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Last-Minute Valentine's Day Gifts To Celebrate Black Love

Shop this list of Black-Owned businesses this holiday.

Valentine's Day, a special day set aside for love, is at the center of Black History Month. This was precisely why we found it most appropriate to celebrate the special day with a celebration of Black love and affection.

You know the friendship of The Obamas, the laughter of The Manns, the endless support of The Currys, the peace of Wilsons, and the harmony of Nash-Betts. This is what loving relationships are all about.

Black love is so magical it has its own day. In 1993, Black Love Day was created by Ayo Handy-Kendi—the founder of the African American Holiday Association—to be celebrated on February 13th as an alternative to Valentine's Day for Black Americans. You have options!

So whether you celebrate VDay or Black Love Day, this is the perfect time to gift your loved one with something that they'll always hold close to their hearts.

Below, you will find a curated list of last-minute gifts for your bae. From heart-shaped earrings to intoxicating fragrances, we have a list of everything you need to make your lover feel appreciated.

  1. Ten Wilde Jewelry- Heart Safety Pin Earrings $38

    (Photo: Ten Wilde)

    Your sweetheart will always be reminded just how much she is loved with these Heart Safety Pin Earrings that are not only fashionable but straight from the heart.

  2. Arch - Plush Edit Slipper in Bow Pink $110.00

    When your love interest wants comfort and fashion to go hand-in-hand, gift them these chic faux-fur plush slippers made with a heavy sole for wearing at home or outdoors.

  3. Love, Vera- Embroidered Heart Teddy Ruby Red Curvy $74.00

    (Photo: Love Vera)

    This sexy heart embroidered lace teddy will have your bae head over heels in love.

  4. Simone I. Smith - Sister Love Diamond Cut Princess Hoops Double XL $180

    (Photo: Simone I. Smith)

    You can never go wrong with jewelry. Your bae will instantly fall in love with these extra-large hoop earrings that are designed to take any look to the next level.

  5. Glamsteam Facial Steamer Bestfriend Twin Pack $128

    (Photo: Glamsteam)

    The couple that steam together dreams together, especially about beautiful glowing skin. Now you can bring the salon experience straight to your home with this double steamer package perfect for a day of self-care.

  6. Pear Nova LUXE NAIL CARE SET $90

    (Photo: Pearnova)

    Gift your favorite nail enthusiast with this Luxe Nail Care kit that comes with everything they need to perfect their at-home mani.

  7. Navabella Happy Valentines Day Soy Candle $48

    (Photo: Navabella)

    Set the mood with the scent of love. Your sweetie pie will appreciate this personalized soy candle that pleases the senses, especially when the mood is lit.

  8. D’Iyanu Rehema African Print Faux Wrap Maxi Dress (Purple Mandala) $110

    (Photo: D’Iyanu Rehema)

    A couple that slays together stays together! Your and your loved one will be the center of attention when you take on the night in matching colors and prints that represent Black Love in its truest fashion.

  9. Diplomacy- CORE CREWNECK - PEACH $140

    Your bestie deserves to look fly without compromising comfort. These sweats are made from premium loopback terry fabric for a superior fit that keeps up with his drip.

  10. Chris Collins African Rooibos $175.00

    (Photo: Chris Collins)

    There’s nothing like a man that turns heads with his alluring scent! You will certainly admire the warm aroma of rooibos leaves and cedar garner, and the spicy black pepper and soothing cardamom awakens the sensuality of people who get a good whiff of the intoxicating fragrance.

  11. Fossil Gigi Small Drawstring Crossbody Gigi Small Drawstring Crossbody $150

    (Photo: Fossil)

    Bless your favorite fashionista's style with this heart-printed drawstring bag that will carry her coins, phone, and everything else she needs to make the day complete.

    *Not Black-owned

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