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Santana Row Valentine’s Day gift guide 2018

Valentine’s Day is almost here! This means it is the perfect time to find that perfect something for that special someone on your list. My favorite place to find something special for Valentine’s Day is Santana Row. There are so many fabulous shops to check out to find the perfect gift! In addition, Santana Row is a beautiful place to spend Valentine’s Day!

On Valentine’s Day, why not have a special getaway planned on the Row! You can book a room for you, and your loved one, at Hotel Valencia, enjoy coffee at Cocola, brunch at Left Bank, test drive the new Tesla, enjoy spa treatments at Burke Williams, and shop on the Row! It would be the perfect day!

To top off the perfect day, you need the perfect gift. Trying to figure out what to give that special someone on Valentine’s Day can be overwhelming, but never fear, my official gift guide is here!

Without further ado, here are my tips for finding the perfect Valentine’s Day gift from Santana Row for that special someone on your list.

Suitsupply to keep him looking sharp

Does the man in your life enjoy looking sharp? Or perhaps he could use a little help in the style department? Don’t worry, Santana Row has you covered! The newest addition to Santana Row is Suitsupply. This luxury men’s shop has the perfect suit for every man; and the perfect tie, dress shoes, and work bag. Suitsupply has it all! Bring him in for a custom fitting, or surprise him with accessories to update his current wardrobe. You can’t go wrong!

To learn more, visit Suit Supply on Santana Row or call at 1-408-617-8939

Kendra Scott to give her something special

Is your Valentine fashionable and discerning? Then she will love something from Kendra Scott! You will certainly find the perfect gift for her at Kendra Scott. The shop is stocked with classic pieces as well as the designer’s beautiful spring 2018 collection. You can’t go wrong with a gift from Kendra Scott; everyone loves Kendra!

To learn more, and see the whole collection, please visit Kendra Scott on Santana Row or call 1-669-231-0300

Paper Source for fun gift ideas

Is your Valentine whimsical, artistic, and fun? Then check out Paper Source for the perfect gift with whimsy. If you have children on your list, you can find the perfect gift here too.

To learn more, please visit Paper Source on Santana Row or call 1-408-241-9000

Sugarfina for the sweet tooth on your list

C’mon, who doesn’t love sweet treats!? Sugarfina is the perfect place to find sweet treats for everyone on your Valentine’s Day gift list. You can build a special bento box filled with candies you choose or find a pre-designed gift Sugarfina has put love into. You can’t go wrong with a gift from Sugarfina!

To learn more, please visit Sugarfina on Santana Row or call 1-855-784-2734

There you have it! Fabulous gift ideas from Santana Row for Valentine’s Day. If you still aren’t sure what to get that special someone on your list, you can purchase a gift card, in any denomination, from the concierge at Santana Row.

Happy Valentine’s Day!

*Sponsored by Santana Row. All thoughts and opinions are my own.

Holiday Hostess Gifts from Santana Row

The holiday party season is upon us, this means you may need to think about bringing a hostess gift to an event you are attending! Although it is common to bring a bottle of wine to an event as a hostess gift, this is really getting boring. Do you want to be that pedestrian? Plus, what if the host does not drink? Wine could actually be a bad gift!

So what is a fashionable party guest to do? Never fear, Santana Row is here! I have partnered with my favorite Bay Area shopping destination to bring you new hostess gift ideas which do not involve alcohol. Love that!

There are so many options when it comes to hostess gifts this holiday season. Scroll down to see my picks from Santana Row for the perfect hostess gift this holiday party season!


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Pictured: Blankets / Mugs

Anthropologie is a fabulous destination for Hostess gifts this holiday season. The store is jam-packed with table top decor, home decor and gift items. For the hostess, why not present her with a warm and cozy blanket she can keep for after the party? The day after she hosts a party she will be tired from all that entertaining and appreciate a new, cozy blanket to snuggle up on the sofa with while she relaxes and reminisces about how she just threw the party of the year.

If a blanket does not seem like your hostess’s thing, why not a personalized mug! Everyone needs a mug, and she will be receiving one she can enjoy hot cocoa in this cold weather season, or wake up to with a warm cup of coffee.

Please visit the Anthropologie store at Santana Row or call 408.249.0436.

C. Wonder

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Pictured: Tea Set / Cake Stand / Glasses (in-store only, similar here) / Godiva (in-store only) / Bottle Stoppers / Monogram Plates

C. Wonder is a fabulous destination for gifts all year long. Therefore, it is only natural that it is a one-stop-shop for gifts this holiday season! In addition to holiday gifts, it is the perfect place to go to find the ideal hostess gift. Since everyone else is bringing wine (yawn), why not bring a bottle stopper? Or a pie stand with a box of cookies from Cocola? Monogram gifts are on-trend this season and these cute little dishes are perfect for the hostess on your list. My picks from C. Wonder are featured above, but there is plenty more in store!

Please visit C. Wonder at Santana Row or call 408.246.1754 for more information.

Paper Source

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Pictured: Peace Love Joy Mug / Grinch Mug 

Paper Source is a fun place to find cards, wrapping paper, and gifts for the holiday season. They also have a great selection of hostess gifts. I love the mugs pictured above. The “Peace Love Joy” mug is ideal for any hostess while the “Grinch” mug will be perfect for the hostess on your party circuit with a sense of humor.

