Top 25 Ethical and Fair Trade Gifts Under $150 for Everyone on Your List | 2024 Gift Guide

Fair Trade Gifts

Shopping for fair trade gifts just got a whole lot easier. As an online destination for ethically elevated goods, we source responsibly made goods across a diverse array of categories to make ethical shopping as simple as possible.

Let us help you find artisan-made and fairly traded goods for everyone on your list. In this curated guide, we’ve selected a few of our favorite fair trade gifts for her, for him, and for the home. 

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Affordable Fair Trade Gifts for the Home

1. Korissa Amari Loop Basket Set in Natural — $58

This beautiful, two-toned basket set is the perfect vessel for holding plants, fruits, trinkets, and more. Handcrafted by Fair Trade artisans in Bangladesh, each basket is sustainably made using natural seagrass and jute, and colored using natural dyes. KORISSA ensures their artisans receive living wages and education and health care opportunities.

2. Korissa Bread Warmer + Basket — $59 - $74

This terracotta bread warmer featuring a handcrafted seagrass and jute wool basket inspires cozy vibes as soon as it hits the table. The epitome of the perfect blend of functionality and style, this terracotta warmer can be used to keep fresh baked bread warm and toasty, or as a beautiful tray to compliment any kitchen counter. Fair Trade artisans in Bangladesh handcraft each basket, ensuring quality and durability so it can be enjoyed for years to come

3. Coyuchi Reyes Waffle Blanket in Hazel — $148

Made from GOTS organic cotton, this waffle blanket features a unique texture while providing warmth and comfort. Coyuchi is a member of the Textile Exchange, a founding brand in the Sustainable Textile Coalition, and a supporter of the Chetna Organic Farming Cooperative. Their products are exclusively made from fair trade and earth-first manufacturers who use organic cotton and responsibly sourced linen.

4. KAZI Fringed Taupe Geo Coasters — $30

Truly a great gift for anyone, this handcrafted 100% natural sisal and sweet grass adds beautiful texture to any table. Artisans in Rwanda hand-make every coaster using a sustainable, low-impact process that incorporates heritage craft techniques that have been passed down for generations. KAZ is a member of the Fair Trade Federation and implements fair trade practices across their organization.

5.  KAZI All Natural Teal Gourd Birdhouse — $38

Shopping for the bird lover in your life? Look no further than KAZI’s All Natural Teal Gourd Birdhouse! It’s hand-woven in Ghana using elephant grass and colored with organic dyes, ensuring the birds that inhabit this home won’t be exposed to harmful chemicals. 

KAZI is a member of the Fair Trade Federation and uses fair trade practices in their organization. Their products are made from locally sourced natural materials, native to Africa, that are readily available to their artisans — like natural fibers of sisal and sweetgrass. KAZI also reinvests their profits to alleviate poverty across rural Africa by developing training initiatives that teach farmers to become artisans and build upon existing craftspeople’s skill sets.

6. Coyuchi Pismo Blanket — $118

Available as a throw or in bedding sizes, this GOTS certified organic cotton blanket features geometric detailing to add extra softness and texture to any living space. Each blanket is stone washed for maximum softness and light- to mid-weight, making it the ideal companion for snuggling up during the cooler months.

7. Casa Amarosa Velvet Round Throw Pillow in Pistachio Green — $79

This incredibly soft, ethically made round cotton throw pillow can be used as a decorative accent pillow or as an extra seat on the floor. Casa Amarosa is a women-led, POC-owned brand who works with artisans in India to make their chi and modern bohemian items. They work with Fair Trade Certified and Good Weave Certified partners to ensure fair wages and safe working conditions for their artisan partners. 

8. Coyuchi Sonoma Textured Apron — $58

For the baking lover or hostess with the mostest in your life, this 100% GOTS-certified organic cotton apron is a much-needed upgrade from your typical apron. Featuring deep pockets for safely stowing away all the necessities and adjustable ties, this durable, textured apron will be enjoyed for years. 

Want to learn more about GOTS certifications? Read more on Made Trade Magazine! 

9. Azizi Life Bariku Woven Bowls — $54

Made to elegantly adorn any surface, this thoughtfully handcrafted bowl is made with ethically sourced natural sisal fibers by artisans in Rwanda. It’s perfect for holding fruit, bread, or seasonal decorative bowl fillers. Azizi Life is a member of the Fair Trade Federation and each of their products helps support the local development of multiple communities across Africa. 

10. KAZI Black + White Cake Stand — $90

This sisal and sweetgrass cake stand beautifully elevates your countertops and desserts with its handwoven design and organic dyes. Artisans in Rwanda handcraft each piece with care, making each cake stand unique. KAZI reinvests their profits to expand artisan development through training initiatives. 

Affordable Fair Trade Gifts for Her

11. MZ Made Natural Chevrons Wool Crossbody Bag — $119

This wool crossbody bag is a tried and tested accessory to seamlessly compliment any outfit while easily toting all your everyday essentials. Each bag is handcrafted by master Zapotec artisans in Oaxaca, Mexico using 100% premium wool and features a black cotton lining and an interior pocket for storage.

