15 Best Last-Minute Valentine’s Day Gifts for Her for 2018
Every year, February 14 has a way of creeping up on you—and before you know it, you’re giftless and desperate, uncertain where to find the perfect present for your wife or girlfriend. We’re here to help with a fabulous list of 15 last-minute Valentine’s Day gifts for her. Whether she’s a romantic, a fitness fanatic, a voracious reader, a chocolate lover, a fashionista or something else, we have the perfect last-minute Valentine gifts to bring a smile to her face. The best part? Each of these gifts can be ordered online and delivered in two days or less—with some options delivered instantly via email—helping you save Valentine’s Day for yet another year. Remember, any gift is made even better with quality time spent together, which doesn’t cost a dime. Now get shopping!
Glitter Smoking Slippers
Glitter is always a good idea when it comes to last-minute Valentine gifts for her. This classic, comfortable pair of pointed-toe smoking slippers has major glitz factor, which adds glamour to any outfit—dressy or casual. The shoes fit true to size, so sneak a peek at another pair of her flats and order this pair in the same size. Get free two-day shipping with Shoprunner, or choose from expedited shipping options (including next business day) when ordering.
To buy: $70; solesociety.com.
Looking for last-minute Valentine’s flower delivery? Teleflora works with local florists to send hand-arranged gifts to your sweetie, making this a perfect last-minute Valentine's Day gift for her. Search a variety of styles available in your delivery area to find her favorite flowers, or choose an arrangement of the most popular Valentine’s Day blooms: red roses, orchids, tulips, lilies and carnations. She’ll be the envy of all her coworkers when that brilliant bouquet shows up at her office—and you’ll earn bonus points for showing up to take her to lunch afterward.
To buy: From $35; teleflora.com.
If your city-dwelling valentine is a fitness junkie, she’ll love a gift that allows her to try out a variety of workouts. ClassPass, a subscription that grants membership to thousands of classes in 39 cities around the United States, now has e-gifting options for both new and existing members. Choose from any amount you wish—the card never expires and is the perfect last-minute Valentine gift idea for her, since it can be delivered via email almost immediately.
To buy: Any amount; classpass.com/gifts.
When the woman in your life wants nothing more than a relaxing morning, preparing her favorite breakfast and serving it to her in bed is a sure-fire way to her heart. She’ll love it even more with this charming glazed ceramic mug on the tray, filled to the brim with steaming-hot coffee. The only thing gleaming brighter than the mug’s gold metallic accents will be her smile. Valentine’s Day victory? Check. Standard shipping is two to five business days, so choose expedited shipping through UPS if you need this last-minute Valentine's Day gift even sooner.
To buy: $20; shoptiques.com.
Velvet made a huge fashion comeback in 2017, and this trend is a cozy as it is fashionable. A velvet cowl-neck hoodie in a deep red hue works equally well for snuggling on the couch with the latest rom-com as it does for looking completely put together while running errands. Forgot to order in time and need your last-minute Valentine’s gift for her, like, now? Choose express shipping for next-day delivery.
To buy: $90; macys.com.
Book of the Month Club
Sometimes all she wants for Valentine’s Day is a great escape from the busyness of everyday life. A three-month subscription to Book of the Month club lets her slip into new worlds with one new hardcover book each month. Titles range from a broad mix of fiction and nonfiction, and each month’s books are hand selected by Book of the Month judges. Not only that, but free shipping is included in this creative last-minute Valentine's Day gift idea. Purchase online and you can instantly email her the gift, or print off a voucher to wrap up yourself.
To buy: $45 for three-month subscription; bookofthemonth.com.
This classy faux-leather handbag is roomy enough to hold a small laptop (plus a wallet and all her beauty essentials), and comes in eight different color combinations, from black and white to scarlet or metallic Champagne. One- and two-day shipping are available, and Kohl’s is piloting same-day delivery service in some cities. If you live near a Kohl’s, you can also choose the free store pickup option. Last-minute Valentine’s gift for her, solved.
To buy: $59; kohls.com.
