Does your underwear drawer need some refreshment and are you looking for bras and panties made from sustainable, natural materials? Then you’ve come to the right place because in this blog post we share our best tips on where to shop eco-friendly underwear for women! Whether you are looking for neutral basic underwear or sustainable lace lingerie, we’ve got you covered! Because whoever says sustainable can't be sexy, is wrong! Do you want to surprise your lover with fair and eco lingerie as a Valentine gift? Then you will surely find some inspirations below.
Sustainable and sexy
German brand Lovjoi proves that sustainability is sexy. The beautiful, elegant lingerie is mainly made from organic cotton. For the lace and tulle Lovjoi uses recycled polyamide. The brand offers a variation of different model : from beautiful bralettes with lace to underwired bras with pre-shaped cups up to cup E. This makes the lingerie accessible for women with different body shapes. Shop the brand at Tenue Préférée in Leuven.
Under Protection is a Danish brand that uses sustainable materials for their lingerie, such as recycled polyester, recycled wool, Tencel lyocell and organic cotton. All products are made in certified factories.
Looking for a beautiful lace bra, bodysuit or bralette? At Under Protection you will find a sustainable option, without compromising on beauty. Buy the brand at KIEZ in Antwerp or at Supergoods Ghent, Mechelen or Antwerp.
Looking for something more daring? Then the designs of La fille d'O might be just what you're looking for. At COSH!, we are huge fans of the inclusive communication of the brand. The fabrics are manufactured by Liebaert in Deinze, and the collection is stitched in West Flanders. Completely local and transparent! So we are very happy to hear that la fille d'O will soon be available at sustainable lingerie shop Kiez! Can't wait!
Looking for a comfortable bra or underwear made from organic cotton? Then Anders Getint in Leuven is the perfect place for you!
At Anders Getint you will find comfortable bras without underwire made of GOTS certified organic cotton by the brand Comazo. The small percentage of elastane in the bra ensures optimal wearing comfort!
Living Crafts (€)
The bustiers of Living Crafts are also ideal for those who do not like tight bras with underwires. These are also made of 95% organic cotton in combination with 5% elastane for a comfortable fit.
Unfortunately, not all of Engel's products are made from organic cotton. However, the underwear is easily recyclable after use because only one material is used.
People tree, pioneer in the production of organic cotton in India, also has a collection of sustainable underwear. The bra tops and hipster briefs are also GOTS certified and consist of 95% organic cotton and 5% elastane. Looking for sustainable black underwear? Shop these affordable basics at Supergoods Ghent, Mechelen or Antwerp, Harvest Club in Leuven and HOST in Antwerpen Berchem .
The brand Woron makes minimalistic underwear and bodies in the standard colours black, white and beige. The fabrics are made from sustainably produced Lenzing Modal, a smooth fibre made from beech wood. The underwear is also produced in Europe. These high-quality basics are sold at Supergoods Ghent, Mechelen or Antwerp, and KIEZ in Antwerp.
The name Organic Basics says it all: this Danish brand produces high-quality, basic underwear for men and women. The bras and panties are made of either organic cotton that is GOTS certified or Tencel (a fibre made of wood pulp from eucalyptus trees). The brand also sells sportswear such as leggings and sports bras made from recycled nylon. All products are made in Turkey under good working conditions. Shop the brand at Harvest Club in Leuven, KIEZ in Antwerp and Supergoods in Ghent, Mechelen and Antwerp and at MOOSE in the CITY in Antwerp.
German brand Erlich Textil has a range of timeless basics complemented by more refined women's lingerie with lace details. For the pieces, the brand uses mainly organic cotton and modal. Erlich Textil underwear is also suitable for curvy women and goes up to size 46. Shop the brand at KIEZ in Antwerp.
Do you like a playful look? Then the brand A-dam is definitely worth checking out. The Dutch brand started out making underwear and socks for men and recently launched their first collection for women. These colourful lingerie sets with cheerful prints and embroideries are made of 95% GOTS organic cotton and are PETA vegan approved. Pick up your set at Rand in Mortsel.
Zero waste tip: miokoo
Say goodbye to disposable sanitary pads and panty liners. Just go with the flow with miokoo! Miokoo is a brand that produces period-proof underwear. Thanks to the high-quality fabrics, it does not deform when you wash it and therefore lasts a long time! Miokoo has 3 models which makes the underwear suitable for women of all shapes and sizes. Thanks to the absorbent fabrics, you can wear it up to 12 hours on a normal menstrual day. A true zero waste must-have! Shop the brand online or make an appointment at the Studio miokoo in Aalst.
Some additional tips for our Dutchies!
Urban Poetry (€€€)
This Dutch entrepreneur's goal was to develop sustainable lingerie for women of all shapes and sizes. Hopefully, you will soon be able to shop Urban Poetry in Belgium as well!
A Dutch brand with sustainable basics that is adored all over the world is Saint Basics. According to our followers, this brand could not be missed. Unfortunately, it is only available online.
Want to discover more sustainable brands and shops? Then go ahead and check out our shopping guide. Find sustainable shops near you and learn more about the sustainability of different brands.Ga naar de shopping gids