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Top 33 Best UK-made Womenswear Brands

We bring you our top British-made womenswear brands.

Is your wardrobe in need of an update?  Shop from our top 33 list and stock up on British womenswear that’s made in the UK. There’s something for every style and occasion.

[Updated April 2021]

Emma Willis

womenswear
Emma Willis

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.

Fortis Clothing

Fortis Clothing
Fortis Clothing

Fortis Clothing makes quality endurance pieces with purpose in mind, for all outdoor enthusiasts.

Jennifer Anne

Jennifer Anne
Jennifer Anne

Jennifer Anne is a Uk-made luxury womenswear brand designed exclusively for petite women.  A lot of research and planning has gone into the design and fit of the clothes, to ensure that petite women will have a choice of beautifully fitting tailored, classic and elegant clothes. Only quality fabrics are used and the clothes are designed and made in London.

Maquien

Maquien, uk-made
Maquien

Maquien is an independent British company in the East Riding of Yorkshire, founded by Vonny Law, that offers stylish and practical garments for smart, casual and relaxed wear, in the town, city or country. Born from the river banks of Scotland, their cloths are sourced solely in Britain and designed and manufactured in England.

Monika the Label

Monika the Label
Monika the Label

Monika The Label, the eponymous brand started by Monika Young, was born out of a desire to make sustainable fashion for wild-hearted girls who wanted to find cool clothes whilst making eco-friendly choices. Driven by her love of Cali-cool and East London grunge, the brand aims to encourage slow fashion with collections that are designed to be centre stage in wardrobes for years to come.

Teddy Edward

Teddy Edward
Teddy Edward

Teddy Edward offers an exclusive range of luxury British-made womenswear. Their country to town collection is 100% British and hand-crafted with the greatest of care and expertise. With a mix of new classics and brilliantly modern pieces, their collection will blend with your country and town wardrobes.

Touch of Tweed

Touch of Tweed
Touch of Tweed

Touch of Tweed is a British, luxurious country and coastal clothing brand focusing on taking inspiration from the great British countryside and coastal areas, combining them with sustainable fabrics and practices to change the way we view fashion. Their debut collection includes sustainable sweatshirts and all British leather belts.

Welligogs

Welligogs Womenswear
Welligogs

Welligogs is a British designed, family-run company and prioritises locally sourced materials. Their range is designed to be beautiful, wearable and unique. Not only is everything made with painstaking attention to detail, but they think it’s important to promote sustainable raw materials such as wool, cotton, linen or other fabrics, and they do everything they can to give back to the wonderful planet.

They also aim to source materials locally to ensure that they are supporting local communities and businesses.

Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing

Wolf in Sheep's Clothing
Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing

Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing design, cut and manufacture a range of luxury womenswear. They use only the finest materials and offer delivery to over 40 countries worldwide.

British Alpaca Fashion Company

British Alpaca Fashion Company
British Alpaca Fashion Company

The British Alpaca Fashion Company is a small family-owned business that creates eco-friendly sustainable knitwear in its own studio on the family farm in rural Exmoor where it produces its own fleece.

Clothing by Jinnie

Clothing by Jinnie, UK-made
Clothing by Jinnie

Jinnie and her team have more than 25 years’ experience designing and hand-making women’s clothing. Their personal and professional approach has given them an unmatched portfolio of excellent testimonials.

They incorporate best design practices with the latest fashion and stylistic trends into their designs. Having exclusive designer fabrics and textiles gives you all the choice you need for the perfect fit and finish.

COCOOVE

Cocoove
COCOOVE

COCOOVE was created by Ria to create a timeless wardrobe for women, with dresses and separates which can be styled in several different ways. Ria creates many of her own prints, which are then digitally printed onto the fabrics. The garment are manufactured in the UK in house or small quantity production by local British manufacturers.

Enka Couture

Enka Couture

Launched since December 2020 with their first collection (Spring/Summer 2021), since 2019 they have been planning their first launch, finding partners to work with as well as designing their collection.

Glenalmond Tweed Company

Glenalmond Tweed Company
Glenalmond Tweed Company

Based in beautiful Perthshire. Home to the original waterproof Harris Tweed Bags and Luggage. Proud to support British Manufacturing since 1992.

KAIA Clothing

KAIA Clothing
KAIA Clothing

KAIA Clothing is a new sustainable luxury brand that creates statement pieces that are as comfortable as they are gorgeous, whilst being planet-friendly. Founder of KAIA, Karen Adams started her fashion journey at the tender age of 7 when she made her first garment and then, years down the line she studied fashion design and went into the world of merchandising.

Upon a change of heart and leaving corporate retail, KAIA Clothing was born. Her brand represents a return to one of her earliest passions; designing and making clothes. KAIA Clothing is a sustainable clothing brand that offers relaxed and elegant designs in beautiful and sustainable fabrics, including GOTS certified organic jersey bamboo, 100% artisan linen made by members of the Linen Guild, Organic rubber, and cotton elastic.

KRUPA ET AL.

