This British brand makes bras and underwear from reclaimed fabric. They are committed to zero waste practices and source sustainable materials whenever possible. Surprisingly affordable, yet incredibly chic, these pieces are made to complement women's bodies, not conform them.
A San Francisco based home goods company which is GOTS and Fair Trade certified. Known for their incredible cozy bedding, towels, and sleepwear! Their organic cotton, sateen, and linen options all feel like the perfect gift for yourself or loved one.
This company is designed, produced, and shipped all from their own factory in Los Angeles. By using natural and organic ingredients they create scents that excite but don't overwhelm. And, of course, the minimalist design is something that everyone can get on board with.
Fair Trade Chocolate
Instead of running to your local drugstore and buying a random box of chocolate, check out Your Guide to Fair Trade Chocolate. Along with coffee, chocolate is one of the most important goods to purchase fair trade. Unfortunately, there is so much exploitation of people and the planet in mainstream chocolate production. On the bright side, there are many delicious alternatives to brand name chocolate bars. I'm currently addicted to Endangered Species Chocolate- go find your new chocolate obsession!
Another ethical twist on a Valentine's Day favorite: Farmgirl Flowers. Christina Stembel, the founder and CEO, started the flower company to bring ethical flowers to customers online. Farmgirl Flowers ships nationally and sources American-grown flowers whenever possible. The best part? Prices that don't break the bank.
If you are more interested in practical gift giving, that's still beautiful, consider gifting a house plant. From succulents to a snake plant, there are many options for home decor. An added bonus is that a great deal of house plants help to purify the air in your home. What's more caring than a present like that? Check out The Huffington Post's article for green inspiration.