Christmas shopping sorted: 12 Indigenous-owned businesses to buy from.

Any time is a great time to shop - but with festive season well and truly here, now it's more timely than ever.

A great way to show your support for the First Nations community (and, ahem, give some seriously good pressies) is by getting behind some local Indigenous-owned businesses. To help provide some handy inspiration, we've rounded up a bunch of Indigenous brands you can buy from any time of year, but especially for your Christmas present shopping.

And trust us when we say, many of these items are now in our own shopping carts!

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Liandra is a luxury lifestyle brand known for its reversible swimsuit styles and signature prints, inspired by the founder's Indigenous culture. The pieces are also eco-conscious (which we love). Liandra's Creative Director and Founder, Liandra Gaykamangu, is a Yolngu woman from East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory.

The River Run Print Sollection, from $90.

Image: Liandra.



KYKOE have a range of hair scarves, hair clips, headbands and some seriously beautiful scrunchies. They're also an Indigenous-owned and operated small business, with each design created in-house by founder Tishara Garrett, a contemporary First Nations artist.

Dee'beer Nan'bee Scrunchie, $15.

Image: KYKOE.


Bush Medijina.

Bush Medijina is all about translating traditional Indigenous native botanical knowledge into modern skincare, and it's governed by a multitude of strong Indigenous women on their board. We can also vouch for the brand's Calm Balm –it's seriously good stuff.

Merrika Face Care Kit Gift Bundle, $100

Image: Bush Medijina


Miimi & Jiinda.

Miimi & Jiinda is a First Nations brand by a creative mother and daughter duo. Their prints and canvases are absolute show-stoppers. They also have some fabulous clothing pieces and accessories. 

Nuluumga Dreaming Artwork, from $250.

Jibaanga purse, $29.95.

Image: Miimi & Jiinda.


Alkina Creations.

Alkina Creations was founded by Alkina Edwards, a Yorta Yorta Woman and artist. Some of her artworks and creations are featured on Yarn, which is a marketplace that showcases the work of Indigenous-owned businesses.

Celebration 1000-piece Indigenous artwork puzzle, $29.95.

Image: Alkina Edwards/Yarn.


Wurrumay Collective.

Wurrumay Collective is a proud Aboriginal-owned and family-operated business specialising in luxury home fragrance, bath and body products. They produce a range of soy candles infused with native scents such as Kakadu Plum, Lemon Myrtle, Australian Bush and Australian Sandalwood. And a candle always makes for a fabulous gift.

Wurrumay Collection Signature 300g Native Soy Candle in Kakadu Plum, $41.95.

Image: Wurrumay Collective.


Yuku-na Glow.

If there's a beauty enthusiast in your life who needs a gift (ahem, you), we definitely recommend these eyeshadow palettes from Yuku-na Glow. Each of the palettes has a name like 'Dreamtime', 'Desert Country', and 'Daintree Rainforest'. The business is owned by Kimberley Mann, a Barkindji woman.

Desert Country Eyeshadow Palette, $50.

Image: Yuku-na Glow.


Life Apparel.

Life Apparel is a collective of artists, storytellers, creatives, Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and South Sea Islander peoples and allies. They stock an array of towels designed by First Nations artist Shara Delaney, a proud Noonuccal, Ngugi, Goenpul woman.

Rectangular Towel Dabil Water Country, $42.95.

Image: Life Apparel.


Clothing The Gaps.

For t-shirts, hats and more, check out Clothing The Gaps, an Aboriginal owned and led social enterprise that unites people through fashion and cause. You can hear more about this brand from Mamamia's interview with Co-Founder Laura Thompson here

20oz Exclusive Frank Green Bottle, $60.

Image: Clothing The Gaps.

Amber Days.

Amber Days is an Aboriginal-owned ethical label that is inspired by the Australian bush, desert and sea. Amber Days makes clothing for little ones as well as adults, and their leggings and crops are gorgeous.


Julie Leggings, $83.30, and Sumarlinah Crop Tank, $47.70 (available in sizes six to 22). 

Image: Amber Days.

Haus of Dizzy.

Haus of Dizzy sell a range of colourful, unique and downright gorgeous jewellery, that have been worn by the likes of Drew Barrymore, Lauren Hill and Miranda Tapsell. At the helm of Haus of Dizzy is proud Wiradjuri woman Kristy Dickinson.


Barbie Heart Earrings, $35.

Baby Donut Earrings, $49.

Image: Haus of Dizzy.

Rachael Sarra. 

Rachael Sarra is a proud mixed race, First Nations woman from Goreng Goreng Country. Driven by a belief that art and design are vital to communication, connection and culture, Rachael sells a range of items such as notebooks, apparel, prints, keyrings and more. 

Shoreline A5 Notebook, $15.

Image: Rachael Sarra


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