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Whether he's your boyfriend or husband, finding the perfect Valentine's gift for him can seem nearly impossible. And with Valentine's Day right around the corner, time is running out.
We have all felt the struggle; let's be real, there is no one-gift-fits-all for every guy out there. The good news is, your search ends here.
You might be wondering:
How much should you spend on a Valentine's day gift for him? Well, according to the National Retail Federation, only about 55% of Americans celebrate Valentine’s Day, but those who do will shell out an average of $146.84.
That may seem like a lot, but your sweetheart is totally worth it. Not to mention, you can find some pretty awesome gifts in that price range. We’ve covered everything from the sweet and sentimental to totally useful – gifts that men of all ages are sure to love.
We did the research and picked the very best Valentine's Day gifts for him so you don’t have to (and each one of them can be purchased online). We even went a step further to categorize them based on his interests. Happy shopping!
Everything he needs to look sharp and stylish: three neckties, pocket handkerchiefs, tie clips, and cufflinks. Excellent quality, gorgeous designs, and very chic—great for stylish men!
Cufflink design may suffer from quality control issues.
If he looks good in blue, he’ll love this stylish set! With three ties styled in various patterns and shades of blue, it’s the “power tie” set he’s been wanting for years. Not only do the ties come with matching pocket handkerchiefs, but you also get four sets of cuff links and four tie clips to match. No matter what he’s wearing—from business casual to powerhouse formal—he’ll look dapper and stylish in his new accessories.
The neckties aren’t silk, but they feel like silk, and are wonderfully durable. The colors won’t bleed or fade, the stitching is solid, and the style is on point. Definitely a gift he’ll be excited about!
At $65 for three neckties and the matching accessories, this is a definite steal! Though the ties aren’t silk, they’re high quality, stylish, and made to last for many years of wear.
A thermos and coffee mug that actually brews coffee for him while he’s on the go. The perfect travel mug to send with him to work in the morning—he’ll always have a fresh cup of coffee waiting for him.
Reliability and quality control issues with some of the models.
This travel coffee maker is exactly what he needs to make his morning commute an absolute delight. Compact enough to fit into the cup holder of his car, it’s designed to brew coffee while he’s driving. When it’s ready, he has only to press the button to serve it into the device’s lid and enjoy.
This is an amazing gift for coffee lovers, especially those who want high-quality espresso to drink on the go. He can take it in his car, on the road, or even onto the hiking trail. Thanks to the durable design and tough materials, he’ll always have top-notch coffee brewed fresh wherever he is.
$50 is more than you’d pay for a simple travel mug, but this is far from simple! It’s a complete brewing system that will turn hot water and ground coffee beans into a perfect espresso he can drink anywhere.
A hilarious, competitive card game that he’s guaranteed to love. It’s the perfect addition to your family or friend game nights.
Rules are a bit tricky to learn, steep learning curve.
For a new sort of fun, this is an amazing gift for him. Not only will it bring out his love of competition and card/board games, but it’s a game that will have you all laughing and playing for hours every time you break it out.
The game involves “raising” baby unicorns into full-grown machines of death and destruction. Suitable for anywhere from 2 to 8 players, it’s a game you can get through in less than an hour, but it’ll be a riot the entire time.
At $20, this card game is everything he loves about competitive games and playing with his friends. If you want to see that smile on his face, give him the gift of an awesome time with this wicked fun game.
Slim, sleek, and stylish, this wallet is perfect for the man who wants to keep his IDs and credit cards safe when on the go. With its built-in RFID blocker, his cards will be secured against theft.
Pricey for a slid RFID wallet.
This is the wallet he’ll want to take when on the go, as it will give him an easy and safe way to carry around his credit cards, debit cards, and IDs. Not only will it protect his cards from RFID scanners, but it’ll also stop the plastic exterior from wearing down or rubbing off.
