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

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Cayley Pater

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


Thunderpants Usa Womens Bralette Pink Carnations

2. Lumafina Lyra Earrings — $62

A striking piece, easily dressed up or down, these earrings will add just the right amount of playfulness to a capsule jewelry collection. This unique set of earrings is made sustainably too — every Lumafina piece is handcrafted consciously in Portland, Oregon.

Values: Sustainable, Made in USA, Vegan


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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


Bloom Give Diti Scarf Bw Scarves

4. Softwear Women’s Modal Hoodie and Modal Jogger in Midnight — $78 to $88

This will be the softest, most comfortable set of athleisure she’ll ever own. And each piece from Softwear is made from modal, in Brooklyn, New York, using fabrics from family-owned mills! And if you’re looking for a matching couple set, Softwear also has hoodies and joggers in both women’s and men’s sizes.

Values: Made in USA, Sustainable, Vegan


Softwear Womens Jogger Midnight

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


Middle Kingdom Mini Vase 8

6. HOZEN Mini Bucket Bag in Rouge — $150

What better gift for Valentine’s Day than a statement red 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


Eco friendly red vegan bag from HOZEN

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


Minna Angle Lumbar Pillow Terracotta

8. L.Greenwalt Jewelry Modern Shapes Geometric Necklace — $74 – $105

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


Lgreenwalt Jewelry Geometric Necklace Modern Shapes

9. Lumafina Gold Fill Herkimer Ring — $150

Handcrafted in Portland from hand-selected Herkimer quartz (which is only found in Herkimer, NY) this Lumafina ring will be a true one-of-a-kind gift for Valentine’s Day. It can even be given as a unique engagement ring!

Values: Sustainable, Made in USA, Vegan


Lumafina Herkimer Diamond Quartz Ring

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


Newly Goods Palo Vase Glass - Recycled Glass

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


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


Anatoli Co Boho Mustard Short Robe Robe Anatoli Co 359962 1500x

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


Abby Alley Mini Backpack in Warm Chestnut Hue

16. Lumafina Minimal Stone Ring — $78

This striking statement ring is customizable, with eight different semi-precious stone options, making it a memorable piece of jewelry she will wear and treasure for a lifetime. Every ring is handmade by Lumafina owner Hilary Alexander and her team in the brand’s studio in Portland, Oregon.

Values: Sustainable, Made in USA, Vegan


Lumafina Lapis Ring Gold Boho Ring Silver Stone Ring Minimal Stone Ring Rings Lumafina 604625 1500x

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


Hathorway Hanh Tinh Geo Icon Horn Pendant Necklace Necklaces Hathorway Cream 638121 1500x

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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