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The Ultimate List of Sustainable & Ethical Underwear Brands

Updated: Sep 22


Following our ultimate list of sustainable and ethical swimwear, many of you have been asking for an overview of sustainable underwear brands. So here it is - 30 of our favourite sustainable and ethical women's underwear brands!


As with all our masterlists, if you feel like there is a brand missing from our list, please let us know by dropping us an email or commenting below.


(All the prices in the list are in US Dollars and do not take into consideration shipping costs or the prices of items on sale.) 


1. BASERANGE


Baserange offers a line of women's basics with a

focus on clean design and accessible easy pieces. The brand prioritises using natural or recycled fibres and minimising its environmental impact.


CATEGORIES: Eco-Friendly, Upcycled & Recycled Materials

$$: Bras from $60, bottoms from $30

SIZES: XS-L


SHOP BASERANGE HERE




2. BOODY

Australian bran Boody uses organic bamboo to produce high quality basics that are stylish as well as suitable for those with sensitive skin. The brand is FSC, Ecocert certified and their products are made in WARP certified factories.


CATEGORIES: Eco-Friendly, Conscious Processes,

Vegan

$$: Bras from $17, bottoms from $12

SIZES: XS-XL


SHOP BOODY HERE




3. BROOK THERE


Brook There's timeless minimalist lingerie line

uses organic cotton and their pieces are produced locally in the USA. Their inventory is held at the same location it is made and the brand uses recycled packaging.


CATEGORIES: Eco-Friendly, Local Production, Waste Reducing

$$: Bras from $48, bottoms from $28

SIZES: XS-XXL


SHOP BROOK THERE HERE




4. COSABELLA


Cosabella's beautiful pieces are handmade in Italy from start to finish using natural dyes and Renaissance-era techniques. The size-inclusive brand produces nearly 2000 styles of luxury underwear.


CATEGORIES: Local Production, Conscious Processes

$$: Bras from $29, bottoms from $15

SIZES: XS-XL


SHOP COSABELLA HERE




5. DECENT EXPOSURES


Decent Exposures' underwear is made in Seattle using mostly organic cotton. They also offer personalisation services, fitting women from sizes 30AA to 60L. The brand also uses recycled materials for packaging and limits their plastic use.


CATEGORIES: Eco-Friendly, Local Production, Waste Reducing

$$: Bras from $39, bottoms from $20

SIZES: XS-XL


SHOP DECENT EXPOSURES HERE




6. FRUITY BOOTY


This UK based underwear line creates the majority of their pieces from surplus fabrics. All of their packaging is 100% recyclable and they do not use any single-use plastics in their processes.


CATEGORIES: Upcycled & Recycled Materials,

Waste Reducing

$$: Bras from $44, bottoms from $21

SIZES: S-L


SHOP FRUITY BOOTY HERE




7. GIRLFRIEND COLLECTIVE


Activewear brand Girlfriend Collective's underwear collection features pieces made from recycled polyester. All of the net proceeds from their launch are donated to The Loveland Foundation, The Okra Project, and the NAACP Legal & Defense Fund.


CATEGORIES: Upcycled & Recycled Materials,

Waste Reducing, Conscious Processes

$$: Bras from $38, bottoms from $14

SIZES: XXS-6XL


SHOP GIRLFRIEND COLLECTIVE HERE



8. HARA


Hara, meaning green in Hindi, produces all their colourful underwear using bamboo fabric and natural dyes in Melbourne, Australia. The brand has also partnered with the Environmental Justice Foundation to support their environmental projects.


CATEGORIES: Eco-Friendly, Local Production, Conscious Processes

$$: Bras and bottoms from $33

SIZES: XS-5XL


SHOP HARA HERE




9. KNICKEY


Knickey's bottoms are made from certified organic cotton and dyed using Oeko-Tex certified dyes, meaning that zero toxic chemicals are used in their production. Their pieces are produced responsibly in India and are Fair Trade certified.


