Spread The Love: VIBE’s Guide To Last-Minute Valentine’s Day Gifts


If you have a special someone in your life, this Sunday you better be giving something special. Wait, this Sunday? You could cop out with a box of chocolates and a bottle of champagne, but for those looking to take things to the next level, carbs and carbonated booze is like giving knit socks on Christmas. Don’t sweat. We’ve compiled a list of 10 original gifts for that gentleman or lady in your life you’re looking to impress while the clock’s ticking. —Adrien Field

Diptyque(RED) Candle
Forget the fact that there’s nothing that sets the mood like a scented candle, but this special release from the famed French Parfumeur also goes towards fighting AIDS in Africa.

Paul Smith Cufflink Storage Box
Cufflinks are usually a pretty cliché gift for Valentine’s Day, so why not up the ante and get your man something stylish in which he can file away all the gifts of his paramours past?

Gucci Heart Shaped Coin Purse
Nothing shows how much you care like dropping some coin on designer accessories, even if all you’re left with is spare change.

Beyoncé “Heat” Perfume
This VIBE-tested-and-approved fragrance is hot enough to warm any man’s heart. Just watch the commercial if you need convincing.