Valentine’s Day Shopping

Stuck on what to get your significant other this Valentine’s Day? Fear not! Impress your better half this Feb. 14 with our list of great gift ideas.

Pandora Bracelet

An instant classic for your girlfriend’s jewelry collection, Pandora makes beautiful charm bracelets and a range of charms so you can personalize and customize your gift. Choose from a silver, gold or leather bracelet, and match it with a charm she will love. Will it be a romantic heart? A precious stone? Something from the Disney-themed collection? Gifting a charm bracelet also takes the hassle away from future anniversary or birthday shopping – when in doubt, simply purchase another charm for her collection! Win-win!

FYI> For a full list of stores in Korea, visit www.pandora.net/ko-kr/stores

Bracelets from KRW 88,000, charms start at KRW 55,000

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Onesie

Winter may be slowly coming to an end, but that doesn’t mean it’s too late for a onesie! Snug enough for those nights when even the ondol doesn’t cut it and cool enough to be worn through spring, a onesie makes the ideal Valentine’s Day gift for the pajama-loving man or woman in your life. In fact, there’s nothing better to throw on for a lazy Sunday spent at home. OnePiece offers a range of designs for him and her, all of which are available through international delivery to Korea.

FYI> www.onepiece.com/en-kr/

From USD 109

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SKT ‘Smart Beam Projector’

Let’s face it – very few apartments in Korea are large enough for a real in-house cinema. The next best thing? SKT’s Smart Beam Projector! The perfect gift for any gadget-loving partner, this funky, pocket-sized beam projector connects to almost any smartphone to re-create the full, cinema experience in an instant. Grab your duvet and popcorn and have a romantic Valentine’s date-night at the movies in your very own one-room. You may never leave the house again!

FYI> Full list of official retailers: www.tsmartlearning.com/smartbeam

From KRW 269,000

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Print Studio

The perfect present for the SNS addict in your life, Print Studio offers a fantastic range of sleek and beautiful products created using images from your Instagram account. Options include magnets, memory boxes, mini books, daily calendars, buttons and beautiful matte prints. They also promise worldwide delivery for most items within 10 working days. What’s not to love? Simply visit the website, follow the instructions to log into your Instagram and create a personalized gift for you partner that they will certainly treasure.

FYI> printstagr.am/ (Requires access to Instagram account)

USD 14–40

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Lush Spa Day

Take the stress out of Valentine’s Day – literally – by treating your significant other to a luxurious afternoon at the Lush Spa. Located in Itaewon, Lush Spa offers luxurious beauty packages ranging in price from KRW 90,000 to 250,000. Treatments include aroma therapy, massages, body scrubs and even an ear cleansing session aptly named “Sound Bath.” All Lush Spa treatments use the scrumptious, all-vegan products from international soap retailer Lush, meaning your partner will leave not only relaxed but smelling and feeling delicious, too!

FYI> www.lush.co.kr  (Korean only)

KRW 90,000–250,000

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Home Baking Experience

For those of us who dream of whipping up something baked and delicious for our loved one on Valentine’s Day but are slightly lost in the kitchen, Home Baking Experience is the answer. Located in Gangnam, the Home Baking Experience offers affordably-priced, one-on-one classes with an English-speaking baking expert who will guide you as you make an edible masterpiece to take home for Feb. 14. Home Baking Experience is offering a special discount to SEOUL readers, with each class just KRW 35,000 (including ingredients) for the month of February.

FYI> idamarie@breadgarden.co.kr (English/Korean)

070-4171-0369 (English)/010-2507-2663 (Korean)

KRW 35,000

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Written by Rhiannon Shepherd