Create A Vision Of Love With These Valentine’s Day Trinkets!
Make Cupid proud this Valentine’s Day by going beyond the standard heart-shaped chocolate box and floral bouquet when conveying your affection. After all, it’s nice to make a woman smile, but it’s much better to make her swoon!
Betsey Johnson Throwback To Vintage Earrings, $35. Available at BetseyJohnson.com
We heard through the grapevine that Valentine’s Day is right around the corner! Put a little love in your heart — and your lobes! — with these heart-shaped Betsey Johnson earrings, featuring metallic grey beads resembling vintage pearls tucked inside metal pieces molded to mimic flower petals. All the pearl-adorned blossoms are linked together via leafs accented with crystals, creating an antique-feeling, delicate, regal, heart-shaped vine.
Nine West Tatiana Pointy Toe Pumps, $79. Available at Nine West stores and NineWest.com
Step in the name of love — just like R. Kelly encouraged you to do in his 2003 Chocolate Factory hit — then let us see you do the love slide in the Nine West Tatiana pumps. These pointy-toe pumps, adorned with two-toned hearts, feature 4″ heels that will make those legs appear longer and streamline your silhouette.
GAP Floral Lace Bracelette, $32.50, and Floral Lace Hipster, $14.50. Available at GAP stores and GAP.com
Most beautiful undergarments tend to feel constrictive and cumbersome. These sheer lace pieces, however, combine cuteness and comfort. The V-shaped bralette, for instance, features no stiff wires or bulky padding, while the briefs offer the right amount of coverage (and none of that I-have-a-wedgie feeling that thongs yield) and they feature an elasticized waistband and leg openings.
Threshold Stoneware “You Had Me At Coffee” Mug, $4.99. Available at Target stores and Target.com
Jerry Maguire had Dorothy Boyd at “hello” but, for most of us hard-working and sleep-deprived gals, the magic word that can unlock our hearts is “coffee.” This red stoneware mug, which holds 12 ounces of piping hot java, bears the phrase “You had me at coffee” in whimsical cream cursive lettering.
Michael Kors Jaryn Gold-Tone Watch and Bracelet Set, $295. Available at MichaelKors.com
It’s never too early or too late for a little romance! When you gift someone this Michael Kors watch, they’ll be reminded of your devotion every time they witness the sweeping of the second hand. The rose gold-toned stainless steel timepiece features a 38mm case, and the fanciful dial is decorated with glass stones and cubic zirconias that create a scattered heart design. The coordinating bracelet, meanwhile, also features a heart charm which is itself embedded with glimmering crystal stones.
Express Floral Embroidery Top Handle Crossbody, $44.90. Available at Express stores and Express.com
There’s a flamenco-inspired flamboyance to this romantic faux leather cross-body bag, which features embroidered red blooms on the chic top flap, a top handle for a slightly retro feel, and a silver-toned cross-body chain strap for an edgy urban touch.
Rosie Sudgen Cashmere Heart Beanie Hat, $99. Available at Neiman Marcus stores and NeimanMarcus.com
Keep your head as warm as your heart in this burgundy-toned Rosie Sudgen knit beanie, featuring a scattered heart intarsia pattern and a ribbed brim.
Wildfox Te Amo Sleep Mask, $44. Available at Shopbop.com
You’ll always enjoy sweet dreams when you wear this lightly padded eye mask, featuring the words “Te Amo” (“I love you” in Spanish) printed along the front.
Lia Sophia Je T’Aime Necklace, $12. Available at LiaSophia.com
Any girl with a heart of gold will appreciate this simple and sweet necklace from Lia Sophia. The words “Je t’aime” (French for “I love you”) are stamped on a three-dimensional rectangular pendant resembling a solid gold bar.
Levtex “Love You S’more” Accent Pillow, $39.99. Available at Nordstrom stores and Shop.Nordstrom.com
Does he make you melt like a Hershey’s bar wedged in between two graham crackers, then held over a campfire? Do you turn to a mushy, gooey, marshmallow-y mess with the slightest touch from your beloved? Then you’ll appreciate the sentiment conveyed via this pun-tastic decorative pillow, made of crisp cotton canvas and filled with downy feathers for a plush feel.