Even if your wallet is still recovering from the holidays, it's an unspoken rule that February 14 means purchasing at least a trinket for your love one.
But instead of falling for the typical flowers and chocolates,GiftingMapdares you to think outside the candy box this year and secure a Valentine's Day present he or she will truly treasure.
Jewelry Sure, you know Baccarat as the esteemed maker of crystal and barware, but did you know they also have a fabulous jewelry line? Fromdainty, heart-shaped earringstoshimmering modern rings, the vermeil and crystal pieces make an elegant statement no matter the time of year.
You can never go wrong with jewelry.Courtesy photo
Vases Flowers are a must for Valentine's Day, but make sure that part of your gift lasts long after the bouquet disappears. Golden embellishments decorate the stainless steel Juliska serveware collection, which includes apitcher,bowl, andjulep cup that doubles as an adorable vase.
Candles Lux fragrances are exactly that: handmade by artisans in Arkansas with a 15 percent oil content, meaning that each prettily packaged candle smells as lush as it looks (there's even one that's scented like a dozen long-stemmed roses). Even the wicks are handmade in these premium wax blends, which burn for 10-12 hours per ounce.
Scarves Baccarat surprises again here, turning outbeautiful silk twill scarvesin patterns that recall the cut of its crystal and first jewelry collection, which was designed by the company's iconic artistic director, Georges Chevalier. Available in red, green, pink, purple, and blue, the scarf can be worn as a headband or around the neck, bringing elegance to any outfit.
Champagne Ok, so we can't legally sell you the bubbly but we can set you up with something chic to pour it in. A set ofstemless Champagne flutesfrom Slant Collections is sprinkled with colorful confetti dots, making them festive and fun all year-round.
Underthings If you think lingerie is trite for V-Day, mix it up by gifting loungewear, boxer shorts, and robes fromRoyal Highniesinstead. The cheeky brand only uses 400-thread-count pima cotton to make its classic clothes, all of which are embroidered with the distinctive navy logo.