Local

If you shop at your local green grocer because you like knowing you’re supporting the little, local, good guys, then this is the value for you. With globalisation, local fashion manufacturers are suffering. For a brand to meet the requirements of this value, it must make a minimum of 80% of its' products in the country its' business is based. Find out why it’s important to shop local here!

Local

Reduces Landfill

Local production enables shorter lead times, which allows fashion labels to be more responsive to consumer demand, which reduces the amount of unwanted products, which reduces the amount of unwanted products sent to the landfill.

17.8 Billion Clothes

In 2006, the fashion industry produced 17.8 billion items of clothing, which is enough to dress every person in the world three times over. Source: EJF Foundation

92%

92% of clothes sold in Australia are imported, based on their retail cost. Source: the Council of Textiles and Fashion Industries of Australia

40% Supplied By 1 Company

In the U.S., one company supplies approximate 40% of all clothing. Buying local is an investment in local businesses and local industry. Source: the Council of Textiles and Fashion Industries of Australia

 
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