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16 cool Valentine's Day gifts for him (that aren't socks!)

Section: Shopping Ideas

Valentine's Day is just around the corner - it really has crept up on us this year. 

We know just how stressful buying for your husband, boyfriend or any special guy, is. The pressure is on each year to find a special gift that is not too cheesy (but still thoughtful), and something that he hasn't already got shoved at the back of his wardrobe. 

From all styles, prices and interests we got you covered this Valentine's! 

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1) Beard grooming kit, £25, Mo Bro's 


Is your bae beard-obsessed? Or maybe you want to not-so-subtly encourage him to get growing? This grooming kit covers it all - everything needed to wash, condition, hydrate and style facial hair. 
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 2) Bluetooth wireless headphones, £54.99, Sony 

If your other half is mad about music, these wireless headphones are a perfect gift this Valentine's. Ideal for his morning commute, with a folding-flat swivel design. They even have a built in mic, so he can take your calls while on the go. 
 
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 3) Gentlemen’s fragrance collection, £36, Penhaligon's

The perfect gift for when you can't decide what cologne to buy your man. Introduce him to these five miniature fragrances - he's bound to love one, or all of them!  
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4) Belgian Chocolate Lobster £12, Choc on choc

Say 'I love you' with chocolate shaped er, lobster! Well, they do say love hurts! The perfect Valentine's Day gift for someone who 'doesn't do Valentine's'. 
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5) Craft beer box set, £28.95, Best of British Beer 

If your other half is crazy for craft beer and barmy for books, this glossy gift box is ideal for him. Includes 8 craft beers chosen from independent microbreweries around the UK.  Perfect for any lover of beer. 
 
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6) Brown leather watch, £119, FOSSIL

Every man loves a good watch. He will be a fan of the sleek design with Roman numerals, chronograph movement and soft leather strap. No excuses for being late for dinner anymore. 
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7) Bike phone holder, £12, Oliver Bonas

Are you shopping for a cyclist or mountian biker? Your other half can now access maps and messages with this bike phone holder. It easily secures to the handlebars and has 360 degree rotation enabling both horizontal or vertical use. 
 
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8) Fujifilm Instax instant camera, £79, Urban Outfitters 

Continue to make memories the old school way with this polariod camera. Don't forget to pin them to the fridge door. 
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9) Stainless steal bottle, £20, CHILLY'S 

This modern and stylish reusable water bottle is perfect for your eco-conscious other half. Ideal for those morning commutes, workis to keep water both cold and hot. Cold drinks remain cold for up to 24 hours, and tea or coffee remains hot for up to 12 hours - absolutely mind boggling. 
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10) Wacaco portable espresso machine, £49.99, Amazon

Is your other half an espresso enthusiast? He will love this portable espresso machine. Whether your man is going to work, travelling for few weeks or taking a sponataneous camping trip, he can now take his caffeine fix with him.  It's even hand operated, no battery or electric power needed. 
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11) Personalised faux leather wash bag, £22, Next

Every guy needs a trusty washbag to shove everything into. This soft and stylish faux leather washbag makes a great gift for a frequent traveller. Personalise with your choice of name to add a special touch. Let's hope he keeps his hands off your moisturiser. 
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12) Striped scarf, £20, Debenhams

Complete your man's winter look with this timeless striped design scarf. Beat the chill this winter, and let's hope another 'Beast from the East' isn't on its way. 
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13) Personalised cufflinks, £19.99, The Cufflink Store

Add these cufflinks to your man's work wardrobe - he will love them. You can engrave the cufflinks with both your and your other half's names, and even add your anniversay date or the day you first met. 
 
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14) Men's cooking manual, £14.99, Prezzybox

If your man loves a bit of cooking but is unsure where to start, this is the perfect cookbook covering everything from delicious recipes, expert advice, basic tips and meal planning. Maybe spend date night at home this Valentine's, and he can cook up a storm in the kitchen.  
 
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15) Beer and chocolate hamper, £27.50, Hotel Chocolat

Beer and chocolate - of course your other half will love this. Includes a refreshing bottle of cocoa beer perfectly paired with chocolates and snacks. We are sure he won't mind sharing (if you ask nicely, haha). 
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16) Ted Baker mule slippers, ​£60, ASOS

Nothing beats switching the work shoes for a pair of comfy slippers. Ensure your hubby always has toasty toes in these navy suede mules - just ban him from taking the bins out in them. 


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