We Love These 13 Last Minute Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas

ENO Hammock

As travelers, we strive to collect more moments than things, but sometimes it’s those things we carry with us that make the moments even richer. These 13 Valentine’s Day gift ideas are sure to do just that.

1. Bon Appétit

The Farm to Table French Phrasebook is the perfect travel-size present for Francophiles, and aspiring home chefs, wine connoisseur wannabes and the farmers market flâneur are sure to devour it. $12.93, amazon.com 

2. Message in a Bottle

Discover philosophy’s renewed hope in a jar or the brand’s tried and true loveswept fragrance—either way, 1% of all philosophy.com product sales will now support community-based mental health efforts. $47 and $48, philosophy.com 

3. Carry On

Brighten up your winter wardrobe and get inspired to pack for a romantic weekend away with MZ Wallace’s Large Metro Tote. As for where to take the tote? Co-founder Monica Zwirner has been going to Montauk for 15 years and says “the pure natural beauty has remained unchanged. Every time we arrive in Montauk, I marvel at the fact that 120 miles from New York City you can find deserted beaches, a classic old lighthouse and miles of unspoiled walks in undeveloped parkland.” $225, mzwallace.com

4. Sounds Good

The Soen Transit XS Bluetooth portable speaker has surprisingly great sound for such a small size. The tripod mount and included clip allow it to be installed on your bag, bike, or anywhere you feel like dancing. $129.95, amazon.com

5. Well Hung

If you’re not one to let winter stop you from enjoying the great outdoors, ENO Hammock’s Vesta Top Quilt and Vulcan Underquilt are must-haves; whether you’re just out for a day hike or camping overnight (at 35 degrees and above), this easily compressible velvety cocoon is the warmest place to stretch out and stare at the sky. $169.95 and $174.95, eaglesnestoutfittersinc.com

6. Muse-ic to My Ears

Whether typing emails, riding the rails or flying high, these Tracks HD2 headphones from Sol Republic will tune out the world to help you get through your day with no interruption. $79.99, solrepublic.com

7. Bite Me

It’ll be love at first bite when you sink your teeth into the chocolate wafels and spekuloos cookies, a few of the many goodies tucked inside the Wafels & Dinges Box. New York would not be the same without this company’s delicious concoctions and neither will Valentine’s Day. Available at 15 Avenue B, the Cabana in Herald Square, the kiosk in Bryant Park, and the trucks around the city. $20, wafelsanddinges.com

8. Man’s New Best Friend

Commute to work in style with the classic Filson Original Briefcase from Standard & Strange. The rugged build of this water repellant cotton twill and leather bag will convince you that you’ll still look this good carrying it decades from now. $325, Filson.com

9. Write This Way

In The Directions to Happinessthe gallant globetrotting New Yorker Bruce Northam writes that smiles “can inspire contagious winds of change.” Well, so too will this captivating book inspire you to start a travel log and fill its pages with tales of adventure. Whether you follow in Northam’s footsteps in 135 countries—hiking Nepal’s Himalayas, setting sail for Cuba, volunteering in East Africa—or forge your own path, you’re certain to be carried by the book’s undercurrents of “If not now, then when?” $14.99, amazon.com

10. FEED the love

Show her how much you love her—and making a difference—with these festive FEED 5 Bracelets. FEED is an organization that provide five school meals to hungry people around the world. $18 each, feedprojects.com

11. Love Sack

Classy and practical and as precious as its namesake, The Pearl Bag from Lo & Sons won’t leave your side on your next day trip or weekend getaway. $248, loandsons.com