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Men’s Gift Inspiration For Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s day is a perfect time to show your partner that you love them, and with so many choices of gifts out there it’s often hard to make the right selection. This year I have veered away from the traditional chocolates and aftershave I usually buy for my OH, and opted for some fashionable and functional shirts from Guide London, some deodorant and shower gel from Lynx, a limited edition shaving set from Gillette and I am planning on surprising him with one of the gorgeous watches from Page & Cooper for his birthday just after Valentine’s Day. 

Guide London

If you haven’t heard of the British brand Guide London they are a top quality, stylish men’s designer clothing brand who focus on style and detail.  Guide London have a vast collection of menswear from smart and casual shirts and trousers to knitwear and t-shirts. 

This year I have been looking for some smart casual shirts for my OH for Valentine’s Day, and the collection from Guide London really fit the bill as they offer style, comfort and excellent quality. So for that something special for your man this Valentine why not add to his wardrobe with one (or more!) of their stylish and wearable pieces from their extensive collections.

Guide London Menswear
Guide London are offering you the opportunity to win one of their designer shirts or jerseys, if you would like a chance to win one just head over to the competition post here.
“Guide London is committed to bringing you high-quality, wearable clothing. In their extensive menswear range” 


Lynx Gold Temptation is the latest addition to the mighty Temptation range, harnessing the rich scent of chocolate with a splash of gold amber. Combined with a unique blend of crisp pear, ginger, cardamom and deep exotic spice – the complex, yet sophisticated scent is the perfect tonic for those special occasions. A cost effective and useable gift that your man will use daily, a great gift idea for your Valentine. 
Lynx Dark Temptation is a fusion of all things chocolate, so whether you are going on a date or having a night out with friends you can feel and smell brilliant.
“Fusing fruity freshness with Lynx’s trademark masculinity, Lynx Attract For Him Body Spray provides a sophisticated fragrance and a uniquely stylish scent. “
Lynx Dark Temptation & Gold Temptation

Gillette Valentine’s Gift Pack

Every year I buy my OH razors for Valentine’s Day and this year is no exception, he favours the Gillette range for their quality and performance, so this limited edition pack from Gillette is the perfect choice.
For Valentine’s day Gillette has launched this limited edition grooming pack featuring the brand new Fusion ProGlide razor and the Fusion ProGlide Shave Gel with Shea butter and Glycerin, coupled with the blades enhanced lubastrip to create the smoothest and most hydrating shave ever.
Priced at £12.00 this limited edition Valentines gift pack from Gillette is available at leading gift UK retailers nationwide.

The Fusion ProGlide Shave Gel has a ProGlide Hydrating formula, with Shea Butter and Glycerin, which helps keep your skin hydrated during the shave and helps reduce the look and feel of shaving irritation for a smooth shave.
The Fusion ProGlide razor with New FlexBall Technology makes maximum contact over contours and gets virtually every hair. Gillette’s best blades are now 2X preferred when used with FlexBall Technology.
Flexball Gillette Valentine's Pack
Flexball ProGlide Razor
Flexball Gillette Valentine's Pack
Gillette Fusion ProGlide
Page & Cooper

Page & Cooper’s speciality lies in their exquisite range of quality watches for men with every style catered for. This Valentine’s Day would be the perfect time to pay Page & Cooper a visit to gift one of their fine watches to the man in your life, you will be spoiled for choice as their collections are of superior design with every detail carefully considered. 
Page & Cooper have a Casual Range within their collection’s and here are two classic watches that any man would be thrilled with this Valentine’s Day. 

Laco Classic Handwinding

Laco classic Handwinding watch from Page & Cooper
Laco Classic Handwinding 

Priced at £865.00 the Laco Classic Handwinding watch has timeless appeal. The German brand who celebrate 90 years of providing men with these wonderful and lasting watches, designed the Laco Classic Handwinding with simplicity and style in mind. 

