We curated the very best ethically elevated gifts — from fair trade jewelry to eco friendly bags — and we want to help you find thoughtful and meaningful gifts for your loved ones this Christmas, Hanukkah, or Kwanzaa.
Whether you’re shopping for your mom, grandma, best friend, colleague, teacher, or partner, this guide to ethical and sustainable gifts for her will be your ultimate resource for discovering consciously made gifts for all the women in your life.
Ritual and Fancy’s Glass Tumbler Candle is made with 100% soy wax, crafted in small batches and guaranteed to impress. With 15 different scents, a one-of-a-kind flower petal arrangement and pure essential oils, it’s easy to find the fragrance she’ll love!
Ritual and Fancy is a woman-owned and POC-owned company. Each candle is hand-poured and free of harmful chemicals like phthalates, lead, dyes or parabens.
2. Tiradia Cork Date Night Clutch — $105
This cork clutch is a beautifully crafted, handmade staple that seamlessly accentuates and compliments any style or outfit. Made from all-natural cork and dyed with natural, vegetable dyes, this PETA certified vegan clutch is the perfect ethically made bag to take out during the day or for going out in the evening.
3. Bibol Nen Coconut Shell Candle — $49
The Nen Coconut Shell Candle is the gift that keeps giving! Hand poured with soy max into a beautiful coconut shell, once the candle has melted away after approximately 55 hours of burn time, the coconut vessel can be reused to hold jewelry or accessories. Phthalate free, non-toxic, and made without synthetic fragrances or dyes, this candle ensures a clean burn.
4. Coyuchi Cloud Loom Unisex Robe in Slate — $148
Incredibly soft and unbelievably comfortable, this Coyuchi robe is a gift she’ll love! This Cloud Loom robe is not only durable and cozy, it’s also made with GOTS certified organic cotton and is Fair Trade certified.
Coyuchi exclusively works with fair trade and earth-first manufacturers including small to medium-sized family businesses. Their products are made of sustainably-sourced materials like organic cotton and responsibly sourced linen.
Made with 95% OEKO-TEX Certified Eucalyptus Tencel Lyocell, Sijo’s dress is the perfect, cozy loungewear staple. Versatile and timeless, it’s easy to relax all day in this dress.
Sijo adheres to Oeko-Tex certification standards, which include regulations that prevent harmful chemicals, pesticides and dyes from being used throughout the production and manufacturing process. Sijo’s eucalyptus lyocell fabric is created using a closed-loop system, reusing water and solvents within the production cycle to ensure minimal waste.
Find more and read about our other ethically and sustainably made dresses here!
6. Öko Living Chakra Energy Herbal Yoga Mat — $188
Yogis and yoga beginners alike love this hand-loomed, 100% GOTS-certified organic cotton herbal yoga mat. Dyed with Ayurvedic medicinal plant dyes, naturally antibacterial and antimicrobial, and featuring a non-slip natural tree rubber coated bottom, each part of this mat is thoughtfully crafted to provide an elevated yoga experience.
A pair of handmade wool slippers is a gift that can be used for years. Produced over the course of six weeks — with felted wool and vegetable-tanned soles — each pair of Kyrgies slippers is made to last.
All of Kyrgies’ pieces are made using centuries-old techniques by women artisans in Kyrgyzstan who are paid a living wage.
8. Iron Oxide Mini Polaris Earrings — $125
Handcrafted with recycled metals, these Mini Polaris Earrings add a beautiful, ethically elevated touch of celestial elegance to any outfit. Choose between nine ethically sourced gemstones to adorn the earring, and the result is a statement piece that can be cherished for years to come.
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9. Stripes Rattan Clutch Bag — $39
Made with all natural palm leaf, the Stipes Rattan Clutch Bag is the ultimate versatile bag for a night out. It’s available in three nature-inspired colors to effortlessly complement laid back, sophisticated, and fun styles. Each bag is handcrafted by artisans in Bali in small batches.
10. Rangi One of a Kind Bracelet — $24
Truly one-of-a-kind, this Rangi Bracelet is handcrafted in Hawaii using beautiful, premium Japanese glass beads. Each individual bracelet is crafted especially for you — although the colors and patterns will be similar to what is pictured, no two pieces are the same. Featuring a 14kt gold-filled clasp, this elegant piece will truly spark joy for years to come.
11. Agave Wool Convertible Clutch — $119
Discover the all-in-one convertible clutch that easily transforms in three different styles. It comes with a wristlet and a crossbody strap to seamlessly transition from a clutch, to a makeup bag or pouch, and a crossbody purse. Each clutch is meticulously hand dyed by masterful Zapotec artisans Rocío and Omar in Oaxaca, Mexico and features traditional designs taken from pre-Hispanic Zapotec ruins.
12. Geometric Porcelain Hanging Planter — $109
This stunning Geometric Porcelain Hanging Planter easily makes for the perfect gift for the plant lover in your life. Handcrafted using ivory porcelain clay and finished ivory glaze, this modern inspired, geometric planter exudes the sophistication and quality of handcrafted wares to instantly elevate any home.
Find more and read about incredible, handcrafted ceramics here!
13. Coyuchi Cirrus Throw Blanket in Spice — $148
Made from GOTS certified organic cotton, this gorgeous blanket features textural bands and cross color stripes, making it aesthetically pleasing all while keeping the thickness and coziness of organic cotton.
Coyuchi partners with small- to medium-size family-run companies who use sustainable manufacturing practices to create their luxurious products. They work exclusively with fair trade and earth-first manufacturers who use organic cotton and responsibly sourced linen.
14. L.Greenwalt Jewelry Confetti Necklace — $59
Striking and sustainably made, this necklace makes a thoughtful gift that will be treasured for years to come. This minimalistic necklace that symbolizes hope, optimism, and openness is a meaningful piece to give to a loved one right before the beginning of a new year.
15. Color Block Pillar Vase — $118
Showcase all her favorite botanicals with the expertly handcrafted Color Block Pillar Vase. Made with white porcelain and featuring a clear gloss interior, each vase is hand painted with its modern, trendy design to create its iconic look.