Valentine's Day is fast approaching. Whether you are single, taken or somewhere in between, we think it's the perfect excuse to tell your friends just how much you love them. That's right, forget all those loved up couples holding hands over dinner, because this year it's all about the girls.
If you are thinking of treating your bestie to something special, we've got you covered with our selection of the best Galentine's Day gift ideas. From Monica Vinader jewellery, Bloom and Wild flower deliveries, Glossier candles and Hotel Chocolat gift boxes, our edit has everything you could ever dream of and more.
Are you heading out for a night on the town? Prepping the popcorn for a movie marathon? Getting out your best face masks for a girly sleepover? However you decide to celebrate, these Galentine's Day gifts are bound to put a smile on your friend's face. We've thought of everyone, from the luxury beauty lover to the homebody and the one that loves to accessorise.
Before adding to your basket, don't forget to check out our Marie Claire vouchers site for amazing discounts off a wide range of brands. For more Valentine's Day inspiration, make sure to read our guides to the best Valentine's Day outfit ideas and the best Valentine's Day gifts for him. Happy shopping...
Galentine's Day gift ideas 2023:
Best jewellery gifts
How sweet is this necklace by Monica Vinader? The adjustable chain comes with a padlock heart pendant charm, to show your friend just how much you love them.
These Missoma earrings are perfect for the friend that likes to make a statement with their jewellery. Plus, the red Chalcedony stone is the ideal colour for Galentine's Day.
Is your friend more of a silver jewellery kind of gal? Then she will love the new 'Rewind' collection from Astrid & Miyu. This vintage-inspired bracelet features a delicate chain with a sparkling heart charm. If you really want to take your friendship up a notch, you can also book welded friendship bracelets and tattoos in selected Astrid & Miyu stores, just head to the website to book.
These best friend bracelets are so cute, as they come as a set so each of you can wear the other half of the heart.
Best flower deliveries
Nothing says 'I love you' like a bunch of flowers. This Marks and Spencer arrangement comes with 24 limited edition pink and cream roses and you can even add a free gift message.
Bloom and Wild are the perfect place for floral arrangements, thanks to their easy letterbox flowers that come with arranging tips. This pretty bunch includes roses, carnations, calla lilies, lavender, tulips, ornithogalum and eucalyptus.
Best chocolate gifts
For the chocolate lover in your life, go all out with this box from Hotel Chocolat. It contains 27 chocolate hearts, filled with everything from truffles to tipples and caramels. Yum.
Enclosed in a heart gift box, this selection contains milk, dark and ruby chocolates. Need we say more?
Best beauty gifts
You've all heard of Glossier's famous fragrance, Glossier You, but did you know that the brand have also released the scent in a candle? Notes of pink pepper, fresh iris and woody ambrette and ambrox will bring warmth and comfort to any space.
We love Jo Malone fragrances, and this limited edition heart box is too cute to miss. Inside you will find a cologne and candle in the popular Peony & Blush Suede scent.
Best home gifts
If you bestie loves to journal or is looking to get more organised, they will adore this personalised planner by Papier. It comes with all sorts of interactive pages such as a wellness map, daily overview pages to log your intentions and gratitude and goal check-ins.
This set from Grind is perfect for a girls night in. It comes with a pink Grind tin to store your coffee, a mini cocktail shaker set, 4 Absolut Vodka mini bottles, a pouch of coffee beans and a limited-edition tote bag with an illustration of Shoreditch Grind. Instagram-worthy espresso martinis here we come.
Marks and Spencer have brought out the sweetest stoneware mug for Valentine's Day. It's patterned with hearts, roses and 'I love you' slogans.
So, there you have it. Our roundup of the best Galentine's Day gift ideas. Which one will you go for?
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Grace Lindsay is currently Junior Beauty Editor at Who What Wear UK and previously was Marie Claire UK's E-Commerce Writer. With over three years of experience in the fashion and beauty industry, she covers everything from the best make-up and skincare deals to how to shop the stand out trends of the season. When she's not typing away at her laptop, Grace can be found shopping her favourite vintage markets IRL, or catching up on her never-ending list of books to read.
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