Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and though we’ve already searched out the least cheesy cards, and some low-key fancy gifts you can buy, we also know that sometimes it’s difficult to plan in advance. Especially if a relationship has gone from casual texting to “will I get you a present?” over the course of the past few weeks. To which we say: Behold these thoughtful gifts, all under £20, which you can buy on Amazon. They should all arrive well in time for Valentine’s Day, too.
For the valentine whose cardio is karaoke
This microphone connects via Bluetooth to Spotify, YouTube, and Alexa: no app required.
For the valentine who always takes a bite of your dessert
For the valentine who stays up late seething
Give the gift of a full night’s sleep with these Parisian jewel-toned earplugs.
You could bundle the earplugs with this sleep spray.
For the valentine who stays up late reading
For the valentine who’s newly official
For the valentine who still surprises you after all these years
For the couple that listens to Esther Perel together.
For the valentine who’s a cautious gardener
For the valentine who’s a realistic gardener
For the valentine who is a visual thinker
Pleasingly interesting, thanks to a variable grid design on each page.
For the valentine who would happily eat cereal for every meal
For the valentine who grinds their own coffee beans
Hand-roasted in South London.
For the valentine who loves chocolate
For the valentine who loathes chocolate
For the valentine that leaves a trail of bobby pins in their wake
For the valentine who cares not for Carex
For the valentine who only wants a card this year
For the valentine who only wants a card ‘and something small’ this year
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