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The 35 Best Valentine's Day Gifts For Him

From sentimental and cute to creative and personalized, these heartfelt gifts will make him swoon this Valentine's Day.

Valentine's Day Gift Ideas for Men
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Any old Valentine’s Day gift just won’t do to show him how much he means to you. Whether this is your first Valentine’s Day together or you’ve been in Cupid’s embrace for years, these unique gift ideas are just as special as your love story together.


Unique Valentine’s Day Gifts for him

Unique Valentine's Day Gifts for Him
SHOP (clockwise from top left): Handmade heart mugs from Bayclay, $52; custom men’s beanie from Plexida, $50; gold mixology cocktail glass set from vital, $36; recycled “hashtag” laptop stand from Stil Novo Design, $50; newspaper print distressed sweatshirt from Poket Roket Apparel, $60; men’s self-care package from Zaaina, $80; engraved leather belt from Haay Personalized, from $55. Shop more Valentine’s Day gifts here.

Skip the oh-so-standard Valentine’s chocolates and go for a one-of-a-kind gift he’ll actually use. These unique Valentine’s Day gifts for him are sure to become fast favorites that he treasures for years to come.

1. Handmade mugs

These hand-thrown, heart-adorned mugs will warm his heart each day as he enjoys his morning cuppa.

2. Custom men’s beanie

Fashionable and functional, this cable-knit men’s beanie is handsomely handmade just for your partner. Choose from over 20 colors each for the hat and brim for hundreds of possible custom combinations.

3. Gold mixology cocktail glasses

Pick a pair that celebrates his favorite spirit, or assemble a mix-and-match set that suits his tastes to a tee.

4. Hashtag laptop stand

Uncomplicated, strong, and supportive–just like his love for you–there’s more to this laptop stand than meets the eye. Made from a recycled oak wine barrel, this Valentine’s Day gift is made to order to fit his computer.

5. Newspaper-print distressed sweatshirt

If your fella has a fashionable streak, this distressed top with a newspaper-inspired print is the perfect present.

6. Self-care package for him

Encourage him to take a much-deserved break and indulge in a little me-time with a curated collection of bath products designed to provide pampering and relaxation.

7. Engraved handmade belt

Leave him a sweet little note saying just how much he means to you on the inside of this handmade leather belt, ready for everyday and dressy wear.

Cute and Funny Valentine’s Day gifts for him

Funny Valentine's Day gifts for him
SHOP (clockwise from top left): His and hers leather bracelet set from Ampris Loves, from $20; plant propagation kit from Loop Design Studio, $54; “Damn Boy” Valentine’s Day card from JiJi Designs Paperie, $6; heart-shaped wood candle holders from Fran Johnson House, $39; first Valentine’s Day socks from Sparks & Daughters, $36; “It’s Impastable Not To Love You” Valentine’s Day card from Zucchero & Paper, $6. Shop more Valentine’s Day gifts here.

For the fella who always brings a smile to your face, a cute and funny Valentine’s Day gift is a creative way to return the favor. (Who knows—you might even make him blush while you’re at it.)

8. His and hers leather bracelet set

Declare your couple status, but keep it subtle, with this matching set of leather bracelets. Great for layering, whether you pick matching colors or two different complementary colors.

9. Plant propagation kit

This tongue-in-cheek kit is a cute way to tell him just how much you like propagating with him.

10. “Damn Boy” Valentine’s Day Card

When any old Valentine’s Day card just won’t do, this straightforward reminder that his swagger still makes you weak in the knees is a fun alternative.

11. Heart-shaped wood candle holders

Give him a little something special for his home that represents how he still lights your heart afire.

12. First Valentine’s Day socks

Celebrate his first Valentine’s Day as an official mister with this cute pair of couple’s socks, perfect for staying in and enjoying each other.

13. “It’s Impastable Not To Love You” Valentine’s Day card

Remind him just how im-pasta-ble it is to live without him with this funny Valentine’s Day card that pairs perfectly with an Italian-inspired dinner in.

Creative Valentine’s Day gifts for him

Creative Valentine's Day Gifts for Him
SHOP (clockwise from top left): Gin-making kit from Freehouse Drinks, $71; “Porter & Spice” beer soap from Home Brewed Soaps, $8; cork wallet from Corkiza, $56; pour-over coffee stand from The Coffee Registry, $179; custom chain bracelet from EVREN, from $62. Shop more Valentine’s Day gifts here.

Whether it’s a handcrafted find or a DIY project to do together, these creative Valentine’s Day gifts for him will get you inspired to spend more time together.

14. Gin-making kit

Help him get in the Valentine’s Day “spirit” with this gin making kit complete with everything he needs to create his own custom infusion.

15. Porter & Spice beer soap

For the craft brew-lover in your life, this porter-inspired bar of soap lets him enjoy some spicy suds at the end of the day.

16. Cork wallet

A wallet may seem like a common gift for him, but this cork wallet is anything but ordinary. Both comfortable to hold and sturdy for everyday use, this creative spin on common wallets features RFID protection for any cards he’s carrying in his billfold.

17. Pour-over coffee stand

For the man who fancies himself a coffee connoisseur, this elegant pour-over coffee stand is a Valentine’s gift he’ll use day after day.

