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Top Five Valentine's Day Gifts for Her

What do you get the woman who already seems to have it all?

Always remember: Valentine’s Day has little to do with necessity and everything to do with desire. Put your logical list on the backburner, and instead, focus on finding out what she really wants. Opt for the gift that keeps on giving with a sexy lingerie set that will flatter your woman in all the right ways. For your fashion-forward lady, say I love you in her language with a seasonally-inspired designer handbag. And if you’re in need of a last-minute fix, you can’t go wrong with decadent hand-picked gourmet chocolates delivered in style.

If you want to surprise the lady in your life with a present she’ll never forget, head straight to Fashion Valley. San Diego’s premier upscale shopping destination, Fashion Valley offers an array of department stores, fashion boutiques, and specialty jewelry stores – an ideal mix for the modern woman.

Sexy Surprise

Marie Jo Bra & Panty Set at Intimacy

Every man knows that lingerie is the gift that keeps on giving. Intimacy is a high-end boutique run by bra fit experts who know how to select the perfect size and style for your sweetheart. A top pick for Valentine’s Day is the vibrant berry colored matching bra and panty set by Marie Jo. Undeniably sexy, the haute set remains sweet and sophisticated with sheer, floral and leaf detailing. The push up bra is priced at $130 with the hot pant for $123, available at the Intimacy retail shop at Fashion Valley.

Sultry Style

The Centennial Stripe Blair Bag at Henri Bendel

Presents can come in all shapes and sizes. When shopping for a stylish woman, make fashion a priority. Henri Bendel is a go-to designer boutique for chic handbags, jewelry, scarves, accessories and more. Embrace the spirit of the season with the Centennial Stripe Blair Bag, a red Italian leather statement bag with brown and white trim, adjustable double chain straps, magnetic closure and inside zippered pocket.  Your lady can sling the crimson bag over her shoulder or wear it crossbody, depending on the occasion. The Blair bag is priced at $248 and is available at Henri Bendel at Fashion Valley.

Rose Relations

De Ville Ladymatic Watch at Omega

Any smart man will adorn his woman in a striking watch, so that she can’t help but check the time and think of him throughout the day. It’s a relationship win-win. Perfect for Valentine’s Day is an elegant rose gold watch by Omega. The De Ville Ladymatic watch is crafted with 18 ct red gold and polished with snow-set diamond-pavel bezels, atop a strong base of titanium. According to Omega, the Ladymatic timepieces were created to address women’s desire to own wristwatches that make profound fashion statements. The Ladymatic is priced at $28,500 and is available at the Omega Boutique at Fashion Valley.

Sweet Treat

Red Satin Heart Box of Chocolates at Godiva Chocolatier

Did Valentine’s Day sneak up on you again? If you need a last-minute gift idea, you can never go wrong with decadent gourmet Godiva chocolates. Trust us, a woman can never receive too many custom sweets on this special day. Godiva’s signature red satin heart gift box has been a Valentine’s Day tradition for over 85 years. This year, the rose-embellished keepsake box opens to unveil a selection of 29 hand-picked chocolates, from Belgian classics to Milk Chocolate Mousse and White Chocolate Passion Fruit truffles. The red satin heart gift box is available for $75 at the Godiva shop at Fashion Valley.

Bling Bling

Sol y Sombra Necklace at Royal Maui Jewelers

When you’re in love, your special someone is far more than a partner. She is the light of your life, the reason you rise in the morning, the final link to your complete happiness. Express your true love with the Sol y Sombra Necklace, a sun shaped pendant on a bold chain that dazzles with vibrant color and shimmer. The sun is said to symbolize carefree afternoons full of passion and romance. What is better than that? This necklace is part of the Sol y Sombra collection designed by Carrera y Carrera, and is available for $6,350 exclusively at Royal Maui Jewelers at Fashion Valley.

Also check out our Top Five Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas for Him

Fashion Valley is located at 700 Friars Road in San Diego. For a full list of Fashion Valley retailers, store hours and more shopping inspiration, call 619.297.3381 or visit

Discover more shopping, dining and entertainment ideas in our 2012 Valentine's Day Guide



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