ELLE’s Massive Valentine’s Day Non-Red Gifting Guide For Your Loved Ones Advertisement

ELLE’s Massive Valentine’s Day Non-Red Gifting Guide For Your Loved Ones

Your ultimate one-stop guide with fashion, beauty and lifestyle products

By ELLE Team  February 11th, 2021

As we inch closer towards Valentine’s Day, we’re sure you’re busy finding that perfect gift for your loved ones. And yes, we know it can get super confusing when deciding what to pick. While picking items in red colour is always the first option, we thought of those who don’t want to buy something in the cliched colour. And yes, we agree that red is associated with love but isn’t the simple act of merely gifting your partner, best friend or family member, irrespective of the colour have a deeper meaning?

So, if you’re having a hard time deciding what to buy, don’t worry. We’ve got you covered with an ultimate gifting guide that includes fashion, beauty and lifestyle products in every colour but red. Go ahead and take your pick:

Valentine's Day
Wavbeach Tote Bag- Zouk
Homegrown, vegan leather and jute-khadi fabric - the Wavbeach Tote Bag by Zouk checks all the boxes as the perfect gift for those who are committed to the cause of sustainability.
Price: INR 1,899
Valentine's Day
OH Celeste Blazar Earrings- Outhouse
The black feather detailing married with delicate Swarovski pearls and crystals in the OH Celeste Blazar Earrings are a striking icon of high fashion jewellery.
Price: 17,500
Valentine’s Day
Amara Bath Ritual Box- The Tribe Concepts
This is a perfect gift for someone who enjoys long, calming baths. The box contains aromatic oils and cleansers for a relaxing shower.
Price: INR 3,999
Valentine's Day
Waterlillies For My Valentine (Box Of 3)- Ether
Ether took inspiration from Claude Monet's painting, Waterlillies for my Valentine and came up with this beautiful collection of chocolates and a bouquet. You can't go wrong with this combo. 
Price: INR 1,850 (inclusive of tax) ships pan India;  Lush Floral Box (bouquet and chocolate box) costs INR 3,750 (inclusive of tax)
Valentine's Day
Rewind Oblong Ring- Eurumme
Eurumme's collection, Rewind focuses on everyday pieces that you can glam up or dress down with depending on what you’re in the mood for, and pieces that can be paired with pretty much anything. Case in point: the minimal yet chic oblong ring.
Price: INR 1,000
Valentine’s Day
Chopard L.U.C Lunar One Watch For Men
The L.U.C Lunar One is a timepiece graced with exceptionally elegant, pleasing proportions. Its multiple indications, elaborate finishing, and play on colours make it a watchmaking masterpiece for gifting your loved one this Valentine's Day.
Price: On request
Valentine’s Day
Packs Of Teas- Karma Kettle
A range of organic wellness-enhancing teas in packaging that's quirky enough to be displayed in your loved one's personal tea station.
Price: INR 300 for each box.

Valentine’s Day
Pehla Pyaar Locket- OLIO
OLIO's sweet chain necklace is a handmade locket with marsala zircon stone and rawa detailing as well as a pendant that opens to contain a portrait, a lock of hair, or a tiny love letter. Super sweet, right?
Price: INR 3,500
Valentine’s Day
A Florelle Collection Saree- Taneira
Whether it is about a gift for your special one or yourself, this sorbet hued, hand-painted sari by Taneira will be a unique choice of present this Valentine's Day.
Price: Starting at INR 1,999
Valentine’s Day
Chevron Palms Copper Jug- India Circus by Krsnaa Mehta
This makes for an unusual gift, but looking out for their health is a sure-shot way of letting them know that you care. 
Price: INR 2,399
Valentine’s Day
Light Box- The June Shop
This funky cinematic light box is a great gift for those who channel their creativity through words. The box comes with a remote to change colours according to mood.
Price: INR 1,599
Valentine’s Day
Pico Baguette- Fendi
Pack a punch to your V-day gifting with these candy coloured beauties.
Price: INR 40,000 Approx
Valentine’s Day
Lidia Long Sleeve Wrap Midi Dress- Forever New 
With Valentine's Day around the corner, gift your partner this elegant wrap dress by Forever New and pre-surprise them before the actual date-night.
Price: INR 8,000
Gift Set for Men (Comes With Musk and Vetiver Eau De Parfums)- All Good Scents
A set of two travel-friendly perfumes for the man in your life. 
Price: INR 1,365
Kurta Set- Payal Khandwala 
If your partner is into homegrown labels and appreciates Indian textile, pamper them one this v-day with a fusion contemporary outfit by Payal Khandwala
Price: On request
Gucci Jackie 1961 Bag
Transcending its jet-setter past, the redesigned Jackie 1961 flies above traditional accessory classifications with its non-binary attitude, imbued with new relevance for the contemporary.
Price: On Request
Azaleas Box Set- Dots & Doodles 
Encourage a revival of handwritten notes with this beautiful stationery set that includes notecards, gift tags and envelopes that can be personalised.
Price: INR 3,599
Afreen Galaxy Blue Jacket- Saundh
This printed jacket designed in Russian silk is adorned with metallic loops, making it a great gift for someone who loves statement pieces. 
Price: INR 5,995
Valentine’s Set- ORRA
This versatile earring-pendant set comes with 1 pair of hoop diamond earrings and 2 multi-use diamond pendants with a classic chain. The heart shaped pendant can be worn as an earring or can be styled as a necklace.
Price: INR 34,999
Arizona Superstar- Adidas Originals
Superstar shoes have been synonymous with refreshing style. Made in collaboration with Arizona Iced Tea, this version pays tribute to the recognizable AriZona Iced Tea’s can, the popular 99-cent beverage.
Price: INR 9,999



