As the holiday season approaches, gift lists are starting to be made and handed out by moms, girlfriends, wives, best friends, and daughters alike. Buying gifts while also dealing with the Covid-19 pandemic may prove to be a difficult task, so here is a list of 10 items under $50 dollars that you can purchase safely from your home.
They are sure to appease the women in your life while also being better for the planet and for the people who made them.
Large Vanilla Candle – Ten Thousand Villages
Warm up any room with this sweet candle. The copper candle holder is handcrafted in India working with Noah’s Ark, a fair trade handicraft marketing organization. Noah’s Ark trains artists to work creatively with various types of metals in order to create beautiful artwork.
Shop | $34.99
Protects Animals Gift Box – Conscious Step
This sock box doesn’t just keep your toes warm! It also helps sharks, elephants, and dogs. Conscious Step partners with non-profit organizations that help support humanitarian and environmental causes around the world. With each purchase of this sock box a donation is made to Oceana, Conservation International, and Save Them All.
Shop | $44.95
Blue Granite Tumbler with Lid – S’well
This insulated tumbler will keep your hot chocolate warm or your eggnog cold this holiday season! It is also BPA free, reusable, and has no-condensation technology so no worries when it comes to the cup sweating. It is an easy clean-up and dishwasher safe!
Shop | $30
Floral Crescent Bandana 3-Pack – United by Blue
The adventure fiction TV series, Outerbanks premiered earlier this year and ever since bandanas have been all the rage in fashion! These gorgeous bandanas are made of 100% organic cotton with no chemicals added, which means they are less harmful to the soil, and require far less water and energy usage.
Shop | $30
Luisa Clutch – Nisolo
This clutch can turn a day look into a dinner look in seconds! It is the perfect size to carry all of your essentials and it closes with a magnet to keep it in great shape. The Luisa Clutch is handmade in an ethical factory in Peru.
Shop | $50
Premium Crew Socks – Pact
These bold patterned crew socks are perfect to wear with a pair of jeans or for a fun pop of color with your business attire. They are made with a cushioned heel and arch support for maximum comfort throughout the day.
Not only are these socks perfect for keeping your feet warm, they are also made of 100% organic cotton and save about 6.5 gallons of water during the production process.
Shop | $24
Patricia Scarf – Known Supply
This versatile style can double as your typical scarf or as a shawl! It is the perfect addition to your accessory collection. The scarf is handcrafted in India and is both GOTS and Fair Trade certified!
Fun fact: Known Supply encourages customers to “meet their artisan” by signing the name of the maker on the tag, allowing you to look them up on their website.
Shop | $44
Humanity First Tote Bag – Known Supply
This tote is perfect for carrying all of your everyday essentials! From laptops to books to face masks, this bag can fit it all! It is also made of 100% GOTS certified organic cotton, and is Fair Trade certified.
Shop | $29
Signature Traveler Journal – United by Blue
While most of us aren’t traveling during this year’s holiday season, this is still a great gift for the writers and adventurers in your life! This journal is made out of a pearl linen cover and 100% FSC-certified paper.
Great Thinkers – Kotn
This book includes thoughts from some of the greatest philosophers, artists, and designers throughout history. From Aristotle to Andy Warhol to Coco Chanel, this book shares great ideas that still prove relevant today.
Kotn’s core mission is to set a standard for conscious creation and consumption.
Shop | $33
Looking to splurge a little more?
Here’s a few more options from some of our favorite brands.
- Consider one of our Dress Like You Give a Damn tees.
- We all know women love their shoes, consider a pair from Adelante Shoe Company.
- Want something a little more outdoorsy? Head over to Patagonia for a cozy jacket or fleece!
- Check out our other gift guides: 10 Vegan Friendly Gifts, 12 Gifts for Him, & 15 Unisex Gifts.
Catherine McCourt is a content writer at Eco-Stylist. She studies English, Creative Writing, and Philosophy at the University of Iowa. When she’s not writing about sustainability in fashion, Catherine enjoys painting, journaling, and much needed downtime.