Valentine's Day Gift Ideas for Him

January 27, 2023

Valentine's Day Gift Ideas for Him

Valentine's Day gifting for that special man in your life is easier than you think! We've rounded up twelve great gift ideas. We've selected products made with intention, care, and quality materials, from some of our favorite American brands and independent makers. 

Edward Armah Plaid and Dot Pocket Square: An attractive wool pocket square by designer Edward Armah in a gray, black, and white color way. The front has a plaid pattern and the backside has a dot design. Depending on how you fold, you can use both patterns or only show one side.

Edward Armah Plaid and Dot Pocket Square

Dents Men's Cashmere Lined Leather Gloves: Dents has designed and manufactured fine leather gloves for over 237 years. Today, as in the past, the Dent gloves are made in the traditional manner. The leather is still selected, stretched, and bench cut by hand, one pair at a time, then lined and finely stitched, just as it always has been. 

Dents Men's Cashmere Lined Leather Gloves with Contrasting Detail

Hook & Albert Lapel Flowers: Handmade in the USA, these Hook & Albert lapel flowers are the perfect staple for all occasions, whether casual, business, or formal.  There is no easier way to tailor the look of a suit jacket or blazer than with the H&A lapel flower. 

H&A Lapel Flowers

William Henry B30 Gentac Longhorn Pocket Knife: This is a limited edition William Henry Gentac Longhorn B30 pocket knife. The Gentac Longhorn features a light and resilient frame in aerospace grade titanium, inlaid with beautiful hand-carved sterling silver scale. The blade is hand-forged 'Hornet's Nest' Damascus by Mike Norris. The Longhorn features the artistry, hi-tech, and hand-forged metals that are the hallmark of William Henry's collections: a distinctive personality statement to be worn and used for a lifetime. 

William Henry B30 Gentac Longhorn Knife, Limited Edition of 250

Apollo VII - XVII Coffee Table Book: This spectacular book features previously-unpublished photographs from the NASA archives captured by the Apollo astronauts during their missions. From some 27,000 NASA images, the book’s authors have curated 225 of the most remarkable Apollo mission pictures, creating a uniquely vivid document of one of the most seminal events of the 20th century. Accompanying the photographs are little-known insider facts and fascinating insights into the Apollo missions, including a detailed foreword from NASA astronaut, Walter Cunningham.

Apollo VII - XVII

Vintage Cast Iron Bald Eagle Bookends, circa 1950s: This a pair of vintage cast iron eagle bookends from the 1950s. Thee bookends each feature a perched eagle with large tucked wings. The eagle motif in décor and folk art has widely been used throughout much of US history as an important symbol of strength, freedom, and wisdom. These bookends are sturdy enough to hold up to heavy books on a desk and would look fantastic in a study or office.

Vintage Cast Iron Bald Eagle Bookends, circa 1950s

Handcrafted Leather Coasters: Made of thick, premium Horween full-grain leather, these handmade leather coaster sets offer many years of service on your table or bar, guaranteed. The coasters are proudly handcrafted in Louisville, Kentucky and come stamped in eight different designs.

Handcrafted Leather Coasters

City Map Journal: Made of quality leather from Seidel Tannery, these stunning City Map journals are engraved with iconic city maps. With seven cities to choose from- Manhattan, Tokyo, London, Paris, Washington DC, Denver, and Dallas- the journals are a long-lasting gift for the artist, writer, or adventurer in your life. Even better, the journals are refillable and include a Moleskine notebook which can be replaced again and again.

City Map Journal

Leather Wrapped Glass Flask: We worked with Kentucky-based leather makers Clayton & Crume to design a custom Great Republic flask for our clients and collectors. The result is this beautiful flask, made of glass and wrapped in high quality leather. Distilleries have been bottling spirits in glass for decades, as it’s the only way to preserve the integrity of the spirit and avoid the tarnished taste that comes from cheap metal flasks. Our glass flask is finished with a solid brass cap and included brass funnel for a mess-free pour, every time. These make fantastic gifts!

Leather Wrapped Glass Flasks

Leather Messenger BagDesigned with a discerning eye, this Leather Messenger Bag offers no more than you need, and no less. No hinges, no hard corners, and no silly locking mechanism. Just premium, full-grain leather, robust stitching, and solid brass hardware for a lifetime of service, guaranteed. We love it for its sleek and subtle Horween Chromexcel shell, designated laptop pocketing, and heavy duty zipper. This bag is only available to shop at our Broadmoor location or by phone. 

Leather Messenger Bag

Hand Stitched Middleman Wallet: This Middleman wallet is a classic 5-pocket wallet. It has two horizontal card pockets on the front and back, and one large pocket in the center. All 5 pockets can hold up to 11 cards, as well as folded cash. The leather used on this wallet comes from Wickett & Craig, a 150+ year old Tannery based in the United States. The wallets are all cut and hand stitched, which is a lengthy process, but it makes the wallets more durable.

Hand Stitched Middleman Wallet

Leather Dopp Kit: Clayton & Crume’s handmade men's leather Dopp Kit is built to stand the test of time, like the one grandpa used for decades. It is perfectly sized to fit all his travel accessories-- you'll be surprised how much it can hold. The Dopp Kit is made of premium Horween full-grain leather with robust stitching. This Dopp Kit is only available to shop at our Broadmoor location or by phone 

Leather Dopp Kit

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