2012 Holiday Gift Guide

It’s home for the holidays, with presents linked to the kitchen, office, dressing room, conservatory, library, and playroom


Published:

Conservatory

1. Herve Gambs topiary, $210, Mills Pharmacy, Birmingham; 248-644-5060, millspharmacy.com.
2. Wire Basket, $68, Detroit Garden Works, Sylvan Lake; 248-335-8089, detroitgardenworks.com.
3. Ceramic fence toppers, $42 each, Detroit Garden Works, Sylvan Lake; 248-335-8089, detroitgardenworks.com.
4. Cherry Blossom Post-it Notes, $10, Lee’s Specialty, Bloomfield Hills; 248-646-6700, leesspecialty.com.
5. Tin of postcards, $14, Mills Pharmacy, Birmingham; 248-644-5060, millspharmacy.com.
6. Chanel leather flower pin, $700, Neiman Marcus, Somerset Collection South, Troy, 248-643-3300; neimanmarcus.com.
7. Tade rose-scented soaps, $8, Mills Pharmacy, Birmingham; 248-644-5060, millspharmacy.com.
8. Elam Notepads $38 each, Detroit Garden Works, Sylvan Lake; 248-335-8089, detroitgardenworks.com.
9. Cast-iron shell, $245, Detroit Garden Works, Sylvan Lake; 248-335-8089, detroitgardenworks.com.
10. B & B garden clippers, $125, Detroit Garden Works, Sylvan Lake; 248-335-8089, detroitgardenworks.com.
11. Joya No. 6 Soap (with tray, not pictured), $48, Mills Pharmacy, Birmingham; 248-644-5060, millspharmacy.com.
12. Iron fence toppers, $36 each, Detroit Garden Works, Sylvan Lake, 248-335-8089, detroitgardenworks.com.

 

Dressing Room

1. Michael Patterson framed photograph, $240, Stacey Leuliette Gracious Living, Birmingham; 248-593-9180, staceyleuliette.com.
2. Shoe shine brush, $24, Nest, Midtown Detroit; 313-831-9776, nestdetroit.com.
3. Mink-cuff bracelets, $90 each, Zieben-Mare, Franklin; 248-539-8879, ziebenmare.com.
4. Lubin perfume, $160, Mills Pharmacy, Birmingham; 248-644-5060, millspharmacy.com.
5. Joya Parfum, $112, Mills Pharmacy, Birmingham; 248-644-5060, millspharmacy.com.
6. Polished-silver and leather charging dock, $395, Ralph Lauren, Somerset Collection South; 248-637-7656, ralphlauren.com.
7. Trimmed felt hats, $100 each, Neiman Marcus, Somerset Collection South, Troy; 248-643-3300, neimanmarcus.com.
8. Scarves, $90-$150, The Claymore Shop, Birmingham; 248-642-7755, claymoreshop.com.
9. Icons of Men’s Style, $29.95, Emerald (in the Park Shelton), Midtown Detroit; 313-559-5500, emeralddetroit.com.

 

Kitchen

1. Twig trays, $45/set of three, Lee’s Specialty, Bloomfield Hills; 248-646-6700, leesspecialty.com.
2. Moser glasses, $90 each, Zieben-Mare, Franklin; 248-539-8879, ziebenmare.com.
3. Brass Crescent bottle opener (pictured on Moser glass), $55, and Outline bottle opener,
     $65, Hugh (in The Auburn), Midtown Detroit, thankhugh.com.
4. French macaron notecards, $12, Mills Pharmacy, Birmingham; 248-644-5060, millspharmacy.com.
5. Olivewood bowls, $20 each, Primi Piatti, Birmingham; 248-566-3353, primipiattimarket.com.
6. Wooden bridge set $220/set of four, Zieben-Mare, Franklin; 248-539-8879, ziebenmare.com.
7. Paper straws, $12, Lee’s Specialty, Bloomfield Hills; 248-646-6700, leesspecialty.com.
8. Vintage dishware, $6-$20, The Silver Quill Antiques and Gifts, Warren; 586-756-8180, silverquillantiques.com.

 

Playroom

1.  “Devil Jacket”, $25, Adventures in Toys, Birmingham; 248-646-5550.
2. “High Bowl” set, $60, Adventures in Toys, Birmingham, 248-646-5550.
3. Duck ear buds, $14, Detroit Institute of Arts Museum Shop, Detroit; 313-833-7900, diashop.org.
4. “3 Sprouts” Walrus Storage Bag, $22, Neiman Marcus, Somerset Collection South, Troy; 248-643-3300, neimanmarcus.com.
5. Retro-style toys (Spring Toy, $7, Jacks, $6, Magic Kit, $12, Pick-Up Sticks, $6, Robot, $18),
Nest, Midtown Detroit; 313-831-9776, nestdetroit.com.
6. Swedish Old-Timer Wooden Car, $80, Hugh (in The Auburn), Midtown Detroit; thankhugh.com.

