42 Cute Valentine's Day Gifts for Anyone You Love

Shop our favorite presents for fiancés and spouses alike.
by Lauren Kay and Emily Platt
Valentine's Day gifts for him and her

Hoping to surprise a loved one with an awesome Valentine's Day gift this year? Call us Cupid, because we're here to match you with the perfect present for your future or current spouse. To help you narrow down your search, we've broken down our recs by gender, but truth be told, most of these Valentine's Day gifts would work for anybody.

Valentine's Day Gifts for Him

Valentine's Day Gifts for Her

Valentine's Day Gifts for Him 

Wondering what to get a guy for Valentine's Day? Here are some of our favorite Valentine's Day gifts for men.

  1. 1. Bacon Roses

    Bacon bouquet

    What is there to say about bacon that hasn't already been said? It's the brunch-time snack that brings people together; the key to your carnivorous lover's heart. Send a bouquet of it to his office—we guarantee an Instagram post on this one. 

    Bacon Bouquets custom build a bouquet, from $7, BaconBouquets.com

  2. 2. Watch Strap

    Casual watch strap

    An interchangeable watch strap is a creative way to give his favorite wrist piece new life. Just make sure whatever you choose fits his model.

    Filson 22mm NATO watch strap, $50, Nordstrom.com 

  3. 3. Printable Fortune Cookies

    Printable fortune cookies

    On the hunt for especially cute Valentine's Day gifts for him? Download this free printable for the cookie lover in your life. Four fortunes are prewritten and four are left blank for inside jokes and personalized messages. These easy-to-assemble (totally calorie-free) treats are perfect to pair with take-out Chinese food.

    UncommonGoods printable fortune cookies in Love and Romance, free download, UncommonGoods.com

  4. 4. Chocolate Box

    Robot chocolates

    Send your favorite someone glam chocolates. This fun box includes robot- and lightning bolt-shaped candies, among other awesome designs.

    Maggie Louise Confections You're the Bomb 16-piece chocolate set, $56, Nordstrom.com

  5. 5. Class, Tour or Show

    Vimbly date idea activities

    Want to know a secret? The gift of show tickets, a cooking class or sightseeing tour means you’re kind of treating yourself too. Browse Vimbly for unique date experiences in your city, from special VIP museum tours to archery lessons and brunch cruises, then surprise your guy with a new experience you can do together.

    Vimbly activities, Vimbly.com

  6. 6. Registered Star

    Star registration gift idea

    For the guy who's totally into space and has enough "stuff," we've got the perfect solution: a star. Pick a star to register for, name it and track it. Star Registration only offers stars you can actually see, so you won’t be stuck investing in a crazy-expensive telescope to show off your gift. (And yes, we're getting serious A Walk to Remember flashbacks too.)

    Star Registration buy a star, from $30, StarRegistration.net

  7. 7. Tie Magnet

    Triangle tie magnet

    The modern alternative to a tie clip harnesses the power of magnets. This little guy will keep your man's tie in place all day—and impress his boss to boot. Choose from different shapes and finishes to complement his favorite tie.

    Tie Mags gold Conversation Starter magnetic tie clip/pin, $35, TieMags.com

  8. 8. Office Art

    Artifact Uprising Instagram photo frames

    What's one of the last things he'd buy himself? Probably a nicely framed photo. A handsome wood frame like walnut or maple would look great in any space whether it's for his man cave or office. And your job is super easy—just connect to Instagram and select your photo choice.

    Artifact Uprising Instagram Friendly frames, from $69, ArtifactUprising.com

  9. 9. Interest Box

    Hot sauce gift box

    Honor his favorite things—like hot sauce—with a curated gift box. This themed assortment includes a handy sriracha keychain, delicious chili chocolate and quirky pepper socks.

    BOXFOX Hey Hot Stuff, $30, ShopBOXFOX.com

  10. 10. Absinthe Kit

    Absinthe tasting kit

    Does your (future) husband appreciate booze beyond Bud Light? This intriguing set lets him learn about and enjoy one of the most misunderstood (read: alluring) spirits.

    ALANDIA Absinthe start set, $48, ALANDIA.de

  11. 11. Gag Gift

    Shaving apron

    If your groom loves to, well, groom himself, get him a dopp kit filled with all the essentials. Then, throw in a few nonessentials too—he'll get a good laugh out of this quirky present. (And your bathroom sink might get a little cleaner too.)

    Fizz Creations Beard Buddy, $16, ASOS.com

  12. 12. Leather Catchall

    Leather valet tray

    Helping him keep track of all his knickknacks is a gift in itself. Doing so with a sophisticated leather tray? All the better.

