Whether you’re shopping for friends, family or are vegan yourself this is the ultimate vegan gifting guide for you. You’ll find a diverse selection of vegan gift ideas—including chic women’s accessories and artisan home goods for Christmas, Hanukkah, or any other special occasion this holiday season.
At Made Trade, we believe in empowering our customers by providing transparency into every product and enabling shoppers to sort by any of our seven values, including vegan. Our vegan goods are completely free of any animal products and are produced in consideration of people and the planet.
In this guide, we’ve curated some of our favorite gift ideas for this 2019 holiday season. From bags using new innovative vegan fibers to eco-friendly home decor using natural and recycled materials. If you’re looking for even more gift ideas, shop our full collection of Vegan Gifts here.
1. Hozen Belt Bag in Rouge — $240
For the one on your list that likes to make a statement, this bold red compact belt bag from HOZEN is the perfect accessory. The chic animal-free bag is made from Italian biopolyoil vegan leather derived from grains, recycled plastic and organic cotton twill lining, and recycled plastic thread. HOZEN is an eco-luxe, vegan bag brand producing all of their high-fashion bags in Los Angeles, California. Also check out their super stylish, vegan crossbody bag.
2. Minna Blue Ikat Runner — $80
Minna’s one-of-a-kind blue Ikat table runner is sure to be your recipient’s favorite gift this season. This piece would make an especially wonderful host gift! The beautiful table runner was handwoven by a family-run weaving co-operative in Guatemala using a traditional loom and an ancient resist-dyeing technique, Ikat. It’s one of our favorite pieces by Minna! (To complete the set, check out Minna’s Blue Ikat Napkins.)
This unique vegan gift from L.Greenwalt Jewelry is sure to be cherished year after year! The brand handcrafts classical, modern, and architectural statement pieces from responsibly-sourced, ethically-mined, or recycled metals. And, the castings for all of L.Greenwalt Jewelry’s pieces are sculpted using a vegan carving wax.
Likely the chicest storage you’ll find anywhere, Slash Objects’ catch-alls are made from 100% recycled rubber and accented by beautiful brass detailing. The baskets nest into one another, too, for easy transport. Slash Objects is a women-owned company making all of their pieces in Brooklyn, New York and paying all employees living wages.
This copper cocktail mixer is an essential, well-made bar accessory for concocting up those vegan cocktails in a home bar or out and about for an adventure weekend. It’s a gift sure to be loved by expert mixologists and newbie home bartenders alike! Sertodo Copper is an international cooperative of master artisans based in Austin, Texas and Michoacan, Mexico crafting quality goods from 100% recycled copper using heritage techniques.
6. Svala Sara Chain Wallet Purse — $220
This gorgeous Piñatex purse can be transformed from clutch to crossbody in an instant with its detachable silver chain, making it a fabulously versatile piece that will be well-loved for many seasons to come. Svala is a luxury sustainable vegan brand using eco-friendly materials such as biodegradable cork and Piñatex for their bags and recycled polyester and organic cotton for the bag linings.
7. Tooche Pina Colada Shoes — $307
If you’re looking to give a truly unique gift this season, Tooche’s artisan-made shoes crafted from Piñatex (a vegan leather made from discarded pineapple leaves) are the perfect match. All of Tooche’s shoes are expertly handcrafted by artisan shoemakers in Latvia.
8. Nipomo Horizonte Collection Blanket — $84
Super cozy and made from upcycled yarn from the garment industry, Nipomo’s Nube Horizonte throw will be an earth-minded traveler’s best friend. This throw can be used as an accent piece for a bed or sofa, as a blanket to wrap yourself up in when roasting vegan marshmallows by the campfire, and for taking with you on any adventure near or far.
These intricately crafted lidded baskets from Swahili African Modern are beautiful pieces for the home that can be used as decorative storage for craft supplies, toys, blankets, and other knick-knacks. The baskets were made by skilled Wolof artisans in Senegal, West Africa who are able to earn fair wages that help them provide for their families and communities.
10. Middle Kingdom Cold Mountain Gourd Vase — $92
A fresh take on ancient Chinese porcelain craftsmanship, this beautiful vase from Middle Kingdom is a true work of art. Each of Middle Kingdom’s pieces are finely crafted by skilled artisans using only the finest clays, glazes and color blends in the ancient kiln city of Jingdezhen, China.