The annual opportunity to showcase your love and affection through material goods, better known as Valentine’s Day, is just around the corner. Your lover will thank you for dropping this link into their inbox as we know choosing the perfect gift for a new love or longtime partner can be daunting. There’s nothing wrong with sweet nothings but here are a few suggestions for experiences you can share and ways to show appreciation for that very special someone this Valentine’s Day. —Jenn Wint
Put a twinkle in her eye with the shimmer of Hillberg & Berk’s classic Sparkle Hoops. These bold and brilliant, yet lightweight hoops come in four sizes to suit any style. Choose from sterling silver, or rose gold in a variety of sparkle colours. These earrings are ready to be dressed up or to bring every day sparkle to any outfit.
Roses are a classic Valentine’s Day gift and sure to delight everyone from the romantic hopefuls to the longtime lovers. Garden Party Flowers offers a range of bouquets including a limited supply of Juliet garden roses, one of the most rare and sought after rose varieties in the world. Their skilled designers also curate floral gift baskets and custom arrangements to suit any relationship status.
For the most kissable cheeks, Marine Antioxidant Serum, from Dear Lucy is the ultimate in sustainable, luxury skincare. This powerful all-in-one serum saves time delivering a multi-step routine in a single bottle. Give the daily gift of a silky, hydrated formula that leaves skin feeling smooth, plump and dewy.
Would she prefer a single breasted wool cashmere overcoat chiffon mini dress? You’ll never guess so why not offer the choice? A giftcard from Aritzia offers your special someone the luxury of browsing and choosing the items they’ve been dreaming about either in store or online.
Before a big night out, book your person a relaxing day in at Willow Stream Spa, located in Fairmont Hotels. With treatment choices ranging from massage, manicures, facials and body wraps in addition to amenities like soaker tubs, wellness baths, steam rooms and a full fitness centre, there’s no better place to relax and rejuvenate. To make it a date, book a couples massage!
It’s the classic date night experience, dinner and a show. Treat your Valentine to one of Hollywood’s most beloved stories of all time, live on stage, with Broadway Across Canada’s Pretty Woman: The Musical. Together you can enjoy the spectacle of live music and dance with a night at the theatre.
Treat your love to modern self-care and wellness products from Sister’s Sage. Sweet smelling soaps, bath bombs and smudge sprays are vegan or vegetarian, made with eco-friendly materials with the earth in mind. Fragrances from essential oils cleanse the body and spirit, leaving your special someone feeling refreshed.
Honour your Valentine’s yoga practice with a high quality, all natural yoga mat that makes a health impact, an environmental impact and a social impact. Scoria mats are made from 100% natural cork and tree rubber. They are plant based and sustainably harvested containing no pvc, per, tpe or harsh chemicals encouraging a non-toxic practice.