The Story of the Suit - Governor-General Sam Mostyn

Governor-General Sam Mostyn AC wore a custom-made The Social Outfit suit at her Swearing-in Ceremony. The Social Outfit is a fashion label with a difference, supporting refugee women to kick-start their Australian careers. Made for and paid for by Sam Mostyn, the making of the suit has supported the upskilling of our team of refugee women. 
July 01, 2024 — Laura Anderson
Celebrating Success: The Social Outfit Wins Gold at the Banksia Awards

Celebrating Success: The Social Outfit Wins Gold at the Banksia Awards

We're thrilled to announce that The Social Outfit has won this year's prestigious Gold National Banksia Sustainability Award! This remarkable achievement was accompanied by another significant win: The Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Award. These recognitions were received at the 35th National Banksia Sustainability Awards, where we celebrated alongside other environmental and social sustainability champions across various sectors.
April 18, 2024 — Laura Anderson
Meet Chatcha, the Artist behind 'Li Phay' Faces of Refugees

Meet Chatcha, the Artist behind 'Li Phay' Faces of Refugees

Chatcha is one of The Social Outfit's talented Sewing Technicians and Artist. She uses fabric which she machine stitches and paints to create incredible pieces of Art. We sat down with Chatcha to find out more about her Art, background and the process behind developing the Li Phay Print.

February 14, 2024 — Laura Anderson

"We are human beings – humans seeking refuge..."

Aminata, who is a board member here at The Social Outfit, was one of the first refugees from Sierra Leone to settle in Australia, following her kidnapping and imprisonment by rebel soldiers during Sierra Leone’s 11-year civil war. 
June 19, 2023 — Kate Clugston

Going Beyond Trends To Create Your Own Unique Sustainable Style.

You know about sustainable fashion, but what does it really mean to have sustainable style? 

We hosted a webinar where our very own Kate and Eliza shared their 5 key principles for sustainable style.

June 14, 2023 — Kate Clugston
Sustainable Styling Webinar

Sustainable Styling Webinar

Having a wardrobe crisis? Check out our Sustainable Style Webinar replay where we share inspiration for how you can infuse sustainability principles into the daily act of getting dressed.
June 07, 2023 — Laura Anderson
How to shop for new clothing in a mindful way?

How to shop for new clothing in a mindful way?

A recent report by the Australian Fashion Council* revealed that Australians are some of the highest consumers of clothing worldwide, with the average person purchasing 14.8kg, or 56 items of new clothing, per year. The temptations to buy new clothes are everywhere...
August 29, 2022 — TSO Staff

Promoting empowerment, employment and new journeys: Our retail trainees graduate!

On Thursday, we celebrated a beautiful and empowering graduation night with our beloved Retail Trainees, who we had the privilege of guiding and training for the past 12 weeks...
July 07, 2022 — TSO Staff

A Night To Remember: Wear The Change 2022 Launch Party

We finally did it - after living 2 years of the lockdown lifestyle, we were able to break the habit and come together as the beautiful, wonderful & diverse community we are!

June 21, 2022 — TSO Staff

Looking to have your very own Colourful E&L Linda Jackson Embroidered Felt Coat?

Last week we held a showcase night to celebrate our community at the Embroiderers' Guild NSW and to spotlight their warm, colourful and one-of-a-kind patchwork coats crafted as part of the Earn & Learn program...
June 02, 2022 — TSO Staff
Fall in love with our one-of-a-kind patchwork coats!

Fall in love with our one-of-a-kind patchwork coats!

We are happy to share that last week, with much care and hard work, a group of 19 women brought to life these botanical inspired and beautifully made patchwork coats...
May 19, 2022 — TSO Staff

A brand new Community Print is coming in hot!

As part of our involvement with Fairfield City Museum & Gallery's exhibition 'Who Are You Wearing?', we've worked with the Fairfield City Museum and Gallery and Think+DO Tank Foundation to connect us with a Fairfield based refugee community with whom we can run our Community Print Program in collaboration with Artist Sonya Price-Kelly, FCMG, the Think+Do Tank Foundation and a group of 12 refugee and new migrant women from The Seed of Hope...
May 04, 2022 — TSO Staff