Sweep Your Sweetheart Off Their Feet With These Red-Hot Valentine’s Day Gifts

Roses are red, but these scarlet-hued presents are even better.

January 26, 2023

Valentine’s Day is coming in red hot this year, and we have gift ideas galore! Whether your special someone is the sizzling, sultry type or a bit more dainty and demure, a daring adventure-seeker or brainy and bookish, we have just the right present that’s sure to send them head over heels.

  • Puppy love! If you’ve taken the plunge and gone halvsies on a pooch, make walking the doggo a stylish event with this Hermès studded dog leash. Maybe grab one for your guy, too…

    Tressee Dog Leash, $940, hermes.com


  • Next time you’ve had it with each others’ nagging, don’t blow a fuse—just pop in these noise-cancelling earbuds and tune into a calming podcast. Who knew Beats could help save relationships?

    Beats Studio Buds, $150, beatsbydre.com



  • Anyone on our staff will marry you if you gift us a set of eight of these right now!

    Burlesque Blueberry-Red Glass by Nason Moretti, $190, davisdesigns.com

  • Scents and sensibility. If you’re unsure of what to give your Valentine this year, perfume always smells like a good idea.

    Yvonne Eau de Parfum 50ml, $165, ormaie.com


  • If you want to take your relationship to the next level without using words, wrap up this toothbrush and they’ll know they have a permanent spot…in your bathroom.

    Carmine Red Silver Toothbrush by Apriori, $16, wolfandbadger.com

  • Ready to pop the question? The question being, of course, if she wants a fabulous piece of jewelry; if so, present her with this ring from Baccarat.

    Médicis Pop Ring, $390, us.baccarat.com

  • Subtly tell your cad he’s behaving like a real heel with this beautifully crafted leather shoehorn.

    Leather Shoehorn, €140, villadestelaboutique.com

  • If your dame is the Queen of Hearts (or just the queen of your heart), she’ll love this heart-covered (and heart-shaped) pillow!

    Hearts on Hearts Pillow, $110, mrsgrayhome.com

  • In knots about what to get him for Valentine’s Day?  He’ll be tongue-tied over how much he loves this silk striped tie. Some assembly required.

    Duo Stripe Silk Tie, $150, paulsmith.com

  • If you’re short on cash but long on love, box up the keys to your heart (or your apartment) with this sweet leather keyfob.

    Heart-Shaped Leather Key Chain by Royce, $55, saksfifthavenue.com

  • Don’t grill him about ex-girlfriends—buy him a grill! Your dinner dates are about to heat up with this portable number.

    Petite Red Lacquer Grill, $120, housesandparties.com

  • There’s something about berets and love. Throw in a baguette and two plane tickets to Paris and you’ve got yourself one heck of a surprise!

    Carter Leather Beret by Eugenia Kim, $295, saksfifthavenue.com

  • Make showers (solo or joint) extra steamy with this chic Japanese soap-on-a-rope.

    Tamanohada Welcome Soap, $44, saintbernard.com

  • If your minx needs a wrap to stash at your abode, furnish her with this sumptuous silk robe. Although she might have robe rage if she can’t take it home!

    Silk Short Robe by La Perla, $465, saksfifthavenue.com

  • Cozy up in this Mongolian cashmere blanket. (It’s harmlessly and sustainably sourced from the Hircus goat of Mongolia, in case you date an eco-warrior.)

    Crimson Blanket, $1,475, saved-ny.com

  • The only thing better than receiving an orange Hermès box is the red Cape Cod watch that comes inside.

    Cape Cod watch, small model, 31 mm, $3,100, hermes.com

  • If you’re not ready to buy them a gold Santos watch just yet, this chic Cartier card carrier is a perfect placeholder.

    Diabolo De Cartier Simple Card Holder, $250, cartier.com

  • If love is a seed that grows when you care for it, we promise the Bean clutch will blossom into a glorious romance!

    Elsa Peretti Bean Clutch, $2,500, tiffany.com


  • How do I love thee? Tell them in more than 150 ways with this collection of love poems. Juliet balcony not included with purchase!

