Great British Designers

Inspired by watching Mary’s Bottom Line (channel 4 9pm Thursdays), where she is trying to bring back the clothing manufacturing to Britain, were going to show you some of the best of British designers who manufacture here. We agree with Mary the price is not just the important thing, its the quality, design and the sense of pride knowing that you are supporting British people who make these products. Bring back manufacturing to Britain! 

A proud British Brand that is infamous for its quirky “British” style, its not just designed here but made here too! With “MADE IN BRITAIN” labels sewn into the garments.

Paul Smith

The famous Nottingham Brand that is still made in Nottingham.


Another classic British brand known for its cool design and quality. They currently are one of the largest employers in the North West of Britain where they make there classic wax coat.

Dr Martens

Another Iconic British Brand that has been around since April 1960, where they opened a factory in Cobbs Lane, Wollaston. The original boots wear meant for work wear but became very popular with various subcultures such as the Punks and Skinheads. 
When facing bankruptcy in 2003 they had to move a large percentage of their manufacturing overseas. They kept the Cobbs Lane factory in hope one day customers would value the “Made in England” label once again. Now the company is increasing manufacturing here in England and made 70,000 pairs in 2011 at the Cobbs Lane factory.

Kinky Knickers

I’m sure you all watched Mary’s Bottom line and know that these knickers are 100% manufactured, made, designed and packaged in Britain. I can’t wait to get mine, I’m going for pink!