5 things you'll love this Valentine's Day (and beyond)

Buys You Love

Valentine's Day treats from Paiko, Imi Jewelry, Cake Works, SpaHalekulani and Gypsy

So, last night's Grammy Awards. Overall, it was pretty awesome.

Like when Justin Timberlake donned a Suit and Tie for his first live televised performance in five years. Or when Bruno Mars and company led an energetic Bob Marley tribute to the rapt attention of front-row A-listers. Or when Carrie Underwood's gown took an acid trip and exploded in a swarm of tiny butterflies....

Alright, not every moment was a great one (we still love you, Carrie!). Still, the telecast did a great job of distracting you from the sobering realization that Valentine's Day is just three days away and, for some reason, your heart's just not in it.

Perhaps this will change your mind. Today, we present five local Valentine's Day offerings you're bound to fall in love with, no matter the status of your relationship. Note: all but one can be enjoyed without an actual Valentine.

1// Pink Mason Jar Arrangement
A lovely bouquet of pink roses, snapdragons, tulips and waxflowers tucked into a reusable mason jar will brighten the room and your mood.
$32 small, $80 large, Paiko, 675 Auahi St., (808) 988-2165.

2// Imi Jewelry Heart Collection
Delicate stud earrings, rings and heart lariat necklaces channel the spirit of Valentine's Day without going overboard.
$30-$76, available at Owens & Co., Olive Boutique, The Butik, LMS and Milieu.

3// Heart-Shaped Macarons
These French confections seem even sweeter in the form of red velvet, chocolate, strawberry and raspberry hearts.
$12 for set of 6, Eden in Love, Ward Warehouse, (808) 591-1005, and Cake Works, 2820 S. King St., (808) 946-4333.

4// Romantic Rendezvous Spa Package
Space is limited for this 90-minute couples massage, which begins in a hot tub with champagne and candlelight and ends with fruit and tea on a private terrace.
$390 per couple plus tax and gratuity, available Thursday-Monday only, SpaHalekulani, 2199 Kalia Rd., (808) 931-5322.

5// Gypsy Velvet Rose Valentine Bralette
Feel the love in this super-soft, limited-edition bralette, handmade from burgundy crushed velvet with black trim and a center cinch.
$36, available online and in select boutiques.

As for the guys...

Thank you to everyone who entered our Valentine's Day Guy Gift Giveaway! Congratulations to our winners: Joan Kysar, Brian Tsuruda, Jessica Cheng, Lisa Sur and Emily Ogasawara. Don't forget, these awesome gift ideas are available right now. Click through the items below for details.

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Lei Chic is a daily email and shopping blog that plugs you into Hawaii's newest and hottest boutiques, designers, trends, spas and salons, and more. You'll also discover all the cool events, dinners and sales happening around town in our Weekend Picks every Thursday. With Lei Chic, you'll get the inside scoop on what everyone will be talking about tomorrow – in your inbox today.

Lei Chic associate editor Natalie Schack has been a cultural anthropology student,museum worker bee and dabbler in graphic design. When she isn't scouting new fashion, compiling to-do lists or crafting puns, Natalie spends her free time dreaming up elaborate picnic ideas; "researching" via YouTube tutorials, blogs and Instagram; and dusting off her pith helmet for the next adventure life throws her way.


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