Nubian Skin Lingerie Solves the “Nude” Underwear Problem

by Susan Avett

Lingerie shopping is tricky even in the best circumstances. Choosing between fits, style types, fabrics and colors can be exhausting on its own. But for those of us who don’t fall into the relatively narrow range of Caucasian skin tones that most “flesh” or “nude”-toned lingerie is manufactured for, things can be even more complicated.

Seeing a huge need for skin-toned lingerie that could benefit all women of color, Ade Hassan founded Nubian Skin. The new lingerie line includes T-shirt bras, briefs, push-up bras, lace shorts and even tights. All the pieces are reasonably priced at $60 and under and come in four shades: Cinnamon, Café Au Lait, Berry and Caramel.

Having a nude bra and skin tone hosiery are basic essentials for most wardrobes, and Hassan believes that making these items available to all women is about more than underwear, telling Fast Company, “Women are more comfortable with who they are today, and we realize that it’s okay to treat and take care of ourselves. I think a lot of people simply like the fact that they are being told they matter, because they do.”

Headquartered in London, the company delivers worldwide! We hope the brand will be in brick-and-mortar shops in the US soon, too. 


Images courtesy of Nubian Skin.


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