Expensive gifts that you can buy in advance for your lover

Some gifts are so good that you can’t resist buying them in advance for your lover. These high-priced items are sure to delight any loved one on Valentine’s Day.

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1. Persol Folding Glasses

If your partner loves to watch tv shows like Succession or Glass Onion, then they’ll love these stylish glasses from Persol. They have an aviator style that can be folded up, and the frame has a key bridge and Silver Arrow hinges.

Steve McQueen wore these frames in the Thomas Crown Affair, and his appearance created an enduring image for the brand. These 714 frames have polarized lenses and come in a variety of colors. You can even get a pair with a monogram for a special touch.

2. Judith Leiber Trillionaire Candy Bar Minaudiere

Judith Leiber, the accessories label founded by Hungarian-born designer Judith Leiber in New York City in 1963, is renowned worldwide for its playful crystal-encrusted minaudieres that come in the shape of cupcakes, ducks, lipstick, wads of cash and teddy bears. A favorite of style mavens, presidential first ladies and red carpet stars, a Judith Leiber bag is guaranteed to turn heads at parties or galas. This whimsical Trillionaire Candy Bar minaudiere features handset crystal roses that bloom atop a 24-karat gold-plated crystal base. Its fun, playful design is a perfect match for the woman who loves extravagant, luxurious accessories. If you want to give your loved one an elegant gift that she will treasure forever, then this is the way to go.

3. Sony Headphones

For the music lover who likes to enjoy their tunes in style, these Sony headphones are sure to please. They are comfortable, provide good noise cancellation and feature a sleek design.

While these earbuds have been superseded by the newer XM5 buds, they still offer exceptional sound performance and are an excellent choice for mobile listening. Or gift your music lover this turntable-inspired cheeseboard tray for an entertaining twist on their home decor. They’ll love to display their vinyl collection with this creative gift.

4. James Perse Tees

The brand has been synonymous with upscale loungewear since its start in 1994, and their tees are the perfect balance of laid-back and high-end. This long-sleeve jersey tee is made in the USA of a thinner combed cotton that feels cool and soft.

The v-neckline is classic enough to wear for work, and it’s perfect with a cami underneath a blazer for a date night. Wear it with Goldsign jeans, a KARA tote, and Veja sneakers for a casual look that’s still stylish.

5. Vestaboard

The Vestaboard is a smart messaging display that displays personalized messages instantly or scheduled ahead of time. It is the perfect home or office accent that lets you display motivational quotes, your family schedule, or love notes to your significant other.

Inspired by the mechanical split-flap displays that once lined train stations and airports, this internet-connected ambient display uses 132 Bits to flip and cycle numbers, letters, symbols, and even solid colors—all audibly to boot. It’s mesmerizing, and not exactly cheap at $3,295, shipping included.