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The 10 Best Valentine’s Day Gifts For Her

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Getting your girlfriend or wife that perfect Valentine’s day gift is very tricky. Obviously it has to be meaningful, but it should also be something she’ll actually use and enjoy.

This poses a serious challenge for the gifter, and often leads to procrastination, last minute scrambling, bad poems, or worst of all – the eye-roller card that says “me.” To make things easier this year, we rounded up 10 bulletproof gifts that any valentine would be happy to get.

1. Hinterland Trading Terrarium

Terrariums have blown-up in the decor world recently because they accent any room with adorable (and low-maintenance) succulents. They make a great gift this year, and even good examples like this won’t break the bank at just $20.

Succulent Planter Terrarium Kit Image courtesy of Amazon

  

2. Bad Girls Throughout History

This book features profiles on 100 of the most revolutionary, bold women in history – from Cleopatra to Joan Jett. Not only will it make your valentine feel like a #girlboss, but it also makes a great addition to any coffee table book collection.

Feminist Book Bad Girls of History Image courtesy of Amazon

  

3. Bath & Body Works Stress Relief Candle

Fancy candles are a Valentine’s day staple, but this one isn’t your run-of-the-mill scented candle. It’s specially made with eucalyptus and spearmint to effectively reduce any stress your lady might be feeling, and it makes her home smell nice.

Stress Relief Candle Image courtesy of Amazon

  

4. Le Chateau Wine Decanter

Decanters can take a bottle of wine from good to great, and they look chic displayed on the dining table. This one from Le Chateau is made of 100% lead free crystal, and hand blown for a high-end look. Bonus: get an accompanying wine club subscription to get her started.

Wine Decanter Crystal Image courtesy of Amazon

  

5. Victrola Bluetooth Suitcase Turntable

Turntables just might make better gifts in 2018 than they did in 1918. Besides you’re not only just giving your S.O. a great way to play music, but you’re also giving her a stylish piece of nostalgic decor, and with this one from Victrola, you’re doing it for under $50.

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6. TOPSHOP Faux Leather Tote Bag

Bold animal prints make this tote bag a standout accessory, but a simple black leather foundation also allows your Valentine to work it into her own personal style. We think it makes a great gift because it’s not over-trendy, but it’s something she’ll be excited to use right away.

Black Tote Bag Embroidered Image courtesy of Nordstrom

  

7. Bean Box Gourmet Coffee and Chocolate

Deluxe chocolate is a V-Day gifting staple, but pair it with neatly-packaged gourmet coffee and you get an upgraded Valentine’s classic. This Bean Box includes 8 bags of handpicked gourmet coffee, 8 bars of chocolate, and pairing suggestions with tasting notes for each.

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8. Calvin Klein ck one Eau de Toilette

Premium perfume is another classic Valentine’s day gift, but picking the right one can be tricky. We recommend getting her Calvin Klein ck one because it smells great with mandarin orange, jasmine, lily-of-the-valley, cedar and more, and because it’s the best unisex fragrance on the market – so if you run out of cologne you can steal some.

Perfume Calvin Klein ck one Image courtesy of Amazon

  

9. UGG Scuffette II Slipper

UGG has been at it for a while now, but no one has even come close to their level of comfiness. If you want to treat your special gal to something she’ll use everyday (probably all day), UGG slippers are a good idea.

Furry Slippers Ugg Image courtesy of Nordstrom

  

10. Rag & Bone Cashmere Gloves

These Rag & Bone cashmere gloves are a fun and quirky Valentine’s day gift. They’re luxurious (but not over-the-top), they’ll get used everyday during the cold months, and on top of it all, they’re pink! Plus they have gadget-ready fingertips – as should any pair of gloves you buy in 2018.

Pink Gloves Texting Rag & Bone Image courtesy of Shopbop