Scaring off a new boyfriend is the last thing you want to do with a Valentine’s Day gift. You want to find balance with a gift that doesn’t overwhelm him but doesn’t leaving him feeling as though he’s an afterthought in your glorious Cupid holiday.
Check out these suggestions for the man who is new in your life. They’re guaranteed to hit the right note with the man you just started dating.
For the sharp dresser
The well-dressed man appreciates a tie bar as the small detail that makes a big impact on his classic men’s style. The quintessential menswear accessory is enjoying a resurgence in popularity.
Tie Bar Essential 3 Pack, $45, thetiebar
For the beer guy
This completely unique bottle opener is made from ethically sourced, hand-selected Ugandan cow horn and recycled, industrial scrap brass. It’s an essential for his home bar.
Rose Fitzgerald Cow Horn Bottle Opener, $55, mooreaseal
For the man who loves his sleep
For the man who is serious about comfort and next-level luxury. Give him a starter pack of linens that includes a core sheet set, a duvet cover, and two extra pillow cases in a buttery-smooth 480 thread-count weave.
Brooklinen Luxe Hardcore Sheet Bundle, $228, brooklinen
For the runner
Aeance’s cobalt-blue long-sleeved running T-shirt will give his workout a boost. The bonded seams and edges of this merino wool-blend technical jersey fabric prevent friction. , A practical laser-cut chest pocket is the sole detail. Fits true to size.
Aeance Long Sleeved Wool Blend Running T-shirt, $166, matchesfashion.com
For the whiskey lover
This pair of mouth-blown and hand-painted lowball glasses is accented with manly copper detailing. They are part of the Tank collection of pieces from Tom Dixon, a home goods savant who designs with the modern man in mind.
Tom Dixon Tank Set of Two Painted Lowball Glasses, $70, shophorne
for the man who is upping his suit game
This Gucci pocket square boldly proclaims the wearer is one classy gentleman. It’s made in Italy, of course, and designed with a discreetly eye-catching neat geometric print and hand-finished edges.
Gucci Printed Silk-Twill Pocket Square, $125, mrporter
For the foodie
If he is ready to explore the world with a gourmand’s point of view, he’ll appreciate hearing from famous chefs and restaurateurs who share hard-to-find recipes. This large-format manual explores good food and its power to shape the urban environment.
The Monocle Guide to Drinking & Dining, $60, eastdane