Updated: Feb 8, 2018 11:10 am
Valentine’s Day is upon us and if you’ve got a significant other in your life, you’ve probably already begun to stress over getting the best Valentine’s Day gifts for her. While a lot of us feel that the holiday is a bit overhyped, even if your lady happens to agree with you, it may be best to err on the side of caution and get a gift anyway. But, if you think that the same old generic heart-shaped box of chocolates and bouquet of bodega flowers is going to cut it, boy do we have some bad news for you.
So, What Are the Best Valentine’s Day Gifts for Her?
When it comes to gifts and romance on Valentine's Day, it really comes down to each person’s preferences. Look, cliche gifts are fine and all, but if you want to make sure this Valentine’s Day is one you both won’t forget, it might be time to reevaluate your game plan. You don’t have to spend a lot of money, but you should definitely step it up a notch to make a good impression. Look into fine jewelry, buy her quality flowers, or make some getaway plans for just the two of you. We’re not saying you should wipe out your bank account for a single day, but putting in some thought and going the extra mile can (and will) get you far.
If you’re struggling to think of something great your partner will love this Valentine’s Day, here are the 32 best Valentine’s Day gifts for her that'll rock her world.
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Scroll down to see our 32 picks for the best Valentine’s Day gifts for her
1. Chemise/Knicker Set
Let’s be real – buying your girlfriend or wife sexy lingerie can be a slippery slope. Worst case scenario it’s an uncomfortable gift (in more ways than one) that kills the mood you’re trying to set. Instead of picking up that lacey thong or a body-cinching corset, opt for something that’s both sexy and comfortable like a babydoll chemise. Not only will she love this gift, your chances of seeing her in it more than once this year will skyrocket.
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Where to buy: Bluebella, $48
2. Natural Bath Fizzies
Is your girlfriend one of the hardest working people you know? This Valentine’s Day, forget the expensive dinner or night out and treat her to a staycation with this set of bath bombs. Natural and vegan-friendly, this set comes with six different varieties, all made with the highest spa quality ingredients and essential oils to ensure optimal relaxation. But don't take it from us! Amazon buyer Amelia C. Benton says, "After soaking in the tub for awhile, I was very pleased with the smell and softness that it left on my skin." And with mixtures like “Soothing Ocean” and “Sensual Rose” she just might invite you to join in on her staycation.
Where to buy: Amazon, $15.99
4. Weekender Overnight Bag
We've established there's nothing more intimate than a romantic getaway, but what better way to surprise her with the trip than by gifting her a stylish weekend bag? If you really want to get creative you can fill it up with some of her favorite outfits, a collection of her most-loved movies, a nice bottle of wine (if she's a film buff then she'll really appreciate one of these wines), and anything else that you think would make the trip extra special (wink, wink). Still not sold on it? Amazon buyer Sarah K. Wren said, "Love this weekender bag. In fact, I just ordered a second one."
Where to buy: Amazon, $56.99
5. Crystal Wine Glasses
Whether it’s to enjoy that wine you packed for your trip or simply a nice gift for your favorite wino, these elegant crystal wine glasses make a great Valentine’s Day Gift for that special lady in your life. They also give you a great excuse pop open a bottle of the good stuff and get the night started the right way. And if you're wondering about the quality of these affordable glasses, Amazon buyer melc raves saying, "I was skeptical when seeing the price for these two wine glasses; however, I was proven wrong as they are light, comfortable to hold, and I swear they make my eight-dollar-a-bottle wine taste so much better."
Where to buy: Amazon,
8. Godiva Chocolates
If you’re going to go the classic route of flowers and chocolate, when it comes to the sweets make sure you’re buying quality over quantity. Ask any woman out there, nothing kills the moment quicker than being gifted a box of cheap chocolate on Valentine’s Day. If you’re looking for a quick and easy way to step up your chocolate game, you can never go wrong with an assortment from iconic chocolatier Godiva. Amazon buyer Tyrik J. backs this up saying, "She smiled and loved it. Do I have to say more?" And maybe if you’re really good, she might even share them with you.
Where to buy: Amazon, $27.15
9. Box of Chocolate Soaps
Want to put a modern twist on that classic box of chocolate? The soaps featured in this box are made with a blend of olive, coconut, palm kernel, cocoa butter, shea butter, sunflower and refined sweet almond oils, as well as, yes, chocolate, guaranteed to soothe and satisfy your love's skin year-round. The box comes complete with four mouthwatering scents: Amber Chocolate, Chocolate Bar, Fudge Brownie and Raspberry Drizzle. Handmade in Monroe, Georgia, these soaps are the perfect gift for someone you love. And when you think about it, this box of chocolate is still one that can be shared (wink).
Where to buy: Uncommon Goods, $28
12. Tipping Teacup
If you're looking for a cool way your Valentine can brew those wonderful teas, this tipping teacup is a must-have. Made especially for loose-leaf teas, this modern, angle-bottomed cup allows you to steep on one side and sip from the other without having to discard the tea first. Chic and functional, your love will adore adding this cup to her morning tea ritual, with you right beside her.
Where to buy: Uncommon Goods, $20
14. XOX Diamond Charm Necklace
Jewelry is a tried and true Valentine’s Day staple, but it’s one that can also be the source of a lot of stress. How much should you spend? What type should you get? Is she going to like it? The first step is to take a breath and remember, you got this. The fact that you’re going out of your way to get her a nice piece of real jewelry will not be lost on her. To keep things simple, pick a piece you know she’d wear. If she loves necklaces something like this delicate diamond charm one (a favorite of Blake Lively's) is a great way to go. Picking a necklace will also lead to that sweet, sensual moment when you get to drape it around her neck and watch her light up with excitement.
