With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, why not let that special someone know exactly how you feel about them? Short on ideas? This lush list of vegan, cruelty free, sustainable gifts will be sure to spice things up!
Personalised Heart Travel Jewellery Case, $52. Pack your present in this gorgeous heart travel pack. You can select your own personal love declaration, too.
Arms of Eve Ring-Around Sterling Silver and Brass Ring, $110. Nothing says ‘I love you’ quite like a ring … or is that marriage? In any case, you should absolutely spoil your significant other with this elegantly edgy handmade ring, designed in Australia and lovingly handmade in India.
InSync Design Journey Necklace, $130. Not quite at the ring stage of your relationship? No stress – gift her this stunning designer necklace made from neoprene rubber instead. She’ll love it almost as much as she loves you.
Burnt Fig Natural Soy Candle Glass Collection, $54.95. With its smoky sweet caramel notes, this will fill your home with warmth and cosiness, creating the ultimate setting for love!
Maravillas Pinatex Pouch in Red, $79. A multi-tasking pouch that simply screams passion, she can use this as a clutch, a money purse, pencil case or make-up bag. Made from ethical pineapple fibre it is beautifully soft and ever-so-stylish.
Hetty & Sam Small Black Vegan Rucksack with Artwork, $181.50. What a cute and quirky way to let your lover know you’ve got her back – on V-Day and every other day of the year!
Myrtle & Me Ethical Pendant with a Deciduous Beech Design, $49. In a world of fast fashion, jewellery that’s handmade feels very special. With this sustainable necklace, you can choose from a stunning selection of images taken by the designer at various iconic locations around Tasmania. Each piece is crafted using sustainably sourced bamboo and recycled silver and glass, while the vegan waxed cotton cord has been finished with sliding knots, so you can adjust the length. The 100 percent vegan packaging is also made from recycled paper.
Retreatment Botanics Wild Kakadu Hand & Body Cream, $39. Certified Cruelty-Free and Vegan as well as Certified Palm Oil Free, this gets a mega tick for ethics. We also love that it was created by much-loved Aussie singer, songwriter, author, wellness warrior and champion of animal rights, Olivia Newton John and the awesome team at Gaia Retreat & Spa in the Byron Bay Hinterland! Create a day spa at home and massage this into her back – the scent will uplift both of you and you’ll feel as though you are actually at Gaia!
Smile Makers, The Frenchman, $49.95. Are you the confident type? Is she? If so, surprise her with this super flexible oral sex stimulator. Even more perfect given the French’s reputation for romance, love and pleasure.
MijMoj Design Solid Oak Personalised Glasses Stand, $85. Make sure he only has eyes for you with this fabulous little spectacle stand! And a personal message, for his eyes only!
iWorld Australian Crosley Charlotte Speaker, $99.95. Nothing “speaks” to your man quite like technology. Wherever you are on Valentine’s Day, say “I love you” loud and clear with this cool portable speaker.
Boody Bamboo Men’s Boxes in Grey, $16.95. While a pair of boxer shorts might not be considered the sexiest of Valentine’s Gifts, we beg to differ. Not only are they intimate, but when combined with being seam-free, sleek and stylish, and made from sustainable, eco-friendly bamboo, this gift wins on every level.
Felvarrom Recycled Inner tube Bag in Blue, $59.90. Long weekend away for V-Day? Gift him this awesome toiletry bag to stash his skin care in. It also works for tools, too, if your guy is more of a tradey-type. Made from old inner bicycle tubes, each piece is unique and comes complete with scuffs and marks from its previous life.
Weleeda Men Active Shower Gel, 18.95. Need something to pop in that recycled rubber toiletries bag? Look no further. With its zesty citrus and vetiver scent, this natural, cruelty free body wash is the perfect way to get him all soapy. Make sure you wash his back.
Sojourne Garment Suite Bag in Navy Blue, $179. This cool vegan garment bag will ensure that your man never arrives crumpled. Never, ever.
PO Campo Bergen Herringbone Bike Pannier, $149.95. Uber stylish and ever-so-sleek, this carry-all for your bike is deceptively roomy. In fact, it’s the largest bike bag yet. Not only that, it can take him from bike to boardroom in no time, thanks to a stylish shoulder strap that stows away when he’s in motion. He’ll be stopping traffic more than ever.
Fressko Coffee Flask, $44.95. While this says practical a little more than it does passion, it’s a sure-fire way to get him thinking about you first thing every morning. Whether he fills it with coffee or tea, he will love that its contents will remain hot or cold for hours, thanks to the BPA free stainless-steel walls, housed by a bamboo shell with a leak-proof chrome-rimmed/bamboo lid.
Urban Greens Micro Herbs Windowsill Grow Kit, $49.95. Got a man with a green thumb? Watch love grow as he tends to his own herb garden (in preparation for those gourmet meals he whips up). Yep, he’s definitely a keeper!
HIS & HER
Solesmith Personalised Penguin in Love Socks, $33.60. Looking for something a little fun this Valentine’s Day? Try these personalised socks with both your names. Doubly as cute, as, penguins mate for life!
Felvarrom Upcycled Keychain in Gold, $8.95. So, you’ve moved past the drawer stage to the ‘get-a-key-cut’ stage? No need for words, simply pop your key on this and hand it to them.
Soak Society Sleep Wellness Soak (250g), $23.95. Perfect for the power couple who thrive on stress through the day but crave chill out time at night. The combination of lavender and chamomile will calm busy minds, while oatmeal and white clay moisturise and soften the skin.
Hello We Make Stuff Duo Mug Set, $59.99. Looking for something a little cheesy to seal the deal?! Gaze into each other’s eyes over a morning cup of coffee.
Green + Kind Eco Beauty Box, $41.20. Have you just given each other a drawer at your respective homes? This can double as a drawer-warming gift as well as Valentine’s. Complete with bamboo toothbrush, cotton buds and cleansing bar, it’s the ultimate eco-friendly way to stay well-groomed.
Black Chicken Remedies Sky Pipe Essential Oils Diffuser, $119. Set the mood for a little romance … need we say more?
Mr & Mrs Personalised Linen Cushion Cover, $74. Happy to share your love with the world – or at the very least, your lounge room? We’ve found the perfect way to do so.
Morihata Binchotan Charcoal Eye Mask, $31.95. What’s sexier than a good night of restful sleep? Not much, we reckon! Although, with this mask, you may well have some ideas of your own …
Vego Whole Hazelnut Bar, $8.95. It’s not actually Valentine’s Day unless the twe of you indulge in some sweet stuff. We have found the ultimate vegan chocolate. Made from high-quality Italian hazelnut paste, hazelnut cocoa cream and whole hazelnuts, this has mouth-watering squares to share!