There are many ways to express that special, three-worded phrase. Here at Vogue, saying “I love you” naturally involves presenting him with one of the best Valentine’s day gifts for men that’ll leave him impressed and feeling appreciated. And it need not be grandiose! Maybe it’s a night in, cooking your significant other’s favorite homemade meal or a fresh bouquet of flowers in the foyer. The sentiment can also be expressed in small but mighty ways like handwritten notes or folded laundry.
The key to shopping for men on Valentine’s day is asking the big and bold question: “Will he ever use this?” Not to generalize too much, but men love gifts that are practical. They love things that’ll make their lives significantly easier and more efficient. So, when you’re deciding on which gift will say “I love you” the best, consider his lifestyle. Perhaps, it’s gym equipment for those fitness enthusiasts. Or a beautiful shaving set for the dapper dandies. But, even though men love practical gifts, who’s to throw out the sentiment or the fluffy gifts? After all, isn’t that what makes Valentine’s day even more fun?
Below, shop the Best Valentine’s Day Gifts for men.
For the Dapper Dandy
He still believes in getting dressed for dinner and has an affinity for classic menswear. Help him keep those Oxfords sparkling with a handy electric shoe polisher kit and his ties in place with a classic tie bar. Love is surely in the details.
For the Fitness Enthusiast
The gym is his home away from home, and he’s got big goals this year. Help him get there by giving the gift of muscle recovery with a handy Theragun, which melts the soreness away. Or, why not bring the gym to him with Tonal? Efficiency is key!
For the Career-Oriented
Back-to-back meetings, trips to meet clients, and many to-do lists to get through. For this Valentine’s Day, gift the special men in your life items that’ll help him stay focused. Consider a beautiful Smythson journal to help him keep organized or the perfect garment bag that’ll keep his suits wrinkle-free.
For the Chef
His tastebuds are refined—and he knows it. Or, he simply uses cooking as his creative outlet. Whichever it may be, add to his kitchen collection with the latest essentials. A kitchen apron to keep him clean is always appreciated, and a pizza oven will surely be a hit for everyone at the table.
For the Grooming Obsessed
Half the medicine cabinet is his because he actually cares about his physical upkeep (as all men should). For this Valentine’s Day, don’t overlook the power of a chic shaving set complete with all utensils needed. After he’s put on his Chantecaille mask for the evening, he’ll surely appreciate luxuriating in a cloud-like cozy robe.