Until recently shopping for ethical menswear has been hard work, but there is good news! There are new stylish and sustainable options emerging all of the time. Here are just brands to watch for ethical menswear in 2013.
Timberland Earthkeepers Abingdon Fleece Lined Jacket
Timberland is one big fashion brands that is really making some serious commitments to reducing it’s environmental impact and increasing the transparency of it’s supply chain, whilst also continuing to produce high quality, high performance, outdoor clothing which works equally well for city life as climbing mountains. In 2012, they recycled millions of plastic bottles to make their clothes. The PET is used for all sorts of components from linings, laces, uppers and insulation, to faux shearling and even the backing of faux fur. The Earthkeepers Collection which launched in 2007, represents the most eco friendly of all of their products and is now Timberland’s fastest growing and largest product line. . They are continually working to develop new eco friendly and high performance materials to use in their products.
Check out the Timberland Earthkeeper Collection for Men
Rapunui save Our Seas T Shirt
Rapanui based on the Isle of Wight and founded by 2 surfer brothers is an innovative label making clothing from organic cotton, using renewable energy and complete transparency. Rapanui makes seriously cool casual clothing that is also super soft and comfy to wear. Their award winning trace mapping tool tracks the entire product supply chain from the planting of the seed, the processing of the fabric, manufacturing, energy use and transport, now that really is seriously cool!
Check out Rapanui Organic Menswear
A Question of is a brand that has grown from strength to strength since its humble beginnings as a simple t shirt brand making GOTs certified organic cotton t-shirts. The brand is now definitely one to watch with its comfortable, wearable, fun and playful designs including shirts, sweat shirts and t shirts for men, which are proving popular from Paris to London and Tokyo to Berlin.
Check out A Question of Organic Menswear
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