50 Thoughtful Valentine’s Day Gifts He'll Actually Love (2024)

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Apotheke Charcoal Candle The Ultimate Game for Couples The Ultimate Game for Couples Ugg Robinson Robe Harry & David Signature Truffle Trio Hanco*ck Gourmet Lobster Co. Maine Shore Dinner for 2 Whiskey Peaks Whiskey Glasses La Colombe Greatest Hits Gift Box WAIdecor Custom Star Map Print Bombas Cable Knit Gripper Slipper Mark & Graham Personalized Golf Ball Gift Set My Pi Pizza Heart-Shaped Pizza Maison Margiela 'Replica' Jazz Club Via Carota Old Fashioned co*cktail UrartDesign Personalized Wooden Headphone Stand Plants.com Hoya Heart Succulent Solo Stove Cinder Tabletop Bowl Vahdam Assorted Loose Leaf Tea Sampler Do Your Gin Do Your Whisky DIY Infusion Kit Bonne Studio Personalized Record Chronicle Books Sexy Truth or Dare JerkyGent Jerky Club Subscription lululemon License to Train Jogger Kingsley Leather Personalized Leather Cufflinks Artifact Uprising Everyday Photo Book Words Work Prints First Date Custom Heart Map Mejuri Cable Chain Tag Necklace Minted Custom Puzzle Framebridge The #1 Gift: 10x12 Frame Ilgar Leather Personalized Brass Compass Golden Horn Wallet Personalized Handwriting Wallet Airbnb Gift Card Damn Handsome Shave Kit Tie Bar Silver Shot Tie Bar Brass Monkey At First Sight Tangram Puzzle Riliho Leather Journal Servd Couples Card Game Aplós Non-Alcoholic Spirit Duo Luke’s Lobster Surf & Turf Dinner For Two Mten Pickleball Set Lee Reversible Sherpa-Lined Rider Jacket ManhattanNeons Custom Neon Sign Leatherman Wave+ Multi-tool StudioKMO Custom Miniature Hand Cut Map LittleDotStudio Personalized Luggage Tags Briggs & Riley Large Travel Duffle Mark & Graham Luxe Cotton Throw Blanket Omsom Saucy Noodle Sampler Marshall Uxbridge Magnolia Bakery Best of Magnolia Bakery Sampler Pack Victrola The Journey Record Player Questions You Might Ask What are some creative Valentine’s Day gift ideas for men? What should you get for Valentine’s Day if you’re in a new relationship? How do you choose a more thoughtful gift? Take Our Word for It FAQs

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Finding the perfect Valentine’s Day gift for your boyfriend or husband can be a challenge, even if you’ve been with your partner for years. You have to take into account what his tastes are, what he could use an upgrade of, what will be meaningful to him, and how long you two have been together.

“February 14th and 365 days a year, think about a gift he'll enjoy and then go one extra step to choose something he'll treasure,” says Emily Forrest, a gifting expert and communications consultant.

To determine the best Valentine’s Day gift for him, we researched dozens of options while considering factors like personalization, price point, quality, and usefulness. We also spoke to Forrest for her expert tips on what to look for in a Valentine’s Day gift for him.

This best-selling candle comes in a minimally packaged, matte black vessel and has a mix of smokey, spicy fragrances that will turn any room in his home into a cozy oasis. Oud, cedarwood, sandalwood, and amber come together to create this charcoal-esque scent, and it’s made with a long-lasting (60-70 hour burn time) soy blend wax. Once he’s done with the candle, he can reuse the jar for toothbrushes, shaving accessories, or pencils and pens.

The Ultimate Game for Couples The Ultimate Game for Couples

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Whether you and your partner have been together a long time or are in a new relationship, you’ll get hours of fun with this game, which mixes silly challenges with in-depth questions. It’s a great activity for date night or just hanging out at home, and there’s also an option to play with other couples. The set includes 200 cards so you won’t easily run out of cards to pull and discuss. Even if you’ve known your partner for years, this game can help you connect over new things you learn about each other.

