There are few commercial holidays that divide people as much as Valentine’s Day. Some land in the camp of roses, chocolates, and surprise engagements in sports arenas, while others protest pink, eschew all sweets, and keep Beyoncé’s All the Single Ladies on repeat. I’m taking a middle-of-the-road approach this year. My husband is off the hook, and I’m surprising some of the ladies I love with a tokens of adoration.
For a farmers market loving gal, I’ll pick up the By Malene Birger heart tote—perfect for hauling veggies in world-saving style (a portion of the proceeds will benefit UNICEF). My tech-loving pal will delight in a kiss-covered DVF phone case and Marc by Marc Jacobs earbuds shaped like little hearts. For the others, Jennifer Zeuner jewelry and a sassy Vanessa Arizaga heartbreaker bracelet have year-round appeal, and for myself, I’ll splurge on an Overture Judith Leiber purse in the perfect shade of pink.