18. Custom chain bracelet

Pick a material and a length and give him a custom chain bracelet that’s a stylish everyday accessory. Grab one for yourself, too, and sport a matching pair of these chain-link bracelets, representing your unbreakable bonds.

19. DIY mosaic kit

There’s an old adage that says “The couple that DIYs together, stays together” … or something like that! This hands-on gift is a fun way to spend a Valentine’s night in.

Romantic Valentine’s Day gifts for him

Romantic Valentine's Day gifts for him
SHOP (clockwise from top left): Acrylic star map from Circle & Square Decor, from $32; heart-shaped wood cufflinks from One Happy Leaf, $28; “Thank You” art print from Thai Kim, $8; couple’s journal from Love Is My Protest, $23; custom couple portrait from Smyrna Art Design, $60. Shop more Valentine’s Day gifts here.

If he’s your one-and-only, give him a one-of-a-kind gift to symbolize just how much he means to you. These romantic Valentine’s Day gift ideas for him are an extra-special way to express your love.

20. Acrylic star map

Whether it’s your first date or the moment you fell madly in love with him, this custom star map represents the night sky on that special day.

21. Wood heart-shaped cufflinks

A small token of love for your forever first date, these cufflinks are a heartfelt symbol that he holds your heart in his hands, dressed up or not.

22. “Thank You” art print

Give him a subtle nod of appreciation for choosing to spend his life with you with this colorful wall art print that arrives ready to be framed, hung, and enjoyed.

23. Couple’s journal

With space for you both to share memories and write notes back and forth, this couple’s journal is a gift that will bring you closer together over time.

24. Custom couple portrait

The life you’ve created together is a work of art, so why not memorialize your couple status in a custom illustration? Gallery wall-ready, this custom couple portrait can be based on your favorite photo together.

Personalized Valentine’s Day gifts for him

Personalized Valentine's Day Gifts for Him
SHOP (clockwise from top left): Heartbeat-engraved cutting board from Straga Cutting Boards, from $34; custom men’s Old English letter necklace from EVREN, from $99; “I Pick You” engraved guitar pick from C&T Custom Lures, from $24; personalized toiletry bag from Pol Leather Studio, from $69; personalized leather keychain from Create Gift Love, $23; engraved wooden bracelet from Angie Wood Creations, $31. Shop more Valentine’s Day gifts here.

Make this Valentine’s Day even more special by making it all about him with a personalized Valentine’s Day gift. These picks literally have his name written all over them!

25. Heartbeat cutting board

Remind him that your heart beats just for him with a personalized wood cutting board featuring your names and a heart outline.

26. Personalized men’s initial necklace

Designed especially for the dapper dude, this Old English-inspired initial charm can be personalized to represent his name, yours, or add a second charm and celebrate your couple status.

27. I Pick You engraved guitar pick

Remind him that you’d pick him, again and again, with a personalized metal guitar pick displaying your own special message. You can select one of the pre-written messages from the shop, or add your own customization for a truly one-of-a-kind Valentine’s Day gift for him.

28. Personalized toiletry bag

Perfect for the guy on the go, this monogrammed travel bag is ideal for toting toiletry essentials or extra cords and chargers as he works remotely.

29. Personalized leather keychain

Great for keeping track of keys or as a zipper pull, a personalized leather keyfob made just for him is a thoughtful—and functional!—last-minute Valentine’s Day gift.

30. Engraved wooden bracelet

Wood is the traditional anniversary gift for a 5-year relationship, making this engraved wood bracelet the perfect pick if you’ve been making memories for about a half a decade together. Make this gift extra special for him by personalizing it with something unexpected like Roman numerals depicting your anniversary date, a message, morse code or another unique personalization.

Last-minute Valentine’s Day gifts for him

Last Minute Valentine's Day Gifts for Him
SHOP (clockwise from top left): Neighborhood map artwork from Native Maps, from $40; linen scarf from Magic Linen, $34; “I’ve Benedicted To You” Valentine’s Day card from IMPAPER, $5; mini cinder blocks from Acacia Grove, from $10; geometric print bandana from Maryink, $20. Shop more Valentine’s Day gifts here.

Looking for a thoughtful last-minute gift to celebrate your connection with him this Valentine’s Day? These Etsy shops are just the ticket! With thoughtful, handcrafted gifts that ship in a few days or less, he’ll never know you were in a hurry.

31. Neighborhood map artwork

A custom print of a significant city, be it where you met or where memories were made, is a beautiful way to signify that wherever he is feels like home.

32. Linen scarf

A touch of lightweight luxury, this linen scarf is stylish in any season, making it the perfect Valentine’s Day gift that he can wear all year-long.

33. A last-minute Valentine’s Day card for him

If he’s eggs-actly who you dream of spending your days with, this funny Valentine’s Day card is a hilarious way to let him know.

34. Mini cinder blocks

A quirky addition to his favorite end table, these tiny cinder blocks can be used as a stacking game or for building mini masterpieces. Their solid feel shows him he’s your rock through thick and thin.

35. Geometric print bandana

Designed to become softer with each wash, this versatile blue and white geometric printed bandana gets better with time, just like your relationship.

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Kristin Bustamante is a brand storyteller, content creator and mom, though the order changes frequently. You'll find her dreaming up new vacations, cheering from the sidelines, and drinking lukewarm coffee on the daily.

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