The 36 Best Valentine's Day Gifts

Treat your S.O. with something special

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With Valentine's Day on the horizon, are you feeling crushed by the struggle to find the perfect gift for your crush (a.k.a your S.O.)? Not to worry. We’ve got ideas galore for you and your paramour, and we've rounded up a collection of thoughtful presents, customizable items, and curated subscriptions to convey everything you want to say this Valentine’s Day.

There are gifts for jet setters consumed by the travel bug, presents for adventurous couples who love to camp out under the stars, and gifts for the cozy couple who’d rather chill out with a glass of wine and Netflix. If you're a pair of sweethearts ruled by a sweet tooth—or if you’re culinary-obsessed—there's something for you too. Whether your relationship is long-established, long-distance, or shiny and new, we’ve targeted the perfect gifts out there. (We think our aim’s as good as Cupid’s!)

Here, the best Valentine's Day gifts.

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Wendy Gold Personalized Anniversary Pushpin World Map

Personalized Anniversary Pushpin World Map

 Courtesy of Uncommon Goods

This gift is perfect for the jet-setting couple—a personalized push-pin world map that allows you to celebrate all the places close to your heart.

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Prima Pottery Personalized Ring Dish

Personalized Ring Dish

 Courtesy of Etsy

For engaged and married couples, a ring dish engraved with your initials or anniversary is a thoughtful yet practical way to protect your investments. Earthenware clay comprises the base of this classic dish. You choose the finish and the color to embellish the rim.

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Enjoy the Wood Personalized Wooden Recipe Book Binder

Personalized Wooden Recipe Book Binder

 Courtesy of Etsy

What’s cookin’, good lookin’? Is your better half a foodie or a hostess? A customized wooden recipe binder can show how much you cherish those moments around the table together.

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Minted Heart Snapshot Mix Photo Art

Heart Snapshot Photo Art

 Courtesy of Minted

Prominently display your fondest snapshots as framed photo-art. The heart arrangement keeps the message simple but sweet—include up to 30 of your favorite photos and choose from a range of different frames and finishes.

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SHEMISLI Custom Bar Necklace

custom necklace

 Courtesy of Etsy

More personal than traditional, a customizable bar necklace allows you to spell out how you feel. (Okay, you have limited characters, so no lengthy love sonnets!) Perfect for names, initials, dates, coordinates, or a message only shared between the two of you.

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Lunya Washable Silk Set

silk pajamas

 Courtesy of Lunya 

We all love the look and feel of silk, but it can be a pain to take care of—most of the time the fabric either has to be hand washed or dry cleaned. Lunya's machine-washable version is a gamechanger—she's going to want one in every color.

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Brooklinen Super Plush Robe

plush robe

 Courtesy of Brooklinen

Who says you need a 5-star resort? Step out of your own shower and into one of those luxurious robes that make the two of you feel oh-so-fancy? Soft meets svelte in these plush robes.

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Rifle Paper Co. Share the Love Assorted Postcard Set

rifle paper

Courtesy of Rifle Paper

Since many of us are away from friends and family this Valentine’s Day, why not send some sweet messages of love via snail mail? This charming set of 12 illustrated cards (including four different designs) will be just the thing you need to show from afar that you’re thinking of them.

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The Pearson Shop Personalized Hearts Four-Across Game

Personalized Hearts Four-Across Game

 Courtesy of Uncommon Goods

Take turns “making the first move” with this personalized four-across game. You can personalize up to four lines (seven characters each) with your initials, your anniversary, or a sweet note for your loved one.

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Artifact Uprising Everyday Photo Book

Everyday Photo Book

 Courtesy of Artifact Uprising 

What story is sweeter than yours? Bind your cherished memories in a personalized photo book from Artifact Uprising. These albums offer sturdy pages and a clean, fabric cover featuring customized foil stamping.

