About Us



Ruth Tate is an Australian label grown from a love of beautiful textiles and timeless fashion with a focus on natural fibres.

Chic, classic silhouettes with a twist made in beautiful fabrics.

We understand that quality and fit are important in choosing the style that makes you feel fabulous. Developing your own style is part of the conversation you have with the world before you meet someone, the first impression.

Designed and individually made with fabrics sourced from across the world, using Australian quality craftsmen for production.

Chic beautiful ethical clothing




Born in Grenada, West Indies Ruth's family moved back to England when she was 15. Ruth studied Fashion and Knitted Textiles before starting work for First Traditions, who supplied Liberty's of London, Swaine & Adeney and Scotch House as well as Isetan in Japan and its own First Traditions label which was sold in Europe. The Ruth Tate Collections began in 2005 with 2 collections each year -  Spring/Summer in September and  Autumn/Winter in March.