Whether you’re a firm believer in Valentine’s Day and all things love or a little more cynical of the commercial aspect, there’s no denying that 14 Feb provides a great excuse to celebrate. We love the more unusual locations to celebrate lovers’ day in London.
This year there’s plenty in store for those who fancy a quirkier Valentine’s Day. There’s the Asian-themed Magical Lantern Festival down in Chiswick and the Orchid Festival in Kew Gardens. If you fancy something quirky but with a more traditional edge, an arthouse film at the Southbank BFI, Everyman or Rich Mix community space in Shoreditch.
So once you have the Valentine’s venue down, it’s time choose the perfect accessories for Valentine’s Day. If you favour a more dreamy, soft and romantic look, a blush pink silk blouse and navy jeggings with tan Chelsea boots is the ideal day-to-night ensemble. Team with a Natural Tan Leather Backpack and a stack of Bangle Bracelets in warm hues. We like the Ivory, Lilac and Rose Gold statement bangle. For a stylish metallic flash and confident flourish, add the Gold bangle too.
If you favour a more striking style where glamour and glitz take centre stage, try a colourblock dress or classic LBD. Add some extra style points by teaming a sophisticated outfit with boho accessories. A Boho Chic Necklace will brighten things up and you can coordinate with heels or ballet flats in complementary shades. A leather cuff bracelet will also bring some extra sass to the proceedings.
Happy Valentine’s Day and lots of love from the Iris team xxx