And since you probably don’t want to be stuck with a lackluster gift for the beloved man in your life, you’ll want to start searching soon to make sure the gift will arrive on time. Despite the theory that shopping for men is simple, we know thinking of gift ideas for husbands can be a bit of a challenge—especially when it seems like he already has everything he needs. If only you could read his mind, right? Well, this gift guide will get you as close to mind-reading as you could possibly be.
The best thing to do is find something that will make his life easier and more enjoyable. If he loves cooking, get him shredder claws that will help pull apart all types of meat, easily. If he enjoys listening to music while working out, wireless earbuds will take the hassle out of carrying around clunky headphones.
While some men are into practical gifts, like a crisp pair of socks or a new electric razor, those might not fit the tone of your romantic Valentine’s Day dinner or evening rendezvous. That said, this probably isn’t the time to splurge on the gift of a lifetime either. So we've created a list of ideal Valentine’s Day gift ideas for men that falls somewhere in the middle: totally indulgent and luxurious, but without going too over budget.
With the 61 gift ideas below, you can even afford to toss in a heart-shaped box of chocolates if the mood feels right.
Position of the Day Playbook
In need of some new ideas to spruce things up? That’s where this very informative book comes in: It’s got 365 separate sex positions, each complete with an illustration, a list of equipment, a space for notes, and even the number of calories you can expect to burn.
Apple AirPods Pro
This is a gift, honey! The Apple AirPods Pro have been hailed by fans and critics alike as the best earbuds in town. Superior sound quality, new silicone tips for a secure fit (even when sweaty), and noise-canceling and transparency modes make these worth the investment.
What I Love About You Journal
This teeny-tiny book is the Valentine’s Day equivalent of a stocking stuffer. You’ll find 50 fill-in-the-blank prompts, each of which will help you express your devotion to your man. Once you’re done, send it his way and see his face light up as he flips through the journal. He’ll revisit your words for years to come.
Want to spice things up in the bedroom? These custom-printed underwear are exactly what you need for a steamy Valentine’s Day celebration. He’ll love feeling sexy for you—and you’ll love knowing he’s literally walking around with your name on his boxers. You can thank us later.
Adidas 3 Stripe Sweatpants
If your husband is in desperate need of a loungewear upgrade, gift him these classic Adidas sweatpants, which work perfectly for walking the dog, working out, and channel surfing. They’re so much more appealing than the worn-out pair he’s been wearing for the past decade, and, let’s be honest, you won’t mind how he looks in them, either.
Bear Paws Shredder Claws
The countdown to BBQ Season 2022 is on, so wake up his appetite with a grilling essential! These meat claws are made of durable BPA-free plastic that can withstand temps up to 450°F. Nearly 20,000 Amazon reviewers give this set a full five stars.
Wooden Docking Station
This wooden docking station will help keep all his gadets neat and easy to find. You can choose from eight different colors and add his name for a personal touch. We also love that it has a spot for wallets, glasses, and watches.
Love Language Card Game
The ultimate gift is one you can enjoy together—especially this perfect-for-Valentine’s-Day pack of 150 conversation starters. Each card covers topics like family, intimacy, and relationships inspired by couple’s psychologists. It’s deep, fun, and worthwhile on those days or nights when you want nothing more than quality time with your guy.
3 Some Chocolates Strawberry Crush Bar, 3-Pack
February 14 just isn’t Valentine’s Day without some chocolate. Instead of going with a boring old option from the checkout line, pick up these bars (from Black-owned confectioner 3 Some Chocolates) that mix decadent dark, milk, and white chocolate with dried strawberries.
The Bucket List: 1000 Adventures Big & Small
Packed with 300 stunning photos and info on the best beaches, museums, monuments, and more, this travel book will inspire him to visit various places. He’ll find memorable, once-in-a-lifetime activities organized by longitude and latitude (country-by-country index also included) so he can max out his itinerary with the best things to do and the best places to visit.
Smoked Bacon Sea Salt
If your husband believes everything’s better with bacon, this solar-evaporated sea salt smoked with bacon will be his new obsession. Sprinkle it on everything from steaks to salads or even swap it for regular salt on the rim of a cocktail for a unique twist. Plus, it’s a calorie-free way to upgrade his go-to healthy meals.
Letters to My Love Time Capsule
There’s something extra-sweet about sending your lover a handwritten love letter. No stamps required here, though: Seal your 12 handwritten letters in this paper time capsule and tell him to give 'em a read when he misses you.
TriggerPoint Grid Foam Roller
Got a fitness guru on your hands? Then he’ll love this foam roller. With a unique surface pattern, durable design, and a weight limit of 500 pounds, this lightweight roller is worth the money. (We won’t blame you if you get one for yourself, too.)
