Keep out the cold with our favourite ethical men’s winter warmers including jumpers, hats and scarves made of natural fibres such as wool and organic cotton.
Whether you’re still looking for sustainable Christmas presents for the men in your life, or are simply trying to keep warm this winter, here’s our round-up of some of our favourite sustainable woolly jumpers to invest in for this winter and beyond:
ReCashemere V-Neck, £81, Everlane
Everlane‘s ReCashmere collection has been created with the intention of reducing the carbon footprint of knitwear by 50%, blending recycled cashmere with responsible, extra-fine Merino wool. The jumper itself is available in a round-neck or v-neck version, in a range of muted and neutral colours.
Autralian Merino Wool Crew Knit, $320 AUD, Double Dainbouu
Shaun The Sheep: Farmageddon has partnered with The Woolmark Company to create these Double Rainbuu jumpers. Made from Australian Merino wool, the jumper comes in two unisex designs. Featuring bespoke NFC chips, you can find out the story of your sweater from fibre to farm.
ARON Oversize Merino Wool Jumper, £160, Komodo
This oversized style of this heavy-weight knit offers a more contemporary and younger option for a classic knitted jumper. Komodo‘s focus on its social and environmental impact creates a knitwear collection that is akin to that on the highstreet, with the added benefit transparency and ethics.
Recycled Cashmere Sweater, £280, Riley Studio
Riley Studio‘s new knitwear collection is made from pre and post-consumer fibre waste, creating recycled cashmere knits with a much smaller carbon footprint. These unisex knitted jumpers are perfectly oversized for a cosy winter’s day.
Greenland Re-Wool Crew, £150, Fjallraven Kanken
A cosy yet robust knitted sweater made from 70% recycled wool, this classic jumper from Fjallraven Kanken is perfect for both walks outdoors in nature or chillier days spent indoors. The yarn itself is produced by a traditional technique that uses spill from the Italian textile industry and transforms it into a high quality, soft yarn.
The Unisex Sheep Inc. Sweater, £190, Sheep Inc.
This unisex 100% New Zealand Merino wool is made in Europe and each finished with an individually numbered tag. The best thing about purchasing a jumper from Sheep Inc.– every sweater comes with the adoption of a sheep, which you can then receive updates on throughout its life.
Lovat Cashmere Zip Turtle Neck Jumper, £395, Brora
This zip turtle neck has an almost outer-wear feel to it, with the neckline and zip adding both a pleasant change from the usual crew neck style and a warmer quality to the jumper – making it the perfect piece for a transitional seasonal wardrobe. Brora‘s use of two-ply Scottish cashmere is in keeping with the brand’s 100% British made ethos.
Wartha Fisherman’s Roll Neck Jumper, £110, Finisterre
Finisterre‘s Wartha Fisherman’s roll neck is inspired by the traditional fisherman’s knit, with the added roll neck protecting from wind and sea. Its 100% Merino wool is flecked in colour and is traceable from the sheep farm in Australia to the knitters in Romania.
Striped O-Neck Knit, £106.38 Knowledge Cotton Apparel
This 100% GOTS-certified organic cotton knit from Danish menswear brand Knowledge Cotton Apparel (KCA) adds a little flair to any knitwear collection, with its bright stripes and ribbed features.
Caabo Strick Pullover Solid, £116.78, Armed Angels
Fairtrade clothing brand Armed Angels‘ Caabo jumper is made from an organic wool mix, with 65% GOTS certified organic cotton and 35% wool to last you winter after winter.
Langley Black 100% Merino Wool Moss Stitch Jumper, £95, Absolutely Bear
A classic black knit is essential for any wardrobe and Absolutely Bear’s 100% Merino wool jumper is a timeless design that will provide wear after wear. The style hopes to modernise the classic fisherman’s jumper with a modern twist.