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37 Best Organic Cotton Underwear Brands [2021]

Mandy Meyer
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Wearing organic cotton underwear is the best thing you can do for yourself and the planet, and here’s why!

Underwear is the first thing you put on, in the morning.

Underwear is the last thing you take off before you take a shower and go to bed.

And yet, not many people give underwear the respect it deserves.

In general, we are very careful as to what we expose our bodies to.

We count the calories in our food and analyze the ingredients in our skincare routine, aiming to lead a healthier lifestyle.

But skin does not stop with the face; there’s skin in our underwear as well – if you know what I mean.

Above all, organic cotton underwear is more comfortable and breathable than conventional ones.

Then, organic cotton basics are free of heavy metals, pesticides, and toxic dyes – critical to your health, as your undergarments rest around your private parts for at least 8-12 hours every day.




Now, most people I know do not wear organic cotton underwear (yet) because they don’t know which brands are sustainable, or where to buy them from.

Great news for you all, as I know the best sustainable underwear brands on the market right now, hence the reason for this article.

To help those of you looking for organic cotton underwear, I’ve put together this ultimate guide to sustainable underwear for both men and women.

In this guide, I’ll introduce you to the 25 best organic underwear brands right now, in 2021.

Each one of these ethical underwear brands is famous for creating some of the best eco-friendly basics, bras, lingerie, boxers, and briefs.

Also, these lingerie brands make their organic cotton underwear from certified organic cotton, obtained according to the Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS).

Organic cotton is also a great choice if you fight against the climate crisis, pollution, and all waste caused by fast fashion.

So whenever you purchase a pair of ethically made organic underwear, you know it keeps you healthy and comfortable, while helping the environment in a big way.

Finally, I hope my article will help you be comfortable, confident, and sexy, all without compromising on your ethical values.

Without further ado, these are the best 25 organic cotton underwear brands in the world right now, in 2021.

1. Pact

Pact organic cotton underwear

WHY WE LOVE IT
Amazing organic cotton underwear for women and the ‘Give Back Box’ initiative which lets you donate old clothes to handpicked non-profit organizations.

SIZE RANGE
XS – XXL

PRICE
$20 – $80

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Growing cotton organically saves vast amounts of water and uses no toxic chemicals.

That’s one of the main reasons Pact makes their organic cotton underwear only from GOTS certified organic cotton.

For every item of organic cotton lingerie, the brand saves almost 4 gallons of water, compared to traditional cotton.

The brand also partners with ‘Fair Trade Certified’ factories across the world, aiming to provide safe working conditions and environmentally-friendly practices.

Fair Trade factories provide safe working conditions, empower and uplift local communities, and protect the environment.

Pact’s organic cotton underwear is very comfortable, has a soft touch, and above all, the brand has a timeless design.

Moreover, Pact is a certified B Corp that goes to great lengths to make sure its entire supply chain.

From the growing and harvesting of organic cotton to the final sewing and all the processes in between, everything is as responsible and sustainable as possible.

From all organic cotton underwear brands on this list, Pact is the go-to underwear and basics brand for my whole family!


2. Knickey

Knickey organic cotton underwear

WHY WE LOVE IT
A female-founded cotton underwear brand focused on creating high-quality sustainable, organic underwear.

SIZE RANGE
XS – XL

PRICE
$13

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I like Knickey a lot, as the founders care about putting people’s health first.

Taking note of the infections millions of women suffer from the synthetic fabrics and harmful toxins found in undies, Knickey uses only certified organic cotton.

Knickey’s fair-trade cotton underwear is breathable and free from chemicals and carcinogens.

Simply put, this is an underwear brand for undies free from anything unkind to your body, be that pesticides, toxins, or synthetic fabrics.




Also, the brand’s underwear is colored with Oeko-Tex certified, non-toxic dyes.

Knickey’s organic cotton underwear comes in a variety of styles to fit your preferences.

Also, you can buy starter sets to test out multiple fits before committing.