12. Korissa Nadi Jute Tote Bag in Blue — $82

Stylish, functional, and a great everyday bag when you’re on the go, this handwoven jute bag is sustainably handmade by Fair Trade artisans in Bangladesh. KORISSA creates high-quality and timeless products with social and environmental responsibility in mind. Their artisans use heritage crafting techniques to make beautiful products from jute, an affordable, biodegradable, pollution-free natural fiber.

13. LIKHÂ Long Mother of Pearl Geometric Earrings — $35

Available in four gorgeous colors, these geometric mother of pearl earrings elevate any outfit it’s paired with. Each piece is hand-carved, cut, and polished by master artisans.

Want to learn more about ethical jewelry? Learn more on Made Trade Magazine! 

14. Yewo Mbale 14k Gold Necklace — $52

Handcrafted with responsibly sourced and recycled metals, this 14k gold-plated brass necklace blends traditional and contemporary designs to create the perfect every-day piece. Each necklace is handcrafted in a solar-powered workshop in rural Malawi, ensuring minimal environmental impact and low waste. Each of Yewo’s employees work in safe and healthy working conditions and are paid 2-3 times the national average.

15. Yewo Chaka 14k Gold Bangle — $36

Timeless and elegant, this bracelet is made with 14k recycled gold plated brass. Each pair is handcrafted by artisans in Malawi who masterfully craft each piece in a solar-powered workshop to minimize environmental impact. Perfect for everyday wear, this classic and adjustable bangle can be stacked or worn on its own to ethically elevate any outfit.

Affordable Fair Trade Gifts for Him

16. Terra Thread Canvas Toiletry Bag — $25

This heavy-duty GOTS Certified organic cotton canvas toiletry bag is handcrafted in Kolkata, India in a Fair Trade Certified Factory. Super durable and meant to last, this toiletry bag is a great way to carry and easily organize any necessities. Purchasing from Terra Thread also supports Feeding America’s campaign to end hunger by donating meals to families and children in need. 

17. Terra Thread Knitted Unisex Beanie — $25

Made with organic and fair trade cotton and dyed with GOTS certified, low impact dyes, this knitted beanie is extremely warm and incredibly soft. Each beanie is made in a Fair Trade Certified Factory, ensuring fair pay and safe working conditions for Terra Thread’s employees.

Interested in learning more about ethical and sustainable fashion? Read more on Made Trade Magazine! 

18. Anchal Small Grid Stitch Toiletry Bag and Cross Stitch Toiletry Bag — $28 and $36

Pack all your toiletries using Anchal’s fair trade certified, handcrafted toiletry bags. Made with GOTS-certified organic cotton using traditional Kantha quilting techniques from north India, each piece exemplifies high-quality standards and is made to last for years to come.

Jenni B. says “It was just like the photo, beautifully crafted. I was surprised at how spacious it was. Definitely an added bonus for traveling.”

19. Coyuchi Unisex Waffle Robe in Shadow — $128

Made with GOTS-certified organic cotton sourced and woven in Turkey, this classic, unisex spa robe is airy, quick-drying, and extremely soft to the touch. The waffle weave fabric gets softer with every wash, making it the fair trade and organic gift that just keeps giving.

20. Passion Lilie Men's Avery Button Down Shirt — $72

Made with 100% soft and breathable organic cotton and featuring an eye-catching hand-block printed design using eco-friendly dyes, the Avery Button Down Shirt epitomizes the thoughtful blend of sustainable design and contemporary fashion. 

Affordable Fair Trade Gifts for Babies and Toddlers

21. Silk Road Bazaar Wool Baby Booties in Fish — $28.99

You’d be hard-pressed to find a cuter gift than these precious infant fish booties from Silk Road Bazaar! The mini house shoes are made with soft soles and sized for babies 0 to 12 months old.

All of Silk Road Bazaar’s booties are made from 100% locally sourced sheep’s wool by artisans earning fair wages in Kyrgyzstan.

22. Pebble Dino Rattle — $23

This hand-knit organic cotton rattle doubles as an adorable, ultra-soft, and super-huggable dinosaur plushie. Made by women artisans in Bangladesh, this rattle is handcrafted with care without the use of electricity, significantly reducing Pebble’s carbon footprint. 

23. Creative Women Aden Hooded Baby Towel — $42

The Aden Hooded Baby Towel is handcrafted by artisans in Ethiopia using locally sourced Ethiopian cotton. Each thread is thoughtfully hand-spun to create a velvety soft and lightweight texture that’s ultra-absorbent. All Aden towels meet the highest levels of CPSC compliance. 

24. Anchal Kantha Stuffed Bunny — $34

Adorable and sustainably made, this Kantha Stuffed Bunny will be cherished for years to come. Masterfully handcrafted by artisans in India, each stuffed bunny consists of 100% GOTS-certified organic cotton material and 100% cotton thread sourced from scrap fabric pieces. The result is a super cute, lifelong pal that embodies fair trade, sustainability, and zero waste values all in one.

25. Zeki Learning Fruits Memory Game — $30

It’s never too early to start developing essential cognitive skills! With the Fruits Memory Game, babies and children can build their matching abilities which form the foundation for strong reading skills, memory retention, and math. Designed by early-childhood educators, refugee artisan moms in West Bank, Palestine handcraft each piece using deadstock fabrics and non-toxic materials. 

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