Fun Facts About The Gifting Habits Of Men | Clozette

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Love is definitely in the air once more as Valentine's Day approaches. Fun activities, exciting gifts, and fancy surprises are just some of the things that couples do together on this special day.

But did you know that most men and women don’t consider the “day of love” as the most romantic day of the year? Thanks to Rakuten Asia and the results from the Rakuten Shopping Secrets Survey 2015 (done in Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, and Taiwan), we've been enlightened on fun facts about how couples view love in Asia--as well as the gifting habits of men!

So, ladies, if you want to read up on some interesting facts about the men in your lives, just keep reading below!


23% of men said the wedding anniversary is the most romantic day of a year...But 20% said "every day is romantic day"

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50% of men and women still expect a gift on Valentine’s Day, which is surprising since only 10% consider it as the most romantic day of the year! But how sweet is it that 20% of men still consider every day to be a romantic day?
Men are more likely to gift a trip during the most romantic day in the year, followed by jewellery

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The male respondents believe these are the best ways to tell their partners, “I love you.” Maybe this year you can now go on that Eurotrip you've been dreaming of for ages!

When it comes to buying a Valentine’s Day gift for their partner, on average, men budget an additional US$10 compared to women

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So ladies, if you have any special things you want to receive during one of the most romantic days of the year, now’s the time to ask (or hint at)!

57% of men don't expect to get a gift during Valentine's day

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Both men and women, even those who answered that Valentine’s Day isn’t the most romantic day of the year, were split in the middle when it came to expecting presents from their partners. But compared to the 44% of women who don’t expect to receive a gift during Valentine’s Day, 57% of men polled don't even expect gifts at all. So how about you? Do you expect gifts from you significant other?

22% of men said spending more time with their partner was the best way to say ‘I Love You’

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With our hectic lives and schedules occupying most of the year, it seems that simple quality time together can make all the difference in relationships!

The most common reason men don't give gifts on Valentine's day is because "we don't celebrate Valentine's day"

Not every couple is in the gift-giving mood during this "day of love." While it may seem that everyone celebrates the day with gift, flowers, and chocolates, 29% of men and 30% of women actually admit to not celebrating the day at all.


Are these facts right about you and your partner? Share with us your opinions in the comment section below!



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Valentine’s Day is less than two days away. With everyone planning dates and get togethers left and right, we can’t help but think about all the gorgeous OOTDs you will all be sporting on that special day.

And for that romantic day, we want you to entrance your significant other with your gorgeous ensembles, complete with equally magnificent accessories from PANDORA’s Valentine’s Collection 2016! So if you want some Valentine’s Day OOTD inspiration, keep scrolling down for the 3 gorgeous looks we have for you!


Day to Night

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If you and your partner are having an all-day affair, then you’ll want your outfit to be versatile and day and night-appropriate! Opt for a maxi dress or skirt for a fresh, energetic vibe, and go for pastel shades to give your look that bright and happy demeanor!

Complete your ensemble with pieces from PANDORA’s Petals of Love collection where you can subtly declare your love through their minimalist pieces, inspired by the universal symbol for love, the violet flower!

Flirty and Feminine

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Pink and lace for Valentine’s Day is an excellent combination to rock. The lace adds a level of regal sophistication that can’t be beaten, and the delicateness of pink will make you look ready for romance!

Pair it with PANDORA’s iconic silver heart charm bracelet that combines vibrant pinks and blush hues to lend a romantic touch to its sleek design.

Vintage Bohemian

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Loving the ‘flower child’ look? Sport it this Valentine’s Day by opting for a lacey bardot top, a maxi skirt with a slit, and some nude gladiator sandals!

Top if off with PANDORA’s Love Locks dangle decorated with shimmering stones and cut-out hearts to symbolise the deep love you and your partner have. This outfit beautifully combines romance with edginess for a Valentine’s Day you will never forget!


Which Valentine's OOTD are you going to wear? Let us know in the comment section below!



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We all know about the power of accessories. By adding one single piece, it can instantly turn our outfits into ‘wow’ or ‘meh’ territory. But what if there were accessories that completed your look as well as look like they are worth more than they really are?

That’s right, accessories that make you look like a million bucks exist! You don’t have to spend much for them, of course. You just need to know what and where to look. So if you want to look like a fancy and glamorous woman every day, just keep scrolling down for the list of trendy (and inexpensive) pieces you should have!


Sleek Choker

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Go for the minimalistic approach when it comes to chokers, and they can be so much more than just retro necklaces from the 90’s. A sleek choker, especially one that comes in gold, silver, or rose gold, adds a dash of ‘oomph’ to any outfit and will elegantly tie your ensemble for a high-fashion, 'it'-girl vibe!

Statement Earrings

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Take your ensemble to the next level by topping it off with a pair of bold, dangling earrings reminiscent of Edie Sedgwick’s style during the 1960’s! Your statement earrings can be as colourful or as big and long as you want. And to make it look extra chic, wear it with an LBD and a messy bun to give a modern twist to a Holly Golightly-inspired outfit!

Classic Pearls

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Pearls have been an outfit staple for as long as we can remember. Whether you’re going out to lunch or attending a wedding, pearls always give that magical touch to your outfit that makes it look expensive. So if you want to adorn all your OOTDs with pearls now, we won’t stop you!

Bright Structured Bags

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What’s better than neutral bags? Structured, bright bags that offer extra room to store essentials in! Wear it as a satchel or a tote or a clutch, as long as it’s bright and bold, it will fashionably complete your look and get you ready for a day out on the town!

Cuff Bracelets

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If you always feel like your outfit is missing something, it might just need a cuff bracelet! This gorgeous accessory, in whatever colour or design, beautifully amps up an outfit for a stylish finish. Of course you don’t have to purchase expensive cuff bracelets to feel like a million bucks! Just make sure that they’re always clean and shiny so they can exude that confident, sophisticated look!


What accessories make you feel like a million bucks? Let us know in the comment section below!