Valentine’s Day Gift Guide 2022

Appreciate your lover or acknowledge someone you care about this Valentine’s Day with a fun and memorable gift. Valentine’s Day can be more than just romantic love – a month-long celebration of giving extending to your best gal pals. “Galentine’s Day” is also for your single gals, best gals, and gals who are like family.

Get inspired with our LaLaScoop list of ways to show someone they matter – because everyone deserves a little love.

Fun ways to show you care during Love Month

Well Told’s Map Champagne Flutes

Toast your sweetie with glassware that tells your story. Imprint a town or city map of where you got engaged, fell in love, or live – right on the flutes. Available in EVERY major U.S. city or town and 1000+ iconic Topographic Map locations around the world. An intricately designed map is etched entirely around the glass and extends from top to bottom, achieving a striking effect when the bubbles are inside!

Nipomo Picnic Blanket

Get ready for your picnic romance on the beach, meadow, or in front of a fire with a gorgeous Boho Chic colorful blanket roll that comes with a carry strap. Woven in Mexico, these vibrant patterns can be used as a snuggle blanket too. Available on West Elm and Anthropologie, but pick one up online above.

Moroccan Tassel Blanket from Verve Culture

Another blanket perfect for cuddling or using as a cute decor piece on your couch or bed is the soft thick handwoven textile from Morocco. Hand-dyed and 100% natural cotton that softens with care, these handmade blankets called Handira adorned with pompoms, gold details, braids, sequin tassels are given as gifts for special occasions or milestones. The entire Verve Culture website is filled with amazing gift ideas from Mexico, Morocco, and Thailand. This artisan-made culinary and home goods marketplace based in Colorado is on a mission to share the cultural richness of communities around the world while honoring the heritage of their work.

Cork Genius wine kit

Surprise your wine lover by raising a glass that is quickly aerated. Enjoy your vino with this smart and easy way to open, save, and aerate a bottle of wine. The Cork Genius team turned to science to blend chemistry and physics. They used a needle to pierce the cork and inject air underneath, causing it to pop out easily and quickly. We appreciate the wine savings tool for leftover wine too.

ELEMIS Superfood Midnight Facial or Kit

This delicious intoxicating scent is the perfect cream to wear to bed and someone will like kissing you too. Wake up to super-soft silky radiant skin with Elemis’s newest yummy product called Superfood. Any beauty lover will want to try this Prebiotic gel cream that works through the night to drench dull-looking skin in a cocoon of nourishing hydration. The indulgent formula is infused with Camu Camu, a source of Vitamin C, and Cocoa Butter which contains Omega 6 & 9 Fatty Acids, known to provide skin with essential moisture. Banana Flower Extract offers hydrating and Prebiotic properties too. Just make sure your partner doesn’t want to eat your face.

Buy a kit of their new products including Elemis’s brand new facial wash and serum designed especially for acne-prone skin.

Lisa Rinna Showstopper Lip Kit

“For lips like a legend, there’s only one original” the lip kit by Rinna Beauty touts. For the friend who is obsessed with beauty products, give her this lip collection box consisting of lipstick, lip gloss, and lip liner in numerous shades. They will definitely notice that pout. Kiki is the newest kit color with lipstick named after Lisa Rinna’s mother Lois. 

MONFRÈRE, luxury denim for men

One look at their Instagram and you can see how to style your denim or velvet black pants just like John Legend, Justin Bieber, Pete Davidson, Little Dirk, or Ryan Reynolds. Made in LA, brother-in-laws Sean Rudes and Steven Dann have created a new class of denim that is a signature mix of provocative and modern. Their hard work and decades of experience have culminated into a line that encompasses the highest quality garments, innovative fits and fabrics, and fashion-forward design. MONFRÈRE works in partnership with top retailers worldwide including Bergdorf Goodman, Neiman Marcus, Saks Fifth Avenue, and Selfridges. SEEEEEEEXY!

Proud Grill Slide and Serve Barbecue Skewers

Slide shrimp, meat, or veggies on the sides for easy preparation, impressive display, and popping off the skewer. For the grillmaster in your house, they will love these fun easy to use shish kebob BBQ Skewers that have special tips to prevent them from falling off. Reusable and dishwasher safe, check out the unique head motifs.

Customizable wood letter boards by stiles

The gift for your bestie who loves to customize her decor! Based in Minnesota, Stiles is a lifestyle brand that is all about delivering timeless charm with its specially designed crossword tiles and wooden boards. Moms love the brand for their families, creating special decor specific to the home environment. Share the words that mean the most to you in a fun, creative, and meaningful way. From names, daily affirmations, and cheery sentiments, let your creativity take hold and design your own inspirational home decor. Welcome your partner to breakfast with an I LOVE YOU or saucy message this Valentine’s.

Mezcal from Nuestra Soledad or Book a Mezcal tasting dinner experience

For the Mezcal fan, order a bottle of artisanal Mezcal from Nuestra Soledad from Casa Cortes!  Created in 2013, Nuestra Soledad is distilled in an artisanal process that explores different terriors from which the agave is grown.

