30 Best Valentine’s Day Gifts to Buy Him in 2020
The holiday season already feels like ancient history, and now Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. Where does the time go? After perusing a few gift ideas that you might want, it’s time to shop for him. Whether that means your boyfriend, husband, son, or tween nephew, there are tons of affordable gift ideas just ahead. He’ll feel loved and appreciated, and you’ll feel like the world’s best girlfriend/wife/mom/somehow-still-29-year-old aunt.
Foam rolling helps soothe sore muscles and so does heat—marry the two and you have a pretty sweet recovery tool to wrap.
Fact: It’s a great time to buy winter coats and accessories right now, because they’re majorly on sale. Additional fact: Even J.Crew cashmere is discounted. Act fast, folks!
Have you heard? AirPods have come full circle, with retailers selling “cords” (also known as a wire) so you don’t lose yours. If you, too, are LOLing at this but your betrothed still suffers from AirPod-related anxiety…meet this sturdy leather case.
Cozy slippers are a gift-giving classic. And this pair by UGG has nearly 600 perfect reviews on Nordstrom.com. Three words: add to cart.
If he went above and beyond for you over the holidays, get him back with the Ultimate Gift in Gaming: a Nintendo Switch, duh! It’s such a good gift, you can even count this as part of his birthday present (unless, you know, it’s like 6 months from now).
“Try again, Prevention.com, because he already has a Nintendo Switch.” Mission accepted. How about these ultra-thin screen protectors? Now, even when you throw it in the video game bin because that’s where it belongs (!!!), it won’t get scratched.
Another classic Valentine’s Day gift: boxers. These “cool zone” (LOL) briefs are one of Amazon’s bestsellers. Maybe because they come in three lengths: long, regular, and frisky…I mean short!
You know you’re an adult when you’re freaking PSYCHED about a wallet with radio-frequency identification technology. Like his superhero dolls of yore, this slim wallet will beat the bad guys with a one-two punch—and it holds up to six credit cards!
Even though he’s a grown-ass man, it’s still kinda fun to buy him red and pink stuff for Valentine’s Day. This cozy shirt can be worn any time of year and is made with extra durable cotton that can withstand wear, tear, and intense wash cycles.
Valentine’s Day gift part I: Endorse an iPhone 11 purchase. Valentine’s Day gift part II: Upgrade his cell phone case with a built-in battery so he never misses an opportunity to text you back (muahaha).
Men are simple creatures. Men love pocket knives. This pocket knife is the top-selling pocket knife on Amazon. Get him this pocket knife.
Remember how we said earlier that it’s a great time to buy winter coats? Exhibit B.
Even if his handyman skills don’t exactly rise to the level of Al Borland (remember him from Home Improvement‘s “Tool Time”?!), this suite of screwdriver bits will reassure him that he’s king of your castle.
What sets this tumbler apart from all the other tumblers out there? The lid—YETI says it’s the only lid that employs magnets to help keep his water, beer, or coffee at the temperature he prefers. And 3,200 five-star reviewers agree.
If your man spends his workday outside, a big ole box of hand warmers actually makes a really thoughtful gift. You can also break these down into individual treats for teachers and/or students inside their valentine!
Patagonia has a sterling reputation—and a sustainable one, at that—and its quarter-zip jacket is one of the most popular pull-overs money can buy. This one is made of super-soft fleece and comes in tons of winter-ready colors.
Most men would like to upgrade their skincare game, but either don’t know how or feel silly applying a lotion in a bottle with flowers all over it. Enter Kiehl’s age DEFENDER (#tough) moisturizer, with manly branding to boot!
Running shoes should be swapped out every 200 or so miles. Adidas’s UltraBoost pair has been a popular pick for years, thanks to the knit upper, soft cushioning, and overall lightweight feel. In other words, gift these!
Whether he just picked up guitar as a new hobby or has been playing the bass in garage bands for years, this tuner is an Amazon bestseller and will keep his prized instrument in check.
He loves to rib you because you hardly let any of his guy stuff go into the living room. That is, until you buy him a special stand just for his guitar. Who’s Type-A now, Brad?!
Sleek work pants for a cool guy. And this pair from Nordstrom is 65% off! Life doesn’t get much better.
He’s had an Apple Watch for years, but hasn’t done much experimenting with the wristband. Now is the time! We have a soft spot for this red and purple sport loop, which will wick away sweat and give a portion of the proceeds to AIDS research.
Pulled pork night just got even more exciting—because now your man can rip into a carefully marinated batch without burning his fingers! How thoughtful of you.
Millennials, we don’t know how, were raised to adore succulents. So getting him one for Valentine’s Day is rather appropriate.
You’ve laundered enough of his undershirts to know that every. single. damn. one has yellow pit stains. And for some reason you love his adorable, pit stained undershirts—but you can also admit that he needs a fresh set. Boom!
You thought you’d already gifted him every single possible gadget that turned him into a huge dork. Nope. We found another one!
Now this is the keychain of a family man. Order it now so you have time to print a cute picture for it!
…now if you’re looking for a personalized gift with an adventurous twist, why not get your guy a special fishing knife? And work in some kind of “good catch” pun into the card.