Your 2022 Sustainable Holiday Gift Guide

Last Minute Holiday Gifts Ideas

Ethically Made Pieces Under $125

Despite the best intentions of checking gifts off the list in a timely manner, the holidays always seem to sneak up. But instead of panic-shopping or filling a card with cash, wrap up a gift with meaning.

We’ve combed the globe for unique and sustainable items under $125 - so you don’t have to search the far corners of the earth to find the perfect gift in the knick of time. Your loved ones deserve the world… and you can still give it to them (without draining your savings account).

Cardholder “Canary and Her Rani” by Bella Mews


Made with love in NYC, this sleek and stylish cardholder is crafted from fabric remnants of handbag production. A true one-of-a-kind item, this staple accessory demonstrates the beauty of upcycling through slow fashion and small batch production.

Alpaca Beanie Napkini Sunset by ANNAMARIAANGELIKA


Handmade in Peru from soft alpaca wool, this design was inspired by ancient Inca salt mines in the Andes, and tells the story of the country’s indigenous people. Plus its gorgeous color palette will easily make it a seasonal staple.

Waves Scarf by Jona Bednjanec


Jona is a contemporary Slovenian designer, focused on bright and patterned knitwear made with yarn from production waste. Her out-of-the-box designs will transform ordinary looks and are guaranteed to brighten up even the gloomiest winter day.

08401, Tobacco + Vanilla Coconut Soy Candle by Cali Meets NYC


A candle with a love story, this luxury fragrance brand tells the tale of the founder’s long distance relationship between (you guessed it) Cali and NYC. This coconut soy candle boasts notes of rich vanilla, spicy cocoa and sweet tobacco that transforms any space into a sensual sanctuary. 

Best Denim Bag Ever by Tove Wear


Trove is a glassblower living in Burlington, VT, who designed her sustainable denim line around workwear with personality. This function-forward tote is equipped with two handle lengths, multiple pockets and a loop for sunglasses or keys.

Corner Earrings Rose Gold by Lentsius


These gorgeous and understated earrings are brought to you from Estonia, using leftover stainless steel from the metal industry. Lentsius offers an environmentally friendly alternative to everyday jewelry.

Travel Pouch Midnight Black by APA-Intemporal


This minimalist and functional travel pouch is upcycled with the Belgian brand’s excess production materials. It is lightweight, waterproof and 100% made in Europe - aka the perfect fashion-forward gift for the modern traveler!



This cozy beanie welcomes you to the magical scenery of Huaraz National Park in the heart of Peru. Its design is meant to connect you to nature and remind you of all there is to be grateful for… XOXO indeed. 

Twin Rings by Lentsius


These timeless, genderless rings come as a pair. Designed to be worn together or on their own, this set creates a unique and elevated feel with a pointy and blunt top - think of them as your minimalist power statement.

Willow by Kraywoods


Where sustainability meets vogue. Designed and assembled in Montreal, these polarized cat-eye frames are made with recycled bamboo wood and subtle golden accents. Not to mention a tree is planted with each pair sold!  

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