Eco-Fashion Menswear: Enjoy the Sights
Travel is one of the major highlights this season, and there’s no shortage of sustainable gear to tag along with your eco-minded vacation. If you’re the throw-everything-in-one-bag kind of guy, you’ll appreciate Nau’s 100 percent organic cotton Fluent Traveler weekender. Prefer to head outdoors and view and photograph wildlife? Tilley’s safari-inspired hemp hats are resistant to salt water, has UV protection, and are breathable, ensuring you’ll have a great time admiring towering giraffes.
NAU FLUENT TRAVELER BAG, $280, www.nau.com, 877-454-5628
TILLEY ENDURABLES HAT, $77, www.tilley.com, 800-363-8737
Stop the Chill
Headed to warmer States? Don’t forget to pack a sweater or cardigan, such as this handsome organic cotton zip-up from hessnatur—perfect for evening temperatures.
HESSNATUR SWEATER, $280
HESSNATUR SHIRT, $85 Available at www.hessnatur.com, 888-523-0945
Color Me Casual
Time to break out of the dreary blacks, grays, and blues that defined many a guy’s wardrobe for months: Spring is the perfect time to experiment with color. Follow the color of your iris if you’re unsure of what suits you best.
NAU LIGHTBEAM JACKET, $175
NAU DETOUR SHORTS, $90 Available at www.nau.com, 877-454-5628
Brave the Storm
Keep dry with Nau’s lightweight Succinct Trench made from recycled polyester. It’s waterproof and can be rolled up for easy storage.
NAU SUCCINCT TRENCH, $250, www.nau.com, 877-454-5628
Their flannel counterparts kept you warm during winter, now let a lightweight plaid (or its other, often-confused flavors: gingham, tartan, and check) shirt be your go-to garment for casual outings. Whether worn over a plain tee or by itself, this 100 percent organic cotton shirt from Topo Ranch looks great while you’re having water ice at the neighborhood shop.
TOPO RANCH NOLERO SHIRT, $34, www.toporanch.com. 310-822-0904
T for 2
Humble as it may be, no guy’s closet is complete without a few T-shirts. Think of them as the canvas for many outfits: With a hoodie they’re meant for a casual stroll, with a blazer they dress you up for a tapas-themed date.
AUTONOMIE PROJECT BIKE FISH T-SHIRT, $26, www.autonomieproject.com, 877-218-9131
Everything in its Place
Flip flops have become a staple. We take them along to the beach, the locker room, our backyards during informal barbecues, and keep a pair or two just for lounging at home. These Autonomie Project flip flops are 100 percent natural and use fairly traded FSC-certified rubber.
AUTONOMIE PROJECT ETHLETIC FLIP FLOPS, $20, www.autonomieproject.com, 877-218-9131
PRANA MOMENTUM PANTS, $50, www.prana.com, 800-557-7262