Northern Style: Color Your World Purple

Tall, Purple & Romantic

Light these uber-long tapered candles on an intimate evening and see what else sets a fire. Candles: 14-inch, $5; 27-inch, $10; 34-inch, $15. Candleholders, $5. Premier Floral Designs, Building 50, The Village at Grand Traverse Commons, Traverse City, 231.947.1167, [email protected]

Ring Me Up, Sweetheart

If your Valentine has a birthday this month you have two reasons to surprise her with this amethyst (February’s birthstone), white gold and diamond ring by Zeghani. $1,800. Federico’s Design Jewelers, 201 East Front Street, Traverse City, 231.946.4252,

Wedge In

Pair them with blue jeans or a little purple party dress—either way these Lily satin wedges by 80%20 are ready for romance. $132. WHAT TO WEAR, 126 EAST FRONT STREET, TRAVERSE CITY, 231-932-0510.

All That Sparkles

The stylish luster never wears on these hand-blown, shimmery purple tumblers by Esteban Prieto. Prices vary with size; glasses shown here. TRAVERSE CITY: GALLERY 50, MERCATO, THE VILLAGE AT GRAND TRAVERSE COMMONS, 231-932-0775, GALLERYFIFTY.COM. GLEN ARBOR: THE NORTH GALLERY, 314-647-1776; GLEN LAKE ARTIST GALLERY, 231-334-4230.

Platter Power

With its generous 27-inch diameter, this blossom-shaped platter serves up Valentine treats in style. Handmade in Spain from recycled glass. $159.99 CINDI FRANCO’S COOL STUFF, 309 SOUTH LAKE STREET, BOYNE CITY, 231-582-0526.

Deep & Purple

Make this the season you treat yourself to a fabulous, faux alligator bag in violet. Jacqueline by Brahmin, $295. ROBERT FROST FINE FOOTWEAR. TRAVERSE CITY: 217 EAST FRONT STREET, 231-929-7463; PETOSKEY: 305 EAST LAKE STREET, 231-439-2777, FROSTSHOES.COM.

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