We don't know who needs to hear this, but Valentine's Day is exactly one week away, which means the clock is ticking on finding the perfect gift for all the loved ones in your life. But knowing who you need to buy for is only half the battle (and the easy half, at that). Now it's time to actually find that special something.
Let us guide you. Bergen County is filled with boutiques and specialty spots for the men, women, and kids on your list, and their options don't disappoint. Whether you're in search of sparkly jewelry for another mom, want to give the gift of relaxation, or need a sugary sure-to-please treat that goes beyond a box of supermarket chocolates, we found options for all of the above and beyond. So support a local biz and head to one of these spots in the next few days to snag one of these sah-weet finds.
Gifts for Her
Hunt & Orchard Whether you're looking for a V-day-themed gift or a a thoughtful present that will get a lot of use, Hunt & Orchard has tons of options. Taylor Swift-inspired 'Lover' tops, Cupid sweatshirts, sweet jewelry, and stylish accessories are just some of the options to shop. Plus, Hunt & Orchard is having a BOGO Valentine's Day sale through February 14, so you can get yourself a little something too.
Bare Aesthetic MedSpa Give the gift of beauty and wellness at Bare Aesthetic. Gift cards are available for galentines services like a Hydrafacial, a Diamond Glow Facial, Wrinkle Relaxer, Dermal Filler, and more. The medspa, with medical experts at the helm, gives its clients reliable services without the worry. After all, everyone needs some self-care in their life, so why not help someone focus inwards.
Katie Diamond Diamonds may be a girl's best friend, but really any jewelry is the next best thing, and Katie Diamond in Ridgewood has a variety of more affordable pieces for every accessory style. Check out custom stackable bangles, chunky studs, layerable gemstone necklaces and more from its demi-fine collection. Wrap it in one of their pouches and your recipient will love the packaging as much as the gift.
Gifts for Him
Spavia The men in your life deserve some R&R too, and Spavia has treatments that specifically target their needs. You can treat him to a Deep Tissue Therapeutic Massage, Sports Massage, Salt Stone Therapy, Skin Fix Facial, and other services that cater to men's bodies and skin types. Grab a gift card or book a specific service you know someone would love.
Society Men The little brother of Westwood's Society Femme has gift option to give your man's wardrobe a stylish boost. Shop in-store for casual cool button-downs, light sweaters, comfy T-shirts, college gear, and more laidback clothing and accessories. Even better — you'll find top-notch customer service and help while you shop so you're guaranteed to find the perfect gift. Or, you can join your partner for a Couples Massage where you can unwind with your favorite guy by your side.
Go Low Indoor Golf If these other gift ideas are a swing and a miss, give him something experiential instead. Go Low Indoor Golf, one of the top places for indoor golf, lets visitors get in swinging practice, book lessons from teaching pros, or just have a good time on the green until we wait for it to be warm enought to enjoy the real thing.
Gifts for Kids
Marcia's Attic for Kids This one-stop-shop for kids of all ages is ready to give your little loves a sweet gift they're appreciate — and use. Look for Valentine's Day hoodies and tees for tots through teens, tumblers, sticker beans, and more. Or for ideas outside of the holiday, the boutique has crowd-pleasing gifts for Swifties like blankets, towels and cosmetic bags.
Embroidery Babes If you really want to say 'I love you,' make it personal. The gift, that is. Embroidery Babes is your go-to for customized gifts, where you can get initialed sweatshirts, personalized beanies, handy carry-all bags, and so much more. Not only will they get something they'll love, but you won't have to worry about it getting lost or mistakenly snatched up at school.
Curbside Confections The ultimate food truck has the ultimate gifting store right in Park Ridge, and there are so many adorable finds to choose from it'll be hard to pick just one. The gift shop is filled with Valentine's Day merch like heart-shaped pillows and plushies, cozy PJ shorts, fuzzy pens, and so. many. sweets. You can create your own personalized box filled with tons of goodies, and there's no way your child won't open it without a smile on their face.
Gifts for Anyone
Mimi's Cookies The custom cookie shop is chock full of options that almost look too good to eat. Find "sweetheart" cookies, cookie pizzas, cookie tarts, and so many more shapes, sizes, and designs made to order — just head to the site for some Valentine's Day inspo. Cookies can be individually packaged to give as gifts, including a DIY cookie kit that's a treat and activity in one.
Venchi This sweet spot at Garden State Plaza is ideal for the sophisticated chocolate palate — and beyond. You can find almost every type of chocolate including dark, milk, white, hazelnut, caramel, pistachio, and vegan. For gifting, check out their limited-edition Valentine's Day gift boxes with a satisfying assortment or chocolate hearts to sprinkle in with other gifts your giving.
Piece and Pollen We'd be remiss to not include the tried and true gift of flowers, and Piece and Pollen Valentine's Day arrangements are made with only the freshest, most vibrant flowers. You can grab pink roses in the Cupid's Kiss bouquet that comes with the option of adding in a candle, vase, sleep mask and body oil, and more, or the ultimate combo bouquet with a mix of colors and add-ons also available. Or skip the flowers and pick up candles, pampering sets, and other self-care gifts.
Matisse Chocolatier Don't just head to the supermarket for any ordinary box of chocolates. A special day calls for a special dessert, and Mattise Chocolatier in Englewood has a variety of them perfect for holiday gifting. You can wrap up chocolate-dipped fruit, chocolate-covered cookies in their platters, chocolate roses, and a number of other goodies that are as satisfying as a warm bath and some peace and quiet. With that in mind, it may be wise to grab some for yourself and make that your weeknight plan.