Cold Press Oils- Hesthetic
A set of four cold-pressed oils that can be used for body and head massage. And can be used for cooking and as salad dressing too. Whom do you plan to gift this to?
Price: INR 209
Cotton V-Neck Cardigan- Polo Ralph Lauren
A great gift for men, you can never go wrong with this classic.
Price: INR 7,000 approx. 
Bharata Board Game
With Bharata, set in 600 BC India, you have the opportunity to gift your loved one and then fight it out in the battlefield. Heavily influenced by the ancient subcontinent's history, this one's for long afternoons.
Price: INR 5,200
Vegan Leather Boots- Studio My|Ra 
Make a conscious gifting choice this Valentine's Day and opt for these organically dyed leather boots. 
Price: INR 3,499
Dior Book Tote
Luxury classics are the safest bet. The Dior Book Tote is an original style introduced by Creative Director Maria Grazia Chiuri. 
Price: On request
Ruffles Grey Dial Leather Strap Watch- Fastrack x Ananya Panday
Make the best moments of your loved one's life timeless by gifting them this cool leather strap watch by Fastrack. 
Price: INR 2,495
Play Color Eye Palette (Rose Bomb)- Etude
Find flowers sappy? Gift this gorgeous rosy eyeshadow instead.
Price: 
INR 1,950
Dyson Corrale 
Maybe just gift the Dyson Corrale to yourself? File it under #SelfLove and you're good.
Price: INR 36,900
Raji Anand Necklace- Jewel Box by ARNAV
Thinking of gifting someone a heavy ethnic piece? They'll thank you for this one. 
Price: INR 7,500
Amaris 2.0 Apple i-Watch Case- Amaris Jewels by Prerna Rajpal
Know someone who loves their i-Watch? This Amaris 2.0 Novo lends a flamboyant edge to their favourite timepiece.
Price: INR 95,000
Lazuli Corridor Necklace- Nicobar
Everyone loves a little bling- Gift them this gold-plated, brass necklace. It makes for the perfect addition to any ensemble.
Price: INR 6,800
Ray Of Love Sparkling Lip Balm- Kiko Milano
A tinted lip balm is good, but one with a glitter finish is even better- get one for your BFF now!
Price: INR 990
Shimmer Brick- Bobbi Brown
This iconic highlighter is sold every minute somewhere in the world. Gift your loved one a lit-from-within glow. 
Price: INR 4,000
Rose Gold Margaret Earrings- Once Upon A Trunk
The 18KRose Gold plated brass earrings with semi-precious stones are great for gifting if your partner loves quirky, statement jewels.
Price: INR 2,500
Silver Cufflinks- Ted Baker
Wear your heart on his sleeve with these sublime silver cufflinks.
Price: 
On request
Valaya Phoenix Logo Womenswear Tan Belt- JJ Valaya
Gift your loved one this ethereal piece from the ace designer, JJ Valaya's collection. 
Price: On request
Birkenstock X Valentino Garavani- Birkenstock 1774
Gift alert! The second collection of the collaboration between BIRKENSTOCK and Maison Valentino. The unisex sandals are proposed in a striking oversized camouflage patterns.
Price: INR 34,990
Lip Glowy Balm- Laneige
That friend who always has chapped lips? Get this silky, smooth lip balm for them.
Price: INR 690
Cards For A Cause
We love a great looking deck of cards. What makes it better is, it's for a good cause. This VDay, level up your game nights (and your gifting ideas) with this beautiful deck of cards, created by 55 artists. All proceeds go to frontline workers!
Price: INR 700
SONY WF-1000XM3 Noise- Cancelling Bluetooth Headphones
If your valentine's been looking to hop aboard the wireless train, we suggest you gift them these headphones. They've got a great design, high-quality sound, all-day battery life, and best of all — noise cancellation. So long, pesky sounds!
Price: INR 19,990
Shower Power Gift Set- Arata
Get someone started on chemical-free haircare with this set of lush shower gel, shampoo and conditioner. It's made without harsh sulfates, parabens, silicones, or colours.
Price: INR 1,299
Mogra Jalmahal Votive- Ritu Kumar Home
This scented candle is the perfect gift for those who love an aromatic ambiance.  
Price: INR 3,200
Multicolored Stripe Sweater- Benetton
With this cozy knit, add a little colour to your SO’s wardrobe, as you do to his life.
Price: INR 7,299


