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Bondiwear – ethical fashion

BondiWear is a company committed to ethical fashion, with a lot of thought and care put into every step taken to create this range of t-shirts. In fact, the BondiWear range is set apart from standard fare through each stage of production – literally from the ground up. The result is organic cotton t-shirts with […]

History of Manufacturing Clothing in Sydney

Clothing weaves through Sydney’s manufacturing history, with some key events in and around the city reflecting changes to clothing manufacturing across the country. These days, clothing manufacturing in Sydney is a small industry, supported by independent companies and designers, as well as ethical consumers who want to give back to the local community. Much of […]

Organic Cotton Farms: How are they different?

Organic cotton farming is based on environmentally sustainable practises that are very different to those of traditional cotton farming methods. The farming process for conventional cotton typically involves fertilisers, pesticides and finishing aids like formaldehyde, which can all damage the soil and other elements of the surrounding environment. While cotton is only grown on about […]

Inspirations – Sally Fitzgibbons

Sally Fitzgibbons is still incredibly young, at barely 23 years of age, even younger than Stephanie Gilmore, yet her career in pro junior and now professional women’s surfing has already hit a number of heights. Fitzgibbons has been competing in surfing events since her early teens, and at the age of 14 she already had […]

Inspirations – Bernard Farrelly

Bernard ‘Midget’ Farrelly is a surfer with a lot of firsts to his name, and legendary status among Australian surfing personalities. Although he was given the nickname ‘Midget’ early in his surfing career due to his slight build, especially compared to some of his contemporary rivals, the impression that Farrelly has left on Australian surfing […]

Baby Bondiwear – should we do it?

There is a never ending list of additional ranges we could add to the Bondi Wear collection, everything from accessories, hats, sunglasses and bags to footwear, women’s maxi dresses and beach-going essentials such as towels and picnic sets. BUT we have seriously been considering taking a much cuter direction of late, and introducing a Baby […]

Inspirations – Stephanie Gilmore

Stephanie Gilmore is a name that has become synonymous with Australian surfing legends, male or female. She has won the Women’s ASP World Tour  five times, in 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2012, and she has had, lost and regained the midas touch throughout her time in the spotlight. That’s what we at Bondi Wear […]

Inspirations – Mark Richards

Bondi Wear clothing is inspired by the beach, by the water and the sand, salty air and summer time heat, but it’s also heavily influenced by the people we hope to see walking around in Bondi Wear clothing and embodying the lifestyle it accommodates. That lifestyle is decidedly a surfing one, so we’ve chosen to […]

Inspirations – Simon Anderson

Simon Anderson is another Australian surfing legend, and he has been credited with one of the most important surfboard design elements alongside his career as a competitive professional surfer – the three fin thruster. This is said to have impacted every surfer on the planet. Whether or not that’s true, it’s undeniable that the iconic […]

Inspirations – Layne Beachley

Layne Beachley has had a career full of highlights, and possesses a drive and determination that saw her entering and winning local male heats at surfing events at the age of 15. Her stellar success came out of sad circumstances, covered below, but Beachley has never allowed herself to be held back by anyone or […]

Top 8 Australian Surf Spots

There’s not really any point in owning a bunch of designer surf gear, such as that sold here on Bondi Wear, if you don’t know, or aren’t visiting the top places to be seen in said surf gear. We’ve decided it’s time to fix that immediately, with this list of the top 8 surf spots […]