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5 Surprising Flowers Perfect for a 2021 Valentine's Day Gift

5 Surprising Flowers Perfect for a 2021 Valentine’s Day Gift

A gift of flowers is de rigueur for Valentine’s Day. And a red rose is traditionally the go-to bloom. Why give red roses on Valentine’s Day? Well, no sweetheart would be disappointed with a dozen long-stemmed red roses. It’s a very safe (read, dull) choice. But what if you want to do something new? Something bold, different, creative and more personal? We asked our expert ace floral artist Miko Akasaka for help. And she’s given us some fresh fun new ways to give flowers for Valentine’s Day this year. There are, in fact, beautiful and romantic alternatives to roses! Here are 5 unexpected types of flowers – and fresh ways to give roses – that would make a brilliant and surprising Valentines Day gift in 2021.

how to celebrate a luxurious Lunar Chinese New Year

How to Celebrate a Luxurious Lunar New Year Every Year

Over 1.5 billion people celebrate Lunar New Year each year. The festivities range in location from China and Singapore to South Korea and Vietnam. And of course, in the cities in the West where there is a large population from Southeast Asia. Which made us wonder: how do you celebrate this momentous global holiday in style? Here’s how to celebrate a luxurious Lunar New Year, including what to know about luxury gifts, where to travel, what you need to know about food, drink, traditions and more.

15 Luxury Gift Ideas She'll Love for Valentine's Day 2021

15 Luxury Gift Ideas She’ll Love for Valentine’s Day 2021

Valentine’s Day is drawing near and you know what that means. Gift shopping time! But no worries – our ace  correspondent Julie Chang Murphy has you covered. Here’s our luxury gift guide for the best romantic and most wanted Valentines gifts for her; they’re what to give your girlfriend, best friend, mother, wife, sister or any other special woman in your life on Valentine’s Day 2021.