5 Personalized Gifts From Sustainable Brands (2023)
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What’s more sentimental and unique than a personalized gift? Go the extra mile this year by gifting your bestie or your significant other sustainable and ethical products made specifically for them. The custom gifts below include everything from kits and candles to jewelry and perfumes — suitable for a range of budgets. Best of all, many of these are heirloom pieces that your recipient can love for a lifetime.
1. Brilliant Earth Zodiac Diamond Signet Ring
Best For | Jewelry lovers
Price | $695
Are you looking to go all out this year? Brilliant Earth’s beautiful and ethical diamond rings featuring the zodiac signs are a stunning way to honor your partner’s star qualities. Whether you go for their sun, moon, or rising sign, you can feel good about the recycled metals and ethically sourced stones from Brilliant Earth. Be sure to check out the brand’s full line of birthstone jewelry!
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2. Cuyana Customizable Bags
Best For | Students
Price | Starting at $148
Keep all your purse essentials organized with Cuyana’s line of sustainable leather totes. Each of these luxurious and durable bags are made with LWG certified Italian leather that ages beautifully over time. With a fully customizable system that allows you to snap in compatible accessories and pouches, you can craft your bag for functionality based on your needs — you can even choose to have your piece monogrammed! From laptop sleeves to tote inserts to flap bags and zipper pouches, you can snap on what you need for the day, and switch out or remove inserts if you need more room. Pair with an adjustable strap in the style of your choosing, and you’re ready to take on whatever the day has to offer.
3. Prose Monogrammed Hair Brush
Best For | Hair care devotees
Price | $72
Combine natural materials with luxury root bristles, and you’ve got the Prose Monogrammed Hair Brush. This is not your typical run-of-the-mill hairbrush as it’s offered in three styles catered to the thickness of your hair type. (Each brush is made of either boar or wire bristles based on your strands.) When the correct brush and bristles are used, you’ll notice better scalp stimulation, oil distribution, luster and easier detangling. Each brush is carefully made in France from elegant and lightweight beechwood, and is monogrammed in Prose’s Brooklyn Studio with any three initials of your liking. It’s truly a thoughtful gift that’s made to last.
4. Papier Monogrammed Notebooks and Notepads
Best For | Sentimentalists
Price | Starting at $18
The perfect gift for the doodler in your life, these classic and gorgeous stationary items from Papier come with dotted, lined, or blank pages. Choose from a number of bold colorways, then personalize the front at checkout with your loved one’s nickname or a meaningful quote to inspire them. We especially adore the Gold Foiled Notebook and List Notepads, all customizable to let your favorite person know you’re always thinking of them. Show your support for your loved one’s creative side with this elegant and timeless gift.
5. ROAM Customizable Luggage
Best For | Travelers
Price | Starting at $550
When it’s time for a getaway, brighten your loved one’s day with ROAM’s Customizable Luggage. These lightweight yet roomy luggage pieces are made with eco-friendly recycled fabrics and are hand-assembled in the US by expert craftspeople. What makes ROAM stand out even more is their customization process which allows you to choose the front and back shell colors, in addition to the zipper, lining, and trim shades. With eight shell colors and nearly a dozen trim shades, you can mix and match ‘til you have your dream luggage piece. Follow up with a monogrammed initial patch and you’re set to jet off with your one-of-kind travel gear.