On our collective Valentine’s Day wish list:
Above: Justine is eying this Rose Mohair Throw, woven in the U.K., because “it has just the right amount of pink”; $297 at Alder & Co. Above: “I’ve long admired these Love Letter Napkins from Sir/Madam,” says Annie. “I’m partial to their subtle, non-obvious, sometimes cheeky romance, in neat black type. Rather than use them on the table, I’d frame one, or a pair.” Shown are letters, hand-screened onto cotton napkins, by Virginia Woolf and Voltaire; $58 for set of four. Above: “I’m considering signing my husband up for guitar lessons for Valentine’s Day. It’s such a luxury to be able to learn something new. I took a ceramics class a couple years ago, and I really enjoyed being out of my element and forced to do something that I knew nothing about,” says Fan. Other ideas: dance classes, cooking lessons, or an art class like the Drawing With Watercolor workshop at San Francisco’s Case for Making; $125. Above: Julie and her husband are avid card players. She’s thinking about surprising him with this handsome set of Playing Cards in Leather Case by Son of a Sailor; $60 at Sunny’s Pop. Above: Fan would love to receive these Salmon Quince Branches from Terrain; $58 for 6 to 8 branches. Above: From Alexa: “Since we recently moved away from New York, my husband and I are missing some of our favorite restaurants, like our ‘date night’ spot I Sodi in the West Village. So on my wishlist this year is a print of the I Sodi storefront by John Donohue, a former New Yorker magazine editor turned artist. It’s part of Donohue’s series illustrating some of New York’s cult restaurants. Prints start at $95 each.” All the Restaurants Above: Annie would be over the moon to receive this unusually shaped Pienza Graduated Decanter, in the prettiest transparent pink, from Il Buco; $149. Above: Michelle made sure she’d get something she’d like by buying a pink pillow, by Remodelista Market alum Kirsten Hecktermann, for herself. A hand-dyed Velvet Pillow is £78. Above: Margot is enamored of this cotton Pajama Set with a subtle stripe and crisp red border, from French brand Scarlette Ateliers; €130. Above: A gift you can enjoy together—Olympia Provisions’ Salami Bouquet; from $50 for three.
For previous years’ Valentine’s Day gift guides, see: