At TheManEssens, we believe in creating accessories that are not only innovative but also sustainable. From the very start, we have been committed to using environmentally friendly materials and forging partnerships that support our sustainability goals. Explore this page to learn more about our approach and the materials we use to bring you the best in sustainable accessories.

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  • WOOD

    From the beginning, we have embraced the use of natural wood in crafting our accessories, a material that not only feels great to wear but is also environmentally friendly. We prioritize sustainability in every step of our production process, starting with responsible wood sourcing that avoids tropical species and exclusively working with FSC-certified producers. We also avoid using varnish and instead treat our wood with gentle, skin-friendly oils. Our brand is committed to offering high-quality, stylish accessories for men while minimizing our impact on the planet.

  • CORK

    All our cork is certified. Signaling our commitment to a sustainably managed forest and the protection and adequate harvesting of the cork oak forest.
    We believe this accreditation not only adds value to our forests and products, also, it supports informed purchasing choices. Cork fabric is the natural and sustainable vegetable leather. Our cork fabric is harvested and sourced in Portugal.

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    100% VEGAN
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    As one of the most recycled materials worldwide, stainless steel is a top choice for us when it comes to crafting our durable and robust accessories. With its nickel-free composition, it's not only tough but also skin-friendly. We often combine it with other materials to create products that are built to last, like reinforcing our sunglasses temples with stainless steel and incorporating it alongside wood in our watch cases. Our brand is committed to using sustainable materials that not only perform well but also prioritize your comfort and wellbeing.


    At our brand, we strive to minimize our use of packaging materials and eliminate plastic wherever possible. When we do need packaging, we opt for environmentally friendly options like paper, cardboard, corn starch foam and bioplastic bags. For example, our new watch packaging is made from 100% cardboard, and our glasses case is made with bamboo Additionally, we use 100% recyclable or compostable materials for our shipping packaging, ensuring that every step of our process is sustainable. We are committed to reducing our environmental impact and providing our customers with the highest quality products that are also eco-friendly.

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