40 Valentine's Day Gifts for Her That Are More Original Than Flowers and Candy

No lingering gift receipts in sight. 🙌

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While you might hate how consumerist holidays like Valentine's Day can be, sometimes the smallest gesture of affection can be restraining yourself from offering the expected Hallmark card or bouquet. Ahead, we got the creative juices flowing for you with 40 gifts that will show her you're up to speed on the latest niceties...Diptyque? Pink bath salts? A vegan leather bag? "You shouldn't have."

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An Ode to Summer

Nannacay, $255

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This woven tote will have her dreaming of warm weather. Start planning that trip to the Caribbean. ✓

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An Hourglass Diffuser

Diptyque, $175

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Candle gifts can be the white elephant that keeps on giving...so that's why you give them a Diptyque hourglass diffuser instead. The coveted French brand has released a marble diffuser with the smell of freshly plucked roses—all you have to do is flip the glass over to begin a new diffusion cycle. Voilà.

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Booze But Make It #Fahncy

Moet, prices vary

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Meet Moet: the champagne you'll love, with even better wrapping.

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A Stainless Steel Beer Holder

BottleKeeper, $30

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No, it's not a water bottle. Help her retire the koozie from her college days and gift her with this *sophisticated* beer holder—ideal for many Super Bowls to come.

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A Reversible Ring

Les Georgettes, $39

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A ring without any commitment aside from making her jewelry collection that much more chicer.

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A Lace Bodysuit

Journelle, $129

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A floral Italian lace bodysuit that can double for inside the bedroom and out. (Like with a leather jacket and jeans.)

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Take Me Away

Away, $245

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Give her a carry-on she'll actually want to keep, which comes with a built-in charger.

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A Shoe Travel Kit

Cole Haan, $25

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An airport-friendly shoe kit that has everything she needs to keep her most coveted heels clean: shoe cream, an applicator, a buffing brush, two colors of edge polish, a cloth, and an instant shine sponge. 💯

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Girl Power

Rebecca Minkoff, $88

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A necessary reminder that women run the world.

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A Pair of Tinies

Poppy Lissiman, $98

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Whether or not she's on-board with the tiny sunglasses trend, at least you'll show her you're keeping up with the likes of Bella and Gigi Hadid.

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Red Velvet

Michael Lo Sordo, $595

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A velvet tie-waist coat that will never go out of style. Plus, satin lining. We repeat: satin lining.

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A Statement Lip 💄

Chanel, $37

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Take her breath away with this classic Chanel matte lipstick.

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Electric Heart

Modern Vice, $149

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She'll feel like she can do anything while walking in these patent leather embellished booties.

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A Vegan Leather Wonder

Angela Roi, $245

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To quote a co-worker: "It's actually gorgeous." Take it from us, this vegan leather satchel is a keeper.

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Blushing Roses

Rebecca Minkoff, $498

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It's time to retire the black leather jacket and swap it with this pink moto one instead.

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A Minimalist Wallet

Cuyana, $185

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A sleek leather staple that fits the theme of the holiday.

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For the Nasty Woman

Stella and Bow, $44

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A bracelet that ensures she'll have an accessory for every Women's March to come.

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Bootie, Bootie, Bootie Rockin' Everywhere

M. Gemi, $448

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We found you, The Momento—handcrafted in Italy. Pro tip: If she has a wider foot, go up half a size.

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A Silk Wonder

Hermés, $395

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A silk twill scarf that looks and feels like a piece of art.

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An Artist's Dream

Christina Burch, $1,300

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Speaking of art, help her bring new energy to her home with this print that symbolizes beauty and rebirth.

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A Bedazzled Clutch

Steve Madden, $58

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She'll never be short of date-night clutches that add the perfect touch to any night out on the town.

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Technicolor Cocktail Glasses

Marimekko, $45

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A set of blown-glass tumblers inspired by the way your socks bunch up when they're rolled down (genius).

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An Expert-Approved Yoga Mat

Lululemon, $48

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One of the most highly rated yoga mats for yogis: it's super grippy, small enough to carry in a light bag, and lasts for a long time.

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A Smart Pair of Headphones

Urban Ears, $49

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Make her commute that much easier with a foldable pair of headphones that are easy to stow in a bag and allow her to pick up calls hands-free thanks to its built-in microphone.

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A Non-Horrendous Rain Jacket

Stutterheim x Garance Doré, $295

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A very chic rain jacket just in time for spring showers, courtesy of the collaboration between blogger Garance Doré and Stutterheim.

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A Roomy Workout Tote

Eddie Bauer, $80

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A washable nylon workout tote with room for a change of clothes, a water bottle, and snacks in its stash pockets. Added perk: it's got two handles for extra portability.

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Espadrille-Style Slippers

Desmond & Dempsey, $106

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Not your average pair of fluffy or silky slippers, behold an espadrille style from husband-and-wife duo Desmond & Dempsey that comes with furry pink accents (P.S. they're available for monogramming, too).

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Just in Time for Vacation Season

Covry, $115

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A beautiful pair of cherry sunglasses with white tortoise flecks around the eyes.

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At-Home Spa Essentials

Mullein & Sparrow Body Oil, $24

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Mullein & Sparrow Bath Salts, $44

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Luxurious pink bath salts and aromatic rose oil so she can feel like a spa goddess at home.

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To My Funny Galentine

Bando, $65

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To your best feminist gal pal who's also celebrating her single-dom today. 🙌

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