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Valentine's Day Gift Guide

Physical Touch

8 Gifts for the Sensualist

From silky lingerie to Swedish massage, female-founded goods for the person who relishes the tactile.

As Valentine’s Day approaches, we’re looking to Gary Chapman’s New York Times bestselling The Five Love Languages as a guide for gifting. According to Chapman’s widely adopted theory, we all express and experience love in different ways, and when our loved ones speak our love language—through words, touch, service or gifts—we feel adored and understood. So, this Valentine’s Day, our gift to you is a female founder guide for using the love languages to give better, more meaningful gifts.

As the world keeps speeding up, and we are more and more tethered to our electronic devices, one of the first things to fall by the wayside is touch. For the one whose love language is physical touch, it’s all about taking the time to unplug and get tactile. That ting of pleasure can come from slipping into a silky slip dress or putting hand to clay, curling up in a new set of sheets or a very discreet vibrator that doubles as a charm necklace.

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red fleur du mal luxe v string rouge and luxe triangle bra

01. Lingerie Set

A skimpy set that’s soft to the touch

Fleur Du Mal
Fleur Du Mal, $45

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silver vibrator necklace

02. Vesper Vibrator

Pleasure–any time, any place

Violet Grey, $69

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Grey linen sheet set with pillow by Parachute

03. Linen Sheet Set

If you build it they will come

Parachute Home, $169 - $189

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sex oil by province apothecary

04. Sex Oil

The best for every part of the body

Province Apothecary
Province Apothecary, $18

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blue fin vibrator by dame

05. Fin Vibrator

For a stimulating vibrating touch

Dame, $75

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Unbound Truth or Dare Cards

06. Truth or Dare Cards

We double dare you

Unbound Babes, $9

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The v club ladies come first sex class

07. Ladies Come First Sex Class

Study up on sex techniques

The V Club
The V Club, Price Upon Request

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Naturopathica stress relief massage

08. Nirvana Stress Relief Massage

Sometimes we all need the touch of a seasoned masseuse

Naturopathica, $245

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