Thoughtfulness is the name of the game come Valentine’s Day. An on-target gift says you know him, you care and you support his newfound love of air frying or shaking up elaborate cocktails.
Whether he’s a creature of comfort, music fan or tech geek, we rounded up 25 of our top gifts to give him this Valentine’s Day.
For a man who’s musically inclined and appreciates an immersive experience, these Sony wireless over-ear headphones are our pick for the best over-ear headphones. They offer the best sound quality, comfort, battery life and noise cancellation of the models we tested.
Make sure all his tech stays organized with this rather genius cord organizer he can take wherever he goes.
For a heartfelt gift this Valentine’s Day, you can completely personalize this book of love. Customize the cover design, names, genders and unique characteristics to tailor this book to fit your unique relationship.
We tried not to be too clichéd in this list, but really, how can you pass up a bouquet of beef jerky? It’s also a perfect gift to share with the person you love with a whopping 20 sticks.
Some guys always bring the party. The latest Bluetooth speaker from UE Boom will let him DJ in style. Naturally it’s our pick for the best portable Bluetooth speaker.
For his next crème brûlée or BBQ adventure, this easy-to-use butane torch is a kitchen essential, and pretty exciting at that.
Help him keep track of his phone, keys, luggage and even dog with one (or more) of these Apple AirTags.
Every Man Jack Sandalwood Beard Kit ($30; everymanjack.com)
Keeping his facial hair soft, clean and fresh is a gift to you both. This set from Every Man Jack includes active conditioning ingredients like coconut oil and shea butter, so it smells extra good.
A travel pillow is one of those essentials that some guys may not necessarily think to buy for themselves. Cabeau Evolution S3 is our favorite travel pillow out there.
If you’re shopping for a guy whose main hobby is working out, a Theragun massage gun is for you. The Theragun Prime comes with five customizable speeds and is quieter than an electric toothbrush with a 120-minute battery life. Want something a little smaller (and about $100 cheaper)? The Theragun Mini is fantastic as well.
Herschel brings its trusted construction to this Dopp kit to help him stash products and stay groomed wherever he’s off to next.
For a security-conscious tech enthusiast, our favorite video doorbell makes a perfectly practical gift. Ring Video’s Doorbell 2 Pro uses radar for motion alerts and has impressively clear picture and audio.
This fire pit from Solo Stove creates a nearly smokeless fire so he can spend some quality time in the backyard without smelling like smoke for days and days. Just check out our glowing (get it?) review.
Keep the daily rise and grind fresh and flavorful with a Blue Bottle Coffee subscription, our favorite coffee subscription for its customizability, variety and taste.
True coffee connoisseurs will appreciate a burr grinder to get those freshly ground beans extra fresh — and our editor’s pick is also on sale.
Does the man in your life consider himself a pizza expert — or at least appreciator? Well then we can’t think of a better gift than this pizza oven. We tried out the Ooni Karu 16 for ourselves and found it to be an extremely simple and delicious way to cook up a pie.
That Solo Stove seem a little intimidating? He can bring a little bit of the great outdoors inside with this tabletop fireplace. It’s smokeless and odorless, so you can toast marshmallows over the fire even if you can’t see the stars.
Ugg continues to have the market cornered when it comes to warm feet, including indoors, with the classic Ascot slipper with a rubber sole so he can run errands and walk the dog in these too.
If lounging at home has become an art form, joggers from Lululemon are an essential tool of the trade.
Yes, the makers of Gravity Blankets also make a fleece robe, and it feels like a warm hug. This is how you win Valentine’s Day.
A slim, handsome card holder is a timeless staple, and a man can always use a new one (or an extra). Shinola is a top pick among style experts.
For fans of wearable tech, the Apple Watch remains the gold standard. The Series 7 has an expanded display, faster charging and is the best option for iPhone users.
Keep him on the cutting edge with a top-quality knife set. Chicago Cutlery’s Fusion series are reliable, sturdy and the best kitchen knife deal we found.
Air frying may be the closest he comes to real-life wizardry. Ninja easily tops our list for its value and crisp results.
Shaker and Spoon Subscription Box (starting at $50; shakerandspoon.com)
For the committed and adventurous at-home mixologist, Shaker and Spoon’s subscription box delivers everything he needs to make three different recipes (excluding alcohol). Choose between monthly, three-month, six-month and 12-month subscriptions.