5 Last Minute Valentine's Day Gifts For the Modern-Day Gentleman
Black Enterprise Magazine September/October 2018 Issue

Valentine’s Day is less than 24 hours away and you are still on the lookout for the perfect gift. Thankfully, BE Modern Man is here to serve as your personal concierge with any last minute shopping advice. Whether your beau is into grooming, collecting coffee table books, or a nice timepiece, we’ve compiled the perfect capsule list to surprise the man in your life.

Talley & Twine

Talley & Twine Worley Chronography Gold with White Face

Watches are most men’s primary accessory and Talley & Twine’s Worley Chronograph Gold with White Face is perfect for dressing up or down and conducting business meetings. Outfitted in a classic white, minimalist face dial, the model is built strong and mighty: Polished 316L Stainless Steel Band, Miyota chronograph movement, 46mm case, three dimensional minute/hour and 50 meters water resistant. Also the double butterfly clasp keeps this handsome piece secure in place for the next man to admire; $235.00, www.talleyandtwine.com

Frederick Benjamin

Frederick Benjamin’s The Line

Award-winning grooming brand Frederick Benjamin’s The Line is a 4-step regimen aimed at healing and managing multicultural hair of active and busy men. Loaded with natural ingredients like spearmint oil, clove and nettle, the set includes Shampoo Cleanser, Conditioning Moisturizer, Daily Hydrator Styling Creme and Sleek Water Pomade and the results are a refreshed and well-coifed head of hair. As their tagline implies “Feel the difference with Frederick Benjamin.” $45.00, shop.frederickbenjamin.com

Temple Zen

Temple Zen Pamper & Indulge Package

Perfect for a romantic evening, Temple Zen’s Pamper & Indulge Signature Starter is a sensual experience that should be shared between lovers only. The package appeals to all levels of intimacy with a rose scented body scrub, refreshing aloe facial mist and a choice of either Honeysuckle Almond Rose, Sandalwood Rosewood and Sage, or Spice Bomb body butters. So make plans to stay in and enjoy an evening with Temple Zen! $ 32.50, yourtemplezen.com

Grooms

GROOMS

Part style look-book, part how-to guide, GROOMS is the perfect gift for the perfect man to prepare for the perfect day. Written by couple Donnell Baldwin & Courtney Arrington-Baldwin, this book walks you through the process of selecting the proper attire, owning your look, and keeping everything within your budget. Included are 150 photographs to show how one should look and feel before walking down the aisle with your soon-to-be-bride; $35.00, www.groomsbook.com

Flo + Theo

Flo + Theo Beard Elixir and Activated Charcoal Soap

The 2-in-1 combo is the perfect gift for the grooming-conscious gentleman in your life. Made from 100% vegan ingredients, the Activated Charcoal soap is formulated to extract dirt and oil from clogged pores, and the Beard Elixir ensures shine and hydration for the driest of hair. Handsomely packaged in a cotton drawstring bag, prepare to make the beard gang green with envy! $28.00, www.floandtheo.com

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–Written by Tyrus Townsend, Founder and Editorial Director, The Gentleman’s Daily

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