Top 17 High-Quality Wholesale Boutique Clothing Suppliers (AU/NZ)

Written by Franklin Hatchett

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If you are selling to Australia and New Zealand, what you want to do is to source your items from both countries instead of China or the US. It makes business sense because if you buy in bulk, the supplier is going to cut down the price of the items.

Today, you will learn about 17 of the best wholesale suppliers for clothing in both Australia and New Zealand.

To an online entrepreneur, you will improve your profit margin if you can buy the goods at a reasonable price. This is great if you are keeping your inventory, as you do not have to reduce your selling price just to be able to compete against other online boutique stores.

1. Style State

To buy the items here at a good price, just go to the Sale section and you will find the clothing that you can buy for less than the standard prices.

Style State is not a directory but an independent business that operates in Australia.

Here are some examples of what you can buy here in bulk:

  • Tops
  • Office Dresses
  • Formal wear
  • Winter wear

You need to be a member before you can view the prices, but the site has a look book where you can see what is for sale.

2. Australian Wholesale

This is a website where you can find a lot of wholesale suppliers for clothing in Australia. Not just one company. It is rather a wholesale directory of sellers than a solo company.

Here, you can find clothing or men, women, and babies. Apart from these items, you can also find the following: 

  • Art and Craft Supplies
  • Books and Magazines
  • Cameras
  • Clothing and Apparel
  • Computers and Laptop

Each category shows you a list of sellers, and the website also shows you the seller’s street address.

3. Latest Buy

This is not only a wholesale supplier of clothing but a lot of other items. You can find all sorts of items that you can sell, such as gadgets, toys, games, clothing, shoes, and many more.

Here are some types of items that you can buy for your clothing store: 

  • Apparel
  • Hats and accessories
  • Shoes and boots

If you want to save on cost, you should head on to the Personalized Gifts areas as this is where the sale items are displayed.

4. Baby Brands

If you are looking for baby clothing, check this out. It is one of the leading Australian companies in the baby clothing niche.

The brands you can find here are: 

  • Halo
  • Discoveroo
  • HugABub
  • Manduca

The store not only sells baby clothing but everything that you need for babies such as toys, blankets, and strollers. You can also find items here for entertainment such as DVDs and storybooks.

5. Australian Dropshippers

If you are in the dropshipping business, then this is the place to be. It is a marketplace where suppliers and dropshippers meet.

The items you can find here are:

  • Clothing
  • Art supplies
  • Beauty supplies
  • Consumer electronics

To be able to see the items for sale on this website, just click on the tab that says Australian Dropshippers Directory. Choose the category, and you will see the names of the suppliers and how you can contact them.

6. David Jones

This is a household name brand in Australia. On the website, you can find not just clothing but other items that you can include in your store.

Here are some examples: 

  • Shoes
  • Bags
  • Accessories

You can buy your clothing stock here for both men and women. They have everything on this website from shoes to summer wear to tops and boots and many more. If you meet the requirements, you can return the clothing in-store or through the post. Delivery is between 5 and 11 business days.

7. BlankClothing

This company is a leading supplier in Australia where you can buy clothing for men, women, and kids.

Here are some examples of the kind of items you can buy here:

  • Hoodies and sweaters
  • Gym wear
  • Short sleeves
  • Jerseys
  • Weather jackets
  • Pants
  • Gym towels

Pretty much, this company has a complete list of items that you need for your clothing store. It sells a lot of brands, and you can even buy now but pay later through Zippay or Afterpay. If you do not like the designs, the company offers a Make Your Own program where you get to design your own items.

8. Gally

Gally is a manufacturing company where you can choose the clothes you want and design them, too. If you work with Gally, your business model is rather a private label than dropshipping.

Gally offers an end-to-end solution, including your packaging. You need to contact the company and let them know the kind of item you want. They will give you a quote, and you can move on from there.

Essentially, Gally will help you design your clothing for you and manufacture it. You have to make these purchases in wholesale. Gally supplies not only clothing but also accessories and homeware.

9. Asos

Asos is a clothing line for both men and women. Located in Australia, it ships worldwide and also does retail, giving as much as 10% off to students.

