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20 awesome last-minute Valentine’s Day gifts

These kick-ass last-minute Valentine’s Day gifts, from jewelry to quirky clothes, are sure to make them swoon

You can never go wrong with heart-shaped candies, long-stemmed roses and diamonds for Valentine’s Day. But let’s face it: You forgot about V-Day, and it’s too late to book a weekend away for two at that romantic hotel they’ve been hinting at all year. Don’t worry, though, we’re here to ensure there are no breakup songs in your future. We’ve compiled the funniest and most thoughtful last-minute Valentine’s Day gifts that say, “I dig you”—without going over-the-top.

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Diptyque, the unique Paris-based home goods store, is known by many for its richly scented candles. Their rose candle seems especially appropriate for Valentine’s Day, and lasts way longer than the traditional bouquet.

Diptyque Roses Candle, $32 on amazon.com

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Perfect for the sexy chef in your life, this heart-shaped spoon and spoon rest effectively conveys both “I love you” and “please cook for me” all at once.

Kovot heart-shaped wooden spoon and rest, $9.99 on amazon.com

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If your guy isn’t likely to indulge himself, treat him to a bit of luxury with this ultra manly razor. The advanced butterfly head delivers a super close shave without any accidental cuts, and comes with a sleek travel case and five bonus blades.

Viking’s Blade The Chieftain Safety Razor, $36.97 on amazon.com

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Wear your heart on your sleeve—or around your neck—with this dual-purpose accessory from Rebecca Minkoff. Wrap the black leather around your wrist several to wear it as a bracelet, or loop it just twice to turn it into an on-trend choker.

Rebecca Minkoff heart leather wrap bracelet or choker, $33.60 on amazon.com

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Famed French chocolatier Valrhona produces some of the most exquisite chocolates in the world. Your sweetheart with a sweet tooth will go wild for this tasting set of four grand cru single-origin varieties.

Valrhona dark and milk gourmet chocolates, $38.95 on amazon.com

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Let’s be real: No New York apartment has room for a full-sized house plant. Instead, gift your special someone these elegant ceramic planters with brass accents. They’re wall mounted, so they won’t take up any excess space in your cramped pad.

Umbra Trigg hanging containers, $22.15 on amazon.com

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This jasmine-scented bath bomb contains clary sage and ylang ylang, essential oils said to be aphrodisiacs, so it’s a must for any romantic bath. The fact that it leaves your skin silky smooth doesn’t hurt, either.

Lush Cosmetics Sex Bath Bomb, $13.98 on amazon.com

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The cheeky message on this ceramic mug is pure Valentine’s Day kitsch, but the pastel pink design makes it stylish enough to use any time of the year. Your sweetie will think of you with every sip of coffee.

ban.do Love Potion mug, $14 on amazon.com

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This rugged metallic cuff adds a stylish touch to any guy’s outfit without looking too flashy. If he pairs it with a suit, a hint of gold might peek out from under his shirtsleeve; worn with a cozy sweater and jeans, it gives him a little bit of extra swagger.

Giles and Brother railroad cuff spike bracelet, $66.50 on amazon.com

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This all-natural body polish will make her feel feel like she’s getting a spa treatment at home. Moisturizing coconut oil, exfoliating sugar and fragrant rose oil combine in this lightly scented scrub.

Herbivore Botanicals Coco Rose coconut oil body polish, $44 on amazon.com

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Don’t have a lot to spend? Buy this sweet note pad for under $10, then leave your S.O. a series of loving notes all week—or longer. Aww, how cute are you?

What I Love About You Today pad, $7.45 on amazon.com

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Pop the bubbly! Celebrate her favorite beverage—champagne, duh—with this adorable Betsey Johnson wristlet. It’s just big enough to hold a few credit cards, a lipstick and her cell phone for a night out.

Betsey Johnson Cheers wristlet, $24.99 on amazon.com

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Your special someone will always have somewhere to write their love notes and sweet nothings with this set of three illustrated notebooks from Rifle Paper Company. The delicate gold foil accents on the linen covers make them feel really luxe.

Rifle Paper Company set of three assorted tapestry notebooks, $14.99 on amazon.com

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Those Ikea glasses your boyfriend or girlfriend has had since college are fine, but these geometric tumblers look way more chic. Sipping whiskey sours out of these babies makes the cocktail hour feel so much fancier.

Seneca faceted crystal tumblers, $23.79 on amazon.com

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Go classic and give your guy a stylish wallet for V-Day. It’s something he will use every day, and gives him a little extra panache without seeming too over-the-top.

Herschel Supply Co. Edward wallet, $29.99 on amazon.com

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Think of this tiny book of 10 tear-out compliment cards as the grownup version of the Valentines you gave out in grade school. Distribute the notes embellished with sayings like “You’re better than unicorns and sparkles combined” to each of your pals to spread the love, or leave a bunch of them all over your partner’s bed for a grand romantic gesture.

ban.do design compliment postcard book, $10 on amazon.com

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Serious caffeine addicts know that the Chemex is the king of all coffeemakers. Surprise your partner with a freshly brewed cup of joe on Valentine's Day morning. it’s the perfect excuse to lounge in bed together a little while longer.

Chemex six-cup classic series glass coffee maker, $41.32 on amazon.com

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The title might resonate with cynics a little too well, but it’s too good to pass up for the valentine with a sarcastic side. Clinton Kelly of What Not to Wear fame offers up some deliciously snarky asides in this collection of essays.

“I Hate Everyone, Except You” by Clinton Kelly, $16.13 on amazon.com

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Show up with one of these kits and a bottle of rye whiskey, and you’re sure to have a Valentine’s Day to remember. It includes everything you need to make eight gourmet hot toddies spiked with star anise, cardamom and cloves.

Twist Your Spirits spiced apple toddy kit, $29.95 on amazon.com

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Whether you’re a fan of the web comic or not, you can’t deny that Pusheen is pretty darn cute. Anyone with a heart will go nuts for this adorable and oh-so-cuddly stuffed animal.

Pusheen plush stuffed animal, $16.89 on amazon.com

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