14 Unique Valentine’s Gift Ideas for Guys They'll Actually Like

If the man in your life iis hard to shop for, we totally get it. Even if he's your best friend, it can still be difficult to find a gift that really says, "I love you." When expectations run high, finding that perfect Valentine's Day gift can feel like an uphill battle.

You might be one of the many couples who choose to simplify the day of love by agreeing to not get each other anything, but there's nothing stopping you from getting him a little something that you can both enjoy together!

We went ahead and picked out some great gifts for guys that definitely go beyond the DIY Valentine's Day card filled with sweet nothings. They might even be outside of the realm of things he'd normally buy for himself, but are definitely something he'd enjoy! Plus, we've also included V-Day gift ideas that are perfect for couples. Read on for some unique gift ideas to surprise him this Valentine’s Day!

1. Forma Supply Co.

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Price: Starts at $33.33/month

What's Included: A T-shirt subscription might not seem exciting, but if you've ever thought your guy needed a wardrobe update, then Forma Supply Co. is definitely worth trying. Whether you choose the monthly, bimonthly, or quarterly subscription, each box includes new premium T-shirts curated just for him in super-soft cotton. Plus, they offer free shipping and size exchanges for all customers!

Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. within 2-3 days after order; following boxes ship in the first week of the month

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2. Stick in a Box

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Price: Starts at $14.00/month

What's Included: The name alone is enough to put a smile on any dude's face, but Stick in a Box is a jerky (or snack) lover's dream. Great for keto dieters and others looking to add more protein into the mix, each month Stick in a Box sends a gift box filled with a variety of gourmet jerky and beef sticks. Choose between 3 subscription options to send either a personal stash or enough goodies to feed the whole office (or one very hungry worker at home)!

Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. on the 15th of the month

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3. Sleuth Kings

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Price: Starts at $14.95/month

What's Included: Sleuth Kings is an immersive, escape room-like puzzle that you can complete together from the comforts of home. Each box delivers a new standalone mystery to solve, plus all the clues, puzzles, ciphers, and evidence needed for 1-4 detectives to crack the case. With gameplay lasting between 2-3 hours to complete, it's the perfect Valentine's Day gift idea for game-loving couples!

Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. on the 4th of the month

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4. Fit Lifestyle Box

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Price: Starts at $21.00/month

What's Included: Do you enjoy being active together? Then the Fit Lifestyle Box is a great gift for you and your guy! This monthly fitness gift set has options for both men and women and includes a new 30-day challenge in every box, along with an assortment of products that are especially curated for those living active lifestyles. Choose between the Get Lean, Get Strong, and Stay Fit options depending on his fitness goals.

Shipping: Ships to the U.S. and Canada in the last week of every month

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5. Vinyl Record Club

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Price: Starts at $19.99/month

What's Included: From funk and country to classic rock and EDM, the Vinyl Record Club is a great personalized gift that'll get music lovers grooving! Every month this box sends a selection of 6 vintage vinyl records in his favorite genres. With almost 20 genres to choose from, stellar customer service, and a commitment to properly clean and package every album, this club is just what he needs to add to his growing vinyl collection.

Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. on the 1st of each month

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6. EatTiamo - Cook Italian Food at Home

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Price: Starts at $74.00/month

What's Included: If food speaks to his heart, prepare a romantic night in with EatTiamo, a monthly subscription that helps you make authentic Italian meals right from home. Each meal kit comes packed with full-size gourmet food items sourced from some of the best producers in Italy. Unpack all you need to enjoy a delicious family-style meal, featuring high-end pastas, traditional sauces, spreads, and recipes.

Shipping: Ships to the U.S. and Canada to arrive by the middle of the month

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7. Southern Scholar Socks

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Price: Starts at $13.75/month

What's Included: Southern Scholar Socks sends a monthly delivery of superior dress socks (plus a Signature Style Card) for loved ones who might need a little extra help in the style department. Not your run-of-the-mill sock subscription, this box provides high-quality, stylish, and professional dress socks that will stay in place and keep him comfortable throughout the entire workday.

Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. within 2 business days of ordering; following boxes ship on the 1st business day of the month

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8. The HopHeads Beer Club

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Price: Starts at $34.95/month

What's Included: Instead of a box of chocolates, this year say "Happy Valentine's Day!" with a 12-pack of hoppy beers from the HopHeads Beer Club. A great way to sample different breweries from across the country, each box includes a dozen 12oz. bottles of craft beer in hoppy styles like IPAs, Pale Ales, Red Ales, and Imperial IPLs from at least two different breweries. Boxes also include details about each brewery, tasting profiles, and suggested food pairings.

Shipping: Only ships to select states within the U.S. to arrive during the last week of the month

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9. Culture Carton

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Price: Starts at $16.00/month

What's Included: Curated just for men, Culture Carton is a monthly lifestyle subscription that's available in 3 unique subscription options: the Book Club, bringing the month's featured fiction book; the Essentials, featuring a full range of lifestyle goodies like grooming products, leather goods, EDC gadgets, and gourmet food; or the Standard book plus gear combo. It's a gift that's fit for any modern-day gentleman!

Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. by the 18th of every month

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10. Craftsman Crate

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Price: Starts at $30.77/month

What's Included: Does the man in your life want to try his hand at creating one-of-a-kind keepsakes? Send him Craftsman Crate, an all-inclusive kit that explores everything from wood-burning and mosaics to chainmail and leatherworking. Great for learning new skills and getting inspired, every themed box comes with all the tools, materials, and instructions he'll need to explore a wide range of craft techniques.

Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. on or around the 9th of each month

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11. Date Night In Box

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Price: Starts at $38.67/month

What's Included: Fun as a Valentine's Day or anniversary gift, the Date Night In Box gives couples a chance to date in a whole new way. Arriving ready-to-roll, each date night is built around a unique theme, like "Key to My Heart" or "Fall Together," bringing an assortment of activities and games, conversation starters, a curated playlist, and snacks for a night of fun.

Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. between the 16th-21st of each month

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12. American Cocktail Club

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Price: Starts at $32.79/month

What's Included: You and your special someone can mix up your own sweet and spicy cocktails with the American Cocktail Club. Available with or without the booze, each expertly crafted cocktail recipe features all-natural juices, handcrafted syrups, mixers, and garnishes, delivering all the necessary ingredients to prepare 4 specialty drinks at home. Pair them with a meal or enjoy them all on their own!

Shipping: Ships to the U.S. and Canada during the 3rd week of the month

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13. The Original Gourmet Chocolate Club

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Price: Starts at $42.95/month

What's Included: Perfect for Valentine's Day traditionalists, the Original Gourmet Chocolate Club can take your standard heart-shaped box of treats to the next level with innovative small-batch chocolates made from top-quality ingredients! Each box features creative combinations and eye-catching bon-bons, truffles, and more, sent with an informative newsletter that details pro chocolatiers and tasting notes.

Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. shortly after ordering

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