12 Days Blog Fashionista

With help from our local boutiques, we've rounded up some must-have items this holiday season! Read on for unique gift ideas, new party attire, and items to add to your Christmas list!


Fashion DKv2

DK Boutique 

This women's boutiques features the latest styles from clothing brands such as 27 Miles Malibu, Driftwood Jeans, River + Sky, Lysse Leggings, Amanda Uprichard and more! In addition to clothing, DK Boutique offers a wide variety of jewelry and fashion accessories. They carry jewelry brands such as Pandora, Alex & Ani, and Mantraband. Just to name a few! We asked Jamie at DK Boutique to share a few must-have items to add to your list this year!

The Jocelyn fingerless Texty Time Mittens are dyed rex rabbit sections knit mittens. Comfy and super functional, these mittens are perfect for the fashionable girl on-the-go! Available in several different colors, these mittens are sure to top any girl's list! $52

Updated just in time for the holidays, check out the new personalized St. Joseph Pandora beads. Two types of beads, one style featuring the St. Joseph Lighthouse and the other an outline of the mitten with St. Joseph pinpointed with a heart. The other side of the beads say St. Joseph, MI. Authentic Pandora beads enameled through an authorized/recommended engraver. $65

Mantrabands are simple, elegant bracelets with a touch of delicate polish and uplifting message; promoting a lifestyle of optimism, positivity, and mindfulness. Wear your Mantraband every day as your daily reminder, affirmation, and inspiration. Mantrabands are made of stainless steel. They are adjustable and one size will fit most. They will not rust, tarnish or corrode.
Silver $25 | Gold, Rose Gold, Aurora $35

Find DK Boutique at: 213 State Street in St. Joseph, MI 49085


Fashion Friends by Design

Friends by Design

A specialty women's clothing boutique that celebrates the uniqueness of each customer! Featuring brands such as Orly of Canada, Joules, Moonlight, 3 Sisters, Diva Dolls, and more! They offer a variety of upscale brands but encourage you to reach out to them if you don't see your favorite brand listed. We talked to Susan from Friends by Design to see what items could step up our style this holiday season!

Accessories - We have everything from every day long layering necklaces to that one of a kind sparkles that makes you the center of attention! We have earrings, bracelets, and necklaces that you will love.

Handbags and wallets - The perfect gift or stocking stuffer with prices starting at just $19! We have cell phone carriers, cross body bags and totes!

Sweatshirts - Friends by Design carries Victoria's and Kunky printed sweatshirts which look great with leggings and boots. Just because it's cold outside, you can be warm and comfy in these adorable tops. 

Find Friends by Design at: 318 State Street in St. Joseph, MI 49085


Fashion Gliks


If you haven't stopped by the newest addition to downtown St. Joseph, make sure you this holiday season! Glik's offers both men's and women's fashion, shoes, boots, hats, scarves, and accessories. We asked Ann at Glik's for a few trendy gift ideas this year!

Women's Sorel Slimpack Lace II Boot - $145
Living in Michigan winter boots are an essential part of life. It's an added bonus if the boots are stylish as well as functional. The Sorel Slimpack II Lace Elk Boot has you covered. Created from rubber and leather, these waterproof boots will get you through the worst of winters.

Women's Lovestich Leopard Eyelash Cardigan - $86
Every fashionista knows that leopard print is the new black this season. This soft, eyelash cardigan with over-sized front pockets is effortlessly chic not to mention cozy.

Men's F/X Fusion Shawl Neck Sweater - $69
Take your holiday look to the next level with this classic shawl neck sweater. It's versatile style allows it to be paired with denim and boots or slacks and a button down shirt.

Men's Crevo Geoff Lace Mid Boot - $79.90
Smooth leather, supple suede and soft wool combine to give this mid-height boot a look that is as fashionable as it is comfortable.

Glik's is your ultimate holiday shopping destination. We offer the latest in men's and women's fashion, shoes, boots, jewelry, hats, scarves, and accessories. We also have gift cards available in any amount you wish. We are open 7 days a week and happily provide free gift wrapping. Follow us on Instagram @gliksstjoseph

Find Glik's at: 414 State Street in St. Joseph, MI 49085


Fashion Lanas

Lana's Boutique

This premier women's boutique features women's apparel, premium denim, gifts, shoes, and accessories. In addition to their downtown St. Joseph location, they're original store is located in Kalamazoo, MI! We asked Rysa at Lana's Boutique for some tips on how to stay warm this winter!

Love You Melon Beanies support a great cause while keeping your head nice and toasty! This apparel brand is "dedicated to giving a hat to every child battling cancer in America as well as supporting nonprofit organizations who lead the fight against pediatric cancer". 

Save the Duck Jackets are filled with Plumtech®, which is an innovative padding that replaces down feathers! These jackets are warmer, more breathable, waterproof, and machine washable. They come in a variety of styles and colors.

Find Lana's Boutique at: 400 State Street in St. Joseph, MI 49085