With love from Toronto: Our local Valentine’s Day shopping guide

Valentine’s Day is a day to show everyone in your life how much you love them. From kids, to parents, to boyfriends and girlfriends or just friends, giving someone a gift at this time of the year doesn’t have to just be a romantic gesture.

These eight creative Toronto shops have come up with great gift ideas that are unique, stylish, practical and indulgent for any loved one – and yes, there are even some fashionable finds for the kids! Be sure to check them all out.

Lemonwood Luxury

Wear your heart on your sleeve this Valentine’s Day and gift the Chunky Heart Sweater from Lemonwood. Made from a luxurious cotton blend that will keep her warm all season long. Chunky Heart Sweater – $225.

Cynthia Findlay Fine Jewellery & Antiques

When there is an engagement ring in your future, Cynthia Findlay offers the unique, the unusual and the very special, such as this pink tourmaline Toi et Moi double gem which was made popular when Napoleon gifted Josephine their birthstones in one ring. Call for details or shop online.

Gidon Aesthetics & Medispa

An ideal, relaxing treatment before a special event, the Oxygenating 3-in-1 Facial combines exfoliation of the outer layer of the skin, infusion of revitalizing nutrients and oxygenation of the skin from within. There is an immediate improvement in skin tone, texture and radiance. Price upon request.

Herman Sellers Gough Furs

Give the gift of lasting warmth and love of a beautiful piece from Herman Sellers Gough Furs, Toronto’s Furrier since 1880. For the perfect combination of style and warmth, earmuffs make a great gift idea to keep your loved one’s ears nice and cozy this winter season!   Fur ear muffs, starting from $99.

Van Rijk Jewellers

Diamond studs are a timeless expression of love and beauty, and are the perfect gift to show that special someone that you care. Available in many sizes and price ranges, diamond stud earrings are the perfect accessory that will go with everything. Diamond Stud Earrings, price available on request.

Zero 20 Kids

Pretty in pink! Dress your little princess head to toe in the perfect outfit for any occasion. Zero 20 Kids has the biggest selection at the best prices for boys and girls of all ages, carrying sizes ranging from newborn (0 months) to pre-teen (size 20). Casual, dress-up or ceremonial, they have you covered. Order online 24/7 at zero20kids.com for curbside pickup or delivery, or visit in-store. Mayoral baby dress – $69.99, Mayoral baby shoes – $29.99, heart purse – $49.99, pearl bow clip – $29.99.


Give the gift of smiles this Valentine’s Day. Menchie’s gift cards make the perfect gift for family, friends and employees. Always the perfect colour, always the perfect size! Custom frozen yogurt image cakes now available for any occasion. Order yours today! Delivery available via UberEats, Skip the Dishes and Doordash. Cake prices start from $42.99.

Workspace Group

Give the gift of comfort this Valentine’s Day! What better way to say, “I love you” than with a Herman Miller chair that makes you feel good every time you sit in it. As an authorized Herman Miller Dealer, WSG represents their entire family of brands. Featured: The Sayl Chair, from $625.