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7 Stocking Stuffers to Support Detroit in a Small Yet Special Way

Stocking Stuffers Can Be Just as Surprising as the Big Gifts, and We Can Support Local!

SHOP LOCAL THIS HOLIDAY SEASON
Stocking stuffers are your chance to gift something truly personalized. This Cyber Monday, don’t go completely crazy over big-name brands. The holidays are moving in, so you best get a move on those last-minute gifts! Detroitisit’s Gift Guide 2021 is here once again to save the insanity of shopping at a million places or doing a bunch of online searches just for one average gift. These stocking stuffers are sure to put a shocking smile on your favorite people.
This week, Detroitisit rounded up local Detroit businesses to help you find a compact gift that’ll get a big reaction out of people, especially if they’re used to finding the same things insider their stockings. Explore these stocking stuffer ideas all inspired by the creative action in Detroit.

 

BRIGHTLY TWISTED

brightlytwisted socks

SOCKS AT BRIGHTLYTWISTED

Brightlytwisted has some holiday specials to keep you covered this holiday season. These stocking stuffers are traditional with a twist. Give a merry and bright gift idea that is as simple as a cool pair of cozy and soft socks. Who said just one? A set of six surprise colors and unisex styles are personally selected by one of their dyers. Stocking stuffers that include socks are definitely a universal item.  If socks aren’t their jam, you should search their Large Canvas Pouch (approximately 10” x 8.5”) or the Velvet Pouch. 

 

 

TWO STIX 5 STONES

Signature Funky Chic Hat

TWO STIX 5 STONES

Two Stix 5 Stones is as funky as the name suggests. This chic online shop specializes in fine knitwear made using the highest quality ethically sourced exotic fibers for men, women, and children. The site also has handmade semi-precious stone accessories These luxury items can be recognized from a distance because of their unique appearance. Beanies seem to be all the rage lately. Let your stocking stuffers venture into new styles with a Variegated Beanie/Slouchy Beanie with a Faux Fur Pom Pom. You can’t go wrong with the “Signature Funky Chic Hat.” The side fringe is like a mohawk for your hat!

 

 

TRIP WIPES

Trip wipe and trip mitt combo

MUST HAVE SANITIZERS TRIP WIPES

Trip Wipes stocking stuffers are for that friend that always has a couple of hand sanitizers on them. They’re also most likely the person that always has to be somewhere. This gift is also perfect for family members as they navigate extra safe travels this holiday season to enjoy the in-person company. Each wipe KILLS 99.9% GERMS, smells incredibly fresh, softens hands, and does what it’s supposed to! The non-toxic, citrus-scented essential oil blend was formulated, tested. Give the caring gift of cleanliness to anyone on the go.

OBJECT APPAREL

thermal short undies

PHOTO OBJECT APPAREL

Need one reason to shop local in Detroit? Well, here’s 5 to buy clothing from Object Apparel: Organic Clothing, GOTs Certified Organic Fabrics, Plant Dyes/Water-based Inks, handmade in Detroit, and no plastic packaging! Keep in mind that this process is labor-intensive, and each made-to-order item takes 1-4 weeks before it’s shipped. Underwear and socks are the underrated stocking stuffers. Shop for regular undies or get something winter-appropriate like their thermals. No matter what item you choose, it’s guaranteed to be a softer fabric than what you’re used to.

 

 

GOLDELUXE JEWELRY

goldeluxe traveler hoops

PHOTO GOLDELUXE JEWLERY

Necklaces and rings are a few of Goldeluxe Jewelry’s favorite things. Take your time selecting a couple of statement pieces. Their prairie collection is a perfect place to start for Goldeluxe stocking stuffers. Traveler Hoops ($60) will definitely turn heads. The Idyll Ring ($64) or Meadow Necklace ($68) also exudes sophistication. Each piece is an “evocation of nature and how we live in it: plaited hair, flower crowns, the idyll hours of golden fall days before winter’s hibernation.” The shine takes on new meanings in the throws of winter as we look towards things that dazzle (like tree lightings) to feel the glow.

 

ILERA APOTHECARY

face cleansing discovery set

PHOTO ILERA APOTHECARY

 ILERA Apothecary was founded in 2015 for people with dry skin due to aging, eczema, and the environment. Skin confidence is their specialty. Their Full Discovery set includes 14  trial-size jars (0.5oz/0.14g) of signature cleansers and moisturizers. It’s the perfect at-home skin hydrating and moisturizing experience. These bestselling products range from a face mask to warm scented body butter. Inside this recyclable box are 14 mini-size samples. Pack the stocking stuffers or go lighter with a face cleansing discovery set ($14.99). A gift card also goes a long way.

NVNG CLOTHING

NVNG Be Still Bucket

ACCESSOIRES BY NVNG

“Nothing Ventured, Nothing Gained” perpetually speaks to NVNG founder, Angela. Don’t miss the beginning of this inspiring Detroit brand’s journey. Creative independence is the lead motivator. Their recent first collection “23” includes tote bags and bucket hats all titled with brief encouraging mantras like the “Just Trust Bucket” ($60) and the “Be Still Tote” ($50) with themes of light and dark throughout their color schemes. Gift a $10  “Learn the Value” Patch. This piece is intended to remind reflect on the importance of diligence. It’s the perfect iron-on for your favorite jacket, pair of pants, or even a pair of boots.

 

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