From jewelry to chocolates to souvenirs, the legendary shopping scene of New York City is awaiting with great Valentine's Day gift ideas.
Grand Bazaar NYC is New York’s largest curated market—and most distinctive. On Sunday, February 10th (10am-5:30pm) don’t miss the Sweethearts Bazaar, where you can find unique Valentine’s gifts among NYC artisans and antique/vintage dealers, all while enjoying some tasty treats. (The Sunday before—February 3rd—you’ll also find the Jewelry Bazaar, where you can do some advance gift shopping. Browse artistic jewelry makers, from experienced to emerging, and vintage and antique dealers.) 100 W. 77th St. (Columbus Ave.), 212-239-3025, grandbazaarnyc.org
PANDORA, one of the leading names in jewelry, offers a universe of high quality, hand-finished, modern, and genuine jewelry products at affordable prices. This Valentine’s Day, PANDORA celebrates love in all forms, from romantic love to self-love and friendships. PANDORA locations in Herald Square and Times Square are inspired spots to pick up the perfect Valentine’s gift. Herald Square: 1284 Broadway (btw. 33rd & 34th Sts.), 212-643-9760; Times Square: 110 W. 42nd St. (btw. Broadway & Sixth Ave.), 212-273-3267
At the FDNY Fire Zone, visitors meet official members of New York City’s Fire Department and learn all about the special equipment and gear they use daily to battle fires and rescue people from danger. The shop here is a great place for souvenirs and even a Valentine's Day gift or two, from legendary calendars to clothes and even jewelry. For Valentine's Day take advantage of the special offer of a free red metal FDNY water bottle (17 oz) with a purchase of $35 or more. Just use code HYDRATEFDNY-CG at checkout. Minimum $35 in full-price items (some exclusions) and code required. While supplies last. Ends 2/28. Offer can only be combined with in-store pick up code. 34 W. 51st St. (btw. Fifth & Sixth Aves.), 212-698-4520, FDNYShop.com
Nothing says Valentine's Day like a gift of chocolate, and nothing says love like the artistic gourmet choices at MarieBelle New York. From fine artisanal beans to unique ganaches to bar chocolates made in Brooklyn with top-quality cacao, you'll find an amazing selection at this elegant SoHo favorite. 484 Broome St., 212-925-6999; second location: The Kitano Hotel New York, 66 Park Ave. (38th St.); mariebelle.com
A great winter gift is the Guggenheim Museum Store’s Hilma af Klint Fine Wool Scarf inspired by works on view in Hilma af Klint: Paintings for the Future. Visit the store located inside the iconic Frank Lloyd Wright–designed museum and shop on their award-winning website. 1071 Fifth Ave. (89th St.), 800-329-6109, guggenheimstore.org
In Times Square, don’t miss the sweet gifts waiting at Hershey’s Chocolate World. (While you’re there, don’t miss treats from Hershey’s Kitchens Bakery, a custom mix of Hershey’s products at the Amazing Candy Machine, and warm, made-to-order s’mores.) 20 Times Square building (701 Seventh Ave. on 47th St.), 212-581-9100, hersheys.com
A Second Chance Designer Resale is a family owned and operated luxury resale boutique featuring pre-owned pieces by designers like Chanel, Hermes, and Louis Vuitton. ASC is known for selling a refined selection of contemporary and vintage designer goods at unbeatable prices. Fill out your Valentine's shopping list here! Upper East Side: 1111 Lexington Ave. (btw. 77th & 78th Sts.), 212-744-6041; additional location in SoHo: 155 Prince St. (btw. West Broadway & Thompson St.), 212-673-6155, asecondchanceresale.com