The Ultimate Valentine's Day Gift Guide

The Ultimate Valentine's Day Gift Guide

The Ultimate Valentine's Day Gift Guide

From steamy lingerie to chic footwear options, here are all the must-have items to share with your special someone.

From steamy lingerie to chic footwear options, here are all the must-have items to share with your special someone.

Text: Matthew Velasco

In the gift giving mood this V-Day? V has you covered. Though the age-old heart-shaped chocolate set and bouquet of roses have been a perennial go-to, in a time as unpredictable as the current, thinking outside of the box will make for unforgettable Holiday gifting.

Whether you are shopping for a special significant other — or simply treating your self — there a bevy of must-have items to keep on your Valentine's radar. For an assured gifting win, lean into luxe basics that are designed to impress — relaxing bath accessories, moisturizing skincare, and champagne sets.

Want to take a risk gift-wise? Check out our statement-making footwear and lingerie options. From sultry sex toys and steamy bedroom-ready lingerie to ultra-chic heels and self-care items, we have rounded up all the essentials that will fulfill every romantic's needs.

Below, check out V's favorite undergarments, products, and sexy essentials that will dazzle your lover this Valentine's Day.

Footwear:

Versace

An instant hit from the Italian label's Fall/WInter 2021 collection, Versace's 'Aevitas Platform Heels' are sure to dazzle your lover. Available in yellow, blush, and black color ways, the towering satin shoe will make for an unforgettable Valentine's Day moment.

Ssense

$1375, www.ssense.com.

Dubié

Looking for the perfect Valentine's Day hue? Check out Argentinian brand Dubié's ultra-chic 'Tecno Boot." Available in both red and black color ways, the shoe is constructed out of an ultra-soft Napa leather and boasts a streamlined, narrow silhouette that molds to the wearer.

Dubié

$480, www.dubie.com.

Coperni

If pink or red are not your favorite, these statement-making boots from Coperni should be at the top of your list. The knee-high pair features a block heel in a sleek all-black leather.

Coperni

$710, www.ssense.com.

Amina Muaddi

A favorite of Rihanna, Gigi Hadid, and Kendall Jenner, Amina Muaddi's kitschy footwear designs should be on your Valentine's radar. From slinky slip-on pumps to towering stilettos, the rising label has it all. The crystal satin slingback pumps are a perennial best seller and are a top-notch option for romantic gift giving.

Neiman Marcus

$1,090, www.neimanmarcus.com.

Bath and Beauty Products:

La Mer

Face masks for Valentine's Day? Yes, please. With 6 hydrating masks, La Mer's moisturizing set helps to increase retention and elasticity within the skin.

Neiman Marcus

$175, www.neimanmarcus.com.

AHAVA

Relax your body and mind with AHAVA'S luxurious 'Lavender Dead Sea Bath Salt.' Crafted with mineral-rich bath salts from the Dead Sea, the hydrating product helps to increase the skin's moisture levels while delivering intense relaxation to the body and mind.

AHAVA

$24, www.ahava.com.

Tatcha

A forever go-to for luxury skincare, Tatcha's 'Indigo Overnight Repair' will make the ideal gift for any self-care fanatic. Complete with mondo grass root and Japanese indigo, the overnight cream helps to lock in moisture and minimize the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.

Tatcha

$88, www.tatcha.com.

Glossier

Gift it all this Valentine's Day with Glossier's 'The Complete Body Hero Collection.' Including a daily moisturizer, bath bar, oil mist, and oil wash, the trial set has something for everyone.

Glossier

$70, www.glossier.com.

Sex Toys:

Kiki de Montparnasse

Able to double as a risqué accessory, Kiki de Montparnasse's handcuff wristlets are a scandalous addition to any Valentine's evening. The handcuffs are delicately crafted from stainless steel and 14k gold plated and are able to be adjusted for optimal bedroom escapades.

Kiki de Montparnasse

$250, www.kikidm.com.

Agent Provocateur

Aptly named 'The Jitterbug,' Agent Provocateur's pint-size sex toy is designed in waterproof silicone and includes 10 vibration modes.

Agent Provocateur

$125, www.agentprovocateur.com.

Coco de Mer

Leather and brass come together for Coco de Mer's sensual lead. Able to attach to collars, handcuffs, and other bondage-focused toys, the lead merges the sensations of control and restraint.

Coco de Mer

$120, www.goop.com.

Agent Provocateur

Lose (or maintain) control with Agent Provocateur's all-leather paddle that features a sleek tassel complete with the brand's sprawling trademark.

Agent Provocateur

$195, www.goop.com.

Lingerie:

Fleur du Mal

Perfect for any special night, lingerie brand Fleur du Mal's 'Lily Embroidery Plunge Demi Bra' features a stunning all-over floral embroidery and is available in several color ways — purple, yellow, black, pink, and ivory.

