Hearts Grow Fonder

Romantic Valentine's Day Vacations in the Northwest

Our favorite couple retreats near Seattle for sumptuous spas and naughty gift baskets, from the San Juans to Port Townsend.

02/02/2022 By Allison Williams


Valentine's Day Gifts for Everyone You Love

Galentine's Day doesn't need its own presents: from a Filson hat to Glossier perfume to festive Funko Pops, there's a Valentine's Day gift for everyone.

01/25/2022 By Zoe Sayler

Good Buys for Best Friends

A Shop Talk Galentine's Day Gift Guide

For the poetic, noble land-mermaids in your life.

01/29/2019 By Elizabeth Podlesnik

Gift Guides

Valentine’s Day Gift Guide for Your Gal

Still don't know what to get that lucky lady in your life? Don't worry, we have you covered.

02/07/2017 By Amanda Raschkow


V-Day Lingerie Shopping

Get sexy this year: where, how, and with what special insider tips.


Bringing Sexy Back

V-Day Lingerie Shopping

Top tips from Seattle's best lingerie stores on what to get this year, and why.

02/08/2013 By Seattle Met Staff

Seeing Clearly

V-Day Deal at Rivet and Sway

The local online eyewear brand offers as sweetheart discount so you might actually see your beloved this Valentine's Day.

02/08/2013 By Amanda Zurita


Holly Zhang Pearl Sale

Tahitian black pearls or Australian gold? Check out a sea of pearls at the Bravern's locally owned specialty jewelry shop.

02/07/2013 By Erica Thompson

Treat Yourself

Shamila Jiwa at Theo Chocolates

The city's color-obsessed jeweler brings her beautifully cut gems to Seattle's premier chocolate shop.

01/29/2013 By Seattle Met Staff


Fragrance Event at Essenza

Still searching for your signature scent? Leave it to expert perfumer Yosh Han who will scan your chakras to find you a personalized perfume.

01/29/2013 By Amanda Zurita


Map: Last Minute Valentine’s Day Gifts

Sixteen shops for last-minute gifts that say "I love you" with artful originality.

02/14/2011 By Laura Cassidy


Love Is Complicated X: Liave

C’mon ring this bell.

02/11/2011 By Malika Ritchie


Love Is Complicated IX: Louis Vuitton

Zip it. This Stephan Sprouse stuff-keeper by Marc Jacobs for Louis Vuitton, that is.

02/11/2011 By Laura Cassidy


Love Is Complicated VIII: Claudio Corallo Chocolates

Intellectual chocolate from the Island of Principe.

02/10/2011 By Malika Ritchie


Love Is Complicated VII: Tiffany and Co.

Starter rings and strong bangles.

02/09/2011 By Malika Ritchie


Love Is Complicated VI: Moxie Papergoods

Cute cards from Egg Press and other indie houses set the tone for a good time.

02/08/2011 By Nico Ortega


Love Is Complicated V: Willow & Bloom

Can you send a guy flowers? Should you?

02/07/2011 By Nico Ortega


Love Is Complicated IV: Isadora’s Fine Antique Jewelry

Symbolic and intellectual, antique jewelry is sexy and smart.

02/04/2011 By Nico Ortega


Love Is Complicated III: Sweet Petula

Gee your best friend smells terrific.

02/03/2011 By Malika Ritchie

Wedding Wednesday

Love Is Complicated II: Bremelo Press

Locally made letterpress love notes.

02/02/2011 By Laura Cassidy