Your Valentine deserves a cozy, sumptuous robe, and there's no better option than the UGG Robinson Robe. This double-knit fleece robe is made from a plush mix of polyester and cotton and has a cozy shawl-collar style he'll love wrapping himself up in. It’s available in seven colors including black heather, wolf gray, and dark cherry, and has a matching belt and wide pockets.

Harry & David Signature Truffle Trio

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Valentine’s Day is synonymous with decadent chocolate, and this Harry & David truffle selection makes for the perfect gift. Each of the three boxes contains an assortment of delicious flavors including dark raspberry, milk almond, white coffee, and more, and they all come beautifully wrapped.

Hanco*ck Gourmet Lobster Co. Maine Shore Dinner for 2

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Gift him this full meal, which is meant to be savored together, and he’ll be thanking you for months. The meal includes two lobster tails, one dozen mussels, eight shrimp, eight sea scallops, and two ears of corn that are all drenched in an herbed lemon butter sauce. It arrives frozen, so all you have to do is thaw it, plate it, and enjoy it! Gift it with a nice bottle of champagne if you’re feeling fancy—after all, you’ll be enjoying the meal too. Want to add in dessert, too? There’s an option to add handmade whoopie pies if you’re ready for something sweet.

Whiskey Peaks Whiskey Glasses

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Now he can drink whiskey or bourbon on the rocks—literally—with this set of two glasses. They depict famous peaks around the world, and you can choose from ten mountains, including Mt. Everest, Denali, and Grand Canyon. This is an especially perfect gift if he’s also into hiking or considers himself outdoorsy.

La Colombe Greatest Hits Gift Box

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If he cherishes his morning cup of joe, the La Colombe Greatest Hits Coffee Gift Box is the perfect way to show him some love. The set includes three large bags of the brand’s most popular flavors: a chocolatey dark roast, a sweet medium roast blend, and a smooth medium roast. You can choose from whole beans or drip to suit his preferred coffee-making method.

WAIdecor Custom Star Map Print

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If you’re searching for a romantic and sentimental gift without the traditional pink fanfare associated with Valentine’s Day, opt for this customizable constellation print from Etsy. You can add a personal touch with your names, a title, a location, and a date (like your anniversary or first kiss), which matches the corresponding star map. We also like that it comes in multiple options, including unframed prints, framed prints, and digital downloads—the latter is ideal for a last-minute gift since you can print it out yourself.

Bombas Cable Knit Gripper Slipper

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No more cold feet! These cozy slippers have grippers on the bottom so he won’t slip and slide around the house when he’s wearing them. They’re part sock, part slipper, and come in five colorways and three sizes. The sole is slightly cushioned for added comfort and they’re lined with a super-soft material. They’re especially useful for bringing on trips thanks to their lighter weight and handy carrying pouch.

Mark & Graham Personalized Golf Ball Gift Set

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Have a golf fan in your life? This personalized golf ball set comes with 12 monogrammed golf balls, plus a dozen tees and plenty of pencils for keeping score. He can keep all of his golf balls neatly organized in the personalized display case instead of at the bottom of a bag or scattered around the house, and there’s even an option to purchase a refill of 12 more balls once he runs out.

My Pi Pizza Heart-Shaped Pizza

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The only thing better than a tasty deep-dish pizza is a heart-shaped deep-dish pizza. This delicious package includes four frozen pizzas (enough to serve 12 people) and is customizable with up to four of his favorite toppings. Whether you're hosting a Valentine's soiree or cooking up his favorite meal, the My Pi Pizza set is an adorable way to celebrate the holiday.

This sumptuous and spicy cologne evokes memories of a romantic date night, regardless of when he sprays it. Key notes of pink pepper, rum absolute, and tobacco leaf absolute create a warm and woody scent that will be a treat for both of you. Whether he’s adding to his existing lineup of cologne or in dire need of a go-to signature scent, ‘Replica’ Jazz Club is an elegant gift idea for Valentine’s Day.

