While you probably show your love 365 days of the year, it’s always nice to embrace Valentine’s Day and give that little bit extra affection. The issue is...what do you buy your man? Flowers just don’t seem to have the same effect on men as they do us, and if he doesn’t have a sweet tooth then chocolates are out of the question too. Fret not, because we’ve curated an epic list of gifting awesomeness, that will hopefully cater for every kind of beau out there. ALSO READ: 10 PRETTY-AND-SEXY LINGERIE PIECES FOR YOU (AND FOR HIM) THIS VALENTINE'S DAY An absolute classic in luxury jewellery, the Cartier love bracelet will make a huge statement (and declaration of love) this Valentine’s Day. The bracelet, created by designer Aldo Cipullo in 1969, has been worn by couples across the eras like Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton, or Frank Sinatra and his wife Nancy. The love-cuff comes with a screwdriver and to remove the bracelet, you need the help this accompanying tool and of your significant other. Available in yellow, rose and white gold, Cartier have also released their new range that includes 10 diamond encrusted studs. The only decision you need to make, is what one you prefer - because you’ll be getting yourself a matching one too, natch. Cartier love bracelet in yellow gold, $8,650 from Cartier. ALSO READ: 10 PRETTY-AND-SEXY LINGERIE PIECES FOR YOU (AND FOR HIM) THIS VALENTINE'S DAY Burberry and Kris Wu? Combo in one item? You literally cannot go wrong with this collaboration, and whilst there were many epic pieces to choose from, we opted for this 100 per cent cotton printed white tee. The oversized graphic design is printed with artwork taken from his tattoos and song lyrics and will ensure your man earns style points wherever he wears it. Burberry x Kris Wu Printed Cotton T-shirt, $450.00 from Burberry. ALSO READ: 10 PRETTY-AND-SEXY LINGERIE PIECES FOR YOU (AND FOR HIM) THIS VALENTINE'S DAY Straight from the Louis Vuitton’s S/S ‘18 menswear collection designed by Kim Jones (Artistic Director), this bag is bound to hit all the right spots. The theme behind this new collection is luxurious island-hopping, featuring bold colours, tropical island motifs all fused with the iconic LV logo. A far cry from the traditional brown and beige tones, this travel bag emulates the ocean (and our need to be on a holiday beside it). Louis Vuitton Keepall 45B monogram pacific travel bag, price available on request. Exclusive pop-up space in Louis Vuitton Island Maison at Marina Bay Sands until February 8 2018. ALSO READ: 10 PRETTY-AND-SEXY LINGERIE PIECES FOR YOU (AND FOR HIM) THIS VALENTINE'S DAY Help him take a step in the right direction, fashion wise, with these grey boots from Tricker’s. Made from soft leather with suede effect, they make an exciting change to the standard black shoe or white sneaker he always beelines for. Tricker’s boots, US$ 440,00 from YOOX. ALSO READ: 10 PRETTY-AND-SEXY LINGERIE PIECES FOR YOU (AND FOR HIM) THIS VALENTINE'S DAY As the new flagship models, the headphones are the new and improved predecessors of the H8 and H9 but with slimmer ear cups, lightweight aluminum frame and anodised aluminum ear cups. Wireless with a 3.5mm cable option, these headphones promise more than just quality audio output. The anodised aluminium discs have been streamlined to flush with the earcups, and the mono-arm has been redesigned to give a cleaner and more minimalistic expression. Beoplay H8i comes with button controls on both ear cups, up to 30 hours playtime, transparency mode, proximity sensor and dual device connectivity. These are a perfect gift for the man in your life who loves his music. Beoplay H8i, $599 from Beoplay. ALSO READ: 10 PRETTY-AND-SEXY LINGERIE PIECES FOR YOU (AND FOR HIM) THIS VALENTINE'S DAY If he’s into his gym workouts, exercise and fitness, chances are he’ll probably have worn out most of his activewear, or at least wearing old pieces. Help him update his training closet and his workouts with this Nike t-shirt from their distraction-free training range. This tee uses Dri-FIT technology that actively moves sweat away from the skin, keeping him cool and dry. Nike training breathe hyperdry logo t-shirt, $75.43 from ASOS. ALSO READ: 10 PRETTY-AND-SEXY LINGERIE PIECES FOR YOU (AND FOR HIM) THIS VALENTINE'S DAY A man’s watch not only tells the time, it tells people a lot about who he is as a person. What does he stand for? What is his taste? Does he like traditional, or modern? Therefore, purchasing him a very special watch for V-day is always going to make him happy - particularly a Girard-Perregaux piece. Displaying perfect mastery of the aesthetic vocabulary that is the hallmark of Girard-Perregaux creations, the new Classic Bridges 40mm and 45mm models provide an unprecedented interpretation of the iconic gold bridges. Two arrow-shaped bridges highlight the architectural symmetry at work behind the scenes. It’s an arm candy work of art that he will not only wear and treasure until the end, but also be able to pass onto future generations too. A worthy investment. Girard-Perregaux Classic Bridges timepiece, price available upon request from The Hour Glass. ALSO READ: 10 PRETTY-AND-SEXY LINGERIE PIECES FOR YOU (AND FOR HIM) THIS VALENTINE'S DAY Most men love their gadgets but, and we say this with a heavy sigh, often neglect to bother to charge them. To avoid all those rows about dead batteries, gift him this personalised wooden wireless phone charger. Made from oak and walnut in the United Kingdom, each charger can be carved with your choice of wording. May we suggest ‘charge me’ for the more forgetful significant others? Wooden wireless phone charger by Make Me Something Special, $294.08 from Gifts Less Ordinary. ALSO READ: 10 PRETTY-AND-SEXY LINGERIE PIECES FOR YOU (AND FOR HIM) THIS VALENTINE'S DAY We all know that most men forget to buy themselves the basics, or, they just prefer us to do it for them. Socks and boxers are a classic go-to for 'special occasion' male gifts, and Valentine's Day is no exception. This year, invest in a pair that are both comfortable and eco-friendly. Made from sustainable material (certified Lenzing Modal® and 100% Organic Cotton), Bundies boxers and shorts are like a second-skin. Available to purchase adhoc or as a tailored subscription service, you've got a choice of style, colour and print. We love the CNY pair! Trunk, Knitted Lenzing Modal®, in various prints, $36 from Bundies.
If Valentine’s Day has crept up on you, here’s our handpicked list of gifts sure to say ‘I love you too’
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