    The Tie Bar catchall tray, $12, TheTieBar.com

  13. 13. Phone Case

    Marble phone case

    Show you know his style by gifting him a phone case that perfectly suits his personality, whatever that may be.

    Native Union Clic marble and rubber iPhone X case, $90, MrPorter.com

  14. 14. Bottle Opener

    Hockey stick bottle openers

    If he's a big sports fan, we'd venture to guess he can't get enough of sports memorabilia. These crafty bottle openers—made from game-used hockey sticks—are full of team spirit. (Note: There are also options for baseball lovers.)

    Ward Wallu game-used NHL hockey stick bottle opener, from $95, UncommonGoods.com

  15. 15. Custom Collar Stays

    Custom collar stays

    Now he can always keep you close, even if you two are the only ones who know it. Personalize these menswear accessories with your name, your anniversary date, an inside joke or anything else that's meaningful.

    KnoxThomasDesigns personalized collar stays, from $10, Etsy.com

  16. 16. Phone Dock

    Wooden phone dock

    This incredible storage station has room for everything, from his wallet all the way down to his pens. Plus, it's designed to keep his phone standing upright—perfect for when he's FaceTiming you.

    MyFancyCraft wood phone docking station, $47, Amazon.com

  17. 17. Sneaker Cleaning Set

    Sneaker cleaning kit

    Shopping for a sneakerhead, but nowhere left to put more shoes? Help him keep his current collection in tip-top shape.

    Men's Society sneaker cleaning set, $33, Indigo.ca

  18. 18. Big Kiss

    Giant Hershey's Kiss

    Want a Valentine's Day gift for your husband that's on the sweeter side? Bestow a big kiss—Hershey's Kiss, that is.

    Vat19 giant Hershey's Kiss, $9, Vat19.com

  19. 19. Swim Trunks

    Heart men's bathing suit

    Believe it or not, clothes can be cute Valentine's Day gifts for him. This thematic bathing suit will leave your guy dreaming of spending the day poolside with you.

    ASOS DESIGN Valentine's swim shorts, $26, ASOS.com

  20. 20. Barbecue Kit

    Personalized grill set

    Heat things up with a personalized barbecue kit bearing his initials.

    The Knot Wedding Shop barbecue kit, $50, TheKnotShop.com

    Valentine's Day Gifts for Her 

    Shopping for a special lady? Look no further than this roundup of funny, unique and cute Valentine's Day gifts for your wife or fiancée.

  21. 1. Earbud Organizer

    "Be My Taco" earbud organizer

    Searching for funny Valentine's Day gifts for her? These punny headphone organizers are like grown-up conversation hearts. Choose from phrases like "Be My Taco" or a racier "Tie Me Up."

    This Is Ground Genuine Leather Cord Taco,  $10, Amazon.com

  22. 2. Chocolate-Covered Strawberries

    Chocolate covered strawberries

    Anything dipped in chocolate gets our vote. With same-day delivery, this is the perfect treat to show someone just how much they're loved—even if you waited until the last minute. Choose from milk, dark or a mix of both.

    Godiva milk chocolate dipped strawberries, $42 for 6, Godiva.com

  23. 3. Heart Earrings

    Gold heart earrings

    What would a list of cute Valentine's Day gifts for her be without heart-shaped jewelry? These earrings are adorable and affordable.

    Baublebar Vianne heart drop earrings, $36, Baublebar.com

  24. 4. Leather Bag

    Red leather bag

    Give her #ootd some punch with a candy apple-red bag. An adjustable chain strap makes it well sized for all. Plus, it’s lightweight and has enough zip compartments and card slots to keep everything totally organized with room for a few extras.

    Jemma Maggie bag in Cherry Red, $158, JemmaBag.com

  25. 5. Candy Delivery

    Sugarwish candy

    If you and your partner are separated by distance, send a candy-gram. Sugarwish will email her a gift code for candy. The lucky recipient can then choose her favorite sweets to be mailed directly to her doorstep.

    Sugarwish The Duet, $19, Sugarwish.com

  26. 6. Heart Art

    Heart photo art

    Fill this heart with 30 of your favorite photo memories—the perfect pick for someone you adore (and love to take selfies with). Have your art pre-framed for immediate wall display.

    Minted heart Snapshot Mix photo art, from $29, Minted.com

  27. 7. Pajama Set

    Heart print PJ set

    What's not to love about these heart-print pajamas? They're perfect for lounging on the day of the wedding (plus, the button-down top means nothing will interfere with her effortless updo).

