Pants, perfume and more perfect gift ideas for loved ones
Women Balenciaga Paris perfume
Love factor: You can’t go wrong with luxury perfume (avoid all bottles you can buy in a petrol station). This is our favourite feminine scent.
Dhs360 at Sephora, The Dubai Mall (04 339 9828).
Heart of Gold necklace
Love factor: This quirky, hand-beaten heart is romantic without being cheesy.
Dhs250 at Boom & Mellow, Mall of the Emirates (04 341 3993).
Heart Gallery heart
Love factor: For a woman who hearts art more than red roses.
Dhs175 at Bloomingdale’s Home, Mall of the Emirates (04 350 5333).
Love factor: It’s sassy but not tacky. Just right.
Dhs99 at Women’Secret, Deira City Centre (04 295 9665).
Patent leather Christian Louboutin heels
Love factor: Because nothing says ‘I love you’ quite like a pair of Louboutins.
Dhs2,190 at Christian Louboutin, Mall of the Emirates (04 399 0998).
Men Tailor-made shirt with hand-stitched sleeve
Love factor: Get a well-tailored shirt made at this luxury tailor and they’ll stitch a sign of your love on his cuff.
From Dhs500 at Logsdail London, Al Quoz (04 323 3148).
Puma Creative Factory sneakers
Love factor: Designing custom sneakers is a footwear fan’s idea of heaven. We like this pair, designed by City of Life filmmaker Ali Mustafa.
From Dhs500 at Puma, The Dubai Mall (04 434 0204).
Love factor: Round sunnies are on-trend, so if your gent fancies himself dapper, these will go down well.
Dhs695 at Al Yateem, Deira (04 222 2265).
Love factor: This is a classic he’ll always cherish (hopefully he’ll treat you the same).
Dhs1,825 at Ted Baker, The Dubai Mall (04 434 0623).
Kiehl’s Forest Rain Eau de Toilette
Love factor: This fresh scent will have your lad smelling like grass after a rainy day (in a good way).
Dhs314 at Harvey Nichols, Mall of the Emirates (04 409 8888).