Bestie Gift Guide: 9 Presents Your Friends Will Love

Don’t know about you, but something on our to do lists this season is to find great gifts for our best friends. (#squadgoals) We’re narrowed the field for you down to nine things he or she will thank you for.

Pics or It Didn’t Happen

For that photo you actually printed out, savor it in this handmade Bone Inlay Picture Frame in Grey. Each one is made by hand by a family of master artisans in Rajasthan, India.

Meridian | Bone Inlay Picture Frame and Woven Basket Ornament Set

Hard to Please?

No one can resist the super luxe softness of these baby alpaca throw blankets. They’re hypoallergenic, environmentally friendly, and made from the finest grade of alpaca fiber.

Meridian | Baby Alpaca Throw Blanket - Grey

The Good Girl

She’ll love that our Huipil Pillow Collection gives back to female artisans in Guatemala, funding training programs and providing micro loans for their entrepreneurial endeavors.

Meridian | Huipil and Block Print Pillows

Always on the Go

We all have that friend who seems to be out every night, whether it’s a Tinder date, a work thing, or an après-office hot yoga session. Gift her one of these zipper pouches and she’ll think of you every time she pulls out her bus pass / lip gloss / business card.

Meridian | Baule Zipper Pouch

Fancy Nancy

Your brunch pal will adore these block print napkins, which are handmade by artisans in India using a timeless process of stamping wood blocks dipped in natural dyes.

Meridian | Block Print Napkins

Secret Santa

These sets of tiny baskets are just so darn cute they are hard to resist. Each one is hand-woven by our partners in Rwanda who work with artisans in rural villages to provide education, job training and fair wages.

Meridian | Woven Basket Ornament Set

The Classic Lady

Because plant lady is the new cat lady and she knows it. These gorgeous handmade pots are perfectly sized for a hard-to-kill succulent, and the design on this one means “double happiness,” just like you and your bestie.

Meridian | Blue and White Porcelain Pot - Double Happiness

Stiff Drinks

Doesn’t it seem like everyone has a bar cart these days? Add a little texture to hers with this Entertaining Gift Set. Our Entertaining Gift Set contains a curated assortment of chic entertaining essentials perfect for any celebration. We have sourced the items in this set from our Fair Trade partners in Uganda, Kenya and South Africa.

Meridian | Entertaining Essentials Gift Set

 

What are you gifting this holiday season?

For more gift ideas, don’t miss our 2018 Gift Guide.

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