For your single (but fabulous) BFF…

buy your best friend a valentines day gift

A few weeks ago, I got engaged and I couldn’t be happier. I have a lovely boyfriend and a beautiful ring and it feels like a really exciting time in my life! With Valentines day around the corner, you would think I would be thrilled at the chance to celebrate love, but even now, I’m still a Valentines cynic.

Only in Movies

For me, Valentines day is kind of a trite event, it feels like a lot of forced flower shopping and it doesn’t really have much soul. Obviously I enjoy any excuse to buy yourself gifts and take advantage of special offers on beauty treats. While I believe in Christmas miracles, I don’t believe in Valentines miracles, despite what happens on TV shows!

For the BFF

When I was single, my friend used to always surprise me with a card from a strange man; maybe the friendly local hobo or a slightly inappropriate window cleaner. Every year, a funny card would arrive from a creepy man and she would always claim she had nothing to do with it. It was always a really sweet game and it made Valentines day really fun! This year I feel like it’s my turn and I am super excited about surprising some of my best friends with a few little treats.

If you want to surprise your gal pal with a little Valentines day treat, here are some cute suggestions of lovely little things all costing around £20.

Where is it all from?

Flamingo Candle / Brain Jam / Soap & Glory Hand Glove / Pretty Polly Cat Tights

Skinny Dip London Phone Case / Fashion Killa Bracelet / Benefit Rock-itude Set

Wolf & Moon Necklace / Laduree Macaroons.

fashion killa bracelet

skinny dip london iphone case
flamingo candle pink gift pretty



  1. February 6, 2015 / 8:41 pm

    Loving the look of the jam 🙂 And the overall idea.

  2. Adorngirl
    February 7, 2015 / 11:06 am

    Awesome, did you know its officially called Galentines day? So male version must be Malentines.

  3. thegirlinthetartanscarf
    February 8, 2015 / 9:52 am

    This is so lovely and such a great idea! You need to look after the gals in your life! <3 xx

    The Girl In The Tartan Scarf

    • fashionforlunch
      February 8, 2015 / 7:34 pm

      Glad you like it! and we really do! xxx

  4. February 8, 2015 / 6:32 pm

    Love the idea for surprising a friend but, what? wait! Did I read that correctly? Engaged! Woohoo! A huge congrats. If it was in a post that I missed then I am terribly sorry. I want to see a pic of the ring!

    • fashionforlunch
      February 8, 2015 / 7:33 pm

      Thank you so much!!! it happened a few weeks ago! I put a pic of the ring on my instagram!