From releasing your sexual inhibitions to Love Wine baths, personal perfumed notes to a perfect depiction of love, this is what we are loving this week and guarantee you will love. After all, it’s all about love.
BUY THIS LOVE STORY - New Photography of Love and Intimacy
Love is one of the most difficult things to photograph, yet this anthology of moving, unexpected images captures the heart of what it means to know and love another. “LOVE STORY, New Photography of Love and Intimacy” shows what it is to be in love in the modern world, encapsulating first love to lost love, with intimate portraits expressing the tenderness and vulnerability, passion and patience with over 150 images from 23 outstanding photographers. Challenging our perceptions of relationships in the 21st century, this celebration of love beautifully depicts the deep connections between partners of all genders and generations, between friends, siblings, parents and children, and communities.
GO HERE NO ORDINARY LOVE, One Hundred Shoreditch
To mark the month of love, One Hundred Shoreditch has teamed up with The Old Bank Vault to curate NO ORDINARY LOVE – a self-love pop-up in celebration of Valentine’s Day. An exciting programme of talks and workshops with leading female entrepreneurs will be taking place discussing the topics surrounding shedding shame and reconnecting with ourselves through breath, meditation, and finally through feeling ourselves. I AM LOVE with wellbeing expert Becki Douglas and a submersion into cathartic world of flowers, unleashing creativity to craft an avant-garde flower crown. Move away from messaging and sign up for Katie Leamon’s Love Letter Writing Station, where you can take a seat, write a note, post it in the postbox and wait for it to arrive in the snail mail.
EXPERIENCE THIS Love Constellations at AIRE Ancient Baths
Between 11th and 14th February, AIRE Ancient Baths London will be transformed into a celestial wonderland with special decorations, new massage treatments and lots of other surprises in store. Book in for the Love Constellations experience and you and your partner will enjoy an aromatherapy oil massage with hot basalt stones to help release muscle tension, or why not go all out with the Love Wine bath – a private red wine soak with a guided wine and cheese tasting for maximum indulgence. And it’s not just couples who have all the fun – the Love Myself treatment allows you to have some serious me-time or gift to a friend that needs a relaxing treat.
GIFT THIS BYREDO Unnamed Limited Edition
BYREDO has relaunched Unnamed in limited edition. No name. No direction. Just an immaculate label; the promise of a story to write as your own. A blank page upon which your feelings may flow. This year, in addition to the black letters to customise the bottle, new pop colours are included for customisation featuring fluorescent blue, green and pink. Initials, a first name, a dream destination, a lucky number, a special moment, a time of day or night, an emblem, perhaps? With top notes of pink pepper, gin accord and woody bass notes of fir balsam and tree Moss, added to countless poetic ways to mark your olfactory presence and express creativity and playfulness, what will you add?
LISTEN TO THIS How To Live Your Best Heaux Life: Bad Gyalentines, The London Edition
The London EDITION will host sexfluencer and award-winning romance author, Shakira Scott, AKA, Scotty Unfamous, who will bring her signature ‘How To Live Your Best Heaux Life: Bad Gyalentines’ to Fitzrovia for a Valentine’s Day special. Designed to give guests the tools to unlearn sexual shame, build body confidence, and embrace their sexual desires unapologetically, it’s set to be an unmissable event. Scotty Unfamous has been on a mission to help women with her iconic workshops. Head to the Punch Room at The London EDITION, and get release your inhibitions with lessons on sexual kinks in a fun, safe environment, learn grounding methods you can use to enhance solo or partnered play, along with discovering tools to increase your sexual and body confidence that can be used in the bedroom.
Main image photo credit: Lisa Sorgini
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