Eco-Friendly Underwear

Russians Use 3D-Printing to Subvert Lacy Lingerie Sanctions

A German lingerie company is using technology circumvent a controversial new law that bans the import, production, or sale of synthetic lace underwear. The Eurasian Union trade…

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Dear Kate's Leak-Proof Undies Help Ladies Navigate "That Time of Month"

GO WITH THE FLOW But Dear Kates aren’t just for women who are menstruating. The triple-layered design, which can hold as many as three teaspoons of liquid, is a boon for ladies…

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Quiksilver Debuts Board Shorts Made From Recycled Plastic Bottles

Quiksilver has launched a line of board shorts derived from post-consumer plastic bottles. Made from Repreve, a recycled-polyester yarn by textile manufacturer Unifi, each…

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Naja: Sexy, Affordable Lingerie That Empowers Disadvantaged Women

Social enterprise meets delicate lingerie with Naja, an underwear brand who train and employ Colombian women to sew under their non-profit Underwear for Hope. These women then receive a…

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Serpent & Bow's Myth-Inspired Indigo-Dyed Garments Are Mesmerizing

Serpent & Bow use sustainably sourced fabrics and natural dyes such as indigo to create these handcrafted textiles and fashion items that evoke mythical mer-people. Founded by…

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Sloggi Launches Eco-Friendly Lingerie Made From Recycled Coffee

HOT STUFF Sloggi claims that the chemical-free fabric, which it developed in partnership with Taiwanese firm Singtex Industries, not only wicks away moisture and absorbs odors, but it…

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Hanky Panky, Gwen Stefani's L.A.M.B. Collaborate on U.S.-Made Lingerie

Gwen Stefani has some cheek. Despite the imminent birth of her third child, the musician-slash-fashion-entrepreneur announced Tuesday a collaboration between her L.A.M.B. label and…

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21 Ethical Lingerie Gifts to Set Sheets Afire on Valentine's Day

DARE TO BARE Talk about heavenly bodies. Handmade in downtown Los Angeles from bamboo jersey, Clare Bare’s “Astral” boy short is bound to launch a few things into…

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Edoheart's Lingerie Collection Preserves African Textile Culture

Eseohe Arhebamen-Yamasaki, better known as Edoheart, has a vision. It’s one of rediscovering, rebuilding, and replenishing local traditions and communities in Africa through art. She…

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Victoria's Secret Debuts 3D-Printed Lingerie at Annual Fashion Show

SNOW ANGEL To cap off the wintry motif, the entire outfit was encrusted with millions of Swarovski crystals. The overall effect, according to Peter Weijmarshausen, Shapeways’ CEO,…

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Japan Rolls Out $800 Radiation-Proof Underwear, Wetsuits

A Japanese swimsuit maker has just unveiled a new line of anti-radiation underwear and wetsuits that can protect you from contamination. With Fukushima still very much at the forefront…

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3D-Printed Disposable Panties Are Now a Thing

Photo by Shutterstock Make way in your underwear drawers, ladies (or gents with certain proclivities). The world’s first three-dimensionally printed disposable panties could hit…

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DaDa's Underwear Club Delivers Eco-Friendly Men's Undies Every Quarter

Luxury clothing should mean that the quality of the fabric is as good to the environment as it is to your body. UK designer Hamish Lawson is the creator of the DaDa Quarterly Underwear…

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VIDEO: Nestlé Fitness's "Tweeting Bra" Promotes Breast-Cancer Awareness

What would your bra say if it had a Twitter account (and would you care?) Greek celebrity Maria Bakodimou’s magenta bra has a special sparkly bird clasp, that sends out a tweet every…

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7 Weird, Wonderful, and Wholly Unexpected Uses for Bras

CANCER DETECTOR We all expect our bras to work miracles, but can they also monitor our breasts for signs of cancer? First Warning Systems’ high-tech underwire uses a series of…

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Brook There: Locally Sourced Organic Lingerie, Made in the United States

Brook There is a homegrown lingerie company that specializes in eco-friendly underwear that is organic and sustainably sourced. The designs are simple and elegant, but most importantly…

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"Anti-Rape" Undies Fend Off Would-Be Attackers With an Electric Shock

Photo by Shutterstock In the wake of the horrific gang rape in Delhi last December, Indian women are taking to the streets in protest and even creating products to help prevent rape.…

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“Snowballs” Cooling Undies Claim to Maximize Male Fertility

Snowballs are a quirky name for a great concept – underwear to help men with infertility issues. After experimenting with different techniques to help him and his wife conceive,…

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