    Love Poems, $125, foliosociety.com

  • If your paramour is more into prose, may we suggest this journal where they can jot down all the sweet nothings they’ll whisper to you.

    Heart Journal, $80, leatherology.com


  • If your partner needs to put a little pep in their step, this beautifully designed espresso machine will do the trick. Make it a grande!

    Espresso Machine by Smeg, $530, saksfifthavenue.com

  • Serving up love one word at a time! If your honey is into entertaining, these hand-painted plates will have them planning parties in no time.

    Hand Painted Red Plates, €35, csao.fr

  • Birkenstock’s best invention yet—a red, rubber sandal you can wear anywhere and with anything. Dial in a pair for your sweetie and they’ll be walking on cloud nine.

    Arizona Eva Sandals, $63, birkenstock.com

  • Love got you looking through rose-colored glasses? Make it literal with these super-chic Versace aviators.

    Medusa Metal Aviator Sunglasses by Versace, $427, neimanmarcus.com

  • For your tall drink of water. Satisfy their thirst by keeping this beautiful pitcher close at hand.

    Ribbed-Detail Cylindrical Jug by Alessi, $103, farfetch.com 

  • Give them a subtle reminder of your desire to tie the knot—and while you’re at it, fill the first page with a list of all of the ways you love them!

    Make It Happen Leather Notebook by Smythson, $79, farfetch.com

  • If your fella has been longing to live in a Cole Porter musical, pass him a two-pack of these uber-WASP-y socks. Black leather opera slippers with grosgrain bow sold separately.

    Happy 2-Pack Men’s Socks, $23, falke.com

  • All chain, no ball. Surprise her with this chic enamel necklace and you’ll be linked forever!

    Red Enamel Link Necklace, $528, francesvalentine.com

  • If your dude is a rugged outdoorsman (or just dresses like one), this practical vest will be the way to his heart. And it won’t break the bank!

    Adults’ Bean’s Trail Model Down Vest ’82, $119, llbean.com

  • You know what they say—cowgirl boots in the streets, cowgirl boots in the sheets.

    Selene Leather Cowboy Boot, $1,500, ralphlauren.com

  • If your fellow needs some pampering, wrap him up in this playful paisley terrycloth number. (Or rock it yourself—think Julia Roberts’s oversized robe in Pretty Woman!)

    Red Paisley Robe, $180, oascompany.com

  • For a high maintenance type who takes their ZZZ’s seriously, this sleep mask is lights-out adorable! (Doubles as blindfold for a more sizzling bedtime routine.)

    Pima Sleep Mask in Classic Red, $28, lakepajamas.com

  • Signed, sealed, delivered, she’s yours with this elegant and sophisticated Italian stationery set. Don’t forget to seal it with a kiss!

    Capri Set of Cardboards and Envelopes by Pineider, $65, artemest.com

  • She’ll either be seeing red or blushing like a schoolgirl when you drop this scandalous set in her lap!

    Bondage Gift Set, $320, fleurdumal.com

  • Satiate your significant other’s inner Paul Buyan with this beautiful hatchet. (Just make sure they don’t have an ax to grind with you!)

    325 Anniversary Hatchet by Hults Bruk, $184, appalachianoutfitters.com

  • If your beau is serious about their chapeaus, you’ll want to box up this baby and tip your hat to T. Anthony.

    Hat Case, $3,200, tanthony.com

  • If your SO is into music, they’ll cherish this custom piece of art featuring their favorite song like their favorite high-school concert tee.

    30″ Custom Vinyl in Color, $1,785, forsythart.com

  • Just started dating and don’t want to go overboard with a gift? Some sizzling lipstick will have her smacking her lips. (Hopefully it lands on your collar only!)

    Rosso Valentino Refillable Lipstick, $55, valentino-beauty.us

  • If food is their love language, gift them the best cast iron that money can buy. But don’t you dare wash it with soap or they’ll end up roasting you!

    Staub Tall Cocotte, 5 Qt., $514, surlatable.com

  • There’s honestly nothing sweeter than giving a good, old-fashioned box of chocolates to your sugar bear.

    Heart Chocolate Selection Box, 550g, £68.00, fortnumandmason.com