A. Flower Arrangement
Nothing beats a classic. Surprise your sweetheart with this romantic arrangement from gay-owned Flower Cottage. $54.95, Flower Cottage on Main; 1744 Connally Dr; flowercottageonmain.com.
B. Gemstone Heart Stud Earrings
Nothing says “I love you” quite like a gem. Either peridots or blue topazes are set in 14k yellow gold with a diamond heart-shaped bezel to create a gift as special as your special someone. $449, Worthmore Jewelers; 500 L3, Amsterdam Ave. NE; worthmorejewelers.com.
C. Queer Love in Color
What better way to celebrate your love than celebrate the love of ALL queer people of color? Queer Love in Color features photographs and stories of couples and families across the United States and around the world. This singular, moving collection offers an intimate look at what it means to live at the intersections of queer and POC identities today, and honors an inclusive vision of love, affection, and family across the spectrum of gender, race, and age. $28, Charis Books and More; 184 Candler St.; charisbooksandmore.com.
D. Ace of Spades Brut Rose
If you’re gonna splurge (and we mean SPLURGE) on a bottle of champagne, what better time than Valentine’s Day? Armand de Brignac Rosé is among the finest examples of the famous pink Champagne blend ever conceived and is packaged in a brilliant pink-gold bottle with matching adornments. $455.99, Tower Beer, Wine, and Spirits; 2162 Piedmont Rd. NE; Buckhead.towerwinespirits.com.
E. The Wonderfully Various Chocolate Surprise
Take the classic v-day gift of chocolates to the next level. In this surprise package, Xocolatl combines $75 worth of unique chocolates and confections and ships it directly to you. $65, Xocolatl Small Batch Chocolate at Krog Street Market; 99 Krog St. NE; xocolatlchocolate.com.
F. Sequin Front Tank Top
This black sequin tank top blurs the lines between casual and glam, making it a perfect choice for your Valentine’s date — regardless of what you’re doing! $44, Boy Next Door Menswear; 1000 Piedmont Ave. NE; boynextdoormenswear.com.
G. Love Script Throw Pillow
PillowScript’s royal-hued love script pillows — in coral, green, blue or gray — imbue your personal space with optimism and openness, making it the perfect way to share the love with your honey. $50, PillowScript; pillowscript.com.