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Our 2011 Luxe Love Valentines Day Gift Guide includes top picks that show your Mr. or Mrs. Sweetheart you genuinely care. Besides kisses and hugs give a gift that shows how much they really mean to you. Think you have a gift of LOVE? If so, send us a tip and we might just recommend it.

Bella Blush – For a romantic and sexy gift, Bella Blush has created The Blush Curated Panty Collection featuring 3 handmade and made-to-order panties from luxury lingerie label Gilda & Pearl. The collection is delivered right to the door of your loved one bringing back the nostalgia of receiving old fashion mail with an element of surprise. Traditional lingerie techniques are used to construct each piece ensuring that no two items are exactly the same. Soft to the touch silk satins, chiffons, and ribbons come together to create the most decadent lingerie. For Valentine’s Day a signature giving card is provided until the collection arrives. ($175 at Bella Blush)

Constellation Quest Smartphone – Vertu introduces its first smartphone, the Constellation Quest, which features an exceptionally scratchproof screen and keypad created from sapphire crystal, stainless steel casing complemented with the finest leather, and an unparalleled luxury services offering with the latest business tools. For the first time, a “@vertu.me” email address will be available to Vertu users. The Constellation Quest is equipped with enhanced exclusive services, including Vertu Concierge, which can be accessed via a dedicated key on the phone to connect the user directly to a lifestyle manager who can make travel arrangements, dinner reservations, and more. ($7,900 at Vertu.com)

Ice Love Watch – Features a 3D heart design on dial, offered in four color options; red or pink and white or black. However, these color options feature a stunning CRYSTALLIZED Swarovski embellished 3D heart on dial. Since its creation in Belgium in 2007, the Ice-Watch brand has enjoyed a strong identity across the world with its unisex, water-resistant and affordable watch collections. ($125-$155 at US.Ice-Watch.com)

Beats by Dr. Dre Solo HD Headphones – This year, share your love of music with your Valentine. It’s easy to rock out with the lightweight design of the Beats by Dr. Dre Solo HD (PRODUCT)RED Special Edition Headphones. They feature Monster ControlTalk on-cable music playback control for iPods and music phones, and a high-grade mic for quality hands-free calling. Most importantly, for every pair of (PRODUCT)RED Special Edition Headphones sold, Beats by Dr. Dre will contribute $5 to the Global Fund, which will help support HIV/AIDS programs in Africa. (From $199.99 at Apple.com, Bestbuy.com, and BeatsbyDre.com)

Davines LOVE Lovely Smoothing Shampoo and Conditioner – Whether your hair demands deep conditioning or hydrating definition, the LOVE formulas nurture and care for hair in need of some TLC. Talk about a hair treatment worth loving. Designed for dry and frizzy hair, the LOVE Smoothing Shampoo uses prickly pear extract to provide intense moisture to hair and scalp. LOVE Smoothing Conditioner works to replenish both hair and scalp, restoring heat-damaged hair with Vitamin E, moisturizing with rice bran wax and nourishing hair and scalp with borage oil. ($22-$25 at Davines.com)

NEST Soaps – Fragrantly sexy and indulgently smooth this bar of luxurious soap is the best treat for your body. The new NEST bar soaps are exclusively scented with six top NEST fragrances, providing a new way to experience the trademark scents. These lightly scented french-milled soaps contain shea butter and almond oil to create a rich, luxurious lather while and nourishing the skin with antioxidant Vitamin E. ($16 at NESTFragrances.com, NeimanMarcus.com)

Shameless Bracelet – The Sweet/Sassy bangle from SHAMELESS Jewelry’s Naughty/Nice Collection is 100% sterling silver plated with 14kt gold and hand painted in black, giving it a polished and bold look. The entire Collection from designer Shea Curry is comprised of bracelets, cuffs, necklaces, key chains and rings hand made and engraved with various provocative phrases to showcase both sides of a female’s personality. The unique designs are the perfect accessory to offer any outfit that little bit of edge and to vocalize just what kind of girl you are – today, that is. ($250 at ShamelessJewelry.com)

