Valentine's Day gifts

Best gifts for Valentine’s Day from our LIB community

Still looking for the perfect Valentine’s Day gifts for your loved ones? With the holiday of love right around the corner and we have some lovely gift ideas for you from our Latinas in Business community! 

If you haven’t yet found the perfect Valentine’s Day gifts for your loved ones, galentines, or even a little self-care gift for yourself, then you’ll definitely want to check out these Valentine’s Day gift ideas—from luxury chocolates to exotic getaway retreats, there’s something for everyone. 

Sweeten your Valentine’s Day with gifts from our LIB entrepreneurs

Crate & Twine

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Crate & Twine Valentine’s Day gift box. (Photo source: Crate & Twine)

Crate & Twine is a curated gift box company co-founder Tania Molina. Tania, creator and owner of Villakuyaya Organic Dark Chocolates. Together with Suany Baca, creator and owner of Sweets by Suany, the two women came together with a vision of unique gift boxes centered around Tania’s chocolates and Suany’s cookies and sweets, and filled in with heart and soul items that give the receiver of the gift box a feeling of love and pride from receiving.

These gift boxes will make the perfect Valentine’s Day gifts for someone in your life. Filled with luxurious chocolates and self-care pampering products, Crate & Twine will be sure to sweeten your day and fill it with love.

Villakuyaya Organic Dark Chocolates

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villakuyaya Giving and receiving chocolate on Valentine’s Day is a sweet tradition since forever.

If a gift box is too much for you, how about going traditional with a box of chocolates? From the co-founder of Crate & Twine, Tania Molina offers delicious, rich organic dark chocolate with her company Villakuyaya. Choose from unique chocolate bar flavors such as Rose Petal, Matcha Green Tea, Coconut Vanilla and more! Or spread the love with a box of gourmet truffles. Either way, you can’t go wrong with chocolate!

SweetLove Gifts

SweetLove gifts is your one stop shop for personalized items for birthdays, holidays, anniversaries and more! (Photo courtesy Lulu Carey)

SweetLove Gifts was founded by Lourdes “Lulu” Carey during the pandemic.  A full time mom and Local Consultant for Cultural Care Au Pair, Lulu decided to start her small business, SweetLove, after discovering her creative side this past year. Lulu personalizes each and every product for any occasion and each basket is made with love, care, and attention to detail. These gift baskets are the perfect way to show someone in your life just how much you care for them. Filled with sweet treats and self-care products, they’ll be sure to feel pampered and loved.

Franca NYC

Valentine's Day gifts, Franca NYC

Gift someone in your life a beautiful handcrafted ceramic piece by Franca NYC. (Photo via Franca NYC on Instagram)

Franca NYC is a small Brooklyn based design studio that focuses on handmade ceramics, co-founded by Jazmin de la Guardia and  Sierra Yip-Bannicq. Their brand centers around the common threads that bind us. “No matter where you come from or where you are going, there is a commonality to be discovered. This common language, or lingua franca, is what we strive to achieve.” Share the common language of art with someone in your life this Valentine’s Day by gifting them one of these beautiful, handcrafted ceramic pieces.

RENOVAD Retreats

Valentine's Day gifts, Renovad

Looking for a big gift? Check out Renovad’s experiential retreats! (Photo source: Renovad)

Renovad is an initiative of management consulting practice–interDUCTUS. Renovad hosts world-class renovation experiences around the globe in destinations that evoke relaxation, inspiration and adventure, providing women a unique opportunity to reinvigorate mind, body, and soul. Renovad’s upcoming retreats for 2022 include Morocco and Greece. If you’re looking for a big gift, a Renovad retreat is the perfect one!

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Author

  • Victoria Arena is a writer and student, passionate about writing, literature, and women's studies. She is bilingual, fluent in both English and Spanish. In 2017, she received her Associates in Fine Arts for Creative Writing from Brookdale Community College. Now, she is working toward her Bachelor's in English Literature at Montclair State University. Along with literature, Victoria is interested in Gender and Sexuality Studies, which she is pursuing as a minor, focusing closely on women's issues, gender inequality, and LGBT issues. These studies provide her with a feminist lens, which influences her work from both fiction to academic writings.

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