A5 Holiday Shopping Guide for HIM


A5 Holiday Shopping Guide for HIM

Whoever HE is, get him something special for the holidays at our favorite Detroit shopping spots.

Don’t miss out on our massive holiday giveaway! One lucky winner will get some of our holiday favorites. Scroll to the bottom of the page to enter.

HUGH // 4240 Cass Ave
Hugh is rooted in a classic modern aesthetic, but caters to contemporary lifestyles. We sell an always rotating selection of housewares, personal accessories, and gifts, as well as furniture and lighting.
This ice mold makes one extra large, crystal clear ice cube, perfect for a pour of your favorite spirit or craft cocktail.
These elegant clocks feature a precision quartz movement, motion sensor light, a classic bell alarm tone and snooze function that can be repeated up to five times. Made of high-quality ABS plastic and impact-proof artificial glass.
A distinguished glassware series that combines the classic appeal of cut crystal with the durability and ease of titanium crystal.
52 cards with information on the origins of beer brewing, beer styles and facts. The Beer Deck is chock-full of helpful information that will help transform you from enthusiast to aficionado in no time. Also a fully playable deck of cards.

DETROIT BARBERS // 2000 Michigan Ave.
Detroit Barbers, offers old-school services and every day grooming products in Corktown.
Detroit Barbers style goes with you in this gift set. It contains a wide-handled safety razor, double-edged razor blades, a 1 ounce shave oil, a 4 ounce bar shave soap and a gym style canvas toiletry bag to keep it all in!
The kit features .5 ounce versions of the most popular fragrances suitable for men or women: Cedar, Leather and Pine; Jasmine and Sandlewood; Oakmoss and Grapefruit and Tobacco and Musk. Dab it on your wrists, pop a travel-friendly tin in your bag and you’re set for the day.
Including a Pocket Comb, 4 oz. Beard Wash, 1 oz. Beard Oil, 0.5 oz. Beard Balm and a 0.25 oz. Moustache Wax (unscented). Experience the irresistible scent of oak moss and grapefruit – as Beard Oil, Beard Wash and Beard Balm – in this essential pack for Detroit’s man on the go (and who isn’t anyway?)
includes a Safety Razor, Double Edged Razor Blades, 1 oz. Shave Oil and a 4 oz. Bar Shave Soap. Start your morning with the essentials – and look your best all year.

UNDER ARMOUR // 1201 Woodward Ave
Activewear brand known for its apparel, shoes & accessories designed for sports & fitness.
Inspired by Tom Brady, we’ve created the world‘s most advanced sleep system that actually rebuilds your body while you rest. The key is the print on the inside of the Athlete Recovery Sleepwear, which leverages the power of Far Infrared.
The reason we made this is simple: our golfers wanted a way to extend their season without having to wear a bulky, restrictive coat. What we ended up with goes way beyond the course. It feels like a lightweight sweater, keeps rain off like a jacket, and has a look that you can wear just about anywhere.
Introducing Threadborne Fleece. Imagine the softest, most comfortable fleece you have. This is better. And it also wicks sweat, dries fast, stretches…all the things you expect when it comes to UA.

The Detroit Mercantile Co is a one-of-a-kind retail experience in the historic Eastern Market. We offer a broad assortment of (strictly USA-made) new & vintage goods.
American Optical has been making eyewear to U.S. military specifications since World War I. This classic style is called “Pilot” because it is (to this day) the gold standard of classic mil-spec eyewear for U.S. pilots. Case included.
Auto City beer was established at 8214 McDougall Avenue in Hamtramck, Michigan in 1911 and was one of over 70 local breweries in operation before prohibition. This label  was in use from 1933 until Auto City ceased operations for the last time in 1942.
Made in Detroit. Salt-glazed porcelain beer stein.
Built using traditional blacksmithing tools and techniques. The result is an heirloom-quality garden tool that you won’t want to take your hands off of! Hand-forged metal set into a walnut handle makes a set of Fisher Blacksmithing hand-forged garden tools. Tools ship in decorative burlap bag.
Iconic Case brand knives (like all Detroit Mercantile items) are proudly made in the USA.

THE D STRING // 1525 Adelaide St
The D String is more than a music store, it’s a community space in Eastern Market. Go in for your gift and stay for a jam session.
VOX Headphone Amps // $43
Plug in your instrument and your headphones into the AMPlug and you’re the only one hearing your greatness
3D Tapestries by Sunshine Joy // $32-$42
Providing flair for any room as a bed, table or window covering or wall hanging. 60×90 and 85×100
Guitar Grips  //$40-$44
A human hand replica that holds your guitar securely on your wall, away from possible damage but easily accessible for an impromptu show for your friends. Made in Michigan in Male or Female in a variety of colors
Lava Lamps // $19 – $100
The same cool, glowing, undulating lamps your parents had in the 70s
Unique Guitar Straps // $30-$65
Shoulder straps are made (in Michigan) from the same ribbon fabrics as many of your favorites 70s artists straps. Detroit Manufacturing straps are made from seat belt material and boast a map and name of the city on them.


