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CHI Valentine’s Day Gift Guide 2016

The holiday of love is finally here and whether you have plans with your sweetheart or your gal-entines, we have you covered with ideas to show everyone some love!


Clockwise: Cathy’s Concepts Satin Robes | Fresh Sugar tinted lip treatment | JawboneThe Trendy Sparrow “Let’s Cuddle” Sweatshirt | Meri meri cookie cutters | Lisi Lerch Emerald drop earrings

Gifts For Her

For the Cozy Bitch: Red is the color of love, and satin is necessary luxury so why not combine them and make the perfect gift? Check out Cathy’s Concepts Satin Robes, and go the extra mile by getting them monogrammed! Get it here.

For the Trendy Bitch: If you live in Chicago, and haven’t heard about The Trendy Sparrow, then let us get you up to speed. Trendy Sparrow is a blog, clothing, and home goods line made right here in Chicago. We’re absolutely in love with this “Let’s Cuddle” sweater!

For the Glam Bitch: Every glamorous gal needs a pair of statement earrings to that sparkle just as much as she does. Check out these classic, stunning and affordable simple Lisi Lerch Emerald drop earrings from the Bitch shop.

For the Baking Bitch: For every lady who likes to bake tasty treats, these adorable cookie cutters by Meri Meri are the gift that keeps on giving.

For the Beauty Conscious Bitch: These dry, cold winters wreak havoc on your skin, hair, and lips. To keep your love’s lips kissable, give her a Fresh Sugar tinted lip treatment!

For the Fit Bitch: Bitches love brunch as much as they love working out. So, if you’re looking for a gift that will help your lady keep track of her steps and sleep, then a Jawbone is exactly what she needs!


Clockwise: CB Gifts “Luckiest Guy” mug | Red Dot Bull + Moose Bow tie | Owen & Fred “Hey Handsome” travel kitCathy’s Concepts ‘Home State’ wine glasses | Birchbox for Men | Jawbone
Gifts For Him

Friendly reminder: Sometimes post-its aren’t enough of a friendly reminder for your man to tell him how lucky he is to have you. But CB Gifts makes it easy to remind your bae every day with this hilarious mug.

Home Away From Home: It’s always important to remember where you came from, and Cathy’s Concepts Home State Wine glasses will help your beau drink wine and reminisce about his roots.

Travel Buddy: Help keep your man organized while he travels with this Owen & Fred “Hey Handsome” Travel Kit! This will also keep him from stealing your makeup cases, so it’s good for you, too.

Dapper Gents Unite: If your guy has enough Vineyard Vines bowties with martini glasses on them, then help him branch out with this Red Dot Bow Tie by Bull + Moose. It’ll keep him classy for Valentine’s Day dinner or any other time bow ties are appropriate.

For your bearded mountain man: To keep your man groomed, a monthly subscription to Birchbox for Men is the gift you’ll both appreciate. Receiving one of those boxes every month is the perfect reminder of how much you care… about his grooming habits!

For the Fit Bros: Fitness trackers are all the rage right now, and Jawbone’s sleek, streamlined design makes it a perfect gift for every fitness conscious guy. You can stay fit together!

For the Both of You

For the Cuddly Couple: On a cold winter night, sometimes all you need is a warm blanket and Netflix. Treat yourselves to a cozy, chic, and cuddly organic herringbone throw blanket from our shop.
Organic Herringbone Throw

Love and Libations: Mix with your match at the Valentine’s Day edition of Create + Consume at Frontier in West Town. Professional mixologist Sean Nielsen invites couples and friends alike for a one-of-a-kind opportunity to learn how to craft three classic cocktails, including the proper usage of mixing tools, the history behind it all, and modern day mixology techniques. This special couples edition includes a four-course menu courtesy of Pioneer Tavern Group’s Corporate Chef, Brian Jupiter. Click here for more info.

Want to enjoy drinks instead of making them? Head to Jellyfish and try some of their delicious (and strong) cocktails!

Dinner for Two: For the love of pizza, head to the Warehouse Bar & Pizzeria and enjoy a pizza (or two) with your loved ones this year. Get more info here.

Not feeling pizza? Try Pork Shoppe Andersonville for out of this world barbecue that will have you dreaming of summer.

For the suburban couple: Don’t want to head into the city for dinner? Well then, head to the Marion Street Market in Oak Park for a five-course Foie Gras menu that is to die for! Priced at $75 per person with wine pairings, you and your sweetheart will dine to your hearts content.

Treat Yo’ Self

Give and you shall receive: It feels better to give than to receive. This year, from February 1st through February 15th, Massage Envy is offering a free 5-piece Whish gift set of body products for every $100 spent in gift cards. Your loved ones (and yourself) will appreciate the thought! Visit here for more information.

Treat Yo’ Friends, too: The Spa at Equinox has packaged services in threes this Valentine’s Day. So, take your friends and get deep tissue massages, or chocolate and strawberry facials. Don’t forget, booking the service grants you full access to the gym that day. So, break a sweat and treat yo’ self.

Basic Bitch Apparel: Everyone loves a good graphic tee, and From Phoenix with Love takes cotton tees to the next level. So, Treat Yo’ Self with this “Treat Yo’ Selfie” tee and take a selfie, obvi.



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