Valentine’s Day is an opportunity to give your loved one something they will really appreciate. It could be candy and flowers – but it could also be something that, at first glance, doesn’t seem like a Valentine’s Day gift. The point is to get them something that they’ll want, like, and use. With that in mind, we’re suggesting a variety of Valentine’s Day gift ideas that are sure to please.
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The best gifts for her
If she’s a chocolate lover, you can’t go wrong with this heart-shaped box of yummy chocolate candy. The Swiss gourmet goodies include handmade truffles, as well as an assortment of chocolates with all-natural fruit filling, housemade nut butters, crunchy roasted nuts, marzipan, and ganache. Another option is Black Gold, which includes a layer of almond cake that’s been soaked with Grand Marnier liqueur, topped with rich chocolate ganache, and coated with Swiss dark chocolate.
Chocolate Candy-Filled Heart, 68.50 at Andre’s
Treat her to the perfect homemade breakfast with this high-quality breakfast bundle – which includes enough food to enjoy for several days. The bundle has four 12-ounce packs of uncured Applewood Smoked Bacon, four 12-ounce packs of Smoky Maple Breakfast Sausage, 1.5 pounds of Buttermilk Pancake Mix, and a pint of Pure Maple Syrup. The kit is certified humane and free from antibiotics, nitrites and nitrates, animal byproducts, and MSG.
Sweet Maple Smoky Bundle, $84 at North Country Smokehouse
Pamper her with this luxurious skincare set designed to nourish the body with clean formulas that are cruelty-free, and free from parabens, mineral oil, synthetic fragrance, phthalates, and phenoxyethanol. The collection includes Revitalizing Essence (5 oz), which is rich in antioxidants and provides hydration, micro-exfoliation, and brightening while protecting against free radicals and pollutants; Illuminating Serum (1oz), which visibly plumps skin to be firmer, radiant, and supple, and reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles; and Ultra Hydrating Cream (1.7oz), a velvety moisturizer scented with Geranium oil to soothe and hydrate skin.
Waterfall Collection Daily Essentials, $290 at Novara
Upgrade her coffee routine with this retro-looking espresso machine, which also has a milk frother steam wand. The espresso maker has a powerful 15-bar pump, along with a pressure dial on the front to view the pressure level. The dual portafilter spouts can brew 2 shots of espresso simultaneously. The built-in frothing wand can froth, foam, or steam milk, while the espresso cups can be warmed on top of the machine.
Hamilton Beach Slide & Lock Espresso Machine, $149 at Amazon
Another great gift for avid coffee drinkers is this coffee subscription. The 6-month option sends a bag of coffee each month, and you can choose from whole beans, ground coffee, or opt for coffee pods for Keurig and Nespresso Original machines. The coffee comes from all over the world, and each bag is delivered fresh and includes a postcard that explains that country’s coffee-growing process and history.
Atlas Coffee Gift Subscription, $109/$99 at Atlas Coffee Club
This beautiful cake stand is designed to showcase her favorite baked creations. It’s made of heavy-weight steel and has a 12-inch diameter at the rim, 6-inch base, and 6-inch height. The cake stand is oven-safe up to 530 degrees and is also dishwasher and freezer-friendly. Color choices are PIllarbox Red and Tarragon (green).
Cake Stand, $98 at Falcon Enamelware
If she’s not a fan of real flowers, this faux purple orchid is easy to maintain and looks remarkably life-like. It even has a proprietary fragrance infusion (which is subtle) to make it smell like the real thing. Each stem includes nine fully bloomed flower heads and three buds. The orchids, which are shipped in a decorative box, can be combined for a fuller look and also mixed with other neutral or vibrant colors.
Vintage Home Faux Life-Like Fuchsia Orchids, $99 at Amazon
If your sweetie likes luxurious body washes and lotions, this 2-piece set is the perfect gift. The Passionfruit Infused Mango Body Wash is enriched with vitamins and minerals, to leave her skin clean and nourished. The Passionfruit Infused Body Lotion is infused with shea butter and aloe and provides additional nourishment. There’s also a luxury-scented Soy Jar Candle in the same scent.
