Heart Day is almost here! Be sure to do something nice for your Valentine and get them something thoughtful and from the heart! Here’s a guide of some of our favourite things categorized by genre so Cupid (that’s you) #wins this year!
Don’t forget to do something nice for yourself too. Enter our LOVE YOURSELF Valentine’s Day contest here.
For the Traveller:
Up their packing game for short getaway trips with a classic travel bag. Rudsak, Simons & Roots have some great options. Plan to spend anywhere from $120 to $550 (leather vs no leather) for this gift that will be used time & time again.
For the Fabulously Fit:
Nothing says I love you like new runners. But seriously, if you are a runner or workout junkie, it’s really true! Sport Chek has a really great selection of runners from lots of different brands including a New Balance feature area. Or, if they are a Nike devotee, try the New Age Nike store in The Village at Park Royal for the latest & greatest in running shoes from the brand. Prices start at $100 and go up from there.
For the Glamorous:
Faux or real, diamonds really are everyone’s best friend. So surprise them with something sparkly this year! Try Birks or Lugaro for real diamonds – in earrings or a necklace. Blue Ruby is our staple go to for less pricey but on-trend pieces that will light up any loved one’s eyes! The cost is priceless of course! Seriously though, you can spend as little at $25 in Blue Ruby and as much as $10,000 in Birks or Lugaro!
For the DIYer
Are they more crafter or carpenter? Never mind, we can help you with both! Michaels is the best for all things crafty. Not sure what your crafter needs, how about more storage? Their selection of mobile storage carts are super nifty, start at just $50 and they’ll thank you for making their crafting space even more enjoyable.
Nothing says “I love you” like a Power Tool! Change their life with a cordless drill kit and help make putting together their next piece of furniture a breeze! Home Depot has tons of selection and great staff to help you navigate the store. Expect prices to start at the $100 range.
For the Techie
So maybe a new Smart TV is not in the budget. That’s okay; how about noise cancelling headphones, wireless ones? They come in handy when you are snuggling in bed together, but watching different shows on your tablets, LOL! Try Best Buy or The Source for this tech forward awesome gift. Now you just have to decide on earbuds vs on-ear…decisions, decisions. Prices hover around the $200 mark if you want them wireless, but there are tons of options for wired noise cancelling headphones starting from $30.
For the Gamer
Nintendo Switch is the ultimate gaming console, and whether you are 8 or 88, there is a game for you. Hours of fun will be had playing games like Super Mario Cart, Just Dance 2020, Zelda or Minecraft. EB Games is your one stop shop for all things ‘Gamer’. The full console will run you about $400.
For the Sweet Tooth
Macarons make the heart grow fonder…we say! Stop by the Ladurée cart located in Park Royal South Simons Wing and pick out a sweet box of deliciously yummy macarons for your sweetheart! With many indulgent flavours to choose from, you can’t go wrong! An assortment of 4 macarons is about $14.
If it’s not broken, why fix it? Keep it classic and traditional with a Milk & Dark Chocolate Heart Box from Purdys. At $35 per heart box, you can pair it with some roses from Whole Foods or Loblaws and voilà, you are definitely going to get a kiss or two!
For the Natural Nut
Diffusers are all the rage and so good for the air we breathe. Saje has a great collection of beautifully designed ones that are sure to make your loved one sigh with delight. Customize this gift when selecting the essentials oils. With tons of interesting scents to choose from you can decide if they are looking to chill out, energize or just add some freshness to their space. Pick up a variety for them to try out and they will think of you every time they take a deep breath! Diffusers from $75 and essential oils from $16 per.
For the Pet Lover
We all know the real way to a person’s heart is through spoiling their pet! If the one you love is obsessed with their furry friend, then PetSmart has you covered! Try a new bed or a fill a basket with fun new toys. We think your loved one will be “purring” with happiness! Prices start at $21.99 for a bed and toys start at $4.99.
There’s something for everyone’s Valentine at Park Royal and we hope this list gave you inspiration to shop for the one you love!
Happy Heart Day!