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Masterclass

gordon

 Courtesy of Masterclass

Does your other half look smokin’ in an apron? Pensive with a pen in hand? Critical and cool behind the camera lens? Gift them this video series from the best of the best. They'll be able to learn to cook like Gordon Ramsey or get adventure photography tips from Oscar-winner Jimmy Chin.

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The Bouqs Co. Wild About U Bouquet

bouqs

Courtesy of Bouqs

Surprise your S.O. with an arrangement of fresh blooms—it's a surefire way to make them swoon. This unique arrangement features a special, unexpected guest—succulents!

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David Yurman Cable Classics Bracelet with 18K Gold

david yurman

 Courtesy of Nordstrom

This rope-inspired bracelet was first created over 30 years ago and has since become one of jeweler David Yurman's beloved signature styles. Featuring a mix of both sterling silver and gold, it's an accessory that goes with everything. In fact, she'll probably wear it every day from this point forward.

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Felt Like Sharing Gray Felt Letter Board

Gray Felt Letter Board

Courtesy of Amazon 

If you want to show your loved one how you feel, just give them a sign—literally. This classic felt sign is sure to evoke some nostalgia, but with 300 changeable letters, you can keep your messages fresh. Keep a rotation of sweet lyrics, poetry, or inside jokes on display.

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Venus et Fleur Love Locks Box

venus box

 Courtesy of Venus et Fleur 

Prove your love isn’t fleeting with a beautiful box of scented, preserved roses that last for up to a year! Choose from over 20 colors, from classic red to metallic hues.

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Le Labo Rose 31 Eau de Parfum

le labo

 Courtesy of Le Labo

This complex rose fragrance contains spicy notes of cumin, pepper, amber, and clove. The overall effect is slightly woodsy and mysterious paired delicate florals—a match made in heaven.

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Mark and Graham Custom Bean Bag Toss

Custom Bean Bag Toss

 Courtesy of Mark & Graham 

Couples fond of hosting and tailgating can score a win with this custom monogrammed bean-bag toss set. Built-in ergonomic handles make these Baltic Birchwood boards easy to transport. We may never agree whether the game is called “Bags,” “Cornhole,” or “Sack Toss,” but we can agree that it’s a lot of fun.

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Golden State Fruit Love Berries

Instead of a traditional flower gift, shake things up and surprise your love with an edible gift like these chocolate-covered strawberries. It's a festive treat that will get you both in the mood for the holiday.

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Illy X7.1 iperEspresso Machine

illy

 Courtesy of Illy

This striking red espresso maker is one way to make a bold statement on your kitchen counter this Valentine’s Day. With just one touch, you can take your breakfast in bed game to a whole new level. This machine delivers full-bodied espresso with a velvety crema and comes complete with a steam wand for making coffee-shop worthy cappuccinos and lattes. Bonus points if you’ve got the skills to draw a heart on the frothy milk, just like the pros.

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See's Sweet Indulgence Heart

chocolates

Courtesy of See's 

This classic gift is a favorite for a reason. Show your love with 34 pieces—two pounds!— of dark and milk chocolates from the celebrated San Francisco-based. Finished with a satin bow, the heart-shaped box is the perfect packaging to make an impression.

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Venus et Fleur Rose Blanche Candle

venus candle

 Courtesy of Venus et Fleur

Evoke a romantic vibe with a heavenly-scented rose candle This brand is know for exquisite preserved flower gifts, so they're definitely experts when it comes to the world of roses!

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Journelle Celine Classic Robe

journelle robe

 Courtesy of Journelle

This 100% silk robe feels like a true indulgence. It has an effortlessly sexy look and is comfortable enough to wear every day. Choose from 4 different colors, including a ruby red hue to celebrate the occasion and a basic black that she'll love for everyday wear.

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Comme des Garçons Play Heart Logo Patch T-shirt

heart tee

 Courtesy of Farfetch

He'll think of you every time he wears this playful tee from cool kid brand, Comme des Garçons. It's the perfect mix of fashion-forward subtlety and whimsy.