Scarselli Candy Box – This non-edible ring candy is delightfully fabulous. For the perfect Valentine’s Day gift, nothing can compare to a red or other natural color diamond from Scarselli Diamonds. These rare diamonds include virtually all possible spectrums – yellow, red, blue, pink, orange and green – in a broad range of carat weights. The Scarselli Diamonds Olympia Diamond Collection, consisting of five natural color diamonds, is on display at the AmericanMuseum of Natural History in New York City. (Scarselli.com)

Pixel Daze (Flower) Watch – Apart from the black version, we have especially designed a passionate red Pixel Daze that best fits someone extraordinary like you. With its eye-catching color, it will magically enhance a dull dark tone look. Simple plain red, glittery bling and flower versions are available. Pixel Daze has the same appearance as Daze by appearing to be a simple bangle but the ingenious use of a Pelikon SmartlnkSM display, that seamlessly lays flush against the band, begs to differ. The time appears digitally in vivid colors of blue, red, and green, dancing across the screen and is visible in any lighting condition. ($169 at odmdesignusa.com)

Perforated Woven Satchel – Galian understands the true spirit of Valentine’s Day, all translated into the trendiest pink and red handbags. The special lady in your life will be thanking you for knowing exactly what was on her mind. The chic perforated woven satchel provides ultimate functionality with a detachable shoulder strap and zip top. ($99 at Galianonline.com)

Daze (Bow) Watch – Feminine pink or pastel colors conveys a more feminine sensation for the wearer. In line with what’s in and hot, odm has designed a pastel color collection, featuring a simple analogue bangle piece, which turns out to be a perfect piece of accessory for those looking for something feminine to match with their sweet personality! ($99 at odmdesignusa.com)

MIYO Sculpture – MIYO Home is about inspiration and discovery. It is a collection of unique home furnishings and accents from around the world. The essence of the store is created by avid world travelers and their passion for immersing themselves in other cultures. Each piece has been hand-picked for its ability to transform your house into a beautiful home. Find personality and a soul within every item in the store and “make it your own.” A limited edition series, MIYO’s collection of contemporary sculptures feature bold lines, vivid colors and sleek lacquer finishes. Each piece is individually crafted ensuring that no two are exactly alike. ($476 at MIYOHome.com)

Sobral Hearts Frame – Handmade Encapsu large picture frame with floating red hearts is made of clear and red natural light weight resin. This makes a thoughtful and perfect gift for anyone, let this frame hold  your loving memories today and for years to come. A must have gift for Valentine’s day. ($65 at Sobralusa.com)

Lisa Perry Kiss Me Pillow – In celebration of the month of “love” Lisa Perry has created a small capsule collection of Valentine’s Day themed products with an element of fun in mind. The Kiss Me Pillow is pop art inspired with its bright red color and high contrast white lettering. Perfectly sized for your couch or bed, it makes a great gift for your sweetheart and is not only cute but practical! ($75 at LisaPerryStyle.com)

Pink Sapphire Diamond Ring – Blue Nile, the leading online retailer of diamonds and fine jewelry, brings you this stunning oval pink sapphire is surrounded by sparkling micropavé diamonds in this special one-of-a-kind ring. Between the diamond sparkle and rare pink sapphire, it’s sure to make any woman a little weak in the knees. It’s perfect for any Valentine’s Day occasion, plus its sparkle is sure to stop people in their tracks any day of the year. ($10,250 at BlueNile.com)

eyecandy Coolers – Take a chill to the eye! eyecandy soothing eye coolers are the latest luxe gift and personal spa-at-home treat. They are reusable, chill-able, candy-colored soft gel rounds which work quickly to reduce puffiness, minimize dark circles and fine lines, and instantly soothe pesky headaches. eyecandy makes a unique and personal gift for your sweetheart in need of a relaxing spa-day at home. ($10 at EyeCandyCoolers.com)

Calendar Key Charm – Make this a Valentines worth remembering. Give your sweetheart a sentimental gift that represents a very special day. Not Just Any Old Day Calendar Key “Datesake” is a special momentum that is truly the key to his or hers heart. Each piece is custom made and hand marked with a Swarovski crystal. Our Calendar keys can be personalized with an anniversary or birthdate. Not to mention its blushingly charming and quite the good luck charm. Just think….a sure fire way to insure the man in your life never forgets your wedding anniversary! ($250 at NotJustAnyOldDay.com)