For your foodie friend who needs something to look forward to, book an informational Mezcal tasting menu dinner outside at El Jefe at The Saguaro Hotel in Palm Springs. Dinners are paired with mezcal varietals and often include a welcome cocktail, hors d’oeuvre, a 3-course meal, and a flight of mezcals for tasting.   

EL JEFE X LA LUNA MEZCAL COCKTAIL DINNER  

Wed. Mar. 30, 2022 at 7:00pm  

EL JEFE X DOS HOMBRES MEXICAN SPIRITS COCKTAIL DINNER  – Hello Aaron Paul and Bryan Cranston! Will they be there?

Thu. May. 5, 2022 at 7:00pm  

Lucha VaVOOM at The Mayan Theater in Downtown LA is back for Valentine’s

For rip-roaring fun and laughter, head to the two-night engagement from Lucha VaVOOM─Los Angeles’ longest-running, most celebrated variety show, where authentic Mexican masked wrestling, burlesque, and comedy collide─on Friday, February 11th and Saturday, February 12th at their historic home venue, The Mayan Theatre, in downtown Los Angeles. Read the LaLaScoop about our past Lucha VaVOOM experiences.

Dubbed this year as Amor Impossible (“Impossible Love”), these shows mark the return of a Los Angeles institution (celebrating their 20th anniversary this year), as this will be LVV’s first in-person, live event since 2019 due to the coronavirus. Click here to watch highlights from 2019’s sold-out Valentine’s engagement. General Admission ($45) and Ringside Seating ($60) tickets are still available for this 21+ event at LuchaVaVOOM.com.

Melin A-Game Hydro Hat for men and women

This sexy new luxe hat is the perfect gift for golfers, beach goers, or anyone who spends time outside. We love the Heather Grey and White but this unisex hat has crown panels designed to bead away water and prevent absorption. Constructed with durable materials, the hats are water repellant, floatable, and breathable BUT most of all extremely well made and extremely good looking.

Bed Scrunchie Bamboo Sheet Set

Provide a good night’s sleep with sheets that don’t slide off with the first 360-degree all-in-one bed tightening solution. Bed Scrunchie solves some of the most frustrating problems when it comes to your bedding! It helps keep your sheets tight and fresh. Satisfy your partner who likes things neat and organized with this sheet set.

Kailu’s Open Road Portable Throw or Silk Duvet

Indulge your friend with a luxurious portable throw blanket made with hand-stretched raw silk that comes with a linen drawstring carrying pouch plus a mulberry silk eye mask. Like the Heritage Duvet Comforter, the Open Road portable throw includes a removable, washable cover that comes in white or two-tone (white on one side and a vintage 1950s Shanghai peony-and-bird pattern printed on vibrant emerald linen on the other side). This lightweight chic accessory is perfect for the couch or to lay in bed with a binge-worthy show!

Miss Benson’s Beetle, a book about female friendship

For the book worm, they will adore this adventurous historical fiction read of an unlikely friendship in the 1950s where two women set off from England by ship in search of the golden beetle of New Caledonia.

Pay for his/her haircut or blowout

Make your lover feel special with a trip to the salon. Pay for their blowout or haircut or highlights in advance. If you are in Palm Springs, book at the brand new Saloniste with Galen who has been a hairstylist for over 40 years and is often whisked to San Francisco to cut and color Silicon Valley titans. Find his colorful space across from Christopher Kennedy’s new design firm space in a courtyard on East Tahquitz Canyon Way where soon you will be able to dine next door too post hair appointment.

Saloniste in Palm Springs

In Los Angeles, head to Laurent Saint-Cricq at Camden 414 Hair Salon in Beverly Hills. Laurent is a Parisian stylist who has been working in LA for 18 years known for coiffing the locks of the Playboy Playmates for ten years when they had the show The Girls Next Door plus bigwig political figures.

Both stylists are perfectionists making sure you leave feeling like a supermodel.

Pueblo Bonito Pacific Golf and Spa Resort Romance Package

Surprise your Valentine with a getaway or a trip to look forward to in the near future. Read about our recent stay.

“The World’s Most Romantic All-Inclusive Resorts,” Pueblo Bonito Pacifica Golf & Spa Resort is ready to welcome romantics everywhere with its most enticing offer yet.

Nestled on a secluded, tranquil beach set with shaded day lounges where couples can truly relax in each other’s arms, this ideal adults-only, all-inclusive resort is the getaway you’ve been dreaming about to pop the question or rekindle the flame with love-at-first-sight ocean views, drop-dead gorgeous rooms (each with a spacious ocean-view terrace or balcony), out-of-this-world dining for two, and unique experiences to sweep you off your feet.

Up the romance with a stay in the extravagantly intimate Towers at Pacifica, a luxury resort-within-a-resort, and enjoy enhanced amenities and elevated luxury, including 24-hour certified Butler service.

Book now to enjoy Insider Rates—the best rates available online—plus these incredible perks:

  • Sparkling wine upon arrival
  • $100 USD credit towards a private dinner on the beach
  • $100 USD credit towards a couples massage at the award-winning Armonia Spa

A minimum stay of four (4) nights is required to qualify for the Romance Package. Book by Feb. 25, 2022 for travel now through Dec. 20, 2022 by accessing https://www.pueblobonito.com/pacifica-2022-promotion.  Promo Code: ROMANCE22.

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