If your Valentine loves sipping on an old-fashioned but doesn’t have the bartending skills to boot, he’ll appreciate this premade co*cktail blend from Via Carota. The bottle makes four delicious co*cktails, perfect for hosting or a luxurious nightcap. To serve, pour the drinks over ice and garnish with an orange or cherry.

UrartDesign Personalized Wooden Headphone Stand

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Handcrafted with birch plywood and plexiglass, this personalized stand can store headphones and video game controllers, making it the perfect addition to his WFH desk or gaming setup. You can pick from four wood finishes and four colors and add his name or initials for a personalized flair.

Plants.com Hoya Heart Succulent

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Great for the guy who loves plants but admittedly has a black thumb, this heart-shaped succulent is easy to take care of and a cute ode to Valentine’s Day without being cheesy. This low-maintenance plant only needs to be watered every two to three weeks and requires bright light to thrive. Mini in size, the Hoya heart is only about 2-3 inches tall and comes in a white ceramic planter.

Solo Stove Cinder Tabletop Bowl

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There's nothing that says romance quite like the crackle and glow of a flickering flame, which is why we love the Solo Stove Cinder Tabletop Bowl as a unique gift for him. The smokeless bowl is safe for indoor tabletop use, whether he's making a smores dessert or adding some cozy warmth to a night at home. The Solo Stove is simple to use and has elegant white and copper accents that are easy on the eyes, making it suitable to keep on display.

Vahdam Assorted Loose Leaf Tea Sampler

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Whether he’s kicking his coffee habit or a tea aficionado, your Valentine will enjoy these 10 unique flavors from Vahdam. The sample-sized tins include blends like Turmeric Ginger, Sweet Himalayan, Original Chai, and more (including some caffeine-free options). You can round your gift out with a cool mug or tea strainer for a practical yet thoughtful addition to his daily routine.

Do Your Gin Do Your Whisky DIY Infusion Kit

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This DIY whiskey making kit is a fun way for him to try his hand at creating infused whiskey from the comfort of his own kitchen. It comes with everything he needs, except the alcohol—two prep bottles for infusing, six stainless steel whiskey ice cubes, labels for his creations, and 12 vials of infusion ingredients to experiment with. These include six vials of signature whiskey wood chips (think: dark chocolate, vanilla); birds eye chili; chai; cocoa beans; coffee; orange peel; and cinnamon.

Bonne Studio Personalized Record

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Perfect for the audiophile, this record/plaque (meant for display only, not actually a record!) can be personalized with any song you want as well as a photo of you and your partner. You can also choose to include a wooden base for display, which is an extra cost but certainly worth the money—unless you’d rather frame it. It also includes a QR code so he can scan and listen to the song whenever he wants. Consider using a song that has a special meaning to both of you: a first dance, a song that was playing when you first met, or just something from a band you both love—the possibilities are endless!

This racy version of Truth or Dare has 50 double-sided pickup sticks for a spicy date night. Think of it as a good way to change things up from your usual routine—it may make you blush at first, but you’ll both end up having a lot of fun. If you want something even naughtier, Uncommon Goods also carries this Kinky Truth or Dare. Get ready to spice things up!

JerkyGent Jerky Club Subscription

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A jerky subscription is a unique gift idea that is sure to satisfy him when he gets snacky—and three subscription levels allow you to tailor it according to his preferences. The first level includes two bags for $16, the second includes four bags for $28, and the highest level includes 8 bags for $55. You can also choose spice level and flavor preference so you know he’ll be getting jerky that’s specified to his tastes (literally) each month.

lululemon License to Train Jogger

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Although they’re built for training, these joggers are also great for everyday wear, whether he’s hanging around the house or out running errands. They’re abrasion-resistant and water-repellent for ultimate comfort while exercising, anc come with four zippered pockets so he can securely store a key, card, or anything else he needs. With six color options and inclusive sizing that runs from XS-XXXL, these joggers are a great practical, high-quality gift to give your S.O. this Valentine’s Day.