The brand stocks a wide range of XXS–XL range of thongs, hipsters, bikinis, and briefs (at low-, mid-and high-rise lengths).

Knickey will also happily take your garments back once they’re ready to be retired so they can be recycled safely and turned into new materials (like insulation).

Finally, when it’s time to replace your underwear, Knickey makes it easy with a recycling program that collects and recycles discarded underwear.


3. Organic Basics

Organic Basics organic cotton underwear

WHY WE LOVE IT
Organic Basics’ SilverTech undies for their antibacterial and heat-regulating properties.

SIZE RANGE
XS – XXL

PRICE
$35 – $80

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Organic Basics is a Danish brand that puts sustainable thinking at the center of everything

The brand is all about ethical and organic underwear (the clue is in the name), and only uses environment-friendly textiles.

The brand offers high-quality sustainable clothing for men and women, mostly in organic cotton.

Moreover, the brand has recently launched its first sustainable denim collection.

Most underwear by Organic Basics is made with GOTS certified organic cotton.

The brand uses only ethical factories and is very transparent about how and where every piece of underwear is made.

Organic Basics underwear and apparel are available in all sizes, from XS to XL.

Moreover, by weaving silver into the organic cotton, Organic Basics’ SilverTech pieces are antibacterial and heat regulating (it means your basics will need fewer washes than usually).

The brand even offers multi-packs of the most-loved sets and pieces, so that you can make the switch to a more sustainable underwear wardrobe with ease.

I’ve been wearing Organic Basics’ bras and undergarments for a few years now, and I can say each piece is amazing.

Even after several washes, my underwear and bras are still in excellent condition, soft and comfy as ever.


4. Brook There

Brook There organic cotton underwear

WHY WE LOVE IT
If you’re looking for organic cotton lingerie that goes back to the basics, this is the brand for you.

SIZE RANGE
XS – XXL

PRICE
$25 – $70

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Brook There makes some of the most elegant organic cotton sustainable lingerie pieces I’ve ever tried

The brand also blends natural ahimsa silk in its designs, with a focus on beautiful, long-lasting, soft, and comfortable fits.

Brook There lingerie and garments are designed, cut, and sewn on the coast of Maine.

Brook DeLorme and Daniel Pepice, couple and brand founders, insist on using organic cotton from the mills of North Carolina and California.

The brand has, initially, launched as a minimalist, organic women’s wear clothing line that blended confidence and comfort.




Since, the label has evolved to include lingerie, which became its central focus in 2013.

Brook There includes simple black and white bras and underwear, as well as more playful options, such as a ’50s-inspired gingham set with high-waisted bottoms.

The brand’s organic ethos reflects the couple’s lifestyle in Maine: DeLorme’s parents have an organic vegetable farm, and the couple buys and eats as sustainably as they can.

Fact: Brook designs every piece by herself, by starting with an idea, then a sketch, and a final draft before it shapes up as a pattern at her sewing machine, using measurements taken from real women.

Once the pattern is perfected, a small, dedicated team of sewers in Massachusetts craft the garments that eventually find their way to your doorstep.

When asked “Why organic? “, Brooke replied:

Part of the reason we choose organic is personal preference; it is healthier and it feels better against the skin. The other, and more urgent reason, is that organic cotton is better for the earth. Conventional cotton uses more pesticides than any other single major crop. By choosing organic, we preserve the health of our communities and ecosystems.


5. Pico

Pico organic cotton underwear

WHY WE LOVE IT
Pico produces essential, everyday goods, which can be traced right back to the source.

SIZE RANGE
S – XL

PRICE
$25 – $50

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Pico is a fully vegan British underwear brand known for its beautifully soft organic and fair-trade cotton underwear for both men and women.

The brand’s undies and clothing products are Fairtrade International – Small Producers Organisations certified.

The brand’s creations are catalogs in projects:

Project # 1 – the label began with the first things to be put on in the morning.

That is super soft and simple, everyday underwear.

