Shop with purpose this holiday season.
This year, we could all use a little more compassion. For loved ones, for strangers, for people whose lives are connected to ours, even if simply through the products we buy. We don’t know what the new year will bring, but this year has brought us back to the heart of the holiday season: to embrace the power in the simplest acts of care and kindness.
When you give a fair trade gift this holiday season, you’re making a conscious choice to support the well-being and livelihoods of workers, supporting fair and responsible business, and sharing these values with your loved ones. In this guide, you’ll find gift ideas for everyone on your list. You’ll even find gifts that support small businesses, businesses with diverse ownership, and women-owned businesses, as well as gifts that are thrifty and conscious.
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Mightly Family Pajama Sets
The whole family can enjoy Mightly’s super soft and cozy organic cotton pjs. Coordinate with kids pajamas and baby sleepers or mix and match styles and patterns! You can rest easy knowing these are free from toxic pesticides and chemicals.
Pact’s Tissue Slub Turtleneck
Made with fan-favorite fabric, this long sleeve turtleneck from Pact is lightweight, airy, and perfect for layering. Even better, it was sourced from a Fair Trade Certified factory in India!
prAna’s Becksa™ 7/8 Legging
Beloved for its unmatched comfort, flattering fit, and shape retention, the oh-so-soft ribbed fabric of prAna’s Becksa™ collection looks and feels fantastic both in and outside of the studio.
prAna’s Cardiff Fleece Full Zip
Enjoy that well-loved, pre-broken-in feeling from wear number one. Made from bestselling Cardiff fabric—with naturally bacteria resistant hemp—this men’s must-have makes everyday outfitting easy.
MEC Fair Trade Long Sleeve T-Shirt
Give someone the t-shirt that’s so comfortable, they’ll swear they’ve owned it for years. Fair Trade Certified and made with 100% organically grown cotton.
MEC Terrena Stretch Pants – Women’s
Tackle steep switchbacks on a day hike or wear these for a multi-day trip. These pants roll up to capri length for sunny days while the fabric dries out quickly, in case creek crossings don’t go quite as planned. Fair Trade Certified and made using Bluesign® approved materials.
MEC Mochilero Stretch Pants (Men’s)
These lightweight and stretchy pants have technical features to suit hiking, road trips or travelling. Lots of pockets keep your camera and maps within reach and safely tucked away. Certified Fair Trade and made using Bluesign® approved materials.
Cotopaxi Fuego Down Jacket
The Fuego is a quintessential insulation layer. Made with responsibly sourced 800-fill down and a DWR-finished ripstop nylon shell, this lightweight insulated jacket is one we turn to year-round, from summer camping to winter wandering.
Athleta’s Transcend 7/8 Tight
This tight is made with VITAFREE fabric with enhanced LYCRA® fiber, Athleta’s lightest yoga fabric for a barely there, yet fully covered feel. It’s breathable, quick-drying and provides an all-around stretch perfect for life on and off the mat.
Hats & Bags
Terra Thread Bumi Eco Duffle Bag
Nothing beats the simplicity and functionality of a good duffel bag—especially when it’s made in a Fair Trade Factory with organic cotton. This bag is an optimal size for a weekend getaway or when you need a little more room to haul daily gear for work or athletics.
Terra Thread Gaia Sling Bag
An adjustable-length main strap makes it easy and comfortable to sling this eco-friendly bag over your shoulder and back. Made with lighter-weight 10-oz organic cotton canvas. The best part? When you want to pull something out, no need to take it off—just swing it around and voilà! Instant, easy access.
Peak Design Travel Backpack 30L
The workhorse of any jetsetter or weekend warrior, Peak Design’s Travel Backpack incorporates durable construction, thoughtful stowage and clever details to be your next-best travel buddy. Also available in 45L.
Cotopaxi Kapai 1.5L Hip Pack
This hip pack features a large main compartment and zippered front accessory pocket. It’s ideal for hands-free, essentials-only, everyday use and is totally one-of-a-kind, made from 100% repurposed fabric. With numerous color combinations, you’re bound to find one that best represents you or the person receiving this gift.
