We know you haven’t selected a Valentine’s gift for you or your sweetheart yet. With all of the advanced hype, selecting the perfect gift usually happens the day of, or a few days before. So instead of standing in a long line at Sees Candies or visiting Sprinkles in search the perfect cupcake, we’re proud to announce the 2012 Cyber-Dating Expert Irresistible and Romantic Valentine’s Gift Guide. Indulge yourself if you’re single. Spoil your Valentine if you’re taken.
Some of the gifts are so irresistible, well you just might want to keep them for yourself.
1. Valentino Couture Bow Pump
Put them on your wish list today. Cost: $645 Neimans Marcus
2. Tiffany – Heart Lock Pendant
Who wouldn’t enjoy opening a blue box with a white ribbon this Valentine’s Day? Tiffany’s Heart Lock Pendant will make a memorable impression without breaking the bank. Cost: $125 at Tiffany & Co.
3. Beats by Dr. Dre
For him, or her, enjoy these over-the-top and over-the-ear headphones.Perfect for listening to tunes while he’s watching the game, or for him to wear to tune her out and still keep smiling. Cost: $299 at Amazon. Beats Studio by Dr. Dre – Hi-Def Noise-Canceling Over-Ear Headphones,Red
4. Rescue Me Tote
Shouldn’t your four-legged loyal puppy be celebrating Valentine’s this year? Even if you’re pet-less, you’ll love this foxy feline Rescue Me Tote in pink, white, or red. Shop or dine in style while keeping your puppy happy. It gives a whole new meaning to puppy love. The signature paw-ware purse feet are too adorable for words. Cost $209.95 JCLA
5. Little Black Book of Big Red Flags
Sure, I’m friend with the authors, but it’s only because they wrote this awesome book. A great gift to give to your single girlfriends instead of staying home and male bashing alone.The Little Black Book of Big Red Flags: Relationship Warning Signs You Totally Spotted… But Chose to Ignore on Amazon.
6. Devil Made Me Do It Body Polish
Toss out the calories this Valentine’s and instead, indulge yourself with this chocoholic’s dream come true body scrub. The Devil Scrub exfoliates, softens, moisturizes and leaves your skin healthy, smooth and silky while emitting a beautiful and tantalizing aroma. Devilish indeed and only $12.50 at
7. Scarlet Fever Pochette
Designed by Deborah Sawaf, recipient of Fashion International Group’s Rising Star award, the Phone Pochette features a single chain with a leather shoulder strap for your iPhone, credit cards, and keys. He’ll be happy you won’t be hauling a suitcase as a purse on date nights. Cost: $120 ThaleBlanc.com
This brings new meaning to “Lost Without Your Love,” not. No matter where your sweetie travels, let him or her know you’ll be there when they come home with this fine pewter heart compass. One side carries the sentiment “my heart will guide you home,” the other side holds a compass. Cost $18.00. My Heart Will… Pocket Compass
9. Hanky Panky Thongs
Warning: This gift is for you to give to your guy for Valentine’s Day. Forget ties and cufflinks, oh so boring.
Give him the Hanky Panky Signature Lace Low Rise Thong 5-Pack Panty set an I.O.U. card, and he’ll be dreaming about your for days to come.
Cost: $90. Bare Essentials.
10. 15 Magic Minutes
Julie Spira is an online dating expert and bestselling author of The Perils of Cyber-Dating: Confessions of a Hopeful Romantic Looking for Love Online. Follow Julie on Twitter @JulieSpira and at Facebook.com/CyberDatingExpert.
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For the guy who has everything and an overloaded home library or book case, he will be thrilled when you surprise him with the latest in reading technology, with the
Kindle 2: Amazon’s New Wireless Reading Device (Latest Generation).
With over 240,000 books now available on Kindle, this new wireless device, which is as thin as a magazine, will come in handy for the avid reader. The wireless 3G technology lets you download books right from your Kindle with no monthly fees. You can download your favorite book in less than 60 seconds, without a PC.
One of the exciting features is the Read-t0-Me text-to speech functionality.
Kindle can read every newspaper, magazine, blog, and book out loud to you, unless the book is disabled by the rights holder. Most New York Times Best-Sellers and New Releases are priced at $9.99, unless marked otherwise. It’s the talk of the industry and a gift that won’t be returned to sender.
Whether you dress it up or keep it casual, this handsome scarf from Cole Haan is sure to keep your man feeling warm and fuzzy every time he thinks of you. Made of 100% ultra-soft lambswool.
Here’s a great stocking stuffer – The peppermint diagonal striped tie by Ike Behar. It’s sure to put a smile on your guy’s face this season and he will be dressed in style.