Made of buffalo leather, it’s super durable and built to last, with solid stitching that can handle a lot of wear and tear. Every slot in the wallet is shielded against RFID so every card will be safe, no matter where you put it. Best of all, the wallet is slim enough to fit in any pocket, so it can always be stored safely on your person or in your luggage.
At $40, this is pricier than you’d expect for a slim RFID blocking wallet. But when you realize that it’s made of tough buffalo leather and highly durable, you’ll find it’s worth the price.
Beautifully warm, soft lighting that makes reading in bed or lounging in your bedroom so much more comfortable and relaxing. Versatile, with multiple brightness settings and pre-programmed lighting effects.
Pricier than average for a bedside lamp.
This lamp is everything his bedside table has been missing! Its unique design is everything, and it’ll look amazingly chic and contemporary sitting by his bed. With 4 brightness levels, 6 lighting effect modes, and 4 lighting speeds to choose from, he’ll be able to customize his bedside lighting with ease. Plus, the 16 custom pre-sets will make it easy for him to choose the color, warmth, and brightness of his light.
If he loves reading in bed or just needs a bit more light at night, this is the best Valentine’s Day gift for him. The one-button controls are very easy to use, and there’s even a “memory” function built in to preserve his favorite lighting setting.
At $50, this is pricier than your average bedside lamp, but a beautiful piece of décor that combines form and functionality just the way he likes it.
Turn your man into the next Robin Hood with this kick-ass compound bow. Great for sports, hunting, and outdoor use! Comes with a wide range of accessories.
Great for beginners, not suitable for more advanced archers.
If he’s new to bow hunting but has always wanted to take up the sport, this is the gift for him! With a 50 to 70 pound pull, it’s got enough power to send arrows flying at 300+ feet per second—more than enough to hit a target and even bring down an animal!
The bow is light at just over 4 pounds, but made of tough carbon steel that will last for many uses. In addition to the bow itself, you’ll get a wide range of accessories, including 12 carbon arrows, paper targets, a bow bag and quiver, an optic sight, an arm guard, and so much more. It’s everything he needs to get started learning to shoot a bow!
At close to $200, this is a pricier investment, but one that will totally blow his mind! He’ll never forget who got him his bow every time he goes into the woods, parks, or outdoors to shoot it.
This gift will turn his next BBQ into a culinary masterpiece! With delicious grilling spices and bold flavor combinations, it’s exactly what he needs to make his meals absolutely divine.
High price for small quantities.
If he likes firing up the grill, this is the Valentine’s Day gift for him for sure! This combination of glazes and dry rubs will give him bold new flavors to try out, making BBQ dinners a whole lot tastier.
The set comes with five elements: a Chicago Steak & Chop dry rub, sweet and spicy Kansas City Classic Rub, and three dry glaze spices—Athenian Herb, Santa Fe BBQ, and Vermont Grill. These spice mixtures bring in the delightful flavors from around the country, giving you new and delicious tastes to try with your BBQs. He’ll enjoy experimenting with these different spice mixes to make the perfect steaks, chops, or ribs!
At $30, this is slightly on the pricier side, considering the small size of the packages. But one bite of the deliciously seasoned meats will have you convinced it was worth every penny.
This complete punching bag set comes with everything he needs to become an MMA fighter or boxer in the comfort of his own home! Complete with gloves and mounting chain.
Unfilled; you’ll need to buy/find sand to fill it on your own.
This punching bag is an amazing Valentine’s Day gift for athletic men who wants to practice/take up boxing/MMA. Available in 4-foot and 5-foot sizes, it’s suitable to be used for simple boxing (hand work) or kickboxing (kicks + punches).
Built with solid leather, it’s designed to withstand a lot of hardcore use, and its construction is durable to give him many happy hours of boxing. Not only is it fully waterproof, it’s also designed for outdoor use. The chain makes it easy to mount the punching bag anywhere indoors or outdoors, and you’ll find it’s built with a special swing-reduction design. Heavy duty and built to last, it’s a boxer’s new best friend!
