28 Thoughtful And Fun Valentine’s Day Gifts For Your Guy

Emily Wendzich
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Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and if you’ve been together for a while, you know you’re going to spend the day together and there’s not going to be anything special happening.

So what do you get him?

Do you shell out the money and spend one of your paychecks on a fancy dinner at the fanciest restaurant in town?

Or do you pick up a dozen roses and a card?

Do you dream up the most romantic gesture you can think of?

We are going to help you brainstorm ideas for creative and thoughtful gifts for your guy this Valentine’s Day. We have collected a list of gifts we found on the internet which we think are cool and would want ourselves if we were in your shoes.

My boyfriend loves gadgets and these two gifts are great for the guy who is pretty much a techie nerd.

NameCategoryProduct
PUMA Select Men's Suede Classic Plus SneakersBest OverallPUMA Select Men's Suede Classic Plus Sneakers
Masalong US Superhero retro Cuff Links jewelry wedding Party mens novelty cufflinksBudget PickMasalong US Superhero retro Cuff Links jewelry wedding Party mens novelty cufflinks
Audio-Technica AT-LP60BK-USB Fully Automatic Belt-Drive Stereo TurntableUpgrade PickAudio-Technica AT-LP60BK-USB Fully Automatic Belt-Drive Stereo Turntable

1. PUMA Select Men's Suede Classic Plus Sneakers

Our rating: 9 / 10

PUMA Select Men's Suede Classic Plus Sneakers

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Pros:

  • Available in many different colors
  • Can be worn all day
  • Available in wide feet sizes
  • Has a padded collar
  • Has a padded insole
  • Rubber outsole
  • Durable leather upper with stitching
  • Breathable lining
  • Padded footbed
  • Available in wide sizes

If you’re looking for a shoe that’s both comfortable and elegant, Puma may be the answer. These classic sneakers were designed by legendary footwear designer Sergio Lo Sordo, and are made with an extremely high-quality suede upper and leather lining.

These shoes can be worn with casual, as well as dressed up looks. They’re available in a large variety of colors and styles, with black probably being the most popular of them all. They’re also quite affordable, as well, with the price coming in at under 50 bucks. They also come in wide feet sizes for people who have a hard time finding sizes that fit.

2. Beer Valentines Day Gifts

Our rating: 9 / 10

Beer Valentines Day Gifts

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3. O.RIYA Stainless Steel Collar Stays Gift

Our rating: 9 / 10

O.RIYA Stainless Steel Collar Stays Gift

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Pros:

  • Fashionable, modern way to stay dressed
  • Can be used as a keyring
  • The design is clean and attractive
  • The set includes 3 stays
  • It takes less than 10 minutes to place an order
  • Receives about 5% cash back

Cons:

  • One customer found the length of the stays to be too short
  • One lady had to have a replacement pair sent to her because the stays were too long for her husband
  • One buyer reported that the necklace box that came with the product was not nice

Sure, a regular cloth necktie is a must-have when you are at work or an event. However, on casual weekend days, your armor in the battle of dressing is the best shirt and jeans combo. Luckily for guys nowadays, we have myriad options to keep your shirt tucked.

But a metal T-shirt stay? That’s actually brilliant! These stays are crafted from stainless steel and high-grade titanium, and they're hollow to ensure they don’t weigh down on your shirt collar.

You can carry these stays by the built-in keyring, too! They are made remarkably well and have the ability to keep your shirts in place. These T-shirt stays have no problem fitting folks of all sizes and thicknesses of shirts.

4. Airbnb $50 Gift Card

Our rating: 9 / 10

Airbnb $50 Gift Card

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So you have a sweetie to buy a gift for this Valentine’s Day and you’re stuck. You’re not the traditional type, and yet you think that a traditional gift would be what he’d most love. So why not give him the gift of practicality, or as your parents would say, “he’ll appreciate it more later in life.”

Airbnb Gift cards are a really fun way to travel, stay, and feel like a local in the most interesting places around the world. Agreed that staying in a place you usually can’t afford is a really awesome way to travel, but Airbnb offers lodging in cities, campuses, farms, communes, and just about everywhere!

5. Shacke’s Travel Duffel Express Weekender Bag

Our rating: 9 / 10

Shacke’s Travel Duffel Express Weekender Bag

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Pros:

  • Very spacious
  • Durable material
  • Carry-on size

If you’re trying to figure out the perfect bag for you, something that’s flexible and compact, while still being spacious, then check out this Shacke Travel Duffel Express Weekender Bag.

This bag comes in two sizes, 37L and 38L, with a lot of people choosing the 37L as a carry on. This bag is well made, and the high-quality zippers and zippered pockets.

This bag shows dirt easily.

