Help Your Loved One Step up Their Style With These Fashionable Gifts

Dress them up while they hunker down with these stylish splurges
fashion gifts - marni
Fuzzy slippers: Not all winter shoes have to be boots. Just take a look at these Marni Black and White Shearling Pumps. $950, at Tender, 271 W. Maple Road, Birmingham; 248-258-0212;  // Photograph by Rebecca Simonov 

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.

fashion gifts - tory burch sport
Tory Sport Merino Fair Isle Mittens, $98, Tory Burch, The Somerset Collection, 2800 W. Big Beaver Road, Troy; 248-458-1307;

Mitten statement: Bundle up in style with the Merino Fair Isle Mittens.

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Sasawashi Wool Room Boots, $82, at Mills Pharmacy + Apothecary, 1744 W. Maple Road, Birmingham;

Cozy toesies: Make their winter a little warmer with these plush, unisex Sasawashi Wool Room Boots.

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Off the Grid shoulder bag, $1,190, at select Gucci stores nationwide;

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.

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Blanket Shirt, $148, at Good Neighbor, 1435 Farmer St., Ste. 115, Detroit; 313-788-7800;

Warm all over: Made from 100 percent organic cotton, the men’s Blanket Shirt is sure to be his cozy go-to this season.   

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Hematite Swarovski Necklace, $290, at DIA Shop, 5200 Woodward Ave., Detroit; 313-833-7948;

Wearable art: Adorn a loved one in the Hematite Swarovski Necklace, made with hematite, Swarovski gems, gold-plated stainless steel, and glass tubes.

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Mano Figa necklace, $775, at Thistle & Bess, 222 N. Fourth Ave., Ann Arbor; 734-369-6092;

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.

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Kozy Winter Boot in Cognac, $150, at Aldo; for locations

Let it snow: Get the family ready for Michigan’s unpredictable yet nevertheless heavy snowfalls with these casual and sporty waterproof boots.    

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Giulia High Heel Sandal in Dark Purple, $90, at Aldo; for locations

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.

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Market Tote, $325, at Shinola; for locations

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?

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Ice Monster Watch, $1,675, at Shinola; for locations

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.

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Green and Black Dots Tie-Front Shirt, $188, at Hope for Flowers by Tracy Reese;

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.

fashion gifts - mack avenue belt
Mack Avenue Belt, $89, at Hex Detroit, 2900 Orchard Lake Road, Ste. 5, Keego Harbor; 248-682-8818;

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.

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Nechelle Necklace, $85, at Rebel Nell;

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. 

fashion gifts - kept jewlery
Earth ~ Wind ~ Fire ~ Water Earrings, $30 each, at Kept Jewelry;

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.

hope for flowers - fashion gifts
Hope for Flowers by Tracy Reese Black and Parchment Dots Slip, $325 at Hope for Flowers by Tracy Reese;

Seeing spots: This lightweight, midi slip dress is an effortless addition to a wardrobe.

fashion gifts - good neighbor
Men’s Gola Grandslam Classic – White/Green/Black Sneaker, $100, at Good Neighbor, 1435 Farmer St., Ste. 115, Detroit; 313-788-7800;

Sweet feet: These simple sneakers with a pop of color will subtly elevate any look in their closet.

fashion gifts - detroit's future is female
Detroit’s Future Is Female Classic Embroidered Genderless Sweats in Light Heather, $60 at Detroit’s Future Is Female;

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.

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Detroit’s Future Is Female Script Embroidered Beanie in Black, $28, at Detroit’s Future Is Female;

A note to the world: Keep the message going with the brand’s hypoallergenic beanie, available in three colors.

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Brightly Twisted Headband, $28, at Brightly Twisted, 1418 Michigan Ave., Detroit; 248-310-8579;

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.


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Brightly Twisted Bamboo Cotton Socks, $28, at Brightly Twisted;

Foot loose: These eco-friendly, one-size-fits-most socks are super soft and a great stocking stuffer.


fashion gifts - tory burch
Tory Burch Eleanor Clutch in Redstone, $598, at Tory Burch; for locations

Red hot: Turn heads with this structured Italian leather clutch featuring the brand’s signature hardware.

fashion gifts - sundance shoes
Cougar Vanity Boot in Silver, $199, at Sundance Shoes, 235 S. Old Woodward Ave., Birmingham; 248-385-5960; 6915 Orchard Lake Road, West Bloomfield Twp.; 248-737-9059;

Warm but make it fashion: Another Michigan winter-approved option to keep the family’s toes warm while running errands or heading to work.

fashion gifts - sun sprinkles
Holiday Earrings, $32+, at Sun Sprinkles;

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.

fashion gifts - sun sprinkles
GRL PWR Earrings, $40, at Sun Sprinkles;

Who runs the world?: Let everyone know with these statement earrings, handmade from clay.

fashion gifts - steele angel
Splits59 Pierce Techflex Bra, $78, and Splits59 Sydney High Waist Techflex 7/8 Leggings, $120, at Steele Angel, 150 W. Maple Road, Birmingham; 248-712-4441;

Work it out: Have them work up a sweat either from home or the gym in a new activewear.

fashion gifts - lily forbes
Lily Forbes Handwoven Silk Robe in Sage, $365, at Lily Forbes;

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.

fashion gifts - kiloh co
Go Green Pigment-Dyed Crew Sweatshirt and Hail Pigment-Dyed Crew Sweatshirt, $47 each, at Kiloh + Co., 689 N. Mill St., Plymouth;

School spirit: Gift the Spartans or Wolverines in your life these sweatshirts from the Plymouth-based women’s boutique.