Valentine’s Day Gift Guide 2021
By Vanessa Blankenship
Raven + Lily’s Addis Backpack in Grenadine, $198
As part of the summer collection, Raven + Lily’s Addis Backpack is the perfect balance between casual and elegant. The sleek aesthetic is definitely worth the splurge, and the backpack comes in plenty of vibrant colors (my favorite is Grenadine!).
Nina Berenato’s Superwoman Galentine’s Day Box, $60
Thanks to the comedic genius of Parks and Recreation‘s fictional character Leslie Knope, played by Amy Poehler, we now we have one of the best holidays of the year: Galentine’s Day. Give your bestie a sweet present like Nina Berenato’s Superwoman Galentine’s Day Box. The gift comes with a mini crown necklace with a unique fragrance in either yellow gold, white gold or rose gold.
The Exercise Dress from Outdoor Voices, $100
The Austin fitness apparel brand launched the Exercise Dress back in the summer of 2019, and it’s proving that anyone can look cute while working out. The dress is made out of a lightweight fabric and comes with built-in shorts with pockets. It’s super soft and comes in an array of colors. The Exercise Dress in scarlet will be a great sporty outfit for Valentine’s Day if you’re planning to spend the day outdoors.
The Tallulah Dahlia boots from Fortress of Inca, $285
As part of Fortress of Inca’s 10-year anniversary collection, this boot is influenced by traditional Peruvian textile that inspired founder Evan Streusand to launch a sustainable footwear brand in Austin. Give a gift that’s eco-friendly and fashion-forward!
Two Dozen Roses from Bricolage Curated Florals, $160
For those who love traditions, long-stemmed roses are a classic flower arrangement for Valentine’s Day. Austin-based florist Samantha McCrary at Bricolage Curated Florals is known for her stunning flower bouquets, and she’s selling beautiful roses by the dozen for the day dedicated to love.
Hearth & Soul’s Pocket Travel Wrap, $134
The Pocket Travel Wrap from Hearth & Soul is not only stylish but extremely versatile. It’s a great pop of color to any winter ensemble, and it can be easily used as a cozy layer for a relaxed night at home.
14k Akoya pearl and diamond pearl stud earrings from Schors, $895
These stunning diamond and pearl earrings from Schors are a classic combination and a must-have accessory for a fashionable wardrobe. It’s simple, elegant and timeless. These earrings can practically be worn for any occasion, whether you’re going to happy hour, a dinner date, or the office.
Purse & Clutch’s Embossed Circle Crossbody, $139
This crossbody handbag from Purse & Clutch is the ideal mid-sized bag that can easily transition from work to dinner date for busy and balanced women. Plus, the delicate pattern is absolutely striking.
Lipstick Velvet Headband from Julian Gold, $49
Julian Gold has a wide selection of curated gifts for Valentine’s Day, but we love this bubble gum pink headband. Padded headbands are making a comeback in the fashion world, and this one is a seamless statement piece for a chic Valentine’s Day outfit.
Korman Fine Jewelry’s Classic Chain Flex Cuff in Silver and Turquoise, $750
This gorgeous bracelet would put anyone in a good mood; with silver details and turquoise pieces, it’s genuinely a dazzling accessory to complete a jewelry box collection.
Kendra Scott’s Heart Collection
Kendra Scott leans in to love with elegant jewelry that gives back to causes and people you care about most. This heart-shaped collection has some of our absolute favorites when it comes to sweet little reminders this Valentine’s Day. Customizable with different stones and styles, you can never go wrong with a timeless piece from Kendra Scott.
Cratejoy’s Krush Date Night Box, $44.99
Cratejoy’s subscription boxes are filled with fun activities and thoughtful gifts for your loved ones. The Krush Date Night Box is an exceptional gift for couples who would rather stay in than go out on Valentine’s Day. Choose from spa, travel, karaoke and craft-themed boxes to woo your loved one for months to come.
The Priscilla handbag from Mirta, $433
This luxurious bag is handcrafted in Italy and made with the finest leather. It’s the right amount of elegance for a black staple purse that will last your valentine a lifetime.