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19 Best Fashion Startups Headquartered in Australia

19 Best Fashion Startups Headquartered in Australia

This article showcases Levi Keswick’s top picks for the best ‘Fashion’ startups. These startups are taking a variety of approaches to innovating in the Fashion’ industry, but are all exceptional startups well worth a follow.

We selected these startups for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

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1. Hey Sara

The idea behind this startup: Hey Sara is about friends, fun and fashion. Find your own style or be guided by our lifestyle looks and inspirations.

Headquarters: Arundel, Victoria, Australia

Industries: E-Commerce, Fashion

Founders: Unknown

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2. Adzurra

The idea behind this startup: Mobile app marketplace that connects shoppers to retailers in their area by allowing shoppers to see what’s in-store prior to walking in.

Headquarters: Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

Industries: Consumer Goods, E-Commerce, Fashion, Marketplace, Retail Technology, Software

Founders: Unknown

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3. Lána

The idea behind this startup: An online, peer-to-peer marketplace where you can list, discover and borrow quality clothes for all occasions.

Headquarters: Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

Industries: Fashion

Founders: Edda Hamar

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4. LOTCHE App

The idea behind this startup: LOTCHE is an app for purchasing clothing and accessories.

Headquarters: Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

Industries: Android, Apps, E-Commerce, Fashion, iOS, Mobile, Software

Founders: Unknown

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5. Dancing With Her

The idea behind this startup: Dancing With Her is a small Australian business dedicated to breaking the hetero-normative barriers of the wedding industry.

Headquarters: Coolangatta, Queensland, Australia

Industries: Blogging Platforms, Fashion, Lifestyle, Media and Entertainment, Publishing

Founders: Tara Baker

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6. NEXXT TO SKIN

The idea behind this startup: NEXXT TO SKIN is an Australian based online lingerie boutique selling Lingerie products for women.

Headquarters: Craigieburn, Victoria, Australia

Industries: E-Commerce, Fashion, Lingerie, Retail, Shopping

Founders: Unknown

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7. Birdee

The idea behind this startup: Helping retailers to create a customised shopping experience

Headquarters: Kelvin Grove, Queensland, Australia

Industries: Fashion, Retail

Founders: Michael Huisinkveld

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8. Peekal

The idea behind this startup: Peekal operates short-term retail popups that allows online fashion labels to have a retail presence at low cost.

Headquarters: Kelvin Grove, Queensland, Australia

Industries: Fashion, Retail

Founders: Ben O’Connor

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9. July

The idea behind this startup: July is a direct-to-consumer luggage brand that can own the travel experience for a new generation. (Instagram @july)

Headquarters: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Industries: Consumer, Consumer Goods, E-Commerce, Fashion, Internet, Internet of Things, Product Design, Retail, Travel

Founders: Athan Didaskalou, Richard Li

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10. Shophunter Pty Ltd

The idea behind this startup: Shophunter is a place where you can shop the world’s coolest hoods, live on mobile.

Headquarters: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Industries: E-Commerce, E-Commerce Platforms, Fashion, Shopping

Founders: Unknown

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11. MANRAGS

The idea behind this startup: MANRAGS is a FREE WORLDWIDE SHIPPING company.

Headquarters: Mordialloc, Victoria, Australia

Industries: Fashion, Shipping

Founders: Unknown

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12. The Volte

The idea behind this startup: Peer-to-Peer Designer Fashion Rental Marketplace

Headquarters: Perth, Western Australia, Australia

Industries: E-Commerce, Fashion, Lifestyle, Marketplace, Tourism, Travel

Founders: BERNADETTE OLIVIER

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13. the urge

The idea behind this startup: The urge is a fashion search engine providing shoppers with access to all the world’s leading brands, stores & online retailers in one place

Headquarters: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Industries: E-Commerce, Fashion, Retail Technology, Search Engine, Shopping

Founders: Cayley Ostrin, Doron Ostrin

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14. Make My Piece

The idea behind this startup: Make My Piece allows customer to design their home interiors online and then customize and buy the furniture made to order for them.

Headquarters: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Industries: E-Commerce, Fashion, Internet

Founders: Unknown

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15. Shop You

The idea behind this startup: Shop You is simplifying shopping and saving you time by matching you with brands that suit your style, preferences and body shape.

Headquarters: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Industries: Artificial Intelligence, E-Commerce, Fashion, Machine Learning, Mobile, Mobile Apps, Personalization, Predictive Analytics, Shopping

Founders: Emma Sharley, Kelly Slessor

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16. Mys Tyler

The idea behind this startup: Mys Tyler is the mobile fashion app that matches women to others who have a similar size, shape and style.

Headquarters: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Industries: Fashion, Media and Entertainment, Social Media

Founders: David Vandenberg, Sarah Neill

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17. Blocktexx

The idea behind this startup: BlockTexx is a clean technology company that recovers polyester and cellulose from textiles and clothing.

Headquarters: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Industries: Fashion, Manufacturing, Plastics and Rubber Manufacturing, Recycling, Textiles

Founders: Adrian Jones, Graham Ross

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18. Bandicoot Imaging Sciences

The idea behind this startup: Bandicoot Imaging Sciences creates a sophisticated digital rendering of clothing materials from photos.

Headquarters: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Industries: Fashion, Retail

Founders: David Monaghan

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19. Hear Us Roar

The idea behind this startup: Hear Us Roar is an online retail store that provides fashion-related products.

Headquarters: Ultimo, New South Wales, Australia

Industries: E-Commerce, Fashion, Retail

Founders: Unknown

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