Create the perfect Valentine’s Day with Glasgow Fort
Valentine’s Day is coming and Glasgow Fort has everything you need to plan the perfect 14th February.
Go big and indulgent and treat someone you love to a pampering day out or an evening full of love. Discover thoughtful gifts to suit their personality or go for a classic Valentine’s surprise (who can truly resist their favourite perfume, a gorgeous bouquet of flowers or delicious box of chocolates?).
With beautiful jewellery, designer nightwear, menus for romantic nights in or fun nights out with your best friends, Glasgow Fort is on hand to make Valentine’s Day something truly memorable this year. Love (from friends and family to your other half) is in the air…
Classic can’t-go-wrong Valentine’s gifts for her and him
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Head to Boots and Superdrug for gorgeous perfumes and aftershaves from Chanel and Dior or cleverly update your partner’s signature scent at The Perfume Shop (where you can find the newly launched Marc Jacobs Perfect EDT from 1st February) and The Fragrance Shop.
For indulgent skincare, bathing and home accessories, try Rituals – The Ritual Of Namaste range includes Vitamin C booster, cleanser, serum and day cream plus plant-based retinol – or head to Yankee Candle for scented candles they’ll love.
For sustainable grooming baskets and hampers, head to The Body Shop while Lush has also created a special 2023 Valentine’s range featuring limited-edition bath bombs, bubbleroons and bath melts made with ingredients like Fair Trade organic cocoa butter and luxurious essential oils – from Sicilian lemon to Pakistani rose absolute. From 3rd-14th February, you can also pick up their Fresh & Flowers Box in-store with the ‘freshest artisan cosmetics for the ultimate romantic experience’. Find out more here.
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And, don’t forget to pick up a huge bouquet of flowers from Marks & Spencer – go for spring tulips and lilies as a refreshing alternative to red roses – or the can’t fail box of chocolates.
Where to plan your Valentine’s Day out
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For a classic romantic date, Leopardo Pizza is the perfect spot serving up Strawberry Cornetto and Fake French Martini cocktails and fizz alongside authentic Neapolitan pizza or discover amazing limited edition menus and offers at Fridays, wagamama and Frankie & Benny’s.
Dinner and a movie? Glasgow Fort’s Vue is showing the classic romantic comedy Sleepless In Seattle on Friday 10th February or celebrate Palentine’s/Galentine’s with the excellent comedy Bridesmaids on the 13th with your favourite people in the world (enjoy a relaxed feast at Five Guys, Nando’s and Monterey Jack’s paired with cocktails, beers and wine before or after or fun pancakes at Stack & Still).
Want to gift something truly special? Glasgow Fort is home to some of the world’s leading jewellery brands including Warren James, H Samuel and Beaverbrooks. The family-owned Chisholm Hunter specialise in diamonds and be inspired by gorgeous keepsakes at Swarovski. Finally, S&S Argento’s designs and Pandora’s personalised charms make for beautifully tailored gifts.
Discover gorgeous lingerie at Ann Summers and Marks & Spencer with PJ and boxer sets for him at Next and TK Maxx. Streetwear brand Forty Clothing is also a must-visit new store at Glasgow Fort – from sweats to tees, it’s beloved by clubbers and DJs – while Superdry, Mango, H&M, Zara and River Island are the place to find breakout looks for spring/summer 2023.
Romantic meals at home
For wine and Prosecco, delicious sharing menus and decadent desserts, Marks & Spencer’s huge selection of Valentine’s ideas is the place to plan the perfect night in. With mix and match offers on mains and sides alongside specially created limited edition buys, you’ll be utterly inspired.
Gifts for friends, family and kids
While you’re searching for the perfect gift for partners – don’t forget your other loved ones. Waterstones, Menkind and Millie’s Cookies are brilliant for picking up little finds for all ages.
Gift cards and experiences
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A gift card is the ultimate way to show some love – just ask in store. You can also treat friends and family to pampering treats from Guy & Beard or tickets to Vue.
Finally, don’t forget your Valentine’s cards
Card Factory, Cardzone and Clinton’s Cards have you covered… Happy Valentine’s Day one and all.
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