53 Valentine’s Day Gifts for Your Boyfriend or Husband
Whether he’s an astute businessman who spends most of his days brokering deals in the office, an enthusiastic foodie with an insatiable appetite (no pun intended) for the coolest new snack crazes, a trend-driven designer with a penchant for home decor, or a kid at heart, these choices are certain to satisfy even the most particular man.
Looking for a gift that serves a dual purpose? Perhaps a new smart home device will strike your boyfriend’s fancy. Is your husband a golfer? Let him practice his swing with an indoor putting green. Does your partner love to prepare home-cooked meals? Add a brand new Shun knife to his kitchenware collection. Elevate your man’s sock and underwear drawer with some high-quality items—it may not seem like a super-fun gift, but trust us: He’ll be thanking you for the upgrade. And, for those men in your life who are a bit more traditional, we’ve rounded up some classics: a whimsical tie with a modern twist, a luxe shaving kit, and a practical-but-stylish cooler. So, go ahead and peruse our handpicked list of Valentine’s Day gifts for him to spark some cute ideas for every personality type.
Shopping for your Valentine has never been this easy—this year, it might be even easier than picking Valentine’s Day gifts for kids or Valentine card ideas.
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Vinyl Record Storage Shelf
If he loves his record collection but struggles to keep it all contained, give him (and yourself) the gift of organization with this simple shelf. It has holders for records on the bottom and a resting place for his beloved player on the top—and it’s likely to fit in with the rest of your furnishings, too.
To buy: $89; urbanoutfitters.com.
Tracksmith Emil Shawl
As a Valentine’s Day gift for him, this elevated take on the sweatshirt is going to be a gift that keeps on giving all year long. The Merino wool blend means it will keep him warm during his workout, and the casual shawl collar means he’ll wear it to post-gym brunch, too.
To buy: $148; tracksmith.com.
OtterBox OtterSpot Wireless Charging System
He may always have his phone on him, but whether it’s charged is another story—and do you really expect him to be tethered to a wall until the battery hits 100 percent? Solve some of your communication struggles with this wireless charger, which has a portable battery for on-the-go cordless charging and a wired pad for charging phone and battery alike at home.
To buy: $130; otterbox.com.
Coyuchi Unisex Organic Waffle Robe
This roomy robe will keep him cozy and casual on hectic mornings and lazy weekends alike. The organic cotton waffle weave just gets softer over time, so he’ll love this robe more every day. (And the unisex fit means you can get a matching set, if you so choose.)
To buy: $98; coyuchi.com.
Kammok Roo Double Camping Hammock
He’s itching to get outdoors, you’re dying for a comfortable alternative to a camping chair, and this double hammock is here to solve all your problems. The lightweight canvas is hyper-portable, and there’s room for both of you to stretch out and enjoy the breeze.
To buy: $79; kammok.com.
Mobot Firecracker 18-Ounce Foam Roller Water Bottle
If he’s all about reaching his fitness goals, give him this multitasking tool this Valentine’s Day: He can stay hydrated all day long while toting a portable foam roller, so stiff or sore muscles can be worked out on the spot with minimal inconvenience.
To buy: $40; nordstrom.com.
Amazon Echo Studio
Whether he’s a smart home junkie, a music aficionado, or he just likes blasting his podcast of choice in the morning, he’ll love this high-volume smart speaker, which produces immersive sound, has a built-in smart home hub (with Alexa features, of course), and adapts to any room to fill it with noise.
To buy: $200; amazon.com.
Schott Zwiesel Kirkwall Double Old Fashioned Rocks Glass
He can replace plastic cups or cracked glasses (finally) with these high-end options, which look just as good on display as they do filled with whiskey. The glasses are dishwasher safe, too, so he’ll be more likely to keep them clean as new—and ready for you to use.
To buy: $40 for two; surlatable.com.
Philips SmartSleep Light Therapy Lamp
Mornings are hard for almost everyone, but they may be especially challenging for him. If he hits snooze a few too many times or always seems to be running late in the morning, give him this light therapy lamp, which simulates sunrise to help make early wake-ups a little more tolerable.
