Vancouver Valentine’s Day Gift Guide

Not sure what to get your sweetie for V-Day? We’ve got saucy and safe gifts for both new couples and committed soulmates

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The perfect Valentine’s Day gift for every stage of your relationship

Finding the perfect Valentine’s Day gift can be like navigating a minefield. Beyond selecting something that your lover will love, you’ve got to consider your relationship status. To make it easy, BCLiving has created this guide to help you find the perfect locally available gift for every stage of your relationship – whether you’re looking for something lusty or lovely.


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New Relationship Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas: Safe

Thomas Haas Valentine’s Signature Gift Box (20 pieces)

If you want the relationship to last, skip the drugstore box of chocolates and pick up a collection of Vancouver’s finest sweets from award-winning chocolatier Thomas Haas.


Flowers from The Flower Factory

You could go with the usual dozen red roses, but why not surprise her with a modern and elegant arrangement from Main Street’s The Flower Factory?

Prices vary,

Shakespeare’s Love Sonnets

Does it get any more romantic than a collection of Shakespeare’s love sonnets? If we’re judging a book by its rose-adorned cover, the answer is no.


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New Relationship Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas: Steamy

Summerhill Cipes Rose

These pink bubbles will make your mouth come alive with hints of strawberries – and they do a pretty good job of lowering inhibitions, too. $26.95,

Voluspa Goji and Tarocco Orange 3 Wick Decorative Tin Candle

When it’s time to turn out the lights, these beautifully scented handmade candles will burn as brightly as your passion for each other.


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Fortnight Vega Longline Bra and Knickers

Drape yourself in this lacy lingerie and then let him unwrap his gift.

Bra $120, knickers $58,

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Erotic Massage Deck: 50 Sensual Techniques to Get You in the Mood

Each of the 50 cards in this deck offers another way to tease, rub and massage each other into romantic bliss.


Long-term Relationship Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas: Safe

Engraved Journal

Pre-engraved with a selection of endearing messages, these leather-bound journals can be further personalized with whatever you desire.

From $22 for the smallest,

Tiffany Enchant Heart Earrings

These delicate heart earrings are extra special in Tiffany’s signature rose-coloured Rubedo metal, a combination of copper and gold.


Tickets for “A Romantic Valentine” by the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra

The VSO wants to serenade you and your sweetheart with a special Valentine’s performance this Feb. 14 and 15.


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Ayala Moriel Natural Perfume

Choose from a line of intoxicating perfumes, or create your own personal scent that is custom-made to drive you both wild.

From $120,

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Le Creuset Heart Dish

If you’d rather turn on the heat in the kitchen than in the bedroom, this heart-shaped enameled cast-iron French oven by Le Creuset is just the gift.


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Long-term Relationship Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas: Steamy

Absolute Signature Massage for Two

Let the professionals at Vancouver’s Absolute Spa at the Century Plaza work on those tender muscles so you can focus on those other sensual spots at home.

$135/person for 90 minutes,

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Intima Silk Blindfold

Think love is blind? Put it to the test with this silk blindfold that will heighten your partner’s four other senses in the best way possible.


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Matching Tattoos

Not for commitment-phobes, matching tattoos are a serious way to show your love is forever.

$160 to $200 each, (inspiration tattoos by Chris Hold)