20 Valentine's Day gifts for him that he'll actually appreciate

You can't go wrong with a cozy pair of slippers.
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Struggling with what to get your guy for Valentine’s Day this year? We hear you — men can be tough to shop for!

It can be difficult to know where to start, but there’s a way to show your main squeeze that you think he’s pretty great without resorting to something too cheesy. From heart-shaped pizzas to cozy slippers — we found 20 affordable and thoughtful Valentine's Day gift ideas for men.

The 20 best Valentine's Day gifts for him

1. Barberis Wool Mosso Tie

If your favorite guy dons a suit and tie for work each day, he’ll appreciate this wintry wool update to his accessory collection. The Tie Bar collaborated with a historic Italian mill to create this collection of affordable ties, and we love the result.

2. MeUndies Matching Set Underwear

A little something for you, and something for him! Underwear company MeUndies allows you to put together a matching set of undies for you and your boo. Our personal favorite? The wine-and-cheese pairing print that is perfect for date night.

3. YETI Rambler Stainless Steel Wine Tumbler

Do you and your main squeeze enjoy picnics, hiking trips or camping excursions on the weekend? Surprise him with a set of wine tumblers that you can take just about anywhere. They're great for keeping your drinks hot or cold.

4. Play x Comme Des Garcons Hidden Heart High-Top Sneakers

Forget wearing your heart on your sleeve — your guy can wear it on his favorite kicks, instead. We love these sneakers from Converse and Comme Des Garcons, an iconic collaboration that feels so appropriate for Valentine’s Day.

5. "Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in A Silicon Valley Startup," by John Carreyrou

If you want to get your beloved’s heart racing, gift him this thrilling book about the rise and fall of multibillion-dollar biochemical startup Theranos and it’s founder, Elizabeth Holmes.

6. Hawthorne Custom Bathroom Kit

Grooming company Hawthorne has created a unique and personalized shopping approach your guy will love. Fill out a simple online quiz and they’ll select a range of products just for him, based on thoughtful signifiers like his drink preference and how much he works out.

7. Coal Standard Beanie

A cozy beanie will never go unappreciated during this time of year. We love Coal’s unisex beanies, and this marled red color is festive for the holiday while also being utilitarian enough to wear all winter long.

8. Hinge x Society6 Card 3-Pack

Sometimes all you need is a card — especially if you just started seeing your guy. The dating app Hinge has collaborated with online art retailer Society6 on a range of cheeky Valentine’s Day cards that capture the essence of an early relationship.

9. Hey Handsome Travel Kit

What more needs to be said? Give your beloved this cool and practical travel kit, that will remind him how much you adore him every time he unzips it!

10. Minnetonka Genuine Shearling Slippers

Sometimes the simplest gifts can be the most appreciated. Every guy needs a great pair of slippers for lounging around the house.

11. Maine Guide Zip-Front Jac-Shirt With PrimaLoft

We all know men love clothes that are practical, but that doesn’t mean they can’t also be stylish. Both a shirt and a jacket, this piece from L.L. Bean is the perfect layering piece for colder months.

12. Warm Up Suit Sweats Set

You can’t go wrong with cozy! Just be warned, if you gift your guy this soft hoodie and sweatpants set … he may never take them off!

13. W & P Craft Old Fashioned Cocktail Drink Mixer

Make your at-home happy hours a little bit happier with this cocktail syrup. It'll help him whip up the perfect Old Fashioned in a flash. Just add an orange peel garnish and a large ice cube and, cheers, you’re set!

14. Detroit Style Pizza Co. Heart-Shaped Pizza Variety Pack

Sometimes you can’t beat a Valentine’s Day date night in. Surprise your beau with an array of heat-at-home pizzas from Detroit Style Pizza Co. that are shaped like hearts!

15. Fujifilm Instax Wide 300 Instant Film Camera

Living in the moment is great, but capturing a moment is also just as meaningful. This Fujifilm camera allows you to make a memory last forever in a flash, and you can also snag it on sale for more than 30% off of the original price on Amazon.

16. Custom Sound Wave Art Print

Nothing says "I love you" more than saying ... "I love you." This custom print puts any significant sound into a visual image, so you can make cherished words and songs part of your home decor.

17. NHL Game-Used Uniform Wallet

These durable and unique wallets feature an interior divider that is made with the fabric of a jersey worn during an NHL game, making them a unique gift for even the most diehard fans.

18. Hot Sauce of the Month

This subscription box is the perfect gift for any spice lover in your life. With the option to choose the number of bottles and the frequency of deliveries, this is the gift that keeps on giving long after Valentine's Day.

19. Beard Grooming Kit

Maybe this one is a gift for you, too. This grooming kit has nearly 2,000 reviews on Amazon and is bound to provide results that your guy is sure to love.

20. Marshall Bluetooth Speaker

This fancy portable bluetooth speaker can allow up to 25 hours of playing time on a single charge and is a perfect fit on a shelf in the living room — or for a trip to the beach when summer comes around.

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