Couples who are used to spending time apart know the importance of getting creative. Valentine’s Day is the perfect time to harness that creativity with a gift that will make them smile and think of you wherever you are. From synchronized technical and cozy accessories to imaginative twists and turns of tried and tested classics, we have selected our favorite Valentine’s Day gifts to bridge any distance. For more ideas, check out our favorite Valentine’s Day Gifts, Gifts for Him, Gifts for Her, Gifts for Children, Nordstrom Gifts, and our V-Day flower delivery guide.
FriendshipLamps long-range friendship lamps, set of 2
A text or a phone call is one thing. But for a more creative (and original) way of letting your SO know that you are thinking about them, consider this long-range friendship lamp as a glow.
Long Distance Touch bracelet set
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With a touch of intimacy, these wearable bracelets will keep you connected near or far.
ShopKPP Custom Long Distance Relationship Coffee Mugs
Even if you don’t share your morning coffee, let them know they’re the first thing you think.
A year of stationary connection
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Love letters are a lost art, especially now that we live a majority of our lives online. Give them a letter that is worth recording.
Book of the month subscription
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A couple who reads together stays together. Get duplicate subscriptions to new monthly tips to read and discuss. Think of it as the analog version of Netflix and Chill.
Homesick candle gift set of 3
Home is where the heart is, and a fragrance can carry it to yours. Be sure to include Love Letters, which smell of rose petals and jasmine, and Date Night, with notes of fig and cashmere for an extra romantic touch.
Make an IRL rendezvous child’s play with the ideal hand luggage. We’ve tested the latest and Away is our first choice.
The Sweetie Milk Bar gift set
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Sweets are a Valentine’s Day classic for a reason, and the Milk Bar takes their baked goodies to the next level.
Hearts Delight chocolate gift box
If chocolate is what you crave, Godiva is the gold standard.
Magnificent roses preserves gold kissed red roses
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Gold certainly increases the wow factor for the classic red rose gift. This collection of 1-800 flowers has a shelf life of up to six months.
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If you can’t wrap them in your arms, give them a cozy replacement with a weighted blanket. Gravity Blanket has one of our favorites on the market.
Garnet Hill Hemstitched Flannel Bedding
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And when you’re not around to house them, make sure they have comfortable sheets to get the job done. Garnet Hill is high on our list for flannel bedding.
Resteck neck and back shiatsu massager
A good back massage can be the best way to say, “I love you.” This heated massager is sure to pamper you.
The comfortable portable blanket
That’s really all anyone wants. The real gift will be the selfie they send you while you are wearing it, which will inevitably become your new phone background.
iFox Bluetooth shower speaker
Do you miss the sound of your SO singing in the shower? Or do you think you could use more practice? In any case, a shower speaker says it all.
Gorilla Grip Original Spa bath pillow
Increase the spa time at home with a luxury bath pillow.
“Questions for Couples Journal: 400 Questions to Enjoy, Reflect, and Connect with Your Partner” by Maggie Reyes
In this journal that asks key questions that can spark endless conversations with your partner, no matter where they are, you will never run out of things to talk about through Zoom or Facetime.
Moen Attract dual shower head and hand shower
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Consider a shower upgrade as a gift for your next visit. This double head from Moen was our pick for the absolute best double shower head of 2021.
Emart 10 inch selfie ring light
Bring them out of the shadows and into the light as you dance from screen to screen. Emart makes our favorite ring light from 2021.