Independent Womens Fashion & Beauty Brands
If you are looking to avoid the big mainstream brands and support independent beauty and fashion brands, you’re in the right place! Here are some of the best women’s fashion & beauty brands that you can buy from next year to help support small businesses and also to be more sustainable with your purchases.
Jiya London is a jewellery brand started by a mother and daughter from the UK. Their style is influenced by Asian art and craftsmanship and is sold around the UK. Their unique designs are handcrafted and they have a variety of styles. Jiya London sells their products online and has a website with plenty of creative jewelry.
With their jewelry not being too expensive, it can make the perfect gift or a wonderful way to treat yourself. This is such a lovely way to support a small business whilst getting to enjoy a stunning product.
Denim & Bone
Denim & Bone specializes in vintage jackets. You might have heard of this wonderful brand already. Daisy Harkness is the founder of Denim and Bone and she has designed some wonderful denim pieces that were worn by Fearne Cotton, Holly Willoughby, and Emma Willis. There are many fast fashion brands out there which is something that Denim & Bone isn’t.
Daisy Harkness is a brand for clothing and she also specializes in homeware. Her homeware includes a range of ceramics, wall art, candles, and other soft furnishings. Her clothing and homeware carry a feel-good vibe with positive phrases embroidered in them to put a small on anyone’s face.
Oh, Squirrel is another fantastic independent brand that sells a variety of items, from home-wear to cards, Christmas decorations, party accessories, and many more. The business is run by Katie Wagstaff and she stitches a script-style font onto her cards as a signature style.
Oh, Squirrel originally started as a greetings card brand before she expanded her range and started designing her products in a studio in North London. Katie is very passionate about her brand and isn’t afraid of experimenting with different products to see what works and what doesn’t. If you are looking for a more personal card, this will certainly be the business that you should consider!
Wolf and Gypsy Vintage
Wolf and Gypsy Vintage have both an online store and a store in Brighton, founded by Laura Pollard. However, due to the government restrictions, they were forced to close their store during the pandemic, leaving them to be heavily reliant on their digital store. Nonetheless, their online store took off and, when restrictions were lifted, they re-opened their store which is now thriving.
This Brighton-based business has a wide variety of collections on its site such as; vintage clothing, tie-dye, homeware, and also a gifts section. Their wide variety makes it the perfect small business for a gift, with beauty products or even knitted collars for their dog!
Foolish clothing is the most premium brand on this list. Nonetheless, Olivia Atwood’s brand carries the same views and morals that these other businesses do as well. Foolish is one of few fashion brands with a specific collection of organic clothing, as well as stunning luxury tracksuits and classic blazers. One thing that you can be sure of with the brand is that they try to avoid using harmless chemicals, aiming to produce very little waste with their products.
This is a fantastic brand with beautiful clothing that you will wear and love for years.
If you are looking to treat yourself or to find a present for a loved one, shop local! You will find each piece has so much more character and you will be helping a passionate small business to thrive.