 

Library

1. Commissioned equestrian and dog oil paintings, $550-$2,000,
Weatherly Stroh Fine Art, Birmingham; 970-376-2356, weatherlystroh.com.
2. Film, A World History, $22, Detroit Institute of Arts Museum Shop, Detroit; 313-833-7900, diashop.org.
3. Bamboo Bluetooth speaker, $250, Lee’s Specialty, Bloomfield Hills; 248-646-6700, leesspecialty.com.
4. Aesop Animal Wash, $35, Mills Pharmacy, Birmingham; 248-644-5060, millspharmacy.com.
5. The Film Book, $25, Detroit Institute of Arts Museum Shop, Detroit; 313-833-7900, diashop.org.
6. Preppy, $45, Neiman Marcus, Somerset Collection South, Troy; 248-643-3300, neimanmarcus.com.
7. “Gucci,” $85, Neiman Marcus, Somerset Collection South, Troy; 248-643-3300, neimanmarcus.com.
8. Modernist Cuisine at Home, $140;  modernistcuisine.com, and area booksellers and kitchen shops.
9. Cartier Precious Objects Book, $500, Zieben-Mare, Franklin; 248-539-8879, ziebenmare.com.
10. Jan Barboglio bone-shape paperweight, $80, Neiman Marcus,
Somerset Collection South, Troy; 248-643-3300, neimanmarcus.com.
11. Pewabic vases, $28-$48, Pewabic Pottery, Detroit; 313-626-2000, pewabic.org.

 

Office

1. Horn magnifying glass, $30, Zieben-Mare, Franklin; 248-539-8879, ziebenmare.com.
2. Calligraphy set and stand, $875, Lee’s Specialty, Bloomfield Hills; 248-646-6700, leesspecialty.com.
3. Wooden bridge set $220/set of four, Zieben-Mare, Franklin; 248-539-8879, ziebenmare.com.
4. Pewter golf candle, $250, Zieben-Mare, Franklin; 248-539-8879, ziebenmare.com.
5. Marble lizard letter opener, $135, Zieben-Mare, Franklin; 248-539-8879, ziebenmare.com.
6. Jan Barboglia pencil set, $55, and notepad, $70, Zieben-Mare, Franklin; 248-539-8879, ziebenmare.com.
7. Fur tray, $215, Zieben-Mare, Franklin; 248-539-8879, ziebenmare.com.
8. Fabergé egg, $1,200, and pendant, $400, Detroit Institute of Arts Museum Shop,
Detroit; 313-833-7900, diashop.org.
9. Celine iPad case, $850, Neiman Marcus, Somerset Collection South, Troy; 248-643-3300, neimanmarcus.com.

 

Giraffe and elephant bookends, $125/pair, Lee’s Specialty,    
Bloomfield Hills; 248-646-6700, leesspecialty.com.

photographs by roy ritchie

styling by stephanie potts

Edit Module
Edit Module Edit ModuleShow Tags

Archive »Related Content

If You Build It Right, Millions Will Come

How an arms race architect named Dave Dombrowski has taken the Detroit Tigers from helpless to heroic

New Year’s Eve, Brooklyn Style

Tips for celebrating 2019 from the pros at Brooklyn Outdoor

The Makings of the Shinola Hotel

When the Detroit brand’s first foray into hospitality opens its doors, it’ll offer customers a more intimate way to connect with its products and experience the values central to its mission

It’s a #WonderfulLife

Powered by likes and public approval, how social media is squandering the holiday spirit

2018 Candy Cane or Coal?

Santa has been keeping tabs on who’s been naughty and nice over the past year. He’s his jolly old self when awarding candy canes for good deeds but look out — he’s got an icy-cold North Pole attitude when punishing bad behavior.
Edit Module
Edit ModuleShow Tags

Most Popular

  1. The Makings of the Shinola Hotel
    When the Detroit brand’s first foray into hospitality opens its doors, it’ll offer customers...
  2. My Two Christmases
    An Armenian-Iranian, Detroit-based writer reflects on transposing the holiday across continents
  3. New Year’s Eve, Brooklyn Style
    Tips for celebrating 2019 from the pros at Brooklyn Outdoor
  4. Main Review: SheWolf
    Born in Detroit but inspired by Rome, SheWolf takes diners on a culinary journey
  5. The Art of Gifting
    Metro Detroit tastemakers from all walks of life offer a glimpse of what’s on their holiday...
  6. Comeback Catering
    Dish, in Detroit, pushes through hard times with consistently delicious food
  7. Meet the Makers: Tait Design Co.
    How an after-work hobby ascended to a booming business
  8. Precious Metals
    Layering necklaces, stacking rings, and placing bangle upon glitzy bangle: a definitive guide to...
  9. Food Recipe: Braised Beef Brisket
    Chef Aaron Lowen, of Empire Kitchen & Cocktails, shares one of his favorite holiday recipes
  10. An Hour with ... Ricki Friedman
    Founder, Break the Weight