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Keep your mechanics and technicians safe while building your corporate image with our flexible range of automotive uniforms and accessories, available Australia-wide. Our automotive workwear covers all areas of the motor industry, with off-the-rack and bespoke solutions for everything from sales uniforms for brand-specific dealerships and car rental companies to branded overalls and personal protective equipment (PPE) for service centres.
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A team uniform at a glance can seem like a clever branding vehicle and a regime for embedding consistency within a large team – or
It has been a fantastic experience and partnership working with Total Image Group to design the inaugural staff uniforms at the new world-class Allianz Stadium and updating uniforms for the Sydney Cricket Ground. The Moore Park precinct is iconic around the world and it’s fitting our new uniform design reflects our famous sporting and entertainment site that’s steeped in history that creates world-class experiences for the millions of members and spectators who visit each year.
Pamela and the team at Total Image Group are everything we look for in a partner; entrepreneurial Aussies who have worked hard to achieve great things and are truly excited about helping bring Bonza to life.
TIG is amazing to work with in organising and supplying high quality uniforms! Recently all F and B uniforms at West HQ. Highly Recommended
On behalf of The Whiddon Group let me express my appreciation to you and the team for the uniform range that you designed and created for us. Not only was everything of the highest quality but the service we received throughout the whole process from undertaking the surveys to find out what our staff wanted through to fit outs and launch were impeccable. We couldn’t be happier with the range.
On behalf of Arcare Aged Care let me express my deepest appreciation to Total Image Group the fantastic work behind developing and supplying our uniform range. We have received nothing but the highest standards in customer service and the range developed has been well thought out to cater to the variety of staff and departments that we have. We find Total Image a great company to deal with. They are professional and prompt, and always helpful when we have inquiries. Their deliveries are within the specified time frame, and any issues are always rectified quickly. Our employees feel great and look tidy wearing them, and we have never received any negative feedback regarding their quality.
On behalf of Dan Murphy's let me express my appreciation to you and the team for the designs you created for our Dan Murphy's preferred dress. Your fashion-forward insights were valued along with your efficient and professional manner, which saw that our requirements were met. The experience was smooth and enjoyable from start to finish. The outcome of the new design is the perfect fit for our team. We look forward to working with you again.
We have been dealing with Total Image for just over 18 months, which has involved totally outfitting 160 staff due to a corporate rebranding project. During this time we have found Pamela and her staff to be very professional. The fit-out process through to the ordering and delivery has been fairly seamless. Even when we have experienced a minor hiccup, the service of the sales and support staff has been very efficient and we have had things resolved in a timely manner.
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We are proudly part of the Australasian Circular Textile Association (ACTA) working to drive circularity to realise full resource efficiency for all uniforms and workwear within Australia.
We are working towards a sustainable future. We want to ensure that we protect our environment and do everything we can to contribute to the longevity of our precious planet
Our bespoke service goes beyond the design and supply of your fashion forward new uniforms.
We can create you a complete custom uniform range or build a new uniform from our existing range, curating the right pieces with little touches that make it your own.
We offer a complete service portfolio that we can tailor to your needs.
We carry out staff engagement surveys and uniform fit outs to ensure your team are aware and happy with their new uniform.
Do you have multiple locations nationally? We are well equipped to manage multi-locations as well as help with your allocation and subsidies if these are required.
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Custom Automotive Uniforms
Your Business Isn’t Ordinary, So Why Should Your Uniform Be?
Automotive uniforms are is more than overalls and polo shirts, they keep your employees safe, and it’s a chance to unify your team and embody your brand. Differentiate yourself amongst competitors and communicate your values to customers with a coordinated and functional dress range that represents your company.
We offer a comprehensive workwear range, with shirts, shorts, pants, outerwear and accessories designed to keep your technicians safe and comfortable, as well as a suiting range to make sure your sales people, administration and head office staff can make the very best first impression.
Automotive uniforms need to prioritise functionality, from design to fabric. Our polos and workwear shirts maximise breathability and moisture wicking, to maintain comfort when performing strenuous physical labour. Suiting, blouses and shirts utilise high-quality fabrics that are breathable, durable, and easy to move in, whilst still looking tailored and refined. Plus, cutting edge eco-materials such as recycled poly and bamboo offer an ethical alternative across tees and polo shirts.
We never take a “one size fits all” approach to designing your automotive uniform range. Your unique brand deserves a uniform that works best for you, and our “fashion-first” ethos ensures a constantly evolving range and recommendations that reflect your brand. Gone are the days of passe and outdated uniform designs; we believe in automotive uniforms that are both functional and appealing.
Australia's Largest Uniform Range
Total Image Group are the leading distributor of branded clothing and accessories across Australia. We have an extensive stock product range and specialise in coordinating uniform ranges based on our clients’ requirements, working environment, job roles and overall brand image.
