We bring you our top 50 British-made menswear brands.
Stay on top of your sartorial game and support British design and manufacturing by visiting the stylish, quality menswear brands on our list. Every single one is made in Britain and 100% authentic!
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.
Teddy Edward offers an exclusive range of luxury British-made men’s clothing. Their country to town collection is 100% British, with a mix of new classics and modern pieces.
Founded by ex-menswear agent, Robert Haigh, Russell & Robe is a 100% British luxury menswear brand. With an international outlook and global appeal, Russell & Robe only use wool and cashmere woven in the UK for both formal and casual wear.
Ross Barr is a menswear fashion, lifestyle & heritage brand that champions the craftsmanship and quality of British manufacturing. ‘Every Stitch & Every Thread Authentically British’.
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.
Cordings of Piccadilly have been selling British clothing for 175 years. Their clients over the years have included the Queen Mother, Wallis Simpson; and they even kitted out Stanley before his expedition to find Dr Livingstone. Co-owned by Eric Clapton, the store still prides itself in supporting British manufacturing and ensuring British traditional clothing is still made here in the U.K
Shackleton is an authentic made-in-Britain brand, inspired by the legendary Antarctic explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton, and part-owned by the great man’s granddaughter, Alexandra. The brand’s signature roll-neck sweater, knitted in British-grown wool, is a replica of Sir Ernest Shackleton’s own sweater, worn on the Endurance expedition of 1914-16.
Ramnation is founded on the belief that what you wear matters – and so does its provenance. Ramnation mens outerwear and accessories are made from the wool of Britain’s traditional and rare breed sheep – British from sheep to shop.
Dashing Tweeds is Britain’s latest tweed textile company. To re-fashion tweed for our time, Dashing Tweeds offers ready to wear garments and accessories. These include the Scooter Coat, Brigandine, Cycle Jacket, Classic Jacket and a range of men’s accessories all developed and made in the UK.
Established in 1865 and located at number 10 Savile Row, Dege & Skinner is one of only two family-run bespoke tailoring houses to remain on the Row and the only one to cut bespoke shirts on the premises.
Realm & Empire is a contemporary menswear brand whose collections are inspired by the Imperial War Museum archives. They have expanded their Made in England collection to include an authentic range of jackets and trousers, made exclusively in Blackburn by one of the UK’s longest serving clothing manufacturers.
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.
All of Barrington Ayre’s clothing is made right here in England, apart from their bespoke shirts that are made in France. Barrington Ayre’s leather wear is made in London and the rest of their clothing is made in their workrooms in Yorkshire.
At Purple Hat the shorter man is their priority. Their range of menswear is specifically designed to deliver proportional sized high quality ready to wear clothing, for men under the height of 5’8″. They have developed a sizing system based on height, weight and body type to ensure a better fit for the shorter man, something that conventional men’s clothing brands do not do.
Psych produce garments with simple lines for style and elegance; they have a range of shirts, some for a more casual look which stand out when teamed with a casual bottoms and some for a more stylish elegant look which shine when teamed with a jacket or sports coat.
Tina Loder’s men’s bespoke business is by appointment only, in Savile Row and everything is made by hand using British wools, tweeds and worsteds.
With a nod to highland heritage, Killer Kilts have taken centuries of tradition and fused it with the very best in contemporary design. They have created a range of modern kilts which are stylish, functional and versatile, blurring the lines between urban fashion and practicality.
Anthony & Brown create clothing distinctive enough for the city streets, and familiar enough for the rambling countryside, they know where they’ve come from and are are proud to support British heritage and manufacturing.
Son of Zeus aim to bridge the worlds of streetwear and high fashion. They are focused on fabrics and fit and use professional and skilled UK based manufacturers who shares their vision of uniquely designed and exquisitely British-made products.
Pajotten is a contemporary new sustainable British clothing brand creating simple, quiet, wearable clothes with a contemporary feel to them. Detailing is considered and kept to a utilitarian minimum.
Wadsworth and Wells’ essential collection focuses on minimalist, contemporary, ready-to-wear products – engineered to make choosing what to wear a pleasure, not a chore. Polos, T-shirts, sweatshirts & Oxford shirts are all crafted in the UK.
Shirt Back & Sides customise fancy back or fully fancied shirts. You can choose different styles of shirts from their range of formal, dress shirts or waistcoats with your choice of pockets and other design features. Every garment they make is unique and each has a certificate of authenticity stating how many of that pattern has been made to date.
Sir Plus crafts menswear using the finest quality surplus and sustainable fabrics. The majority of their garments are made in the UK, their knitwear is made from 100% British wool, and dressing gowns and boxers are made from Liberty London print cotton.
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.
Drakes shirts are all made to exacting standards in their shirting factory in Somerset. Their easyday ties are cut to an ever-so-slightly-slimmer width of 7cm and all made in their factory in East London.
Budd Shirtmakers are one of the few remaining West End shirtmakers to still have its own cutting room on the premises. As well as shirts, Budd carries an extensive range of dresswear, nightwear, a selection of ties and bow ties, braces, socks, and many more accessories. They are passionate in celebrating and supporting British craft and workmanship and all of their product is sourced in theUK.
