14 Gifts for the Detroiter Who Has Everything Detroit

Here’s some of our favorite picks from the DIA Shop, Pewabic Pottery, Detroit vs. Everybody, and more
Hang some art: Deck the halls with glimpses of masterpieces from the Detroit Institute of Arts’ collection, including Pieter Bruegel’s “The Wedding Dance” ($17) and Diego Rivera’s “Detroit Industry” murals ($17); or choose the DIA’s 5th annual limited-edition ornament, a hand-painted orb inspired by Martin Edgar Ferrill’s “Sleighing Scene” ($25). DIA Shop, 5200 Woodward Ave., Detroit; 313-833-7948; diashop.org // Photograph by Rebecca Simonov 

What do you get for the Detroiter who already has everything Detroit? Well, we’ve got a few ideas. Check out our picks — from local shops like Detroit vs. Everybody, Pewabic Pottery, the DIA Shop, and more — below.

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Dét. Onesie, $25, at Détroit Is the New Black, 1430 Woodward Ave., Detroit; 313-818-3498; detroitisthenewblack.com

Baby’s got spirit: Start the city pride early with the Dét. Onesie.

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Faygo soy candle, $14, at Catching Fireflies; catchingfireflies.com for locations

Pop goes the candle: An ode to the classic Michigan drink, take your pick of a Rock & Rye, Orange, Red Pop, or Grape scented soy wax candle. 

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Good Morning Detroit! mug, $12, at City Bird, 460 W. Canfiield St., Detroit; 313-831-9146; citybirddetroit.com

Perk them up: Taking a sip out of the Good Morning Detroit! mug will make any day a little brighter.

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Detroit Mat, $70, at Urbanum, 6545 Woodward Ave., Detroit; 313-771-4777; urbanumdetroit.com

Step it up a notch: This 24-by-36-inch Detroit Mat is perfect for all those who call the city home. You can also inquire about other personalized vinyl-floor coverings.

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Everybody Vs Injustice hoodie, $60, at Detroit Vs Everybody; vseverybody.com

Statement piece: Stay warm and speak truth with the Everybody Vs Injustice hooded sweatshirt from the iconic Detroit brand.

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Modernist Detroit Map, $10, at Cranbrook Art Museum, 39221 Woodward Ave., Bloomfield Hills; 248-645-3323; cranbrookartmuseum.org

Mod in Michigan: The Modernist Detroit Map celebrates Detroit’s Modernist architecture, and explores more than 50 buildings by some of the most influential architects of the 20th century.

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Detroit Vs Everybody Classic Stamp Mask, $15, at Detroit Vs Everybody; vseverybody.com

Slow the spread: Stay safe with the brand’s namesake reusable and washable mask.

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Detroit Style: Car Design in the Motor City, 1950-2020, $40, at DIA Shop, 5200 Woodward Ave., Detroit; 313-833-7948; diashop.org

Life is a highway: This volume examines the artistry and influence of Detroit designers in the automotive industry over the last seven decades. Learn what makes the Motor City a leader in car design through design drawings, images of studio interiors, and interviews with industry professionals.

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Paris of the West Tee, $39, at Détroit is the New Black, 1430 Woodward Ave., Detroit; 313-818-3498; detroitisthenewblack.com

A place by any other name…: …would be just as cool. Help them show city pride in this shirt featuring a saying that pays homage to Detroit’s world-renowned architecture

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Eastern Market Tile, $95, at Pewabic Pottery, 10125 E. Jefferson Ave., Detroit; 313-626-2000; pewabic.org

Painted with love: Add this decorative ode to Eastern Market — the largest historic public market district in the U.S. — to their collection. This tile is part of Pewabic Pottery’s Postcards from Detroit collection, featuring hand-pressed and hand-painted tiles commemorating favorite Detroit destinations.

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Monopoly: Shinola Detroit Edition, $395, at Shinola; shinola.com for locations

Roll the dice: For the avid Monopoly players in your life, gift them the collectible Detroit edition by the local luxury goods retailer. Players can take a drive down Woodward Avenue or catch an opera at the Detroit Opera House.

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Detroit Old English Script Necklaces, $25, each at Well Done Goods, 1400 Gratiot Ave., 1D, Detroit; 313-404-2053; welldonegoods.com

No matter how far: Have them take a piece of the city wherever they go with this script nameplate necklace, electroplated right in the brand’s Detroit studio.

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Manhole Cover Laundry Bag, Detroit Tire Print, $42, at Well Done Goods; welldonegoods.com

Load it up: Make the family’s laundry day more fun with this unique laundry bag. Each design is made by applying printing ink directly to the metal of a manhole cover. The print is then heat set in the Well Done Goods studio for permanence.