Top 40 Best British Womenswear Brands Made in Britain
We bring you our top 40 British-made womenswear brands.
Is your wardrobe in need of an update? Shop from our top 40 list and stock up on British womenswear that’s made in the UK. There’s something for every style and occasion.
Elizabeth Martin designs are sexy, contemporary, modern, using heritage fabrics sourced in the UK and this luxury brand is Made in Scotland. Attention to detail is imperative to the brand who source quality linings and buttons; top stitching and pattern repeats are checked at the final stage to ensure continuity of each garment.
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.
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.
Launched by Tiffany London, founder of award-winning sister company Tiffany Rose, Alie Street brings a wealth of experience to beautiful, classic and elegant gowns and dresses. The Alie Street team has unrivalled expertise in creating beautiful, figure-flattering wedding dresses, work wear and occasion wear, designed to make women feel effortlessly glamorous and truly special.
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.
Jennifer Anne is a British 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.
Modest womenswear designed and handcrafted in London. Combining luxurious fabrics and linings with refined practical details, Zalinah White is committed to producing clothing that balances everyday functionality with timeless sophistication.
CoCo VeVe 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.
Matilda & Quinn is an affordable luxury British-made brand producing quirky and stylish attire for women. Garments are stylish, comfortable and practical, with a focus on luxurious natural fibres. Matilda & Quinn’s Collections incorporate day dresses, day to evening styles, versatile separates and occasion wear. The hallmark of the Matilda & Quinn brand is flattering, feminine and flawlessly appropriate garments.
Patricia Dawson’s eponymous clothing brand was founded in Harrogate in 1981. Her signature style is her bold use of colour and she specialises in producing smart casual clothes that appeal to the more mature woman. Most of their designs are available in sizes 12 – 24, the collection includes tops, trousers, jackets and fleeces in stunning prints and colours, and everything is designed and made in North Yorkshire.
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 UK.
Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing design, cut and manufacture a range of luxury clothes for ladies. They use only the finest materials and offer delivery to over 40 countries worldwide.
Workwear made in Brighton in their specialist workshop. Garments are handcrafted individually from 13 oz Japanese red selvage. Each piece is a historically inspired item that comes with a durability guarantee in the form of a Log Book which entitles the owner to a repair service in the event of any wear and tear which will be done in our workshop by hand.
The Little Posh Dress Company plays on the ‘little black dress’ idea to make you feel gorgeous, flatter your body whatever your size or shape and one which you can wear time and time again. Each dress is made by one person from start to finish, giving you piece of mind that your dress has been made with love and care. Only a limited number of each dress is made which allows you to enjoy the exclusivity of the Little Posh Dress.
Colenimo’s aim is to create simple, timeless clothing using traditional fabrics, strong women, modern shapes and vintage details. They are committed to making in the UK – all woven pieces are produced in London, fabric is sourced in England and buttons are British made.
Unlike many designers Michaela offers a choice of styles and cuts to suit every body type. It is more like personal tailoring but without the price tag. Her dresses are stylish, timeless and current for women who need to look and feel great from desk to dinner. You can try on her dresses in the virtual fitting room.
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.
Rua Luja design for the lady who likes to be unique and stylish. Their small team make everything in the studio in the northwest of England where time and precision is key to their collection pieces. They use locally sourced, high quality, fabrics in the UK.
Deborah Campbell Atelier is a contemporary British made ethical womenswear label – fashion with a season-less edge. Their prints, inspired by art and nature are the foundation of the range and they draw on the great British heritage of high quality fashion manufacturing.
Horsley make all the garments themselves, in their small factory in Kendal, Cumbria. They have some very accomplished ladies stitching away to carefully make sure every garment ordered is created especially for the customer.
Liberty Kelly is a women’s fashion label, with unique and original designs, born from a heritage in film costume design. Garments include tweed jackets, summer jackets, woollen ponchos and accessories. All of the garments are designed and made in Britain.