Timothy Everest is a unique tailoring brand, established in the heart of Spitalfields, East London in the early ‘90s. Offering Bespoke, made-to-measure and ready-to-wear, their clients are invited to explore their unique style across various price points and requirements. From sharply tailored 3 piece suits, to soft unstructured jackets and luxuriously soft cashmere blend jumpers to selvedge denim.
Smyth & Gibson was founded by Richard Gibson and, together with his wife Selena, they continue the long tradition of skilled shirt making in Derry. Their shirts are cut by hand at their factory in Derry, Northern Ireland, where their stitchers are accomplished in single French needle seaming which allows for matching stripes and checks at the sleeve head, collar points, gauntlet, placket and yoke.
Geoff Stocker produces printed silk accessories for men using his own surface pattern designs and are printed and finished by UK factories under his own supervision. His range includes men’s silk dress scarves, neck ties and dressing gowns.
Crowther/Plant only use fine organic cotton, their yarns are responsibly sourced from India and knitted in the UK. They work closely with factories to make sure their expert fabric knitters and manufacturing partners use the very best of British craftsmanship. This also helps them to minimise their footprint and encourage UK manufacturing.
Imtayaz Qassim is a conceptual UK based luxury menswear brand. All production is done in London by a boutique garment manufacturing house and every item and step of the process is over seen by Imtayaz. All design, patterning and sampling is done in house.
Joe & Co are luxury garment engineers of British work wear from Manchester. Their garments are hand crafted in the old mill towns & villages of North West England, producing limited pieces in small batches of quality workmanship, to create timeless garments, that are made to last.
Touch of Tweed are a British made clothing brand, inspired by the love of country and coastal wear, combining both, to create a go to garment for long country walks, a day on the beach or that summers evening BBQ.
Gordon Nicolson has over thirty years experience in crafting kilts. Any tartan is available or tartan design is also possible. Nicolson’s pride themselves on the quality of the kilts they make using the finest quality hand stitching and shaping that goes into every pleat to ensure the perfect fit and hang and swing in the kilt.
Since 2012 Dawson Denim have built a collection of denim workwear using traditional techniques. Inspired by the past but with improvements for modern living. Their collection is functional and understated, designed with personal attention to detail. Each piece made by hand in their workshop in Brighton.
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.
Lutwyche produces luxurious hand-crafted menswear, using traditional English artisan techniques. Offering ready-to-wear, made-to-measure and bespoke tailoring. All of the clothing is individually hand-cut, made and finished in their own unique workshop in England.
Captain Charles Currey, CBE, RN, established his company in 1946 by redesigning the Royal Navy knife. Today the company continues to make the world famous Currey Lockspike knives, rigging tools and safety harness buckles and also weaves its own cotton and woollen cloth, which is made into technical clothing for marine and country use.
Community Clothing is a manufacturer’s cooperative with a simple mission; to make excellent quality affordable clothes for men and women, to create great jobs for skilled workers and by doing this help to restore real pride in Britain’s textile communities.
Tress Clothing is a London based brand. Headed up by founder/owner Stephen Skeete, a man who takes pride in standing by and supporting UK manufacturing. It is part of the Tress Clothing ethos that they fully embrace British manufacturers, sourcing products from mills across the UK.
Cragg & Tail
Cragg & Tail don’t believe tartan is only for kilts. They want you to embrace the beautiful pattern of so many varieties and look smart every day without looking too formal. They use UK manufacturers and suppliers to make high standard, high quality designed products.
Old Town design an evolving range of everyday clothing. They produce around seventy garments per week from their own workshop using British cottons, woollens and linens wherever possible. The aim of the design is for simplicity and restraint with minimal styling, letting the construction influence the look. References are made to costume of the past but the intention is for contemporary relevance.
Susannah Hall Tailors was set up, and has continued to grow using only UK makers for bespoke tailoring and shirt making, always holding the strong belief that we should support British makers. Susannah Hall now includes new and exciting UK designers in order to offer a wonderful variety of ties and accessories to her collection.
Grenfell, a British clothing brand established in 1923, is made in London. Favoured by British Royalty, adventurers, aviatrixes, racing drivers & style icons it is named after pioneering missionary Sir Wilfred Thomason Grenfell. Grenfell and its signature Cloth soon became known as the best technical fabric around, with this so-called ‘wonder cloth’ a must-have item for those in the know.
Josery is a small knitting and garment manufacturing company employing about 15 people. Their skills include flat and circular knitting, garment cutting, sewing machining, screen printing, embroidery and embroidery design and digitising. Their garment range includes Polo Shirts, T-Shirts, Sweatshirts and Hoodies for men,
Huit Denim make jeans exclusively in Cardigan where 400 people used to make jeans. before the factory closed. The Hiut Denim Company was started to bring back jeans manufacturing and to use all those skills in the area.
E. Tautz champion the notion of dressing properly and of men taking pride in what they wear. Much of their product is made in their own factory in Blackburn Lancashire. The remainder is sourced predominantly from a small number of mills and manufacturers in the UK.
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