    Three J NYC Olivia pajama set in Red Heart, $145, Journelle.com

  28. 8. Custom Mug

    Custom Mrs. mug

    Shopping for a caffeine lover? Every time she takes a sip of coffee from this personalized mug, she'll think of you.

    The Knot Wedding Shop custom white ceramic coffee mug in Mrs. Print, $15, TheKnotShop.com

  29. 9. Dish Towels

    Funny dish towel

    Thought kitchen rags weren't romantic Valentine's Day gifts? Think again. Not only do these cloths sport the funniest (and slightly naughty) lyric-inspired quotes, but she'll be extra grateful if they come with a promise you'll wash all the dishes for a month.

    Always Fits I Put My Rag Down, Flip It and Reverse It dishcloth pad, $9, AlwaysFits.com

  30. 10. Romantic Candles

    Rose candle set

    These rose-scented candles last longer than a bouquet, but they're just as pretty as real flowers (and smell like them too).

    Diptyque Roses scented candle set, $72, Nordstrom.com

  31. 11. Flower Delivery

    Red and purple flowers

    Of course, you can always go the traditional Valentine's Day gift route: fresh blooms. Nowadays, you can even order local flowers online to be delivered.

    Amazon floral delivery, Amazon.com

  32. 12. Date Bucket List

    Date bucket list

    Spice up date night with fresh new ideas. This genius scratch-off chart gives you plenty of fun options.

    Gift Republic 100 dates scratch-off bucket list, $21, ASOS.com

  33. 13. Custom Blanket

    Custom throw blanket

    What's more romantic than snuggling up on the couch? A custom blanket honoring your relationship will make at-home bonding even more special.

    Shutterfly Happy Home fleece photo blanket, from $42, Shutterfly.com

  34. 14. Pink Globe

    Pink and gold globe

    A gorgeous globe is a good gift on it's own, but it's also an excellent way to announce you're taking her on a surprise trip.

    World Market blush and gold globe on brass stand, $20, WorldMarket.com

  35. 15. Wine Stones

    Pink wine chillers

    Say hello to the gift she never new she needed (also known as the gift that'll impress her and all her friends). These chic rose quartz spheres will keep her favorite glass of white chilled post-pour.

    Gift Boutique RABLABS Vida wine stones, $100, Amazon.com

  36. 16. Floral Soaps

    Flower-shaped hand soaps

    This gift (like the last one) goes out to all the girls who love surprising home finds. She can leave these stunning flower-shaped soaps whole to serve as décor. Or, they work as actual soap: Pull off a petal for a single hand wash.

    World Market Wild Flowers soap petals, $10, WorldMarket.com

  37. 17. Cocktail Kit

    Floral cocktail kit

    Engaged or married to a cocktail fan? Mixing up delicious drinks has never been easier thanks to this cute set. Bonus: She'll be obsessed with this vodka's dreamy color.

    Heritage Distilling Co. Lavender Rickey gift pack, $31, HeritageDistilling.com

  38. 18. Heart Sneakers

    Heart Converse sneakers

    Upgrade her favorite kicks. These cool Converse (complete with a heart details) are perfect to wear on Valentine's Day, not to mention at your wedding reception.

    Converse Chuck Taylor All Star high top sneaker, $65, Nordstrom.com

  39. 19. Techy Love Note

    Digital love note messenger

    Wondering how to best send love notes in the digital age? Buy one of these adorable boxes. Type out messages using an app then deliver them to the gadget. The heart spins whenever one arrives for her to read.

    Lovebox spinning heart messenger, $100, TheGrommet.com

  40. 20. Color-Changing Lightbox

    Color-changing lightbox

    Here's another way to leave her love notes: a trendy lightbox. This one comes with a pack of letters and numbers—throw in symbols to expand the customization options.

    My Cinema Lightbox The Original color-changing LED cinema light box, $35, Amazon.com

  41. 21. Love Candle

    Homesick Love Candle

    This special candle is perfect for a romantic occasion like Valentine's Day. With subtle, fragrant notes of lemon, cassis, rose, peony, jasmine and sandalwood, love will be in the air for 60—80 glorious hours.

    Homesick Love candle, $30, HomesickCandles.com

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  42. 22. Heart-Shaped Photo

    Framebridge Heartstagram

    Show your love with Framebridge's special edition Heartstagram photo frame with a sweet heart-shaped mat. Simply upload a photo, choose your frame style and your Valentine's Day gift will arrive ready to hang.

    Framebridge Heartstagram, $39, Framebridge.com

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