Yes, Valentine’s Day is around the corner, and as cynical as you might feel about it, if you and your loved one are going to give each other presents, perhaps consider one of the vintage gift ideas for her we’ve listed here. Ladies, if your gentleman needs a bit of a nudge, you might want to accidentally leave this page open…

Horrockses bed linen
Chaps, the key to a girl’s heart is – soft furnishings. Traditional British brand Horrockses has just launched a special collection of bed linen adapted from several of its original dress designs from the Forties and Fifties. Surprise your lady with a bed freshly decked out in this fab linen and a champagne breakfast served in bed. Psst, there’s even 25% – 50% off the whole range at the moment.

Afternoon Tea for Two
For a romantic afternoon, whisk her away on a traditional afternoon tea for two. lists a huge range of experiences from champagne tea in Edinburgh to a nostalgic tea on a Thames boat. You’re sure to find something near you – and if you can’t decide you can always get a voucher.

Bedtime Story Nights
Hosted at the fantastic 40Winks Hotel in London, Bedtime Story Nights feature fantastical tales, lots of glamorous nightwear and prizes – all washed down with yummy Hendricks Gin cocktails! For Valentine’s they will host three deliriously romantic evenings (8, 9 and 10 February) dedicated to Love, Lust and Longing. A truly romantic night out! Gentlemen, a word of warning, these book out fast!

Valentine’s Lunchon the Orient Express
Spend the 14 February with your loved one aboard the vintage carriages of the British Pullman for a special steam-hauled lunch. The train will depart from London Victoria and guests will settle down in a cosy armchair and admire the Art Deco marquetry lined carriages whilst enjoying a sumptuous five-course lunch with champagne and wine. During the trip the train will pass through stunning countryside and guests can relax and listen to onboard entertainment. Price: £350 per person.



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  1. Mama Hep

    Most vintage boutiques sell Gift Vouchers (we do!). Then you can go vintage shopping together and enjoy the “thank you” sex afterwards!