Our Valentine's Day Gift Guide

Gifts for her, for him… and for yourself.

Whether you consider it a celebration of love or a Hallmark holiday, everyone benefits from a little spoiling this time of year. Who wouldn’t appreciate a luxurious new cashmere knit or a pair of earrings that are as much art as they are jewelry.

Of course, Valentine’s Day extends beyond your significant other. With the rise of ‘Galentine’s’ celebrations, paying tribute to your dearest friends is just as important. Consider a silk eye mask for the friend who has been working all hours, or a box of cakes for the girl going through a breakup. The gesture will mean so much - especially if it’s unexpected.

You could always seize the opportunity for a little self-care too. Invest in those heels you’ve been coveting, or indulge yourself with that limited-edition candle. Here, we share our favorite gifts for the girls in your life, the guys, and the pieces we’ve earmarked for ourselves.

Jewelry designer Monica Sordo is known for her handmade Art Deco-inspired pieces, and the Nautilus Fan is a signature design. This pair features pale pink rhodonite set in gold-plated brass.   Monica Sordo Nautilus Fan earrings, $620,    Barneys.com

Jewelry designer Monica Sordo is known for her handmade Art Deco-inspired pieces, and the Nautilus Fan is a signature design. This pair features pale pink rhodonite set in gold-plated brass.

Monica Sordo Nautilus Fan earrings, $620, Barneys.com

Is it even worth gifting if you don’t want to keep it for yourself? We love the vintage asthetic of David Hart’s striped sweaters and knitted polos. They never date and will last decades.   David Hart navy and coral striped crew sweater, $325,    Davidhartnyc.com

Is it even worth gifting if you don’t want to keep it for yourself? We love the vintage asthetic of David Hart’s striped sweaters and knitted polos. They never date and will last decades.

David Hart navy and coral striped crew sweater, $325, Davidhartnyc.com

Phaidon’s take on the restaurant guide turns chefs including Yotam Ottolenghi and Yoshihiro Narisawa into reviewers. The 4,500 restaurant featured span 70 countries., so start saving those air miles.   Where Chefs Eat book, $35, Phaidon at    East Dane

Phaidon’s take on the restaurant guide turns chefs including Yotam Ottolenghi and Yoshihiro Narisawa into reviewers. The 4,500 restaurant featured span 70 countries., so start saving those air miles.

Where Chefs Eat book, $35, Phaidon at East Dane

These coveted 88-18 sneakers are a collaboration between streetwear label Stampd and Puma. The upper is smooth suede, while the lower mirrors an unfinished design with rough edges and a textured sole.   88-18, $100,    Stampd

These coveted 88-18 sneakers are a collaboration between streetwear label Stampd and Puma. The upper is smooth suede, while the lower mirrors an unfinished design with rough edges and a textured sole.

88-18, $100, Stampd

This limited-edition candle is named after a rose variety native to the Grasse region of France, also known as the ‘May’ rose. The name ‘Centifolia’ refers to the profusion of petals on each flower, a feature that inspired the navy-and-pink jar and packaging.   Centifolia candle, $72,    Diptyque

This limited-edition candle is named after a rose variety native to the Grasse region of France, also known as the ‘May’ rose. The name ‘Centifolia’ refers to the profusion of petals on each flower, a feature that inspired the navy-and-pink jar and packaging.

Centifolia candle, $72, Diptyque

The customized leather phone case beloved by fashion insiders has been given an update by artist Hayden Kays - a red heart-shaped skull scrawled across the initials.   Chaos x Hayden Kays leather iPhone case, from $216,    Shop.chaos.club

The customized leather phone case beloved by fashion insiders has been given an update by artist Hayden Kays - a red heart-shaped skull scrawled across the initials.

Chaos x Hayden Kays leather iPhone case, from $216, Shop.chaos.club

The Narcissus sandal  is a red carpet favorite  and we love this striped silk crepe version from Chloe Gosselin’s debut Resort collection. They’ll give you legs for days and go with virtually everything - though we especially love them with contrasting prints like florals and polka dots.   Chloe Gosselin pink stripe Narcissus sandals, $775,    Farfetch

The Narcissus sandal is a red carpet favorite and we love this striped silk crepe version from Chloe Gosselin’s debut Resort collection. They’ll give you legs for days and go with virtually everything - though we especially love them with contrasting prints like florals and polka dots.

Chloe Gosselin pink stripe Narcissus sandals, $775, Farfetch

Some wear their heart on their sleeve; this sweatshirt by Rochambeau takes that idea a step further with a heavy dose of streetwear cred.   Core crew neck sweater, $280,    The Webster

Some wear their heart on their sleeve; this sweatshirt by Rochambeau takes that idea a step further with a heavy dose of streetwear cred.

Core crew neck sweater, $280, The Webster

San Antonio bakery Bird, which was founded by Elizabeth Chambers and her husband Armie Hammer, is known for its decadent cookies, bars and cakes, like these adorable heart-shaped red velvet treats. Now a selection of products can be shipped nationwide.   Cakes, cookies and bars from $3.50 each,    Birdbakery.com

San Antonio bakery Bird, which was founded by Elizabeth Chambers and her husband Armie Hammer, is known for its decadent cookies, bars and cakes, like these adorable heart-shaped red velvet treats. Now a selection of products can be shipped nationwide.

Cakes, cookies and bars from $3.50 each, Birdbakery.com

Tastemaker Athena Calderone turns entertaining into an art form in her book Cook Beautiful. It contains 100 seasonal recipes that are as mouthwatering to look at as they are to eat.   Cook Beautiful, $31.50,    Amazon.com

Tastemaker Athena Calderone turns entertaining into an art form in her book Cook Beautiful. It contains 100 seasonal recipes that are as mouthwatering to look at as they are to eat.

Cook Beautiful, $31.50, Amazon.com

Mariage Frères makes the world’s finest tea, and Chloe always buys a few tins whenever she visits Paris. This green tea is balanced with a secret blend of fruit and blue cornflowers.   Mariage Frères Marco Polo Vert tea, $15.40,    Theculturedcup.com

Mariage Frères makes the world’s finest tea, and Chloe always buys a few tins whenever she visits Paris. This green tea is balanced with a secret blend of fruit and blue cornflowers.

Mariage Frères Marco Polo Vert tea, $15.40, Theculturedcup.com

A collaboration between Morgan Lane and The Fine Frenchie, this silk eye mask is embroidered with an illustration of the eponymous bulldog in Morgan Lane pyjamas, lounging on a crescent moon.   Morgan Lane x The Fine Frenchie Amoré mask, $110,    Morgan-lane.com

A collaboration between Morgan Lane and The Fine Frenchie, this silk eye mask is embroidered with an illustration of the eponymous bulldog in Morgan Lane pyjamas, lounging on a crescent moon.

Morgan Lane x The Fine Frenchie Amoré mask, $110, Morgan-lane.com