Valentines Day Gift Guide for the Man in your Life

The Valentine’s Day of yesteryear-where a woman would get a bouquet of roses and a box of chocolates-has fully evolved (devolved?!) into a holiday with gifts for everyone. Gummy Bears for your son, a heart T-shirt for your daughter and an iPhone case for your husband? I love to get something small on Valentines Day, but definitely don’t want to neglect my guy. Here are some last minute ideas for the guy in your life- a little (or big) gift goes a long way. 

For the Techie Guy:


Native Union iPhone 7 Case

A wooden inlay brings a natural element to this handcrafted Native Union iPhone 7 case.  Eager for well-made tools to support their tech-savvy lifestyles, Jon Brunner and Igor Duc founded Native Union in 2009. Offering modern designs infused with classic elements, Native Union selects elegant materials like wood, leather, and braided cord to accent its tech accessories.  Check it out at East Dane (the male Shopbop!)

B&O PLAY H5 Wireless In Ear Headphones

Dynamic B&O Play wireless earphones have amazing sound quality with a refined, lightweight design.  Includes an inline remote control and mic.  Fan favorite(s).

Ricoh GR2 Digital Camera

Yes we all love our iPhones but with quality pictures becoming paramount in our selfie society, many photo connoisseurs are moving back to “regular” cameras. This Ricoh camera fits the bill- it’s compact and travel-ready. Recommended by a photographer friend, it’s a worthy upgrade from your phone’s camera. And, you can’t beat Amazon Prime delivery! 

For the Fashion Guy:


Beau Ties Bespoke Tie Conversion

Not just another tie – Beau Ties will bring an old tie or bow tie to life.  Offering postage paid both ways, just fill out this form online (link above) and he’ll have a stylish new accessory in his wardrobe, pronto.  Add your man’s initials, wedding date or a short message for a  personal, thoughtful touch. #goals

Shinola Runwell 41mm Gold Plated Watch

For the “Made in America” fans,  Shinola is a Detroit-based company offering bikes, watches, and other urban-cool accessories.  How about this watch for his upcoming golf weekends?   

Brass Cufflinks

Simple yet just a little edgy, these cufflinks will be a hit with any guy who spends his days decked out in a suit. 

For the Metro Guy:


Baxter of California Travel Dopp Kit

Is your guy always on the go? This travel kit comes with travel-friendly, leak resistant , and TSA-approved bottles of their best sellers. Whether jetting off to far corners of the world or around the corner to the gym, he’ll move freely with his favorite Baxter of California essentials in tow. Kit includes: Daily Face Wash, Oil Free Moisturizer, Super Close Shave Formula, After Shave Balm, Daily Protein Shampoo.

Corduroy Chuck Taylors

Not every guy can pull off these Converse Black Corduroy Chuck Taylors. They’re Uber-hip, and so is the guy wearing these on a beautiful Sunday excursion on the Highline.

For the Practical Guy:


BOMBAS Valentine’s Day Socks Four Pack 

This quartet of hosiery  features a pair each in  Charcoal Dress Solid, Charcoal/Grey Dress Stripe, Chocolate Fall Marl, and Charcoal Fall Marl.   The BOMBAS promise is that every one Pair Purchased  = one Pair Donated.  These well constructed wardrobe staples feature seamless toes, arch support, reinforced foot bed, and are machine washable.  Love the entire brand!

Smythson Currency Case

This case is great for the traveler, especially if you carry a bag and don’t just put all of your money in your back pocket (cause he’s no longer a first year analyst). This plus-sized wallet sports four pockets for four different currencies, receipts, etc. I have one myself – it’s essential..

For the Sporty Guy:


Class Pack to Row House NYC
My husband’s current workout regime prominently features Row House in NYC. A 5 class pack is a clutch gift.  

Lululemon Mens Workout Gear

Many guys have been raving to me about the Lululemon workout clothes they have been wearing. Lulu lemon for men? The line is definitely NOT  just for women anymore. Have him try out these workout pants. 

For the Sunglass Guy:


Persol Polarized Classic Sunglasses – 

Every man needs a great, distinctive pair of sunglasses- these lightweight Persol are a perfect option. The brand’s eyewear can be seen from Rodeo Drive to the Himalayas, always providing originality, performance, and refinement.  Purchase via Zappos and receive in one business day!

Ray Ban Aviators

These are a must have, if he doesn’t have already. A no-brainer

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