Our longstanding relationship with Australia’s leading uniform suppliers means we have the very best in uniform options available. We have high-quality garments and accessories from brands including Fashion Biz, Gloweave, City Collection, Syzmik, JB’s Wear, DNC, CHEFWORKS, Identitee, Van Heusen, Stencil, James Harvest, AS Colour and many more.
Whether you are looking for suiting, tees, hoodies, chinos, workwear, hi vis, face masks, aprons, scrubs, shirts, promotional merchandise, team wear or even school leavers jerseys, we have it available.
Our goal is to make sure that your uniform is the perfect fit for your brand, and with our extensive range of stock garments and accessories, we can create a unique look for your business. Contact us now, or browse the range and request a quote.
For Businesses Great and Small
From local cafes to nationwide brands, we will happily cater to businesses of any size.
Our minimum branded garment order quanity is 12 – in any mix of colours and styles!
Custom Uniform Design and Range Consultation
Ready for a refresh, a rebrand, a reimagining? Unfortunately, your uniform is more than one click away.
That’s because at Total Image Group, we go beyond colours, styles and sizes. We want to work closely with you to design a uniform that tells your story, that fits your staff and clients, and will be able to grow alongside your brand. That takes more than just a simple online order.
Depending on your requirements, we can offer you the following options:
Complete custom packages: when you want to weave your brand story into every uniform, customising gives you design freedom. From custom fabrics to designing bespoke brand pieces, the little details like coloured buttons, where you place the logo, an on-brand colour trim… they’re what create a uniform your people are proud to wear.
Specialised Uniform consultation: we build your brand uniform from our existing range, curating the right pieces with the little touches that make it your own. We know there is no one way of doing things which is why we offer our expert advice to ensure not only your uniform launch and roll out are a success, but the right support and processes are in place.
Fill out an enquiry form, or browse our range and request a quote, to be put in touch with our Uniform Experts who will liaise with you to find your perfect fit.
Take every opportunity to communicate your businesses’ values, strengths and individuality by including high-quality, customised branding to your uniform range. Integrating your unique logo, tagline or brand imagery into a considered uniform range not only unifies your team, but elevates the customer experience.
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Embroidery thread is fine but durable, meaning that we can capture the details of your branding and keep it preserved for hundreds of washes without fading or damage.
Screen printing allows you to recreate large, bright, or intricate branding that isn’t possible with embroidery. Screen printing is ideal for hi-vis workwear, shirts, or polos, or branded promotional material,
Heat transfer can create complicated graphics, bright imagery and even photos that can be printed onto t-shirts or promotional products.
We’re Australia’s uniform specialists, creating fashion forward uniforms for brands across corporate, retail, hospitality, automotive, sporting, healthcare, industrial and fitness sectors.
From idea to implementation, we’re here to support every part of your company’s uniform journey.
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We’re working towards a kinder, more sustainable future.
We offer a range of sustainable fabrics, have ditched swing-tags that would otherwise go straight to landfill, use zero-waste packaging and are working with partners to close the loop on sustainable uniform production.
Read more about our Sustainability Commitment.
Our ethical supplier sourcing policy puts every link in the supply chain in the spotlight for a transparent view of providers and manufacturers across labour, human rights, fair working conditions and environmental protection.
We also believe in investing in our people and in our local community.
Read more about our Corporate & Social Responsibility.
Your Automotive Uniform FAQs Answered
Automotive uniforms are specialised clothing worn by individuals in the automotive industry, such as mechanics and technicians. These uniforms typically feature the company’s logo and branding for easy identification, provide safety and durability features to protect workers from hazards, and are designed for easy cleaning due to the often dirty and oily nature of the work.
Overall, automotive uniforms serve to promote professionalism, safety, and functionality among automotive industry personnel.
Automotive uniforms play a pivotal role in the industry due to their multifaceted benefits. They ensure a cohesive and professional appearance among employees, bolstering the overall image of automotive businesses. Safety is paramount, and these uniforms often incorporate features like reflective strips or flame-resistant materials, safeguarding workers from potential hazards inherent to the automotive field.
Furthermore, automotive uniforms aid in clear employee-customer differentiation, facilitating customer interactions. Lastly, they foster a sense of team spirit and pride among automotive professionals, fostering a positive work atmosphere and increased productivity.
Automotive uniforms differ from regular workwear by being tailored for the unique needs of the automotive industry.
They include safety features, adhere to a company dress code for consistency, often bear company branding, and require stricter maintenance. Regular workwear lacks these industry-specific considerations.
