Valentine's Gift Guide: YEG Edition
As I've mentioned before, while I'm not hugely into over the top gifts for Valentine's Day, if you are planning to exchange Valentine's or Galentine's gifts with your main squeeze or even your besties, I'd highly encourage you to shop local this Valentine's Day. Those of us in Edmonton are so lucky to have such incredible companies that make it easy to support local and today I want to share my favourites inspired by the day of love! ;)
1. The Show Stopper - Chlora & Cocoa from Fabloomosity
As soon as I saw this little guy on Fabloomosity's insta stories I knew I needed to head over immediately to pick one up! How freaking adorable are these special arrangements?! Not only are they super cute vases filled with gorgeous flowers or succulents but just take a look at their write ups - hilarious! I wanted succulents so that they'd be long lasting and I was lucky enough to get my hands on both the large size Chlora and her smaller sidekick Cocoa. For your special someone, one of these arrangements would make for the perfect gift! Which one is your favourite, Chlora, Roseanne or Goldie?
2. Bohemian Bling from Fringe and Feather
I've shared my love for my girl Chantelle's shop Fringe and Feather on here several times before but what can I say, I'm obsessed! As you can see, I love her adorable bracelets that are perfect for stacking but she also carries stunning wall coverings, beautiful necklaces and just in time for the season of love - her wedding collection is coming soon!
3. The Perfect Red from Veil Beauty Co.
Veil Beauty Co is Edmonton's own lipstick duo that I've talked about on the blog before. Their perfect red Aisle Red-y is exactly what you need for a day of romance! A deep rich red, this color is right on point for a hot date night or a girls night out on the town!
4. Anything from Poppy Barley! haha
My love affair with Poppy Barley continues with the recent launch of their spring collection featuring some gorgeous pieces in sexy red leather - just in time for Valentine's day! Take a look at the spring collection here but just trust me, if you really want to impress your love this Valentine's Day - pick up a pair of shoes, purse , passport holder or gift card to Poppy Barley for the ultimate gift of luxury.
Who doesn't love tea?! And even better - a custom blend made EXCLUSIVELY by Blue Hour Tea FOR The Skinny- how cool is that?! A signature blend of Orange + Vanilla, with hints of citrus lemon makes for probably the most delicious tea I've ever tried. Show your loved one a little sweetness with this tasty tea!
I couldn't possibly put together a Valentine's gift guide without including chocolate and in case you need a refresher, NKD chocolate is the best. Show the special someone in your life a little extra love with the gift of raw, fair trade, organic and dairy free chocolate that's even better than the stuff that comes in a heart shaped box - I promise. Try it once and you'll never look at chocolate the same way again!