Gifts That Give Back For Him
Whether you are buying for a beard-wearing adventurer, a trendsetter, a mixologist, or a man on the move, this is your Guide to Gifts That Give Back for the man in your life. Each product inspires unique stories of ethics, conservation and artisan craftsmanship.
We feel each product included carries a meaningful a story and does well by both people and planet, giving back to meaningful charities and causes. Also check out our Guide To Gifts That Give Back for Women - and thank you to our collaborating sponsors of this year's ethical gift guide!
Apparel & Accessories
1. V-10 OXFORD | Veja
Veja is a clear leader in eco and ethical production for athletic shoes. The v-10 shoe is made from organic and ecologically friendly materials from fair trade family farms in Brazil. Based in France, the brand partners with a social charity that helps the disadvantaged reintegrate into society through work.
Shop Online | $120
2. Leon Weekender | Nisolo
Inspired by the freedom of the weekend, this essential travel bag collects stories with age and will last a lifetime. Handmade with vegetable tanned leather in a state-of-the-art facility by artisans in Leon, Mexico.
Shop Online | $398
3. Men’s Slim Fit Jean | Everlane
These jeans are made of premium 11 oz Japanese denim that has a touch of stretch for comfort. Even better? They’re made at the world’s cleanest denim factory.
Shop Online | $68
4. Russell Slim Straight | DL1961
A true all-season staple, The Russell fits comfortably through the hip and thigh and slightly tapering from the knee down. DL1961’s eco-friendly fibers require half the dye, half the water and half the energy that traditional denim production requires.
Shop Online | $188
5. Nano Puff Hoody | Patagonia
This durable insulated work coat is made for tough tasks in cold conditions. Made fairly with the environment in mind.
Shop Online | $199
6. Men’s Classic French Terry Pullover | Everlane
The successor to your man’s favorite old hoodie, this hoodie looks relaxed but is actually stylish. Made responsibly in this factory.
Shop Online | $55
7. Chelsea Boot | Nisolo
The Chelsea Boot’s masculine and well-engineered shape provides your man with timeless style, durability, and comfort for everyday wear. Lovingly handmade in León, Mexico.|
Shop Online | $238
8. World’s Greatest Beanie | Krochet Kids Intl.
A beanie that combines functionality, superior quality, and deep consideration for both the planet and the people involved with making it.
Shop Online | $70
9. Ashes Shard III | ARTICLE22
Created from pieces of iron shrapnel safely demined by professional land clearance organizations in Laos, these necklaces become abstract and powerful symbols of the transformation of something negative into something beautiful and positive.
Shop Online | $300
Lifestyle Gifts That Give Back
1. Bowery Earbuds With Mic | LSTN
For fans of convenience and accessibility, these wooden earbuds are the perfect go-to. For every speaker sold, LSTN helps provide hearing aids to a person in need through the Starkey Hearing Foundation.
Shop Online | $50
2. Mugavu Geometric Planter | Rose & Fitzgerald
Its geometric form featuring beautiful, deeply grained Mugavu wood makes this planter a stunning addition to a shelf or tabletop. Each planter is individually crafted from start to finish by a group of woodworkers in a fair trade environment in Kampala, Uganda.
Shop Online | $60
3. Earth Tu Face Balancing Hydration | Good Cubed
Earth Tu Face's Organic facial oil is formulated for nourishment and complexion balancing. All of Good Cubed products are cruelty-free and all-natural.
Shop Online | $62
4. Mountain Chess Set | Ten Thousand Villages
Handcrafted in Pakistan by Fair Trade artisans, this stone chess set is built to last and makes a wonderful heirloom piece for the serious chess player.
Shop Online | $225
5. Issue 04 | Wilderness Magazine
Wilderness is a high quality publication dedicated to exploration, character and grit. Sorry, there’s no tips on how to get shredded abs.
Shop Online | $18
6. Cassiopeia Decanter | West Elm
The crinkle-cut Cassiopeia decanter by Bormioli Rocco adds texture and intrigue to any man’s bar and table. West Elm supports handcrafted goods and fair trade factories globally.
Shop Online | $19
7. Market Bag | Apolis
Enter up to three lines of text to be handprinted on one of Apolis’s market bags just for your man. Created by artisans in Saidpur, Bangladesh.
Shop Online | $68
8. Desert Sand Alpaca Throw | Accompany
Made from Peruvian Alpacas fibers, the throws are luxuriously soft and warm for indoors or out. Handwoven by skilled Ecuadorian artisans in a small region outside of Quito, Mexico.
Shop Online | $115
9. The LA Hat Strapback | Baldwin
Cut to the pattern of a 1950’s baseball cap, this hat is Made in the USA and lets your man rep his hood with pride.
Shop Online | $48