About Us

The ORTC Story

What is ORTC?

ORTC Clothing Co (Pronounced O'R'T'C) is an Australian lifestyle label dedicated to creating timeless and enduring lifestyle pieces for Men, Women & Children.

At ORTC, quality is at the heart of everything we do. Our garments are constructed from premium natural fibres, such as cotton and linen, and our swimwear range is created from high quality recycled yarn, designed to stand the test of time.

Our effortless designs are relaxed and authentic, inspired by classic styles and a neutral colour palette, capturing the essence of a coastal Australian lifestyle.

Our Mission

Our mission is to create timeless and enduring lifestyle pieces that can be lived in and loved by all for generations to come.

Our History

Established in 2016 by friends, Charlie Hender and Will Swale, ORTC Clothing Co. was founded on an admiration of classic, quality design, and a vision to create timeless, ever lasting lifestyle pieces. The brand’s flagship store is located in Norwood, South Australia, with their iconic designs sold online globally.

Our Store

Located in ORTC Heartland, our flagship store is situated at 66 The Parade, Norwood. The store is full of natural light, open spaces, and beautiful neutral tones, creating a warm and inviting customer experience. Featuring locally sourced bespoke art and furniture pieces throughout, the store is a space where our community can get the full ORTC experience in person.

What sets us apart

Timeless Design


Crisp, Clean & Timeless

Our clean silhouettes and neutral colour palette create effortless, generational garments constructed from premium natural and recycled fabrics. Our garments are sophisticated, yet relaxed, our inspiration is derived from classic styles and a neutral colour palette. Quality is at the heart of our design ethos.



Quality is at the heart of everything we do

We work extremely closely with our manufacturers and suppliers to ensure we are sourcing fabrics of the highest quality and durability. All garments are constructed from premium raw materials using advanced techniques to ensure they stand the test of time.



We care about our future

We genuinely care about the planet and our future which is why we are working hard to reduce our environmental footprint. We have employed the use of recyclable and biodegradable packaging, recycled yarns and fabrics and adapted to a slow fashion approach. We acknowledge that we still have a long way to go in this area, but we are committed to change.

Community & Collaborations

At ORTC Clothing Co. we are passionate about our people and our communities, which is why we are supporting various causes through unique collaborations with the common goal to constantly give back.

Our Store

66 The Parade
Norwood, SA, 5067

Mon: 10am - 5pm
Tues: 10am - 5pm
Wed: 10am - 5pm
Thurs: 10am - 7pm
Fri: 10am - 5pm
Sat: 10am - 4pm
Sun: 11am - 3pm