Best of British Menswear Brands and UK Clothing for Men
There are a lot of great British menswear brands out there. But which ones are the best? And what makes them so great? In this article, we'll take a look at the best on offer for UK clothing for men and why you should consider them when shopping for men's clothing.
Stay on top of your sartorial game and support British design and manufacturing by visiting the stylish, quality UK clothing for men brands on our list. Every single one is made in Britain and 100% authentic!
Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing
Wolf in Sheep's Clothing design, cut and manufacture a range of luxury clothes for men. Their products include shirts, jackets, coats and boxer shorts and offer delivery to over 40 countries worldwide.
Based in Hebden Bridge, on the Pennine hills, HebTroCo only sell products that are made in the north of England. They offer a lifetime guarantee for all manufacturing defects.
They sold their first batch of trousers in 2016 and since then have launched custom belts, a range of boots, made by England’s last heavy bootmaker and jackets made from British woven cloth.
The Cotton London
The Cotton London is a quintessentially British brand providing luxury UK clothing for men in Supima Cotton. The Cotton London prides itself on understated luxury, unmatched elegance and innovation in their product lines which include premium printed t-shirts and made to order t-shirts.
They utilise luxurious high-end cotton fabrics, modern technology, skilled artisan craftsmanship, superb customer experience, and an ethical and sustainable basis for their product line.
Paul James Knitwear
Paul James are a luxury, Leicestershire-based knitwear manufacturer. They strive to deliver the purest knitwear experience, which is why they shun man-made fibres, instead using only 100% natural fibre yarns in the production of their knitwear.
*Not all of the Paul James Knitwear collection is made in the UK
&SONS Trading Co
The &SONS project is the creation of a range of unique workwear clothing designed by and for craftspeople, artisan makers, and creative pioneers in their chosen fields of endeavour. They take the best from the past to create clothing for the here and now.
*Not all of the &SONS collection is made in the UK
Mars Knitwear is a Leicester based knitwear manufacturer that has been producing the finest quality knitwear since 1994. All of their products are designed, manufactured, and carefully inspected in-house by their team of experts.
Emma Willis is an English shirt maker in London. In 1999, she opened her shop in Jermyn Street, on the corner of St James's and in 2010 her English shirt-making factory opened in the centre of historic Gloucester.
Her philosophy is to adhere to traditional English shirt-making techniques, using luxurious Swiss and West Indian Sea Island cottons.
Colourways Textiles specialise in manufacturing luxury essentials in the UK for high-end brands since 1972 and now they bring customers the finest luxury garments at affordable prices by selling direct to you from their factory.
United Overalls are a brand based in London, using Selvedge Denim woven in Lancashire and constructing every pair in North London. They want to show the world that the UK can make the best jeans by working with the only Denim Mill in England and the best jeans manufacturer in the UK.
For the past two years they have been striving to make the highest quality denim jeans using English Woven Selvedge Denim.
Geoff Stocker produces printed silk accessories for men using his own surface pattern designs and is printed and finished by UK factories under his own supervision. His range includes men’s silk dress scarves, neckties and dressing gowns.
Pajotten is a contemporary sustainable British clothing brand creating simple, quiet, wearable clothes with a contemporary feel to them. Detailing is considered and kept to a utilitarian minimum.
Colhay’s specialises in Scottish made, heirloom-quality knitwear that lasts generations, in contemporary fits and styles. Championing the dignity of craft, and a return to an old philosophy of garment making which puts quality above all else.
Blackhorse Lane Ateliers
Blackhorse Lane Atelier manufactures their own ready-to-wear line of selvedge & organic raw denim jeans. They offer multiple fits from modern slim to vintage straight, in multiple raw denims.
They've collaborated with like-minded brands including Drake’s, Christopher Raeburn, King & Tuckfield and more. They offer sampling & production services for clothing made with denim and similar heavy fabrics.
Community Clothing is a manufacturer’s cooperative with a simple mission; to make excellent quality affordable UK clothing for men, to create great jobs for skilled workers and by doing this help to restore real pride in Britain’s textile communities.
Drakes shirts are all made to exacting standards in their shirting factory in Somerset. Their easy day ties are cut to an ever-so-slightly-slimmer width of 7cm and all made in their factory in East London.
Based in Cardigan, West Wales Hiut Denim make jeans. The town used to have Britain’s biggest jeans factory. It made 35,000 pairs every week for nearly 40 years. Then one day it closed. They are trying to get their local town making jeans again.
John Smedley are creators of the World’s Finest Knitwear. Established in 1784, they are the oldest manufacturing factory in the world, crafting beautiful, high-quality garments that are designed to last, made in Britain and distributed the world over.
Lavenham is an equestrian outfitter but today makes clothing and has collaborated with a number of brands such as of Kenzo, Joe Casely-Hayford and iconic brand Fred Perry. Lavenham remains true to its origins as an equestrian outfitter, with a dedication to providing the best things on horseback; fit for purpose and unmistakably British.
Peregrine was and still is very much is a family brand. Every step from the very first design to the finishing stitch is executed here in the UK, producing the same British clothing staples that have been worn and cherished for years but with a contemporary twist.
Private White VC
Based in the heart of Manchester, Private White V.C. is managed by World War I Victoria Cross recipient Private Jack White’s great grandchildren. In operation for over 100 years, they continue to produce garments in an honest and traditional way, using only the finest British fabrics, trims, and components, sourced locally where possible.