The supplier directory
A comprehensive international database of suppliers of fabric, leather, dyeing, printing, fashion, wardrobe sundries, dry cleaning, manufacturers & disposal.
BUTE produces technoligically advanced woolen textiles on the Isle of Bute in
Scotland. They create durable organic fabrics mainly for interiors, but which might also be used for fashion, ranging from wool crepes, to herringbones, to wool mixes, to tartans in a variety of colour combinations.
Creation Nepal is a co-operative formed of a group of companies that manufactures and exports fair trade textiles and ethnic handicrafts. They produce handwoven fabrics such as nettle and hemp from locally grown fibres and also wool felt.
Dashing Tweeds create modern, urban fabrics, woven in Britain. They create tradtional tweeds and also combine technical yarns with Merino and British wools. They use yarns includung lurex, rubber, silk, linens, and japanese cotton to create unique tweeds in a variety of colour ways.
Enschede Textielstad is an industrial weaving mill producing fashion and interior fabrics with recycled and locally sourced yarn. They currently produce selvedge fabrics on a shuttle loom including denim, chambray and shirtings.
Herbal Fab is based in Ahmedabad, India. All fabrics are either naturally dyed/printed (woven only) or coloured using certified low impact dyes (knit and woven available). They sell organic cotton, ahimsa silk, khadi, wood based fibres and special blends.
Home Soul aims to promote handmade products and contribute to preserving traditional arts and crafts techniques by providing work to artisans and craftsman who are striving hard to protect their dyeing arts.
Home Soul have a stall at Spitalfields market and an online shop
Hopkins Fabrics sells a certain number of organic and fair-trade fabrics, and also silks which are produced in the UK in an environmentally responsible mill
Incalpaca TPX work with Alpaca and Vicuna producing fabrics and garments. Their philosophy is to create employment for people in their local area by using technology, but still retaining the essence and tradition of their heritage craft. They sponsor multiple local projects that develop sustainable practices for local people.
Khamir is a platform for the crafts, heritage and cultural ecology of the Kachchh (Kutch) region of Gujarat. Small orders can be made via Simon Marks of ‘Dypt’
KNOCKANDO WOOL MILL
The Knockando Wool mill has been manufacturing woollen textiles continuously since 1784. It seeks to minimise its impact on the environment throughout its sourcing and manufacturing processes whilst staying true to its heritage and traditions.
Klasikine manufacture quality linen in Lithuania. They are members of the European Flax and Hemp Confederation, and have the Masters of Linen quality label. The flax they use is European and uses no pesticides. They also use minimum water and energy and have a water treatment programme.
LIBERATION KILT COMPANY
Liberation Kilt Company is a US company whose woollen and cashmere fabrics are produced in Scotland by Bute Fabrics Ltd using natural fibres. At the end of the fabrics life the material is 100% biodegradable and 100% recyclable.
London Cloth Company
The London Cloth Company is the first micro-mill to open in London. They specialise in quality woven cloth, particularly woollens, produced on their ever-expanding carefully restored shuttle looms dating from the 1870s. They employ the same techniques that have not changed for decades.
Malabar has a world-wide reputation for its collections of unique furnishing fabrics – handloom fabrics in vibrant colours and textures, embroideries, appliqués, sheers, silks, chenilles and velvets, complemented by a palette of 105 paint colours.
MORAL FIBRE FABRICS
Moral fibre is pioneering in organic and ethical textiles production. They offer cotton, silk, wool, blends and organic cotton in a wide range of textures and weights. They are considered “almost carbon neutral” and employ co-operatives which are mainly women run.
MYB Textiles Ltd
MYB Textiles is now the only producer in the world manufacturing patterned lace with original Nottingham Lace Looms, some of which are over 90 years old. They thrive as the last remaining mill in the area due to their passion for continuing the lace and madras production tradition with the aid of new forms of product development and innovation.
Norlha trains and employs Tibetan nomads on the high plateau to process fibre from their yaks. Norlha combines traditional techniques with more modern technology to create luxurious textiles in an endless variety of patterns and weights, suitable for all seasons.
Offset Warehouse is UK based online shop which aims to take the hassle out of buying ethical textiles and trims. They stock an ever-increasing range of the best available ethical fabrics, trims, haberdashery and paints, and all are of the highest quality.
