Finding Organic Cotton Bras

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Sixties Underwire Bra from Faeries Dance
Sixties Underwire Bra from Faeries Dance

Finding bras that are certified organic cotton can be challenging. However, there are a few companies delivering high quality organic cotton bras.

Only Hearts

Only Hearts features two bra styles. Both are GOTS certified 100% organic Pima cotton from Peru.

Organic Cotton Wrap Bralette

This 100% GOTS certified organic cotton bralette is a pull-over style featuring adjustable straps. The fabric is lightweight with an ultra-soft feel provided by Pima cotton.

  • Sizes: P/SM/L
  • Colors: Black, bone, pink melon, navy, green smoke, and white
  • Price: Around $48
  • Special Care: Handwash and dry flat

Twin Hearts Tie Front Bralette

This fun, cute bralette features a front tie closure and adjustable straps. This bralette is also made from 100% organic Cotton (GOTS certified). The cotton is imported from Peru.

  • Sizes: S, M, L
  • Colors: White with garnet hearts or Navy with garnet hearts
  • Price: Around $51
  • Special Care: Wash by hand and line dry

Only Hearts Manufacturing Standards

In addition to GOTS standards, Only Hearts also adheres to the standards of the IMO (Institute for Marketecology), and the ETAD (Ecological and Toxical Association of Dyes and Organic Pigments Manufacturers).

Institute for Marketecology (IMO)

As important as organic cotton is, the IMO is an international inspection agency for manufacturers. The IMO certification ensures organic products adhere to quality environmentally friendly standards

ETAD Standards

ETAD (Ecological and Toxical Association of Dyes and Organic Pigments Manufacturers) is an independent international association for colorant safety. Only Hearts only uses dyes certified by ETAD.

Industry Standards for Quality Assurance

By following these manufacturing standards for quality assurance, Only Hearts ensures their manufacturing processes as well as labeling and packaging are the best eco-friendly and sustainable practices. This mandate is carried throughout the shipping/distribution processes as well.

Occidente Brand

Faeries Dance features bras by Occidente, a French eco-lingerie company. In addition to manufacturing bras, Occidente also produces its own organic lace used in its products.

Brigitte Triangle Bra

The Brigitte triangle bra is designed for smaller busted women. The design and fabric create a light-weight bra made from 100% organic GOTS certified cotton. Featured are underbust darts and underbust elastic that's encased in self-same cotton fabric. You have the choice of three positions for the back closure as well as adjustable straps to ensure a comfortable fit.

  • Sizes: S (30-32); Recommended for AA to B cups
  • Colors: White
  • Price: Around $42

Mia Bra Top

This very comfortable and versatile bra design is made from GOTS double layered, organic, terry cotton. The Mia bra top features contrasting underbust and decollate elastic bands encased in self-same terry fabric to ensure a secure fit. A vest like high back completes this bra design making it a great addition to any wardrobe.

  • Sizes: Small (32-34), Medium (34-36), Large (36-38); Recommended for A to C cups
  • Colors: White with black trim
  • Price: Around $59

Occidente Manufacturing Standards

Some of the Occidente items are manufactured in France and those products made in other countries follow Fair Trade standards. All items are GOTS certified and certified STANDARD 100 by OEKO-TEX®.

Oeko-Tex Standards Explained

Oeko-Tex website states, "The STANDARD 100 is a worldwide consistent, independent testing and certification system for raw, semi-finished, and finished textile products at all processing levels, as well as accessory materials used."

Kasper Organics

Kasper Organics offers certified organic bras in its Blue Canoe collection. Each bra features a blended fabric of 87% organic cotton and 13% spandex. Kasper Organics website states, "Organic Cotton Bras made in USA. Sweatshop free. And other organic clothing made with certified organic cotton." Blue Canoe bras are made with GOTS certified fibers.

Blue Canoe Jen's Bra

Jen's bra is a best seller thanks to its shaping design. The design features gathered fabric in two vertical rows along the center front of the bra. This creates a distinctive separation that's very flattering. The neckline is scooped while the band and straps are made from double thick fabric, ensuring comfort. This bra is a favorite among nursing moms.

  • Size XS, S,M,L,XL (bra sizes 30-40 A to DD cup)
  • Colors: Natural and naked
  • Price: Around $45

Blue Canoe Yoga Bra

This organic cotton bra features a princess seam for a soft shaped cut. Support is provided by the wide band that has double fabric. You can wear this to yoga classes, or you may decide it's a cute crop top design choice.

  • Sizes: XS, S, M, L, XL (bra sizes 30-40 A to DD cup)
  • Colors: Natural and naked
  • Price: Around $43

AmaElla

AmaElla features a couple of organic cotton bras that are ultra soft and supportive. The website description states the company only works with ethical fashion manufacturers to ensure women receive fair pay and good working conditions. One manufacturer is in the UK while the other is in Portugal. The organic cotton used to make the bras is GOTS certified.

Triangle Soft Bra

This bra is classified as an ultra-comfortable design. The fabric is a blend of 92% GOTS certified organic jersey cotton and 8% Elastane. This triangle bra design features underband elastic. The stylized hydrangea pattern in a lilac color is set against a midnight blue background. The front straps are midnight blue while the back straps are lilac.

  • Sizes: S, M, L
  • Color: Navy Hydrangea
  • Price: Around $68

Pink Organic Cotton Bra quantity

This triangle style bra is a soft and supportive design. You can be assured this is an eco-friendly bra. It's made from GOTS certified 100% organic cotton. The fabric is a blend of 91% cotton and 9% Recycled Elastane.

  • Sizes: S, M, L
  • Colors: Blush pink
  • Price: Around $62

In Touch Bras

In Touch bras are sold on Amazon. They are advertised as GOTS certified organic cotton.

Racerback Bralette

This bralette features the supportive racerback design with thin straps. This bra is wireless and doesn't feature any padding. The fabric is a blend of 90% certified organic cotton and 10% spandex to provide support without sacrificing softness.

  • Sizes: XS, S, M, L
  • Colors: Desert sand, black and white
  • Price: Around $27.00

Organic Cotton GOTS Certified Bra

This bra design is comfortable and a good choice for anyone desiring support for everyday wear. It's a good choice for nursing moms. Made from 100% GOTS certified organic cotton, the fabric is a blend of 90% certified organic cotton and 10% spandex. This combination provides softness and support. Made in USA.

  • Sizes: S, M, L
  • Colors: Mineral, sand, onyx, and sea green
  • Price: Around $42

Advantages of Organic Cotton Bras

There are several advantages to choosing an organic cotton bra. If you're sensitive to chemicals often found in non-organic clothing, this intimate apparel is very important for your health. Breathability of organic cotton fabrics can make all the difference in your comfort. The soft texture found in most organic cotton bras is the ideal choice for next-to-the-skin clothing.

Shopping and Finding Organic Cotton Bras

When shopping and finding organic cotton bras, you want to double check that the bra carries a certified organic label. The USDA or GOTS certified organic label ensures your purchase for an organic cotton bra is authentic for the best wearability.

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