6. Beard Comb Kit by One Handsome Man

Our rating: 9 / 10

Beard Comb Kit by One Handsome Man

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Pros:

  • These combs are hand made using high-quality sandalwood
  • They come in cute cases
  • They're absolute winners for any bearded fella
  • Sandalwood is a natural fragrance
  • The case is attractive
  • It could be used for a shop display
  • The gift box has a magnetic latch

Cons:

  • The set is a bit pricey
  • The comb doesn’t have much depth

Ideal Husband Christmas, One Handed, Men Gift, Special, Groomsmen.

Every man has natural facial hair. If you have a man and you want to pamper him with some gifts, then this set of beard combs is one product you don’t have to think twice about. This is because they come in beech gift box that has a magnetic latch. The case can be used for a display and would make a great gift. Besides, they come in great cases. Besides, they come in attractive cases. Plus, they’re gorgeous.

7. KOVOT 18-Oz Ceramic Good Morning Mugs

Our rating: 9 / 10

KOVOT 18-Oz Ceramic Good Morning Mugs

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Is your man a smooth talker? If so then here’s a cute coffee cup for your own personal Romeo. Perfect for your morning cup of coffee or tea and causes everyone who gives it a dirty look. This mug is for your own personal hottie, so get it as a valentine’s day gift to your own “hottie”.

8. Pillow Cases

Our rating: 9 / 10

Pillow Cases

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Pros:

  • Pairs perfectly with your favorite pillow
  • Stock images are high quality, fade resistant
  • Good for a couples or as a gift for a friend or family
  • The pillowcases easily fit a standard size pillow
  • 100% Cotton Dreams microfiber for a soft feel
  • Machine washable and dryer safe

Our rating: 8 / 10

Masalong US Superhero retro Cuff Links jewelry wedding Party mens novelty cufflinks

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Pros:

  • Novelty design
  • Very well priced
  • Superman fans will like them

10. OGIO 2015 Doppler Dop Kit

Our rating: 8 / 10

OGIO 2015 Doppler Dop Kit

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Pros:

  • Spacious pockets
  • Durable and high quality materials
  • Very comfortable carrying case
  • Good size bag
  • Relatively inexpensive

Not every guy takes his hygiene as seriously as we’d like him to. One way to get him to put in at least an attempt at it is by giving him a luxurious bathroom kit that will make it that much more appealing to use.

The OGIO Doppler Dop Kit comes with everything that a guy may need when he’s on the road: a mirror, a razor, a toothbrush and toothpaste, shaving goods, nose hair trimmer, ear and eyebrow trimmer, hairbrush, comb, dental floss, and hand sanitizer. We especially appreciate how the kit comes with a separate pouch for toothbrushes, because once a toothbrush goes from dry to wet, it pretty much doubles in size.

You can’t really mess up with a gift like this because there’s absolutely no way your boyfriend is going to complain about receiving it. Worst case scenario, he throws it in the trash. But we doubt he’s going to do that.

11. Modern Romance

Our rating: 8 / 10

Modern Romance

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Pros:

  • Great summary of different dating methods
  • Funny and informative

Overall this book is a very thoughtful gift for your guy, especially as Valentine’s Day is coming up.

12. Dash DMW001HR Machine

Our rating: 8 / 10

Dash DMW001HR Machine

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Pros:

  • Includes a limited 2-year warranty
  • Red heart-shaped handle
  • Easy-to-fill, removable drip pan
  • Removable cooking plates
  • Suitable for sandwiches, waffles, mini pancakes, and more
  • Makes 4-inch heart-shaped waffles
  • Small capacity
  • Works best for smaller portions
  • Users report difficulty in cleaning plates
  • Does not include lid

For mini foods fans, the Dash DMW001HR is an interesting appliance. Its heart-shaped plates and the red heart on the outside make it a fun addition to Valentine’s Day. It’s suitable for cooking a variety of mini foods, which include waffles, pancakes, sandwiches, muffins, hash browns, and more.

The Dash DMW001HR comes with adjustable temperature settings. This makes it suitable for a wide variety of foods. Customers say it works especially well for waffles. It also features rounded plates that assist with making heart-shaped foods. The non-stick plates keep foods from sticking to them.

13. Audio-Technica AT-LP60BK-USB Fully Automatic Belt-Drive Stereo Turntable

Our rating: 8 / 10

Audio-Technica AT-LP60BK-USB Fully Automatic Belt-Drive Stereo Turntable

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Pros:

  • Sounds old school but is really up to date
  • Great for recording music or turning records into MP3s
  • Comes with a USB cable that allows you to transfer the data to your computer
  • The aftermarket stylus is great for DJs

The AT-LP60BK-USB turntable is a fully automatic belt-drive turntable with a USB port that will make anyone feel nostalgic. It’s old school, it’s simplistic and it’s perfect for the music lover. This turntable has a Mac/PC- and USB-compatible Audacity recording software that allows you to record and edit your own music!

