Valentine's Day Gifts to Spoil Your Loved Ones With

V-Day, made V-Easy.

Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman in Casablanca (Michael Curtiz, 1942)
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Valentine's Day is just around the corner, and we all know what to expect: An inundation of hearts, candy, and red-pink color schemes. But while the holiday tends to get a bad rap as especially cheesy, it's actually a great chance to reflect on the love you feel for all the most important people in your life. Of course, this can include a significant other, but it also includes the love you feel for your family, your friends, and, most importantly, yourself. And that reflection can include journaling, quality time, or a night out, or it can include indulging in gifts designed to show the recipient how much you care.

Whether you're shopping for a Valentine's Day gift that's romantic, friendly, sexy, or just plain practical, we've got you covered. Read on for 18 gift ideas that'll fill you and your loved ones' hearts without necessarily emptying your wallet. 

For Your Partner

Valentine's Day is, of course, known as a day during which couples can take the time to celebrate the life they've built together. It's also an opportunity to spice up your relationship by injecting more fun and intimacy into it than you would on an everyday basis. Keep scrolling for fun, romantic, and sexy gifts that will make your partner swoon.

For Your Friends

Platonic love is love, too! In fact, friendships are some of the most significant, long-lasting relationships of all. Whether it's your childhood friend or your newly-found BFF, use this Valentine's Day as an opportunity to show them how much you care. 

For Your Family

Familial love, along with self-love, tends to comprise our first-ever experience with love and affection. So, show your family members how much you appreciate them by including them on your Valentine's gift list. 

For Yourself

Whether you're single, casually dating, or in a serious relationship, you deserve to treat yourself to some self-love on Valentine's Day. After all, the most important relationship you'll ever have is the one you have with yourself, so remember to cultivate it as much as you can! Below, some sweet gifts to indulge in for yourself this year. 

Gabrielle Ulubay
E-Commerce Writer

Gabrielle Ulubay is an E-Commerce Writer at Marie Claire and writes about all things beauty, sexual wellness, and fashion. She's also written about sex, gender, and politics for publications like The New York Times, Bustle, and HuffPost Personal since 2018. She has worked extensively in the e-commerce and sales spaces since 2020, including two years at Drizly, where she developed an expertise in finding the best, highest quality goods and experiences money can buy. As a film school graduate, she loves all things media and can be found making art when she's not busy writing.