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Tom Ford Beauty Cherry Crush

tom ford

 Courtesy of Net-a-Porter

If she's a lipstick lover, a classic red shade from Tom Ford is a gift that will make her swoon. This one is a vibrant, long-lasting hue that goes from day to night with ease.

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Dagne Dover Landon Carryall

dagne dover

 Courtesy of Dagne Dover

This bag is a must-have essential for anyone who loves to travel—the large size will become your go-to carry on bag. Buy two (one for each of you) and make a plan for your next weekend getaway!

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Dining In Cookbook

Food writer and Instagram superstar Alison Roman doesn't mess around when it comes to making delicious meals to enjoy at home. Her fresh take on classic recipes will get you inspired to whip up your own date night feast or cocktail party.

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Skagen Horizont Brown Leather Dual Time Watch

skagen watch

Courtesy of Skagen 

Make sure your guy is always on time for date night with this classic leather watch. With dials to track 24-hour time and time zone, he'll be prepared wherever he goes.

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Jeni's Splendid Ice Cream

Jeni's Splendid Ice Cream Set

Courtesy of Jeni's

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Lord Jones Old Fashioned Hemp-Derived CBD Gumdrops

lord jones drops

 Courtesy of Lord Jones

Is your loved one having stress or trouble sleeping? Why not go outside the box and surprise them with some CBD gummies—it's a sweet treat that will also help them relax.

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Winc Wine Club

Winc

 Courtesy of Winc

Give "Netflix & chill" a whole new meaning with a crisp bottle of wine that’s been curated to suit your tastes and delivered straight to your door. Actually, make that several bottles with a subscription to Winc— they’ll learn your preferences, consider your ratings, and deliver wine you’re sure to find delectable. Nothing to w(h)ine about here.

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VANKYO Leisure 3W Mini Projector

VANKYO projector

 Courtesy of Amazon

Whether you and your significant other are cinephiles or you’re just eager to binge Friends a fifth time, you can’t go wrong with a portable projector that brings the “big screen” to you. Screen movies directly from your smartphone. This VANKYO projector is also compatible with TV Stick, PS4, HDMI, and your favorite sweatpants.

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Craft a Brew Home Pinot Grigio Making Kit

Home Pinot Grigio Making Kit

 Courtesy of Amazon

If you and your honey are looking to be a little more hands-on this Valentine’s Day, ditch the wine subscription for a kit that allows you to craft your own batch together. Choose from cabernet sauvignon, chardonnay, merlot, or pinot grigio, and age to your liking. Drink from the bottle or the bucket. (We won’t judge.)

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Hermès Jardin Collection Miniature Coffret Set

Jardin Collection Miniature Coffret Set

 Courtesy of Sephora

Some say scent is the strongest sense tied to memory, so why not give her something that will later evoke those special date nights? This miniature set from the iconic French brand offers four unique scents that are petite enough for her to throw in her carry on.

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Mark and Graham Terminal 1 Checked and Carry-On Spinner Set

Spinner Luggage Set

 Courtesy of Mark & Graham 

Travel is a gift that keeps on giving, and so is nice, reliable luggage that gets your goods to your destination in style. This spinner luggage is made from durable polycarbonate that makes it sturdy yet lightweight. The monogramming and leather detail ensure you recognize your luggage as soon as it hits the baggage carousel.

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Teroforma 1pt Liquor Infusion Set

1pt Liquor Infusion Set

 Courtesy of Food52

Modern mixologist in the house? Make happy hours even happier with this liquor infusion set from Teroforma. For the amateur mixologist, consider one of the kits with blends included.

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Markham and Fitz Chocolate Bar Library

Chocolate Bar Library

Courtesy of Markham and Fitz

Okay, chocolate may seem like a cliché and uninspired gift for your Valentine, but hear us out— a chocolate library. Satisfy your sweetheart’s sweet-tooth with eight flavors from around the world. Markham and Fitz create bean-to-bar chocolate with cacao beans (ethically!) sourced in Uganda, Venezuela, the Dominican Republic, Bolivia, and Haiti.

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