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Be My Valenguy


I can’t leave out the guys when I’m coming up with Valentine’s gift ideas. Although traditionally the season is peppered with sentimental and sexy gift ideas for gals, I think it’s equally fun (and important) to find sweet little surprises for guys. So with that, I’ve picked out five more fabulous gift ideas that any guy would love to unwrap come Cupid’s Day.

Gillette Valentines Day

Gillette Fusion ProGlide Shave Gel, ProGlide Styler, and Odour Shield Body Wash
This just in: ladies do not dig facial hair (that much) and body odour (at all). While that may not exactly be news, Gillette’s got a boatload of research to back up an otherwise quiet lobby for our men to ditch the Movember staches’ and Decembeard stubble for ultra-smooth, ultra-kissable interactions. Apparently over 75% of women prefer to kiss a guy who’s clean-shaven, while 72% of my fellow gals have suffered the face-on-face effects of stubble, causing irritation, scraping, or itching. Yikes. If you want to drop a not-so-subtle hint that his scruff is rough, consider the 1-2-3 punch Gillette is packing this Valentine’s season. First, the Odour Shield Body Wash. While not a shaving product directly, it does promise to last him from his post-workout morning shower all the way to a post-Valentine’s-dinner canoodling session. Meanwhile, the Fusion ProGlide Razor is an amazing 3-in-1 tool that allows guys to style, trim, and shave their facial hair to an acceptable, smooth level, all with the help of the ultra-moisturing, friction-reducing, super-soothing ProGlide Shave Gel.

Suitjamas

Suitjamas – $99.99
Sure ladies can have their skimpy lingerie - men can indulge in a pair of silk-cotton blend PJs for a dapper good night’s rest. Inspired by Neil Patrick Harris’ character Barney on How I Met Your Mother, these are a great in-gift if you both watch the show, or simply an offbeat choice for your hardworking hubby to drive home that whole working 24/7 ‘joke’ between the two of you. The set includes a full four pieces – including the jacket & pants, collared shirt, and ‘sleeping cravatte’. Shipping, for the record, is just $9.99 internationally, so jump on it ladies!

Blokket

Blokket – $26.99 @ ThinkGeek
Is your guy the type of person that can’t ‘shut off’ from the digital world? Gift him with this handy phone pouch that blocks up to 99.7% of radio signals, meaning although his phone may be on, it won’t be humming and pinging every five seconds while you’re enjoying a candlelit dinner, trip to the movies, or even just a walk in the park. The pouch is also great for storing your credit cards and passport, if you’ve heard the freaky stories of identity theft that exist out there.

ManCans-Candles

Man Cans – $9.50 each (+$9 shipping)
Last week I wrote about a line of candles that doubled as massage oil, solid perfume, and ambient light. This is the pseudo-manly answer to that concept: ManCans were actually developed by a thirteen-year-old boy with an altruistic streak. Here’s the gist: cans of soup are bought (or donated) to soup kitchens. When they’re empty, they’re given back to ManCans, who then fills them up with one of fourteen ‘manly’ scents inspired by favourite foods to the great outdoors to sports to an old timey smoking lounge. Best of all, every candle you purchase leads to another meal for another hungry person. With over 50,000 meals provided to date, you can now truly say the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach.

WineHive Black

WineHive – from $89
Instead of cracking open a $10 bottle of Pinot, why not give him a gift that’ll encourage him to collect wine for those special occasions in the future? The WineHive is a modular wine storage system that grows with your collection. Designer John Paulick was toiling away building shower doors when inspiration struck in the form of a nature documentary on honey bees and their honeycomb hives. Taking the same extruded aluminum he was using on the shower doors, Paulick developed a fractal wine rack that packs flat (for cheap shipping), assembles easily (so you can get to wine drinkin’), and looks stunning (to impress your guests). And if you start with a smaller model, a new one simply slides in. Obviously, the design has its fans – Paulick raised over $65,000 in preorders on Kickstarter in under 30 days, giving him the foundation to launch this full-fledged success story, complete with nearly a dozen varying styles. If you do go in this direction for your Valentine, let me give you a hint: nothing accompanies a statement piece wine rack than a delicious bottle of wine, or two – one for your night together, and one for next year!

