Top 20 Ethical and Sustainable Valentine’s Day Gifts for Women | 2024 Gift Guide

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Valentine’s Day is fast approaching, but we’ve got you covered with plenty of ethically and sustainably made goods for your partner, best friend, mom, sister, or any other woman in your life. All of the gift ideas in this guide, from artisan-made jewelry to sustainable vases, are sure to be standouts she’ll love for years to come.

1. Iron Oxide Gemstone Drop Choker Necklace — $75

Give the gift of an elevated basic that can be easily incorporated into any outfit. Small and dainty while still feeling luxurious, the Gemstone Drop Choker is lead and nickel free and features a stunning ethically sourced gemstone at its center. Choose from eleven shimmering and lustrous stones for the perfect gift for jewelry enthusiasts and gem lovers alike!

2. PROCLAIM Color Pop Square Neck Bralette Top — $59

Made with a thoughtful blend of sustainably sourced organic cotton and hemp, the Square Neck Bralette can be worn as a supportive and comfortable undergarment or as a stylish and minimalist crop top. Each piece is ethically made in a facility that meets strict labor standards, meaning that it’s easy to look and feel great while supporting makers who receive fair wages.

3.  Ichcha Sunset Scarf — $65

Hand printed using carved wooden blocks, this scarf’s stunning design was inspired by the silhouettes of Indian palace doorways. This silk and cotton scarf is not only dyed only using natural dyes but also feels luxuriously soft.

Ichcha is committed to making as minimal an impact on the planet as possible, using only natural vegetable dyes derived from leaves, minerals, trees, bark, and flowers. They work with women artisans in India who use hand weaving, hand embroidery, and the heritage craft of block printing to create their beautiful designs.

4. Sijo Eucalyptus Long Sleeve Top and Eucalyptus Jogger Pants in Rose — $45 to $65

Sijo’s Eucalyptus Long Sleeve Top and Jogger Pants make for a one-of-a-kind loungewear set. Made with 95% Eucalyptus Tencel Lyocell and 5% elastane, this set is incredibly comfortable and the perfect outfit for a relaxing day in. Plus, its OEKO-TEX Certified fabric is treated without harmful chemicals, dyes, or pesticides! 

Sijo is a woman-owned and POC-owned business who produces their products from factories in Shanghai and compensates their manufacturers with living wages, benefits, and care. All of Sijo’s craftspeople have annual leave, maternity leave, training and social security insurance, and are guaranteed safe and healthy working conditions. The Eucalyptus Lyocell fabric is also made with a closed-loop process, which reuses water and solvents in the manufacturing process to reduce waste.

5. Nisolo All-Day Open Toe Clog— $170

These All-Day Open Toe Clogs are elegantly designed to work with any outfit and provide comfort all day long! They’re made with ultra-comfy memory foam insoles, and the leather straps come from a Leather Working Group certified tannery who implements eco-friendly practices into their production and waste disposal. 

These shoes are handcrafted in an ethical factory in Peru, and Nisolo’s artisans are paid above fair trade wages, are provided healthcare, and work in a safe environment. Nisolo promotes the Peruvian heritage craft of shoemaking and takes pride in sustaining its long-held traditions.

6. Convivial Minimal Stoneware Vase — $48

This handcrafted vase seamlessly combines durability and elegance all in one. This ivory glaze stoneware piece provides a minimalistic vessel to complement any floral arrangement.

7. Kisiwa Cuerda One of a Kind Beaded Choker — $270

Give her a gift that accentuates how one-of-a-kind she is with this Hand-beaded Choker. Crafted by hand with beautiful Japanese glass beads, this lively and colorful necklace adds personality to any outfit. With its gold-fill clasp and brass bead finish, the quality and uniqueness of this accessory cannot be understated. 

8. MZ Made Clouds Wool Clutch Bag — $49

This 100% premium wool clutch bag is handcrafted by master Zapotec artisans in Oaxaca, Mexico. Each clutch is hand dyed with patterns that share and celebrate the artistry of indigenous Zapotec designers. Colorful, unique, and durable, this bag is made to be enjoyed for years to come.

9. Anchal Travel Organizer — $52

What better gift for the globetrotter in your life than this 100% GOTS-certified organic travel organizer? With its duck cotton canvas lining, four zippered compartments, and loop tie for hanging and folding, this organizer is thoughtfully designed for maximum storage, organization, and protection for all everyday essentials. Women artisans in Ajmer, India handcraft each piece using sophisticated patchwork and aggregated stitch pattern that adds a modern twist to traditional Kantha quilting.

