Valentine’s Day is a day designed to celebrate love and your loved ones. Whether you are gay, lesbian, straight, bi-sexual or transgendered everyone wants to be loved. I put together a list of items designed for the budget conscious consumer…ranging from $5.99 to $320. I hope everyone has a wonderful Valentine’s Day, and remember to tell your loved one(s) that you love them every day, not just on Valentine’s Day!
Jewelry – Make him pretty
Meister is proud to announce the launch of the brand new Major watch collection making the perfect gift for the stylish, successful entrepreneur in your life. Its unique, beautiful appearance is subtle yet eye-catching, powerful yet designed as the perfect accessory for an elegant outfit. Pictured: mstr major-silver/black rubber croc band – $250; Mstrwatches.com
Crossed Arrows Necklace – isabellegracejewelry.com
Make him smile with joy this Valentine’s Day by immortalizing your four initials in this necklace along with gold accented arrows. $96.00.
Trendy Bracelets – TrendyBracelets.biz
I Love You To The Moon And Back Pendant – $16.99
This beautiful silver pendant will be a daily reminder of how much you love him….just because you love him to the Moon and Back.
Chic SoHo Leather Bracelet $19.99
Featuring a chic design of straight and braided leather, with an improved clasp. The magnets are stronger and there is a male female portion where the two ends meet for a more secure connection.
Dual Black Leather Banded bracelet with Bronze and Silver toned Stainless Steel charms $28.99
Bold and Classy – the two black strands of braided leather connected with stunning bronze and silver toned stainless steel accents
Black Braid with Bronze and Silver Tone Stainless Steel Rings – $28.99
Rugged black braid bracelet with two tone ring accents. Metal is stainless steel.
Foot Wear – Make his feet feel good
King and Stone – Capitalizing on the massive growth of subscription services for men’s fashion and lifestyle products, King & Stone debuted a subscription shoe service last year. They present subscribers with a highly-curated selection of on-trend designs to choose from, delivering four pairs of shoes per year -one per season.
Their Amber suede upper is one of my favorite shoes. It features a multicolored cotton lining, a white rubber sole with star pattern on the bottom. $125 per pair, or only $75 with a subscription . KingandStone.com
Liquor and Spirits – keep him happy
SIMI Winery’s sparkling wines, aptly named SIMI 1876 Brut and Brut Rosé, in celebration of the winery’s 140th anniversary, as I think they would be a great inclusion in your gift guide! simiwinery.com
The SIMI 1876 Brut is vivacious and easy to drink, featuring notes of fresh apple, citrus and hints of toasted brioche with a fine bubble. $32
SIMI’s 1876 Brut Rosé is elegant, fresh and celebratory with a savory blend of crust, candied cherry and fresh apple fig. $40
Blue Nectar Tequila is a small-batch, super-premium Tequila focused on agave-forward flavor profiles indicative of the terroir of “el valle” or the valley of the Tequila producing region. Using estate-grown blue agaves from “el valle”
Blue Nectar Silver: Crystal clear, vibrant Tequila with a smooth warming on the palate which culminates in a nice, clean finish. Perfect for cocktails. SRP $42.99 for 750ml; $5.99 for 50ml
Blue Nectar Reposado Extra Blend: Balanced notes of vanilla, nutmeg, and other spices in the blended aged expression. Smooth mouthfeel with a lingering agave finish. SRP $47.99 for 750ml; $5.99 for 50ml
Blue Nectar Reposado Special Craft: Deep, oak notes mingled with cooked agave and infused with essential oils. Hot mouthfeel that cools quickly to reveal along warm, bittersweet finish. SRP $52.99 for 750ml; $5.99 for 50ml
Dreaming Tree – This is an eco-friendly, affordable, and approachable wine from world-renowned musician Dave Matthews, and award winning winemaker Sean McKenzie. DreamingTreeWines.com $15 each
2015 California Pinot Noir – is complex with generous fruit and supple tannins of ripe cherry, wild strawberry and caramel
2014 North Coast Cabernet Sauvignon – Full but supple tannins, with fruit flavors of blackberry and black cherry, wrapped in toasted caramel
TY KU Sake Coconut $11.99 for 375mL – tykusake.com/sake
This Nigori (or “cloudy sake”) is made from Junmai sake and imported from Nara, Japan. The Junmai classification represents the top 15% of all sake in the world. It offers a silky texture and luscious sweetness produced from natural coconut flavors. Refreshing with hints of vanilla, this unique beverage will pair perfectly with all that chocolate from your sweetheart.
Health and Beauty – Make him beautiful
Mister Pompadour believes in always Looking Sharp and Being Confident, and that’s why they developed a suite of premium-grade hair products for men. misterpompadour.com
Natural Beeswax Kit (which includes the Natural Beeswax Paste, Peppermint Shampoo, and Peppermint Conditioner) – $48
Natural Beeswax Paste – $19.50
A thicker hair styling paste that’s infused with purified beeswax and lanolin wax to provide a flexible high hold and natural matte finish that keeps your hairstyle looking sharp all day long.
Texture Powder – $17.50
The amazing Texture Power has wonderful hold and completely natural matte finish. It will instantly give your hair volume and is never sticky or stiff
CerumWORX Night Serum (Retinol + Resveratrol in Microsponge) Special Price $96.00 dermworx.com
Convenient All-in-One Anti-Aging Solution Delivered in Single-Use Capsules. This next-generation Retinol delivery technology provides serious results. CerumWORX Night Serum is the first product globally that combines the power of Resveratrol with the tolerability, formulation and slow-release benefits of the Microsponge delivery innovation.
