The lucky and romantic guide of bits and bobs to buy for your loved ones (or just yourself) this Valentine’s Day and Chinese New Year.

This year the two holidays luckily tie in well together, which means you could be a little cheeky and combine the two gifts into one. During the Chinese New Year festivities, it is tradition to wear something new and in the auspicious colour of red. At Rug Lane we are all about gifting loved one’s however, that doesn’t have to mean that wasteful gimmicky tack that almost always ends up in the bin. When gifting something red and new, why not gift something that is either eco-friendly or something that will last the test of time? That’s why we have compiled a handy list of gifts that will become lasting keep safes, creating a smaller eco-footprint in turn leaving the receiver not only content but also guilt free.

For Him, For Her and For You - anything for anyone

Re- Kånken

Special edition Kånken made entirely from polyester recycled from plastic bottles. Ready to carry life’s essentials – and far into the future: be recycled again.

Polaroid Original

Inspired by the original Polaroid OneStep camera from 1977, the Polaroid OneStep 2 is an analog instant camera for the modern era! It takes a special moment and turns it into something you can hold in real time.

Tame Impala Innerspeaker

Innerspeaker is the debut full-length album by Tame Impala. Expect a highly creative, hypnotic sound with phenomenal integration of influences from the 1960's psychedelic sound as well as more modern genres.

Everlane Cashmere Crew

Why not buy your loved one the crewneck sweater—deluxe in a timeless style, that just got a luxe upgrade with soft and lightweight warmth of cashmere that will keep the gifted warm.

Patagonia T-shirt

This T-shirt takes the eco-friendly gold medal! The 100% recycled pocket T-shirt is made from 4.8 plastic bottles and 0.26 pounds of fabric scrap, and saves 63 gallons of water compared to a conventional cotton T-shirt – hurrah!

Hwyl Eau de Parfum Aesop

An intriguing fragrance for both men and women, with a hint of eccentricity, earthy and smoky notes in eco-friendly packaging.

Veja V-10 Sneakers

The V-10 model by Veja is made out of ecological and sustainable materials. The V-10 standing for 10 ans d’amour so, perfect for Valentine’s Day!

Crosley Coupe

The Crosley Coupe is designed as an easy to use record player. Simply turn up the volume with one knob and adjust the pitch with the other. Connect to Bluetooth with a push of a button, or use the auxiliary port to play your digital music. Enjoy getting your vinyl adventure on the road!

Art Print by Tracie Andrews

Gallery quality Giclée modern abstract print by Tracie Andrews on natural white, matte, ultra-smooth, 100% cotton. Check out society 6 for more beautiful prints that’s can be added to an array of items from clocks to rugs.

Travel Mug by St Patrick

Take your coffee to go with a personalised ceramic travel mug. Double-walled with a press-in suction lid that ensures long lasting temperatures while minimizing the risk of spillage from kitchen to office. It also gives the receiver another reason to go plastic free and save money on that daily coffee.

Reformation Winslow Dress

Always wanted to look like the flamenco dancing emoji? Well now you can! This V-neck, floor length wrap dress with a kimono sleeve is perfect for the holidays and those summer weddings.

Itsy Bitsy Heart Bracelet – Yellow Gold-Plated Sterling Silver

Linda Tahinja’s hand crafted Itsy Bitsy Heart bracelets are perfect not only for the holidays but the perfect everyday staple that can be worn alone or layered.

Hozen Duffel Vegan Bag in Rouge

This mid-sized bag featuring a manmade Italian vegan leather body and suede lining, plus 100% recycled plastic zips is perfect for stuffing in all those red packets during Chinese New Year.

Building Block Boat Neck Top – in Red Stripe by KowTow

Relaxed long sleeve top, narrow rib boat neckline, twisted side seams. Featuring a cute embroidered motif in organic cotton. Perfect to wear with jeans for casual lounging days.

Happy eco-shopping, get in the mood for love and Kung Hei Fat Choi!

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