ORGANIC TEXTILE COMPANY
The Organic Textile Company are a small, family run business based in Wales. They hold over two hundred types of organic cotton, bamboo and linen based ethical fashion fabrics and fair trade fabrics. They also hold organic cotton lappet and embroidered fabric.
Raymond Uco Denim
Raymond Uco Denimare a vertically integrated denim fabric manufacturer that produces denim using Cotton, Cotton Elastane, Post Consumer Waste Cotton, Recycled Polyster, Hemp, Linen, Elasterell-P, Nylon, Viscose, Modal, Lyocell, Wool, Polyster.
Their factory has a state of the art waste water treatment facility that is designed to contain and treat all internal process/utility waste water and storm/firewater, with the objective of zero liquid discharge from the
Skye Weavers are a small weaving and sewing business based on the Hebridean Isle of Skye. On a bicycle pedal-powered loom they weave a variety of woollen products including scarves, blankets, throws and wraps. They produce tweed sold by the meter.
SVARNA Textiles Ltd. is a leading manufacturer and exporter of exclusive hand-woven and machine-woven fabrics, scarves, and madeups from India. Based in Kolkata, West Bengal, their aim is to provide employment for local communities and their fabrics are produced with a minimum carbon footprint.
Taroni’s factory and dyeing process was awarded GOTS certification in 2015 and the company is going to great lengths to be able to fully certify some of their classic piece dyed articles by guaranteeing that the whole process, silk worm to finished garment, be certified GOTS.
Truecolours Textiles is a specialised online shop for certified organic fabrics including organic and fair trade cotton, silk, and handspun wool
Trama Textiles is a 100% worker owned weaving cooperative in Guatemala. They produce textiles, accessories, homewares and clothing that offer a fair wage to their weavers. Textiles are all handwoven from 100% premier grade cotton, using traditional Mayan techniques.
WomenWeave, a registered Charitable Trust based in Maheshwar, MP, has supported and developed the role of women in handloom weaving since 2002. Their project links organic and non-organic cotton farmers of Central India with formerly unemployed local women of Maheshwar.
Bioglitter®, is an eco-friendly alternative to traditional plastic based glitter and has been developed to tackle the part of microplastic pollution created by glitter. The core of Bioglitter® is a naturally biodegradable cellulose, representing more than 90% of the product’s content.
The team at Bio Trimmings create haberdashery and jewellery from food waste. Thier aim is to produce
biodegradable fashion made from materials that easily break down in the environments, helping to reduce energy used in manufacturing, minimising landfill wastes, and protecting oceans from plastic pollution.
K1Yarns is an online haberdasher specializing in 100% Scottish yarns. Everything in their store has been designed and made entirely by the owner, Katherine, in her studio in the west of Scotland.
The Selvedge shop exists online and also as a shop in Archway, London.
The shop holds a carefully curated stock of vintage and traditionally made haberdashery, as well as home wares and some clothing items.
They hold a number of organic and naturally dyed threads and tapes and they are the sole UK stockist of Botanica Tinctoria.
Stitch Organics is a UK online retailer that specialises in organic and ethically sourced fabrics and haberdashery.
They stock a small range of GOTS certified organic cotton batiste, muslin, poplin, jersey and prints, as well as organic elastic, zips and a range of recycled buttons
Swarovski is proud to commit to conscious luxury - driving positive action and attitudes across the industry. They engage in responsible production, using materials of the future including the
most responsible crystal on the market, collaborating with others to improve practices in the industry and encouraging those who use Swarovski crystal to act more sustainably. They are also working on
an upcycled gem scheme. The Swarovski Foundation in was established in 2013 to honour the philanthropic spirit of Daniel Swarovski.
Bark Tex® is the base for a wide range of textiles, boards and composites, which are manufactured in low energy, partly CO2-emission-free processes.The durability and texture of bark cloth makes it suitable as a naturally growing vegan leather. It is coloured with natural and industrial dyes.
Deepmello produce leather that is tanned using rhubarb - a product they call “rhabarberleder”. All the process steps from the cultivation of rhubarb, to the extraction of the tannin agent as well as the tanning itself is fully realized in Germany. Even the rawhides come from regional resources with short transport distances.
Green Hides’ is a US based company with a tannery in Italy. They are industry leaders in terms of creating environmentally friendly leather.