Kingsley Leather Personalized Leather Cufflinks

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If he goes to a lot of formal events or is just a fan of a good pair of cufflinks, he’ll love this personalized pair. Made of genuine leather and stainless steel, they can be customized with his monogram which adds a personal and unique touch to any suit. If you think he’d prefer a color other than brown, consider getting him a classic black or tan leather set, which this vendor also offers. As an added bonus, they come packaged in a gift box so you don’t have to worry about getting additional packaging for them—just attach a card and you’re good to go!

Artifact Uprising Everyday Photo Book

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Celebrate special moments by creating a small photo book (7-by-7 inches) from Artifact Uprising. Favorite memories from the past year or a special trip will fit perfectly in this album, which has a premium linen cover and thick pages made of high-quality paper that won’t bend.When it’s open the pages lie flat for easy viewing, and are a perfect addition to his coffee table or bookshelf. Six sophisticated fabric colors and three foil options give you plenty of ways to personalize the look of this album.

Words Work Prints First Date Custom Heart Map

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We love this adorable custom map, which has your names, a coordinate point of your choosing, and a date. It’s a great way to commemorate a special moment in time—whether it be the place you got engaged or married, the spot where you had your first date, or the location of your first home together. The map is printed on archival paper in a heart shape, with a small red heart over the exact address or coordinates you provide. Keep in mind that the custom map does not include a frame, so if you want to upgrade your gift with that final, polished touch, order ahead of time and purchase a frame separately.

Mejuri Cable Chain Tag Necklace

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Modeled after the classic dog chain necklace, this is an upgraded version with a simpler twist. Choose from titanium, sterling silver, or gold and personalize it with up to three letters, free of charge — making it a good option if you're seeking a unique gift for him. This chain tag necklace is meant to be lived in, outliving trends, and made with materials that will wear beautifully.

Minted Custom Puzzle

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If he loves puzzles he’ll appreciate this custom version, which turns a favorite photo into a 252-piece puzzle. Not only will it provide a fun activity to work on together, but you can also glue it down to heavy paper or cardstock when you’re done, frame it, and add it to your gallery wall. If you choose to take it back apart when you’re done, the two of you can enjoy doing this puzzle every year—on Valentine’s Day, an anniversary, a birthday, or around the holidays. It comes in a patterned muslin bag so he won’t lose any pieces and it can be left on display thanks to the pretty keepsake box.

Framebridge The #1 Gift: 10x12 Frame

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Let Framebridge do all the heavy lifting! For a quick gift that he’ll love, just upload a favorite photo of the two of you, choose a frame color and style, and they’ll take care of the rest. This is a great deal for the price, as custom framing and matting can often run a couple hundred dollars.

The frame itself measures 10-by-12 inches, but fits a 7-by-5 inch photo thanks to matting, which elevates the look. There are 12 frame styles to choose from, including a glazed royal blue for a pop of color, a traditional antiqued silver, and a streamlined simple walnut. The turnaround time for this personalized gift is quite quick as well, so it’s a great option if you’re in need of a last-minute gift.

Ilgar Leather Personalized Brass Compass

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This brass compass can be customized with a monogram, an engraved note in your own handwriting, or an engraved note using a font. Plus, you can have the vendor engrave the front or back of the outside of the compass, or the interior. This compass is fully functional and comes with a free leather case to store it in. Whether he uses it for camping or just for displaying at home, it’s a thoughtful Valentine’s Day gift that will mean a lot to him.

Golden Horn Wallet Personalized Handwriting Wallet

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If his wallet is hanging on by a thread, consider getting him this genuine leather upgrade. Not only is this wallet wonderful quality as-is, but there’s an option to add personalization to it, giving it a Valentine’s Day-appropriate spin.

