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Are you looking to gift vegan this year? Whether you’re shopping for a vegan or want to gift ethical and sustainable items that don’t cause harm to animals, people, or the planet, there’s something for everyone in our vegan gift guide. From the foodies and the jet-setters to the homebodies and self-care aficionados, we’ve got you covered on great vegan gifts for your friends and family.
For the Foodie
Watson’s Seasoning Blends
Watson’s Seasoning Blends‘ spice blends are organically, sustainably, and ethically sourced, free from preservatives, handcrafted in small batches, and 100% delicious and convenient! Watson’s offers eight spice blends: California Everything, Nudish, Furikake, Yumami, Nord Italian, Sud Italian, Ciudad 8 Mexican, and Cuidad 22 Mexican. Gift the seasonings individually, or select a Gift Set with your choice of three or four spice blends and the option to add-on special Italian handblown glass jars that seal in the flavor of the spices and look beautiful in the kitchen.
We selected Watson’s Seasoning Blends as one of our Top Picks in our Environmental Issue earlier this year.
Big Spoon Roasters El Rico Chocolate Peanut Butter
Big Spoon Roasters’ limited-release El Rico Chocolate Peanut Butter makes for a decedent treat this holiday season. The intensely rich dark chocolate peanut butter was created in collaboration with Rancho Gordo, the innovative Napa, California-based purveyor of indigenous foods of the Americas.
This nut butter combines fresh-roasted Cordoban Runner variety peanuts, Rancho Gordo-Xoxoc stone ground chocolate, organic coconut nectar, Jacobsen sea salt, and a touch of vanilla. The small-batch chocolate used in El Rico Chocolate Peanut Butter is made by a Guerrero, Mexico-based cooperative of women who grow and harvest their own cacao. They then toast the cacao on clay comales, and stone grind it with piloncillo and canela, the famous soft cinnamon preferred in Mexico.
El Rico Chocolate Peanut Butter is delicious on toast, with warm churros, as a base for molé, and in oatmeal. We’ve also enjoyed it straight from the jar!
Big Spoon roasters also offers almond, cashew, pecan, and walnut butters in a variety of unique flavors, most of which are vegan.
La Maison du Chocolat Fruit Naturally Gift Box
French Chocolate extraordinaire and creative at La Maison du Chocolat, Nicolas Cloiseau, brings his carefully crafted, decadent delights with a plant-rich spin! Cloiseau’s passion for evolving and elevating the chocolate ganache experience inspired him to re-envision the iconic fruit ganaches of La Maison du Chocolat for vegans and non-vegans to enjoy alike!
The veganized versions of signature recipes of Salvador, Andalousie, Maracuja, and Chiberta perfectly deliver on the long fruit finish, without compromising on the silky, creamy texture. Look no further for the perfect holiday gift for the chocolate aficionado in your life. These chocolates are a perfect complement to a smooth glass of red wine, or can be indulged in as is. You can’t go wrong with these luxurious treats!
Yellowbird Sauce Classic Hot Sauce Variety Pack
Give the gift of spice with five mini bottles of Yellowbird Sauce‘s classic hot sauce flavors. Perfect for saucin-on-the-go, this variety pack includes Jalapeño, Serrano, Sriracha, Habanero, and Ghost Pepper in 2.2 oz mini bottles that are travel and TSA friendly.
If you’re looking to gift more than the 2.2 oz bottles, Yellowbird also offers the variety pack in 9.8 oz and 19.6 oz bottles, along with other hot sauce varieties, fun Yellowbird merch, and even a build-your-own-trio option.
For the Best Dressed
Lunar Method Cactus Leather Bow Tie
Lunar Method’s Bowie is a gorgeous green bow tie made from organically grown cactus leather. With an adjustable 16-inch strap, Bowie is the perfect option for adding a little pizazz to any outfit – casual or formal – and is perfect for the holiday season. Plus, the cactus leather makes Bowie durable and easy to clean.
A woman-run ethical luxury brand, Lunar Method specializes in handmade accessories, working with artisans in Mexico to create pieces from sustainably-sourced materials that last. Lunar Method also offers bags made from the same luxury cactus leather as Bowie, and a shoulder strap covered in one-of-a-kind artisinal beading.