Ciele Athletics GOCap – Century FD – Thompson
The original, the archetype, the industry standard soft brim run cap from Ciele Athletics is race-proven from Boston to Charlevoix, as well as your local 5k. Built lightweight, reflective, machine washable, packable, topped off with ultra breathable COOLwick mesh, and backed by Ciele’s million miles guarantee.
Ciele Athletics BKTHat – Standard – Eastman
Ciele Athletics took bucket hat coverage and added all the features that made their GOCap a favorite. Looking for your next go-to sunny day runday hat? The BKTHat has got you covered.
Pottery Barn Chateau Acacia Wood Serveware Collection
Handcrafted of acacia, Pottery Barn’s Chateau Wood Collection is inspired by European antiques. The grain serves up major style points, adding a touch of natural beauty to each piece.
Pottery Barn Stewart Plaid Cotton Sherpa Blanket
Merry shades of red and green bring a cozy holiday feel to Pottery Barn’s classic plaid bedding. Yarn-dyed for saturated color, each piece in the collection is crafted from cotton on the front and snuggly soft sherpa in solid ivory on the back.
Pottery Barn Marshmallow Blanket
Indulgently soft and incredibly warm, this Marshmallow blanket will keep you snug and cozy when the weather outside is frightful. In addition to red, this blanket is available in an array of classic neutrals.
Star Wars™ Holiday Organic Sheet Set & Pillowcases
May the Force be with you™ this holiday season! Make this holiday extra special with an organic bedding set from Pottery Barn Kids that features the entire galactic crowd from Ewoks™ to Stormtroopers™ who will usher your little one into sweet dreams.
West Elm’s St. Jude Felt Ornaments
You can’t go wrong with this heart-felt gift! West Elm offers a variety of 100% hand-felted wool ornaments made in a Fair Trade Certified factory, including this adorable penguin. With every purchase, you will be supporting fair trade factory workers AND 50% of proceeds will be donated to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital® (up to $250,000).
Health & Beauty
Beautyologie’s Petite Fairest Of Them All Gift Set
Gift this meaningful and high-quality collection of fair trade skincare and cosmetics to a friend, a family member or even to yourself knowing your purchase will help transform lives, uplift communities, and sustain the environment.
Eco Lips Sugar Lip Scrub
Smooth dry, rough lips with this delicious lip exfoliant. Organic, Fair Trade Certified sugar gently buffs away flaky, dry skin while organic coconut oil, olive oil and jojoba moisturize and replenishes. This pack includes two flavors – Brown Sugar and Vanilla Bean!
Simple Truth Organic™ Moisturizing Lip Balm Variety Pack
Made with moisture-sealing beeswax and a hydrating blend of sunflower oil, coconut oil, cocoa butter, and vitamin E, the Simple Truth Organic™ Lip Balm helps keep your lips feeling soft, silky, and kissably smooth. Pucker Up!
Conscious Coconut Organic Coconut Oil Sugar Scrubs
Exfoliate and moisturize simultaneously with this new Organic Coconut Oil Sugar Scrub from Conscious Coconut. Packaged in beautiful 4-ounce bamboo jars for you to enjoy and gift!
Williams Sonoma Double Dark Hot Chocolate
Double the pleasure of hot chocolate with this signature blend of Guittard’s artisanal bittersweet and semisweet chocolates. These delicate chocolate shavings melt in hot milk and the result is an intensely chocolatey beverage with a rich, complex flavor, velvety smooth texture and exquisite aroma.
Sam’s Choice 12 Days of Jumbo Cocoa Bombs
Celebrate the merriest time of the year with Belgian chocolate hot cocoa bombs filled with miniature marshmallows. Take this box of decadent cocoa bombs to your next holiday gathering or keep them at home when you need to unwind with a creamy mug of hot cocoa. Availability depends on local inventory.
