With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, a much needed spark of joy has filled the air during this cold season. While some of you may be busy making dinner reservations to celebrate that special day with a significant other, some of you may also be feeling a bit left out . The truth is, Valentine’s Day is about love for anyone and everyone, even yourself! Here, five ways to treat the person who really deserves it: y-o-u.
$18-$32, 110 Market St., 215.922.1048, shanecandies.com
Don’t fall into the stereotypes and think only a special someone has to buy you a box of chocolates. You deserve to indulge your sweet tooth and visit one of the most delightful chocolate shops, Shane’s Confectionery. Browse the extensive selection and curate a Valentine’s Day box just for yourself or try some of their decadent hot chocolate to escape the winter chill. The old-fashioned decor makes this place an even more charming location to be this Valentine’s Day.
$350, 1601 Walnut St., 866.772.2766, rescuespa.net/philadelphia
This winter has been rough in many ways, particularly to your skin. Valentine’s Day is the perfect opportunity to show some love and appreciation for your skin. Le Lift Parisienne at Rescue Spa is an ultra-luxe facial treatment that will leave your face and neck feeling rejuvenated and refined.
$430, 200 S. Broad St., 215.546.5007, nicolemiller.com
Forget dressing to impress someone else this year, and find that statement piece you’ve been looking for. Nicole Miller boutique has you covered with a stunning simple, yet bold red dress. The sweetheart neckline and off-the-shoulder silhouette of this dress make it ideal for the holiday. $430, 200 S. Broad St., 215.546.5007
$150-$225, 210 W. Rittenhouse Square, 215.790.2500, therittenhousespaclub.com
Tirelessly working and constantly being on the move can put a lot of pressure on your body. Liberate your body, mind and soul with a zen massage at The Rittenhouse Spa & Club–Hair by Paul Labreque. This signature massage is fully-customized for you with aromatherapy oils. It will have you feeling more refreshed than ever.
$1,990, 1811 Walnut St., 215.563.5333, barneys.com
Being a little extravagant is never a bad thing. The handbag selection at Barneys will keep you occupied all day as you sift through different designers and styles. Nothing is more classic and timeless than this medium leather black chain bag adorned with the Saint Laurent monogram. Elegant gold tones make this bag a must-have.