Guys can be tricky to buy gifts for, especially on such a holiday as Valentine’s Day. If you want to get something besides candy and stuffed animals for the man in your life, there are plenty of other, more guy-friendly options to look out for.
Citizen Eco-Drive Watch
An elegant timepiece makes a perfect and personal gift for the man in your life. This one features a titanium case and a stunning black dial. It does double duty as a watch and a calendar, so it’s a gift he’ll use and treasure through the years.
What I Love About You
There are endless ways to say “I love you.” If you’re at a loss for words, this books offers fill-in-the-blank prompts and ideas for fresh ways to tell your special someone what you love about him.
Hidden Message Collar Stays
Love notes are a romantic surprise he can’t get enough of. Now, you can give him a secret message he’ll keep close and enjoy thinking about throughout his day. The hidden message collar stays deliver a romantic message (PG-rated or a little more racy-your choice!) to make his day more exciting.
Pixel Heart Heat Changing Mug
Every gamer knows you need full health in order to make it through the work day. A heat-sensitive mug with an 8-bit heart illustration turns red when it’s filled with hot coffee, and reminds him to keep his mug full for optimal health all day.
Little Hearts Boxers
For Valentine’s Day or any occasion, he’ll love the humor in this gift just as much as he’ll appreciate its utility. These incredibly comfortable white boxers feature tiny red hearts all over.
I Love You Bean
Say “I love you” with a houseplant; this one-of-a-kind bean plant actually has the words “I Love You” written on the bean. All he needs to do is add water and let it soak up some sun. Soon the bean will sprout and the hidden message will appear.
World’s Largest Hershey’s Kiss
If your man likes kisses, he’ll love this one. A giant Hershey’s Kiss milk chocolate (the world’s largest) clocks in at over two pounds. If he can make it through the shell to the hollow inside, he’ll be surprised with another handful of normal-sized kisses to enjoy.
Van Der Hagen Luxury Shave Set
A luxury shave set is the ultimate gift for the ultimate man. This one from Van Der Hagen boasts a 100% badger brush, a monogrammed apothecary mug, a combination brush and razor stand, and hypo-allergenic shave soap. You’ll see a smile creep across his smooth face every time he uses his gift..
Most men appreciate gifts that are as useful as they are thoughtful. A hardcover moleskin notebook is a sophisticated gift he can use at home and at the office.
Swiss Army Cologne
Cologne is a great go-to gift for guys. It’s also a versatile gift option, with a message that can be either neutral or romantic. This classic Swiss Army eau de toilette features notes of invigorating citrus and fresh lavender, with hints of spicy-sweet woods.
Malin + Goetz Cannabis Candle
Intoxicate his senses (the legal way) with a unique cannabis candle. With a relaxing blend of flowery, citrusy, and woodsy notes, this candle fills the whole room with a scent that’s light but masculine, making it a perfect gift for guys.
Humongous Heart Plush
This Valentine’s Day, give him a gift from the heart. Or, in this case, give him a gift that looks like a heart. This humongous and super soft embroidered heart plush is a fun and unique gift for guys of any age.
Concrete Salt & Pepper Shakers
A pair of innovative salt and pepper shakers is crafted from an advanced concrete mix that becomes even more durable with age. A handsome addition to his kitchen, these table top accessories make a great gift he’ll be proud to both use and display.
Ticket Stub Organizer
Sports fans, concert goers, and museum mavens now have a way to store and preserve their tickets and playbills from their favorite events and outings.
Get Lucky Dice
With this saucy Valentine’s Day gift for men, getting lucky is as easy as rolling the dice. Four pewter dice are inscribed with various words: action words, parts of speech, and body parts. Couples take turns rolling the dice and having some romantic fun.
J. Crew Monogram Tie
A nice tie makes a great gift that any guy can appreciate. This one from J. Crew is simple yet stylish, allowing him to go from the office to social gatherings without having to change. Get it monogrammed and it becomes a personal gift he’ll truly cherish.
Hug Time is the story of a kitten who decides he wants to give the whole world a hug. Give him a hug-along with this sweet gift-and you’ll bring a smile to his whole day.
Sexy Truth or Dare
The classic game of truth or dare gets a racy upgrade your man will love. The game features 50 sticks, each with a sensual “truth” on one side and a dirty “are” on the other. It’s a great valentine’s day gift for him, but you’re both sure to enjoy it together.
Sweethearts Photo Collage Frame
Capture and preserve all your most cherished memories with your sweetheart. Your name, a heart, and your special someone’s name are cut out of a white mat board, with your favorite photos showing through. The wall piece is then framed and ready for you and your sweetie to admire.
8-Bit Flower Bouquet
The flowers in this fantastic bouquet came from digital worlds beyond your imagination. An 8-bit flower bouquet with a simple blue and white vase is a great gift for the non-traditional romantic.
Toaster Love T-Shirt
This cheeky Toaster Love tee is a big hit with the guys. Pick one up for your man and he’ll appreciate your sense of humor-as long as he has one of his own.
