Yes, it's that time of year again! And if you're struggling to think of the best Valentine's Day gift ideas for him, fear not - we've got some great suggestions for what to give your boyfriend, husband or crush on the big day. While the stores are usually awash with potential presents for your guy, this is our first 14 February on lockdown, so you might be looking for something a little more thoughtful, or funny and most importantly, available online this year.
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Whether you're looking for luxe, cheap, sexy, personalised, or OTT romantic ideas, we have the best Valentine's gifts for him to make Valentine's Day 2021 the most loved-up – and memorable – ever.
So without further ado, here are 45+ gifts he's guaranteed to love for Valentine's Day.
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Personalised Quarantine Valentine's Day card with initials, £4.90, Amazon
On Amazon, Pomchick's selection of personalised cards includes this one to commemorate your first lockdown Valentine's Day, complete with loo rolls and your initials. Who says romance is dead?
All Saints Dropout Crew Sweatshirt, £85, AllSaints
Yes, he'll love this 100% cotton All Saints sweatshirt, with it's relaxed, timeless shape – but here's the twist. It's unisex so girlfriends can borrow it, too. How romantic!
I Love You socks, pack of 3, £29.95, Happy Socks
He'll wear his heart on his sleeve, well actually his socks, with this cute trio. Packaged in a heart covered box are three pairs of men's socks with different black and red Valentine's Day motifs.
Fifty Nights of Naughtiness Game Bundle, £25, Ann Summers
If you liked 50 Shades of Grey, you'll love this Valentine's Day present idea! Among Ann Summers' VERY naughty gifts for him is this sexy way to spend date night. Let the games begin!
Portal, £169, Portal from Facebook
In a long distance relationship? Bridge the gap with Portal's video calling device. Not only can you chat on the Portal, you can also listen to music together and binge-watch TV shows as a couple.
Chocolate Body Paints, pack of three, £12.99, Lovehoney
Valentine's Day chocolates don't have to be traditional – gift him with a naughty twist on the classic 14 February staple: chocolate body paint in milk, dark and strawberry flavours.
Our Moments – Couples game, £16.95, Amazon
Amazon's #1 bestseller in Party Games & Activities is this thought-provoking card game designed to spark conversation and help you get to know one another much more deeply.
The Beard Ninja beard shaping tool, was £14.99 Now £7.99, Amazon
His facial hair will always be on point for Valentine's Day or any occasion with the help of this genius gadget that acts as a beard shaping guide.
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Funny Valentine's Day gifts for him
Men's Magic Boxer Shorts in Heart Pattern, £8.99, Sockshop
Not your standard underwear gift, these boxers come super-compressed in a tiny boxer-shaped package. Add to water and they expand into a full-size pair of boxers in soft 100% cotton jersey with a fun and romantic heart motif.
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Sleepyhead custom photo pillowcase, £19.99, Firebox
If you're looking for a funny Valentine's gift for him, we think we have just what you need. He'll NEVER have to miss you again if you gift him with this hilarious personalised pillowcase lovingly emblazoned with your face.
Personalised Face Cushion, £14.99, Prezzybox
Another cuddle option – how about your visage printed on a pillow to keep him company 24/7? You'll find this gift among Prezzybox's hilarious gifts for him.
Biscuiteers Let's Get Knotty letterbox biscuits, £24.99, Selfridges
Sweets for the sweets - you could go for a straightforward chocolate Valentine's Day gift, or send a cheeky message with these biscuits, exclusively from Selfridges.
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NASA rocket lavalamp, £34.99, Firebox
Let him know you think he's out of this world with this fun lavalamp! It will provide some romantic mood lighting, and is it just us, or if you squint your eyes a little do the blobs look like hearts?
Amazing Chocolate Workshop Tools set, £15.50, Amazon
Is your crush quite handy around the house? Gift him with this luxury handmade chocolate tool set as a twist on traditional Valentine's Day sweets.
Valentine's Day gifts for him: Grooming and fragrance
Gilette Beard Kit gift set, £22.50, Amazon
This chic beard grooming set includes a beard and face wash, a beard balm, and a beard comb – everything he needs to keep his facial hair looking sharp.