Add a sweet message to the interior of the wallet in your own handwriting by sending the vendor a scanned image, or choose a font from their options. You can also have a monogram stamped to the exterior of the wallet. It has eight credit card slots, one driver's license slot, two billfolds, and a coin pocket, so he can keep everything in his wallet neatly organized.

For the guy who already has it all, opt for the gift of a memorable experience with the help of an Airbnb Gift Card. With an eclectic range of cozy or luxurious stays all over the globe, he can upgrade his next ski trip or couple’s vacation with a few clicks of a button. Plus, the funds uploaded on his card don’t expire, so there’s no strict timeline for planning his trip.

Damn Handsome Shave Kit

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If he’s picky about his toiletries, he’ll love this kit that’s perfect for on-the-go travel. It comes with shaving oil, face wash, cologne, and face oil so he can make sure his skin is properly moisturized post-shave. Plus, it’s all packaged in a handy dopp kit so he can upgrade from his current toiletries bag if it’s not in the best shape.

Forrest says that upgrades are a surefire gift idea. “It's creative because it's likely a gift idea right under his nose but one he hasn't thought of,” she says. “Take an inventory of what he has and loves but probably wouldn't upgrade for himself.”

Tie Bar Silver Shot Tie Bar

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This sweet and simple tie bar will add polish to any suit he wears, and it’s under $20 to boot! The shiny silver accessory comes in four style choices: narrow, modern, traditional, and classic. The differences are mainly to do with the length and silhouette, so you can choose exactly the right shape and style that will work for him, ranging from 1-2 inches.

Brass Monkey At First Sight Tangram Puzzle

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This cute tangram puzzle comes in the shape of a heart, but the nine pieces can be moved around to create 42 other shapes. He can challenge his brain by using the included puzzle book that shows the final silhouette of the 42 additional shapes—it’s up to him to figure out how those silhouettes were made using the nine pieces. Another bonus: The box it comes in is so nice you won’t need to wrap it—just add a bow and enclose a card.

Riliho Leather Journal

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Handmade from authentic leather, this gorgeous journal features 260 pages your Valentine can fill in with his thoughts, ideas, and to-dos. The thick, high-quality paper resists bleeding or tearing, and the notebook includes an elegant matching strap to keep it securely closed (or hold pens). You can pick from one of three sizes to suit his journaling needs.

Servd Couples Card Game

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This couples’ card game provides an assortment of silly, fun, and romantic dares, giving you a fun activity for Valentine's Day and your regular date nights. One card, for instance, demands that you swap meals with your partner if you like theirs better, while another gives you the power to dress your partner however you like. For the couple that love pranks and playfulness, this is a must-have gift for your game collection.

Aplós Non-Alcoholic Spirit Duo

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Is your Valentine a mocktail enthusiast? If so, he’ll love this non-alcoholic spirit duo from Aplos. The Calme and Arise spirits feature functional botanical ingredients like broad-spectrum hemp, adaptogens, yuzu, basil, dandelion, and lemon verbena. Plus, the minimalist glass bottles make for a stunning addition to any non-alcoholic bar cart or countertop.

Luke’s Lobster Surf & Turf Dinner For Two

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Skip the Valentine's Day crowds and cook a romantic dinner for two from the comfort of home with this surf and turf dinner from Luke’s Lobster. The pack includes two 6-ounce lobster tails and two 6-ounce filet mignon steaks, which you can thaw or freeze depending on when you plan to eat them. Complete your romantic dinner with a specialty co*cktail or mocktail, and you have a delicious and romantic Valentine’s Day (or everyday date night) dinner.

Mten Pickleball Set

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Whether your guy has joined the pickleball craze or is looking for a new active hobby, he will love this premium set of paddles and balls. The fiberglass paddles are lightweight yet durable, with ergonomic grips and cool, abstract designs to elevate his game. The set also comes with four balls, two grip tapes, and a carry bag so he can keep all his equipment in one place.

