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Sustainable Gift Guide For Men 2019 – Best Holiday Gifts For Him

Eco-Fashion, gifts, Holiday Shopping, Men's Fashion, Sustainability, Winter

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Failproof Gift Ideas For All The Fashion Foward Men in Your Life!

Yup. It’s that time of year again. Gifting Season. Having trouble thinking of a thoughtful gift idea he’ll actually want? We’ve curated a list of some of the best sustainable gifts on the market. This list has everything from jackets, apparel, accessories, bags, and beyond! We promise, he doesn’t want another tie. We can almost guarentee he DOES indeed want something on this list. Your friend, dad, boyfriend, brother, and son will absolutely love these sustainable yet thoughtful gifts! We promise!

Elliot Travel Kit
Alchemy Goods
Alchemy goods - Elliot Travel Kit

This travel kit is the perfect gift idea for the on-the-go gentleman. It was made from upcycled truck tires. This travel kit is spacious, durable, and water-resistant to any grooming tools you might be carrying.

Franklin Bifold Wallet
Alchemy Goods
Alchemy Goods - bifold wallet

Made from bicycle, tubes, this is the perfect wallet for the minimalist man. Its simple, made with 4 credit card holders and one full length bill pocket. Made to last, we promise you or your sig other will have this wallet for years!

Brooklyn Backpack
Alchemy Goods
Alchemy Goods - Brooklyn Backpack

One of the sweetest backpacks we’ve found. Made from recycled bicycle tires! This backpack has all the important features. Water resistant, padded back & shoulder straps, ample pockets, and a laptop sleeve. An amazing gift idea for all the on-the-go men!

V-10 Sneakers
Veja
veja v10

If you haven’t heard about Veja shoes yet, you’re missing out. They are the perfect sustainably made white sneaker. The sole is made from wild leather form the Amazonian and they are made in Brazil. They have a comfortable fit and can be dressed up or dressed down with any outfit.

Leather Valet Tray/Catchall
Alta Andina
Alta Andina Leather Valet Tray:Catchall

This handmade leather tray is an awesome gift idea and addition to your home or office space. Ideal for the messy or the organized person to keep all their “stuff” in one place. Perfect for throwing keys, wallets, phones, and whatever else you keep in your pockets.

Leather Passport Holder
Alta Andina
Alta Andina Leather Passport Holder

Hey travelers, we’re looking at you! Need an organized place to keep your passport, cards, and cash while you travel? This handmade travel wallet is exactly what you’re looking for! This leather piece is hand-stitched. It has a simplistic yet sleek design and comes with a lifetime warranty.

Round Leather Coaster Set With Coaster Holder
Alta Andina
Alta Andina- coasters

These coasters are the perfect gift. They protect your furniture, kitchen, tables, and countertops from stains and watermarks. Handmade from vegetable-tanned leather. It also comes with a solid brown brass snap holder. It’s all in the details folks.

Wild & Free Men's Tee
United By Blue
United By Blue Wild & Free Men's Tee

A gift idea for all our mountain men. Made in the USA, this tee is perfect for anything from hiking to a casual Sunday morning at a coffee shop. Sleek, with a ribbed crew neckline and made of 100% cotton.

Trail Socks
United By Blue
United By Blue - trail socks

We know what you’re thinking. Seriously, sock? Well.. yes. No one likes spending their own money on socks. But everyone enjoys and appreciates nice socks. Can’t deny that! Especially trail socks. Ones that keep your toes nice and toasty on the trail. We promise he’ll appreciate it!

Peaks Zip Travel Case
United By Blue
United By Blue Peaks Zip Travel Case

This travel pack is world traveler approved. Full of pockets, there is plenty of room for the essentials. Cash pocket, passport pocket, cards, pen, and anything else you might need. It also zips up and keeps water out.

Madrona Recycled Plastic Polarized Sunglasses
Sunski
Sunski - Madrona

Sunski makes affordable sunglasses without sacrificing style. This pair has polarized lenses. Its also made of recycled superlight polycarbonate plastic. Sunski donates 1% of sales to environmental nonprofits. By 2020 Sunski will be carbon neutral!

Classic Recycled Plastic Polarized Sunglasses
Sunski
Sunski - Classics

This classic pair of sunglasses look good on everyone! The frames come in 3 colors, black, blue or lime. These are also made of recycled plastic. Thats a win for everyone!

45th Parallel
Proof Eyewear
Proof 45th Parallel Acetate

These sunnies are made from cotton based acetate and sustainably sourced wood. They are also polarized and water and sweat resistant! They come in a fancy wood box and microfiber pouch.

