For the GiveBack Groom (and all the gents in your life)

August 22, 2016

For the GiveBack Groom (and all the gents in your life)

Although most of our readers are women looking for a wedding dress, many parents, partners, bridesmaids, grooms and more also look to us for ideas, inspiration, and resources to plan a more meaningful, memorable, YOU wedding.

So let’s talk about ideas for the groom who wants to give back.

Idea 1: Fair Trade Ties & Bow Ties

Whether you need just one for the groom or a whole set for your wedding party, Fair Trade ties and bow ties are a great option. Celia Grace ties are made from heirloom eco silk and are sewn in safe and fair conditions that help families around the world.

Giveback tie & bow tie options include:

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From left to right: Celia Grace bow ties, Knots Apparel tie, Imagine Goods tie

Idea 2: “Give Back” groomsmen gifts

If you are going to thank your besties with a gift, why not choose a gift they can use and that gives back? Here are some great options for thank you gifts that are eco, ethical, Fair Trade, or give back in some way:

  • BTizzy - products that support people with disabilities

  • Serrv - Fair Trade products helping artisans and families around the world

  • Ten Thousand Villages - Fair Trade products helping artisans and families around the world

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From left to right: bTizzy keychain, Servv compass, Ten Thousand Villages utensil set

Idea 3: Ethical and/or Made in the USA Dress Clothing & Shoes

Dress Clothing:

  • Tuckerman and Co - Dress Shirts (organic, made in the USA)

  • Everlane Dress Shirts, Blazers, etc (ethically produced in China, the USA, and other countries)

  • In God We Trust NYC - Dress shirts, pants, blazers (made in the USA)

  • Fair Indigo - Dress Shirts, pants, blazers (ethically made in Colombia)

  • CP Shades - Dress Shirts (made in the USA, sustainable fabrics)

  • UK Brothers We Stand - Dress shirts, blazers (ethically made by various brands)

  • Monkee Jeans - Pants (ethically produced, sweatshop free)

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From left to right: Everlane blazer, Fair Indigo pants, UK Brothers We Stand shirt


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From left to right: Alden of New England oxford, Red Wing oxford, Nisolo wingtip

Idea 4: Organic  & Ethical “Extras”

We all know -- it’s what’s on the inside that counts -- so make sure you have clean, new, and organic socks and undies for your big day.

Check out these organic dress socks from Maggie’s Organics and these organic boxers from WearPact.  Alchemy Goods offers belts, wallets, and more!

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From left to right: Maggie's Organics dress socks, WearPact boxers

Idea 5: Eco & Ethical wedding bands

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From left to right: Fair Trade Jewellery Co. wedding band, Bario Neal wedding band, Brilliant Earth wedding band

Want a “giveback” wedding dress or Fair Trade & eco tie for your wedding?

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