Be My Valenguy Prize Pack

 

Anyway. For all you sweet ladies out there shopping for your boys, and all you boys looking to drop hint to your ladies, I hope I’ve given you a bit of inspiration with today’s post! I’ve also got a pretty sweet prize package for one of you: a 10-bottle WineHive + a Gillette prize package, for a total value of $215! Here’s how to enter:

1) Leave a comment by February 19th with your favourite featured Valentine’s gift for men.

2) Entries are limited to one per person / per email address / per household (or more if you score bonus entries). A random draw will be conducted on or around February 20th to select the winners, who will have 48 hours to respond before another winner is chosen in their place.

3) Entries are limited to Canadians that have reached the age of majority in their province. Quebec is not eligible to participate in this promotion.

4) Bonus Entry: You’ve got TWO ways to score bonus entries. The first is to like WineHive on Facebook, and leave a comment on which WineHive you’d most like to own. The second is to like Gillette on Facebook, and chime in on whether YOU prefer a clean-shaven face, a hint of stubble, or full-on facial hair. 

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202 Responses to “Be My Valenguy”
  1. leah says:

    I gotta say, the suitjamas are my fav :P

  2. Natalie says:

    I like the Blokket. My guy is an electronic engineer and never goes anywhere without his phone, and he knows how harmful radio frequency is.

  3. Debbie Bashford says:

    Love that WineHive

  4. Debbie Bashford says:

    I like winehive on facebook and commented https://www.facebook.com/WineHive/posts/412810075477610

  5. Debbie Bashford says:

    I already liked Gillette on facebook and told them I like smooth https://www.facebook.com/gillette/posts/10151495404299750

  6. My favorite is the Gillette Fusion ProGlide Shave Gel, ProGlide Styler, and Odour Shield Body Wash..my hubby Loves Gillette products.:)

  7. leah says:

    I love the mancan. A gift you can feel really good about! Left comments on both sites for two bonus entries. Thank you!

  8. Leah says:

    I like the Gillette Fusion ProGlide Shave Gel, ProGlide Styler, and Odour Shield Body Wash best

  9. Linda says:

    I would get the Gillette Gift Set, something useful and known and something new in the pack for him to try.

  10. Evan says:

    The Suitjamas look like a classic pair to wear. Thanks for the offering.

  11. Francine says:

    I like the Man Can – what a novel idea

  12. Francine says:

    Already a Gillette fan – I told them I like smooth!

  13. Mike says:

    The ProGlide Styler.

  14. Erin says:

    I love the Winehive!

  15. pacificnxnw says:

    I like them on FB, and I love the 14 Bottle Black Wine Rack

  16. pacificnxnw says:

    I like Gillette on FB, and I love a bit of stubble on my man!

  17. Joan G says:

    The WineHive would make a great conversation piece.

  18. Rose says:

    I love the wine hive but the blokket is pretty nifty too.

  19. Rose says:

    I liked wine guy on FB and I like all except the pink LOL but I posted My fave one is the 14 Bottle Silver Wine Rack. Holly Hill.

  20. Rose says:

    I liked Gillette and posted Depends on the guy! But for Dh I prefer clean shaven.

  21. I love the Gillette stuff…

  22. DALLAS says:

    The Wine Hive is really cool!

  23. thomas rusinak says:

    silk-cotton pjs are the cats meow!

  24. Alison Braidwood says:

    I love the Suitjamas. Something he might actually wear!

  25. Alison Braidwood says:

    I’m already a Gillette fan. And clean shaven, for sure.

  26. linda paley says:

    I live the winehive – would use for rolled up towels in the bathroom

  27. diane says:

    I like the Gillette Fusion.

  28. Crystal Mountain says:

    I love love love the man cans!!! and i think my hubby would look adorable in the Suit Pajamas!!

  29. Kim says:

    My favourite gift is absolutely the suitjamas. How hilarious is that! and my man would look adorable.

  30. Maria Goulart says:

    Love a smooth man so it’s got to be Gillette Fusion ProGlide Shave Gel, ProGlide Styler, and Odour Shield Body Wash

  31. Suzie M says:

    I think the wineHive is great

  32. Suzie M says:

    Liked WineHive on FBook & posted

  33. Suzie M says:

    Clean shaven is the best
    Like Gillette on facebook

  34. linnett says:

    my choice would be the Suitjamas, great gift, thanks

  35. mousecat says:

    My favourite ones are the suitjamas!! Love ‘em!

  36. Amy Heffernan says:

    I like the Wine Hive. Both hubby and I enjoy a nice bottle of wine. :D Thank You!

