There’s only one week left until Valentine’s Day! Have you gotten your sweetie something special yet? This year, forgo the overdone chocolates and roses, and opt for something they’ll actually want and make use of after Cupid’s day comes to an end. We’ve found the perfect gifts for her, for him and for your gal pals to ensure everyone on your list feels the love. Here is our 2018 Valentine’s Day gift guide!
Love is in the air!
FOR HER or for YOU!
Sure, a dozen red roses and a heart-shaped box of sweet treats is something us gals always enjoy, but we’re up for surprises, too! Here are some gifts we ladies tend to love and use over and over, all the while thinking of you! We’ve found two festive fashion staples and the most adorable cookbook to help nourish your relationship and make sure you knock this Valentine’s Day out of the park. And, guys, the cookbook is called Date Night In so make it a date night in with two people in the kitchen. And, ladies, feel free to treat yourself this Valentine’s Day with one of these goodies. You deserve it!
How adorable are these t-strap heels with petite bows? Not only are they ideal for a Valentine’s Day celebration, they’re also fantastic for adding a touch of feminine flair to any outfit. These, at Anthropologie, are $128. Details here. Image: Anthropologie
Does your valentine love to cook? This Date Night In cookbook is the ultimate foodie find complete with more than 120 recipes meant to bring both of you into the kitchen together. What a wonderful way to show her you care and give her something you can do together long after Valentine’s Day. This, at Anthropologie, is $27.50. Details here. Image: Anthropologie
Surprise her with this festive and versatile Kate Spade crossbody bag this Valentine’s Day. Its shape and size are just right for a night out and she’ll fall in love with this sweet shade of pink. This, by Kate Spade, is $178. Details here. Image: Nordstrom
Men are notoriously difficult to shop for and don’t always show an overwhelming amount of excitement for Valentine’s Day, but these gifts are sure to turn that around. Not only will he appreciate your efforts to make this love-filled day extra special, he’ll also make use of these gifts on a daily basis. With these, Valentine’s Day might soon become his favorite holiday!
Make him smile this day of love with the kind of gift he’ll wear every single day. This MVMT genuine leather watch is understated, masculine and stylish. It’s the perfect accessory to show him how much you care. This, by MVMT, is $120. Details here. Image: Nordstrom
If you are ready to splurge on him, we have another watch, at a higher price point. This American-made watch by Detroit-based company Shinola, is a favorite for the quality and look. Plus, this small American company making high-end watches gives us all the feels! You can find it here for $550.
This Billy Reid jacket is on sale for $225 (regularly $325) and is just the weight he needs to bring him out of winter and into spring. Southern brand Billy Reid is known for classic clothing with a modern spin. Find out details here.
Cologne is always a good idea for Valentine’s Day, and this year we are loving Bleu de Chanel. This masculine blend of citrus and woods is fresh and unexpected. He’ll love wearing this scent, and you’ll love cuddling up to it! This, by Chanel, is $75. Details here. Image: Nordstrom
Is there anything better than a practical gift that is also stylish and classic? This duffel bag marries top-notch quality with functional design to create the ideal everyday bag. This, by Herschel, is $85. Details here. Image: Nordstrom
FOR THE GALS
Planning a Galentine’s Day celebration this year? Show your girls how much they mean to you with these fun, festive and affordable offerings. We’ve also found all the decor essentials you need to throw the perfect Galentine celebration all in one easy and adorable bundle. Cheers to girl power this February 14!
Are you planning a Galentine’s Day party this year? Take all the stress out of decorating with this convenient bundle. Complete with paperware, party favors and adorable decor accents, this set will make your celebration special. This, by Merri Merri, is $68. Details here. Image: Nordstrom
These 12 die-cut heart placemats ($27) are a full 15″ by 14″ and come in solid red. Make enormous cards out of them or use them as a placemat. Find them at Hester & Cook. The striped table runner is pretty festive as well. It’s 25-feet long, so you’ll be able to keep the extras for July 4th! $24.95
For a sweet souvenir that your girls will actually love, gift this festive portable phone charger. They can attach it to their keys for ultimate accessibility so they’ll never have to worry about a low battery and it will last them much longer than that box of chocolates. This, at Anthropologie, is $34. Details here. Image: Anthropologie
Or, become the ultimate valentine by gifting these fringe statement earrings. Not only are they the perfect accessory for a Valentine’s Day celebration, they’re also a great way to give any outfit the upgrade only a flattering set of on-trend earrings can provide. These, by BaubleBar, are $48. Details here. Image: Nordstrom
If you’ve got a makeup lover on your Valentine’s Day gift list, this lip duo from NARS is exactly what she’s hoping for. Available in two festive shades, these Velvet Lip Glides will flatter any skin tone and, like all the gifts on this list, will get plenty of use post-Valentine’s Day. This, by NARS, is $16. Details here. Image: Nordstrom
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