VALENTINE’S DAY PREP GUIDE:
The Big Day Essentials to Help You Chill Out, Glam Up, and Blow Away
Let’s face it, Valentine’s Day can be stressful. Whether embarking on your very first V-Day date or celebrating your 20th, the preparation that goes into the big day can easily become overwhelming. When everything becomes a hurdle – from making the reservation to finding the perfect gift, it’s easy to forget about yourself for a moment when the “magical” evening comes. So, whether you’re February 14th consists of a date night with your partner, a single girls’ get together, or just staying in to spoil yourself, it’s important to remember to pay homage to the holiday with the right look and vibe that will have your love (and yourself) falling head over heels.
Below, we have outlined a simple prep guide to help get you through the day with grace – starting with a little something to calm the nerves and ending with a perfect touch of sparkle to bring out that glow in your eyes.
Step 1: Fix Your Vibe with TONIC CBD
The O.G. CBD, $37-$69
Don’t let pre-date jitters get the best of you. Start the date prep process with a few drops of The O.G. by TONIC CBD, designed to balance and awaken. CBD oil contains powerful adaptogens that work to maintain your ideal state of balance and strengthen your defenses against the effects of physical, mental and emotional stress, PHEW.
Shop The O.G. and other blends online at: www.TONICvibes.com
Step 2: Make a Statement in Pink…
From Left to Right: Kochetkova ‘Dream Hunter’ 2-Piece Set, Trench and Corset Dress
Flirty, fun, and pretty in pink – these hot pink pieces from artist and designer Kochetkova may not for the faint of heart, but are perfect for the girl who isn’t afraid to make a bold statement this V-Day, even if that means just a wild night out with the girls.
These styles and more
From Left to Right: Hallie Earrings, $48; Peony Pink Mini Dress, $129; Two of Hearts Earrings, $39.00; Rose Quartz Earrings, $39
Not quite ready to commit to the bright shades of the holiday? Why not opt for a bold statement with an accessory or an accentuated silhouette that elegantly pays homage to the occasion, without going over the top. Bold accessories like the Hallie and Rose Quartz earrings are the perfect way to add a touch a of glam to a more simple look, while billowing silhouettes in styles like the Peony Pink Mini Dress allow you to celebrate the occasion with a hue that acknowledges the occasion, without screaming about it.
These styles and more available now at www.JingUs.com
Step 3: Layer up on Love …
WITH ATELIER VM
From Left to Right:
Bracciale Darling, $265 | Collana Darling Corta, $540
Whether worn on their own or layered with others, the ATELIER VM Bracciale Darling and Collana Darling Corta are sure to become staple items in your wardrobe, which help to adorn the body after the champagne and chocolates are gone. The Italian jewelry label is known for their delicate chains and poetic minimalism that will add just the right amount of alchemy to any dazzling look this Valentine’s Day.
Shop ATELIER VM collections at Nordstrom in New York.
To learn more about the brand or to browse current collections, please visit: www.AtelierVM.com
…OR Undefined Jewelry
From Left to Right: Multi Chain Statement Necklace, $945.00 | Thorn Crown Cuff, $650.00
Not the delicate jewelry type? Go for the bold with elegantly edgy sterling silver pieces by Undefined Jewelry. The daring yet minimal Multi Chain Statement Necklace and Thorn Crown Cuff exude romance that’s truly undefined and are sure to catch your date’s eye, without being over the top.
These styles and more available at: www.UndefinedJewelry.com
STEP 4: Pack it Up with BLACKSEA
From Left to Right: Fontana Minaudiere, $1,595.00| Migration Minaudiere , $1,955.00
No matter what Valentine’s Day may have in store for you, a simple statement clutch that holds the essentials and pulls your outfit together is a must. The Fontana and Migration Minaudiere’s will elevate any look while embracing the spirit of the season with red and pink holiday hues.
These styles and more available at www.BlackseaCollection.com
STEP 5: Be Ready for the After Party with Beauté Comme Toi
From Left to Right: Petunia Lace Robe, Dianna Lace Robe
Slip into something a little more comfortable at the end of the night with the perfect elegant lace robes from Beauté Comme Toi. The after-dinner look may be even more important than the date look itself, so go ahead and indulge your love in something that’s sure to command some affection.
These styles and more available at: www.BeauteCommeToi.com