This holiday season, celebrate the art of gifting with a meaningful touch. As we enter the season of giving, it's important to reflect on the impact our choices can have on the planet. Find inspiration in  our curated selection of thoughtful gift ideas, and discover gifts that carry unique stories that your loved ones will love retelling. 

Are you looking for an impactful present for your partner, friend, mother, sister - or even yourself? In the spirit of mindful gifting, we've carefully curated a selection of our wallets, pouches and totes that not only carry your essentials, but also your values. Each piece has its own story to tell, from its materials made from waste destined for landfill, to its nature-inspired colour and London street-inspired name. 

Designed to last well beyond the festive season, our bags and accessories are all handcrafted in very limited runs here in the UK - in Stratford East London, Melton Mowbray and Somerset. This, along with using only materials made from waste, helps to keep the carbon footprint of our bags as low as possible (in fact we’ve calculated that it is up to 87% less than a high street equivalent made from virgin materials). 

For every item sold, we also plant a tree through our partnership with Tree Nation, contributing to the restoration of our planet.

Wick Cardholder (Vegan)

This season, discover the gift of simplicity with our Wick Cardholder, thoughtfully handcrafted from AppleSkin™, a leather alternative derived from the leftover apples of the juicing industry. This unisex design with five card slots is a perfect stocking stuffer, making it an ideal choice for anyone on your holiday gift list. 

Wick cardholder

Oriel Wallet (Unisex Zip-Around) 

Unwrap the Oriel Wallet, a classic zip-around design - also a perfect stocking filler. Crafted in smooth grain recycled leather and lined with AppleSkin™, it's a stylish and functional choice for both him and her. With multiple card holders, a coin purse, and room for notes, this wallet brings convenience and elegance to their everyday life.

oriel wallet

Jude Wallet

Our Jude wallet is available in a variety of colours and textures, so you can find the perfect match for your loved one. Perhaps they’ll love the super tactile and irregularly textured silver PIÑATEX® with its festive shimmer (plus it’s vegan-friendly). Or maybe they’d prefer a classic smooth-grain recycled leather in Black Onyx or Acacia. Or for this season’s pop of colour, our Jude wallet in pebbled recycled leather in rainforest green. All options offer ample space for your cards and coins, making this a practical and timeless gift with a conscious twist.

jude wallet

Elia Phone Bag 

Give the gift of versatility and style with the Elia Phone Bag. Its minimalistic design, inspired by our iconic totes, creates a perfect harmony between fashion and function. The one-piece construction accommodates their phone, and the discreet card pocket on the back adds a touch of practicality. Whether in the festive Rainforest Green recycled pebbled leather or Black Onyx AppleSkin™ leather alternative, it's the ideal companion for their holiday outings.

elia phone bag

Daley Makeup Pouch 

Make your holiday plans effortlessly stylish with the Daley Makeup Pouch. Available in various colours, from a uniquely textured silver vegan option inspired by the season's sparkle to timeless shades in our recycled leather. Its one-piece construction offers a soft folded base and roomy interior, bringing a touch of luxury to your daily beauty regimen. As they travel this winter, it's a chic clutch that organises their daily essentials.

daley make up pocuh

Yael Clutch Pouch 

Treat your loved ones to the Yael Clutch, a multitasking wonder that matches the festive spirit of the season. Designed with a one-piece construction and a soft folded base, it offers a thoughtful gift for someone special. Crafted from either smooth grain recycled leather or textured vegan silver PIÑATEX®, it's perfect for gift to someone to use for their iPad or Kindle. As they stay cosy indoors or venture out into the winter wonderland, this pouch will be their ideal companion.

Yael Clutch bag

Martello Laptop Case

Surprise your loved ones with the Martello Laptop Case, an accessory that gives back to the planet and makes the perfect holiday companion, whether they're travelling or working from home. Whether they're dazzled by the festive shimmer of our super tactile silver PIÑATEX® or prefer classic smooth-grain recycled leather in timeless shades, there's a choice to match every personality.

Martello laptop Case

New East Tote (On-the-Go Essential)

The New East Tote, reimagined in smooth grain recycled leather, is your holiday gift for those who adore classic elegance. With a one-piece construction that folds gently and offers a spacious interior, it's the perfect gallery-to-coffee-shop companion for this winter. Ideal for carrying those gifts your loved ones will cherish during this season of giving.

New East Tote

In a season when waste often takes centre stage, let's make a collective effort to shop more mindfully. Here at BEEN we are committed to reducing waste, respecting the Earth, and preserving resources. With every purchase, you not only gift a loved one a beautifully handcrafted item, but also contribute to our mission and vision of a world without waste.

This season, let your gifts echo your values, supporting the journey towards a more sustainable and mindful future. 

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