Hey, Dudes! With Valentine's Day right around the corner it's time to bust out all that lunch money you've been saving up and get your honey something nice. Valentine's Day can get really cheesy really quickly so we put together our top 8 Valentine's Day gifts below all made in the city of Detroit!
OPEN ME WHEN BOX: This is definitely the right way to get a girl to be yours and all the work is done for you with Open Me When. This box filled with sweet romantic gifts to set the tone for the perfect day. We're talking a Rosehip and Clay Face Mask, Graf Lantz Heart Felt Keychain and a box of delicious Louis Sherry Chocolate Truffles. Price $110.
KAIVI JEWELRY: Can we tell you how obsessed we are with Britt's pieces? They are so perfectly sound in design and detail. Ideal for your hippie, chic girlfriend or anyone who loves turquoise and simple straightforward design. We have a cuff of her's that we legit never, ever takeoff. This is the perfect keepsake and sure to surprise your girl. Price $37+.
CRUMBLE CATERING: These cookies aren't only delicious but are works of art. Emily has been baking since she was little and what started as something fun she did for friend's Bachelorette parties quickly grew into something full-time. She can make whatever design you'd like on her signature sugar cookie recipe, which, to be honest is better than any other sugar cookie we've ever had! These cookies are sure to sweeten up anyone's Valentine's Day. Prices vary but won't break the bank.
CUFFINS: A cuffin is a marriage of a cookie and a muffin. These all-natural treats are crisp on the outside and are gooey and chewy on the inside. They come in all types of flavors like Cookies 'n Cream, Nilla Zilla, Nutella Bella, Baklava, among others! Founder of cuffins, Zayna is a miracle worker and invented something we didn't even know we needed in our lives! Prices vary but are affordable.
RARE BITS JEWELRY: This self taught, silversmith badass and jewelry designer, Holly creates one of a kind pieces from heart to inspiration. She creates unique, southwestern designs with a variety of precious stones. Price $4.50+.
ALCHEMY HENNA PERFUME: Oh Monique, how we love the fragrances you create. We own both Madeline & Meiuke scents. The smells are unique, well-thought out and just make us happy when we spray our wrists every morning. If you're looking to surprise your bae with something super thoughtful, local and amazing, buy her one of Alchemy's signature scents! Price $75+.
MADE FLORAL: Made Floral set up a pop-up shop inside of Shinola Midtown in May of 2016 and almost two years later they continue to sell some of the most romantic bouquets known to Detroit there. If you really want to wow your significant other go with a Made Floral bouquet. Martha, your talent never ceases to amaze us - thank you for making Detroit more beautiful! Price $75+.
DETROIT ROSE: God damn these candles smell great. With 15 eclectic scents you can't go wrong with any of them. Our faves? Fig Tree, Moss, Tobacco + Bay Leaf & Milk+ Honey. Dierdre's products are truly incredible and psst...she also has a killer skincare line as well. Price $28+.
Candice Simons, j'adore Detroit