By Anna Griffin, Editor In Chief
With Valentine’s Day around the corner, love is in the air and we’re embracing the opportunity to celebrate it. Searching for the perfect token of our affection for those we love, we’re inspired by sustainable luxury and finding special items that will warm hearts. These gorgeous, eco-friendly fashion and beauty gifts are perfect for your boo, your bestie or even you, and as you open your heart and share the love, your gift will be loving our planet too.
Called the Heart Stone, Rose Quartz is a crystal of unconditional love dating back as early as 600 B.C., and considered to be effective in attracting new love, romance and intimacy. This Rose Quartz Massage Face Roller alleviates puffiness, while promoting cell turnover and elasticity, giving the luxurious gift of self-love and radiant skin.
Throughout the ages, rubies have signified success in love, dating as far back as references in the Bible and ancient Hindu beliefs. This dainty LOVE Charm Necklace features an ethically sourced ruby and a 100% recycled, 14-karat gold LOVE pendant and padlock on a tiny bar and cable chain, and is a precious reminder to live in love.
PC: Zoë Chicco
$110.50 & $42.50 USD
A favorite in every girl’s lingerie drawer, Cosabella hand makes its luxury pieces in family-run workshops in Italy using natural dyes and water from the Alps, and employing local artisans who use Renaissance-era techniques. This two-tone, lace bralette with its back lace-up detail and flattering high-cut bikini, is a sexy little set that's perfect for Valentine’s Day and beyond.
With its organic oils, golden minerals and quartz wands, this luxurious oil deeply hydrates skin leaving a subtle, luminizing sheen. The Laguna-Copper Glow is a rich and sophisticated blend of cocoa and rose, giving the gift of a sensuous scent, rejuvenated skin, and a gorgeous, golden glow.
Nothing speaks louder than an engraved, personalized message straight from the heart, and these 100% recycled, 14-karat gold, handmade bangles can carry up to 100 characters of love. Whether a phrase, words from a song, names or dates, this gift brings new meaning to wearing your heart on your sleeve.
PC: Christie Martin
There is nothing more luxurious than the feeling of fur - faux of course - wrapped around you. This Arctic Fox Faux Fur Vest looks and feels authentic, giving a luxe, but cruelty-free gift of soft-to-the-touch warmth and style that any girl will treasure.
PC: Fabulous Furs
Attracting true love into your life starts with self-love, and this deluxe Limited Edition kit from The Organic Pharmacy in partnership with the House of Roxy, features everything a girl needs. Offering a Sacred Love Incense Kit and Love Candle, relaxing Jasmine Bath Oil, luxurious and gorgeously fragrant Rose & Jasmine Body Oil, and a Ginseng, Maca Love Potion to improve passion, this beautiful kit is a gift of pure love for self and others.
PC: The Organic Pharmacy
A beautiful ring is an eternal symbol of love, especially when it's handmade with 100% recycled, 14-karat gold, post consumer, upcycled stones, and ethically manufactured with low emissions and clean water. The Asteria features engraved stars with diamond centers, and is a precious gift that will always shine bright.
PC: Washed Ashore
Slipping into a sexy pair of boots can instantly boost a girl’s mood, confidence and libido. Produced in Italy from faux leather, the Demeter is striking, flattering legs with its slouchy uppers while elongating with its 115mm Sylth heel. Modern yet timeless, these boots are a perfect gift for any woman, who can stand tall knowing no animals were harmed for her to look and feel fabulous.
PC: Sylth Virago
There is something so uplifting about a beautiful scent, especially when it’s non-toxic and cruelty-free. Pearl’s elegant yet simple bouquet of Shiso Leaf, Plum Blossom, White Peonies, Pink Jasmine, Japanese Honeysuckle, Warm Amber and Ivory Musk, is understatedly powerful, and a stylish gift that will inspire an easy-to-wear optimism in every spritz.