The create the morning underwear collection, the brand worked directly with a small fair trade factory in southern India, using organic cotton sourced from farmers’ cooperatives.

Project #2 – the founders have researched and learned about indigenous organic Indian cotton.

Now, they’re working with a cooperative in Gujarat to produce handwoven bath sheets and hand towels.

Nowadays, Pico is engaged in Project #3, learning about the British fiber industry and working with British manufacturers of cruelty-free wool.


6. Uye Surana

Uye Surana organic cotton underwear

WHY WE LOVE IT
All pieces are handmade in a family-owned factory in Colombia, and then handprinted in a New York studio via a process that doesn’t use water or excess dyes.

SIZE RANGE
XS – 3XL

PRICE
$25 – $50

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Uye Surana (pronounced Yoo Sur-ah-nah) is a lingerie brand based out of a studio in NYC, where dreamy things are delicately designed with artistic & modern appeal.

Uye Surana organic cotton underwear is extensively fit-tested, made in small batches, and often released in limited editions.

The brand’s bralettes are engineered with patented technology to offer precisely tailored band and cup sizing as well as Easy-Fit sizing – a proprietary, ultra-adjustable system – to maximize fit and achieved desired support.

So, if you’re eyeing something on their website, get it while you can before it’s too late!

Also, if you are looking for inclusive sizing, look no further.

With sizes ranging from XS to 3XL, Uye Surana is an inclusive lingerie brand that deserves your attention.


7. Nico

Nico organic cotton underwear

WHY WE LOVE IT
Apart from organic underwear, the brand also has products from eco-friendly regenerated cotton yarn that I highly recommend.

SIZE RANGE
XS – XXL

PRICE
$35 – $95

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Established in 2012 by Lis Harvey, NICO celebrates minimalism and understated organic luxury lingerie.

The brand brings high-quality basics and designer underwear to the Australian fashion landscape.

The label features clean lines, luxe organic fabrics, paired with breathtaking styles and colors.

NICO’s factories are signatories to The Bangladesh Fire and Building Safety Accord and are compliant with BSCI and certified with WRAP.




At the core of everything we do at NICO is a strong respect for the people we work with, and the environment we work within. NICO is committed to upholding and cultivating ethical and sustainable transparency in the fashion industry.

At the core of everything NICO does is the sustainability of materials for a better ecosystem and style, to ensure that the garments are used and loved.

The brand also pays close attention to the quality of the materials to ensure they will stand the test of time.

The fibers are knitted at a high gauge and the finished fabrics undergo a bio-wash process, to ensure premium quality underwear, resistant to pilling and shrinkage.


8. Araks

Araks organic cotton underwear

WHY WE LOVE IT
A range of organic cotton underwear that’s soft, supportive, and easy on the planet.

SIZE RANGE
XS – XL

PRICE
$35 – $195

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Obsessed with color and detail, everything Araks makes is intended to let women feel at ease and beautiful.

In the founder’s vision, Araks organic underwear is meant to give women something that enhances, not distracts.

The brand offers underwear, sleepwear, swimwear, and resort wear.

I like Araks’s products as they don’t make a distinction between “everyday lingerie” and “occasion lingerie” when it comes to materials or craft.

To them, they’re all special.

In recognition of their efforts, Araks was selected to participate in the 2018-2019 CFDA + Lexus Fashion Initiative.

As of February 2020, all new pieces are made from organic cotton.

The fabric is GOTS certified, OEKOTEX 100 certified, and is made in Spain.

The mill produces zero wastewater and safe chemical management is used throughout the entire manufacturing process.


9. People Tree

People Tree organic cotton underwear

WHY WE LOVE IT
A cruelty-free, vegan brand from the UK, specialized in organic undies.

SIZE RANGE
S – L

PRICE
$15 – $35

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A pioneer in sustainable and Fair Trade fashion, People Tree’s story started in 1991.

Ever since the company has made sure that all of their clothing is kind not only to the environment but also to your skin.

