Unique Valentine's Day gifts for him & her, all under $25

Lucky Magazine
Swiss Army Knife

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Thinking up original Valentine's Day gifts can be a challenge—especially when you've got a strict budget to stick to.

But even if diamonds, extravagant dinners or hundred-dollar lingerie are out of the question, fret not—it's often the smaller, super-thoughtful gifts that make the largest impact anyway.

Here are Valentine's Day gifts for both genders that are sure to delight—and that'll keep your wallet happy, too.


This handy-dandy present shows that you think of your guy as the ultimate MacGyver—and that subtle pattern barely even seems Valentine's Day-inspired.

Victorinox Swiss Army "Electro love" knife, $24, swissarmy.com

Mignon memory ring in sterling silver

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Delicate upper-finger rings like this one are right in line with the current minimalism trend—they're chic, comfortable to wear and shockingly affordable.

Mignon memory ring in sterling silver, $20, catbirdnyc.com

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Medium slate cheese board

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A sophisticated serving tray both of you can enjoy—whether you're entertaining with a group or having a wine and cheese party for two. Use chalk for labeling purposes, or just to write some silly messages.

Medium slate cheese board, $19.95, crateandbarrel.com

Virtue anamorphic cup and saucer by Damien Hirst

(Photo courtesy Tate)


Damien Hirst's butterfly mosaics are incredibly beautiful. Bet you never thought you could own a piece of Hirst's work for less than $25!

Virtue anamorphic cup and saucer by Damien Hirst, $23.72, shop.tate.org.uk

Facial fuel no-shine moisturizing lip balm

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The ultimate manly-man lip balm, this is super-moisturizing but doesn't appear glossy. What better way to initiate a kiss?

Facial fuel no-shine moisturizing lip balm, $9, kiehls.com

Rad nails "foil back to basics"

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For the perfect ruby red Valentine's Day manicure that's not at all gimmicky.

Rad nails "foil back to basics" set in shiny red foil, $20, radnails.com

Saddle leather earphone case

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If your Valentine's a music maven, he'll love this monogrammed holder for his favorite earbuds—it'll feel personal and keep those cords from tangling.

Saddle leather earphone case, $15.50 (or $22.50 with monogramming), potterybarn.com

Ruffle bralette

(Photo courtesy of shopbop.com)


Classic push-up styles are great and all—but when it comes to sexy comfort, there's nothing like a pretty little bralette.

Ruffle bralette, $20, honeydew intimates, shopbop.com

Bacon sea salt

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What dude doesn't go crazy for cured meats?

Bacon sea salt, $8.95 for 2 oz or $16.95 for 4 oz, thefillingstationnyc.com

Handcuff "Ditsy" bracelet

(Photo courtesy of Asos)


Not to get all Fifty Shades on you, but this bracelet actually is super-sexy—and somehow still subtle.

Handcuff "Ditsy" bracelet, $10.52, Asos, myluckymag.com

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