Sure, you could probably get a couple lobster rolls from Luke’s and be okay. But the better move: arranging for V-Day delivery of this package—four lobster tails, drawn butter, two portions of New England clam chowder and bibs. Because bibs are sexy.
This Heart Is on Fire
Your Valentine’s Day Toolkit
Roses. Yes. Chocolates. Fine, okay. A little bag of candy hearts that say “Be Mine.” No. If you’re inclined to host Valentine’s Day, you’ve only got a week to procure exactly the right accoutrements for the evening. Why, yes, like these...
A Bathtub Full of Bubbles
This is no time to skimp on the bath bubbles. So here are these things, handmade to order in Virginia, which you place under the running bath water and... well, bubbles. It beats figuring out how to heat up a bathtub full of champagne.
Penélope Cruz’s Lingerie
You’re probably familiar with the British lingerie brand Agent Provocateur. If not, well, you’ve got the Internet. Anyway, fun fact: they’ve got a line designed by Penélope Cruz and her sister. It’s everything you’d expect after reading the previous sentence. Actually, no, it’s more.
Here’s a place that takes pleasure seriously. As in, they specialize in high-end corsets. So you might want to check out their Valentine’s Day gift guide. Where you’ll find body paint with a feather quill for painting, or edible “honey dust.” And that’s just the tame stuff.
A Fur-Lined Cage... Chair
Here’s a suspended, stainless-steel cage, lined with faux-suede and Tibetan fur cushions. Pick a corner in your house that needs such a thing. And then do whatever it is the two of you would do in a fur-lined cage chair. Watch The Daily Show on your iPad, maybe.