Five Star Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas (Spoiler: They’re All Socks)

A couple on the summit wearing matching socks they bought each other for Valentine's Day

“I bought these as a Valentine’s gift for my wife and she loves them. Flowers last a week. These last a lifetime of kisses every week.” — Christopher O.

Gold star, Christopher. 1000/10. We could not have put it better ourselves. Cause the answer is yes, your Valentine’s Day gift can be practical and romantic – no compromise necessary.

It’s no secret we think socks make great gifts. We’ve shared our thoughts on the perfect sole-mates before. Even put together a helpful guide of Valentine’s sock ideas to help you find the perfect gift. And you bet we have opinions on which of our socks make the best Valentine’s Day socks. But we thought we’d let you hear from… you.

Valentine's Day Socks for Her

A pair of feet wearing the Animal Haus striped socks with a bicycling lemur

Lemur Love ❤️

My favorite threatened species on a beautiful and comfortable sock! These socks were a Valentine’s Day gift from my husband, and I love them. The design and colors are great, and they kept my feet cool and comfy on a hot Florida day. — John T.

The Sock: Women's Animal Haus Crew Sock

Runner seated, putting on shoes over the Glide socks with a peregrine falcon design

Eternal Love

Every year I buy Darn Toughs for my partner on Valentine's Day! ‘What does my love for you and these socks have in common?...A lifetime guarantee.’" — Derinne C.

The Sock: Women's Glide Micro Crew Run Sock

 Hiker wearing the women's hiker micro crew socks in bright blue

She Loves Them

Valentine’s Day gift for my girlfriend. She is a bus driver and great socks make for a better day. – Todd S.

The Sock: Women's Hiker Micro Crew Sock

Valentine's Day Socks for Him

Person tying sneakers while wearing the Poppies socks, gray socks with red poppy flowers

Love the New Look

Bought these for my Valentine & he loves them—the look, the just right amount of cushion & knowing he’ll have them for years. Keep up the great work! — Bridget S.

The Sock: Men's Poppies Crew Sock

Hiker walking through a stream wearing the men's hiker boot socks in deep blue

Best Socks Ever

My husband and I have tried other name brand socks but none of them compare to Darn Tough socks! They are extremely comfortable, durable and warm for New England winters. We often give each other a pair of these socks for Christmas, birthdays and Valentine's Day . . . they make great gifts! — Ellen E.

The Sock: Men's Hiker Boot Sock

Person putting on duck boots over the Standard Crew Socks in gray

Pretty Good!

Bought these for my husband, whose “wholly” socks I’m sick of seeing in the clean laundry pile. Best practical Valentine’s present ever. — Rhea K.

The Sock: The Standard Crew Sock

Person working out in the Element Crew socks in black

Great Socks!

Bought these for hubby as a Valentine's gift and he loves them! — Arlene S.

The SockMen's Element Sock

Valentine Socks for Kids (Grown or Not)

Person adjusting their laces, wearing the Farmer's Market sock with a food design

The Perfect Gift That Keeps on Giving! Guaranteed!

Bought as a gift for my daughter and daughter-in-law for Valentine’s gifts. So haven’t tried them on. Lol – Scott O.

The Sock: Women's Farmer's Market Crew Sock

Person with shovel surveying the snow they just finished moving, wearing the Captain Stripe American flag socks

Great Valentine Present for My Teenager!

Great sock!! I love how it looks and I know it will last for years even for my 15-year-old son, who is very hard on his socks! — Jennifer I.

The Sock: Captain Stripe Lightweight Ski Sock

Hiker seated on leg looking at her Bear Town socks with an adorable bear on them

Triple Treat

I got these for my daughters for Valentine’s treats. We are all backpackers and love Darn Tough hiking socks. It’s fun to have a variety of characters on our socks. I’m shopping now for a new pair of DT socks to put in their Easter baskets. – Heidi O.

The Sock: Women's Bear Town Micro Crew Hiking Sock

A Gift for Both of You (or Just You)

Two pairs of feet, both wearing bear socks from Darn Tough

Valentine's Gift

These are awesome and fun. Same great quality and fit I have come to expect with every pair I own! — Alan J.

The Sock: Men's & Women's Bear Hiking Socks, 2-Pack

Couple coming down the trail wearing matching Decade Stripe hiking socks


Got these for Valentine’s Day. My girlfriend loves her pair and I love mine. As always, they’re super comfortable and warm. Perfect for a rainy day watching movies on the couch or a long day at work wearing steel-toe boots. Love these socks. – Connor F.

The Sock: Men's & Women's Decade Stripe Hiking Socks, 2-Pack