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February 20071939Views
Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and it is time to find just the right gift for that special person. Giving chocolates for V-Day may seem like a tired ritual but there are some chocolatiers who have made these sweet treats a work of art.

Payard Patisserie & Bistro: Run by renowned pastry chef François Payard, this bistro is a chic New York sweet spot, so chic it made an appearance on an episode of Sex and the City. Carrie Bradshaw (Sarah Jessica Parker) while pondering a new pair of Manolos proclaimed to Charlotte York (Kristin Davis), “This place has the best desserts in New York.” Well, if it is good enough for Carrie… The Masterpiece Collection (above left) $35-$60. payard.com

Red Envelope: This online shop is a cornucopia of unique gifts. The chocolate-covered Chinese fortune cookies are a great way to send your sweetheart inspiration. Romantic Fortune Cookies (above right) $28. redenvelope.com

MarieBelle®: This chocolatier adds whimsical designs to each chocolate piece. The designs range from fashion illustrations to bright-colored geometrical shapes. The Valentine’s Day Love Box (above left) $7-$85. mariebelle.com

Choxie Chocolates: A Target® exclusive, Choxie is “Chocolate with Moxie”. These decorated treats are a fun gift idea without breaking the bank. Choxie™ Chocolate Connoisseur Collection (above right) $49.99. Online only target.com

Christopher Norman Chocolates: According to Forrest Gump, “Life is like a box of chocolates.” If that is the case, then this heart-shaped faux fur box of designer chocolates could make your sweetheart feel like they have nine lives. Tiger Heart (above left) $75. christophernormanchocolates.com

Vosges Haute Chocolate: Their truffles are made with fresh cream and have snazzy names like Ambrosia, Wink of the Rabbit and Woolloomoolloo. Exotic Truffle Collection Heart Box (above right) $42.

The Chic Spy

The Chic Spy

Hello Agents of Chic, I'm your source for chic style and entertainment intel on fashion, film, and pop culture. From fashion trends and beauty products to movie reviews and celebrity interviews, I'm on a mission to uncover the chicest. A few faves on my radar include whimsical clutches, embellished flats, and gourmet macarons.

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