Where to buy Australian made T-shirts

From everyday cotton tees to satin styles, these are the online retailers who stock Australian made T-shirts.

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The humble T-shirt is the go-to basic that lives in all our wardrobes, and the good news is that you can support local and small Australian businesses when buying your next one. This guide is your complete A to Z on the brands that design and manufacture here, the retailers who stock them and the ethical options at your fingertips.

Where to buy Australian made T-shirts online

THE ICONIC: One of Australia's trusted online fashion retailers brings you an array of Australian made clothing companies from the high street to affordable activewear. Stocked brands such as Bec + Bridge don't manufacture all their products here, so we suggest checking out the 'Details' section of the item to confirm.
Australian made brands stocked: Nobody Denim, Bec + Bridge, Matin, Arnsdorf, Jasmine Alexa
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  • Free returns
  • Change of mind returns within 30 days
  • Finance your order with Afterpay
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Farfetch: Stocking some of the world's most luxurious brands, Farfetch offers a variety of designer men's and women's wear. Shop shoes, accessories, clothing and bags. Some brands such as Bec + Bridge don't manufacture everything here so we recommend checking in the 'Details' section of the product.
Australian made brands stocked: Manning Cartell, Bec + Bridge, Nobody Denim, macgraw
  • No free shipping
  • Free returns
  • Change of mind returns within 14 days
  • Finance your order with Afterpay
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Etsy: Supporting local and small businesses is made easy with personalised gifts to kids tees on Etsy. Find vintage, handmade, custom and unique pieces.
Australian made brands stocked: Frog and Molly
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  • No free returns
  • No change of mind returns
  • No financing options
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Hardtofind: The site sells Australian-made mattresses, bedside tables, dressers, drawers, ottomans and more. It also custom makes bed frames in Australia using locally sourced materials and Australian timber. To make things super easy for you, look out for the Australian-made stamp on each product.
Australian-made brands stocked: Bedworks, Comfort Sleep, Domino by A.H. Beard, King Koil by A.H. Beard, Sealy
  • Free shipping
  • No free returns
  • Change of mind returns within 30 days
  • Finance your order with Afterpay, Zip Pay
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Flora & Fauna
Flora & Fauna: An online retailer that prides itself on providing eco-friendly, vegan and cruelty-free products, its range includes skincare, makeup, clothing, food and health.
Australian made brands stocked: Tasi Travels
  • Free shipping over $50
  • Free returns
  • Change of mind returns within 28 days
  • Finance your order with Afterpay
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eBay: Shop an extensive range of goods from small clothing businesses on one of the world's biggest online marketplaces.
Australian made brands stocked: The Organic Tshirt
  • No free shipping
  • No free returns
  • No change of mind returns
  • Finance your order with Afterpay

What other stores sell Australian made T-shirts?

  • Lonely Goat
  • Third Chapter
  • KI & Co. Australia
  • Loca Sportswear
  • Mosov Organic

Made in Australia T-shirt brands

BrandAbout the brandWhere to buy
MatinEstablished in Sydney, Matin brings a selection of shirts, dresses and bottoms made from the highest quality organic fabrics.
Nobody DenimWith over two decades of experience, this Melbourne-based denim brand specialises in premium jeans and street style.
Bec + BridgeShop a range of minimalist dresses, skirts, tops, knits and shirts in a range of colours with Bec + Bridge.
Manning CartellEstablished in 2005, Manning Cartell brings sophistication and contemporary design to the Australian fashion scene.
ArnsdorfInspired by art and photography, Arnsdorf has been designing ethical and sustainable collections for over a decade.
macgrawHaving launched in 2012, macgraw creates luxury fashion for the modern Australian woman.
Jasmine AlexaJasmine Alexa is an Australian-based active and lifestyle brand that manufactures tops, bottoms and outerwear.
The Organic TshirtThe Organic Tshirt is based out of Sydney's south-west, making high-quality cotton shirts for men and women.
Frog and MollyBased in Western Australia, Frog and Molly creates a range of clothing from T-shirts to bottoms for kids.

Which brands sell ethical Australian made T-shirts

  • Manning Cartell: The brand has been accredited by Ethical Clothing Australia since 2012 for its use of sustainable fabrics across its collections.
  • Arnsdorf: Incorporating transparency, ethical sustainability and manufacturing, Arnsdorf only creates limited quantities in all its collections and does not lower prices for this reason.
  • macgraw: The macgraw philosophy stands on ethical principles including lowering fabric waste, recycling, pre-ordering, conscious packaging and use of natural fibres.
  • Jasmine Alexa: Shop an activewear range that is made from recycled, organic and sustainable fabrics made right here on Australian production lines.

Where to buy cotton Australian made T-shirts

How can you tell if a T-shirt is Australian made?

The great news is that there are multiple ways to check if your products are made in Australia:

  • Australian Made, Australian Grown (AMAG). We recommend checking out the business's website or the product packaging for the green triangle logo.
  • Location of factories. Do a quick search on the website's "About" or "Our Story" section for the manufacturing locations.
  • Reputable websites. Another option includes the Australian Made website. You can search an array of products and businesses to confirm whether it was made Down Under.

Why buy Australian made T-shirts?

There are a few reasons we suggest looking into Australian made products. Investing in T-shirts made here equals supporting the local economy, higher quality cotton and faster shipping times. You also won't have to worry about international transaction fees and the cost of returns will be lower.

Are Australian made T-shirts more expensive?

For the most part, Australian made T-shirts are on the pricier side.

With ethically sourced and higher quality fibres such as cotton and linens, manufacturing health and safety standards, customer service and higher wages for Australian workers, the cost of goods does end up higher than those made overseas.

However, the extra dollars do even themselves out with options for express shipping, no overseas credit card fees and good ethics throughout the production process.

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