Gift-hunting for a vegan in your life and don’t know where to start? Our guide to vegan Christmas gifts has something for everyone.
Shopping for vegans at Christmas isn’t as hard as you may think it is! There are plenty of great vegan presents available from supermarkets, high street shops and online retailers. Here are some of the best vegan-friendly gift ideas to get you started.
There’s no shortage of vegan Christmas foods, selection boxes and advent calendars these days. Whether you’re shopping for chocoholics or cheese lovers, you’re sure to find the right present.
- Whittakers Vegan Tin-Tations (£24.99)
This indulgent chocolate tin is packed with around 80 dairy-free ‘milk’ and dark chocolates. It makes a nice little stocking filler or a shared family gift.
- Hotel Chocolat Vegan Sleekster (£23.50)
If you’re looking for something seriously indulgent, Hotel Chocolat‘s luxury chocolate selection box will go down a treat. There are 33 decadent chocolates inside, ranging from dark chocolate batons to fruit-infused flavours.
- The Vegan Kind Lifestyle Box gift subscription (from £38.85)
This is the gift that keeps on giving! Treat someone to a selection of vegan goodies every month with The Vegan Kind’s gift subscription. You can gift the lifestyle boxes for 3, 6 or 12 months.
- Violife Festive Selection Box (£5.95)
Who doesn’t love a festive cheese platter? Thanks to Violife’s Christmas box, everyone can get involved! It contains four of their popular cheeses: Epic Mature Cheddar, Mozzarella with Cranberries, Smoky Cheddar and Crumbly Greek White.
BATH AND BEAUTY GIFTS
Many of us look forward to receiving smellies and pampering essentials at Christmas and vegans are no different!
- The Body Shop (various options)
This affordable high street brand offers vegan gifts for any gender, including body butters, skincare and cosmetics.
- Eden Perfumes (100% vegan brand)
If you’re looking for a vegan and cruelty-free alternative to a popular fragrance or aftershave, you’ll probably find it on Eden Perfumes’ website. Simply search for the fragrance you’re looking for and they’ll match it with their vegan version!
- Original Beard Co. Gift Sets (from £20)
These vegan beard oils, balms and grooming gift sets are sure to be well-received on Christmas day!
COOKING AND BAKING GIFTS
You can’t go wrong with a good old book! These make thoughtful gifts for people thinking about trying vegan but don’t know where to start.
- How to Go Vegan by Veganuary (£14.99)
Our best-selling book is the perfect gift for the vegan-curious. It’s full of tips and advice on going vegan, covering topics such as raising vegan children and navigating veganism and faith. There are plenty of cooking tips too!
- BOSH! on a Budget (£14.99)
This is the latest plant-based cookbook by the BOSH! duo, which will hit the shelves on 16th December. With over 100 budget-friendly recipes inside, it’s ideal for someone who loves being creative in the kitchen.
A hamper brimming with goodies will definitely get you in any vegan’s good books. They tend to sell out fast, so you’ll have to be quick!
- Yumbles Hampers (from £30)
You’ll find all kinds of vegan hampers from independent creators on the Yumbles website. Choose from chocolate hampers, artisan hampers, meal hampers and so much more.
Treat someone to vegan snacks and chocolates galore with a hamper from The Goodness Project. Choose from various sizes.
This is ideal for those who enjoy a more traditional hamper. It contains Cartwright & Butler’s English breakfast tea, strawberry preserve and caramelised onion chutney, as well as other goodies like rhubarb and custard sweets.
Alternatively, why not get creative and put your own hamper together? This means you can tailor it to the recipient and it shows that you’ve put thought into your gift. Fill it with cooking and cupboard essentials, or go for a combination of food, beauty products and stocking fillers.
Dreaming of a green Christmas this year? It’s easy to shop sustainably with these unique, eco-friendly Christmas gifts that are kind to the planet.
Florena is a fantastic brand for lovers of natural, sustainable and ethical beauty. Browse the website for moisturisers, masks and oils. Be warned: you’ll want to buy everything for yourself!
- Vegan leather clothes, shoes and accessories
An ethical wardrobe upgrade is the ultimate Christmas gift! Online shops such as Will’s Vegan Store offer eco-friendly alternatives to leather shoes, belts and clothing.
- Zero Waste Starter Kit (£11.99)
These make ideal gifts for someone trying to reduce their environmental impact. Etsy has various zero waste kits for different purposes, including beauty, bathroom and kitchen products.
If you’re really stuck for ideas, there’s one fail-safe option: novelty gifts! The internet is teeming with novelty items, from funny slogan mugs to animal-adorned accessories.
This online gift shop does exactly what it says on the tin! Browse quirky mugs, cushions, keyrings, stationery and so much more to find the ultimate vegan-friendly stocking filler.
Shopping for a loud and proud herbivore? There’s a gift for them here! Choose from wall art, bags and tons of other fun slogan accessories.
- Plant Based Cards (£10)
Everyone loves a family game at Christmas! This Vegan Snacky Snaps Card Game is a fun family gift that’s sure to be remembered.
Lots of vegans have causes close to their hearts. Donating to charity is a special gift that will make a difference. Whether it’s a local animal shelter or an organisation like Veganuary, your donation is a thoughtful gesture that will be appreciated.