On Sunday, June 19, we will celebrate all dads on Father's Day. And as with most festive occasions, this goes hand in hand with presents. Are you missing the inspiration for a nice Father's Day gift and do you want to give an original but also eco-friendly gift? Then we would like to help inspire you with some sustainable gift ideas for Father's Day. Do you have a tough, fashionable or sporty dad? You can find the perfect gift for each type of father!

1. A stylish shirt from Mr. Manchette in Ghent

Does your dad like breezy linen shirts or does he often wear classic shirts to work? Discover both classic and casual shirts at Ghent-based sustainable clothing brand Mr. Manchette. All shirts are made from organic fabrics and are ethically produced in Portugal. Is your dad still missing a shirt in his wardrobe? Discover where Mr. Manchette is sold here and score a sustainable father's day gift!

2. Pampering products from Teint Teint in Antwerp

Does your dad have a busy schedule and a high stress level? Then a visit to Teint Teint in Antwerp might be a good idea. Here you will discover natural, luxurious care products that also smell great. How about delicious bath salts with lavender scent or a cool mouth wash? Discover the beautiful range of Father's Day gifts at Teint Teint at Frankrijklei 133A in Antwerp.

3. A matching sweater from Ridges & Steam

Do you believe in the saying 'twinning is winning'? Then you’ll be at the right place at Ridges & Steam. This Belgian brand offers durable sweaters with cool embroidery for men, women and kids. Give your kids dad a comfy sweater or T-shirt that matches with your son or daughter and score instant cute points! Ridges And Steam’s clothes are made with recycled cotton and are produced by hand in a workshop in Portugal. So you score good points for the environment too: a great bonus!

4. Bad Weather skincare set from Druantia in Lier

Who says skincare products are only for women? Men also like to keep their skin looking fresh and radiant. And what better way to do that than with some stylish skincare products from Bad Weather. This brand has a stylish, clean look and uses natural and organic ingredients for their products. Put together a nice gift set at Druantia in Lier.

5. Freitag Wallet at Freedom Aalst

For the cool dad who likes to travel, Freitag is exactly what you are looking for. Their bags and backpacks come in many models and colours and are made of recycled lorry canvas. A bag made from an old truck? Sounds pretty cool! Shop for your Freitag gift at Freedom in Aalst and Dendermonde.

6. Colorful A-Dam boxers or socks

Clothes with crazy prints and cheerful colours made of environmentally friendly materials: that's A-Dam. This Dutch brand makes cool swimming shorts, boxer shorts and socks for men and is therefore perfect if you are looking for a functional and fun gift. By the way, did you know that this brand uses GOTS certified organic fabrics for their underpants and Econyl (made from old fishing nets) for their boxer shorts? Discover the A-Dam points of sale here.

7. Handmade leather accessories from Studio Roem

Are you looking for a personal and handmade father's day gift? In the center of Amsterdam, you'll find Studio Roem. In this atelier, you can find beautiful handmade leather goods like glasses cases, wallets, keyrings, and much more. All items are made from high-quality, durable leather. Read more about the atelier here.

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8. A colourful sweater from New Optimist

Summer is coming. Time to wear more colorful garments! Want to gift your dad a cool, honest t-shirt? Then you can go to New Optimist. This circular clothing brand makes great T-shirts and sweaters from 100% cotton and all made locally in their Amsterdam workshop. New Optimist doesn't only focus on sustainability but is also socially aware. The brand offers people with little access to the labour market employment in their atelier. Curious to discover the collections? Click here.

9. A circular bicycle bag

The next gift idea is also in the cycling theme. Does your dad often go off on bicycle rides? Then a good quality bicycle bag is always useful.

At Bethefibre, for example, you will find a circular bicycle bag made from recycled cement bags. The bag is made in Cambodia in a small factory that is recognized by the World Fair Trade Organisation. Discover the points of sale of Bethefibre here.

Or maybe a colourful one from MOOSE in the CITY. Here you'll find bicycle bags made of old bouncy castles. Thanks to the handy back strap, you can also wear the bag as a backpack, super handy! With this bag you give a local, social and ecological gift for Father's Day. Does this sound like something for your dad? Discover the bicycle bags at MOOSE in the CITY in Antwerp.