MuSkin is a 100 % vegetable layer alternative to animal leather. It comes from the Phellinus ellipsoideus,
a kind of big parasitic fungus that grows in the wild and attacks the trees in the subtropical forests.
Piñatex® is a natural, sustainably produced textile made from the leaves of the pineapple plant. It was developed for use as a sustainable alternative to both mass produced leather and polluting synthetic materials, offering a better choice for a better future.
ES SALMON LEATHER
ES Salmon Leather is a noble and versatile material, made by re-purposing salmon skin which was previously discarded by the commercial salmon industry.
Dyeing and Printing
Permaset Aqua, Permatone and Permaprint Premium screen printing inks are eco friendly textile inks which do not contain ozone-depleting chemicals such as CFCs and HCFC’s, aromatic hydrocarbons or any volatile solvents. The Permatone range of ink for screen printing has also been granted approval by the Soil Association in the UK, having successfully met the requirements of the Global Organic Textiles Standards (GOTS) for non-organic chemical inputs for use in organic textile processing.
Tharangini is a blockprinting studio which was founded in 1977 on the principals of ecological sustainability and employees skilled artisans on Fair Trade terms.
SHILASDAIR - SKYE YARN COMPANY
Shilasdair Yarns are natural yarn dyers based on the Isle of Skye. They use natural materials are used at every stage of their production, creating dyes using locally available plants such as tansy, woad and lady’s bedstraw.
•Womenswear boutique •Stocks numerous brands •Everyday wear / Party wear / Leisure wear •Footwear and accessories •Online store and shop •Ships from the UK
Asos Market Place
Buy second hand and vintage clothing from boutiques
• Womenswear • Menswear • 14 days return policy • Ships from the UK
Asos Eco Edit
• Edit of eco-friendly designers • High street style • Womenswear • Menswear • Footwear and accessories • Ships from the UK
Vintage Clothing 1970’s - 1990’s
• Upcycled own brand • Womenswear • Menswear • Free returns within 30 days • Ships from the UK
Cock and Bull Menswear
•Menswear boutique •Waistcoats, flat caps, tweed jackets, jeans, t-shirts, underwear •Online store and shop •Ships from the UK
• Buy and sell secondhand and vintage clothing • Global marketplace / social platform • Ships internationally • No returns
• Buy and sell secondhand and vintage clothing • Womenswear • Menswear • Accessories • Returns policy dependant on seller
Edit Second Hand
• Designer / Luxury Vintage and Secondhand clothing • Womenswear • Accessories • 1 week returns policy • Ships from the UK
• Designer / Luxury Vintage clothing • Womenswear • Accessories • 1 week returns policy • Ships from the UK
Gather and See
•Carefully curated selection of womenswear •Smart / Professional wear •Everyday wear •Ships from the UK
Girl Meets Dress
• Hire designer dresses and evening wear on a daily / weekly
• Try on free of charge
•Multi-brand lifestyle store •Womenswear •Menswear •Childrenswear •Classic Pieces •Trend led fashion pieces •Lounge wear •Ships from Germany
Hardly Ever Worn It
• Buy / Sell pre-owned designer / luxury Fashion • Womenswear • Accessories • 14 days returns policy • Ships from the UK
Here Today, Here Tomorrow
•Collaborative Studio / Shop •Womenswear •Menswear •Everyday wear •Knitwear •Accessories
High Fashion Society
• Second hand luxury designer • Bags watches and accessories • 1 week returns policy • Ships from the UK
It’s Vintage Darling
• Designer / Luxury Vintage and Secondhand clothing • Womenswear • 2 week returns policy • Ships from the UK
• High End luxury label • Womenswear • Menswear • Ships from the UK
Know the Origin
• Womenswear • Menswear • Underwear • High street style • Everyday wear • Ships from the UK
•Ethical fashion superstore •High Street Style •Womenswear •Menswear •Childrenswear •Everyday wear / Lounge wear •Classic pieces •Underwear and accessories •Ships from the UK
LN - CC
