15 Valentine's Day Gifts Your Husband Will Love in 2020
Move over, drugstore chocolates and neck ties—there's a new class of Valentine's Day gifts in town.
When it comes to shopping for the best Valentine's Day gifts for your wife, there seems to be no shortage of good ideas—or at the very least, there's always the easy basics of fancy chocolates and fresh bouquets that you can work with to make the holiday special. But what about finding the best presents for him?
The truth is that shopping for that special or sentimental present for your husband can be a seriously difficult proposition—after all, how many ties and "World's Best Dad" mugs can a guy really use? That's why we've rounded up the best Valentine's Day gifts for your husband—so all you'll have to do on February 13th is wrap. And if you're still in the market for something special for her, check out these 15 Valentine's Day Gifts Your Wife Will Love in 2020.
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This smart meat thermometer
Married to someone who fancies themselves a grill master? Even if he's already a pro, this smart thermometer will help him take his culinary game to the next level, ensuring precision by connecting with his smartphone and sending an alert as soon the right temperature is reached. Thanks to an ambient thermometer, he'll always get accurate readings whether he's roasting, grilling, or smoking—and it'll save him hours of standing over a hot flame. And if you're looking for other ways to prepare your home for the return of warmer weather, check out these 15 Incredible Products That Will Get Your Outdoor Space Ready for Spring.
This antibacterial cutting board
What most home cooks don't realize is that without the right cutting board, all of those fancy blades they buy will dull down incredibly fast—even if they're top of the line items. These cutting boards from Australia are each handmade to harness the softest grain of wood possible, making them both easy on knives and naturally bacteria-resistant. They're also handsome enough to be the star of the show as a serving platter or cheese board.
This home brewing kit
Virtually everyone enjoys a nice cold beer at home from time to time. But what if that beer wasn't just poured, but made right at home, too? Whether your husband is a store-buying beer novice or a budding brew geek, this kit comes with everything he'll need to whip up a batch of his favorite style, whether it's IPA, saison, stout, or pale ale. The best part? Unlike other homemade beer products, this one is completely reusable and includes all of the cleaning materials needed to keep that output nice and fresh.
This leather weekender bag
Did you and your significant other make a New Year's resolution to travel more in 2020? This handsome leather duffle by classic bag purveyors Dooney & Bourke will have you jet-setting in style: Made of Florentine leather, it features extended zippers for easy access, a handle wrap for carrying comfort, a cell phone pocket to keep your devices handy, and an interior pocket system for organized packing. And if you're looking for more ways to stick to your goals this year, check out these 23 Genius Products That Will Help You Keep Your New Year's Resolutions.
This lightweight raincoat
Shopping for a stylish jacket usually offers very few options for anything in the raincoat department—and if you do find something attractive, most can hardly handle the task of keeping you dry without making you feel like you're wearing a sweaty vinyl bag. Luckily, jacket company Rains has taken the reins with pieces like this simple-yet-chic hooded coat, complete with a waterproof matte finish that looks great while keeping you cool and dry. This is one wardrobe addition he'll definitely appreciate the next time the weather turns gloomy!
These noise-cancelling headphones
Whether he's an avid traveler or just needs something to drown out the noise during a busy commute, a pair of noise-canceling headphones is practically a must-have for anyone who listens to music or podcasts on the go. Luckily, getting a top-quality pair doesn't mean you have to break the bank, thanks to this over-the-ear model by Anker, which uses patented technology to reduce ambient noise by 90 percent and provide significant bass—all while still giving up to 40 hours of playtime on a single charge. And if you're married to someone whose tastes are hard to nail, check out these 25 Gifts to Give the Hardest-to-Shop-for People in Your Life.
This classic cocktail glass
Married to a budding home mixologist? Then he'll definitely appreciate being able to mix and serve his cocktails in the appropriate glass! This timeless piece of barware is the latest style-specific release from Riedel, whose top-quality wine glasses, flutes, and tumblers have made them one of the most respected companies by bartenders and restaurateurs around the world. This coupe is designed to make their next classic whiskey sour, Gimlet, or Paper Plane taste even better.
This activated charcoal body wash
Anyone with a skincare routine knows that using the right products can make all the difference in the world. But why should that level of attention only go so far as your face? This sage and citrus-scented body wash is made with activated charcoal, which helps remove dirt and impurities from pores from head to toe. And if you're shopping on a budget, check out these 25 Gifts for Men Under $50.
This adventure flask kit
Just because your husband loves to be outdoors doesn't mean he shouldn't be able to enjoy his favorite drink once he's set up camp. This practically indestructible waterproof flashlight will not only help guide the way, but also breaks down to include a compass, a 10-ounce flask, and two stainless steel glasses. It makes the great outdoors even greater!
This eternally sharp knife set
Even as a novice, a home cook is only as capable as his best tools, and in most cases, that boils down to how good their knives are. But even shelling out a small fortune for the best blades can only buy you temporary greatness before they become dull and unusable. Fortunately, FN Sharp makes it possible to both invest in fantastic knives and keep them cutting like new by providing resharpening whenever necessary. Simply send them back when they're in need of a tune-up and they'll be slicing perfectly again in no time!
This smartphone camera lens set
The advent of smartphones has brought about many changes to society, but few are as prominent as the rise of the pocket pro photographer. If your husband is looking to make the most of his nature shots with the camera he's always carrying, these lenses can help bring his images to the next level with a wide-angle lens, telephoto lens, and even a front-facing wide-angle lens for capturing selfies in nature without sacrificing the surrounding views.
This educational beer book
When it comes to learning about wine or spirits, there's no shortage of great guidebooks on the market. But what about when it comes to beer? This handy manual is the perfect Valentine's Day gift for any husband who's looking to go beyond just knowing what "IPA" stands for, including a full rundown on how to taste beer, primers on different styles and their histories, a tutorial on beer and food pairing, and tips on how to start your own beer cellar.
This cast iron skillet
If you have someone who loves to cook at home who doesn't own a cast iron skillet, they're missing out. Gifting your husband this kitchen essential—or upgrading his existing piece—will open up a whole new range of culinary possibilities, all while being one of the most versatile, long-lasting, and indestructible tools in their arsenal.
This travel-friendly hammock
What good is going on a beach vacation, finishing a long hike, or just enjoying the serenity of your back yard if you can't fully relax once you get there? This travel-friendly hammock fits easily into a carry on bag or backpack and will help him literally hang out wherever he goes, coming with two climbing ropes and carabiners that make it easy to attach to trees or posts.
No matter what his style is, you'll find the perfect pair of sunglasses for your husband in the Sunski lineup. Not only do they deliver a light but secure fit, but they're also sustainably made of recycled plastic. The best part? They're a fraction of the cost of designer glasses while still looking just as stylish.