Paying $70 for this punching bag is a total steal, considering the quality and the fact that you get an excellent pair of gloves thrown in. All in all, an excellent gift for your man this Valentine’s Day!
Take his craft beer anywhere with this airtight, stainless steel growler! Plus, it’ll keep the beer cold for up to 24 hours—perfect for any outdoor adventure.
Pricey—two or three times as expensive as a glass growler.
If he can’t stand that “mass produced” stuff, this is the gift he’ll love for drinking craft beer whenever and wherever he wants. All he has to do is take this 64-ounce growler to his favorite microbrewery, fill ‘er up, and seal it for maximum freshness. Thanks to the airtight lid, the beer won’t go flat while he’s carrying it around. And, with the vacuum insulated walls of the stainless steel growler, the beer will stay cold for up to 24 hours—just enough time for him to get where he’s going and enjoy his beer.
For active men, campers, hikers, and outdoorsmen who love a good beer, this is the gift that will keep giving every time he heads out on an adventure.
$75 is a high price for a growler, but so worth it when you see the look on his face as he takes his first sip of still-cold, still-fresh beer, hours after he got it from the craft brewery tap.
If he travels a lot, this will be the pillow he takes everywhere he goes! With its unique design, it’ll keep his head and neck comfortable from any angle, no matter how long the flight. Plus, it’s beautifully soft and comfy.
No Velcro to stop the front pieces from unfolding while you sleep, which is potentially a major design flaw.
If he travels a lot, this is the perfect gift to give him! Not only will it make traveling more comfortable, but it’s durable, reliable, and super easy to fit into his luggage.
The neck pillow is made with a wraparound design that will cradle his head and support his neck from any angle: side sleeping, back sleeping, or even leaning his head forward. The neck pillow can be twisted and shaped to match his position and the design of the airplane seat headrests, and he’ll find it offers excellent support. If he needs to sleep better while on the go, this is the gift he’ll love forever.
At $25, it’s slightly pricier than your average neck pillow, but well worth it once you see how beautifully comfortable and supportive it is.
12-piece car wash kit complete with liquid wax, tire gel, interior cleaner, microfiber towel, foam applicator pad, and microfiber wash mitt.
This kit is missing a drying cloth and wax applicator.
If he's the kind of guy who drools over cars (sometimes more than you), this is an epic Valentine's Day gift for him. Because lets face it, he would never think about taking his precious baby through the car wash. The Meguiar's Complete Car Care Kit comes with everything needed to pamper, condition, and protect his treasured investment.
It includes Gold Class Car Wash Shampoo and Conditioner, Gold Class Liquid Wax, Gold Class Endurance High Gloss Gel, one container of Quik Detailer, Quik Interior Detailer, two 50-gram clay bars with a clamshell container, PlastX, ScratchX, a microfiber towel, foam applicator pad, and a microfiber wash mitt.
Individually, each product is more costly. And, when you add the washing glove and the wax sponge, you have unbeatable value. The cost of this kit actually gets you some items virtually for free.
Strongest coffee in the world, fair trade, USDA-certified organic, and delicious.
Definitely expensive compared to other brands.
What could be a better Valentine's gift for him than the perfect coffee—especially if that coffee is the world's strongest? Death Wish Coffee has a higher natural caffeine content than any other brand, and a rich, bold flavor to match. As a bonus, it's USDA-certified organic and a fair trade product. Any coffee lover is sure to love this stuff.
At $27 for 1 pound of coffee, this is definitely on the pricier side. That's why it makes a great gift though, right? You'll pay a higher price, but he'll end up using less coffee ground per cup due to how much caffeine is in it. Plus, he'll have more energy throughout the day to do more of the things you love. Death Wish offers a money back guarantee if you are unsatisfied for any reason. No questions asked.
