As January comes to a close it’s official - love is in the air. With just a couple of weeks until Valentine’s Day, it’s crunch time to find a gift. Getting that special something for a special someone is easier said than done though, right?
Well, we’re here to save the day and help you to build the ultimate day of romance complete with self-care, sweet treats, and something special to toast with. Whether you’re shopping for a spouse, a friend, or even a family member, we’ve got 15 ideas that are ideal for Valentine’s Day.
#1 - Fellow - Wake up to a better cup of coffee
What better way to start Valentine’s celebrations than a fresh cup of hand-prepared coffee in bed? Fellow makes the kind of coffee equipment you’ll want to keep out on display, with equally beautiful serveware to match. They bring all the style, precision, and quality you’d expect from a specialist coffee shop to the home coffee brewing experience. With everything from kettles to grinders to mugs and even coffee beans, you can give your loved one the gift of a better brew every day.
#2 - Curie - A little self-care for your daily routine
After that cup of coffee, how about a little bit of self-love to start the day? Founded in 2018 by Sarah Moret, Curie makes a range of deodorants, body butter, face masks, oils and more using natural ingredients. Not only are they aluminum-free and made with plant extracts, they work just as well as their chemical-loaded counterparts. They’ve been featured in everything from The New York Times to Shark Tank, and have delighted customers all over the US. Treat the one you love to a little everyday luxury!
#3 - Magic Spoon - Start your day the fun way
Breakfast in bed anyone? Time to inject a bit of fun into your romantic morning with Magic Spoon. Ditch the oatmeal and recreate those childhood memories eating fun cereals, but this time less sugar and way more benefits. Magic Spoon’s cereals are sugar free, high in protein, keto friendly, and 100% gluten free. And it’s available in flavors like peanut butter, cinnamon roll, and even blueberry muffin! You can grab a couple boxes that match up with your childhood favorite, or a variety pack so you can mix and match to create your own unique bowl - peanut butter and cocoa or frosted maple waffle anyone?
#4 - Ginger Elizabeth - Artisan chocolates to fall in love with
Everyone loves receiving a box of delicious chocolates as a gift, right? Ginger Elizabeth grew up among bakers in her family and an abundance of local fruit, so in a way she says her path chose her from an early age. She now heads her North California based boutique specializing in bonbons, macarons, and ice cream. They focus on Paris-inspired treats, with delicious, real ingredients sourced from local California farms where possible. Their Valentine’s collection will spoil your loved one with delightful flavors like pistachio, raspberry rose, and brown sugar creme brulee.
#5 - Pretzels.com - Perfect Valentine’s Snacking
Create a whole treat platter and add some delicious sweet and savory pretzels from Pretzels.com. Started by siblings Adam, Jonathan, and Sarah, they wanted to take a classic snack and reinvent it with modern flavors. They’ve worked with their Pretzel Chef (yes that’s a real job title!) over the years to release more than 46+ flavors of pretzel including sea salt caramel, smoked gouda, sriracha, strawberry margarita, and more. Any of their sampler packs make the perfect gift for the loved one who loves to snack!
#6 - The Cravory - Hand-crafted cookies delivered to your door
Valentine’s is a great excuse to buy all of the best snacks and sweet treats, so you should definitely add The Cravory to your shopping list. They’ve been whipping up only the most delicious, creative cookies out of their San Diego bakery since 2009. The texture of a classic cookie is their base for inventive, unique flavors that satisfy savory and sweet cravings alike. In fact, since starting they’ve created more than 5000 combinations! Everything from their classic chocolate chip and birthday cake cookies, to ube, strawberry poptart, and even pancakes and bacon!
#7 - Antonelli’s Cheese - Elevate your cheese board
A romantic date night at home wouldn’t be complete without a cheese board, and Antonelli’s Cheese will make sure you have the perfect selection. John and Kendall opened their neighborhood cheese shop in 2010, and have since grown into delivering to cheese lovers nationwide. They work with 100s of artisanal producers making delicious, responsibly produced food that will elevate any cheese board. With bundles like “Intro to Cheese & Charcuterie”, or even their monthly cheese club, you’re sure to find an ideal gift for your loved one.
