Posted Jun 17, 2010 in All Things Sex, Eco & Vintage, For Her | 0 Comments

Sustainability is Sexy

Looking sexy never felt so good. With a throng of lingerie lines adapting themselves to the realms of sustainable fashion, lingeristas can uninhibitedly indulge in conscious consumerism when purchasing their fine intimates.

Before getting your knickers in a bunch imagining a drab collection in blah shades ranging from oatmeal to granola, you should think twice; the latest eco-luxe lingerie brands are baring it all in high style.

Be it the use of ecological fabrics such as bamboo and organic cotton, the prohibition of sweat-shops or the support of local production, these companies are proving that environmental consciousness is more than just tree-hugging!

Purrfect Pineapples

This sweet ‘n spicy line is a cruelty-free lingerie label with a kitsch twist – think pin-up girl gone Kat Von D! Designed and produced in Toronto, all garments are hand-made, sweat-shop and animal product free. This one-of-a-kind collection is inspired by tattoo prints and Japanese imagery and is available at select Toronto boutiques, and online.

Clare Bare

Based in Brooklyn, this figure-flattering collection is designed by an artist bearing the same name. She specializes in the use of vintage fabrics and trims, along with bamboo jersey and organic cotton. Made by hand and in limited edition, these gems are designed to accentuate feminine curves. The collection is available on Esty and on the transactional site.

Perfectly Imperfect Organic

Adhering to the wabi-sabi aesthetic of simplicity and employing sustainable practises, this L.A. brand offers comfort without compromising on the sex-appeal. PI Organic uses eco-friendly textiles for their array collection of lingerie, loungewear and lifestyle products.

Enamore

Infused with a definite wow-factor, this UK label, designed by a Saskatoon native, is just right when looking to bring out your cheeky side. Made out of organic, sustainable and vintage fabrics, Enamore has a fun offerings that include hair accessories, flirty nipple tassels and a bridal collection.

Eucalan

Based in Paris, Ontario, Eucalan is a natural cleanser which will keep your delicate intimates as pretty as can be. Enriched with lanolin and essential oils, its no-rinse formula contains zero bleach and phosphate. Available at retail locations worldwide and online.

Fun fact: Eucalan was one of the sponsors for little Miss Suri Cruise’s b-day party!

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