The Best Linen Aprons for Men & Women Who Love Cooking

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Linen is one of the noblest and more sustainable fabrics there is. Whether you’re looking for a high-quality and long-lasting chef piece or a beautiful, sustainable, and conscious gift for women and men who cook, linen aprons check all the boxes. According to the website specialized in sustainable fashion goodonyou.eco “Linen is one of the most biodegradable and stylish fabrics in fashion history. It is strong, naturally moth resistant, and made from flax plant fibers, so when untreated (i.e. not dyed) it is fully biodegradable”. Also, it looks effortlessly chic and cottagecore, even just hanging in the kitchen!

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However, what I like most about linen, is the durability. When compared to cotton, the most common fabric used in kitchen aprons, linen can last up to 30 years, while the cotton will be on the landfill in 5. And if it wasn’t enough because linen is a strong fiber, it’s highly heat resistant (what can be better around the oven?) and the more you wash it, the softer it gets! So, if you’re trying to move towards minimalism, adopt a slow-living lifestyle, choose quality over quantity, lower your footprint, support circular economy or simply want something that matches your rustic-chic kitchen , here are the best linen aprons you can find!


Feel-Good Linen Aprons

Cross Back Kitchen Linen Aprons Made in USA, Studiopatró


Photo fby Ty Mecham, Rocky Luten, Ty Mecham & James Ransom for Food52

Made in San Francisco, these colorful linen aprons are practical, comfortable, and beautifully designed!

The straps are about 60″ long and completely adjustable. They cross-back and tie around the waist through nickel-plated groomets, which makes it a good option for plus-size apron.

It has a deep front pocket for the cooking tools and a tie to affix the kitchen towel. I love this feature because I’m a Monica so I only cook with a kitchen towel hanging!

It’s available in 9 different colors.

Measurements: 35″ L x 30″ W at hips, 10″ W at bib, adjustable straps about 60″ L
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Crossback Linen Apron With Pockets, Linenia


Photo from Etsy

This European linen cross-back apron is a bestseller at Etsy. First, it’s available in 5 different sizes, from S to 2XL, so it’s one of the few plus-size aprons I found.

As if it wasn’t enough you can also choose if you want it reversible in 2 colors or not. They offer 36 colors to choose from!

Measurements: varies according to the size
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Natural Linen Apron


Photo from Terrain

This apron is handmade in Lithuania (Western Europe is famous for having the best linen in the world) by a family-run company.

Their manufacturing process honors traditional weaving techniques and sustainable dying methods.

Measurements: 22″W, 31″L

Cross-Back No Tie Linen Aprons, Saro Lifestyle


Criss-Cross No Tie Linen Aprons, Saro Lifestyle

Photo from Macy’s

This loose-fit cross back apron has a very practical design. You throw it and you’re ready! An absolute favorite among people who don’t want anything around the waisteline or hanging. Toddlers and cats parents love it!

It’s available in 4 different colors!

Measurements: 35″ L x 28″ W, 15″ chest and 25″ crisscross straps

Agrarian Linen Apron, Farmhouse Pottery


Agrarian Linen Apron, Farmhouse Pottery

Photo from Farmhouse Pottery

I am a big fan of Farmhouse Pottery work. They create special heirloom ceramic and wooden pieces in Vermont, supporting local business families, artisan traditions, and encouraging sustainable processes.

This heavy weave linen apron is ethically hand-sewn in India and honors the honest hard work from old-time farms. The light blues stripes and the chest pocket add the design factor. And the adjustable neck strap closes ties with a harmonious beige button.

Measurements: 36″L x 24″W

Agrarian Linen Apron, Farmhouse Pottery


Photo from Rocky Luten for Food52

I am a big fan of Farmhouse Pottery work. They create special heirloom ceramic and wooden pieces in Vermont, supporting local business families, artisan traditions, and encouraging sustainable processes. It’s a business with a purpose.

This heavy weave linen apron is ethically hand-sewn in India. The light blues stripes and the chest pocket add the design factor. And the adjustable neck strap closes ties with a harmonious beige button.

Measurements: 36″ L x 24″ W
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Indigo Embroidered Linen Aprons, Serena & Lily


Indigo Embroidered Linen Apron, Serena & Lily

Photo from Serena & Lily

Casual elegance is the last name for this linen apron. The same color embroidered medallion on the left pocket cuts the mustard for sophistication. To top it off, the adjustable neck strap is tied up in a beautiful antique brass buckle.

Also available in the color natural.

Measurements: Hip Strap Length: 60″.
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Cute Floral Linen Aprons, Shabby Chic


Teal Floral Linen Apron, Shabby Chic

Photo from Shabby Chic Couture

Like everything curated by Rachel Ashwell, this adorable apron is high-quality! It’s 100% linen, made in the USA, and has useful pockets for your tools, iPhone, hand sanitizer… Also, it’s machine washable, so you can bake or take care of your flower garden with the peace of mind you deserve!

Most Shabby Chic products are made locally, by small producers, so the inventory is never large.

Measurements: 32”L x 26”W (additional 52″ to tie.)

And if you’re in a girly mood, the apron is available in dusty rose too!


Charcoal Linen Aprons, Sur la Table


Photo from Sur la Table

Every time I enter the Sur la Table store around the Pike Market, I travel to the bucolic European summer. Their aprons couldn’t be different. Simple and functional, they are handcrafted in India from 100% premium linen with exclusivity for Sur la Table.

The aprons have 2 large front pockets, adjustable straps around the waist, and are pre-washed for softness. This is the color charcoal, but you can choose from 3 other shades.

Measurements: 34″ L x 32″ W

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