12 Valentine's Day Gifts Sure to Win You Major Points
By Emma Sarran Webster| January 30, 2017 |
We’ve just barely recovered from the holiday season, but it’s already time to start getting ready for Valentine’s Day—and, of course, searching for the best gifts to wow our significant others. Need some help narrowing it down? Start with these 12 gift options, including jewelry, home decor, treats, and more.
These heart-shaped cheesecakes made with Belgian chocolate and topped with a crunchy layer of chocolate and hazelnuts are sure to satisfy any discerning sweet tooth. Not only that, but as part of its Valentine’s Day #ShareTheLove initiative, Eli’s will donate cheesecake to Chicago Help Initiative, Joined Hands Food Pantry at St. John’s Lutheran Church, and Top Box, a non-profit dedicated to offering healthy foods at affordable prices.
It’s a sweet Valentine’s Day kiss in gift form—and a stylish piece of jewelry she can wear any day of the year.
Lover Lamp Bath Bomb, Lush ($9). 859 W. Armitage Ave., 773-281-5874; 1727 N. Damen Ave., 773-227-3946; 3430 N. Southport Ave., 773-525-7945
This festive bath bomb is made with organic, fair-trade cocoa butter, vanilla absolute, and Brazilian orange oil—all of which come together for a decadent, soothing bath. Want to win extra points? Prep the bath for your significant other and have the warm water, candles, and bath bomb ready for a relaxing night in.
Feel like you’ve exhausted all of the “usual” Valentine’s Day gifts? Think completely outside the box with a custom song from Songfinch. All you have to do is submit a “story guide” with details you’d like included (think: characteristics of your partner, special moments, and the like), the vibe you’re going for, and the type of vocalist you’ll prefer, and Songfinch will record a totally custom, professional song for you to download and share.
The traveler in your life is bound to love this suitcase that’s durable, chic, and high-tech: It has a built-in battery to charge any USB device right from the suitcase itself.
Wellness and Vitality Package, IVme ($179). 1347 N. Wells, 312-350-1822
Shopping for someone who's always looking for the best ways to stay healthy and energized? Go with a gift card for the IVme Wellness & Vitality package. The service includes a vitamin-packed IV, a Super B Shot (known to boost energy and increase metabolic rate, among other benefits), and oxygen therapy.