Eco-Friendly Gifts for the Stylish Man
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For men who are stylish AND sustainable, who know quality and durability when they see it, here's the perfect gift guide! And check out our Apparel Pinterest Boards, where we showcase the many sustainable fashion brands we work with, for many more git ideas!
United By Blue is a sustainable lifestyle & outdoor brand driven by the belief that every living creature is united by the blue of our world's oceans and waterways, and we all share the responsibility to protect them. For every United By Blue product purchased, they remove one pound of trash from oceans and waterways through company-organized cleanups (Over 2 million pounds of trash removed to date). All apparel and accessories are responsibly made using sustainable materials such as organic cotton, recycled polyester, and bison fiber.
This gorgeous Bison Ultralight jacket utilizes UBB's proprietary BisonShield™ insulation which is made of 50% salvaged bison fiber and 50% wool. Weighing in at just under one pound, this jacket provides serious warmth at an accessible price point ($198) and can be packed down to store away in an overnight bag or backpack. Available in Men's and Women's.
"Our team spent years refining our BisonShield™ to find a blend that could be packed down while still providing serious warmth. The result is our Bison Ultralight - a lightweight, packable jacket, that we believe is the most sustainable on the market.” - Brian Linton, UBB’s Founder & CEO.
Flowfold designs and manufacturers a line of minimalists bags and accessories. All production is done in their Maine warehouse, and 30% of their material is recycled. Over the last year they were able to keep 16,295 sq feet of fabric out of landfills, and recycled 18,200 ft of rope. A tower of wallets made out of the material we recycled would be twice as tall as Everest!
Made from natural Elm Burl with a 14K White Gold interior, this handcrafted ring is suitable for a unique wedding band or a casual right-hand piece. Northwood collects sustainably-sourced hardwoods from cabinet makers and artisans with a surplus of materials. The surplus is then used by Northwood artists to craft beautiful rings. Northwood only sources wood from companies that are members of the Forest Stewardship Council.
The Unbelts Intrepid is a super stretchy, ultra comfy adventure belt sewn in Edmonton, Alberta studio by workers making a living wage. The strong and comfortable elastic is made from recycled waterbottles and is lined with silicone for a no-slip grip. Features a secret inner pocket to stash cash or a key and comes with a lifetime warranty. The belt is completely washable (just leave it in your belt loops on laundry day) and the hardware is airport friendly and will not beep at security. Unbelts is a certified B Corporation and a 1% for the Planet company with a focus on fair and ethical production practices, sustainable fashion and reducing our environmental impact. They are also the Canadian coordinators for Fashion Revolution.
Made from 100% acrylic, these loose knit rib beanies can be worn cuff up or down. These beanies are Made in the USA by a family owned business that has been knitting fine products since 1926. They are one of the last great knitting mills in the USA. They have survived the Great Depression, two World Wars, the Cold War and the flood of low-cost goods from overseas. TGRSHRK prides themselves on American made products crafted by amazing people who love what they do and earn fair wages, benefits and operate in a safe working environment.
$85 USD (Sale Price!)
Made with Micro Modal® AIR, a fabric that is actually thinner and softer than silk! The fabric is made from natural materials and are breathable, wicking and naturally biodegradable. SilkCut mens luxury lounge shorts are sure to the most comfortable shorts ever owned. Tani USA sources raw materials that are made from renewable resources and only works with fabric mills that adhere to high environmental standards that include extensive recycling and a focus on green manufacturing.
A nice wallet is the little black dress for men. Every man needs a high-quality wallet to safely (and fashionably) store his identification, credit cards, and cash. As our top pick, this Illbury + Goose Handmade Leather wallet is hand-cut and hand-sewn, offering unique flaws as a sign of quality.
Illbury + Goose focuses on sustaining small businesses everywhere through the support of local artisans and goods.
A modern touch, the Garvey time piece features an all natural Sandal Wood casing, a matte black face accompanied by an adjustable canvas strap, and a battery powered GL30 Quartz movement; the slimmest and most powerful of its kind offering maximum precision without compromising size. Available in two different Canvas Strap colors, Olive Green or Khaki.With the help of dedicated partners, each Enbois product sold plants ONE tree and contributes to reforestation and sanitation efforts across Haiti.
The Maker Shirt is for those who have the deep need to create: a product, a business, a passion, a life with meaning. This classic shirt weight denim washed once for softness will be an immediate favorite and gets more unique with each wear. Add to that timeless craftsman styling with forward shoulder yokes and traditional expanding pockets. Classic denim contrast stitching and a clean spread collar with hidden buttons complete the look. Batch is dedicated to the principles of slow fashion. Their apparel is Never Mass Produced, built in small batches, and created with intention.
Because every man needs an everyday belt. This handmade, eco-leather men’s belt is a classic wardrobe staple. Worn casually or used as a dress belt, this piece will be a new favorite. Made in small batches, each belt is unique and every purchase empowers others to reach their highest potential. Elevate is a non-profit that produces life-changing leather goods and that believes in creating sustainable job solutions globally that improve lives and transform communities. 50% of their proceeds goes towards global job creation.