Lee Reversible Sherpa-Lined Rider Jacket

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The man in your life will keep warm and stay stylish in this sherpa-lined jacket from Lee. The design is reversible, so he can wear it as a classic dark blue denim jacket or display the fuzzy textured lining for a unique edge. It’s available in five sizes and has a versatile style that can pair with countless outfits.

ManhattanNeons Custom Neon Sign

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Add some cool decor to his office or bedroom with this custom neon sign from Etsy. In addition to requesting a specific word or phrase, you can choose from many colors and fonts so the sign is exactly his style. The price varies depending on the size of the sign, but trust us: this is a gift he never forgets.

The DIY savant will get plenty of use from this handy Leatherman multi-tool, which contains everything from pliers to a can opener to a serrated knife. You can customize your gift with his name, a phrase, cool design, and pick from three color options to suit his personal style.

StudioKMO Custom Miniature Hand Cut Map

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We love this custom, hand-cut map by artist Karen M. O’Leary. You send her a specific address, and she’ll make a delicate mini version of a street map for you. It’s a great way to commemorate a special place for the two of you—whether it be a place you got engaged or married, orthe spot where you had your first date or your first home together.

It comes with either a black or gold float frame so you don’t have to worry about framing it yourself. Since it’s custom-made, it might take a little longer to commission, so if it won’t be finished by Valentine’s Day, just print out a picture from the store and tuck it into a card.

LittleDotStudio Personalized Luggage Tags

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If your guy is always on the go, these personalized luggage tags from Etsy will be his newest travel companion. You can customize the color of the acrylic tag and engraving, and choose from four finishes for the strap, including leather, silicone, or stainless steel. His suitcases will get a sophisticated upgrade and helpful identification for baggage claim.

Whether he’s an avid traveler or athlete, the Briggs & Riley Large Travel Duffle is a multipurpose gift that can transition from a romantic weekend getaway to a grueling gym session in no time. The PVC-lined pocket will separate wet swimsuits and musty clothes, while the zippered compartments, mesh pockets, and ID tag keeps all his essentials organized on the go.

Mark & Graham Luxe Cotton Throw Blanket

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Has he had the same old tattered throw blanket since college? If it’s time for an upgrade, this personalized blanket will definitely improve the look of his sofa or the end of his bed. Available in four neutral colors (navy, camel, gray, ivory), this super soft cotton throw is cozy and great for a lazy day binging his favorite show. Mark & Graham has lots of monogram styles to choose from, plus 23 thread colors—so you can even gift him a blanket that has his favorite team’s colors for extra brownie points.

Omsom Saucy Noodle Sampler

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Upgrade his go-to meal with these flavorful ramen noodles and sauces from Omsom. This variety sample includes flavorful soy garlic, coconut lemongrass curry, garlic black pepper, and chili sesame to suit any craving. Each pack takes only a few minutes to cook and is big enough to feed two people, so you can enjoy a delicious meal together.

Gift him the closest thing to backstage passes to his favorite band with the Marshall Uxbridge Voice. The compact speaker can nestle on his bookshelf or entertainment center without taking up too much space—all while producing balanced, immersive audio that sounds just like a live concert. This speaker can connect with Bluetooth, WiFi, Spotify, AirPlay, and Alexa for streamlined listening.

Magnolia Bakery Best of Magnolia Bakery Sampler Pack

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If your guy has a perpetual sweet tooth, he’ll gobble up this enticing sampler pack of baked goods from New York City’s renowned Magnolia Bakery. The pack includes your choice of a classic or banana pudding multipack, four blondies, and four decadent brownies. He’ll enjoy every last bite of these mouthwatering treats.

Spend the night slow dancing to sultry tunes with this Victrola Bluetooth Record Player. He can connect his phone or Bluetooth speaker for convenient, wire-free streaming. Whether he has an existing vinyl collection or you pair the gift with a few of his favorite albums, this record player adds romance and charm to his daily listening habits.

