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If you’re based in Australia and unsure what vegan gift to give your mum this Mother’s Day, we’ve got you covered with these cruelty-free gifts from homegrown Aussie brands. These super stylish and 100% animal-free Mother’s Day gifts are ones your mama will love – and will help to support local businesses too.
(Note: Not all are vegan gift products featured below are Australian-made).
1. Organic bathrobe
Pamper your mum with a gift of a 100% organic bamboo lyocell bathrobe from ettitude. Available in a variety of classic colours, this bamboo waffle belted mid-length bathrobe has a honeycomb texture that is as comfortable and luxurious as it looks. Your mum is guaranteed to love it.
2. Case of locally-made vegan wine
If your mum enjoys a glass of locally-produced wine (who doesn’t?) then a case of vegan wine carefully selected by the team from Australian online wine community Naked Wines is the perfect Mother’s Day gift. From Cabernets Merlot to rich Chardonnay, all are vegan-friendly as each Australian and New Zealand winemaker has opted to use vegan alternatives to traditional refining products like egg, fish and milk.
3. Luxurious linen bedding
A mum deserves a good night’s sleep and the gift of luxurious linen bedding from Bed Threads will work its much needed magic. This Australian premium bedding brand produces 100% French flax linen products that are ethically manufactured in China. It comes in a range of modern colours to suit bedroom style and decor, from rust, terracotta and tumeric so if you’re unsure – best have a vague convo with mum about colour preferences so you get close to deciding on the right shade!
4. Vegan ‘It’ bag
For the mama who loves her fashion accessories, give her a vegan ‘It’ bag from Melbourne-based PETA-approved vegan brand Sans Beast. Designed with love, not animals, the quality is obvious, the entire collection is divine and the use of responsibly made non-animal leather fabrics shows their unwavering commitment to animal welfare. Choose from crossbody bags, tote bags, camera bags and more. We recommend pouring yourself a cup of tea while you browse for the right vegan bag style to give your mum, with so many divine styles to choose from, you’re going to need it.
Browse Sans Beast collection here.
5. Eco-friendly swimwear
BAIIA’s signature three-piece reversible eco-friendly swimwear is so flattering, you’ll want a set for yourself. Truly designed for the everyday woman, the vegan swimwear is as sustainable as it is stylish. Made from premium Italian recycled nylon with fibres sourced from industrial and post-consumer waste such as recycled fishing nets and discarded plastic bottles, the swimwear can be worn inside out and also comes a 100% hemp bag that can be reused. If your mum loves relaxing by the beach or enjoys poolside drinks, a gift of BAIIA’s versatile eco-swimwear is a no-brainer.
6. Cruelty-free nail polish
For the mother who indulges in manicures, a collection of Sienna Byron Bay nail polish made from plant-based ingredients such as cassava and sugarcane will do just the trick. Launched in 2014, this B-Corp certified Australian nail polish brand pioneered vegan, cruelty free, non-toxic, Benzo-free nail polish. Its new formula sets it apart from the rest of the brands, creating the world’s first aluminium free, nano-particle and microplastic free vegan nail polish. The product also features a signature timber cap has been crafted using local weed timber removed by landowners in the local area to encourage native rainforest to regrow.
7. Vegan fashion
Just in time for Mother’s Day, Sydney-based conscious fashion label NATALIJA has launched a timeless capsule collection, ‘Mama’s Uniform’ made especially with mums in mind. Showcasing easy-to-wear silhouettes that are both practical and chic in sizes 4 to 18 and made from eco-friendly fabrics such as TENCEL, Linen-Blend and organic cotton. The capsule is comprised of five versatile pieces – pants, tee, robe, round-neck tie strap dress and V-neck tie strap dress – that can be dressed up and down, worn at all stages of life, from pregnancy, birth and beyond. All garments are made-to-order and crafted by skilled Sydney-based artisans. The garments can also be customised to fit your mum’s unique proportions.
8. Eco vegan activewear
One of the most affordable conscious PETA-approved brands in Australia (prices start from just $23.95 for leggings), Boody produces a range of super comfy, eco-friendly activewear such as leggings, crop tops and tank tops made from a blend of organically-grown bamboo and organic cotton that won’t break the bank. If you’re unsure what colour or styles to get your yoga-practicing mum, give her a gift card and let her choose for herself.
9. Plant-based cookbook
Want to encourage your mum to eat more plant-based dishes? Qualified dietitian and high-profile plant-based influencer Ellie Bullen’s recipe book Global Vegan is the answer. A collection of simple and delicious recipes inspired by the blogger’s travels around the world to locations in Indonesia, India and Japan, the plant-based recipes are easy to follow and the results are Instagrammable, healthy and flavoursome. From vibrant smoothie bowls to mouth-watering curries, you’ll have no problem converting your mum to plant-based food. Even better, give your mother the cookbook and then spend the evening choosing some recipes and cooking it together!
10. Fair-trade home decor
If your mum appreciates interior design and natural home decor, she’ll love Dharma Door. Working with fair-trade artisans, Dharma Door’s gorgeous range of homewares and accessories such as baskets, wall hangings and rugs are made from natural raw materials such as jute and hemp all feature a handcrafted woven texture.
Browse Dharma Door’s collection here.
11. Fun sustainable socks
For a super practical gift, get your mum UPPAREL‘s gift box of premium colourful patterned socks. Responsibly made from Egyptian cotton, the gift boxes are available in 5-pack, 6-pack and 7-pack. A gift that will bring a grin to your mama’s face – and bring some fun into her wardrobe!
12. Natural perfume
Ranging from floral to oriental scents, Australian perfumery One Seed creates a selection of fresh and sweet fragrances made from 100% natural ingredients, 80% of which are organic and none contain any animal derivatives or tested on animals. There is a variety of natural fragrances to choose from so if you’re unsure which one will align with your mum’s preferences, check out the best-sellers or order a sample of the lot!
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