Say you don’t take Valentine’s Day too seriously, but you still want to get a little something to tell your valentine that you’re thinking of them. Something kind of silly, but maybe something practically useful, too. One thing that fits that bill is a shirt.
Shirts are first and foremost useful, obviously. But they’re also flexible as gifts. They come in a variety of colors and you have your pick of funny or sweet sayings emblazoned on them. They’re just as good as a legitimate gift as they are a gag gift. We included one in our list of the top 10 best long distance relationship gifts, but we thought we should give you even more options in that arena. For the record, we don’t mean Bullet for My Valentine or My Bloody Valentine shirts, not that we’d stop you if that’s the direction you wanted to go.
If you’re looking for a gift that’s sweet and silly, here’s our list of the top 10 best Valentine’s Day shirts for men and women.
1. Skull With Heart Eye Patch Cute Valentine’s Day T-Shirt
Go the subtle and slightly off-kilter route with this shirt adorned with a skull wearing a heart eye patch. It works on Valentine’s Day, but doesn’t necessarily overtly embrace it, if you don’t want. It can also be worn year round no problem. It’s available in black, blue, dark heather, heather blue, and pink, depending on whether you’re buying the mens, womens, or youth version. Depending on color, these are either made of 100 percent cotton or cotton and polyester blends.
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2. Kaylyn Kayden Women’s Raglan 3/4 Sleeve Be My Valentine Shirt
This fashionable shirt is made of 95 percent Rayon and five percent Spandex for a soft feel. It’s made in the U.S. and comes in either this olive color or grey. Both color schemes have the contrasting neckline for a little more visual interest. Sizes are medium and small only.
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Price: $19.90 (16 percent off MSRP)
3. Teacher Valentine’s Day Shirt
Are you or is someone you know a teacher? Consider this t-shirt that celebrates all the little Valentines in your life. Most teachers love all their students, even if they’re a constant handful. Choose from black, blue, navy, or cranberry in sizes for men and women. The percentages vary depending on the color you choose, but all are made of a cotton and polyester blend.
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4. TeeStars Pizza Is My Valentine Shirt
Whether you’re in a relationship or not, we can all agree that pizza reigns supreme (and I don’t mean the toppings). Available in black, grey, red, or white, this long-sleeve, 100 percent pre-shrunk cotton shirt will declare your love for pizza on Valentine’s or any other day. Sizes run from small to XXL. If you happen to be part of a happy couple, you can still show your love of pizza with these Couples Apparel The Missing Piece matching shirts. Or perhaps your love lies with wine or even French fries. The choice is yours.
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Price: $9.95 – $11.95
5. BubbSnugg Let’s Avo-Cuddle Shirt
Sticking with the food theme, who doesn’t love a pun-based invitation for affection? Wear this around your crush. It’s bound to work. Colors include grass, silver, and slate, while sizes run from small to 3XL for men and small to XL for women. Like most of the others, this is a 100 percent cotton tee.
6. Friendly Oak Women’s Bunny Love Tank Top
Perhaps you want something a little more subtle. This adorable tank is made from Tri Blend (50% Polyester, 25% Cotton and 25% Rayon, made in the U.S.) which gives it that soft, vintage-y feel. Available sizes are medium, large, and extra large, and these apparently run a bit small. If you want something a little more oblique, go with an anatomical heart.
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7. DumbShirts.co Karl Marx Communist Valentine’s T-Shirt
Has ol’ Donnie Trumps got you down? Are you longing for something a little more communal? Celebrate your love and the vision of communism with this Karl Marx-themed shit. Colors include Grass, Baby Blue, Red, Royal Blue, and Cranberry. Sizes run from small to 3XL for men and small to XL for women. They even come in kids sizes, if you should need one.
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8. Feelin Good Tees Love Heart Equation T-Shirt
Want to get even nerdier than historical treatises on government and society? Try this formulaic approach to rendering a heart for Valentine’s day. The color selection here is vast and includes: black, brown, charcoal, dusk, forest, gold, Irish, military, navy, and royal. Sizes run from small to 5XL and judging from the brand’s description, all versions of this shirt should be 100 percent pre-shrunk cotton. There’s a version for women, too, but the colors are limited to royal, navy, and black, for some reason. Note: I have not checked to see if this formula is accurate. Good luck.
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Price: $9.99 – $14.99
9. Fifth Sun Boba Fett Cupid T-Shirt
A bounty hunter, but for love. I’m not totally sure why they mashed up Cupid and Boba Fett, but now that it’s here, I think it makes a pretty great shirt. Express your love via Star Wars, as is correct. Sizes run small to XXL on this slim-fitting tee. If you were hoping for something in a matching couples option, may I direct you to these “I Love You”/”I Know” shirts in charcoal or black. Deluxe versions are also available, complete with Han and Leia images.
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10. Comfy Tee Co. Don’t Touch Me T-Shirt
Finally, let’s face it: not everyone likes Valentine’s Day, even if you’re happily coupled. My wife and I aren’t big on it, either. Give your not-Valentine a shirt they can wear on February 14th to make sure people know they don’t care. This one threatens good ol’ Cupid for even considering the idea. This shirt is made of 100 percent cotton and comes in Asphalt, Royal Blue, White, Cranberry, and Slate, in a variety of sizes for men, women, and kids.
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