Retail in Detroit is expanding, reaching out to every neighborhood throughout the city. This makes it easier for Detroiters to have access to quality goods and services without having to leave the city, or even in some cases the neighborhood. Here is a curated list of new and emerging, or new to the city, businesses now located in the city of Detroit.
Crème Brûlée is brand new to the Detroit salon scene, having just hosted their grand opening on July 8th of this year. This salon is a premiere multicultural salon that looks to meet clients with diversity and inclusion by offering services to those of any hair type or need. Katrina Wilson, Crème Brûlée’s owner, has been working in the cosmetology field at age 13 and became licensed at 16. Now she is happy to work with Detroiters of all backgrounds and offer quality services within the city of Detroit.
Location: 6406 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48202
Although Xhibition has yet to open its doors to the public, the luxury streetwear retailer is beyond excited to do so in the fall, marking their third retail location. The first Xhibition store opened in Cleveland, Ohio in 2014, and has since grown in respect not only in the midwest but globally. The store will be located in the Capital Park neighborhood and will feature both men’s and women’s apparel, footwear, and home objects, all of which will be by uniquely selected designers.
Location: Inside the Farwell Building, 1251Griswold Street
Apparrallel is a retail space, creative collective, and event production company that encourages social and cultural intentionality through the eyes of creatives. The platform of Apparrallel looks to empower the LGBTQ+ community as well as BIPOC individuals and professionals in the city and is committed to environmentalism and innovation. Amber Chene, along with her business partner Rome Italy, is an artist who has worked in fashion, music, performance, and modeling. Now a proud Detroiter, Chene is excited to bring Apparrallel’s pop-up shop style shop which will feature handbags, accessories, and vintage clothing items.
Location: 1301 Broadway Detroit MI 48226
OLD SOUL VINTAGE
Business owner Mary Capicchioni began Old Soul Vintage in San Diego in 2014. Through the years Capicchioni narrowed down the boutique’s style and has brought it to Midtown Detroit. Keeping in mind one-of-a-kind items and a communal effort, Old Soul Vintage sells vintage clothing and accessories and looks to welcome other local retailers into the space as well. Old Soul Vintage’s brick-and-mortar store opened in February of this year.
Location: 3627 B Cass Ave, Detroit, MI 48201
SPOT LITE DETROIT
Spot Lite’s owners, husband and wife duo Roula David and Jesse Corey, succeeded in creating a catch-all combination community and music hub on Detroit’s Eastside. From record store to art gallery, and from bar and cafe to music venue, Spot Lite’s ambiance is impeccable and definitely a must-check-out for those involved or interested in Detroit’s music scene. Spot Lite’s music collection likes to play off of local sounds, mostly specializing in jazz, R&B, soul, and house.
Location: 2905 Beaufait St., Detroit
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