We’ve got some great Valentine’s Day gift ideas for you that will fit any budget. All of these companies are located right here in the Bay Area, so shop local for your sweetie this year!
Poco Dolce – For the Sweet Tooth
What’s Valentine’s Day without chocolate? Poco Dolce has been handcrafting gourmet chocolates in San Francisco since 2003. Their Valentine’s Day Basket will surely impress your sweetheart. It comes neatly packaged with so many decadent goodies: a 15-piece Caramel Assortment, 8-piece Assorted Tile Box, 9-piece Champagne & Strawberries Truffle Box and an Olive Oil & Sea Salt Bar.
Cass Clutch – For the Vintage Inspired Fashionista
The Cass Clutch is a gorgeous vintage inspired handbag. It’s got a 70’s flair, but is designed timelessly. Carry it as a handbag or fold it over and tuck it under your arm to use it as a clutch. This is a piece every woman will use in her collection for years to come. Cass Clutch also designs lovely leather accessories to compliment your clutch. For 15% off any Cass Clutch Purchase use code: BayAreaBuzz2017 (good thru 3/10/2017).
ThirdLove – For Customized Comfort
Lingerie is an age old Valentine’s Day gift. This year, why not give something that will truly make her feel comfortable and great about her body? Instead of using standard industry measurements, ThirdLove has developed proprietary half-cup sizes based on thousands of real women’s measurements. Their bras are so comfy, you don’t even notice them. We also love their mission, which is to empower all women to feel comfortable and confident every day! Besides undergarments, they also have awesome gifts such as robes, comfy loungewear and PJs.
San Francisco Umbrella Company – For the Animal Lover
Everyone needs a sturdy, high quality umbrella that won’t let you down in a storm. San Francisco Umbrella Company to the rescue! It certainly doesn’t hurt that they have tons of cute designs including 29 dog breeds, bunnies, unicorns, penguins and more! It’s been one of the rainiest years in the Bay, so keep your honey dry out there…
Foggy City Knits – For the Snow Bunny
Keep warm and stay adorable this winter with Foggy City Knits. A heart patterned sweetheart beanie, scarf, or mittens make the perfect Valentine’s Day gift. All items are hand knit with love in San Francisco by company owner, Melanie. Make her (or him) the cutest snow bunny in Tahoe this Valentine’s Day!
Spice Ace – For the Home Chef
If your Valentine likes getting creative in the kitchen, then lucky you! Help spice up their dishes and make them even more delicious with Spice Ace. This local spice shop sells over 400 herbs, spices, salts, peppers, chiles, sugars and extracts from around the world. Their “I Left My Heart in San Francisco” gift set is a fabulous Valentine’s Day gift with local blends like, North Beach Blend and Golden Gate Seasoning Salt to spice up any romantic dinner.
Spruce & Fresh – For the Bath Time Indulgent
For anyone who loves some pampering and relaxing, Spruce & Fresh is the go to gift spot. Their bath salts, bath bombs and soaps are so pretty they will delight both your eyes and your nose. We love the rose scented bath bombs, and their gem soaps for a relaxing Valentine’s Day gift idea.
CULK – For the San Francisco Lover
Any San Franciscan will love CULK‘s San Francisco themed clothing designs. Nothing says you love SF like their Golden Gate Bridge “I Heart SF” screen printed tanks, pullovers, tees, and totes. Their fun, simple designs will put a smile on anyone’s face!
Cadette Handmade – For the Handbag Lover
Made in Santa Cruz, Cadette Handmade creates beautiful bags with a unique edge and flair. The Back Pack Shoulder Sac has screen printed roses and is perfect for Valentine’s Day! For an updated cross body, check out the Lindsey Bag. We also love the beautiful Half Moon Clutch for a night out!
Dave’s Hot Sauce – For the Spicy Fanatic
Some like it hot! And if you love hot sauces, Dave’s is a staple. For the super hotheads, gift Dave’s Super Hot Gift Set which includes Insanely Hot to Insanely Hot+ sauces! If you aren’t quite a masochist, their Spicy Six Pack has a bit of everything you’ll need to keep it spicy.
Etta + Billie – For the One Who Likes to Keep It Clean + Fresh
For your farm to bottle body care products, look no further than Etta + Billie. Not only do their products smell and feel wonderful, they are all natural with no weird additives, artificial colors or scents. We absolutely love their Chai Tea and Lavender scented products! Pamper that someone special by gifting them something to make them feel good.
Amano Studio – For a Little Sparkle
Everyone loves a little jewelry on Valentine’s Day. Amano Studio is based in Sonoma and creates modern on trend pieces that are wearable everyday. We love their simplistic earrings that pack a whole lot of style. Gift her some beautiful jewelry this holiday without breaking the bank.
BKR Bottles – For the Hydration Queen
BKR makes water bottles so pretty and cute that it makes drinking a joy! The glass bottles are reusable and the silicone sleeve insures that it won’t break or easily tip over. They have many colors and styles to choose from so you can find one that perfectly matches her/his style. Their metallic heart bottles are perfect for Valentine’s Day!
Destination Fragrances – For the Candle Lover
Set the mood this Valentine’s Day with Destination Fragrances. Using only pure essential oils, Destination Candles creates scents that are inspired by many San Francisco Locations! From Muir Woods, to China Town and the Presidio, these candles are a gift that any San Franciscan will absolutely adore.
Juice Beauty – For the Beauty Maven
San Francisco based beauty company, Juice Beauty produces pure, organic products. Pucker up this Valentine’s Day and gift her some wonderful lip colors. Juice beauty offers pretty pigments of every shade. We love their lip crayons, lip creams and glosses!
Tokyo Bay – For a Timeless Love
For a timeless gift, a watch is always a smart choice. San Francisco based Tokyo Bay designs classic pieces with attention to detail making their watches truly special. They have watches in plenty of sizes, colors, and shapes so you can find the perfect one for your Valentine’s own personal style.