The Vegan Christmas Gift Guide For Chic Presents
It's that time of year again: lights, mulled wine, the smell of pine, Mariah Carey on repeat in every shop you go into...and of course, the dreaded Christmas gift shopping. Getting a gift for everyone on your list can seem stressful, but fret not: the most stylish gifts are at your fingertips with our helpful cruelty-free gift guide. Get ready to be the best Santa of the year (you can thank us later).
By Sascha Camilli: writer, speaker, activist, and vegan fashion expert.
For the makeup lover: LUXTRA Ava Apple Leather Vegan Cosmetics Case Ballet Pink
A makeup bag that is a chic accessory in its own right, LUXTRA's apple-leather slips easily into any daytime handbag and effortlessly holds all beauty essentials.
For the beginner at ethical fashion: Watson & Wolfe Taylor Classic Vegan Leather Belt Brown
If someone in your life is just getting started with ethical fashion, adding an accessory from a new brand can be the entry point – and this classic belt from Watson & Wolfe will look and feel just like fashion, inspiring many ethical purchases to come.
For the ones who just had an addition to the family: Pop My Way Organic Cotton Short-Sleeved Bodysuit Mint
Pop My Way's childrenswear in organic cotton makes a great gift as it's soft and comfortable as well as durable – it can be passed down once the child has grown out of it. The refreshing mint shade will make baby photos even more adorable.
For the one who just moved house: Sun.day of London Luxury Vegan Candle Midnight (Somewhere)
Nothing creates an atmosphere like a scented candle, and the lavender and rose fragrance of this Sun.day of London beauty will help your friend's new abode feel like home from the start. Made from coconut and plant waxes, it will infuse the space with a delicate perfume deriving from five essential oils.
For the sophisticated one: Lovorika Via Blanca Dry Oil Vegan Parfum
Have a friend or loved one who enjoys unique things and subtly standing out? Gift them with this non-toxic, gender-neutral vegan scent from Lovorika. A blend of spices and florals, this fragrance incorporates jasmine, neroli, Sicilian lemon and cardamom.
For a special someone: Little By Little Wedge 925 Sterling Silver Ear Jackets 24ct Gold Plated
A gift to love and keep: this clever and creative design from Little By Little can be worn in two different ways, offering your loved one some versatility. As the brand's core values revolve around transparency and responsibility, you can rest assured that no humans were harmed in the production of this much-treasured gift.
For the one who's always on the go: Oliver Co. London RFID Compact Apple Leather Vegan Wallet Coastal Blue
Quick to grab, easy to match, and a sustainable choice: what's not to love about this apple-leather wallet from Oliver.Co? It also uses RFID technology which blocks the electromagnetic signal from the cards inside it, making it more difficult for thieves to steal card details.
For the glamorous one: LaBante London Kensington Vegan Crossbody Bag Silver
Nothing adds a hint of glamour like the right bag – and this silver-toned vegan leather style from LaBante London is the perfect after-dark accessory. Its contrasting gold-hued chain detailing adds interest, while the quilted finish lends a touch of texture.
For the monochrome lover: Zeta Shoes Alpha Prima Grape Leather Vegan Trainers Black & White
Black and white may be basics but they will never be boring. This trainer from Zeta Shoes, crafted from durable and eco-friendly grape leather, will offer a casual yet polished appeal to off-duty outfits.
For the one who's never on time: Votch Aalto Watch
Classic and refined, this watch is a perfect accessory for those who need to keep an eye on time – but are also on the lookout for a sleek accessory that will be a perfect addition to any look.
By Sascha Camilli
Sascha Camilli is a vegan fashion writer, speaker and activist. Her book Vegan Style is out now on Murdoch Books. For more about Sascha, you can read our interview with her. You can also follow her on Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn.
Cover image by Kira auf der Heide, second photo by Jeshoots, both via Unsplash
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