Gift Guide: What She Really Wants for Valentine’s Day

Gift Guide: What She Really Wants for Valentine’s Day

Real women spill what they're craving on the most romantic day of the year.

Published February 8, 2017

Let these real women take the guesswork out of finding the perfect gift for your Valentine this year.

  1. Artifact Uprising Layflat Photo Album, Starting at $139

    I’m hoping my husband and I can have dinner at home, share a nice bottle of wine and look at our new wedding album. — Laurie-Anne, 34

  2. Brock Collection Faye Mink-Fur Jacket, $11,656
    (Photo: Brock Collection)

    Because I’m too cheap to buy it for myself. — Erica, 35

  3. Edible Arrangements Be Mine Bouquet, $119

    This year, don't wait until the last minute. Skip the stress and start planning your perfect #ValentinesDay today!

    A photo posted by Edible Arrangements (@ediblearrangements) on

    Edible Arrangements are a kind, simple way for a loved one to express their love for me. They also satisfy my sweet tooth! — Oshae, 17

  4. A Personal Assistant
    Smiling woman with curly hair using a copy machine at workplace. Holding papers and looking at camera. Desk with monitor and laptop, chairs, shelves with boxes and folders, tall windows, and a guitar as background.
    (Photo: Getty Images)

    OkayRelax lets you hire a personal assistant for just $20 a month! — Tanesha, 35


  5. A Couples Retreat

    We'll take this over a billowy cabana ANY DAY!

    A photo posted by Jetsetter (@jetsetterdotcom) on

    I need a stress-free weekend away from work and the kids. — Ka'Leena, 33

    After a stressful few months with work, the state of this country and just our own personal struggles, I think a nice small get away with my love will definitely help put me in a good space. I think some self-care would be a big spirit booster right now. — Imani, 30

    I am a wife and mother of three. I need to be pampered! — Shameeka, 35

    Why not? — Imani, 32

  6. A Trump Impeachment
    WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 03:  U.S. President Donald Trump gives a thumbs-up to members of the news media before boarding Marine One and departing the White House February 3, 2017 in Washington, DC. Trump is traveling to Palm Beach, Florida, to spend the weekend at his Mar-a-Lago Club.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
    (Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

    Because he is accelerating America’s downfall. — Leah, 34

  7. Patti Labelle Concert Tickets, Starting at $39

    I’ve always wanted to see her live in concert and she’s performing at one of my favorite places, The Kennedy Center. — Shunda, 36

  8. Babysitting
    white gilr in her 20's playing in the park, with an african american little girl. colorfull, high contrast images,
    (Photo: Getty Images)

    I want some alone time with my hubby and we live in NY with no family for free childcare! — Tina, 35

  9. Jordan Westbrook 0.2, $130
    (Photo: Nike)
    (Photo: Nike)

    I had a pair, but my feet grew when I got pregnant and I couldn't fit them anymore! — Christiana, 30

  10. A Massage

    A couple’s massage is perfect for spending time relaxing together as a couple. — Sherika, 34

    I am a teacher and I'm also in graduate school. I tend to put others before myself and I rarely make time for the things I want. I would love to have a relaxing spa day! — Tiffani, 33

    I’m pregnant and my body aches. I like Zeel — the masseuse comes to your house and you pay and tip via the app. They come to your house, set up their table, give you a massage and leave. — Yuvay, 35

  11. Pandora Silver Charm Bracelet with Heart Clasp, $65
    (Photo: Pandora)
    (Photo: Pandora)

    I’ve always wanted one. — Yasmine, 20

  12. Quiet Candlelit Dinner At Home
    A dreamy romantic dinner for that special occasion with a subtle vintage toning.
    (Photo: Getty Images)

    I’d like to spend time alone with my hubby. — Krystal, 34

  13. A Spotless House

    Got your new year's resolution sorted yet? All of ours start with a clean and happy home!

    A photo posted by Handy_HQ (@handy_hq) on

    I want my husband to clean our house from top to bottom. I’m talking folded laundry, scrubbed grout, baseboards washed kind of cleaning. I don’t care if he does it or he hires someone — I just don’t want to be the person who does it. — Stephanie, 35

  14. Microsoft Surface Pro 4, Starting at $700
    (Photo: Mircosoft)
    (Photo: Microsoft)

    I’m an entrepreneur and I want a tablet that will be reliable on the go. — Sophia, 39

  15. Dolce & Gabbana The One Eau de Parfum, $117

    It will last a long time and every time I smell it, it will evoke a happy memory. — Nikki, 37

    (Photo: Dolce & Gabbana)
    (Photo: DOLCE & GABBANA)
  16. Tiffany Solitaire Diamond Earrings, $1,100
    (Photo: Tiffany & Co)
    (Photo: Tiffany & Co.)

    Diamonds are meaningful coming from my husband. — Jaida, 35

    I want jewelry because I never do anything extravagant. — Heather, 35

    I want something expensive and pretty! — Danielle, 35

  17. The Bouqs Hella Yella Yellow Roses, $60

    I love receiving flowers! — LaTesha, 36

  18. Harry and David Signature Chocolate Truffles, $30

    love chocolate. — Tylijah, 21

  19. Fitbit Blaze, $150

    I recently started working out again and I want to keep track of my progress toward my fitness goals. — NaLette, 35

Written by Kenrya Rankin

(Photos from left: Brock Collection, Dolce & Gabbana, Tiffany & Co)


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