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.

FOR HIM

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

(Photo courtesy of catbirdnyc.com)

FOR HER

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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FOR HIM

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)

FOR HER

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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FOR HIM

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 HER

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

(Photo courtesy of potterybarn.com)

FOR HIM

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)

FOR HER

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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FOR HIM

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)

FOR HER

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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