A few gift ideas for Valentine's Day, in case anyone is in need of (scented) inspiration. Do feel free to comment and tell us what present you'd most like to get!
From Diptyque, a brooch you can scent with your favorite fragrance: "Our new hand embroidered Rose brooch was developed in partnership with jewelry designers, Macon & Lesquoy. Perfume the ceramic drop and enjoy your fragrance all day long." $55 at Diptyque.
From Strange Invisible Perfumes, the "Minibar", a handmade, gold-engraved box with samples of 12 of the brand's fragrances: (Aquarian Rose, Atlantic, Black Rosette, Dimanche, Epic Gardenia, Essence of IX, Fair Verona, L’Invisible, Magazine Street, Musc Botanique, Peloponnesian and Prima Ballerina). $90 at Strange Invisible Perfumes.
From Chanel, Shower Gels in Coco Noir (200 ml for $50) or Antaeus (200 ml for $32). At Chanel.
From Lush, the Lots of Love gift set, with Close to You Massage Bar, Neon Love Soap, Prince Charming Shower Gel, Rose Jam Bubbleroon, Sex Bomb Bath Bomb, Chou Chou I Love You Toothy Tabs and Ro’s Argan Body Conditioner. $53 in a wrapped gift box, from Lush USA.
From Jo Malone, the new Just Like Sunday candle collection, with four fragrances: Lavender & Lovage, Tomato Leaf, Sweet Almond & Macaroon and Incense & Embers. $65 each at Nordstrom.
From Republic of Tea, scented teas for the Downton Abbey fan, in English Rose (rose, raspberry and hibiscus), Grantham Breakfast Blend (Assam black tea with ginger) or Estate Blend (Earl Grey black tea with bergamot and vanilla). $12 a tin at Republic of Tea.
From Adagio, teas for the Sherlock fan: a sampler set of teas inspired by the BBS series. Mrs. Hudson is "floral notes and a faint whiff of biscuits"; Greg Lestrade is "Smoky traces of gunpowder, aged leather, mellowed with a trace of hazelnut." $39 at Adagio.
From Elizabeth W, heart-shaped bath fizzes scented with lavender, rose, lilac and tuberose. $25 for the set at Red Envelope.
From Bella J, the "Main Squeeze" candle: "This is the perfect citrus scented candle with a twist! The fragrance is bursting with effervescent juicy notes – grapefruit, pineapple, passion fruit, and tart citrus – that are entwined with jasmine petals, green florals and a whisper of sheer musk." Each candle features a surprise charm buried in the wax. $25 at Bella J.
From Valerie, Matcha and Rose Petal Petits Fours: "As seen in In Style Magazine, this 12-piece box contains six of our Rose Petal Petits Fours topped with hand-candied rose petals and six of our delicate Matcha Green Tea Petits Fours." $53 at Valerie in Los Angeles.
More Valentine's Day posts from our archives: 10 Cheap Thrills for Valentine’s Day, Love and Perfume, Three fragrances for a confident Valentine’s Day, Perfumes For Valentine’s Day Romance, Part 1: The Big Guns and Part 2: A Little Subtlety, Please.