Valentine's Day Gift Guide for the Guys

Valentine's Day Gift Guide for the Guys(Source: Jason Merritt/Getty Images North America; Frazer Harrison/Getty Images North America; Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images Sport; Handout/Getty Images North America; Rob Loud/Getty Images North America)Shopping for guys can be tricky, so we've searched high and low to find gifts suited for all kinds of dudes at prices ranging from first date to fully committed. No matter what your honey's style, we've rounded up ideas he's sure to love.

The Dapper Gentleman
Valentine's Day Gift Guide for the Guys

(Courtesy: Mr. Porter, Roz Tayger, and Fossil; Row 1: Brooks Brothers How to Raise a Gentleman Book by Kay West Hardcover Book, $32 at Mr. Porter; D. R. Harris Windsor Kit, $195 at Mr. Porter; Kika NY Postal Backpack, $648 at Roztayger; Row 2: Falke Tiage Cotton-Blend Socks, $28 at Mr. Porter; Fossil Colorblack Belt, $35)If your sweetie’s as stylish as Ryan Gosling—or strives to be—he’ll enjoy these trendy treats. Manners are always in style, and perhaps he needs a little reminding (or teasing); either way, Brooks Brothers's gentleman's guide will set him straight. Add luxury to his daily routine with a fancy shave kit or encourage him to introduce subtle color into his wardrobe via staple accessories (i.e. socks or a belt). Finally, a classic leather backpack is key for toting all of his essentials in style.   

The Techie
Valentine's Day Gift Guide for the Guys
(Courtesy: Roztayger, Sharper Image, and Fossil; Top Row: Kika NY Portfolio Case, $225 at Roztayger; Bluetooth Headphone Earmuffs, $79.99 at Sharper Image; Center: Four-Device Leather Charging Valet with Battery System, $159.99 at Sharper Image; Bottom Row: All Weather Touch Screen Gloves, $59.99 at Sharper Image; Fossil Estate Zip Phone Case, $45)If your guy loves his gadgets just like Joseph Gordon-Levitt, he'll swoon over these savvy finds: a leather portfolio case for his beloved tablet, a wallet that doubles as a phone carrier, a charging station for all of his devices, and cozy accessories, including headphone earmuffs and tech gloves, to keep him logged in—even in the cold.

The Sports Enthusiast
Valentine's Day Gift Guide for the Guys
(Courtesy: Ralph Lauren, Patagonia, Mr. Porter, and MLB; Top Row: Ralph Lauren USA Sochi 2014 Ceremony Reindeer Hat, $95; Patagonia Men's Down Sweater Vest, $169; Center: Aesop Athlete Grooming Kit, $120 at Mr. Porter; Bottom Row: Majestic Athletic San Francisco Giants Club Favorite Raglan T-Shirt, $33.99 at MLB; Paul Smith Footballer-Embroidered Silk Tie, $150 at Mr. Porter)There's nothing wrong with a little healthy competition (just ask David Beckham), and these gifts will get your sporty significant other's blood rushing. Gear him up for the winter Olympics with a special-edition Ralph Lauren beanie, soothe his aching muscles with athletically-inclined pampering products, help him batter up for baseball season with an MLB tee, or hit the slopes with a down vest. You can even keep his head in the game at work with a sport-motif tie.

The Do-Gooder
Valentine's Day Gift Guide for the Guys(Courtesy: TOMS, Same Sky, Imperial Barber, Shared Earth, and Amazon; Top Row: TOMS x Jonathan Adler ‘Lobamba’ Sunglasses, $179; Black and Gold Faith Cuff Links, $95 at Same Sky; Center: Field Shaving Kit, $60 at Same Sky; Bottom Row: Fair Trade Chess Set from Shared Earth; Conscious Capitalism Hardcover Book, $20.34 at Amazon)Does Leonardo DiCaprio's philanthropic nature remind you of your man? If your special someone inspires you to be a better person, consider gifts that give back. When you're not busy gazing into his eyes, protect them with sporty shades from TOMS—a pair will be donated to someone in need, courtesy of the brand's One to One program. Dress up his wardrobe with artisan-crafted cuff links that empower women in struggling economies (in both the U.S. and Rwanda) through "trade-not-aid" opportunities. Pamper him with a military-style shaving kit from an all-American company with honest values. Offer up a fair-trade game of chess for a night in (or simply to add some refined decor to his pad). Or, encourage him to spread the word with a socially responsible business book.

The Guy Who Has Everything
Valentine's Day Gift Guide for the Guys
(Courtesy: Paperless Post, Mr. Porter, Swiss Stays, and Roztayger; Top Row: Kate Spade New York Greeting Card, free at Paperless Post; Parabellum Full-Grain Bison Leather Keyring, $165 at Mr. Porter; Center: Le Labo Pin 12 Candle, $60 at Mr. Porter; Bottom Row: Brass Collar Stays, $30 at Swiss Stays; Etiquette Clothiers Men's Socks, $24 at Roztayger)We saved that darn guy who already has it all (hello, Jay Z) for last to remind us it's the thought that counts. Share yours for free via a cute designer card (such as this one from Kate Spade), which you can send electronically or via snail mail. Your man may have everything, but one can never own enough candles or utilitarian items, such as Swiss Stays to keep his collar in place. A new pair of stylish socks is always a go-to, but you might also consider something a little more sentimental, such as a trinket commemorating something special you shared (perhaps the first time he taught you how to play darts?).
Associate Editor at StyleBistro. California native, Brooklyn resident & country girl at heart. Follow me on Twitter: @katie_ddavidson Follow me: Google
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