25 of the Best Valentine Gifts for Him
Forget the usual heart-adorned boxers; we rounded up the best Valentine gifts for him that he’ll rave about for years to come.
If he’s the type to be globally aware, full of romantic gestures, and squishy on the inside, he’ll love this Globe Tee by Sudara. It proudly displays a “Love Changes the World” message that you’ll both get behind, and he’ll wear it over and over again thanks to the soft fabric. It’s one of the few Valentine gifts for him you’ll know he’ll use over and over again. Check out these other meaningful romantic gestures.
A daily reminder
courtesy Natural Life
Whether he takes his ring off at night or just needs a place to store his pocket change, these adorable little wooden bowls come in a heart shape and remind him that he’s loved. They’re unique Valentine Day gifts for him he’ll treasure.
A map leading to your love
courtesy personal creations
This love map sits in a frame of your choosing as a reminder of the way you found each other’s affection and devotion. Plus, it’s an adorable decorative piece sure to get guests talking. It’s one of those unusual gifts he’ll proudly display for decades, and one of the cutest Valentine’s Day gifts for him anyone has ever thought of. Here are more ideas for unique and creative gifts.
A dozen bites of sweetness
Courtesy Sharis Berries
If he’s got a sweet tooth but is trying his best to add more fiber and fruit to his diet in the new year, he’ll love you for giving him a dozen chocolate covered strawberries from Shari’s Berries. Here are more clever ways to add fiber to your diet.
Forget the roses, give a salami bouquet
courtesy Man Crates
Does he want a bouquet of roses? He’d probably prefer a bouquet of salami from ManCrates, which, as luck would have it, is actually good for his teeth too. These salami bouquets are definitely among the most unique Valentine gifts for him, and sure to at least bring a (hungry) giggle.
Did you hear that?
That’s the sound of him listening to love music that reminds him of you all day (hey, it might even make him an emotional genius), thanks to your thoughtful gift of personalized headphones that actually adapt to the way he hears. The EVEN EarPrint headphones are wireless, so he’ll be extra excited to show them off just about everywhere. Did you know that listening to music can help you feel younger?
It’s a bird, it’s a plane
Nope! It’s cookie dough flavored marshmallows! If ever a snacking superhero did exist, it’d be Smash Mallow’s cookie dough marshmallows, because one package of them is mighty enough to conquer every snacking desire. Plus, they’re inexpensive, and make a fun addition to your man’s Valentine’s Day lunchbox, or the top of his hot chocolate. (Check out these other ways to upgrade your hot chocolate.)
Pink can definitely be for boys
If he doesn’t love this Pink Peppercorn Beef Jerky, we’ll be shocked, because it’s the manliest pink snack we could think of, and we’re pretty sure the protein lover in your life will be obsessed with the flavor-packed strips of beef. It’s definitely one of the easy ways to eat more protein!
A romantic steak dinner
Courtesy Omaha Steaks
You know a romantic steak dinner for two is the way to make his heart sing, and the Omaha Steaks Valentine’s Day Dinner & Diamonds package includes everything you’ll need to whip one up for far less than you’d spend at a big, crowded steakhouse. You’ll get filet mignon steaks, Argentinian shrimp, smashed red potatoes, and even chocolate molten lava cakes for dessert. Believe it or not, the package even comes with a pair of sterling silver white sapphire studs, so you’ll have a bonus gift for yourself.
He can’t eat all that steak without the right tools
If you’re planning on cooking him a perfect steak dinner, he’ll be in love with you forever, but he’ll likely love you even more if he had the right tools for the job. He’ll swoon over this Viking steak knife set, not just because he’ll be able to eat his favorite cuts easily, but because the design is a perfect blend of manliness and modern design. Here are more gifts for him that make you look like a hero.
Because your love is infinite
If you see your love lasting forever, literally, this black leather infinity symbol bracelet from Eklexic is the perfect Valentine gift for him.
Boxers he’ll love to wear
He won’t just wear these modern boxer briefs from 2xist on Valentine’s Day because you gave them as a gift—he’ll be obsessed with the soft material and perfect fit every day of the year.
Everyone loves cheese
courtesy Murrays Cheese
Seriously, if that’s not a scientific fact you already know and hold dear in your heart, we’re not sure what to say, because we’re pretty sure cheese is the way to his heart, and a cheese of the month subscription from Murray’s Cheese is the most reasonable way to melt him like a pile of brie in the sun. Did we mention that eating cheese every day is actually healthy?
For the conscious snacker
If he’s the type to leave snacks around the office but swore off junk food as one of his New Year’s resolutions, these Alter Eco Cherry + Almond Butter Coconut Clusters will win his affection without widening his waist (too much). Here are more healthy snack ideas for grown-up tastes.
For the outdoor adventurer
If he’s the outdoorsy type who can’t be held back by winter blizzards or inclement weather, he’ll love a pair of Stabilicers to pop on the bottom of his favorite winter shoes. They add traction to just about any pair of shoes, and give him the confidence to walk to and fro anywhere he may need to go when the mercury drops below 32.
A smooth health move
He’ll love a weekly smoothie subscription from GreenBlender, which offers perfectly portioned organic ingredients in their superfood-rich recipes. It’s a great gift idea for the fitness-obsessed man in your life, and delicious for you too, if he’s kind enough to share. Here are more healthy smoothie recipes to start the day off on the right foot.
Easy warmth, like your love
courtesy Live Out There
If he’s the on-the-go, low-maintenance type, he’ll love a warm, lightweight coat like this one from Live Out There. Just make sure you share these tips to make clothes last longer so he can wear his new coat for years to come.
For the jet-setter
courtesy Gilchrist Soames London
If he’s the type to travel to far off places, lives for cruises with cool amenities, and revels in those little hotel soaps, he’ll be the happiest when he receives a full-size London Collection Hair Care Box Set from Gilchrist & Soames, the same company behind the best hotel soaps and shampoos.
If he has a sweet tooth or just likes to nibble on an M&M or two, this Valentine’s Day Smooches Box Set is an adorable and affordable way to show him you care. Plus, science says there are health benefits of chocolate that can’t be ignored, and we can all appreciate that.
If he’s an early bird, he’ll love this
courtesy DirtyBird Energy
If the man in your life is known to wake up early, head straight for the shower, and then out the door, he’ll love Dirtybird bar soaps. They’re actually caffeinated to add a little early morning pep to his step. Here’s why seeing the sunrise every morning can lift your mood.
For the sentimental type
If he’s always snapping the most adorably creative photos of the family, your pets, and nature, he’ll love a gift from Framafoto, an app that lets you send images straight from your phone into a real, gorgeous frame of your choosing to be shipped directly to your door.
The best love stories are the ones you write yourself
This captivating book is written by you, for him. I Wrote A Book About You is a hardcover, coffee-table-worthy book that lets you fill in the details of your own love story. What could be better than that?
For the rugged type
Don’t just give him any bag or luggage, because he’s the type to go everywhere, try anything, and needs his gear to be just as versatile (especially if he doesn’t already know our trick for getting luggage first at the airport). He’ll love this Victorinox Swiss Army Touring Duffel, and use it happily for years to come.
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