CATEGORIES: Eco-Friendly, Waste Reducing, Conscious Processes

$$: Bottoms from $13

SIZES: XS-XL


SHOP KNICKEY HERE




10. LARA INTIMATES


All of Lara Intimates' pieces are made in an all-female factory in London. The size inclusive brand uses dead-stock fabric to create playful designs in a variety of colours.


CATEGORIES: Upcycled + Recycled Materials, Local Production, Waste Reducing, Conscious Processes

$$: Bras from $62, bottoms from $26

SIZES: S-XXL

SHOP LARA INTIMATES HERE




11. MADI APPAREL


MADI Apparel's underwear is made from bamboo and cut and sewn in Kansas. Their styles are created with simplicity in mind and for every pair own underwear purchased a pair is also donated.


CATEGORIES: Eco-Friendly, Local Production, Conscious Processes

$$: Bras from $56, bottoms from $38

SIZES: S-XL


SHOP MADI APPAREL HERE




12. MEUNDIES


MeUndies, an underwear membership service, produces all their garments using super soft MicroModal that is harvested from beech trees. The brand is also committed to building relationship with all their fair trade factories.


CATEGORIES: Eco-Friendly, Conscious Processes

$$: Bras from $32, bottoms from $18

SIZES: XS-4XL


SHOP MEUNDIES HERE



13. ORGANIC BASICS


Organic Basics produces stylish and durable pieces made from organic cotton, tencel and recycled nylon. The company uses living wage factories, reusable packaging and is a PETA approved Vegan brand.


CATEGORIES: Eco-Friendly, Upcycled + Recycled Materials, Waste Reducing, Conscious Processes, Vegan

$$: Bras from $47, bottoms from $39

SIZES: XS-XL


SHOP ORGANIC BASICS HERE




14. PACT

Colorado based Pact makes their underwear using certified organic cotton in Fair Trade certified factories. The brand also uses natural dyes and recycled and compostable packaging.


CATEGORIES: Eco-Friendly, Waste Reducing, Conscious Processes

$$: Bras from $25, bottoms from $12

SIZES: XS-XXL



SHOP PACT HERE




15. PARADE


Parade is an underwear label that makes size inclusive briefs in a large variety of colours. Their pieces are made using Oeko-Tex certified recycled polyamide and the packaging they use is compostable.


CATEGORIES: Upcycled + Recycled Materials, Waste Reducing

$$: Bottoms from $9

SIZES: XS-3XL


SHOP PARADE HERE




16. PATAGONIA


Outdoor brand Patagonia is well known for their sustainable pieces. Their underwear is made from recycled nylon and produced in Fair Trade certified factories.


CATEGORIES: Upcycled + Recycled Materials, Considered Processes

$$: Bras from $45, bottoms from $18

SIZES: XS-XXL


SHOP PATAGONIA HERE




17. PEOPLE TREE


People Tree's ultra-comfortable collection of underwear is produced using organic cotton in Fair Trade certified factories. Their large variety of pieces comes in three colours - black, white and nude.


CATEGORIES: Eco-Friendly, Considered Processes

$$: Bras from $29, bottoms from $15

SIZES: XXS-2XL



SHOP PEOPLE TREE HERE




18. PROCLAIM


Proclaim was founded on the principle that fashion should represent all women. Their pieces expand the definition of nude and are made from TENCEL™, produced from wood pulp, cut and sewn in LA. They also use 100% recycled and recyclable packaging.


CATEGORIES: Eco-Friendly, Waste Reducing,

Considered Processes

$$: Bras from $59, bottoms from $28

SIZES: S-3XL


SHOP PROCLAIM HERE




19. REFORMATION

Reformation's intimates are made from sustainable fabrics such as TENCEL™. The brand has also made a commitment to turn their whole supply chain more sustainable all the way from raw materials to packaging.


CATEGORIES: Upcycled + Recycled Materials, Waste Reducing, Considered Processes

$$: Bras from $45, bottoms from $19

SIZES: XS-XL


SHOP REFORMATION HERE




20. SKIN


Skin's pieces are designed to work with your body and elevate the everyday. Their organic range includes underwear made from GOTS certified organic cotton produced in small-scale ethical factories in Peru.


