The Clay Studio
The Clay Studio has a specially curated selection for Valentine’s Day that Philadelphians can choose from for their loved ones. The special Valentine’s Day Collection features handmade gifts from local artisans that are available to buy in-person or online. Selections range from jewelry to tableware to decorative and everything else in-between with a few works available from national artists as well. There are also gift cards to The Clay Studio available if you can’t seem to choose just one item from the selection.
Art in the Age
Philly’s own one-of-a-kind tasting room, home bar supply and bottle shop has a few different packages available for those looking for something spirited on the romantic holiday. These unique gift sets feature craft spirits from sister distillery Tamworth Distilling alongside other goodies from local Philly purveyors and start at $65. Gift packages will be available for purchase both at the Art in the Age shop in Old City as well as online and include different featured items for breakfast in bed, chocolate lovers, a carnivore couple and plenty of best-selling spirits including the Art in the Age Mountain Berry Cordial, Tamworth Garden Damson Plum Gin, and the newest spirits from Tamworth Distilling, House of Tamworth Corpse Flower Brandy and Deerslayer Venison Whiskey.
The Wellness Refinery
According to a release, The Wellness Refinery will be offering a Galentine’s and Valentine’s Day themed self-care gift sets ranging from $50 to 90. The shop will also be featuring fresh floral bouquets and eucalyptus from Myrtle & Magnolia for purchase on weekends, and lastly, they are also bringing back their discounted two person private infrared sauna sessions. The sessions will be 14% off in honor of the holiday all month long, and individuals booking must be from the same household.
With Valentine’s Day being full of love, why not join in on an activity that also pairs as an aphrodisiac? Oyster House is offering their Shuck Buddies Oyster Shucking Kit ($96), which includes instructions on how to chuck, 2 dozen premium oysters, 1 oyster house professional shucking knife and 1 Oyster House shucking towel (which was screen printed by hand in Philly). If you’d rather take the work out of it, however, the Center City hotspot is also their Shell-A-Bration Seafood Platter ($94) which includes 8 oysters, 4 Littleneck clams, 4 pieces of jumbo shrimp cocktail, 1 chilled 1 lb. lobster, scallop crudo and 2 personal-sized bottles of champagne. Orders must be placed by Feb. 11 and will be available for pick up on Valentine’s Day between 1 and 5 p.m. To place an order, Philadelphians can call the Oyster House at 215-567-7683.
The Philly boutique has plenty of options for a relaxing Valentine’s Day experience. Kin is offering their Senso Inka IV Slides ($95) which offers a “plush” alternative to the classic slide tenet with their soft terry-looped construction that comes in three colors: Ebony, Sky and Lavender; the Foria relief bath soak which features mineral-rich epsom salts that are enhanced with infusions of organically-grown kava, arnica, ginger, and hemp, and enlivened with organic fir, eucalyptus, peppermint oils and cedar tips; the Foria Intimacy Natural Lubricant with CBD All-natural and free of added chemicals, with broad-spectrum CBD to enhance arousal, soothe and excite; and a Nuance Crystal Eye Necklace made by a local designer that’s gold filled with glass opal.
Resting Gift Face
The locally-owned company has been pumping out gift boxes since last year and now has two new curated packages for your special someone and your gal pal. Resting Gift Face is offering the Stay Golden gift box, inspired by the Golden Girls ($38) which includes Blanche’s Boudoir Candle (12 oz.), a 100% soy wax candle hand-poured in Philly with a sweet, citrusy and spicy scent; a matches & cork topped glass vial; a Thank You For Being a Friend Card; and a Custom-Branded Gift Box complete with Blanche’s botanical wallpaper and a golden cheesecake decal.
For the other package, Resting Gift Face’s first-ever Valentine’s Day themed gift box (titled Will You Be My Quarantine), Philadelphians will receive artwork from a Philly illustrator, Hannah Taylor, as well as a quarantine-themed word find. The specialty V-Day package also includes Resting Gift Face’s original take on the classic card game, Mixtape Memory, which is adorned with mixtape-worthy retro love songs and is housed in an audio cassette mixtape case; a Mask On Pants Off fridge magnet; a custom-branded gift box: adorned with a hand-painted splatter pattern, holographic kiss graphic, and an 80’s themed interior; and a Hella Fresh Mask Spray (1 oz.): made with rose water, eucalyptus essential oil (to help prevent maskne) and peppermint essential oil to help with resting mask breathe — also available a la carte.