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Sure, sometimes cheesy is nice. But you know what else is nice? Handbags you can use for years, jewelry that’s been on your wish list since last Christmas and thoughtful gifts that will leave an impression long after the chocolate melts. To help out, we’ve rounded up a list of fun non-cheesy Valentine's Day gifts we’d personally be pleased to receive this holiday—even if we buy them for ourself.

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1. GUCCI Top Handle Leather Shoulder Bag

“I Will Always Love You,” beautiful designer handbag.

Buy It ($3200)


2. Marshall Acton II Wireless Smart Speaker

Give your home some vintage charm.

Buy It ($243)

Bed Bath & Beyond

3. KitchenAid Artisan Stand Mixer

Definitively better than a heart-shaped box of chocolates.

Buy It (from $250)

Saks Fifth Ave

4. David Yurman Solari Diamond Accented Pearl Bangle

A signature David Yurman design that forms the foundation for a growing stack...or adds to an existing one.

Buy It ($990)


5. Stuart Weitzman Ernestin Bootie

Something festive that can actually be put to use after February 14.

Buy It ($575 now $403)


6. Know Yourself Playing Cards

Questions designed to help kick-start a journey of self-discovery.

Buy It ($15) 


7. Deborah Lippmann Beautiful Dreamer Gel Lab Pro Nail Color Set

Something fun that you (and your daughter) will appreciate.

Buy It ($36)


8. Zoë Chicco Diamond Chain Drop Earrings

These aren't your average diamond studs.

Buy It ($495)


9. Indie Lee Discovery Skin-Care Kit

This fits into the “Buy for Yourself” category, because #selfcare.

Buy It ($29) 


10. Italian Extra Virgin Olive Oil Subscription

So you guys can relive your trip to Italy last summer.

Buy It ($40) 


11. Kinska Face Pot Planter

Just add a succulent or an air plant to make it the cutest gift ever.

Buy It (From $16) 


12. Pro8mm Rhonda CAM Super 8mm Film Camera

Make sure to pack it to capture the best moments from that romantic winter getaway.

Buy It ($599)

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