KRUPA ET AL.
KRUPA ET AL.

Founded in London as an independent label, KRUPA ET AL. design and craft classic statements pieces with a modern edge.

They don’t follow the traditional methods of producing a specific number of collections a year; instead they work with their small (but mighty) team to bring their smaller drops of unique styles that are relevant and inspired by elements from various decades.

LannyXStudio

LannyXStudio
LannyXStudio

LannyxStudio is built on a sustainable business model that constitutes less waste, no overproduction and supporting local, turning waste into something valuable by upcycling or repurposing garments and fabrics destined for landfill.

They also have a made to order service for their core collections such as loungewear and selected accessories, which are made from local or UK sourced fabric & trims and are produced on demand.

Lemuel MC

Lemuel MC
Lemuel MC

Lemuel MC creates timeless clothes from 100% linen, with ethical sustainability at its heart. Each item has been designed and made in-house at their London studio, made to last and made with love.

Magi Rose

Magi Rose, womenswear, uk-made
Magi Rose

The Magi Rose collection features distinctive fashion pieces designed to complement your individual style. They make all their clothing here in the UK using premium fabrics, printed in our own vibrant designs.

The Magi Rose collection will appeal to the woman who sympathises with the slow fashion movement, valuing quality and the environment through a dependable clothing range. Trustworthy and fun wardrobe favourites to return to time after time after time.

Mauda

Mauda Clothing
Mauda

Mauda is a fashion brand of womenswear. They are an inclusive brand that has the needs of disabled women at heart. Disability is underrepresented and this is their small contribution to make fashion design more inclusive.

Mini Footprint

Mini Footprint

Mini Footprint’s philosophy is simply producing ethically and eco-friendly sustainable clothing and accessories. They seek to keep craft and heritage alive by handcrafting each piece with care. Their designs are inspired by the culture and colours of Scotland, mixing fun, style, and sustainability. They are designed to fit women who like their curves and love to live.

Moda de la Maria

Moda de la Maria
Moda de la Maria

Moda de la Maria, an exciting new fashion brand, takes a fresh and contemporary look at classic styles for the modern woman. Founded in 2019, Moldovan-born designer Maria Ruseva has created a timeless collection, hand-finished and crafted in London with ethically-sourced, highest quality organic wool tweeds and silks.

Each tailored piece is designed to be worn and loved for years to come, easily blending in with your current wardrobe. Each piece is made with a passion for impeccable fit and attention to every detail that makes this wearable collection a must-have to take you through the seasons. 

Natural Earth Eco Clothing

Natural Earth Eco Clothing
Natural Earth Eco Clothing

Natural Earth Eco Clothing creates a sustainable range of beautiful easy to wear and affordable womenswear. Their clothing supports kinder fabric production, fairer pay and helps to keep hold of skilled home workers and cottage industry methods. Their new collection “Heather and Jasmin” offers a range of stylish dresses, skirts, tops, blouses and lounge wear.

Pajotten

Pajotten

Pajotten is a contemporary, sustainable British clothing brand creating simple, quiet, wearable clothes. Detailing is considered and kept to a utilitarian minimum.

Pink House Mustique

Pink House Mustique, UK-made
Pink House Mustique

Lotty B started designing and hand painting silk sarongs when she and her husband moved to Mustique. Inspired by the island’s wealth of flora and fauna, Lotty still begins every collection by drawing the designs and then creating repeats for all the different items that form Pink House Mustique’s range.

PJ Pan

PJ Pan
PJ Pan

Based in the highlands of Perthshire, PJ Pan is British through and through, ensuring their entire nightwear collection is manufactured in the UK. Launched in 2008 in a quest to provide a stylish and original alternative to the run of the mill nightwear available on the high street.

Their women’s, men’s and children’s collections are all made from the finest quality cotton and silks. They also cater for tall customers with an extensive range of extra-long pyjamas.

Revival Retro

Revival Retro
Revival Retro

Revival Retro is an independent shop located in central London which offers a destination for discerning women who value classic style over trend-led fashion. For the past ten years, Revival Retro has developed a loyal base of friends and fans, winning multiple awards and become recognized as one of the best places to shop in London.

Everything in the store can also be purchased online, including their own range that is made in Britain. Their boutique carries a small number of select brands who they value and respect.

Sami-K

Sami-k, UK-made
Sami-K

Sami-K is a sustainable clothing brand offering beautifully hand made, unisex clothing for both grown-ups and kiddies. Products are made and sourced in Britain as part of a focus to support local businesses, ethically and honestly.

Designer Sami Armstrong founded Sami-K through lockdown with a creative ambition to make an ethically conscious and joyful impact on both people and their products.

The Tweed Boutique

The Tweed Boutique
The Tweed Boutique

The Tweed Boutique is a small, but perfectly-formed, rural business, that produces Tweed gifts and clothing – everything is British, handmade from tweed or other lovely country fabrics, and absolutely all of their products are items that you would love to give or receive! 

