Best V-Day Gifts For Your Beau

This Valentine’s treat your honey to something sweet with a gift from the heart. Check out our Valentine's Day men's gift giving guide.
ESSENCE.COM Feb, 05, 2009

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Type of man: Will Smith, Denzel Washington, and Djimon Hounsou.

The man’s man will appreciate and adore this functional yet stylish Fossil Degrade-Dial Analog Watch, $85, With an 11-year warranty, this timepiece is made to last like your love. We like the red-to-black gradient dial that is festive and smart for the occasion.

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Keep your man warm and looking hot with this INC International Concepts® Milano Mock Turtleneck Sweater, $39.99, The man’s man will appreciate the effortlessly cool style of this sweater.

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Type of Man: Taye Diggs, John Legend, and Morris Chestnut

The woody and fresh V.I.P. Bijan men’s scent, $26.39,, is masculine and sophisticated like the metrosexual man. This fragrance embodies a strong yet sweet impression with notes of sage, lemon zest and sea mist accords. Give a gift you’ll both enjoy this Valentine’s Day.

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Looking for a love token for your stylish guy that is not only cheap but chic? Then you will want to consider giving your Valentine this silver linked bracelet from Aldo Men that is only $14.98,

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Type of Man: Michael Jordan, Reggie Bush and Tyson Beckford

You’ll score major love points with your beau by giving him Jordan For Men by Michael Jordan, $18.79, It’s a great scent packed with blends of woods, musk and spices that will keep you wanting him even more.

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Many athletic men don’t have time to fuss with too many grooming products. Comfort Zone has created a new line called manSPAce for skin in action. Heat up the shower for your man with the man space shower performer, $32,, that can be used on both the body and hair. The product contains tephroline, which promotes deep relaxation and works wonders for the man that lives a life in high performance.

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Type of man: Andre 3000, Kanye West, and Pharrell Williams.

It’s the revenge of the nerds, and these geeky hipsters are back with a fashionable vengeance. From graphic suspenders to bright cable knit sweaters, your geekster definitely loves classic (sometimes outlandish) get-ups. Tickle your honey’s fancy with a pair of “Blaster” Retro Plastic Colored Sunglasses, $10, Your sweetie’s guaranteed to see you in a different light.

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If your nervous about styling your prepster, keep it simple with classic and comfortable pieces. Your beau will love kickin’ it old school in this cardigan from Sean John, $45.99,

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Type of man: Martin Lawrence, Chris Tucker and Cedric The Entertainer.

There’s nothing like a class clown. Get your funnyman something you both can appreciate like “The Complete Fifth Season of Martin,” $15.49,

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Graphics speak louder than words. If you’re over the moon for your comedian, lace him with this Up Your Astro Tee from RocaWear, $19.99,

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Type of man: LL Cool J, Sean “Diddy” Combs, Jay-Z

There’s nothing closer to your man’s heart than a pair of shell toes and a fresh kango. Win your lover’s affection when you take his look from day to night with a classic Ivy Hat from Sean John, $35,

For a look that’s GQ, suit him in a fancy fedora, $45,

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Save your beau time and money with the King of Shaves Alpha Shaving Gel, $7.99 (Available at CVS drugstores nationwide). If your clean cut guy has sensitive skin, get him the King of Shaves Ultra Hybrid Shave Oil with cooling menthol that lubricates the skin throughout the shave for the best razor blade performance.

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