12 Valentine's Day Gifts for New Boyfriends

Feb 2, 2018 at 5:48 p.m. ET
Valentine's Day Gifts For New Boyfriends
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When you’re in a new relationship, Valentine’s Day gifts can be tricky. You want to get something because you’ve got somebody to celebrate with, but you don’t want to go too far and make it seem like you’re in deeper than you actually are. It should be cute and thoughtful but also not too expensive. So many etiquette rules to consider, so few days left to actually buy the damn thing.

But fear not — if you’ve got a new boyfriend, we’ve got a few ideas for what to get him. From whiskey subscriptions to the latest video games, these are the gifts guys are looking for. Simple, practical and all under $100, these are gifts that will put a box of chocolates to shame. Although, you can also get a box of chocolates — who doesn’t love candy?

Here are our top picks for the not-super-serious (yet) relationship in your life.

A version of this article was originally published in January 2016. 

1 /12: 'Hey Handsome' Shaving Kit Bag

Valentine's Day Gifts For New Boyfriends: Shaving Kit Bag
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1/12 :'Hey Handsome' Shaving Kit Bag

2 /12: 'Let's Make Out' Service Bell

Valentine's Day Gifts For New Boyfriends: Service bell
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2/12 :'Let's Make Out' Service Bell

3 /12: Bacon-Flavored Toothpicks

Valentine's Day Gifts For New Boyfriends: Bacon toothpicks
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3/12 :Bacon-Flavored Toothpicks

4 /12: Silly Sweeties Treat Jar

Valentine's Day Gifts For New Boyfriends: Treat jar
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4/12 :Silly Sweeties Treat Jar

5 /12: Uproar Wireless Headphones

Valentine's Day Gifts For New Boyfriends: Headphones
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5/12 :Uproar Wireless Headphones

6 /12: Naughty Kermit Cup

6/12 :Naughty Kermit Cup

7 /12: Superhero Pillows

7/12 :Superhero Pillows

8 /12: Video Game

Valentine's Day Gifts For New Boyfriends: Video game
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8/12 :Video Game

9 /12: A Very Private Book Club

Valentine's Day Gifts For New Boyfriends: A book
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9/12 :A Very Private Book Club

10 /12: Loot Crate

Valentine's Day Gifts For New Boyfriends: LootCrate
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10/12 :Loot Crate

11 /12: Speak Wines

Valentine's Day Gifts For New Boyfriends: Speak Wines
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11/12 :Speak Wines

12 /12: Fine Spirits Tasting Box

Valentine's Day Gifts For New Boyfriends: Fine Spirits tasting box
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12/12 :Fine Spirits Tasting Box