•Curated “Conscious” collection •High-end designer labels •Womenswear •Menswear •Footwear and accessories •Online Store and shop •Ships from the UK
Maude and Tommy
•Womenswear boutique •Multiple brands •Everyday wear / loungewear •Jewellery and accessories •Online store and shop •Ships from the UK
• Small knitwear label • Menswear • Womenswear • Made to order • Ships from the UK
• Denim jean brand • High street style / low cost • Men’s jeans • Women’s jeans • Ships from the UK
• Denim Jean Brand • Womenswear • Menswear • Shop online or it is stocked in numerous UK stores
Not Just A Label
•Online showcase for emerging new designers •Ethical and sustainable range •Womenswear •Menswear •High-end fashion •Ships from the UK
•Buy and sell pre-owned luxury clothing •Womenswear •Ships from France
• Vintage Clothing 1950’s - 1990’s • Womenswear • Menswear • Returns within 14 days • Ships from the UK
Oxfam Online Shop
• Second hand and vintage charity shop • Womenswear • Menswear • Free returns within 30 days • Ships from the UK
Organic By John Patrick
• High end label • Womenswear • Everyday wear • Ships from the US
• Buy / Sell second hand designer and high street clothing • Womenswear • Accessories • Returns dependent on seller • Ships from the UKResee
• Womenswear • High street / Casual wear • Party wear • Ships from the US
Reve en Vert
•Carefully curated selection of womenswear •Classic pieces / smart •Knitwear •Underwear and accessories •Ships from the UK
• Childrenswear brand • Children age 0-10 • Rock inspired clothing • Ships from the UK
• High End • Womenswear • Classic Pieces • Ships from Denmark
•Carefully curated selection of womenswear •Outerwear / classic pieces / everyday wear •Unique pieces •Footwear and accessories •Ships from the UK
The Fair Shop
•Womenswear •Menswear •Childrenswear •Numerous ethical labels •Everyday wear •Jewellery and accessories •Ships from the UK
The Keep Boutique
•Womenswear •Menswear •Numerous ethical labels •Everyday wear •Jewellery and accessories •Lingerie and nightwear •Online store and bricks and mortar shop
The Stellar Boutique
• Online Vintage Clothing Boutique • Womenswear • Menswear • Returns within 14 days • Ships from the UK
•Buy and sell luxury pre-owned fashion •Womenswear •Menswear •Childrenswear
• Buy / sell second hand high street and designer clothing • Womenswear • Accessories • 48 hr returns policy
• Buy / Sell secondhand high street clothing • Community Marketplace business model • Womenswear • No returns
•Curated selection of ethical labels by Amber Valletta •Womenswear •Everyday wear and high end •Lingerie and swimwear
•Womenswear •High street style / low cost •Party wear + casual wear •Ships from the UK
•Womenswear •Menswear •Recycled materials •Dresses / jumpers / leggings etc. •Ships from the UK
Arthur and Henry
•Menswear •Organic cotton shirts •Formal / casual shirts •Ships from the UK
Barbara | Gongini
•Danish avant garde label •Womenswear •Menswear •High end graphic / tailored clothing •Leather jackets •Ships from Denmark
• Womenswear • Casualwear • Dresses / essentials • Ships from the UK
•High - end womenswear label •Tailored womenswear •Smart / Professional •Made in India •Ships from Italy / US
•Womenswear •Casual / Everyday wear •Tops / Skirts / Dresses / Jumpers •Hand knitted Socks
•Womenswear •Casual wear / high street style •Coats / Jackets / Dresses / Tops •Jewellery and accessories •Ships from the UK
•Luxury knitwear •Womenswear •Knit jumpers / jumper dresses / knitted accessories •Ships from UK
•Womenswear •Menswear •Casual-wear / High street style •Coats / Jackets / Dresses / Tops •Shirts / Jumpers •Socks and Underwear •Ships from the UK
Brothers We Stand
• Menswear boutique • An edit of ethical designers • Footwear and accessories • Online store and shop • Ships from the UK
• Menswear • Womenswear • Footwear - home of Veja • High end transparent fashion • Ships from France
Chinti and Parker
•Luxury Ready to Wear label •Womenswear •Menswear •Casual / Everyday wear •Knitwear •Loungewear •Accessories •Ships from the UK
•Menswear •Womenswear •Functional wear •Re-purposed military fabrics •Ships from the UK
