Happy Month of Love; a bright pink and red glimmer of light in the middle of this long Canadian winter.
We want everyone to enjoy this month, whether you’re in a new relationship and seriously don’t know what to get, have been together for eternity and have sworn off Valentine’s Day celebrations, single and mingling, dating yourself, or celebrating all the different kinds of love there are!
Gone are the days of generic heart-shaped chocolates and a wilting roses from the corner store – if you’re going to celebrate, we want you to make it meaningful and unique!
This is also the perfect time to send some hints to your loves ones about what you’re expecting for this season, there’s no harm in communicating what this holiday means to you, after all.
Check out our top picks for Valentine’s Day this year to gift your date, or to treat yourself!
Province of Canada
The warmest, coziest, and comfiest piece of clothing you will ever own! There’s tons of colours and designs and it’s the perfect gift you’ll want to wear over and over for your Netflix and Chill days.
Where to buy: Shop online at https://provinceofcanada.com/collections/valentines
Uncover Me Game
This couples game is proven to make honest discussion and learning more about one another a really good time! Not only are there discussion prompts, but also tasks and intuitive and engaging gameplay that’s been thoroughly tested and refined with real players.
In this two-player game, you’ll share your reaction and guess the other’s player’s reaction to a shared Situation card using Reaction cards. You’ll discuss your Reaction choices, then use Deep Dive prompts to go even further. Play with or without points.
Where to buy: Shop online here
Bestway Home Spa
Soak up the ultimate way to relax this season with Bestway Home Spas. You’ll enjoy the soothing spa experience right in the comfort of your own home.
Where to buy: Shop online at https://m.bestwaycorp.ca
These unique candles tap into your sensory memory through nostalgic scents that can remind you of certain places or fond experiences.
Where to buy: Shop online at homesick.com
The cutest candles can be found at Southlake Gifts! They have different collections which can perfectly accent your home. Some of their candle designs include cereal bowls, potted plants, roses, and so much more!
Where to buy: Shop online at southlakegifts.ca
The datenight Game
It’s no surprise we recommend this, not only as amazing simple gift idea, but also as a date idea! This is the perfect gift no matter what relationship you’re in.
We have spent the last few months crafting a game that had the perfect mix of questions to get to know your date better. Whether you’re talking, dating, seeing where it goes, not labelling it, are madly in love, etc. we made sure to include questions and conversation starters you’ve never thought to ask before (but aren’t like, too intense).
Where to buy: Right now, you can get datenight game online at datenightgame.ca.
Buying jewelry is not easy task, and if you don’t know your partner’s taste, it could go very very wrong. What we love about Mejuri is that their minimalistic pieces are literally ALL beautiful, so you can feel confident that what you pick will put you in the gift-giving good books. Their pieces are perfect for dressing up some casual looks and accenting date nights out with gold and silver.
Where to buy: Shop online, or visit their Canadian stores located in Toronto and Vancouver.
Set the mood with these gorgeous candles to light up your relationship. With unique and romantic shapes, they are sure to bring a smile to your partners face!
Where to buy: https://miujo.ca
Customize the perfect neon sign for your loved one this Valentine’s! Whether they’re obsessed with a fandom, love something romantic, or you want to make a sign of your favourite quote, Fuse Neon has everything you need to brighten your love life.
They also offer products ready-to-purchase! Skip the traditional roses & surprise your love with our FOREVER ROSE. A love that never dies!
The FOREVER ROSE neon sign is the perfect sign to bring pastel pinks and greens to your indoor space, making it that much cuter. The light has a 50,000 hours lifetime and measures 27cm (W) x 46cm (H)
GET 10% OFF THE FOREVER ROSE USING CODE datenight
Some designs may be available for shipping, otherwise located in Liberty Village, Toronto to pick up your orders.
Where to buy: Shop online at https://www.fuseneon.com
EmMeMa Ultimate Matching Cuddle Undies
This Canadian company was born in Nova Scotia and makes the cutest underwear sets made with organic cotton, that are comfy and sustainable!
They’re committed to having a minimal environmental impact in every step of our business and creating every piece in a happy studio so you can get closer to your sweetheart than ever in the cutest matching sets.