Founded in 2015 by Manchester School of Art alumni, Siobhan Molloy is a luxe womenswear brand made in London. The brand was founded with a simple yet powerful idea, to offer irresistibly cool, obscurely beautiful clothing utilising the best of British design and the huge, talented skill base we have here in the UK.
Georgia King London is a budding womenswear fashion brand founded in Greenwich by mother and daughter duo Sarah and Georgia King. The brand specialises in high quality clothing designed and made in the UK. Each style is created in limited numbers so you are sure to stand out from the crowd.
Created in Frome, Somerset, each Raggedy piece is original and finely sculpted and finished using ethically sourced fabrics. Alongside these original one off pieces, a small off the peg range has been introduced that has been designed showing off the simplistic shapes and textures of Raggedy.
Essential Noir present black pieces for your wardrobe – the essential black top in different shapes that can be worn under an outfit or simply on it’s own. To this they will be adding trousers, skirts and dresses, to give you great quality garments, easy to mix and match to create a fabulous and timeless wardrobe.
Distinctively Me offer ladies made to measure jackets, trousers and skirts, which can form the basis of your capsule wardrobe. They recognise that each woman’s body is unique, so they make each item to your specific measurements. They have samples for you to get the look and feel for the products. All created exclusively for you in their London studio.
Sally Costin-Brown marries tailoring with luxurious, natural fabrics in Costin’s capsule collection of wardrobe essentials. Whether it’s the shape of the neckline, the length of the hem or the form of the fabric, Costin’s individually handcrafted pieces are destined to become wardrobe staples. Each item is made to order in the UK which both eliminates waste and ensures the employment of local seamstresses and craftsmen.
Woven into the very fabric of Nadinoo is their love for the craft and process of making good clothes, from pattern cutting the comfiest fit to sourcing the ideal natural cloth for your garment to be stitched in. Nadinoo don’t rush to complete a new collection or catch a trend, it’s all about creating great garments that wear slow and stand the test of time.
Mya Rose is a luxury womenswear brand founded and designed by Claire Riley, combining a contemporary design aesthetic with a flattering and sophisticated femininity. Aimed at women with an interest in contemporary design and a desire to stand out in a way that’s both expressive and elegant, Mya Rose is a brand that crafts with design, quality and luxury in mind.
Teddy Edward offers an exclusive range of luxury British-made women’s clothing. 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.
Fashion house Petriiski offer bespoke and made to measure services for all occasions, creative pattern making, sampling, small productions and fashion consulting. Their creative studio situated in the heart of London and where their products are designed and made.
Bianca Elgar is a multi award-winning designer who has created a capsule clothing collection of uncomplicated modern shapes coupled with a range of wearable-art statement accessories. The collections are inspired by her love for creativity, the expression of individuality and a passion for high-quality British craftsmanship.
Pajotten is a contemporary, sustainable British clothing brand creating simple, quiet, wearable clothes. Detailing is considered and kept to a utilitarian minimum.
Caroline Bruce is an exclusive, ethical, luxury clothing brand, passionately designed and handmade in England. This exciting new demi-couture label boasts limited edition evening and occasion wear pieces which are available made to order.
Kalikas Armour is a luxurious British fashion label specialising in high quality conceptual design and bespoke, made to measure pieces with a unique aesthetic. Cutting and crafting the finest garments the designer, Jatin Patel, creates classic elegance, embodying luxurious embellished fabrics and cloth, with a hand-finished couture quality.
Bombshell create a desirable hourglass shape across all body types by creating balance within a dress. Using the finest of fabrics and British manufacturers ensures they can look after every detail of every dress, every step of the way.
Le Kilt’s studio is situated within a small creative community in Wood Green, North East London. Being a part of the community also provides an opportunity to offer workshops to educate local young people about manufacturing processes. For example, using the site’s grassy areas to demonstrate the decomposition of wool.
Rebecca Rhoades is an independent London based designer with a passions for creating beautiful pieces that flatter figures not matter what shape or size. Working from a state of the art studio in Wimbledon, the RR brand has grown throughout the UK and to overseas markets.
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