Top 10: This is T3 Middle East’s Valentine’s Day Gift Guide!

February 11, 2022

It’s that time of the year again, when Cute, Romantic and Ideas get their rightful place on that search box. We at T3 have a list of rather intriguing gifting options, from a brilliant foldable smartphone and modular LED light panels for her gaming space to an eyewear brand created by an F1 legend! Read on…

Fantom Wallet

The Fantom Wallet line meets her every need so very well. The modular RFID wallets come in a multitude of modular options with brilliantly luxurious finishes. That last detail means that in addition to keeping her cards and access documents safe, the Fantom Wallet is a great super stylish add-on.

Think everything luxurious spotted red leather and carbon fibre to playfully organic walnut and bamboo finishes. Pick and choose from a ton of modular attachments, right from key holder attachments, Cash holders, tracking and ID Card attachments and more. Much recommended.

AED 375 onwards, fantomwallet.com

Nanoleaf Shapes – Hexagons

Perfect for her gaming cave, the Nanoleaf Shapes Hexagons are modular LED light panels with a combination of smart technology and sleek ultra-thin design. It’s perfect for designing a statement wall, setting up your personal productivity zone or creating the right ambience for that special Beta gaming session. Transform your gaming space with multi-sensory experiences like touch interactions, real-time music sync, screen mirror and more. Customize and create your own Scenes and Playlists in the Nanoleaf App.

AED 1,249, dxb.net

Huawei P50 Pocket

The HUAWEI P50 Pocket is a one of a kind foldable smartphone that cuts no corners. The P50 Pocket Premium Gold version is truly a work of art. Designed in collaboration with haute couture designer Iris Van Herpen, the faultless symmetry of the device is guided by the principle of symbiosis. Brilliant foldable smartphone designa aside, the P50 Pocket also comes with a 6.9” cinematic aspect ratio screen, incredible camera features, a Smart Cover Screen Experience and more.

The HUAWEI P50 Pocket Premium Edition is available at AED 6,299 with gifts worth AED 1,959 from Huawei’s e-shop, Huawei Experience Stores and across select retailers.

AED 6,299, consumer.huawei.com

Tumi Alpha Bravo 4

Celebrating over a decade of innovation and utilitarian design, TUMI’s latest evolution of Alpha Bravo continues its legacy with the stellar Life in Forward Motion campaign. The collection is comprised of entirely new styles focused on modularity, sustainability, and durability. It features over two dozen new silhouettes including backpacks, slings, chest packs, briefs, duffels and crossbodies.

Leading global luxury brand TUMI recruits Premier League Footballer, Son Heung-Min for the next chapter of their “TUMI Alpha Bravo: Life in Forward Motion” campaign series. Over fifty all-new styles within the beloved “Alpha Bravo” collection launch today, while Sonny is set to make his debut for TUMI’s campaign at the end of January.

Select bags will be available in a seasonal colorway that takes the military inspiration to the next level, made in a durable ripstop that takes its cues from rugged parachute fabric. In keeping with Alpha Bravo’s go-anywhere, do-anything energy, each style is compatible with the new TUMI+ travel accessories—a modular ecosystem that can be used to customize your bag based on personal needs and complements a non-stop lifestyle.

Tumi.ae

Kimoa Capetown Klein

The Kimoa concept is brilliant, a sports-inspired eyewear brand created by two-time Formula 1 World Champion Fernando Alonso. A few weeks back, Formula E and Kimoa announced a tie-up to create a new range of Formula E-branded sunglasses in two of Kimoa’s most popular and iconic shapes fusing style and sustainability. Each pair of sunglasses in the series is stored in a microbag made from recycled PET in a box with sleeve and informational insert that are all produced from recycled paper.

AED 399, available at Formula E X Kimoa

Akillis Gold collection

Caroline Gaspard created a collection of reinvented tradition with the 2007 launch of Akillis. In serpentine motifs and contemporary geometric, the Parisian fine jewellery house perfectly balances between a luxurious essence with a rebellious edge. The Akillis Gold collection features a great selection of unique pieces in different shades of Gold, including Capture Light and Capture More rings and bracelets and earrings in Rose gold, and the Fatal Attraction pendants.

Akillis.com

The Swiss Arabian Collection

With a number of whimsical fragrances that fall under the WAAW Love series, Swiss Arabian brings Valentine’s Day to life with a unisex collection that truly embodies the meaning of love. These 6 fragrances include Gharaam, Hawa, Hayaam, Wajd, Walaa and Ishq. Hawa is a fragrance that brings forth a bright citrus scent combined with floral notes including mandarin, rose, orange flower and white jasmine, while Wajd, meaning passionate love, is a fragrance with fruity, floral, amber notes.

AED 180 each, swissarabian.com

Fabergé Essence Rose Gold Ruby Heart Surprise Locket

The Essence Rose Gold Ruby Heart Surprise Locket celebrates Fabergé’s love for surprise and wit, and is crafted from 18k gold. Each piece is inspired by the iconic Imperial Eggs, but incorporates a modern take on the use of diamonds and coloured gemstones. This creation features a heart shaped Mozambican ruby from Gemfields’ mines, and the bale of the 18mm locket contains 14 round brilliant cut diamonds.

AED 43,651, faberge.com, net-a-porter.com

Hampton by Hilton Marjan Island

There’s quite a bit happening at this RAK property on the 14th. There’s the Iconic oriental experience at Karma Kafé at 550AED per couple and a Baecation Package for AED965 per couple a 12th – 14th February staycation package for one-night stay for couples, including dinner at Karma Kafe and breakfast.

But what really caught our attention was Claw BBQ, which talks about giving cupid a run for his money. How? By celebrating the anthesis of Valentine’s Day – bringing Single Awareness Day centre stage. Single ladies are invited for three free drinks from 8PM -11 PM. To spice up the night, ladies are invited to pair up and participate in a raffle pong competition to win a free brunch for two.

Ajmal Amor Essences

The Amor Essences set includes a full-size bottle of the new romantic and sensual Amor Essences Eau de Parfum, which has voluptuous notes of amber, vanilla, patchouli, and plum and long-lasting properties that keep the floral scent on the skin all night. The gift set also includes purse/pocket sprays of the original Amor Essences fragrance, which features notes of gardenia, jasmine, and other white flowers.

AED 275 per gift set, shop.ajmalperfume.com

 

by Anil George
Avid follower of all things tech. In between his quest for the ultimate gizmo, Anil fiddles with light meters, collects rare books and feeds his fetish for Jap horror movies. As Managing Editor of T3 Middle East for the GCC, Anil oversees content direction across print and digital. He was a CES 2020 Innovation Awards Judge, reprising his role as an Innovation Awards Judge at CES 2018, CES 2017, 2016 and 2015. Anil is also the Middle East's first Brand Ambassador for Ashdown Engineering. Reach him at: editor@t3me.com.