What to get him & her for Valentine's Day

It's that time of the year again - Valentine's Day is nearly here!

Finding the perfect gift to impress your significant other can be stressful and a minefield when you don't know what to get.

Fear not, Birmingham city centre is armed with five major department stores, 3 shopping centres and over 100 of independents so you’re certainly won’t be short on special gifts that your loved one will sure to adore.

Piccadilly Arcade

Located opposite New Street Station, Piccadilly Arcade is home to an eclectic mix of independent stores. If you’re after a unique gift, Smithsonia is a well-loved gift store in Birmingham that offers something for him & her, ranging from hand-crafted jewellery and cuff links to artwork and ornaments. Head next door to the newest addition to the arcade, Shepherds to receive the best shave you’ll ever have. Treat your other half to a gift certificate or top quality shaving products to achieve the barber look at home.


New Street

It’s shopper’s haven on New Street with a wide variety of stores such as Lush, Jack Wills, Primark, Charles Tyrwhitt and Hotel Chocolat. You can’t go wrong with a box of chocolates for Valentine’s Day and there’s nowhere better to pick them up than Hotel Chocolat. Or how about switching thing up with chocolate infused gin? For the stylish man in your life, head to Charles Tyrwhitt for stylish shirts, ties and top quality cuff links.

Grand Central & Bullring

Where else better to pick up a Valentine’s Day gift than at Grand Central and Bullring. Home to John Lewis, Grand Central is the hub for dining and shopping. With over 60 premium shops such as Pandora, Jo Malone, The White Company and Cath Kidston, you can find what you’re looking for all under one roof. At Bullring, you’re spoilt for choice with over 160 shops and two department stores including the iconic Selfridges building housing 4 floors of food, fashion, accessories and gifts.


Known as one of the most luxurious shopping destinations in Birmingham, The Mailbox has an indulgent selection of designer labels you know and love all under one roof and is home to the flagship department store, Harvey Nichols. You can shop exclusive brands such as Fenty Beauty, Hourglass and Pajar in store.

Great Western Arcade

Known for its picturesque Victorian charm, Great Western Arcade houses a wide variety of independent retailers such as Loki Wine, Miss Macaroon, Honest Skincare and Goodlife Barbers. There’s something for everyone in the arcade – those who have a sweet-tooth to the skincare fanatics, you’ll be spoilt for choice on gift ideas this Valentine’s.



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