Valentine’s Day (14 February) is just around the corner, and what started as a Pagan fertility ritual is now a day of romance for couples the world over.
In addition to Christmas Eve and New Year’s, Valentine’s Day is one of the peak days for proposals, and the ideal time to give your special someone a gift that shows how much you love them… or, you know, how willing you are to tolerate their less-than-pleasant habits.
In Europe, Saint Valentine's Keys were traditionally given to lovers as a romantic symbol and an invitation to unlock the giver's heart, but in 2020, the options for personalised Valentine’s Day gifts are almost endless.
To help you win hearts and brownie points this year, we’ve rounded up the most romantic Valentine’s
A personalised gift for every stage of your love
Valentine's Day is a special time of year. A time to recognise and reward the ones you love most with thoughtful and heartfelt gifts to express how much they really mean to you. As relationships change and progress, from that first rush of overwhelming feeling to a sense of companionship and mutual affection, we help you find the perfect personalised gift for every stage of your love.
Stage 1: Head over heels
It's official: you've found "The One." From that first glance to your now all-consuming attraction, you know undoubtedly this is the person you want to spend the rest of your life with. Everything they say is funny, witty, sexy and in most cases, quite literally the best words you've ever heard spoken. You delight in every touch, sight, sound and sensation and they have absolutely zero annoying quirks (yet)! Revel
Whether it's 'Anti-Valentine's Day', 'Singles Awareness Day' or 'Galentine's Day', across the world, those who are unlucky in love are reclaiming the sickly-sweet celebrations in ways that suit them. In honour of 'Singles Day' on 11 November - terribly named because the date 11 / 11 looks like some lonely, bare sticks - we're rewriting the singledom story, and showing you how to celebrate your solo self in three easy steps.
Step One: Shop up a storm, because there's nobody there to judge you
Here's a puzzle for you: what would you say is the biggest shopping day in China? It's not the Boxing Day sales like here in Aus, and they don't head off to trample each other in the 'Black Friday' sales like our American cousins, either. Instead, the biggest retail day of the calendar is 'Singles Day' on 11 November. There are online flash sales aplenty and deals to be found in stores, as single Chinese guys and girls turn