35 best Valentine's Day gift ideas for him: What to get a guy who's hard to shop for

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Whether you're shopping for your partner of 20 years or a newly-acquired love interest, we all have men in our lives who, no matter how much you beg for a hint, "don't need anything" for Valentine's Day.

And while that's well and good (and unhelpful), no one wants to be caught empty-handed come Feb. 14. Therefore, for the struggling gift-givers out there, we've rounded up 35 fantastic gift ideas for him in 2022.

Starting at just $7, scroll below to shop the best unique, heartfelt, romantic and memorable gifts for men this Valentine's Day.

Best Valentine's Day gifts for men under $50

Bombas Burchar Crew Socks

Bombas Burchar Crew Socks in black with white background (Photo via Nordstrom)
Bombas Burchar Crew Socks (Photo via Nordstrom)

These Bombas crew socks are designed to support your arches and provide targeted cushioning so that every step you take is more comfortable than the last.

$15 at Nordstrom Canada

REESE'S Valentine's Day Candy

REESE'S Valentine's Day Candy in orange heart shaped box (Photo via Amazon)
REESE'S Valentine's Day Candy (Photo via Amazon)

When the gift is chocolate, you really can't go wrong (unless your beloved has a peanut allergy, that is). This Valentine's Day Reese's box includes mini versions of Reese's Peanut Butter Cups for your favourite sweet tooth.

$7 at Amazon

Custom Face Socks

Custom Face Mash Socks with woman's face printed on them (Photo via My Face Socks)
Custom Face Mash Socks (Photo via My Face Socks)

From the gym to the office, keep him company everywhere he goes with these hilarious custom face mash socks.

$26 $40 at My Face Socks

Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back Movie Script Signature Reprint

Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back Movie Script Signature Reprint  in  black frame (Photo via Etsy)
Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back Movie Script Signature Reprint (Photo via Etsy)

A must-have for movie buffs: These signed script reprints are available in hundreds of movies and TV shows, including Disney classics, Marvel movies and iconic TV shows like "Friends" and "Seinfeld." Click here to shop the entire collection.

$36 at Etsy

Love Lingual: Better Language for Better Love Card Game

Love Lingual: Better Language for Better Love Card Game in multi coloured box (Photo via Amazon)
Love Lingual: Better Language for Better Love Card Game (Photo via Amazon)

Whether you just started dating or have been married for 40 years, this card game is designed to bring you and your significant other closer than ever. With more than 6,500 reviews on Amazon, shoppers say it's a "great conversation starter."

$26 at Amazon

MasterClass

MasterClass gordon ramsay teaching cooking
MasterClass (Photo via MasterClass)

Whether your partner is into cooking, music, business, tech or art, MasterClass covers every topic under the sun. Individual courses are taught by some of the most famous faces on the planet, including Neil deGrasse Tyson, Stephen Curry, Serena Williams, Chris Hadfield and many more.

Starting from $20 at MasterClass

Snow Joe Strain-Reducing Snow Shovel

blue and black Snow Joe Strain-Reducing Snow Shovel (Photo via Amazon)
Snow Joe Strain-Reducing Snow Shovel (Photo via Amazon)

It's winter and we're in Canada; a.k.a. everyone appreciates a new shovel. Grab your beau this strain-reducing shovel from Snow Joe that more than 16,000 Amazon reviewers swear by.

$24 $30 at Amazon

Kicking Horse Coffee

Kicking Horse Coffee in black bag (Photo via Amazon)
Kicking Horse Coffee (Photo via Amazon)

With notes of rich dark chocolate, cacao nibs, brown sugar and roasted hazelnuts, this is the perfect morning blend come February 14th.

$13 at Amazon

The Weeknd - Blinding Lights Limited LP

The Weeknd - Blinding Lights Limited LP in red (Photo via Urban Outfitters)
The Weeknd - Blinding Lights Limited LP (Photo via Urban Outfitters)

This Urban Outfitters exclusive red vinyl is the perfect gift for music lovers. Not a fan of The Weeknd? Check out more records here.

$25 at Urban Outfitters

Jack Black The Daily Shave Set

Jack Black The Daily Shave Set with beard oil and face cleanser
Jack Black The Daily Shave Set (Photo via Nordstrom)

This limited-edition set from men's care brand Jack Black comes with everything you need for the perfect shave, including face cleanser, beard lube conditioning shave and post-shave cooling gel.

$40 at Nordstrom Canada

I Cerealsly Love You Spoon

I Cerealsly Love You Spoon in silver over top bowl of cereal (Photo via Etsy)
I Cerealsly Love You Spoon (Photo via Etsy)

Support a small business in Canada with this cerealsly adorable spoon. The shop offers other equally-as-cute products like custom peanut butter knives and spoons. Shop its entire collection here.

