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28 Items for Teen Boys and Males

January 12, 2023
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Valentine’s Day will soon be here, and if you have a son, nephew, boyfriend, or another special guy on your list, here are presents we think they’ll love. Some of these valentine’s gift ideas for him are very practical (e.g., warm clothes), while others are just for fun. The teens, college guys, and other men in your life will appreciate you thinking of them on February 14 with one of these unique gift ideas. Many of these would also make fantastic birthday gifts, too.

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Valentine’s gift ideas for him

1. Bombas Socks 

We are big fans of Bombas socks, and if your son or husband/partner has not yet tried them out, this is a perfect time to treat him to some of these fantastic socks. They are available in various styles, fabrics, and colors. There are socks for golf, tennis, cycling, running, and hiking so that you can match them to their athletic interests.  

Plus, for every pair you purchase, Bombas donates one new pair of socks to someone experiencing homelessness.

2. Bombas Apparel

You may know Bombas socks — which we LOVE — but are you also aware that Bombas makes t-shirts, underwear, long underwear, and slippers? Made with the same soft fabric as the socks, Bombas apparel might become his favorite things to put on to get him through February and the rest of the cold winter months. 

Plus, like with the socks, Bombas donates the same thing to someone experiencing homelessness for every garment you purchase.

3. The Boy, The Mole, the Fox and the Horse

This book is an international best-seller by British illustrator, artist, and author Charlie Mackesy and once you have it in your hands, you will understand why. With words about kindness and home, hope and friendship, it is also illustrated beautifully.

The boy, mole, fox and hound

Watch the trailer for the movie based on the book that was released for Christmas, 2022:

4. Jack Black Beard Grooming Kit

Jack Black is a trendy brand for guys, and this beard groom kit would be a perfect gift for any guy with a beard.

5. Ember Temperature Control Smart Mug

Drinking a cup of coffee that has gone cold is a downer on a chilly winter morning.  With Ember, the coffee will stay hot for an hour and a half with a full charge or all day when you use the coaster.

6. Patagonia Vest

A vest of one of the most versatile ways to add a layer over a sweater or under a jacket to add warmth, and Patagonia is one of our favorite brands. We like this furry vest, but there are many other styles and colors.

7. Mini Indoor Fireplace

The aesthetics of a fireplace can now be brought inside to a tabletop with this clever mini-indoor fireplace. What could be more fun for Valentine’s Day than making smores? Great for a date night, too.  

8. Lululemon Athleisure Apparel

Lululemon workout clothes and casual clothes for guys might become his favorite things to wear to the gym, on the golf course, or just when he wants to chill around the house. And the Lulu belt bag isn’t just for the ladies. Follow our link to their best-selling men’s products.

9. The Bucket List: 1000 Adventures Big & Small

This book will inspire any guy who loves to travel with tons of adventures to dream of and plan for. 

10. College Cityscape Glasses — Set of Two

Does your young adult have a fondness for the town where they went to college? These cityscape glasses from Uncommon Goods will be a cute reminder of one of his “happy places.” 

11. Cratejoy Escape the Crate Subscription Box

This bi-monthly “Escape Room” subscription box game is filled with puzzles and mysteries to solve. Designed for ages 10+, this non-screen experience gift would be fun for a group of friends to play.

12. Leatherology Wallet

A new leather wallet makes an enduring present; if you fill it with a few gift cards, it will be one of his favorite Valentine’s Day gifts. 

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13. Bluetooth Beanie

This was a wildly popular Christmas gift item and one your son would love to have so he can listen to music with built-in headphones while keeping his head toasty warm. 

14. Fleece Joggers

Jogger-style sweatpants are warm and super comfortable. Made of 95% cotton/5% spandex, these are well-priced, too.

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15. Bluetooth Shower Speaker

Listening to his favorite music in the shower might help motivate him to get up in the AM to get showered, dressed, and ready for school or work. 

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16. Acacia Wood Cheese Board

Is your young adult beginning to entertain in their apartment? This fantastic cheese board comes in a bundle with 4 bowls and 4 cheese knives, all he needs to create a fantastic spread of appetizers for his friends. 

17. Northern Brewer Beer Kit

This top-rated DIY kit is a complete home-brewing starter kit that will make it easy for your 21+ son to brew his own beer.

18. TheraGun — Mini

For athletes who train hard and have sore muscles to show for it, the handheld, electric TheraGun mini massage therapy tool is an effective device for him for his post-workout self-care. 

19. YETI Tumbler

We have been fans of YETI for years and have many different sizes of tumblers in our own homes. If your son does not have a YETI tumbler to keep cold drinks cold or hot drinks hot – for hours — Valentine’s Day is a great time to send him one of these incredibly durable mugs.  

20. Scratch Map of the World

This could be an excellent gift for a college student with a drab dorm wall they want to dress up. He can scratch off each country he’s visited and dream about where to travel to for junior year, after college, and beyond. 

21. Leather Valet Tray

This leather tray would be a handsome home accessory and an efficient way for him to keep up with keys, wallet, phone, and more. Available in several fantastic colors, it can also be personalized.

22. Custom Pet Mug

If your son’s BFF sweetheart is a family pet, look at this cute pet portrait mug you can order for him.

23. Vuori Performance Jogger

These joggers from Vuori are among the softest and most comfortable pants ever. If you want to splurge on his gift, get him a sweatshirt. We got them as holiday gifts, and they were a HUGE favorite.

24. Pair of Hoya Heart Succulents

If your son loves plants, he might love this pair of succulents in the shape of hearts. 

25. Leatherology Valet Snap Keychain

This clever and well-priced leather keychain is highly versatile: Remove the key ring to keep house or car keys separate from the rest of the keychain. The push-open clip at the opposite end can also be clipped to a bag or backpack.

26. Rugged and Dapper Organic Lip Balm for Men

This lip balm was a bit hit over the holidays as a stocking stuffer, and it would make an equally-great Valentine’s gift for any guy. Ingredients are Beeswax, Vitamin E, Sunflower, Jojoba, and Rosemary Oil, plus it’s infused with a Eucalyptus Mint scent and flavor.

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27. Cookies By Design Cookies

Choose a classic Valentine’s Day cookie bouquet or an assortment of yummy cookies in chocolate chip, oatmeal raisin, red velvet, and more. 

28. Godiva Chocolates

A box of chocolates from Godiva would be a classic treat for anyone who appreciates good chocolate.  


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