The 30 Best Valentine's Day Gifts 2023

Treat your S.O. with something special.

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With Valentine's Day on the horizon, you might be feeling anxious about finding the perfect gift that says "I love you." Not to worry! We’ve rounded up a collection of thoughtful presents, customizable items, and curated subscriptions to convey everything you want to say on February 14.

You'll find gifts for jet setters, presents for adventurous couples who love to camp out under the stars, and items 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 love cooking—there's something for you, too. When searching for that perfect gift for your special someone, consider their interests and hobbies to show you know them well. Customizable items, such as a monogrammed necklace or personalized print, always add an extra special element.

Whether you've been in a relationship for a decade, you're doing long-distance, or you're celebrating a new flame, we’ve researched the best romantic gifts out there. (In fact, we think our aim’s as good as Cupid’s!) A few of our top picks include the Prima Pottery Personalized Ring Dish, the VRAI Linked Tennis Bracelet, and the Minted Heart Snapshot Mix Photo Art.

Read on for the best Valentine's Day gifts.

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.

Price at time of publish: $39

VRAI Linked Tennis Bracelet

vrai seven stone linked tennis bracelet

Courtesy of VRAI

For someone who loves diamonds, this elegant, delicate linked tennis bracelet from the Vrai x Brides collection is sure to bring a smile to their face—and will likely become a staple in their jewelry collection.

Price at time of publish: $1,400

Rosepops The Pink Monogram Lucky 13 Roses

rosepops

Rosepops

Gift your sweetheart something as undying as your love. These long-lasting roses will look as good as new for up to a year, but it's the packaging that makes this option winner. You can personalize the heart-shaped box with their monogram, choose the rose color, add a special charm, and more. When they open their sweet surprise, all they need to do is pull on the box's handle—and pop! The roses rise from the box and create a stunning new piece of decor.

Price at time of publish: $175 with code "VDAY20"

Minted Heart Snapshot Mix Photo Art

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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.

Price at time of publish: $50

Wendy Gold Studios Personalized Wedding Anniversary Push Pin World Map

Wendy Gold Studios Personalized Wedding Anniversary Push Pin World Map
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. Customize it with your names and mark all the spots you love or dream of going to together.

Price at time of publish: $155

Enjoy The Wood Personalized Custom Recipe Book

personalized cookbook

Etsy

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.

Price at time of publish: Starting at $18

Journelle Lilly Boxy Crop Short Sleeve & Wide Leg Pant

pink pajama set

Journelle

Nothing says you love to cuddle with your Valentine like a cozy pink pajama set. Comfy enough to become her favorite go-to loungewear, the classic design and loose fit will keep her both stylish and comfortable.

Price at time of publish: $148

Verilux HappyLight Luxe

Verilux HappyLight Luxe

Amazon

Gloomy skies got you down? This desktop device works wonders and delivers a daily dose of much-needed light when winter darkness is omnipresent. Select one of four brightness levels to help you and/or your loved one thrive through the colder months.

Price at time of publish: $70

Spärkel Beverage System

Spärkel Beverage System

Ideal for the couple that loves a sparkly beverage, this innovative system makes sparkling water a breeze to make and enjoy all day long. Instead of cumbersome CO2 cylinders, Sparkel comes with petite carbonators that can be easily replaced. Plus, unlike similar machines, this one allows you to carbonate a range of liquids beyond water, from wine to fresh juice.

Price at time of publish: $130

GLDNxLayeredAndLong Personalized Bar Necklace

personalized bar necklace

Etsy

More personal than traditional, a customizable bar necklace allows you to spell out how you feel. This sweet piece is perfect for names, initials, dates, coordinates, or a message only shared between the two of you.

Price at time of publish: $59

Brooklinen Super-Plush Robe

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Brooklinen Super-Plush Robe

Brooklinen

Who says you need a five-star resort to wear a fancy bathrobe? Step out of your own shower and into one of these luxe robes, where soft meets svelte.

Price at time of publish: $90

The Pearson Shop Personalized Hearts Four-Across Game

Personalized Hearts Four-Across Game

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.

Price at time of publish: $85

Artifact Uprising Everyday Photo Book

everyday photo album

Artifact Uprising

What story is sweeter than your own? 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.

Price at time of publish: $56

MasterClass Gift Card

MasterClass Gift Card

Master Class

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.

Price at time of publish: $15/month, billed annually

The Bouqs Co. Wild About U Bouquet

The Bouqs Co.

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!

Price at time of publish: $69 (Deluxe)

David Yurman Cable Classics Bracelet

Cable Classics Bracelet

David Yurman

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, your loved one will probably wear it every day from this point forward.

Price at time of publish: $450

Felt 10-Inch Changeable Letter Board

Felt 10-Inch Changeable Letter Board

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.

Price at time of publish: $22

Le Labo Rose 31 Eau de Parfum

le labo

Nordstrom

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

Price at time of publish: $310

Sheri's Berries Gourmet Drizzled Strawberries

Gourmet Drizzled Strawberries

Sheri's 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 a romantic holiday.

Price at time of publish: $35 (Half-dozen)

Illy X7.1 iperEspresso Machine

Illy espresso machine
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.

Price at time of publish: $299

Venus et Fleur Rose Blanche Candle

Rose Blanche Candle

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

Price at time of publish: $39

Journelle Celine Classic Robe

Celine Classic Robe

Journelle

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

Price at time of publish: $298

Comme des Garçons Play Heart Logo Patch T-shirt

Heart Logo Patch T-shirt

Farfetch

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

Price at time of publish: $65

Tom Ford Lip Color Lipstick in Cherry Lush

Lip Color Lipstick in Cherry Lush

Bergdorf Goodman

If she's a beauty 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.

Price at time of publish: $58

Dagne Dover Landon Carryall

Landon Carryall

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!

Price at time of publish: $125

Dining In: Highly Cookable Recipes

Dining In: Highly Cookable Recipes

Barnes & Noble

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.

Price at time of publish: $17

Winc Wine Club

winc

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 whine about here.

Price at time of publish: Not listed

Craft a Brew Home Pinot Grigio Making Kit

Home Pinot Grigio Making Kit

Amazon

If you and your honey are looking to be a little more hands-on this Valentine’s Day, ditch the bottled wine 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.

Price at time of publish: $66

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

Terminal 1 Carry-On and Checked Luggage Set

Mark & Graham

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

Price at time of publish: $519

Markham & Fitz Chocolate Bar Library

Chocolate Bar Library

Markham & Fitz

Okay, chocolate may seem like a cliché and uninspired gift for your Valentine, but hear us out—a chocolate library is unbeatable for anyone with a sweet tooth. Satisfy your sweetheart 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.

Price at time of publish: $76

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Leslie Joblin writes about decor and lifestyle for Brides. She has six years of experience as a writer and scholar, and she brings her knowledge of decorative arts and salon culture to modern-day home design. 

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