Automotive uniforms should incorporate essential safety features to protect workers in the industry. These features typically include flame-resistant materials to guard against potential fire hazards, high-visibility elements like reflective strips to enhance visibility in low-light conditions, and reinforced, durable fabrics to withstand the wear and tear associated with automotive work. Additionally, uniforms may have specialised pockets and loops for carrying tools and equipment, ensuring that employees have easy access to the tools they need while minimising the risk of accidents.
Certainly, you have plenty of options! You can opt for something as straightforward as assigning a distinct colour to each department, or you can create a variety of styles that complement each other, such as a technician’s attire and an office/administrative outfit.
Automotive uniforms are typically made from durable and comfortable materials that can withstand the demands of the automotive industry. Common materials include cotton and polyester blends, which offer breathability and moisture-wicking properties to keep workers comfortable in various weather conditions.
Additionally, many automotive uniforms incorporate synthetic fabrics like ripstop or twill for added durability and resistance to tears and abrasions. These uniforms often feature reinforced stitching in high-stress areas and may include specialised coatings or treatments to repel oil, grease, and other common automotive fluids, helping to keep workers clean and protected during their tasks.
While there may not be specific Automotive uniform regulations, safety standards related to PPE, high-visibility clothing, fire-resistant clothing, respiratory protection, and general workplace safety should be adhered to in the automotive industry to ensure the safety of workers, with specific requirements varying based on tasks and workplace conditions. To ensure compliance, employers should stay informed about the latest safety regulations, and employees should be aware of their rights and responsibilities concerning workplace safety. It is advisable to consult with the relevant authorities or safety experts for the most current information.
Choosing the right fabric for automotive uniforms necessitates a careful balance between factors such as durability, safety, comfort, and cost-effectiveness. Opt for fabrics known for their durability, stain resistance, and ease of maintenance to withstand tough automotive environments.
Consider safety requirements, such as flame-resistant or high-visibility fabrics, depending on the tasks performed. Prioritise comfort with breathable and moisture-wicking materials, and factor in climate conditions and layering needs. Read our blog to learn more about finding the perfect fabric: https://totalimagegroup.com.au/choosing-the-right-fabric-for-your-uniforms-comfort-durability-and-style/
Automotive uniforms come in a variety of colours, but the choice often depends on the preferences of your automotive shop or dealership, as well as any branding or safety considerations. Some popular colour options for automotive uniforms include:
- Navy Blue: Navy blue is a classic and professional colour choice for automotive uniforms. It gives a sense of authority and cleanliness.
- Black: Black uniforms convey a sleek and modern look. They can also hide dirt and stains well, which is practical in an automotive environment.
- Grey: Gray uniforms are a neutral and versatile choice. They can look both professional and approachable.
- Red: Red can be a bold and attention-grabbing colour for automotive uniforms. It can convey energy and enthusiasm.
- Green: Green uniforms can be associated with environmental or eco-friendly themes, which may be suitable for shops specialising in hybrid or electric vehicles.
- Yellow or Orange: Bright colours like yellow or orange can be used for high visibility and safety, particularly for employees working in or around moving vehicles.
- Two-Tone Combinations: Some automotive businesses opt for two-tone uniforms, such as black and red, blue and grey, or other combinations that align with their branding.
- Custom Colours: Many automotive businesses choose custom colours to match their brand identity or to stand out in the market. These colours can vary widely and often include company logos and emblems.
It’s essential to consider factors like branding, safety, and employee comfort when selecting the colour of automotive uniforms.
Absolutely! Your uniform can be customised with your logo, tagline, supplier/sponsor names, and even the names of your employees!
To ensure comfortable automotive uniforms, focus on quality, breathability, and sizing. Choose high-quality, breathable fabrics with moisture-wicking properties to keep employees cool and dry during demanding tasks. Incorporate stretch fabrics for flexibility. Provide a range of sizes and guidance through charts or guides. Consider custom sizing for critical roles, promoting comfort and productivity.
The choice of closures for automotive uniforms will depend on various factors, including the specific requirements of the job, safety considerations, and personal preferences.
Here are some closure options commonly used for automotive uniforms:
- Snap Buttons: Snap buttons are quick and easy to fasten and unfasten, making them a good choice for uniforms that may need to be removed quickly in case of emergency. They are durable and can withstand the rigors of automotive work.
- Traditional Buttons: Traditional sew-on buttons can also be used, but they may be less convenient than snap buttons. They are, however, a more classic and professional choice.
- Concealed Zippers: Concealed or invisible zippers are often used in automotive uniforms. They provide a clean and streamlined look and can be less likely to catch on objects or machinery.
- Metal Zippers: Metal zippers are durable and can withstand heavy use, making them suitable for automotive workwear. They are often used on coveralls and work jackets.
- Velcro Closures: Velcro closures are easy to fasten and unfasten, making them a practical choice for uniforms that need to be removed quickly. However, they may accumulate dirt and debris over time, which can affect their performance.