Espro Travel Coffee Press
This travel French press will let him enjoy the luxury of a freshly brewed cup of joe wherever he goes. Sure, making coffee at home and pouring it into a regular travel mug might get the job done—but this specialty mug saves much-needed time.
Blazing Saddles Solid Cologne
Lauded by Amazon reviewers as the “fragrance of adventure,” this cologne is the perfect sexy gift for any guy with a cowboy side. As for the scent itself, it’s a combination of sandalwood, leather, gunpowder, and sagebrush. Because the cologne is solid and comes in a small twist-top tin, it’s also TSA-friendly and fits easily in a pocket.
Kollea Stainless Steel Reusable Ice Cubes
Ideal for any man who enjoys his liquor on the rocks, these whiskey stones will keep his drink chilled longer than ice—and without diluting it. Because the stones have no artificial taste or odor and won’t retain the flavor of a previous drink, they can be used in a variety of beverages, over and over again. He’ll think of you each time he makes himself a drink!
Logitech MX Anywhere 3 Mouse
Instead of clicking away on an old wired mouse (or worse yet, a trackpad), he can use this wireless mouse, which doesn’t require any plug-ins whatsoever. With an ergonomic design, smooth scrolling, and genuinely great battery life, it’s an upgrade that could make all the difference in your husband’s home office.
Tushy Classic Bidet
Giving him a bidet for Valentine’s Day might sound weird at first, but hear us out: It’s the gift of never having to wipe again. After experiencing lockdowns and toilet paper shortages, it’s a shrewd investment—and if we’re being honest, it isn’t a bad idea for your love life, either.
Vegetable Kingdom Cookbook
Vegan recipes can be so much more than a hunk of imitation meat. Odds are he’s been thinking about improving his diet—and this cookbook, written by vegetable guru Bryant Terry, will give him the tools he needs to make better meals. (Bonus points if you join him in the kitchen for a few of these recipes.)
Take the guesswork out of gifting by signing your guy up for a monthly, bimonthly, or quarterly craft beer subscription. The best part? This company will ship beers crafted in nearly all 50 states.
Yootech Wireless Charger
There will be no more frantic searching for chargers with this gift. He’ll just have to place his cellphone on the center of the pad and go about his day! This charger also includes an exclusive multifunctional intelligent protect technology that provides temperature control, surge protection, and short-circuit prevention.
Nice Laundry Personalized Shorts
Somehow both the height of relaxation and sophistication, Nice Laundry’s signature lounge shorts are like your hubby’s favorite pair, but better. The soft fabric, slim silhouette, and handsome length mean he’ll look great both at home and running to the store. Plus, he’ll love wearing these things to the gym.
Solo Stove Bonfire Fire Pit
If you’ve ever thought about investing in a fire pit, now is the time to do it. This is a gift that’ll get both of you outside. When warmer weather and better times arrive, it’ll still be a go-to gift that’ll power countless nights to come.
Weekly Desk Notepad
Valentine’s Day should be about accepting our partners, flaws and all—and possibly offering them some help. This notepad is the perfect fix for a forgetful husband. Each week, he can track his projects, errands, and goals without feeling self-conscious about using a planner. It’s the little things, after all.
Jack Black Shave Essentials Set
Give him the gift of silky-smooth skin with this set of shaving products: a glycolic cleanser to wash away dirt and grime, a facial moisturizer with SPF, and a shave lather for a super-close shave every time. Each product is paraben- and sulfate-free so it’s safe for sensitive skin, too.
circul+ Smart Ring by Prevention
If he’s into all things fitness, he’ll love wearing this Prevention circul+ ring. It’s the only wearable pulse oximeter on the market that provides continuous monitoring to accurately measure heart rate, blood oxygen, finger temperature, and more. The oximeter has been validated for all skin tones and comes in three different sizes to fit any of his fingers.
Patagonia Quarter-Zip Jacket
This is the perfect Valentine’s Day gift for husbands who throw on the same hoodie every time the weather gets a little chilly. Once he feels how luxuriously soft this fleece jacket is, he’ll be more than happy to make this his new go-to hoodie. Both stylish and casual, this comfortable pullover will instantly elevate his look while keeping him totally dry and warm.
Carnivore Club Exotic Jerky Bouquet
If beef jerky is his all-time favorite snack, you know what to do. Gift him this jerky bouquet, filled with 20 long stem exotic meat sticks in four yummy flavors. He’ll have an endless supply of beef jerky to snack on throughout the rest of the year.