Here are some clothing types you can buy here:

  • Activewear
  • Shoes
  • Gifts
  • Dresses
  • Coats and Jackets
  • Swimwear
  • Lingerie and nightwear

For delivery and returns, it offers up to 90 days. Shipping has two options. These are Standard and Express. Shipping is free for Premiere customers. Asos accepts credit card payments and PayPal. You can also buy Gift Vouchers that you can send to your customers as freebies.

10. Clothing Direct

This company is based in New Zealand. It manufactures clothing that you can design. Clothing lines include designer styles and uniforms such as hospital scrubs or business uniforms.

Here are some examples of the items you can buy here: 

  • Scrubs
  • Polo shirts
  • Sweaters
  • Pants
  • Sportswear

All prices here are wholesale, even if you buy just one item. However, all the designs are blank, and you need to add your brand label.

The company also offers a buy now pay later program. You can use Lay Buy or OxiPay as the methods for making this installment payments.

11. Wordans

Wordans is a New Zealand company that is open to serve its customers 24/7. Here, you can find a wide array of clothing for men and women.

Here are some of the items you can buy here: 

  • Sweatshirts
  • T-shirts
  • Polo
  • Jackets
  • Workwear
  • Sportswear
  • Accessories

The company is a distributor of several brands, and ships primarily with DHL. The payment options available are Visa, AMEX, and Mastercard only.

12. Brazen

At first, one would think that Brazen primarily focuses on workwear. Quite the contrary, the company manufactures a lot of clothing types.

Here are some examples: 

  • Tees
  • Hoodies
  • Sweatshirts
  • Aprons
  • Sportswear

It also sells bags and caps at wholesale prices. This is a great source of products if you are from New Zealand and if the business model you want is private label. It offers several types of prints, such as digital, screen, and embroidery. The company does not dropship.

13. Mode

The specialty of this wholesale clothing store is women’s and men’s wear. Mode is located in New Zealand, and it ships locally only. You can also pick up your order from Mode stores.

Here are some types of clothing you can buy here: 

  • Dresses
  • Beachwear
  • Pants
  • Jumpsuits
  • Shorts
  • Skirts
  • Underwear

As a wholesaler, Mode does not only sell one brand but a lot. If you want, you can avail of their buy now pay later program if you pay via OxiPay.

14. Custom Clothing

This company is a wholesaler for Private Label companies. There is a lot of clothing you can buy from here.

Here are some examples: 

  • Polo shirts
  • Hoodies
  • T-shirts
  • Headwear
  • Kidswear
  • Jackets

You can partner with this company if you want to build your own brand. It has everything that you need to print your clothing, and you can choose from many printing styles such as sublimation and embroidery.

15. Hurrell

This company specializes in uniforms. You can partner with them if your clothing business is leaning towards servicing other business establishments.

Here are the types of clothing you can buy from this wholesaler in New Zealand:

  • Polo
  • Business shirts
  • T-shirts
  • Hoodies
  • Merino or knitwear
  • Hospitality
  • Corporate wear

The products offered here are not strictly for uniforms. You can turn these products into usual daily wear that carry your brand.

16. Global Culture

From this store in New Zealand, you can buy daily wear for as little as $25 NZD. You can get the items at a better price if you buy wholesale.

Here are some examples of the items you can buy here: 

  • T-shirts
  • Accessories
  • Polo shirt
  • Kids clothing
  • Bags
  • Stationary
  • Aprons
  • Caps and beanies

The company has physical stores within the country, and they also ship worldwide.

17. Miss Guided

The last on our list is Miss Guided, also a company in New Zealand. Its primary products are ready-to-wear clothing for women.

Here are the clothes you can buy: 

  • Dresses
  • Tops
  • Swimwear
  • Trousers
  • Knitwear
  • Blazers

The company only ships to selected countries. Shipping can take between 9 and 15 working days. They also accept returns provided that the returns are made within 28 days after the delivery.

Summary

Contact the supplier and find out if you can get a discount according to the number of items you buy. Better yet, ask the supplier if they have a dropshipping option. Dropshipping is better since with this business model, you do not have to buy your inventory.

As a dropshipper, all you have to do is to build your dropshipping store, and then post the suppliers products. If a customer buys, you ask the supplier to fulfill the order.

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