Buying for men is hard enough, add vegan into the mix and things can get a little bit more tricky. Read on to find out what to buy the men in your life for Christmas whether they’re your dad, your brother or your boyfriend whilst staying vegan friendly and cruelty free.
Beard oils have a way of making men feel sexy and mature, particularly when spiked with their favourite scents. XY SKIN beard oils are completely vegan, homemade in the UK and use organic nourishing ingredients. They have two amazing scents: smoke and wood and clean and crisp.
For those that like the aesthetic of a leather watch but hate the cruelty, Votch do stunning vegan faux-leather watches with some handsome designs. This tan and silver watch is particularly charming. Votch donate 10% of their profits to a nominated charity (which changes every three months). Until February 2018 this will go towards helping support Folly Wildlife Rescue Trust who work to rehabilitate injured, orphaned and distressed wild animals and birds.
Budget friendly and PETA approved faux-leather options are available at Hetty + Sam including wallets (£35 each), phone cases (£24.99 each) and cushions (from £23). At Hetty + Sam all of their products feature artwork and designs from innovative artists and give back a percentage of every sale made, in the hope of encouraging unique artistic talents.
A cookbook is a great present for those wanting to cook healthier and fresher meals in the upcoming year. Grab this cookbook from the Thug Kitchen which is full of swear words, creative recipes and beautifully photographed meals. With rave reviews online, it’s a guaranteed pleaser.
Scent + Colour have made finding the right fragrance easy with their scent guide. Either by searching by scents or personalities you can find the perfect product. They also have dupes of mainstream favourites like Boss Bottled (Hugo Boss), Inviticus (Paco Rabanne) and Armani Code Sport. Their website is super fun to explore (you’ll probably be sidetracked browsing for yourself!) and you’re sure to find the perfect fragrance.
If you’re happy to totally splurge on your man then this vegan faux leather briefcase (available in black and brown) would make a wonderful gift for any professional. Not only is this design smart and timeless but is also a perfect example of how stylish vegan accessories can be. They sell a variety of bags for men including rucksacks and duffle bags.
For the guy that loves his protein, gym selfies and HIIT sessions try slipping some vegan protein powder under the tree this Christmas. Macacha brands itself as ‘plant power 2.0’ and focuses on six key organic ingredients: kelp, baobab, cranberry, ginger root, flax seed and maca. They also have a cool recipe section on their site which is worth scrolling through.