Updated: Feb 14, 2018 3:14 pm
This may be the tenth or even twentieth year you’ll be spending this sweet holiday with your husband, so finding the best Valentine’s Day gifts for him are a high priority. You’ve both had plenty of years to gift each other with chocolate, ties, jewelry, and nights out for dinner, so purchasing a unique present will be a special way of saying you care. Our lives can get hectic, and if you prefer buying a gift over making one, this Valentine’s Day gift guide will give you plenty of wonderful options. Get ahead of the holiday rush with our Valentine’s Day gifts for him gift guide below.
What to Get a Man for Valentine’s Day
Even the folks with the biggest knack for gift giving can have a tough time when it comes to shopping for men — even if he’s your husband! You know his interests, hobbies, and favorite foods, but turning those into gifts can be a difficult feat. Being together for so many years may have softened the pressure to buy expensive or lavish gifts, but there’s a fine line between loving and cheesy when it comes to Valentine’s Day gifts. Don’t worry, here are plenty of options that he will love and we’ve found 26 of them.
Scroll down to see 26 of our picks for the best Valentine’s Day gift for him!
1. Shaving Kit With Brush
His current grooming routine may just involve a razor and some cheap shaving cream. Gifting him with this shaving kit is a simple luxury that’s both pleasing to look at and useful. It comes with pre-shave oil, shaving cream, an application brush, and aftershave balm. This kit provides the perfect combination of products to take his stubble from scratchy to kissably smooth. It’ll do just the trick to up his grooming routine! Amazon reviewer xtapeler said, "I ordered the unscented set for my boyfriend's birthday. He had been interested in trying something other than just a can of shave cream and a razor. He absolutely loves it! He used to get razor burn on his neck, but didn't have a problem with it after using this."
The Art of Shaving Kit Where to buy: $30, Amazon
2. Leather Wallet — RFID Blocking
Replacing his trusty wallet that’s been through years of being used and sat on with a nice new leather one is a special way to say “I love you,” this Valentine’s Day. Due to its durable leather, this leather wallet from RFID won’t have to be replaced constantly. RFID blocking technology is included too, so no matter where you are or where you’re shopping, you can rest assured that your information is safe. Reviewer Timothy said, "This wallet is very pretty and has plenty of slots to hold my cards. It is well designed and opens in a logical order with my license on top. There are two pockets suitable for currency, so I am using one for coupons. Although it can hold lots of stuff, it is not bulky and slips in and out of my pocket easily, but not so easily that it could come out accidentally."
Leather Wallet Where to buy: $16.99, Amazon
3. Whiskey Decanter With Glasses
Whether he’s having the guys over or you’re hosting a dinner party, this whiskey decanter is a classy way to display your liquor. It doesn’t matter if you spend $15 or $50 on your spirits, the Italian crafted glass will make it look expensive. Sharing a glass or two when spending a night in by yourselves will be a touch more special when you’re pouring from such a sophisticated carafe. Buyer Pamela Joyce said, "I ordered this 7 piece set as a gift for a friend and it is absolutely beautiful. The design and cut of the glass is flawless. The glass its self is thicker cut not thin. It will make a very nice centerpiece for dinner parites and gatherings."
Italian Crafted Glass Whiskey Decanter Where to buy: $24.99, Amazon
4. Delectable Chocolate Truffles — Godiva Assortment
Skip the grocery store boxed chocolates, and give him a high-quality assortment of decadent truffles. While he may be the type who’s happy with a bag of Hershey’s kisses, you two can share these and a bottle of wine to make your Valentine’s Day even sweeter. It is a delicious mix of dark, milk, and white chocolates, so he’ll have plenty of options to choose from. Reviewer Ally Swanson loved this gift, "This 12-piece Godiva Signature Truffle Gift Box was truly luxurious and delectable. I was very impressed with this selection of truffles and the high quality taste. This Signature Box had a large variety of truffles that offered a well blend of chocolates. Although these chocolates had many differences they all seemed to go well together as they complemented each other."
