wwThis holiday season, we’re dreaming of all things cozy: snuggly blankets, plush robes, soft leisurewear, and super-soft slippers. And we’re sure that everyone on your gift list will appreciate an extra dose of hygge for the holidays!
We handpicked some of our favorite, consciously crafted, fair trade cozy gift ideas for her, him, and them. These comfy, warm garments and home goods are the perfect pieces for friends and family this Christmas, Hanukkah, or Kwanzaa.
1. Convivial Stoneware Candle — $34
Nothing brings in the warm feeling of hygge vibes like a beautiful candle! Made with 100% soy wax and featuring a natural cotton wick, this Stoneware Candle is thoughtfully made for over 60 hours of clean burning. Each candle features a sand stoneware vessel with an elegant ivory glaze and a matchbook set, so it’s ready to be lit as soon as it’s unboxed.
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This Moon Shag Marino Throw Pillow is made from Merino blend yarn, creating a noticeable and delightfully soft texture. With its neutral cream color and unique design, this pillow can be easily incorporated into any room. MINNA’s products are all ethically made and only use 100% naturally and sustainably sourced materials. Their artisan partners across Mexico, Guatemala, and Uruguay set their own wages for their craftsmanship and high-quality work.
3. Ritual and Fancy Petal Glass Votive Candle — $26 - $48
These all natural candles from Ritual and Fancy are hand-poured in small batches — making each candle one of a kind. Ritual and Fancy’s candles are made with 100% soy wax from renewable sources, a sturdy and long-lasting wood wick, decorative pressed flowers, and pure essential oils. All Ritual and Fancy candles are free of phthalates, lead, dyes, parabens, and other nasty additives. Give the gift of aromatherapy and relaxation with these gorgeous candles that are sure to delight anyone on your list.
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4. Ettitude Bamboo Sateen Eye Mask — $50
Drifting off to restful sleep is easy with this hypoallergenic and silky-soft Sateen Eye Mask. Made with 100% Organic Bamboo Lyocell and 300 thread count — equaling 1000 cotton thread count — this breathable and eco-friendly eyewear will become an instant sleep staple for years.
5. The Knotty Ones Delčia Sweater — $172
This 100% fair trade cotton sweater is the epitome of hygge, cozy vibes. With its beautiful, hand-knit pattern detail, the Delčia Sweater is a truly special gift that can be cherished for years to come. Artisan women in Lithuania knit each piece by hand only using biodegradable, plastic-free, and cruelty-free yarns.
Keep your loved one’s toes cozy year-round with these one-of-a-kind house slippers. Each is handcrafted in Patagonia, Chile using locally sourced sheep's wool. Featuring vegetable-tanned cow leather bottoms and handcrafted to last, each pair is a testament to the art of artisan crafted, slow-made design.
This beautiful Turkish blanket from Amante Marketplace is ready for evenings on the couch or cozying up next to the fire. Handwoven by Turkish artisans and made with 100% Turkish cotton, this blanket makes for the perfect functional daily couch companion and doubles as a gorgeous decorative throw. Amante Marketplace is a woman-owned brand and pays all its artisans fair living wages.
8. Franca NYC Outline Coffee Cup — $40
Featuring a gorgeous minimalistic design, this handpainted, handcrafted porcelain mug is made to comfortably fit the curve of your hand and spruce up your everyday cup of tea or coffee. Franca NYC makes all their handcrafted ceramics in small batches in their studio in Brooklyn, New York to minimize waste.
9. Anchal Colorblock Unisex Robe — $198
Snuggling up and staying cozy after a shower or lounging around the house has never been so luxurious. This handcrafted robe is ethically made with two layers of 100% GOTS Certified organic cotton for durability, so it can be enjoyed for years to come.
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These indoor wool slippers are thoughtfully made to provide optimal warmth and comfort without sacrificing breathability. Made from 100% all-natural wool from New Zealand, artisans in Nepal handcraft each slipper using traditional crafting techniques. Felted wool naturally insulates your feet to keep them at a comfortable temperature, so they can be enjoyed year-round!
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