Father’s Day, the one day a year where men can occupy the bathroom for as long as they like. This year, you can gift your #1 dad with beautiful things that are ethically and sustainably made. We researched the world’s most popular gifts for Father’s Day, and based on those categories, curated a fashionable, ethical, Father’s Day Gift Guide: Ethical Remake.
For the hip dad. Downing in Walnut Tortoise by Warby Parker, $95.
Warby Parker partners with non-profits like VisionSpring to facilitate a one-for-one model: for every pair of glasses sold, a pair is distributed to someone in need.
Go for the basics. Gower Grandad Tee in Navy by People Tree, $34.73.
People Tree is a hallmark of the ethical fashion movement, with close eyes on each step of the manufacturing process and close relationships to the makers. You can also view some behind the scenes of the brand in The True Cost.
Let’s get fancy. Emilio Le Chukka Boot in Noir by Nisolo, $178.
Nisolo pays above Fair Trade standards, with an average income increase of 300% per producer, while providing skills training and improved living conditions.
Dr. Bronner’s not only makes this best-selling organic and fair trade soap, they also work hard to inform consumers on what it means to be a truly green product.
Water or beer? Let him decide. Growler in Dark Amber by Klean Kanteen, $49.95.
Klean Kanteen invests in a responsible supply chain, and was the first company in the bottle industry to identify BPA has a harmful substance, thus using 100% BPA-free materials.