Like most faux holidays, Valentine’s Day can breed anxiety and disappointment. It can also be the perfect occasion to remind someone that you really care about them. Let the latter rule! Beautiful flowers and a thoughtful card are never a bad idea, but if you’re looking for something more original, here are some fantastic Valentine’s Day gift options for her.
Cupcakes, $2.75 and up — they can even be turned into a cake.
A fashion industry go-to for cakes, cupcakes and other sweet tooth favorites, Flour Shop is known for its unique and playful desserts.
Sweet Roots NYC
Breakfast, lunch and dinner, prices vary.
Sweet Roots works with you to come up with custom-made (and healthy) recipes and then delivers everything you need, pre-chopped and labeled, to make those dishes at home. The perfect couples activity for those that are time-crunched and enjoy cooking.
Palais des Thés
Perfect for the tea lover. Thé des Amants is a fruity, spicy blend of apple, almond, cinnamon, vanilla and ginger notes. This set contains three varieties and a box filled with pink sugar hearts. Each tea box describes the tea and provides tasting tips.
The Standard Miami Beach
Weekend getaway, prices vary.
The perfect place for a weekend getaway, The Standard Miami Beach has outdoor couple hammocks, mud baths, fire pits and many more relaxing amenities.
Printed Heart Cases, prices vary.
All of these cases feature hearts inspired by Mexican folk art — perfect to take along when you jet off to that aforementioned getaway...
Bee-utiful Bracelet, $75.
Handmade and absolutely adorable.
Adam & Eve Candleholders, $395.
Part of Michael Aram's 25th Anniversary Commemorative Collection, these Adam and Eve-inspired candleholders also double as collector's items.
Adjustable Love Bangle, $139.
May we suggest one in every color?
Sleeping Beauty Eye Mask, $26.
An affordable yet thoughtfully stylish gift.
The perfect complement to a celebratory bottle of wine.
Scratch & Grain
Cookie Kits, starting at $7.49.
Who doesn't love cookies? These kits, which are available in a wide variety of flavors ranging from Chocolate Truffle to Snicker Doodle, allow you to make your loved one cookies from scratch minus the hassle. Just add butter and eggs to the portioned out ingredients (most of which are organic and all of which are gluten-free).
Candy Gift Set, $88
Who wouldn't want Prada candy?
Hard to go wrong with a body lotion, an EDP (made with truffle!), and a versatile pouch (for your jet-set trip to Miami's Standard Hotel...).