Eco-friendly brands and experiences means your festive season will be filled with less ‘stuff’ and more goodwill. Here are the best sustainable Christmas gift ideas for the style and eco-conscious
By Abbie Schofield
Sana Jardin’s ‘beyond sustainability’ model empowers low-income women in Morocco to develop and sell their own products from the waste of the perfume production, receiving 100% of the profits.
Candle, £48; sanajardin.com
Remember Hurr, the UK’s first peer-to-peer fashion rental? Well, enter Cocoon, a luxury handbag subscription service that allows you to rent designer bags. Plus, they use sustainable couriers and eco-packaging.
From £99 a month; cocoon.club
Give someone the gift of greenery with Patch plants, who will deliver to your, or your receipient’s, door.
Rapunzel plant, £15; patchplants.com
Vegan beauty company Nini Organics produce cosmetics that are gluten-free, natural and organic, plus everything comes in glass containers.
Skin So Festive collection, £250; niniorganics.com
Lucy and Yak
Ethical and sustainable clothing brand Lucy and Yak’s handmade, unisex dungarees make a brilliant festive gift for the fashion and environmentally-conscious.
Dungarees, £54; lucyandyak.com
Gift your plant-based friends this veganettone so they don’t miss out on Christmas feasting.
Veganettone, £14.99; wholefoodsmarket.co.uk
Eco Treehouse Escape
For travel-lovers, this treehouse escape in Snowdonia is eco-friendly and avoids flying.
Two nights for £379; buyagift.com
This gift card allows a homeless Londoner to find work by funding their training to help them develop skills.
From £10; beam.org
This sustainably-sourced gin will make for a guilt-free tipple, as it’s made from fresh table grapes left over from the supply chain.
£32; foxhole spirits.com
British fashion house Mulberry has launched its first sustainable bag. The Portobello tote is made from 100% sustainable leather, and is stitched with Epic EcoVerde thread, a recycled polyester fibre.
Malin+Goetz’s Get Lit candle set will have your friends’ and family’s homes smelling like an irresistible mix or orange, lemon, fig, pepper, oak and sandal moss.
Created from recycled bottles and factory offcuts, TALA is a sustainable and inclusive activewear label by fitness influencer Grace Beverley. With sizes ranging from XS to XL, its stretchy fabrics flatter every body. Absolutely London loves the Zinnia leggings and Aster Crop.
Leggings £40, Crop top £30, wearetala.com