The Best Valentine’s Day Gifts!

Valentine’s Day is just a couple weeks away! These are the best gifts to get yourself, get your coworkers or friends (I had a LOT of requests for under $25 gifts so I spent extra time working on that one), or just send this post to your guy as a not-so-subtle hint. 😉

Admittedly these are all very female centric gifts – I’m not planning on doing a gifts for guys guide this year but I have in the past… for inspiration on that front, check out this post, this post, and this post! When it comes to gifting your guy, I’m a big believer in experiences > things. Plan a fun date, a weekend away, get tickets to a concert or comedy show… he’s probably going to like that a lot more than whiskey stones or another sweater… just my $.02!

The Best Valentine’s Day Gifts Under $25.

This was a fun one to work on. I inadvertently chose a lot of drinking receptacles (3 mugs and a tumbler, oops!) but they’re all very cute and would make for a great gift to give your coworker or work contact (who doesn’t want another mug for their desk – whether you use it to store pens or drink tea, they always come in handy!) And i know I know, it isn’t very Valentines-y but I’m obsessed with this $12 notepad – and the colors are right!!!

Clockwise from Top Left: Productive AF notepad // Reiko Kaneko Mug // Butter London Nail Polish // Gummy Roses // Emoji Mug // Love Potion Tumbler // Sunglasses Case // Heart Balloon Kit // Pink Slippers // Faux Fur Stole (such a steal and comes in a bunch of other colors!) // Love Mug // Herbivore Soak // Velvet Hair Tie // NARS lip duo

The Best Valentine’s Day Gifts Under $100.

Okay I am so excited about goop’s new baths. At $35 a pop they’re a bit pricy but you do get 3 baths out of it (think of it as less expensive than a spa treatment?) but I can’t think of a better way to treat yourself to something really decadent. The Martini sounds perfect right about now… an emotional detox! Also I realize that this water bottle is totally crazy and a little extravagant but if ever there is a reason to treat yourself (or a best friend), now is the time!

Clockwise from Top Left: “Hot Stuff” notebook // Chinti and Parker Eye Mask // Kimono Robe // Slip eye mask // Water Bottle // goop bath soak // Set of Bras (so comfy!) // AERIN Cream + Overnight Mask // Diptyque Limited Edition Candle // “Lover” t-shirt // Hart Hagerty Earrings

The Best Splurge Valentine’s Day Gifts.

Admittedly, this was my favorite to work on as I pulled a few things I’ve been crushing on, as well as a few of my own favorite splurge items. I bought myself these Beats Headphones and love them so much. And while it isn’t pink or red, I have a feeling we are going to see a lot more from this brand. I bought myself this bag in powder blue (you’ll be seeing it soon) and can’t say enough good things. It’s one of the best designed bags I’ve ever laid eyes on. I love the size, the back pocket, how it lays flat to my body… it’s perfect. And on the jewelry front, I included a few favs from Monica Vinader, but I am super into Herkimer diamonds right now. They’re a little more rustic (and less expensive) than the real deal but they are so cool! Also this fragrance smells so good. Like candy, in the best possible way.

Clockwise from Top Left: Tory Burch Watch // Monica Vinader Earrings // Herkimer Diamond Drops // Chinti and Parker Sweater // Byredo Pulp Fragrance // Gucci Velvet Loafers // Faux Fur Blanket // Monica Vinader Ring // Mansur Gavriel Bag // Beats Headphones // Celine Sunglasses // Wanderly Bag


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  1. The “productive as f” notebook is the cutest! ❤️ Would be a nice budget-friendly gift for a girlfriend! 🙂

    Charmaine Ng | Architecture & Lifestyle Blog

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  2. Love your picks, especially the splurges – so fun! I’m one of those people who shamelessly loves V Day – mainly just because everything is pink. The Mansur Gavriel bag is so pretty. 🙂

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  3. Such great choices, especially the Splurge (always looking at a good splurge!). I am so envious as I’ve been eyeing that Wandler bag in powder blue!! Can’t wait to see you style it.

    Xo, MacKenzie

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  4. I need that notepad… Just bought it oops!

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  5. What I love most about this post is the categories and not everything is Splurge. I love the mugs in the first one, and am thinking about getting myself another one!

    Thank you!

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  7. Katie:

    I always send my female friends and family handmade valentines via snail mail! Even if you just cut out a red heart with a sweet message and mail it in a pink envelope, it will seriously make someone’s day! It’s nice to let people know you appreciate them, especially your single friends who might be bummed out on that day. Pinterest has so many ideas for inspiration 🙂

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