Votch Cruelty Free Watches
Kindness is timeless! Votch is a cruelty-free watch and accessories company on a mission to show you that you don’t need to be cruel to be cool. Votch products are PETA Approved Vegan and made with sustainable materials such as Piñatex, a by-product from the pineapple harvest, and AppleSkin, a material made from residual apple juice fibers from Northern Italy.
Votch’s beautiful timepieces feature interchangeable straps in a variety of materials and colors, making it easy to switch up your look quickly and easily. Gift your loved one with a single watch, curate a gift set, or surprise them with a gift card.
FRIDA ROME WEEK/DAY Backpack / Tote
Say I love you this holiday season with a luxury vegan handbag that has a sensual story inside. FRIDA ROME’s WEEK/DAY Backpack/Tote is a sleek, minimal, understated head turner crafted with a smooth grain cactus leather that can be worn over the shoulder or transformed into a backpack.
Like FRIDA ROME’s WEEK/END Crossbody, the WEEK/DAY includes the brand’s signature detail – a unique erotic story chapter woven inside. Select between romantic, explicit, or sapphic, or choose the SAINT option to receive your bag without this feature.
FRIDAY ROME are also offering a complimentary personalized story card (worth £29.50) with every WEEK/DAY bag purchased. The bag comes tissue-wrapped in a beautifully presented eco-friendly, fully recyclable gift box accompanied by your ribbon-bound personal story, an additional greeting card, and a vegan chocolate-filled Christmas cracker.
FRIDA ROME is dedicated to making sustainability sexy with their luxury, vegan accessories, and was recently awarded Best Vegan Bags through the PETA Fashion Awards.
Plant Faced Clothing Cruelty-Free Streetwear
Streetwear without the sweatshop! Plant Faced Clothing is on a mission to spread awareness of the plant-based and ethical fashion movement through its stylish vegan streetwear. All of Plant Faced Clothing’s garments maintain their core belief of supporting safe, humane, ethical manufacturing practices, as well as using eco-conscious, organic, or plant-based materials wherever possible.
Plant Faced offers a selection of T-shirts, crop tops, long sleeve shirts, hoodies & sweaters, and accessories that are screen printed using eco-friendly water-based inks so you can feel good about looking good.
For the Self-Care Aficionado
Kate McLeod Moisturizing Face & Body Stones
Kate McLeod is on a mission to create safe, effective products that bring intentioned moments of self-care to everyday routines. Their best-selling Body Stones are solid body moisturizers that soften on contact to intensely nourish dry skin, leaving it soft, supple, and glowing. Each Body stone is made from a blend of five antioxidant-rich ingredients: cocoa butter, sweet almond oil, apricot kernel oil, avocado oil, and fractionated coconut oil, plus pure essential oils that provide benefits for both body and mind.
Pranamat ECO Acupressure Mat
Give the gift of a personal massage therapist with Pranamat ECO. This acupressure mat is covered in lotus spikes that deeply stimulate the skin without hurting it while helping to reduce back pain, alleviate headaches, relieve fatigue, improve sleep, reduce inflammation, promote a calmer and more relaxed state of mind, and more.
All of the materials used in Pranamat ECO – natural cotton, coconut fibre, pure linen, and HIPS plastic – are natural and ethically sourced, and Pranamat products are sustainably and responsibly produced in an egalitarian and diverse work environment.
Ellis Brooklyn Vanilla Milk Eau de Parfum
Aromas have long been used to enhance mood and improve health and well-being. Ellis Brooklyn uses clean ingredients and sustainable sourcing to create unforgettable scents that are PETA certified cruelty-free and vegan.
One of our favorite Ellis Brooklyn scents for winter is Vanilla Milk. Ellis Brooklyn’s Bee Shapiro and Irish perfumer Meabh McCurtin, two outsiders to the perfume world, have created a vanilla as ethereal as it is addictive with two types of vanilla extracts, a touch of florals, delectable cocoa shell, rich amyris, and an addictive milk accord. This perfume is sweet yet sophisticated and makes for a delicious winter fragrance.