To buy: $220; amazon.com.
OtterBox Trooper Cooler 30 Quart
This soft-sided cooler has a wide opening for easier loading and unloading, plus shoulder straps and a carry strap, so he can tote all his drinks and snacks to the tailgate, campout, Little League game, or wherever else he goes. It can hold up to 50 cans (without ice) and keep ice unmelted for as long as three days, so he’ll be set no matter what he’s doing.
To buy: $300; amazon.com.
Hydro Flask Beer Growler
If he’s a regular at the local brewery, he’ll need a good growler. This one is vacuum-insulated, so it’ll keep his beer cool, and the easy-carry handle lets him take his beverage of choice wherever he goes. Plus, it’s sturdy stainless steel, so if it falls, he’ll just be crying over spilt beer, not a broken growler.
To buy: $65; amazon.com.
Whether he’s coming to stay at your place for a few nights or heading out on a weekend trip with his buddies, he’s going to want a good suitcase. This one has a padded laptop pocket and an exterior shoe pocket, and it looks refined enough that it can go everywhere from a casual getaway to a work trip.
To buy: From $225; awaytravel.com.
Yard Games Kubb Outdoor Tossing Game
If he’s a bocce aficionado, loves horseshoes, and can’t get enough of corn hole, it may be time to gift him a new outdoor lawn or beach game. This one is heavy duty—it’s inspired by a Viking game and made of a shock-absorbent hardwood—and offers the same thrill as his other favorite yard games. Best of all, it’s a one-handed game, so he can keep his beer in-hand while he plays.
To buy: $45; amazon.com.
Herschel Supply Co. Chapter Toiletry Case
Help him keep it together—literally—on the move with this compact dopp kit, which can hold his toothbrush, shaving kit, and more in one neat package. (It definitely beats the plastic bag he’s probably using now.)
To buy: $35; nordstrom.com.
MiniPresso GR Espresso Maker
Does he need a little extra coaxing to get out of bed in the morning and then a latte with a double shot of espresso to actually stay awake at his desk before 10 a.m.? How about a travel mug that doesn’t just keep his morning jolt warm… it actually brews a quality espresso in transit. All your Valentine needs to do is fill the top with fresh grounds, the body with piping hot water, and then press the button to brew espresso straight into the included mini mug. Maybe dinner can be on him next time, thanks to all the money he’s saved by not frequenting the coffee shop next door.
To buy: $50; amazon.com.
California Cowboy Men’s High Water Shirt
He likes comfort, you like lounging by the water. You’ll both be happy with this Valentine’s Day gift for him: a tribute to the aloha shirt with a slim fit, a terry cloth lining, a dry pocket for his phone, a bottle pocket, and more. He’ll have everything he needs in one shirt for a day at the beach (though he’ll probably want to wear this shirt all day long).
To buy: $81; californiacowboy.com.
Art of Words Wrigley Field
Art of Words turns song lyrics, speeches, names, and more into art and has a huge selection of sports-related wall art. Find his team of choice for a colorful, unexpected piece of decor that captures one of his greatest loves (other than you, of course). The Wrigley Field piece is handwritten with the names of every Cub in history, for example, and beloved presidents, cities, and more are also available.
To buy: From $50; artofwords.com.
Apple AirPods with Charging Case
What can we say? It’s the top gift of the past few years, and if he doesn’t already have a set, it’s time to get him one: These iconic AirPods come with a charging case, and personalization is free. He’ll use them every single day, whether he’s commuting or working out, so it’ll be a Valentine gift that he actually uses, thinking of you every time.
To buy: $159; apple.com.
J. Crew Boxers in Random Heart Print
Would it be Valentine’s Day without the classic heart boxers? This take on the classic Valentine’s Day gift is red with small-scale hearts all over, which will hopefully increase the likelihood of him actually wearing them.
To buy: $20; jcrew.com.
