When it comes to my husband’s signature look, it’s that rugged, laid back west coast style that gets me every time. From flannels to jeans to graphic tees, when he finds what looks good on him, he wholeheartedly owns it. There’s nothing more attractive than a man who carries himself with confidence, right? In my case, I’ve been blessed with that, and so much more. Bobby’s the ultimate family man, thoughtful, caring with an infectious spirit. A modern-day Superman, if you will.
Every Valentine’s Day he showers me and my daughter with gifts, but this year I wanted to compile a gift guide for HIM. Instead of being showered with fine jewelry, stuffed animals that say “I Love You,” boxes of chocolate that are sure to mess up my New Year’s diet, and red roses that make me feel warm and fuzzy, let’s consider the men in our lives and how much they deserve! Bobby is an outstanding father, a wonderful dentist, and a sensitive hubby. There’s so much he embodies, yet so little out there to show him how much he truly means to me. No matter what kind of guy is in your life—from the great outdoorsman to the tech-savvy dude—here are my top gifts for the man in your life!
About 55 percent of Americans celebrate Valentine’s Day and spend an estimated $19.6 billion a year. More than $1.8 billion is spent on candy alone.
For The Guy Who Has Style (And Knows It)
This ALLSAINTS Tyson Leather Biker Jacket features supple sheepskin leather that is sure to turn heads with its classic biker look. With zippered cuffs, zippered side pockets, and notched lapels this clean, neat look will elevate any man’s wardrobe.
For The Music Lover
This BOSE Portable Home Bluetooth Speaker is a compact, portable, and durable speaker that provides a 360-degree range for complete coverage in any space. What’s even better? It is so simple to use and seamlessly connects to your phone. It is a gift that is sure to please any guy that can’t go anywhere without his playlist handy!
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For The Guy With A Lot Of Baggage (No Pun Intended)
The PATAGONIA 28L Refugio Backpack is a mid-size bag that holds everything from a laptop to a computer and books. It is truly perfect for a guy that likes to carry his entire life on his back. Not to mention, it is waterproof.
For The Wine Guy
Does he prefer wine to beer? Grab him the 4-Piece Oeno Wine Accessory Collection Set. This sleek set is a conversation starter that is meant to show off your love of wine! This is for the guy that really takes pride in his grapes.
Even though more Americans buy gifts for their dogs for Valentine’s Day, people actually spend more on their pet kitties—an average of about $96 per household, compared to $81 for dogs!
For The Sporty Guy
The Samba OG Sneaker is a classic. With a minimalist style and classic look, it’s the perfect combination of comfort, practicality, and style. They’re comfortable and stylish enough for everyday wear, so race to get them.
For The Pampered Guy
The JACK BLACK Skin Saviors Set is a full skincare regime equipped with TSA-size bottles, so your man can stay spoiled even when he’s away from home. It includes a cleanser, moisturizer, lip balm, and face buff to have your man staying smooth even through the winter. An added bonus? This kit is budget-friendly.
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For the Caffeine Junkie
We need a lot (a lot) of coffee in our house. To keep up with four kids, we need a morning cup of joe and with this espresso maker, we can have a delicious cup every day. Plus it makes up to 15 different types of espresso and coffee drinks—it’s like a coffeehouse on our kitchen counter.
For The Guy Who Keeps It Fresh
MR. BURBERRY Eau de Toilette will have your man smelling oh-so-delicious. This scent is classic and sophisticated with fresh notes of crisp, zesty grapefruit cut with a seductive base of earthy vetiver and smoky guaiac wood. It makes this cologne as timeless for him as it is for you!
According to the National Retail Federation, we spend a whopping $4.7 billion on jewelry for Valentine’s Day.
For The Outdoorsman
The PATAGONIA Nano Puff Water Resistant Jacket will protect your guy from all the elements and keep him looking and feeling hot. It is also constructed with the environment in mind, so your man’s inner Cub Scout can be embraced regardless of the weather.
For The Classy Man (Who Is In Need of A Good Multipurpose Wallet)
Cut from smooth, genuine leather, the POLO RALPH LAUREN Leather Passcase Wallet makes carrying a man’s necessities easy. Wallets are great gifts as they come in all sorts of different styles. And a classic like this will never go out of style. If you’re looking for something more personal, one of my friends bought her husband a customized photo wallet last year. I find it so cool that you can personalize just about anything these days!
Richard Cadbury, son of Cadbury founder John Cadbury, started packaging chocolates in fancy boxes to increase sales. He introduced the first heart-shaped box of chocolates for V-Day in 1861.
For The Gadget Guy
Is your man in need of a catch-all for his techy gear? The Catch3 Wireless Charging Tray features nonslip construction and pebble-grain Italian leather in a handsome tray that offers wireless charging for your phone and a place to keep accessories. It charges through most cases and will keep him from asking if you’ve seen his phone.
For The Label Man
Is your beau a label-loving fashion guy? Get him a classic GUCCI Interlocking G Buckle Logo-Embossed Leather Belt. You can never go wrong with Gucci, am I right? Made of beautifully grained calfskin leather and featuring the iconic interlocking-G logo brass buckle, this suave belt will be a staple for any lucky man’s closet.
More than 36 million heart-shaped boxes of chocolates are sold each year. That’s 58 million pounds of chocolate!
For The Man Rockin’ The Beard
Is he rocking more than just a little stubble? Then pick up the JACK BLACK The Grand Tour Collection. This set of dermatologist-tested products includes beard lube, moisturizer, cleanser and deodorant to keep not only your guy’s face fresh, but also his entire body! Get this for your man if he is in need of a Self Care Sunday.
For the Grill Master
No gift guide for the man you love is complete without grilling accessories! Bobby loves to barbecue, so a flat top griddle makes the perfect present. He gets to channel his inner Gordon Ramsey while the kids and I get some amazing food!
For The Gamer Guy
Does your man live for access to Bluetooth, Alexa, and Siri? The BOSE QuietComfort 35 Wireless Headphones II eliminates noise and distraction all while having an effortless cushioned design. Perfect to connect with an Xbox or to use at the gym in combination with an iPhone, these headphones are a must!
Find the Best Gift This Valentine’s
Whether your guy likes the gym and the outdoors, is more of a gamer and tech nut, or is in need of a bit of mid-winter TLC, this Valentine’s Day it’s easy to find something for every type of man in your life. I’d love to hear what you all love about Valentine’s Day with your special someone. If you choose to follow our gift guide let me know what items you picked! Happy Valentine’s Day!