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Who said Valentine's Day is just a romantic dinner for deux and a couple's gift exchange? Let's face it: It's your gal pals (and mama, too!) that are there for you when Prince Charming turns out to be the Prince of Darkness. So, since love comes in multiple forms, why not thank the women in your life who warm your heart — and wouldn't dare stand you up for a dinner date.
To help you out, we tapped Jenna Zielbauer, the super-cute designer behind Cotton Candy Couture. Using her sartorial style and general love for all things girly, she's pulled together 10 gifts bound to slap a smile on any gal's face. Seriously, who wouldn't want a personalized bottle of Dom or a DVF clutch? Oh, and if you do have a man in your life, it wouldn't hurt to start dropping a few hints. Click through and start spreading a little love.
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