Refresh Your Closet With These Australian Linen Labels
Quintessentially QueenslandBy Morgan Reardon | 22nd April 2022
No matter the season, linen is a staple in any good Aussie wardrobe. From chic summer dresses that go from beach to the bar, to classic linen shirts and pant combos that keep us stylish and warm in the winter – we’ve never met a linen piece we didn’t like.
Australian designers are – in our opinion – some of the most talented in the world, constantly creating innovative, inspiring fashion pieces. Fortunately for us, they absolutely nail it when it comes to creating high-quality linen pieces, too. Which is why we’ve rounded up some of our fave Australian linen labels for you to add to your cart. Happy shopping!
Be still our beating minimalistic hearts. Assembly Label are masters in creating effortless, casual pieces of exceptional quality. Each piece is designed with Australia’s relaxed coastal scenery in mind, so it only makes sense that most of the range feature relaxed silhouettes within a mostly-neutral colour palette: think creams, khaki, navy, and black. Shop the range here.
Designed in Brisbane, Apéro is all about creating French-inspired, timeless pieces using natural materials. Read: lots of linen. Crafting effortlessly chic fashion, Apéro pieces are designed with versatility and inclusive sizing (we love to see it!). We can’t get enough of their classic flared pants, everyday linen shorts, and effortlessly cool midi dresses. Hot tip: they make kids clothes too, so your mini-me can be just as stylish. Shop the range here.
A list of beautiful Australian linen brands would be remiss without this local addition. Proving that if it ain’t broke it doesn’t need fixing, Dissh delivers stunning linen pieces season after season, in cutting-edge silhouettes and styles. From relaxed three-piece suits to oversized shirts and dresses perfect over togs, consider this a staple in your everyday selections.
Channel your inner boho babe with Auguste The Label’s range of dreamy dresses. Created by Byron Bay’s Ebony Eagles, the range reflects its breezy, coastal surroundings, with the garments designed to be worn throughout the seasons. Just sling a denim jacket over the top and add boots in winter. Add one of their beautiful creations to your wardrobe today. Shop the range here.
If you’re looking to inject some colour into your ‘fits, look no further than much-loved Aussie label Gorman. The iconic brand, which designer Lisa Gorman launched in 1999, is renowned for its vibrant patterns, high quality linens, and flattering shapes. Go bold with a cartoon print dress or keep it cool and relaxed in a chic matching pantsuit. Whatever you add to cart, you can’t go wrong with Gorman. Shop the range here.
The name says it all, but if you’re a fan of beautifully cool, uncomplicated linen loungewear that you’ll want to wear every single day then this is the brand for you. Sustainably crafted and made entirely from their signature French linen, this Aussie label only makes small batches of each design, so you know you’re getting a unique piece. While we adore the entire range, their linen shirt and short sets are a wardrobe staple. Shop the range here.
Originating in Byron Bay, Kivari crafts feminine, considered clothing designed for your forever wardrobe. While the label works with a range of sustainable fabrics, it’s their linen pieces you really need to check out. Peruse tiered mini skirts in playful patterns, wrap dresses, and shirred pants in sorbet tones and classic cut shirts you can dress up or down. Shop the range here.
Cool girl status is officially activated the moment you pull on one of Spell’s stunning linen garments. Created in Byron Bay but inspired by wanderlust and romance around the world, their flattering shapes and designs are perfect for all body shapes and seasons. From flowing linen robes and matching tie tops to adorable short sets and breezy mini dresses, Spell pieces might cost a little more than most labels on this list, but you’ll never tire of their timeless designs. Shop the range here.
If you ever thought linen couldn’t be dressy or sophisticated, Aussie brand St. Agni is here to surprise you. Created in 2014 by Lara and Matt Fells in an effort to design refined pieces that exist in the space between contemporary and nonchalance, the result is achingly cool classics that are perfect for those wanting to create a capsule wardrobe. Featuring beautiful tailoring, you’ll find linen robes, blazers, pants, tanks, and jumpsuits. And yes – you’re going to want it all. Shop the range here.
This Melbourne-based label crafts flattering, high-quality, feminine pieces you’ll love for seasons to come. Each piece is designed with Australia’s relaxed vibe in mind while still being timeless and fashionable. We can’t get enough of Elka’s every day linen tanks and tees. Shop the range here.
If you are off to an afternoon soiree and want a linen piece that makes you feel a little more dressed up, Sydney label Matin has got you covered, literally. Using quality Herringbone linen in classic colourways, Matin creates relaxed tailoring pieces and floaty dresses to suit all your wardrobe needs.. Shop the range here.
Third Form pays tribute to the modern, jet-setting woman who is ‘independent, strong, yet modest.’ The brand’s minimalistic pieces were designed to be worn both day and night and during any season – so you can shop knowing you’ll get maximum wear out of each item. Third Form is the brainchild of designer Merryn Kelly who has worked with other renowned labels such as Zimmermann, so you could say she knows her stuff. Shop the range here.
Byron Bay local and creative Rowie Moore threw herself into the fashion industry at a young age. Fast forward to present day and her brand, Rowie, has grown a cult following for its range of feminine linen pieces in a variety of colours to flatter all body shapes. Even better, ROWIE is rooted in strong sustainable practices with each order arriving in a compost pack – we vibe that. Shop the range here.
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