When the holidays roll around, it’s easy to get swept up with flash sales and discount codes. We took a deep breath and dove into the wild world of internet shopping to find products that are not only great gifts but also made by companies with missions focused on sustainability and empowerment. Because, as Purpose Jewelry‘s website notes, you shouldn’t have to sacrifice style to make a difference.
Victorinox | Vx Touring 17” Laptop Backpack | $190
Looking for a sleek and smart backpack? The Vx Touring 17” Laptop Backpack is the perfect companion for traveling on the subway or around the world. The pack is easy to zip open and includes myriad pockets for storage. Victorinox is regularly awarded for their sustainability efforts ranging from the use of solar energy to power the production of their watches to heating their headquarters with excess heat from the knife-grinding process.
Hydro Flask | Wine Bundle | $104.85
Need a gift that combines vintage with the great outdoors? The new Hydro Flask Wine Bundle offers the perfect combo. Using their famous TempShield™ insulation, they’ve created a bottle that will keep whites perfectly chilled and reds at room temperature as you hike to a peak or relax during a picnic. The 25oz bottle holds an entire 750 ml bottle of wine and is made of pro grade stainless steal so you don’t have to worry about the bottle influencing the taste. Add in the 10oz wine tumblers and you have the outdoorsy-wine lovers gift of the year Plus, you can mix and match colors.
JambuKD | Kids’ Shoes | $45-$75
JambuKD “designs with kids in mind” to a offer a versatile line of durable and colorful children’s shoes. These cute and functional shoes are adventure-ready with shielded toe guards and water proof designs on many styles. Choose a gift for the kids that allows them to explore the world hands on and feet first! Many of JambuKD’s styles are vegan friendly: made without any animal materials and just as durable.
Natural Life | Happy Camper Flour Sack Towel | $11