For the Homebody
Homecourt Limited Edition Balsam Fireplace Candle
Bring the holidays home with Homecourt‘s Limited Edition Balsam Fireplace Candle. Perfect for long winter nights, Balsam Fireplace includes scents of fresh evergreen woods, warm juniper spice, and salted amber.
All Homecourt candles are vegan, clean-burning, and lushly fragranced. Available in four scents – uplifting Steeped Rose, crisp and bright Neroli Leaf, invigorating Cipres Mint, and grounding Cece, each candle is hand-poured into a kiln-fired ceramic vessel and offers 60 hours of burn time. The candles provide a strong scent throw, filling the room with lush fragrance – no weak scented candles, here!
Parade Perfect Onesie
Parade is rewriting the American underwear story with pieces that are made for everyone. With a variety of size-inclusive and gender-inclusive underwear, bralettes, bodysuits, apparel, and sleep & loungewear, Parade is bringing unreal comfort to self-epxpression all while making products with the planet in mind.
The Perfect Onesie is made from Parade’s extra comfy Cozy Waffle material, knit from sustainable reclaimed yarns, including recycled polyester. The onesie features a tapered leg with fitted ankle, snaps down the front for easy removal, and is available in four colors in sizes XS-3XL. This piece is great for both lounging around the house and sleeping – who says you ca’t wear pajamas all day?
Making a purchase with Parade also gives you the opportunity to have a portion of your order total donated to a cause of your choice, including 40 weeks of free therapy for Black and Queer and Trans youth with Loveland, Trans Wellness Center, and Out Youth and one month of sexual health education for 650+ teens with WHEDco, The Black Womens Health Alliance, and Vancouver Options for Sexual Health.
WallyGrow Loop Hanging Planter
WallyGrow makes it easy to create stunning living wall designs with their Eco Wall Planters, Pocket Planters, and Loop Hanging Planters. Made from from 100% recycled plastic, WallyGrow planters can be hung both inside and outside, and are made to last for years to come.
The Loop Hanging Planter is perfect for plant newbies, as it contains an inner drainage shell to prevent overwatering (the number one way to kill a plant!). The planter is 100% leakproof, compact, and features a flat bottom, allowing the option of hanging it on the wall or sitting it flat on a surface like a bookshelf or counter. The planters also come in a wide range of colors, making it easy to find one that fits every decor style.
Vegan-Inspired Wall Art
There are many things to consider when decorating a vegan home, like choosing leather-free furniture and selecting textiles free from wool and fur. Wall art can be a fun way to reflect vegan values, too!
We love the vegan-inspired art from The Punky Bunny on Etsy. Prints are available in a variety of sizes, and are printed on and packaged in 100% recycled and biodegradable card. Plus, 10% of profits each month are donated to Brockswood Animal Sanctuary.
For the Jet Setter
Mayraki Professional Hair Care Travel Kit
Packaged in a convenient travel bag with a trendy leaf print, the 5-in-1 kit includes everything needed to keep hair healthy without the bulky packaging. The five travel sized products in the kit include Ultra Repairing Weightless Moisture Shampoo, Silky Proactive Hair Repairing Conditioner, Ultimate Botanical Moisturizing Hair Oil, Camellia Sinensis Tea Leaf Probiotic Sea Salt Scalp Scrub (recently featured in our Winter Issue), and Weightless Essential Oil Nutrive Treatment.
The Holiday Limited Edition comes festively wrapped, so it’s ready to gift!
Capsules come in a variety of eight colors, with the option to add labels – both text and icons – making it easy to tell what each capsule holds. You can even customize the text on a capsule for an additional $3, so the possibilities are pretty much endless. Cadence also gives back with the selection of certain icons, with 100% of profits from the Rainbow Icon, Heart Icon, and Wave Icon going to their non-profit partners Heart of Dinner, Trans Woman of Color Collective, Build a Nest.
Capsules are TSA compliment and hold up to 0.56 fluid ounces, indicated on the outside of the capsule in case TSA needs to confirm. Plus, up to 15 capsules can fit in a clear quart-sized bag, so nothing needs to be left behind while travelling.
