15 Best Galentine’s Day Gifts for Your Favorite Gal Pals | 2024 Gift Guide

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We’ve curated the ultimate list of the best sustainable and ethically sourced Galentine’s gifts for your lady friend or favorite gal pal. If you’re unfamiliar with what many refer to as “the best day of the year,” then keep reading and get ready to be inspired. 

What is Galentine’s Day?


Galentine’s Day is a celebration of friendship between one’s closest female friends, girlfriends, or lady friends. Invented by the character Leslie Knope in the show Parks and Recreation, Galentine’s Day is referred to by Leslie as, quite simply, “ladies celebrating ladies.” Galentine’s Day is traditionally celebrated over brunch at a local café or diner.

When is Galentine’s Day?

Galentine’s Day falls on February 13th every year, but Galentine’s Day can also be any day you want to celebrate all the important lady friends in your life.

Leslie is an inspiration to ladies everywhere, so in her honor, we present the best sustainable, ethical, and fair trade gifts for the best day of the year. Here’s our complete Galentine’s Day roundup.


1. Kisiwa Cuerda One of a Kind Beaded Bracelet — $120

Featuring gorgeously colorful and high quality Japanese glass beads, Kisiwa’s beaded bracelet is truly one of a kind. Each bracelet is hand beaded in Hawaii by Kisiwa’s designer Gadea Pérez-Andújar, who creates each intricately crafted piece with minimal designs in mind.

2. Giulia Letzi + META Jewelry Oceania Upcycled Hoops — $33- $50

For the lady that doesn’t shy away from making a statement, these colorful earrings are the perfect gift. Each pair is handcrafted from upcycled plastic bottles and recycled metals in Arlington, VA. These lightweight hoops add a pop to any outfit and are the perfect gift for your ethically minded Galentine.

3. Abby Alley Square Bangle — $48

For a little sparkle and shine, this brass Square Bangle adds the perfect amount of handcrafted style for everyday and dressier wear. Pair it with the matching ring to elevate the look even more! Women artisans in Kenya and Tanzania expertly handcraft each piece only using locally sourced and natural materials, ensuring that each piece will last for years to come. 

4. Kisiwa Rangi One of a Kind Necklace — $48

Show your besties that they’re one-of-a-kind with a truly one-of-a-kind piece of jewelry. Each necklace is masterfully handcrafted in Seattle, Washington using delicate Japanese glass beads and featuring a sturdy gold filled clasp. Available in a small or large size, each one of the Rangi necklaces features a unique beaded design that’s never replicated — each piece is made at the time of the order, and 100% unique to your galentine! 

5. Yewo Yosay 14k Gold Bangle — $46

Made with 14k recycled gold-plated brass, this stunning bangle can easily be stacked, paired with other bangles or jewelry, or worn by itself to curate any look. Each piece is handcrafted in a solar-powered workshop in rural Malawi, resulting in a beautiful, everyday staple that’s made with responsibly sourced materials with minimal environmental footprint. 

6. Sara Patino Jewelry Petal Recycled Gold Earrings — $64


Earrings make for a versatile and special gift for any galentine, and what better way to show your friends you care than with these stunning recycled gold earrings. Made with recycled 14k gold fill and featuring stunning responsibly cultivated pearls, each nickel free piece ethically elevates any style. 


7. Anchal Kantha Crossbody Belt Bag — $48

For a friend who’s always on the go, the Kantha Crossbody Belt Bag provides style and convenience all in one ethically-made, organic bag. It is made with 100% GOTS-certified organic cotton canvas and hand embroidered with stunning designs by masterful artisans in Ajmer, India. Each bag exemplifies Anchal’s modern twist on traditional Kantha quilting techniques from Northern India.

8. Korissa Dora Jute Tote Bag in Multi Navy — $72

This hand-loomed, naturally dyed jute bag is stylish and functional, making it a great daily tote that’s made to last. Each bag is made by Fair Trade artisans in Bangladesh who are paid living wages and are given education and health care opportunities. 

KORISSA creates stunning, sustainably made products using natural dyes and eco-friendly materials. Most of their products are made from jute, a biodegradable, pollution-free, and affordable natural fiber.

9. LA Relaxed Velvet Scarf — $68

Staying cozy in style is unbelievably easy with this gorgeous velvet scarf. Consisting of a thoughtful blend of organic cotton, tencel modal, and spandex, this luxurious accessory is soft and plush to the touch while providing an eye-catching, lustrous texture that instantly elevates your outfit. Each scarf is double faced and generously long, providing warmth and elegance everywhere you go. 

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10. Öko Living Herbal Yoga Mat - Ultra Light Travel Style — $174

For the wellness girlie in your life, the Ultra Light Travel Style Herbal Yoga Mat ensures she can keep up her wellness habits on the go. Each mat is hand-loomed with GOTS-certified organic cotton and jute to ensure an all-natural solution to slipping and sliding. It’s also dyed with Ayurvedic medicinal plant dyes, which provide skin soothing properties while using it. Naturally antibacterial, antimicrobial, and foldable for easy travel, this yoga mat is made to last everyday use for years to come. 

11. LIKHÂ Whale Planter — $45

Made with organic coconut coir, this adorable and friendly whale planter brings delight and whimsy everywhere it goes! Each planter is handcrafted in a fair trade environment by artisans in the Philippines and is available in baby and regular sizes. The baby size is perfect for small plants and succulents, while the regular size easily holds larger, leafy flora. Is the Galentine you’re shopping for more into dogs, farm animals, or dinosaurs? Check out more adorable animal planters from LIKHÂ

12. Korissa Jhuri Double Hanging Basket — $62

With multiple sizes, Middle Kingdom’s Made of jute and wood and handcrafted by artisans in Bangladesh, this double hanging basket is made to add a touch of organic elegance while securely holding fruits, hand towels, and more. Each basket is made with ethically sourced natural materials and it’s handwoven in a fair trade environment.

13. Caminito Luna Upcycled Blanket – $86

Snuggle up in this incredibly soft and durable upcycled yarn blanket. Featuring a vegetable-tanned leather strap carrier, this blanket is made for on-the-go adventures with your pals like going to the beach or enjoying a lovely picnic. 

“They are the perfect size for a picnic or being a throw blanket. We actually keep them on our two twin beds as accents and they really bring the color scheme in the room together.” – Jessica G. 

14. Azizi Life Woven Trivets — $18.50

Made from natural sisal fibers and forest grasses, these woven trivets are handcrafted by artisans in Rwanda using only renewable and natural materials. Each piece is not only functional but can also be hung on gallery walls to add striking design and texture. 

Azizi Life is a women-owned and POC-owned company that’s also a member of the Fair Trade Federation. All their partners across their 40 artisan cooperatives across Rwanda are paid living wages and work in safe conditions.

15. Convivial Minimal Ikebana Raw Stoneware Vase — $38

Displaying her favorite flowers in this stunning Minimal Ikebana Raw Stoneware Vase instantly adds brightness and minimalistic flair to any space. Made from ceramic sand stoneware and featuring an unglazed exterior with an ivory-glazed interior, the elegance and style of this piece cannot be understated. Each vase is available in two sizes and with the option for a floral kenzan to support a plethora of beautiful stems and florals. 

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