Finding ethical and eco friendly clothing for your kids in Australia is no longer a hassle. These brands have your kids covered for sleep, play, swim and exercise too.
Golden The Label makes adorable girls’ clothing in size 0-8. The garments are a range of summer-inspired pieces in linen and feature shell buttons. Golden The Label says its garments are made “in accordance to both ethical and sustainable practices.” They claim that their artisans and makers are paid fairly, and work under humane working conditions which includes working a maximum of 8 hours a day (which is inclusive of 2 lunch breaks), 5 days a week. The brand also makes efforts to reduce waste at each stage of production.
Ethically made on the Sunshine Coast, Hendrik Clothing Co makes minimalist girls clothes that you and your tweens will both love. The designer says it was specifically made for girls aged 7 and 16 who find it hard to find clothes they feel good in. The brand’s values are based on slowing down and breathing in deep. “We believe in consuming less and choosing quality over quantity.” Shop for tween style you won’t have to argue about. 😉
Soult Clothing focuses on producing sustainable staple clothing – often preferencing organic cotton in the pieces. To ensure ethical production of the garments, the brand works with manufacturers that have taken steps to be ethically accredited, allow their workers to join unions and only work overtime hours voluntarily. Soult Clothing’s organic cotton pieces are GOTS-certified and Oeko Tex Standard – making them soft and safe for your kids to wear. Shop for unisex staples for kids in sizes 2-6.
Gather and Moss makes organic cotton kids sleepwear in sizes 1-10. The garments are all GOTS-certified organic cotton and ethically made here in Australia. The designer says: “When I snuggle my kids up after their bath and put them in their pj’s, I don’t want those pyjamas to be made at the expense of someone else’s children.” Hear hear! Shop for super cute sets and nighties for boys, girls and babies.
The designers behind Cliveden say they love creating elegant and comfortable sleepwear which doesn’t just look and feel great for the wearer – but is safe for you and the planet. For this reason, they opt for organic cotton to make their sleepwear (sets and nighties for women, kids and babies) which is ethically made here in Australia (Western Australia to be specific.)
This Brisbane-based label makes beautiful pieces for young boys and girls including tops, bottoms and some very cute dresses. The garments are made from 100% GOTS-certified organic cotton and are ethically made in Brisbane. Founder Evelyn Leow says, “As a mother of two, I just want the best for my kids. I believe the clothes they wear should be comfortable and breathable, and not be harmful to their health or the environment. Most importantly, they are happy with what they wear.”
Wilson and Frenchy are an Australian baby and kids brand, loved across the world for its subtle colour palette, hand-drawn illustrations, playful graphics, natural and organic fabrics and custom designs. The brand’s 100% organic cotton sleepwear is made and certified by GOTS-certified fair traders in India. The garments are made from all-natural fabrics such as bamboo, cotton and wool. Shop for baby clothes and kids sleepwear in sizes 1-7.
Gold Coast brand Pink Punk has got your girls covered for swim and other activities. The range for girls includes sizes 4-12 and features a cute collection of girls’ activewear. The Pink Punk garments are all ethically made in Australia and often made to order to help reduce waste. Shop for swimwear and activewear in pretty prints.
Australian ethical fashion pioneers Etiko make a range of kids basic t-shirts in Fairtrade and GOTS-certified organic cotton. The brand also makes some sweet kicks for your kids too. Etiko is certified B Corp.