Valentine’s Day on the cheap

Everyone knows Valentine’s Day is really for the ladies. Men, you have only this weekend to make those romantic wishes come true. So here’s the deal: Two shops inside Emergency Arts (520 E. Fremont St.) are making the hunt easy and inexpensive. La Flor Argentina offers handmade, crocheted pieces, including bags and headbands, for 20 percent off through the holiday. Downstairs at Flockflockflock, peruse the half-off rack for spring vintage fashions ($7-$15).

What girl doesn’t love flowers? Fill her vase for life at Gaia Flowers (4 E. Charleston Blvd.). Buy a signature arrangement in a vase made by a local artist, and return to Gaia to refill the vase at a 10 percent discount.

A picture is worth a thousand words, so tell her you love her with the gift of a photographic portrait session. At Studio West inside The Arts Factory, take advantage of the Simple Statement portrait session deal for only $300 (regularly $500). Tell seasoned photographer Ryan Reason that you read about this bargain in Vegas Seven and save an additional 20 percent. Call 383-3133 to make an appointment.

The always-popular Payless BOGO sale ends Feb. 15, so there is still time to buy one and get one 50 percent off of everything in the store. Catering to the fashion crowd, Payless carries collections from Isabel Toledo, Christian Siriano and Lela Rose.

The stylish sect knows the secret to million-dollar style is perfect fit. Feb. 14-27, men can enjoy 15 percent off regular priced made-to-measure clothing, dress shirts and belts at Neiman Marcus in Fashion Show. They can also receive a complimentary Ippolita boho-chic sterling silver bracelet with the purchase of $350 or more on regular priced women’s merchandise, Feb. 17-20.