The AT-LP60BK-USB comes with a USB cable. And it has a plug-and-play operation that makes it super easy for anyone to use.

14. The Wine Savant Diamond Whiskey and Wine Decanter

Our rating: 8 / 10

The Wine Savant Diamond Whiskey and Wine Decanter

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Pros:

  • Beautiful mahogany wood gift box with viewing glass
  • Whiskey, Scotch, Vodkia, Rum, Malt, Liqueur Decanter.
  • As a host you will be ready to serve whiskey, whiskey, bourbon, vodka, scotch, tequila
  • Elegance and fashion in one gift set.
  • Beautiful French oak finish, natural wax, pure copper
  • Perfect for home, restaurant, bar, dinner party, wedding party, hotel
  • The decanter is made from lead-free crystal Pyrex material with a capacity of 750ml
  • The perfect gift set includes gift display wood holder with 4 durable V shape refined spirit glass

Cons:

  • You’ll love this whiskey decanter and the glasses and the way the set will compliment your favorite bar or clubhouse
  • The decanter is ideal for decorating your bar for parties, weddings, anniversaries, or entertaining guests
  • Make you bar and home look a lot better

Husband, Boyfriend, Father, Grandpa.

15. East West Coast Drink Coasters

Our rating: 8 / 10

East West Coast Drink Coasters

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Pros:

  • Perfect for showing love to your special someone
  • Made of Natural Wood
  • Easy to clean
  • Set of 4 with different sayings for each coaster
  • Recyclable and no assembly required
  • Made in the USA
  • Each measures 7.5 x 4.5 inches

Cons:

  • Won’t protect your coffee table, etc., if left on it for long periods of time
  • The phrase on these coasters as written makes them unsuitable for below a glass table (approx 1/16” away)

We’re thinking that one of these coasters might be a thoughtful gift for Valentine‡s Day if you really like your special someone.

This set of 4 unique and fun coasters was designed by Wood Shoe Designs, and each one shows a region of the United States. What’s more, the wood they’re made of is a kind of wood called maple.

Each coaster shows the name of the state, the state’s slogan (as an example, “Keep Austin Weird), a fun saying or words, and maybe a picture or two to go along with the saying.

16. Bellroy Slim Sleeve Wallet

Our rating: 8 / 10

Bellroy Slim Sleeve Wallet

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Pros:

  • Hand crafted from premium vegetable-tanned leather
  • Interior card sleeves and an elastic money clip
  • Holds up to 12 cards, has an interior pocket for cash storage
  • Sleeve storage for folded notes
  • Smells great
  • Fair price
  • Comes in a wide variety of colors
  • Handmade
  • Made with love and care
  • Holds up to 12 credit cards

Cons:

  • Does not include a limited lifetime warranty
  • Has no ID window
  • Have to break in a new Leather wallet

This is a top quality leather wallet for guys. The Bellroy slim sleeve wallet (front pocket wallet) feels a lot like a quality tool, and is one of the sturdiest wallets you will ever own. The handmade leather looks great and feels great in your hands and in your pocket. This is one wallet this guy will definitely be taking everywhere just like a tool.

17. Olympia Provisions

Our rating: 8 / 10

Olympia Provisions

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Pros:

  • A fabulous gift for meat lovers
  • The bouquet includes more than just salami
  • A truly unique gift that he’ll love
  • Affordably priced

If your partner loves meat, then this is the gift you want for him on Valentine’s Day.

The Olympia Provisions Salami Bouquet includes six different types of delicious salami. It’s the perfect gift they can enjoy with some cheese and wine.

This bouquet comes assembled in a unique gift box. It includes a wooden serving tray as well as a wooden cutting board. You don’t have to worry with any assembly, either. It’s ready to be served to your man, girlfriend, or mother.

18. Global G-2-8" Chef's Knife

Our rating: 7 / 10

Global G-2-8" Chef's Knife

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Pros:

  • Durable
  • Strong for its size
  • Anti-bacterial
  • Lifetime warranty
  • High quality craftsmanship
  • Sharp edge
  • Comfortable feel

If you want to give your man a gift that he will love forever, then consider the Global G-2-8" Chef's Knife. With its razor-sharp edge, this knife is fun to use for a variety of kitchen tasks. It also has a very attractive wood handle.

19. Naughty Anniversary Cards

Our rating: 7 / 10

Naughty Anniversary Cards

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Pros:

  • Thick quality paper
  • Perfect as an anniversary card
  • Expressive and easy to read
  • Card comes with an envelope

Red & White & Pink.

The second anniversary is when you should really celebrate your relationship. You had a great year with your significant other…so why not remind him or her of that milestone. This will surely brighten your partner’s day.