Every garment they do is free of toxic chemicals, and the undies are made with hypoallergenic organic cotton.

Contemporary, versatile designs and playful, exclusive prints inspired by the V&A archives create stylish, innovative, and affordable fashion while respecting people and the planet.




Collections featuring organic cotton, TENCEL, Lyocell, and responsible wool, are made using traditional artisan skills such as hand weaving, hand knitting, hand embroidery, and hand block printing.

The brand only uses GOTS certified organic cotton and partners with factories supporting good practices.

You can even see exactly who made every piece of underwear on their website.

People Tree’s organic underwear comes in a variety of styles, including briefs, high-waist briefs, hipsters, thongs, and more.

Every product is made to the highest ethical and environmental standards from start to finish.


10. Made Trade

Made Trade organic cotton underwear

WHY WE LOVE IT
Home to hundreds of sustainable brands for the entire family and home.

SIZE RANGE
XXS – 3XL

PRICE
$15 – $45

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Made Trade’s underwear list covers a few great brands and a large section of plus-size intimates.

At Made Trade you can shop freely, knowing each piece has been responsibly sourced, and expertly handcrafted with sustainable materials.

And, that the craftsmen and artisans are paid fair wages.

Every product on Made Trade adheres to one or more of the brand’s core values:

Fair Trade
– The brand’s underwears are handmade and adhere to international Fair Trade guidelines and labor practices.

Heritage
– Handcrafted undies by artisans around the world using traditional art forms that are in danger of being lost forever.

Diversity
– The brand’s products come from businesses or non-profits where 51% or more of the company is owned or run by a Black, Indigenous, or Person(s) of Color.

Sustainable
– Underwear made with earth-friendly materials, responsibly sourced, recycled, or upcycled, and intentionally designed to have a minimal negative environmental impact.

Vegan
– Vegan products are 100% free of any and all animal products and byproducts.

Women-Owned
– Underwear made by companies where 51% are identifying as women.

I recommend Made Trade for their wide range of organic cotton underwear, for all tastes and budgets.


11. Hanky Panky

Hanky Panky organic cotton underwear

WHY WE LOVE IT
Women-led with super comfortable organic cotton, all made in the USA

SIZE RANGE
XS – 3XL

PRICE
$20 – $100

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If you’re looking for an underwear brand that makes all of its garments in the USA, Hanky Panky is the one for you.

Maybe some of you remember that 2004 front-page Wall Street Journal article describing Hanky Panky’s thongs as “lace butter”.

No surprise there are Hanky Panky garments are made from the best materials.

Components are chosen for their specific stretch qualities, softness, and fit.

Also, 100% of the fabrics and trims used to make our Signature Lace styles are knitted in the USA.

Even the Supima® cotton fibers used to make crotch linings are grown in the USA.

Moreover, this is a women-led company, and 100% employee-owned.

To top it up, the company runs a ‘Lingercycle’ program, where you can recycle your old underwear.

Highly recommended for their comfortable organic cotton thongs, hipsters, briefs, and so much more.


12. Warp + Weft

Warp + Weft organic cotton underwear

WHY WE LOVE IT
Excellent ultra-soft and ultra-stretchy underwear pieces, that retain shape even after several washes.

SIZE RANGE
XS – 3XL

PRICE
$12

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Family-owned Warp + Weft has been at the top of the organic denim business for over 30 years.

Thus, it should come as no surprise that the brand’s organic cotton underwear line is designed to be undetectable.

Free of sag and back side seams, these anti-pinch bikinis and briefs are lined in 100 percent organic cotton and made from cellulose reconstituted from beech trees.

Ever-inclusive, the collection includes sizes from 00–24, as well as various shades of nude.

The brand also recycles 98 percent of the water it uses, ultimately saving over 572.4 million gallons since launching in 2017.

With undies for every size and body shape, Warp + Weft’s products are naturally breathable and 50% more absorbent than cotton.

I like their ultra-soft and ultra-stretchy underwear line as it keeps shape even after several washes.


