22 Valentine’s Day gifts your sweetheart will really love this year

Kelsey Chapman
Tuesday 11 January 2022 16:25
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Valetine’s Day is fast approaching (on Feburary 14th to be exact), so we’ve begun compiling all our favorite gifts both traditional and unexpected into one big list that’s sure to contain something for everyone.

Keep reading to see what we’ve found so far, and if you don’t see anything today, check back later in the week as we add more and more items in anticipation of the most romantic day of the year!

Women's Best Seller Gift Set - Baccarat Rouge 540, Aventus for Her, Good Girl

If she likes to mix it up with her perfume routine, gift her one of these best-selling travel spray gift sets from MicroPerfumes featuring three timeless scents: Baccarat Rouge 540, Aventus for Her, and Good Girl by Carolina Herrera. Each tube is easy to stash in your purse or even a jacket pocket with a twist top that makes them almost impossible to spill or leak.

In addition to this set, MicroPerfumes will soon release an even more romantic Valentine’s Day trio with Tom Ford’s eternal classic Black Orchid, Viktor & Rolf’s Flowerbomb (a Wishlist top pick), and Baccarat Rouge as well, which is quickly becoming a go-to for us. A QR code on the box will let your sweetheart find out everything they need to know about these scents.

Make sure to follow MicroPerfumes on Instagram to find out when deals and coupons pop up, too!

GG Marmont small matelassé shoulder bag

Was she obsessed with House of Gucci? Treat her to her very own piece of the legacy with this red leather mini-stunner that adds a luxe burst of color to every outfit and, with proper care, holds its value over time.

Rose Cutout Heart Drop Earrings

If you’re on a tight budget or just want to gift yourself something small, consider these classic rose-in-heart goldtone earrings for just $5.99. They’re lightweight and dainty, and they’ll look great with your Valentine’s date outfit.

While you’re at it, check out our other favorite jewelry stores, too.

Nike Air Force 1 Fontanka

Not the most traditional gift you’ll find, but the color story here screams “love is in the Air (Force 1s).” Buy them for your sporty lover and let them revel in these sweet sneakers all year round.

Love Pup

Shopping for a dog lover who also appreciates a nice bouquet? Try this unbelievably cute Love Pup made from white carnations that peeks out from a red and pink garden of mixed florals.

Long Distance Touch Bracelet Set

These waterproof bracelets are a tremendously thoughtful gift for long-distance partners (or those who spend a lot of time apart) because by simply downloading an app and tapping in a unique pattern on your wrist, you can let your loved one know you’re thinking of them any time of day.

Single bands start at $15 each and are sold in pairs, with nicer options in silver and gold increasing in price from there. Click through to see how stylish they can look when paired with other daily accessories, too!

Red Hot Hearts Bear Pendant - Red

For the young love in your life, or just the young at heart, this adorable teddy bear charm will spark immense joy with its cute face and big heart, as well as the dainty rose it holds in its hand. The length is adjustable so the wearer can shorten it or layer with other pieces for a glam-romantic look.

Conversation Heart handmade soap gift set

The traditional converstion hearts are controversial among candy-enjoyers, but one thing is for sure: They’re adorable.

If your loved one is firmly against the chalky little sugar bits, try gifting them these cutie pie soaps so they can swoon over the design without the polarizing taste. They’ll get 18 of these teeny soaps in a great-for-gifting jar, each in a dazzling pastel shade that smells as good as the real thing.


This is a special and unique gift for anyone you love on any occasion thanks to a system in which they simply write the answer to a question you send them via email once a week. At the end of the year, those stories are bound into a keepsake book that can be passed down for generations.

Subjects can vary widely from basic memories to vast internal monologues so you and your loved one can record the most intimate and important details possible for a stunning collection.

Vintage Valentines (Press Out Book)

Charm someone in touch with their inner child by gifting them this adorable collection of flocked valentines resembling the designs of yesteryear. Vintage lovers and diehard romantics alike will be thrilled to punch out these precious greetings and display them to their bright red heart’s desire.

Marc Jacobs The Big Cardigan

Jump start your lover’s springtime wardrobe with this sumptuous pastel cardigan from eternally NYC-cool designer Marc Jacobs. It’s oversized, 100% wool for impeccable warmth, and it’ll feel like a hug from you each time they slip it on.

You Ted Lasso'd My Heart Card

There’s no denying it: Ted Lasso is huge. If you and your sweetheart enjoy watching it together, gift them this small token of funny appreciation to bring a smile to their face on February 14th.

Box Of Dares Sex Kit

For something spicier this year, try this box of dares to stir up a sexy mood or inspire you to try something new. One reviewer even noted that it’s a “great icebreaker at a party,” if that’s your thing.

Handcrafted Paper Flowers: Roses (6 Stems) with Happy Valentine's Day Pop-Up Card

Gorgeous red roses that never die? Sign us up. Grab six stems and a V-Day popup card by our greeting card faves Lovepop to make your special someone feeling extra loved.

IKDG Anatomical Heart Vase

It’s unusual and just a little edgy, but the stark white color makes this a perfect decor piece for almost any style. Add a batch of fresh flowers to show them they are the lifeblood pumping in your chest and score big points for under $30 this Valentine’s Day.

M. Lineham New Wave Valentines

For the love in your life who adores kicking up a good time at ‘80s night, try a pack of M. Linehame New Wave valentines. Different yearly collections feature various famous artists of the iconic decade, each sectioned off like the type of cards we swapped in elementary school, so find your lover’s biggest musical crush and seal these valentines with a Kiss Me, Kiss Me, Kiss Me.

Make sure to check back on January 18th to discover Lineha’s all-new 90’s rock Valentine pack, as well as a fresh batch of romantic New Wavers!

Exotic Truffle Collection - 32 Pieces

Chocolate is a must on Valentine’s Day, so indulge your sweetie with a huge box of eclectic tongue-ticklers with Vosges Haut-Chocolat Exotic Truffle Collection. Sensuous flavors like ambrosia, absinthe, balsamico, and naga will enchant and delight your taste buds as you share these delectable bits over a few glasses of champagne.

Tom Ford Lost Cherry Eau De Parfum Spray 1.7 oz

Show your beloved undying devotion when you gift them this ultimate luxe cherry fragrance from the king of high-end perfume himself, Tom Ford. The gorgeous red bottle and intoxicating scent will put both of you in the mood for romance with a single spritz.

Bloody Valentine Casual Button-Down T-Shirt (Unisex)

It’s adorable, unisex, and on-theme but wearable all year long. Treat your most fashionable amour to a fun and spooky Valentine button-down like this to help them look cooler than Cupid.

Bloody Valentine Art Print by Jennifer Prince

This sapphic dream piece is by artist Jennifer Prince and combines pulp-inspired romance with a modern edge that looks great on any gallery wall. Just look at those colors!

World of Wonders: In Praise of Fireflies, Whale Sharks, and Other Astonishments

This book made its debut in 2020 to plenty of fanfare, and for good reason! It’s a stunning collection of essays and illustrations that spark that romantic sense of wonder and delight everyone needs right before the dawning of springtime.

PastBook Instant Photo Book

Browsing someone’s Instagram or Facebook photos works, but a book that streamlines the most noteworthy and special pictures from your relationship is a much better way to show someone you love them and your time together.

PastBook helps you quickly produce such a gift with a few simple steps and no hassle whatsoever. And you’re not stuck with just books! You can create posters, calendars, cards, and even download the app to make the perfect photo tiles. Click through to explore the options for yourself.


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