Anderson Cold Weather Parka
NORDEN
Norden - anderson parka

This cold-weather parka is perfect for any winter adventure. It is made from 100% recycled polyester and Polartec polyfill. It comes in 3 colors and will keep you warm in up to -13F.

Jensen Reversible Jacket
NORDEN
Norden - jensen jacket

It’s important to be versatile. Thats why this jacket is so awesome. Made to be worn 2 ways. Made from 32 reycled water bottles and available in black and navy. This jacket will keep you warm in temperatures down to -15 degrees Fahrenheit.

Magnus Parka
NORDEN
Norden - magnus parka

No fooling around in the making of this jacket. Made to keep you warm in up to -40 degrees Farenheight! It also is made of 98 recycled water bottles. Lined with POLARTEC polyfill!

Eco-Jersey Striped Cuffed Long Sleeve T-Shirt
Alternative
Alternative Men's Eco-Jersey Striped Cuffed Long Sleeve T-Shirt

This long sleeve striped tee is made of eco-jersey material that has a loose relaxed fit. Its a perfect casual addition to any mans closet. It goes well with any bottoms!

Primus Lite Ii
vivobarefoot
vivobarefoot - primus

These vegan shoes are as breathable as they come! They are made of breathable recycled PET mesh! They were made to exercise in and form to the shape of your foot!

Entourage Boxer Brief
BN3TH

Wick away sweat and look like a straight boss doing it. These active Boxer Briefs are made from 100% post-consumer recycled fabrics and designed by our Entourage – BN3TH’s talented group of skaters, snowboarders, artists, surfers, bikers and all around rad dudes.

Classics Boxer Brief
BN3TH
BN3TH - classic boxers

These briefs are made of Tencel, and are super lightweight. They have a slim fit, with no fly. A great stocking stuffer for the man that loves style, even under his clothes.

Trailhead Adventure Pant
Coalatree
Coalatree Trailhead Adventure Pant

These pants are waterproof AND stain resistant! Pefect for the adventurous man! They wick sweat and any moisture keeping you dry and warm during your hike or bikeride. They also have a slight strech to keep you comfortable.

Inversion Heavyweight Merino Wool Base Layer Bottoms
Ridge Merino
Ridge Merino - base layer

These base layer bottoms are made of natural, biodegradable & sustainable merino wool. They also have a 100% recycled polyester waist band! These are designed to keep you warm in cold conditions. Awesome for a hike, a few runs, or a cold outdoor activity!

Aspect Midweight Merino Wool Base Layer Long Sleeve Shirt
Ridge Merino
Ridger Merino - base layer

This base layer has thumb loops. Need we say more? But seriously, it’s the perfect base layer made from sustainable merino wool. 50% heavier than most merino fabrics too! Warm, but not too warm if you want to layer it up or keep it simple, this shirt is perfect!

Aspect Midweight 1/4 Zip Top
Ridge Merino
Merino Wool - quarter zip

This quarter-zip is sweat-wicking and keeps you warm in the process. It is also odor-resistant, but without the use of chemicals. It has great sun protection too, with UPF 50+ certified! Its also cut long for layering!

GIGA Ultralight Puffer Jacket
Save The Duck
Save the Duck - Puffer jacket

This puffer jacket is lightweight and heavy-duty at the same time. Perfect for those days where you just need to stay warm but don’t want to carry a big coat around. Also, perfect to stick in your suitcase for an adventure through the mountains or a new city. It comes in multiple colors! Click the link to check them out!

GIGA Vest
Save The Duck
save the duck - puffed vest
This Light vest is the perfect addition to any wardrobe. Keeps you warm enough when you just don’t feel like wearing a jacket. It’s perfect for travel too because it can be squished into a filled suitcase. It comes in black, blue, and grey.
Mission Ridge Pant
Toad&Co
Toad&Co Mission Ridge Pant
These pants are sustainably made! Made with organic cotton, polyester, and a little spandex to keep them nice and stretchy. They are also moisture wicking to keep you fresh all day long! They have tons of different colors too!
Men's Airsmyth Long Sleeve Shirt
Toad&Co
Toad&Co Men's Airsmyth Long Sleeve Shirt
This ones maade of 100% recycled materials! Its lightweight and breezy but looks and feels durable. It really is the perfect shirt, weather you are out to dinner, or building a fire outside.
Brady Beanie
Krochet Kids
Coal is a brand made for conscious adventurers, travelers, athletes and beyond. This beanie has a snug fit when rolled and classic fit when unrolled. Can you ask for more?

And just like that, tons of gift ideas for that special man in your life. The only thing better than a thoughtful Christmas gift is a thoughtful gift that is also helping the planet become a greener place!

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Kristen Such

Kristen Such

Passionate about living consciously and inspiring others to do so in the process.

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