Whether your friends and family are looking to dress up at home or are looking ahead to chic days out, a fashionable gift may be just what they need this holiday season. Check out our roundup of stylish goods from both local and national retailers below.
Mitten statement: Bundle up in style with the Merino Fair Isle Mittens.
Cozy toesies: Make their winter a little warmer with these plush, unisex Sasawashi Wool Room Boots.
Bright, green: Sport a pop of color while supporting more sustainable fashion with the Off the Grid shoulder bag. Made of recycled materials, the bag comes from Gucci’s Off the Grid collection and is part of the brand’s efforts toward circular production.
Warm all over: Made from 100 percent organic cotton, the men’s Blanket Shirt is sure to be his cozy go-to this season.
Wearable art: Adorn a loved one in the Hematite Swarovski Necklace, made with hematite, Swarovski gems, gold-plated stainless steel, and glass tubes.
Give ’em a hand: The Mano Figa necklace is Thistle and Bess’ first piece of fine jewelry. Originially an ancient obscene gesture, the charm has taken on new meanings over time, including femininity, protection, and good luck.
Let it snow: Get the family ready for Michigan’s unpredictable yet nevertheless heavy snowfalls with these casual and sporty waterproof boots.
These heels were made for stuntin’: When it’s safe to party once more, have your friend ready to go with this strappy, four-inch, open square toe shoe. In the meantime, they can always break them in from home — and take a few pictures for Insta, of course.
Carry on: Made of super-malleable natural leather, the Market Tote is the perfect pouch for trips to the farmers market — or the office. Remember the office?
Freeze time: Inspired by the natural beauty of the Great Lakes and made of brushed titanium with a white enamel dial, the 43 mm automatic Ice Monster Watch is Shinola’s strongest and lightest watch to date.
Dot her eyes: The Green and Black Dots Tie-Front Shirt comes from the Hope for Flowers’ collection by fashion designer and Detroit native Tracy Reese. Launched last year, the clothing brand focuses on sustainable textiles and ethical production.
Hex, yeah! The Mack Avenue Belt (hand-cut leather paired with a powder-coated steel hex nut buckle) will be the sturdiest, most versatile belt in his or her closet.
Crafts with a cause: Each piece of Rebel Nell jewelry is handcrafted out of fallen layers of grafitti and each sale supports the company’s team of women facing barriers to employment. The Nechelle Necklace (pictured) is the brand’s take on a nameplate necklace.
The natural world: Each pair of these earrings handmade by Michigan-based jewelry designer Yvonne Spampinato features a precious stone representing one of the four elements. Choose from Onyx Earth, Aquamarine Water, Garnet Fire, or Labradorite Air.
Seeing spots: This lightweight, midi slip dress is an effortless addition to a wardrobe.
Sweet feet: These simple sneakers with a pop of color will subtly elevate any look in their closet.
Apparel with a purpose: Empower your loved ones with these statement sweats. Ten percent of all the brand’s sales go to local organizations such as the Detroit Justice Center and Alternatives for Girls.
A note to the world: Keep the message going with the brand’s hypoallergenic beanie, available in three colors.
Color pop: Anyone can step up their accessory game with these hand-dyed headbands from the Detroit shop and dye studio. Another version of their headbands are available for babies at $18.
Foot loose: These eco-friendly, one-size-fits-most socks are super soft and a great stocking stuffer.
Red hot: Turn heads with this structured Italian leather clutch featuring the brand’s signature hardware.
Warm but make it fashion: Another Michigan winter-approved option to keep the family’s toes warm while running errands or heading to work.
Holly jolly: ‘Tis the season for festive earrings. All products from this Michigan-based jewelry brand are handmade from clay by designer Holly Klaus and one-of-a-kind. Get them while you can — the brand’s offerings tend to go quickly.
Who runs the world?: Let everyone know with these statement earrings, handmade from clay.
Work it out: Have them work up a sweat either from home or the gym in a new activewear.
Luxurious lounging: This silk robe from the sustainable and independent Detroit-based fashion house is sourced from a fair-trade group in Bihar, India. Made for indoors and outdoors, it can be worn around the house or styled as outwear for a statement look.
School spirit: Gift the Spartans or Wolverines in your life these sweatshirts from the Plymouth-based women’s boutique.