PRO TIP Unless you’re popping the question, presenting your partner with a small jewelry box can lead to a nightmare scenario, so make sure you take note of the way you package the jewelry!
Where to buy: Amazon, $215
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16. Oversized Fleece Sweater
No matter how many clothes she has, the second your significant other finds out you bought a new sweatshirt, it seems to automatically become hers. So this Valentine’s Day, get her this incredibly soft, fleece open cardigan. Covered in the softest beige-colored fleece, and featuring two enormous pockets to keep her ever frozen hands warm, she is sure to wear it often. Buyer KC raves about it saying, "This is probably the softest thing I have ever felt in my life!" But be warned, this still won't stop her from borrowing your sweaters.
Where to buy: Amazon, $29.99-$36.99
19. Essential Oil Diffuser Bracelet
If you're up-to-date on your trends, then you know that essential oil diffusers are huge right now. The benefits of aromatherapy have long been touted, helping with everything from insomnia to anxiety. However, diffusers aren't exactly the easiest things to lug around. And while they do have travel sized versions, if you really want to surprise your Valentine pick up the newest thing to hit the aromatherapy market: an essential oil diffuser bracelet! Buyers are going crazy about this bracelet on Amazon, with one saying, "I get so many compliments on this!" This chic bracelet comes with eight reusable cloth pads that slip easily beneath the bracelets locket. All that's left to do is for your lady to drop a couple drops of her favorite oil and be on her way! She'll not only smell great, she'll feel great all day (and hopefully night).
PRO TIP It doesn't come with any essential oils, but you can easily pick up a great set to go along with the bracelet here.
Where to buy: Amazon, $17.99
20. HP Sprocket Photo Printer
She loves a good selfie and even drags you into one now and again, but wouldn’t it be great if those photos could live somewhere besides social media? By gifting her the HP Sprocket Photo Printer, she can print her favorite photos of the two of you directly from her smartphone, and she might even feel inclined to print you a couple special ones as a thank you. Buyers are loving this handy little printer with one say, "Boy, was I happy that I bought it!"
Where to buy: Amazon, $129.95
21. Iridescent Champagne Flute Set
If there's one night of the year to make a special toast to your loved one it's Valentine's Day (after New Year's, of course). Whether you're celebrating your first holiday together or another year well spent, there's no better way to commemorate the season of love than with these chic flutes, a bottle of Champagne, and your girl held close. So go ahead! Pop the bubbly, and get the celebration started right.
Where to buy: Uncommon Goods, $65
22. NEST Fragrances Classic Candle
Setting the mood is easy with the right candle, and this one from NEST Fragrances is a best seller with the ladies for a reason (a buyer on Amazon even called it "the most amazing smelling candle I've ever smelled.") With a combination of Cashmere woods, tobacco leaves, Black amber, and a soft suede accord, this smoky candle has a masculine unisex scent that will not only help create the right atmosphere for the two of you, it’ll also make her think of you everytime she lights it.
Where to buy: Amazon, $40
24. L’Occitane Ultra-Rich Moisturizer
February might mean romance to most, but for some, all they register is cold. No, this isn’t a joke about anyone’s love life, it’s just a fact: February is typically one of the coldest months of the year. With the cold comes dry skin, so why not help keep your loved one looking and feeling her best with a special moisturizer? This one from luxury French beauty house L’Occitane is made with 25% Shea butter and is rich in vitamin E, meaning smooth and supple skin all winter long (one buyer called it, "the most moisturizing product I've ever used.") Win-win.
Where to buy: Amazon, $34
28. Spirit Infusion Kit
If you and your girl have the kind of relationship that involves knocking back a few every now and again (a.k.a the best kind), why not try out a spirit infusion kit? With this kit, you can make your own vodka infused with everything from fruity flavors like orange and pineapple coconut, to cucumber, and yes, even bacon! It’s a fun way to spend some time together and the end result could lead to even more fun.
Where to buy: Amazon, $39.95
29. Amazon Echo Dot
Looking for a gift that both of you can get some use out of? Why not try a digital personal assistant for your home like the Amazon Echo Dot! Equipped with 'Alexa,' this super helpful hands-free device can do a lot of things, including help make and receive calls, control smart home devices, and throw on those slow jams in a split second. Amazon buyer Lance Miller calls it, "by far the most useful new tech to come along in the last few years." And with some extra help getting things done around the house, that means she'll have more time left for you.
Where to buy: Amazon, $49.99
30. Himalayan Salt Shot Glasses
It's 2018, and the Himalayan Salt trend shows no sign of stopping. From lamps to jewelry, it's popping up everywhere, and like any good trend, it's only natural that it would eventually find itself at the bar. If your lady likes Tequila, then she'll love these shot glasses. This unique, four-piece set is made entirely of natural Himalayan Salt and is accompanied by a beautiful Acacia wood serving board, making it perfect for a party or a fun night at home, just the two of you.
Where to buy: Amazon, $35
31. Spinning Messenger Box
Sometimes, we can't be with the ones we love on Valentine's Day. Whether it's because you're both insanely busy, traveling, or in a long distance relationship, when it's difficult to see your significant other on V-day, gifting them something heartfelt is the next best thing. Enter Lovebox. A modern take on the classic love note, simply send a message through Lovebox's app and once received, the chunky heart on the box spins to alert your loved one to your note. When she opens the box, she'll be able to see your note displayed on the screen. It's the perfect way to feel close to your Valentine even if you're a world away.
Where to buy: Uncommon Goods, $99