Pink Sapphire Necklace – Add some sparkle to your Valentine’s plans – with a gorgeous piece of stylish fine jewelery! If you’re looking for the ultimate way to show your affection, or you’re searching for the perfect piece to dazzle in, look no further than fine jewelery brand PepperPink. We’re love-struck with this beautifully designed 18CT white gold pendant. Encrusted with pink sapphires and diamonds, it’s enough to win over any girls’ heart. (PepperPink.com)

3-in-1 Valentines Bouquet by Faith Hill – The ultimate bouquet for the girl who demands it all. A romantic gift that showers her with an abundance of LOVE. She’ll cherish her blooming bouquet that includes red roses, red spray roses, pink Asiatic lilies, light pink alstroemeria, pink carnations and bupleurum accented with mixed greenery. When the flowers come to an end she can always utilize her chic vase as a decorum piece or dazzle in the glass heart pendant for that special night out. An enthralling gift that will win her heart over and over again. ($69.95 at TeleFlora.com)

Grey Antics Status Sunglasses– This Valentine’s Day treat your sweetie to these fiercely red Status Sunnies by Grey Ant. A favorite by celebs like Beyonce, Rihanna, and Bruno Mars – these bold unisex silhouette amps up the cool factor of anyone rocking  them! Offered in four distinct colorways, black, smoke, clear and red-these statement pieces are thoughtfully packaged with an original hard case in a craft box. ($168 at Karmaloop.com)

Philosophy Falling in Love Gel – Set the mood with philosophy’s falling in love 3-in-1 gel, a delicate blend of floral, blackberry, and vanilla fragrances. This romantic shampoo, bath, and shower gel is great for relaxing in a bedtime bubble bath. Formulated with conditioners, the gel leaves your skin and hair soft and smooth.  philosophy takes a mind, body, spirit approach to personal care and believe only when you feel good can you truly look your best.  ($22 at QVC.com)

Levendi Jewellers’ modern ring design is soft, romantic and sensual. A beautiful stone, almost free flying, set in a fluid and organic design. This ring captures the elegance of a large but lightly suspended gem. An ideal gift for the person you love! The delicate pink tones are feminine and subtle, symbolic of tenderness and kindness of feelings of love. It is an exquisite cocktail ring especially launched for 2011, made from 18ct White Gold and set with a round cut 29.70ct Pink Beryl stone. (AU $5,200 at Levendi.com)

Melania Trump Diamond Crystal Stack Rings – 3’s a charm! These sparkling stackables will charm hearts and hands. Inspired by the bustling arts, architecture, design, and fashion scenes. Each piece is designed with versatility in mind – for work, play or a night out on the town. This set of 3 stack rings from the New York Collection features 3 bands of bezel style set crystals in clear, pink and yellow. ($39.50 at QVC.com)

Love Express Fragrance – Jump on the fragrance love train! This fragrance exudes a confidence that goes beyond the stilettos or gleaming jewels, expressing a sense of sheer paradise. Created for the style icon with beautifully chic taste and anything-goes charm, the new scent captures an air of seductive glamour. The fruity-floral fragrance releases with lavish top notes of blackberry, cassis, Italian mandarin and pineapple, leading to a heart of white iris, lily of the valley, night blooming jasmine and tiare blossoms. A perfect sultry drydown of sandalwood and sheer vanilla musk ravishes smoldering femininity. ($44.90 at Express.com)

Saint Cupcake Kit – Nothing but good treats that will satisfy your sweetheart. Love stricken vegans can even satisfy their sweetooth without breaking any dairy rules. The magical destination where scrumptious cupcakes, icings and a rainbow of sprinkles collide to create one-of-a-kind cupcake kits sent with love. Create the perfect cupcake with tasty flavors, decadent icings and whimsical sprinkles. Saint Cupcake will take it from there to individually bake, wrap and package each selection into one downright charming kit. Cupcake kits are decked out for the sweet holiday with cute cupcake accessories and a custom designed valentine card. (3-pack, 6-pack and 12-pack kits, starting at $12 SaintCupcake.com)

