From authentic Ghanaian wall fans to aromatic soy wax candles, read on for a selection of our best vegan friendly gifts, especially suited to the women in your life.
Buying a unique gift can be difficult enough. Let alone trying to make sure it is cruelty-free and vegan friendly. Whether you are shopping for your mum, a partner, sister, or anyone else you have in mind, we thought we’d make your life that little bit easier by handpicking some of our favourite vegan gifts for her. And not only are these gifts kind to animals but they are all crafted in a way that is kind to people and the planet too. One-of-a-kind, vegan-friendly gifts all at the tip of your fingers… what’s not to love?
Lola & Mawu's selection of bold and vibrant fans look just as good cooling you down in the garden as they do hung on the wall. Handwoven from 100% straw, these fans are designed without the traditional leather straw to make them vegan-friendly. And if you really want to push the boat out this year, why not opt for a combination of two or three.
Treat your loved one to the gift of relaxation with Mefiye's sensuous vegan floral candle. Fusing aromas of sweet jasmine and vanilla with a base of cedarwood and musk, this gift is guaranteed to add an air of luxury to any surrounding. The beautiful matte black glass vessel can be reused too, making it an eco-friendly option they’ll no doubt want to use again and again.
Be it for a special occasion, or simply to let someone know how much you love them, these turquoise drop earrings have got you covered. Carefully handmade in Cape Town using recycled brass and semi-precious turquoise stones, this simple yet elegant pair is a gift they can treasure forever.
Organic Savanna uses locally sourced African ingredients to create vegan, all-natural, handmade products that will nourish your mind and body. Made using shea butter, macadamia oils and a fragrant combination of essential oils grown at the base of Mount Kenya, this moisturising lotion is perfect for hands and body.
This handmade tea set by Qäsa Qäsa makes the perfect gift for those who love to entertain. Hand carved from Mninga Wood and African Blackwood, this beautiful set works just as well serving up brunch or afternoon tea as they do as everyday utensils in the kitchen.
This luxuriously soft large cotton towel is a double whammy for your animal-conscious friend. Not only is it vegan, made from 100% GOTS organic cotton and OEKO-TEX dyes, the design is inspired by Britain's colourful Tiger Moth, raising awareness of this critically endangered species.
Whoever you’re buying for, why not treat them to something a little different with these stylish and quirky coasters by Ardmore Design. Inspired by the wildlife of the lush Zambezi River basin, they’re guaranteed to add a burst of colour to any décor. And if you love the illustrations as much as we do, why not check out the rest of the designer’s range for a selection of gorgeous homeware, each as giftable as the next.
Move over diamonds, turquoise is a vegan girls best friend. The beautiful stone is said to ward off negative energy and provide strength and vitality. Ethically sourced and suspended from a 21 ct gold-plated recycled brass chain, this necklace is a gorgeous gift for a girlfriend, mother, sister or close friend.
Maybe you are looking for a vegan birthday present, or perhaps you are after an ethical housewarming present. Whatever the occasion, these rustic placemats by Raw Label will look great in just about any home. Handwoven in Zambia from locally sourced rush reeds, the mats are available in a pair or sets of both 4 and 6.
If you’re wondering what to get for the strong and independent woman in your life, then look no further. Exclusive to Akojo Market, this hand-painted print is the creation of AFFANDJAM – two London born female artists with roots in Ghana and Jamaica. Inspired by their identities, their artwork is a celebration of their heritage and femininity and seeks to promote female empowerment and body positivity.
Not found what you are looking for? Check out our Gift Edit for more vegan and fair trade presents, including jewellery, homeware and gift sets.