Cool Mom Picks| Holiday Gift Guide 2014

Stylish Gifts That Give Back

 

Gifts that give back: fashionABLE handmade leather tote supporting at-risk women and mothers in ethiopia

Caring is always in fashion, and these gifts that give back not only look awesome, they feel awesome in every way. We spend all year long filling our site with our favorite gifts that give back but for our guide, we’ve pared it down to these, which are each as beautiful as your heart.

 

fashionABLE handmade leather tote supporting women in Ethiopia

($178 at Cool Mom Picks Indie Shop)
These spectacular bags (they can’t keep them in stock!) literally rebuild the lives of the individuals who make them.

 

Gifts that give back: gold friendship bracelet from kate spade on purpose collection

gold friendship bracelet from kate spade on purpose collection

($68 at Kate Spade)
A collection reshaping the lives of 20,000 Rwandan people in the community where they’re made.

 

Gifts that give back: vilasi cashmere scarf in 6 colors supporting himalayan artisans

vilasi cashmere scarf made by survivors of conflict and trafficking

($295 at To the Market)
In six spectacular colors, this is a scarf supporting Himalayan artisans that will feel as good as…well, it feels.

 

Gifts that give back: colorblock socks for men or women to support the US homeless

colorblock socks for men or women to support the US homeless

($13.95 at Mitscoots)
Are socks a decent gift? They are when they look this good and do this much good.

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Gifts that give back: west third brand smell good daily tonic unisex fragrance

west third brand smell good daily tonic unisex fragrance

($32 at Shop Good)
Mmm…vetiver. A portion of proceeds goes to a program supporting mothers of young children in the US who really need it.

 

Gifts that give back: star necklace with lapis and turquoise to support training of afghan artists

star necklace with lapis and turquoise to support training of afghan artists

($185 at Far and Wide Collective)
Stunning in every way.

Gifts that give back: ripley buy one/give one sunglasses

ripley buy one/give one sunglasses

($145+ at Warby Parker)
Shades were never so cool as what Warby Parker has done for them. Great excuse to retire your old, scratched ones.

 

Gifts that give back: 18k plated arrow earrings supporting international justice mission

18k plated arrow earrings supporting international justice mission

($60 at noonday collection)
Purchases from this wonderful company support more than 2000 artisans in 10 countries–and of course, their families.

 

Gifts that give back: gold dipped wine bottle holder supporting artisans in uganda

gold dipped wine bottle holder supporting artisans in uganda

($25 at TOMS Marketplace)
As gorgeous as anything you’d see in your favorite designer boutique.

 

Gifts that give back: toiletry tote supporting survivors of trafficking

toiletry tote supporting survivors of trafficking

($25 at To the Market)
Beautifully affordable, so we can get one for every woman on our list.

Gifts that give back: jonathan adler candle supporting global fund to fight aids

jonathan adler candle supporting global fund to fight aids

($38 at (RED) )
We love everything in the (RED) shop but these candles are a perfect hostess gift.

 

Gifts that give back: handmade bracelets supporting native american women artisans

handmade bracelets supporting native american women artisans

($148+ at Etkie)
One of the many gorgeous ways this shop supports marginalized artists in our own country.

 

Gifts that give back: red coral necklace supporting survivors of trafficking

red coral necklace supporting survivors of trafficking

($65 at To the Market)
The perfect holiday statement piece that reflects the true spirit of giving.

 

Gifts that give back: suede sasha boot to support baby buggy and families in need

suede sasha boot to support baby buggy and families in need

($785 at Stuart Weitzman)
Supporting one of our favorite local organizations that offers essential help to new parents and their children, these three styles of limited edition boots are splurges you can (try to) justify.

 

All gift ideas have been editorially chosen by our staff; there is no compensation in exchange for recommendations. CMP is an Amazon and reward style affiliate partner. Discount codes expire 12/31/14.
 
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