The Latest Luxury Must-Haves To Welcome Spring Sun

As soon as the sun starts to shine people’s mood lifts. Not only do they feel better they start to feel more like doing things outside the house. When this happens people start to use their gardens more, go away for weekend breaks, buy new clothes for the new season and dig out their sunglasses.

Gifts for spring

Let’s go outside!

If you are looking for a special gift to give someone then one that embraces the new season is ideal. If you can afford them, then luxury gifts will often be the best received. Examples of these could include garden furniture. Although these are expensive gifts, a new table and chair set for the garden could be a great idea. A reclining chair in the latest modern style would also be a luxurious gift that would also get a great deal of use. Some of the most latest garden furniture includes garden day beds, where you and your loved one can relax in the sun on a large day bed.

Let’s go out of town!

A weekend break is amongst the special gifts that people like to receive and isn’t always too expensive if planned in advance. A weekend break to the seaside is one idea or perhaps a weekend in a cottage in the countryside? If you have a little more money and like to give expensive gifts then you could book a weekend in a luxury hotel and perhaps include a spa session for you both. If you would like the luxury to continue then why not pre order some beautiful spring flowers to be place in your room upon arrival or other luxurious gifts that you could consider are fine wine and hand made chocolates. There are adult only hotels available too should you prefer a weekend away from the children. If you have time and money a weekend to a European destination is one of the most luxurious gifts you could give someone.

To see and to be seen…

Of course special gifts don’t have to be so extravagant. When the sun comes out, so do the sunglasses and could also make a lovely present for someone. The latest designer sunglasses would tick the luxury gifts box but cheaper ones can look just as good and be just as well received. Even children like sunglasses nowadays, which would make an unusual present for someone.

…that is the question!

Luxury gifts can also include watches or clothing. The latest designer watch or spring outfit can make a perfect present. Designer shoes for ladies are also an ideal gift. Again these can be expensive, but if you shop around, especially on the internet you will be able to find cheaper alternatives. Sometimes though it is nice just to splash out on expensive gifts for someone to really make them feel special.

This post was written by Sienna Gallagher on behalf of GiftVault. Sienna is an experienced lifestyle blogger and scours the Internet for the latest fashion trends and luxury gifts. As her job involves she is a desperate shoe addict and sometimes loves to give herself a treat with nice things.

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The 5 Best Jewelry Gifts For Valentines Day

Jewelry is often a go-to gift for Valentine’s Day. While jewelry can be a very nice gift, it can also be trite if given with little thought. Jewelry mishaps on Valentine’s Day can be avoided by choosing from these five terrific jewelry gifts.

Valentines Romance

Best Jewelry Gifts For Valentines Day

1) Lockets
A locket is a thoughtful and timeless piece of jewelry. Lockets can be engraved with special sayings and have photographs placed inside. Photos of loved ones or of special memories can be treasured and kept close when inserted in a locket. A heart-shaped locket is a popular choice for Valentine’s Day, however lockets are available in a variety of shapes, materials, and designs. Choose a design suited to your loved one’s taste. A locket is generally a more personal, intimate gift, so you may want to avoid giving one to someone with whom you have a more casual relationship.

2) Watches
A watch is a jewelry gift suitable for men and women alike. Both practical and stylish, a watch can be used year round. Tastes in watches can vary greatly, so if you plan on buying a watch as a gift, you may wish to take your loved one out to shop for one rather than having it be a surprise gift. A gift card to go toward the purchase of a watch is another option.

3) Charm Bracelets
A versatile gift option is a charm bracelet. Charm bracelets can be given to a significant other, but at the same time, they are casual enough that it would not be inappropriate to give one to a close friend. For long-term relationships, consider giving a bracelet with a special charm for the first year of your relationship and add on a charm for every Valentine’s Day after. Choose charms that are meaningful and that match the look of the bracelet. Charms and bracelets come in a wide range of prices, so be sure to select a bracelet in an appropriate range for your budget and relationship.

4) Rings
Rings are often given a sign of promise and commitment. They tend to be a gift of romance rather than one of friendship, so consider your relationship carefully before giving a ring as a gift. A ring can rage from a simple band with an inscription, or something more elaborate with diamonds or other stones.  Gemvara is a particularly good source for custom rings.

5) Stones for Rings
For marriages and committed relationships, consider adding a stone to your loved one’s ring. A stone can be added to a wedding band in commemoration of all the years you have spent together. The addition of a stone should be discussed with your loved one, as they might not want their ring altered in any way. However, if this is something he or she would be interested in, the addition of a stone can be very meaningful.

