What To Buy For The Man In Your Life This Valentine’s Day

It’s that time of year again.

The time of year when card companies and retailers do their best to convince us that love is best shown through superficial displays of material wealth.

And we’ve somehow fallen head over heels for their rhetoric. 

Valentine’s Day is less than a month away, which means you have less than a month to assemble the perfect gift for the love in your life.

For some couples, the perfect gift is a priceless vintage watch while for others it’s the sentimentality of something homemade.

For everyone in between, we’ve trawled Lazada for some reasonably priced, fun products that will hopefully at least inspire you to find something that hits the spot for your Better Half.

Today, we’re focusing on the men in our lives. Check back tomorrow for the women’s edition!

Valentine's gift guide for him

  1. Polar A360 Fitness Tracker: For the Fitness Fanatic

This heart monitor, worn on the wrist, tracks all your activity 24/7 – including workouts, steps, calories burned and even sleep. It can provide personal training guidance and is even waterproof.

  1. Hugo Boss Orange: For the Classic Gentleman

The understated citrus-scented aftershave is the ideal signature scent for the leading man in your life.

  1. LEGO For Grown Ups: For the Man that Never Grew Up

Brick City allows you to recreate some of the world’s most iconic buildings and sculptures in the LEGO medium. From the New York skyline to London’s Olympic Park, it’s not only kids that can enjoy the engineering challenge of LEGO!

  1. Fallout 4: For the Gamer

This PS4 game is the fifth outing in the ever-popular Fallout series and is set in a futuristic, post-apocalyptic Boston. Players complete quests, generate experience points and can enjoy nonlinear gameplay. It was released towards the end of last year and is still dominating the top of the video-game charts.

  1. Pierre Cardin PWJ3-57P wallet: For the Fashionista

A robust, modern wallet from the famous French-Italian fashion designer. While Cardin is best known for his avant-garde styles, this elegant black product is perfect for the man who appreciates quality but isn’t too flashy.

  1. Fujifilm Instax Mini 90 Neo Classic: For the Instagrammer

With six shooting modes, built-in flash and a retractable 60mm lens, this retro-looking camera is great for the man who appreciates the artistry of photography but doesn’t fancy lugging a standard camera around everywhere with him. It looks cool and also comes with a shoulder strap for easy handling.

  1. LANBAOSI Men’s Exercise Shirt: For the Runner

This compression shirt is breathable and sports a four way stretch so your man will be more comfortable than ever on his runs around Lumpini Park. The tight fit doesn’t half look too bad either…

  1. Sphero Star Wars BB-8 App Enabled Droid: For the Star Wars geek

It doesn’t get much better than a Valentine’s Droid for Star Wars fans. BB-8 can be guided with a smartphone, has an adaptive personality, moves authentically and can react to your voice with holographic communication. More than just a toy, the BB-8 is the ultimate companion to the Star Wars galaxy…


What will you be getting the man in your life for Valentine’s Day?

If all else fails, we’ve heard that a home-cooked steak does the trick.


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