Monday, December 19, 2016

Your Last Minute Guide to Shopping Local

The Rocket Ferndale- The Rocket is a very cool store with thousands of kitschy items. They have everything a cool collector is looking for and this is the perfect place to get lots of last minute stocking stuffers for everyone on your list. They are open from 11 a.m. until 9 p.m. Monday through Friday!

Shinola- If you're looking to buy somethting a little extra special this holiday season check out the Shinola gift guide. They have lots of really cool beautiful items that anyone would enjoy, including purses, rings, cuffs, bikes, and of course watches. They have free two day shipping online or you can visit them downtown. The store hours are 8 a.m. 'til 8 p.m. Monday through Saturday.

Division Street Boutique- This Eastern Market based boutique is the home of the Detroit Hustles Harder Brand, Their brick and mortar store is open 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday this week and they have lots of in-store sales that they share with their Facebook followers. So, add them to your feed to keep up with their latest deals and holiday specials.
Saffron Royal Oak

Saffron- This is one of our favorite stores in Metro Detroit! They carry items that you cannot find anywhere else and there is always something new and interesting to try on. This season they have lots of velvet, cool candles, chokers, lux capes, dresses, and more. They also have a really cool collection of torn up t-shirts for the rock stars on your list. This is a great place to pick up a something special to wear this weekend! They are open 11:30 a.m. -  7 p.m. Monday through Friday this week!

UHF Records- This record shop has special holiday hours leading up to the holidays. Don't forget that
they sell gift cards too!

MON - 12/19 - 11 a.m.-8 p.m.
TUE - 12/20 - 11 a.m.-8 p.m.
WED - 12/21 - 11 a.m.-9 p.m.
THUR - 12/22 - 11 a.m.-9 p.m.
FRI - 12/23 - 11 a.m.-9 p.m.
SAT - 12/24 - 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
SUN - 12/25 - CLOSED

Leon & Lulu- This cool Clawson shop carries everything from housewares to personal care items. They have a unique selection of items that you cannot find anywhere else in the area. You are guaranteed to find something special for everyone on your list inside their store. They also have special holiday hours to help accommodate their customers this week. They will be open from 10 a.m. 'til 9 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. on Christmas Eve!

Ironclad Tattoo Co- Ironclad has a lot of cool options for last minute shoppers, including upscale body jewelry, clothing and apparel from PRTY Crew Collective, Ironclad and InkAddict. Don't forget you can also get a gift card!

The Detroit Mercantile Co.- A unique collection of "new and vintage goods from Detroit and beyond". Open from 10 a.m. until 7 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Scout- An interesting collection of home goods and rare beauty products in Royal Oak, Michigan. Open 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Nest Detroit

Nest- A collection of unique gifts in Midtown Detroit. Located next door to City Bird Detroit so you can hit up both places when you visit. They have lots of cool Michigan themed items, candles, and more. We love browsing around this place and always walk out with something cool!

Their holiday hours are as follows:
Sunday 12/18 - Thursday 12/22 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Friday 12/23 10 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Saturday 12/24 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sunday 12/25 Closed

Rust Belt Market- The Rust Belt Market is a unique collection of vendors located on Woodward in Ferndale, MI. The space features tons of different local vendors selling everything from taxidermy to plants and Detroit themed merchandise. The best part is that they have a bar, so you can grab a cocktail before you browse around and do your shopping! The market's holiday hours are as follows:

Dec. 19TH: 2 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Dec. 20TH: 2 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Dec. 21ST: 2 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Dec. 22ND: 2 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Dec. 23RD: 2 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Dec. 24TH: 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.

City Bird- City Bird is another cool store that features lots of unique items. It is located in Midtown Detroit next to Nest. Both stores have a cool vibe, but carry different items.So it's worth stopping into both when you are in the area! If you have a hard to shop for friend or co-worker, this is a great place to find something to please them this holiday season! They are open from 11 a.m. until 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday!

The Peacock Room- The Peacock Room is an upscale boutique in Detroit that has an amazing section of beautiful clothing and accessories. If you are looking for the perfect outfit for New Year's, Christmas or a holiday party, this is the place to go! They are open from 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. all week!

Brightly Twisted- This uncommonly pretty Detroit company makes one of a kind clothing and accessories. The Detroit based brand uses all American made materials to create one of a kind pieces of wearable art in their dye house in Livonia. They have a showroom at the dye house that is open from 9 a.m. 'til 5 p.m. Monday through Friday or you can shop online!

Lost & Found Vintage- Lost and Found vintage is a cool resale shop in the heart of Royal Oak Michigan. They have a wide selection of coats, dresses, shoes, coots, purses, jewelry and antique items. They are open from 11 a.m. until 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 11 a.m. until 8 p.m. on Friday.

Rouge Hair and Nails- Get someone started on a whole new beauty regimen at Rouge Hair and Nail Studio in Ferndale, Michigan. They have the best pedicures in town and a unique skin care and makeup line that is 100% organic. We can personally attest to how luxurious their products are and we are excited to see that they have started custom mixing organic foundation. I love their lipstick and would recommend a pedicure from Michelle to anyone who wants to feel true happiness. The shop is open from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Monday though Friday!

Noir Leather- Looking for something special for the naughty little freak in your life? Noir has a large selection of leather clothing and fun sex toys for every kind of couple. They are open from 11 a.m. - 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 11 a.m. 'til 10 p.m. this Friday!
Rail and Anchor 

Rail and Anchor- This upscale home goods store is located in Royal Oak Michigan, walking distance from Scout. They are open from 11 a.m. 'til 8 p.m. this Monday through Friday.

Found Sound- Found Sound carries a wide selection of new and used records. They are open from 11 a.m. until 8 p.m. all week and they have gift cards if you are not sure what to get!


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