TOP SUSTAINABLE UNDERWEAR BRANDS OF 2021

Elevate your top drawer with pants for all styles
If there's something that you don't want to be buying second-hand, it's underwear. It's an area in which many of the most sustainable fashion gurus fall down, but that's all about to change. Enter: the top sustainable underwear brands of 2021. So, don't get your knickers in a twist about finding sustainable underwear and just keep reading.
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With a vast range of colours and reasonably priced packs, Rapanui isn't just providing your basic beige pants. Using the material from their return programme, recovered materials, and GOTS-certified organic cotton, they produce amazing quality underwear that is well stitched together and smooth to touch.

Price: £
Options for: Men and women
Location: UK (ships Worldwide)
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Contemporary underwear styles in colours ranging from fern green to lemon yellow, Jojoe Collective have put a modern spin on your typical sustainable pair of knickers. As they know it's always a great feeling when you're wearing a matching set, Jojoe offer eco-sets of bras and pants to make you feel good about yourself and the planet.

Price: £
Options for: Women
Location: UK (ships Worldwide)
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Etiko is the sustainable underwear brand to go to for your staple, great quality basics. Black, white, and beige pants always come in handy and, with the offer of bikini, short or full briefs, there is something for everyone.

Price: $
Options for: Men and women
Location: Australia (ships Worldwide)
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Kent is the brand to go to when you want to add a dash of pretty into your underwear drawer. Their recently launched Bloom collection offers sustainable underwear in two beautiful pink shades: a light peach and a hot pink. If pink isn't your shade, Kent offers the botanical colours of green, indigo, and lavender, as well as your black and white staples. Did we also mention that the pants are 100% compostable?

Price: $
Options for: Women
Location: USA (ships to USA, UK and Canada
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Tired of being uncomfortable in your underwear? Knickey hears you. With flat seems and no digging-in, they're a sustainable underwear brand renowned for its comfort. Offering a selection of styles in gorgeous colours such as peach and warm butterscotch, they don't compromise on anything. And all at a very reasonable price.

Price: $
Options for: Women
Location: USA (ships to most European countries)
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If you want to inject some fun into your underwear collection, head over to Pact right now. Do you want floral, lace, or leopard print? Made with only organic cotton in a great selection of styles, you're spoilt for choice at Pact

Price: ££
Options for: Men and women
Location: USA (ships Worldwide)
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Offering something different in the material department, Saint Basics are a sustainable underwear brand that make their stock from eucalyptus (more commonly referred to as Tencel™ lyocell) and this creates some seriously soft pants. Whether you like shorts, briefs or hipsters, Saint Basics will have a style you'll love.

Price: €€
Options for: Men and women
Location: Netherlands
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We've never seen a more vibrant underwear selection than that of Thunderpants. They employ exceptionally talented freelance illustrators who turn ordinary pants into funky, one-of-a-kind items. From rainbows to cacti, and all printed on only the most comfortable style of pant, 'boring' isn't a word that can be used in Thunderpants' vicinity.

Price: ££
Options for: Men and women
Location: NZ, UK and USA (ships Worldwide)
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Mighty Good Basics doesn't leave you without choice of style, that's for sure: they offer a large selection of fits for every type of occasion all in staple colours that will blend seamlessly into your wardrobe.

Price: $$
Options for: Men and women
Location: Australia (ships Worldwide)
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You're looking for variety in your life and Vatter is the best place to start. They have a large selection of patterns, colours and styles which will most definitely satisfy your every underwear-need. Looking for a matching bra? Vatter do those, too!

Price: €€
Options for: Men and women
Location: Germany (ships Worldwide)
Article by Catherine McAteer
In the top image one of PACT's underwear designs