The 9 Best Valentine’s Day Gifts of 2019

Perfect presents for everyone on your list

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Our Top Picks

Best Flowers: 1-800-Flowers at 1800flowers.com

“There's something for everyone on this site.”

Best for Her: Kate Spade Pendant Necklace at Nordstrom

"Made from gold-plated metal with a personalized initial on one side."

Best for Him: MVMT Forty Series 40MM Watch at mvmtwatches.com

“The 100% natural tan leather and white dial look sophisticated.”

Best for Friends: Exploding Kittens Card Game at Amazon

"This card game is the perfect gift for celebrating with friends."

Best for Kids: Dear Valentine Mad Libs at Amazon

"Your kids can make up funny letters the whole family will enjoy hearing."

Best for Babies: Aurora World Lil Benny Phant at Amazon

"This super cuddly elephant will quickly become their new best friend."

Best for Wine Lovers: Oster Electric Wine Bottle Opener at Amazon

"Uses a single push of a button to pull out a cork in seconds."

Best for Coffee Lovers: Chemex 8-cup Coffeemaker at Amazon

"Gives you rich coffee without that burnt or bitter taste."

Best for Techies: Amazon Echo Dot at Amazon

"Give them the gift of this plucky personal assistant."

  • 01 of 09

    Best Flowers: 1-800-Flowers

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    Courtesy of 1800 Flowers.

    Flowers and Valentine's Day are a natural pairing. Who doesn't want to receive a beautiful floral arrangement on Valentine's Day? If you're looking for a wide selection of both same-day and shipped floral arrangements to choose from, 1-800-Flowers is the best way to go. They have special arrangements based on occasion so you can shop their curated collection of Valentine's Day offerings without having to sort through their regular blooms. Whether you're looking for a traditional bouquet or something that matches your sweetheart's vibrant personality, there's something for everyone on this site. And if you want to throw in a little something extra this year, they also sell chocolates, cakes, balloons, teddy bears, and jewelry.

    Check out our guide to the best online flower delivery services.

  • 02 of 09

    Best for Her: Kate Spade 'One in a Million' Initial Pendant Necklace

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    Courtesy of Nordstrom

    It doesn't matter who the woman in your life is—mom, wife, girlfriend, sister, friend—she'll love this customizable necklace. Made from gold-plated metal, the round pendant has a personalized initial on one side and a sweet "one in a million" message on the other. The necklace has a classic style that makes it great for both everyday wear and special occasions.

    Reviewers love the double-sided aspect to the necklace because they can choose to display the initial or the special message whenever they want. They also appreciate that they can make the 17” chain shorter or longer (with a 3” extender) to go with their outfits for that day. Plus, the necklace looks luxe even though it’s completely budget-friendly.

  • 03 of 09

    Best for Him: MVMT Forty Series 40MM Watch

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    Courtesy of MVMT.

    If you're looking for the perfect gift for the guy in your life, surprise him with a beautiful leather watch from MVMT. After all, you can't go wrong with a gift that is both stylish and practical. The 100% natural tan leather and white dial look sophisticated and clean without being too overdone. It's perfect for weekend wear, but professional enough for the office. The best part? The watch strap is interchangeable, so he can swap out his leather band for a metal one when he wants a change. If you purchase an additional watch strap you'll receive 20% off the second strap and everything will ship in a limited edition black gift box. This brand also offers free worldwide shipping and a 2-year warranty on all watches.

  • 04 of 09

    Best for Friends: Exploding Kittens Card Game

    Valentine’s Day doesn’t have to be all about romance, flowers, and chocolate boxes. If you want to celebrate the holiday with friends (or need an activity for Galentine’s Day), this card game is the perfect gift to kick off the night.

    Exploding Kittens is the Russian Roulette of card games. Players draw cards until they get an exploding kitten, which knocks them out of the game unless they have a card that can defuse the bomb. The goal is to use your cards to avoid the exploding kittens and stay in the game as long as possible. Along the way, players will get cute character cards, like a taco cat, and they’ll use strategic thinking to make their friends explode first.

    Want to take a look at some other options? See our guide to the best card games

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  • 05 of 09

    Best for Kids: Dear Valentine Letters Mad Libs

    Mad Libs never seems to get old and with this "Dear Valentine" pad your kids can make up funny letters the whole family will enjoy hearing. This pad includes 21 stories, and each one can be folded up and sealed with one of the 28 included stickers like a real Valentine. Little ones will love sending these sweet (and hilarious) notes to their friends. This set is perfect for children ages 8 through 12 and will provide hours of entertainment for all! 

  • 06 of 09

    Best for Babies: Aurora World Lil Benny Phant

    If you have a little one celebrating their first, second, or third Valentine's Day, this super cuddly elephant will warm their heart and quickly become their new best friend. This elephant measures 9" tall and he comes in a seated position. Place him next to your child as they eat or let them snuggle with him during bedtime. Little ones will fall in love with his endearing eyes and plush body that is oh-so-huggable. Available in pink, gray, and mint.

  • 07 of 09

    Best for Wine Lovers: Oster Cordless Electric Wine Bottle Opener

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    Courtesy of Amazon.

    Dinner is ready, the table is set, and your friends (or a date!) are on their way. There’s only one thing left to do: open the wine. But instead of suavely popping the cork, you embarrassingly shred it after multiple attempts with the corkscrew. We’ve been there. Help friends and family save face in the same situation by getting them this automatic wine opener.

    The Oster Cordless Electric Wine Bottle Opener uses a single push of a button to pull out a cork in seconds. It also has a helpful foil cutter to remove those tricky seals. It opens 30 bottles of wine on a single charge and has a sleek design that matches most kitchen decor. And if you're planning on opening a bottle of wine this Valentine's Day, this gift should come in handy from the second it's unwrapped. 

    Interested in reading more reviews? Take a look at our selection of the best electric wine bottle openers

  • 08 of 09

    Best for Coffee Lovers: Chemex 8-cup Classic Series Glass Coffeemaker

    Unless you're being served breakfast in bed, Valentine's Day starts just like any other day: stumbling around with your eyes closed until you can get your hands on that first cup of coffee. If the special people in your life all love a great cup of joe as much as you do, get them the perfect pour-over coffeemaker. To make this the ideal gift, throw in a pack of Chemex coffee filters and a bag of high-quality beans.

    The pour-over process takes a little time, but the end result is bold, rich coffee without that burnt or bitter taste that drip coffee is known for. Plus, the Chemex sports a polished wood collar and a leather tie around its glass neck which looks classy.

    Interested in reading more reviews? Take a look at our selection of the best gifts for coffee lovers

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  • 09 of 09

    Best for Techies: Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Generation)

    By now your friends and family know at least one person with an Amazon Echo product in their home and might already be considering getting one too. Give them the gift of this plucky personal assistant, available in three versatile colors. All they need to do is plug in the Echo Dot and connect to the internet with the Alexa app. After that, they can ask Alex for help with just about anything!

    No, they won't be able to ask Alexa for a Valentine's Day foot massage, but they can ask her to rock some Michael Bublé and set a timer so they know when their wine is finished decanting. And nothing says “I love you” like a glass of wine and the chorus of "Just Haven't Met You Yet."