Comes with a 1 gallon glass fermenter, chambered airlock, and glass thermometer. Includes clear and easy-to-follow instructions. The kit is reusable, so subsequent batches simply require new ingredients.
Doesn't come with bottles or caps to bottle your beer.
For a guy who loves his beer, this is a gift that will keep on giving! This home brewing kit comes with a 1-gallon glass fermenter that he can reuse over and over. The only thing he'll need to buy again are the ingredients. Best of all, there are seven tasty flavors to choose from including Afternoon Wheat, Everday IPA, and Bruxelles Blonde.
$40 for a gallon of home-brewed beer? It may seem like a lot for beer, but it's the experience that makes it worth it. Plus, it's a great way for him to try something new and DIY his own beer!
The delicious filling is a cream made from unique ingredients including hazelnuts and cocoa. Does not contain peanuts or peanut ingredients, and it's Certified Kosher.
He may not like hazelnuts.
What could be better than showing your man you love him with smooth, chocolaty cream surroiunding a whole hazelnut within a delciate, crisp wafer all enveloped in milk chocolate and finely chopped hazelnuts? Is your mouth watering yet? With this gift, he gets 18 delicous Ferrero Rocher chocolates wrapped perfectly in a gold cube and bow. If he has a sweet tooth, it's a gift he's guaranteed to love.
At $17, this box of 18 chocolates is totally reasonable. Especially when you think of how delicious and romantic it is. He may even share with you!
The Fitbit Blaze beats out the Apple watch for it's great price and accuracy. And it's sleek design makes it perfect for every occasion.
The band material seems to irritate sensitive skin. Some users also complain that the touch screen is way too sensitive.
This smartwatch comes with all the features a guy could want in a sports watch. Not only is it a watch, but it's also a heartrate monitor that tracks sleep, step count, calories burned, active minutes, and distance. You can't beat the Fitbit Blaze in this category. It's made with a gorilla glass screen that makes it practically indestructable. If he likes to workout, this is the perfect gift for him.
This watch is on the lower end for watches, but still has most of the functionality and design you'll find in the higher-end brands. It's a watch he's sure to love.
A monthly treat without stepping foot in a post office. Each month he'll receive a box of five personalized grooming samples.
There may be products in the box that he doesn't like.
Every month Birchbox will send him 4 grooming samples tailored to his likes. He'll also get a stylish accessory or gadget. This will allow him to sample a variety of new products and hopefully discover new favorites.
Birchbox offers a 6 month ($60) and 12 month ($110) subscription gift options. So, you can choose the duration of your gift. You have the options to mail the first box directly to him as a surprise. Or, you can have the first box mailed to you so you can wrap it and give it to him yourself.
Calvin Klein is known for high-quality and sexy attire for men.
Guys who are used to wearing looser boxers may find these too snug.
This is a gift that any guy will love. The Calvin Klein briefs are super comfortable - thanks to the microfiber fabric. It's warm, lightweight, and insantely soft. The colors (black, blue, and red) are definitely going to add to the romance. Definitely a pair of briefs worth owning!
At $24 a pair, this gift is a little pricey. However, he gets a pair of briefs that make him feel sexy, and you get to enjoy the view. It's definitely a gift for both of you, making these totally worth it. Not to mention, Calvin Klein makes the best underwear.
A sexy, relaxed sleep pant featuring logoed Calvin Klein elastic waistband.
These pants are thin and can be somewhat revealing.
For the guy who loves to lounge around the house, this is the perfect Valentine's gift. These pajama pants are extremely comfortable—thanks to the modal fabric blend. The style is comfort-oriented, with a relaxed fit and elastic waistband. He can use them for running errands, lounging around the house, or bedtime. He'll love how lightweight and thin they are, yet they offer excellent durability. Definitely a pair of pants he'll wear frequently!
The $42 price tag on these pants is somewhat high. However, if he's a guy who likes to Netflix and chill, he needs a pair of super comfortable pants.
