20 Best Valentine's Day Gifts for Him 2019

Because your perfect guy deserves the perfect gift

Updated 02/04/19
Product Disclosure

Wild Heart Visuals

Good news, lovebirds—your upcoming wedding day or anniversary isn't the only annual occasion dedicated to pampering your partner and soaking up each other's awesomeness. Enter February 14, which (no pressure) also means you're tasked with finding a Valentine's Day gift for him that says "I love you" without veering into corny and clichéd territory.

Despite knowing your guy better than anyone, finding the perfect gift never gets any easier, and the holiday dedicated exclusively to love certainly ups the shopping challenge. Whether he's a man who has everything or claims he's not the present type (as if), it's hard to get past the mushy motifs and chocolate-covered strawberries to home in on something sentimental that he'll actually use. Just when you thought finding a wedding present was hard...

Lucky for you—because we know that planning your big day demands your undivided attention—we did the legwork for you and highlighted 20 of the best Valentine's Day gift ideas for him. Engaged to a cocktail connoisseur? They're bound to raise a glass to an ultrachic metallic shaker. In love with your binge watching buddy? They'd kill to cuddle up with Pinch Provisions' Binge-Watching Survival Kit. Taking on life with a fellow adventure seeker? Go big with a classic bicycle in a holiday-appropriate hue. And for Valentine's Day traditionalists, we've found plenty of red hot (and literally red!) gifts and goodies. TBH, we discovered the best romantic Valentine's Day gifts for every to-be hubby.

There's no need to use V-Day as an excuse to break the bank, either (keep that wedding budget intact!). We've got you covered with love-inspired goodies as low as $8.50. Prepare to rule Valentine's Day with all of our favorite picks, completely fit for any dude.

01 of 20

Paul Smith Striped Trim Credit Card Case

Courtesy of East Dane

There's no bad time for a wallet upgrade, so use February 14 as an excuse to indulge your dude in a fiery leather version.

SHOP NOW: East Dane, $175

02 of 20

Mason Shaker Metallics

Courtesy of W&P Design

Shake up V-Day with a new cocktail shaker that combines Southern charm with a modern metallic hue. Bonus: They're dishwasher-safe...because there's no time to waste cleaning barware on this special occasion.

SHOP NOW: W&P Design, $34

03 of 20

Harry's Chrome Winston Set + Shave Cream

Courtesy of Need Supply Co.

Get your guy on the pre-wedding grooming train with this travel-friendly, three-piece shaving kit.

SHOP NOW: Need Supply Co., $30

04 of 20

Serenflipity: 30 Everyday Adventure Cards

Courtesy of Serenflipity

Put your adventurous spirits to the test this Valentine's Day. Designed to make your daily life more serendipitous, each of these 30 cards challenges you to undertake a new, easily doable task, like "wear something unexpected."

SHOP NOW: Amazon, $13

05 of 20

Comme des Garçons Play Hooded Sweatshirt in Gray

Courtesy of Need Supply Co.

Show your groom (and his wardrobe) even more love with a heart-embellished hoodie, and since it has such a cozy fit, you can say hello to his new go-to pullover even post-Valentine's Day. (Trust us, it's worth the splurge.)

SHOP NOW: Need Supply Co., $302

06 of 20

Sugarfina Single Malt Scotch Cordials

Courtesy of Sugarfina

With a center full of honest-to-goodness scotch, these cordials ain't your average Valentine's Day chocolate.

SHOP NOW: Sugarfina, $8.50

07 of 20

Chile Old Fashioned Cocktail Kit

Courtesy of Paper Source

Spice up your V-Day plans and whip up a hot take on the standard Old Fashioned. Just add his favorite whiskey or bourbon, then bottoms up.

SHOP NOW: Paper Source, $30

08 of 20

Columbia Men's 1952 Vintage 26" Cruiser Bike

Courtesy of Columbia

Even if the weather isn't couple's-bike-ride-worthy yet, this V-Day-colored gift brings a promise of many future outdoor adventures. Plus, the retro styling is just too cool to resist, hence why buying one for yourself is also obviously mandatory.

SHOP NOW: Target, $200

09 of 20

Tom Dixon Fire Charcoal Scent Diffuser

Courtesy of Tom Dixon

Keep the spark alive and go beyond a candle with a more luxe scent diffuser. This unique V-day gift features a red glass base with a scented stick of charcoal that can freshen up any space for about 12 weeks.

SHOP NOW: Mr Porter, $115

10 of 20

Paul Smith Narrow Heart Tie

Courtesy of East Dane

You know what they say — tough guys wear pink...and heart motifs. Give your man's tie collection the Valentine's Day treatment with a quirky new addition (and a required date-night accessory).

SHOP NOW: East Dane, $125

11 of 20

Connolly Ribbed Merino Wool and Cashmere-Blend Beanie

Courtesy of Connolly

Mesh practical with fashionable and keep your sweetheart as warm as possible this Valentine's Day. Cold Februaries naturally call for red cashmere headgear.

SHOP NOW: Mr Porter, $180

12 of 20

Cuff Links Box

Courtesy of Brooks Brothers

This Valentine's day gift for him feels perfect if you're planning on gifting your hubs a set of new cuff links as a special day-of wedding present.

SHOP NOW: Brooks Brothers, $178

13 of 20

Heart-Shaped Mini Waffle Maker

Courtesy of Urban Outfitters

You'll both reap the benefits of this mini breakfast must-have. You just need waffle batter and two and a half minutes of patience to make mornings together the best part of the day.

SHOP NOW: Urban Outfitters, $18

14 of 20

Fizzics Waytap Draft Beer System, Slate Gray

Courtesy of Fizzics

Whether he prefers canned or bottled cold ones, this device ensures that his go-to beverage stays carbonated and tastes on-tap.

SHOP NOW: Bloomingdale's, $150

15 of 20

Personalized Hearts Four-Across Game

Courtesy of UncommonGoods

Challenge your spouse to some friendly competition this V-day. Win or lose, you'll both love this romantic spin on classic Connect Four with your own custom game board.

SHOP NOW: Uncommon Goods, $75

16 of 20

Herschel Supply Co

Courtesy of Herschel Supply Co.

If he's been using the same beat-up dopp kit for the past decade, use this holiday to finally swap out his toiletry bag. Complete with an exterior pocket and a coated fabric, this is the organized travel kit he never knew he needed.

SHOP NOW: Nordstrom, $30

17 of 20

Binge-Watching Survival Kit

Courtesy of Pinch Provisions

Cuddle up for a low-key V-Day with Pinch Provisions' Binge-Watching Survival Kit, complete with 18 essentials for that Game of Thrones mega-marathon.

SHOP NOW: Pinch Provisions, $20

18 of 20

Allbirds Men's Wool Runners in Tuke Jame

Courtesy of Allbirds

Start Valentine's Day with your sweetheart on the right foot—you can both strut your stuff in a pair of his and hers limited edition red Allbirds.

SHOP NOW: Allbirds, $95

19 of 20

Laguna Sock in Midnight

Courtesy of Kane 11

Or, keep up the athletic vibe with a footwear fantasy come true: individually sized socks. Whether they see their fair share of use at the gym or from the living room couch, these bad boys will stand firm as his new favorites in the sock drawer.

SHOP NOW: Kane 11, $18

20 of 20

Our Love Story: A Keepsake Journal to Share with the One You Love. by Julie Day

Courtesy of Urban Outfitters

Sure, it's a little bit corny—but it's Valentine's Day!

SHOP NOW: Urban Outfitters, $18

Related Stories