Gifts for Grandma: 8 Lake Erie Essentials
Wrap yourself or your loved ones in CG style with these comfy classics.
Annie Linen Pant ($53), Shore Society
These light-beige, flared, sailor-style pants give you plenty of movement while still brightening up any beach ensemble. Pair it with a simple outfit, a button-down cotton top or even a casual hoodie for a day out on the water. Cleveland, shoresociety.com
ChappyWrap Blanket ($135), Erie & Anchor
The options for this royal, scallop-patterned blanket are endless. Bring it on the boat to wrap yourself in a cozy cocoon, use it as a last-minute picnic blanket on the beach or make it a centerpiece by draping it over your porch furniture. Vermilion, Ohio; erieandanchor.com
Beige Cable Knit Sweater ($68), E. Lane Boutique
You’re heading out for a night out to a winery or a restaurant patio. Or maybe you’re meeting some friends on a boat after work. You need to look chic but versatile — a simple cable knit sweater will do the trick every time. It’s a fail safe for any coastal grandma. Erie, Pa.; e-laneboutique.com
Lake Erie Cropped Sweatshirt ($45), Coastal Cleveland
Cozy and light as a feather, this is the ideal go-to sweatshirt to throw over your outfit after a long day out on the boat. Everything about this piece says “unwind,” from its soft material, simple ribbed detailing to the light blue snow-washed dye that creates a slightly distressed, lived-in texture. Cleveland, coastalcleveland.com
Beaded Rope Jewelry Bowl ($22), Bridenbaker Designs
A colorful place to throw your trinkets, keys, collected beach glass and shells or simply your jewelry after a long day. Handcrafted with soft, yet sturdy, cotton rope and secured with cork tags and with colorful beads at the edge, this bowl will become an heirloom piece in your home and family. Avon Lake, Ohio; bridenbakerdesigns.com
Shadow Stripe Jacket ($89), Fabulous Female Boutique
For an evening out on the boat when you still want to feel chic — this nautical-inspired topper matches the lake’s waves while also pairing with any other coastal grandma pieces. Sandusky, Ohio; thefabulousfemale.com
North Bass Island Soap ($4.50), Marblehead Soap Co.
Add a unique touch to your cottage’s guest room or give yourself a luxurious hand wash after a long day with this fruity smelling perfume made with coconut oil, shea butter and water lye. Marblehead, Ohio; marbleheadsoap.com
Warm Stripe Apron ($39), Cleveland Sewing Co.
Every coastal grandma needs a good apron to reach for. Made of hemp and organic cotton, this simple striped design lets you look chic while getting your hands dirty prepping a family dinner or doing some garden upkeep. Plus, there’s plenty of pockets for all your tools. Cleveland, clevelandsewingcompany.com