Ukrainian market truly has much to offer starting from food products to high-end and ready-to-wear fashion. The latter sphere has become especially active in the recent years — new brands pop up almost every month and become nice alternatives for mass-market brands. Ukrainian lingerie brands all have a common feature — they are made only from natural materials. Sure enough, they all differ in designs and style to fit every size and shape.
Probably one of the most famous local lingerie brands, O’Papa started their business in 2013 and ever since firmly planted themselves in the hearts of Ukrainian women. The brand specialized in vintage style lingerie, made of natural materials like cotton jersey and different types of cotton. Lingerie by O’Papa is oriented on women with all sizes from cup A to C, and elastic materials make it easy to find the fitting model. The underwear is easily recognized by gentle pastel palette.
Where: Laska charity shop, O’Papa Facebook, and Instagram pages
Most people know Sammy Icon as a brand that produces trendy socks for men and women. Luckily, their product range is much wider than just that. Sammy Icon offers underwear especially suitable for busy city life: comfortable cotton undies, bras and, bralettes made of cotton. For those who want to spice up their lingerie with natural materials, the brand offers thongs. The models are represented in a pastel palette, dark rich colors and lively geometrical prints.
Where: Sammy Icon website
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Sea See You
This young Ukrainian brand works with natural materials as well: cotton jersey, cotton, and viscose are paired with lace to create intricate sensual designs. Sea See You hints at the often theme in their name: marine colors and patterns aren’t rare here. The high-rise underwear is especially popular with customers, as well as peach color. Besides, the brand produces custom lingerie which takes about 4-5 days.
Where: Laska charity shop, Podval art store, Sea See You Facebook page
The true body-positive brand on the Ukrainian market, Weird Bird encourages women to love their body and cherish what was given to them by nature. That’s why push-up bras aren’t part of the brand catalog. Instead, Weird Bird offers sensual models made with the prime Italian, French and Polish lace. Customer’s opinion and comfort here is taken to a whole new level: one can pick style and color palette of lingerie, as well as order a custom pair made specifically for the perfect fit.
Where:Corner Concept Store, UAMade, Weird Bird Facebook page
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As the name suggests, this lingerie is all about simplicity: flowing forms, natural materials, calm color palette. Each underwear model is specifically tested by the two founders of the brand before it is launched and added to the brand’s website. SMPL doesn’t make customers choose between comfortable and beautiful, instead combining both qualities in their products. The underwear is available for adults and kids, all made of 100% cotton.
Where: English version of SMPL website
This young Ukrainian brand emphasizes uniqueness and quality of their products: often underwear models by Lace Up are presented in a limited amount. The quirk and undeniable advantage of the brand is individual tailoring in all sizes. Apart from lace, the brand uses linen mesh, viscose, and cotton and decorates their models with crystals and pearls.
Where: Lace Up website
Read: Ukrainian Brands of Menswear
Last but not least, a unique brand that is combined with a delivery service. Pantiesbox offers a subscription for their products, and each month those subscribed receive a package with three new underwear models. Soon the additions to the brand’s collection appear on the website. Pantiesbox use natural materials and cheeky prints to brighten up the mood.
Where: Pantiesbox website
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Photo sources: Facebook pages of businesses mentioned above. All images belong to their rightful authors.