Hello! Today’s post is on 8 Australian ethical fashion brands that I have found while doing some research into ethical fashion that I think look great and would love to try. In case you missed my post on what is ethical fashion, I will leave it here. So here are some awesome brands doing some awesome work in the ethical fashion field. I hope this is helpful to some of you wanting to try some ethical fashion brands. I know I’ll be looking back at this post the next time I want to buy some new clothing pieces!
Vege Threads: This brand has some great basic pieces in organic cotton and hemp linen. They do basics, yoga wear and swimwear. They have classic simple styles which I think would become staples in any wardrobe. Their clothes are made locally and are accredited by ethicalclothingaustralia.
Eva Cassis: This brand has a zero waste goal when making and designing their clothing. Although more expensive, this brand has beautiful classic pieces that are meant to be durable. They use ethically sourced materials to create their pieces. They also have a jewellery line.
The Great Beyond: This is the brand I want to try out the most! They have absolutely beautiful pieces made predominantly from bamboo. Their focus is on sustainable textile practices and creating durable pieces that will last. There is a combination of classic styles and more unique designs. They do manufacture in China, but with a small ethically responsible company.
Bhalo: This brand combines ethical manufacturing in Bangladesh with beautiful patterns and designs. They work with local communities to produce hand made pieces from patterned fabrics. There is a combination of classic and unique design pieces in their collection.
Shift to Nature: This company endorses brands that use sustainable and ethical materials such as organic cotton, bamboo, hemp and recycled fabrics. All brands featured on their website are dedicated to sustainable fashion, good business practices and fair working conditions. There is a large range of clothing from luxury items, unique designs, active wear and basic pieces.
Dharma Bums: This is a yoga wear brand. They have an awesome range of tights, bras and tees. Their main ethical focus is on local manufacture in Australia by people who are receiving a fair salary, are safe and enjoying a good standard of life.
Thread Harvest: This is an awesome company that hosts a range of brands with different ethical values. One of the great things about this website is that you can ‘shop your value’. So if you had a strong passion for empowering women, there’s a whole section where you can shop from brands that have a strong commitment in their design and manufacture to empowering women. As well as clothes, they have jewellery, handbags and other lifestyle pieces.
Hunter: This brand has a combination of classic styles and unique pieces. They are made locally in Canberra. The brand focuses on high quality pieces made to last that will add something to your wardrobe.
So that’s it for this post. I really hope you enjoyed it and found it helpful. Please do let me know if you have tried any of these brand or if you have any other ethical fashion brand recommendations.
Thanks so much for reading, Christina xo