Questions You Might Ask

What are some creative Valentine’s Day gift ideas for men?

Forrest recommends thinking closely about what he enjoys, and then choosing something extra special that correlates to that interest. “Wine or spirits drinker? Purchase a birth year vintage or a bottle from a location you two have been together. Does he love to cook? Think about specialty ingredients or spices that he normally wouldn't purchase. Very into taking care of himself and his skin? Get him a certificate for a facial and enough to pick out some new products,” she says. “The most special and creative gifts go one extra step in thought from usual to unexpected.”

Another suggestion from Forrest is tickets. “For the guy who has everything, or just doesn't need anything for Valentine's Day, tickets to a comedy club, to a book signing, to an art fair, or really to anything are always a good idea.”

What should you get for Valentine’s Day if you’re in a new relationship?

If you're in a new relationship, Forrest suggests keeping it light and fun. “It doesn't have to be a physical keepsake,” she says. “Try to score a hard-to-get dinner reservation for the near future. Or, book a fun class together like a cooking class or a pottery class where you two can actually keep getting to know each other. Valentine's Day does have a lot of pressure attached to it, so planning an experience that you would love to do regardless of the holiday is a great way to go, rather than worrying he won't make the best-ever excited face opening the gift.”

How do you choose a more thoughtful gift?

Forrest reminds us that the gift doesn’t have to be over-the-top or super expensive to impress him. “The vibe should just be ‘I saw this and thought of you,’” she says. “The key is to simply pay attention. Write down a note on your phone when an idea for a gift hits you.”

Planning in advance is also crucial. “The other key is to order a gift far enough in advance. Don't miss every shipping deadline and then run to the bodega for chocolates on February 13. Plan for it, think about it, and keep it simple.”

Take Our Word for It

This article was written by Hannah Baker, the senior home editor of Real Simple magazine, and updated by Rachel Simon, a freelance writer who covers home goods, tech, fashion, beauty, and more. To make this list, they considered a variety of types of gifts and took into account versatility, cost, shipping, and quality. Hannah also spoke with gifting expert Emily Forrest for advice on how to choose a Valentine's gift for him.

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FAQs

What a man wants for Valentine's Day? ›

Some guys may be yearning for a high-quality turntable; others may want nothing more than a reliable chef's knife. Some want a trip to the spa and fancy skin care. (And, of course, there are the guys who truly just want a nice dinner and chocolate.)

What is the number one gift for Valentine's Day? ›

Chocolates

As cliché as it might be, the heart-shaped box of chocolates is still one of the most popular Valentine's gifts, and nearly 48% of consumers say chocolate is one of the top gifts they present to their sweetheart.

Do guys like getting Valentine's gifts? ›

Valentine's Day is a popular holiday for couples that dates back to the 1300s. Throughout history, this holiday has been celebrated by couples but, more so, the women in the relationships. However, a survey has proven that men enjoy celebrating the holiday and getting showered with gifts too.

Should the girl get the guy a valentines gift? ›

Yes, you should buy this man a gift!

You could also play around with a cute lil card game that's designed to bring you closer together. Regardless of the gift choice, keep it sentimental, without being cheesy, and you'll be in good shape.

How do I make him feel special on Valentine's Day? ›

Valentine's Day 2023: Romantic Ideas To Surprise Your Boyfriend
  1. A surprise date night. ...
  2. Leave little notes on the mirror. ...
  3. Sign him up for a professional massage. ...
  4. Plan a movie night. ...
  5. Sign up for a class together. ...
  6. Book a ticket to an event. ...
  7. Fuel up his car's tank. ...
  8. Gift a pet.
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How can I please my man on Valentine's Day? ›

How to Plan the Perfect Valentine's Day for Your Husband
  1. 1 Start the day out with breakfast in bed.
  2. 2 Make some time for just the two of you.
  3. 3 Give your husband a gift he'll find meaningful.
  4. 4 Get dressed up in date clothes.
  5. 5 Use food-based scents to get him in the mood.
  6. 6 Set aside the business talk.

