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No pressure or anything, but Valentine’s Day is pretty much right around the corner—are you ready with the perfect present for your partner? It’s understandable if you’ve had other things on your mind lately (such as planning—and then re-planning—your wedding), but doesn’t your guy deserve a special something to celebrate this day dedicated to love? No need to stress though: We’ve compiled some seriously stellar Valentine’s Day gifts for your number one man.
From the perfectly practical to the unique and heartfelt, these gifts we’ve carefully curated are bound to be a hit. Do you love your lazy Sunday mornings together? Consider an ultra-cozy loungewear set. Are your at-home dinner dates the stuff of legends? Check out a cooking kit and whip up something new together. Or, if he loves his workouts, a massage tool is the perfect gift for his post-workout recovery. No matter what your love loves, there’s something here to suit his style.
Read on for the best Valentine’s Day gifts for him below.
Showstopper Supplies Personalized Leather Bookmark
The perfect gift for your favorite bibliophile, this handmade full-grain Italian leather bookmark can be engraved with a personal message, initials, and date and comes complete with a dark brown suede tassel so he’ll never lose his place.
While this personalized gift is perfect all on its own, add a book he’s been meaning to read to really send it over the top.
Urart Design Wood Valet Box
Help him get organized with this customized box that holds all his special things—from his favorite watch to his fancy new shades. The clever docking station works will any phone model, and the personalized monogram will make him feel like it's a thoughtful gift that's just for him.
Dents Henley Leather and Wool Blend Tech Gloves
Make frozen fingers a thing of the past with a pair of winter-weather tech gloves. So he won’t have to brave the chill to send you a text, these gloves include touchscreen-compatible fingertips. Moreover, they’re also incredibly classic and refined with supple leather construction in two color options, a wool-blend lining, and snap-fastening cuffs.
1Man1Garage Custom Street Map Wooden Cutout
Memorialize the location where you met, wed, or where your new home sits. Crafted from birch wood, this map can be customized to show the crossroads or exact GPS coordinates of your choice. Available in two sizes (8x10 and 16x20), you can further personalize this present with a special message etched into the wood, too.
Everlane Grade-A Cashmere Crew
A cozy cashmere sweater never goes out of style—especially when it’s this well-made. This crewneck must-have from Everlane uses long, fine fibers of high-grade cashmere that will prevent pilling and will soften with each wear. And while you don’t have to get the deep red hue (there are three others available), it’s right on theme for Valentine’s Day!
Uncommon Goods Movie Night Popcorn Seasoning Set
While you may not always agree on what to watch, you’ll at least have your movie night snacks settled. This set of hand-blended seasonings transform boring bowls of popcorn into flavorful noshes. There are four yummy blends included—Ranch, Rojo Taco, Mojito Lime, and Sweet BBQ—all complete with shaker tops. Movie theater popcorn, who?
Parachute Men’s Waffle Lounge Set
Considering that pajamas have basically been your family uniform for the past several months, his PJ drawer could probably stand a bit of a refresh. This men’s lounge set from Parachute is bound to get plenty of wear, thanks to its super soft and lightweight waffle cotton construction. Available in two colors, the set includes a comfy pair of joggers and a loose fit top for ultimate coziness.
Uncommon Goods Glass Topper Cocktail Smoker
Does your guy love to play bartender? Give his mixologist arsenal a major upgrade with this cocktail smoker kit. Just place the smartly designed mesh cup and oak cover over a mixed drink, add the included smoking chips, and light it up. He’ll be impressing guests and churning out smoky, complex cocktails in no time!
Huckberry Whiskey Peaks Glasses
If your guy is an outdoorsy type—and also happens to be a whiskey connoisseur—you'll make a big splash with this gift. The bottoms of these glasses feature topographic impressions of some of the greatest mountain peaks around the world. Choose from famous domestic spots like the Rockies or Grand Tetons, or go with an international set that includes the iconic Kilimanjaro and Everest.
While we’re sure he’s a fan of your massage skills, he may need a more serious treatment when it comes to his post-workout recovery. The Theragun Elite is a top-notch massage gun that delivers powerful percussive therapy to ease muscle tension and soreness. Plus, this model is ultra-quiet for a more peaceful self-care session.
