12 Last-Minute Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas To Treat The Man In Your Life

By Sammy Preston
9th Feb 2021

A collage of Valentines Day gifts for him.

Forgot it’s Valentine’s Day this weekend? If you’re not sure where to start, what to do, or, better yet, what to gift that special dude in your life—we got you.

This Hallmark holiday might not be high on everyone’s to-do list each year, but when it comes to romance, there’s truly never a bad time to snap up a little prezzie, organise a fancy date night at the restaurant you've been dying to try, or pop a bottle of bubbles together just to celebrate what you got going on.

So, in the spirit of Saint Valentine, we’ve pulled together a shortlist of gift ideas guaranteed to woo the men and male-identifying folk in your world.

Here are 12 fun last-minute gift ideas for him that'll totally stoke the fire this Valentine’s Day.

Sneaker Freaker: The Ultimate Sneaker Book

Price: $74

Is he a sneakerhead? This incredible coffee table book from Melbourne legend Simon "Woody" Wood is an absolute must. Delving into a century-long history on all things sneaker design, the book covers Air Max, Air Force, Adi Dassler, Converse, Kanye, Dapper Dan, Dee Brown, Michael Jordan, Yeezy, and more—all with the same quick wit Wood's Sneaker Freaker mag is known for. Shop here

Nike Blazer Low

Price: $109.99

Nike's Blazer Mid blew up in 2020—and this classic, low, go-with-anything takedown of the OG basketball shoe is a winner on all accounts. Shop here

Hunter Lab Hand And Body Kit

Price: $95

After living life in 2020, luxury hand wash is such a mood. Hunter Lab's minimalist, masculine black packaging will smarten up his kitchen or bathroom and hand hygiene ritual at the same time. Shop here. 

Everdure By Heston Blumenthal Portable Charcoal BBQ

Price: $199

This cute, lightweight portable grill can be used on any surface thanks to some clever heat tech and it comes with a built-in cheese board—so yep, it's your ultimate picnic companion. Shop here

Tattoo: Henk Schiffmacher's Private Collection

Price: $209

For tattoo enthusiasts and the tattoo-curious alike, this anthology from the legendary Henk Schiffmacher is part art book, part history book, and part fascinating memoir.  Shop here

Beats By Dre Solo Pro Wireless Noise Cancelling Headphones

Price: $429

With two listening modes—active Noise Cancelling (ANC) and Transparency, these second-to-none headphones will allow him to be fully immersed in sound, or listening to his fave tunes but still aware of his surroundings. Shop here

Vitable Personalised Vitamin Subscription

Price: $45 - $180

For a man keen to keep his health in check in 2021, Vitable is a fun new service creating completely tailored vitamin subscriptions. Check it out here

July Personalised Suitcase

PRICE: $295

Planning your next big trip together? Make sure he's ready to roll with one of these awesome personalised suitcases from July. Shop here

Ultimate Ears UE WONDERBOOM 2 Portable Bluetooth Speaker

Price: $129

Does he love to sing in the shower? This Rainbow Paddle Pop-coloured portable speaker is shockproof and waterproof, which means he can vibe out to his favourite tracks mid-shower. It also floats, so you can take it along to your next beach date. Shop here

Jenjo Portable Carved Wooden Chess And Checker Board Set

Price: $124

If The Queens Gambit piqued his interest in chess (and maybe yours too), this set is just the ticket. Play at home or pack it up and take it on your next picnic—as Beth Harmon proves, chess is definitely not dull. Shop here

The North Face STP Tech Earband Lightning Cap

Price: $55

If he's a North Face fiend, he'll love this archival throwback. First released in 1991, Steep Tech was one of the first athlete-focussed collections from The North Face, centered on extreme innovation. Shop here.

PB SKN Refresh Cleanser

Price: $54

Designed for those of us with extra active lifestyles, PB Skin's vegan and cruelty-free skincare is packed with hyaluronic acid, collagen, probiotics, green tea, and vitamins A, C, and E . Shop here

Looking to treat yourself this Valentine's Day? Check out these saucy sex toys. For our guide to the best eco-friendly and sustainable gifts, head over here

Design credit: Dominique Lonsdale

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