Valentine’s Day Gift Guide for 2008

Grace Magazine’s Valentine’s Day Gift Guide for 2008

I know, I know, it’s only January.
But V-Day will be here sooner than your heart can skip a beat.

Here are some Italian luxury gift ideas for men and women in various price ranges and different levels of commitment.


Gokan Kobo tieGokan Kobo Touch Black and Red ‘I Love You’ Script Woven Silk Tie – $72

A new line of neckwear designed by the Japanese stylist Kenzo Takada for a refined and personal collection, elegant in its simple lines yet luxurious in the materials and textures. Made in Italy

Forzieri shirtForzieri Solid Black Cotton Italian Dress Shirt – $98

It does not get any more chic than Forzieri’s classic spread collar dress shirt in inky black complemented by creamy black mother of pearl buttons. With its smooth front and clean lines it will transport you to the highest level of sophistication. Gift box included, Made in Italy

Gianfranco Ferre walletGianfranco Ferre Men’s Burgundy Soft Italian Leather Billfold Wallet – $129

A fine accessory for the man with classic style, this sleek and subtle billfold wallet is perfect for everyday use. Finished with an embossed Gianfranco Ferre signature on the front flap. Gift box included, Made in Italy

L.A.P.A. briefcaseL.A.P.A. Cognac Leather Vertical Briefcase – $475

This piece locks with a key and can be used with its adjustable shoulder strap. The interior is divided into 3 sections, one of which contains a zip pocket. One section contains pockets for a cell phone and pens, and on the back there is an additional open pocket. Made in Italy

Forzieri shoesForzieri Sand Italian Handcrafted Leather Lace-up & Strap Shoes – $548

The new men’s shoe collection by Forzieri is exclusively hand-made by the most expert Italian artisans that combine traditional excellent craftsmanship with original new designs. These sand lace-up shoes are embellished by cut-out details on the side and heel, and by a top snap leather strap for a fashionable and dressy touch. Dust bag included, Hand-made in Italy

Forzieri cufflinksForzieri Exclusives Men’s Four Vices Double-Sided Oval 18K Gold Cufflinks – $1,495

For the contemporary dandy, an astonishing pair of vintage 19th century-style porcelain cufflinks set in 18K yellow gold and entirely hand-painted with men’s four main vices such as women, horses, gambling and drinking. Gift box included, Made in Italy


Akuamarina pendantAkuamarina Silver Leaf and Murano Glass Heart Pendant Necklace – $64

The new Akuamarina collection is made of beautiful necklaces in Murano glass, creating colored reflections and magic transparencies. This heart pendant has a silver leaf inside and comes with a black cord closing with a lobster-claw clasp. Pattern may vary slightly, unique handmade pieces. Gift box included, Made in Italy

Nuovegioie earringsNuovegioie Lavender Stone Sterling Silver Drop Earrings – $116

Simple, delicate, and completely wearable with anything from the most elegant evening dress to your favorite pair of worn in jeans, Nuovegioie’s lavender drop earrings in sterling silver will complete your look with a dash of refinement. Gift box included, Made in Italy

Leonardo Delfuoco walletLeonardo Delfuoco Black Canvas and Leather French Purse ID Wallet – $198

Make a bold statement with understated elegance with this striking french purse wallet featuring an ID window and a signature corset design detail that is seductively refined. Made in Italy

Forzieri jewelry boxForzieri Croco Stamped Leather Triple-compartment Jewelry Box – $598

Carry and protect your valuables in high class style with Forzieri’s bright candy colored, croc-embossed leather jewelry box. Two removable trays with ring holders and small compartments, suede lining, and lock feature make this the ultimate jewelry carry-all. Made in Italy

L.A.P.A. briefcaseL.A.P.A. Pink Croco-style Leather Double Gusset Briefcase – $798

An ultra-chic pink croc-embossed leather briefcase features dual interior gusset sections. Made in Italy

Forzieri earringsForzieri Diamond and Garnet Hearts 18K Gold Earrings – $1,726

A beautiful reflection of a romantic affection or a charming personality, these 18K gold dangle earrings feature a diamond encrusted base with a heart shaped garnet and diamond adorned drop. Gift box included. Made in Italy

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3 responses to “Valentine’s Day Gift Guide for 2008

  1. I love finding creative Valentines Day gifts that are totally unique.

    Finding unusual gift ideas can be a lot of fun. Whether it’s for Valentines day or some other occasion, I get a real kick out of finding something quite unique.

    It’s a Valentines Day message written in sand, accompanied by a special certificate recording the message. A momentary sandmessage of love.

    All that’s needed from you is to dream up the most creative and romantic Valentines message that you can that will set your mans heart racing.

    The perfect way to deliver a romantic Valentines day message. It’s about as romantic as it gets.

  2. Jewelry is a much better valentiner’s day gift.

  3. I love your gifts for him! I got my bf that tie (I had to give it to him early) and he LOVED it!

    I also got him a bottle of cologne, Kenneth Cole Reaction because he told me about their website, – which made me laugh so hard I had to buy it for him! It’s a pick up line contest, so I entered and hopefully I can win us a trip for two to las vegas!!!! 🙂

    Thanks again for the gift tips! Can’t wait to show off his new tie when we’re gambling on the strip!