  37. Tracy S says:

    The ManCan’s would fit perfect for my man…but the suitjamas are very cool. Need some black patent slippers to go with those babies….and JT’s song “Suit and Tie”

  38. stacey dempsey says:

    I like the Gillette Fusion ProGlide Shave Gel, ProGlide Styler, and Odour Shield Body Wash , my 18 yr old son loves gilette so he would love this

  39. stacey dempsey says:

    I like gilette on facebook and commented on their wall

  40. John Crawley says:

    Love the Wine Hive

  41. My favourite featured gift would be the Gillette products. Those are the only ones I can see my hubby using.

  42. Patricia Gooding says:

    Wine hive for my guy!!

  43. Audrey Skinner says:

    I just love the wine hive.

  44. Sean Pynaert says:

    I’d like the wine hive

  45. Lisa Burns says:

    The Wine Hive is the coolest thing !!

  46. Donna L. says:

    I like the Wine hive

  47. I like the razors and bodywash

  48. SONJA says:

    hahahah Suitjamas – $99.99

  49. Mottypark says:

    i totally love the ManCan’s, but would be torn if i had to choose between the Suitjamas- i would go with the ‘jams…

  50. Gianny says:

    Love the suitjamas

  51. charmtime says:

    I think the Man Cans are really cool (what a hoot!)

  52. charmtime says:

    liked gillette and posted (under susan margaret)

  53. Chris Lafrance says:

    Wine hive looks preety neat eh.

  54. Anne Derkat says:

    I like the Winehive

  55. Chantelle says:

    The winehive looks like a perfect gift

  56. Jennifer Deol says:

    I love the Suitjamas! I’m going to order one for my guy!

  57. Gail Anema says:

    Definitely….the wine hive! Hubby doesn’t wear PJ’s :)

  58. I like the wine hive…what an awesome cool idea!

  59. Robert Cronkwright says:

    The suitjamas are cool

  60. Jayne Cameron says:

    Definitely the suitjamas…They are Awesome

  61. Maria Riedyk says:

    Nothing like a man in suitjamas! Hmmm! Hmmm! Hmmm!

  62. Susan says:

    My favourite is the Blokket as it helps prevent identity theft and shuts out the world for a while. #CGG

  63. debra says:

    winehive

  64. Debbie Petch says:

    I like the Blokket!

  65. Debbie Petch says:

    I liked the Wine Hive.

  66. Debbie Petch says:

    I liked Gillette! m Thanks.

  67. lori stokell says:

    Gillette Fusion ProGlide Shave Gel, ProGlide Styler, and Odour Shield Body Wash

  68. nancy stokell says:

    Gillette Fusion ProGlide Shave Gel, ProGlide Styler, and Odour Shield Body Wash

  69. john stokell says:

    Gillette Fusion ProGlide Shave Gel, ProGlide Styler, and Odour Shield Body Wash

  70. shirley schoyen says:

    Gillette Fusion ProGlide Shave Gel, ProGlide Styler, and Odour Shield Body Wash

  71. dean peterson says:

    Gillette Fusion ProGlide Shave Gel, ProGlide Styler, and Odour Shield Body Wash

  72. Kelly P says:

    The WineHive is awesome & it’s something we could both enjoy!

  73. Steven says:

    I have to say that suitjamas would be legen -wait for it – dary.

  74. Stephen says:

    Love Gillette products

  75. marijo w says:

    winehive is pretty cool

  76. Taps says:

    Man Cans rock!!

  77. Patricia says:

    I love the Winehive!

  78. lisa bolduc says:

    i would pick the suitjamas!!!! it reminds me of how i met your mother

  79. William Mills says:

    I always use Gillette Fusion.

  80. Vesper says:

    I like the wine hive

  81. Jen says:

    I love how my husband smells when wearing Gillette and now you have candles. I will be able to smell that great smell all day. LOVE IT!!!

  82. mcmc says:

    the Gillette gift set is nice

  83. Myra says:

    It’s for me and my guy <3

  84. Aubrey Young says:

    Suitjamas, the BOSS!!

  85. Sandi Tymchuk says:

    I am torn between the suitjamas (so cool!) and the Mancan fragrances–suitjamas might be nice to share?

  86. darlene boyle says:

    winehive

  87. Cryss says:

    The Man Can is cute haha

  88. misty flynn says:

    I like the suitejammies or the man can :D

  89. gmamaye says:

    Gillette Fusion ProGlide Shave Gel, ProGlide Styler, and Odour Shield Body Wash would be a great gift for my man! But the WineHive would probably be ok for him AND me!