13. Nude Label

Nude Label organic cotton underwear

WHY WE LOVE IT
Great underwear made from organic cotton, grown with no pesticides, herbicides, or harmful chemicals.

SIZE RANGE
XS – L

PRICE
$15 – $60

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Launched in 2014 by Clara Ropero and Ana Alemany with the aim of creating underwear that would feel like a second skin.

The designers, who met studying fashion design in Valencia, Spain, eventually moved home to launch their lines after both internings for brands in London.

Driven to create basic underwear that has the least environmental impact possible, the duo sources organic cotton locally, from Mataro, a town close to Barcelona.

Then, the underwear pieces are put together in a local factory in Valencia, owned by Alemany’s family.




Each piece feels soft and stunning, made from organic cotton certified with GOTS and OEKO-TEX 100 Standard – the brand is also a member of the Better Cotton initiative.

The designers use only friends and non-models in their lookbooks and campaigns because they want to save money for research and make sure their customers embrace self-acceptance.

I like Nude Label’s undies for their extra comfort – they do not use pads or underwires in their pieces.

Their underwear is refreshingly simple, with a neutral color palette, like a triangle mesh bra with a front cut-out.


14. Pansy

Pansy organic cotton underwear

WHY WE LOVE IT
Feel-good underwear: minimal, sturdy, beautiful, made entirely of organically grown natural fibers and sewn in California.

SIZE RANGE
XS – 4XL

PRICE
$35 – $65

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Launched in the summer of 2012 by Laura Schoorl and Rachel Corry, Pansy is the perfect women’s underwear: minimal, sturdy, beautiful, and locally-made, this is feel-good underwear.

Pansy’s underwear is made entirely of organically grown natural fibers and sewn in California without a sweatshop in sight.

It is then dyed without the use of toxins and made with lots and lots of love.

I really like Pansy’s main collection of simple organic cotton underwear in low-rise and high-rise styles.

And, above all, I love Schoorl’s addition of a matching triangle bra in a variety of pastel hues, to the final line.

The designer says she is inspired by the nature and stays grounded by going to the countryside as often as possible.

And, you can see that in the brand’s latest organic loungewear; the styles, colors, and cuts all remind me of the countryside and village life.


15. Botanica Workshop

Botanica Workshop organic cotton underwear

WHY WE LOVE IT
Botanica Workshop’s delicate proportions, mimic serious lingerie but are designed for human movement.

SIZE RANGE
S – L

PRICE
$35 – $95

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Botanica Workshop is an independent label focusing on underwear and loungewear made of organic cotton and sustainable materials.

Established in 2014, the brand was born from a need of producing natural intimates with a designer aesthetic and quality to match.

The name Botanica Workshop comes from a combination of concepts: “Botanica” which represents ecologically-minded use of materials, and “Workshop” representing the experiential nature of designing and producing handcrafted goods.

The label partners with local artisans and technicians to create small production runs of well-crafted pieces, a few times a year, in Los Angeles, CA.

Some of the brand’s high-profile customers include Natalie Portman, Marisa Tomei, Shailene Woodley, Kirsty Hume, Emma Roberts, Julie Delpy, Karen O., Brit Marling, Elise Crombez, and Linder Sterling.


16. Underprotection

Underprotection organic cotton underwear

WHY WE LOVE IT
Think sustainable lingerie, organic cotton loungewear, hosiery, and swimwear that’s desirable, wearable, and comfortable.

SIZE RANGE
XS – XXL

PRICE
$20 – $135

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Underprotection was founded in Copenhagen in 2010 with one important vision in mind; to unite sustainability and fashion.

The Danish brand is combining ethics and aesthetics in their pieces made from sustainable materials such as recycled polyester and organic cotton.

Underprotection exists to celebrate women of all kinds, and its goal is to make them feel as beautiful and comfortable as possible.

The brand is only using sustainable and certified materials such as organic cotton, TENCEL™ lyocell, recycled polyester, recycled nylon, recycled wool, and even banana fibers.