Sam’s Choice 12 Days of Belgian Truffles
This box of decadent truffles includes six unique flavors in a variety of seasonal shapes like white chocolate snowman and dark chocolate moose. Availability depends on local inventory.
Natural Grocers Organic Chocolate Truffles
Handcrafted in France, these melt-in-your-mouth truffles are palm oil-free, Certified Organic, naturally Non-GMO and made with Fair Trade Certified cocoa. It’s a chocolate lover’s dream come true and a planet lover’s too. Try all flavors – caramel, orange, cappuccino, and chocolate.
Lake Champlain Chocolates -12 Days of Giving
Spread joy this holiday season with a gourmet collection of 12 individually wrapped chocolate squares. Treat yourself, or someone special, to this gift box!
Lake Champlain Chocolates Candy Cane Crunch Bar
Savor the taste of the season with a Candy Cane Crunch chocolate bar. Stuff these festively wrapped peppermint treats into stockings, hand some out at the office, or keep a secret stash for yourself when you need instant holiday spirit.
Flor de Caña 12 Year Rum
An exceptional 12-year-old, super premium rum aged in bourbon casks to obtain its uniquely smooth and well-balanced finish. Sustainably crafted, from field to bottle, at a fifth-generation family estate since 1890 and naturally aged without artificial ingredients at the base of a tropical volcano. Best enjoyed with a splash of sparkling water or ginger ale and an orange peel, or in classic cocktails such as an Old Fashioned.
Numi’s Self Care Sampler
Gift yourself or another with a lovely herbal toolchest of wellness teas. This gift box contains 40 tea bags to bring you comfort with botanicals like echinacea, licorice, marshmallow root, sage, valerian root, elderberry, fennel, ginger and more. Get 15% off your first order with code: WELCOMETONUMI
Barrie House Ethiopian Yirgacheffe Coffee
This exceptional roast comes from the birthplace of coffee, Ethiopia. These beans are grown at a high elevation in the region of Yirgacheffe and go through a washed process. Ethiopian Yirgacheffe beans are among the best in the world, with a bright clean taste and high acidity. Its sweet, tangy aromatic taste has citrusy, lemon, floral, and fruity flavors.
Barrie House Pacific Northwest Espresso Roast Capsules
Wake up to the intense taste of Pacific Northwest Espresso Roast from Barrie House. This popular choice includes notes of burnt caramel, has a lasting finish, stands up to milk, and is great in lattes or enjoyed as is.
Wicked Joe Winter Blend Coffee
Enjoy the season with a cozy cup of coffee from Wicked Joe. The creamy seasonal Winter Time Blend is a medium-dark roast, available in grounds or as whole beans in a variety of sizes.
BLK & BOLD’s Black Panther Wakanda Forever Collection
BLK & Bold is proud to be a licensed partner for Marvel Studios’ upcoming film, Black Panther Wakanda Forever. The collaboration includes a variety of “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever”-themed coffee products with reimagined special-edition packaging that highlights fan-favorite Black Panther characters.
DAVIDsTea Organic Cold 911 – Seasonal Tin
You’ll want to keep 911 tea on-hand when the cold season hits! This loose leaf herbal blend features a throat-calming base of peppermint, with a hint of citrus, potent little juniper berries, and the addition of soothing eucalyptus leaves for added freshness.
DAVIDsTea Organic Cinnamon Rooibos
Organic rooibos tea and cinnamon are a powerhouse combination. According to aromatherapy principles, cinnamon enhances your ability to concentrate. Plus it has a clean and refreshing taste your breath will thank you for!
Baking & Cooking
‘Tis the season for baking and cooking the comfort foods that bring families and friends around a table to share old memories and create new ones. As you shop ingredients to make your favorite cookies, cake or casserole, keep an eye out for the Fair Trade Certified label. Here are a few of many options out there!
For the person who has it all
Make a gift in honor or memory of a loved one this holiday season and donate to Fair Trade USA. Your donation helps fair trade workers around the world build better lives for their families, support their communities, and protect the environment.