Lulu Candles Passionfruit Infused Mango Body Wash and Body Lotion, $53 at Amazon
Wrap her in luxury with this organic Turkish cotton bath towel set. Made of 100% organic Turkish cotton, the towels are absorbent and get softer after every wash. The set includes two 30” x 58” bath towels, two 16” X 30” hand towels, and two 13” x 13” washcloths. Color choices include Arctic wolf, white, country air, Poseidon, and dark grey.
Travel + Leisure Home Organic Turkish Cotton Bath Towel Set, $135 at Travel & Leisure
This high-velocity hair dryer and finisher includes several attachments that make it easier for her to dry and style her hair. The turbo concentrator provides high-velocity drying for sleek, straight styles. The quick smooth brush is used for smooth styling and provides voluminous, straight styles. The rapid gloss finisher provides a high-gloss finish. The stylish hair dryer has four heat settings and three airflow settings. In addition, it includes a cold shot button to close the cuticle and smooth the hair in the last styling step.
Shark SpeedStyle for Straight and Wavy Hair, $237/Sale $217 at Amazon
Handmade, affordable, and minimalist jewelry is an excellent gift for Valentine’s Day. The Willow Hoop earrings are 2” long and available in 14kt gold fill and sterling silver. Pearl Fringe Backdrop earrings include freshwater pearls that are attached in different lengths to create a cascading effect. The Moonstone Cushion Necklace is subtly stunning and wrapped in 15” of delicate cable chain. The Tiny Twist Earrings, which make a single piercing look like a double piercing, are a favorite.
Willow Hoop Earrings, $60 at Hello Adorn
From running daily errands to traveling out of town, the Metro Tote has plenty of room. It’s made with ultra-microfiber vegan leather and has long top handles that can be carried over the shoulder or in hand. The bag, which has a zipper closure, is both water- and scratch-resistant, and the interior is made of a cotton twill. There are several compartments, including one for a 14-inch laptop, and other zippered compartments, tech sleeve pockets, and an interior water bottle pocket. Color choices are mahogany, saddle tan, carbon black, and ivory.
Metro Tote, $230 at Monos
If you struggle to put women’s clothing together, here’s a set that is ready for gifting. The Kite jacket (which is a compromise between a shirt and a jacket) is made of French linen and has two front pockets and an interior breast pocket. It’s available in two colors: bone, and lines. The Cham Pants are also made of French linen, and available in bone, lines, chalk, flowers, dusk, night, and bone. The Sun Tee shirt, also made of French linen, is available in almost a dozen colors, including Rio, watermelon, lines, dusk, and gold.
Kite Jacket, $195 at Alex Crane
Keep her feet warm and cushioned in luxury with these stylish winter warrior sneakers. The thermoregulation is so effective that they can be warm without socks to enjoy the plush feel. However, they’re also performance sneakers and have an extra grip Viram outsole. The max cushion and feeling of lightness make it easy for her to walk or run in the winter. The upper materials are made of suede and lined with sheepskin, while the rear pull tab makes it easy to put the shoes on.
Max 40 SPSK Winter Warrior Sneaker, $280 at Deckers X Lab
This bamboo jogging set is as comfortable as a blanket. Both the ultra-soft bamboo hoodie and jogger pants are made of 62% premium viscose from bamboo, 28% acrylic, and 10% spandex. The hoodie has a drawcord and sleeve cuffs, in addition to an enhanced weave so it won’t pill. The pants, which feel like her favorite pair of pajamas, have a flattering fit, and include side pockets that can hold a smartphone. Color choices for the hoodie include navy, black, ivory, and charcoal. The pants are available in the same colors, and also in haze, twilight, and light grey
Bamboo Hoodie, $165/Sale $132 at Cozy Earth
Staying hydrated is important and this twist-top 25-ounce water bottle makes it a lot easier. The insulated water bottle is made of food-grade 18/8 stainless steel and can keep drinks cold for 24 hours or hot for 12 hours. It’s available in five colors: seaside mint, obsidian black, Monaco blue, Himalayan pink, and granite white.
