Holiday Gift Guide: For the Man You Love

Filippa K Peter Light Cotton Shirt Oliberté Ngola Boots iBamboo Speaker Haeckels Seaweed Bath Wellth How I Learned to Build a Life not a Résumé The Collective Qtly Magazine

By Valerie Hutterer | Men
Posted Dec 2, 2016

George Sand said it best, “There is only one happiness in this life, to love and be loved.” For the man who brings you joy and laughter, brightens every day and who you can’t imagine spending one minute without, we suggest:

For the fashion-conscious: Filippa K believes that openness and transparency throughout the production chain plays an important role in modern, sustainable manufacturing. The Peter Light Cotton Shirt has a small standup collar, rounded hem and is made in Portugal. From Filippa K – € 130.

For the rugged man: A pair of Ngola boots from Oliberté, a sustainable lifestyle brand supporting workers’ rights in sub-Saharan Africa. The 6-inch combat boot with double toe cap is made in Ethiopia and Fair Trade Certified™. From Oliberté - $210CAD. **These boots part of our #magnifecoholidaygiveaway on Instagram**

For the audiophile: 100% bamboo, electricity-free, eco-friendly speakers for iPhone 6 designed Designed by inventor, Anatoliy Omelchenko of Triangle Tree; conceptualizing, brainstorming, prototyping and patenting uniqueness. From Amazon – $25USD

The gift that is secretly for you: Unisex pajamas from Belgian labels Honest By (the worlds first 100% transparent company) and Pluto On The Moon. The limited edition collection, each piece made in accordance with Honest By’s sustainability and 100% production transparency protocol, consists of a pair of pajamas, a night gown and a dressing robe. White flannel cotton with blue piping or blue cotton with white. From Honest By – € 289,31.

For the man who cares about his skin: A traditional seaweed bath from Haeckels, a UK-based natural fragrance and skin care brand. Packed with natural anti-oxidants and essential vitamins this pure sea vegetable turns his bath into a liquid skin enhancer. Seaweed baths have been used for generations in the repair of the skin, and have shown to help against signs of ageing, cellulite, arthritis and eczema. From Haeckels – £18.00.

For the bookworm: ”Wellth: How I Learned to Build a Life, Not a Resume” by mindbodygreen founder Jason Wachob, redefines successful living and offers readers a new life currency to build on, one that is steeped in wellbeing> According to the Observer, “Wachob takes a holistic approach to happiness, success and wellness….refreshingly sincere and engaging, readers are humbled, surprised and invigorated. Be prepared to shed a tear, start yoga, question your doctor’s advice and eat more vegetables.” From Amazon – $17.50 USD.

For the aesthete: The Collective Qtly - a magazine about discovery. The Collective  team journeys to one location per issue, where they use slow journalism to drill deep into the bedrock of history and character that makes a place what it is. From The Collective, a media and publishing company dedicated to documenting the life and work of those living purposefully. $20 USD - Order by Dec. 16 to ensure delivery in time for Christmas (add one week for international orders.)

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