With Valentine's Day just around the corner, you're probably frantic trying to decide what to buy "the woman who has everything." On the one hand, if you buy her something too cliché, she is likely to feel unexceptional. On the other hand, if you buy her something based on your own tastes, she might see the gift as impersonal.

BUY HER SOMETHING SHE'LL ADORE

We've got you covered with a guide to the 12 best luxury Valentine's gift ideas for her around Los Angeles. This list is designed to help you avoid the generic and cliché gifts for your sweetheart and zero in on what she will truly adore this Valentine's Day. We've even included some options for last-minute gifts, if you're pressed for time. With everything for the professional woman, the fashionista, or the adventurer, you are sure to find the perfect Valentine's gift for your one and only.


 

MERCER VINE'S LIST OF TOP 12 LUXURY GIFT IDEAS FOR HER THIS VALENTINE'S DAY:

  1. ROCKEFELLER LEATHER BACKPACK

     

    The 90's have returned with a vengeance, and they've brought pastel, mini-backpack purses with them. Church Boutique's Rockefeller Leather Backpack in "Nude Leather" showcases this trend perfectly. With its 5 zipper-pockets and full-leather construction, the Rockefeller Leather Backpack is an elegant blend of luxury and utility. If the romantic pink hue isn't her taste, the purse is also available in an olive green color.

    $2,495 at Church Boutique 

     
  2. SIGNATURE BLAKE 40 JODHPUR ANKLE BOOT

     

    These black boots are a gift that will never disappoint. YSL's Signature Blake 40 Jodhpur Ankle Boot can be dressed up or down depending on her style. The ankle strap and brass buckle add a dangerous edge to the classic sleek design. The boots' Italian craftsmanship and calf-skin leather ensure that the shoes will feel luxurious. They are perfect for the woman who wants to live her life adventurously in style.

    $895 at Saint Laurent 

     
  3. BALMAIN LEATHER JACKET

     

    Every pair of black boots needs a leather jacket. A modern take on the classic moto style, Balmain's Suede Biker Jacket is as elegant as it is tough. With its intricate quilt pattern, asymmetrical zipper, and durable gold hardware, the jacket is designed to fit closely to her body. With Balmain's signature gold button lining her cuff, she will easily turn heads wherever she goes. The jacket's lambskin construction ensures that it will survive the heartiest of parties.

    $2,833 at Balmain 

     
  4. INEZ VAN LAMSWEERDE AND VINOODH MATADIN'S 'KISSING VINOODH' BOOK

     

    If she's an art lover, Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin's ‘Kissing Vinoodh' book from Taschen is ideal. This two-volume set of Lamsweerde and Matadin's work features 666 pictures of "pretty much everything" the artists have recently created. The book's sensuous and avant-garde content will inspire and electrify her imagination. With a limited edition run of only 100 copies, it's sure to be a hot ticket item this Valentine's Day.

    $4,500 at Taschen 

     
  5. 31PL X LINDA FARROW C5 SUNGLASSES

     

    Sometimes seeing the world through rose-colored lenses is preferred – especially when they're Linda Farrows. The 31PL X Linda Farrow Sunglasses from Phillip Lim are actually a collaboration between Lim and Farrow. Their nylon coating offers 100% UV protection, while its sleek acetate frame guarantees durability. The sunglasses' floral design and unique color are sure to make these a pair that she will never misplace.

    $325 at Phillip Lim 

     
  6. LEO RING

     

    The Leo ring from Spinelli Kilcollin sends the perfect romantic message this Valentine's day. The ring is made up of 5 interconnected rings of 18k yellow gold, 18k rose gold, and black rhodium plated sterling silver. Pavé diamonds in white, cognac, champagne, and gray infuse the rings with a rich brilliance that will glisten with her slightest movements.

    $7,400 at Spinelli Kilcollin 

     
  7. PRINCETOWN LEATHER SLIPPER

     

    Another 90's trend that's resurfaced is the leather slipper. The Princetown Leather Slipper from Gucci is made with flawless Italian craftsmanship and impeccable detailing. The embroidered floral appliqué makes these shoes ideal for spring and summer. The shoes' signature Gucci gold-toned horsebits complement the slippers' smooth leather sheen and texture. Since the design is a Gucci classic, these slippers will never go out of style.

    $750 at Gucci 

     
  8. FRÉDÉRIC MALLE CARNAL FLOWER FRAGRANCE

     

    Fréderic Malle's fragrance name says it all. Carnal Flower is a sensual and romantic blend of tuberose, orange blossom, coconut, and musk that will smell amazing on her. Inspired by the tuberose and gardenia flowers of California, Malle wanted to capture the intoxicating fragrance to share with women everywhere. Malle worked with world-famous perfumer Dominique Ropion for years to perfect the scent, and the product was Carnal Flower. If she's a lover of floral fragrances, Malle's Carnal Flower is sure to become her new collection favorite.

    $3,050 at Barney's New York 

     
  9. CHERRY GUIPURE BLOUSE

     

    The Cherry Guipuere Blouse from Chloé is bound to complement and flatter any figure. With its multitude of silk folds, rich plum tone, and intricate guipure, the Chloé blouse is nearly a work of art. The Cherry Guipure Blouse's opaque fabric near the neckline adds an enticing flair to the otherwise demure top. The elegance and grace of The Cherry Guipuere blouse will give her endless styling possibilities.

    $1,995 at Chloé 

     
  10. RED REFLEXED ROSES

     

    Roses are red, but Eric Buterbaugh's are iridescent. Eric Buterbaugh's Red Reflexed Roses are not your average flowers -- each petal has a pearly sheen when held up to the light. The arrangement is housed in a mirrored silver pedestal that throws light onto the petals. The unusual sheen of the flowers will be very difficult for her to forget.

    $200 at Eric Buterbaugh 

     
  11. THE INTENT OBSERVER (AESOP PARSLEY SKIN CARE)

     

    Did you wait until the last minute to find her a Valentine's Day gift this year? She'll never know it with the Intent Observer Aesop Parsley Skin Care Set from Aesop Skin Care. This preassembled gift pack has everything she needs to maintain her flawless complexion. Inspired by the naturalist work of Leonard Jenyns, The Intent Observer set includes Parsley Seed Facial Cleanser, Parsley Seed Anti-Oxidant Facial Toner, Parsley Seed Anti-Oxidant Hydrator, Parsley Seed Anti-Oxidant Facial Treatment.

    $225 at Aesop 

     
  12. PRIVATE BLEND GIFT SET

     

    Another last-minute gift option is the Private Blend Gift Set from Tom Ford. Complete with Tobacco Vanille Spray and Oud Wood Eau de Parfum, the set is boxed in a chic black Tom Ford box with golden edges. The scents are sure to leave her smelling irresistible and elegant throughout the day and evening.

    $430 at Tom Ford 

     

START YOUR VALENTINE'S DAY SHOPPING EARLY

While many of these gifts can be found in-store, they can also be ordered online and delivered to her door if you're short on time. Whether you're searching for the perfect gift for your sweetheart, mother, sister, or otherwise, make this Valentine's Day a memorable one!