Need help figuring out what to get your girlfriend for Valentine’s Day? Don’t want to look like you waited till the last minute, or fall victim to the old flowers-and-candy classic? Use our list of the best girlfriend-approved Valentine gifts you can buy now. From pampering gifts to sweet treats, plus gifts you can enjoy as a couple, our exhaustive list will help you find the perfect Valentine’s gift for your girlfriend. And for the other women in your life, check out our Unique Gifts for Women.
1. Cherry Sweethearts
Pass on the predictable Conversation Hearts this Valentine’s Day. She’ll appreciate the change of pace when she takes a bite of these delicious—and gorgeous—confections. This Valentine gift for girlfriend features a variety of nine different cherry flavors packaged in an acrylic cube, and practically guarantees a real kiss (or two) as a thank-you.
To buy: $7, sugarfina.com.
2. J. Crew Très Chic T-Shirt
She already knows you think she’s amazing. Let her announce her fabulosity to the world with this graphic tee. The dual shades of blue lettering against an ivory background make this Valentine’s Day gift a style win with everything from a pair of distressed jeans to a fringed mini skirt.
To buy: $29.50, jcrew.com.
3. Anine Bing Lace Soft-Cup Bra
From L.A.’s cool-girl designer Anine Bing comes this beautifully crafted yet extremely comfortable lace bra. This is a sweet, sexy Valentine’s Day gift for the girlfriend who appreciates a touch of luxury in her everyday essentials.
To buy: $90, net-a-porter.com.
4. R&H Brushstroke Journal
This aesthetically pleasing journal is lined, bound, and the ideal place to put pen to paper when the mood strikes. It also has the added benefit of laying completely flat while open for effortless scribbling, daydreaming, or doodling.
To buy: $15, papersource.com.
5. Llama Love Art Print
This kitschy and colorful llama print is a unique Valentine’s gift for the girlfriend who has everything. This sweet pair of llamas are printed on high quality, thick rag paper and will complement any neutral décor.
To buy: $44 for 11 x 14, domino.com.
6. Mini Apothecary Matches
This hand-crafted bottle of miniature matches is the perfect Valentine’s gift for girlfriends who have a thing for candles. Featuring a hand-notated label and cork vial, the bottle can even be repurposed once the contents are gone: Surprise her (again!) by filling it with water and a tiny flower bud and placing it on her nightstand.
To buy: $10, anthropologie.com.
5. Compartés Chocolate Bar
From cult chocolate phenomenon Compartes comes “Let Them Eat Cake”; a white chocolate bar containing vanilla beans, birthday cake batter, and a handful of rainbow sprinkles. Each tantalizing treat is crafted with care in Compartes’ Los Angeles kitchen and packaged in an artfully-designed box.
To buy: $12, surlatable.com.
6. Couples Pillowcases
Her side, his side … and the dog’s side? If three’s company, she’ll love this soft, organic cotton pillowcase set, which indicates who sleeps where—with the dog getting a hilariously disproportionate amount of space.
To buy: $30, etsy.com.
7. Velvet Hair Clip Set
Whether she’s getting dolled up for date night or simply pinning her hair out of the way to wash her face, these pretty hair clips will ensure she does it in style. This set of three velvet-covered clips is a chic (yet inexpensive) Valentine’s gift for your girlfriend.
To buy: $15, anntaylor.com.
8. Claus Porto Soap Box
The search for a luxurious Valentine’s Day gift for your girlfriend ends here, with this beautiful assortment of colorful soaps. Handcrafted with shea butter and ingredients from Portugal’s flora, the boxed set of 15 is macaron-inspired and each features a different scent.
To buy: $22, bergdorfgoodman.com.