9 Perfect Pressies For The Awkward Man In Your Life This Valentine's Day
If he's a nightmare to buy for, we've got you covered...
It's that classic dilemma, you're totally stuck for what to get the man in your life this Valentine's Day, and he's giving you no clue what he wants - or worst of all, saying he wants nothing at all when you're sure he's already got heaps for you. Embarrassment central.
Never fear, though - we've curated a list of cool and quirky pressies and gadgets abound that he's bound to love below, so you don't have to ;)
1. Cavendish Collection Premium Shaving Kit, £54.99 from Thumbs Up!
Allow him to smoothly transform the shaving ritual into less of a chore with this Premium Shaving Kit from the Cavendish Collection. Including everything you need to look super fresh; shaving brush, bowl, razor and stand,looking dapper has never been so easy thanks to this luxury set, and your man is sure to appreciate it.
2. Varidesk Pro Plus 36 from Varidesk
If you’ve got a little more money to splurge this Valentine's Day, and your other half is particularly dedicated to the job it’s time to take his work space to the next level with the Varidesk Pro Plus sit standing desk.
The two tiered design is ideal for a dual monitor setup allowing the separation of a laptop and monitors from a keyboard, mouse and other accessories. Using a spring loaded boost and 11 different height settings, no assembly or installation is required, sitting comfortably on top of your current desktop. Give him the gift that just keeps on giving!
3. Orb Virtual Archer, £34.99 from Thumbs Up!
Perfect for those kids at heart, experience 360° immersive scenery and absorb yourself in this new virtual world. Archery just got seriously cool with this nifty piece of tech! Simply slot your smartphone into the bow, start the app and shoot your way through hours of endless fun. Battle dragons, hit targets and become an ace at archery in no time at all.
4. ION8 Quench Water Bottle, £15.99 from Leakproof.
For any gym and outdoor fitness fanatic check out the ION8 Quench and there will be no chance of your valentine going thirsty! Sure to see you though an intense workout or gruelling bike ride, this whopping 1000ml water bottle is 100% leak proof, 100% of the time. Opening at just the touch of a button the flip top effortlessly springs open with a single push, while the added lid lock follows clicking reassuringly into place.
5. Swipe DJ Mini Mixer, £19.99 from Thumbs Up!
Does your loved one fancy himself as a bit of a DJ? For beginners and pros alike it’s the DJ Mini Mixer from Swipe, a truly nifty little music maker. Combine tracks from two separate devices using it’s built in controls and crossfade between tracks time and time again. With its retro and realistic design your valentine will soon be on his way to becoming a professional DJ in no time at all.
6. Morpher Flat Folding Helmet, £109.99 from TheFowndry.
For the man who loves the freedom of the open road on two wheels, whether that’s on his commute to work or just a weekend hobby check out this ingenious, lightweight flat-folding cycling helmet, that’s right, you heard it! To be conveniently stashed in a bag, backpack or briefcase, there is no need to lug around your helmet anymore.
7. Extreme Scratch & Reveal Poster, £12.99 from Thumbs Up!
Bring a little more excitement to his door and become more adventurous by the second with this breakdown of 56 unique extreme challenges, hidden within this awesome scratch it and reveal poster. Bucket list challenges include; ziplining, crowd surfing or gambling in Vegas, there is something for every man.
8. ION8 Leakproof Steel Vacuum Flask (500ml), £19.99 from Leakproof.
For those on the go and a little more eco conscious check out this reusable, refillable insulated stainless steel flask, shaped just like a water bottle. Designed specifically to fit all cup holders, bike bottle holders and external mesh pockets on rucksacks. The ridged cap opens with just one twist, meanwhile the wide mouth provides a smooth, rapid flow. Not to mention the bottle’s vacuum insulation which ensures your drink remains piping hot for up to 12 hours, or cold for up to 24 hours.
9. Original Stormtrooper Bluetooth Helmet Speaker from ThumbsUp!
Got a little more money to spend? For any men out there with a certain love of the dark side check out this full-size Stormtrooper helmet speaker, that is sure to ewok his world! Using Bluetooth connection this speaker syncs easily to your device, meanwhile each 10W speaker creates galactic soundwaves. The crystal clear clarity, pure sound and superb bass is a thing of beauty that any true Star Wars fan would sure to be the proud owner of.