MON Selects – Ethical Clothing for Men (January 2020)

Gentlemen, Man of New Selects is here. A fortnightly review featuring the best ethical men’s clothing on the market. Today, we have the January 2020 edit: a collection of pieces from brands making both a difference and a stylish impact for your ethical/vegan wardrobe.

Classic Skinny – Monkee Genes – £60

You heard all the talk about denim, about its impact both socially and environmentally. Well with Monkee Genes you no longer have to ponder on your choice when it comes to Ethics.

Monkee Genes really go the extra mile when it comes to delivering you premium denim. They believe looking fashionable and supporting sustainability can be a reality. Using organic cotton for their pieces, Monkee Genes is also PETA approved, pesticide-free, organic, and uses up to 80% less water and engery as most commercial denim manufacturers.

Now get yourself a pair of these! A true skinny fit with a comfortable stretch to compliment your figure and show off your height.

Knowledge Cotton Apparel Organic Button Down Oxford Shirt – Brother’s We Stand – £85

With the vision of delivering the best ethically created clothing, BWS ensure the tightest criteria when it comes to production, design and performance

Acting also as company of transparency, BWS include a footprint for each of their products including areas for improvement so you can make valid and informed purchases.

This shirt is slim fit, premium quality and made from the best organic cotton on the fashion market. A true essential keeper.

Aatu Ottomaan Mid Grey – Armedangels – €89.90

91 % less water use, 61 % less energy use, 46 % less carbon dioxide. Armedangels are never about fast fashion! They’re also PETA approved, are part of the Fair Wear Foundation and always use Fairtrade Certified cotton among many of their other high quality materials.

Remember to layer up this season with this organic all-cotton knitwear over your shirt for both style and warmth – Consider opting for smaller size if you want more slimness to your fit.

Black Cotton Twill Trench Coat – Rozenbroek – £195

I believe I am destined to find a luxury ethical alternative to the Burberry Trench Coat, and now I’m convinced I’ve found one. Introducing the Twill Trench Coat from Rozenbroek.

Made in Yorkshire England, this trench coat is made from 100% organic Turkish cotton and made to order.This trench also comes with a lifetime repair guarantee and biodegradable packaging when delivered.

A true ensemble finaliser! A tench coat is classic, classy and suits an array of outfits. Not only will this last you a lifetime, you’ll be happy with its repeat wear.

Steal Slip On Sneaker – Matt & Nat – £90

I’ve spoken of Matt & Nat often as my go to for vegan accessories. They are undoubtedly iconic when it comes to recognition and style with their clean cut modern look.

Matt and Nat are pioneers of recycled materials, including plastic bottles for linings, recycled cork and rubber, and a focus on the more greener PU (Polyurethane), as apposed to PVC (polyvinyl-chloride), which they use as sparingly as possible.

Add the steal slip on sneaker for a contemporary look that compliments many casual looks

Red Weekend Bag – Elvis and Kresse – £310

Elvis and Kresse is one of the brands that only come along rarely and when they do you can’t help but revel in their impressiveness. Featuring bags and accessories made from recycled fire engine hoses

They donate “50%” of their profits back to charites! (WOW) They also have a lifetime repair policy, Made in the UK and have an apprentice training program. They are also sustainable and even include handmade reclaimed-materials in their packaging. Highly transparent company.

Complete this look with this incredible standout piece, and rest assured it will also last you a lifetime.

. Scarf – Cotton Apparel Ribbing Scarf – Brothers We Stand – £44
. Socks – Marled Full Cushion Boot Sock- Truffle – Zkano – $20
. Scent – Piper Leather, 100ml – Illuminum London – £125
. Product – Citrus Hand Cream – Neal’s Yard – £15

* Prices are accurate at the time of publication.

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