22 Coolest Valentine's Day Gifts for Him

Because your guy is too classy for stuffed animals.

We're not saying men don't like roses or chocolate, but these clever alternatives might get you a bigger smile come February 14. (Thinking you'd rather just DIY it? These homemade gifts are perfect for sweethearts and friends.)

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Amazon/Blue Bottle
Top Notch Joe

($20, )

Twitter established a Blue Bottle brick and mortar around the corner from its San Francisco HQ, and now he can have the very same brew in his morning mug. 

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Adidas
Ultimate Running Shoe

($180, ) 

Adidas' Primeknit material and rubber outsole makes reviewers say it's like running on a cloud. (The has the same effect.) 

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Brooklyn Brew Shop
Chocolate Beer Kit

($40, )

Skip the chocolate-covered strawberries and really go after a man's heart with a chocolatey porter. More of an IPA drinker? There's a mix for that too. 

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Orbitkey
Clever Keychain

($40, )

Noisy pockets no more. This sleek fob holds keys in place, stopping accidental scratches in their tracks.

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ulio & jack
Solid Cologne

($24, )

The TSA has nothing on this travel-friendly tin. The pint-sized fragrance also slips in a pocket for on-the-go application. 

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Pocket Lens
Snap-On Camera

($17, )

His Instagram feed will never be the same again. Besides snapping detailed close-ups, the wide-angle lens makes it easier to take selfie together. Now that's #relationshipgoals. 

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OXO
Cold Brew Maker

($50, )

If you're really feeling ambitious after marking down that Blue Bottle, true coffee addicts know that steeped grounds beat the iced stuff any day. Now help him save a few bucks by mixing it up at home.

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Herschel Supply Co.
Duffel Bag

($85, )

LDRs can be tough, but this durable tote is even tougher. Weekend road trips, here you come. 

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Laguiole
Steak Knives

($50, )

Consider this set a necessary addition to his (culinary) tool box. A sharp blade makes tenderloin taste all the more tender. 

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L'Occitane
After Shave Balm

($34, )

Smooth, fresh-smelling skin? It's just as much a gift for you as it is for him. 

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Stuart Tyson/Studio D
Durable Charger

($50, )

If he's constantly asking to borrow yours, outfit him with a cord of his own. This braided cable can withstand plenty of abuse.

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Crosley
Portable Turntable

($73, )

Okay, it's a little bigger than a phone, but this lightweight record player is also suited for life on the go. And (according to him at least), "you can't beat the sound" of vinyl. 

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Dollar Shave Club
Shave Club Membership

($45 and up, )

Once he picks the blade he wants, the rest is almost too simple: He gets refills sent to his door every month.

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Uncommon Goods
Taco Socks

($10, )

If the way to a man's heart is with food (and said food is on a pair of cozy socks), we think we've found him true love.

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Ecco
Grilling Cookbook

($14, )

For the man who loves to grill, spice things up with Mario Batali's Italian guide to grilling. Here's to hoping he can whip up a nice dinner for you now!

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Legacy Box
Legacy Box

($75, )

He can fill up the box with anything from tapes to audio. Once he sends it in, the company will preserve the memories on DVD or a thumb drive.

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Cocktail Crate
Whiskey Mix

($12, )

Containing rich maple and fresh lemon, this mix will turn your other half into a bartender overnight.

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Dover Publications
Beard Guide

($8, )

The Art of Growing a Beard may be witty, but it's still a handy guide regarding all things facial hair.

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Social Print Studio
Wooden Frames

($24, )

The Santa Cruz frame already comes with an alligator hook on the back, ready for easy installment on his wall. Don't forget to add a picture of the two of you!

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Wondermade
Guinness Marshmallows

($8, )

Each one is made with a beer, then sweetened with a hint of vanilla extract. Cheers!

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West Elm
Glass Decanters

($29 and up, )

A set of classy glass bottles on his bar will look good while serving up cocktails — and while on display in the liquor cabinet.

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Etsy
Guitar Pick Keychain

($32, )

A guitar pick keychain engraved with a sweet message is perfect for a musician you love.

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