#8 - Spritz Society - Kick off date night with something spritzy
Raise a toast this Valentine’s Day with something sparkling from Spritz Society. Their ready-to-drink cocktails are made using real wine and ingredients because for them, it’s all about the taste. They offer a range of different spritzes to suit any palette - sweet and juicy peach, bright and bitter grapefruit, tangy and tropical pineapple, and more. Grab a variety pack to try a little sip of their most popular flavors, and enjoy anywhere you choose to take your Valentine’s date.
#9 - Tip Top Cocktails - Take your date night cocktails on the go
Spend more time with your loved one and less time behind the bar on Valentine’s Day with Tip Top. Created by events industry veterans working with top bartenders, Tip Top Cocktails put bar quality cocktails inside easy to transport packaging. Their tiny tins pack a punch, from Old Fashioned to Negroni to Margarita. You simply crack one open, pour over ice, and enjoy! Less time mixing, and less money spent on niche ingredients.
#10 - Primal Wine - Pair Valentine’s dinner with a glass of natural wine
Sip on something more natural, with some delicious low intervention wine from Primal Wine. They source the best, handmade artisanal wine from producers around the world, with a focus on biodynamic, organic, and natural wines. The wine they sell is unique and made in small batches, it’ll be sure to intrigue your taste buds and spark some interesting conversation! They have a wide range of wines to suit different tastes and budgets, and if you’re not sure where to start you can sign up for their monthly wine club to get a curated selection from their experts.
#11 - Year & Day - Set the table for a dinner to remember
Elevate that date night at home with a beautifully set table worthy of any high end restaurant. Year & Day’s tableware marries beauty with utility, so you can present your home-cooked meals the way they deserve. Designed in California and hand-forged and finished in Europe, Year & Day have studied the kind of table designs and flatware used by designers and restaurants their customers love to design a range of timeless, stylish tableware. Bring the chicness of your favorite restaurant to your table every day of the week. The perfect touch to your Valentine’s dinner.
#12 - Mikasa - Pick the perfect glassware and serveware for date night
If there’s one thing that can turn any old glass of wine into something truly special, it’s some high quality glassware. And who better to buy from than a world leading brand that’s been around since 1948? Mikasa sells high quality drinkware, tableware and more, working with the world’s finest tabletop designers and best factories. At any one time on their site, they could have over 500+ designs, so you’ll be sure to find something that perfectly suits your loved one’s tastes.
#13 - Moonglow Jewelry - Finish the evening with something sparkly
Getting a glittering, beautiful piece of jewelry on Valentine’s Day is a classic gift for a reason! But why not put a spin on things and get something truly special and unique? Moonglow Jewelry was created to connect people even more closely to their memorable moments - “every moment has a moon”. You select a piece of their gorgeous, high quality jewelry, and enter the date of your precious moment. They’ll then show you the moon phase for that exact date, and put it on your selected piece - you can even have it engraved for an extra special touch. With a selection of jewelry in all different styles for both men and women, you’ll be sure to find something to “wow” your special someone.
#14 - Cosabella - Time to cozy up in high quality pajamas (and lingerie!)
Bring a little European luxury to your Valentine’s evening and get your loved one something special from Cosabella. Founders Ugo and Valeria Campello design luxurious lingerie and sleepwear, bringing together timeless design with Italian craftsmanship. Their pieces are not only beautiful, but high quality, and comfortable to wear for any body shape and size. They have ranges for both men and women, with everything from special lingerie to comfy everyday-wear, to cozy pajamas and everything in between.
If you can’t decide what to get for your loved one from these amazing brands, they all offer gift cards! Take the guesswork and stress out of gift buying, and give your loved one the gift of choosing their perfect Valentine’s Day treat.