We are Ocean Lovers
Ocean Remedy stems from a life-long love of the ocean and life in bathers. Every chance we get, we clean up plastic and litter and aim to minimise it at every opportunity for our brand and life generally. We are leaders in microplastic research on Western Australian shorelines and one of two brands in the world to have analysed our fabrics for microplastic burden.
Ocean Remedy was was born from a desire for greater sustainability in swim-wear for ocean-loving women; designed better, made by happy-hands from sustainable materials. In my Cockburn Studio I work on zero waste design, and am presently making our rashies and zero waste leggings right here in Perth, featuring high quality flat lock seams and the best fabrics. Our swimwear is crafted in Bali from stunning Econyl regenerated nylon fibre. The crew in Bali work from their studio as a team. They are so proud of every piece they produce, forging love and expertise into every garment.
Ocean Remedy acknowledges that the fashion world has a long way to go in producing a truly sustainable product. We welcome inquiries about our production and aim to be completely transparent in our practices.
For our swimwear, we aim for sun-smart style, to reduce your sunscreen use for your own body and for the ocean. For outer-wear, we're still working on it, as our goal is zero waste design every time.
In terms of general sustainability, we use significantly less plastic than a regular brand and most sustainable brands. From production to Australia, the garments travel protected within a reusable waterproof bag. We choose the better options in terms of packaging, shipping and the textiles we manufacture with. As such we choose only regenerated fabrics, our tags and any printing is done on recycled paper, our hygiene labels and stickers are printed using non-toxic veggie inks on water soluble paper, our mail orders are sent in either cardboard or truly biodegradable packaging.
The foundation of Ocean Remedy is science and design. We know every product in every market makes an impact on this planet. In terms of fashion, rarely can the physical impact be positive. However, the educational and social impact opportunities are many.