If you’re feeling stuck on what to buy the special man in your life, don’t run out and buy the first candy heart you see. Check out some of our favorite quirky and romantic gifts from local Philly boutiques.
Put a bird on it
This adorable “Lovebirds” pin would be a cool addition to his favorite jacket or backpack. At $9.50, it’s a cute and thoughtful gift without going for something extravagant.
1608 Pine St.
Give him your (chocolate) heart
It follows a Valentine’s tradition in a very unconventional way. Pick one up at Mueller Chocolate in Reading Terminal Market for $19.50.
45 N. 12th St.
When in doubt, luxury grooming products always make great gifts. Duke Cannon’s products are made in the United States, and a portion of their proceeds benefit various veterans organizations. Grab the Superior Grade Shaving Cream for $15 or the Best Damn Beard Oil for $30.
67 N. 2nd St.
Take a shot at love
Send a sweet and witty message, and pair it with his favorite craft spirit. Stop by VIX Emporium (5009 Baltimore Ave.) to check out available designs, or contact artist Chase Brown through his website for custom work. Flasks start at $28.
Wrong World Ceramics