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Slow. Salty. Sustainable.

We stand for fashion that doesn’t harm people and planet. We believe that nature is the ultimate luxury. We live our lives a little slower.

OUR STORY

Raw X Salt Swimwear and Resort Wear Why

WHY

We deeply love are respect ocean and nature. We are committed to the better fashion practices that regenerate instead of polluting. We value people and we only engage in ethical manufacturing to ensure that we contribute to people empowerment in the fashion industry.

In every decision that we make we stay as raw as we can. When we ever get a little sad or stuck, we simply go for a salty dip. *splash*

HOW

We take life with a pinch of salt. We live our lives a little slower and we run our business just the same. As a slow fashion brand, we introduce smaller collections and limited pieces, design season-less and timeless pieces that don't become yesterday's news fast. We ensure the utmost quality of our garments so you can have them in your wardrobe for many seasons to come.

We've met our manufacturing partners to ensure their ethical practices. We use plastic free packaging and low-impact OEKO-TEX® dyes. Our materials are vegan without any animal products. We are climate positive and we support incredible projects that can be tracked here.

Raw X Salt Swimwear and Resort Wear How
Raw X Salt Swimwear and Resort Wear Founders

WHO

Hello, it's nice to meet you. We're Em and Olly, best friends and business partners. We founded Raw Salt in 2018 in the Australian coastal town of Coffs Harbour and have been running it globally ever since. Our pieces are featured in selected boutiques across Australia and recently USA.

We create the space in the fashion industry that is fair, kind and considerate to people and planet. We harness our creative power without harming nature in the process. We continuously improve and implement better business practices. Our energy and our inspiration comes from living and playing in nature by the ocean.

BETTER MATERIALS

Raw X Salt Swimwear Econyl

ECONYL® REGENERATED YARN

ECONYL® yarn is a 100% regenerated nylon fiber made from nylon waste otherwise polluting the Earth, like fishing nets, fabric scraps, carpet flooring and industrial plastic rescued from all over the world. As well as being a solution on waste, ECONYL® yarn is also better when it comes to climate change. It reduces the global warming impact of nylon by up to 90% compared with the material from oil. ECONYL® regenerated fiber is made by an Italian company.

Firm and supportive, yet so soft. It provides a UPF40 protection while giving your skin a cool sensation. Its outstanding durability and resistance to chlorine and sunscreens allows it to become a forever staple piece in your wardrobe.

REPREVE® REGENERATED YARN

REPREVE® yarn is made from pre consumer waste by rescuing nylon fibre waste during the manufacturing process instead of polluting the Earth. As well as being a solution on waste, REPREVE® yarn process emits fewer greenhouse gases and conserves more water and energy. REPREVE® yarn is made by an American company.

Forget you're wearing anything at all! Lightweight and non-restrictive, this material feels like you're wearing absolutely nothing. It is so buttery soft and so silky smooth, it'll blow your socks off.

Raw X Salt Swimwear Repreve
Raw X Salt Resort Wear Linen

JAPANESE LINEN

Our luxurious linen is woven in Osaka, Japan and traditionally softened with the process of tapping (instead of using harsh chemicals). You can feel the superb quality and softness that sets it apart from other linen. It will be the most delicious linen you've touched with a wealth of heritage and tradition woven into its fibres.

We've taken meticulous care sourcing our linen from Japan. We work closely with our supplier and are very proud of the supreme quality and full transparency of the process they offer.

Our linen protects you from sun and is hypoallergenic. It absorbs moisture in seconds, naturally antibacterial, and only gets better with age. Made from natural flax plant fibres it's perfect for any temperatures- from lockdown life to living la vida loca (or la vida local).

ETHICAL MANUFACTURING

Raw X Salt SwimWear Manufacturing

SWIMWEAR

Our swimwear is ethically manufactured in Bali. Many of the employees have been employed for over a decade and worked their way up from the entry level roles.
All employees are provided with:
• Opportunities of the career advancement.

• Salaries that are at least double the minimum wage.

• Medical insurance, doctor's fees and prescription medications.
• 13 months salary a year and a double salary at holiday times. 

LINEN

Our linen garments are proudly made in Victoria, Australia. We partner with a wonderful team based in Wadawurrung Country. We're passionate in supporting local businesses and we're immensely proud to invest in our home country of Australia.

We are committed to exquisite level of craftsmanship and attention to detail. We create the highest quality garments that will live in your wardrobe for many seasons and will be forever pieces in your wardrobe.

Raw X Salt Resort Wear Manufacturing

CLIMATE POSITIVE

Raw X Salt SwimWear Manufacturing

LEAVING A POSITIVE TRACE

We partner with Trace to offset our carbon footprint. We're funding climate positive projects and planting trees around the world.

Being a climate positive brand means we do all that we can to minimise negative environmental impact and offset the unavoidable emissions. We support multiple projects around the world including bushland biodiversity restoration in our home country, Australia. These projects restore and re-vegetate the land with native flora to permanently protect and enhance Australian biodiversity.

the projects we support
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