Month of Love Part II: 7 Valentine Gift Ideas for Him

cufflinks - GQWondering what to get your special guy for Valentine’s Day? You can’t go wrong with jewelry, especially if you want to convey just how much you care. Men’s jewelry covers a wider range of options today than ever before. Head-to-toe selections are available at your favorite jewelry store, including rings, earrings, chains and pendants, cufflinks, watches, bracelets and belt buckles. Let’s get started!

Borrowed Time. When it comes to luxury timepieces, Patek Phillipe is the watchword of sophistication and style. But, as with all luxury purchases, prices are not for the faint of heart. In fact, it is said that you never actually own one, you merely take care of it for the next generation!

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Faberge Dimitri Cufflinks in Rose Gold

All Linked In. Cufflinks are back, big-time. And these little accessories go a long way to add style to any man’s dress-up or workday look. They can be formal or more off-the-cuff casual. (Of course, you may have to purchase a French-cuff shirt or two to get the ball rolling.)

Rugged Individualism. Don’t think your guy is the bracelet type? Break him in gently with this braided leather and stainless steel model. The longer he wears it the better it looks. Affordable cool, with the flick of the wrist.

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Emporio Armani Bracelet at Macy’s

Diamond Duo. We know a couple who bought a pair of diamond studs together and each wears one to signify their connection. It’s a great way to celebrate Valentine’s Day…and a shopping spree you’ll always remember.

Buckle Up. You’ve upgraded his shirts with new cuff links…now take a mundane leather belt and make it special. Personalize a sterling silver belt buckle by having it engraved with his initials. S.W.A.K. (Sealed With A Kiss).

dog tag necklacePut a Ring on It. If you’re thinking about buying him a wedding ring, your choices are almost limitless. But just as you would wish, it’s better to involve him in the process than spring it as a surprise. Be sure to look at creative new styles in titanium and palladium. Or choose matching, classic Cartier Trinity rings with interlocking bands of Yellow Gold, White Gold and Rose Gold. They come in men’s and women’s sizes.

One from the Heart. Here’s a last-minute Valentine’s Day gift idea that helps support a worthy cause. Overstock.com has a handsome sterling silver dog tag on a 30’ chain for under $100. Partial proceeds help to support the Wounded Warrior Project. Check it out: http://www.overstock.com/Jewelry-Watches/Sterling-Essentials-Sterling-Silver-30-inch-Wounded-Warrior-Project-Dog-Tag-Necklace/1014397/product.html

Cufflink Photo: Financial Times/How to Spend It

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