It’s almost Valentine’s Day — that time of year when you let your loved ones know just how much they mean to you (even if it’s just yourself). Whether you’re in a relationship or happily single, fluent in the love language of gifting or trying to find something for the person you just started seeing, we’ve lovingly crafted a master list of our very best Valentine’s Day gift ideas. Think of this as your trusty shopping companion for first crushes, picky boyfriends, and Valentine’s Day haters.
This cheap but expensive-looking jewellery stand is the ideal gift for a valentine who leaves a trail of bobby pins in their wake. The little ledge will stop earrings and other odds and ends going walkabout. You can find other thoughtful, under £20 gifts here.
If she’s still on the fence about owning a weighted blanket, this one by Jaymag is the best reviewed on Amazon. One comment that comes up again and again in the reviews: “Why did I wait so long to buy this?” You can find other gifts for girlfriends here.
Whether it’s the early stages of a casual thing or you’re seriously settled down, you’re sure to love a bargain, like these just-under-£30 cashmere bed socks from the White Company. You can find other cheap, nice gifts from expensive brands here.
If you’re in search of a couples sex toy, Carolanne Marcantonio, a licensed master social worker and sex therapist based in Brooklyn, recommends the We-Vibe Tango. “Anyone can use it — you can use it on the testicles, the inner thighs, nipples,” she says. “The sky’s the limit and the whole body’s covered in nerve endings, so we can really experience pleasure anywhere.” You can find more recommendations for couples sex toys here.
The Best (Funny, Unusual, Artful, Tasteful) Valentine’s Day Cards You Can Buy on Amazon
For the valentine who just wants a card this year, honest. We like this pop-up one, so you can romantically proclaim you’re giving your boo your heart. You can find more artful, tasteful, and funny Valentine’s Day cards here.
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