08 Feb The A List: Valentine’s Day Gift Guide
With Valentine’s Day less than a week away it’s the perfect time to send your sweetheart a unique, heartfelt, romantic gift to let them know how much they mean to you. Lucky for some, we’ve compiled our annual gift guide to include something for everyone.
Whether you’re treating yourself, or treating a loved one, we’ve got you covered…
FASHION & BEAUTY
Indulge your partner (or yourself) this Valentine’s day with the ultimate in luxury sleep and loungewear from around the world – now finally here in New Zealand from ESALARE.
ESALARE have a stunning range available for both women and men, including liquid silk nightdresses, beautifully crafted camisoles with flirty silk shorts, sensual rompers, fluid shirts and trouser sets, boyish short pyjama sets, silk and lace kimonos or decadent robes.
All collections feature the highest quality natural fibres, glorious silk, cashmere, merino, wool, linen and the softest cottons.
Celebrate this Valentine’s day with the highest quality sleepwear available online only at www.esalare.co.nz
MELLOW COSMETICS LIPSTICKS
Make her fall madly and passionately in love with you this Valentine’s Day with Mellow Cosmetics Lipsticks, in shades Madness and Passion.
Dense, rich colour with the finest velvety matte finish means her lips will be popping all day long… even after all the Valentine’s Day smooches!
The highest quality affordable make up is available worldwide online at www.mellowcosmetics.com. Cruelty free, designed and tested in New Zealand, all vegan, and utterly addictive.
Mellow Cosmetics Matte Lipstick RRP $18.20
MELLOW COSMETICS TREASURE CHEST EYE PALLETTE
For the girl who loves makeup, the new Mellow Treasure Trove Eye Pallette includes 12 gorgeous colours including Crystal, Topaz, Amber, Rose Gold, Tiger Eye, Pearl, Amethyst, Smoked Topaz, Rhodonite, Garnet, Smokey Quartz and Onyx. Perfect for any look and any occasion, including that fancy Valentine’s Day dinner…
Like all Mellow Cosmetics beauty products, the Treasure Trove was designed right here in NZ, is vegan, paraben free and no fur babies are ever part of our Mellow Cosmetics range (except when we give them a smooch with our Mellow Lipsticks!)
MELLOW TREASURE CHEST EYE PALETTE: $34.00
Available worldwide online at www.mellowcosmetics.com
AVON LIFE PERFUME
Smell heavenly this Valentine’s Day – introducing Avon’s new Life Perfume.
Bright and energetic, this feminine fragrance layers delicate floral notes with the essence of white tea for a scent that’s both fresh and light. The star ingredient is stunning violet, which lends elegance and clarity to the fragrance. Balanced with subtle notes of waterlily and sakura essence, the fragrance captures a warm and sensual finish and adds an undeniable allure for this Valentine’s Day…
Avon Life Perfume is available at www.avon.co.nz
AVON LIFE PERFUME RRP $69.00
WINE & SPIRITS
AKARUA Rosé Brut and RUA Rosé
Blushing wines for romantic occasions
Akarua Rose Brut is the perfect sparkling wine for Valentine’s celebration toast. Blushing pink and sparkly with gentle strawberry aromas – so pretty in pink and gold.
RRP$37.00 Akarua Rosé Brut NV.
If your Valentine’s Day is at the beach or a picnic is more your style, RUA Pinot Rosé is a lively and deliciously refreshing wine. Combining aromas of watermelon, vanilla, strawberries and cream – it is a gorgeously coloured candy floss pink and created to be served lightly chilled and enjoyed as a young refreshing wine.
RRP$24.00 Akarua RUA Pinot Rosé
Stockists; RUA Pinot Rosé is available at leading restaurants, selected supermarkets, Glengarry and other fine wine retailers nationwide. Distributed by Hancocks Wine Spirit and Beer Merchants. www.akarua.com.
