We are down to the last day of the month and wow, January surely flew past in a blink of an eye! It felt like just yesterday when we welcomed the arrival of a brand new year. 😅 We hope that 2018 has been good for you thus far.
Thanks to Saint Valentine, February, the month of love, is going to be an exciting one! ❤️
With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, we’re sure that most of you are thinking about gift ideas or fun activities to spend it with your loved ones.
For those who are happily single, Valentine’s Day is not just about gift-giving between lovers. It is a day where you can show your appreciation to the people around you and shower your friends and family members with love. 💕
Here at TCL, we have specially curated a plethora of gift suggestions, dining places, how to spend your day and how to dress on the 14th February. Single or attached, we’ve got you all covered~ Buckle up, this might just be your ultimate guide for Valentine’s Day this year. 😉
Gifts for your other half
As we all know, there is at least a certain amount of pressure to come up with the most ideal gift for Valentine’s Day. To spare you guys from panicking last-minute, we have taken the liberty to compile the most romantic, and yet practical gifts. 🤗
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Rather than splurging on expensive gifts, why not prepare something unique and personalized for your other half? ☺️
Getting your other half a personalized engraved cufflink for him to look the best on smart days in the office or formal events is a very practical yet elegant gift. People often overlook the importance of cufflinks. However, one interesting fact is that they get much more attention than other fancy bracelets or necklaces, despite their relatively small size. 😎
For a truly personal touch, you can engrave your anniversary date or even a meaningful quote on it. This will allow your other half to remember that special day whenever he puts the cufflink on! Maybe you can even engrave a little heart on it so he will always have your heart on his sleeve. Aww. 😉 With this gift, you can rest assure that this Valentine’s will always be a day to remember.
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Needless to say, colognes make great classic gifts for men during Valentine’s Day. If you’re looking to get a gift that is both personal and luxurious, you can never go wrong with colognes! The fragrance which you choose for your other half tell them something about what they mean to you and how you see them.
Having to express your partner in scent and choosing the correct scent to suit their personalities might be a little challenging. However, that makes everything more thoughtful and meaningful, isn’t it? 😇
Gifts for your girlfriends or family members
The most overlooked fact about Valentine’s Day is that it’s not just about romantic relationships. Your loved ones should without a doubt, also include your best friends and family members. Let them know that they hold a special place in your heart by getting them a small gift as a token of your undying affection. 💝
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Scented candles bring about relaxation and this gift is a great way for you to show your appreciation to your loved ones. Each candle has their very own distinctive scent and personality, and this diversity make them great gifts. Good news is, you can even make candles in a fragrance of your choice! 😋
Gift your best friend or family members a scented candle to help them relax, rejuvenate and also trigger good memories whenever they light it up. ✨
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Nothing screams happiness more than these adorable bags that act as a cheery companion for your love ones. 😍 Pretty sure that these bags would lift the spirits of anyone you’re gifting it to. Besides being visually appealing, they’re extremely practical as well!
Where to dine at with your other half
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If you prefer to have a fancy dinner to share the season of love, you can opt for an elegant and romantic Japanese-French dining at Lewin Terrace. With its intimate colonial style setting, Lewin Terrace give forth a sense of elegance and class, making it a great place for couples to dine at. This Valentine’s Day, couples even get to enjoy a delightful set of menus meticulously designed by Chef de Cuisine Hiroyuki Shinkai! 😱
Address: 21 Lewin Terrace Singapore, Singapore 179290
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If you prefer to get away from the hustle of the city, take a breath of fresh air and opt for a cosy dining place at Sea Scent @ Keppel Bay. Sea Scent is an ideal place for couples who wish to have a quiet meal alongside the waves of the ocean. Good thing is, you don’t actually have to splurge for a good Valentine’s meal over at Sea Scent as they have exclusive menus for the special day itself! 😋
Address: Keppel Club, 10 Bukit Chermin Road, Singapore 109918
Where to dine at with girlfriends and family members
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Treat yourself to a steaming pot of collagen soup at Beauty in The Pot this Valentine’s Day! With its extensive menu of fresh ingredients and homemade specialities, this place is perfect for both friends and family members to dine at. Savour the essence of health and beauty this Valentine’s as a reminder for you and your love ones to always stay healthy and beautiful. 😘
Address: 11 Tanjong Katong Road, OneKM #02-21, Singapore 437157 OR
176 Orchard Road, The Centrepoint #05-15/16, Singapore 238843
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For casual dining and an abundance of fun, Level Up, Singapore’s first arcade-bar, is an ideal place for girlfriends to hangout and dine at. Unlike any ordinary bar, you’ll be greeted with colourful neon lights and striking graffiti murals the moment you step in. 😍
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It is also a perfect place for both you and your girlfriends to take some mandatory #OOTDs! With over 10 game machines available for you, you are bound to have fun-filled Valentine’s Day!
Address: 3A River Valley Road, #02-04, Clarke Quay, Singapore 179020
Activities on Valentine’s Day
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With glowing balls and pins under UV lighting accompanied with blasting dance music, Cosmic Bowling guarantees a fun time and memorable date night for you. Bowling during Valentine’s Day is a unique and interesting way to spend your without foregoing the element of fun! 👍🏼
Address: SAFRA Yishun, 60 Yishun Avenue 4 Singapore 769027,
The Chevrons, 48 Boon Lay Way, Singapore 609961,
E!hub, Downtown East, 1 Pasir Ris Cl, Singapore 519599
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If you prefer to spend the night alone with just you and your loved ones, going for a staycation is always a good choice in the list! Staycations are the latest trend in town for couples and they’re indeed perfect for us all to take a breather from the hectic city life. With its increasing popularity, there is a huge range of staycation spots for you to choose from! It is also a great way for family to bond and spend some quality time together. 😬
What to wear on Valentine’s Day
Whether you’re going out on a extravagant dinner date or a fun night out, you will still want to look your best, so there are no reasons for you not to dress up for the occasion! With everything else well planned, it’s time to get your glam on and plan the perfect outfit for Valentine’s Day. Here are 3 styles that you can go for to complete your date look! 💕
Featured: Aria Ruffled Dress
Dress up like the sweetheart that you have always been this Valentine’s! Up the cuteness factor and go all out girly by incorporating eye catching ruffles in your outfits. Be assured that you will look sweeter than ever! These dress will even be good enough to make your date’s heart flutter! 😉
Featured: Lune Embroidered Maxi Dress (left)
Blossom Romper (right, upcoming on 4/2)
Romantic floral prints this Valentine’s Day? You can’t go wrong with these. Take the chance to showcase your feminine side and dress up with a sweeter flair. These unapologetically romantic outfits are the ones that will leave your date completely smitten! What better outfit to slip into for the occasion than one with whimsical floral prints? 😍
Featured: Gieu Crochet Dress (upcoming on 8/2)
If you prefer to go for something more elegant, a dress with stunning crochet details will be the perfect option for you! Crochet dresses are effortless charmers, so they are the perfect choice for this special day. You’ll definitely get heads turning in them. ✨
That’s all we have for you today and we hope that this Valentine’s Day will be a special and memorable day for you! Always remember that Valentine’s Day is not about making huge spendings, but it is the perfect opportunity to let those little gestures shine!
Till the next! ❤️
Wednesday, 31 Jan 2018
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