Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and, like every other celebration, it looks a little different right now. We think it’s the perfect time to change up some of those old stuffy traditions! We’ve got some alternative swaps for the usual Valentine’s gifts that will help show your adoration more than ever:
Lingerie → Loungerie
Slinky undies are out, loungewear is in. With the realization that loungewear doesn’t have to mean holey old pajamas, loads of new elevated loungewear brands have cropped up over the last year. Comfort is king of this castle so with washable silk sets from , modal from , and cashmere from , you can gift the perfect balance of cute and comfy.
Candy → CBD Treats
There’s no mistaking that sitting around eating has played a large role for many, many people lately. Your boo may thank you for switching out traditional candy for some self-care supps. Luckily these can still come in cutesy valentine packages like of all people, and yummy flavors like these from our partnership with .
Plushies → Heat pad
Cuddly toys are some of the most commonly given gifts on Valentine’s Day each year. I’m here to tell you that you’re never too old for something to cuddle but let’s give it an upgrade. You can get toasty toys in pretty much any shape or form. I like these , and this , but is available in ten different varieties from corgi, to boba, to… potato. So give something to warm the cockles that’s perfect for your Valentine, Galentine or Palentine.
Massage → Meditation
These gifts are both relaxation-centric, but a massage during
a pandemonium these uncertain times? Maybe not. Turn your relaxation inward and calm the mind. Best of all—do it in style. Our is a thoughtful gift that’s cute as a button. You can always bundle it with our throw blanket for extra cozy vibes, plus customers will receive 25% off an annual Calm membership.
Jewelry → Weighted Blanket
This is an objectively luxurious gift, but with nowhere to go and show off your new jewels, why not save the sparkle for another time? A weighted blanket is an incredibly comforting gift and a long-lasting reminder of the full weight of your love. I’m of the opinion that everyone should own one. We like the Luna and , or anything from the .
Flowers → Diffuser
There’s nothing that says “Happy Valentine’s Day” more than a dozen roses, but for something more long-lasting, consider other decorative smellies. are a less-expensive favorite that are unobtrusive decor-wise, but provide a subtle scent in the home. If you want to splash out, look at an upmarket oil diffuser like the (which doubles as a lamp) or this .
Restaurants → Recipes
Rather than brave the big wide world, why not stay home to celebrate your loved one by cooking up a storm together? There are tons of recipe books created and . If you’re not quite ready for that level of coupled culinary adventure, you could grab a , and try your hand at .
Whatever gifts you give, and however you celebrate, we wish you a happy Valentine’s Day from all of us at T&N!
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