HYPEBAE Valentine's Day Gift Guide 2016
Whether you’re spending this Valentine’s Day alone or with your better half, we’ve got you covered.
With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, love is definitely in the air. Whether you’re spending it alone or with your better half, we’ve got the ultimate gift guide for treating yourself or getting the perfect gift for that special someone. From jewelry to fragrances to matching sneakers, we got you covered for setting the mood this Valentine’s Day.
JonOne x Guerlain Limited Edition Fragrance Bee Bottle
Legendary street artist JonOne lends his hallmark scrawl to renowned perfumery, Maison Guerlain for a limited edition of the brand’s classic Bee Bottle. Available in the house’s signature fragrances, the vessel is reworked in vibrant colorations of blue, orange and pink to represent each scent. You can shop the fragrance now at Guerlain online.
THE AWESOME CANDLE x (multee)project “Morning Ritual” Fragrance Collection
The “Morning Ritual” collection is comprised of hand-poured candles, a premium oil diffuser, and fragrance mister. Inspired by the comforting scents of premium coffee and hand-cut green tea, each candle is made with 100% pure natural soy wax and is presented in minimalistic concrete holders that are a sleek addition to any home. You can buy the set now here.
Hello Kitty x JAM HOME MADE 2016 Jewelry Collection
Accessories label JAM HOME MADE draws inspiration from Japan’s iconic Hello Kitty for its latest capsule range that includes a skull head pendant and ring. With the premium pieces being as “kawaii” as they get, you won’t even remember to notice that Hello Kitty doesn’t have a mouth. The entire collection can be found at JAM HOME MADE’s webstore.
Maison Margiela Twisted Jewelry
Luxury fashion house Maison Margiela has created a range of unique twisted silver-tone rings featuring intricate engravings along the band. Made in Italy, the pieces an elegant inclusion to any jewelry collection. You can check out the entire selection of jewelry at MR PORTER online.
Nest Fragrances Orange Blossom Classic Candle
Even if you’re not a bath person, this fragrant candle from Nest will fill your bathroom with the most indulgent floral scents that are not as citrusy as the name implies. This gift is perfect for creating an atmosphere of utter relaxation. To start setting the mood, you can head over to Nest.
UNDERCOVER x Sanrio Keychains
Jun Takahashi’s UNDERCOVER has teamed up with Sanrio on a selection of Medicom Toy keychains featuring some of the brand’s most popular characters. Included in the range are Hello Kitty, My Melody and UNDERCOVER’s very own, Rebel Bear. You can find the full list of stockists at Medicom Toy’s website.
Rita Ora x adidas Originals “Asian Arena” Pack
Inspired by traditional Japanese aesthetics, adidas Originals and Rita Ora have collaborated on an “Asian-Arena” pack rendered on a selection of adidas heritage silhouettes. A highlight of the range is the Obi jacket, a modern reimagining of the classic kimono that integrates geisha-influenced elegance with Three Stripe branding. The pack also includes a bomber jacket, footwear and accessories. You can find out more about the full collection at adidas Originals.
André x Happy Socks Underwear and Socks Collection
Utilizing a palette of light blue, pink and white, Happy Socks has released a whimsical collection of socks and women’s underwear embellished with the distinct figural icons of graphic artist André. The items are packaged in specially designed boxes, and also come in a men’s option that includes boxers and briefs. You can check out the full selection here.
Xbox One Elite Controller Customized in Red by Colorware
If there’s one thing that he probably loves more than you, it’s his Xbox. Why not treat your S.O. this Valentine’s Day with a vibrant red Xbox One Elite controller customized by ColorWare. As a significantly advanced version of its predecessor, this model is upgraded with a slew of impressive features. To purchase a bespoke controller, which is also available in a wide variety of other color options, you can head over to ColorWare.
Fender Pro In-Ear Headphones
Premium guitar manufacturer Fender has released a set of Pro In-Ear Headphones that incorporates its legendary dedication to quality sound. Designed to yield an unparalleled listening experience, the offering is available in a vibrant red colorway that is perfect for Valentine’s Day. To purchase a pair or to check out the other colorways, you can head over to Fender online.