Most of their products are vegan approved, and if not, it is because it is either from recycled wool, or a rescued organic resource that would otherwise be wasted, such as milk.

All of its packaging, paper, and polybags are either recycled or biodegradable.

Moreover, the brand only works with certified factories as it believes:

fair working conditions and fair wages are human rights”.


17. Woron

Woron organic cotton underwear

WHY WE LOVE IT
No toxic chemicals, toxic dyes, no metal pokes, just basic underwear you’ll love to wear.

SIZE RANGE
XS – XL

PRICE
$25 – $50

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Woron is a Scandinavian couture label specialized in high-quality, long-lasting vegan underwear.

The brand uses eco-friendly materials, such as Modal, and is Oeko-Tex certified, meaning there are no toxic chemicals or paints in their products.

The Copenhagen-based label is the result of a collaboration between two sisters – Arina and Anya Woron, passioned about sustainable underwear and everyday essentials.

The duo believes that most things in life can be fixed with a good attitude and some comfy organic underwear that does not compromise style and sexiness.

When the underpants aren’t riding up and the bra isn’t chafing or trying to suffocate you, when your body says “aaaah, I’m good right now”, that’s the magic of Woron“, said Anya Woron.

The brand has a wide range of organic cotton luxurious underwear made with a soft blend of plant-based goodness: natural breathable materials, chosen with women’s comfort in mind.


18. Skin

Skin organic cotton underwear

WHY WE LOVE IT
Big fan of the naturally hypoallergenic organic Pima cotton. When blended with lycra, the material is gently molding on my body, subtle shaping and enhancing my body’s natural curves.

SIZE RANGE
XS – L

PRICE
$25 – $100

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Skin is a New York-based underwear label that creates perfectly cut tanks, pajamas, and lingerie, with flattering cuts and elegant styles for everyday use.

The brand has a wide collection of versatile, organic pieces that deliver in just about any situation.

Each piece is comfortable enough to wear under clothes and beautiful enough to wear as clothes.

I personally love them for their choice of clean and super-fine materials, which translates into modern silhouettes as celebrations of the environment and our bodies, in their most natural forms.




The unique construction of these garments, crafted without visible seams and finishings, eliminates any tightness or digging in, and around the garment’s ends.

Inspired by the feminine power and extraordinary natural beauty all women possess, Skin’s capsule collections are designed to uplift and honor the body through simplicity and naturalness.

This brand is a little more pricey than the others, but their organic cotton underwear is by far the best in the business.


19. Tomboyx

Tomboyx organic cotton underwear

WHY WE LOVE IT
Promoting sustainability as the common language of fashion, by encouraging everyone to be unapologetically themselves.

SIZE RANGE
XS – 4XL

PRICE
$20 – $40

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Not only does this translate to gender and size-inclusive underwear up to 6X, but into ethical and eco-friendly products that customers love to wear.

Tomboyx uses Oeko-Tex 100 Certified organic cotton and provides fair wages to workers in women-owned facilities.

TomboyX was started in the founder’s garage, with the vision that everything they put on their bodies should make them feel great as they were, and help them express themselves without constraint.

From adaptive underwear to super-soft pajamas, the brand delivers high-end fit underwear of great feel, style, and colors.


20. Sustain by Kat

Sustain by Kat organic cotton underwear

WHY WE LOVE IT
High-quality organic fabrics and natural dyes, all locally manufactured in Los Angeles according to the highest quality standards.

SIZE RANGE
XS – XXL

PRICE
$35 – $75

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Sustain by Kat is built on the three main tenets of Slow Fashion: making GOOD, CLEAN, and FAIR clothing.

Most of the label’s underwear is made with 100% organic cotton, while the trims are from natural rubber.

The label’s timeless basics last season to season, decreasing environmental impact while protecting your wallet.

Unlike conventional and other organic apparel, Sustain’s apparel is free of petroleum-based fabrics and dyes.

