Valentine's Day is fast approaching, so it's time to pick out a present for the special guy in your life! Perhaps you've just started dating and want something simple yet thoughtful that'll make him smile. Or maybe you've been married for longer than you can remember, and need something a bit more luxurious to really impress him. Whichever stage your relationship is at, we understand that you might need some guidance to help you find the right gift for your boyfriend, fiancé, husband, or even best guy friend!
To help you out, we've created a buying guide that covers all the things you should consider when shopping for a Valentine's gift. We've also put together a selection of our favourites to buy at Amazon, eBay, and John Lewis. Whether your loved one is a techie guy, into health and fitness, or a budding chef, we've got some great suggestions that will suit any budget. Even if your man thinks he has everything, we reckon you can find something on our list to surprise him with!
To make things as easy as possible, we've narrowed down the main factors to consider when choosing the perfect present for your partner: his hobbies and interests, how long you've been a couple, and the budget you have to work with.
First things first, consider your partner's favourite leisure activities. If he's a fitness fan, something he can use at the gym would be a great choice, whereas loungewear is more suitable for a guy who likes to chill out at home. Or maybe he's really into technology – in which case, he'll love a gadget as a gift.
You can't go wrong with grooming products for a fashion-conscious guy, or something kitchen-related for a budding chef. If your relationship is still in the early stages, though, you might not know all of your his interests yet. In this case, it may be best to stick to more general romantic gift like chocolate that will still show him how much you care.
The type of gift you buy (and its price) will of course also depend on how serious your relationship is - you might not want to choose something too luxurious or expensive if you're in the early stages of dating. We suggest spending up to £30 on a present for a new partner, as it will show that you care without costing you too much.
In a long-term relationship or married? You'll probably want to spend a bit more (£30 - £150, depending on your budget) on a romantic gift for your loved one. A top-quality item that your man can enjoy using every day is definitely worth investing in!
Now that we've covered the buying basics, it's time to check out our recommended products. High-tech headphones, alcohol-infused chocolates, travel-sized grooming gear - we've got suggestions for all interests and budgets!
John Lewis & Partners
Paxton and Whitfield
Bang & Olufsen
UK Party Games
Flight Ready Kit
Sheared Fleece Robe - Grey
Small Cheese Fondue For Two Set
Beoplay H4 Wireless Headphones (1st Generation) - Black
Hot & Spicy Sauce Box
Pocket Power 5K Portable Power Bank - Black
Undeniable Duffle 4.0, Medium - Black and Silver
Single Malts Scotch Collection
Notebook & Go Pen Gift Set - Scarlet Red
Date Night Decider
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Feeling the need for a little more gift inspiration? We've got plenty more buying guides to check out, where we provide recommendations to suit a variety of needs and budgets.
Whether you're after tasty chocolate treats, something technological, or a cosy fleece robe for the man in your life, we hope you've found our Valentine gift recommendations useful. Just make sure you order soon, so that it'll arrive in time for the 14th!
Author: Nicola McClements
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