It’s gifting season! And with this month being World Vegan Month – our birthday month – there’s even more of a reason for gift giving.
We’re here to give you a helping hand with our wide range of gift ideas! Whether you want to show your non-vegan loved ones just how easy it is to shop and live vegan, or you’re shopping for the vegans in your life, here’s our handy little run-down of the perfect Vegan Trademark registered gifts for the festive season and beyond.
If you’re after a functional present for the eco-conscious fashion lover in your life, a Kula bag is a really thoughtful option. Kula Bags use sustainably sourced materials to create stylish vegan backpacks and bags. Their debut collection of five bags, all registered with our Vegan Trademark, are crafted from a vegan friendly reinforced paper material, designed to be tear and water resistant for maximum durability. The collection provides a stylish option that has a positive impact on the environment.
Available to buy at www.kulabags.co.uk
RRP: From £29.00
LUSH Festive Range
For the LUSH lover in your life! Christmas is all about the senses and LUSH never fails to deliver with its iconic festive scents. From bath bombs and shower gels to luxurious body conditioners, here are just some of our favourites this year: Holly Golightly Amazeball (£8.50), Galaxy Lip Scrub (£6.50), Yog Nog Shower Gel (£7.00), Golden Wonder Bathbomb (£5.50), and Snow Fairy Body Conditioner (£9.00). There’s something to suit everyone at LUSH and a huge amount of their range is registered with our Vegan Trademark, so look for our Trademark logo when searching for products online or in store.
Available at LUSH stores and www.lush.com
Aaron Terence Hughes Perfumes
For that extra special person in your life, perfume is a classic gift choice for Christmas. Started by a chemist who admires ancient perfume materials and uses them in their natural form, Aaron Terence Hughes believes that fine fragrance should be ethical. Each with a minimum 20% concentration, they are long lasting and utilise rich blends of the finest floral absolutes, exotic woods and exciting fragrance notes. They can be layered with other Aaron Terence Hughes scents to personalise and add depth to your fragrance. Santal Extreme is a sandalwood lover’s dream. Rich with essential oils, it envelops you in fragrance for around 12-24 hours.
Available at Bloom Perfumery London, Fascination Perfumery, and www.aaronterencehughes.co.uk
Booja Booja Award Winning Selection Box
You can never go wrong with chocolate! Fancy but affordable (their best value gift box yet), Booja Booja’s Award Winning Selection Box is a welcome gift for any occasion, and perfect for your office Secret Santa contribution! The box is filled with sixteen multi award-winning vegan chocolate truffles, created from simple, carefully chosen, organic ingredients. As well as being vegan and dairy free, they’re also free of soya, gluten and palm oil.
Available at independent health food stores, farm shops and delis nationwide, along with Waitrose, Holland & Barrett, and Ocado. Find your nearest stockist at www.boojabooja.com/stockists
Londe Botanics Botanical Oils
A gift so luxurious, made with the finest British botanicals, you’ll be adding it to your own Christmas list! Inspired by landscapes and infused with poetry, Londe Botanics’ botanical oils are created as beautifully grounding rituals for your skin. The pure, natural blends are made from British-grown ingredients, hand-blended and bottled in England. Both the English Rosemary Botanic Body Oil and the Botanic Evening Oil are registered with our Vegan Trademark, coming in a glass bottle with a recyclable dropper and recyclable card and paper outer packaging. Londe Botanics are also a contributing member of the 1% for the Planet network.
Available at various local and independent retailers and www.londebotanics.co.uk
RRP: From £26.00
Accessorize Taylor Double Zip Cross Body Bag
Just in time for Christmas, Accessorize are launching a vegan bag range registered with our Vegan Trademark! This stylish cross-body bag is the perfect accessory for your fashion-conscious friend or family member. Trendy and versatile, we can see it complementing any outfit from casual day wear to a glam evening look, with space for all your essentials. Accessorize will launch their complete range in the New Year, both online and in-store, but for now you can shop a few vegan staples (including this beauty!) online. Just look for our Vegan Trademark logo.
Available at uk.accessorize.com
Give the gift of timeless elegance to a loved one with Fjordson’s eco-conscious watches, manufactured to the highest standards, with interchangeable straps that can be easily installed. But they’re not just beautiful – they’re kind, too. As well as being registered with our Vegan Trademark and free of animal ingredients and animal testing, Fjordson donate 5% of the revenue from their #timetoact collection to Wildlife Rescue Centre, Natuurhulpcentrum Opglabbeek, a shelter in Belgium for the rescue and rehabilitation of wild animals. All watches are made in Switzerland to ensure the highest quality possible and ethical working conditions. Fjordson’s shipping is also carbon neutral and their watch boxes, warranty cards and shipping envelopes are all made from recycled materials.
Available at www.fjordson.com
RRP: From €279.00
Doers of London Skincare
Who doesn’t love skincare in their stocking? Doer’s of London’s premium skincare range is the perfect nudge to remind your loved ones to take care of their skin and feel luxurious while they’re at it! Registered with our Vegan Trademark, the full range is vegan, made with organic and natural ingredients and Doers of London has a green workflow to maximise recyclability and minimise waste at every stage of production.
Available in the EU and USA, at www.doersoflondon.com, ASOS, Liberty London, Selfridges, Barneys New York and more.
RRP: From £14.00
Happy gifting and make sure to follow @vegantrademark on Instagram for all the latest Vegan Trademark news and more gifting ideas!
By Vegan Society Digital Marketing Officer, Nishat Rahman
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