By using 100% natural materials, Sustain’s apparel is safe for your skin and the environment.

The brand has done so many amazing things when it comes to dyeing fabrics and making sure their garments are sustainable from the bottom up.

Every piece in Sustain’s collection is ethically made, from start to finish.

Sustain’s Ayurvedic collection supports small, marginalized communities in India by helping provide fair wages and safe working conditions.


21. Mighty Good Basics

Mighty Good Basics organic cotton underwear

WHY WE LOVE IT
Affordable organic cotton underwear for those on a tight budget, but without compromising on your health.

SIZE RANGE
XS – XXL

PRICE
$15 – $25

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Hailing from Hyderabad, the capital of southern India’s Telangana state, Mighty Good Basics aims to provide quality, affordable, organic, and fair trade underwear, for both men and women.

The brand uses GOTs certified cotton from the Rajlakshmi Cotton Mills in Kolkata, India.

The cotton is organically grown by farmers from the cooperative Chetna Organic, headquartered in Hyderabad India.

The brand also uses renewable energy throughout its supply chain.

Mighty Good Basics ‘Bare for Good’ campaign, now in its fourth year, was created in support of the #fashionrevolution movement to help promote a shift in the way we view fashion.

Each year the brand invites change-makers to take part in their portrait series to raise awareness of the shocking reality of ‘Who made our clothes’ and the Rana Plaza accident.

Also, for the fourth year in a row, Mighty Good has achieved an A+ rating in the highly respected Baptist World Aid Report – Australian Ethical Fashion Guide.

Great organic cotton underwear from India, this is a very affordable brand that I highly recommend to those of you on a tight budget, without compromising on your health.


22. Vatter

Vatter organic cotton underwear

WHY WE LOVE IT
Using 100% vegan and environmentally-friendly materials, including GOTS certified cotton, without sacrificing design and aesthetics.

SIZE RANGE
XS – XL

PRICE
$25 – $45

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Vatter is a Munich-based label that creates sustainable and long-lasting organic cotton underwear.

Vatter’s underwear is available for women, men, babies, and even toddlers.

The designs range from classic to fancy, in a coherent and, above all, tasteful look and style.

Women have the choice between three slip styles and two bra styles.




Each model comes in a simpler basic version and in more playful variants with refined details.

Men can choose between loose boxer shorts, classic boxers briefs, or modern trunk shorts.

Boxer Brief and Trunk Short are available in classic plain designs and stylishly patterned variants.

The German brand also has a good collection of basic shirts from 100% organic cotton.

Think T-Shirts, Tank Tops, and even Longsleeves, all available in white, black, grey melange, and navy.

The shirts are loosely cut and can be worn as underwear, for sleeping, or even stand alone.


23. Azura Bay

Azura Bay organic cotton underwear

WHY WE LOVE IT
Stocked with ethical brands that are using eco fabrics and ethical production processes as much as possible.

SIZE RANGE
XS – XXL

PRICE
$25 – $90

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Azura Bay is a highly curated store for ethical, eco, organic, and fair trade lingerie brands.

Some of my top favorite brands of organic cotton underwear on Azura Bay are Sokoloff, Organic Basics, and Wama Hemp Underwear.

Azura Bay is committed to green practices, and all underwear is shipped in recycled boxes.

Also, when you make a purchase, the company donates a portion of the proceeds to a charitable organization of your choice.

I have purchased from Azura Bay many cute, comfy, and conscious lingerie pieces, even PJs, and loungewear.

I’ve known them for years and they always have beautiful organic underwear pieces!


24. WAMA Underwear

WAMA organic cotton underwear

WHY WE LOVE IT
Super comfortable organic underwear and if you want to buy multiple undies at once, the brand offers discounted multi-packs.

SIZE RANGE
XS – 3XL

PRICE
$20

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WAMA is a PETA-approved, Green America Certified underwear brand, famous for its wide range of organic cotton and hemp underwear for men and women.