Andy Warhol x Converse Chuck Taylor All Star 2016 Spring Collection
The latest Andy Warhol x Converse collection is perfect for every art lover. Utilizing the Pop Artist’s iconic “Flowers” motif, the iconic Chuck Taylor All Star silhouette is reworked in both the high- and low- silhouettes. The range also features variations in Warhol’s distinct “Cow” graphic. You can find a full list of stockists, you can head over to the Converse website.
HUF Valentine’s Day Socks
Available in either a “Heart Breaker” or “Lovers” edition, these crew socks from HUF are rendered with a festive coloration of red, white and pink. Emblazoned with hearts and other recreational graphics, these themed Valentine’s Day socks will definitely keep his feet warm throughout the lingering winter season. You can shop both versions now at HUF online.
retaW Isley Blue Fragrance Candle
Founded by Hiroshi Fujiwara and Murakami, retaW manufactures unique fragrances created with Japanese organic materials and essential oils, all produced in Japan. Available in a limited edition metallic container, the Isley Blue Fragrance Candle is a soothing addition to all your favorite rooms. You can find one now at HBX.
Saint Laurent Men’s Sunset Skate 20 Lace Up Sneakers in Multicolor
The classic lace-up low sneaker is revamped with a tropical palm tree motif laid atop a warm sunset palette of orange and red. Crafted from tightly woven canvas, the silhouette features a round toe design, an embossed leather insole, and a vulcanised outsole in cream. You can cop a pair now here.
Our Legacy Zip Shirt Jacket
This linen-washed jacket is the perfect union of casual luxury and modern edge. Showcasing the clean silhouettes hallmark to Scandinavian design, the lightweight jacket is detailed with horn buttoned cuffs, a curved hem, and a YKK zip closure. You can buy one now at END. online.
Le Coq Sportif Arthur Ashe 2016 Spring “Valentine’s Day” Pack
The classic Arthur Ashe silhouette is reworked with an elegant print that pays homage to the historical French textile industries. Available in either a red or blue colorway, this exclusive Valentine’s Day release is constructed out of supple leather and is perfect for you and your significant other. To cop a pair for you and bae, you can head over to Le Coq Sportif.
ASICS GEL-Lyte III “Valentine’s Day” Pack
Available in either a black or red colorway, this complementary GEL-Lyte III pack is perfectly matched for you and your better half. Each iteration highlights a tonal colorway and a crinkled heel counter. The black model is constructed with a suede upper, while the red version features a Cupid-inspired graphic print atop the signature split tongue. You can find both pairs now here.
G-SHOCK “Valentine’s Day” Pack
The watchmaker has reworked two of its near-indestructible timepieces in matching “his and hers” colorations of red and black. The GA110RD-4A and GA201RD-4A models are rendered in coordinating shades, both outfitted with a packed features list that includes an auto LED backlight, world time, a 1/1000th second stopwatch, a speed indicator, and a countdown timer. You can grab both models now at G-SHOCK online.
AMBUSH 2016 Fall/Winter “HALBSTARKE” Collection
From Verbal and Yoon’s AMBUSH comes a new jewelry range that channels the rebellious spirit of 1950’s youth. Expertly crafted in Japan, the offering showcases a selection of oversized chokers, industrial chain belts, necklaces, and nail-inspired earrings that draw inspiration from industrial items. To shop pieces from “HALBSTARKE,” you can head over to the AMBUSH webstore.
Sync. by Medicom Toy Home Collection
Collaborating with renowned Swedish designer Lisa Larson and street artist D*Face, this lifestyle collection features Larson’s quirky cat, hedgehog and Beethoven designs reimagined through a diverse array of items that range from cushions to stacking mugs to wall clocks. You can start nesting now by heading over to HBX.
Vetements Hooded Sweatshirt
The Demna Gvasalia-helmed label has become a streetwear staple of late, blurring gender lines for its oscillating presence in both men’s and womenswear. This wardrobe essential features an oversized shape, detailed with a white cursive logo on the chest and a Gothic script logo print on the back, allowing the garment to be worn two ways. The hood can also be flipped so that it seamlessly switches from front to back. Perfect for sharing, you can grab one (or two) now here.