16 Valentine's Day Gifts for Him That He Actually Wants

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We all love the men in our lives, but let's be honest, they are not the easiest people to shop for. You search high and low for the perfect gift only to receive an anti-climactic, wide-eyed expression paired with a less than enthusiastic grin. Well, don't despair! We've found 16 options that are surefire ways to avoid the disappointment of another failed gift, making this Valentine's Day one you will both cherish for years to come.

1. Herbivore Botanicals Beard Tonic Sampler, $22

Not everyone can say, "I woke up like this." For some of us it takes a little help, especially with the the cold, harsh winter weather wreaking havoc on our skin and hair — including beards. Make sure the man in your life's rugged whiskers and handsome face stay nourished all year long with this sample set of natural, oil-based beard tonics. And bonus: He will smell delightful.

2. Schoolhouse Electric Flip Clock, $99

We just adore this retro-style flip clock! With its precise German engineering and midcentury good looks, your valentine will always be on time. Or at least, look good trying.

3. Super Marché Shop Brassy Magazine Rack, $129

His midcentury modern abode will be forever changed with this brassy little number organizing his Men's Health and GQ mags.

4. Eva Solo Table Grill, $299

With 360 degrees of stylish good looks, this modern table grill will motivate even the most novice of grill masters to barbecue. Now you can look forward to asking your beau, "What's cookin' good lookin'?"

5. Homesick Friday Night Football Candle, $29.95

Strike a match and give the man of your dreams the gift of time travel. Take a stroll down memory lane to the days of pep rallies and football games, as you both enjoy the aroma of leather, fresh cut grass, rich soil, and even a hint of popcorn. Mmmm, the good 'ol days.

6. MCMC Fragrances Dude No. 1 All-Natural Cologne, $75

Having studied perfumery and aromatherapy intensively, MCMC Fragrances co-founder Anne McClain knows a thing or two about what makes an incredible scent. A masculine combo of three different types of wood — Virginia cedarwood, creamy sandalwood, and smoky Haitian vetiver — this all-natural woodsy fragrance will be an intoxicating hit.

7. Artifox Rack, $199

It's a shame to spend so much money on a top-of-the line mountain bike, only to have it banished to the garage, or worse, stuck outside on the balcony. With this minimalist vertical bike rack, your thrill-seeking outdoorsman can turn his passion into decor.

8. Kalon Coyote Collection Shaving Set, $135

The phrase 'the art of shaving' has never been more true than when describing this luxurious shaving set, which includes a brush and Mach 3 razor. Handmade with sold black walnut handles, these are "tools of refinement for the urban animal."

9. Marshall Stanmore Bluetooth Speaker, $349

For the music lover in your life, this retro-style Bluetooth stereo speaker is a must-have. A nod to rock 'n' roll's past, this tiny wonder has the classic good looks of a vintage amp, with all of the bells and whistles that modern technology has to offer.

10. Skagerak Georg Bench, $899

Clean lines and sturdy materials make this bench the ideal accompaniment to your dapper gentleman's workspace. Minimalist perfection, this piece is made from Croatian oak and topped with a simple wool seat cushion, attached by leather straps.

11. Daneson Scotch-Infused Toothpicks Gift Set, $35.95

Toothpicks might seem like an unusual gift, but these aren't your run-of-the-mill toothpicks. Made from sustainably sourced wood and soaked in single malt scotch, these picks are the next best thing to the perfect after dinner nightcap.

12. Maxx & Unicorn Co. Rectangle Keyring, $30

No one will make the mistake of asking your guy, "Are you the Keymaster?" With this good-looking key ring, the answer is clear. Made from solid brass, this rectangular wonder will ensure that he stands out from the crowd.

13. Grafomap Framed Custom Map, starting at $109

Give the apple of your eye a little slice of his hometown with a customizable, framed city poster. This chic black and white map will instantly give his man cave a uniquely personal yet modern flair. Home sweet home just took on a new meaning.

14. May Furniture Riviera Tray, $325

Handcrafted from walnut, this dapper valet tray is a sight for sore eyes. With a modern architectural design, anyone would be hard pressed to forget where they parked their keys.

15. Winter Session Dopp Kit, starting at $58

You can rest assured that he will be traveling in style with this ruggedly handsome, cool gray dopp kit. Made from waxed cotton canvas, and accented with natural leather details, these travel-friendly accessories make organization look so good.

16. Hunting Season Rectangular Table Lighting, $300

This sleek leather table lighter might seem a little extravagant, but there is a method to our madness. With this gorg piece of decor readily available on the dining table, he can easily make every meal a romantic candlelit dinner for two. Right?

Ariane Moore is an Editor at Hunker. After earning her B.S. in Interior Architecture and Design, she enjoyed working on a variety of projects ranging from residential to hospitality at award winning design firms in both Las Vegas and Los Angeles. She also served as Design Editor at Natural Child World magazine.

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