NAILFIL Manicure set, £40, Ted Baker
This sophisticated men's manicure set includes nail scissors, clippers and shaping tools. Use the code: GIFT20 for 20% off this and more Valentine's Day gifts for him at Ted Baker.
Special edition gin, £45, Harris Distillery
This special edition Harris gin not only tastes sublime, but 10% of each sale goes to NHS Charities Together too.
Elemis Japanese Camellia Body Oil Blend 100ml Duo, £77, Mankind
A great body oil is always appreciated, and this Elemis duo, enriched with nourishing Camellia oil from Japan, is great for massages and has the added bonus of benefitting combination skin, nails and even hair.
Gucci Guilty Eau de Toilette For Him, from £53.99, John Lewis
If you're looking for a sexy fragrance for him, look no further than Gucci Guilty. Encased in a sleek black and silver flask, this intriguing best-selling scent is a complex symphony of more traditional men's notes as well as the unexpected, including cedarwood, patchouli, neroli, pink pepper, French lavender and orange blossom absolute.
Valentine's bling: Jewellery gifts for him
Engravable 'Love Bridge' bracelet, £149, Thomas Sabo
Thomas Sabo has a range of cool men's jewellery with complimentary engraving, like this bracelet with a powerful falcon motif.
Men's Silver Box Link Chain Necklace, £145, Missoma
If you're a fan of Normal People you'll know that Connell's chain set off a men's fashion trend. We love this silver chain necklace from Missoma – yes, Kate Middleton's favourite does men's jewellery, too! – and he'll look great in it.
Personalised Valentine's Day gifts for him
Personalised notebook, was £42 Now £21, Smythson
At Smythson you can find sophisticated personalisable gifts for him in the sale starting at just £13.
Wine with personalised watercolour message, from £19.99, GettingPersonal.co.uk
Send him a message as you toast to romance with a bottle of Spanish wine featuring a personalised label. Choose from rosé, white or red wine from the Bedegas Lozano winery in Spain.
Little Coupon Book - Romance, £8.99, Etsy
Perfect for lockdown love, these romantic coupons, including "Netflix and Chill", "Bubble bath together" or "Kiss in the rain", are ready to be redeemed! There are also three blank cards so you can personally include anything that has been left out!
Personalised Valentine's Day Canvas Print, from £7.99, eBay
A candid photo is the ultimate personalised gift – get your favourite loved up snap printed on a ready-to-hang canvas with your names. Four sizes are available from 12"x8" to 30" x 20".
Personalised London Tube Sign, was £49 now £12, Wowcher
For the man who has everything... we're pretty sure he doesn't have a personalised tube sign for his flat! You can get a great deal on one now at Wowcher.
Tech gifts he'll love to receive on Valentine's Day
BEATS Studio 3 Wireless Bluetooth Noise-Cancelling Headphones, £199, Currys
Sometimes lockdown romance is simply about knowing just what he needs in the day-to-day while spending all his time at home. If he's a music fan, show him you care with some fantastic noise-cancelling headphones – and fiery red Beats Studio headphones are a fab Valentine's Day gift.
Black Marble AirPods Case, £30, Richmond & Finch
Among Richmond & Finch's cool tech accessories is this chic marble look case where he can house his AirPods.
Playstation Alarm Clock, £25, Menkind
Show him that you understand having to share his attention with his other true love – video games – with this quirky clock for his nightstand.
Valentine's Day gifts of style for him
Self-sanitising face mask, other colours available, £26.44, är
Show him you care by gifting him a state-of-the-art face mask from är. Not only do the mask's Nanofilters block up to 99.8% of viruses, bacteria, dust, and other airborne pollutants and contaminants, it is also a self-cleaning mask treated with ViralOff, which reduces the presence of viruses on the fabric by 99% within two hours.
Burnt Orange Authentic Bali Backpack & Journal Bundle, was £99.98 Now £75, Gandys
A thoughtful gift for the outdoors lover in your life - a backpack and journal bundle from Gandys International. Founded by the Gandys brothers after being orphaned in the 2004 Sri Lankan tsunami, the sustainable company also has a Foundation which provides education, medication and nutrition to children around the world.
Comme Des Garçons PLAY x Converse 70s trainers, £130, Selfridges
This of-the-moment designer collab on these classic Converse trainers is perfect for Valentine's Day thanks to that cute heart graphic.
