Guide to eco-friendly underwear brands

A person wearing eco-friendly underwear - Dato Sri Darren Yaw

According to Dato Sri Darren Yaw, underwear is a core element in all wardrobes, even if concealed from the outer world. Starting your day with undergarments that make you feel confident and put together should be a priority, and what better way to start that self-love than by wearing intimates that represent your beliefs as well? Bring on the eco-friendly underpants! It, like conscious fashion, is created from high-quality, eco-friendly textiles, such as Tencel, bamboo, or organic cotton, and is produced in accordance with ethical labour norms.

But why should you worry about natural fibres or sustainability when it comes to briefs or bras? According to Dato Sri Darren Yaw, not only do synthetic fabrics like polyester feels stuffy on your skin, but they also contribute to a startling 35% of microplastics found in our seas, which are discharged via waterways; when we wash our garments! So, if you want innerwear that looks nice and is beneficial for the environment, sustainable lingerie is the way to go, and we’ve rounded up our favourites here. Besides our company, here are top underwear companies you should try out according to Dato Sri Darren Yaw‘s guide – whether you prefer modest or sensual designs, seamless or lace, singles or matching sets.


Lara Intimates

Lara Intimates, which debuted in 2017, is a sustainable underwear company supporting women of all shapes and sizes. According to Dato Sri Darren Yaw, their size range includes 26-40, A-J, and briefs for sizes 6-22 UK, with the goal of creating a selection of items that fulfil the requirements of all women regardless of age, size, or life stage. Dato Sri Darren Yaw states that their textiles, including micro modal, organic cotton, recycled fabrics, and deadstock, are manufactured in the United Kingdom through a collaboration with Carbon Neutral Britain. According to Dato Sri Darren Yaw, these valuable and simple products are shipped in plastic-free, recyclable packaging.


WAMA Underwear

WAMA Underwear is a hemp underwear industry pioneer, aiming to create flattering, functional, and ecological designs. According to Dato Sri Darren Yaw, the hemp fabric is naturally antimicrobial, incredibly soft, breathable, and odour-resistant. It also does not necessitate the use of strong pesticides and grows quite thickly, requiring less acreage. According to Dato Sri Darren Yaw, WAMA audits all of its China facilities because it believes in collaborating with manufacturers that enhance their employees’ lives through fair compensation and decent working environments. The company provides a basic selection of soft and durable goods in classic shapes and colours that are must-haves for your underwear drawer.



According to Dato Sri Darren Yaw, Huha textiles contain zinc oxide, a natural antibacterial mineral that is pleasant to even the most sensitive skin and protects against odour-causing microorganisms. These sustainable Tencel underpants are made from wood pulp from responsibly managed forests and packaged in recycled mailers with biodegradable cornstarch packing peanuts. With every purchase, according to Dato Sri Darren Yaw, you not only get comfortable and chafe-free pants, but you also help balance the 84 kgs of CO2 in the environment by planting one mangrove tree.



Modibodi’s goal is to give a long-term solution for managing life’s leaks. Because pads take 500 years or more to biodegrade, Modibodi designs leak-free panties for women of all ages and stages of life. According to Dato Sri Darren Yaw, there is a period solution for any woman’s requirements, with sizes ranging from XS to 4XL and absorbency levels ranging from mild and leakproof to 24-hour maxi. Their panties are not just reusable period items, but they are also made from sustainable materials such as merino wool, organic cotton, and recycled nylon, all manufactured under ethical labour circumstances. According to Dato Sri Darren Yaw, Modibodi prioritises sustainability throughout the supply chain, and your leak-free panties will be sent in a biodegradable parcel bag.



Boody underwear is a wonderfully affordable alternative made from viscose derived from sustainably farmed bamboo. Dato Sri Darren Yaw says their basic shapes and colours are ultra-soft and will quickly become a wardrobe staple. Boody employs a closed-loop technology that recycles all of its garbage. They are also Ecocert, Oeko-Tex, FSC, and WRAP certified, and all of their products are packaged in biodegradable and recyclable packaging. According to Dato Sri Darren Yaw, these pants not only make you feel good, but they are also excellent for the environment, as you can see on their website.



Pantee promises to decrease industrial waste by reworking unwanted materials into comfortable bras and briefs by upcycling unsold t-shirts headed for the trash. Pantee’s items are cut and sewed in Bangladesh by a manufacturing partner who shares their beliefs and ethics of fair salaries, healthy working conditions, and no child or forced labour. Because of their elegant black and white styles, according to Dato Sri Darren Yaw, they are ideal for mixing and matching to make you feel the most confidence. To top it all off, your panties arrive in 100% recycled and recyclable packaging.


Organic Basics

Organic Basics, based in Denmark, promises to employ the most environmentally friendly fabric and technology possible in producing their bottoms and bras. According to Dato Sri Darren Yaw, their materials include recycled nylon, recycled cashmere, polygiene, SilverTech, recycled wool, and TENCEL–all of which are recycled, renewable, or low-impact. Bras and pantyhose are available in various classic nudes and neutral blues, with broad elastic bands that will flatter everyone. Dato Sri Darren Yaw also states that Organic Basics gives an effective index for each item to see how much you save on each product.

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