LOVE is in the air and now is the time to treat your loved one or secret crush to a token of your affection.

From flowers and gems to champagne and chocolates, there are an overwhelming number of trinkets to choose from, so we asked the experts at Lewisham Shopping Centre of their top picks for Valentine’s Day.

For Her

If you’re looking for something sparkly, pick a piece that ties into this year’s spring / summer trends, like pastels and embellishments – this necklace from BHS is ideal for hitting both looks.

Underwear can be a tricky gift to get right so check her size and look for something fun and feminine, like this slip from New Look. And you can never go wrong with red roses on Valentine’s Day!

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Pastel stone collar, BHS, £12; Red Rose Bouquetta, Marks & Spencer, £15; Floral Slip, New Look, £14. 

For Him

He may claim not to like Valentine’s Day but one of these gifts is sure to give him that loving feeling.

Get every day off to a romantic start with a ‘Hello Handsome’ mug from Next.

Scent isn’t just for the ladies on Valentine’s Day and there are some great masculine fragrances to choose from at the Perfume Shop.

We love this pink tie from Marks & Spencer – the colour is right on trend for spring / summer and it’s sure to brighten up any meeting!

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Pair of mugs, Next, £7; Hugo Boss Red, The Perfume Shop, £51.50; Pink Tie, Marks & Spencer, £12.50.

WIN! Looking for something a bit different…

If you’re looking for a gift that’s a little out of the ordinary, Lewisham Shopping Centre is giving one lucky couple the chance to win a romantic champagne hot air balloon ride.

Shoppers can enter today and tomorrow (Friday, February 14) by writing a message to the one they love on the centre’s Wall of Love.

On Valentine’s Day each message will be attached to a heart-shaped balloon and released into the sky. The message that travels the furthest by 14th March will win the romantic trip for two – love really is in the air!