Deborah Campbell Atelier
•Luxury womenswear label •Everyday wear •Ships from the UK
•Womenswear •Casual / high street style •African prints / batiq •LA brand / stocked locally in Urban Outfitters
Devoted 2 Vintage
•Classic vintage clothing •Menswear •Womenswear •Ships from the UK
•Womenswear label •“Elevated knits and classic wovens” •Knitwear, tailored everyday wear, dresses •Stocked on www.theacey.com
Dig for Victory
•Womenswear •Fifties inspired dresses •Tea / Swing / Evening dresses •Boleros and petticoats •Accessories •Ships from the UK
• High end Womenswear • Casualwear • Ships from the US • Stocked in some UK department stores
•Luxury Knitwear label •Womenswear •Menswear •Accessories •Ships from the UK
•Womenswear •High street style •Everyday wear / party wear •Unique leather / suede pieces •Ships from the UK
• Womenswear • Footwear • Accessories • Casualwear • Ships from the US
Fair a Porter
• Womenswear • Footwear • High end transparent fashion • Ships from Germany
•Womenswear •Menswear •Casual wear / Everyday wear •Outerwear •Knitwear, t-shirts, hoodies, shirts •Underwear •Accessories •Ships from the UK
Flavia La Rocca
•Luxury womenswear label •Structured classic pieces •Available on gatherandsee.com
•Womenswear fashion label •Recycled and reclaimed materials •Unique pieces •Ships from the UK
• Womenswear • Menswear • Childrenswear • Accessories • Ships from US
•Womenswear fashion label •Up-cycled materials •Unique jackets, dresses, tops •Stocked in 69boutique.com; thekeepboutique.com; heretoday-heretomorrow.com
•Luxury sportswear •Women’s sportswear •Men’s sportswear •Yoga-wear •Ships from the UK
Gudrun and Gudrun
•Luxury Knitwear label •Womenswear •Menswear •Childrenswear •Hand knitted jumpers, dresses •Outerwear •Accessories •Ships from the Faroe Islands
• Luxury Womenswear • Jewellery • Printed silk blouses and accessories • Ships fromt the UK
•High end luxury label •Womenswear •Menswear •Shoes and Accessories •Ships from Belgium
•Luxury knitwear and woollens •Womenswear •Tweed / wool coats, blazers, skirts •Silk lounge wear •Ships from the UK
•Social Enterprise fashion label •Handmade •Womenswear •Childrenswear •Ships from the UK
• High end made to order • Womenswear • Menswear • Childrenswear • Ships fom Norway
•Womenswear •Menswear •High street style •Everyday wear •Footwear and accessories •Ships from the UK
•Luxury casual-wear •Womenswear •Everyday / Basics / Smart •Stocked locally at LN-CC.com; 69bboutique.com; gatherandsee.com; yawstore.com
•Womenswear •Menswear •High Street Style •Casual / Everyday wear •Jeans / t-shirts / shirts •Ships from Germany
•Luxury knitwear and casual-wear label •Womenswear •Menswear •Everyday wear •Ships from France
•Luxury womenswear label •Evening-wear / classic pieces •Handmade unique pieces
•Bespoke Christening wear •Antique Victorian / Edwardian original gowns •Hand embroidery and finishing •Ships from the UK
Little Green Radicals
•Childrenswear brand •Children age 0-10 •Accessories •Ships from the UK
•Womenswear fashion label •High Street style •Everyday / Casual •Knitwear / Outerwear / Tops / Trousers •Socks / Scarves / Hats •Ships from the UK
Maison de Mode
• Luxury ethical designers • Womenswear • Connecting buyers and boutiques • Shipping dependent on designers
•High end womenswear label •Bold bespoke prints •Classic pieces and everyday stables •Ships from Finland
•Menswear brand •Bespoke handmade ties / bow-ties •Pocket squares / scarves •Mohair socks •Ships from the UK
•Luxury Norwegian knitwear label •Womenswear •Classic pieces and staples •Ships from Norway
•Childrenswear brand •Children 0-10 •Accessories •Ships from the UK
•Small knitwear label •Menswear •Womenswear •Made to order •Ships from the UK
•Denim jean brand •High street style / low cost •Men’s jeans •Women’s jeans •Ships from the UK
•Womenswear •High street style / low cost •Everyday / Party-wear •Dresses / Tops / Bottoms •Ships from the UK
•Denim jean brand •Menswear •Womenswear •Childrenswear •Sweatshirts / Shirts / T-shirts •Ships from the UK
