Giving gifts can be stressful, but a good rule to keep in mind is to give something the recipient wouldn’t necessarily buy herself but would still cherish – such as a great pair of earrings or a luxurious faux-fur blanket. This gift guide is all over the place – but that’s the point. We wanted to ensure there is something here for everyone, from an acquaintance who enjoys wine to your best friend who has everything. We also wanted to keep it reasonable. The gifts below are affordable, can easily be paired with other items and work with many different tastes. Here, we present our selection of great gift ideas that won’t break the bank.
1. CyberOptix Tie Lab Pashmina, $44, The Peacock Room, 313.559.5500.
This scarf is a great way to keep warm and rep your city. With a ton of different styles to choose from, you can give one to all of your friends.
2. Loulou De La Falaise, $65, Barnes & Noble, metro Detroit locations.
Fashionistas everywhere will be on the hunt for this fab coffee table book, and you will be the favorite who gifted it.
3. Tie Tea Mug, $20, Nora, 313.831.4845.
Those who love tea drink it every day, so why not gift them with a mug just for the occasion? Pair it with her favorite tea bags or loose tea to make this gift exactly what they have been craving.
4. Large Square Glass Shadow Box, $39, West Elm, 248.593.8200.
We all know everything looks better when it has a place so this beautiful shadow box is just right for the neat freaks in your life. If that neat freak happens to be your best friend, put in a great vintage bracelet to show her how she can use it.
5. Detroit Scroll Stemless Wine Glasses, $46, Detroit Historical Museum, 313.833.7935.
Detroit lovers will love this set of wine glasses. They are unique and a perfect excuse to host a wine and cheese party after the holidays.
6. Lux Faux Fur Wine Bag, $12, Restoration Hardware, 248.614.6984
This wine bag is so luxurious, the receiver of this gift won’t even look at the kind of wine you put in it.