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The Weekender’s Valentine’s Gift Guide

By Alec Jordan

Just in case you might still be looking for that perfect gift for Valentine’s (hey, we’re not judging; we occasionally do things at the last minute, too…), we’ve got a few suggestions for that special someone.


For the Chocolate Lover with Exquisite Taste

Chocolats Fleuris&Editor’s Choice

Now you won’t have to choose between giving flowers and giving chocolates. La Maison Du Chocolat’s creations offer the best of both worlds, with romantic works of confectionary art made just for Valentine’s and flavored with floral essences.

Price: ¥3,465
Where: La Maison Du Chocolat Roppongi Hills (English-speaking staff available):
Roppongi Hills West Walk 2F
6-10-1, Roppongi, Minato-ku
106-6108 Tokyo


For the Bon Vivant

2004 Perrier-Jouet Belle Epoque

The Art Nouveau bottle design will catch her eye, but this brut’s bouquet is just as lovely as its container, offering lively notes of apple, citrus, and honey, and a crisp, energetic finish.

Price: ¥21,000
Where: Wine Shop ENOTECA Hiroo,
5-14-15 Minami-azabu, Arisugawa West 1F
Minato-ku, Tokyo 106-0047


For a Spritz of Romance

Bond No. 9 Perfumes

Bond No. 9 fragrance has a scent for any woman whether she’s Uptown classy, Downtown trendy or Wall Street savvy. The New York district-inspired perfume recently made its debut in department stores around Tokyo.

Price: ¥29,400–40,950
Where: Isetan Department Stores


For the Elegant Gentleman

Paul Smith Cufflinks

Not every man can pull off French cuffs, but you wouldn’t have chosen him if he were every man. You can count on the English designer for his tweaks on the classic look, and these accessories are just the right touch for the dandy in your life.

Price: ¥8,400


For the Chic and the Timeless

Pearl Earrings

A classic, quality Valentine’s Day gift can be found in a classic, quality pearl. The customized pearl earrings at Yonamine Pearls come as simple or as intricate as her accessorizing heart desires.

Price: Varies

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