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    28 Valentine’s Day Gifts For Couples Who Are Buying Black This Year

    A personalized song plaque, a felt flower bouquet, cocktail-inspired soaps, and more amazing gifts from Black-owned brands.

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    1. A Bernie Sanders-themed hot chocolate box perfect if your S.O. hasn't stopped sharing inauguration memes with you. The heart-shaped box is not only filled with two hot cocoa sticks, but you also get marshmallows with the infamous meme on them *and* a pair of THE (marshmallow) mittens. It's a ~sweet~ gift that will make them laugh (and then enjoy).

    Red heart-shaped box with hot cocoa sticks on a stick, marshmallows with pictures of Bernie Sanders on them, marshmallows that look like mittens, and a card that says "My heart BERNS for you!"

    2. A beautiful ribbed stretch head wrap that's a practical yet beautiful gift they can wear in so many different ways to show off just how stylish they truly are.

    model wearing the ribbed knit head wrap in light pink

    3. An African printed fabric basket made with reversible fabric (one side is white and the other is printed) so it can be folded over and changed whenever they want to switch up their design.

    The fabric basket with a plant in it in black with white printed design all over it and the top part folded down to show the other wite side

    4. A collection of beard-care products so your S.O. doesn't get into a ~hairy~ situation with their facial hair. This set will moisturize, condition, and promote a soft and thick beard.

    5. An absolutely breathtaking mixed colored stemware set to make every at-home date night feel like you're dining at a 5-star restaurant (no matter what you're eating for dinner).

    Six wine glasses; one in blue, purple, orange, green, yellow, and pink

    6. A Black Lives Matter wall hanging they can display proudly in their home as a not-so-subtle reminder. Bonus: if they're on a lot of video calls, reviewers say this looks *chef's kiss* great as a backdrop.

    white wall hanging with the words "Black lives matter" written in black

    7. A bi-fold wallet made to be business on the outside and party on the inside. As soon as your partner opens it up to pull out a card, there will be a *Boom* explosion of color and fun.

    the wallet open showing the different colored card pockets inside and another wallet next to it facing the other way, showing the brown outside

    8. A song plaque you can personalize with your favorite song as a couple, plus a photo and even a QR code that'll open the song on their phone so they can listen to it whenever they need a little extra love. *Cue the Aweees*

    The clear plaque printed to look like the display of a phone screen while playing a song on a streaming service

    9. A pair of needle-and-thread earrings they'll be ~sew~ in love with, they may wear them all the time. Plus, they can be threaded through one or more piercings, meaning they can create their own customized look. How cool is that?

    small gold chain thread earrings threaded through two piercings in an ear

    10. A Valentine's Day gift set filled with a rose-scented candle, body butter, and massage oil, which means you can have a nice romantic spa day at home just the two of you.

    The rose scent candle, rose hair and body butter, and spray massage oil

    11. A big hair catchall dish perfect for giving your love a place to store important things to them (jewelry, watches, keys, etc) while also being a beautiful addition to their home decor.

    The tray that looks like the profile of a face with big hair in pink with gold frame

    12. A printed necktie made from multi-colored African fabric that will bring a new level of style and fun to their look.

    model wearing the skinny tie in grey with yellow and orange flowers on it

    13. An illustrated card with a sweet message because representation matters and sometimes the best Valentine's gift is just simply telling your love how much they mean to you.

    a white card with illustration of two hands together and the words "You hold my heart forever"

    14. A macrame wall hanging to add some ~love~ to the wall and let your S.O. know that you've always seen a ~rainbow hanging over their head~.

    macrame in the shape of a rainbow with a wood piece in the middle and the ends in fringe hanging down

    15. A box filled with farm-fresh flowers that also doubles as a fun activity, because your partner gets to use their creativity to build their own arrangement of beautiful blooms.

    A bouquet of fresh flowers in white and pink in a black vase

    16. Or a pre-made felt flower bouquet because every ~da(is)y~ is better with them in it, and this bouquet will be a reminder of that for 365 days a year.

    hand holding a bouquet of all different types and colors of flowers made out of felt

    17. A set of marble glass coasters bound to show them ~clearly~ how much your love means. These coasters are beautiful on their own, but just wait until the light hits them. It will look like what your heart feels like when you see each other.

    The four marble white coasters

    18. A blue lace agate ring for the ~gem~ who completes your life and makes it whole.

    blue stone on a silver ring and another with two rings stacked on top of each other

    19. A set of cocktail-inspired soaps your love will be ~intoxicated~ with because they look cool, smell even better, *and* are practical to use.

    The four soap bars in different colors, two have cardboard packaging on them with labels of Limoncello and Elderflower Mimosa

    20. A set of personalized cufflinks made with leather to add a nice detail to their outfit and also ~link~ the two of you together, even when you're apart.

    circular cuff links made of leather with the letters M and S on them

    21. A candle gift set filled with four beautiful candles reviews say smell amazing. You better believe that this gift is going to ~blow~ your SO away.

    a pink, green, orange, and purple candle with the names "caked up, matcha business, cuffing season, and left on red

    22. A pair of printed swim trunks covered in a geometric seashell print, perfect for the person who makes you ~happy as a clam~.

    model wearing the mid-thigh length swim trunks with gold seashell print

    23. A beautiful art print so you can both shout from the rooftops that "LOVE IS LOVE IS LOVE IS LOVE IS LOVE IS LOVE IS LOVE IS LOVE". And don't let anyone forget that.

    illustrations of two people hugging with rainbow coloring all over them

    24. Heart-shaped macrame coaster because you two are ~tied~ together in ~love~ , and there's just something so special in that.

    two heart-shaped macrame coasters with fringe around the outsides

    25. A cozy fleece-lined hoodie made with a satin lining inside the hood to be gentle and protect their hair while also making them feel stylish as hell.

    26. A rose hydrating oil infused with Rosehip seed oil, vitamin E oil, and tamanu oil to give you one great skincare product that will leave your partner's skin moisturized and just like they left a 5-star spa.

    The small bottle of oil with dried flowers inside

    27. A printed apron for the chef who stole a ~piece~ of your heart and returns it in the form of delicious food. If only your younger self knew that you'd get this lucky.

    The graphic print apron in orange, purple, and yellow with purple front pocket and beige neck ties

    28. And a set of Black love greeting cards you can give out to all the different loves of your life from your girlfriends, family, kids, and of course your one true love. This is the season of letting everyone in your life know just how much they mean to you.

    A set of 10 cards all valentine's themed for different people including friends, brothers, kids, and more

    Want more products from Black-owned businesses? Check out Cool Products from Black-Owned Businesses, Black Womxn-Owned Etsy Shops, and our ongoing Minority-Owned Business Gift Guide 2021, which features loads of products by Black entrepreneurs that we think you'll love.

    Also, check out and enjoy all of BuzzFeed's Black History Month 2021 coverage!

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