Wondering where the best places are in Boston to find vegan-friendly gifts?
Got someone in your life who is committed to a cruelty-free lifestyle? Shopping for them isn’t as hard as you might think, at least, not if you live here in Boston. There are plenty of local places to find great vegan products, enough to satisfy the hearts desires of just about anyone on your list.
Of course, you should feel free to pick up a little something for yourself, too!
1711 Mass. Ave, Cambridge, MA
Sudo sells vegan shoes for men and women. You can find every kind of footwear here, including professional shoes and sneakers. The huge selection means it’s easy to find a style to fit any personality.
301 Newbury St. #1A, Boston, MA
This Harvard Square boutique offers a wide variety of cruelty-free, hemp-based clothing. The designs are all modern and chic, which means you’re not limited to stereotypical “Boho” options. The Hempest also carries body care products, bags, wallets, and accessories.
800 Boylston Street, Boston, MA
Free People offers upscale vegan clothing, shoes, and jackets, as well as a few odds and ends, like cruelty-free make-up brushes, hats, and bath products. The store is primarily aimed at young women in their twenties. The owners are passionate about celebrating the “creativity, intelligence, femininity, courage, and spirit” of their target demographic. A fine place to go if this sounds like someone you know!
121 Newbury St. Boston, MA
Fresh is the place to find cruelty-free bath and body products. You’ll find creative face-scrubs and cleansing masks, perfumes and soaps, candles and gift boxes. They also carry a little bit of make-up, mostly lipsticks, lip glosses, and a few liquid blushes. Shop here and prepare to pamper someone you love.
216 Newbury Street and 376 Boylston Street, Boston, MA
Sometimes, experiences make the best gifts, so don’t overlook the chance to pick up a gift card from Balans organic spa. All Balans’ products are organic, plant-based, and cruelty-free. Services include body wraps, facials, massages, floatation therapy, waxing, makeovers, and more.
Take them Out for Lunch
All the services listed above are in addition to the myriad of vegan restaurants and grocery stores you’ll find all over the Boston Metro area. To learn about some of the tastiest options, see my previous post: Top Vegan Restaurants in Boston (For Hungry Vegans). Sometimes the gift of your time is the best gift you can give.
No matter where you choose to go, you can have a great time discovering just how easy it is to live a vegan lifestyle in any of Boston’s vibrant, beautiful neighborhoods.