Anker Soundcore Bluetooth Speaker
This is a tech-savvy gift that will deliver crisp, powerful sound for his favorite music. It can connect to his phone, tablet, or any other device that uses Bluetooth and maintains a strong connection for up to 66 feet. Plus, it’s lightweight and portable, so he can take it on hikes, to the beach, or even just the bathroom. Shower singing is encouraged.
Comb and Brush Beard Set
If his beard is his pride and joy (other than you, of course), surprise him with this two-piece set to keep his beard looking sharp. Crafted from eco-friendly bamboo and soft boar bristles, the brush and comb will help stimulate natural oils and distribute them throughout the beard while removing dirt and grime. They also come in a small, nifty bag that he can take on the go.
Nonda ZUS Smart Car Charger
This car hub has two USB ports so you can both keep your devices fully charged on the road. A built-in GPS system syncs with the ZUS app, enabling you to keep track of where your car is parked, share that location with family members or friends, and even notify you when you’re about to exceed the time left on a parking meter!
Personalized Beer Mug
When you’ve been together so long you begin to lose track of the years, it can be hard to think of new gifts for him. This personalized beer mug makes a sweet, one-of-a-kind gift that will make him smile every time he cracks open a cold one. His man cave is practically begging for one of these.
Converse Chuck Taylor Low-Top Sneakers
An eternally cool pair of kicks, these low-top Converse sneakers would be the perfect surprise for your husband on Valentine’s Day. Every guy needs a classic white shoe in his rotation, and this comfortable, canvas-lined pair will match practically any outfit. Come spring, he’ll be the most stylish guy in the neighborhood.
Our Q&A a Day: 3-Year Journal for 2 People
“I bought this to use with my husband of 12 years, ” wrote one Amazon reviewer. This journal will allow you both to reflect and take time to properly address your relationship daily. Over a three-year period, you'll be able to compare and contrast answers while creating keepsake memories.
Airsnap AirPod Case
His AirPods are just about his favorite things—second only to you. Help him keep them safe and sound (heh) with this sturdy leather case. The handy clip can go on his keychain, belt loop, or backpack so he’ll never have to worry about losing them again.
The Office Complete Series DVDs
If you and your man love to cuddle up on a Friday night and watch The Office, look no further than this complete series DVD set for the perfect Valentine’s Day gift. The only thing that could be better is a visit to Schrute farms!
Bose SoundSport Wireless Earbuds
So he desperately needs a new pair of earbuds, but y’all don’t want to splurge on the newest model. That’s OK! Bose is renowned for sound quality and its SoundSport earbuds are still best in class. They’re optimized for active use (hey, outdoor runners!) and some people still prefer a wire to help avoid losing one bud or both.
RFID-Blocking Card Holder
This sleek and slim black leather cardholder has an added benefit over a traditional one: Built-in RFID-blocking technology wards off identity theft by preventing radio-frequency identification readers from accessing card data. The functional, travel-friendly wallet includes a slip pocket for folded bills, eight credit card slots, and an ID window to display a driver’s license.
Herschel Travel Backpack
Invest in this stylish backpack for all of his things that just can’t fit in his pocket. It’s casual enough to wear out on a chill night, but snazzy enough to transition into a work bag. There’s a laptop pocket that will fit up to a 15-inch screen and a headphone port for listening to music on the go.
101 Conversation Starters for Couples
If the convo ever gets a little dry over dinner, these cards will help! The box comes with 51 double-sided cards, featuring 101 questions. You’ll be surprised at all the things you didn’t know about him, after going through these cards.
Make Your Own Hot Sauce Kit
Spice things up—literally—with this DIY hot sauce kit. It comes with everything he needs to make six custom bottles of spicy sauce, flavored with yenne, ancho, curry, and chili spice.
Scratch The World Travel Map
This extra-large map will allow him to easily keep track of all the places he’s traveled to. What makes it even more fun is that he can use a coin to scratch off each place he’s visited, allowing him to get an overall view of how much more of the world is left to see!
Lovebox Spinning Heart Messenger
Give this super sweet love note box to a special someone and send them your sentiments via the app. When the love box receives your messages, its chunky red heart spins around like crazy ‘til they open the lid to read it.
Is he a brewing enthusiast or a health nut? If so, he’ll love this at-home kombucha-making kit. With a simple, streamlined process, he can experiment with fermenting in the comfort of your home. The kit makes 1 gallon of kombucha, a health-boosting, fermented drink, meaning there’s plenty for him to share. Think of it as a gift for both of you—a fun activity you can do together.
Ugg Ascot Slipper
These stylish suede slippers have a plush inner lining to keep his feet warm and cozy, while the durable rubber sole provides traction and support if he needs to wear them outside to grab the paper or take out the trash. Available in six different colors, these will be his go-to all winter long.
