15 Comfy & Sustainable Underwear Brands

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Since my post about sustainable bras I’ve been getting questions about good places to get bottoms as well, so here’s my roundup of consciously made and sustainable underwear!

As with all the roundups I try to have a mix of brands from USA, Canada, Europe and Australia.

WAMA

Eco & ethical underwear roundup - WAMA hemp briefs

WAMA’s underwear is made from a blend of hemp, organic cotton, and a little spandex and comes in a few classic cuts.

Their underwear is super comfy and durable – WAMA’s boxer briefs are my husband’s favourite pair of underwear.

Great for: women’s and men’s durable hemp briefs

Conscious Highlights: sustainable materials, consciously made in China, vegan brand

Size Range: XS – 2XL (women), S – 3XL (men)

Ordering: Based in USA, ships international


Eco & ethical underwear roundup - Knickey organic cotton undies

Knickey

Super comfy organic cotton undies. Knickey has 5 classic cuts in a nice palette of neutrals plus some limited edition colours. They also have the credentials to back up their conscious commitment, with GOTS, Oeko-Tex, and Fair Trade certifications.

I love their soft fabric and the mid and high rise are my go-tos.

Great for: classic, comfy styles

Conscious Highlights: organic cotton, GOTS certified, Oeko-Tex certified, Fair Trade certified, use sustainable packaging, take-back recycling program

Size Range: XS – XXXL

Ordering: Based in USA, ships to America and Canada


PACT

PACT makes comfy organic cotton undies in a variety of cuts. They have great packs and deals if you order multiples which makes them a good affordable option.

I have a pair of their boy shorts which are super comfortable.

Great for: simple cuts and budget-friendly packs

Conscious Highlights: organic cotton, fair trade certified factories

Size Range: XS – XXL

Ordering: Based in USA, ships international


Organic Basics

Also included in my bra round-up, Organic Basics has a great selection of bottom styles made from sustainable materials.

I personally really like the thick elastic and their briefs are my top pick.

Great for: classic cut briefs and thongs

Conscious Highlights: sustainable materials, GOTS certified organic cotton, certified factories (check out the various certifications each factory has here)

Size range: XS – XL

Ordering: based in Denmark, ships international


Lara Intimates

I had to include Lara Intimates because they are my favourite bra brand, and also make undies!

They have both sexy mesh styles as well as their new natural fabric panties made from local fabrics or surplus materials and notions from other lingerie brands. Lara manufactures everything in-house in their London studio.

Great for: comfy and sexy briefs and thongs

Conscious Highlights: reclaimed materials, made in-house, made-to-order, zero fabric waste, body-inclusive models

Size range: XS – XL

Ordering: based in UK, ships international


Woron

Soft, minimalist briefs made from Lenzing modal and organic cotton. Woron is a Danish brand that focuses on sustainable essentials.

Great for: soft, simple briefs

Conscious Highlights: sustainable materials, Oeko-Tex certified, consciously made in Hungary and India, vegan brand

Size Range: XS – XL

Ordering: Based in Denmark, ships to Europe, America, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand


Mary Young

They have both a Canadian site and US site.

A variety of cute styles and cuts all ethically made in Canada from mainly bamboo fabric.

Great for: cute colourful styles

Conscious Highlights: some sustainable materials, Oeko-Tex certified (bamboo), made in Canada

Size Range: XS – XL

Ordering: Based in Canada, ships international


Tizz & Tonic

Organic cotton undies in fun prints and colours. Their pieces are all made in small batches in their studio in Germany.

Great for: bright colours and prints

Conscious Highlights: organic cotton, digitally printed, made in-house in Germany

Size Range: XXS – XXL

Ordering: Based in Germany, ships international


Uye Surana

Looking for something sexier? Uye Surana makes beautiful lacy and mesh lingerie. Their pieces are ethically made in small batches from a variety of materials (some sustainable, some not).

Great for: cute, sexy, and feminine undies

Conscious Highlights: small batch production, some reclaimed materials, scrap recycling, body-inclusive models

Size range: XS – 3X

Ordering: based in US, ships international


Boody

A great accessible option with many retailers around the world. Boody’s underwear is made from certified bamboo that is sustainably farmed. Their products are produced in WRAP certified factories.

Great for: classic styles in neutral colours

Conscious Highlights: sustainable materials, Ecocert certified, Oeko-Tex certified, FSC certified, WRAP certified, vegan brand

Size range: XS – XL

Ordering: initially based in Australia but now with many branches internationally


HARA

Hara has a beautiful selection of colourful undies made from naturally-dyed bamboo. Their products are all made in Australia.

Great for: naturally dyed briefs and thongs

Conscious Highlights: sustainable materials, natural dyes, Oeko-Tex certified fabrics, consciously made in Australia

Size range: XS – XL

Ordering: based in Australia, ships international


Thunderpants

We have a lot of classic and neutral styles on this list so I wanted to include Thunderpants for those that love fun prints!

Thunderpants started as a New Zealand based brand but now also has an off-shoot in America. They use organic cotton and they manufacture locally in both the US and NZ.

Great for: fun prints and full-coverage styles

Conscious Highlights: organic cotton, made locally

Size range: XS – L

Ordering: based in USA or New Zealand, ships international



Stores with Multiple Brands

Azura Bay

Azura Bay has a huge selection of various conscious underwear brands. 🍁 Shopping from Canada? You can order WAMA, Organic Basics, and more from Azura Bay!

Sustainable underwear & bras from Azura Bay

Made Trade

Made Trade also has a great selection of ethical and sustainable underwear and bras including brands like Knickey, Thunderpants, and Mary Young.

DoneGood

DoneGood’s conscious marketplace includes some organic and ethically-made underwear.




Also check out my bra round-up! Many of the brands featured have bottoms as well. 🙂

Are there any eco undies I missed that you love?

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*Any photos not of me are from the brand’s website.

2 Responses

  1. Jordan
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    Hi there,

    My fiancee and I are trying to live as sustainably as possible and have since dreaded looking to replace our worn out clothes trying to find new sustainable and ethically sourced clothing. I have looked all through your many suggestions but failed to find strictly g-string underwear, which is her must. Would you be able to help our search?

    Thank you so much!
    Jordan

  2. Diana
    | Reply

    I was looking for new sustainable undergarment brands and this list was very helpful. I’ll be checking out Organic Basics. Thanks for sharing this with us!

    Diana | Founder of Unspun Narrative

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