14 Gifts for the Detroiter Who Has Everything Detroit
Hang Art: Decorate the halls with 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 DIA’s 5th annual limited-edition ornament, a hand-painted sphere inspired by Martin Edgar Ferrill’s “Sled Scene” ($ 25). DIA Shop, 5200 Woodward Ave., Detroit; 313-833-7948; diashop.org // Photo by Rebecca Simonov
W.What do you get for the Detroit resident who already has everything in Detroit? Well, we have a couple of ideas. Check out our picks – from local stores like Detroit vs. Everybody, Pewabic Pottery, the DIA Shop, and more – below.
Dét. Onesie, $ 25, in Detroit is the new black, 1430 Woodward Ave., Detroit; 313-818-3498; detroitisthenewblack.com
Baby has spirit: start urban pride early with the dét. Onesie.
Faygo Soy Candle, $ 14, at Catching Fireflies; catchfireflies.com for locations
Pop is the candle: an ode to the classic Michigan drink. Choose a soy wax candle with a rock & rye, orange, red pop, or grape scent.
Good morning Detroit! Mug, $ 12, from City Bird, 460 W. Canfiield St., Detroit; 313-831-9146; citybirddetroit.com
Make yourself comfortable: Take a sip of Good Morning Detroit! Cup will make every day a little lighter.
Detroit, Mat, $ 70, Urbana, 6545 Woodward Ave., Detroit; 313-771-4777; urbanumdetroit.com
Boost Your Performance: This 24 “by 36” Detroit Mat is perfect for anyone calling the city at home. You can also inquire about other personalized vinyl flooring.
Everybody Vs Injustice Hoodie, $ 60, at Detroit Vs Everybody; vseverybody.com
Statement: Stay warm and speak the truth with the Everybody Vs Injustice hooded sweatshirt from legendary Detroit brand.
Modernist Detroit Map, $ 10, at the 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.
Detroit Vs Everybody Classic Stamp Mask, $ 15, at Detroit Vs Everybody; vseverybody.com
Slow down the spread: Stay safe with the reusable and washable mask from the brand’s namesake.
Detroit Style: Motor City Auto Design, 1950-2020, $ 40, at DIA Shop, 5200 Woodward Ave., Detroit; 313-833-7948; diashop.org
Life is like a highway: This volume examines the art and influence of Detroit designers in the automotive industry over the past seven decades. Learn what makes Motor City a leader in auto design through engineering drawings, studio interior pictures, and interviews with industry professionals.
Paris of the West Tee, $ 39, in Detroit is the New Black, 1430 Woodward Ave., Detroit; 313-818-3498; detroitisthenewblack.com
A place with a different name …: … would be just as cool. Help them show the pride of the city in this shirt that features a saying that pays homage to Detroit’s world-famous architecture
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 United States – to your collection. Part of the Pewabic Pottery Postcards from the Detroit Collection, this tile contains hand-pressed and hand-painted tiles that commemorate the most popular Detroit destinations.
Monopoly: Shinola Detroit Edition, $ 395, at Shinola; shinola.com for locations
roll the dice: Gift the avid Monopoly players in your life with the Detroit Collector’s Edition from the local luxury goods retailer. Players can drive down Woodward Avenue or see an opera at the Detroit Opera House.
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: Let them take a piece of the city with them wherever they go with this name tag chain electroplated right in the brand’s Detroit studio.
Manhole Laundry Bag, Detroit Tire Print, $ 42, at Well Done Goods; welldonegoods.com
Upload it: Make the family’s laundry day even 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 permanent durability.