20. Throw Pillow

Our rating: 7 / 10

Throw Pillow

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“I was looking for a fun reminder to help me recharge. I couldn’t think of anything better than my girlfriend Nicole Taylor with a coffee cup in her hand. I was so happy with this purchase. I had such a hard time choosing which of her work I wanted. I wish I had more than one wall in my apartment.

“Prior to purchasing I was a bit skeptical about the quality. I didn’t know where she was doing her work but I was very pleasantly surprised at the quality. It’s silky smooth and soft. I’ve washed it a few times and it hasn’t faded at all.

“She did such a fantastic job. It could have been a pain to get the order just right but she was so easy to work with and took the time to look at my wall and make sure the text and colors were placed perfectly.

21. Corkcicle Whiskey Wedge

Our rating: 6 / 10

Corkcicle Whiskey Wedge

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Corkcicle is dedicated to helping reduce your effect on the environment, which is why its products are made from recycled, reused, or Certified Sustainable materials whenever possible. This product is no exception, as it is made of recycled wine corks.

This set includes a silicone ice mold that you fill with water and freeze. You can then place the ice mold into the whiskey wedge to chill your drink without watering it down. The silicone ice mold can hold up to two ounces of liquor.

22. The Sonnets and a Lover's Complaint

Our rating: 6 / 10

The Sonnets and a Lover's Complaint

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Pros:

  • Fits in a pocket or purse
  • Well-bound
  • Beautifully designed
  • Hand-sewn cloth binding

They say that you shouldn’t judge a book by its cover, but when it comes to fashion books, they’re an exception. If it’s cheaply bound, then it won’t look that great on your coffee table, and that’s when the Penguin Clothbound Classics come into play.

These books feature the same typefaces and same titling as the original Penguin Classics but with a hand-sewn cloth binding.

23. 52 Uncommon Dates: A Couple's Adventure Guide

Our rating: 6 / 10

52 Uncommon Dates: A Couple's Adventure Guide

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In other words, it’s a great book for the dating couple.

24. Umbra Drinking Buddy Bottle Opener

Our rating: 6 / 10

Umbra Drinking Buddy Bottle Opener

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Pros:

  • An ideal engraved gift
  • Durable and built to last
  • Simple and fun to use
  • Great for beer lovers

This is the perfect gift for someone who loves beer. It has a screw cap that pops off easily, and our review team found it to be very portable and convenient. It’s also sure to be a conversation starter to everyone who gets a glance at it.

The beer bottle opener has two rings of cuteness. One is the cute little screw top. Plus, it also comes with a big metal eyebrow which is the opener itself.

25. Customized Leather Key Fob

Our rating: 6 / 10

Customized Leather Key Fob

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Pros:

  • Easy to customize
  • Plenty of font choices
  • Beautiful craftsmanship
  • Makes a unique gift

Not every man in your life needs the same sort of gifts. Some might like the idea of a bicycle while others may prefer something more stylish and traditional. We recommend a personalized leather key fob that would make a great gift for a special man in your life.

This thoughtful gift is customizable so that you can include a personalized message detailing why he’s special to you. You also get to choose the font style as well. Unique or not, this leather key fob will still be appreciated by the man that you give it to.

26. Art of The Gentleman Knitted Maroon Necktie 3pcs Tie Set

Our rating: 5 / 10

Art of The Gentleman Knitted Maroon Necktie 3pcs Tie Set

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Pros:

  • Affordable
  • Includes six different accessories
  • Includes a matching brooch

Pocket Square, Tie Clip.

Valentine’s Day is just a few days away, so we’re compiling a list of affordable gifts to give your Valentine this year.

27. I would go anywhere

Our rating: 4 / 10

I would go anywhere

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Pros:

  • Special for couples
  • Monument, seal, and island pins included
  • Unique for the person who has visited many places in the USA
  • Can be an extra gift for him

Conclusion

I’m sure you could go out to any big box store and find a Valentine’s Day gift for your guy. But if you want something more thoughtful that is the perfect way to say I love you, we come to the rescue with our thoughtful gift guide. We’re sure the clever ideas on our list would be treasured items in any man’s man cave.

Our Recommendation

NameCategoryProduct
PUMA Select Men's Suede Classic Plus SneakersBest OverallPUMA Select Men's Suede Classic Plus Sneakers
Masalong US Superhero retro Cuff Links jewelry wedding Party mens novelty cufflinksBudget PickMasalong US Superhero retro Cuff Links jewelry wedding Party mens novelty cufflinks
Audio-Technica AT-LP60BK-USB Fully Automatic Belt-Drive Stereo TurntableUpgrade PickAudio-Technica AT-LP60BK-USB Fully Automatic Belt-Drive Stereo Turntable