Stumped on what to give for the holidays? Don’t worry, we’ve got the ultimate gift guide. Here’s a list of the best Detroit gifts in every price range. No matter what your budget is, Detroit has the perfect gift for you.
$20 and under
Want to spend some quality time with your loved ones? This tour would be great to experience with the family while learning about our beloved Detroit! Plus, it’s free. Schedule a tour date today!
If you have a makeup lover on your list, then I would suggest doing some holiday shopping at The Lip Bar. They have an array of beautiful shades for every skin tone. Did I mention these lipsticks are vegan and cruelty free? This is the perfect stocking stuffer!
Take a tour of Two James Spirits. Go behind the scenes and see how your favorite spirits are created. In addition, you can purchase a bottle of your favorite spirits.
- Sister Pie Cookbook: $17
Do you know someone who loves to bake? Then this sweet cookbook would be just the gift for them. Written by Detroit’s pastry chef, Lisa Ludwinski, the founder of West Village’s outstanding bakery, Sister Pie.
$20 – $45
Detroit Is the New Black has been making waves ever since its launch in 2014. Gift this T-shirt to a fashionista who loves Detroit. You can also buy this T-shirt with the slogan written in French.
Do you have a fragrance lover on your list? Take some time and visit Sfumato and let nature take you away. The husband-wife duo who opened the shop creates fragrances from nature’s very own backyard: trees, flowers, herbs and spices.
Pure Detroit sells this handcrafted, gold-plated, brass body pendent. Gift this to the ultimate Detroit lover and cross a name off your list!
- Detroit Rose Candle: $32
Natural soy wax candles made with premium fragrances. This is a cute stocking stuffer for a loved one who needs some relaxation.
The perfect beard kit for the man in your life. This kit has all the essential accessories needed to maintain that beard.
Get this culinary tote for someone who loves to entertain their guests through food. Visit Nora in Midtown Detroit and feast your eyes on a modern style of gifting.
$50 – $90
Self-care on the list? Take a special someone to The Ten Nail Bar in Capitol Park. Give them the experience of the #Perfect10 through a mani and pedi. Book your appointment now. Walk-ins are welcome.
Detroit sports fan on your list? Even if you were not around in the 1900s, a sports fan would know that 1901 was the Tigers’ first season in Major League Baseball.
This hand sewn, elegant tie is the perfect gift for a well-dressed man. This tie shows off the blueprint of the 1921 Capital Theatre in Detroit, which is now the Detroit Opera House.
- House of Pure Vin Grand Cru Membership: $75/month
Four annual private wine tastings, 20% discount in-store, invitations to private events and two bottles of wine of month is a pretty good monthly subscription. This is a perfect gift for any wine connoisseur.
- Bon Bon Bon Workshop: $90
Want to be a chocolatier for the day? Take a few of your friends to learn how to make Bon Bon Bon chocolates from start to finish. Book a date now.
Anahi Hollis and Jenaveve Biernat, creators of Meta Physica Wellness Center, created a space in Detroit to help improve the health and wellness of the community. Give the gift of relaxation to that special someone. Book your appointment now.
- 1701 Bespoke Gift Card: $150
The most flattering gift to give someone is a garment made especially for them. 1701 Bespoke is a custom menswear boutique that builds custom suits. Give that special guy a $150 gift card.
Want to give a workbag? Check out this vegan leather briefcase from David Vintage. This bag has 14-inch laptop computer sleeve and a shoulder strap.
- Detroit Bike A-Type: $400
Do you have an active person on your list? Give them the classic A-Type Bike from Detroit Bikes, which is made right here in Detroit. How cool is that?
The Runwell watch from Shinola is a classic piece. This is one of brand’s bestsellers and it’s a great gift for any girl or guy on your list who loves rocking a watch.
Need more gift ideas? Some stores to visit around the city are:
1441 Collective, Bird Bee, Carhartt, Cass Collective, Cass Corridog, City Bird, DeVries & Co., Eldorado General Store, Good Neighbor, Henry The Hatter, Little High Flyers, Lululemon, Madewell, Mama Coo’s Boutique, Peoples Records, and Source Booksellers
You can also check out the pop-up retailers at the holiday markets in Capitol Park and Cadillac Square.
Happy gifting and happy holidays to you and yours!