Unwrap Joy: Vivee’s 2023 Holiday Gift Guide

Happy Holidays! In a world that is increasingly enthusiastic about sustainability and female empowerment, we are heartened to be able to bring our gift guide to our community. Our guide features handpicked brands that we are passionate about, featuring a collection of sustainable and stylish gifts from women-led brands. Each of these selections are either founder favorites, or brands we feel embody our commitment to conscious consumption, ethical production, and exceptional craftsmanship. What could be better than giving or receiving a beautifully crafted, eco-conscious treasure from a women-owned business? We’re here to help you curate your shopping list (or your wishlist) with our guide that runs the gamut. Read below for some holiday cheer.

Bundle Up with Boll & Branch

As the world gets crisp and snowy, there’s a stronger call to stay cozy at home. Whether that means a Netflix marathon in bed or never ending naps, you deserve linens that feel like a warm hug. Enter Boll and Branch — founded by husband and wife duo Scott and Missy Tannen. With all of your bedding necessities that seem to get softer with every wash, we found the perfect giftable necessity. Not only are their products luxuriously comfortable, they put people and the planet first. They use a significant amount of eco-friendly materials, including Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) certified cotton - which is a big win for sustainability. Additionally, they take transparency seriously, committing to fair treatment of their workers and ensuring a living wage is paid to the people involved in their supply chain. 

With a product catalog ranging from beautiful bundles to buttery blankets, they’ve got a gift for everyone on your list!

Ribbed Knit Bed Blanket
Signature Patterned Duvet Set

Stylish Staples from Sézane

At Vivee, we’re all about that joie de vivre, and no one captures it quite like Morgane Sézalory’s Sézane. Committed to showcasing the multifaceted nature of the modern day woman through clothing, the brand’s approach to classic parisienne style underscores their belief that the way you dress should make you feel inspired. With whimsical prints in timeless silhouettes, the brand helps you curate a wardrobe you’ll feel good about for years to come. Not only are they committed to their craft, but the team behind Sézane is equally passionate about giving back to their community, with both philanthropic and sustainability initiatives sitting front and center. a program that has raised 4M Euro to support children, teenagers and adults through partner charities since it’s inception in 2017 serves as a beacon of philanthropy in the industry. On the Sustainability side, the team lives up to it’s Certified B Corp standing, prioritizing sustainable materials in their garments, as well as recycled materials for their shipping. Among their beautiful clothing, responsibly tanned leather bags or chic outerwear, you’re sure to find a gift for the fashion lover in your life – even if it’s you! 

Paul Beanie
Marianne scarf
Colette Mariniere

Glow Get ‘Em

Where skincare meets makeup, Summer Fridays product assortment has all the ingredients for skin you’ll feel good in. Founded by Marianna Hewitt and Lauren Ireland with a focus on efficacy and simplicity in 2018, the brand has quickly become a beauty drawer staple. Some of our teams favorites include the Overtime Brightening Face Mask, and any of their deliciously formulated Lip Butter Balms. Not only does the brand follow ethical supply chain practices, their commitment to their community is only matched by their commitment to sustainability. Summer Fridays helps make recycling simple for their customers, giving them the option to trade in their empty bottles for a $25 E-gift card to put toward their next Summer Fridays purchase.

Lip Butter Balm
Overtime Mask

Christmas with Cavo, a Perfect Match

Meet the sustainably minded sister duo behind Cavo Candles, Rachel Femi and Naomi Adeyemo. After noticing a substantial lack of representation in the eco-conscious candle space, they decided to get to work. Their products take the brand experience to the next level by providing curated playlists on Spotify to complement each candles mood, talk about creating an experience! All of their candles are made with 100% organic non-toxic soy wax, and their products come in eco-friendly packaging – down to the biodegradable packing peanuts and tape! Cavo takes their commitment to sustainability as seriously as they take their product. If you’re looking for a gift that just makes scents for your favorite host, candle aficionado or friend who loves to set a mood, check out Cavo.

After a Good Cry Candle
Wash Day Candle

Meet your MATE (The Label)

Providing cute and comfortable apparel for the whole family, Mate the Label is perfect for anyone on your list. With a product catalog spanning intimates, lounge, active sleep AND kids - you can shop for everyone at once. Not to mention, their use of neutral colors that can mix and match with other pieces in a wardrobe make this brand an excellent choice. MATE the Label is a female founded brand that uses GOTS certified organic fabrics and dyes that have a lower impact on the environment. In addition, they prioritize manufacturing in the U.S to reduce their carbon footprint on shipping and logistics. They create foundational pieces that you can truly build your wardrobe around and reach for over and over again.


Men's Fleece Crew Neck Sweatshirt
Organic Waffle Half-Zip Sweatshirt
Mini Organic Terry Classic Jogger


Meet the new Gold Standard - New York born Aurate. Crafted from 99% recycled gold, Aurate offers the perfect pieces for that stylish someone on your list… or for yourself, if you just need help dropping a hint. The female founded brand features a breathtaking assortment of classic pieces made from quality materials built to last a lifetime. Not only is the team at Aurate committed to using recycled Gold, they also use ethically sourced diamonds and sustainably harvested pearls, guaranteeing conflict-free pieces you can shine in. With price-points across the spectrum (and even made-to-order engagement pieces), Aurate is a must-shop this holiday season.

Small Gold Chunky Hinged Hoop Earrings
Simple Pearl Necklace
Claw Hinged Bracelet


Happy Gifting!

We’re so happy to be able to share with you some of our favorite eco-minded, female-led brands. Thank you for taking the time to read through our guide, and for spending your holiday thoughtfully considering which business you’d like to support. We consider finding the perfect gift an art form, and we hope this gift guide helps you paint your masterpiece this season. Happy gifting!