•Womenswear fashion label •Casual and smart wear •Batiq / Hand dyed •Stocked at Gatherandsee.com
•Womenswear fashion label •Smart / classic pieces •Dresses / Blouse / trousers •Accessories •Ships from the UK
•Womenswear fashion label •Bold prints •Fluid silhouettes •Ships from the UK
•Sports / Outdoor label •Menswear •Womenswear •Childrenswear •Performance clothing
•Womenswear •Menswear •Capsule designer collections •Everyday wear / classic pieces / basics •Ships from the UK
Private White VC
•Traditional British menswear •Wax Jackets/ Blazers / Shirts / Jumpers / Moleskin trousers etc. •Footwear and accessories •Ships from the UK
•Creative urban wear label •Womenswear •Menswear •Printed clothing •Printed tights •Ships from the UK
•Surf / Sportswear fashion label •Womenswear •Menswear •Outerwear / hoodies / t-shirts •Performance wear •Custom print t-shirts •Ships from the UK
•Urban street / skater / surf style •Menswear •Womenswear •Childrenswear •Hoodies / t-shirts / casual wear
•Womenswear fashion label •Urban wear / casual wear •Geometric / simple shapes •Ships from the UK
•Childrenswear brand •Children age 0-10 •Rock inspired clothing •Ships from the UK
•Luxury fashion label •Womenswear •Menswear •Ships from Berlin •Stocked in LN CC
•Traditiional British Menswear •Coats / Jackets / Jumpers / Shirts / Trousers •Opticals •Gloves •Ships from the UK
•Womenswear luxury designer •Knitwear / Bobbin Lace / Jacquards •Ships from Italy •Stocked at 69bboutique.com
The British Clothing Company
•Traditional British clothing •Menswear •Womenswear •T-shirts / Shirts / Dresses / Trousers •Accessories •Ships from the UK
•Ethical marketplace •Womenswear •Menswear •Childrenswear •Casual / Loungewear •Homewares •Accessories
• Luxury Accessories label • Lotus hand woven scarves • Bespoke Embroidery • Ships from the UK
•Urban streetwear fashion label •Menswear •Womenswear •Numerous stockists across the UK
•Second hand and up-cycled clothing •Menswear •Womenswear •Shops across the UK
•High-end Menswear label •Jeans, t-shirts, belts •Ships from the UK
•High end womenswear label •Graphic prints and bold colours •Ships from the UK •Stocked at 69bboutique.com
We Are Collective
•High end basics •Womenswear •Menswear •Loungewear •Ships from the UK
We Are Islanders
•Luxury womenswear label •Hand painted / hand crafted •Unique silk designs and knitwear •Ships from Ireland
•Designer vintage 1950-1990 •Womenswear •Menswear •Ships from the UK
•Leather satchels, totes and rucksacks for men and women •Small leather accessories •Ships from the UK
Ancient Greek Sandals
•Leather sandals for men, women and children •Ships from Greece •Numerous stockists across the UK
Atelier De L’Armee
•Backpacks, satchels and accessories made from up-cycled military and dead stock fabrics •Ships from Amsterdam •Available on mrporter.com
•Vegan footwear brand for men and women •Flats / heels / boots / trainers •Ships from the UK
•Luxury vegan footwear brand •Flats / heels / sandals / boots •Ships from the UK
•Hand knitted shoes •Women / Men / Children •Buy via www.trendyslippers.co.uk
• Tennis shoes and trainers • Womenswear • Menswear • Ships from Germany • Buy online from Ethical Superstore
• Backpacks, handbags, laptop bags, tote bags, shoppers • Wallets, keyholders, notepads • Stocked in numerous shops worldwide, inlcuding the London Graphic Centre
•Leather hand-bags, ruck-sacks and small accessories •Men / Women •Ships from the UK
•Vegan footwear for women and men •Loafers, brogues, shoes, boots, cowboy boots •Ships from France •Stocked at theacey.com
Matt and Nat
•Vegan bags and accessories for men and women •Hand-bags / ruck-sacks / briefcases / small accessories
•Luxury hat designer •Mens / Womens panama and sun hats •Accessories •Ships from the UK
•Luxury footwear, handbags and accessories designer •Limited run shoes •Ships from the UK
• Repurposed vinyl billboards into one of a kind bags • Ships from the US
•Hand crafted wooden shoes, boots and clogs •Ships from Sweden •Stocked in boutiques across the UK
