This Valentine’s Day do something extra special for your man. Take a step back from the traditional chocolates and plush toy, and give him something unique and creative. The extra thought will blow your guy’s mind and make him even crazier for you. Below I have listed different and creative gift ideas for all types of men. I hope this helps you find that something special for your special someone.
The Achiever/Business Man:
Uniform: Suit and tie
Activities: Club member, business and pleasure travel, New York Times
The majority of these men enjoy the nicer, higher quality things.
BUY: Visit “Things To Remember” and personalize a pocket watch, flask, or desk top equipment.
BE CREATIVE: Put together a wine basket of his favorite wine and add Gourmet foods. For an extra add a reusable personalized wine cork and cork screw.
The Guys Guy/Sports Jock :
Uniform: Jeans, tee shirt, hat with favorite team’s logo
Activities: Sports with the boys, video games, tailgating
BUY: Tickets to favorites teams game, subscribe to the full sports lovers package on the T.V., or buy a couples gym membership for the year.
BE CREATIVE: Put together a full tailgating cooler for him. Include BEER, snack mix, things for BBQ, Beer coolers and throw in some team memorabilia. He’ll love it and even will think of you when he is at a guys only tailgate party.
The Geek/Computer Nerd:
Uniform: Varies from glasses and tight pants to Star Wars tee shirts and a blackberry attached to their hip.
Activities: WOW, Online gaming tournaments, anything that has to do with a computer
BUY:Lap Top Skins, gaming tees, high tech and very comfortable mouse pad, gift cards (Best Buy, etc) new headphones, and GAMING KEYBOARD.
BE CREATIVE:Buy him Tickets to E-3, Blizzcon, or Comicon (Ladies these are gaming conventions. ) Why is this creative you ask? Cause you have to find a costume to go with them.
The Soccer Coach Dad:
Uniform: Khakis, button-down, #1 dad tee
Activities: Kids soccer games, full time dad, BBQ with family friends
BUY: BBQ set and #1 COACH apron or trunk and seat back organizers. This way everything will be ready and easy to find during game time.
BE CREATIVE: Make dad his #1 TEAM calendar. This will include pictures of your family and your little star at his/her’s sporting events. Your honey will love to show off his little super star to all the guys at work; not to mention his hot wife.
Uniform: Fleece, Gore Tex, Khaki shorts
Activities: Rock climbing, Camping, Hiking
BUY: Picture taking Binoculars, Compass wrist watch, or new Fleece Jacket.
BE CREATIVE: Create a survival guide for in the bedroom. Start with a scavenger hunt the ends in the bedroom. Once he succeeds this task be ready in “uniform” with your home made survival guide to tend to his muscles.
Uniform: Designer from head to toe, man bag
Activities: Watching Nip/Tuck, Cocktail parties
BUY:Try colon, an espresso machine, or designer clothing
BE CREATIVE: Put together a basket of organic toiletries and old fashion hot shaving lather and applicator. Add a personalized hand towel and towel.
Uniform: Converse kicks, cool tees, and laptop messenger bag
Activities: Garage Band, band practice, hanging out at Coffee House
BUY:Favorite band hoodies or tee’s, retro sunglasses, or hip accessories for ipod.
BE CREATIVE: Go to music store and buy a metal guitar pick. Take it to ‘THINGS TO REMEMBER’ and have it engraved.
Uniform: Cashmere cardigan or sweater vest
Activities: Pondering while sipping a single malt, Sudoku, reading the paper
BUY: Leather bound journals, subscribe to ‘WEIRD’ magazine, gift cards, photo rubrics cube
BE CREATIVE: Write your own short, steamy, love story for him to read and after role play the scene. Remember to be all about him.
The Country Clubber
Uniform: Classic, preppy clothing with loafers
Activities: 18 holes with collage buddies
BUY: Automatic Return Putting Cup, subscribe to ‘Golf Digest’, Couples Tennis lessons
BE CREATIVE: Put together a golfer’s Tee Off bag. Include personalized putter covers, tees, and golf balls. Don’t forget to through in putting cloves and “On The Green” snacks
The Out Doors Man: (My Type Of Guy)
Uniform: Hunting vest, plaid shirts and roughed up jeans, cow boy hat
Activities: Hunting, fishing, visiting sporting good stores as much as a woman shops for shoes.
BUY: He will love a Fish Sonar Wristwatch, an angler vest instead of a tackle box, or go ahead and buy him that hunting gun he’s been eyeing for a while but just hasn’t gotten around to buy yet.
BE CREATIVE: Cut deer prints out of black paper and place them from the garage, where he enters the house, and lead him to the bed room (or place of choice) where you will be waiting his arrival in the new hunting jacket you bought him and camouflage lingerie with hunting gun in hand (if possible). This will blow his mind.