Tommy John Go Anywhere Everyday Tech Jogger
With all the comfort of his favorite sweats but a sleek look appropriate for dog-walking, brunching, and errand-running, these joggers will be his new weekend staple. They have a modern fit with plenty of stretch plus a pocket for his phone and keys—does he need more from a Valentine gift?
To buy: $148; tommyjohn.com.
Charmin Forever Roll Starter Kit
It’s the Valentine’s Day gift for a boyfriend that you hate to give: If your beau still forgets to stock his place with TP, give him this funny (and pointed) Valentine’s present. A single roll can last up to one month, and the Starter Kit comes with a stand, so he’ll have a place to keep the roll. He’ll laugh (and maybe pout), but it’s guaranteed that this is a gift he’ll use. At the very least, you’ll use it on your next visit.
To buy: $57; charmin.com.
Delta Glass Rinser
If he’s serious about honing his home bartending skills, this glass rinser makes a great Valentine gift for him. Its water jets offer the cleaning power of his favorite bar, and it can be installed in the kitchen or your home bar, so he can clean out his shaker and glasses with a moment’s work.
To buy: $99; homedepot.com.
Brooklyn Brew Shop Fermented Hot Sauce Kit
Try something spicy for this year’s Valentine’s Day gift for your boyfriend. If he’s patient and a fan of hot condiments, try this fermenting kit, which lets him make his own hot sauce at home. He’ll have something he can use over and over again, and you’ll get a fresh array of hot sauce to sample: It’s a V-Day win-win.
To buy: $40; brooklynbrewshop.com.
Does he love to craft specialty cocktails for friends? Or perhaps he likes to enjoy an Old Fashioned after a long day? Add a fully-equipped mixology kit to his bar so the cocktails can keep coming. This 10-piece bartending kit will allow him to create any cocktail recipe, and it will spruce up his bar's decor.
To buy: $50; amazon.com.
Darn Tough Fish Eye Crew Light
He’ll say goodbye to holey socks forever after this Valentine’s Day with these lightweight Merino wool socks, which have phenomenal wicking power and top durability.
To buy: $21; darntough.com.
Bevel Complete Shave System
This kit, full of hydrating grooming essentials, is designed to give him his best shave yet. It includes a safety razor, brush, blades, priming oil, shaving cream, and restoring balm for a complete (and luxurious) shave experience.
To buy: $100; getbevel.com.
L.L. Bean Slippers
It’s no surprise that L.L. Bean has sold 4 million pairs of these slippers over the last five years. Made with superior sheepskin and lined with warm fleece, he’ll wear these all winter and for years to come.
To buy: $89; llbean.com.
Stagg EKG Electric Pour-Over Kettle
This Stagg Pour-Over Kettle not only ups his coffee game by allowing for precise temperature control (which can hold for up to 60 minutes!), but the stainless steel smart kettle also adds a classy and sleek touch to his countertops.
To buy: $149; bespokepost.com.
Air Plant Hanging Jellyfish Set
Love the look of this trio, but worried his lack of gardening skills renders this gift impossible? Good news: Air plants are notoriously easy to care for—they require only a bit of sunlight and a misting a few times per week, which means he can dip his toes into the art of horticulture. For an artful addition to his office or den, hang the plants, which come tucked inside three alfonse sea urchins, in a cluster using the included hanging materials. This unique trio not only looks great but also serves as an instant conversation starter.
To buy: $15; amazon.com.
Goo Goo Cluster Supreme
You could stop at the convenience store on the way home from work for a last-minute sweet treat for your Valentine—or, you could show just how thoughtful you are by ordering some specialty candy ahead of time. These insanely delicious milk chocolate, caramel, marshmallow nougat, and pecan clusters originated in Nashville more than 70 years ago. The original version (still available for purchase) was made with peanuts, but the Supreme means you get a pecan upgrade. Each box, complete with a charming vintage design, comes with 12 1.75-ounce goodies. (Here’s to hoping he shares!)
To buy: $20 for 12; amazon.com.