20 Gifts for Dad you Can Feel Good About

June 06, 2018


Shopping for ethically made or socially-responsible men’s brands can be tricky (so you’ve told us, anyways!) so we decided to make this Father’s Day a little easier for you. Below, we’ve curated a list of items including notebooks, socks, sweaters and subscriptions, all of which you can feel good about getting for the father in your life!


ORGANIZATION AND OFFICE
1 / Monogrammed Large Hard Linen Journal by Shinola -Shinola’s hard linen journals are completely American-made from all US-sourced components and they feature acid-free paper from sustainably managed American forests.

2 / Key Cover in Caramel by Bellroy -Bellroy is a B Corp Certified company that designs simple carrying items. This key-cover fits 4-8 keys stacked and allows them to hinge out (much like a pocket-knife)! They use leathers that are premium hides tanned under gold-rated Leather Working Group environmental protocols, then dyed through so they age gracefully. The woven fabrics we use are sustainably produced and chosen for their durability and lightweight performance.

3 / The Bolt Wireless Earbuds by LSTN -With every LSTN purchase, they give hearing aids to someone in need through Starkey Hearing Foundation! Plus, they come with a vegan leather carry case.
    4 / Durango Dopp Kit by Nisolo -For the person always on the move. Handmade in durable waxed canvas in an ethical factory in León, Mexico.

    CLOTHING
    5 / Men’s Nano Puff Vest by Patagonia -Warm, windproof, water-resistant—the Nano Puff® Vest is made with 55% post consumer recycled content, wrapped in a 100% recycled polyester shell and lining.

    6 / The Short Sleeve Button Down by Muttonhead -Muttonhead manufactures all of their cycling shirts in a sweatshop free factory in downtown Toronto. This shirt is versatile enough to pair with just about anything (Canadian tuxedo anyone?), and stylish enough to dress up or down.

    7 / Men’s Original Ankle 8-Pack by Bombas -These socks are designed to stand out from the pack, purpose-built for performance, and engineered for comfort. Plus, for every pair purchased, Bombas donates one pair to homeless shelters.

    8 / Province of Canada Sweater in Heather Grey -This Province of Canada unisex pullover crewneck will be his favourite cozy sweater. Crafted with the super-soft fleece fabric and features a detailed ribbed collar, cuffs and waistband. These sweaters are 100% made in Canada.

    9 / Men’s Wool Runners by Allbirds -Ethically sourced wool shoes that are soft and itch-free on the inside, durable and water-resistant on the outside, and comfortable all over. 100% of the material in their laces is post-consumer recycled polyester.

    10 / The Men’s Nomadic V-Neck by Encircled -Made for the everyday, our Men’s Nomadic V-Neck is made from luxuriously soft, earth-conscious bamboo. A seriously comfortable (and eco-friendly) wardrobe staple.

    11 / The Large Duffle Bag by Detroit Denim -A stylish duffle bag made from heavy duty denim and waxed canvas. Made from the best US-sourced materials and 100% made in America in their Detroit factory.

    12 / The Dad Hat by Tentree -This stylish hat features a curved bill and is made of recycled polyester and hemp, both highly sustainable materials that provide flexibility and comfort. Plus, it features their logo that’s entirely made from cork (another highly sustainable resource).

    KITCHEN AND BAR
    13 / Personalized Bamboo BBQ Set by La Bonne Impression -Handmade from bamboo (a sustainable material!) in Canada, these engraved BBQ utensils are the ultimate gift for the dad that loves to grill.

    14 / Bormioli Rocco Cassiopea Decanter by West Elm -A beautiful decanter set that reflect light, lending a magical touch to meals and parties. Made in Italy. By designing over 90% of their products in-house, West Elm’s design team has steadily increased their selection of organic, handcrafted, sustainably sourced and Fair Trade Certified™ products.

    15 / Canvas Shop Apron in Olive by Winter Session -This apron is tailored to fit like a garment and built to withstand long term wear in the kitchen, workshop, or studio. Made from 10 oz cotton canvas and detailed with veg-tanned leather and solid brass hardware. Handmade in Denver, CO.

    16 / Marcel Recycled Wine Glasses by Bambeco -Created by classically trained glass blowers, each glass is one of a kind. Using only recycled glass, Bambeco keeps tons of glass bottles out of landfills, reducing ozone-depleting methane emissions. The glass is broken, cleaned, melted down and reborn in a process that requires less energy and uses 50% less water than the production of non-recycled glass.

    SUBSCRIPTION
    17 / The Roasters Pack Subscription -A monthly subscription that showcases independent coffee roasters from around Canada. They come in various sizes that range from 30 - 90 cups. Perfect for the coffee connoisseur.

    18 / The Craft Beer Subscription -With this subscription, give him a variety of styles that range from hop-bomb IPAs, tasty Pale Ales to sour, saison, imperial barrel aged stouts, smoke beers and everything in between. All crafted by outstanding independent breweries from all over the world.

    19 / The Wine Collective Subscription -Have professionally curated wines delivered every month for a range of prices!  Wines are sourced from vineyards worldwide and are tried and tested before being sent.

    20 / Shave Plan Subscription by Harry’s -For the man who takes his grooming seriously, these subscription plans offer razors and every other shave supply you could need. Plus, Harry’s supports a myriad of organizations that are aligned with their ambitions to try and help guys navigate what it means to be a man today including The Representation Project and A CALL TO MEN.

     

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