Editor's Picks: Valentine's Day Gifts for Ladies and Gents

Julia Millay Walsh

Red roses and chocolate hearts are nice, but wouldn't you like to give (and receive) something a little more memorable this Valentine's Day? To that end, our very own editors are sharing their personal Valentine's Day gift picks for ladies and gents for the fast-approaching holiday. Order now and thank us later.



"Valentines Day is a great time to surprise your beloved with the unexpected. Go for something they didn't even know they wanted, and don't be afraid of an oddball choice!"

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"Only One YOU" Print by Shantell Martin, from $200, Art Space  Red Linen PillowBall by Andrew Yes, $285, Andrew Yes Pure Black Knives by Stelton, from $85, Horne
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Jean-Michel Basquiat Candle by Ligne Blanche, $65, Scoop NYC  Signal Blanket by Eleanor Pritchard, $399, Lekker Home Libatrone Zipp Speaker, $399, Room and Board
  _4 "Valentine's Day is not only a time show love for your significant other, but also to make their pad a little more romantic. New bedding, scented candles, and some interesting art will make their home feel a little more cozy for those stay-in date nights."
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King/Queen Linen Duvet Set, $99, H&M Cire Trudon Nazareth Candle, $95, Gracious Home Jasper Boxer Short by Wes Lang, $84, Sleepy Jones
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Tiffany by Travis Schneider, from $90, The Tappan Collective Smythson Small Leather Notebook, $80, Mr. Porter Vintage Menswear, $50, Jayson Home & Garden



"There's no getting around the cheesiness of Valentine's Day, so instead, embrace the romance of it. I vote for a gift that's unequivocally girly -- something that indulges her love of pretty things -- and one that she can enjoy much longer than the ephemeral rose bouquet or fleeting box of chocolates."

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Iris Lacquer Box, $95-$145, Gramercy & Co. Pyrite Heart, $240, Aerin Sagaform Pop Coffee Cup, $16, Burke Decor
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 Givenchy Antigona Floral Pouch, $405, Farfetch  Rosy-Cheeked Coupes, $68, BHLDN  Peony Boule de Neige Candle, $45, Graybill & Downs


"I love the idea of giving a gift that she will use constantly. Whenever she opens a bottle of wine, checks her Instagram feed on her phone, or lights a candle to unwind in the evening, she'll be reminded of your thoughtfulness -- and of course, what a tasteful and stylish catch you are!"

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Bow Wine Stopper, $65, Oscar de la Renta  You're My Lobster Card, $8, BHLDN Taken Necklace, $78, Kate Spade
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Jo Malone Orange Blossom Candle, $65, Nordstrom Christofle Crocodile Frame, $670, Barneys New York Small Talk iPhone and iPod Case, $35, Society6
For more Valentine's Day gift ideas and some amazing giveaways, visit our Valentine's Day headquarters! What Valentine's Day gifts have you given or received in the past and loved? Share your suggestions in the comments. -- By Julia Millay Walsh

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