Valentine’s Day in lockdown: Last-minute ideas for a special day

Another celebration in lockdown? Valentine’s Day 2021 might not be quite what we’re used to but we’re here to help you make the most of the day. Recreating your favourite date ideas is easy from the comfort of your own home, you’ll just need a little creativity and imagination!

Whether you’re planning a relaxing day at home with your partner or are looking for virtual date ideas, these last-minute ideas are sure to make February 14th extra special.

Valentine’s Day lockdown ideas for couples living together

If you and your partner find yourselves confined to the same four walls this Valentine’s Day, we’ve put together some of our favourite ideas to help make your day as romantic as possible!

Enjoy breakfast in bed

One of the benefits of this lockdown is without a doubt those lazy mornings spent in bed! Take a breather this Valentine’s Day and relax a little – you’ve earned it! You and your partner could enjoy your favourite breakfast in bed, whether you decide to cook it yourself or order in from a local takeaway! Pancakes, anyone? 

Recreate your favourite spa day

If you can’t head to the spa, why not bring the spa to you? For a completely chilled Valentine’s Day, we’d recommend taking a bubble bath, putting on a face mask and enjoying an evening of pure relaxation with your other half.

Go for a walk

If sitting around the house isn’t really your thing, why not head out for a romantic walk in your local area with your partner? Enjoying each other’s company surrounded by nature is a stress-free way to enjoy Valentine’s Day in lockdown.

Create your own cocktails

Hosting your own cocktail making masterclass is one of our favourite ideas for Valentine’s Day in lockdown! You could try recreating some of your favourite cocktails, from a traditional mint Mojito to a fruity Pornstar Martini. If you’re feeling brave, you could even have a go at making your own concoctions! 

Try your hand at these Valentine’s Day recipes 

Whether you’re a self-confessed baker or a cooking connoisseur, there are so many recipes ideal for a romantic Valentine’s Day at home! Here are some of our favourites for beginners:

Virtual Valentine’s Day ideas

If you and your partner have been isolating separately this lockdown, the good news is you can still have a romantic Valentine’s Day virtually! Here are some of our favourite virtual Valentine’s Day ideas to help you recreate a classic date:

  • Create your own virtual cocktail making masterclass – Cocktail shakers at the ready. 
  • Join a cooking class – There’s a whole host of chefs out there hosting virtual cooking experiences. 
  • Get involved with a virtual quiz – Create your own with friends or join a Valentine’s Day quiz online. 
  • Solve a virtual escape room – Since the lockdown, some escape rooms are offering the experience virtually. Can you both escape? 
  • Watch a film together – Download Netflix party, get cosy on the sofa and watch along online.

Treat yourself this Valentine’s Day

If you’re spending Valentine’s Day alone this year, we can’t think of a better time to treat yourself! Sit back, relax and enjoy a glass of wine – or two! We’re all about a little self-love here at Arlo Wolf (whether you’re spending February 14th on your own or not) and that includes taking care of your eyesight!

Our Valentine’s Day Sale

We’re excited to bring back our 3 for 2 offer for Valentine’s Day this year. When you purchase 2 pairs of glasses (or sunglasses) you’ll get a 3rd pair for free! That’s a massive saving of £65. You can even mix and match between glasses and sunglasses – just enter the code 3FOR2 to claim (valid Sunday 14th Feb only). 

To get started, browse our collection of eyewear for women and eyewear for men. Don’t forget to check out our face shapes guide to find the perfect frames for you.