  90. Sunshine G says:

    Like the Blokkit – VERY handy in movies!

  91. gbomberry says:

    Gillette – he likes anything they make

  92. Christine S says:

    the wine hive is really neat

  93. Christine S says:

    liked and commented @ the winehive

  94. Christine S says:

    Liked Gillette & commented.

  95. shelsbels says:

    I love the wine hive. It is really cool looking

  96. Bonnie Humphrey says:

    anything by Gillette would be pleasing although those suitjamas are really neat

  97. angela mitchell says:

    I like the Suitjamas — totally hilarious.

  98. angela mitchell says:

    Liked and posted on WineHive on Facebook

  99. Rosa Costa says:

    I like the wine hive…so would my man!

  100. Jaimee Mcallister says:

    Haha, I love the suitjammas, so awesome, and they look silky smooth!
    Jaimee M

  101. Jaimee Mcallister says:

    I commented and like on wine hives facebook page

  102. Jaimee Mcallister says:

    Commented on the Gilette facebook page

  103. intensev5 says:

    I like the Gillette Fusion ProGlide Shave Gel, ProGlide Styler, and Odour Shield Body Wash

  104. Lisa says:

    I like the Wine Hive.

  105. Richard Thompson says:

    I like Gillette products

  106. Maria G says:

    The ProGlide Styler

  107. Sarah says:

    The Man Can is great!

  108. Kevin B says:

    like the gillette set

    commented on facebook for gillette and winehive

  109. Leanne C says:

    Wine Hive – what a cool design!

  110. Natalie says:

    Man Can and pro-glide are the way to go

  111. Petra says:

    The man cans!

  112. CLC says:

    The suitjamas are really cute.

  113. J Brooker says:

    I have Always liked the Gillette Products. The Wine rack is nice also.

  114. Graeme says:

    The wine hive looks nice.

  115. Lee says:

    OMG! The suitjamas are hilarious! Must have…

  116. I love the Man Cans!!
    rebthecatsitter at gmail dot com

  117. I like Wine Hive on Facebook (Rebecca Roberts) and I would love the 14 Bottle Silver Wine Rack!
    rebthecatsitter at gmail dot com

  118. I like Gillette on Facebook (Rebecca Roberts) and would prefer a clean shaven dude!
    rebthecatsitter at gmail dot com

  119. kathy wilson says:

    winehive

  120. Kelly Davison says:

    I love a clean shaven man so i would have to say the Gillette is my favorite

  121. Leah says:

    Suitjamas for sure! I miss read it as Slutjamas at first, sexy lingerie for men; debonair idea!

  122. ria says:

    Love the ManCans and sure my sweetie would too!

  123. Michael Montague says:

    I enjoy burning candles, so the Man Cans are my choice

  124. Ashley J says:

    I think the Man Cans are hilarious! :)

  125. joyce s. says:

    I like the blokket.

  126. Linda Klages says:

    I like the shaving stuff

  127. martin h says:

    love the shaving gear!

  128. Christina Murray says:

    Love the wine hive!

  129. krista maksymchuk says:

    Those are all neat ideas, I really like the silk pjs

  130. April Campbell says:

    I like the wine hive

  131. Mike Gismondi says:

    I like the Blokket.

  132. Angela Griffin says:

    The wine hive is cool

  133. Steph Bkn says:

    I like the Blokket, would be a winner for shizzle!

  134. Steph Bkn says:

    Left comments on both WineHive on Facebook & Gillette facebook page both under facebook name Steph Bkn

  135. S. Hirano says:

    I didn’t even realize that the suit was pajamas until I read the article. I would love to get a pair for my husband, they are hilarious.

  136. mickey53 says:

    DH would like Gillette Fusion ProGlide Shave Gel, ProGlide Styler, and Odour Shield Body Wash

  137. Victoria Ess says:

    The Suitjamas would crack us up, but I think he’d really like the WineHive…

  138. Victoria Ess says:

    Commented and liked WineHive as Victoria Ess

  139. Victoria Ess says:

    Commented and liked Gillette as Victoria Ess

  140. Kristina Ziegler says:

    Love the WinHive

  141. nicolthepickle says:

    The Suitjamas are sweet!

  142. nicolthepickle says:

    I like Gillette on facebook as Jenn Last, and I must confess I have a thing for soul patches.

