If there’s one occasion that doesn’t require overthinking, it’s Valentine’s Day. A candle-lit dinner, a bottle of bubbly and one of these amorously themed gifts selections are guaranteed to inspire real affection
In the bag
Only the stoniest hearts will be able to resist the plea on these candy-coloured clutches. $30 at ALDO (www.aldoshoes.com).
Cinnamon-heart stripes on Swatch’s Sweet Valentine timepiece make a toothsome statement. $80 at stores across Canada (visit www.swatch.com for retailers).
Living up to its name, Cheek Frills underwear is cut from Italian cotton and trimmed with flirty lace. $65 for a set of four at Linea Intima (www.lineaintima.com).
For the gastronome squeeze who’s also hungry for love: Staub’s vibrantly on-theme Dutch oven. $176.90 through www.ebay.ca.
A charming heart-print bow tie for your very own Prince Charming. $13.30 through www.ebay.ca.