Vegan gifts are not only for vegans! If you simply have a friend or relative who prefers to live a more sustainable, eco-friendly lifestyle, we have the gifts for you. From shoes to purses, jewelry to outdoor gear, check off those on your Christmas list who are working hard to keep our planet and all of its creatures alive with any of these awesome vegan gifts to love!
Vegan Gifts for Friends and Family
Rothy’s is the perfect gift this holiday season for all of the shoe-loving men and women on your Christmas list! With a huge selection of shoes, purses, and accessories to choose from, Rothy’s will be a brand anyone will love!
No longer is their signature ballet flat that started it all the only option available when it comes to their eco-friendly shoes, rather you can now choose from flats, points, Mary Janes, Chelsea boots, sneakers, driving loafers, and more. There are styles for everyone in the family from the littlest munchkin to the men who love a comfy slip-on shoe. Rothy’s is a cult classic that will become your go-to shoe for all seasons.
Save the environment in style when you purchase The Driver from Rothy’s! All of Rothy’s shoes are made from Rothy’s signature thread that is spun from plastic bottles. The Driver is a classic loafer that combines style and comfort for a perfect fit! If you like wearing socks with your shoes, Rothy’s recommends you purchase one size up as The Driver is intended to hug your feet. Our favorite part about purchasing shoes, like The Driver, from Rothy’s, is that there is a “zero break-in” period. Your feet will feel right at home when you slip on these shoes!
If you are seeking a more sporty style, the Sneaker is a great selection. Perfect for the mom on the go, the Sneaker is made with Rothy’s signature thread and features a sturdier rubber outsole, slip-on style, and plenty of support. This Sneaker is one that you can throw on and go and wear without worry. From a casual work day to chasing kids on the playground this stylish sneaker can do it all…and at the end of the day, you can toss them in the washing machine to easily wash away any unwanted stains or odor.
Did you know that backpacks can be made from plant-based materials? ALLÉGORIE has made a classically simple, yet transitional backpack, the Black Gala Backpack. This backpack is designed with a timeless classic leather-like expression. The interior of the backpack has various pockets for various needs, such as a laptop sleeve, or a pocket for your wallet. The extra padding in the laptop sleeve protects it while cushioning your back for a more comfortable fit.
Whether you are planning a weekend getaway or a trip to the coffee shop while on holiday, this Black Gala Backpack is roomy enough to hold whatever you may need. Remain stylish with the sleek, black faux leather outside and enjoy the bright, orange, or turquoise shade on the inside. Imagine gifting a sustainable backpack made of apple peels and plant-based materials?? Well, now you can this Christmas while giving back to the environment and using food waste as a fashion piece.
Gift with a conscience this holiday, because ALLÉGORIE bags are made of repurposed fruits and plants. They remain steadfast to be cruelty-free, eco-friendly, and reducing food waste one, gorgeous bag at a time!
Sinbono, an industry leader in eco-friendly, vegan fashion accessories has the handbags and wallets that will wow her on Christmas day. Each Sinbono bag has unique features that make these purses stand out from the rest. The Luna Bucket Bag is an elegant handbag in a fan-favorite, bucket shape. Made from Napa vegan leather with a faux suede lining, this bag is truly sustainable and functional. The Luna is available in classic black or ivory with gold fixtures that are available for interchanging the straps. The unique opening uses a flap-style top with a magnetic hidden lock that fits seamlessly into the shape of the bag.
For a smaller-sized bag, the Evelyn Shoulder Bag is the perfect bag for carrying a few of your necessities when heading out for the day or a night out. This bag is available in a variety of colors but the brown shade will quickly become one of your most-used bags. This bag is simple yet still has detailing that makes it one-of-a-kind.
The Sinbono accessories include a collection of straps that can completely transform the look of your purse by simply switching out the bag strap. The Acrylic Chain Strap is a chunky chain in an amber brown, tortoise print that has a versatile look that pairs perfectly with both large or small handbags in most colors. Other chains include gold, silver, and pearl straps.
Luxury can be a daily experience with Doshi. This cruelty-free brand continues to top our list of favorite handbags and accessories, so choosing one of their items as a gift this holiday season feels just so right.