10. Allégorie Gala Apple Leather Puzzle Cardholder — $86

Made from apple peels and recycled plant-based materials, Allégorie’s stylish and timeless cardholder provides a clean look while also preventing unnecessary food waste. This cardholder is available in six beautiful colors and styles, so you’re sure to find the preferred color combination for the loved ones on your shopping list. PETA certified cruelty-free, World Fair Trade Organization certified for materials and OEKO-TEX certified, this wallet is free of harmful chemicals.

11. Sijo Eucalyptus Tencel Bed Blanket — $115

Give the gift of a high-quality, luxurious, and oh-so-cozy blanket with the Eucalyptus Tencel Bed Blanket. Made with OEKO-TEX Standard 100 certified organic cotton and eucalyptus TENCEL lyocell, each blanket is naturally breathable, moisture-wicking, and allergy-friendly. Curl up and get cozy together under this buttery soft, eco-friendly blanket. 

12. Sijo Fine Slumber Eucalyptus Nightdress — $95

This will be the softest, most comfortable set of pajamas she’ll ever own. This PJ set is made from silky smooth, OEKO-TEX certified Eucalyptus Tencel Lyocell fabric that’s made in a closed-loop process.

13. Anatolico Unisex Turkish Robe — $125

Anatolico’s Unisex Turkish Robe provides maximum comfort from day one. Made with 100% flat-woven Turkish cotton, this colorful, lightweight robe is ultra-soft and fast-drying. Each robe is hand loomed by local artisans in Turkey using authentic traditional techniques that’ve been passed down for generations. Plus, each wash makes the turkish cotton softer and softer, making it even better with time. 

14. L.Greenwalt Jewelry Full Deco Necklace — $78 to $92

This simple yet eye-catching pendant is one of our most-loved pieces! With the perfect balance of classic design and modern architectural elements, L.Greenwalt’s necklace is a unique piece she’ll cherish. All of L.Greenwalt’s jewelry is made using responsibly sourced metals and cast using a vegan carving wax.

15. Leena & Lu Pima Long Sleeve and Jogger Set — $108

This 100% GOTS-certified organic pima cotton jogger set is sustainable, fair trade, and hypoallergenic. Perfect for lounging, sleeping, or even running errands, this all-natural, non-toxic loungewear set will soon be an everyday favorite for anyone. Each set is ethically made in small batches in Peru.

16. L. Greenwalt Jewelry Little Rainbow Necklace — $63

This minimalistic, geometric Little Rainbow Necklace will add a modern spin to your look. Handcrafted in Portland, Oregon and made with responsibly sourced sterling silver or 85% recycled gold, this piece is sure to impress. 

L.Greenwalt Jewelry is a husband and wife team who uses ethically mined, responsibly and sustainably sourced metals for their jewelry. They’re also dedicated to low-waste practices by using biodegradable materials and reusing all scrap materials. Every piece by L.Greenwalt is vegan and cruelty-free.

17. Nisolo Simone Crossbody Shopper — $170

For the girl on the go, the Simone Crossbody Shopper is a must-have. Each shopper is handcrafted in an ethical factory in Mexico that uses responsibly-sourced leather to make this water-resistant tote. Featuring a minimalistic, unlined interior, a removable crossbody strap and a spacious interior pocket, carrying all the essentials is a breeze. 

18. Hathorway Hanh Tinh Icon Horn Pendant Necklace — $68

A statement necklace with an earth-friendly upgrade. Hathorway’s unique jewelry is made using ethically sourced buffalo horn that is a byproduct of the buffalo industry in Vietnam. Each eco-luxe piece is made responsibly by makers earning fair wages, plus 10% of Hathorway’s profits go to initiatives empowering young, underprivileged women.

19. Terra Thread Cadera Fanny Pack — $35

For someone who’s always on the go, this Cadera Fanny Pack is the stylish, functional, and hands-free accessory everyone needs! Made with sturdy organic cotton canvas and dyed with GOTS-certified, low-impact dyes, this pack can be worn around the hip or slung across the torso for a trendy look. Your purchase also supports Feed America’s campaign to end hunger, so this is truly the gift that keeps on giving.

20. Sara Patino Jewelry Be Light Recycled Gold Stacking Rings Set — $68

This gorgeously minimalistic 14k gold filled ring is the perfect classic accessory to elevate any outfit. This ring features a hand-hammered finish and comes in a set of three or six to ensure a myriad of combinations and styles. Sara Patino Jewelry is a women-owned business and all their jewelry is created in small batches using locally sourced, 100% post-consumer recycled gold and sterling silver.

Sara Patino Jewelry is a women-owned business and all their jewelry is created in small batches using locally sourced, 100% post-consumer recycled gold and sterling silver.

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