To shop, please visit Paper Source at Santana Row or call 408.241.9000

Z Gallerie

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Pictured: Cutting Board (in-store only) / Bunny Trinket Box

Z Gallerie is always a good place to find gifts for the home decor enthusiast on your list. Why not bring your hostess an unique cutting board which can also double as something to display on a kitchen shelf? The fabulous cutting board pictured above will make your hostess’s jaw drop! Or, why not give her a fabulous trinket box! You can write, and then roll up, a thank you note for the party invitation and place it inside the trinket box before you give it to her. She will love the surprise when she opens it!

To shop these selections and more, please visit Z Gallerie at Santana Row or call 408.615.9865

There you have it! For more hostess gift ideas, please visit Santana Row.

* Brought to you by Santana Row. All thoughts and opinions are my own.

Valentine’s Day gift ideas at Santana Row

Valentine’s Day is fast approaching and that means it is time to start thinking about what to buy that special someone! If you happen to live in the San Francisco Bay Area, look no further than Santana Row in San Jose to find the perfect Valentine’s Day gift!

I love Santana Row for gift shopping because all of the best gift shops in the Bay Area are in one place! Plus, you can enjoy a hot cocoa or cup of coffee from “Cocola,” my favorite coffee/pastry shop in the Bay Area, before or during your shopping trip! Not to mention the long list of amazing restaurants Santana Row has to offer! I recommend “Maggiano’s” for a family meal, “Veggie Grill” for lunch and “Blowfish Sushi” or “Sino” for dinner. 

So, without further adieu, here are my picks for the perfect Valentine’s Day gifts at Santana Row!

Valentine’s Day gift ideas from the “Paper Source


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The “Paper Source” is an amazing stationary store which offers the most beautiful wrapping paper, cards and gift items you can imagine. They have a huge selection of Valentine’s Day gifts for both children and adults. This is the perfect place to find gifts for your children or children in your life on Valentine’s Day! In addition, they have everything from romantic gifts to gifts for friends. It is a one-stop-shop for Valentine’s Day! 

My gift picks featured in these photos are available in-store. For more information please call 1-408-241-9000.

Gourmet Chocolate from “Chocolatier Blue Parlor

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Want to make a big impression on someone you love this Valentine’s Day? Look no further than Santana Row’s “Chocolatier Blue Parlor!” They have the most beautiful chocolates which not only look like fine works of ceramic art, they taste like the finest chocolate on Earth! Plus, the ingredients are locally sourced and organic. Love that!

All of their chocolate is available in-store. For more information please call 1-408-244-8300. 

Unique and Stylish Jewelry at “Beau Bijou

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“Beau Bijou” has been my all-time favorite store at Santana Row since the Row opened over ten years ago. The shop is filled with unique silver jewelry using semi-precious and precious stones. Many of the pieces are designed by “Beau Bijou’s” owner and can only be found in-store! This is the perfect shop to find a gift for Valentine’s Day for your loved one who appreciates unique jewelry and works of art.

My gift picks can be found in-store. For more information call 1-408-261-3434. 

Valentine’s Day gift ideas for the beauty fan on your list from “100% Pure

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From top: Nail Polish / Organic Rose Hydrosol / Sun Damage Corrective Cream / Eye Cream

From the moment you set foot in “100% Pure” you will notice the most beautiful aroma at Santana Row. The fragrant bath and body products will lure you into the store and you will find yourself having trouble trying to decide which fragrance to purchase because they all smell so amazing! Well, let me help you out here 🙂 My favorite scent at “100% Pure” is the “Coffee Cherry” scent. Of course, if “Coffee Cherry” is not the scent you think your loved one will prefer, there are plenty of other scents to choose from in-store! Plus, everything at “100% Pure” is 100% vegan and natural! Love that!

For more product information, please visit 100% Pure online or call 1-408-244-7873

Valentine Day gifts from “C Wonder

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From top: Pillows / Bowls / Plates / Jewelry Boxes / Bike

As you may already know, “C Wonder” is one of the most fabulous gift shops online; and last fall they opened an amazing shop right here in the Bay Area at Santana Row! The store is filled with gift ideas which are perfect for friends and family, as well as special loved ones, for Valentine’s Day. In fact, there are several gift options on sale from 25%-50% off! Love that!

For more information about “C Wonder,” please click here or call 1-408-246-1754

Sparkles and Baubles from “Jest Jewels

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“Jest Jewels” is the perfect place to find Valentine’s Day gifts for that special someone who has flair and loves a little bit of fun. The shop is filled with on-trend jewelry, clutches and amazing gift ideas. They even have a Valentine’s Day Hello Kitty!

All of my gift picks featured in these photos are available in-store only. Please call 1-408-249-4800 for more information.

Valentine’s Day gifts for getting that red carpet look at “Flying Lizard

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The jewelry at “Flying Lizard” has been spotted on countless celebrities both on the red carpet and the streets of Southern California. Celebrities such as Brooke Shields, Felicity Huffman, Meg Ryan, Hillary Duff, Vivica Fox, Penelope Cruz and fashion’s darling Sarah Jessica Parker have all been spotted wearing designs from Flying Lizard. The store at Santana Row is filled with hundreds of fabulous jewelry designs which are also owned by Hollywood’s brightest stars. My picks from in-store are featured in the photos above.

For more information about Flying Lizard, please call 1-408-244-8950.

And there you have it! The above photos from select stores at Santana Row are my picks for making Valentine’s Day special and absolutely fabulous! If you are local to the Bay Area, make sure you visit Santana Row to find the perfect gift for that special someone this Valentine’s Day. Everyone on my list will be receiving gifts from the Row!

Happy shopping, and have a fabulous Valentine’s Day! 😉

Photo Credit: Cathy/Bay Area Fashionista 2014©

*This post has been brought to you by Santana Row