Every lady deserves a bag that will elevate her style and make her feel as special as she truly is. The Lady Bag 2 is a vegan leather bag, featured here in Alligator Black, features exquisite textures and a sheen that is scratch-resistant and iconic of this rare vegan leather. This top handle bag makes a gorgeous statement and features durable hardware that compliments this material, and the feet are higher on this bag, so the leather won’t be compromised by every day wear and tear. The detachable cross-body strap means that whether she’s headed to the office or a New Year’s Eve party, this bag makes the cut.
For an every day bag that has that classic, polished look that only Doshi can provide, wrap up the Doshi Portrait Suede Bag and place it under the tree. This durable bag is perfect for her to toss her keys and wallet in and head out the door. The construction is beautifully crafted with rich and durable vegan microfiber suede.
The zippered inner pockets and exterior pocket provide the perfect amount of space for everything she will need, and the cross-body strap is ready to work for her while still looking chic and stylish. For high-quality, premiere leather goods that mimic the beauty of an animal but don’t come anywhere close to harming one, Doshi is the best choice for your gift-giving this holiday season.
The large Nyla Backpack gives you the classic look of a vintage book bag with the modern features to secure your laptop in beautiful vegan leather. You can feel good knowing you are helping the environment when you use the Nyla Backpack Large because the inside lining of the bag is made entirely from recycled plastic bottles. The bag itself is made from solvent-free vegan materials.
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The backpack has a top handle, as well as adjustable shoulder straps that can convert the Nyla Backpack to a shoulder bag. Your belongings will be secured with top zip closure, but look stylish with the top flap turn-lock closure. An exterior zip pocket and interior slip pocket provide plenty of space for smaller items. The bag is 15 by 12 by 4 inches.
The Clara Tote by Pixie Mood lets you carry all of your belongings in style. The unlined Clara Tote made of vegan leather boasts metal purse feet and front and back slip pockets. The Clara Tote has a detachable pouch with an adjustable crossbody strap. You can fit everything you need in the 12.75 by 10.5 by 5.75 inches Clara Tote.
Since 2010, Pixie Mood handbags have made sustainable, socially responsible, and stylish handbags from solvent-free vegan leather. In 2020, the Canadian-based company started making the linings of their bags out of water bottles. Pixie Mood partners with and donates to a variety of organizations including One Tree Planted, Girl Guides, Humane Society International, and Sick Kids.
When it comes to gifts for her for Christmas, giving her a gift that will warm her heart (and her hands) all season long is key! If you’re looking for something fashionable, ethical, and will make a statement, then French Knot has you covered!
French Knot has an entire line of cozy apparel that has been handcrafted in Nepal. Each piece is woven by incredibly talented women who are celebrated (and paid) for their abilities! French Knot gives women in Nepal a chance to knit these items as they work from home caring for their families or together in knitting circles. For the “warmer” winter days, the Cozy Ethnic Headband is a beautiful choice! This headband is a gorgeous blend of colors with hand-stitched beading that makes it pop. Pair it with the Cozy Ethnic Hand Warmers and you’ll tie in your whole winter wardrobe.
Don’t stop at the warmer winter days, you’ll want to be covered for the entire season! Nothing says warm and style quite like the Josephine Cloche Hat! This hat has hand embroidered flowers that will catch the eye of anybody passing by. Made with 100% wool and fleece-lined, you’ll be warm as you take the kids out for a sled ride through the neighborhood. When it comes to finding gifts for you for Christmas, these quality hats and apparel will make her eyes light up with joy! For the next two weeks, enjoy 15% off their collection with the code DAILYMOM15!
Known as the “swiss army knife of blankets” the Kachula Adventure Blanket will have any outdoor enthusiast smiling from ear to ear when they receive this as a gift. This innovative item is so much more than a blanket. Measuring at 50″ x 72″, this lightweight blanket can double as a travel pillow, sleeping bag, and emergency poncho with the included water-resistant hood that can be attached or stored in the secret zipper pocket when not in use.
