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Valentines Day: The Dude Guide

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Let’s be honest – us dudes don’t always do Valentines Day well. The flowers, the restaurant, what to wear and how to show you care; we can get overwhelmed by the fear of under performing in the face of romance. Luckily we’ve got you sorted this year with our Valentines Day: The Dude Guide.

We’ve rounded up Sydney’s best options for flowers, restaurants and threads to make that lasting impression regardless of whether you're casual or ride-or-die lovers. 

The Flowers – Jodie McGregor Flowers

All flowers are created the same, right? Wrong.

With a range of beautiful blooms styled with creative flair that expresses romantic feelings better than us men ever could, Jodie McGregor Flowers is your go-to for a floral gift your lover will remember long after February 14th. Their truly magnificent range caters to all tastes and budgets and they're delivering all
 weekend long. Stop and smell the love.

Wine & Dine | The Phoenix Woollahra

With it’s chic, minimal interiors, focus on fresh produce and delectable modern Mediterranean menu you couldn’t be blamed for thinking a Valentines Day booking at The Phoenix Woollahra would cost you the world...but luckily you can score a delectable set menu and glass of bubbles for just $65 p/p this Sunday. Book via their website here.

Luxe Wine & Dine | Vine Double Bay

A staple among the Sydney IT crowd, Double Bay’s Vine is known for it’s refined dining and contemporary menu with a French heart. Expect world class service and inventive, seasonal dishes created by Executive Chef Drew Bolton.  Enjoy 6 courses to share, two complimentary glasses of champagne + a beauty gift bag for $95. Book via their website here.

The Threads | Topman Australia

Need to smarten up for your night of romance but still want to retain a little street swag? Topman Australia is your destination, dudes. With new looks that cater to a range of styles stocked every day your bound to find the perfect threads to make your lover swoon.

The Luxe Threads | Herringbone

Known for their exceptional tailoring and structured suiting, Herringbone is leading the industry for dapper modern men looking to lead in the fashion stakes. To sweep your better half of their feet we suggest suiting up in one of the latest looks from this men's fashion powerhouse. Oh you fancy huh?