For him: Valentine's Day gift guide

Feb 1, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. ET

Searching for the perfect Valentine's Day gift for your man? Look no further! We've got something special for every sweetheart and every budget.  

Couple exchanging gifts

Valentine's Day isn't all about the ladies — here are some gifts for HIM that are sure to please.

Techie love


Play player

Native Union PLAY video memo

Can't tell your sweetheart "I love you" enough? Then the PLAY video memo is the perfect gadget — for him, or for him to share with you! Available in a bright array of colors, the PLAY (, $60) allows users to record up to three minutes of video on this pocket-sized video player. With its magnetic backing, you can leave messages, love notes and "let's go on a date" reminders for your sweetie right on the fridge. Available at
Sony NEX-F3 camera

Sony NEX-F3 camera

Chances are, your man is seriously jonesing for a quality DSLR — here, he gets it, but it fits in his pocket — even better, we think. (, $500) The interchangeable-lens NEX-F3 goes anywhere to capture stunning high-res stills and full HD video courtesy of a large 16.1MP APS-C HD sensor nestled inside its ingeniously compact form factor. A powerful pop-up flash delivers a dose of illumination to brighten dark scenes, and the NEX-F3 comes with an E-mount 18-55mm lens.
Movie Pass

MoviePass subscription

Who doesn't love going to the movies? This is a perfect gift for the film enthusiast who wants to go watch The Hobbit, Twilight, etc. They don't pay anything because you've already paid. And prices? They're very affordable at an average of $30 per month (varies based on location). Movies average 14 bucks a pop in NYC so this is a great gift. Purchase at

Long-distance romance

Cake pop

Cakes for Occasions in Danvers, Massachusetts is a bakery that has cake pops (red hearts, pink swirls, etc.) that are hugely popular for Valentine's Day. Forget the box of candy... guys can score more points with these delicious cake pops and have fun feeding them to you! They are fun to eat, can be presented in a bouquet and are a great way to cap off a nice dinner.

Red pop phone handset

Long-distance romance? Your valentine could use one of these stylish, retro-inspired handsets to make long calls from a smartphone more comfortable, fun and safe. The POP Phone (, $30-$50), available in a variety of colors and patterns for both gals and guys, easily plugs into smartphones, laptops or tablets through the 3.5 mm audio jack, or syncs wirelessly via Bluetooth® technology. Not only will your honey love using this fun handset, they will also appreciate you for reducing their exposure to cell phone radiation by 96-99 percent.

Steak brand

Branding your man

For the grilling enthusiast or outdoor cook, try Branding Iron Gift Set, also available at The branding iron is easily heated on an open flame or charcoal grill. Once heated, he can brand those steaks and meats with pride. It can be personalized to say "DAD" or any three initials (, $40).

Century speed bag

Knockout gift for your active beau

If your significant other is an active man, he will really appreciate working out in the comfort of his own home with the Century 7 in. Speed Bag. Be sure to throw in a pair of Century Men's Boxing Gloves to complete the workout, both available at (Speed Bag, $25; Boxing Gloves,, $32).

Organization for the sophisticated man

Men who dress for success on a daily basis need some extra organization. The Deluxe Cuff Link Display Case from accomplishes just that. With six rows of black velvet, he can safely store and display his cufflinks. You also have the option to personalize the display case (, $130).

Deluxe cufflink case

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