Posted by Arienne Gascon / Monday, February 11th, 2013
Don’t panic! Yes, there is still time for you to find that perfect stylish gift for the sweeties in your life. While Valentine’s Day is this Thursday, it’s not over till it’s over, and we’re here to help. See some of the trendiest gift ideas sure to keep you out of the dog house and the holiday happy:
Say “I really listen” with jewelry.
Tempt a serious sweet tooth with some festive cupcakes.
Give HIM a gift that keeps on giving with sultry lingerie from Fairfax Corner’s Belle Mode Intimates.
Make home a true haven with Molton Brown candles, which offer sweet scents and soft light.
Go stylish and a bit cheesy with this heart iPhone case by Ban.do!
Keep her warm whether you can be there or not with this wool and silk scarf.
Help her add a playful feel to her coif.
Bring some delight to her around-the-house days.
And, of course, you can never go wrong with buying a beautiful bag!
By the way, the case for buying something fashionable builds. Data from Ebates’ online Valentine’s Day deals happening now show:
-Sales of children’s apparel and clothing stores have increased by as much as 33 percent from 2012.
-Health & Beauty-related stores are seeing up to a 63-percent increase in spending from 2012.
-Women’s apparel and shoes show many of the top spenditure increases from 2012.
Further supporting the trend: Ebates’ 2012 sales data shows the most popular Valentine’s Day gifts were not romantic last year. In 2012, the most popular Valentine’s Day gift purchased from Ebates: clothes. Not lingerie, just everyday clothes.
Top V-Day gifts purchased through Ebates last year:
1. Clothing and accessories (30 percent of all sales)
2. Travel gifts (15 percent of all sales)
3. Consumer electronics (8 percent of all sales)
4. Health and beauty products (8 percent of all sales)
Oh, and good news, ladies: Virginia is among the top 10 states for biggest V-day spending.
Happy Valentine’s Day and happy shopping!
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