Want to forego the standard rose bouquet that never lasts? Our fashion editor Heather Dunhill has rounded up a few ideas for Valentine’s Day that are way better than a box of chocolates.

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Shoes are always a good idea, especially if they are by Christian Louboutin. Find the Coralita Mia heart pump at Saks Fifth Avenue, $845.00.

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Every girl loves a little romance. Acclaimed New York Times bestselling author Brad Gooch brilliantly brings to life the revered thirteenth-century Persian poet Rumi, who believed in the "religion of love." Get it at Bookstore1, $28.99

 

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Courtesy of Rue

A daily reminder...this best friends charm by Edie Parker. One hundred percent hand-poured acrylics set in charcoal starlight and white pearlescent with gold hardware. Available at Rue, $350.

 

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This Pyrrha talisman reads La Clef Est Y Vous in French, which translates to "the key is yours." Swoon. Find it at Bohemian Bliss, $320.

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Go local with a sweet box of goodies by Sunnyday Merchantile titled "Love The Little Things." Filled with special treasures & pretty totems, it will remind the recipient of the little things that make life grand.  Includes: Blush + Gold Ceramic Votive, “Little Things” catch-all tray, jewel box truffle tin and Cinque Terre nail polish. Available at www.sunnydaymercantile.com , $59. 

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The scent of a rose is a lasting and amorous token that celebrates the beauty of innate feminine charm. Available at BlueMercury, $130. 

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