The Other Label

The Other Label
The Other Label

The Other Label was inspired by the idea of creating a beautiful, luxurious, comfortable, yet stylish, clothing brand to empower all women. Their womenswear clothing lines are designed and manufactured in the UK.

David Nieper

David Nieper, Womenswear, Uk-made
David Nieper

David Nieper is a British fashion house designing and manufacturing luxury women’s clothing, knitwear and nightwear in Derbyshire for more than 50 years. From the design table to hand-finishing, every part of the manufacturing process of our their own label garments takes place at their studio and workrooms in Alfreton.

Bombshell

Bombshell
Bombshell

Bombshell create the desirable hourglass shape across all body types by creating balance within a dress. Bombshell dresses are your secret weapon. The Confident dress is designed to make you look and feel amazing. Using the finest of fabrics and British manufacturers ensures they can look after every detail of every dress, every step of the way. 

Justine Tabak

Justine Tabak, uk-made
Justine Tabak

Justine Tabak’s designs are simple and easy to wear, often inspired by vintage finds but with the ease of modern cut, shape and fabric. In keeping with the British weather, clothes are trans seasonal, introduced across the year to be layered and styled as you feel fit.

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Comments

14 Comments

  1. Clarice on August 31, 2019 at 2:30 pm

    The links for Maquien, The Little Posh Dress Company, Costin and Petriiski doesn’t work.

  2. Julie Pole on April 20, 2020 at 10:27 pm

    Fab designs Do you sell to retail only or have a shop?

  3. Lisa black on July 28, 2020 at 9:15 am

    I would love to see more clothes made in Great Britain. However, prices should come down, especially as there are no import costs. I want to buy British, especially now, due to Corona virus. China nearly bought the world to its knees. We must think differently for our future economy to survive.

    • Susan Beasley on August 13, 2020 at 7:02 am

      100% agree that more clothes should be made in the uk and made available to everyone at an affordable price. Lets make british great again together.

    • Liz Casey on September 23, 2020 at 9:24 am

      Hi Lisa, I too would like to wear clothes made in the UK. Wages costs in the UK are a lot higher than in Asia. There are costs associated with health and safety at work and employment rights that we have here in the UK. I’m afraid we can’t have our cake and eat it!
      People in the UK (not you of course) want cheap clothing that doesn’t last and so in order to produce this UK retailers have had to go to developing countries to feed this very bad habit.
      Perhaps we all need to encourage our friends to buy good quality clothes from British manufacturers that cost more but will last us a long time. The fashion industry has a lot to answer for by telling us we “need” to follow their ideas about what we wear!
      I hope you can manage to find clothes that are made in the UK within your budget.
      Good Luck
      Liz

      • Barbara on January 10, 2021 at 9:29 am

        Unfortunately Liz the vast majority of people can’t afford to pay £400 for shoes £150 for a jumper etc not matter how long it might last. Wages etc as you say are much higher here but I still think much is overpriced. I can afford it and we buy British as much as possible but some things are just not close to value for money.

        • Martyn Yates on January 26, 2021 at 8:37 pm

          Barbara I respect your views but if your like my wife count how many pairs of shoes you have add the cost and it will probably equate to 4 pairs of shoes at over £200 a pair same with clothes bulging wardrobes 5 quality items at whatever price rather than a bucket full of cheap couldn’t leave it for that price .

      • Martyn Yates on January 26, 2021 at 8:32 pm

        Liz I totally concur with your comments clothes have never been so cheap , this is because of the cheap Labour costs in Asia and the profit margin . We bang on about climate change yet we buy clothes that travel thousands of miles . We have to buy less but buy quality I cannot think of how many billions yes billions of pounds are in wardrobes unworn clothes with tags on and one worn items .
        We have a choice fast fashion branded items high price made abroad or the chance to create jobs or tool up Great Britain up again to solve the worlds issues ie climate change, cheap Labour , poor conditions sweat shops . The choice is ours ?

  4. Maralyn on August 23, 2020 at 7:02 am

    Some of these names sell at reasonable prices. considering the wear you get from them. They are not throwaway, fast fashion. To be worn until they are threadbare. I live in my Old Town staples and now Pajotten. Utility with a contemporary edge. Can be worn smart or gardening scruffy

  5. S. kay on September 9, 2020 at 11:27 am

    I have shopped regularly at David Nieper and have found their clothes are very wearable, and the service that goes with them excellent. Would highly recommend.

  6. Claire Newall on March 14, 2021 at 7:06 pm

    It should be a legal requirement for all online retailers to provide ‘made in’ information for each item. Some do, but it’s very hit and miss – even those that do include the information don’t always do it for every item. I’m getting very frustrated at only finding out I’ve inadvertently ordered yet another ‘made in China’ (or wherever) item when it arrives.

  7. Aria Smith on March 29, 2021 at 5:11 pm

    Nice list. I love Mauda clothing brand from the list. The clothes are made with quality material with perfect fitting.

  8. Susana Patterson on June 7, 2021 at 4:35 am

    Are the any lines willing to ship to small retail stores in the USA

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