LARQ Bottle Twist Top 25oz, $39 at Amazon
Made by one of the original American sneaker brands, these shoes continue to be popular. The 100% cotton canvas upper is lightweight and breathable, while the rubber toe cap is durable and the rubber rigid wedge outsole provides traction. The shoes also have a comfort sock liner, flat cotton laces, and the iconic ankle patch.
1993 Center Hi-Top Limited Edition Canvas Sneakers, $90 at PF. Flyers
If she needs some new luggage, this suitcase is ultra-light but also durable. The clamshell design makes it easy to pack and organize, and the top compartment is expandable to separate shoes and toiletries. The padded front zippered part can hold up to a 13” MacBook, and there’s also a top stash pocket. Grab handles on all sides, also with a bike-inspired roller handle system make the suitcase easy to maneuver. It’s available in small, medium, and large sizes.
Copilot Luggage Roller, $249 at Timbuk2
These colorful walking sneakers are made of soft leather and have an ultra-light midsole. They’re made for walking, light workouts, and everyday wear. The arch support both protects and supports the arch, and the ultra-light midsole provides shock absorption, and buoyancy. The forefoot rockers help to propel her steps, and the wide toe box contributes to the comfortable feeling. The shoes are also rainproof. Color choices include lucid blue, lotus pink, helio yellow, gamma white, kuiper black, and aero grey.
KLAW 528: Tennis Shoe, $148 at KLAW
Up your sweetie’s game with these smartglasses. They’re available in both prescription and sunglass options. The glasses can provide 10 hours of streaming music playback and 7 hours of phone calls. The glasses take 1.5 hours to fully charge, while a 15-minute quick charge provides 3 hours of operating time. The glasses support both iOS and Android, and the Bluetooth range is 33 ft in open space. She can use the touch sensor to increase or decrease the volume, and the virtual button connects the smartglasses. With an IP67 dust and waterproof rating, the glasses can be used in light rain, and when sweating. Lens options include polarized, photochromic, transparent UVA/V, UV420 blue blocker with AR, and anti-blue light. The glasses are also available in several colors and styles, and the frames are swappable.
Solos Argon 7 Smartglasses, $249 at Solos
The best gifts for him
He can spruce up his gaming setup with this wall lights starter kit. The triangular panels can be used to create any type of design, and using the layout assistant in the app, your special guy can also preview the design using AR. 16 million colors and a temperature range from 1200K to 6500K – along with brightness control, allow the lights to also be functional and create moods to match his activities. In addition, the lights can be synced to music.
Nanoleaf Rhythm Edition Dimmable Gaming Wall Lights, $299 at Amazon
Help him relax those tired, aching muscles with this mini massage gun, which provides percussion massage therapy to relieve stress and muscle tension. It’s also whisper quiet, so he won’t be irritated by noise. The massage gun is small enough to toss in a gym bag or suitcase and take wherever he goes. It includes four attachment heads, as well as a charging case, user guide, and carrying case.
Nimbl Mini Massage Gun, $199 at Sleep Number
Like most people, your special guy probably has plenty of digital devices that need to be charged. Instead of hogging all of the outlets, he can use this 4-port power bank to fast change his laptop, phone, tablet, earbuds, and more. In fact, it can charge a MacBook Air from 0 to 50% in half an hour. In addition, the smart digital display shows how much battery life is left in the power bank before it needs to be recharged.