A hilarious cookbook that's fun to read and has a delicous vegan recipe for everyone. It will make him laugh.
It's a vegan cookbook so there are no recipes with meat.
Thug Kitchen is a the number one best-selling cookbook on Amazon. So it has to be good, right? As a bonus, every vegan recipe features whole ingredients including the Spicy Pickeled Carrots and Tortas. Did we mention there's a recipe for Grilled Peach Salsa? You should definitely buy this book for him if he loves to be in the kitchen. But, you should also buy this book if he simply loves good food.
This is $12 very well spent. He'll be laughing so hard he'll want to keep cooking from it (which means you won't have to do the cooking). It's a win-win situation.
Direct access to millions of books, newspapers, and magazines. It also connects to wi-fi.
Poor customer service and warranty.
The main reason he will love his Kindle is that he'll always have a book wherever he goes. And, he'll be able to download books in under 60 seconds—no computer required. It's lighter than a paperback book, so he will be able to comfortably hold his Kindle in one hand for those times when he can’t stop reading. Also, the Kindle Paperwhite won't leave him stuck to an outlet - a single charge can last up to a month.
$120 is a pretty high price to pay for a bunch of books, but you're paying for endless possibiltlies and convenience. And, he can check out books for free from online libraries. It's the perfect gift if he loves to read.
Echo Dot is a hands-free, voice-controlled device that plays music, controls smart home devices, provides information, reads the news, and sets alarms.
Voice command needs some improvement.
This device may look small but it's does a whole lot more than you think. The Amazon Echo Dot is extremely smart. It will turn on music, play TV programs, open an audiobook, or make his grocery list all by using voice commands. It can also give him news updates, provide traffic reports, read audiobooks, and play Pandora or Spotify. The best part is, you can customize his Dot for any room with the optional Echo Dot Case. Available in leather or fabric and a range of colors.
Compared to the full-size Amazon Echo which costs a pricey $180, the $50 Dot is a great value. And, your guy is sure to love it.
Perfect for the whiskey/scotch lover. Comes with 2 tumblers, plus 9 non-porous, odorless, and tasteless whiskey stones.
Doesn't get as cold as expected.
For a man who likes his whiskey cold but not too cold, this is the perfect gift to give. Not only does he get 10 odorless, tasteless, non-porous whiskey stones, but he can stick them in the dishwasher. Take note: the whiskey stones are NOT meant to chill like ice cubes. Instead, they bring the temperature of the whiskey down just enough to release the subtler flavors. The best part is, the stones won't water down his whiskey, affect the taste, or scratch the glasses. Perfect for any whiskey-drinking man!
$15 for a set of whiskey stones is a great price, especially if he loves his whiskey.
An introductory book on everything you need to know about wine including basic wine characteristics and how to taste properly.
The infographic style of reading can be hard to read for some.
Wine is a great gift. But it can be tough choosing a bottle for someone else. Any guy who loves his wine is sure to love this book. He'll learn everything from wine regions around the world to how to pair wine with food. He'll even learn how to properly taste. If you're lucky, he may even let you read it when he's done!
This is $15 very well spent. We suggest pairing this book with a bottle of wine to add as a little something extra to his gift.
A relaxed and sexy, timeless scent perfect for everyday wear.
Not a nightlife-type cologne. The smell doesn't last very long.
This is a gift that's both for you and for him. It will not only make him feel sexy (who doesn't feel amazing when wearing a sexy cologne), but it will also make you more attracted to him. This cologne smells aquatic, but not soft and breezy like you might think. This is a strong, Mediterranean aquatic, with notes of masculine spice and citrus.
Not only will your man fall in love the with the scent, but he may love the bottle even more. John Varvatos Artisan comes in a unique handcrafted bottle inspired by the elegance of a traditional flask. A handwoven rattan in a rich caramel color encases the flask, giving each bottle its own manly character. The look is finished with an antique black metal cap and a stamped logo.
