Holiday Gift Guide 2018

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The holidays are around the corner and we've rounded up a few of our favorite Michigan-made brands to help you knock out that gift shopping list!

Not Sorry Apparel - Get cute n’ cozy in our collection of holiday sweaters ($32-$35)! Or stand out in our Queer Not Sorry bold print crew ($39). Purchase online, in-studio or in-person at the Rust Belt Market!

BJacklean - Add some flair to your winter wear with these handmade Creative Love hoops! Made of recycled leather & denim. Purchase online via the BJacklean Instagram page.

Bleu Bowtique - Get one for each member of the family! The ultimate stocking stuffer, Happy Socks ($12) www.bleubowtique.com

Pictured: Plaid Wool Blazer ($250) & Handmade Emerald Green Velvet Bow Tie ($45)

Navy Sweater Blazer $150 Custom Wool Patchwork Plaid Bow Tie $55 Stetson Wool Patchwork Cap $45 (pic)

Purchase these hand crafted goods & tailored jackets at www.bleubowtique.com or in-person at their Midtown Detroit store.

Flamingo Vintage - Keep cozy in these vintage wool flannel shirts! Prices run $20-$30 and you can buy them on Flamingo Vintage Detroit's Instagram. 

Ilera Apothecary - The silky smooth Bloom Body Butter ($12 for 2 oz and $19 for 4 oz) is easily absorbing, moisturizing body butter that gently melts into your palms without leaving you greasy. Shea Butter moisturizes the skin while the Vitamin E oil provides antioxidant properties that reduce the appearance of wrinkles. For more of their handmade, natural products visit ileraapothecary.com or in-person at their Cadillac Square pop up.

Bitchin’ Stitchin’ Shop - These handmade pillow ornaments are sure to add some fun & edge to your Christmas tree! ($15) Visit Bitchin’ Stitchin’ on Instragram or their location in the Rust Belt Market.

York Project - Be the Change! This social streetwear brand cuts and sews most of their products at their Corktown studio inside Ponyride!

Our lightweight camo hoodie (pictured) is designed to stand out and stay light. While the fleece lining will keep you comfortable, the lightweight material makes it perfect for those warmer spring days. 

Their water resistant anorak jacket ($75) is the perfect layer for the winter. The hidden kangaroo pocket on the front as well as side pockets offer plenty of space to keep your phone, wallet, and valuables dry.

With each item purchased, York Project makes a donation to a homeless man or woman in the United States. A donation consists of a tote bag containing three items: socks, bottled water, and toilet paper.

Purchase these unique items at yorkproject.com or visit in-person at the Twelve Oaks Mall.

Jessica Hruska