Gucci GG-heart silk tie, £160, Matches
If he loves designer fashion, gift him with this Valentine's Day-ready silk tie. Look closely and the print is the famed Gucci double GG reinterpreted in a heart motif.
Pink RI slim fit joggers, £26, River Island
If he's not into Valentine's pink, these comfy joggers also come in seven other colours, and they're on sale for two for £45.
Red fleece hoodie, £54.95, Nike
Cosy loungewear is the next best thing to a hug these days, so help him keep warm with a practical fleece hoodie in Valentine's red.
Valentine's Day gifts for him: Foodie edition
FinaMill Spice Grinder gift pack, £35.07, eBay
This award-winning kitchen tool will revolutionise the cooking of your favourite foodie. The battery-operated grinder comes with three different spice pods.
Celebration Healthy Hot Chilli Sauce Gift Set, £30, Amazon
How about another way to spice things up (although a bit more literally!)? He'll definitely get a kick out of this collection of five organic hot sauces: Mexican Fury, Sriracha Cha-Cha-Cha, Louisiana BBQ, Wicked Wasabi and Ever So English.
The Espresso Your Love Gift Pack, from £28.50, Whittard
Does he love coffee? Then he'll be truly enamoured with this thoughtful (and caffeine-packed) Valentine's Day gift which includes Let Love Brew coffee; milk, white and dark chocolate Espresso Beans; and a stylish Nova coffee mug.
There's nothing better than waking up to the smell of freshly made bread. He'll ditch supermarket rolls and sliced bread in no time with this digital bread maker that features no less than 11 baking functions. There's even a gluten-free option!
Progress Digital Bread Maker, £119, Progress
Valentine's Day for him: Unique beer & alcohol gifts
Beer My Valentine craft beer box, £25, NotOnTheHighStreet
For the guy who loves beer almost as much as he loves you! The Beer My Valentine hamper contains five craft beers, a beer glass and a box of chocolate hearts.
Valentine's 22 Carat Gold Berry Light up Gin, £24.99, Bottle Bling
If he's a bit extra (or, okay, maybe you are) you can't go wrong with this bottle of Todley's gin with gold flakes AND a light to make it glow.
Irish Whiskey Collection from Drinks by the Dram, £45, Master of Malt
Is he a fan of whiskey? This gift set shows off the best of Irish whiskey, featuring 12 wax-sealed drams (30ml each) from a range of local producers. He'll have fun sampling and rating them all and choosing which ones are his favourites.
XL Man Box Beer And Food Hamper, £38, NotOnTheHighStreet
If the best way to his heart is through his stomach he'll definitely be thrilled to receive this whopping food hamper chock full of premium lager, British charcuterie, pork crackling and chutney.
Hogs Back Brewery Pub in a Box Gift Set, £40, Moonpig
Or why not go the whole hog (excuse the pun) and bring the pub to him? While his favourite public house remains closed during lockdown, he can make his way through this crate of beer and cider that also comes with pork scratchings, a pack of playing cards and beer mats for that added authenticity. Cheers!
Valentine's Day gifts for him: Ideas for date night
Smartphone projector, £18, Menkind
Menkind has funny, unique, naughty and novelty Valentine's Day gifts for him including everything he'll need to orchestrate the perfect date night – like this smartphone projector, suitable for iPhone IOS and Android compatible mobiles. You can project your favourite Netflix shows or movies onto a wall or other blank surface for a cinema experience at home.
The Way To My Heart Grazing Gift, £40, Marks & Spencer
Surprise him with a romantic lockdown night in complete with snacks! The Way To My Heart Grazing Gift is exactly that with sweet, savoury and spicy treats: two bottles of red-hued Rose Beer'd, Valentine's Pork pie, Hearts of Gold cheese selection, chilli coated peanuts, Multi Seed wholegrain flatbreads, Caramelised red onion chutney, pork crackling and love whips.
Classic Afternoon Tea for Two Home Delivered by Piglets Pantry, £38, Virgin Experiences
One of our favourite Virgin Stay At Home Experiences is this afternoon tea for two with a range of sweet and savoury treats. It's a great lockdown gift to share for any palate, as it comes in classic, vegetarian and vegan versions.
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