2021 Gift Guide: The Top Items for $51-200

This holiday season, we’re curating gifts for every budget. Here’s what makes our latest roundup of picks.
Detroit Framed Laser Cut Map
Detroit Framed Laser Cut Map, $125, at DIA Shop, 5200 Woodward Ave., Detroit; 313-833-7948; diashop.org

Gift a native Detroiter (or Detroiter at heart) this laser cut wood map of downtown Detroit.


Snowy Morning Gift Bundle, $71, at Bundled; bundledmi.com

All goodies in this curated box from Michigan-based online gifting company Bundled are made in the Mitten State.

Blue Jean Baby Longline Coat
Blue Jean Baby Longline Coat, $75, at Shop Brooklyn Blake; shopbrooklynblake.com

Denim will never go out of style. Keep the trend alive by gifting this ’80s-esque piece from local boutique Brooklyn Blake.

Horoscope Astrology Chart Box
Horoscope Astrology Chart Box, $74, at Deviate; deviatefashion.com

Each mystery box from the Detroit-based unisex brand features three curated items — all you have to do is pick the person’s sign. From bags to hoodies to candles, no two boxes are curated the same, so each box is unique to that person.

Oeuf Bambi Hoodie in Hazelnut
Oeuf Bambi Hoodie in Hazelnut, $160, at Petite Cabane, 205 E. Maple Road, Birmingham; 248-792-7979; petitecabaneshop.com

This cozy outerwear is hypoallergenic and made with eco-friendly fibers, making it ideal for little ones to wear everyday.

Lowry Estate
Clockwise from top left: 1980s Jet Black Leather and Suede Tiered Ruffled Cocktail Dress, ($198), 1940s Matte Satin Sand Crop Top, ($62), 1980s Jet Black Leather Crossbody, ($88), 1950s Metallic Gold Leather Box Purse (with Strap), ($158); available for pre-purchase online at thelowryestate.com starting Dec. 10, and in-store at The Lowry Estate, 23023 Orchard Lake Road, Building F – Courtyard, Farmington; 917-974-4080; and at Eastern Market Holiday Markets starting Dec. 12

Vintage resale boutique The Lowry Estate has partnered with Detroit-based artist India Solomon on an exclusive collection of upcycled items ranging from the 1940s to 1990s. Each piece features contemporary, hand-painted designs by Solomon.

Not Sorry Goods
Do Good Holiday Bundle – Beanie + Crew, $65, at Not Sorry Goods, 22963 Woodward Ave., Ferndale; notsorrygoods.com

This holiday season, upcycled/vintage apparel shop Not Sorry Goods is offering special bundles and gifts, such as this unisex set.

Detroit Pistons Pet Nap Cap
Detroit Pistons Pet Nap Cap, $70, at Pistons 313 Shop; pistons313shop.com

Give your pup a new cozy spot to lounge in with this life-sized hat from our resident NBA team’s shop.

Playground Detroit
Squiggle Mirror in Pink, $125, at Playground Detroit, 2845 Gratiot Ave., Detroit; 313-649-7741; shop.playgrounddetroit.com

This piece from the Detroit based gallery and shop makes a quirky addition to anyone’s home.

The Director sunglasses, $150, at Genusee; genusee.com

All eyewear from Flint-based company Genusee is made from recycled single-use water bottles. These sunglasses, The Director, feature the brand’s classic black frame with red-orange tinted lenses, and are part of a collaboration with Detroit-based artist James Ada.ms.

Emmshu Brat Platform Boot in Black
Emmshu Brat Platform Boot in Black, $109, at Sundance Shoes, 235 S. Old Woodward Ave., Birmingham; 248-385-5960; sundanceshoes.com

These boots will have anyone striding in style from the office to happy hour and everything in between.

Max Mara Fall Winter 2021 Earrings
Max Mara Fall Winter 2021 Earrings with Pearl, $125, at Max Mara at Somerset Collection, 2801 W. Big Beaver Road, Troy; 248-637-3073; maxmara.com

Adorn them with elegant earrings from Max Mara’s latest capsule collection, Max Mara Magic.

Saucony Men’s Endorphin Speed 2
Saucony Men’s Endorphin Speed 2 Runshield, $180, at RUNdetroit, 441 W. Canfield St., Detroit; 313-638-2831; run-detroit.com // Photograph by Gerard + Belevender

Fitness can be functional and fashionable. The proof is in these running shoes.

New Era Piston jacket
New Era Pistons 1/4 Zip Hooded Jacket, $99, at Pistons 313 Shop; pistons313shop.com

Help them show support for our resident NBA team with classic fan gear.

Eight & Bob Cap D’Antibes Eau de Toilette
Eight & Bob Cap D’Antibes Eau de Toilette, $175, at Mills Pharmacy & Apothecary, 1744 W. Maple Road, Birmingham; 248-644-5060; millspharmacy.com

Inspired by French perfume connoisseur Albert Fouquet’s holidays to Antibes on the French Riviera, this fragrance features notes of birch, violet leaves, cinnamon, and cedar.

AirPod Pro Case
AirPod Pro Case, $95, at Shinola; shinola.com for locations

Don’t let your friend lose one (or both) of their AirPods. They can keep them safe in this case.

Fordite jewelry, price ranges at DIA Shop, 5200 Woodward Ave., Detroit; 313-833-7948; diashop.org

This one-of-a-kind ring is made from recycled automotive paint. Shop similar items at the DIA Shop.

Fly Girl Rug
Fly Girl Rug, $200, at PlaygroundDetroit, 2845 Gratiot Ave., Detroit; 313-649-7741; shop.playgroundetroit.com

Add some color to their home with this handmade rug by local artist DaJaniere Rice of Janierco.

AstroBot Robot Kit,
AstroBot Robot Kit, $200, at The Henry Ford, 20900 Oakwood Blvd., Dearborn, 313-982-6140; giftshop.thehenryford.org 

With this award-winning robot assembly kit, kids can make and program three different robots — or even create and code their own.

This story is featured in the December 2021 issue of Hour Detroit magazine. Read more stories in our digital edition.