Where to buy: Shop online at emmema.com
Catch a vibe this Valentine’s Day and explore 8850 with your partner. Not only do they promote sexual happiness for all, but their website is the perfect resource to discover what your new favourite thing could be.
Where to buy: Shop online at https://the8850.com
Luxe & Little
This mother-son duo from Mississauga, ON has the perfect products for your Valentine’s, especially if you or your date appreciate a great smelling home. This may even be the perfect time to hint at some better odour-eliminators, who knows!
Not only are these candles aesthetic and make for a beautiful decor piece in your home, but they’re functional, too.
Their candles, sprays and diffuser blends are odour-eliminating, 100% handmade with premium oils and the highest quality pure soy wax. They have candles and sprays that can remove food odours [especially after that garlic-filled date night meal you cooked;)], pet odours and the dank and lingering odour of cannabis, cigars and cigarettes.
Where to buy: Shop online or check out their store at Erin Mills Town Centre in Mississauga!
The Adventure Challenge
The perfect gift for the adventurous couple who is always looking for exciting date ideas! The Adventure Challenge book has secret dates for every occasion that you will scratch off and reveal the activity you get to do together.
Where to buy: https://ca.theadventurechallenge.com
There’s nothing more romantic than a good nights sleep next to each other. Give them the gift of comfortability with Hush Blankets.
Where to buy: Shop online at https://hush.ca
Amber Flowers Toronto
For luxury flowers that will make them smile ear to ear, look no further than Amber Flowers. These gorgeous flower sets will show your partner just how special they are. Note: only available in Toronto.
*available in Toronto/GTA only*
Where to buy: https://amberflowers.ca
These luxury candles are sure to light their fire! KANDL has a wide selection of artisanal candles that make for the perfect Valentine’s day gift. They also have candle making events in Toronto that make a super fun date night!
*Workshops available in Toronto, candles ship worldwide*
Where to buy: https://kandl-artistique.com
Cococo Chocolates Valentine’s Collection
Ah, love month! What better way to show you love someone than giving them what their tastebuds desire? We always love a good Valentine’s chocolate from a sweet date and local Calgary chocolatiers are the perfect option for a classic Valentine’s staple.
Their Valentine’s collection includes boxes of all sizes, chocolate hearts filled with more chocolates, gift baskets, and even chocolate shooter cups to make the best Valentine’s Day, no, Month* yet!
Where to buy: Cococo ships across Canada and the U.S. here.
In Calgary, you can visit their multiple store locations at Dalhousie, Signal Hill, Southcentre, and Victoria Park.
In British Columbia, find their stores in Victoria and South Surrey near gorgeous White Rock
Spirits with Smoke
Spice up your cocktail game with Spirits with Smoke cocktail kits! Perfect for the aspiring mixologist for some amazing at home date nights.
Where to buy: Shop online at https://spiritswithsmoke.com/en-ca
“named “blu,” after the colour of the water and sky, to impart the notion of endless possibility. “boho” after a free-spirited lifestyle, bluboho is a fine jewelry company that carries ethically sourced, raw and refined jewelry pieces. bluboho creates jewelry and an experience worthy of the moments they mark. each piece tells a story. each experience is a memory in the making.”
You can’t go wrong with the beautifully refined jewelry at bluboho; and if you’re looking to pop the question they have a gorgeous selection of engagement rings.
Where to buy: Shop online at www.bluboho.com
Water and Wines Puzzles
Do you know a wine lover? Water and Wines creates these beautiful wine country map puzzles that are so beautiful to put together, and helps you learn some of your favourite travel destinations. Maybe you’ll even plan a puzzle-inspired wine country getaway after, who knows?
Where to buy: Shop online
If you live in the Ottawa area and are looking to create a super romantic date night this month, look no further than Runaway Picnic – Ottawa’s first luxury popup picnic service! Their designer-curated picnic packages and event design services are perfect for any special occasion including proposals, birthdays, anniversaries, and even elopements!
*available in Ottawa and surrounding regions only*
Where to buy: Book your package online