BCBG Mini Plisse Watch – The Mini Plisse watch by BCBGMAZAZRIA is all wrapped up like a package dressed in festivities and charm, making it the perfect romantic present. It  has  nubuck lining, two hand movement and sleek multi-fold satin straps in feminine ballet pink – perfect for Valentine’s Day. Its compact, feminine size makes it work for an elegant night out and adds a bit of luxury to  any look. Like the BCBGMAXAZRIA brand itself, the Mini Plisse watch embodies today’s fashionable woman – effortlessly chic and youthful in spirit.  ($85 at Amazon.com)

lovelily – A fragrance experience that was crafted for the heart felt, lovelily begins with blissful, dazzling top notes of refreshing lychee, apple, kiwi and pear blossom. Beautiful, treasurable floral notes of jasmine, pink lil, star magnolia, osmanthus and gardenia are accented by a note of crisp fig. The base notes softly unveil to reveal a delightful accord of white cocoa, crystallized sugar, tonka bean and vanilla, all delicately grounded by an earthy blend of teak, sandalwood, patchouli and musk. Playful, enchanting, and distinctive, lovelily inspires a woman to believe in love. Pair up the sensual body lotion with alluring fragrance for a vigorous fruitful experience.
($25-$45 at ForeverLily.com)

Viva La Juicy Fragrance – A couture girl’s best friend who has it all! Spoil your juicy sweetheart this Valentine’s Day with a delicious gourmet floral fragrance. The top layer ignites with notes of succulent wild berries and juicy mandarin. The heart embody a floral blend of sweet honeysuckle, fresh gardenia and delicate jasmine, while the base notes await us with a flavorful rhapsody of amber, caramel, vanilla, sandalwood and pralines. The scent is captured in a golden bottle adorned gracefully with a sexy pink bow, dangled with juicy charms fit for Mrs. royalty. ($67 at Shop.ElizabethArden.com)

Skywatch is as sport as it is fashion and as luxury as it is necessity. Eye-catching color combinations and fine details like blue loops on the Italian sailcloth or silicone straps are playful signature touches, and most importantly. Its a substantial watch, but doesn’t take itself too seriously, striking a balance between accessibility and premium status. Skywatch’s dive-quality, rotating bezel guarantees you’ll always be fashionably on time – not fashionably late. (Skywatchsite.com)

Eco-Lux Carved Soap – Carve your love into custom bars of exhilarating soap. These flamboyant fragrant soaps call for a romantic bath for two. Each bubbly bar is made with 100% vegetable base, triple milled and infused with Satsuma essential oils to create a truly aromatic experience. Each bar is carved with love and packaged in a beautiful luxury box. Delight your sweetheart and your senses with this sensual pink trio carved to your hearts desire! ($30 at CarvedSolutions.com)

The Frisky 30-day Breakup Guide – A girls breakup guide on how to handle her broken heart with style and grace. Map out your love life with a 30-day plan back to happiness. You may have lost your Valentine but there is no need to drown in sorrow. The first days after a breakup is very painful, author Jamie Beckman gives you comforting tips from the side effects of losing your LOVE. Each day offers a sexy but adventurous activity for you to experience. From buying a little pink dress to planning a “girls only” party or going on a road trip and getting a fresh look all your gloomy days will be forever glowing. As the countdown begins you will find yourself living, laughing and loving your life again. ($10.17 at Amazon.com)

The 100 Best VEGAN BAKING Recipes – No eggs, no milk, no cream or butter just pure goodness. Instead of a boring box of chocolates, impress your sweetheart with a homemade cake or pie à la mode. Put your spatula into it and whip up a decadent treat that satisfies the sweet-tooth and the heart. 100 of the best vegan recipes are all American favorites stripped down of their animal flavoring. Scrumptious cruelty-free cookies, delightful cakes, rich pies, bold brownies and morning muffins makes this an indulgent guide of sweet assets. Important insight on ingredients and 101 history on how this Veganism started.
Featuring classic baking tips and tricks that will turn any novice baker into 5-star chef status. If you’re not a vegan I’m sure even the most dairy obsessed will love to take a bite from this book. ($8.42 at Amazon.com)

The Solar Flair Suit – Indochino’s Solar Flair Suit is the perfect option for those looking for a serious, heavyweight wool option that still has serious style. Light red pinstripes on a navy background are eye-pleasing without being too flashy, while the rose striped lining that shines through when you move is absolutely stunning. Complement the red collar felt with a small, gingham check shirt and tie with tiny red polka dots. ($429 at Indochino.com)

