The Accessories Council’s Top Gift Picks for Valentine’s Day

What better organization to find out the best accessories to give as Valentine’s Day gifts than the Accessories Council. The not-for-profit works with hundreds of companies, sponsors trend reports, and pays tribute to the leaders of the accessory industry – so looking to them for gifting inspiration for the day of celebrating love is a no-brainer. With the help of Jené Luciani, bra guru and author of The Bra Book, we got some great insight into what will make great gifts for everyone on your Valentine’s Day list. Whether if for your girlfriend/wife, mom or sister, these jewelry, shoes, bags, will be hits.

JEWELRY LOVES

Boy Meets Girl X Roman Luxe Collection

The iconic brand of young contemporary sportswear, has joined forces with fashion jewelry industry powerhouse Roman & Sunstone to create a spectacular collection of jewelry that will. The new line, “Boy Meets Girl® x Roman Luxe” collaboration first featured four ring styles but now boasts an entire collection of modern earrings, necklaces and cuffs, etc that just launched on www.Macys.com this month. No woman will turn down beautiful jewelry and these pieces are stunning.

Ritani Diamond Sunflower Halo Cream Leather Bracelet

This simple yet elegant Ritani Diamond Sunflower Halo Cream Leather Bracelet features a cream leather band, and charming cluster of French-set diamonds that form a sunflower, resting in an exquisite sterling silver halo. Diamonds still remains a girl’s best friend. Available for purchase at www.ritani.com.

Catherine Canino Slate Grey Twisted Torsade Necklace and The Bling Society Emily Necklace

For the woman who loves statement pieces, look no further than this Catherine Canino Slate Grey Twisted Torsade Necklace. The hand wrought, artisan-carved large gold links are matched with matte, soft grey quartz for a dramatic look. This beauty is available on www.HSN.com or on air February 11th at 2:00am and 2:00pm.

And for those who prefer a more subtle look, The Bling Society Emily necklace makes a pretty sweet statement all on its own. Boasting 42 round simulated diamonds (featured above in approximately 5.0 carats), on pave sterling silver 925 setting, the delicate piece is a great way to celebrate the sweetness of love. The included chain is made of 925 silver and is available at www.theblingsociety.com.

FLIRTY SCARVES

Icing Silky Gauze Floral Heart & Vintage Script Scarf, BCBGeneration “GO On Say IT!” Loop, and Echo Design Pleated Infinity Loop Scarf

Icing’s Silky Gauze Floral Heart & Vintage Script Scarf truly celebrates love. This silky gauze scarf makes it easy to add a bit of romance to your look with its ivory background, vintage script pattern on each side and bright red hearts made up of a red floral print at each end. get it at Icing stores and on www.Icing.com.

February may be all about love but it’s also a chilly month. Get in the loop this Valentine’s Day with this BCBGeneration “GO On Say IT!” Loop. The perfect scarf for every “It” girl, this infinity scarf is available for purchase at BCBGeneration, Belk, BonTon, Dillards, Macy’s, and Vonmaur.

Layering for warmth during the freezing winter months doesn’t mean saying goodbye to vibrant color and prints. Add lots of color to your look with the Echo Design Pleated Infinity Loop Scarf. Achieve the ultimate layered effect while not restricting your style with the ultra soft pleats and rich color palette. Available on www.echodesign.com.

YOUNG AT HEART

Madden Girl Auto Open Umbrella  


Gifts such as umbrellas are not only practically but can be playful as well. With 42” of coverage, a black rubber coated handle and 2-colored bungee cords, this everyday necessity can really highlight a fun personality with its quirky prints. Available in 3 assorted prints – Mustache, Neon Aztec, and Polka Dot at www.stevemadden.com.

Steve Madden Small PVC Studded Crossbody


If you’re looking for something with a bit of edge, try the Steve Madden Small PVC Studded Crossbody. Looking for the perfect Valentine’s Day for someone who is fun and edgy?  This city-chic bag features gunmetal studs and matching chain-link strap, is just big enough for your lipstick and cell phone and is perfect to wear for a Valentine’s Day date! Available at www.stevemadden.com.

Yes these adorable polka dot  oxfords are by Dr. Svholl’s, the leader in foot comfort.You can’t go wrong with a classic style in a not-so-classic fabrication. Available in a Patent or textile upper (we do love this grey polka dot), this casual oxford-style features a lace-up front, textile lining, cushioning insole with Memory Fit(R) foam, and smooth outsole with a 3/4″ heel. Available at Nordstrom and www.drschollsshoes.com.

ADDITIONAL GIFTS

Soxxy Lilly Pink Socks

The Soxxy “Lily” socks is a great example of shopping for a cause. These fun-hued, $12.00 socks are 65% cotton, 33% nylon, and 2% spandex but they also represents the LilySarahGrace Fund, www.lilysarahgracefund.org, which was created by the surviving father of Lily, Sarah and Grace who sadly lost their lives in a horrific fire. The LilySarahGrace Fund’s mission is “To challenge and empower teachers in underfunded elementary schools across the United States to teach their curriculum through the universal language of Art and Creativity.” Get them now at www.soxxy.com

Under Armour Sierra Tortoise Sunglasses

Under Armour has entered the eyewear industry with great ease. These ultra-light ArmourFusion™ frames are built from a combination of titanium and grilamid for superior strength and flexibility. Featuring a Patented Multiflection™ lens coating, which eliminates visual obstructions by repelling water and resisting scratching, smudging, and staining. The three-point grip ensures a comfortable and secure fit. All Under Armour® performance eyewear lenses block 100% of UVA, UVB, and UVC rays. Available on www.underarmour.com.
Caravelle New York Men’s Chronograph Stainless Steel Bracelet Watch

This stylish Caravelle New York men’s chronograph watch is something both you and her can wear. The round-shaped, patterned black dial features a textured, vertical stripe background with luminous accents black-tone hands and silver-tone Arabic numerals at the six and 12 o’clock position and the other hour markers are bar-shaped indexes. This analog Japanese quartz powered timepiece is protected by a scratch resistant mineral crystal and is water resistant up to 99 feet (30 meters) and offers a battery life of approximately three years. Available at Macy’s and on www.Macys.com.