Whether you are camping, heading on a road trip, or having a beach day, the Adventure Blanket truly lives up to its name as it can adapt to numerous outdoor activities. Made from 100% recycled materials, the Kachula Adventure Blanket is soft, durable, and stain-resistant. The reinforced snaps can connect multiple blankets together to create a larger laying surface or convert them to a light sleeping bag while the stash pockets allow you to carry small items you may need while on the go. The Kachula is available in a variety of prints and colors.
This holiday season, give the gift of beautiful jewelry and stunning craftsmanship that thrives on sustainability and ethical production with World Finds. This season, she will be thrilled to open up the Kantha Beaded Grid Cuff. Featuring tiny recycled Kantha textile beads, this cuff is home to a world of natural colors and fabrics. Each bead is suspended within a frame of gold, metallic beads so that she can wear a wall of color.
Pair the cuff with the Kantha Luna Drop Hoops. These oversized hoops feature the same beautiful textiles, but the lightweight nickel and lead-free wires keep this pair of earrings so comfortable to wear. Since these earrings are crafted from recycled textiles, each piece is unique and she will have earrings unlike anyone else. Complete the look with the Kantha Bead Long Necklace. This necklace will quickly become her absolute favorite. It will complement any outfit since the colors are so varied, but since it is so long, she can loop it and wear it as a bracelet.
The best type of beauty is natural, sustainable, and ethical. This is why giving the gift of World Finds jewelry is topping our nice list this holiday season.
Are you shopping for someone that wants the perfect bag to carry to work or school for Christmas? Then be sure to check out Maika Good’s Commuter Tote in Echo Tangerine.
This hand-drawn and hand-printed commuter bag double-duties as both a tote and crossbody bag. It’s compact yet packs a ton, including up a 13-inch laptop, phone, and anything else you might need for a productive day. The waterproof lining also makes it easy to wipe down. Perhaps add a few pens or the recipient’s favorite goodies and you’ve got a thoughtfully designed gift.
Attic Journals takes a book from the past and makes room for your story. Michelle Sanders and Miguel Salinas, the husband/wife team behind Attic Journals, rescue hardback school and library books headed for dumpsters in Portland, Oregon. They keep the first few pages or chapters of the book, the front and back cover, and add a sturdy wire binding, and about 75 pages of blank 22 or 24 pound sustainably sourced paper. An upcycled journal from Attic Journals is such a unique, one-of-a-kind gift.
Some of the books have ìmagic in the marginsî ñ there might be an inscription, a library card, or notes from owners or readers from the past. The inventory at Attic Journals is never the same, so if you see a journal made from a book you love, do not hesitate. If you have a special book or college book you have been hanging on to for a long time, Attic Journals can turn it into a custom journal for you.
Attic Journals also makes several other products from upcycled books including Book Lover Necklaces. They take vintage library circulation cards from inside the books they upcycle and make jewelry. They also take the spine of the popular Nancy Drew books and make necklaces, too.
The 16-ounce Stainless Steel Insulated Tumbler is a reusable party cup. The tumbler keeps drinks cold for 12 hours and hot for 6 hours while being good for the environment when you choose not to use a single-use cup. Pirani tumblers come with a leak-proof lid. The skinny-walled vacuum insulated tumbler is dishwasher safe and does not leave condensation.
The 16-Ounce Stainless Steel Insulated Tumbler boasts a powder coat finish in a variety of colors including Party Red, Paradise (teal), Coral Sun (pink), and many more. It is BPA and phthalate-free. Bring the Pirani reusable cup tailgating, to a party, on your back deck, or on an adventure. They are stackable and easy to carry if you have a set for the whole family. And, Pirani tumblers have a lifetime warranty.
When it comes to shopping for vegan gifts, there are so many more options than you think! From eco-friendly and sustainable clothing to cookware, accessories to shoes, many brands have taken a more environmentally friendly approach to their design and manufacturing processes these days making it simple to find gifts for your vegan friends and family or to give gifts that you are comfortable gifting knowing you aren’t contributing to the waste and pollution of our planet. No matter who you are shopping for, enjoy it this holiday season…Happy Shopping!
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