Sustainable Swimwear

OceanZen's fabric is made from recycled fishing nets and plastic bottles from the ocean!

Where does your plastic go?

We have just returned from a complete eye-opening adventure, where 10 ocean conservationists joined the Trash Tribe hosted by our friends from environmental organisation Clean Coast Collective and partner organisation Tangaroa Blue. What is your paradise? Coconut trees and beautiful white sand, surrounded by beautiful blue waters? That’s what we envision when we dream of… Read More »

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A New Movement in the Fashion Industry ‒ Is Green the New Black?

It has taken us long enough to realize the perils of modern life and its impact on our lovely planet, but it seems that it’s time for a major change that is long overdue. Every choice we make is a reflection of our beliefs and attitudes, and one of the most powerful ways of self-expression… Read More »

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Wear your waste, around your waist!

The OceanZen ‘SeaChange’ beach clean up! Recently, we hosted our ‘OceanZen SeaChange’ event on the Sunshine Coast, Queensland to raise awareness for the amount of household waste we produce. The aim of the game was to wear your waste around your waste –  (turn your household waste into an awesome bikini or budgee smuggler!). And… Read More »

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Meet our OceanZen Founder, Steph Gabriel

An avid traveller, ocean lover, scientist and bikini engineer. What began as a backpacking trip overseas 8 years ago, ended up turning into a life altering course, which has now resulted in an oceanic-saving science degree and a sustainable bikini label.  Meet Steph Gabriel @Stephyygabriel, your OceanZen Founder.   When did you first make a… Read More »

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Summer Smoothie Delight

How hot has summer been?!!  We aren’t complaining though, we do LOVE any excuse to be in the ocean wearing our sustainable, ocean- saving bikinis. There is nothing better than starting the day with a crispy cold summer smoothie! And most importantly full of HEALTHY, natural ingredients that keep us charged and fueled all day.… Read More »

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8 tips you can do to help SAVE OUR OCEAN!

Marine debris is litter created and used by humans that ultimately ends up in the marine environment.  It can vary from; plastic containers and plastic bottles, thongs, buckets, plastic bags, fishing nets medical waste, pretty much anything that is human made.  Marine debris is a stressing issue that is currently causing major threat to our… Read More »

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OceanZen x Dont Tell Summer #RadLivin

Meet the free-spirit behind Dont Tell Summer, Olivia O’Connor who hosts annual event gathering for wandering souls who want to create their own reality.  We attended last year’s Rad Livin festival held in Sydney last March, and by the time we had left, our minds were completely blown away, full of inspiration and we were… Read More »

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OceanZen wins Ethical and Sustainability Award

This year OceanZen participated in Sunshine Coast Fashion Week with 14 beautiful models rocking our sustainable bikini’s on the catwalk. It was definitely a whirlwind of emotions preparing for the event. We made 200 home made bath bombs for the VIP gift bags (We had intended on making 500 for everyone, but they are a… Read More »

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Top 5 things to do in Bondi Beach this Spring

  By Amanda Graci, Co-Founder & Chief of Mindfulness, Bondi Yoga House   The smell of coconut sunshine, whale and dolphins sightings, epic sunrises are just the beginning of spring in Bondi.  If you close your eyes you can almost smell the salt water and feel the heat on your face….yes… I just love it!… Read More »

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How to make your own home made BATH BOMBS!!

OceanZen is showcasing at Sunshine Coast Fashion Week this year and we have the opportunity to include 500 gifts (not paper vouchers) in the gift bags. My mind instantly raced through amazing gift ideas! From eco-water bottles, to custom made sarongs and bikini key rings… all of which were quoted over $1,500.  For anyone that… Read More »

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Swimming with WHALES… Yep…

OceanZen has just spent two weeks in Tonga swimming with… WILD HUMPBACK WHALES. This is our second year returning to the Kingdom of Tonga in a row, and we will definitely be going back for a third. To see a whale underwater, in its natural environment, circling and interacting with us, playing this us, looking into my… Read More »

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Bahamas Girl and OceanZen Bikini

Bahamas Girl, the name says it all! This born and bred island mermaid has been a long time fan of us OceanZen girls. We have not only been drawn to her amazing underwater frolicking with amazing sea creatures but also her message for marine conservation. We got to have a little chat to the island… Read More »

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