Who spends the most money on clothes?
Surprisingly – not North Americans. Not even a northern hemisphere citizens.
As Statista announced – Australians spend $1,050 annually on apparel per capita. The second place takes Canada with a yearly average expenditures of $831. The third note belongs to Japan ($814), while United States rank at the fifth position.
Here are the details:
Per Capita Spending on Apparel (in U.S. dollars):
- Australia $1,050
- Canada $831
- Japan $814
- EU-27 members $663
- United States $686
- Russia $272
- Brazil $273
- China $109
- India $36
What the Aussies shop for? I have selected a list of the most interesting Australian labels, just in case you’re going to visit Sydney or Melbourne for a great, exceptional shopping.
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This London-born designer, after working for big names in Europe, created a new esthetic under her eponymous label. Her designs are feminine and classy, yet with some dose of modern, edgy sexiness. Expect perfect craftsmanship and quality of fabrics in the line of women’s separates.
We Are Handsome
Once you see it, you won’t forget it – this brand’s swimwear uses exceptional dense prints of fauna that make the simple beach pieces unique and sort of fierce. Feel sensual yet sporty in those limited-edition designs. Apart from skimpy bikinis and one-pieces We Are Handsome offers active wear, playful bodysuits and accessories.
Nothing’s better for the creative, independent woman than Finders Keepers clothing. Innovative construction and effortless style give a new meaning to the word “trendy”. Creative Director Melanie Flintoft perfectly joins high-street vibrations with decent quality, in the designs that work well both for daytime and evening occasions.
Futuristic and experimental, but totally wearable – C/MEO’s designs are based on great construction and exquisite fabrics. Every collection could be easily taken as a capsule, since their creators invent the brand over and over, catering to the most sophisticated clientele. Choose from geometric dresses and boldly-printed, flattering separates.
Camilla and Marc
This sibling (Camilla Freeman-Topper and Marc Freeman) run brand offers always up to date effortless chic. Quality fabrics, modern cuts and simple silhouettes made the label an international favorite. It’s an easy-going but stylish proposal for those who like to be comfy without compromising the style.
For Keepsake Head Designer Carmen Dugan the most important thing is to find “the right balance between detail and simplicity in each garment”. The brand achieved it through exclusive prints, premium fabrics and an updated understanding of classic silhouettes. If you’re looking for a modern, perfectly designed and executed formalwear – Keepsake is the label to go for.
Bold colors, innovative prints and unmistakable luxurious finishes, combined into swimwear and fashion. For the women who like to stand out while staying classy, Zimmerman designers offer a full range of clothing, accessories (jewelry, footwear, handbags) and kids collection.
The Fifth Label
For those bored with Zara and H&M there’s an Australian answer – a high street The Fifth Label. Comfortable designs in versatile color palette have won the young women around the continent. Everything is well-crafted and accessible, it could easily serve as a base for every wardrobe.