Your groomsmen are there to support you on the big day and it’s nice to say thank you with a personal gift. And while the stereotypical, engraved flask may not be on your shopping list, there is no need to worry. You can set your imagination free and buy something uniquely suited to each of them. Plus, there are tons of handmade and recycled gifts to choose from. The upcycling and craftsmanship are impressive and you will have no trouble finding something for each of your guys. Check out a couple of our favorite online stores for recycled gifts and consider these options for his unique style:
This super-soft and simple scarf is made from unused, reclaimed, cotton T-shirt scraps. These scarves are made in the USA by a non-profit that teaches job skills to cognitively disabled adults. Perfect for the guy who likes an array of accessories to choose from, has a heart for helping others and appreciates the feel of being cuddled up in a favorite Tee. Read more at UncommonGoods.com
Touch football after the rehearsal dinner anyone? Fair Trade certified means the adult workers who produced this ball received a fair wage and at no extra cost to you! And all after-tax profits go to children’s charities. With soft handling, great performance and the official size and weight this all-weather ball means year-round outdoor play. If you’re looking for a vegan and eco-friendly gift that the rugged man will love, this is it! Read more at Amazon.com
Guys who eat well and love to cook want high-quality kitchen gear. The Stronghold shop apron is made from salvaged denim and dyed in organic indigo. This durable and low-maintenance material can withstand any pasta sauce splatter. Another great gift available from Kaufmann-Mercantile.com
Handmade in New Hampshire, these J.R. Liggett shampoo bars are made of natural ingredients and 100% vegan. Crafted with 100% biodegradable, food-grade ingredients that won’t strip natural oils is the key to healthier hair. Create a basket with the shampoo, a safety razor and natural toothpaste for a complete pampering kit. Read more about these grooming products.
Take your favorite stadium out on the town while wearing these one-of-a-kind ballpark cufflinks. Made of material salvaged from the seats from famous ballparks, the sterling silver cufflinks give your baseball fan an alternative to wearing his team’s jersey on your big day. Each item comes with a certificate of authenticity. Check out the list of ten stadiums to choose from.