It is important to first do a wardrobe audit before buying anything - otherwise you will likely buy something you don't need. We will bring you some great places to shop and look forward to you sharing your own discoveries. In this post we will cover: clothes, swimmers, towels, hats and beach bags.
Legend - $ most items are less than $100 | $$ most items are more than $100
KOBOMO $ - is a women's + kids clothing boutique based in Noosaville, Queensland. They design + manufacture their own range of clothing which is all ethically produced by a small team of non-factory based, independent sewers (and good friends!) in Bangkok, Thailand. They also operate as a 'Business for Good' through their partnership with the remarkable Buy1GIVE1 organisation.
ETERNAL CREATIONS $ - stocks baby, children's, women's and men's clothing. All the clothes are made in line with their core values of fairness, sustainability and fun at our fair trade certified tailoring center in Dharamshala, India. Eternal Creation is a registered member of the Fair Trade Association of Australia and New Zealand.
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AMAZONAS $ - recycled and sustainable children's, women's and men's thongs. Designed and manufactured in Brazil. These thongs are made from recycled scrap rubber - and nothing is wasted! Not even the dust from the grinding plates are thrown away. Amazonas has also set up a process to reuse the water in its production line, saving 30 per cent of their water usage.
SOULS $ - Australian massage thongs for children, women and men. Their manufacturing facility based in Sri Lanka is a a family owned and operated company (3rd generation) who pride themselves on quality and safety. All Souls Thongs are made from an EVA foam and natural rubber combination (both non-toxic and environmentally friendly materials). The Souls manufacturing facility adheres to strict European standards and is a REACH certified manufacturer.
http://www.soulsfootwear.com/ (online and local stockists)