Graduation time is almost upon us! It's a time where little ones are no longer little, it's a time when the caps and gown comes on and those little ones become adults in the real world. And it's a time they'll need some good graduation gifts to get them set up for life!
Whether college graduates or high school graduates, we want to help you celebrate this next stage and set them up for success with gifts that are both fun and useful.
Our top picks for the best graduation gifts are unique, sentimental, and most importantly ethical and sustainably made. No matter their interest or what the upcoming journey in their life will look like, these unique graduation gifts will last them forever and will be a constant reminder of their success thus far.
PEARLS ARE ALWAYS A GOOD IDEA
Pearl Beaded Hoops
Every grad needs some pearls! These beautiful pearl hoops are modern, fun, and elegant - and best of all they match everything. Handwrapped with tiny freshwater pearls that are both natural and genuine, these hoops are super lightweight and create a beautiful illusion when worn.
. Features natural and genuine freshwater pearls (approx. 2mm wide)
. 14KT gold-filled materials
. Hypoallergenic & resistant to tarnishing and fading
4 Spices: Complete Thirteen Spice Collection
Help budding chefs with the gift of flavor. This spice collection is packed with big and bold flavors developed by the youth team of Thirteen: A Social Enterprise and includes four Spice Mixes, ranging from spicy to mild. These spices provide a taste of Africa and new flavors for them to incorporate into their everyday cooking.
. Pili Pili: Congolese Spice Mix
. Berbere: Ethiopian Spice Mix
. Pilau Masala: Kenyan Spice Mix
. Xawaash: Somali Spice Mix
The Fair Hoodie
Every almost-adult needs a comfy and ethical hoodie for lounging in, whether for job hunting on their laptops or running to the grocery store. The sustainable and luxuriously smooth hoodie is made to be worn all day, every day, anytime, anywhere. Make it a pairing with the Everyday Jogger Pant below!
. Adjustable 100% organic cotton drawstring on hood
. Gender neutral
. Ribbing at cuff and waistband
Rolltop Backpack - Mission Edition
Get graduates ready for academic conferences, travel adventures, and soon enough, business trips ,with this cool and eco-friendly backpack! This rolltop backpack is adjustable, durable and will protect their essentials - and for each backpack made, 7.7 lbs of Ocean Impact Plastic is recovered from oceans.
. Fabric made of 100% ocean plastic
. Straps & clips made of recycled PET
. Waterproof organic PU coating
Cool + Crisp Organic Cotton Bed Sheet Set
No more cartoon sheets allowed! This 100% organic cotton bed sheet set, finished in cool and crisp percale, is ethically made in India and will stand up to years of use. Perfect for a new dorm room or an a grads new sleek apartment.
. 300 thread count weave for breathable luxury
. Ethically made from 100% Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) certified organic cotton - free of harmful dyes and chemicals
. Extra deep pockets on the fitted sheet hug your mattress and keep sheets in place
A CLASSIC LEATHER TOTE
All Day Tote
A tote bag is a great graduation gift with so many uses - whether it's needed as a stylish bag for a new office job or a must-have bag for books and a laptop. This All Day Tote can be worn in at least four ways by expanding or contracting the size to adjust it according to the occasion. Its functionality and versatility are second only to the meticulous and beautiful design.
. Handwoven genuine goat leather with a sturdy full grain leather shell and leather lined inside
. All leather is responsibly sourced from overstock runs
. Unique straps for wearability - can be worn 4 ways
THE ULTIMATE EVERYDAY ESSENTIAL
The Michel Bifold Leather Wallet
An essential every grad needs to take on adult life. This slim leather wallet has a classic look and will keep all their cards and cash in one safe place. Perfect to have for networking events or solo travels to "find themselves".
. Handcrafted with locally sourced leather
. Handmade by artisans from sustainable materials
. Inner pockets are made with recycled inner tire tubes, sourced from Haiti
The Clásico Leather Shoe
A must-have for graduates on the job hunt or interning this summer! These professional flats are made with careful details like tack stitching, hand-broguing, and an elegant toe shape. The Clasico leather shoe will become a timeless staple they can wear for years to come, whether out with friends or at the office for work.
. High-density memory foam insoles provide all-day comfort
. Stacked leather heel
. Proudly handcrafted by a skilled Guatemalan craftsman