Roses are red, violets are blue — and boy-oh-boy, do we have some sweet gift ideas for you! Hook your honey up this Valentine’s Day with a thoughtful gift he’ll totes fall in love with. Oh, and then treat yourself — duh.
Gifts for you
NESCAFÉ Dolce Gusto Genio Fiorucci machine
Wake up and smell the coffee this Valentine’s Day. Instead of shelling out all your hard-earned dough at Starbucks, you can now enjoy your favorite brewed beverages (16 of them, to be exact) in the comfort of your own home. Want a Caramel Latte Macchiato? Coming right up! This limited-edition machine even features the phrase, “Love is the message,” on one side and a pop-art picture of a couple intertwined in a romantic kiss on the other. So basically, it’s meant for V-day (dolce-gusto.us, $140).
Whether you’re single and ready to mingle or in a committed relationship, make yourself feel like the haute sex kitten you are in some pretty enticing lace lingerie by Le Mystère. Be warned, though — he’ll be dying to take it off as soon as he sees you (Lemystere.com, $58).
“I’m the One” collection
Turn 50 shades of red on Feb. 14 with Illamasqua’s new “Self Love Collection,” featuring an Intense Lipgloss in Touch ($22), Nail Varnish in Throb ($17), Lip Pencil in Feisty ($20) and red Lipstick in Maneater ($26). Feel free to pick your poison or go ahead and splurge on all of them (Bloomingdales.com, see prices above).
Philosophy Loveswept spray fragrance
Romance is in the air! Sweep him off his feet this Valentine’s Day with the sweet scent of love bottled up in a pretty package for you. This soft floral fragrance is guaranteed to make you and him both fall utterly and completely head over heels. Awww (Philosophy.com, $16).
eCreamery custom-made ice cream
Forget traditional chocolates and red roses. Fill your tummy with something far more delicious (and personal) this Feb. 14: custom-made ice cream. That’s right! You can choose from over 40 flavors and 30 mix-ins plus create your very own unique title and packaging. Or just order up something scrumptious from the Valentine’s Day collections (eCreamery.com, starting at $50).
Lori Leigh traveler
Going on a romantic getaway with your man? Don’t forget to bring your favorite jewelry along. This adorable raspberry-colored traveler will help you carry all your necklaces, bracelets, earrings and rings in style so you stay chic and organized (LoriLeighDesigns.com, $25).
HydroPeptide Anti-Wrinkle Polish & Plump Peel
Show yourself a little love this Valentine’s Day with the perfect date-night beauty must-have: HydroPeptide’s Anti-Wrinkle Polish & Plump Peel. A favorite of newly engaged celebrity Lauren Conrad, this luxurious at-home microdermabrasion peel can be used once a week to improve the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles and instantly wake up skin for a lively, more youthful you. What’s not to heart (HydroPeptide.com, $68)?
Nelle & Lizzy
double name ring
If your man is stumped on what to get you for Valentine’s Day, ease his pain with this simple but sweet suggestion: a double name ring. Engrave your anniversary date alongside both your names or have him come up with something equally cute to surprise you. The options are endless, really (NelleandLizzy.com, $79).
Naked Princess Boudoir Essentials Gift Set
Channel your inner princess and seriously set the mood with this beautiful boudoir-essentials gift set that’s perfect for the taken woman. It comes with a decadent, hand-poured candle that doubles as massage oil, exquisite body soufflé and a sexy, sheer, scalloped French lace-and-silk blindfold you’ll definitely want to put to use (NakedPrincess.com, $110).
ZOOOP iT UP Classic Fleece XOXO Lips Onesie
For the chill girl at heart who doesn’t take Valentine’s Day all that seriously, why not cozy up in a crazy-comfy kiss onesie by ZOOOP iT UP? Plop in a Ryan Gosling movie, order some takeout and you’re good to go (ZOOPiTUP.com, $199).
Gifts for him
Miss NiNi’s Create Your Own 4-in-1 Cheesecake
If the way to a man’s heart really is through his stomach, then you’ll totally win him over with Miss NiNi’s Create Your Own 4-in-1 Gourmet Cheesecake. Choose from a variety of mouthwatering flavors, such as Caramel Chocolate Chunk, Velvet Fudge, Decadent Turtle, Creamy Vanilla and so much more (MissNiNi.com, $48).
When in doubt, buy your fashion-forward guy a new pair of loafers! The oxblood color is right on point for Valentine’s Day and is versatile enough to wear with practically anything. Comfort never looked so cool (Tsubo.com, $160).
Target Electronics Beats
by Dr. Dre pill in red
You know what they say: The best things come in small packages. And in this case, it couldn’t be truer! His heart will definitely skip a beat or two when he unwraps this lightweight, portable wireless speaker, which is perfect for pumping up the tunes or setting the mood with music, no matter where he is (Target.com, $170).
Massimo Dutti embossed leather messenger bag
Man purses (aka murses) are all the rage right now, so if your valentine is a stylish businessman, hook him up with Massimo Dutti’s brown embossed leather messenger bag to complete his office attire (MassimoDutti.com, $175).
Car Essentials Kit
Grooming Lounge’s Car Essentials Kit is a no-brainer for the guy who has a strong sense of adventure or just has to be on the road a lot for work. It contains everything he needs to stay fresh to death on the go, including a nose-hair trimmer, lip balm, fingernail clipper, dental floss, wipes and fresh-breath solution. Upgrade the cutie in your life for only $20 more and he’ll receive some fab face moisturizer with SPF, a rechargeable travel shaver and a travel fragrance refill spray container, too (GroomingLounge.com, starting at $65).
Make all your man’s Valentine’s Day dreams come true with KRUPS BeerTender, featuring integrated refrigeration and a LED temperature indicator to signal when his cold one reaches its optimal serving temperature. Engineered to work exclusively with Heineken, Heineken Premium Light and Newcastle Brown Ale, this is one V-day gift he’ll love for years to come (Krupsonlinestore.com, $150).
If your guy loves to grill out but is a little short on outdoor space, surprise him with a great grill he can easily man from inside the kitchen. The OptiGrill boasts a built-in sensor that automatically adapts to the thickness of your food to deliver perfect doneness every single time. So really, it’s hardly any work at all (BedBathandBeyond.com, $180).
Threads 4 Thought
He may not be the star of his high school football team anymore, but you can still remind him of his glory days with an on-trend varsity jacket. Remember: If he lets you wear it, that’s a sign you’re for sure his girl (ThreadsforThought.com, $78).
Spafinder Wellness 365
Stumped on what to get your guy? Don’t fret. Spafinder Wellness’ 365 Gift Card has you covered. Your guy can redeem it at over 20,000 locations worldwide, and how and where he uses it is totally up to him. He can get fit with a personal trainer, relax with a massage of his choice or even seek out some acupuncture and so much more (Spafinder.com, starting at $25).
SE in red
If you’re in a relationship with a gym rat, we have a sneaking suspicion he’ll go bonkers for the new Nike+ FuelBand SE in red. It measures movement for all sorts of activities, tracks the intensity of workouts and even counts steps and tells time. Snag one for yourself to stay motivated as a couple and meet all your own fitness goals, too (Nike.com, $149).