While giving a piece of fine jewellery or a truly show-stopping luxury gift can be an investment, too often Christmas can become about over consumption and buying into passing trends. With global environmental issues such as climate change and ocean plastic pollution more critical than ever, this year give guilt-free with our edit of the best pieces from sustainable and ethical brands...
Superocean Heritage II Chronograph 44 Outerknown, £5,600, Breitling
Created in collaboration with sustainable fashion brand Outerknown, this chronograph timepiece features a strap made from recycled fishing nets and is delivered in recyclable packaging.
Ocean table, £4,250, St James Interiors
Crafted using FSC-certified and recycled timber, 20% from the sale of each Ocean Table will be donated to help support the work of the Blue Marine Foundation.
Trainers, £95, All Birds
All All Birds shoes are made using natural, sustainable materials including wool, wood fibre and sugar cane.
Vodka gift set, £33.50, Black Cow Vodka
Containing a 75cl bottle of vodka and a 24k gold plated straw, this gift set from Black Cow will help you eliminate plastic straws.
18k gold Marigold necklace, £2,500, Pippa Small
Pippa Small works with the Turquoise Mountain charity to create sustainable Fairtrade jewellery that supports artisans and promotes traditional skills in Afghanistan and Burma, as well as working with Syrian refugees.
Winslow maxi dress, £144, Reformation at Browns Fashion
All Reformation pieces are made from recycled fabrics or upcycled vintage pieces to promote a sustainable production process.
Isadora vase, from £31.99, Banbayu
Fairtrade interiors brand Banbayu supports small craftsman from all over the world by sourcing sustainably and ethically produced products from local artisans.