Conscious Gift Ideas for Everyone On Your List
Finding the perfect gift can be time-consuming….especially if ethical standards and affordability are also in consideration. That’s why I’ve created this Holiday Gift Guide full of affordable fair trade, artisan-made and green gift ideas for everyone on your list. (Every item is under $100!)
For the Fashionista:
Holiday gifts are a unique opportunity to introduce your fashion-forward friends and family members to ethical and eco-friendly brands! Check out my Ethical Brand Guide for plenty of stylish and conscious online shops. Or, if you prefer to browse in store, take note of these tips on what to look for to ensure you’re buying high-quality clothing that will last.
For the Hostess:
‘Tis the season for soirées galore! Holiday parties and social events seem to fill up our calendars during this time of year. Say thank you to the gracious host or hostess with a simple, unique and eco-friendly gift sure to leave them with fond thoughts of you long after the party is over!
“Save the Wino” Bag | $6
For The Green Thumb:
This minimalistic, modern piece is perfect for planting indoor greenery that will liven up any living space large or small.
For the Coffee Lover:
With plenty of colors and sizes to choose from, KeepCup can be a one-stop shop for stocking stuffers that will help reduce disposable coffee cup waste. (I’d recommend getting the cork edition-the cork band material is made using recycled waste product from a wine cork manufacturer!)
Reusable Coffee Cups | $18 – $28
For the Traveler:
Gifts for the global-minded adventurer with a serious case of wanderlust.
For the Yogi:
Ethically-made wear and gear for a yogi master or a beginner looking to start up their practice in the new year. (Also consider gifting a monthly membership or a gift card to a nearby yoga studio!)
Eko Lite Yoga Mat | $68
For the Guys:
Fairly made gift ideas for the men in your life:
100% Human Unisex Crew | $22 ($5 goes towards the ACLU)
Handmade Dopp Kit | $98
Ethically-Made VEJA Canvas Sneakers | 75 EUR
And for wrapping it all up!
Don’t forget about the details! Wrap up all these wonderful eco and artisan-made gifts with re-usable totes as gift bags, or if you’re using a box, this handprinted wrapping paper from Accompany is a beautiful choice.
Recycled Cotton Tags | $6