CATEGORIES: Eco-Friendly, Considered Processes

$$: Bras from $24, bottoms from $56

SIZES: XS-L



SHOP SKIN HERE




21. SUSTAIN BY KAT


Sustain takes sustainability seriously - their pieces are made from organic fabrics and using natural dyes and even their tags are eco friendly. Additionally, they make sure that every company involved in the production meets labor the standards for responsible textile production.


CATEGORIES: Eco-Friendly, Waste Reducing, Considered Processes

$$: Bras from $56, bottoms from $34

SIZES: XS-XL

SHOP SUSTAIN BY KAT HERE




22. THINX


Period underwear brand Thinx


Their pieces are produced in ethical factories in Sri Lanka with 3 core principles in mind: female leadership, employee well-being and environmental sustainability.


CATEGORIES: Considered Processes

$$: Bottoms from $18

SIZES: XS-XXXXL


SHOP THINX HERE





23. THUNDERPANTS


New Zealand's Thunderpants makes their pieces using Fair Trade certified organic cotton and uses New Zealand based suppliers and manufacturers whenever possible. The brand also uses recycled and recyclable packaging.


CATEGORIES: Eco-Friendly, Local Production, Waste Reducing, Considered Processes

$$: Bras from $32, bottoms from $19

SIZES: XS-XXL



SHOP THUNDERPANTS HERE




24. TIZZ & TONIC


Tizz & Tonic's playful collection is made ethically in Germany using organic cotton. The brand produces limited small-scale collections and uses compostable recycled packaging.


CATEGORIES: Eco-Friendly, Local Production, Waste Reducing, Considered Processes

$$: Bras from $71, bottoms from $20

SIZES: XXS-XXL


SHOP TIZZ & TONIC HERE




25. TOMBOY X


Tomboy X's gender neutral underwear is made from OEKO-TEX® Standard certified sustainably harvested fabrics. The pieces are also ethically made in majority women-owned factories in China.

CATEGORIES: Eco-Friendly, Conscious Processes

$$: Bras from $33, bottoms from $19

SIZES: XS-4XL


SHOP TOMBOY X HERE




26. UYE SURANA


Maaji's swimwear is designed with your body in mind and handmade in small batches in an ethical factory in Cambodia. The brand also priorities 100% recycled mailers, boxes, and tissue paper.

CATEGORIES: Waste Reducing,Considered Processes

$$: Bras from $45, bottoms from $28

SIZES: XS-3XL


SHOP UYE SURANA HERE





27. VATTER FASHION


Vatter Fashion's eco-conscious line is created using GOTS certified organic cotton. The brand's colourful underwear is produced in family-run businesses in Greece and Turkey and 100% recycled packaging and DHL Green is used for shipping.

CATEGORIES: Eco-Friendly, Waste Reducing,

Considered Processes

$$: Bras from $40, bottoms from $22

SIZES: XS-XL


SHOP VATTER FASHION HERE



28. WAMA UNDERWEAR


Wama Underwear's collection of sustainable underwear is made out of organic hemp produced in ethical transparent factories in China. The brand is also PETA certified vegan and a Green America certified business.

CATEGORIES: Eco-Friendly, Considered Processes, Vegan

$$: Bras from $38, bottoms from $20

SIZES: XS-XXL



SHOP WAMA UNDERWEAR HERE



29. WHITE RABBIT


White Rabbit's underwear is made from sustainable bamboo fabric ethically in Mexico City by a family-owed manufacturer. A percentage of their sales is also donated to Fabrica Social, that empowers female artisans in rural communities.

CATEGORIES: Eco-Friendly, Considered Processes

$$: Bras from $45, bottoms from $17

SIZES: S-XXL


SHOP WHITE RABBIT HERE



30. WORON

Woron's stunning lingerie is made from Lenzing Modal, a sustainable fabric made from beech wood, and organic cotton. Their pieces are produced in family owned ethical factories in the EU and Turkey.


CATEGORIES: Eco-Friendly, Considered Processes

$$: Bras from $56, bottoms from $48

SIZES: XS-XL


SHOP WORON HERE



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