Newest Sustainable Fashion Brands Australia
It’s 2024 and time to revamp our wardrobes with a conscience. Sustainable fashion is no longer just a buzzword that’s overused on repeat! It’s a lifestyle. It’s exciting to see how many Australian fashion brands are embracing sustainability. Many established brands are moving into the space because that’s what you are asking for, as new sustainable labels emerge that are quickly taken up. From surf wear and resort wear to high end sophistication, here are the newest sustainable fashion brands in Australia on our radar that are the ones to watch this year.
Bringing Sexy Back Sustainably: Peloponnese the Label
The breakout fashion brand of 2023 has to be Peloponnese the Label. If you missed it, you’ll be sorry. But watch out for it’s continued growth and elevation into the mainstream as its founder and designer works quietly to bring her original designs to even greater attention. Catering for plus sizes along with everything else and with minimal waste, expect to see more of Patricia Pantelios’s slow fashion label and her putting-sexy-back-sustainably brand.
Eco Chic & Stylish: House of Taylor Collective
House of Taylor Collective started as a teeny tiny thing that is now being savoured for its comfort, sustainable ethos and eye catching kaftan style maxi dresses. Made initially from tea-towels, and now expanding into other homewares recyclables like tablecloths, House of Taylor is currently a niche fashion selection but might not stay this way for long. There are just too many of us who can’t get enough of Samara Taylor’s uniquely recycled patchwork designs.
Compassionate Couture: MNK Atelier
Perhaps the newest of them all is MNK Atelier. That is: Modern, Nostalgic, Kind. If these pillars rock your boat like they do ours, then pay close attention. In only a very short time, sisters Milly and Kobe Kan have managed to bring their earth-friendly stylish clothing brand to the market. When they need to use nylon, which they do minimally, they use recycled fabrics. Their camis are made from 100% PET recycled bottles in Japan.
Resort Wear Ready: BOTEH
Starting a little earlier, BOTEH launched during the global pandemic. For that reason, we’re giving an inch and including them in our list of the newest sustainable Australian clothing brands. BOTEH has been noticed both at home and internationally, with founder Amelia Mather now basing herself overseas. BOTEH fabrics are made from organic cotton GOTS, European flax linens and printed with traditional artisan techniques such as hand block printing and appliqué.
Hemp Surf Style: HAB
Brand new surf wear label HAB launched with a clear commitment to the environment and making things that don’t harm the planet. Keen surfer Felipe Nunes quietly launched the brand mid-pandemic and it made its first runway showing at the Adelaide Fashion Weekend in March 2023. Passionate environmentalist Felipe wants everyone to be aware that we can all make a difference through thoughtful clothing choices.
Featured Image: Boteh
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