Fleur du Mal

$138, www.fleurdumal.com.

Savage X Fenty

Rihanna's buzzed-about brand Savage X Fenty should be apart of everyone's Valentine's Day. For a Valentine-themed option, try out the brand's 'Glossy Flossy Bustier' that boasts an adorable heart motif.

Savage x Fenty

$74, www.savagex.com.

Araks

New York-based lingerie brand Araks' muted beige 'Cadel Slip Bare' combines sensual design know-how with a playful Valentine's Day tinge. Available in a wide array of hues — pink, yellow, white, black, sky blue — the versatile slip is crafted from a luxe silk georgette fabric.

Araks

$300, www.araks.com.

Agent Provocateur

Lingerie-favorite Agent Provocateur is home to dozens of sexy styles, from slinky bras to nighttime cover ups. The 'Hinda Bodysuit' features a stunning lace motif and is as versatile as it is sensual.

Agent Provocateur

$340, www.agentprovocateur.com.

Fragrances:

Dior

Undeniably feminine and luxurious, Dior's 'Happy Hour' fragrance is inspired by the essence of youth. Along with the scent's sleek vessel, fresh aromas like jasmine, ylang ylang, and florals take center stage.

Dior

$350, www.dior.com.

BYREDO

Featuring notes of coffee, labdanum, and sandalwood, BYREDO's 'Mumbai Noise' is the perfect fragrance option for your lover. Sensual without becoming overpowering, the luxury scent explores several contrasting aromas that seamlessly bounce off one another.

Ssense

$195, www.ssense.com.

Cultus Artem

Clean beauty is all the rage of late. That's why all-natural brand Cultus Artem's serene scents are a must-have for any fragrance fanatic this Valentine's Day. With botanically-derived ingredients like lemon, sandalwood, and cumin, the cruelty-free brand has something for everyone. If you are unable to choose a particular scent, try out the brand's 'Discovery Set,' which features its 8 signature fragrances.

Cultus Artem

$245, www.cultusartem.com.

Le Labo

A trending cult-favorite, Le Labo's 'Santal 33' evokes notes of leather, musk, and sandal wood. Thanks to the fragrance's unmistakable scent profile, it is perfect for year round use and will make for a luxurious gift.

$198, www.lelabofragrances.com.

Jewelry:

Missoma

What's better than diamonds for your Valentine? If you're looking for a bit of sparkle, check out Missoma's 'Fine Diamond Drop Necklace.' The mid-length necklace is made of 14ct recycled gold and features glitzy natural white diamonds that are sure to sparkle wherever the wearer heads.

$1,286, www.missoma.com.

Dior

Dior

Who doesn't want pearls for Valentine's? This Cupid's Day, take your pearl game to the next level with these gorgeous 'Triables Earrings' from Dior. Crafted in gold-finish metal, the teardrop-style earrings feature both white resin pearls and a deep red glass pea.

$650, www.dior.com.

Roussey

Unlike these 3-D printed earrings from Roussey, let's hope your significant other doesn't have a black heart. The intriguing option from the French brand includes crystal-cut accents throughout and a one-of-a-kind silhouette.

Ssense

$250, www.ssense.com.

Tiffany & Co.

There's nothing quite like Tiffany & Co. for Valentine's Day. If you want to stay along the traditional route, the famed jeweler has a host of options, including the below 'Love Heart Tag Key Bracelet' — a forever Valentine's favorite.

Tiffany & Co.

$425, www.tiffany.com.

AGMES

New York-based brand AGMES' 'Baroque Patrice Earrings' aren't your mother's pearls. Available in gold vermeil and sterling silver, each pair features one-of-a-kind freshwater pearls that are destined to dazzle.

AGMES

$450, www.agmesnyc.com.

Champagne and Chocolate Sets:

La Maison du Chocolat

Perfect for the dark chocolate lover in your life, La Maison du Chocolat's assortment features 24 unique pieces of dark chocolate with flavor profiles ranging from pistachio to praline.

La Maison du Chocolat

$65, www.lamaisonduchocolat.com.

Moët & Chandon

No Valentine's Day is complete without a little bit of bubbly. Better yet, your favorite bubbly can be personalized as a gift thanks to Möet & Chandon. Available in imperial brut and rosé, the brand offers a personal message service to dazzle your special someone.

Moët & Chandon

$59, www.clos19.com.

Godiva

Show your love this holiday with Godiva's heart-shaped chocolate gift box. Available for purchase in 14 and 37 count sizes, the scrumptious set is sure to surprise.

Godiva

$49, www.godiva.com.

Perrier Jouët

Give the gift of love with Perrier Jouët's Belle Epoque Rosé. Complete with a coordinating gift box, the stunning set with leave your bubbly needs fulfilled.

Perrier Jouët

$360, www.perrier-jouet.com.

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