•Hand crafted wooden shoes and boots •Ships from Finland •Stocked at 69bboutique.com
•Men’s and women’s high fashion trainers •Running shoes / esplars / high tops •Accessories •Ships from the UK •Stocked at theacey.co.uk
A Beautiful Story
•Womenswear silver and gem stones •High-street value •Necklaces, bracelets and charms •Ships from the Netherlands •Stocked at thekeepboutique.com
•Bespoke and limited edition luxury gold and silver fine jewellery •High-end value •Filigree work •Engagement / wedding rings •Rings / necklaces / bracelets •Ships from the UK
•Unusual handmade jewellery from Caipora •Mid-range value •Bracelets / necklaces / earrings / rings •Ships from the UK
•Luxury gold and silver fine jewellery for women •High end value •Liz Earle Fairtrade collection •Engagement rings / bracelets •Ships from the UK
Edge of Ember
•Gold and silver modern jewellery for women •Mid-range value •Earrings / bangles / rings / necklaces •Ships from the UK
•Recycled silver and gold jewellery for women •Mid range value •Earrings / bracelets / necklaces / rings •Ships from the UK •Stocked at 69bboutique.com
•Himilayan traditional style jewellery •Silver, brass, gold plated, hammered metal and Nepali traditional stones turquoise, coral, and lapis lazuli •Buy in the UK online via the etsy shop www.etsy.com/uk/shop/Kaligarh
•Handmade jewellery •High street range •Earrings / rings / bracelets / necklaces / bags •Ships from the UK
•Unusual collection using sterling silver, 22k gold plated metals, brass, bronze and semi precious stones •Mid-range value •Earrings / bracelets / necklaces / rings / charms / statues •Ships from the UK
•Luxury unique “rough” jewellery •High-end range •Gold / silver / precious / semi-precious stones •Numerous stockists across the UK
•Unique “jewel-stitchery” - jewellery made from textiles embellished with embroidery threads, reticulated silver and gemstones. •Bespoke and ready to wear pieces •Mid range value •Numerous stockists across London
• Women’s underwear and socks • Men’s underwear and sock • Childrens underwear • Ships from the UK
•Women’s Lingerie •Loungewear •Ships from the UK •Stocked at 69bboutique.com
•Women’s Lingerie •Nightwear •Loungewear / Activewear •Accessories •Ships from the UK
•Women’s lingerie •Children’s underwear •Loungewear •Ships from Denmark •Five UK stockists
Wardrobe Department Supplies
Avani produces sustainable and disposable packaging, made from plants rather than plastic.
The Cora Ball is a laundry ball that catches microfibers during your wash. Thousands of particles of plastic enter the waterway every time you wash synthetic fabrics and fleece. Inspired by the way coral filters the ocean, the Cora Ball collects microfibers into fuzz we can see, so we can dispose of them in the right way.
EcoAlf create clothing and accessories made entirely from recycled materials. Their down filled jackets come with a detailed guarantee of their warmth and water resistance, which can rival any of the top brands such as North Face or RAB in terms of warmth, durability and price.
MARKS AND SPENCER
Marks and Spencer is the first major high street store to show genuine commitment to sustainability and social justice. Their “Plan A” policy seeks to make them the world’s most sustainable retailer by 2020.
The GUPPYFRIEND Washing Bag is a pragmatic solution to prevent microfibers from entering into rivers and oceans. Its soft surface results in less fiber loss and thus extends garments lifetime. Those microfibers that break during washing are captured inside the bag.
Patagonia is the largest outdoor clothing manufacturer committed to responsible manufacturing. They sell almost two hundred different items which have been certified fair trade, and all of the cotton used in their clothing is 100% certified organic
Sadlers are specialist suppliers of once used cardboard boxes with a vast stock range and a substantial stockholding facility delivering low cost, environmentally friendly packaging solutions to customers. In addition they initiate cardboard box reuse schemes with volume producers of cardboard waste.
