The day of love is just a week away - now is the time to start searching for a gift for your loved one! Valentine's Day doesn’t just have to be about romantic love, it is a great time to simply acknowledge all of the wonderful people in your life that you love and appreciate. Yarn offers a diverse range of products that make gorgeous gifts for men and women, including a range of bundles which feature perfectly paired products to make your life easier. So, why not celebrate this Valentine's Day by gifting a loved one with a gorgeous present that celebrates Indigenous art and culture.
We know how tricky it can be finding a gift that expresses love and feels personal. We hope that this post gives you some inspiration, and if you’re in need of some further present ideas you can check out our ‘For Her’ and ‘For Him’ Gift Pages here. The best part is that when you spend $50 or more from these gift pages, you will receive free standard shipping!
Here are some of our favourite gift ideas for women:
Assorted Beach Accessories Bundle. Courtesy of Yarn, 2022.
Our women's beach bundles make for a lovely gift for women who love to bring elegance to the beach. They include a beach towel, chiffon shawl and a pair of earrings. The towels feature a super absorbent 100% cotton backing, making them perfect for all swimming adventures. The shawls are perfect for layering over bathers, and the earrings will add a touch of elegance to any summer outfit.
Relax and Rejuvenate Bundle
Relax Rejuvenate Bundle. Courtesy of Yarn, 2022.
Is your loved one in need of some relaxation time? Our Relax and Rejuvenate Bundle has everything she needs. It includes a gorgeous 100% soy wax candle infused with tea tree oil, and a packet of Kakadu Plum Co. Jilungin Bush Tea. The tea has long been used by Indigenous Elders and is known to put you into a long, deep sleep. The COVID-19 pandemic has been a tough time for everyone, so as we move into the new year, a little bit of self care is very important.
Back to Work Essentials Bundle
Back to Work Essentials Bundle. Courtesy of Yarn, 2022.
Does your valentine love being organised at work? Then this is the bundle for them! Our Back to Work Essentials Bundle includes everything you need to keep organised and healthy in the workplace this year. It features an A5 daily planner perfect for noting down meetings, do to lists and appointments. This planner features gorgeous artwork by Indigenous artists from the Mornington Island Art Centre. It also includes a Thermal Stainless Steel Water Bottle and a beautiful Linen Premium Fitted Face Mask - both essential for keeping your loved one safe and healthy at work
Skin Soothe Gift Bag
Skin Soothe Gift Bag by Bush Medijina. Courtesy of Yarn, 2022.
This trio of soothing skin products is created by First Nations skincare brand, Bush Medijina. The gift bag includes a Skin Soothe Balm, Soap and Lip Balm. The Skin Soothe Balm is infused with Dumburumba (Native Sandalwood) leaves blended with organic coconut oil, and fragrant lavender and tea tree oils. It can be used for relieving dry or sunburnt skin through the calming effects of the coconut oil and lavender. This gorgeous little gift bag is the perfect present for women that love skin care and natural soothing products.
Mina Mina Silk Shawl, artwork by Pauline Napangardi Gallagher. Courtesy of Yarn, 2022.
Aneura’s luxurious silk shawls make gorgeous gifts for women who love to add some vibrant colour and print to their outfits. They are composed of 100% silk and offer endless styling opportunities. They can be worn draped around the elbows with an evening dress, or wrapped as a sarong for days by the beach. Our silk shawls feature a diverse range of beautiful artworks by Indigenous artists.
Ngatijirri Nests Earrings, artwork by Kenneth Jungarrayi Martin. Courtesy of Yarn, 2022.
Aneura's gorgeous range of earrings are perfect for adding a little pattern and flare to neutral outfits. They are composed of lightweight printed metal and stainless steel hooks and details. The pair shown above feature Ngatijirri Nests, an artwork by Indigenous artist Kenneth Jugarrayi Martin. The cross symbols in the artwork resemble Ngatijirri (budgerigar aka budgies) birds and their nests. Budgies are native to central Australia which are common around the Yuendumu area, where Martin lives. These earrings make excellent presents, so you’re sure to find a colour combination or pattern perfect for her.
Here are some of our favourite gift ideas for men:
Silk Suit Accessory Gift Box
Mina Mina Dreaming Silk Gift Box, artwork by Mitchell Japanangka Martin. Courtesy of Yarn, 2022.
Does your loved one enjoy the finer things in life? Well, Aneura’s luxurious silk suit accessories might just be the perfect gift for him. They come in gift sets which include a silk tie, pocket square and cufflinks - all of the stylish accessories needed to complete a formal outfit. They provide sophistication and flair, through featuring a range of unique Indigenous designs that celebrate Country and culture. Pick out a design that will have him looking sharp at his next special event.
Crew Sock Packs
Community Unity socks. Courtesy of Yarn, 2022.
Socks truly are the best gift idea, when you’re out of ideas. They are both practical and fun! Lore Clothing Co.’s brand new crew sock twin packs feature a range of vibrant Indigenous artworks, perfect for spicing up casual,neutral outfits. They look great worn with sneakers, boots or can even be paired with a suit. You really can’t go wrong with this present pick.
Sports Tribute Tees
Sports Tribute Black Unisex T-shirt, artwork by Nathaniel Chapman. Courtesy of Yarn, 2022.
Does the special man in your life love sports? Then, Lore Clothing Co.’s Sports Tribute T-shirts or Muscle Tees will be the perfect, easy gift for him. They feature an exclusive artwork by Goenpul/Yuggera artist Nathaniel Chapman. The unique design represents the excellence of many Indigenous Australians in sports today. The artwork depicts the iconography of a sacred gathering circle where separate clans would sometimes meet to hold tribal warfare games and resolve issues by battling it out with their strongest warriors.
Fishing Essentials Gift Bundle
Fishing Essentials Gift Bundle, artwork by Luke Mallie. Courtesy of Yarn, 2022.
This gift bundle is an essential for any water and fishing lover. It features a Beach Towel, Snood and sun safe Straw Hat. The towels display a vibrant sublimated design and feature a 100% cotton backing, perfect for any day out on the water. The snoods will keep your face and neck protected from the elements, and are composed of 100% moisture wicking microfibre. Lastly Traka Outdoors’ classic Straw Hats offer the ultimate sun protection from Australia’s harmful UV rays.
Coral Trout Dreams Straw Hat, artwork by Luke Mallie. Courtesy of Yarn, 2022.
Are you in search of a gift for an outdoors lover? Not to worry, we’ve got you covered! Traka Outdoors’ Straw Hats make for an easy, simple gift that’s ideal for fishing trips, days at the beach or by the BBQ. The wide brim keeps the face protected from Australia’s harmful UV rays, and the drawcord and inner elastic band helps to keep the hat secure. On the underside of the hats are vibrant, unique designs of sea creatures by Indigenous artist Luke Mallie.