18 Incredible Ethical & Sustainable Lingerie Brands 2022

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If you’re looking to shop from sustainable brands, you’re in the right place. We’ve found some of the very best sustainable lingerie brands out there.

We’ve selected a variety of brands using natural fibers, kind to the earth, and your body, all with a goal of reducing waste in the fashion industry.

Ecothes Editor’s Top Picks

Best affordable sustainable lingerie: Parade

Best for lace bralettes: Heist

Best for minimalist lingerie: Woron

Best for sexy bodysuits: Cosabella

You’ll find lingerie for all body types, and we’ve added price ranges so you know what to expect when shopping.

If you’re looking for a selection of everyday sustainable bras, make sure to read our guide here.

Let’s jump in.

Best Sustainable Lingerie Brands

1. Parade

Parade sustainable lingerie

Sustainability: Transparent brand creating size-inclusive sustainable lingerie from recycled fabrics and sustainable materials including Tencel.

Size: XS-3XL

Price: from $9

If you’re looking for affordable sustainable lingerie, meet Parade, the online sustainable lingerie brand taking over the internet.

Parade is growing in popularity thanks to its size-inclusive underwear, ultra comfortable and playful designs, and sustainable production.

Parade creates its sustainable bras and panties from eco-friendly materials including recycled fabrics and super soft and breathable Tencel; a sustainable fiber made in a closed loop process from sustainably sourced wood pulp.

Parade eco friendly lingerie

2. Uye Surana

Uye Surana sustainable lingerie

Sustainability: Handmade, ethically produced. Eco-friendly dying process, small batch production, 100% recycled packaging

Price range: $20 – $54

Sizes: XS – 3XL

Uye Surana’s lingerie is handmade in small batches in their NYC studio, and in a partner factory, which is family-owned, in Columbia.

They’re known for their range of designs that have all been extensively fit tested to offer comfort and support in every size they offer.

The dying process they use is sustainable and allows them to transfer prints onto every piece without wasting excess water or using toxic dyes.

They have rave reviews, and they’ve been featured in places like Refinery29, Nylon, Bazaar, Allure, and more.

Uye Surana ethical underwear from recycled materials, this image features a black bra and panties from the back

3. Pact

Pact sustainable lingerie

Sustainability: 100% Organic cotton, fair trade made.

Price range: $20 – $30

Sizes: XS – XXL

Pact use 100% GOTS organic cotton in their ethical underwear range – this means 91% less water is used than conventional cotton. They partner with fair trade suppliers to ensure a safe working environment for workers and this gives back to the community.

Their soft triangle bras are the perfect relaxed fit and style, they come in a range of colours and include matching bottoms.

Pact organic cotton lingerie in black cami bra with lace and black lace pants

4. The Lingerist

The Lingerist sustainable lingerie marketplace

Sustainability: Brands using sustainable fabrics, fair labor conditions, or handmade in a brand’s own workshop.

Price: $ – $$

Sizes: Variety of brands. Most include XS – XL

The Lingerist is a marketplace that exclusively stocks sustainable and ethical lingerie brands. They stock a variety of bras, briefs, bodysuits, and more.

Every brand on the platform is vetted for sustainable practices around fabric choice and fair labor conditions.

All purchased lingerie is shipped in recycled cardboard and paper. Finally, The Lingerist offsets all of the carbon emissions from shipping in collaboration with Pachama, an organization that supports reforestation projects.

The Lingerist eco friendly lingerie this image features a bra with flowers

5. Heist

Heist Sustainable lingerie black bra and pants in eco lace

Sustainability: Use of recycled soft-touch fabrics. Working only with factories that support fair wages and safe, supportive working conditions for employees. 

Size: XS-XL

Price: $30-$80

You may already know acclaimed brand Heist for their famous signature tights range; however, they have now extended their ever-popular range to include sustainable lingerie!

Their eco lace collection, composed of bras, bralettes, and matching pants, are crafted from recycled and recyclable fabrics, making sustainability sexy. The fit and feel of their materials are ultra-soft and incredibly comfortable; their eco lace body is one of our favorites!

Heist eco lace bodysuit in white

6. Lara Intimates

Lara intimiates eco-friendly bras

Sustainability: Zero-waste, female run, sustainable bras and ethical lingerie, for every body type.

Price Range: £20 – £50

Sizes: Bra cups A-GG

Lara Intimates provide sustainable bras and pants for every body type, offering their bras in a range of inclusive sizes.