Amethyst Agate Coasters- PropShop24
With these amethyst agate coasters (a set of four) from PropShop24, you're gifting a dash of opulence for the table.
Price: INR 1,975
Screen Print: Two’s Company by Sajid Wajid Shaikh- Kulture Shop India
If you're shopping for someone who appreciates the value of all things artsy, this is the gift for them. PS: It's limited edition, and it comes framed!
Price: INR 14,000
Glow Gift Tea Set- Vahdam India
Look after the wellness and strong immunity of your loved ones and send them this tea box.
Price: INR 1,799
Better Than Sex Mascara- Too Faced
She might already have this one, but your beauty junkie BFF will always want more of these.
Price: INR 1,900
Mad Et Lane Candles (Spirituelle)- The Pure Concept Home
Set the mood for your Valentine's date with the Spirituelle fragranced Mad Et Lane candle. It has a crispy cold mint-infused scent with a hint of sugary orange blossom and warm wormwood.
Price: INR 16,200


Heated Straightening Brush- Philips
The best gift you can give someone is the gift of time. This heated straightening brush gives frizz-free, smooth hair in five minutes, leaving one with ample time to do as their heart desires.
Price: INR 3,495
Elan Unity Necklace- Daniel Wellington 
Deriving from the notion that love is truly timeless, the design symbolizes a singular link between two people. It is a visual representation and testimony of love for those who dare to go for it. 
Price: INR 4,999


Devoe Sterling Backpack (Recycled)- Tumi
The outdoor enthusiasts in your life would love the Alpha Bravo collection. It is a series of resilient styles that have made their mark with made-to-last, utilitarian-inspired gear.
Price: INR 36,900


Peony & Blush Suede- Jo Malone
With this cologne, let the most important woman in your life announce her presence before she walks into the room. 
Price: INR 11,800
Raw Mango Chinar Shawl
Best for your moms, this woolen shawl features floral butas hand-embroidered through zardozi.
Price: INR 49,800
Foliage Face Mask- Quod Erat Demonstrandum
If your language of love is protection - this cute mask is the way to go.
Price: INR 1,299
Louis Vuitton Game On LV Card Luggage Tag
Get your travel partner this luggage tag from Louis Vuitton’s cruise collection. And book their travel ticket, maybe? 
Price: INR 37,000
Anti-pollution Skincare Gift Set- Nourish Mantra
Give your favorite busy person the gift of relaxation. This skincare care package is the perfect reminder to wind down a long day.
Price: INR 2,800
Watch Hunger Stop LOVE T-shirt- Michael Kors
Show your loved ones just how much you care for them, while also giving back to a great cause: Watch Hunger Stop, the brand’s philanthropic campaign dedicated to combatting world hunger.
Price: INR 2,500



Care Package Tote Kit- Blue Tokai Coffee Roasters
Everyone deserves a little pick-me-up — especially if it comes in the form of some coffee. Gift your fave person a Care Package Tote kit from BTC, for a little TLC.
Price: INR 1,000
Soft Skin Shaving Kit- The Body Shop
Father, husband, boyfriend, brother, colleaguethere’s no man who wouldn’t appreciate this aloe-infused shaving cream. 
Price: INR 2,140
Chandon Brut Rose
You can never go wrong with a bubbly glass of sparklimg wine and add more fun to your engaging conversations.  
Price: Mumbai – INR 1650/- and Delhi – INR 1502/-