Come one come all to the Second Annual GMRENCEN Holiday Headquarters! Don’t stress over holiday gift giving, Holiday Headquarters is your one-stop pop-up shop destination. ‘Tis the season for giving, receiving, and of course, shopping. Holiday Headquarters has more than 15 local businesses set up in the GMRENCEN on Level 1 in Tower 300 (near the AT&T and Verizon kiosks). For two weeks vendors will showcase a variety of gift options in the GMRENCEN from 11 a.m.-5 p.m.to ease your holiday shopping stress.
Check out the vendors:
Week 1 December 5-9
Detroit Denim Co. crafts handmade men’s jeans manufactured in Detroit by Detroiters using the finest quality components, all sources from American companies.
Detroit Scroll makes Detroit history into art using original Detroit bus roll signs from the ‘40s and ‘50s to create apparel, glassware, stationary and gifts.
Germack Coffee Roasting Company offers espresso, coffee and tea of the highest quality, roasted and brewed in Detroit.
Motor City Brick creates works of art from materials found in Detroit historic homes and factories.
Pewabic Pottery is a non-profit company striving to enrich lives with pottery. They are innovators and artists, creating special pieces made of clay art.
The Blu Kitchen offers traditional macarons in delicious non-traditional flavors.
The Mighty Mitten sells art inspired by scenes from all around the mitten state and is artist owned and operated.
The Peacock Room Offers vintage-inspired apparel and accessories for women, perfect for a holiday wardrobe.
Two Stix 5 Stones specializes in original handmade knit fashion items, accessories and art. Creations are limited edition and one-of-a-kind with fibers of cotton, rayon, wool and silk.
Week 2 December 12-16
3Dogs1Cat provides unique, eclectic and affordable merchandise in a welcoming, relaxing and friendly environment. 3Dogs1Cat provides the highest quality pet merchandise from local craftsmen, artist and trusted, established vendors.
Bath Savvy Naturals offer a healthier alternative for our skin by creating all-natural body creams, oil blends, sugar scrubs to pamper your skin. Perfect for the cold, dry winter air.
Cyberoptix Tie Lab has thousands of Michigan handmade design to choose from – or create a one-of-a-kind tie.
The Detroit Marshmallow Co. creates fluffy, handcrafted marshmallow treats everyone is sure to love.
Good People Popcorn is a family-owned gourmet popcorn shop offering a variety of flavors from caramel and cheese mix to white cheddar salsa.
McClary Bros. uses locally-sourced produce to create handcrafted drinking vinegars, traditionally known as “shrubs” that make quality mixers for sodas and cocktails.
Rebel Nell started with the sole purpose of employing, educating and empowering disadvantaged women in Detroit. Rebel Nell makes jewelry from unique local materials, while providing a transitional opportunity for women in Detroit.
Sassy Fashion Couture specializes in cute, fun clothing shoes, handbags and accessories that caters to women of all sizes.
Woodward Throwbacks is a reclaimed wood company salvaging wood found in Detroit during bike rides, walks or city drives. This company handcrafts bottle openers, beer carriers, signs, kitchen décor, furniture and more.
After you shop until your heart’s content, don’t worry about wrapping your gift—we have you covered! Complimentary gift wrapping is available during Holiday Headquarters, Monday –Friday from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Are you excited about this year’s Holiday Headquarters? Let us know what you bought in the comment section.