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Valentine's Day gifts that are off the beaten path

Valentine’s Day grosses me out. All the red hearts, stuffed animals and waxy chocolate in the shape of 1bacon Cupid … I’ve ignored Valentine’s Day for at least 10 years, until this morning when I found a website called

1evlove_intimates Some of the gifts it recommends for V-day: A membership to a Bacon-of-the-month club and a "Casablanca" collector’s edition box with the movie, a photo book and luggage tags. Bacon and Bogart -- now that’s my idea of romantic.

Gift Genius has a well-curated list of Valentine’s gift ideas that far surpass the typical Hallmark fare. Design your own lingerie or get the Lanvin bag you’ve been drooling over -- it's got a lot of good stuff and the funny illustrations and eclectic mix of something for everyone makes it fun to shop. Even for Valentine’s Day.

-- Melissa Magsaysay

Images: Bacon of the month club and design your own lingerie. Credit:

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Cocktail, dinner and fashion show at Couture Fashion Week is an interesting package for Valentine's Day.

Buy them the boxed set of their favorite series and spend the weekend with bowls of popcorn and drinks watching every one of them.


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