‘Tis the season to start looking for vegan Christmas gifts! Today I’m sharing my list of 40+ unique gifts for vegans that I’ve found on Etsy.com. From ugly Christmas sweaters to gift baskets and kitchen accessories, if you’re looking for special gifts for vegan friends, you’ll surely find just the right thing over here!
Why Etsy? Unlike other big websites that are full of mass-produced items with no personality, Etsy features a variety of small scale artisans who make and sell their own creations through their personal pages that are called shops in Etsy lingo.
Thanks to this business model, you are able to get much better customer service because you can talk directly to the person who made the thing you’re buying. If you need to modify something or request personalization, you’re much more likely to get just what you want.
Around the same time I started this blog, I was also running my own Etsy shop making and selling sock monkeys and other sock monkey-style animals. It was a true labor of love.
I poured my heart and soul into making my sock animals, and got amazing reviews from people who bought them. I no longer sell anything on Etsy, but it makes me happy to know that the sock monkeys I’ve made now reside on almost every continent.
That experience of creating and selling my own products has taught me a lot about the nature of business on Etsy. Maybe it’s not a big deal to you, but your purchase can sometimes make an Etsy seller’s day, and help them pay bills or put some money away into their kid’s college fund.
This is why, when I decided to put together a list of Christmas gifts for vegans, I knew I wanted to highlight the work of people for whom your purchase will really matter. And Etsy became a natural choice for that.
If you came here looking for nifty kitchen gadgets or electronics, you’re not going to find that here. But you definitely will find something that nobody else has.
This soft cotton t-shirt just might help you (or your favorite vegan person) avoid one of those awkward conversations with non-vegans who express their concern over your nutrient intake. Available in 7 colors.
Your little vegan superhero will love this soft cotton t-shirt! 12 superhero face options will help you choose a superhero that looks just like the child you're giving it to. Available in toddler sizes. 8 color options.
A classy gift for a classy person. These vegan "leather" journals are made with durable, sustainably sourced cork. Available with blank, lined, or recipe style pages. 4 size options. Can be embossed with letters of your choice.
A lovely gift for a fashion-forward person. This mini backpack can be easily converted into a tote bag. The shop owner states that all of their purses are designed and crafted in their studio located in Florida. Available in 4 colors.
A truly special designer tote bag by LaBante London - one of the front-runners of the contemporary vegan leather industry. Each purse is made from buttery soft, sustainably sourced vegan leather, and made in a fair trade environment. This particular tote includes an additional matching pouch. Two color options.
A stylish clutch bag made with soft vegan leather and printed cotton fabric. Also can be used as a tech sleeve for an iPad or Kindle when unfolded. Each piece is designed and handcrafted by the owner of this Etsy shop based in Florida.
Another designer piece by LaBante London. This faux leather wallet features zip around fastening and multiple inner slots for cards, notes, coins, etc. The distinct metal letter V declares the ethical vegan nature of this company's products.
A stylish classic wristwatch by Elie Beaumont London. Features a PETA approved vegan leather wristband and rose gold colored details. Available with custom engraving on the back, either in standard text or your own handwriting. This Etsy shop is an authorized Elie Beaumont reseller.
This lovely decorative stained wood kitchen sign features hand-lettered calligraphy by the owner of this Etsy shop. Each piece of wood is hand-selected for its unique wood grain pattern. Made to order.
This unique stainless steel hip flask is hand-clad in natural and dark brown cork material - a cruelty-free alternative to leather that has the same strength and water resilience. The flasks can be customized with initials or text of your choice, available in a variety of fonts. 3 flask size options.
Another personalized coffee mug option: this 10-oz mug is a vegan twist on the familiar 'animal parts' chart. Instead of the usual animal segments, the chart is filled with names of emotions that all animals experience including love, happiness, freedom and cuddles. Can be personalized with a name of your choice.
A lovely vegan-friendly card game perfect for the fun times with friends! Each of the 54 cards features a unique character designed by the owner of this Etsy shop. Printed on high quality, environmentally sourced paper. The shop offers a discount if you're buying two packs.
A gift box of chocolates always makes a nice gift for a person who's hard to shop for. If that person is also a health-conscious vegan, give them this set of handcrafted vegan truffles! Each truffle is made from whole, plant-based ingredients, and doesn't contain refined sugar or gluten. The gift box can be customized upon request.
A fantastic gift for athletic vegans! This protein bar sampler box includes high protein bars, breakfast bars, energy bars, chia bars, on the go snack bars, delivered in a beautiful care package. All bars are gluten-free.
An indulgent gift for a vegan gourmand. Includes two containers of vegan honey alternative in Orange Blossom and Lavender flavors, and a small box of handcrafted vegan chocolate truffles. Optional gift wrap available.
This snack-filled gift box offers a variety of vegan snacks - crackers, chocolate, popcorn, gummies, etc. Comes packaged in a recyclable box with a bow and a gift tag. Gift wrap available upon request.
This large vegan cheese making kit makes a fantastic gift for vegans or people allergic to dairy. The kit includes supplies to make at least 20 batches of various cheeses. Just add nuts and almond milk!
Out of ideas for what to give to your favorite vegan person? This vegan gift set has a little bit of everything! Available in 3 sizes. Depending on the size you select, this set includes candy, bath accessories, candles, a little box of vegan jokes, and a handcrafted felt avocado key ring.
A great gift for an eco conscious person! This large box set includes a variety of products meant to help reduce the use of plastic in our everyday lives. Includes accessories for eating, shopping, and bathing.
A unique gift set of handcrafted vegan bath accessories including paraben-free Candy Floss and Mallow shampoo/body wash, handmade geranium and pink clay soap, a rose and geranium bath bomb, a strawberry and poppy seed sugar scrub, and a fridge magnet. See full descriptions of each item in the Etsy listing description.
Another version of a handcrafted vegan bath accessories gift set. Includes paraben-free Sea Minerals shampoo/body wash, handmade peppermint and rosemary soap, Heavenly Waters bath bomb, a lemon and grapefruit sugar scrub, and a fridge magnet. See full descriptions of each item in the Etsy listing description.
I hope my list of vegan Christmas gifts from Etsy will help you find perfect gifts for your friends and family! Happy holidays!
Alina first made a switch to a vegan diet in 2013 to optimize her athletic performance as a marathon runner. Eventually she embraced veganism as a way to be kinder to fellow living beings and the environment. Alina hopes that this blog helps its readers on their path to becoming vegan and making this world a better place.
Welcome to Vegan Runner Eats! My name is Alina, and my goal is to show you that leading a vegan lifestyle can be easy, healthy and enjoyable. I share delicious plant-based recipes, cooking tips, insights on vegan parenting, traveling, and staying fit as a mom. See the most popular posts from the blog over here.