Valentine’s Day shopping for him can be a tricky area no matter how long you’ve been together! Here are some Valentine’s Day gift ideas that will hopefully make your shopping easier this romantic season!
Under 4 Months Of Dating
Valentine’s day can often be tricky when you’re relatively new to a relationship, you can be unsure if they want to make this holiday a thing or if you’re even together long enough for that. Don’t worry, we’ve some simple gift ideas that don’t imply you want to put a ring on it this February 14th!
Lindt Chocolate hearts- €7.50, brownthomas.com
Kikkerland wrestler bottle opener- €11.75, ASOS.com
Game box meme game- €5, www.smythstoys.com
Smiley heart socks- €9.95, happysocks.com
Marshmallow hearts- €2, flyingtiger.ie
When you’re together less than a year…
By now you’ve probably established that you properly like each other and want your sweet Valentine’s day gift to look like you’ve made an effort. A good gift guide would be something you’re certain they like, e.g. Their favourite band’s album, best-loved authors book, or an affordable gift set from their favourite skincare/ toiletry line.
Clinique Men starter kit, daily intense hydration- €15, boots.ieTed Baker body spray trio- €15.99, boots.ie
Dipped Glaze Metallic Alphabet Mug- €6.95, marksandspencer.com
A cute idea would be to get your S/O’s initials and pair it with a little hamper of his favourite coffee!
Balis & Harding Fuzzy duck espresso martini candle- €17, theperfumeshop.com
So you’re together a year now and now that you know it’s pretty serious, you might want to make it this Valentine’s Day. You’ve probably dropped the L word, and with that in mind, here are some meaningful gift ideas to show you care!
What I love about you, fill in the blanks book- €11.05, ASOS.com
Graham Norton’s own Prosecco- €18, tesco.ie
Card with milk chocolate on the inside- €2, ie.flyingtiger.com
Lightweight dressing gown- €18, dunnesstores.com
Gant black leather wallet- €55, gant.co.uk
Marks & Spencers modern adventures assorted chocolates- €15, marksandspencer.com
On to year two…
You’ve been seeing your partner for a while now and things are getting serious, show them you care this Valentine’s Day by showering them with gifts that you know they’ll love!
Something more personal, and niche can show that you know them well and want to find them something you know they’ll love.
Love coupons -€2, flyingtiger.com
Spiegelau- set of 2 Tumblers and Decanter- €105, Debenhams.ie
Oral B pro 2electric toothbrush- €44.99, boots.ie
Valentini cocktail, rum-based cranberry cocktail with orange peel and lime juice- €15, markandspencers.com
Gant windowpane wool scarf- €45, gant.co.uk
Pile-lined slippers- €15, H&M.com
Jameson Irish whiskey- €27.99, tesco.ie
When it’s longterm love…
By now you have spent a few holidays together and you will have a real idea of their interests and know an item or two their wish list. If you’ve decided that V-Day is a day for lavish gifts, you can never go wrong with a nice cologne or new tech. And if you’ve decided that you like to mark the day but don’t want to break the bank, some personal gestures always go down a treat.
Hugo boss Bottled night 100ml- €54.50, boots.ie
I love you bread-€4.50, markandspencer.com
Armani exchange silver watch- €128, debenahms.ie
Sony extra bass portable speaker- €239, sony.ie
Vertuoplus White machine- €149, www.nespresso.com
Engraved Midleton Family Whiskey – €15 on top of bottle price, www.celticwhiskeyshop.com
Date night cookbook by Ashley Rodriguez- €20.19, thebookdepositry.com
A simple, yet lovely idea would be to buy all the ingredients from a certain recipe in this book that you know he’ll enjoy and cook it together for a nice chilled evening in!
By Ava Moore.