Well, February is here, and that means one thing: Valentine’s is right around the corner! Feeling saucy? Feeling amorous? Feeling romantic AF? Then break out the scented candles, your favorite Il Divo record, and any combination of wines and confectionaries, and get ready for the 2019 edition of Lavender‘s Romance edition!
Being the magnanimous Cupids that we are, this issue spotlights a number of great Twin Cities organizations that’ll help you and your partner set the mood for a romantic night out when Netflix ‘n Chill isn’t enough. The ever-delightful Joy Summers rounds up a number of excellent local restaurants perfect for your date night; we learn more about the glorious gems and beautiful baubles of New Gild Jewelry; and the kink masters of Twin Cities Leather & Latte talk about spicing up your ensemble for when you want to get your freak on.
We’re also graced with two great travel pieces from Mike Marcotte and Carla Waldemar on their Celebrity Cruises and Puerto Vallarta excursions, respectively, both of which would be perfect romantic vacation ideas for you and that special someone. Now go get ’em, tiger!