$22 at Etsy

Canadian Postage Stamp Art

Canadian Postage Stamp Art in rainbow colours in frame (Photo via Etsy)
Canadian Postage Stamp Art (Photo via Etsy)

All prints from this top-rated shop are highly detailed reproductions of genuine collectible stamps. To shop its entire collection, including stamp art from France and Denmark, click here.

$34 at Etsy

Rechargeable Hand Warmer Power Bank

Rechargeable Hand Warmer Power Bank  in orange and black box (Photo via Amazon)
Rechargeable Hand Warmer Power Bank (Photo via Amazon)

Perfect for the outdoorsman in your life, this top-rated rechargeable hand warmer has racked up more than 12,000 reviews from Amazon shoppers who call it "a blessing" on cold days.

$40 at Amazon

Best Valentine's Day gifts for men under $100

Nordstrom Tech-Smart Thermo Crewneck Sweater

Nordstrom Tech-Smart Thermo Crewneck Sweater in black with grey pants (Photo via Nordstrom)
Nordstrom Tech-Smart Thermo Crewneck Sweater (Photo via Nordstrom)

This ultra-cozy sweater is designed using heat-regulating and moisture-wicking technology and is available in three colours: Black, light blue and navy.

$67 $89 at Nordstrom Canada

Buffy Nook Pillow

woman wearing blue sweatshirt and white neck Nook Pillow (Photo via Buffy)
Nook Pillow (Photo via Buffy)

You can take this XXL fuzzy neck pillow from the couch to the car and beyond. Plus, each nook pillow recycles approximately 25 plastic bottles so that you can feel good about your purchase.

$99 at Buffy

Personalized Leather Wallet

Personalized Leather Wallet with handwriting engraving (Photo via Etsy)
Personalized Leather Wallet (Photo via Etsy)

This top-rated and customizable wallet comes from a small business in Canada and features RFID-blocking technology.

$99 at Etsy

TUSHY Classic 3.0

TUSHY Classic 3.0 on toilet in bathroom with tall pampa grass
TUSHY Classic 3.0 (Photo via HelloTushy/Instagram)

A one-of-a-kind gift, to say the least, the Hello Tushy is the self-proclaimed "most thoughtful bidet in the world." It requires no electricity or plumbing to set up and has more than 7,500 five-star reviews.

$99 $129 at Hello Tushy

Magnetic Acacia Knife Block

Magnetic Acacia Knife Block on round wood with black knives
Magnetic Acacia Knife Block (Photo via Bespoke Post)

This gorgeous acacia wood knife block features industrial-strength magnets to keep your knives secure and on display. The design from Marcellin holds up to seven knives on each side and doubles as a bookend.

$80 at Bespoke Post

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Best Valentine's Day gifts for men under $200

Acqua di Giò pour Homme Eau de Toilette Fragrance

Acqua di Giò pour Homme Eau de Toilette Fragrance (Photo via Nordstrom)
Acqua di Giò pour Homme Eau de Toilette Fragrance (Photo via Nordstrom)

This top-rated cologne has over 3,300 reviews in its corner. Nordstrom shoppers say it's "one of the best fragrances around."

$126 at Nordstrom Canada

Manscaped Electric Groin Hair Trimmer

hand holding Manscaped Electric Groin Hair Trimmer in black (Photo via Amazon)
Manscaped Electric Groin Hair Trimmer (Photo via Amazon)

With a whopping 49,000 ratings behind it, Amazon shoppers call the Manscaped electric hair trimmer the "best decision ever" for the "boys downstairs" and say it won't irritate your skin.

$110 at Amazon

Thermapen ONE

Thermapen ONE pen in blue stabbing a steak in a frying pan (Photo via ThermoWorks)
Thermapen ONE (Photo via ThermoWorks)

This top-rated meat thermometer has a range of -49.9 to 299.9°C and won The Best Digital Instant-Read Thermometers of 2021 award from Cook's Illustrated.

$105 at ThermoWorks

Always Pan

Always Pan in sage green on kitchen countertop with glasses and plates
Always Pan (Photo via Our Place)

Give the gift everyone wants this Valentine's Day: The Always Pan. This innovative pan replaces eight traditional pieces of cookware, including a frying pan, saute pan, steamer, skillet and saucepan.

$195 at Our Place

Lululemon Always In Motion Boxer 7" 5 Pack

Lululemon Always In Motion Boxer 7
Lululemon Always In Motion Boxer 7" 5 Pack (Photo via Lululemon)

These best-selling Lululemon boxers are crafted from soft, quick-drying fabric that keeps you ready for workouts and beyond.

$108 at Lululemon

Heated Rechargeable Winter Gloves

Heated Rechargeable Winter Gloves in black with orange and yellow arrows (Photo via Amazon)
Heated Rechargeable Winter Gloves (Photo via Amazon)

Say goodbye to frostbitten fingers with these battery-operated gloves. Beloved by Amazon reviewers, the gloves start heating within 30 seconds and are great for outdoor sports, shovelling, walking the dog and more. They are "comfortably warm" in "extreme cold temperatures," writes one shopper.

