2018 COK Holiday Gift Guide

by Stuart McDonald

The holiday season is just around the corner and it’s time to gift-giving. With vegan foods and products on the rise, this year it’s easier than ever to find thoughtful presents that are ethically made and animal-free! We’ve compiled a list of holiday gift ideas from clothing to art, even including some food options for your holiday meal.

Plus you can make animals smile by using this link to support Compassion Over Killing with every purchase on Amazon Smile!

Clothing

Herbivore Clothing

Plant Based Drippin
Rapper Grey (host of the 2017 DC VegFest!), made famous by his viral vegan Thanksgiving video, founded Plant Based Drippin with his partner, Chef Nikki. The site offers t-shirts and accessories.

Vaute Couture
This vegan and ethical company is the perfect stop for your high-end warm weather gear. And now is the perfect time to buy–they’re selling out all their inventory before the new year and offering free shipping!

Switch4Good
Switch4Good is a coalition of athletes (including some Olympians!), doctors, and dietitians who have ditched dairy to become faster, stronger, and healthier. Shop athletic gear for the aspiring Olympian in your life.

Herbivore Clothing
This cruelty-free company is truly a one-stop shop for everything vegan. They carry all kinds of cool clothing designs, plus stickers, buttons, bags, books, and even housewares.

Redefine Your Mind
Vegan athleisure made from hemp and organic cottons.

For more ideas, check out TryVeg’s guide to vegan clothing brands.

Accessories

VeganWear
This company has perfected the vegan leather briefcase–perfect for the well-dressed professional.

Doshi
Beautiful vegan leather and suede bags, wallets, and now even belts! Plus, by shopping through this link, your purchase will support COK!

Cosmetics

Dr. Bronner’s
For the more practical gift-giver, Dr. Bronner’s offers a rainbow-hued range of pure-castille soaps, lotions, hair care, and more! Plus, you can snag FIVE “end factory farming!” stocking-stuff-able soaps with a $50 donation to Compassion Over Killing.

Smax Wax balm:  Save 10% on this vegan lip balm with code “COKDC,” and your purchase will also support COK’s work for animals! Enjoy pomegranate, spearmint, or natural.

Sappho New Paradigm
A vegan, sustainable, and beautiful make-up line offering everything you need for face, lips, and eyes.

Dewpuff
Dewpuff is a facial cleansing sponge made from 100% vegetable fiber for gentle cleaning with your choice of product.

Hurraw balm
Squeezable vegan balms for skin or lips. Perfect for dry winter weather!

LUSH
This bodycare shop known for their bath bombs offers a huge variety of vegan treat-yourself items for the holidays. But make sure to check–not everything is vegan.

Ellovi
A vegan, ethically sourced, and wildly harvested superfood moisturizer.

Books

The True Adventures of Esther the Wonder Pig by Derek Walter, Caprice Crane, and Steve Jenkins

Where’s Wanda? by Tambra Raye Stevenson

Wild and Free by Andrea Zimmer

Sprig the Rescue Pig by Leslie Crawford

The Smart Parent’s Guide to Raising Vegan Kids by COK’s Eric Lindstrom

Protest Kitchen by Carol J. Adams and Ginny Messina

Eat for the Planet by Nil Zacharias and Gene Stone

Ageless Vegan by Tracye McQuirter

Cookbooks from Vegan Heritage Press

Food

Vegan Treats
Order online from the delicious bake shop in Bethlehem, PA–and grab a t-shirt or scarf while you’re there!

22 Days Meal Planner
A perfect, helpful gift for the new or aspiring vegan.

Vegan Cuts
Gift a subscription for a monthly box of vegan snacks, skincare, or make-up!

Vegan Essentials
A one-stop shop for a variety of vegan foods.

Healthy Vege
Know a vegan-meat lover? Help stock their freezer for the winter!

Herbivorous Butcher
Small-batch, made-from-scratch, vegan meats and cheeses. Use as a gift or purchase a sampler for holiday entertaining.

May Wah Vegetarian Market
With a huge variety of veggie meats, this market ships all over the U.S.

No Evil Foods
Also available in grocery stores, you can order in bulk or snag some cool merchandise.

Brewing Good Coffee Company
Gift delicious, single origin coffee, and save animals!

Art

We Animals
We Animals offers an enormous selection of prints, and purchases go towards supporting Jo-Anne McArthur’s amazing work for animals.

Dana Ellyn paintings
Dana Ellyn is a painter based in Washington, DC. Her style “sits on the fence between social realism and expressionism.”

Eli Halpin Fine Art
Beautiful animal-themed paintings, pillows, dishes, and more!

Yoga Animalia
Moving photography of rescued farm animals.

Matt Sesow
Whimsical paintings from a DC-based artist.

Shop to Support Compassion Over Killing

Check out our Compassion Over Killing Market for a wide array of merchandise including t-shirts, tote bags, stickers, and more! And for the activist in your life, try our Compassionate Action pack–a TryVeg tote bag full of all sorts of materials for spreading the vegan message.


Shopping on Amazon? Support Compassion Over Killing with every Amazon Smile purchase at this link.

 

 


Done with your gift shopping list but want to support our work for animals? Please make a donation today — your donations through December 31 will be matched dollar-for-dollar!

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