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Pick out thoughtful gifts for your man this Valentine's Day at Takashimaya. PHOTO: PIXABAY
Pick out thoughtful gifts for your man this Valentine's Day at Takashimaya. PHOTO: PIXABAY

Love is in the air.

With Valentine’s Day around the corner, we’re sure you wouldn’t mind a few extra tips on gifts to shower your better half with. At Takashimaya, we’ve discovered some gems to help you show your appreciation for the special man in your life.  

As an added treat, you can enter yourself in the iconic mall’s Valentine’s Day Lucky Draw to receive a chance to win a 2D1N stay at Mandarin Orchard Singapore if you spend a minimum of $250. The draw happens at Takashimaya’s Rest Area, Level 2, from Feb 9 - 14, 2018.

Five lucky winners will be picked.

A gift wrapping service available at the Rest Area at the same period too.

Go on, show him how you cherish him.

1) Trussardi Riflesso Fragrance


Trussardi Riflesso captures the soul of a man. PHOTO: COURTESY OF TAKASHIMAYA

It’s said that while clothes maketh the man, it’s his scent that embodies his essence. 

Trussardi Riflesso captures the soul of a man whose scale of values is built with the words and sentiments of modernity, tradition, family and work. If your man exudes a natural and effortless elegance, this woody oriental scent with a sporty quality might just capture his character perfectly.

Retails from $72 for 30ml.

2) Apple AirPods


AirPods combine intelligent design with breakthrough technology and crystal clear sound. PHOTO: COURTESY OF APPLE

Wireless. Effortless. Magical.

Amazingly easy to use, AirPods combine intelligent design with breakthrough technology and crystal clear sound. Get up to 5 hours of listening time on one charge.  Or up to 3 hours with just a 15-minute charge in the charging case.

Retails at $238.

3) Nokia Health Steel HR (36mm & 40mm)


The Nokia Health Steel HR is probably one of the best-looking wearable devices around. PHOTO: COURTESY OF TAKASHIMAYA

What would be better than the gift of good health? 

The Nokia Health Steel HR is probably one of the best-looking wearable devices around. It boasts one of the highest water resistance ratings among smart watches - 50 meters water resistance and the longest-lasting battery life of up to 25 days per charge.

The classic watch style will see your man from the gym, to the office, to a night out in town with stylish ease. And in these days of hyper-connectivity, he will like being able to view his smartphone notifications right on the watch screen.

Retails between $299 and $329.

4) Braun Buffel Bully-G Fashion Clutch 


Exhilarate in nautical adventures with the Braun Buffel Bully-G fashion clutch. PHOTO: COURTESY OF TAKASHIMAYA

These fashion clutches are fun and colourful. Besides their practicality factor in keeping his devices and knick-knacks stashed in one place, they're eye-pleasing with their colourful depictions of a man sporting a fedora while decked out in a tank top and beach shorts.

The only other accessory he needs is your equally fun personality.

Retails at $439.

5) Beoplay H8i and H9i


Beoplay H8i and H9i are designed to “overwhelm you with precision, power, and detail”. PHOTO: COURTESY OF TAKASHIMAYA

Designed to overwhelm you with precision, power, and detail, these two headphones embody a thoughtful infusion of new features to complement the way we live with sound.

Features include newly streamlined aesthetics that reliably deliver the latest Bang & Olufsen Signature Sound for an unparalleled audio experience.

Retails at $599 and $699 respectively.

6) Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC Wireless 


Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC Wireless shuts out the world with ease and lets you enjoy music on the go. PHOTO: COURTESY OF TAKASHIMAYA

This pair of noise-cancelling headphones is a budget-friendly option that lets its wearer shut out the world with ease and enjoy music on the go. It also folds up to fit into a simple canvas bag.

Retails at $299.

7) Phiten Onyx Tiger Eye Bracelet


Derive health benefits from the unique wellness technologies developed by Phiten. PHOTO: COURTESY OF TAKASHIMAYA

Fashion meets alternative therapy in this striking Onyx Tiger Eye Bracelet. 

The bold colours of onyx and tiger’s eye crystals are masculine and versatile, while your man derives health benefits from unique wellness technologies that Phiten has developed through years of dedicated research to maintain the bracelet’s natural healing power.

Retails at $228.

8) Le Coq Sportif Golf  short sleeve shirts


Le Coq Sportif Golf offers very trendy and comfortable threads for the couple who are active and outgoing. PHOTO: COURTESY OF TAKASHIMAYA

The athleisure trend does not seem to be abating any time soon. Le Coq Sportif Golf offers very trendy and comfortable threads for the couple who are active and outgoing.  

Retails at $79.90 each for both men and ladies’ short sleeve shirts.

9) Performance wear from adidas Golf


Athletic equipment from adidas Golf helps to improve and aid performance. PHOTO: COURTESY OF TAKASHIMAYA

Help your guy to maximise his performance on the course. For the competitive athlete, adidas Golf creates equipment engineered to improve and aid performance. The collection offers ClimaCool, ClimaWarm and improved ClimaChill products, which keep golfers at the perfect temperature and lets them focus on their game.

Men’s Polo and Ladies’ Polo retails for $99.

10) Colantotte magnetic health accessorries


Sports buffs will appreciate the Colantotte magnetic accessories. PHOTO: COURTESY OF TAKASHIMAYA

Sports buffs who engage in rigorous training will thank you for your thoughtfulness. Colantotte provides magnetic health gear that helps users improve blood circulation, reduce muscle stiffness and aids in sports recovery.

11) Reebok running shoes 


Keep his feet in good form with Reebok’s running shoe, Astroride Perigee. PHOTO: COURTESY OF TAKASHIMAYA

A good pair of trainers is essential to any sports routine. Be it training, running, walking, dance, yoga or aerobics, keep his feet in good form with Reebok’s running shoe, Astroride Perigee. The best part? You can treat yourself to a similar pair to and get fit together with your better half.

Retails at $89 each for men’s and women’s versions.

12) Oakley eyewear


The Oakley Elmont L Stn Gold w Jade Iridium (top) and Elmont L Stn Black w Ruby Iridium (bottom). PHOTO: COURTESY OF TAKASHIMAYA

Nothing but the best for the most important man in your life. Oakley sports eyewear offers High Definition Optics which provides truer, more accurate vision.

The Elmont L Stn Gold w Jade Iridium and Elmont L Stn Black w Ruby Iridium retail at $295 each.