SEEN asked Birmingham resident and gifting expert Lindsay Schey, founder of thegiftinsider.com, to scour Metro Detroit and find the latest and greatest holiday gifts. See her top picks for customizable gifts!
By Lindsay Schey
Insider Tip: It’s so easy these days to customize a gift for that someone special.Just make sure to plan ahead and review the delivery cutoffs, especially for holiday orders. And don’t feel restricted to options online either.If you find that perfect robe or tote, head to local shops like Perfect Trading Co. or Brody’s, and they can personalize it.
The Tapper’s Fringe Collection 14-KARAT DIAMOND BAR PENDANT ($699) is as versatile as it gets and can easily be dressed up or down. Customize with a special date, name or initials just for her. Tappers, 6337 Orchard Lake Road, West Bloomfield. 800–337-4438. tappers.com
From fanny packs and changing pads to this WINGWOMAN LARGE TOTE ($99), the entire Oliver Thomas line makes it a breeze to personalize with their stick–on badges. Perfect Trading Co., 3643 W. Maple Road, Bloomfield Hills. 248–792-5949. perfecttradingco.
A unique gift for the whole crew, these PERSONALIZED FAMILY MUGS ($30-$180) feature the family name, year established and customized artwork that depicts each family member. uncommongoods.com.
Juniper Books is the place to shop for giftable book sets of any genre. For the chef in your life, try this PERSONALIZED COOKBOOK SET ($350) that’s bound in a color of your choice and wrapped with the recipient’s name. juniperbooks.com.
The Parker Thatch CLASSIC CLUTCH ($88) is the perfect personalized place to store makeup or daily essentials. The brand offers a range of colorful personalizable options and products. parkerthatch.com.
Don’t forget about the furry friends this holiday. Gift a PETSIES ($199), a custom stuffed animal of your pet complete with super soft faux fur and airbrushed to match the pet’s unique markings. mypetsies.com.
About The Gift Insider:
Lindsay Schey is the founder and gift expert of TheGiftInsider.com, a gifting resource that helps users find hand-selected and creative gift ideas. Lindsay scours the web, boutiques and magazines to discover the most unique and creative gift finds along with thoughtful ways to give them. In addition to curating the site, Lindsay is regularly interviewed about her favorite gift picks on morning news shows across the country, is a gift trend contributor for various publications and has been mentioned on prominent outlets including E! News, Forbes and New York Magazine.