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Let Me Love You | V-DAY gifts

FDMloves sharing sweet treats that will satisfy a hankering for all things lovely and easy to self gift.  A little news to start the mood:  Coach unveiled a new fragrance called Love – think rich yet refreshing an embodiment of the emotion itself in many layers and just in time for Valentine’s day. Sweetened in caramel, the woody essence with a dash of musk is brightened with greens and dewy petals. Nanette Lepore and retailer JCP launched L’Amour by Nanette Lepore – a new cute and cheery line available starting February.  Here are some fdm V-day picks for fun times to come..

HM_red fringe for VDAY | FashionDailyMagGet outfitted and accessorized in crush worthy cute. The Heather Grey fitted sweatshirt from Misguided tells it like it is… ‘I’m Yours’ printed in black makes for easy style. H&M has a loose + lounge-like 2 piece ensemble that begs to be hung out with – get cool and comfy as the suggestive as the lady in red, or go fringe for the day with the red hot skirt. Lacoste serves up some inspiring shoes for the occasion – a red deck shoe with white soles named Fairburn, and a wedged high-top sneaker in dusty pink and purple that is too cute called Easbury. And from the Henri Bendel Valentine’s Day Catalog may we suggest the gold plated Pucker Up Keyfob with the store’s Signature Brown & White Stripes plus Swarovski crystal accents and/or the spring closure Kiss & Tell Heart Compact covered in lip prints.  Another sassy love for a V-day occasion is the python clutch from young designer Gelareh Mizrahi, we’re crushin’ on the HOT pink bow.

Health & Beauty highlights that make you feel good from head to toe… Hold up your hair without making a dent in your do. Kitsch hair ties are soft + flexible and come in a variety of color and patterns ($9-$16). For V-day the brand is offering a new limited edition five piece collection including designs pretty in pink, silver glitter, red heart print, rose glitter and grey.

Like the idea of sampler chocolates because of the variety, but not too thrilled with the calorie count? Lush gift boxes ($25- $50) have a little bit of this and that all packed up in pretty. The Heart of Gold has bath bombs French Kiss or Sex Bomb, Willow Pattern Soap, two delectable massage bars, and get this, Charity Pot body lotion with a percentage of proceeds going to charity. The Sexy Fun Times package is filled with flirt for night of naughty products: Pink FUN, Sex Bomb, Snap the Whip, and Tender is the Night. The Be Mine box is rosy romance all in one with “A Thousand Rose Petals” scented Willow Pattern soap, whipped rose Turkish Delight body polish, Ro’s Argan body conditioner, Tender is the Night massage bar, and The Kiss lip gloss. Stand outs ($7-$9) include the Tender is the Night soft-centered massage bar made with light shea and murmuru butter shell housing almond oil, glycerine, cupuacu and agave syrup at the core; The Kiss vegan lip gloss leaves a glossy pink sheen; and a gold-capped cone massager infused with Sicilian lemon and sweet wild orange oil for an aromatically enhanced touch time.

With plenty of lingerie wearing experience under our belt we’re happy to express our deepest desires when it comes to underpinnings. Boudoir accessories? Think sassy, laced up, and ready to go with Maison Close’s Lace Cuffs. Also on the must have list – Candie’s sweet dotted pink bra and Truth or Dare garter that can be also worn as an outside layering piece..  Being real isn’t always easy, but with TrueandCo bra buying is better thanks to the online retailer specializing in women looking for the right fit with a little fancy flair. For specific styles here’s a rundown of our top picks: Jolie Nuit by DKNY, ITriangle (top) by Cheap Monday, and Confetti Bomb by Mimi Holliday.  cute, cute!

Seize the day give a gift that shows affection or make the most of ‘me’ time by treating yourself to one, or several, of these well-deserved little pick-me-ups! Love and light when the time is right… for us it’s ALWAYS. Written by Sarah A. Freiseis