- Metal Snap Fasteners: Metal snap fasteners are sturdy and can be used for securing pockets, cuffs, and collars on automotive uniforms. They are easy to use and durable.
Elastic Waistbands and Drawstrings:
- Elastic waistbands and drawstrings are often used in automotive pants and shorts to provide a secure and adjustable fit.
Buckles and Straps:
- Buckles and straps can be used for added adjustability and functionality in automotive uniforms, particularly in coveralls or work aprons.
It is essential for employers to conduct a risk assessment to determine whether flame-resistant uniforms are necessary for their particular work environment and to comply with safety regulations to safeguard their employees’ well-being.
Proper care and maintenance of automotive uniforms are crucial. These uniforms face challenges like grease and hazardous substances. Follow washing instructions, deal with stains promptly, and inspect for wear and tear. Timely repairs or replacements ensure a professional appearance and safety standards. This maintains the uniforms’ functionality and safety features needed for the job.
Moisture-wicking fabrics in automotive uniforms keep workers dry, comfortable, and odor-free. They regulate temperature, resist wear, and maintain a professional look, while also enhancing safety in high-visibility settings.
Designing functional and stylish uniforms means striking a balance between practicality and aesthetics. Consider the purpose, choose appropriate materials, ensure comfort, and incorporate brand identity. Durability, customisation, and user feedback are key, along with compliance, sustainability, and budget considerations, to create uniforms that look great and serve their purpose effectively.
Balancing branding and functionality in automotive uniforms requires integrating brand elements effectively while prioritising practicality and safety. Durable, stain-resistant materials, custom touches, and employee input are key considerations, ensuring uniforms represent the brand and provide comfort for workers in this demanding industry.
Yes! We can help you with almost all your uniform and PPE needs!
To make automotive uniforms easy to clean, choose stain-resistant fabrics, dark colours, and quality construction. Provide clear cleaning instructions, encourage regular laundering, and offer spare uniforms. These steps ensure that uniforms stay presentable in the demanding automotive environment.
Certainly, we can assist you in discovering the ideal garment or fabric to incorporate into your collection!
Yes, We can help you create a Transeasonal range that keeps your team prepared for all weather!
We can help you create a range that is specialised for automotive technicians who work with electric vehicles. They often include features such as flame-resistant materials, high-visibility elements, and extra insulation to protect against electrical hazards.
The expected lifespan of an automotive uniform varies based on factors such as its quality, frequency of use, and the nature of the work. High-quality uniforms tend to last longer. Frequent use and physically demanding tasks can lead to shorter lifespans. Proper care and maintenance, including regular washing, can extend the uniform’s life.
Designing automotive uniforms for customer service personnel involves considerations of professionalism, branding, comfort, durability, and functionality. These uniforms should project a polished image, offer a comfortable fit, and be durable for various working conditions.
Functional features like pockets and easy maintenance are essential, as are safety considerations and climate-appropriate designs. Involving employees in the design process can provide valuable insights into their preferences, contributing to a positive customer experience.
In the automotive industry, address uniform wear and tear through high-quality uniforms, regular maintenance, proper sizing, and clear replacement policies. Encourage stain management, offer safety gear, and provide training on uniform care. Periodic assessments and employee feedback help maintain a polished appearance while extending a uniform’s lifespan.
Certainly, automotive businesses offer uniform options for management and administrative staff to maintain a professional and consistent appearance. These uniforms align with the company’s brand image and dress code policies, including business attire like shirts, slacks, or skirts, along with accessories. Some roles may require lab coats or specialised attire. Name badges or ID cards are often provided for identification. Uniform choices vary depending on the company’s culture and needs.
Footwear recommendations for automotive uniforms depend on the role and safety requirements. Mechanics and technicians often wear steel-toed or composite-toed work boots with slip-resistant soles for protection and comfort in the garage. Customer service and administrative staff typically opt for business-casual or professional footwear, like leather dress shoes or non-slip dress shoes, suitable for office or showroom environments while adhering to the dress code and ensuring comfort and safety.
Automotive uniforms often need to adhere to specific health and safety regulations. These regulations can vary by region and job role but may include requirements for protective clothing, high-visibility attire, appropriate footwear, and other personal protective equipment. Compliance with these regulations is crucial to ensure employee safety in automotive workplaces.
To design uniforms for easy and quick wear, incorporate front closures like buttons or zippers, elastic waistbands, and adjustable features. Consider magnetic closures for added convenience. Opt for loose-fit designs to allow for easy movement, and for footwear, select slip-on options to eliminate the need for laces or buckles.
Certainly, we have the flexibility to provide ready-made garments with specific features, or we can create a custom uniform collection tailored to your needs, incorporating any desired features to enhance convenience and comfort for your employees.