The bottom line to shopping for a jewelry gift for Valentine’s Day is to follow your instincts and think about what you know about the person you care for. Take their tastes into consideration, and you are sure to find the perfect piece of jewelry for Valentine’s Day.

Find excellent custom jewelry at Gemvara

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Best Black Friday Deals and Cyber Monday Sales

This is our updated list of of the Best Black Friday and Cyber Monday Deals, which we are updating as they arrive. We also are posting singly with with the best sales and deals, so check back often or follow us on Twitter and/or Facebook to get updates on all the great deals. I am not posting everything that was sent to me this year. Instead, I am trying to focus on what I think are the best stores and best deals or sales to keep it from getting overwhelming. I will try to keep updating this list as I get further notices, so check back in case there are more deals that pop up!


Elizabeth Arden: The 33-Piece Holiday Color Collection, often referred to as the Holiday Blockbuster (a $350 value) for $45 with any $27.50 purchase at Elizabeth Arden. Good through 11/30. Also, on Black Friday you can get 25% off and free shipping with coupon code BF2. is offering a free special limited edition Erickson Beamon makeup case filled with beauty samples with $100 purchase on Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2011. Good while supplies last.

Stila: The Stila warehouse sale begins online of Cyber Monday, 2011 and lasts through Friday, December 2, 2001. Save up to 80% on some products.

YSL: Receive 20% off plus Free Shipping on any order with Code CYBER at checkout. Valid 11/22-11/26. Also, receive 20% off plus FREE shipping on every order, plus spend $100 or more and get a free gift with Code MONDAY at checkout. Offer Valid 11/28-11/30.

E.L.F.: Free shipping, plus buy one get one 50% off when you spend $30 or more using coupon code BLKFRI 11/24-11/26 and save up to $100. Also, get 50% off this Cyber Monday with all orders over $25. Use code 50WIDE from 11/27-11/29 and save up to $100. Get up to 80% off select Conair hair , and get RapidLash Eyelash Enhancing Serum for $24.95. Offers end 11/28/2011. For new customers: spend $50 and get free shipping + a $100 gift code! Or spend $25 and get free shipping + a $50 gift code! Offers end 01/01/2011. Those are pretty nice new customer deals!

Benefit Cosmetics: There are various free shipping specials, including international shipping, plus, Get a free high beam mini with $35 order with code HLDYMINI at checkout. Or, get a free full-size thrrrob with $90 order and code HRTTHROB at checkout. Offers valid 11/22 – 11/28 11:59p PST.


Gemvara Save $20 off orders under $250 plus get a $20 Gemvara cash code, Save $50 off orders over $250 plus get a $50 Gemvara cash code, Save $100 off orders over $500 plus get a $100 Gemvara cash code. Offer good 11/25/11 to 11/28/11.

Swarovski: Coupon Code CHRISTMAS2011. This code requires you to spend $160 or more, at which point you will receive a 10% discount. Purchases must be completed by the end of December 23, 2011, and 10am EST that same day is also the last shipping date to get items in time for Christmas using overnight delivery. Black Friday Offer: 60% Off + Bonus 20% Off. Valid on November 24th at 11:59pm through November 26th at 11:59pm only. Also, free shipping and 30 day no questions asked returns.

Forzieri: Black Friday Sale: Get 40% off hundreds of items. Valid Nov 25th thru Nov 27th at Midnight. Promo Code: BFRIDAY, and Cyber Monday Sale: Get 40% off hundreds of items, Valid Nov 28th Only until Midnight. Use Promo Code: CMONDAY


Miche Handbags: LOVE Miche bags and interchangeable shells and this is a great deal! From Monday, November 28 at 12:01 a.m. Eastern Time to Monday, November 28 at 11:59 p.m. Mountain Time, a list of specially-selected Shells will be offered to customers at 50% off. The sale Shells will be limited and ONLY while supplies last.

Hair Care Get $25 off plus Free Shipping on orders over $75. Enter NOV25 at checkout. Good 11/23-11/29.

Department Stores and Big Box Retailers

Target: Target has a ton of Black Friday/Cyber Monday specials that are really too much to list here. Instead, hit the intro link I provided, which goes to their deals and sales page to see updates, or see our full post at Beauty and Fashion Tech on the Target Black Friday Deals.

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