Picking out the perfect gift for the favorite fella in your life can be a daunting task—it has to be unexpected, and I don’t know about you, but when it comes to buying for my hubby, there always has to be a practical factor too. We scoured our favorite shops to assemble a lineup of V-Day gift inspiration for every type of guy—from the rugged outdoorsman to the thoughtful foodie. If you have already found the perfect present for your dude, we would love to hear about your find in the comments below.


1. Subscription to Gather Journal

2. Lumberjack Plaid Needlepoint Flask from Smathers & Branson

3. Limited Edition Leather Head Football from Imogene + Willie

4. Maker’s Apron from Field Aesthetic 

5. Danner Laces from the Woodlands Shop

6. The Belgian Dart Set from The Best Made Company

7. Oliver Camera Strap from Draught Dry Goods

8. Ponderosa Umbrella from Pendleton

9. 1960/70 MWC Vietnam Watch with the Nato Watch Strap in Green from Steven Alan

10. No. 308 iPad Sleeve from Billy Kirk

Share this Post

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Comments (9)
  1. 1
    staley hawkins February 4, 2014 at 1:24 pm

    LOVE these ideas Lauren! Not just your typical chocolate, bourbon and a button down.

    Reply
  2. 2
    Violette February 4, 2014 at 4:19 pm

    Such a cool assortment of unique gifts, but that watch would be something I’d have to borrow frequently!

    Reply
  3. 3
    Molly {Dreams in HD} February 4, 2014 at 4:39 pm

    such great picks!
    my boyfriend would love any of these.

    Molly {Dreams in HD}
    http://www.dreamsinhd.blogspot.com

    Reply
  4. 4
    Kim Power February 4, 2014 at 7:57 pm

    Good stuff! I got mine a RingSafe this year – romantic and practical (not the most likely combination!)

    Reply
    • Lauren Smith Ford February 4, 2014 at 11:34 pm

      I didn’t know about RingSafe…what a great idea! Thanks for sharing.

      Reply
  5. 5
    avalon February 5, 2014 at 10:39 am

    Great ideas!!! Love the laces and the iPad sleeve!

    Reply
  6. 6
    Wynn Myers February 5, 2014 at 5:06 pm

    Love ’em!!

    Reply
  7. 7
    NancyM February 16, 2014 at 2:42 pm

    Loved seeing these ideas! The dart board so fun-

    Reply