The price given is for the 2.5 ounce bottle, but it also comes in a 4.2 ounce bottle for $89. He gets a cologne that makes him feel sexy, and you get to enjoy the smell. It's definitely a win-win for everyone.
Comes with 5 Swedish Platinum super blades in addition to a leatherette and suede travel case with mirror.
We couldn't find any reason not to buy this razor.
If he's a well-groomed man who likes to keep his facial hair under control, this is the perfect gift for him. Not to mention, it's seriously manly. The Vikings Blade is a top-rated shaving kit, complete with premium high-end heavy duty Swedish razor, blades, and carrying case. This razor doesn't even compare to makers like Gillette. It comes with durable razor heads that will last for many shaves. The vintage-style razor looks elegant - a design he'll love. Yet the blades are developed with modern technology which guarantees a very close shave. And, it's easy to clean and replace the blades. Now that's impressive.
$37 is a great price to pay for this shaving kit. It's elegant, beautiful, and it's a gift that won't disappoint.
The Sunnto Ambit 3 Peak watch is the ultimate GPS watch for any adventure.
There is a lot of complexity to this watch which means he may need some time to figure out how to use it. This watch is fairly bulky.
Whether he likes to hike or snowboard, this is a watch that can keep up with his active lifestyle. The rugged, durable watch is made using high quality steel and crystal, offering both comfort and longevity. The watch has a built-in altimeter, compass, and spot-on GPS tracking. It's also water-resistant and has a 200-hour battery life. Now, that's impressive. But the thing we love most about this watch is that you can download trail maps straight to it. This means your guy can navigate in remote areas without cell service. Best of all, the silicone straps will fit snug around his wrist, making it extremely comfortable to wear.
The price tag (a little over $300) might seem like a lot to pay for a Valentine's gift, but it's easier to justify when you realize what this watch is capable of. When you consider the quality, durability, and versatility, you can understand why we think it's a worthwhile investment. The wide range of features, hardcore design, and rugged build make it the watch that will last him for years to come.
These moccasin slippers have a rubber sole so he can wear them outside.
No arch support.
Slippers are a gift that makes everybody happy. There is nothing better than slipping into these babies on a cold, winter morning. They instantly warm your feet up. And, because they are water-resistant and have rubber soles, he can wear them out for quick trips to the mailbox or coffee shop. The UGG Ascot Slipper comes in more than ten earth tone colors to choose from including chesnut, charcoal, navy, and espresso.
$110 for a pair of slippers may seem like a lot, but these are well made and high-quality. And, they will last him for many Valentine's Days to come!
Details: Slippers are a gift that makes everybody happy. There is nothing better than slipping into these babies on a cold, winter morning. They instantly warm your feet up. And, because they are water-resistant and have rubber soles, he can wear them out for quick trips to the mailbox or coffee shop. The UGG Ascot Slipper comes in more than ten earth tone colors to choose from including chesnut, charcoal, navy, and espresso.
Price: $110 for a pair of slippers may seem like a lot, but these are well made and high-quality. And, they will last him for many Valentine's Days to come!
The Alexa-enabled Bose QuietComfort 35 Headphones provide a comfortable, noise-cancelling headset that brings out the best in your music. Compatible with most smartphones so he can talk on his phone hands-free.
Expensive and some reviews have reported poor Bluetooth implementation.
Bose headphones are best known for their true-to-life sound. The Alexa-enabled Bose QuietComfort 35 Headphones provide top of the line noise cancellation and comfort for music lovers. Reach the next level of enjoyment of your favorite songs even in noising environments. Have no worries of the good times ending prematurely with astonishing 20 hours of paired Bluetooth battery life. Alexa-enabled for voice access to music, information, and more.
At $349, this gift is one of the most expensive on our list. The good news is, you're paying for quality and these headphones will last for many years. If he loves to listen to music, you can't go wrong with this gift.