What do most people want for Valentine's Day? ›

If you're unsure about what to get your special someone for Valentine's Day, the survey says that the most traditional gifts are the most desired: 48% want a nice dinner at a restaurant. 34% want chocolates.

What is the most expensive Valentine's Day gift? ›

Diamonds seem to be a great option when you are aiming for the most expensive present. The Chopard 201 Carat watch will costs you a shocking €20 million. But it's not just an ordinary watch. The model is decorated with 874 diamonds in very unusual hues and special shapes, giving the watch a spectacular look.

What is the best gift to give your boyfriend on Valentine's Day? ›

Go with something that'll enrich your relationship (read “a couple's sex toy that'll rev his engine and yours”). Or try upgrading something he'll use every day (think higher-quality slippers, a new personalized keychain that'll remind him of you, or irresistible men's cologne).

What do men like as gifts? ›

What Do Guys Really Want As Gifts? 12 Ideas
  • Customized Cooler. ...
  • A Custom Wallet. ...
  • An Individualized Toiletry Bag. ...
  • A Personalized Poker Chip Set. ...
  • An Engraved Decanter Set. ...
  • A Personalized Watch Box. ...
  • A Personalized Golf Shoe Bag. ...
  • An Engraved Lighter.

Do men care about Valentine's Day? ›

In Today's Talker — it seems men care more about Valentine's Day than women do. According to a new survey by One Poll, more than half of the men questioned expected their partner to put in max effort for the holiday. Only 36% of women felt the same way.

What do girls get guys for Valentine's Day? ›

That's precisely why something thoughtful is the best option for a Valentine's Day gift for your boyfriend. There are plenty of cute things (think: a matching set of coffee mugs) and creative finds (from neck massagers to DIY books or even personalized whiskey glasses) that will fit the bill.

What can you get a man for Valentine's Day? ›

Stumped on a Valentine's Day gift for your boyfriend? Here are must-have gifts starting at $7
  • Custom Face Socks.
  • Travelambo Front Pocket Minimalist Leather Slim Wallet.
  • Cold Beer Coats.
  • "100 Cars That Changed the World" Hardcover Book.
  • Sudski Shower Beer Holder.
  • Knock Knock What I Love About You Fill-in-the-Blank Journal.
Jan 8, 2024

When he doesn't get you anything for Valentine's Day? ›

Generally, some reasons why this embarrassing and heartbreaking event happened include: he's just too busy, your gift might still be in transit, or worse, he doesn't love you anymore. It might also be because he's planning a surprise for you or because he views valentine's as a “Hallmark Holiday.”

Do guys expect something on Valentine's Day? ›

“While I wouldn't be weirded out by the girl reciprocating, I definitely look at it as my time to shine more than hers.” Still, most men responded overwhelmingly positively to the idea of a woman using the holiday as an excuse to show her affection: “[Receiving something] isn't expected, but it'd warm my heart.

What do you get a guy for Valentine's Day in a new relationship? ›

Celebrating your first Valentine's Day together? 42 gifts for new couples
  • Carhartt Loose Midweight Logo Hoodie. ...
  • Chance Basketball. ...
  • Jelly Belly 5-Flavor Love Clear Gift Box. ...
  • Lands' End Hooded Pullover Sweatshirt. ...
  • Insomnia Cookies DIY Cookie Decorating Kit. ...
  • Red Wing Western Leather Belt. ...
  • Nintendo eShop Gift Card.
Feb 12, 2024

When should guys ask you to be their Valentine? ›

Like a marriage proposal, one shouldn't really ask unless they pretty much already know there are reciprocal feelings. So, in my opinion, you should ask someone to be your Valentine if both of you know what it means to the other person and if you already have a relationship that makes it an appropriate question.

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