Boyz II Men Love Cruise – Love is in the air–  and the combination of warm tropical breezes, world-class service, and  legendary R&B is the recipe for the perfect V-Day getaway. Multiple Grammy Award winners and most successful male vocal group of all time, Boyz II Men are celebrating their 20th Anniversary this year and to celebrate they’re setting sail – and inviting all of their fans – on a special concert cruise on Carnival Cruise Lines Imagination. The cruise features numerous activities including: meet and greets, welcome party, poker tournament and much more – all hosted by the legendary bans. There will also be a special opportunity for fans to renew their wedding vows on board serenaded by Boyz II Men. (Tickets at BoyzIIMenCruise.com)

Bulgari Save The Children Ring – Want a heartwarming gift for your sweetheart this Valentine’s Day?  Choose Bulgari’s stunning silver and ceramic ring, created especially for its partnership with Save the Children. The ring emulates the design of Bulgari’s Bzero1 jewelry collection, and is the second design created by the company to benefit the children’s charity. The new ring features the Save the Children logo engraved on the inside. With each sale of this beautiful ring, $75 will be donated to Save the Children’s education programs in the U.S. and around the globe. ($370 at US.Bulgari.com)

HOMMAGE Shanghai Shave Set – Magnetic technology to secure the brush, fitted with Grade A silvertip badger hair, and the precisely weighted razor, to the durable chrome stationary base. The brush suspends from the underside of the pedestal arm for a perfectly balanced effect, while the razor handle rests securely, aligned to the hand-polished chrome stand, on the opposing end. With the HOMMAGE Shanghai Shave Set, the man can truly rely on cutting-edge design, modern engineering, and exquisite craftsmanship that lasts throughout the years and through everyday use, to recharge him with a smooth, effortless shave. ($400 at HommageShopOnline.com)

The 4 Elements of The Perfect Shave – The perfect kit that keeps his debonair intact. A luxurious quartet of shaving essentials.Your shaving system becomes a pleasure instead of a daily chore. Combine The Art of Shaving’s aromatherapy-based products, handcrafted accessories and expert shaving technique to guarantee optimal shaving. These vital tools to relieve and prevent ingrown hairs, razor burn, tough beard and sensitive skin. ($100 at TheArtofShaving.com)

Chasing Venus Sauvignon Blanc – Perhaps the most popular love potion of all time, wine still holds court as one of the most romantic drinks on earth. This Valentine’s Day, give the gift of love with a bottle of 2010 Chasing Venus Sauvignon Blanc. Produced in the acclaimed Marlborough appellation of New Zealand, the alluring citrus fruit aromas of lemon, grapefruit and oranges; lively acidity; and irresistible crisp flavors of green herbs, grapefruit and kiwi  will have your better half convinced this aphrodisiac was sent from Venus, the Roman Goddess of Love, herself. ($15.99 at CrewWineStore.com)

L’Anarchiste – A masculine fragrance for the free thinker, the trend-setter, the man who dares to be different and who is unafraid to break new ground. Serge Mansau designed the unique bronze-coated flask-shaped bottle that takes on a patina with time, leaving the user with an antique-looking, one-of-a kind bottle. Its composition is a mosaic of olfactory families, a perfume of contrasts, redolent of freshness and warmth, a fragrance that draws on nature’s riches for its inimitable qualities – an organized anarchy. L’Anarchiste is an original classic – one that fascinates men and captivates women. ($55 at ParfumsCaron.com)

Ultrasone Zebrano Edition 10 Headphones – These limited edition headphones feature wood ear cup inlays, Ethiopian sheepskin leather ear cup pads, titanium plated drivers and Kevlar coated cables. The Ultrasone Headphones outer ear cup is finished with galvanic ruthenium plating and features a zebrano wood inlay. The inner ear cup and head-pad is adorned with reddish brown Ethiopian sheepskin – ensuring the maximum level of comfort and sound isolation. The headphones contain S-Logic plus technology so you can wear them for many hours without your ears hurting. Each set of headphones comes with a hand crafted zebrano wood headphone stand a wooden box for safe storage. (£1,799.99 at Firebox.com)

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