Already did the chocolates + roses routine? This is the year to try something a little more original with these gifts that are sure to please.
The typical woman has one or two valuable baubles in her jewelry box that she never wears — maybe a family heirloom that doesn't fit, or an expensive gift that just wasn't quite her taste. If that sounds like the lady in your life, send it off to the , where designer Allison Marx will repurpose gems and precious metals from the original piece, and create a custom design that checks every box on your style wish list.
Price varies, amarx collection
A pretty, painted water bottle that lets her infuse teas, fruits, health supplements — without creating a mess every time.
Posh without looking prissy, comfortable without looking schleppy — this silk-satin robe is hard to beat. Bonus points if you accompany it with breakfast in bed.
$490, Olivia von Halle
Crafted in small batches in Philadelphia, this set includes cleansing soap and incense to encourage positive energy and deep reflection. The insense set has sacred palo santo wood from the bursera graveolens tree, which produces an aromatic, healing hypoallergenic resin.
$32-40, abc carpet & home
A simple ink drawing by Matisse would look great in her home (and she'll think of you every time she admires it).
$150, Kate Spade
If diamonds are forever, a sturdy (and delightful) Le Creuset dish is forever and a day. The enameled cast-iron ensures even heating for stews and desserts, alike.
$149.95 – $199.95, Le Creuset
If she's your favorite person to create memories with, capture the moments on this instant camera with exposure adjustment, a built-in selfie mirror, and extra close-up collapsible lens.
If your lady would rather stay in than paint the promenade, opt for this chic blanket. It's weaved by Peruvian artisans using a fabric way more innovative and sustainable (but just as soft) than cashmere: alpaca hair.
$295, Jonathan Adler
Holly Ryan's abstract designs evoke romance — without beating you over the head with it. These earrings are crafted with polished 18K gold-plated silver to resemble lips.
$470, Holly Ryan
If you can't afford to hire her a personal assistant, an Amazon echo that lets her play music, make calls, ask questions, and control her smart home devices works just as well.
Give your lady a sip of luxury with a modern wine glass made of full-lead crystal. It's just as elegant as she is.
If some of your sweetest memories with your Valentine involve napping together on a lazy afternoon, evoke those moments with a candle that captures the scent of and open window and wrinkled sheets.
Give your gal the two treats she loves most: candy and bubbly. These luxury sweets are made with Dom Pérignon Vintage Champagne.
When a lady loves clean lines and chic style, you'll want to swap the heart-shaped jewels for something a bit edgier. This 14K gold bar ring will do the trick.
A collection of photographer Eugène Atget's greatest work on the streets of Paris, this coffee table book will capture your Paris-loving sweetheart (note: captions for the photos are in French, so this is especially fitting for a lady who cares to practice la langue).
Help your bookworm display her reads in a fashionable way with these pink agate bookends.
If your valentine has two opposing interests — like, say, high-tech accessories and hand-written notes — this leather cover is perfect. It was designed to fit both an iPad Mini, and a little journal.
There's nothing wrong with feeding into your significant other's competitive streak, especially with a low-key game like backgammon. As an added bonus, the Art Deco-inspired board is carved out of stunning shagreen.
A bouquet of flowers may seem cliche, unless they're hand-crafted and delivered to her door on-demand.
If your significant other loves coffee more than life itself, it might be time to gift her a French Press she'll be proud to display, like this copper version.
There's nothing better than coming home at the end of the long day and changing into comfy clothes, and these luxe pajamas make cozying up even better.