13 Sustainable Men’s Clothes For Fall 2022
Feeling behind on getting your cold-weather capsule wardrobe into shape? It’s no secret that we’ve written plenty of sustainable men’s clothing shopping guides packed with curated lists of ethically-made, organic and natural options. From absolute, no-questions-asked wardrobe essentials like organic cotton t-shirts and responsible down puffers to vegan leather boots — the list goes on and on. But if you just wanna cut to the chase and get only the crème de la crème of sustainable men’s clothes for fall, this one is for you!
The end goal? To score ethical clothing with the most minimal environmental impact that promise to last for years and years. And considering all the different eco-friendly textiles, regenerated fabrics, and styles available these days, there is something out there for every taste. Plus, we made sure to cherry-pick items from sustainable menswear brands with deeply-rooted social and environmental commitments that actively help change the industry for the better.
Below, is our all-encompassing style lineup of fall clothes to keep you warm and stylish when the winds start whipping and the cold bites.
Best Sustainable Men’s Clothes For Fall 2022
1. The Lodge Sweater in Heather Grey
100% baby yak
The Lodge Sweater is simply a fall-weather staple for everyone who lusts over the comforting warmth of responsibly-sourced baby yak wool. This piece is the ultimate layering essential for your business casual looks and doubles as a perfect lounging must-have for those chilly nights at the beach right by the crackling fire.
Plus, Yak wool is stronger and more ethical than cashmere as it is naturally shed by the animals each year. This means that your new incredibly soft, warm, and durable, small-batch-made sweater is kinder to the animals and the environment.
Also, Taylor Stitch heavily invests in circularity with their new Restitch initiative while thriving on being transparent with their sourcing, manufacturing, and distribution process.
2. Dolberg Flannel Shirt
No wardrobe is complete without at least a few hyper-versatile Sustainable Flannels. Even more so if said flannel is made ethically and responsibly from 100% organic cotton, known for being chemical-free and having a very light footprint. Prana’s ridiculously lightweight Dolberg Flannel Shirt, which is available in 6 colorways, features double chest patch pockets and a self-lined interior yoke.
On top of that, you can choose your desired fit (slim or relaxed) AND height (standard or tall). As always, Prana’s sustainable men’s clothing are created ethically in Fair Trade Certified Factories from natural fibers. Durable, all-year-round-appropriate, and infinitely layerable — what more can we ask from our sustainable men’s clothes for fall?
3. Raw Denim Jean | Organic Cotton Japanese Denim
13oz Japanese heritage raw denim and 100% certified organic cotton
Sustainable Men’s Jeans — the true cornerstone of timeless style. ASKET’s wide range of perfectly-fitted denim is as transparent as possible. Ethically crafted from rigid 13oz Japanese heritage raw denim and 100% certified organic cotton, this style is designed to be worn on-repeat for years! Also, every pair is sewn to perfection in Italy.
Aside from using no bleach, brush, laser, sandpaper, or rinses, the brand has mastered a novel cold-dye technique to reduce energy consumption. So rest assured that this piece will shape after your body, fade with wear, and mold according to your everyday life.
4. Trembly Jacket
98% Organic Cotton, 2% Elastane
Rugged, soft, and warm, Prana’s Trembly Jacket is equipped with an array of zip pockets and button pockets to take you from the office to the open road with ease! It is made from heavy and breathable organic cotton canvas and has been enhanced with quilted taffeta lining with 40g Primaloft insulation.
The jacket also has hand warmer pockets to make cold weather feel not exactly pleasant, but at least tolerable. You can layer it over your flannel shirts, knits, or even Sustainable Dress Shirts. Of course, Prana’s sustainable men’s clothing is all sewn in a Fair Trade Certified Factory.
5. Sojourn Tee
Light, breathable, and unbelievably soft, the sustainable menswear brand Outerknown certainly knows how to craft the best-fitting tees. Made with the world’s finest Peruvian Pima cotton, this fall-weather must have carries a slightly more relaxed neckline than your classic crew.
This California-style piece is wonderful casual wear and also great for wearing with jeans, chinos, and smart trousers. So why not arm yourself with a wear-me-everywhere t-shirt with absolutely no chemicals that happens to be known as “the most sustainable tee out there?”
6. Raw Denim Raw Denim Jacket | Japanese 13oz Organic Cotton
13oz ring spun Japanese raw denim & 100% Organic cotton
When we think of the most practical sustainable men’s clothes for fall, a quality denim jacket is always the one piece that instantly comes to mind. So here is The Raw Denim Jeans stylemate. ASKET’s trucker jacket is entirely made from the brand’s signature Japanese raw denim in organic cotton.
