Local Gifts For Every Valentine

By Samantha Page
In Style

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, it’s time to pick up a great gift for your sweetheart. But don’t worry, there’s no need to rush any overnight deliveries; St. Louis has plenty to offer when it comes to great gifts from local vendors. Read on to find out more about the great gifts to be found close to home.

Photo courtesy The Cup.

Photo courtesy The Cup.

If your valentine has a sweet tooth, there’s no better place to go for delightful baked treats than The Cup. Surprise your loved one with an XOXO Valentine’s Pack, or just a dozen cupcakes of your choice. We recommend the “Ruby,” a strawberry and red velvet cupcake topped with¬†raspberry cream cheese frosting and a red candy heart (pictured). Order yours at cravethecup.com.

Photo courtesy STL Today.

Photo courtesy STL Today.

If your sweetheart is into craft beer, why not bring home a growler of the Civil Life Brewing Company’s Rye Pale Ale, or our favorite, the American Brown. This hidden gem of a micro brewery is located at 3714 Holt Avenue, in the historic Tower Grove neighborhood. Check out what’s on tap at the brewery’s website.

Photo courtesy Scarlett Garnet.

Photo courtesy Scarlett Garnet.

Is your valentine a jewelry connoisseur? Then look no further than St. Louis’s own Scarlett Garnet for unique pieces that will please anyone with a sharp eye for design. The “Tut’s Treasure” chandelier earrings (pictured) make a perfect gift that she’ll wear forever. Scarlett Garnet is located at 2619 Cherokee Street, Saint Louis, MO 63118. To see more designs, visit the boutique online.

Photo by Samantha Page.

Photo by Samantha Page.

If your valentine is a music aficionado, there’s no better place to look for rare finds than Apop Records. With an extensive vinyl collection, as well as a fantastic selection of rare books, magazines and t-shirts, there’s bound to be something sure to impress your music-loving companion. Visit Apop at 2831 Cherokee Street, Saint Louis, MO 63118, or browse their selection online.

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