10. A hip, durable T-shirt from Dedicated

Is your dad a fan of cycling and is he looking forward to the Tour De France? Then a T-shirt from Dedicated will definitely be a hit. Don't let your dad wonder which shirt to wear when following the race, whether on the road or not. The T-shirts are made of 100% organic cotton, so they are also good for the environment. What more could you ask for? Discover Dedicated's sustainability screening and points of sale here.

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11. A laptop sleeve from Redstars

Looking for a stylish and eco-friendly laptop sleeve? You'll find it at Redstars. This laptop sleeve is made entirely of recycled material from PET bottles. Thanks to an innovative knitting technique, no waste is generated during production. The sleeve can also be washed, which means that it will stay beautiful for longer. Want to throw the sleeve away after years of use? Then you can bring it back to Redstars. They recycle the bag into new yarns. Read more about Redstars here.

12. Durable jogging made of hemp

Are you looking for a Father's Day gift for a dad who's the sporty type but who also likes comfort? Then a jogging outfit is probably the thing for him. This unisex jogging outfit is made of 30% hemp and 70% organic cotton and is thus entirely made of natural, sustainable materials. Furthermore, the clothing was produced within Europe, in Greece. Discover more clothes of the brand Iron Roots at Restrived.

Would you like to know more about material fibre hemp? Click here.

Discover the advantages of organic cotton here.

14. Circular sunglasses

Is your dad really cool? Then trendy, circular sunglasses are the way to go! At Bidules in Brussels, you can find vintage (sun)glasses made from the frames that the Bidules team rescues from old factories and attics.

Want to discover more sustainable eyewear? Click here.

15. Trendy, durable sneakers from Veja

Do you want your father to think of you every day? Then get him shoes! Veja's trendy sneakers are made in Brazil from ecological materials such as natural rubber, organic cotton and vegetable tanned leather. Besides the leather sneakers, the brand also has vegan versions made of organic cotton coated with P.U, corn starch and castor oil. Check out the Veja points of sale here.

16. Slipper of As Portuguesas at Zappa

Looking for a summer-proof gift to take your dad to the beach? Discover the As Portuguesas slippers with a 100% cork sole at Zappa in Antwerp.

17. Ecobag of Award/t

For a sustainable man’s bag with which your dad can go to work or do groceries, you must visit Award/t. They created an environmentally-friendly bag made of eco-leather together with chef Maarten Van Essche. The bag is also super handy: it has a separate pocket for his keys and phone.

18. Organic cotton sweatshirt from Lovetrigger

Does your father like cool, stylish and yet comfortable clothing? Then you can visit Lovetrigger for a Father's Day gift! Lovertrigger's urban style collection is made of organic cotton and produced in the Netherlands. This Samuel sweater has a timeless design and is available in 4 different colors. Curious about the rest of the collection? You will find it here.

19. Recycled show bag from Zwartjes van 1883

For a cool father who likes to travel, this recycled toilet bag from Zwartjes from 1883 is highly recommended! The toiletry bag is made of Ocean Impact Plastic, recycled from the plastic soup. In addition, the bag is ultra-light, sturdy, waterproof and easy to wash. Super handy for traveling or to organize your toiletries at home!

20. Vegan cookbook for cool guys from VEGA-LIFE

Vegan food not cool? This vegan cookbook proves the opposite! Inspire your father with delicious vegan comfort foods and surprise him with the Man.Eat.Plant cookbook by Lisette Kreischer and Maartje Borst! The book contains delicious and cool vegan recipes such as aubergine dogs, Mushroom Burger, epic roasts and tempeh satay, all with photography that immediately makes you hungry. The cookbook is available at the 100% vegan store VEGA-LIFE in Amsterdam and online.

21. Cannot choose? Give a COSH! Gift Card

Would you rather let your dad choose for himself? Then give your father a sustainable gift voucher. With this he will discover fair fashion, sustainable sneakers and hip lifestyle products at local shops in different cities. Read more about the COSH! Gift Card.

Hopefully, scoring a sustainable father's day gift will be a piece of cake thanks to our tips! Want to discover more gift ideas? Then be sure to check out our other gift guides.

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