$138 $146 at Amazon

Wooden Bike and Boar Rack

man sitting on chair next to bike on wall in Wooden Bike and Boar Rack (Photo via Etsy)
Wooden Bike and Boar Rack (Photo via Etsy)

This handmade bike rack comes with two surfaces that allow you to place books, flowers, a helmet, or whatever else suits your fancy. "Perfect bike rack!" raves one Etsy shopper. "Very strong and solid."

$154 at Etsy

Sustainable Coffee Subscription

coffee beans and cards Sustainable Coffee Subscription  driftaway coffee
Sustainable Coffee Subscription (Photo via driftawaycoffee/Instagram)

Perfect for coffee lovers and those wanting to expand their palate, this sustainable coffee company delivers freshly roasted and curated single-origin beans from around the world in 100 per cent compostable packaging.

Starting from $135 at Driftaway Coffee

Courant Catch:2 Multi-device Wireless Charger

Courant Catch:2 Multi-device Wireless Charger with two charging iphones
Courant Catch:2 Multi-device Wireless Charger (Photo via Courant)

This sleek wireless charger can power up to two devices at once and is available in six colours, including black, pink and white.

$150 at Courant

UGG Ascot Leather Slipper

UGG Ascot Leather Slipper in black leather (Photo via Nordstrom)
UGG Ascot Leather Slipper (Photo via Nordstrom)

With more than 2,400 reviews backing them, Nordstrom shoppers say these men's leather slippers are "the most comfortable indoor /outdoor shoes I have ever experienced."

$140 at Nordstrom Canada

Best Luxury Valentine's Day gifts for men

Tissot Gent XL Classic Bracelet Watch, 42mm

Gent XL Classic Bracelet Watch, 42mm  in silver and navy blue (Photo via Nordstrom)
Gent XL Classic Bracelet Watch, 42mm (Photo via Nordstrom)

This stainless steel Tissot timepiece has a 42mm case and 20mm band width. It features a scratch-resistant sapphire crystal face and is water-resistant up to 100 metres.

$395 at Nordstrom Canada

Andy Warhol-Inspired Skateboard Wall Art

Retro Campbell's Soup Can Andy Warhol Wall Art in green with pink soup can on wall (Photo via Etsy)
Retro Campbell's Soup Can Andy Warhol Wall Art (Photo via Etsy)

This unique piece of art pays homage to Andy Warhol's work in a modern and fun way. It's a real pro-grade skateboard deck pressed in Canada and printed in the U.S. To see all of the shop's offerings, including prints from Andy Warhol, Keith Haring and Jean-Michel Basquiat, click here.

$205 at Etsy

Barbour Gamlan Regular Fit Half Zip Merino Wool Sweater

Barbour Gamlan Regular Fit Half Zip Merino Wool Sweater in dark green (Photo via Nordstrom)
Barbour Gamlan Regular Fit Half Zip Merino Wool Sweater (Photo via Nordstrom)

From the royal-loved brand Barbour comes this merino wool mock-neck sweater with a brass logo-pull zipper and an understated leather patch.

$320 at Nordstrom Canada

Traeger Pro 575 Grill

black Traeger Pro 575 Grill with smokestack and wheels
Traeger Pro 575 Grill (Photo via Traeger)

Get wood-fired flavour with this luxe Traeger Pro 575 Grill. The grill is enabled with innovative WiFIRE technology so that you can monitor and control your grill from anywhere using its accompanying app.

$900 at Traeger

Canada Goose Erickson Parka

blonde male model in grey pants and black canada goose Erickson Parka (Photo via Canada Goose)
Erickson Parka (Photo via Canada Goose)

Rated for temperatures of -20°C and below, this incredibly warm Canada Goose parka comes with lots of pockets for storage and is available in three colours and sizes XS to XL.

$1,195 at Canada Goose

De'Longhi Eletta Automatic Espresso Machine & Cappuccino Maker

De'Longhi Eletta Automatic Espresso Machine & Cappuccino Maker with two espresso cups (Photo via De'Longhi)
De'Longhi Eletta Automatic Espresso Machine & Cappuccino Maker (Photo via De'Longhi)

This stunning digital automatic espresso machine delivers barista-quality espresso drinks, including cappuccinos, lattes and macchiatos at the touch of a button. The milk container is detachable so that in between uses, no product is wasted.

$1,700 at De'Longhi

Theragun Elite

black Theragun Elite massage gun
Theragun Elite (Photo via Therabody)

This powerful deep muscle treatment works to melt away tension and release soreness in your body, making it an integral part of anyone's wellness routine.

$549 at Therabody

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