Our Favourite Ethical Activewear Brands from Australia and New Zealand - Good On You
06 Dec

Our Favourite Ethical Activewear Brands from Australia and New Zealand

With 2020 just around the corner, you are bound to start thinking about what your New Year’s resolutions will be! Often, taking care of our bodies, being more active, or amping up our workout routine is at the top of the list. But what if you also added minimising your impact on people, the planet, and animals to those 2020 resolutions?

To help out, we found a selection of ethical and sustainable brands who made it their mission to help you do just that. And because a lot of you asked for it, we divided this series into 3 articles so you can shop from brands closer to you!

So without further ado, here are our favourite ‘Good’ and ‘Great’ activewear brands for our Southern hemisphere users!


Rated: Great
woman wearing grey bhumi sports bra

Zip Sports Bra – Ships internationally

Bhumi makes 100% Fairtrade, organic, and vegan casual wear and basics for men, women, and children. This sports bra is made from 57% Organic Cotton, 38% Recycled Polyester, and 5% Recycled Spandex derived from post-consumer waste from PET bottles (that’s 16.5 plastic bottles per bra!)

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Shop Bhumi.


Rated: Good
we'ar black hoodie

Caja Zip Hoodie – Ships internationally

We’ar clothing is designed for existential living, specialising in men and women’s yoga and casual wear. It uses organic cotton, linen, and lyocell, and sets a yearly target to increase its use of environmentally friendly materials, which is encouraging! This gorgeous Caja hoodie, for example, is made of 100% cotton! You can wear it over your favourite yoga top or on its own.

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Shop We’ar.


Rated: Good
woman wearing black boody sports bra

Active Short Tight – Ships internationally

Made from organically grown bamboo, Boody is a clothing brand that supports the trend for all things green and ethical. These shorts are no exception: made from 87% viscose from organically grown bamboo, they’re great for those early morning summer runs, or late afternoon coffee breaks with your friends.

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Shop Boody.

Elle Evans

Rated: Great
A woman wears a bright yellow one-piece swimsuit.

Elle Evans produces sustainable swimwear and activewear for women and children, made from post-consumer waste fabrics.

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Shop Elle Evans.

And there you have it, our favourite ethical activewear brands from Australia and New Zealand. For more activewear inspo, head over our Ultimate Guide to Ethical Activewear!

Editor's note

Feature image via Elle Evans, all other images via brands mentioned. Good On You publishes the world’s most comprehensive ratings of fashion brands’ impact on people, the planet and animals. Use our Directory to search more than 2,500 brands. We may earn a commission on sales made using our offer codes or affiliate links.

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