While most girls wouldn’t say no to a beautiful bunch of flowers, most men can be very practical and prefer to give their special someone a gift that will last on Valentine’s Day. For women, men can often be hard to buy for as it’s a bit daunting to venture into the world of sports of technology to pick them something they will like. This year if you want to think outside the square when buying for your Valentine, we’ve teamed up with The Good Guys to give you our top picks for him and her.


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Kobo eReader Touch: For those who love to read, the Kobo eReader Touch is the perfect present. The no-glare touchscreen reads like print on paper so it will feel like you are reading a book but the handy size means you can easily read on the train on the way to work or bring several books on holiday without maxing out your luggage.

Yonanas Frozen Dessert Maker: Summer is well and truly here, and while it can be hard to keep cool with 30 plus degree weather, the Yonanas Frozen Dessert Maker helps you enjoy the hot weather by turning fruit into ice-cream. Yes, you heard  right! Never throw away fruit again, just freeze it and use your Yonanas Maker to make it into a healthy dessert.

Breville Juice Fountain Plus 1200W: What girl hasn’t tried the green juice craze? This Breville Juice Fountain is great for the health conscious trying to kick start their day with a crazy kale concoction or delicious fruit juice.

Vidal Sassoon Curl Secret Hair Styler: The newest technology for those trying to battle the frustrations of making straight hair curly, this new Vidal Sasson Hair Styler will let you create professional results in your own home. It’s quick and easy to use with hair being drawn into the ceramic  chamber where it is softly held and heated from all directions, giving you the perfect curl.


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Philips AquaTouch Mens Shaver: For the man looking for a close shave, look no further than the Philips AquaTouch Mens Shaver. Able to be used with shaving gel or foam, even in the shower, this simple to work shaver offers a great shave every time.

Panasonic Outdoor Headphones: If your man loves music, then this is the present for him. With high quality sound and noise cancelling headphones which work in even the noisiest outdoor conditions, these Panasonic Headphones will ensure he can hear clearly in any situation. Just don’t expect him to answer if you are yelling at him to put the dishes away!

GOPRO Hero3 White Edition: For the adventurer who loves to ride, row, run or swim, the GoPro Hero3 is the perfect gift. With the ability to record every move in high definition, the GoPro will let any keen sportsman relive his latest adventure with ease. Just don’t complain if you have to sit through them time and time again!


Powermove iPad Survivor Case: iPads are designed for people on the go. While they are small enough to transport to work or on holidays with ease, this leaves them at risk of getting broken. Enter the Survivor iPad case. Designed to withstand the roughest treatment, this case will protect any iPad from clumsy hands.

Images courtesy of The Good Guys

About The Author

Lisa Teh

Lisa Teh is the Editor-in-chief of Couturing.com, one of Australia's top fashion, beauty and lifestyle resources. She has worked on campaigns with brands including David Jones, Myer, Mecca Cosmetica, Simone Perele, Lenovo and L'Oreal. She recently appeared in Couturing's exclusive Australian Fashion Week reality web series, The Frow, alongside top industry names including Toni Maticevski and Maybelline Creative Director Nigel Stanislaus.

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