Can you see him yet? The cute and slightly creepy little cherub named Cupid, spreading sentiments of love, boatloads of chocolate and varying shades of pretty pink. He’s right around the corner and with him come the joys and spoils of Valentine’s Day. And okay, we know that the knee jerk response is to hate the holiday, with all of its forced romanticism, especially if you’re a single lady. But this year we’ve decided to take a page out of Leslie Knope’s book and have a little Galentine’s Day fun with some help from Shopcade. We’ve shared the virtues of Shopcade before, but their Valentine’s Day picks have inspired us to create a gift guide perfect for celebrating your relationships with the best girls in your life — including yourself! We’ve compiled 10 of our favorite Shopcade finds, all under $100, that will make this Valentine’s Day one to remember. Keep reading below to find out how to win one of these treats, just in time for the big day! -ALLY GARNER
Champagne is delicious and chocolate is heavenly. Put them together and you’ve got a mouth-watering treat from the heavens. Indulge your taste buds with luxuriously smooth Charbonnel et Walker Champagne Truffles and up your candy game in major way this holiday. Not to mention, the pretty pink container they come in is super cute. After you devour… we mean, daintily nibble on them… keep the box and use it for stylish storage for jewelry or other little treasures.
When you need a pick me up or just have The Beatles humming in your head, stack on these Music Culture by Lyric Culture bangles. Engraved with groovy lyrics like “All You Need is Love” you can wear your heart on your wrist and spread the lyrical happiness of romance and peace.
Did you know that heart frames work on all face shapes? Well, they do and these kitschy and adventurous sunnies from Nasty Gal will definitely bring on the brightness for this year’s Valentine’s Day. Wear them boldly and let the world know you’re more than open to hearts and happiness.
Pile your hair back in romantic braids and show off these sweet little earrings. Flirty and simple, they can take your Valentine’s Day (and every day) fashion game up an adorable notch.
There’s something about sporting a statement clutch that makes any girl feel sophisticated. Grab this perforated fold over clutch in red from Topshop for yourself or a friend and feel immediately refreshed sartorially. Both bold and sassy, it’s the perfect representation of your attitude this Valentine’s Day.
You’ve always wanted to be a princess but until Prince Harry wakes up and realizes you are what’s missing in his life, you may just have to settle for smelling like one. Luckily Vera Wang has concocted a delightful fragrance to keep you smelling like “pink frosting accord, precious amber, forbidden woods, royal musk captive and chiffon vanilla.” If that doesn’t sound delightfully royal, we don’t know what does.
Maybe you’re not much one for an overdose of bonbons and candy hearts. No matter, you can still indulge in the sweetness of the season with this scrumptious Voluspa Macaron Candle. Light it up and immerse yourself in the scent of Parisian patisserie specialties. It’ll kind of be like you’re munching on pastel colored macarons from Ladurée in Paris. Kind of.
“Hey girl, will you be my valentine?” said Ryan Gosling to you in your dreams. But, dreams can become reality when you tote around this swoon worthy Ryan Gosling journal. Gift it to your best girlfriend or keep it all to yourself and store your doodles, to-do lists and diary entries within.
Who better to ring in St. Valentine’s Day with than the queen of color and flirty accessories herself, Kate Spade. This ‘Heart of Gold’ bracelet is both affordable and simple enough to arm party it up with any combination of other decorative wrist fellows — plus, the heartfelt sentiment is perfect for gifting to the sweetest gal in your life.
For the finishing touch to make your February 14th style complete, don your fingertips in Ciate’s luxurious Red Hot Chilli Pepper nail varnish for a vibrant and chic flash of color. Or you could gift this to your BFF and just borrow it later…