Green Highbury or C + A Dry Cleaners offer expert dry cleaning. They use the environmentally friendly solvent Eco Solv
JEEVES OF BELGRAVIA
Jeeves of Belgravia is committed to using environmentally-safe cleaning processes through innovation and leading technological advancements, to deliver the highest quality results to our customers without impacting the environment
JOHNSONS DRY CLEANERS
Johnson Cleaners are the only national UK dry cleaner that uses GreenEarth®, delivering first class cleaning results whilst being 100% non-toxic to the environment.
Factories and Producers
Jenny Robertson hand knits fine cobweb lace from hand-spun yarn using a traditional Hebridean spinning wheel. She makes bespoke shawls, scarves, gloves, wraps and stoles from the Isle of Eigg.
Diane Holmes has worked for 17 years in partnership with a Karachi based embroidery workshop, producing period and contemporary embroidery for costume and set decorating teams within the film and TV industry and theatre.
ERIBÉ are a knitwear manufacturer based in Galashiels. They are one of the largest hand-knitting companies in Europe. ERIBÉ predominantly work with hand knitting but they do have industrial knitting machines with 2.5 - 12 gauge used for sampling. ERIBÉ have a network of hand knitters working out in the local communities.
ESK are a luxury knitwear manufacturer combining craft and technology. They source natural and noble fibres and work with spinners in Scotland and Italy.
Fairsew is a garment manufacturer based in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. They are committed to fair treatment of their employees providing them with a safe working environment, offering benefits well above the minimum levels for garment workers in Cambodia and providing staff with opportunities for further learning and development.
HANDKNIT IRISH SWEATERS
Kathleen’s Handknit Irish Sweaters is a small family run business situated in the south-west of Donegal, Ireland. Kathleen knits & designs her own sweaters but also has a highly skilled team of local people working for her creating hand-knit sweaters.
HIMALAYA TAILORING CENTRE
The Himalaya Tailoring Centre Pvt. Ltd. is a certified member of the Fair Trade Forum of India (affiliated with the World Fair Trade Organisation). Their team of world class tailors are trained in classical tailoring techniques and have gained a reputation for their careful attention to detail and beautiful finishing.
LONDON PATTERN BUREAU
London Pattern Bureau is a pattern cutting and sampling studio. They work with highly-skilled pattern cutters and sewing machinists to ensure the best possible quality. The company founder has experience working in the world of sustainable fashion and has carried the ethics forward to this workshop.
Jacobs Well is an international fair trade fashion production house, transforming the lives of India’s urban poor. Jacobs Well bespoke fair trade CMT unit is supported by a UK team. They offer sampling and small run production for new, emerging high end designers and small business start-ups.
What to do with Textile Waste
ROYAL ACADEMY OF DRAMATIC ART
RADA have a costume store that services their 21 shows a year. Their stock is made up of donated pieces, or pieces made by students on their “Theatre Costume” course.
They have a fabric store that takes fabric donations, which students have access to for projects and productions.
Significant Seams offer community workshops and classes including a Socially Supportive Stitching group which particularly works with agencies supporting people in mental health recovery, isolated by circumstance, and adults needing a bit of social support.
SUITED AND BOOTED
Suited & Booted is a charity based in the City of London. Public agencies refer vulnerable, unemployed and low-income men, and they help them get into employment by providing suitable interview clothing donated by companies and professionals. They also offer clients interview advice and mentoring.
TRAID is the most obvious choice for donations as they are the largest textile recyclers in the UK. TRAID is a charity working to stop clothes from being thrown away. They turn clothes waste into funds and resources to reduce the environmental and social impacts of clothes.
UNIVERSITY OF THE ARTS - CENTRAL SAINT MARTINS
Central Saint Martins take donations of fabric on both their Fashion and Textiles course and their Performance and Design courses. All the fabric that is donated, is stored in their fabric store and is sold to the students at a minimal cost of £2.00 per metre, which is then used to purchase items for the students that they otherwise wouldn’t be able to afford.
UNIVERSITY OF THE ARTS - LONDON COLLEGE OF FASHION
London College of Fashion takes donations of fabric which will be used by students on their design courses. As well as a Costume for Performance course, they also have a Centre for Fashion and Sustainability.
WORK AND PLAY SCRAPSTORE
Work and Play Scrapstore promote the re-use of resources for environmental and community benefit. As a not-for-profit organisation staffed mainly by volunteers, they take a wide range of donated clean waste materials from businesses and individuals.