Beware the shipping fees when returning!
I received my Boody products in a good period of time from ordering and packaging was environmentally friendly, however the sweatpants didn't fit as I'd hoped and initiated a return & refund.
The returns portal is a great interface and while there was an option for store credit with additional 10%, I wasn't confident about my sizing based on the previous order's outcome.
I opted for the refund and I was really disappointed to learn that Boody don't absorb the shipping costs for the return and so I am now without a pair of sweatpants and out of pocket $10.
This isn't consistent with the cost-free service you experience with other online retail brands and so regrettably I won't be using Boody again now.
Boody Bamboo Underwear
I cannot comment on other items as I have only purchased underwear and socks but have hardly worn the socks. I bought a pair of the classic bikini underwear which seemed to be quite good. I subsequently bought multiple more as they are very comfortable and a great, flattering design. However, after a few months, they have all started to deteriorate at the front. It is seemingly quite poor quality. If they change their manufacturing to reflect the cost to create better quality items, I would reconsider purchasing again but I will not be buying from this company in the near future.
Classic example of over-marketed under-performing
My girlfriend bought me a pair of these undies. I initially thought they were good, and so got about a dozen more pairs. After wearing them for a few months I can tell you they are lacklustre. For me, it's like having your bits strapped to your body, there's no pocket for anything. The design is such that it's like wearing a tube instead of undies. My stuff is either smooshed up against my body uncomfortably, or splayed against my leg for everyone to see. The company's solution to this is for me to buy a whole other set of undies. Why not just ...discontinue the old ones? And while they are "moisture wicking" they take days to dry. As for being "eco" or "green" they're made in China and shipped to Australia! And they have plastic in them anyway, so not that enviro in the first place. Very disappointing. Customer service is rude too. When I complained about the products being weirdly fitting and uncomfortable for my junk, I was told to buy the new model. No thanks.
Expensive for Chinese products of inferior design.
I searched online for aussie made underwear and this retailer come up on the search. I purchased mens work socks and underwear (4 underwear/3 sock $86). I am an engineer so Im constantly active during the day. The socks are comfortable so no complaints there, but the underwear lacks support around the waist and around the crotch area. This is particularly noticeable during hot weather conditions. Due to the lack of decent elastic they become a mess and constantly require adjustment and seem to retain the heat more than any other underwear Ive e...ver worn. My wife also has a few pairs of the womens underwear and she also states that they are uncomfortable despite being bamboo material. Additionally, when the package arrived it clearly said Made in China, but online during purchase it wasnt as obvious. Had I known this I would never have purchased. Its time to get your QC/manufacturing base back to Australia Boody!
Disappointed where they are made
The product is fine, obviously I didn’t read the fine print. I really want underwear made in Australia. Theses are made in China ☹️
Boody makes my thrush worst
I have a history of thrush, though I usually do not have thrush, I can get it quite easily if I am not careful, unfortunately boody underwear gives me thrush, I find they are too tight because they are so stretchy, it's like leggings material, though comfortable I would prefer the knickers to be less hugging. Also I did purchase the leggings they are comfortable and nice but very very thin so I'm still cold of I wear them under a dress or skirt which is what I usually do, they are alot thinner then most leggings.
Really tried to like this brand
The nightdress is awful - every tiny bump and lump is on full display. I'm a 12-14 and I purchased large. It was clinging, with tummy, breast and nipples on very full display.
I also purchased one of the bras. I didn't pay enough attention to the fine print on the website. In fact, it is only 79% viscose. The rest of nylon and elastine. That was disappointing too.
I guess the take-home message is that there is only so much you can do with viscose. Back to cotton and linen for me.
Not comfortable at all
They are ok as far as sweating goes but uncomfortable to wear. Not enough support in the crotch. I also purchased Step One underwear to compare and Step One are so much better. Wouldn't recommend
Perfect for first few uses but not for long
I bought boody organic men's underwear best underwear i ever bought very smooth very comfortable that's what i was thinking for the first few days but after few wash color started turning white to yellow smoothness was gone these underwears are perfect if you want you want to use for few days but if you want for long tern don't buy
Not a good fit
I have purchased tee shirts (womens) and several types of underwear. One tee shirt started pilling after a few times of wearing it, and the other one, also only worn a few times, developed a tiny hole. With womens underwear I found the fit not to be good. I've found more comfortable fits with a department store branded cotton underwear. The bikinis, boyshorts and briefs do not cover the back fully, so when you move it starts riding up and needs to be tugged back into position. I bought several sizes to see if the size I selected was the problem...but it was still uncomfortable. The boyshorts aren't comfortable either as the legs are too short and the waist too low. I did want these to be a success but after spending way too much money on several styles and sizes I had to stop. I also bought the crop tops. While comfy, you do trade support for comfort, so I had to give those up too. It only took a few months for it to start losing its elasticity. I do wash all the Boody products as per instructions, and in a front loader too, so it's not how I'm washing them that's the problem. The whole idea of bamboo clothing is great, but they haven't got the underwear styles and sizes right. I do continue to buy socks for my family.
Questions & Answers
What does are used to make underwear black?
Thanks for the question.
We use a dye called Novacron which does not contain any harmful chemicals and is also very low salt. If you're interested to know more about our production process, you can visit our page here https://www.boody.com.au/pages/bamboo-process or reach out to us at firstname.lastname@example.org :)
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