Qixi Festival 2020: Chinese Valentine’s Day gifts for him and her

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Chinese Valentine’s Day is just around the corner – have you picked out your gifts yet? Also known as the Qixi Festival or the Qiqiao Festival, this holiday is based on a romantic legend about a weaver girl and an ox herd. Each year, it falls on the seventh day of the seventh month of the lunar calendar; this year it’s celebrated on August 25. Below, we have gathered a selection of gift ideas for your loved ones – or yourself!

For him

Dior J’Adior bracelet set

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This bracelet is made with blue cotton and features the signature Dior oblique motif. It’s a bold and versatile gift that’s sold as a pair – a perfect match with your other half.

Available from Dior

Valentino Garavani VLoveTN calfskin wallet with neck strap

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Valentino has transformed its signature VLTN logo into a message on love, just in time for Qixi Festival. This VLoveTN print wallet is a fun and trendy gift choice.

Available from Valentino

Montblanc x Mr Bags

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This limited-edition silver belt bag and silver sling backpack are made with the brand’s latest M-Gram monogram. With the color silver representing the Milky Way, where the cowherd and the weaver girl would meet once a year in the starry sky, how romantic is this?

Available here

Alexander McQueen striped silk-jacquard tie

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For a crisp and sharp look, a necktie is an essential for every gentleman. Alexander McQueen’s navy silk tie is striped with asymmetrical red lines, making for a fun twist on the traditional tie.

Available from Mr Porter

For her

Dior Joaillerie Rose des Vents bracelets

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These special-edition Dior bracelets designed by Victoire de Castellane are the quintessence of elegance and make a bold statement. They come in four colours and are right on-trend.

Available from Dior

Nodaleto Bulla Marshall satin sandals

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One of the most promising colour trends, millennial purple pops on Nodaleto’s 1970s-inspired block heels. They’re a must-have for a sweet evening date.

Available from Goxip

Qeelin Yu Yi Love Locks

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Fine jewellery brand Qeelin has released this modern-day love charm set that comes in your choice of four precious gems – red agate, onyx, mother-of-pearl or diamonds. You can mix and match the necklaces and bracelets for layering, and you’ll have a unique gift to lock hearts with your beloved.

Available from Qeelin

Gucci Chinese Valentine’s Day Padlock small bamboo shoulder bag

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Gucci just released the new playful apple print Collection with the classic GG monogram and bamboo top handle. This padlock bamboo shoulder bag will definitely charm its way into her heart.

Available from Gucci

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