COINTREAU BLOOD ORANGE
For your ultimate Valentine’s Day cocktail; the Master Distiller at la Maison Cointreau has selected blood oranges of the most intensely aromatic character and then distills their peel along with those of the signature sweet and bitter oranges of Cointreau, their exact proportions a carefully guarded secret.
In creating Cointreau Blood Orange, the most aromatic blood orange fruit on the planet were located in the orange groves of the Mediterranean island of Corsica. The unique combination of the Mediterranean climate and the rugged Corsican soil gives the blood orange its vitality, intense aromas and exquisite taste.
Cointreau Blood Orange is all-natural and crystal clear. It is a new expression, not a flavour-extension of Cointreau.
COINTREAU BLOOD ORANGE: $65.00 each
Cointreau Blood Orange (70cl and 50cl 30% ABV) is available now at leading bars, restaurants and your favourite liquor stores nationwide.
FUJIFILM Instax Mini 8
Capture all the love with a gorgeous pink pastel coloured Fujifilm Instax Mini 8 or in fabulous new shade raspberyy.
The ultimate accessory – FUJIFILM instax mini 8 is as stunning as it is easy to use. Point, shoot, and enjoy the immediate gratification of your instant photo.
Available in eight delicious colours; the instax mini 8 is the only camera you’ll need to create a lasting copy of every smooch-filled minute on Valentine’s Day and the special times ahead.
FUJIFILM Instax Mini 8 RRP: $129.00
Stockists; instax cameras are available at leading retailers nationwide. www.instaxshop.co.nz
TIVOLI CUBE AND ORB AUDIO SPEAKERS
If your idea of the perfect Valentine’s Day is sitting outside on the deck, cocktail in hand, singing Single Ladies at the top of your lungs or enjoying some beers with the boys then you need the Tivoli Cube or Orb wireless speakers.
With the ability to use a single speaker on its own, paired or connected as a multi-room system, your audio needs are met whether you’re entertaining for one or 50. Enhance your ART by Tivoli audio solution by adding the ConX – a clever Wi-Fi transmitter and receiver that allows any audio product to interact with any Tivoli products and most other audio products, fitting right in with your wider wireless ecosystem.
Tivoli CUBE – The Perfect Shape of Sound
The CUBE wireless speaker offers a unique mix of style and sound, available in Black/Black, Walnut/Grey and White/Grey.
TIVOLI CUBE: RRP: $399.00
Tivoli ORB – Audio Art
Either hung on the wall like a painting or placed in its stand like a sculpture, the ORB is an object of art. Also available in Black/Black, Walnut/Grey and White/Grey.
TIVOLI ORB: RRP: $449.00
Bringing an aesthetically pleasing touch to your audio system, the range was developed from a collaborative partnership between Danish fabric brand, Gabriel®, and Tivoli, exclusively bought to New Zealand by Denco Audio.
The Tivoli ART range is available from Tivoli Audio stockists throughout New Zealand and online at www.tivoli.co.nz. To discover more about Tivoli Audio ART visit http://tivoli.co.nz/pages/art.
TILE MATE AND TILE SLIM
Don’t be late to that hot Valentine’s date this year! There’s nothing more frustrating than being late because you’ve wasted time turning the car, home or desk upside down looking for an essential item like your wallet, phone or keys.
Tile is your new best friend – simply attach it to the item and download the app to locate things anywhere, any time.
Tile can be used on anything – a sunglasses case, your camera, even luggage, the uses are endless when you start thinking about all the things you want to keep track of!
Or as an ideal Valentine’s Day gift for your incredibly lovable but terribly forgetful significant other.
You can choose between the Tile Slim; the thinnest blue tooth tracker on the market!
Tile Mate RRP $49.99
Tile Slim RRP $59.99
STOCKISTS; Available in Noel Leeming, Harvey Norman, JB HiFi, Warehouse Stationary. For further information please visit; www.online.exeed.co.nz