Show how much you care this Valentine's Day with a thoughtful gift for your loved ones
Whether it’s your significant other, a best friend or family member, February 14th is the perfect day to show the special people in your life how much they mean to you.
Scroll through for our top picks on what to get (and don’t forget to pamper yourself too)….
1. Miu Miu Twist Eau de Parfum
We can’t get enough of this beautiful fragrance by Miu Miu—and neither will she. Twist is a floral blend with notes of vert de bergamot, apple blossom, pink amber and cedar wood. The textured bottle is inspired by the brand’s signature matelassé quilted pattern—super glam!
2. Meh. Valentine’s Survival Kit
OK, so maybe she isn’t a huge fan of Valentines’ Day, but who can resist delicious chocolate? This survival kit by Purdys is filled with yummy treats like raspberry hearts, a caramelized white chocolate bar, a dark chocolate mint meltie bar, a milk chocolate heart lolly and a coffee break bar. The perfect gift for a gal pal!
3. Love Looks Pretty on You
International bestselling author Lang Leav’s newest book is a heartwarming collection of contemporary poetry and prose focused on love, relationships, self-empowerment and more.
4. All Yours Gift Box
This super fun box by Lush has a variety of colourful, natural goodies like a peachy bath bomb, avocado shower gel and strawberry whip soap that are sure to brighten up her day.
5. Sweet Somethings
This adorable gift set has 12 of Davids Tea's most popular, sweet loose leaf teas, including Bergamot Kisses, Caribbean Crush, Magic Potion, Peppermint Amour, Raspberry Cream Pie, S’mores Chai and more. Wonderful for keeping her warm on a cold day!
Davids Tea, $26.00
6. Bead Bracelet
A timeless piece of jewellery always shows someone how much you care, and this red heart charm bracelet is a gorgeous pick. Inspired by the iconic key ring from 1969, it’s part of the Return to Tiffany collection, and looks stunning by itself or stacked with other arm candy.
Tiffany & Co, $205
7. Cupids, Hearts & Love Letters
Here’s an irresistible gift for the sweet tooth in your life. We love the simple, traditional message of love and the super-cute cupid made from premium chocolates and truffles by celebrated pâtissier Thomas Haas.
Thomas Haas (in store only), $49
8. Rose Water & Ivy Candle
There’s nothing like setting the mood with a glow, and we can’t get enough of this three-wick candle by Bath & Body Works that smells like a fresh bouquet of roses.
Bath & Body Works, $14.99
9. “You’re My Main Squeeze”
Celebrating Galentine’s Day? Your besties will love these tasty grapefruit-flavoured paloma gummies that look as fabulous as they taste. Make sure to check out Sugarfina’s other treats like the “You’re a Gem” Pink Diamonds, and “Cheers To Us” Champagne Bears.
10. Libby VanderPloeg Kisses Mugs
A lady loves her home items, and this pretty mug set designed by Brooklyn-based designer Libby VanderPloeg will add just the right amount of charm to any kitchen.
1. Hubby Mug
If you have a caffeine-loving significant other, then this black-and-gold porcelain mug from Indigo makes an adorable gift. He’ll always think of you when he grabs his favourite brew, and you can even purchase the Wifey mug while you’re at it to match!
2. Valentines Shmalentines Mini Favourites
He may not be into lovey-dovey stuff either, but if he’s into sweet treats, then here’s a perfect little gift by Purdys. This mini-set features delicious chocolates like raspberry balsamic, salted hazelnut flake, mini hedgehog, pink salt caramel and more.
3. Round Cuff Links
Go big and treat him to these classic Tiffany & Co. cufflinks—it's the perfect way to show the special man in your life how much he means to you.
Tiffany & Co., $475
4. OYObox Tech Organizer
Here’s a handy gift that will truly be appreciated. This tech tray by OYObox has six wire-groove entry points to charge devices with ease, and of course, the stylish design makes for a great accent piece whether at home or in the office.
Atkinson’s of Vancouver, $180
5. Vancouver Candle Co. in Muskoka
Gifting a candle is always a sweet and simple gesture. This one from Vancouver Candle Co. has fresh undertones of pine, cedar wood and eucalyptus, and its gender-neutral packaging will suit his style.
Vancouver Candle Co., $38
For the Kids
1. Happy Valentine’s Day, Curious George
Illustrated with super fun pictures and fold-out flaps, here’s a treasure of a book that kids will love to read. Find out how curiosity gets the best of adorable monkey George while he celebrates Valentine’s Day with friends.
2. Hot Chocolate and Marshmallow Hearts
Although we don’t encourage too many sweet things for the kids, Valentine’s Day is a perfect time to spoil them with some yummy treats—and really, there’s no better combination than hot chocolate and marshmallows.
3. Jumbo Red Hot Red Hearts Bear
Kids will love hugging this three-foot-tall super-soft bear. We love the red fur that’s textured with hearts—absolutely perfect for Valentine’s Day!
Build-A-Bear (online only), $57
4. Dinosaur Lunch Box
Snack time will be a lot more exciting with this dinosaur lunch box by Anthropologie—such a cute gift that’s perfect for school and play dates!
5. Heart-print Sweater