UMB’s Sustainable and Chic Gift Guide

Written by
Kerri Stenson
Published on
November 8, 2022 at 9:20:42 PM PST November 8, 2022 at 9:20:42 PM PSTth, November 8, 2022 at 9:20:42 PM PST

We are seeking sustainable, unique and chic this year so we’ve gathered some luxe gift ideas that are sure to delight! And for added efficiency while reducing wasteful packaging, gather a group together to go in on one special thing and wrap it in a UMB! 🧡

Organic Cotton and Wool Blanket by Coyuchi: This luxurious, organic blanket is completely washable, for year round, and will warm the heart (and body!) of any recipient. 

Solar Lanterns from Frontgate: Solar technology has come a long way! These fun, woven wicker lanterns will brighten the yard, patio or balcony, without the need for electricity.

Reverence Hand Soap and Lotion Duet by Aesop: Free of sulfates, parabens, and phthalates, this lovely, woody-smelling duo of soap and moisturizing lotion transports you straight to the spa. The bottles are made from recycled plastic too!

Water Bottle by LARQ: Help your gift recipient stay hydrated and plastic free with this self-cleaning water bottle and purification system. Whatever the beverage of choice, expect it to stay hot for 12 hours or cold for 24!

Staples Watch by Nixon: Suitable for men and women, this athletic watch made from recycled ocean plastic takes you from day to night. 

Avocado Vase from Ilex Studio: Growing your own avocados is more accessible than we thought. Place an avocado pit in this adorable vase and watch your own avocado seedling grow! 

Bedside Water Carafe and Glass by Vivaterra: Made from recycled soda bottles and windows, this bedside water carafe and glass, spruces up the nightstand while offering the ultimate in quenching convenience. 

Hand Blender by Smeg: This retro hand blender is fun to use and sustainably designed. In their commitment to minimizing waste and to long-lasting functionality, Smeg uses recycled materials and natural and renewable resources.

Aviator Carryon Suitcase by Paravel: Perfect for long weekend travel, this carry-on luggage is carbon neutral, made with sustainably-sourced materials and designed to accommodate what you need for your getaway while comfortably fitting in the car or overhead bin. 

Cleaner Fleece Jackets and Vests from Patagonia: These cute and easy-to-wear cozies are made from 100% recycled polyester and conveniently come in sizes for men, women and kids.

Chocolate Bar Gift Set from Compartes: These organic, GMO- and emulsifier-free chocolates are delicious to taste and beautiful to look at. With flavors such as peanut butter protein/ turmeric and ginger/lemon, this gift set is a true crowd pleaser!