They are committed to being sustainable by using responsibly sourced deadstock fabrics and operate on a zero-waste policy.

Their female-only factory based in London, England, ensures their lingerie is 100% woman focused.

Lara Intimates sustainable intimates in sheer black bra and panties

7. Colie Co

Colie Co sustainable lingerie

Sustainability: Using fabrics from deadstock materials and low carbon, sustainable materials

Price Range: $25 – $80

Sizes: 28C – 38D, XS-XL

Colie Co is an eco-centric lingerie brand using reclaimed deadstock fabrics that would otherwise end up in landfill.

The brand offers sexy styles whilst ensuring every products has a sustainable focus by using earth-friendly materials.

This brand offers up styles to suit every woman, from simple bamboo silks to eccentric patterns with a sexy twist.

To read more about the inspiration behind the brand, we catch up with the sustainable lingerie brand’s founder here.

Colie Co black bra and suspender set

8. Hara

Hara sustainable lingerie Melbourne

Sustainability: Practical pieces cut, sewn, and naturally dyed in Melbourne, Australia. Use sustainable materials such as bamboo fibers.

Price: $45-$65

Sizes: XS – 5XL


Melbourne based brand Hara offers contemporary practical designs for every body shape and size.

Hara offers bras, undies, leotards, and loungewear.

Hara uses bamboo fibers and natural dyes to ensure its environmental impact is low without compromising on quality.

Their mission is to promote environmental awareness and education to the fashion industry.

Hara black bra and pants on woman doing yoga in the forest

9. Dora Larsen

Dora Larsen sustainable lingerie

Sustainability: A small family-run business donating 1£ profit to charity organizations that support environmental and social change.

Price Range: £30-£90

Sizes: 32 A – 38E/F

London-based studio Dora Larsen offers up a refreshing array of colorful contemporary lingerie, suited for everybody.

This vibrant intimates brand has a sustainable focus by acknowledging its environmental impact and acting on it.

For example, they donate £1 to charity organizations from every item sold.

They use recycled materials, and the cotton in their knicker gussets are 100% organic and GOTS certified.

This small business is working to change and improve its sustainability practices year after year.  

Dora Larsen purple satin bodysuit

10. Organic Basics

Organic Basics Lingerie

Sustainability: Sustainable materials, supply chain transparency

Price: $44 – 75

Sizes: XS – XL

Organic Basics make more than just underwear, but we highly recommend them.

They make a variety of bras and bralettes, made from sustainable materials like TENCEL (made from responsibly sourced wood pulp).

They also have supply chain transparency, paying everyone involved a fair wage and never using child labor.

Organic Basics underwear black bra and high waisted panties

11. WORON

Woron ethical lingerie

Sustainability: Plant-based fibers, PETA-Approved Vegan brand, GOTS certified

Price: $ – $$$

Sizing: XS – XL

WORON is a Copenhagen based brand founded by two sisters, Arina and Anya.

Today, WORON sells a wide variety of lingerie, from bras to bodysuits, all made from natural materials and fibers, such as GOTS Certified organic cotton.

As well as using organic materials, they are a PETA-Approved Vegan brand and completely cruelty-free.

If you care about sustainable, thoughtful, and high-quality lingerie that you won’t want to take off, you can’t go wrong with WORON.

We reviewed WORON, and you can read that in full here.

Woron white lace bra made from eco friendly materials

12. Proclaim

Proclaim sustainable lingerie

Sustainability: Eco-friendly lingerie ethically handmade in Los Angeles

Price: $ – $$

Sizes: S-3X

Proclaim is a dreamy sustainable lingerie brand that ethically creates its comfortable and supportive designs in its Los Angeles studio.

Proclaim is a female-founded brand redefining nude underwear that includes and compliments every skin tone.

Expect to find styles including bralettes, triangle bras, and bodysuits in size-inclusive sizes up to 3x.

Proclaim size inclusive lingerie

13. Araks

ARAKs ethical lingerie set

Sustainability: Natural fibers, GOTS organic cotton and recycled cotton, regenerated nylon underwear

Price Range: $50-$100

Sizes: XS-XXL

Araks combines chic, sexy simplicity with an environmental focus; they produce sustainable lingerie, swimwear, and sleepwear, with products loved by celebs, including Zoe Isabella Kravitz and more.

Araks is a female-led company that is continuously working to improve its sustainability. Using natural dyes, Araks creates beautiful, vibrant pieces from organic and recycled materials.

