Gifts With A Conscience


From Blue Planet’s groundbreaking exposé of single use plastic pollution, to the introduction of the latte levy, 2018 has been the year we all started thinking sustainably, and Christmas gifts are no exception. We asked Anja Holm and Marie Engberg, the founders of sustainable concept store, Yume in Copenhagen, for their top Christmas gifts with a conscience.

LRNCE Ceramic Vase N°2, £128.36

“Working from her studio in Marrakech, Belgian designer Laurance Leenaert fuses her creative talent with the work of local craftsmen and century-old traditions. Each piece is painted by hand and is without a doubt the perfect gift for any art aficionado.”

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Tamegroute Pottery Small Ceramic Jar, £41.79

“This beautiful jar is handmade in Tamegroute, a small village in the Draa Valley of southern Morocco. The mix of naturally occurring copper and clay from the Draa River is what lends Tamegroute pottery its outstanding green colour. This item is truly one-of-a-kind as each jar is completely unique.”

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Hattesens Liquorice Allsorts, £7.76

“Gluten and dairy-free, these sweets are handmade on the Danish island Ærø and packaged in boxes made of 96% recycled material.”

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Maze Brass Mitten Shelf, £69.25

“This stunning brass shelf is made in Sweden by local manufacturers and crafted from recycled metal. A perfect gift for someone who needs a stylish storage solution for their hallway or kitchen, and it’s kind to the environment by repurposing recycled metal.”

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Ready for more gifts with a conscience? Shop even more stylish and sustainable Christmas gifts, all handpicked by Anja and Marie from Yume in Copenhagen.

Eleanor Middleton

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