A Conscious Valentine's Day Gift Guide (him for her)1 Feb 2016
Whether you like it or not, Valentine's Day is just around the corner! So if you aren't part of the naysayer camp, but need a little inspiration on what to get the woman in your life - ladies first - gentlemen next - here's our conscious Valentine's Day Guide to help you along - enjoy!
Handmade/dyed necklace made in the USA by Julie Thevenot via Zady / recycled metal/gemstone rings sourced and made in the USA by Make Wilde, incl. custom Valentine's Day orders / Handwoven Indian artisan cushion by MINNA / FSC-certified Butterfly Biome by Wildlife World via Rodale's / Beaded artisan Agaseke basket by Indego Africa / Fair-trade artisan Alpaca blanket by Shupaca via Kaight Shop.
Fair-trade baby alpaca throw woven by Peruvian artisans via The Citizenry / Artisan chocolate brother via Rodale's / Recycled cotton notecards made by marginalised women in India via Raven + Lily / Organic Matcha Starter Set by Teatox via Love Lula / Organic Brahmi Rose Bath and Body Oil by Yoke via Zady / Flat-packed, FSC-certified wood lamp via Design Milk / Clay head sculpture made by Indian artist Aman Khanna via Indelust Makers of East London by Hoxton Mini Press.
Shades of Indigo
Luxury hand and naturally dyed cushion by Aboubakar Fofana via Dara Artisans /
Handmade Japanese cow leather and sheep skin bag by Eatable of Many Orders via Oroboro Store / handmade Cambodian artisan Ikat scarf via Folkdays / Indigo Chambray shirt dress made with 50% organic cotton and 50% hemp by Study NY or via Ethical Collection (London) / Natural fiber fringe basket bin, fairly made in Rwanda via Beklina / Bolivian artisan alpaca scarf via Folkdays / Tassel leather bracelet handmade in NY via Beklina / Slow Stitch - Mindful and Contemplative Textile Art by Claire Wellesley-Smith (Batsford).
Modal lace cami sourced and made in the USA by Only Hearts via Rodale's / Handmade artisan Oxfords by Osborn / Celebratory Rwandan artisan basket by All Across Africa via Accompany / Natural Indigo Patchwork coat by Kings of Indigo / Navy blue sweater made in the UK from 100% European wool by Blake London via The Acey / Ceramic beaded artisan clutch by Santa Maria via Accompany.
All images via brands / online retailers mentioned.