it completely.
But for those lovers who still want to go shopping last minute, here's our list of easy to pick up special gifts this season.
Get a poem written for your lover
If you are in Bengaluru, then head to Lahe Lahe on February 14 with your Valentine. City-based poet and writer Pramod Shankar will pen a poem for you or your loved one and will type it out on a vintage typewriter in jsut 15 minutes. He will be stationed at the arts space in the evening from 6.30 pm. Go pour your heart out and he will express your feelings through words. Pramod will not charge any fee for his services, but whatever is given to him voluntarily will be contributed to Spastics Society.
Say it with Parisian inspired hatboxes
Roses never fail, particularly on V-Day. But if you want to add that little extra touch of glamour to your roses, then head to One Roze, the floral boutique that's present in Hyderabad and Bengaluru. Pick from their luxury hampers or Parisian inspired hatboxes, you could also request for the long-lasting Ecuadorian preserved roses. Don't just say it with roses, say with a Parisian hatbox!
Confess with a Ruby
For those lovers who still believe in the magic of chocolates, here's something that might delight you. ITC's Fabelle Exquisite Chocolates has put together a Ruby Gianduja. A box of specially crafted cubes that are made with Ruby Chocolate and the Italian delicacy Gianduja. These are infused with a rich hazelnut paste that makes these extremely sinful. You could also personalise the gift box by inserting your picture in the photo sleeve. A box of 12 is priced at Rs 1295. Available in Mumbai, Kolkata, Bengaluru, Hyderabad and Chennai.
Cuddle up for a Roman Holiday
Nothing beats the joy of curling up with your loved one and watching a romantic movie. With this idea in mind Bengaluru's BLVD Club hosts an evening of romantic rendezvous with the screening of Roman Holiday. Just drive down to the Embassy Boulevard where the club is located and spend an evening watching this romcom that stars Audrey Hepburn and Gregory Peck. There's no better gift than spending time with your sweetheart. Entry fee Rs 500.
Gift the perfect sunset
If you and your lover are the outdoor-types, then a romantic dinner, chocolates or roses might not be the perfect gift! Instead, take your partner in adventure out on a short break this weekend to Goa. B: Live, a tourism initiative is hosting a Valentine's Day Special E-Bike Ride to Divar Island. Ride your cycles through open paddy fields and wooded hills of the island. Explore the local culture and end your day watching the sunset. Spend the evening listening to music, as you feast on local delicacies at an Indo-Portuguese house. This perfect gift package will cost Rs 2,000 per couple.