Painted Wine Glasses
Skip the elaborate, expensive prix fixe meals (and the crowds) at restaurants on Valentine’s Day in favor of staying in together. Kick off your at-home date by putting on soft music and uncorking her favorite bottle of wine, with these beautiful painted wine glasses serving as the perfect vessel. No two glasses are exactly alike, since each is made from hand-blown glass. A night of cooking and sipping wine together is about as romantic as it gets. And thanks to Amazon Prime’s free two-day shipping (or same day in some areas), no one will know you waited until the last minute for this romantic Valentine's Day gift for her.
To buy: $36; amazon.com.
Dark Chocolate Bars
Show your love how much she means to you with an indulgent sweet treat that combines two favorites: chocolate and Champagne. This set includes two bars of luscious, 64-percent dark chocolate topped with Sugarfina’s Baby Champagne Bears. The first bite gives a satisfying crunch, followed by chewiness of the bears, then silky goodness when it all melts together in your mouth. We don’t blame her for not sharing this last-minute Valentine’s gift. Nordstrom’s free everyday shipping is fast, but you can also choose expedited options to guarantee delivery by Valentine’s Day.
To buy: $24; nordstrom.com.
Five-Piece Hand Cream Set
A woman can never have too many travel-size lotions, which can easily be stashed in a purse, desk drawer, car console, carry-on bag and coat pocket. This luxe, subtly perfumed set from L’Occitane is an indulgence as pretty as it is functional, with package design by Japanese artist Kanako Kuno. She’ll get five 0.3-ounce hand creams (shea butter, cherry blossom, lavender, Almond Delicious and Pivoine Flora) that are free of parabens and sulfates, and you’ll get the pleasure of holding her soft hands.
To buy: $42; sephora.com.
What’s better than a beautiful bouquet delivery? Beautiful bouquet deliveries that come every month, not just on Valentine’s Day. Enter BloomsyBox, a subscription gift box that sends handpicked flowers fresh from the farm. No one will guess you were scrambling for a last-minute Valentine’s gift. Choose from three-, six- or 12-month options, and she’ll be surprised with seasonal blooms or a traditional bouquet each month. Each delivery includes the option to send a thoughtful card, as well as information about the flowers.
To buy: $110 for three-month prepay subscription or $40 month-to-month; bloomsybox.com.
Give your valentine a thoughtful reminder of your love with this delicate heart pendant. Featuring two nesting hearts made from rose gold and sterling silver, on an eighteen-inch sterling silver chain, this necklace is a perfect layering piece with other jewelry, or sweet on its own. Blue Nile offers free and fast shipping, with orders usually shipping out the day you purchase, but shipping upgrades are also available if you need that last-minute Valentine's Day gift for her even faster.
To buy: $50; bluenile.com.
Even if you’ve never traveled together to Philadelphia or New York City and taken a photo in front of artist Robert Indiana’s Love sculpture, she'll appreciate the art and sentiment behind this similarly-styled Moschino wallet. Made from premium faux leather, the zip-around wallet has 12 card slots and a zippered coin section plus a cuff, meaning it doubles as a clutch for evenings out. Lucky for you, this last-minute Valentine's Day gift for her should ship in one or two business days, with expedited options available.
To buy: $77; bluefly.com.
A personal-sized portion of divine cake topped with just the right amount of smooth frosting and that cute little sugar dot means it must be from Sprinkles. Surprise her with a dozen sent to her office, or bring a box of her favorite flavors home on Valentine’s Day. If you’re really last minute and don't have time for the 4-hour delivery period for a dozen, order a Cupcake Card online. It will be sent right to her inbox so she can choose when—and in what flavors—she wants her delectable desserts. If you’re lucky, she might even let you in on the goods.
To buy: From $36 for one dozen; sprinkles.com.
Bath Bombs Set
If you’re scrambling for last-minute Valentine’s gift ideas for her, let us set the scene for you. First, gather candles from around the house and place them carefully around the tub. Then, bring in a portable speaker to play soft music. Finally, take advantage of Amazon Prime’s same-day delivery option, order this gift set of 12 moisturizing bath bombs, and leave the pretty box strategically placed on the side of the bathtub. She’ll love the chance to pick her favorite scent—and you even more for helping her ease into relaxation mode.
To buy: $25; amazon.com.