Valentine’s Day Gift Guide For Him

fashionable guy in john varvatosValentine’s Day Gift Guide For Him

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. But with the help of Nordstrom, Valentine’s Day this year is a sinch. They carry a variety of goods that can help anyone find something for any type of guy in their lives—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.


leather jacket

For The Guy Who Has Style (And Knows It)

This ALLSAINTS Biker Leather Jacket features supple sheepskin leather that is sure to turn heads with its classic biker look.

bose speaker

For The Music Lover

This BOSE 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!

patagonia backpack

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.

Alaska cork keeper

 

For The Wine Guy

Does he prefer wine to beer? Grab him the BEERCAPTRAP State Map Wine Cork Trap. This birch-wood display is a conversation starter that is meant to show off your state pride! 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!


adidas sneakers

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.jack black skin care

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.

burberry cologne

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.


stylish guy wearing john varvatos
Photo By Kambria Fischer
man and son shopping
Photo By Kambria Fischer

patagonia jacket

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.leather wallet

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.


bose speaker

For The Gadget Guy

Is your man in need of a wearable wireless speaker? The BOSE SoundWear Companion Speaker is wearable but also allows you to stay aware of your surroundings. With Bluetooth compatibility and custom vibration alerts, your guy is able to multitask the day away with this awesome headset.

gucci belt

For The Label Man

Is your beau a label-loving fashion guy? Get him a classic GUCCI Interlocking 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!


jack black beard care

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.bose headphones

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!

man posing in store
Photo By Kambria Fischer

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 Nordstrom has 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!

All photos of Bobby Are By Kambria Fischer

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