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Get in the Mood for Love With 140 Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas

Sure, Valentine’s Day is lamented for being a Hallmark-created holiday. But as much as your significant other moans about the pointlessness of it all, he or she wants a gift. No, really, it’s true. It’s better to err on the side of caution and pick up a present rather than risking an awkward evening down the line. After all, it truly is the thought that counts. With that in mind, we bring 140 ideas in our latest Shop-A-Matic to make it easy to find the right gift. Newly dating and wanting to keep on a budget? We have 68 ideas that are $50 or less. If you’re stumped as to what to get the lady in your life, we have 115 ideas for her, and 73 ideas for the guys. Check out the full selection here and click ahead for our top five picks.

Vintage Cat-Eye Glasses
Price: $60
Why We Like It: James Coviello’s new Lower East Side shop carries a mix of his feminine designs along with standout vintage finds like these flirty and glamorous sunglasses.

Sharps Mission Control Guck-in-a-Puck Hard
Why We Like It: Don’t let the name fool you into thinking that this pomade will create Pauly D–esque hair. A little dab will style his do and keep it polished without being rock-hard.

Brooklyn Rehab Initial Necklace
Price: $22
Why We Like It: Made from a vintage brass metal frame and a newly created initial pendant, Brooklyn Rehab turns found and reclaimed objects into a fresh take on the initial necklace.

Button-down by Y.M.C. Basics
Price: $100
Why We Like It: Cut slim with a subtle dot pattern, pair this button-down with trousers for a modern take on Casual Friday or a relaxed dinner date.

Rose Beat Set by DimitySO
Price: $50 for bra. $26 for bikini.
Why We Like It: A delicate lace bra and pleated bikini bottom are the perfect sexy underpinnings under a cocktail dress for date night.

Get in the Mood for Love With 140 Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas