20 Ethical and Sustainable Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas for Women

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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 women in your life you’d like to show some love to this February 14th.

Any of the gift ideas in this guide, from artisan-made jewelry to sustainable vases, are sure to be standout gifts she’ll love long after this February.

1. Thunderpants Carnations Bralette and Carnations Hipsters — $24 to $38

This pretty, printed, organic cotton camisole will make for a lovely gift this Valentine’s Day! And rest assured that these Thunderpants undergarments are as comfy as they are cute — each piece is made with 90% Fair Trade Certified organic cotton and 10% spandex to ensure all-day comfort. We also love that Thunderpants ensures ethical and sustainable production through every step of the supply chain, from dyeing and milling fabric in Australia to cutting and sewing their pieces in a women-owned, minimal-waste factory in Oregon.

Values: Fair Trade, Sustainable, Vegan

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2. Sara Patino Unity Recycled Gold Earrings — $72

With the perfect combination of a stud and a delicate chain drop, these earrings are simple and classic without lacking drama. They fit into any capsule jewelry collection, as they are easily dressed up or down, taking you from day to night, season to season. These earrings are handcrafted in small batches in St. Louis, Missouri using post-consumer recycled metals and ethically sourced gemstones.

Values: Sustainable, Made in USA, Vegan, Women Owned

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3. Bloom & Give Diti Scarf — $80

Handwoven from organic cotton, this Bloom & Give scarf will be a versatile, earth-friendly accessory for any woman in your life. Bloom & Give partners with small cooperatives in India who create exceptional textiles using natural materials such as silk and organic cotton.

Values: Fair Trade, Heritage, Sustainable, Vegan

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4. Eucalpytus Long Sleeve Shirt and Jogger Pants — $45 to $65

This will be the softest, most comfortable set of pajamas she’ll ever own. This PJ set is made from silky smooth, sustainably-sourced Oeko Tex 100 standard certified Eucalyptus Tencel Lyocell fabric that’s made in a closed-loop process.

Values:  Sustainable, Vegan, POC-Owned, Woman-Owned

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5. Middle Kingdom Mini Vase 8 — $21

This handmade Middle Kingdom mini vase will match perfectly with that special rose you’re planning to give this Valentine’s Day! And this clay porcelain piece will continue to be a wonderful accent in the kitchen or dining room well after February 14th.

Values: Fair Trade, Heritage, Sustainable, Vegan

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6. HOZEN Lady Purse in Frog — $290

What better gift for Valentine’s Day than a memorable statement bag? This earth-friendly HOZEN bag was made in Los Angeles from Italian biopolyoil (grain-based) vegan “leather”, making it a stylish gift for any vegan fashionista in your life.

Values: Sustainable, Made in USA, Vegan

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Hozen Vegan Purse

7.  MINNA Angle Pillow in Terracotta — $210

This patterned pillow makes for a bright accent for the conscious home. All of MINNA’s pillows are made with cotton wool with natural or toxin-free dyes. The responsible brand also works collaboratively with artisan collectives and master weavers to ensure fair wages and craft preservation.

Values: Fair Trade, Heritage, Sustainable

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8. L.Greenwalt Jewelry Loligo Necklace — $75 – $80

This contemporary necklace from L.Greenwalt Jewelry was made by hand in Portland from metals that were sourced responsibly, ethically mined, or recycled. It’s sure to be a standout piece she’ll love wearing again and again.

Values: Sustainable, Vegan, Made in USA

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9. Yewo Chaka Bangle Set — $48

These versatile and minimalist bangles are the building block to any sustainable jewelry collection. Add a bit of movement and texture to everyday outfits or elevate your statement jewelry with the addition of one of more of these recycled brass bangles. Each is ethically handcrafted by artisans in rural Malawi working in a solar powered, carbon neutral workshop.

Values: Sustainable, Vegan, Fair Trade, Women Owned

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10. Newly Goods Palo Vase — $72

This sustainable vase from Newly Goods is great for terrariums or a fresh bouquet of flowers! Newly has a strong commitment to environmental sustainability, using recycled and repurposed materials for their collections of goods. Their glassware line is made out of recycled glass by artisans in Spain earning living wages.

