With wedding season upon us, we bring you our top 25 British-made brands to help you create your perfect wedding outfit
From the bride and groom, to your guests, our list includes British-made brands to get everyone looking their very best for the big day.
Tiffany Rose are British designers of special occasion maternity wear. With a sense of style and occasion sewn into every garment, they offer pregnant women the chance to treat themselves to a special outfit, stress free and with peace of mind. Their unique designs, exquisite fabrics and flattering cuts have drawn the attention of thousands of women, not to mention celebrities including Emma Bunton, Myleene Klass and Holly Willoughby who have worn Tiffany Rose designs to high profile events.
Alie Street make exquisite ready-to-wear wedding dresses crafted out of romantic lace, sensuous satins, and sprays of floral embroidery. They also have a range of occasion wear dresses especially for wedding guests, all Made in Britain in flattering classic, vintage, and retro inspired styles. Each Alie Street dress is enduringly beautiful and timeless.
Specialists in country clothing as well as tweed wedding clothing. Everything from house shoes to tweed suits, shooting suits to business suits, dressing gowns to leather wear and everything in between.
Chloe Haywood designs eco chic millinery – which doesn’t cost the earth. She won ‘Made in Britain’ Fashion Accessory Designer of the Year 2015 and 2016, is an Ethical Fashion Forum 500 Member. Her designs have been featured in Vogue, Elle, The Wedding Magazine & ES Magazine.
Established in 2014, Cravat Club, an online menswear store, specialises in British-made silk day cravats, neckties, scarves and pocket squares for the style-conscious and well-groomed gentleman.
David Nieper is a British fashion house designing and manufacturing luxury women’s clothing, perfect for Mother-of-the-bride. From the design table to hand-finishing, every part of the manufacturing process of their own label garments takes place at their studio and workrooms in Alfreton, Derbyshire.
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.
Emma Willis is shirt maker in London, designing and making luxury shirts, all made in England. 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.
Freed of London is the world’s leading designer and manufacturer of professional dance shoes. With a history extending to 1929, Freed of London continues to utilise traditional shoe making methods, and have recently applied these skills to a bridal and fashion collection of women’s shoes.
Furious Goose is a new made-in-UK brand that is disrupting the world of high-end accessories with a healthy streak of British eccentricity. They are unashamedly digital in approach with crisp, computer generated, vector creatives and eye-popping colour. Although they look to the future, their products are made with the highest quality silks and are hand finished in the traditional manner by experts in England.
Geoff Stocker is a Menswear brand launched in April 2014 producing a range of highly original printed silk pocket squares, neck ties and scarves.
The signature design style is very fluid, varying from quietly classic and understated, through to graphic and hard edged. All products are made in Britain.
Filiz Darby London creates beautiful womenswear and occasion wear pieces. All the collection is designed and made in London using fine quality fabrics and trimmings. The designs are created in simple, elegant and sophisticated silhouettes. Filiz Darby London provides made to order bridal wear for brides to be, who want to have something unique for their wedding.
The Joseph Azagury collection of women’s footwear is recognised as one of the UK ‘s leading footwear brands. His exquisite designs are handmade in his London atelier, using the finest quality materials. Jospeh Azagury also make shoes to order for your special occasion.
Judy Bentinck creates exclusive and unique hats and headpieces as bespoke commissions at her Central London millinery studio. Whether you’re looking for something stylish, sophisticated or head turning, for a wedding or a special occasion, Judy will create the perfect hat for you.
Lady Sharma Millinery is a British brand that offers bespoke design and ready to wear collections, focusing on handcrafting each hat and headpiece with attention to detail, and mixing traditional millinery skills with some edgy design.
Maggie Mowbray designs and creates luxurious and wearable headwear for her customers around the world. All of her hats and headpieces are designed and hand produced by Maggie. They offer a custom design service to their clients offering advice on suitability, making small changes to suit our clients needs or designing and creating something completely bespoke.
Niki Fulton designs and extensive range of neck accessories in various fabrics from her studio in Edinburgh. Her designs are then printed and manufactured by a long established specialist tie and scarf maker in England. All her work has hand finished detailing. The bespoke tie presentation boxes are crafted by a 4th generation family owned box company in England.
Pretty Wild Jewellery’s gold and silver handcrafted pieces are for the creative individual who loves to be unique. The woman behind the brand is Donna Maria Lynn, who looks to nature for her inspirations. With beautiful textures and bold colourful gemstones, Donna creates pieces that are both elegant and edgy creating her creative, luxury signature style.
Sarah works individually with her brides to ensure that the dress of their dreams is brought to life. Beautifully designed modern day heirlooms are made to couture standard, cut to fit with precision and to flatter perfectly. Brides are involved in the creative process from start to finish, choosing the finishing touches to their dress from rolls of the finest silk fabrics, jars of crystals and pearls, delicate laces and exquisite trimmings.
Don’t let painful feet ruin your wedding day. Sargasso & Grey’s wider fit shoes allow your feet a little extra space to breathe and your toes a bit more wriggle room, ensuring you have stylish shoes and pain-free feet from the start to the finish of your special day. Sargasso & Grey’s focus is to create luxurious shoes in a more comfortable fit. Even if you don’t have wide feet, you will benefit from wearing a more spacious shoe to help keep your feet feeling healthy and looking beautiful.
From sketch-to-catwalk collection development for Savannah Miller, to pattern and garment alterations for Sabina Motasem and Suzannah Bridal, Tanya Dimitrova’s studio offers high-end quality to bridal and occasion wear garments by handcrafting each and every item in their studio.
Trained by Rose Cory (London’s last traditional milliner, who created pieces for the late Queen Mother) Lisa Taylor is a young and passionate British milliner whose handmade creations fuse the traditional elements of millinery with a contemporary twist. Lisa designs and creates bespoke hats and headpieces for private clients whatever the occasion.
The Little Cloth Shop – a perfect collection of vintage inspired page boy outfits and flower girl dresses. Handmade to order, each piece can be made bespoke to fit with your wedding colours. Proudly made and designed in Britain, a modern heirloom.
Couture luxury designer Isabelle Randall is well-known for her hand-crafted individual designs. Each creation is made in her atelier in Scotland. Her diverse collections include a stunning range of bridal wear and evening wear in luxurious silks and satins, and a bespoke tailoring service for both ladies and gentlemen using the finest wools, tweeds and tartans, all sourced in the UK. This bespoke service ensures that whatever the occasion, you are truly unique.
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