Godiva Chocolate Assortment Where to buy: $27.15, Amazon
5. Manly Scented Candles
These manly candles are a humorous way to add some nice decor to his man cave. With scents like “Mahogany” and “Leather,” it's a far step from vanilla bean or pumpkin pie candles. So he can be happy freshening up the room and making it cozy, yet manly at the same time. Who said candles were just for us ladies? Amazon buyer C. Sackmaster said, "
Terrific aroma for the man cave/home theater. Not overwhelming though adds a very distinctive experience for myself, family and "guy" pals. The ladies love it! Burn Leather and Mahogany together and enjoy a fine quality cigar or pipe with some brandy and you may as well be at home with Jacob Astor. Will gladly order again."
Man Cave Candles Where to buy: $28.97, Amazon
6. Espresso Machine Portable Maker
If coffee is his drink of choice each morning, this mini espresso maker in the shape of a thermos will give him a caffeine boost on the go. It comes with a built-in scoop, so he simply has to just add hot water and his favorite ground blend. Without having to get up and turn the coffee pot on, he’ll get a couple extra minutes of sleep or a couple of extra moments with you. Customer For the Love of Type left a review that said, "Bought this for the husband when he goes on fishing trips in Costa Rica and Panama. We have an espresso addiction so I thought he would love it. We recently went to Ireland and brought this with us along with a can of our favorite espresso. It worked fabulously and saved us when we stayed in places that weren't near a cafe. It's so easy to use and to clean. Very clever invention!"
MiniPresso Portable Espresso Maker Where to buy: $49.88, Amazon
7. Amazon Echo Dot in White or Black
The Amazon Echo Dot is an amazing new gadget to add to your home. It allows you to do everything from call the kids, set the thermostat, play music, and listen to the weather and news. He’ll have fun setting it up and figuring out all the commands he can use. When Valentine’s Day rolls around, all you have to do is ask it to play some Barry White and you’re set. Customer BCooley said, "When I first ordered this, I worried that it would just wind up being another useless gadget that would just sit on my desk. Boy was I ever wrong about that! This little thing is so good it makes you wonder how you got along without it, My wife scowled when she first saw it because she thought it was just another gadget as well. Now she is crazy about it and wants one for every room in the house. Well worth every penny it cost and it has so many uses."
Amazon Echo Dot Generation 2 Where to buy: $49.99, Amazon
8. Men’s Brown Leather Boots
Your honey may be loyal to his sneakers and his work boots, and that’s about it. These durable leather boots are the best of both worlds. They’re comfortable and strong enough to work in, but handsome enough for him to wear to dinner. You’ll love his style on your night out, and he’ll like the practicality and comfort.
Helly Hansen Lace-Up Leather Boots Where to buy: $99-$180, Amazon
9. Calvin Klein Eternity for Men
This classic cologne never fails to impress. Its scent is warm and woody with fresh notes of
mandarin and lavender. The bottle is small enough to travel with, and meets the TSA’s requirements for fluids. You’ll love how he smells and he’ll have a simple, timeless cologne for any occasion. MommaMia, a buyer of this product said, "Eternity for men is never overpowering, yet it's sensual, warm and woodsy. It is inviting, and I really like it. My husband likes it because he can wear it to work or for an evening out and never feel like he has overdone it. It's a modest, yet masculine and pleasing scent. For men (or even their ladies) who dislike a strong scent, this is perfect."
Calvin Klein Eternity Cologne Where to buy: $42, Amazon
10. Travel Bag Duffle — Made from Leather and Canvas
For work or play, he needs sturdy luggage that can keep his belongings together and tidy when he travels. This expandable suitcase gives him enough room for gear and equipment, and has a removable hanging garment bag if he's on a business trip. With the outside being tear-proof and stain resistant, he'll have a reliable go-to piece for all his travels. Maybe this’ll be the start of planning a special trip together! An Amazon review form Jeff Chandler said, "Having acquired over a million frequent flyer miles, I'm pretty particular about luggage. This one is the best I've every owned. It's extremely light. It rolls smoothly — I mean really smoothly — through the airport. It's almost effortless to push this thing. The charger pack allows me to sit anywhere in the airport without fighting for a spot next to the charger. The zippers are big and seemingly bullet proof. It fits nicely in the overhead bin, and the reduced weight makes it less dangerous to get it up there without hurting someone."