  143. Lori says:

    Suitjamas : )

  144. Sara MacDonald says:

    I think the suitjamas are pretty funny, and love the winehive!

  145. Pamalot says:

    I think my hubby would look hot in the suitjamas.

  146. Pamalot says:

    i like wine hive on facebook and commented
    pam w h

  147. ginette4 says:

    Suitjammas look awesome! I love it!

  148. ginette4 says:

    Already like Gillette on facebook; Ginette Dube Ange
    commented

  149. Michelle B says:

    I love the suitjamas the most.

  150. 3angels3 says:

    I like Gillette on Facebook, and I prefer a clean-shaven face.

  151. Sabrina C. says:

    I have to say the suitjamas are kinda sexy so they have my vote! ;)

  152. Rick says:

    I like the WineHive my self, looks rugged.

  153. Jessica says:

    I love the Wine Hive.

  154. Burcu says:

    Gillette Fusion ProGlide Shave Gel, ProGlide Styler, and Odour Shield Body Wash

  155. Brent says:

    Suitjamas while burning a pizza candle… very manly

  156. Jennifer R says:

    I think the Suitjamas are hilarious!

  157. Man Can! such an amazing idea

  158. My hubby would like the man cans

  159. rhansen says:

    suitjamas! those are my fave valentines guys gift featured.

  160. brian heaton says:

    i’d love this awsome prize!!!

  161. liked Gillette on Facebook and I like a hint of stuble

  162. liked WineHive on Facebook and left comment

  163. eleanor says:

    I like the Blokket because it blocks up to 99.7% of radio signals for when one needs quiet time from ringing cellphones and for protecting against identity theft which is useful for storing credit/debit cards and passports. Great gift idea!

  164. diane p says:

    I would like to win the 14 bottle silver wine rack. Liked WineHive on facebook.

  165. diane p says:

    I like Gillette on facebook and l like a clean shave guy.

  166. jeffrey n says:

    i love the wine hive

  167. Florence C says:

    Gillette Fusion ProGlide Shave Gel, ProGlide Styler, and Odour Shield Body Wash

  168. Florence C says:

    Liked winehive on FB and posted that i like the Red Wine Hive

  169. Florence C says:

    Liked Gillette on Fb and commented i like clean shaven

  170. andrea says:

    My husband would go for the gillette package so that would be my favourite!!

  171. andrea says:

    I liked winehive on FB and commented (Andrea Amy)

  172. Elaan says:

    The Winehive is the best!

  173. I really like the Winehive – and it is a great cutting edge design, sure to go well in any decor !

  174. Andrea says:

    WineHive. This would look great in my bf’s apartment.

  175. aimee says:

    love the wine hive

  176. Sherri F says:

    The Suitjamas are hilarious!!! Love them!!!

  177. sandra mitchell says:

    The gillette gift set

  178. sandra mitchell says:

    I like gillette on fb and love a clean shaven man

  179. sarah p says:

    lol My husband would get a kick out of the suitjamas :D so funny, reminds me of something Barney from How i met your Mother would wear to bed.

  180. sarah p says:

    I liked and commented on WineHive’s facebook page, sarah perry

  181. sarah p says:

    I already liked Gillette’s page and commented, sarah perry

  182. julia g says:

    My favourite is the Man Cans.

    I liked and posted on Gilette’s page (Julia Grant)

  183. Dreena says:

    My favourite idea is the Man Cans. Cool!
    Thanks.

  184. Erin Card says:

    I love the suitjamas!

  185. stacey h says:

    i like the mancan

  186. Frank C says:

    i love the wine hive

  187. Roman Pejko says:

    I really would enjoy the Suitjamas

  188. Maegan Morin says:

    The Suitjamas are AWESOME!! They are LEGEND… wait for it… DARY!!

  189. Maegan Morin says:

    I like WineHive on facebook (same name)
    I like the WineHive 14 bottle in silver: http://www.winehive.com/collections/products/products/4-pack-12-14-bottles

  190. Maegan Morin says:

    I like Gillette on facebook (same name)
    I prefer scruffy. My husband usually has just a goatee in the summer but he grows a full beard in the winter. I have learned to love the beard lol.

  191. Vicki says:

    Love the ManCans

  192. Carol M says:

    Love the suitjamas! Would be great for when you order room service. LOL

  193. william fraser says:

    i like all this stuff specially the suitjamas!!!liked and commented on both sites!!!

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