12 Sustainably Made Valentine’s Day Gifts for Him

Love is in the air. February is on the way, which means your 14 day countdown to Valentine’s Day probably includes some online shopping.

While shopping for guys can be hard, it certainly doesn’t have to be. These 12 options offer something bold for the risk taker, something practical for the minimalist, and all things more ethical and sustainable for the conscious man.

1. Reimagine Cashmere Beanie | Outerknown

It’s beanie season and this one looks the part. It’s available in bold and neutral colors, and since it’s super soft cashmere you might want to get one for yourself too!

This beanie is brought to you by our friends at Outerknown and is made of 95% recycled cashmere. Recycled cashmere saves 96% of the CO2, 92% of the H2O, and 82% of the energy compared to virgin cashmere.

Shop | $78

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2. Mesa Cord Tacos | Parker Clay

Surprise him this holiday with a sleek solution to keep his cords organized. The mesa cord tacos are perfect for tidying up his chargers, headphones, and usb cables. 

Parker Clay is a certified B Corporation, ethically making their products in Ethiopia. One of the ways they do so is by creating opportunities for vulnerable women to become economically independent. In the capital of Ethiopia 150,000 women work in prostitution and 26.4% of women are unemployed, and it is here that Parker Clay works to make a difference.

Shop | $24

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3. Turtleneck | Kotn

The turtleneck is a staple for fall, winter, and spring, and it looks great with jeans or layered under a jacket. This one by Kotn is ethically made in Egypt using direct-trade practices from Egyptian cotton and the dyes are OEKO-TEX® non-toxic certified. 

Shop | $39

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4. Leather Belt | Parker Clay

Guys need a durable belt that will last for years. This one by Parker Clay is handcrafted in an ethical factory in Ethiopia, where they pay living wages and are a certified B Corporation.

Shop | $72

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5. Pocket Tee | Tact & Stone

The perfect non-graphic t-shirt guys can wear to the gym, under a sweater, or paired with a blazer. Sustainably made with 50% Upcycled Cotton/50% Organic Cotton, a blend which saves 538 gallons of water compared to a conventional cotton tee.

*Use coupon code ECOSTYLIST20 to get 20% off

Shop | $44

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6. Socks that Protect the Planet | Conscious Step

Guys always need new socks. This 3 pack comes with some great designs supporting great causes. In this gift box you’ll find socks that help protect oceans, help protect rainforests, and plant trees. 

Our friends at Conscious Step partner with non-profit organizations in order to support these causes. Conscious Step socks are made from organic cotton, Fair Trade certified, and vegan certified – meaning no pesticides, no child labor, and no animals.

Shop | $44.95

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7. Blanket Shirt | Outerknown

The blanket shirt is one of Outerknown’s most popular items—and for good reason! It’s warmth, comfort, and quality are all reasons he’ll love it and you’ll want to steal borrow it.

Made from 100% organic cotton and available in over 40 colors. Organic cotton keeps harmful pesticides out of our clothes, soil, and rivers.

Shop | $148

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8. Minimalist Wallet | Parker Clay

Let’s face it, cash is no longer king. This wallet is perfect for the minimalist who wants to grab his ID, a credit card, some business cards, and be on the go.

Shop | $38

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9. Cashmere Wool Scarf | ASKET

What’s the perfect fall-winter accessory you ask? This scarf. It’s soft, adds sophistication to any look, and it’s designed to last.

Made from our friends at ASKET with 100% recycled fabric: a blend of 55% recycled wool and 45% recycled cashmere. Ethically made in Italy with near full traceability—a rare thing in the fashion industry!

Shop | $95

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10. Ball Cap | Topiku

Bad hair day? Throw on a hat and call it good… just leave it at home during date night.

You’ll be hard pressed to find a more sustainable hat because Topiku hats are made entirely from recycled and upcycled materials. Plus they are all ethically made in Indonesia.

*Use code ECOSTYLIST10 for 10% off

Shop | $31.50

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11. Boxers 2 Pack | Organic Basics

What guy doesn’t need new underwear? These boxers from Organic Basics are made from GOTS certified organic cotton so you know he’ll be wearing only the best natural fibers.

Shop | $55

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12. White Sneakers | Thousand Fell

Buying men shoes can be hard, but it’s hard to go wrong with some slick minimal sneakers. The men’s lace up sneakers in white will match virtually any outfit and offer great casual versatility.

These shoes are designed to be recycled! That means when he wears them out they can be sent back for recycling—how’s that for zero waste?

Shop | $100

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Still Searching for the Perfect Gift?

Are you struggling to find an eco alternative or just looking for something bolder? Let us know what you’re looking for in the comments and we’ll help you find it!

*Article updated 1/09/22

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