Values: Fair Trade, Sustainable, Vegan

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11. August Sage Marrón Throw — $235

Made with 100% alpaca wool, this is an ultra-cozy throw she can warm up with through even the chilliest days. Each of the August Sage throws is handwoven in a fair trade environment in Peru using a traditional handloom. The production process is slow and thoughtful (each throw takes three days to complete) which makes every piece truly special!

Values: Fair Trade, Heritage, Sustainable

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12. Mary Young Talek Tee and Nori Shorts in Rose — $78 – $86

Pamper your loved ones with a set of Mary Young’s luxuriously silky pajamas, made from GOTS and OEKO-TEX certified bamboo fabric. The brand uses only sustainably-sourced organic bamboo for their ultra-soft fabric. Each piece is made ethically in Montreal by makers earning living wages.

Values: Sustainable, Vegan, Women-Owned

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Eco-friendly pink pajamas made from organic bamboo fabric

13. AnatoliCo Mustard Short Robe — $90

Another gift perfect for rejuvenation and relaxation, this AnatoliCo robe is made from super-soft, lightweight cotton, making it ideal for lounging around in. All of AnatoliCo’s Turkish towels and robes are handwoven with high-quality materials using authentic traditional techniques by artisan family producers in Turkey.

Values: Fair Trade, Heritage, Sustainable, Vegan

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14. L.Greenwalt Jewelry Simple Totem Geometric Necklace — $69 to $83

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 totem necklace is a unique piece she’ll cherish for years. All of L.Greenwalt’s jewelry is made using responsibly-sourced metals and cast using a vegan carving wax.

Values: Sustainable, Made in USA, Vegan

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15. Abby Alley Mini Adelaide Backpack in Chestnut — $215

For the one on the go, we can’t think of a better gift than Abby Alley’s vegetable-tanned leather backpack. The bag is large enough to fit her phone, wallet, keys, and other essentials. With adjustable straps, this ethically-made backpack can also be worn on her back or slung around one shoulder to create an ultra-versatile accessory.

Values: Fair Trade, Heritage, Women-Owned

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Abby Alley Mini Backpack in Warm Chestnut Hue

16. Days of August Recycled Steel Hair Prong — $66

Whether you’re styling a casual-cool messy bun or a more polished look, this square hair prong will give you functional hold and effortless style. This sustainable hair accessory is handcrafted in Australia using recycled steel. They are light weight, comfortable and crafted for years of untarnished use.

Values: Sustainable, Fair Trade, Vegan, Women Owned

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17. Nisolo Luisa Clutch in Nutmeg — $48

Soft yet structured, Nisolo’s Luisa Clutch is the perfect clutch for the minimalist that likes to carry her essentials in style. And it’s a gift she can feel good about too — Nisolo is committed to a transparent supply chain, from their material sourcing to artisanal production. Every Luisa Clutch is made by hand in Nisolo’s own ethical factory in Peru by artisans earning living wages.

Values: Fair Trade, Heritage, Sustainable

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18. Hathorway Geo 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 by-product 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.

Values: Fair Trade, Heritage, Sustainable, Made in USA

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19. Studio Variously Baltic Mist Scarf — $118

This soft, slightly-translucent scarf is an elegant piece that can be worn with casual looks, like all-white linen, or more dressed-up outfits, like her favorite floral dress. Studio Variously’s exquisite pieces are all crafted skillfully by the brand’s artisan partners in India and Nepal, who are third or fourth–generation weavers, dyers, and printers.

Values: Fair Trade, Heritage, Sustainable

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20. Bloom & Give Jes O Pouch — $44

This fairly-made, functional accessory can be used as a travel organizer, coin purse, cosmetic bag, or clutch. Bloom & Give’s Jes O pouches are made from heritage hand-loomed cotton that is woven by tribal women in Northeastern India using a traditional back-strap loop.

Values: Fair Trade, Heritage, Sustainable

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