BONOBOS // 1417 Woodward Ave
Brick-&-mortar branch of the online retailer, featuring stylish menswear & in-store fittings.
With its hint of comfortable stretch and passport pocket, this first-class wool blazer is made for going places
All-purpose cotton chinos with 2% stretch for extra comfort and mobility
A textured waffle henley with the warmth of wool and the luxury of cashmere

MOOSEJAW //  1275 Woodward Ave
Outfitter featuring a selection of apparel, footwear & accessories for sports & outdoor recreation.
A staple down jacket that’s incredibly well built and even has ethical sourced down! It looks great with everything, especially good for hiking, skiing, or anything in the backcountry.
 It’s warm. It’s waterproof. And of course it comes with a balaclava face mask and bottle opener! Great for skiing and great for cold windy cities like Detroit you can’t go wrong with a buy like this.
Everybody who works at Moosejaw owns one of these and swears by it. Not a full winter jacket but this piece runs from very low temps all the way up to the 50’s and 60’s. On top of that it’s mesh side panels make it fantastic for skiing or any other winter activity.
Super stylish and super warm. This jacket keeps out the wind and especially the cold. A hip length with 675 fill power white goose down this jacket will keep you warm all winter and last you a lifetime and a half.
You gotta have a fuzzy fleece jacket! This is sherpa style fleece jacket is so cozy, plus the kangaroo style pocket is great for storing all sorts of things.

WILL LEATHER GOODS // 4120 2nd Ave
WILL delivers a collection of bags, belts and leather accessories that are uniquely American. They have rugged good-looks, thoughtful functionality, and top-quality materials inherent to artisan craftsmanship.
Handcrafted with full grain, vegetable tanned Italian leather – the Lieutenant is a classic, timeless piece that never goes out of style.
The Mt. Hood Collection is an outdoor-inspired collection of bags that combine performance-related materials with modern technology.
Hank Satchel // $450
The perfect size for the on-the-go work lifestyle, the Hank melds functionality and durability together making the ultimate utilitarian satchel.
 Two distinct sections open beautifully with Swiss Riri zippers; allowing him to divide your toiletries as needed.
An ultra-strong magnetic clip on the exterior for folded bills; interior has five interior card slots and our embossed gold foil logo.


An amazing selection of bottled and canned beer, cider and meads are available, but we also have a bar in the back to provide draft beer for growlers to go.
The Bruery 10 Lords A Leaping // $11.49
Wassail is known for warmth and spices. The tenth verse of our Twelve Beers of Christmas™ saga goes leaps and bounds beyond a traditional winter warmer, drawing inspiration from the dark, spiced ales from Belgium and our love for experimental brewing in SoCal. 10 Lords-A-Leaping is a dark imperial wit ale featuring 10 different spices – coriander, orange peel, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, allspice, mace, anise, dried apples and cloves, which complement the spiced notes imparted from the yeast and prance upon the rich, dark fruited character of the specialty malts.
8 Degrees Plato Joe Louis T-Shirt // $20.00
Rock your Detroit beer pride with an 8 Degrees Plato Joe Louis T-shirt. Grey shirt in a variety of sizes.
8 Degrees Plato Growler // $7.99
Something every great beer drinker needs in their repertoire. Fill this 64oz glass container in our store or at one of Michigan’s fantastic breweries.
Anchor Christmas Ale // $9.99 6 pack
This is the forty-third annual “Our Special Ale” from the brewers at Anchor. It is sold only from early November to mid-January. The ale’s recipe is different every year, as is the tree on the label, but the intent with which we offer it remains the same: joy and celebration of the newness of life.
Spiegelau Tulip Glass // $8.99
Is there any better way to drink beer than out of a glass specially created for it? This crystal glass is shaped to enhance the aroma of the beer while the open mouth allows for an intense release of flavors

JOHN VARVATOS // 1500 Woodward Ave
Designer clothing retailer, stocking its own line of men’s fashions, including leather jackets.
Reference classic biker style through a modern perspective in this new moto jacket
Ultra-sleek black hues are purposely faded to give these Bowery Jeans an authentically lived-in look and feel
This sleek and streamlined crewneck sweater has been uniquely printed from the inside-out for rich hues and an authentically vintage-inspired appearance Spun from a luxurious and lightweight silk and cashmere-blend, the handsome silhouette dons unique shoulder detailing and a refined neckline.

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A5 Holiday Shopping Guide for HIM

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