RAVPower PD Pioneer 20000mAh 4-Port Power Bank, $79 at RAVPower
Okay, give him what he really wants: a recliner. This one has several positions, from lying flat for a nap, to gently reclining to watch TV. And for guys who struggle to get out of chairs, it has a lift position to assist in achieving a standing position. The breathable, synthetic leather recliner also has a vibrating massager with various vibrating modes and massage intensities. In addition, the 3 heating modes can provide warmth and help relieve stress. Other comfort features include a manually adjustable headrest, extended footrest, and a matching leather pillow. There are also side pockets and an integrated port for charging devices. The chair has a weight capacity of 400 pounds.
XL6 Power Lift Recliner with Massage & Heat, $599/Sale $459 at FlexiSpot
Even if he doesn’t like to cook, he’ll find it super easy to toss wings, French fries, steak, and shrimp in this air fryer, and the large window lets him monitor the food as it’s cooking. There are eight presets: French Fries, Fish, Steak, Egg Tart, Drumsticks, Shrimp, Chicken Wings, and Hot Dogs. The 360-degree heat circulation cooks the interior of the food while also ensuring the exterior is crispy and golden. In addition, the nonstick coating makes it easy to clean the 5.3-quart air fryer.
TaoTronics Air Fryer, $89/Sale $76 at TaoTronics
This magnetic charging station adds a bit of flair to his desk or nightstand and eliminates the rat’s nest of cords going to his power strip. In addition to one magnetic pad for charging, the charging station includes three AC outlets, two USB-C ports, and two USB-A ports, so there’s plenty of space for all of his devices. The 4-inch station is only slightly bigger than an apple and is available in two colors: interstellar gray, and dolomite white.
Anker MagGo Magnetic Desktop Charging Station, $99 at Amazon
This clever hammer fist comes in handy for a variety of projects – and can be used in any situation that calls for a hammer. In addition, he can use it as a ruler, nail puller, bottle opener, mallet, square, and hex driver. The ergonomic grip of the multi-tool and compactness will certainly make this an essential tool in his toolbox or glove compartment.
Hammer Fist, $24 at Hammer Fist
When he wants peace and quiet, these active noise-cancelling headphones block outside noise while letting him concentrate on his favorite tunes or podcasts. The headphones have 40mm drivers and provide excellent audio. With a 22-hour battery life, he doesn’t have to worry about charging the headphones often. Also, a 10-minute charge provides three hours of playtime. The headphones are also compatible with Tile tech, so he can find the headphones if they’re ever misplaced.
Skullcandy Hesh ANC Headphones, $134/Sale $116 at Amazon
If your guy prefers an in-ear listening experience, these true wireless earbuds provide 10 hours of wireless listening (and with the charging case, it increases to 35 hours). Also, a 15-minute charge provides two hours of listening time. The 6mm hi-def drivers ensure audio is balanced and crystal clear, and the microphone lets him make hands-free calls. Soft gel ear tips and removable sport wings ensure a customizable fit. The earbuds are also sweatproof and water-resistant.
House of Marley Champion 2 True Wireless Earbuds, $89/Sale $79 at Amazon
Whether working on the car or relaxing outside, this portable speaker provides clear audio and deep bass to keep him moving to the beat. The speaker has wireless Hi-Res audio, and the 9-band equalizer lets him customize his sound. The speaker also has an IPX7 waterproof rating, so he can use it while lounging by the pool as well. And there’s a carrying strap, which makes it easy to transport. Color choices include black, blue, and green.
Soundcore Motion 100 Bluetooth Speaker, $59/Sale $47
If he has an Apple Watch and the band has seen better days, replace it with this durable one instead. Each link is made of 100% carbon fiber, which is ultra-light and comfortable, but also strong. In addition, the sporty- and unique-looking band has a magnetic security fastener and safety lock. The watch band is available in a variety of patterns, including retro, modern, moon, mosaic, rhapsody, stairs, and wind.