Try Something New
Is your guy stuck in a rut? Give him a gift that will lift him out of even the most stubborn of ruts. The Try Something New book features 100 fun and creative ways a couple can spend time together. It’s the gift that keeps on giving.
Hugs & Kisses Personalized Frame
A personalized frame features your name and your significant other’s name in handwritten style, plus the year and a set of sweet “hugs and kisses” embellishments. Add your favorite photo of the two of you together and you’ll have a romantic gift you can both enjoy.
Reclaimed Ballpark Cuff Links
These cuff links look simple and elegant, but they have a deep meaning any guy can respect: they’re crafted from seating that was salvaged from some of America’s most celebrated baseball stadiums. Select from several beloved stadiums.
A bottle of champagne adds instant romance to any occasion. Treat him to the best with a bottle of smooth, stylish sparkling wine for Valentine’s Day or any day. Make it even more romantic by adding a silver-plated hand tag that’s engraved with a personal message.
I’m a Keeper T-Shirt
Harry Potter fans will appreciate the double meaning behind this clever shirt. Wrap it up and gift it to your favorite would-be wizard, and he’ll be telling all his friends that you’re the keeper.
Sprout Cork Dial Watch
This contemporary timepiece is a product of a dedication to both traditional watchmaking and the environment’s needs today. The Cork Dial Watch from Sprout is crafted from sustainable materials, but it still has those sophisticated accents he loves. It’s a stylish and innovative timepiece he’s sure to cherish.
Jawbone JamBox Speaker
Who’d have thought that a speaker so small could produce such high-quality sound? And with a stylish design, this becomes as much a display piece as a functional speaker. A wireless connection means he can take it anywhere, and the built-in microphone lets him set up a conference call any time.
Coupons from the Heart
Whether you’re the other half to his relationship or just a caring onlooker, the Coupons from the Heart booklet is a sweet and humorous gift that houses coupons for couples. Each coupon features a romantic activity the couple can enjoy together.
Brown Natural Wooden Watch
A nice watch is a perfect gift for guys, and this one is too unique to pass up. The natural wooden watch is crafted from hypoallergenic and chemical-free materials, with a beautiful brown finish and a face made of mineral crystal. He’ll be telling the time in style while helping the environment.
Nike Classic Hoodie
Nike’s classic no-hassle hoodie is perfect for warming up on dress-down days. It has all the essentials: front pockets, full front zipper closure, and a hood with drawstrings. And, of course, the Nike logo on the upper left chest. Once he puts this hoodie on, he won’t want to take it off.
Heartworm GIANT Microbes Plush
Who’d have thought heartworms could be so cute and cuddly? This giant heartworm plush makes a strangely sweet gift for the quirky guy with a sense of humor (or the microbiologist in your life). For dog owners, it’s a great reminder to get their pets checked out and kept safe.
Be… Inspirational Paperweight
The “Be…” paperweight serves as both a contemporary decoration and an excellent reminder to get more out of life every day. He can display his choice of card (each one featuring a positive quality), reminding him (and anyone who walks into his office or home) to be bold, playful, creative, etc.
The LoveBook Activity Book
Guys love spending time with their significant others, but they don’t always know how to show it. An activity book for couples is the perfect way to help. The LoveBook is all about giving couples a fun way to learn about each other, share their thoughts, and spend quality time together.
Personalized Stump Ring
Remember Shel Silverstein’s The Giving Tree? The personalized stump ring is both a tribute to this beloved story and a token of how much he means to you. A sterling silver ring features the rings of a tree carved on top, plus yours and his initials carved on the side.
Chocolate-Covered Jalapeno Peppers
Spice up his life this Valentine’s Day with a batch of delectable chocolate-covered jalapenos. Each one is made using a fresh jalapeno pepper that’s then hand-dipped in delectable chocolate-white, dark, or milk. It’s a perfect guys’ gift that’s as unique as it is delicious.
The classic comfy white boxers officially get her seal of approval. Give your guy a pair of personalized white boxers, featuring a “Property Of,” “Heart On,” or “Was Here” message that’s personalized with your name and sealed with a kiss.
Missing Piece Puzzle Necklace
This handmade pendent set is a romantic way to tell him, “You complete me.” Two puzzle pieces fit together to spell out “You are the missing piece to my puzzle.” Each of you can wear a piece around your neck for safe keeping until you’re able to reunite.
Couples Letter Book
Reading about others’ love stories is nice, but creating your own is even better. This Valentine’s Day, give him a gift that lets the both of you record and preserve your thoughts, emotions, and memories through letters and notes. The letter book includes cards, envelopes, and prompts to get you started.
Me Without You
Celebrated cartoonists bring you Me Without You, a colorful book with illustrations featuring scenes and scenarios that just aren’t the same with “me” but not “you.” Let him know how much he means to you with this romantic Valentine’s Day gift.
Bike Chain Cuff Bracelets
This stylish bracelet for guys is made from steel bicycle chains. The chains are rescued from used bikes before they’re discarded, and then they’re cleaned and finished for extra durability. He’ll love the unique, rugged style this accessory brings to his wardrobe.
