While the virtues of organic cotton have been well documented from a farming standpoint, the virtues of wearing organic cotton have been slightly less touted. In my quest for a less chemically-laden life, purchasing organic cotton whenever possible is a priority.
Why waste my time with natural cosmetics and household cleaners and then cover myself in cotton coated in chemicals, right?
One area where I insist on organic materials is in those garments that come closest to my skin: my lingerie. Back in the day, organic cotton bras and panties were almost exclusively in the granny panty category: beige, utilitarian and totally unflattering. Thankfully, today even the sexiest environmentalista can find beautiful organic lingerie.
Here are some of my favorites:
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