On top of that, it is enhanced even more with a fully lined black interior, hidden side pockets, and recycled metal hardware. Much like ASKET’s other ethical men’s clothing, no bleach, brush, laser, sandpaper or rinses have been used during the manufacturing process.
What’s even more amazing? Their sustainable menswear are fully traceable —this jacket, in particular, was cut in Urbania, Italy, and Sewn in Monsampolo del Tronto.
7. CATIBA PRO Skate All Black Suede and Canvas Ivory Logo Sneaker Men
Cork bio memory foam & organic mamona oil, natural rubber, GOTS-certified cotton, recycled plastic bottles
Here’s the foolproof way of upgrading the easy-breeze look of your Sustainable Men’s Clothes this fall! Cariuma’s CATIBA PRO Is the epitome of effortlessly-cool! These Sustainable Men’s Shoes are engineered ethically for durability, movement, and the best grip possible. This includes adding premium suede & organic cotton canvas uppers, slip-resistant, natural rubber soles as well as Mamona oil, bio based cork insoles.
The result? A board feel, great traction, ultimate comfort, and ankle stability. Currently, this pair is available in more than 7 colorways and with every order, the B-certified corporation plants trees to further reinforce their sustainability pledge.
8. Everyday Chukka Boot Black
Vegetable-tanned leather, rubber
NISOLO’s Chukka Boots are perfect for dressing up or down throughout the colder months of the year. Designed with comfort, function, and versatility in mind, the pair is created with high quality, waterproof leather upper and a 5-layer, memory foam antimicrobial insole.
Additionally, the brand added fantastic, vegetable-tanned leather soles with shock-absorbing, rubber sole savers. NISOLO also meets the highest standards of verified social and environmental responsibility including paying 100% living wages and having a 0% net carbon.
Stainless steel hinges and metal frames
Sunglasses are an all-year-round affair! Even more so if they come with a Forever Warranty (you heard that right). Sunski’s lenses are polarized, block 100% UVA/UVB/UV400 wavelengths and pass the FDA basic impact test. On top of that, stainless steel hinges were added to ensure long-term durability. This means that this pair pretty much guarantees all-day comfortable fit and fantastic eye protection.
10. The Ribbed Wool Beanie
100% Extra Fine Merino wool
Let’s turn coziness up a notch! This classic snug-fit ribbed beanie is knitted from 100% Extra Fine Non-Mulesed Australian Merino wool. So it won’t just keep its shape over time. But also keep you warm no matter what fall and winter decide to throw at you.
To top it all off, ASKET’S sustainable men’s clothes are rooted in sustainability and ethical business practices. This beanie’s wool, in particular, comes straight from farms that are Nativa and RWS certified, ensuring the greatest care to both animals and the planet.
11. Evolution Dad Hat
Sustainable Hats for Men deserve a spot in our all-year-round arsenal! The Evolution Dad Hat has sustainability in every stitch. Designed to be the ultimate low-profile baseball cap, the entire piece is made from ECONYL nylon — an extremely eco-friendly, regenerated fabric that’s equal parts lightweight and comfortable. You can pair it up with pretty much everything in your wardrobe and look pretty darn stylish while doing so.
12. Rambler Shirt
100% organic cotton
Built for the road but soft enough for everyday wear, this versatile shirt deserves a place in our sustainable men’s clothes for fall checklist. Outerknown enhanced its strength and durability by adding double layered fabric from cuff to elbow with triple needle stitching. Plus, they used tough organic cotton twill deliberately so that your sustainable shirt can break in nicely over the years – so, basically, The more worn, the better!
13. Pioneer | Textured Black Dial
Italian Leather, Stainless Steel grade case
Our affinity for Sustainable Watches is definitely not a secret. One of our favorite ethical watch brands, Nordgreen, is ready to upgrade your daily looks with clean Scandinavian minimalism. Powered by Japanese quartz movement, and equipped with Interchangeable straps for versatility, this water-resistant timepiece is a must-have.
The Certified B-Corporation allows us to customize the case color and dial color, and opt for our favorite strap. No matter your preferences, rest assured knowing that the watch is well-equipped to resist damage— the perfect final addition to your sustainable men’s clothes for fall rotation.
Last but not least, the brand has a stellar Giveback program that focuses on 3 amazing causes.
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