What she Really Wants for Valentine's Day: Shop These Local Goodies

Time is running out. Valentine’s Day is right around the corner.

I know you’re dating the coolest chick in the world who probably told you she doesn’t want anything. I’m gonna let you in on this little secret though: Women love gifts. (I mean who doesn’t.)

Don’t stress out over wondering what to get for your special BAE. Here is a full guide to the gifts she really wants for Valentine’s Day. Whats even better is there are all from local businesses. So you get twice the cool points! Scroll down for the full list and links to items!


The items on this list have been hand picked as some of our most beloved products. All of which can be purchased on-line. Most of the items can also be purchased in-store for those last minute shoppers!

1.     Detroit rose- Aphrodite oil, $52.00 - Inspired by Aphrodite, the goddess of love, beauty and pleasure. This nutrient-rich botanical oil works to brighten, hydrate and plump for a deeply nourished glow. Packed with vitamins A, C & E & fatty acids - it’s truly nature’s retinol. Dramatic hydration for the smooth, silky skin you’ve been dreaming of.

 2.     Sister Pie- Sister Pie Cookbook- $20.00- Sister Pie: The Recipes and Stories of a Big-Hearted Bakery in Detroit by Lisa Ludwinski. A bursting-with-personality cookbook from Sister Pie, the boutique bakery that's making Detroit more delicious every day.

3.     Sable + Bone- Satori – $40.00- SATORI: CRISP | WOODS | CITRUS Subtle and complex fragrance made from all natural ingredients, hand-blended in small batches in Detroit. This fragrance, Satori, is mind expanding and enlightening bliss. Warm and bright, it envelopes. j’adore Detroit partnered with Sfumato on this uber balanced and bright uni-sex scent.

4.     Sable + Bone- POMELO + VETIVER: $32.00: CRISP | WOODS | CITRUS A delicate blend of bright, crisp citrus notes combined with deep woods allows for a very balanced and calming blend scent fit for any occasion. j’adore Detroit partnered with Detroit Rose on this dreamy scent because they are hand poured using 100% natural, non-gmo, soy wax, lead-free cotton wicks, and premium fragrance oils. This item is made to order and will ship from our loft within 1 week of purchase. Votive: Burn Time : 66+ hours, Height : 3.5 inches, Width: 3.25 inches, Volume : 11 ounces, Wax Weight: 8 ounces

5.     The Ten Nailbar- $55.00 gift card- The TEN Nail Bar is an elevated nail care experience curated to provide stellar customer service and workmanship (champagne and warm vibes included). The TEN is located in central Downtown Detroit’s Capitol Park neighborhood.

6.     Madewell- The Simple Pouch Belt Bag- $68.00 - A belt bag version of our take-everywhere-stash-everything crossbody, that's juuuuuuust the right size for your phone, lip balm, keys and cards.

7.     Shinola- Leather Case for Iphone X- $68.00 - Harness leather is known for its durability and longevity. Smooth to the touch, this leather will develop its own character with use and time. Expect this iPhone case to age like a fine wine.

8.     Bird Bee Detroit- Quay Blue Light Glasses- $60.00 - See right through the RUMOURS. A standout injection plastic cat eye with metal nose bridge encompasses medium sized blue light lenses. Go neutral in this transparent champagne frame. Keep your eyes in the clear with our blue light lenses, featuring technology to assist with blocking potentially harmful (blue) HEV light from screens to help prevent headaches, blurry vision, and other symptoms of digital eye strain. Wear them when working on a laptop, watching TV, or scrolling the ‘gram to look good + feel good.

9.     Glamselle - Glameselle Matte Lipstick- $19.50 - Glameselle Beauty Liquid Matte Lipsticks are high-coverage matte lip stains that provide beautiful long-lasting color. The creamy texture becomes a silky, lightweight stain after wearing. Its lightweight liquid texture increases the intensity of your makeup for matte and satin, long lasting finish. The products are Paraben-free, and Vitamin E infused which creates a soft moisturized lip.

10.  Future is Female Detroit- Future is Female Detroit V-neck T-shirt-$40.00. The Detroit’s Future Is is a collection created by Detroit designer, The Crimson Fox, is dedicated to feminist philanthropy. 10% of every sale, every day, benefits local non-profits supporting girls and women throughout Michigan.

 11.  York Project- Black Workwear Beanie- $26.00 - The piece that started it all. Our signature York Project cuff beanie. This soft beanie will keep your head warm all winter long.  With each item purchased, we make 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. Through our ongoing donation efforts, we have discovered that these are the items men and women need.

12.  Corbé- The Charlevoix Mug, $38.00- Named for one of the most beautiful Michigan lakes, the Charlevoix Mug in Splash is inspired by mid-century lake houses dotted along its shores.  The Charlevoix Collection's clean curves evoke 1940s modern design and weekends away, full of American nostalgia. 

13.  Eldorado General StoreDetroit Necklace and Ring - $44.00-$62.00- Locally made in Detroit by Goldeluxe  - Detroit rings ($44) and necklaces ($62) in sterling silver and brass.

14.  GenuseeRoeper Frame Style, $99.00 – Sustainable eyewear made from recycled plastic water bottles in Flint, Michigan. Be the change you want to see. 

15.  Vanelslander Cashmere – Neck Warmer - $100.00 – Stay warm this winter with this classic and luxurious neck warmer. Vanelslander Cashemere is a Detroit-based company with timeless and natural pieces. Shop this item and other at @vanelslander_cashmere and in the lobby of the beautiful Siren Hotel.

16.  Detroit is the New Black- Varsity D. Cardigan - $129.00- Keep it classic with this Varsity D. Cardigan from Detroit is the New Black. Street style meets old school vibes with this letterman style sweater.

17.  SMPLFD- Black Duffel Bag - $34.99 - Weekender, Gym, Everything Bag. Material: 600-Denier Recycled Plastic. Features: Detachable/Adjustable Shoulder Strap

18.  Fly Behavior The “Dara” Merino Wool Teddy Coat - $285.00 – Stay on trend this season with the oversized teddy jacket. This double breasted, satin lined wool coat with keep you warm and stylish.


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