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Stroll Seasonal Shops for Specialty Gifts

Whether you’re window shopping or on a spree, the Downtown Detroit Markets at Cadillac Square are sure to have things you’ve just got to get. This season’s 18 curated local small businesses sell specialty apparel, accessories, jewelry, bath products, home décor, children's toys, pet goods, books and snacks. Stroll the 18 shops to find one-of-a-kind gifts for anyone, even yourself!

The Markets are open:

Wednesday and Thursday 11am-8pm

Friday and Saturday 11am-10pm

Sunday 11am-7pm

See more spots to shop in downtown Detroit at the Open Business Directory.

3 Dogs 1 Cat carries products for pets and their people. The line for dogs and cats includes Detroit-branded collars, treats and toys made in America and trendy apparel. The line for animal lovers includes pet-themed gifts, Detroit-inspired accessories and home décor.

Abode Impressions specializes in creating hand-painted and hand-poured home décor. The line includes decorative trays, coasters and other home accessories. The brand is committed to designing new quality products every month, and no two items are the same.

Bow-Aholic Bowtique handcrafts quality hair bows using vegan leather and glitter. In addition, the shop sells T-shirts, jewelry and a variety of accessories. Many products are paired up in packages for “Mommy and me," and custom items are available.

Detroit Hustles Harder has a goal of helping promote the community through collaboration and quality merchandising. Partnering with local artists and small businesses, the brand creates products that represent a true expression of Detroit. The line include shirts, jackets, hats, bags and home goods.

Detroit Man & Woman Collection specializes in Detroit-inspired apparel. The line includes T-shirts, sweatshirts and accessories, as well as onesies for babies. In addition, the brand creates custom items that invite any client’s personal expression.

Ferosh the Label is a women’s lifestyle apparel brand, curated with modern boho fashion and mixes of young contemporary. Complementing the clothes, the line includes shoes and accessories. The brand is committed to uniqueness, quality and affordability.

Good Cakes and Bakes makes and serves sweet treats that are fresh and wholesome. Along with signature cakes, the bakery's specialties include cookies, muffins, breakfast breads and other pastries. Cakes can be customized for celebrations, with available vegan and organic options.

KEPT Jewelry is a sophisticated and affordable collection of necklaces and earrings. The pieces are handmade with modern designs, appropriate as presents and for everyday wear. The line includes items crafted from brass and acetate with semiprecious stones.

Little High Flyers curates a collection of unique children's items, including apparel, accessories, footwear, books, toys, and décor. The products are eco-friendly, socially conscious and sourced from small, women-owned businesses around the world.

MuskOx provides quality apparel for modern adventurous men. The products are durable, thoughtfully designed and made to be worn from the office to the outdoors. The line includes shirts, pants, outerwear and hats. The company donates a portion of its proceeds to wildlife conservation groups.

New Millenium Books is a distributor of multicultural titles in fiction and nonfiction for children, teens and adults. The company upholds a diverse and inclusive readership and strives to provide its audience with information, education and adventure.

Noble Soap Gallery creates handmade soaps and personal care products that are vegan and free of palm oil, with pure essential oils as scents. The line includes shampoo bars, shaving soaps, body balms and deodorants. Committed to sustainability, the company uses biodegradable packaging when possible.

Nuts About Detroit is the only nut business that roasts in house locally in Michigan. Using just the finest nuts, the company also offers unique chocolates, dried fruits, holiday tins and trays mixed with cashews, pistachios and more.

POST offers handmade goods while sharing skills of the trade at workshops and events. The line includes home décor, bath and body items, jewelry and apparel. The company sources more than 300 brands for products, 75% of which are made in Michigan and 90% of which are made by women-owned businesses.

Preva Body is a community-based beauty supply shop committed to creating all-natural, vegan and organic products. The brand specializes in handmade, whipped shea butter products that nourish skin with natural moisturizers and protectants. The line includes handmade soaps and body butters.

The Vintage Wick provides a luxury candle experience combining the beauty of vintage-style glassware and all-natural, vegan, hand-poured coconut wax. The candles are made to be refilled and enjoyed for years. The line includes one-of-a-kind, eco-friendly home décor, incense and smudge sticks.

Waffle Cabin serves slopeside-inspired Belgian waffles to warm you up and fill you up. The optional chocolate topping makes the toasty treat extra sweet. Available to take home are the brand’s prepackaged waffles and signature pearl sugar, as well as whimsical waffle wear.

Whimsy & Wine specializes in handmade wooden home décor and do-it-yourself craft kits. Many of the pieces have seasonal and local (Detroit and Michigan) themes and sayings. In addition to the products carved from wood, the line includes ceramic mugs and marble cutting boards.