ecofabulous Holiday Gift Guide 2012: For Her
It’s beginning to look a lot like the holiday-shopping season! This go ’round, start your list with gifts that go green and do some good using our week-long series of guides to the most wonderful time of the year. First up? The ecofabulous Holiday Gift Guide 2012: For Her, our eco picks for celebrating the ladies in your life now, and all year long.
Prepped for winter weather and constructed from recyclable fabrics, the versatile Belden will be her goes-with-everything coat, whether it’s to the office, off to holiday cocktails, or slipped over yoga pants on the way to class ($322.50).
|A Fine Line:
Crafted using designer remnant jersey and metallic leather, the limited-edition Jaqualina: Infinity + Leather Scarf helps support Open Arms, a company committed to employing refugee women in Austin, TX ($32.00).
Organic cotton and bamboo silk lining (plus a timeless Japanese print) combine to create this overnight bag from Apple and Bee that’s nicely sized for a wintery weekend away ($240.00).
Your favorite beauty fan won’t stop raving about the gift of Marula – The Leakey Collection, a luxurious natural anti-aging skincare oil created by a Fair Trade company that provides a source of income for rural women in East Africa ($78.00).
Give her something that sparkles as brightly as she does: Heraldic Banner Mesh Earrings pieced from an early 1900′s vintage flapper purse ($178.00).
Sexy and sophisticated all at once, this lace-up Henry Wedge bootie covered in supple vegetable-tanned leather will keep her strutting in style right on through the spring season ($398.00).
A new pair of iconic sunglasses for her also means the gift of sight for a person in need through the TOMS One for One program (now that’s what we call holiday spirit) ($119.00).
Place a zesty pop of color in her wardrobe with this super-soft Eileen Fisher Elbow Sleeve Crop Cardigan knitted from organic cotton and cashmere ($158.00).
|A Softer Landing:
Non-toxic and all natural, the Tata Harper Jet Set Survival Kit contains the skincare essentials your in-from-out-of-town sister needs to protect her skin (and her sanity) when it’s time for her to head back to the airport ($25.00).
She’ll feel all a-flutter every time she dons this oversize recycled butterfly necklace crafted from recycled gold fill by green designer Kris Nations ($80.00).
Add warmth to her stable of cool-weather accessories with cable-stitched handwarmers made of naturally colored yak wool from Mongolia ($28.00).
|In the Fold:
Gift her with a limited-edition (only 100 made!) mailbag clutch, a very-modern accessory that subtly mixes the old and the new: it’s created from a 100-year-old English mailbag ($935.00).
|With a Twist:
Each purchase from 31 Bits — makers of jewelry like this Claire Loop bracelet — gives internally displaced women in Northern Uganda an opportunity to counter poverty ($32.00).
|Smoke Gets in Your Eyes:
Make sure she’s party-ready with this gluten- and paraben-free three-step kit from Mineral Fusion, which includes everything needed to create a classic smoky eye ($24.99).
|That’s a Wrap:
She’ll wear this versatile lightweight scarf of supple Merino wool from Nau for seasons to come — especially since it can double as a simple shawl for extra warmth on chilly nights ($70.00)