Stylishly Sustainable

From eco-friendly to fair trade to earth-loving, these are must-haves for your sustainable honeymoon adventure.
Photography by
Chelsea LaVere
nspired by earthy colors and global style, we are all about giving back to the planet in this curated collection of eco-friendly honeymoon must haves to bring along with you as you travel to your sustainable resort! As we as a global community become more knowledgeable about climate change, cultural dynamics, and carbon footprints, we believe that we should be conscious with how we adventure, especially if our explorations take us to the big blue ocean ecosystem that is sadly disappearing every day. Because travel is such an incredible experience, by supporting responsible beauty, fashion, and tourism-related businesses you know they're doing their part so you can do yours! The ecotourism movement is only going to help us and our future generations have the best happily ever afters we dream of, so to start if off, we're sharing our favorites when it comes to maximum style and ethical impact.

Upcycled Amber Glass Earrings

Not only beautiful for your lobes, these earrings are from Dew & Rose, an Australian company that is all about handcrafted socially-conscious jewelry. Their designs minimize the use of natural gemstones due to the high statistics of illegal child labor in gemstone mining, so much of their stones are vintage glass crystals that are no longer in production and are upcycled into these fab baubles. (Fun Fact: Dew & Rose is also a proud business sponsor of One Girl, a charity empowering girls through education. So anything you purchase goes to help get girls into classrooms so they can change the world when they grow up!)

Vintage Amber Glass Earrings: Dew & Rose via Etsy *

Ethical Handwoven Scarf

With a heart for master craftsmanship and a membership to Fair Trade Federation, The Fair Line designs globally-inspired goodies and produces them with the help of their shop members in Guatemala who earn a fair income so they can care for their families. When you see this beautifully handwoven scarf, you can imagine its being created on the loom, and it makes you appreciate the timeless tradition of weaving. Take your Something Old (in Art Form) with you while you vacay!

Handwoven Striped Scarf: The Fair Line via Etsy *

Sustainably-Sourced Small Batch Travel Candle

Traveling with your own scent is totally a thing, especially for those who have extra-sensitive sniffers and prefer a particular aroma while relaxing. That's why we love travel-sized candles, and even better when they are eco-friendly! Brooklyn Candle Studio only uses wax made out of 100% soy grown in the United States, a renewable, sustainable, and clean-burning ingredient. All of their scents are inspired by travel and nature making it the perfect complement to your getaway. (We particularly loved Fern + Moss, a woodsy scent with hints of lavender, sage, spruce, and pine! It's pretty much the great outdoors inside!)

Travel Soy Candle: Brooklyn Candle Studio via Etsy *

Sustainably Sourced Roll-On

Since their inception over 30 years ago, L'Occitane has been involved in social action. From their fight against avoidable blindness and intentionally placing braille on most of their packaging to committing to women's leadership and economic emancipation in Burkina Faso, there's a whole lot of responsible heart behind this brand. Nature is their number one inspiration, and even though they are a larger global company, they are dedicated to sustainable development through natural plant oils versus mineral oils. With the popularity of essential oils and their daily applications, every little dab counts when it comes in contact with your skin!

Revitalizing Essential Oil Roll-On: L'Occitane

Eco-Friendly Lingerie Bag

At first glance, it's whimsical artwork, but upon further inspection, you'll see it's pretty, practical, and perfectly eco-responsible when it comes to slow fashion! From eco-dyed fabrics to animal-friendly materials, you can feel good about tucking away your delicates into this beautiful natural cotton lingerie bag created by KusKatStudio located in Portugal. No need for a lingerie bag? It doubles as a shoe bag or anything else you want to put into it! (And of course, any artist who has a furry little helper kitty in their studio is a double win in our book!)

Cotton Lingerie Bag: KusKatStudio via Etsy *

Recycled Travel Makeup Brush

When "eco" is in a company's brand name, there's a really good chance they have something going on with the environment. Bringing earth love to the beauty world, EcoTools' makeup brushes are made from recycled aluminum and packaged in 100% tree-free paper. This little safari-inspired kabuki brush is one of the softest brushes we've come across, so it's also good to know that EcoTools is 100% cruelty free and vegan when it freshens up your face after a long day outside.

Recycled Makeup Kabuki Brush (Similar): EcoTools

Sustainably-Sourced Solid Perfume

Since perfumes have the potential to get broken in our luggage, we love taking it back to the Ancient Egyptian times when perfumes were solid, packable, and oh so entrancing. Made into small wooden pots sourced from certified sustainable New Zealand forests, these animal- and cruelty-free fresh scents by Pacific Perfumes is the perfect little eco-addition to your purse. It's even TSA-friendly! We particularly loved this Forest of the Ferns scent that is blended with lime, bergamot, and basil because it was light and not too musky -- perfect for any guy or gal.

Forest of Ferns Solid Perfume: Pacific Perfumes via Etsy *

Direct Trade Chocolate

With a mission to make chocolate entirely in Madagascar by using heirloom chocolate (Earth's original cocoa variety!), this yummy treat is also yummy for global impact. Madécasse's approach to chocolate making is direct trade which means they work directly with the farmers, share their lives together, and partner together to satisfy all of our sweet teeth.

Salted Almond Dark Chocolate Bar: Madécasse

Eco-Conscious Tee

In our editor-in-chief Chelsea's husband's own words, "This is seriously the softest shirt ever. Please wear it all the time!" But it's not just the most comfy chic tee you'll sport while traveling, it's also made by a company deeply committed to sustainable business practices, ethical products, and positive environmental impact. Amour Vert (aptly translated as "Green Love") is all about a zero-waste philosophy and only uses low-impact dyes. And as if that weren't enough, buying this tee plants a tree in North America! Literally. Amour Vert partners with American Forests to make this happen. We think that can totally justify a big rainbow closet of the softest shirts ever.

Darkest Spruce High-Low Tee: Amour Vert *

Photography & Styling: Chelsea LaVere • Items noted with an asterisk (*) means that they were sent as press samples to Tidewater and Tulle to experience and test out ourselves. We really loved them so that's why we're sharing them with you! Some of the above product links are affiliate-linked and purchasing through these links helps support Tidewater and Tulle and its wonderful partners! You can find our full affiliate disclosure policy here.
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