Mark & Graham Courant Dual Wireless Double Charging Block
No need to steal one another’s chargers anymore—this dual charging block has room for two! With wireless charging capabilities, it’ll juice up both your phones in no time. And just so it’s clear that it’s a gift for him (and not just a self-bought present for yourself!), it can also be monogrammed with your beau’s initials—and you can let it live on his nightstand, too!
Woodford Reserve Bourbon With Sugarfina Vice Collection
Toast to Valentine’s Day with this decadent gift set. Included is a boozy trio of candies that feature real whisky (surrounded by chocolate, naturally) and bourbon-infused caramel. They perfectly pair with the star of the show: a bottle of Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey that features grain, wood, spice, and fruit and floral notes.
L.L. Bean Men’s Bison Double-Sole Slippers
If your love has been rocking the same threadbare socks around the house since you’ve met him, it’s time to upgrade him to a snazzy pair of slippers. The furthest thing from an eyesore (seriously—those old socks have got to go), this L.L. Bean pair is carefully crafted from beautiful bison leather and lined with soft shearling to keep him warm. And with a sturdy double sole, they can even be worn out to grab the mail.
Fuego Box Small-Batch Quarterly Hot Sauce Subscription
To keep the Valentine’s Day fun going year-round, this subscription service will deliver four quarterly shipments of killer hot sauce right to his door. Each shipment is carefully curated, with every box consisting of small-batch, craft hot sauces that hail from around the world. All are delightfully spicy and deliciously flavorful—yum!
Marshall Uxbridge Voice With Amazon Alexa Bluetooth Speaker
We’re predicting some epic living room dance parties in your future, thanks to this wireless speaker by Marshall. With a cool vintage vibe, it delivers rich sound with adjustable brass and treble levels. Additionally, the model also offers Bluetooth pairing and features Amazon Alexa’s voice assistant and far-field voice recognition for hands-free control.
Bevel Daily Essentials Bundle
Give your guy a skincare overhaul with this collection of grooming goodies. Thoughtfully crafted especially for men of color, the bundle includes a cleansing face wash, moisturizing face gel, Vitamin-C infused spot corrector, a Shea Butter and Argan Oil body lotion, an exfoliating bar soap, sulfate-free shampoo and condition, aluminum-free deodorant, oil-free face serum, hydrating body wash, and 10 percent glycolic acid toner. Never again will he ask to borrow your face wash!
Fujifilm SQ1 Instax Square Camera
From at-home date nights to Valentine’s Day and anniversaries, you can capture all your special, silly moments together with this Fujifilm Instax camera that delivers petite, printed pics instantly. Available in three colors, it features a cool geometric design, built-in flash, close-up mode, automatic exposure and focus, and even a selfie mode.
Scotch Porter The It Hits Different Collection
For a gift you can both enjoy, this fragrance collection from Scotch Porter will have your guy smelling ahh-maze-ing. Included in the set are four distinct scents: Woodsy Oriental, Sharp Green Floriental, Warm Boozy Spice, and Fresh Earthy Musk. He can use them throughout the year and then for the next special occasion, you can repurchase his favorite formula. The signature scent, found!
Olympia Provisions Salami Bouquet
While a bouquet of blooms is what typically comes to mind when you think of Valentine’s Day gifts, this twist on the classic gift is so much yummier! Instead of stems and petals, this bouquet consists of three to six stalks of gourmet salami wrapped up in kraft paper and tied with a red ribbon.
Nixon The Sentry Leather Strap Watch
You can’t get wrong with a classic gift like a watch—and this one couldn’t be more handsome. With an elegant black and gold color palette, the stainless steel watch face features elongated indexes, three-hand quartz movement, and a day-and-date window. Finished with a sleek black leather strap with buckle closure, this baby is water-resistant, too, so he’ll hardly ever have to take it off.
Happy Socks The Beatles Socks 3-Pack Box Set
All he needs is love—and some cool socks, of course. Shaped like an EP record sleeve, this box set comes complete with three pairs of unisex socks made of soft combed cotton. Each features famous imagery from The Beatles’ discography and the 1968 Yellow Submarine film. Consider them the soon-to-be signature accessories for your fave Beatles fan.
Verve Culture Thai for Two Organic Curry Sampler Set
Instead of ordering in for your Valentine’s Day dinner, the both of you can whip up dinner for two with this cooking kit that comes complete with three authentic Thai curries. With ingredients that hail from a USDA-certified organic farm in Thailand and tons of flavor, the recipes can be completed in just minutes—even Postmates can’t serve up dinner that quickly.