Ethical fashion isn’t just for women. It’s easy to shop ethical men’s fashion brands – and unisex brands and styles too.
Whether you enjoy shopping or not, clothing – no matter who it’s for – shouldn’t come at a cost to the environment. But finding the right clothes can be tricky enough without the added pressure to be eco-friendly.
So, on that note, we’ve put together a roundup of the best sustainable men’s clothing companies so you can shop in line with your values.
We’ve also included top ethical unisex brands so you can be happy, confident and comfortable in clothing that cares for the planet too!
Let’s dive in.
Quick links to our favourite men’s and unisex ethical fashion brands
- Inland Sea
- Brothers We Stand
- Komodo Fashion
- Just Supply
- Absolutely Bear
- Playa London
1. Inland Sea
Originally initiated to raise awareness for plastic pollution and ocean pollution, Inland Sea has harnessed the power of seaweed based clothing.
Their range of T-shirts, hoodies, and sweaters are made from a mixture of sustainable materials, including seaweed fibres, organic cotton and recycled polyester.
By shopping at this brand, you’re not only improving your environmental footprint by wearing seaweed fibres that absorb CO2 from the atmosphere but also helping to clean our oceans from microplastics too.
With their ethos integrated in their sustainable and functional designs, Finisterre is a brand with their hearts at sea.
With just under 20 years of producing quality, durable clothing they are highly experienced and are perfect for any adventure.
The brand uses a wide range of sustainable materials from Econyl regenerated nylon, linen and organic cotton to their own Finisterre Engineered Insulation keeping you warm on those blustery days.
Plus they will repair and even buy back old Finisterre items.
3. Brothers We Stand
With a primary focus on ethical clothing for men, Brothers We Stand focuses on three main standards – ethical production, designed to please and made to last.
They source from a range of global brands that meet their sustainable and ethical standards, selling the best quality and most impactful products to become more eco-friendly.
4. Komodo Fashion
Komodo is one of the longest serving ethical fashion brands with a long history full of adventure and exploration.
They aim to reduce their environmental impact as their clothing is made in safe and fair labour conditions whilst using sustainable materials such as organic cotton, recycled PET, Tencel and hemp.
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5. Just Supply
Created with passion and empowering its consumers to make the ethical choice, Just Supply is a Portuguese brand using sustainable materials and processes in its clothing.
Working with Fair Wear Foundation Certified suppliers, they ensure all their workers are treated and paid fairly.
But it doesn’t stop there, they only use organic cotton which is GOTS Certified which helps your wardrobe take a step further to being eco.
Their packaging is also made from 100% recycled paper so there’s no plastic in sight!
Surf brand Outerknown has the vision to make clothing better on behalf of the environment but also for the garment workers.
Kickstarted by professional surfer Kelly Slater, they’ve pushed for change using sustainable factories and suppliers to create their clothing ranges and use 90% organic, regenerated or recycled fibres.
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Looking for a brand that’s circular? Then you’re in the right place.
Not only does Rapanui design clothing using natural materials but when it comes to its end, it can be returned and remanufactured into a new product. Plus you’ll get a discount off your next purchase.
With their own factory powered by renewable energy on the Isle Of Wight, Rapanui only produce items when ordered to avoid waste.
Gallox, the British outdoor clothing brand that was inspired by the fragility of the eco-systems.
Their cozy tops, outerwear, bottoms and hats keep you and appropriate for the outdoors using 80% recycled, organic and other sustainable materials supporting the durability and reliability of their products when withstanding natural elements.
In addition to this, there is also a free fixing service on garments under three years old to keep their products out of landfill.
9. Absolutely Bear
Absolutely Bear has a clear message. It wants to reconnect urban city folk with nature. Using organic cotton, it’s all about sustainable, outdoorsy vibes.
With products ranging from smart polo shirts, comfy sweatshirts and bear warmers accompanied by the brand’s embroidered bear, in a rich colour palette of blues, burgundy, black and sharp reds.
They’ll soon become a wardrobe favourite. Absolutely Bear avoids harmful chemicals and they are vegan friendly (PETA approved) and they work closely with Fair Wear Foundation.
10. Playa London
Playa London offers more than just sustainable beach shirts.
They care deeply about the environment. £3 from each shirt sold supports The Ocean Cleanup and Plastic Oceans UK to protect our oceans.
Plus each shirt is 100% Organic Peshtemal keeping them lightweight and durable for the coastal environment, keeping your beach clothing sustainable.
If you want more sustainable fashion ideas…
Check out our sustainable fashion guidebook.
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