Two dozen ideas for great Valentine’s Day gift

Valentine's Day as a symbol of love and romance began early in the Middle Age. It evolved into a special day on which lovers express their love to each other by presenting flowers and greeting cards.

The special day is celebrated in big style across the whole world, but the days when sweethearts exchanged innocent, handwritten notes are long gone. Today, lovers; are expected to get a gift for their partner, and to arrange a romantic dinner or even a small getaway.

For weeks, hotels around town have been busy preparing Valentine's packages for a romantic stay; while restaurants have created a special dinner menu with a romantic ambience; and high-end brands have launched limited Valentine's Day editions.

To impress your loved one on this special day, instead of the usual bouquet of a dozen red roses, try some creative and tasteful alternatives from the world's luxury brands and designer labels. Evidently, no women would resist a nice piece of designer jewelry or chic fashion accessory. We've also included the newest gadgets in case your sweetheart is tech savvy. Apple products and Kindle are safe but rather boring choices, so we've tried to do some out-of-the-box thinking.

Some gadgets represent edging technologies like the latest Surface integrating powerful hardwares and work efficiency tools, Gionee's model with super powerful battery and Shure's portable and luxury Hi-Fi system offering professional sound quality.

Wearable devices which integrate technology and design are always a good choice, such as Huawei's Watch Jewel for ladies and the new Misfit Ray band.

Some gadgets have become parts of daily life like Banguo's control center enlightening computer desk and Dyson's mattress cleaner. They are both helpful assistants and elegant artworks.

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