Simple, affordable love gifts your money can buy on Valentine’s Day

While true love can’t be bought, a thoughtful Valentine’s Day gift can make your sweetie feel special. But finding something great for your favorite person doesn’t have to empty your wallet. That is why we have rounded up the best, simplest and cheap Valentine’s Day gifts out there especially if you are on a low budget:

Gifts for women

Every girl is a lover of jewellery. Jewellery is great accessory and comes in all sizes, shapes and colours.

Cakes and chocolate

It may sound corny but trust me, girls love cakes. Send your girlfriend a cake and chocolate this valentine as a treat. She will remain ever grateful you did.


Lingerie is a ‘win win’ gift for both lovers. While the girl is thankful to her man for such gift, he will savour the moment of watching the lingerie on her body. It sets the mood for the day.

Stilettos shoes

Add a new pair of stilettos shoes to your girlfriend’s rack and watch her go mad with excitement. They are always a plus.


While a handbag is one necessity that a girl needs, most girls find it difficult to buy one. So a handbag for a gift is definitely a good idea.

Scarves/ Broaches and pendants

Most girls need scarves, broaches and pendants, but never know until they get one. Add that to you list of gifts for your valentine.


That Little Black Dress, LBD, is what every girl wants to have. It is never enough, irrespective of how many dresses are hung in our wardrobe, girls always appreciate an addition to the collection of the LBD. An LBD can go for as low as N3, 500 to N5, 000.


You want your girl to smell good every time? Buy a good perfume for her and enjoy the moment whenever she wears it.


Whenever you think of what to buy for your girl on special occasions as Valentine’s Day, a good wristwatch comes to mind. It is an important accessory every girl would like to own and would appreciate.


You sure want to thrill a girl? Treat her to a nice dinner at a very calm restaurant with very few guests and watch her trip. It is hard for a girl to say no to a nice dinner at a cool restaurant and this can be achieved on a budget as low as N5,000.

For men


Men love perfumes, they feel confident when wearing a good fragrance.


Sunglasses come in handy, especially in this part of the world were the sun is harsh.


Is your boyfriend a metro-sexual? Buy him a cufflink with a bow tie and breast scarf or tie clip. They are very important accessories any man can have.


A good T-shirt for Valentine will be valued by your man. So give him one and admire it on him.


Every man needs a belt cooperate or casual, black or brown. They are a must have for men and will be good if it comes from his woman as a Valentine gift.


This is an all essential gift. Buy a pair for your partner and he will be grateful you did.


A wrist watch is very important for both men and women. You can also add that to your list of gifts for the Valentine.