Customer Reviews

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Essential Bralette
Cherie (Buford, US)
My Forever Bra

I love supporting companies that have an amazing product AND wonderful customer service! Seriously, these bras are super comfortable. You truly forget that you are wearing a bra. I am larger chested, so it doesn't give much lift and separation, but I knew that would most likely be the case and that was not my priority. My priority was quality material and a fit that would provide some support while still promoting lymphatic flow.

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Essential Busty Bra
Elizabeth (Star, US)
Best bra!

The band and straps are probably my favorite part! Sturdy but soft and stays in place! Very true to size for bras and underwear.
I got the bralet and am a 38C. It’s good for just day to day but I think I’d like the busty bra. Waiting anxiously for them to restock and get a couple!

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Essential Busty Bra
Marie Noelle (Honolulu, US)

Haven’t received it yet

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Essential Bralette
Bethany (Jacksonville, US)
The only bras I wear anymore.

The title is accurate: these are all I wear. I initially bought two in nude-for-me and wore them so much I went back and got two in black. I think that was in July 2022. And now it's March 2023 and I truly have not worn any other bra but these since. They are SO comfy and amazing for Florida even in the summer! I used to have a go-to "cooling" bra I'd wear at Disney in the summer but now I wear these. They are more cooling! And you just hang them to dry/air out if they get really sweaty and you can wear them the next day with no stink! It's amazing!

I should add that I carefully cut a slit in the layer of fabric that touches skin and put some old swimsuit cups in each of mine. My breasts are shallow with a wide root (meaning they don't project much and my breast tissue is spaced pretty widely on my chest) so, despite being a 32DD, without something giving them shape, I look pretty much prepubescent. The cups I added really help with that and don't diminish the amazing properties of wool.

Now when I travel I just bring two of these so I can alternate. They take up so much less room than my old bras, and are so much comfier!

My underbust measurement is 31.5", overbust is 38" when standing and 40" when leaning, and I got a size Medium. It doesn't ride up but the band does roll in the front because I have rib flare. ALL bras, swimsuits, etc. do that. I don't really even notice it anymore TBH.

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Essential Bikini
Kati N. (Urbandale, US)
The best!

I love these underwear. I am usually between a medium and large in underwear - if reviewers say they run small, I go with a large and vice versa with a medium/runs big. I went with a large and they are great. I bought them for an upcoming backpacking trip and was hoping for a pair I could wear multiple days in a row OR wash with campsuds and air dry overnight. These were perfect for either. The waistband is my favorite - they don't dig in or move while I'm hiking. I have recommended to several people I know.

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Essential Hipster
Leslie Andersen (San Diego, US)
Can't wear any other pair

I love my hipster undies. They are light and comfortable and they don't slide around no matter what kind of pants I'm wearing.

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Essential Bralette
Emma (Honolulu, US)
Great bra, but wish there were cups

I generally love this bra, it is super comfy and the wicking and anti-odor properties of merino are awesome. My one issue with the fit is the band tends to bunch up right in the underboob area, but it's still comfortable enough. What I do wish is that Branwyn had an option for cup inserts - I've had to mostly stop wearing this bra to work and indoor events because I've had way too many incidents where I am extremely and obviously nippy in the A/C.

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Essential Busty Bra
Sarah White (Dallas, US)
Nearly perfect

I want to love this bra and honestly I'll probably keep wearing it anyways, but I wish there was one in between this and the regular. The larger coverage on this bra is much needed compared to the regular version, but the thicker band just rolls up constantly. It's basically always rolled up. If not for that, it'd be perfect!

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Essential Busty Bra
S.W. (Dallas, US)
Nearly perfect

I want to love this bra and honestly I'll probably keep wearing it anyways, but I wish there was one in between this and the regular. The larger coverage on this bra is much needed compared to the regular version, but the thicker band just rolls up constantly. It's basically always rolled up. If not for that, it'd be perfect!

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Essential Hipster
wife/mom (Mediapolis, US)
What I was looking for

I've been looking for wool underwear for quite awhile, and have looked at a myriad of companies. After reading a ton of reviews on your website, I decided to give your Essential Hipsters a try. I'm in my 70s and wasn't sure how I'd like them, since they don't go clear to my waist, but I have to say all the reviews were right. They don't roll down, and once on, it almost feels like you're wearing nothing. They seem to breathe well, and dry quickly. I think you've won a convert. I'm planning on ordering more, and maybe even trying one of your bras. I'm glad I found you.

