15+ Thoughtful Valentine's Day Gifts Your Friends Will Love
Because your best friends deserve something sweet, too!
Valentine's Day is all about showing your loved ones just how much you care, and your best friends are no exception. Whether you're looking to send along a little something thoughtful in the mail or you want to go all-out with a Leslie-Knope-styled Zoom party, and make it a day of "ladies celebrating ladies," we rounded up more than 15 gifts that are sure to put everyone under Cupid’s spell this February.
Every day is sure to be a little bit sweeter thanks to this charming candy bundle from Sugarfina. Not only does it come with two delicious, sprinkle-studded chocolate bars (one of them is even bright pink!), it also includes a limited-edition tasting box filled with 16 sweet surprises, including champagne gummy bears, peach Bellini hearts, s'mores chocolates and more. Best of all, each treat also comes with an adorable little love note, so whoever you send it to is sure to feel spoiled.
These dainty teaspoons are an adorable way to share a latte love with your nearest and dearest. We suggest pairing them with a fun printed mug and a bag of your favorite caffeinated blend, so you can have a makeshift coffee date with your bestie over Zoom after it arrives.
Countdown calendars aren't just for Christmas. Thanks to this ultra-sophisticated chocolate assortment from Maggie Louise Confections, all the members of your squad can indulge in a chocolate kiss for 25 days straight this February. The box also features an empowering message underneath each chocolate, so everyone will feel like have a mysterious secret admirer.
This chic lip mask is the perfect way for you and your closest pals to get some tender loving care this Valentine's Day. Not only is it infused with hyaluronic acid to moisturize and soothe chapped lips, it also contains hints of cinnamon extract for extra hydration. The brand also offers cucumber- and strawberry-scented eye patches if you wanted to throw your own spa night at home with the gals or guys.
Your friends are sure to experience love at first light (and sniff) when they pull this adorable candy-scented candle out of its box. Not only does it feature hints of cotton candy and raspberries, you can also burn it for up to four hours to give any room a refreshing lift.
Give your closest pals the gift of a sweet indulgence with this limited-edition truffle assortment from Mini Melanie. Made in partnership with famed Instagram candy artist Robyn Blair, each brightly colored bonbon is filled with an irresistible funfetti cake filling and features a crunchy garnish made from zingy rock candy. Trust us — they’re so unique and delicious, your friends will ask you to send them a box every Valentine’s Day.
If you and your squad used to travel around the globe together, this coffee subscription box from Atlas Coffee Club is a must-have gift. Not only will you all get a delicious array of freshly roasted coffee blends from places like Rwanda, Brazil, Peru and Burundi delivered straight to your door every month, you'll also receive a postcard from the country of origin and a list of brewing tips and tricks. Best part of all? You won't need to step one foot outside or need to get your passport stamped!
Since shipping a whole pizza pie to your entire crew might prove to be a bit difficult, this hilarious pizza charm bracelet is the next best thing. Featuring adorable, heart-shaped pepperonis, it's an adorable way to show your besties that they'll always have a "pizza" of your heart. The brand also offers a latte, muffin, hot sauce and burger and fries option, so you'll have something to fit all your squad's unique tastes.
This adorable avocado-shaped chocolate from Maud Borup is sure to make all your friends smile. Not only does it contain solid pieces of both milk and white chocolate, it's also super Instagrammy. Trust us — there's no better way to show your other half just how much they mean to you.
Drinks with the gals and guys has never been easier — or more delicious — thanks to this super chic drink kit from DONA. Featuring a beautiful bottle of the brand's signature masala chai tea concentrate, a jar of single-origin bee honey and tart orange slices, the set has everything you and your friends need to make a spiked or virgin Hot Toddy during your next Zoom happy hour — even a recipe card.
Your nearest and dearest friends are sure to love you forever when they receive this limited-edition chocolate collection from Vosges Haut-Chocolat in the mail. Inspired by Egyptian gods and goddesses, each chocolate is beautifully handmade and features bright colors and ingredients like Macedonian red wine, Egyptian pomegranate, blue spirulina and pink peppercorns to give you and yours a unique and yummy treat. Cue the heart eyes!
You're sure to be the talk of your friend group when you send this award-winning wine purifier from Ullo their way this Valentine's Day. Not only will it help them enjoy their favorite red, white or rose at just the right temperature, it also removes sulfites and improves the overall taste of wine, so they can enjoy the perfect pour each and every time.
We're big believers that the very best way to tell someone you love them is through their stomach. Thanks to this super sweet gift box from Bonne Maman, you’ll have 10 ways to do just that! Inside, your besties will find a fun mini assortment of the brand’s beloved preserves in flavors like apricot, cherry, honey, raspberry, strawberry and more.
Though having a pocketful of sunshine isn’t really possible, this fragrant vanilla sugar from Pocketful of Starlight is even sweeter. Not only is it made from the finest Madagascar vanilla beans, it can also be added to literally everything from coffee and tea to freshly baked cakes and pies. Trust us — your friends won't be able to stop using it once it arrives at their door!
The minute we laid eyes on these super Instagrammable candy-covered charcuterie boards from Sweet Lolli, we knew we had to buy one for ourselves and one for our closest guy and gal pals. Each board comes with a fun assortment of yummy gummy candies in the color combination of your choosing and depicts a hand-picked phrase to give you and yours a modern approach to a handwritten Valentine’s Day card. You can even get your candy board monogrammed so your friends can cherish it well past Valentine’s Day too.
If you can’t get your hands on one of New York City’s most iconic explosion cakes for your virtual Galentine’s Day party this year, try your hand at making your own. This kit comes with everything you need to make dessert time extra fun. Or, if you have a friend who is an avid baker, this set makes for the perfect gift as well.
Do your friends love espresso martinis, but don’t own an espresso machine of their own? We’ve found the perfect solution. All they have to do is add their liquor of choice to this Sea Salt Espresso Martini Mixer to make their favorite drink at home — no extra appliances required.
Give the gift of healthy, moisturized and glowing skin this winter with this banana-scented cream from Glow Recipe. Believe us, your friends will thank you for it! The company claims the magnesium- and potassium-rich banana will help restore hydration, while balancing out irritated skin. Plus, the packaging simply couldn’t be cuter!
Cheryl's famous buttercream-frosted cookies are the perfect way to celebrate any holiday, especially if you're doing so virtually. This festive kit comes with 24 un-frosted cookies, 2 tubs of white and pink icing and Valentine's Day sprinkles to give you and your pals a fun decorating experience you can do together over Zoom.
Does your bestie love to snack on raw cookie dough whenever you bake together? This delicious taster pack from New York City’s DO now makes that guilty pleasure totally acceptable thanks to their egg-free treats. The pack comes with 6 jars of DO's best-selling flavors, including brownie-batter-swirled Brookie Dough, toasted marshmallow- and graham cracker-studded Gimme S'mores and sprinkle-dusted Dunkadoo.
Whether your friend fills this bowl with cereal, berries or soup, their meal will take the shape of a heart. Plus, the outside shape helps the bowl fit perfectly in their hands. It truly makes any meal that much more heartwarming and comforting.
This unique arrangement from Harry & David is ideal for any pal with a sweet tooth. Each mini donut is covered with luscious Belgium chocolate and decorated with a pink-tinted white chocolate drizzle and crunchy sprinkles to create a yummy snack perfect for enjoying day or night.