New York Fashion Week has nearly ended, and if you’ve been so wrapped up in catwalk coverage, you may have forgotten that Valentine’s Day is this Friday. But don’t go and shoot Cupid just yet; you can still get an awesome gift even if you don’t have a valentine.
Whether you’re buying for a loved one who adores fashion, or for yourself if you’re single this year, the Fall 2014 runway collections inspired countless gift options for V-Day this year. Why shouldn’t you buy a little present for the person you love the most, right?
So if you couldn’t lock down a special someone this Feb. 14, here are some gift ideas you can give yourself this Valentine’s Day.
The Alexander Wang show in Brooklyn on Saturday has everyone talking and, of course, thinking about those coveted Wang bags. If you can’t wait until the nifty Fall ones with detachable pouches hit shelves, invest in a Wang bag now.
Alexander Wang bag, Prices begin (includine sale) at $311 and up
2. DVF Wrap Dress
This year, designer Diane von Furstenberg is celebrating 40 years of her infamous wrap dress, a silhouette that flatters every figure.
Diane von Furstenberg wrap dress, Prices begin (including sale) at $255.50 and up
3. Donna Karan
DKNY also celebrated 25 years in the business with a show where “real women” walked the runway alongside the models. Good luck trying to resist your favorite made-in-New York brand now.
4. Statement Accessory
Kyle Anderson, Marie Claire’s Accessories Director, was seen sporting a metallic fanny pack by Emilio Pucci outside of The Tents at Lincoln Center. Who said belt bags, even more affordable options, weren’t fashionable?
Love Grace Coddington of Vogue? Treat yourself to a night in and read her book, "Grace," if you haven’t already. We hear it pairs well with chocolate and wine.
Grace: A Memoir, Amazon, $24.54 for hardcover
Carrie Bradshaw loved Manolo Blahnik heels, and so should you.
Manolo Blahnik Hangisi pumps, Barneys, $965
Sweatshirts with logos or kitschy phrases are all the rage on the street at New York Fashion Week. Jeremy Scott has some fun options that will without a doubt land you on a style blog.
8. Gilded Makeup
Countless designers showed gilded looks on the runway this season, from dresses to accessories, even to makeup. Violent Lips has an easy do-it-your-self at home kit for achieving a golden pout as seen at the Son Jung Wan show.
Violent Lips temporary lip tattoos, $9.99 and up
No fashionista should be without the latest technology, perfect for browsing through all your favorite magazines.
Apple iPad mini, from $399 and up