The countdown to Christmas has well and truly started. While we can all get caught up in a Christmas frenzy, it’s important to remember the reason for the season – being thankful and giving back. If you’d like to give a gift with purpose this year, why not take a look at these ethical online companies that The Fable love and respect. Each offer their own beautiful, fun and unique gift ideas meaning you’re giving an awesome gift and supporting those who are making a wonderful difference to our world.
Grrrr… Hey Tiger!
From $5.50 by Hey Tiger
Yes, it’s true. This is chocolate with zero guilt. Well, sort of... Hey Tiger produce the most delicious chocolate and also happens to be an amazing social enterprise. Recognising there were some big problems in the cocoa industry, such as child trafficking and poverty stricken farmers, Hey Tiger Founder Cyan Ta’eed wanted to make a very big difference through a product that brings us so much joy. A donation is made with each chocolate bar purchase towards The Hunger Project. They have just released new Christmas flavours too… yum!
Is that a coffee in your purse? Yes!
$29.95 from Stojo
Presenting the reusable coffee cup that bring coffee on-the-go to a new level. No longer do you need your big handbag to carry your cup, Stojo’s coffee cups collaspe into a leak-proof disk that you store anywhere. No bulk, no mess! If you have a friend who is still on the disposable coffee cup bandwagon, it’s time to give a hint and get them a Stojo cup. Even more – they each come with a reusable straw for those iced coffees and smoothies.
From $49 by Bhumi
We appreciate quality material, as you know, so give the gift of luscious, ethical and organic cotton bedding by Bhumi. Like us at The Fable, Bhumi understand that the textile industry has a lot of gaps and there needs to be more awareness when it comes to knowing the negative impacts it has on the earth and humanity. The Australian owned company have sustainable textile industry and farming practices in place, use only 100% certified GOTS organic cotton and certified by Fairtrade Australia.
Local fine jewellery
From $ by Momoko Hatano
Give a very special gift to someone this Christmas with one of Momoko Hatano’s stunning pieces. Based in Sydney, Australia, Momoko’s fine jewellery is a unique blend of minimal design and a cultural touch. We love that she has sustainable practices at the core of her work and she uses recycled, Australian-sourced silver, gold and gems where possible in her jewellery.
The last straw
$18.95 by Ever Eco
Never touch a plastic straw again. A great Secret Santa present that is practical and good for picnics or parties. Ever Eco have a range of eco products including these rose gold, stainless steel drinking straws. Dishwasher safe and made with food grade stainless steel. Perfect for popping into your cocktail.
$95 by Komodo
The only shady gift you should give this Christmas are a pair of Komodo sunglasses. One of the original ethical fashion brands since 1988, they have mastered the way to live more sustainably without comprising on style. Their designers regularly visit and work closely with their factories and ensures fair labour through a strong Supplier Code of Conduct. Their focus is to design collections using the finest natural fibres and innovative eco fabrics. Komodo are a proud partner of the Ethical Fashion Forum and supports the Fashion Revolution movement.
Silk for summer
From $129 from The Fable
Our new silk t-shirts were made for summer days and nights. Available in a limited range of shades, this versatile piece can be worn from the office to rooftop drinks. At The Fable, we are passionate about bringing you a high quality, ethically made product. The Fable factory is ethically certified and has undergone a Workplace Conditions Assessment.