Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Hip's Local Guide to Last Minute Father's Day Shopping

Father's Day is right around the corner so we wanted to put together a list of great local places to pick up something special for dad before this Sunday, June 18th!

Hugh- This cool boutique in midtown caters to the classic bachelor pad style. They have a very unique curated collection of men's gifts in a variety of price points.

Downtown Detroit Bike Shop (also in Ferndale) - This bike shop has a bike for everyone from the beginner to the most advanced rider. They are also super friendly and helpful which makes bike shopping for dad a whole lot easier!

Third Wave Music- There's finally a music store in the city! Third Wave carries a wide selection of new and used instruments, and they repair the broken stuff!

Shinola- Shinola made a name for themselves by making watches that were constructed right here in Detroit, but they have expanded their brand and become a luxury line that offered lots of cool gift ideas like leather belts, journals, bicycles and more. You can check out their merchandise in person in Midtown Detroit, or cop something from their outlet store at Great Lakes Crossing, They also have a great online store that can express ship something anywhere you need it to go!

The Detroit Mercantile Company-
The DMC features a large collection of new and vintage items that are curated by owners of the shop. They have a wide selection of vintage memorabilia as well as new Michigan made items. This is the perfect place to browse around for something for inspiration. There is something for everyone in the shop so you won't go home empty handed!

NOJO Kicks-
Want to impress a sneaker lover? Take them to NOJO in Downtown Detroit. NOJO is known around the world for its unique sneaker collection. If there is a unique pair of kicks that you have had your heart set on, there is a good chance they can help you get your hands on them!

City Bird/ Nest- City Bird and Nest are located next door to each other in Midtown and they are both owned by the same set of siblings. Both stores feature a curated collection of locally made items and small gifts. There are 1,000s of handmade cards to help you correctly express your feelings and lots of cool items that celebrate living in the mitten state.

Found Sound (Ferndale)/ UHF Records (Royal Oak)-
Pick up a new or used record for dad to rock out to!

Peninsulas- This little hidden gem houses the biggest collection of Michigan merchandise that we have ever seen.  If your dad has Mitten State pride, you will find something special that celebrates Michigan!

Eldorado General Store- This cool shop on Michigan Avenue offers up vintage finds and a curated selection of locally made goods.
Henry the Hatter-This place has the perfect hat for every head. It has been a Detroit institution
intuition since 1893!


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