Valentine’s gift ideas for him

Whether he is an active, outdoor-loving kinda guy or a homebody - we’ve got a must-have present idea for him.

The most loving day of the year is just around the corner and we’re sure you need a little shopping inspiration to find the ideal gift for your husband, boyfriend, dad or best male friend this Valentine’s Day. Whether he is an active, outdoor-loving kinda guy or a homebody – we’ve got a must-have present idea for him.

The bold, active man

If he loves to be active, he needs a pair of Kecks! This proudly South African men’s underwear range is designed for men who like to be on the move – from outdoor lovers to gym junkies. The clever material is quick-drying, stretchy, feels snug on your skin, has zero chafe and is resistant to chlorine, sun and sea salt! They also try to use recycled fabrics – bonus! Available from small to XXL, you are guaranteed to find the perfect fit for the man in your life. Start shopping here.

The gin lover

Long summer evenings call for good G&T’s! Distilled and bottled in Woodstock, Cape Town, the Pesky Hobbit Gin is a celebration of 15 locally sourced botanicals. The flavour profile presents strong evidence of rose geranium, passion fruit and zesty citrus. The herbaceous contributions come from a delicate amount of wild rosemary, buchu and cinnamon sticks. Find it here.

The fitness fundi

Be it running, cycling or swimming – whatever sport your man is into, he will know the importance of recovery after a hard workout. If a foam roller still doesn’t manage to bring tension and relief to someone’s aching and sore muscles, the Hypervolt by Hyperice is a must try.

Essentially percussion massaging, the Hypervolt helps relieve pressure in your body and, thanks to its lightweight build, can be moved around your body easily to make sure you hit just the right spot. This baby is so good that sport professionals call on it too, ranging from tennis player Naomi Osaka to golfing legend, Rory McIlroy. Shop here.

The adventure seeker

Step up your game at your next bush escape and never go without a cold beer with the compact, grab ‘n go cooler from Rogue. This rugged cooler is said to be the most solid and indestructible cooler on the market and is guaranteed to last a lifetime. It features a UV-treated rotomolded plastic ice box, single piece mold with no joins or weak points, is filled with eco-foam for the best insulation possible, has rubber gaskets lid closure for a tight seal along with rubber non-slip feet on underside to prevent sliding and a bottle opener underside of the lid. Find out more here.

The reader

Siya Kolisi, captain of the Springboks, shares his story in the extraordinarily intimate memoir, Rise. From being born in a township to the incredible victory at the Rugby World Cup in 2019, this story is a masterclass in attaining a positive mindset, and an inspirational reminder that it is possible to defy the odds. Available at Exclusive Books.

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