UK Eco Friendly menswear brands you should know about

This month post is dedicated to social and environmentally friendly menswear brands, since there is still a lack of media coverage when it comes to men´s sustainable fashion, we felt this post was long overdue.

Men are becoming more and more style sensible as well as aware of the correlation of their buying choices and environmental impact, and the way it affects the planet and its people.

Focusing on brands that are dedicated to implement alternatives ways of making business, instead of aiming for maximum profit, even if at the cost of using and exploiting the earth environmental resources, and workers sometimes as young as 5 years, but alternatively working towards making profit while helping in creating a more environmentally friendly and equal society, where we all work together for a greater good.

 

Cock & Bull

UK first sustainable and ethical menswear boutique, founded by Phil Scott and A A Lindsay.

Offers  a range of menswear classics, inspired on the perfect English gentlemen look with an irreverent and fresh twist.

Popular for their hand woven tweed flat caps and limited editions of beautifully hand finished crafted shirts.

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Their clothing line is made in UK with Recycled and sustainable materials and products are sourced from Fairtrade certified by WFTC or Fair wear foundation.

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cock & Bull,30 Cheshire St, London E2 6EH

 

People tree

 

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Founded by Safia Minney the trailblazer in Fair trade and sustainable fashion, People Tree has since its opening  in 1995 in Tokyo, and in 2001 in UK until the present moment, been offering high quality products made from organic materials, while supporting rural communities of farmers and craftsmen and women around the world,

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Through forming partnerships with organizations and social businesses ruled by the WFTO standards and committed to empower people from a disadvantaged background or physically debilitated.

 

Stockists: 

69 B boutique

69b Broadway Market London E8 4PH 

The keep boutique

32, Granville Arcade, Coldharbour Ln, London SW9 8PR

 

Braintree

 

BRAINTREE-CLOTHING

 

An independent fashion brand which aim is to design beautiful clothes with materials that are environmentally friendly.

Ideal for those looking for good quality, but also affordable casual clothes, for men and women.

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All clothing items are made in organic materials such as hemp, bamboo, organic cotton and soy bean.

Brain Tree

rain TreeUnit 9 East Yard
Camden Lock Place
London
NW1 8AF
020 7267 9343
braintreehemp.co.uk

 

Rapanui

 

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Rapanui is a sustainable women and men´s casual wear label founded in 2008 by two irreverent young entrepreneurs Rob and Martin Drake-Knight, now aged 25 and 27 from the Isle of Weight. The duo has won several awards on sustainability practices since the company was established. All Rapanui clothes are made from organic or recycled materials and handfinished, in an ethically accredited wind powered factory, right here in the UK.

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Rapanui is been awarded for giving back to their local economy, by tackling one of the isle major issues, youth unemployment, through their apprenticeship programme.

 

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You can find out more here 

 

Brothers we stand

 

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Is a menswear online retail site, launched in 2013 by Jonathan Mitchell.  Brothers we stand company principles are focused on promoting ethical brands; only stocking brands which the manufacturing process respect the environment and all the people involved.  Alongside with some British and European brands it also has its own in-house collection of organic cotton

t-shirts, produced in a wind-powered factory in India, and sweatshirts made from 100% recycled materials.

 

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As a way to show their commitment in following ethical principles in everything they do as well as serving as an example to motivate other companies to follow their foot steps,

they have come up with a ‘footprint’ tab, which can be found on the product’s description page where customers can find out about exactly where a specific item of clothing they intend to buy came from and how it was made.

You can buy Brother we stand collection range here

 

If you would like to see your ethical, sustainable brand featured on our site , please send us an email.

 

Luz

 

 

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