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Essential Bikini
Anonymous (McCune, US)
Best ever

These undies are seriously the most comfortable thing I’ve ever worn.

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Essential Bralette
Jessica Martin-Graber (Dixon, US)
Best bra for everything

I've worn these religiously for years and they still look really great aside from some stretching in the straps and wear on the metal hooks (not really an issue). I tend to grab this bra everyday when I'm headed to work, but where it really excels is activity. I take these on camping/biking trips all the time. They don't carry odor like synthetics and dry quickly. I can easily poor sweat into one all day and have it dry for the next day without smelling terrible. Being able to change to the razor back really helps with support on bumpy routes. A truly versatile, comfortable, quality bra. For reference: I am a 34" B and wear smalls.

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Essential Thong
Jessica Martin-Graber (Dixon, US)
Best Gift

My husband bought me these wool underwear back when it was still Stay Gldn. Honestly, they have been my go to for everyday use ever since. I even do laundry just so I can wear these more! When we go on trips I try to pack my two sets of bralettes and thongs because they are easy to clean and dry quickly. I have been impressed how long they have lasted, stay in place, and stretch. I keep coming back form more and can't wait to keep adding to my underwear drawer! :)

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Essential Bikini
LZ (Scappoose, US)
Very comfortable

These are very comfortable. These stay in place. I would buy these again.

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Essential Busty Bra
Kati N. (Urbandale, US)
Finally!

I am a 32DD and finding an "after work" or "after hike" bra was a nightmare, not to mention finding one in merino. I following the recommended size guide and it's perfect. When the nude/dark nude come back in stock, I'm going to order at least 4 of these. The band does not dig in, I appreciate that I can adjust the strap length, I like that it has a V neck and LOVE that it's merino. Cannot recommend enough.

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Essential Bralette
Tia Bednar (Mills River, US)
Perfect underwear

The material is wonderful and soft, fit is well and I will be ordering more in the future.

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Essential Hipster
Gina Bevino (Pensacola, US)
Great!

I love thé fit and feel of these panties! Haven’t worn them backpacking yet which is what I ordered them for. I going to order the bras as well!

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Essential Bralette
Miss D (Atlanta, US)
Love it but had trouble with the sizing.

I am 5’8” and size 12 with a B cup. My measurements are 40”/32”/40”. My Ridge Merino undies are size XL and fit like a size Large. When it came time to order the bra, I used the same size up strategy but it didn’t quite work. The XL bra fits like an XL. I still like it but it fits more like a tank/cami than a bra. If I order again, I’ll size down! The bra itself is great. It’s well made and has all the great properties of Merino. I just don’t have enough RM pieces to know which ones are true to size and which aren’t.

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Essential Bikini
Whitney Roeder (Bellevue, US)
My first pair of wool underwear and I’m hooked!

These are so nice. They are not itchy at all and I will be buying more pairs. The only reason I gave 4 stars is because the cut is a little high for me on the thigh. I think I will order the hipster version next time. I highly recommend them tho!

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Essential Bralette
Shannon Welker (Minneapolis, US)
Awesome comfy bra

My new fav bra! Threw away all my old bras and sticking with the essential bralette

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Essential Busty Bra
Kimberley Knittel (Oakland, US)
love this bra!

In the past I've had trouble finding a goldilocks bra, not to tight and not unsupportive. The wool is not scratchy, the adjustable straps are super comfy and supportive. For reference I'm a b cup.

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Essential Bikini
Emily (Denver, US)
They are great!

So a cozy! I love them but they do cut the butt cheeks a bit more than I would like. Would love a seamless version like bra band!

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Essential Bralette
Darlene Hume (Bellingham, US)

I bought 3 of the Medium. If I remember correctly, I wanted to buy at least one Large, but to get the discount of purchasing 3, they had to all be the same size. The band around the ribs was a bit too tight for me. I am attempting to exchange them for a Large.

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Essential Thong
DB (San Antonio, US)
Love - but where are they now??

Love the essential thong. WHY are they still out of stock, its been MONTHS...

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Essential Bralette
Sam R (Seattle, US)
Love it

I took a chance and bought the XL as a 38D. It fits my bust well, although I wouldn't recommend for anyone with a larger bust or if you're needing support. Bra is super comfortable and doesn't stink after sweating for multiple wears in a row! Love this bra!

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