Pitaka Carbon Fiber Apple Watch Band, $95 at Amazon
Whether he’s sleeping over for a night, or planning a weekend getaway, this duffel bag can meet all of his needs – and it can easily fit in an airplane’s overhead bin. Made of scratch-resistant vegan leather, the duffel, which has two top handles and an adjustable padded strap, has plenty of space inside. There’s even a 16-inch laptop compartment, water bottle pockets, interior tech sleeve pockets, and other zippered pockets inside. Plus, the duffel has a hidden accessory loop and an exterior trolley sleeve pocket. Color choices include mahogany, saddle tan, carbon black, and ivory.
Monos Carry-All Duffel, $260 at Monos
Help him stay hydrated on the go with this vacuum-insulated tumbler, which can also be used with carbonated drinks. The stainless-steel tumbler resists rust and has a powder coating to resist scratches. It can keep beverages cold for 6 hours and also keep drinks hot as well. The mouth has a smooth opening that he can drink from, and the lid has a handle for convenient transport. Color choices include ash green, black, sand beige, and white.
Trail Tumbler 38oz, $58 at Kinto
If your favorite guy needs new casual outerwear, this jacket and pants set can instantly update his wardrobe. The hybrid jacket has four-way stretch fabric on the sleeves and back, making this a comfortable choice whether he’s on the golf course or running around town. The body panels are lightweight and insulated, with a water-repellent feature. The two-way zipper on the front and the zip pocket are other features that add to the quality design of the jacket. The matching Quintero Golf Pants are made of a micro corduroy fabric, with self-fabric belt loops, open hand pockets with power mesh, and back pockets with buttons.
Hybrid Jacket, $180 at Bad Birdie
Make sure he doesn’t get stranded on the road with a dead car battery. This jump starter works in temperatures ranging from 14 degrees to 104 degrees and has an anti-reverse design for safety. There’s also a power bank for charging his smartphone or other electronic device, as well as a 300 lumens LED flashlight with three modes: SOS, strobe, and steady.
TOPDON Jump Surge JS2000 Jump Starter, $139/Sale $99
It’s designed for photographers, but this bag can also compartmentalize and keep other types of items safe as well in the fleece-lined pocket. And the dividers can be removed for large items. This backpack/bag can hold a laptop and tablet in a separate sleeve and also has room for a game control, headphones, wallet, tech tools, cup holder, keys, and various other essentials as well. Tote handles, comfortable shoulder straps, a removable chest strap, a roll-top, and a luggage pass-through strap are other features that make the waterproof bag easy to transport and use. Color choices include black, Wasatch green, Aegean blue, Yuma tan, Sedona orange, and multicam black.
All-New PRVKE Bag, $219 at WANDRD
Consider upgrading some of his smaller outerwear items. This tech Merino scarf has a waffle stitch and the Merino wool blend is soft and comfortable. It’s antimicrobial, and can also trap heat while wicking away moisture. The matching tech cashmere gloves, which have recovery ribbed cuffs, are water-resistant and feature touchscreen fingertips for using a smartphone without taking the gloves off. Color choices for both are true black, and total eclipse blue, and the gloves are also available in nine-iron heather.
Tech Marino Scarf, $78 at Mack Weldon
Help him keep his laptop and other essentials safe with this portfolio. The lightweight material is waterproof and has several pockets for a phone, pens, newspaper, and other items. The laptop pocket is separate and can hold up to a 16-inch laptop. Color choices are black and blue.
Troubadour X Mujjo Portfolio, $95 at Troubadour
This travel mug is rechargeable and can keep beverages hot for 6 hours to 12 hours, or cold for 12 hours. In addition, it has a built-in smart brewer to make coffee and tea. The German medical-grade stainless steel won’t break and is rust-resistant as well. The lid is leak-proof, and the travel mug is easy to clean. Color choices are royal blue, grape, mint, gray, raspberry, and mustard.
VIVA Recharge Tea & Coffee Mug with French Press Coffee Maker, $49 at Amazon