Walk into Mexicantown Bakery in Southwest Detroit, past Serafina’s famous Rum Cake, keep going past the cinnamon buñuelos, and you will find beautifully embossed Mexicantown coffee mugs sitting on a shelf. I mean, who doesn’t love a coffee mug? Especially if the mug triggers a connection to friends and happy memories. If you need a stocking stuffer for the coffee lover in your life or for someone who carries that Mexicantown pride, this is the perfect gift for you. Mexicantown Bakery at 4300 Vernor Hwy, Detroit, MI 48209.
Detroit Aztec Tattoos
This holiday season, give a gift that will last a lifetime. Get your loved one, family, or friend a tattoo by Master Tattoo Artist Cruz Castellanos or any of his guys down at the Detroit Aztec Tattoos. From Traditionalism to realism or Chicano style, there’s no other spot you should be getting a Tattoo.
Book in advance or go for a walk-in. Don’t know what you want? No worries; you’ll be inspired by all the artistry shown from wall to wall in Castellanos’s shop.
Detroit Aztec Tattoos is located at 6410 Michigan Ave., Detroit, MI 48210
El Popo Market
Are you looking for the perfect Christmas Ornament this Navidad? Christmas ornaments are fun, practical, and affordable, but finding an ornament rooted in Mexican or Latino culture is hard to find. Well, look no further; at El Popo Market on Bagley, you can find Mexican cornhusk angels and nativity scenes handcrafted by folk artists in Mexico, as well as mini palm leaf piñata’s, and hand-painted esferas. These unique ornaments have deep indigenous meanings, such as good luck, protection, healing, and overall health. El Popo Market 3438 Bagley St, Detroit, MI 48216
Show friends and family you care this holiday season by giving them the gift of wellness. Florbella Salon on Michigan Ave. is the ultimate Southwest Detroit destination for those seeking spa and beauty rejuvenation, including plant stem cell treatment, eyebrow services, and top-notch skin and facial treatments like Fibroblast treatment. Florbella Salon is undoubtedly your one-stop-shop for all your beauty needs. Gift a mother-to-be’ with a prenatal massage or a loved one with a therapeutic, relaxing, and revitalizing experience. This holiday season, give your loved ones the gift of luxury with Florbella Salon’s exceptional services. Florbella Salon 6162 Michigan Ave, Detroit, MI 48210
Holidays are not only for receiving gifts but for giving as well; become a donating change-maker this holiday season and help support VidaAfrolatina, a Black women’s solution for eliminating violence and promoting healing in Latin America. As a token of appreciation, those who donate $75 or more will receive a stunning graphic tee celebrating Afro-Latina heroines of Latin America. This is an excellent opportunity to give back, make a difference during the holiday season, and pick up a cool graphic tee or gift for someone special—or yourself.
Seven Leguas Western Wear
A gift from Seven Leguas Western Wear is a gift within itself. At Seven Leguas, a renowned neighborhood staple specializing in high-quality western wear, finding the perfect cowboy hat – the latest accessory trend to grace the runways, will not be an issue. While Cowboy hats have crossed over into the mainstream, there is no need to go to the mall; the Seven Leguas collection includes a wide range of beautifully crafted hats. From a woven straw hat to a Stetson-style felt hat, there are a wide variety of items that are perfect for gifting. You can rely on quality and craftsmanship to make a lasting impression with your gift this holiday season.
Seven Leguas Western Wear 7139 Vernor Hwy, Detroit, MI 48209 https://el7leguasdetroit.com/
Viva La Vida Imports
Take a quick trip to Detroit’s Eastern Market to find Viva La Vida, a Mexican Imports boutique filled with Mexican art and crafts. Business partners Diana Miranda and Paola Portillo personally shop in indigenous communities for handmade home decor, jewelry, and accessories authentically crafted by Mexican artisans. Give a beautifully painted tequila set, including a decanter and four shot glasses for the tequila enthusiast in your family. For that prima who loves to cook, check out the collection of embroidered flower aprons. And for your fashionista younger sister, an embossed leather handbag will have her styling. Viva La Vida is the perfect place to find one-of-a-kind colorful gifts for your loved ones this holiday season. Viva La Vida Imports 2510 Market St Suite B, in Eastern Market Detroit, MI 48207