Love Day! Our V-Day Picks
Love day is almost here! It’s time to spoil your one-and-only and say – I want to keep doing this crazy thing called life with you. A good Valentine’s Day gift requires a some serious pre-thinking to orchestrate alchemy and this year we got you covered with our picks from local shops. Because what’s more sparks-inducing than helping your honey Keep Oakland Alive? Not much, we’d venture to say. So order away and let the local love abound.
Looking for more ideas? Shop our whole Valentines Day collection.
Keanu Be Card, $6
The man is universally lovable: 1) He’s Canadian. 2) His name means “cool breeze over the mountains.” 3) He takes us back to the 90s – priceless. $6 at Nathan & Co.
Wee Heart Necklace, $209
Handmade in 14k gold, this teeny tiny outline shape is understated yet packs a graphic punch. Perfect for everyday wear. $209 at Philippa Roberts
Someone in Oakland Loves Me Mug, $16
Your love + Town love = the best kind of love. $16 at Nathan + Co.
Pink Acrylic Valentines Confetti Earrings, $64
Inspired by modern love, these light-as-a-feather 16kt earrings are made for making a statement. $64 at Nathan + Co.
Spicy Cocoa Gift Set, $25.50
Spice up your Vday with a steamy cup of Mexico-inspired cocoa with ceylon cinnamon and Guajillo chile. $25.50 at Oaktown Spice
Embroidered Logo Socks, $15
These Oaklandish classic crew socks are a feminine nod to The Town, embroidered with the Oakland tree. $15 at Oaklandish
Rose Petals, $5.50
Add these sweetly fragrant petals to homemade ice cream or cakes, salads or rice dishes, jams or summer cocktails. $5.50 at Oaktown Spice Co.
I Wrote a Book About You, $15.95
Designed to be filled out by you and given to someone you like a lot – a spouse, a sibling, a very good friend. $15.95 at Happy Trails Home
Mortar & Pestle Lip Paint, $26
Hecate is that juicy wine color that adds just the right amount of drama without the trappings of a drama queen. $26 at Resurrect
Vegan Chocolate Bar, $5.25
Some serious magic goes into these bars – each one is wild crafted with ceremonial cacao with beans from exotic locales around the world. $5.25 at MudLab