Each piece allows you to feel supported, sexy and comfortable every day.

Araks pink lace bodysuit

14. Naja

Naja Sustainable lingerie green bra

Sustainability: Ethical supply chain supporting single mothers with fair wages and flexible working initiatives. Empowering women through their Underwear for Hope program. Recycled fabrics and an eco-friendly range.

Price Range: $20-$60

Sizes: XS-XL

Naja is a sustainable lingerie brand creating subtle yet sexy bras and panties comprised of lacey sets in sensual colors and bold, stand-out prints. They make their underwear to empower, rather than objectify women, to allow you to feel confident in every set.

Through their underwear for hope program, Naja supports women in Columbia to be “micro-entrepreneurs” to create their underwear bags offered with every purchase. They also donate profits to support education programs to empower women living in poverty.

Naja orange sexy bra and pants lingerie set

15. Anekdot

Anekdot eco-friendly lingerie

Sustainability: Upcycling deadstock laces and vintage trimmings into beautiful lingerie. Donate 50 cents of profit from every item to charity organizations.

Price Range: $40 – $120

Sizes: XS – L (Items can be made to order)

European eco-friendly lingerie and swimwear brand Anekdot, uses deadstock fabrics and vintage trimmings to upcycle them into gorgeous delicate lace bras, bralettes and briefs.

Anekdot transforms these fabrics, usually destined for incineration at landfall, into beautiful sustainable pieces whilst preserving the earths resources.

They have a zero-waste mantra and some products are made to order.

Anekdot sexy lingerie bodysuit shown from the back

16. Pantee

Pantee sustainable underwear pink bra and pants made from deadstock cotton tshirts

Sustainability: Sustainable underwear brand up-cycling deadstock T-shirts into comfortable and supportive lingerie sets. Pantee has partnered with one tree planet to plant trees for every order and help offset their carbon emissions.

Price range: from £20

Sizes: XS-XL

Say goodbye to uncomfortable underwires and hello to Pantee. This women-led sustainable underwear brand is on a mission to create functional, stylish, and sustainable lingerie.

This UK-based brand is giving waste fabrics a new lease of life by using deadstock cotton t-shirts destined for landfills to create supportive pants and bras.

All Pantees sustainable lingerie sets are made ethically, in factories with safe working conditions and without forced or child labor.

Pantee sustainable lingerie black bra and thong set shown from the back

17. Cosabella

Cosabella sustainable lingerie bodysuit. Eco-friendly panties and bras, from natural dyes and materials

Sustainability: Handmade in Italy, family owned ethically produced using eco friendly dyes.

Price range: $20-$150

Sizes: Bras 28A – 38D, 38-40 DD-F

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Cosabella is a family-owned sustainable lingerie brand, who handcraft their lingerie collections using Italian artisans.

Natural dyes from pristine alpine water create the stunning colors in their lingerie.

They produce a ethical lingerie collection that features non-wired bras which are both supportive and sexy. In addition, Cosabella has an extensive range of sexy bodysuits and camisoles and a sexy extended size range, perfect for all body shapes and sizes.

Cosabella sexy bra and pants set in lace

18. LÉ BUNS

Le Buns sustainable lingerie

Sustainability: Made from GOTS-certified cotton, uses natural dyes, committed to green manufacturing, transparency, and minimal waste

Size: AUS Sizes: 6-16

Price: $$

LÈ BUNS minimalist style lingerie focuses on timeless and flattering silhouettes you can wear on repeat.

Made from organic cotton, its range is more resistant to shrinking, fading, and grazing, is irritation-free and will feel soft and silky on your skin. In addition, the natural plant dyes in various colors will be kinder to your skin and the environment.

This Australian brand puts its people first and has an ethical code of conduct that sets high standards for treating its workers, the environment, and animals.

Slip into LÉ BUNS lingerie, and you’ll get comfort, support, and style.

Wrapping Up: Sustainable and Ethical Lingerie

We hope you enjoyed our recommendations for the best sustainable and ethical lingerie brands.

If you enjoyed this article, we recommend checking out our guides on the best organic pajamas, organic cotton bralettes, and organic robes.

Let us know if you have any feedback in the comments below!

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Bethany

Bethany Worthington BSc (Hons) (she/her) is the Sustainable Fashion Editor and Co-founder of Ecothes. She has a passion for the environment, and a long love of all things clothing, and combines those two interests with Ecothes. In her free time she loves dancing, hiking in the countryside, and laughing with friends.

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