By Paige French
“You know what’s sexy?’ asked one of our celeb faves, Sean Penn. “Giving a sh*t.” It stands to reason then that by wearing eco-friendly lingerie, you’ve just made yourself ten times hotter. To Sean Penn, at least!
Here’s our pick of ten Sustainable Lingerie Brands that are sure to make you feel super seductive, and guaranteed to light any man’s fire this Valentine’s Day.
Go sultry with Stella McCartney’s eco-friendly Clara Whispering Contour bra, in Navy Blue silk. McCartney uses recycled materials, organic cotton and new technology to ensure that all of her products are kind to the environment. This range offers support and weightless feel, looks sexy and can be mixed and matched. Wear a matching set for a classy Valentine’s look, and try new combinations the rest of the year round for endless style.
2. Clare Bare
Using vintage fabric, Clare Bare’s collection ranges from flirty frills to seductive body suits and bathing suits to garter belts and bras. This brand is 100% guilt free, with all products being hand made locally, using recycled materials. Clare Bare claims to “flatter your body in a natural way” and offers designs that are on trend. The garter belts are ideal for Valentine’s Day, discreet and comfortable under a dress or skirt and provocative enough to reveal later.
Lilipiache use natural, eco-friendly fabrics like organic cotton, silk and French lace to create designs that are fashion forward and comfortable for the wearer, whilst still maintaining a flirtatious look. We love the white organic cotton bralette, with black lace and matching briefs. Perfect for Valentine’s Day!
Based in LA, Larkspur uses locally sourced, natural fabrics that are environmentally friendly and combine sex appeal with bohemian style. Offering vibrantly coloured matching sets, alongside black camisoles means that this collection has something for everyone, whatever your style. The Fuchsia and Tangerine bandeau is perfect to wear under a dress on your Valentine’s date.
Encapsulating elegance and luxury, Lucille uses the finest, ethically sourced silks and laces to create pieces that are the epitome of sexy. This breathtakingly sexy brand combines sustainability and fashion in their eco-friendly approach to materials. Featuring electric blues, vibrant reds and flirty pinks, the collection is of a truly gasp-inducing beauty.
6. Ayten Gasson
The ‘Agent Provocateur’ of eco-lingerie, this brand only does smokingly sexy pieces. Seductive ruffles, frills, peek-a-boo features and sheer panels are all made from high-end sustainable materials including peace silk (which doesn’t kill the silkworm) and upcycled vintage lace. All made in the UK from British materials, they feel as smooth and sultry against the skin as they look!
More than just a label, this is a green lifestyle e-shop which offers a small but varied selection of organic and sustainable lingerie, made of organic materials including bamboo, cotton even pine tree fibres! With products ranging from maternity bras to frilly knickers, there’s something for everyone here.
A hit at London fashion week, this cheeky fashion range models their styles from and on vintage lingerie. Yep, you got that right–they actually use vintage materials to craft knickers, bras and garters inspired by the Mad Men era.
Another British label, Augustine London uses Tencel and organic cotton to make their itty bitty beauties. But that’s not all: they also limit their carbon footprint via their daily office practices and packaging, and ensure their suppliers are also on an eco-friendly path, too!
10. In Bloom
In bloom carefully designs inspiring lingerie which celebrates both womanhood and nature. The brand hopes that by wrapping women in beautiful, sustainable and comfortable lingerie pieces, they will feel inspired and empowered to achieve their own dreams.
11. Luva Huva
Joanna Ketterer is the brains behind this range, which works with organic cotton, bamboo and soy fabrics to create soft, sultry lingerie in a range of sizes that suits all body types.
Pure satin, raw silk, French lace and British artistry come together to create this delicately sexy label. Designed by Victoria Holt and made by hand in the UK, Fred & Ginger is superb lingerie that has earned a place as one of the most luxurious and sustainable brands around.
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