Valentine’s Day: Here’s how to say ‘I love you’ with a gift


Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, but it doesn’t have to be a stressful gift-giving kind of day. We’re here to play Cupid and offer you designer gift ideas for your sweetie — along with a heart-shaped box of Los Angeles-brand chocolate that you might consider giving yourself.

Louis Vuitton


Louis Vuitton’s L’Air du Jardin rose-scented fragrance candle is encased in a white pot with a leather handle. $185 (one of a series of four). Available at


Kooreloo’s fuschia Divine Bijoux handbag is woven of multicolored fabric, has floral embroidery on the front and back of a black velvet strap, sports pompoms and has a bronze-colored detachable chain strap. $550. Available at


Los Angeles chocolate brand Compartés’ limited-edition heart-shaped gift box is filled with 35 signature truffle chocolates in red, pink, purple and white hues, including raspberry rose, pink crystal salt, strawberry Champagne, meyer lemon lavender, honey vanilla and more. $99. Available at



Ami by Alexandre Mattiussi’s zipped, red cotton Ami de Coeur men’s hoodie with front zip fasten, front logo patch and kangaroo pocket. $330. Available at

Alison Lou

Designer Alison Lou plays with the traditional-shaped, 14-karat yellow-gold signet ring design with a splash of tomato red (rouge tomate) and exposed golden hearts. $950. Available at


Silver and rose-gold scallop heart drop earrings from Coach have a delicate dual heart motif and are crafted in a modern mix of metals with a hint of old-school flavor. $75. Available at



Bulgari’s luxe Serpenti Forever calf leather handbag in red from the Electro Love capsule collection features a multicolored snakehead closure and a pierced heart charm. $2,300. Available at

Luis Morais

Luis Morais’ simple, unisex, yellow-gold Love cord bracelet in red. (This might be a fun gift as a matching pair with your loved one.) $392. Available at

Kate Spade New York

Kate Spade’s Heart It Sam handbag in sleek pink leather with a red half-heart design has metallic ring-top handles and a removable and adjustable cross-body strap. $328. Available at

Marla Aaron


Designer Marla Aaron’s modern Diamond Baby lock heart charm with white diamonds in 14-karat gold. $1,863 (chain and star lock sold separately). Available at

Maison Frances Kurkdjian

Perfumer Frances Kurkdjian’s Baccarat Rouge 540 eau de parfum has notes of jasmine, saffron, cedarwood and ambergris. $300 for 2.4 fluid ounces. Available at

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