The brand’s mission is to pioneer the organic cotton and hemp underwear market by making the best undies in the world and constantly improving the fit, function, and design.

In the process, the brand hopes to bring more awareness to organic cotton and hemp as the much better and more sustainable options for clothing, in particular, underwear.

The brand uses its own unique textile, a mixture of organic cotton with hemp fabric.

Also, the dyes used are all Oeko-Tex certified so you know there are no toxic chemicals involved.

I love the brand’s great attention and detail to the final undies, from the stitches, pattern pieces, colors, and overall design.


25. Boody

Boody organic cotton underwear

WHY WE LOVE IT
Superb activewear for women’s, men’s, and children’s so you can shop organic cotton basics for the whole family!

SIZE RANGE
XS – XXL

PRICE
$15 – $50

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Founded in Sydney, Australia, Boody Eco Wear makes comfortable and breathable organic cotton underwear, without harming animals or the environment in the process.

Boody uses its own natural fabrics derived from a blend of organic cotton with bamboo viscose.

Some other materials they use are nylon and spandex, needed to create soft, breathable, luscious, and thermo-regulating underwear.

Boody’s eco underwear supports the trend for all things green and ethical and it comes available in all sizes, from XS to XL.

Boody keeps things ultra-simple with its basic underwear collection, made with organic cotton and organic bamboo.

The brand’s affordable and sustainable undergarments are comfortable enough for everyday wear.

Boody also offers squat-proof leggings and sustainable activewear.

You’ll love the breathability of their fabrics, designed to keep you cool in the summertime and warm in the winter.

I guess that’s thanks to bamboo fiber’s thermo-regulating qualities.

All of their products pass an accredited third-party certification such as Ecocert, SGS ISO, and WRAP (Worldwide Responsible Accredited Production).

In this way, Boody products are meeting environmental standards and ensure the quality of the undergarments meets organic standards.




Conclusion

Few things are as personal as what we’re wearing under our everyday wardrobe.

We state the day with underwear so it should be comfortable, make us feel confident and effortlessly sexy, and ideally, it should reflect our values for ethics and sustainability.

Luckily, the number of ethical and sustainable underwear brands that respect both people and the planet, is growing fast.

Therefore, I hope that my top 25 brands that are making great lingerie lines from organic cotton and sustainable swimwear, have helped you to chose undies that help you and the planet at the same time.

So, if you’re ready to update your everyday essentials to brands that are ethical, sustainable, and conscious, these organic cotton underwear lines are the best you can get right now, in 2021.

Check them out for comfy briefs to sexy bras, incredibly fair prices, even for underwear pieces on the luxury side.

After all, we want protection and support that isn’t full of harmful chemicals or made without people and the planet in mind.

We’ve made sure to highlight what sustainable fabrics they use, their price range, AND who they make styles for.

Now it’s your turn…

Have you tried any of these brands, or can recommend any other organic underwear brands?

We’d love to hear about it! Leave a comment below with recommendations and we’ll add them to the article if they fit the bill.

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    Janson

    19 April 2021

    Hi Mandy,

    I loved your article. My twin brother and I are former Team USA athletes and we recently started Opok, a performance clothing brand that uses organic materials and is sustainably made. We launched our first product, boxer briefs about a few months ago and have had really great traction. What makes us unique is that we develop our products from Organic GOTS materials AND dyes to create a fashionable product that is built for active people in mind.

    We’d love to be considered for your article- let me know if you need any other information.

    Thanks!
    Janson

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    JefferyWam

    20 April 2021

    My daughter asked me the other day, “mummy, why do we spend so much money on organic cotton underwear, is it really worth it?”

    I told her that organic underwear is better for human health and not only. Besides chemicals applied to crops before they’ve even been made into fabric, there are also all the chemicals added to non-organic fabrics before they’re sold to consumers. … Not only is organic underwear good for your health, but it’s also good for the environment.

    Teach them to protect themselves and the environment from an early age, that’s the only way forward!