Lucky You Cologne
Nothing says romance like a nice cologne. With a blend of citrus scents, Lucky You is a masculine cologne spray that simultaneously calms and invigorates his senses. Give him a bottle for Valentine’s Day, and he’ll soon be feeling like the luckiest man alive.
Love is Art Kit
Is your man the kind of guy who couldn’t care less about art? This gift will change everything. The Love is Art kit brings the canvas into the bedroom, and includes everything a couple needs to create their own one-of-a-kind abstract expressionist painting while sharing an intimate moment.
We Go Together Like… Mugs
Like you and your man, these two adorable mugs are a perfect pair. When put together, the mugs say “We go together like peanut butter and jelly” (or “milk and cookies,” or “macaroni and cheese”), and feature both your names with cute illustrations to match the quote.
Most guys prefer gifts that are both thoughtful and functional, and a magazine subscription fits the bill. Choose from thousands of bestsellers in various categories to find something he’ll enjoy, or gift him with another year of his current favorite.
Dean & Deluca Coffee Connoisseur
A coffee lover’s delight, this coffee connoisseur gift box features the dark French Roast, the earthy Manhattan, and the subtly spicy Sumatra. It also includes a stainless steel coffee scoop, and everything is packaged in a chic box that looks as good as its contents taste.
A spicy-sweet scent for your spicy-sweet guy makes a romantic gift for Valentine’s Day. This sophisticated cologne spray offers notes of green mandarin, ginger, cedarwood, wild roses, nutmeg, and oriental woods. It’s the perfect blend of sweet refreshment and masculine style.
Tommy Hilfiger Cambridge Wallet
All men love a good wallet, so go with the best and you’ll make him a very happy man this Valentine’s Day. The gorgeous Cambridge wallet from Tommy Hilfiger is made with 100% cowhide leather, and features all the compartments and card slots he’ll need to keep everything together.
Fitted 59Fifty Baseball Cap
Want to give him something a little different for Valentine’s Day? He’s already itching for baseball season to start, so pick up an authentic baseball cap with his favorite team’s logo to help him get ready for Opening Day.
Prescription for Love Red Hots Candy
Is he feeling lovesick this Valentine’s Day? Dr. Feelgood has the prescription. This novelty gift set includes two medicine bottle (they look just like the real thing!), two boxes of Red Hots candy to fill them up, and a doctor’s note. It’s all packed in a white pharmacy bag for major authenticity.
24K S’mores Hearts
A box of s’mores hearts puts a sophisticated spin on a classic. And they’re even more delicious than they look. Each heart-shaped marshmallow is sandwiched between two dark- and milk-chocolate-covered graham crackers. Finally, each s’more is adorned with a fleck of edible gold. Classy!
9 DIY Valentine Gifts for Him
He’ll never forget the moment you give him these giant Cupid’s arrow balloons! They’re super big so they’ll definitely make an impression, and they have the signature arrows that Cupid uses to make the world go round. Paired with a thoughtful card you’re all set.
These stacked heart candles will set the right mood lighting for Valentine’s day, and you two can continue to use them until they’re all melted away. The colorful red hearts are stacked one on top of another for a unique homemade gift that is sure to be well-received.
Break away from the typical I Love Yous and hearts this Valentine’s day and make this muah! vase. It’s a playful way to give him a big exaggerated kiss and if you put the right plant in it like a peace lily or snake plant it will help detox his office or workplace.
A delightful play on words sums up this Valentine’s day gift you can make yourself for your man. It lines a notebook with a wood cover and is inscribed with the words Wood You Be Mine? on it. You can give him a blank notebook, or fill it up with recollections of times you’ve shared.
Decorate the walls not just during Valentine’s Day but all year long with this pretty canvas. Just because it looks store bought doesn’t mean it’s hard to make. You’ll find it surprisingly easy to make and have the results turn out great just like the picture.
With these printables you’re just minutes away from the right Valentine’s gift for him. Just stick these cards onto his favorite things, things he enjoys all the time or as special treats. Works great for making a last minute gift look thoughtful and planned.
Don’t let Hallmark have all the fun, give him one of these Valentine cards and he’ll be getting something that isn’t generic and mainstream. It’s the sort of card he’ll want to hold onto and not just toss after reading. Choose your favorite of the two or give him both.
He’ll look quite dapper with this origami pocket square in his suit. The perfect accessory if you two are going out for a night on the town this Valentine’s Day. Because of its bright red color it simply can’t be missed, and it’s a fun add-on gift for anything else above on this page.
Write your heart out with this chalkboard Valentine. It lets you write and rewrite on it just like a real chalkboard so you can let him know exactly how you feel about him. It can also serve as a place to leave messages to each other once Valentine’s is over.
Valentine’s Day is all about showing your friends and loved ones how much they mean to you. Whether the man you’re shopping for is a significant other or a guy friend, you can always find the perfect gift that fits in with his personality, style, and interests for Valentine’s Day.
Want to go DIY this Valentine’s Day? Check out our list of 24 Romantic DIY Valentine’s Gifts.