The 25 Best British Independent Brands for Shopping Across the UK

There are countless benefits of buying from independent UK brands. When we do, we not only support the local economies in which they operate, but we help foster entrepreneurship which is essential for the future of UK businesses. In addition, they offer a more intimate service and, often, greater transparency when it comes to sustainability.

In fact, a recent study from iStock shows that almost a quarter of UK consumers (23%) have shopped from small businesses and local rather than global brands to show their support and commitment to protecting the planet. and create a sustainable environment.

So, as you begin your Christmas shopping this year, why not take some time to see if there is an independent UK brand that could meet your gifting needs rather than fail a soulless multinational.

Here we’ve compiled some of the best to buy now, from style and beauty to interiors, garden and food.


& Girl

Founded by father-daughter team Columba and Buffy Reid in 2013, the knitwear brand & Daughter has a dedicated following, and it’s easy to see why. Their beautifully crafted wardrobe staples are true pieces to wear forever, from iconic Aran knits (from £ 325) to classic cashmere crewnecks (from £ 285).

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