Our Holiday Gift Guide is a carefully curated selection that will not only delight the recipient, but you, too, can feel good knowing that you are supporting brands that are thoughtful and conscious of the impact they make on the planet.
Stitch by Stitch
For anyone who loves to—or aspires to—knit, the We Are Knitters new Remix Collection Kit comes with everything that’s needed to craft the easy and beautiful Serengueti
Snood, a mix of organic cotton and wool. $44; weareknitters.com
Eye pillows filled with organic, dried lavender and rice, wrapped in beautiful Belgian linen, in the perfect weight to lean in on the shape of the face. Each is one of a kind and artisanally made. $48; clothandkind.com
The special Wellness Retreat Set by Lather (celebrating its 20th this year!), with frankincense and sandalwood candle, muscle ease bath salts, muscle ease gel, lip balm, quiet night pillow mist and more, is the perfect gift for spa lovers! $81; lather.com
Flicker and Flame
The new holiday scents for Dani Naturals candles—White Pine, Winter Pear, Warm Spice—are intoxicating and evocative of the season. Non-GMO, 100 percent soy wax, essential-oil fragranced and vegan; plus the company donates to women’s shelters and kids’ programs. daninaturals.com
How many times has someone extolled the benefits of meditation and you are just sitting there thinking, “I don’t know where to start?” This slim volume by Patrick J. Harbula, DD, is the ultimate beginner’s guide. $15;
Super Natural Slippers
These cozy slip-ons are designed in Switzerland and made in Nepal by traditional methods, with natural wool and 100 percent natural rubber bottom, and the company, Baabuk, is B corp-certified.
Tree of Life
These beautiful Tree of Life earrings, symbol of a fresh start, are available in silver and silver dipped in 24k gold vermeil, and handmade by the design team at Beksan Designs, a sister team inspired by their Turkish and American heritage. $65; beksandesigns.com
Float Like a Butterfly
Created by gifted massage therapist Neyda Figueroa, this face mask is not only beautiful, it stimulates acupressure points, relieves headaches, smooths wrinkles, improves circulation, unblocks sinuses and reduces inflammation. Filled with ground basalt, and based on vibrational therapy, just 20 minutes a day and you will float like a butterfly. $75; wiingsbyneyda.com
Each Day Counts
Rituals for Every Day (Abrams), by sisters Nadia Narain and Katia Narain Phillips, is a precious guide to slowing down and savoring small moments: light a candle on a winter morning, practice meditations while the coffee brews. $20; abramsbooks.com
This Women’s Solstice Organic Nightgown, made of 100 percent GOTS-certified organic cotton, feels incredibly soft, and it’s not only amazing for sleep, but the roomy cut makes it so comfortable to wear around the house. Made in a factory that recycles 98 percent of its wastewater.
The ODE from McEvoy Ranch Ritual Wellness Kit for Health comes in a beautiful Buddha-inspired case, and includes a candle, moisturizer, tonic, body oil and more, in a garden blend of verde, ylang ylang and grapefruit. $68; mcevoyranch.com