5 Ethical & Sustainable Australian Denim Brands You’ll Wear Forever

Kira Simpson

Probably the hardest working item in your wardrobe, there’s nothing like a well worn, great fitting pair of jeans to make you feel like a million bucks.

But traditionally denim is not sustainable, using on average 1,500 litres of water to produce a single pair of jeans. But as responsible consumers, we can do our part by shopping brands that value ethical manufacturing and sustainably.

So, to point you in the right direction, we’ve rounded up the best Australian denim brands that are making jeans more sustainably, so you can feel good knowing they’re doing good for people and the planet.

Image Outland Denim

Australian ethical denim

Kira Simpson

Kira Simpson is an environmentalist and sustainability educator. She started The Green Hub in 2015 and has since grown to become one of Australia’s largest education platforms dedicated to helping people live a more sustainable life, talking about the big environmental issues like climate change, plastic pollution, and fast fashion – showing people how they can have an impact through their own small daily actions and how to be part of the bigger environmental movement.