The brushed stainless steel face compliments the Bauhaus style perfectly, and the watch is finished off with a textured brown leather strap.  This is a wonderful gift to give to the discerning man who deserves a treat, if your man likes a classic look with a nod to the simple style of the past then this would be an ideal gift.

Veloce PVD

Veloce PVD watch From Page & Cooper
Veloce PVD
Veloce – Italian for rapid, or speedy.

Priced at £324.00 this Veloce PVD is inspired by a classic 1960’s rev counter, with the distinctive “redline” markings being the dominant feature of the Veloce PVD, it is perfect for a Gran Turismo loving man.  If a Ferrari is not on the cards this year then this speedometer inspired watch may be your answer. Standing out from the rest with it’s black face and minimal white castings this is an elegant statement watch which would make a wonderful Valentine’s gift. 

I know my OH would be elated by either of these two watches as a gift, as he tends to opt for the classic style of men’s accessories, staying away from the more modern pieces that are popular. So with his birthday coming up soon as well as Valentine’s Day I will have to choose one (if I can, there are so many!) of the gorgeous watches on offer from Page & Cooper.

“You will not find the majority of the items available through Page and Cooper for sale on the high street or advertised in the national press, largely because they are niche products made by small, independent companies using traditional skills – companies that are more interested in creativity and heritage than in promoting their achievements.”
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  1. February 6, 2015 / 11:43 am

    The first watch is gorgeous, really nice. Have to say my husband and my 17 yr old son wouldn't touch shirts like that, but we are Lynx fans. Not o keen on their new scents though which are a bit overpowering!

  2. February 6, 2015 / 12:46 pm

    I hope your husband likes what you get him, some great ideas 🙂

  3. February 6, 2015 / 1:57 pm

    Great ideas. I really like the shirts and the watch is lovely too. I must get shopping for Valentine's Day soon so thank you for the inspiration!

  4. February 6, 2015 / 2:54 pm

    Lovely collection of gifts. I think I might be getting my partner a watch. He has had the same one for years!

  5. February 6, 2015 / 5:32 pm

    what a lovely selection of gifts , actually a few my husband would like himself x

  6. Carol Wilkinson
    February 6, 2015 / 6:10 pm

    My hubby needs a razor!!!

  7. February 6, 2015 / 9:40 pm

    I must check out Guide London – I'd never heard of them, but their clothes look amazing – especially the flowery shirt.

  8. February 7, 2015 / 9:33 am

    I like the check shirt, can see my OH in that. Some good ideas.

  9. February 7, 2015 / 11:51 am

    love these ideas i always struggle with ideas for valentines day

  10. February 7, 2015 / 1:02 pm

    Oooo love that blue denim shirt! My other half would look pretty darn cool in that.
    I'm heading over to enter your competition now 😀
    Thanks for sharing lovely

    Charlotte x

  11. February 7, 2015 / 4:34 pm

    We don't give gifts for Valentines but there are some nice ideas here for my OH for other occasions.

  12. February 8, 2015 / 10:03 pm

    Wow, love this black watch. My Mark would be over a moon with a gift like this.

  13. February 9, 2015 / 9:53 am

    I love the Laco watch. Some great ideas on here, thanks.

  14. February 9, 2015 / 10:22 am

    I think my mister would quite like one of those shirts x

  15. February 9, 2015 / 11:08 am

    i love the checked shirt, love my hubby in a checkered shirt

  16. February 9, 2015 / 9:25 pm

    Great gift ideas! My other half would love one of those watches! xxx

  17. February 10, 2015 / 2:51 pm

    The classic wristwatch would be my pick. Oozes style, I think.

  18. February 16, 2015 / 4:50 am

    These are some great birthday present ideas. I love getting people gifts and I try to be creative when picking out stuff. The holiday season is soon approaching .

    wedding gifts

  19. February 27, 2015 / 6:41 am

    There are some nice ideas here, not just for Valentine's Day but any special occasion.