Baggu Packing Cube Set
Packing cubes are a MUST for keeping organized while traveling, and who doesn’t love adding some color to items that can normally look so boring? Baggu offers a fun selection of products perfect for organizing a suitcase, dresser, or bag, including sets of packing cubes and pouches made with recycled ripstop nylon in trendy colorways and patterns.
We also recommend checking out Baggu’s best selling reusable bags. Not only are they great for grocery runs, but the fact that they fold up into their own flat pouch and can hold up to 50lbs makes them great for travel, too!
Stojo Collapsable Cups and Bowls
Help your loved one ditch plastic! Stojo‘s collapsable cups, bottles, boxes, bowls, and straws make being sustainable on-the-go simple and stylish.
The cups are available in four sizes, included one for kids, and are perfect for keeping in cars or bags for impromptu coffee runs. The bowls and boxes are great for packing meals to-go, and when they aren’t filled with food they are a perfect space-saving solution since they collapse and stack!
Small Gifts and Stocking Stuffers
MOMO’s CBD BEAN to BLISS Bars, BLISSFUL Gummies, and BLISSFUL Pup
Everyone could use a little more bliss around the holiday season. MOMO’s offers a selection of vegan chocolate bars, gummies, lip balm, and dog treats with ethically harvested broad spectrum hemp-derived CBD.
MOMO’s BEAN to BLISS Bars come in six delicious flavors – Vanilla Raspberry, Mint Cacao Crunch, Almond & Himalayan Pink Salt, Himalayan Pink Salt, Vegan Milk Chocolate Peanut Butter, and The Grin Reaper – and are enjoyable on their own or stirred into your favorite hot beverage.
Hero Cosmetics Might Patch
Hero Cosmetics creates gentle, effective skincare solutions that work with your skin, not against it. The Mighty Patch is a hydrocolloid patch that works with the skin to minimize blemishes without stripping or agitating them, visibly flattening and pulling gunk out of pimples overnight.
All Y’Alls Foods Vegan Jerky
All Y’Alls Foods is on a mission to nourish and delight their customers with bold Texas flavors in plant-based proteins while saving animals and placing less of a burden on the Earth. It’s Jerky Y’All, their soy-based vegan jerky, is available in three flavors: Black Pepper & Sea Salt, Prickly Pear Teriyaki, and Prickly Pear Chipotle. If bacon is more the flavor you’re going for, their Big Crunchy Bacony Bits are also a great vegan snack or addition to favorite recipes.
A portion of All Y’Alls Foods’ sales go directly to helping rescued animals at Rowdy Girl Sanctuary, a cattle ranch turned sanctuary, so you can gift delicious vegan jerky and help a vegan sanctuary at the same time!
Lawless The Winter Beach Mini Lip Plumper Trio
Give the gift of softer lips with Lawless Beauty‘s Forget the Filler Lip Plumping Line Smoothing Gloss. This high-shine gloss works to soften and plump your lips without sting or irritation.
The Winter Beach Mini Lip Plumper Trio is perfect for filling stockings and features 3 all-new limited edition shades: Bitten, a rosy mauve, Blushed Sand, a muted rosy beige, and Rose Peal, a rosy nude with a pearl finish.
Katjes Plant Based Gummies
The best gummies are animal-free, and Katjes has made the CUTEST plant-based gummies in three delicious varieties. Celebrate diversity every day with Rainbow, featuring cherry, strawberry, blueberry, and orange flavored gummies. Go for Love & Stars, with strawberry, orange, and cherry flavors. Get tangy with Sour in a mix of five flavors: passion fruit, orange, lime, raspberry, and black currant. Or, get all three with a Variety Bundle. You really can’t go wrong!
NatureLab Tokyo Perfect Clean Dry Shampoo
NatureLab uses clean, safe, and botanical ingredients to transform all hair types from scalp to strand. The Perfect Clean Dry Shampoo is non-aerosol and bag-portable and features a blend of Japanese rice powder and minerals to absorb oil to dry clean and refresh tired strands. Plus, you’ll find no talc, parabens, sulfates, phthalates, silicone, over 1,300 ingredients that are banned in the EU, animal testing, or animal-derived ingredients here.