Where To Find Your Last-minute Valentine's Day Gift in NY

Where To Find Your Last-minute Valentine's Day Gift in NY

 

 

It's that time of year again and despite what everyone tells you, only flowers and chocolate don't cut it anymore. These days, showing you care involves thinking more, not spending more. These 10 New York shops stock Valentine's gifts that put some originality back into your love life.

 

  1. De Vera

    Enter DeVera and you'll be greeted by a myriad of intriguing treasures from ivory religious figurines to busts of roman goddesses, or stone bas-reliefs of Cambodian asparas to jeweled cigarette cases. Spanning two floors, deVera's…

    1 Crosby Street, 10013 New York

  2. Greenwich Letterpress

    It’s becoming less common to find families passing trade skills to multiple generations, yet sisters Beth Salvini and Amy Salvini-Swanson have defied this trend—and put a twist on a family tradition—when they opened Greenwich…

    15 Christopher Sreet, 10014 New York

  3. Swallow

    Sandwiched between a dry cleaner and a pizza restaurant on Smith Street, it may be easy to overlook this Carroll Gardens gem. But don’t be fooled by its humble facade - Swallow has some of the most original decorative items in…

    361 Smith Street, 11231 Brooklyn

  4. Modern Anthology

    Walking into Modern Anthology feels a lot like stepping onto a film set. To wit, local directors and photographers sometimes do set up shop at the moody DUMBO boutique, where a series of vignettes provides rich background…

    68 Jay Street, 11201 Brooklyn

  5. The Meadow

    Located in the heart of the West Village, the Meadow is a gourmet specialty shop and florist that caters to home cooks and celebrity chefs alike. Come to the Meadow for artisanal products like culinary salts, chocolate bars…

    523 Hudson Street, 10014 New York

  6. Erica Weiner

    Erica Weiner’s boutique is a perfect mix of old and new. Since opening in 2010, the young designer has been stocking her delightful space with antique and new jewelry pieces, contrasting styles like Art Deco and Victorian to…

    173 Elizabeth Street, 10012 New York

  7. Still House

    Inspired by a fascination with three-dimensional objects and a background in sculpture, in 2011 Urte Tylaite opened Still House – a cool, calm nexus where nature mingles with contemporary design. A storefront not far from the…

    117 East 7th Street, 10009 New York

  8.  Zezé Flowers

    When Zezé left his native Brazil to pursue Broadway dreams in the Big Apple, he may not have envisioned a charming little shop blooming with colors and artwork. Fortunately for flower-loving New Yorkers, that vision comes to life…

    938 1st Avenue, 10022 New York

  9. Empreintes

    In a light-filled, three-storey building in Haut-Marais is France’s first craft concept store Empreintes, which opened its doors in 2016 to celebrate and promote the works of fine craft professionals cooperative Ateliers d’Art de…

    5 rue de Picardie, 75003 Paris

  10. Archive 1820

    Located in the heart of the Marais, Archive 1820 houses an impeccably curated selection of men’s clothes and design objects in a sprawling 400 square-meter space. Séverine Lahyani, founder of the menswear brand Ly Adams, not only…

    20 Rue des Archives, 75004 Paris