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Funky Socks: The Movement

Funky Socks: The Movement

Funky Socks: The Movement In the fashion world, one accessory has been steadily gaining traction and showing no signs of slowing down: funky socks. These colourful, creative pieces have transitioned from being overlooked items to bold statement pieces. Let's get into the vibrant world of trendy men's socks and explore why they've become a must-have in every wardrobe. The Rise of Funky Socks Men's socks have evolved to be essential style elements that reflect personality, creativity, and a bit of rebellion against the mundane. Whether it’s at the office, in the gym, or out on the town, these unique socks are popping up...

Funky Socks: The Movement

Men's Underwear Styles: "The Long and Short of it"

Men's Underwear Styles: "The Long and Short of it"

Welcome to the ultimate guide to men's underwear styles – "The Long and Short of It" brought to you by Mitch Dowd. Get ready to dive into a world of comfort, support, and style as we explore the various shapes and styles of underwear designed to keep you feeling your best. Let's get started! 1. Boxers: roomy and relaxed first up, we have everyone's favourite classic: boxers. These bad boys offer plenty of space and freedom, making them perfect for lounging around the house or relaxing on a lazy Sunday morning. With fun prints and soft fabrics, our boxers will have...

Men's Underwear Styles: "The Long and Short of it"

Free Willy: Unleashing the Benefits of Loose Boxer Shorts

Free Willy: Unleashing the Benefits of Loose Boxer Shorts

  The liberating world of loose boxer shorts for men! Yes, you heard it right – we're diving into the benefits of the classic boxer short, where comfort and freedom knows no bounds. So, buckle up (or rather, unbuckle), as we embark on a journey through the bond between Man & boxer short, and show you all the benefits of setting your "Willy" free! 1. Let the Breeze In Picture this: a gentle breeze caressing your nether regions as you go about your day. Sounds like a dream, doesn't it? Well, with loose men's boxer shorts, this dream becomes a reality! Say...

Free Willy: Unleashing the Benefits of Loose Boxer Shorts

Bamboo Underwear: We’ve Got You Covered!

Bamboo Underwear: We’ve Got You Covered!

In the business of men's underwear, comfort, sustainability, and style are the essentials we consider when crafting a new Mitch Dowd range. In 2008 we embarked on a new journey when Mitch Dowd’s Men’s bamboo underwear collection was created, a revolutionary range that ticked all the boxes. From unparalleled comfort to eco-conscious manufacturing, our bamboo undies offer a blend of luxury and sustainability that's hard to beat. Since then, we have constantly improved our bamboo undies, and created innovative styles and fits to suit Men of all shapes and sizes.   In this guide, we'll explore everything you need to know...

Bamboo Underwear: We’ve Got You Covered!

Stepping Up: Our Socks for Docs Collaboration to Support Healthcare Heroes!

Stepping Up: Our Socks for Docs Collaboration to Support Healthcare Heroes!

Since the ‘80s, we have been known around Australia for our fun & bold socks. At Mitch Dowd, we specialise in designing a wide range of both every day & novelty sock’s that add a pop of personality to any outfit or uniform. From eye-catching patterns and quirky designs to vibrant colours, our socks are crafted to spark joy with every step, which is why we knew Crazy Socks for Docs would be the perfect movement for us to be involved with, give back and shed light on a prominent issue.

Stepping Up: Our Socks for Docs Collaboration to Support Healthcare Heroes!

Leading the Way - Blog - Mitch Dowd

Leading the Way - Blog - Mitch Dowd

Mitch Dowd himself has always led the way in his personal life & ethics. He caught a tram when he & brother Jason sold Mitch Dowd to private equity in 2009. They bought their company back in 2010 & infused their core values once again into our culture. Mitch lives on a property on a mountain above Euroa which is surrounded by protected land. He built his home with a 6 star energy rating back when this was not easy to do.  Mitch has always been closely connected to the land through his art and values. Our focus on not...

Leading the Way - Blog - Mitch Dowd

Beliefs and Little Things - Blog - Mitch Dowd

Beliefs and Little Things - Blog - Mitch Dowd

Just like Mitch Dowd the company, Mitch the person has always leaned into green, and tried to leave a light footprint on the planet. With his brother Jason, they are building sustainability into the operations and culture of the company. Mitch spends most of his time at his off-grid property near Euroa. He planned and built a family home with a 6-star energy rating over 15 years ago (back when this was not easy to do) and is constantly evolving his sustainable living practices and relationship with the land. "Going 'green' is not just about offsetting emissions, that's just the...

Beliefs and Little Things - Blog - Mitch Dowd

Carbon Neutral - Blog - Mitch Dowd

Carbon Neutral - Blog - Mitch Dowd

At Mitch Dowd we set goals, and then we plan to smash them.By the end of 2021 all our products were completely carbon neutral, and before the end of 2023 our whole operation - from the boxers on your bum, to the lamp on Mitch's desk - became carbon neutral as promised.Also we now only use 'Repreve R' recycled polyester, and bamboo fibre has replaced over 75% of our cotton undies.We were the first wholesalers to insist that hanger company TIC recycled hangers from our product. It wasn't long before we ditched hangers all together, changing to flat pack garments...

Carbon Neutral - Blog - Mitch Dowd

No Rubbish Undies - Blog - Mitch Dowd

No Rubbish Undies - Blog - Mitch Dowd

We led the way in 2007, when we developed our first "Green" range of undies and sleepwear made from bamboo milk fibre & organic cotton.Our green message was in every Myer window across Australia, blazing a trail two years before the Greens had even won a federal seat!In 2020 we launched "Eco" undies and socks, made from recycled polyester 'Repreve R' and recycled cotton - using materials destined for landfill before we got hold of them.By 2021, all of our undies, socks and sleepwear were completely carbon neutral, certified by The Carbon Reduction Institute. We then achieved our pledge -...

No Rubbish Undies - Blog - Mitch Dowd

Mitch's Musing - Blog - Mitch Dowd

Mitch's Musing - Blog - Mitch Dowd

My first memory of having a belief in sustainable living was when l told dad off for throwing out a wrapper from the car window. He said “It’s only one piece of rubbish”, to which l replied “But dad, if everyone throws out one piece of rubbish it will be terrible”. And that belief l have carried through in life: we all as individuals can make a difference. Every little bit helps. For many years l supported and even wore the koala suit for The Wilderness Society. I marched, protested and voiced my beliefs to anyone who might listen. In...

Mitch's Musing - Blog - Mitch Dowd