Here are some of the most popular holiday gifts received among teens this past holiday season


The halls have been decked, the Hanukkah candles lit, and every downtown-Birmingham tree swaddled in string lights. While the holiday season in suburban Detroit is coming to an end, those across the area are still marveling over their gifts. From electronics to beauty products, here are some of the most popular products teenagers unwrapped during the 2022 holiday season.


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These casual, comfy shoes can be dressed both up, and down. With a variety of different colors and variations, they make for a solid kick back shoe, and comfy alternative when on the go. Some of the more popular styles this year include Ultra Mini Ugg Boots and The Tasman Slipper.

Fear of God ‘Essentials’ Clothing

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Fear of God’s clothing line, Essentials, has become extremely popular over the past year. Their neutral and basic look has taken the fashion industry by storm. Their most popular products would be an array of affordable sweatshirts and sweatpants. Senior Avery Weishaus adores wearing her Essentials hoodie to school. “I love the quality of them and how thick they are,” Weishaus said.

Airpods Max

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In December of 2020, Apple introduced AirPods Max; the over the ear headphones designed with the same cutting edge technology as the earphones design. Two years later, and AirPods Maxs’ popularity is still on the incline. With five colors to choose from, the AirPods Max is a perfect gift for those who are musically inclined, or big travelers. 


Weighted Blanket

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These plush blankets most definitely come in handy during finals week! Weighted blankets range from five 30 pounds, and the pressure is known to mimic a therapeutic technique known as ‘pressure therapy’, according to Healthline. These blankets are popular amongst those of all ages who may be battling anxiety, ADHD, poor sleep quality, or are just looking for the feeling of a hug.


Nike Jordan Sneakers

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While Jordan has always been a popular shoe, their new additions each year to the ongoing collection provide a color and style for each and every preference. They can be styled up, or down, and this timeless shoe is quite popular during holiday gift giving season.

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Dior’s got our makeup lovers covered! In 2020 they released their Dior Addict Lip Glow Oil. The miniscule tube of gloss comes in 7 different shades, and fits perfectly in your pocket or purse. Dior takes pride in their products’ moisturizing abilities. Their website’s product description claims the gloss is “Genuine lip care infused with cherry oil, Dior Addict Lip Glow Oil instantly nourishes, protects, softens and revitalizes the lips” (Dior).


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This portable gaming console was quite popular during the pandemic, and its popularity hasn’t really decreased. With the release of newly compatible games each year, this product becomes even more appealing. While on the pricier side, this larger scale gift keeps gamers occupied for hours!