This Valentine’s Day, it’s time to show some love to the one person who was there no matter what through all the craziness: you.
Self-love comes in many different forms, from taking time out of your day to learn a new skill, relaxing with some self-care or spending time with a loved one at home doing something that brings you joy. However, sometimes all it takes is some retail therapy, and there’s nothing wrong with that.
Treat yourself this Valentine’s Day to something extra sweet that you’ve been eyeing, or something totally lavish and out of the blue. How you celebrate is up to you, but giving yourself a loving reward for making it to V-Day 2021? That’s mandatory.
Take a look at our top picks below, from sweet treats to self-care essentials, luxury goods to inspirational must-haves for him, her and anyone who needs a reminder to love themselves this holiday.
Coach Courier Carryall 23, sale price: $275 (original price: $550)
Treat yourself to a new Coach bag this Valentine’s Day, and at a great price at that.
The classic black bag is now on sale for just $275, down from the original $550 ticket price. The Courier Carryall 23 is made of luxuriously soft glove-tanned leather and comes with a slide tab closure, an extended zipper, exterior snap pocket and an adjustable strap to easily convert the bag into a crossbody.
Bulova CURV Men’s Quartz 43mm Watch, sale price: $194 (original price: $850)
What time is it? Time to gift yourself a V-Day present that will be a reminder to value your time every day.
From eBay, the Bulova men’s watch comes at a steep discount, a whopping 77% off the original price, due to its refurbished status. As part of eBay’s Authenticity Guarantee program, the watch comes with an authorized seller’s warranty as well as eBay’s two-step stamp of approval.
Find your own inner flame this Valentine’s Day with a funny and topical candle from Here For The Burn.
Choose between an array of funny phrases like, “You Go Girl,” “Boss Lady” and “Feelin’ Myself” to name a few, and then pick a scent for your self-love gift. The candles come in either wintery spices and evergreen scent or more tropical mango guava.
Switch it up and keep your head on the ground but your feet in the clouds with these pillowy-soft booties from Parachute.
The slipper boots are made of supersoft sherpa, inside and out, keeping feet nice and toasty warm all winter long. A perfect gift to give yourself if you want to spend more time relaxing and less time in painful shoes.
Tempo Studio, $1995
Give yourself the gift of good health and fitness with a new take on the in-home workout.
From Tempo, the easy to use easel broadcasts expert coaches right into your home, making working out fun and engaging again. The system includes various sizes of plates, two dumbbells, one barbell, a workout mat and a heart monitor, all of which come with the option of white glove delivery right to your home or home gym.
Beats PowerBeats Pro Wireless In Ear Earphones, refurbished price: $169 (original price: $269)
Tune in or tune out and relax with your favorite music, dawning a pair of these headphones for a great price.
Save $100 on the PowerBeats Pro Wireless earphones, sold in a variety of fun colors on eBay. As part of their new Certified Refurbished Program, eBay makes sure the headphones are in tip-top condition, inspected, cleaned and refurbished by the manufacturer or a manufacturer-approved vendor every time. The Beats also come with a two-year warranty on top of eBay’s quality assurance, so what are you waiting for?
Underclub underwear subscription, starts at $15/month
Underwear is a necessity but cute undies? Those are a treat.
The best feeling is knowing you have a cute matching set under your clothes, so why not have a new option every month? Underclub makes finding and buying adorable underthings super easy, using a subscription model to send underwear, bralettes and slips straight to your door every month. The one-pair signature membership costs $15 or two pairs for $28, while the fancier Luxe Plan costs $21 for one item and $35 for two.
Cocokind beauty bev trio, sale price: $60 (original price: $90)
Be kind to yourself and your body this Valentine’s Day, with a trio of good-for-you drink mixes from Cocokind.
The Beauty Bev Trio is made up of three drink mixes to promote overall health and wellness. Start the day with the morning mocha latte, then cleanse with the chlorophyll detox tonic and end the day with the sleep c tonic, all included in 30-serving containers as part of the set.
While you can’t really give yourself a smooch, this 22-karat gold bracelet does the trick just fine, reminding you to love yourself every time you wear it.
From Auvere, the solid gold bracelet has three adjustable lengths, for the perfect fit on any wrist. The luxury jewelry company prides itself on not marking up their golden offerings like many other top brands, and is always crafted and designed with love by the aptly-named co-founder Gina Love.
Let out a “fluff yea!” for just how soft these slippers are. They’re a treat for you, and more importantly, your feet.
The UGG brand slippers are sold at Nordstrom and come in a variety of patterns and colors. Get the basic black or solid charcoal or go with the pink zebra print or a wild leopard, all with the UGG logo on the back strap.
A plant from The Sill, prices vary
Don’t wait for someone to buy you flowers when you could get yourself a plant that lasts far longer and is a lot more fun.
The Sill has a whole page of Valentine’s Day offerings, perfect to gift to a friend, but we think you’ll want one for yourself as well. Choose from plants that don’t need much TLC to those that purify the air, each plant serving a different need and fitting a different room in your house-turned-home garden.
ESPA The Replenishing Collection, sale price: $69 (original price: $138)
Treat your skin to the ultimate Valentine’s Day gift, with a whole skincare collection from ESPA Skincare.
The Replenishing Collection is made to do just that — revive tired and dry skin and leave your face feeling buttery soft and rejuvenated. The set includes a hydrating cleansing milk, a floral spa-fresh mist, 24-hour moisturizer, a face treatment oil and a muslin cloth.
Haus Apéritifs, $35
Raise a glass to you this year, toasting yourself for a Valentine’s Day well spent.
The collection of apéritifs from Haus are almost as beautiful as they are tasty, featuring unique flavor combinations to be sipped on by themselves or mixed with your favorite seltzer, soda water or other mixers for a classy cocktail. If you can’t decide between bestselling flavors like Spiced Cherry or Citrus Flower, get both, as part of the Haus Duo pack for just $70 for two full-sized bottles.
Celebrate Valentine’s Day in plush comfort that’s just for you, in a monogrammed bathrobe from Crane & Canopy.
The white robe comes customized with your initials, making this gift for you and you only. The robe itself is made of 100% long-staple Turkish cotton and features a waist tie, two pockets, and a neck loop for easy drying and hanging.
MasterClass Subscription, $15/month
Give yourself a leg up this Valentine’s Day with an e-learning subscription that lasts all year long.
A MasterClass subscription grants you access to life lessons and skills from the best in the world, including cooking classes with Gordon Ramsey, fashion tips from Tan France and even insights on how to break into Hollywood with Issa Rae.