From the Heart

A modern take on traditional anniversary gifts for the groom
Photographs by EE Berger | Styling by Giuseppa Nadrowski

1701 Pontchartrain GMT dual, from $1,395, at Detroit Watch Company, Birmingham; 248- 321-5601; detroitwatchco.com. House-made pocket square, $65, at 1701 Bespoke, Detroit; 313-444-3680; 1701bespoke.com. Einstoffen sunglasses, $425, at Optik Birmingham, Birmingham; 248-646-6699; optikbirmingham.com. Guardian portfolio, $495, at area Shinola stores; shinola.com. Arcanum fragrance, $120 for 60ml, at Sfumato, Detroit; 313-305-144; sfumatofragrances.com. DesignWorks Ink notebook, $16, at Write Impressions, Royal Oak; 248-541-8921; writeimpressions-mi.com.


First Anniversary: Paper

Standard Issue Notebook, $17, and DesignWorks Ink hex shaped pen, $17, at Write Impressions, Royal Oak; 248-541-8921; writeimpressions-mi.com. Notebook, $105, at Neiman Marcus, Somerset Collection South, Troy; 248-643-3300; neimanmarcus.com. Blackwing pencils, $22 for set of 12, at Rail & Anchor, Royal Oak; 248-397-8985; railandanchor.com. 2020 agenda, $38, at Neiman Marcus. National Parks 2020 calendar, $13, at Rail & Anchor. Tokens & Icons map cuff links, $190, at Hugh, Detroit; 313-831-4844; thankhugh.com. Mon Carnet de Poche B6 size rough notebook, $10, at Rail & Anchor. Standard Issue portfolio, $18, at Write Impressions. Medium notebook, $22, at area Shinola stores; shinola.com. Stacking stones eraser set, $15, at Write Impressions.


Second Anniversary: Cotton

Classic taper jeans, $215, and work shirt, $175, at Detroit Denim Co., Detroit; 313-626-9216; detroitdenim.com. Socks, $35, shirt, $149, cotton pocket square, $40, and printed bow tie, $55, at dolce MODA, Birmingham; 248-399-6200; dolcemoda.com.


Third Anniversary: Leather

Bi-fold leather wallet, $40, at Detroit Denim Co., Detroit; 313-626-9216; detroitdenim.com. Lucas de Staël sunglasses, $1,700, at Optik Birmingham, Birmingham; 248-646-6699; optikbirmingham.com. Torino Leather Co. belt, $85, at St. Croix, Birmingham; 248-816-1390; stcroixshop.com. Canada Goose leather tech gloves, $125, at Neiman Marcus, Somerset Collection South, Troy; 248-643-3300; neimanmarcus.com. Journal cover, $195, at area Shinola stores; shinola.com. City Collection 313 watch, from $998, at Detroit Watch Company, Birmingham; 248-321-5601; detroitwatchco.com. Guardian briefcase, $895, at area Shinola stores. Goodman Brand sneakers, $198, at Good Neighbor, Detroit; 313-788-7800; shopgoodneighbor.com. Leather luggage tag, $45, at Detroit Denim Co. Alfa Clip keychain, $54, at Good Neighbor.


Fourth Anniversary: Flowers

Printed ties, $125 each, at 1701 Bespoke, Detroit; 313-444-3680; 1701bespoke.com. Siren Song fragrance, $90 for 60ml, Sfumato, Detroit; 313-305-1442; sfumatofragrances.com. Blazer, $399, and wool printed pocket squares, $50 each, at dolce MODA, Birmingham; 248-399-6200; dolcemoda.com. 45 leather gardenia candle, $20, at Hugh, Detroit; 313-831-4844; thankhugh.com. Cyberoptix Tie Lab scarf, $44, at Well Done Goods, Detroit; 313-404-2053; welldonegoods.com.


Fifth Anniversary: Wood

Gentleman’s Hardware, $47, at Rail & Anchor, Royal Oak; 248-397-8985; railandanchor.com. Money clip and cuff link set, $69, at dolce MODA, Birmingham; 248-399-6200; dolcemoda.com. Nambe twist coaster set, $105, at Neiman Marcus, Somerset Collection South, Troy; 248-643-3300; neimanmarcus.com. José Regueiro bar board, $70, at Nora, Detroit; 313-831-4845; noramodern.com. Survival Instinct fragrance, $90 for 60ml, at Sfumato, Detroit; 313-305-1442; sfumatofragrances.com. Opinel pocket knife, $25, at Rail & Anchor, Royal Oak; 248-397-8985; railandanchor.com. Cyberoptix Tie Lab woodgrain silk ties, $45 each, at Well Done Goods, Detroit; 313-404-2053; welldonegoods.com. Omega S-brush, $16, at Rail & Anchor. Tray, $250, at Nora. Andrée Jardin x clotaire, $28, at Rail & Anchor. Chrome Hearts sunglasses, $2,090, at Optik Birmingham, Birmingham; 248-646-6699; optikbirmingham.com.

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