Personalized Leather Dopp Kit
Get him going in style with this durable leather toiletry bag, which has a wax coating that keeps things waterproof. With a sturdy leather strap and wide zipper opening to fit all his necessities, this bag can also be a personalized gift, as there’s an option to have his name or initials embroidered for a special touch.
Bevel Beard Balm
If he struggles with perpetually shaggy facial hair (or if you struggle with constant beard burn), this balm will save his life. Crafted with coconut oil and shea butter, this nourishing salve has a delicious smell and leaves hair feeling soft and smooth. Sometimes the smallest gifts are the most appreciated—especially if they’ll make him look like a million bucks.
Table in a Bag
Whether he’s planning to take you to the beach, on a romantic road trip, or even just to a picnic in the backyard, this sturdy, portable table will quickly become his go-to travel equipment—and you’ll get to reap the rewards.
Leave it to Swedish mainstay IKEA to create one of the cheapest, most helpful wall organizers available online. Whether he’s putting together a workshop in the garage or finally converting the spare room into a full-fledged office, he’ll love that you’re helping his space come together. (You, meanwhile, will love the price tag.)
Hydro Flask Vacuum-Insulated Water Bottle
The perfect gift for husbands who are always active and buy plastic bottles of water wherever they go, this sleek stainless steel water bottle is a much more sustainable (and stylish) solution. If he prefers to carry coffee or hot tea with him, this bottle’s double-walled insulation will keep hot drinks warm for up to 6 hours (and cold drinks chilled for up to 24 hours).
Carhartt Boot Socks
Basically, any dude will appreciate a nice pair of socks, and if your husband is one of those men who likes to hike, hunt, or just be cozy, he’ll get a kick out of these. And at just above $10 per pair, you won’t have to break the bank to get him something he’ll love—plus, he doesn’t need to know how cheap they are.
Wrangler Riggs Denim Shirt
Spiff up your significant other’s date night look with this casual denim shirt. It’ll look great on work-from-home Zoom calls and runs to the grocery store, and he might even find that he likes lounging around in a slightly elevated outfit. V-Day selfies are heavily encouraged!
Personalized Leather Coaster
Protect the coffee table and win his heart with these customizable leather coasters, which come emblazoned with both of your initials. Both sentimental and functional (kind of like a relationship itself), they’re bound to spruce up your living room and possibly even remind him of why he fell for you in the first place.
Tie Bar Clip Set
A tie bar is a pop of panache that takes any outfit from plain to polished in a snap—but it’s also something your husband might not think to buy himself. Do him a favor, and get him this set of three so he has options to work with depending on the color scheme of his outfit. Beyond looking classy and cool, tie bars fasten both the front and back portions of a tie to the shirt underneath it, keeping the tie in place no matter the breeze.
Outdoor String Lights
Speaking of those warm nights on the horizon, why not also invest in some patio lights to go with your new fire pit? These things stretch an impressive 48 feet and are meant for outdoor use. They’re even dimmable, meaning mood lighting is just a click away. And besides their technical perks, they’ll also make your yard or porch look about 10 times more inviting.
Adjustable Essential Apron
If he’s been perfecting his sourdough recipe over the past year, treat him to this bright, sustainable apron. It’ll protect his clothes from spills and stains, of course, but its main draw is the fact that it’ll make cooking feel so much more special. Who wouldn’t want to throw this on before tinkering around in the kitchen?
Coleman Sundome Tent
Camping is one of the few getaways that’s actually pretty safe these days, and you’re both probably itching to get out of the house. With the right tent (this top-rated option easily fits two people), you can take advantage of the first warm weather of the season—or even brave the cold for a romantic vacation neither of you will ever forget.
White Sage and Lavender Candle
Yep, dudes like candles, too—especially if that candle is accompanied by a little one-on-one time. This fresh scent is ideal for bringing better energy into a space, whether that’s a home office or a romance-friendly bedroom. Light this up, slip into something sexy, and enjoy the evening.
Keychron Wireless Mechanical Keyboard
Nothing says “I love you” like a mechanical keyboard—well, maybe other things say it better, but he’ll still love this device. Laptop users, especially, will appreciate the experience of typing on a full-size keyboard with a satisfying click-clack feeling from each keystroke. It might even make working from home fun again.
Help him get into the holiday spirit with these festive heart socks. Crew socks are the perfect way to keep his feet and ankles warm and snug. These socks are strong, stretchy, resistant to pilling, and the hand-linked toe seam gives a nearly seamless feel—plus he’ll probably get at least a compliment or two every time he wears them in public.