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8 Gifts To Give Her This Valentine's...That Are Not Roses

And not chocolates either.
by Mary Rose A. Hogaza | Feb 9, 2016
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It’s Valentine’s. She’s expecting you to be a little cheesier. The problem: You have no idea what to get for her. And she isn’t making it easy for you, thus forcing you to tap into your totally unreliable mind-reading skills.

Sure, you can just get her a bouquet of roses and be done with it. But that’s too easy. If she’s so special to you, you’ve got to make it a little more memorable than that.

Our tip: Use a little imagination (and, yes, a little bit of money, too) on your gift so she’ll feel the love. Below are some ideas.


1) Bling

Get it for: P348 via Soleful by Cez

If you can afford it, go for diamonds (always a girl’s best friend) or gold (good for when the economy goes bad). If not, an engraved necklace is a thoughtful piece she'd love to show off.


2) Intimates

Get it for: P679 via Cotton On

Everyone loves new undies. She’ll love it. You’ll love it. Just don’t get something overly kinky (say, panties with a cat’s tail poking out) because then she’ll say, “You bought this for you, sicko.”

Also, not recommended for relationships under one month of age.


3) Huggables

Get it for: P6,699 via Blue Magic

Spray it with your perfume. She’ll have something to hug when she misses you…and something to stab when you haven’t been a good boyfriend. Pro-tip: Avoid if your girlfriend has ever been associated with the words, “athletic,” “boyish,” or “pragmatic.”

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4) Sneakers

Get it for: P5,795 via adidas

Dating someone sporty? This newly launched adidas PureBOOST X will make her the happiest sneakergirl ever. Available in three colorways: purple and red, black and teal, and a blue and red print. Bonus points if you know your girlfriend’s shoe size by heart.

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5) Love notes

Creativity can overcompensate for a lack of funds. Fill up an old jar with hundreds of love notes for your girlfriend. Write about the reasons you love her or cheesy pick-up lines to make her smile. Individually roll each note and tie it up with a ribbon. You might want to start writing now.

Get it for: Free


6) Bag

Get it for: P1,699 via Perllini & Mel

It’s a bag. She’ll squeal with delight.


7) Perfume

Get it for: P2,900 via Gucci

Research (a.k.a. ask her BFF) about her favorite scent then get her one. If she doesn't have a go-to scent, go on Google and see what the girls like right now.


8) Gift voucher

You’re giving her a free shopping spree. Can’t go wrong with this one.

Get it for: Depends on your kindness and ability to spend, good sir.

 

Photo via adidas; Pinterest.com; Zalora.com.ph; Lazada.com.ph; Hm.com.ph
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