Pevonia is a worldwide leader in professional skincare, Pevonia® was the first company to develop a Spa Skincare Line exclusively for elite spas and Professional Aestheticians. Pevonia.com
Aqua-Gel Foaming Cleanser $39
Thoroughly cleanse for a healthy, attractive complexion. It deeply cleanses, refreshes and hydrates skin with this non-drying, sulfate-free, aromatic cleanser designed just for men.
Soothing After Shaving Balm Write a Review
Moisturize and desensitize after shaving. This balm Hydrates, moisturizes, heals, is cool, soothes, and reduces redness, sensitivity or irritation that accompany shaving as well as prevents ingrown hairs, inflammation and oiliness with this lightly-textured, non-greasy restoring balm.
SteelMclean Sport Culture Green Tea Body Wash and Face Cleanser – $25 – SteelMclean.com
Built off of the idea of reinventing the grooming experience, SteelMclean’s line of hair and skin care products provide the ultimate in quality and results both in and out of the salon. For a complete cleansing system. This body wash and face cleanser uses 11 botanical extracts and is alcohol, paraben, sulfate and sodium chloride-free to create a rich cleanser leaving behind moisturized, refreshed skin.
Lovely Beards offers balms and oils that come in various forms, scents, and textures for differing types of facial hairstyles and needs. Quality facial hair products like Lovely Beards is an integral part of maintaining sophisticated, masculine, and well-kept facial hair. Lovelybeards.com
Lovely Beards Branded Beard Oil is Handmade in the USA with 100% Organic Oils and Essential Oils. Their 100% Organic Beard Oil is best rated for moisture rich taming, grooming and conditioning of beards and facial hair.
Lovely Beards Branded Beard Balm is also Handmade in the USA with 100% Organic Shea Butter and Natural Ingredients.
Apply daily to achieve a Lovely Beard. $18.95 each
Electronics – Make him more geeky (we love sexy geeks)
Fanity: LED Illuminated Vanity Mirror and Elegant Tower Fan All-in-One. FanityMirror.com
Looking your best is easy when you have an illuminated and magnified vanity mirror that also includes a stylish tower. The Fanity™ will keep you cool while styling your hair and applying Skin care products with a gentle breeze by means of it’s ornate metal tower fan. The LED Lighted Vanity Mirror features a dual-sided, premium quality mirror with two magnifications. $199
Sound Monkey Audio – High Performance Waterproof Dustproof Bluetooth 10 Watt Speaker – $68.99 – Trendybracelets.biz
Enjoy up to 10 hours of uninterrupted music on a single 4 hour charge from the high-capacity 2000mAH Lithium-Ion rechargeable battery. Charges from a Micro USB cable (included). For use with your Iphone, Samsung Galaxy, Blackberry, Crackberry, Droid tablet, Ipad, Macbook Pro, Irulu, or any other device. Connect via NFC, Bluetooth, or via the 3.5MM cable.
Form Fitting Performance Earbuds – Waterproof and Includes Mic from Sound Monkey Audio – $ 19.99 –Trendybracelets.biz
Sound Monkey Audio’s CHIMPeeS Earbuds are produced with the highest quality materials for the price, and fit snuggly in the ear helping to reduce any ambient noise. These earbuds are designed for a perfect anti drop fit and feature Pure Sound and Powerful Bass with a microphone for hands free conversations. They are engineered to work best with iPhone 5, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 plus, all high quality Android phones, MP3 players and portable gaming systems. The cable is tangle proof because it is flat and won’t tie into a knot.
Misc – Make him anything you want
Viking Professional Cutlery – vikingrange.com/culinary
Viking Professional 4 pc Steak Knife Set – $320
Designed and manufactured in Germany, Viking Professional Cutlery delivers uncompromising performance through the perfect balance between blade and handle geometry. These fully forged knives are constructed from a single piece of steel, creating a seamless bolster and integrated tang for strength and durability.
Viking Professional 8” Chef Knife – $180.00
Knowing the demands of a professional Chef, the ergonomically designed handles were designed with a focus on comfort and ease of use featuring exceptional balance between the blade and handle. With little to no weight on the upward lift, this cutlery is designed to be an extension of the hand and eliminate fatigue.
Cushions for a Cozy Valentine’s Day – $55 at lorenacanals.us/washable-cushions/
Created with care and produced individually by skilled artisans, these handmade cushions pair with Lorena Canals’ chic rugs and will add a lovely, cozy ambiance to any room. Featuring non-toxic dyes and 100% cotton, they are easily washable at home in a conventional washing machine. Choose from Heart Fuchsia, Heart Pink, Heart Dark Grey, Heart Light Grey, Heart Linen, and Heart White.
Jack Adams – JackAdamsUSA.com
They feature some beautiful red underwear to get feisty with your loved one in.
Relay Brief – Relay collection offers a Game-changing comfort, made of the finest fabrics make this style your everyday go-to underwear. $30
MUV Sports Brief – Designed for the Gym and Performance. The MUV Collection is supportive in all the right places with a mesh cooling zone panel that will keep you dry and fresh. For game-changing comfort this your everyday go-to underwear. Made 95% Cotton and 5% Elastane. $33
The Flyer Thong – is super sexy, sensual design that leaves little to the imagination, thanks to an opening atop the pouch that gives a glimpse into what’s inside. Pouch is contoured to lift and support. Made of 85% Polyester and 15% Elastane. – $22.50
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