Expandable Spinner Suitcase Where to buy: $156.39, Amazon
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11. Love Potion Oil
Romance and Valentine's Day go hand in hand. While you could pick up a bottle of oil from the drugstore, the special ingredients and scent of this one make every drop worth the price. The scent is made up of citronellol, sunflower oil, geranium oil, and a few other refreshing fragrances. The combination is said to have aphrodisiac effects on wearers. Simply roll onto your wrists, take a deep breath, and have fun!
Love Potion Oil Where to buy: $89, Amazon
13. Nokia Watch - Steel Fitness and Sleep Tracker
A watch as handsome as him will complement any outfit he wears, and this isn’t an ordinary watch either. He’ll be able to track fitness stats like calories burned and distance ran. He can also keep an eye on his sleeping habits and have an alarm set that will wake him at the optimal time for feeling his best. The blend of health, style, and cool technology makes for a wonderful gift.
Nokia Steel Activity and Sleep Watch Where to buy: $129, Amazon
15. Sports Illustrated Greatest Books
When the season’s over, he can turn to this book to review the greatest players, plays, and moments in sports history. There’s one book for each of his favorite sports; football, baseball, and basketball, so no matter who your hubby roots for, he’ll have a thick book for his coffee table that he’ll love.
Sports Illustrated Football’s Greatest Where to buy: $22.46, Amazon
Sports Illustrated Basketball’s Greatest Where to buy: $28.49, Amazon
Sports Illustrated Baseball’s Greatest Where to buy: $28.90, Amazon
17. Multipurpose Tool With Axe and Hammer
This is another neat tool that you can’t go wrong with. The parts included will no doubt surpass a Swiss Army Knife’s capabilities. A mini hammer, axe, screwdriver, saw, knife, and hatchet are just a few features that makes this gadget so useful. It’s sure to impress no matter what your husband does for a living or hobby — as is even enjoyed by the men who seem to have an endless amount of tools. You can never have enough. Apparently.
Sleek Multipurpose Tool Where to buy: $11.95, Amazon
18. Heated Massager for His Back, Neck, and Shoulders
After a long day at work, seeing you and a heated massager is the best treat he could ever hope for. He can set it up while watching a movie or while he’s checking his emails. The massager is a shiatsu massage in machine form and will knead deeply to get out all those knots from stress and hard work. And maybe in return, for Valentine’s Day, he’ll even give you a nice back massage.
Heated Massager Where to buy: $39.95, Amazon
19. Portable Suitcase Grill for BBQing Anywhere
If grilling makes his heart sing, he’ll be thrilled to have a portable grill that he can take practically anywhere. This grill folds up and stows away nicely while still being able to cook a mean steak or two. It uses charcoal and is easy to clean up, so making breakfast, lunch, or dinner doesn’t have to be a hassle.
Portable Suitcase Grill Where to buy: $129, Amazon
21. Rugged Cargo Jacket
If he’s one who enjoys working outdoors, attending sporting events, or doing yard work around the house, this jacket will come in handy. With four pockets, it will be it easier for him to keep track of his keys and wallet when he’s busy. Having a durable coat that’s stylish and practical enough to wear for multiple occasions is certainly one gift that will keep on giving.
Men’s Rugged Cargo Jacket Where to buy: $53.95, Amazon
24. Beer Cap Map
You've probably already heard of the United States quarter collections, stamps, and scratch off maps — perhaps you even own some of these American relics. This beer cap map is an endearing and humorous way for your husband to keep track of the states he's traveled to, and the beers he's tried! It attaches to the wall and serves as the perfect piece of decor for his den.
Where to buy: $35, Uncommon Goods
25. BBQ Grill Tool Kit
His arsenal of grilling accessories may as well be another set of tools! If he's a master griller, he deserves a hearty collection of utensils made for the iron rack. These stainless steel tongs, spatulas, and skewers come in a hardback tool case, so he can take them when he goes camping. The sturdy wood and steel will make sure that this kit will come back from the wilderness in tip-top shape.
Where to buy: $29.99, Amazon
26. Personalized Charging Hub
When you're on the go, a portable charging station is a great gadget to keep your electronics from powering off. This one can have up to seven devices plugged into it by using its USB ports. It saves you space and from having extra cords that can easily tangle. This special charging station also allows for customization, so your sweetheart can have a photo he cherishes of the two of you with him wherever he goes.
Where to buy: $59.95, Zazzle
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