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 gifts for her.
By Lindsay Schey
Insider Tip: If you give her a clutch or bag, stock it with some of her favorite things — candies, a mini version of her favorite perfume, a little love note or drawing from the kids. It doesn’t have to be expensive, just include a few little things to show you really thought of her when putting together her gift.
The ultra-luxe Morgan Lane STRIPED SILK PAJAMA TOP ($350) AND BOTTOM ($288) will make her feel like the queen that she is, all year-round. Saks Fifth Avenue, 2901 W. Big Beaver Road, Troy. 248-643-9000. saksfifthavenue.com.
This WOMEN CHANGING THE WORLD BOOK SET ($225) is a trio of books to inspire and honor all women. It comes with a special watercolor and calligraphy book wrap that makes it perfect to display front and center on a bookshelf. juniperbooks.com.
Bring on the snow! The comfy and practical Sorel LEXI WEDGE BOOT ($170) you’ve seen all around town is back in trendy camo this season. Sundance Shoes, 235 S. Old Woodward Ave., 248-385-5960.
This new Shinola SHEARLING TOTE ($795) is the perfect winter bag with its cozy wool body, roomy interior and optional crossbody strap. Handcrafted in the Detroit design studio. Shinola, 441 W. Canfield St., Detroit. 313-285-2390. shinola.com.
This unique 14-karat yellow gold THREE STONE PENDANT ($950) has two Australian boulder opals, a rectangle cut watermelon tourmaline accented by diamonds and was designed exclusively for this Birmingham boutique. My House of Style, 574 N. Old Woodward Ave., Birmingham. 248-594-7776.
The budget-friendly price tag and festive fabric make this Katie Loxton VALENTINA VELVET CLUTCH ($42) a no-brainer gift for her. Talulah Belle, 307 Main St., Rochester. 248-453-5054. talulahbelle.com.
These authentic ART DECO BABOUCHE SLIPPERS ($50) are made in Morocco and perfect for the artistic woman in your life. Mills Pharmacy + Apothecary, 1744 W. Maple Road, Birmingham. 248-644-5060. millspharmacy.com.
This Calpack FIVE-PIECE PACKING CUBE SET ($48) comes in a pretty blush color and fits perfectly into luggage, drawers, tote bags and gym bags. She’ll wonder how she lived without them. calpaktravel.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.