100 Best British Independent Brands

Great Britain is beaming with innovation and talent. Independent Businesses are a youthful lifeline keeping things fresh and challenging the status quo. Independent businesses are vital to our economy and supporting them has never been more important and never been more fun!

We love all the exciting ventures, visions and even stories of vindication behind these gorgeous, emerging brands. Here are 100 Independent Brands unapologetically making their mark. These independent British brands share their passion for quality and making things better and it is not hard to see why they are our rising stars.

 1. Red Ruby Rouge - British Independent Silver Jewellery 

Independent Business Owner Story:

Founded by two school friends Kattya & Alison, Kattya studied graphic design at University and Alison studied Politics and Business. They share a passion for good quality silver jewellery, slow fashion pieces which can be treasured forever.

Best Selling Product:

“I can express no kinder sign of love, than this kind kiss.” – William Shakespeare

Sleek and versatile, show your love with this heartfelt Kiss Necklace. Whether it’s a gift for yourself, or for a loved one, a Kiss Necklace is a gift like no other and will be worn and treasured for years to come. 

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ "I received this as a gift from my hubby and it just makes my day wearing it. I love it so much that I actually bought one for my sister and she says it is her fave necklace too. The quality of Red Ruby Rouge products is something I don't find everywhere, that is why I wanted to write this review, they are a lovely UK boutique and deserve their accolades.  Sally S. -St. Albans



2. Baby Bamboo & Beyond - Super Soft Bamboo Cloths UK Supplier

Independent Business Owner Story:

Founded by the lovely Lynne Webster whose employment has ranged from working for National Westminster Bank, a barmaid, owner of a café, working at a bullion merchants and 20 years working as cabin crew for British Airways, on long haul. Her career ended with British Airways due to her son being very ill and me needing to be at home with him.

She now runs her high quality bamboo business.

About the company:

Bamboo is 100% natural and biodegradable. Once bamboo products are at the end of their life they can be returned to the earth leaving minimal environmental impact. After lots of research and sourcing products I now have four amazing products with more in the pipeline.

"I believe we can all make a difference to the planet by making changes, however small. I am proud to be doing my bit for the environment".

Best Selling Product:

Baby Bamboo Company



3. The Perfect Touch of Home - personalised homeware deigned in the UK with love

About the company:

The Perfect Touch of Home is an Award Winning online shop owned and run by 4 mums bringing you high quality homewares, gifts and more.

Best Selling Product:

Their best and most popular products are their cheerful and cheeks gonk range, perfect for Christmas stocking fillers! The mugs can be personalised, get your order in today!

Personalised gonk gift mug



4. The Tupperware Bird - Retro UK Tupperware 

About the company:

When it comes to reducing food waste, batch cooking and storing leftovers is the way forward. We should all be Tupperware birds and we love the retro vibes from this company.

Based in Taunton Somerset, "I wasn't around in the 70's but I certainly remember my parents talking about these outstanding quality products that they could no longer get. The Tupperware Bird have  been overwhelmed with interest as people didn't realise that you could still purchase hard to find tupperware in the UK".

Best Selling Product:

Disney & Friends gorgeous storage boxes for your baking ingredients whatever they might be - from eggs, to flour, sugar and nuts you will be sure to wow your friends and family with these.

These affordable canisters would be an ideal Christmas present!



5. Counselling and Hypnotherapy - Get Help With UK Counselling or Hypnotherapy

The first wealth is health and our minds need some TLC too! Sometimes the best thing we can spend money on are not things, but our peace of mind. Talking to friends about our problems is always great, but getting a pro to help us unravel our blocks can set us free and save us years of going round in circles. 

Danielle Hutchings is a passionate and dedicated qualified Psychotherapist and Hypnotherapist working in Central Nottingham & beyond, she can help you in person or online. 

Sessions are available Monday - Friday 10:30am - 7pm
£60 per 1 hour session for Individuals and Young People Counselling
£80 per 1 hour session for Couples
£125 per 1/1.5 hour session Hypnotherapy

Get yourself a session booked in today!



6. Baere Organic Cotton Baby Clothes - Bespoke & Handmade Organic Cotton 

Baere was founded by Alaina Dunne, a fabric designer and product maker, working from home in Farsley, Leeds.

About the company:

"I graduated from Leeds Beckett University in 2004 with a BA in Fine Art.  My Grandma gave me some money when I graduated, which I spent on my first sewing machine.  I taught myself to sew and quickly became addicted to creating something completely new from a bundle of fabric."

Best Selling Product:

All items are made to order by hand.



 7. Huski Home - Travel Cups

Be Strong.. I whispered to my coffee. If like us, you need your coffee and you are passionate about reducing landfill, then this sumptuous UK based company are ones to follow. They make amazing reusable travel mugs, to spark joy into every morning. Consider us obsessed.

About the company:

Run by Lisa and Luke, Huski Home is a family-run company that put sustainability at the top of their priority list. By creating eco-friendly, reusable homewares from natural waste. Together, we can create a renewable future! 

Best Selling Product:

Huski Cup Travel Mug

Eco-friendly travel cup in rose is Non-toxic, melamine, and BPA free, Eco-friendly and sustainable, Leak-proof flip lid and a non-slip base, Great for hot or iced beverages on the go.



8. Mud Larks - Outdoor activity membership for busy families

Keeping kids busy and away from screens is quite an enormous task in itself, getting kids outside and keeping them engaged is virtually impossible until Alas! Mud Larks is here to save the day!
About the company:
Best Selling Product:
Outdoor Membership - Enjoy 4 outdoor activities per month – one for each weekend. These are set at 3 different levels for you and your children to choose from. Membership content is available in a PDF format easy to view from smartphone to keep the whole family engaged.

“Serena definitely sleeps better after a day outside.It’s great value and so many great things to do. Without this community we may have spent lots of days aimlessly wandering around, but definitely prefer having little tasks to do.” Suzzane M.

Outdoor Activities for Kids

9. Sophella Crafts - Hand Painted Gifts Hand Crafted in Devon

Sophella Handcrafted in Devon

About the company:

Devon based hand crafting company specialises in laser cut, wooden, beautiful handmade gifts and hand painted gifts for every occasion.
Best Selling Product:
British Handmade Medals
A fantastic alternative to party bag fillers.These handmade and hand painted medals are a fantastic alternative option on the plastic and metal options, meaning they are more eco friendly. Personalised wooden dance/sport/school competition and achievement medals as well as Christmas tree decorations to remember a loved one or mark a special occasion. 

10. The Soap Hut - British Handmade Soaps

About the company:

Located in the coastal town of Blyth in the stunning county of Northumberland. All of their gorgeous handmade products are made by artisan soap maker Michelle, member of The Guild of Craft Soap and Toiletry Makers, and all The Soap Hut products have Cosmetic Product Safety Reports.

Handmade Soap UK 

Best Selling Product:
Hand Made Goats Milk Soap Bar is the way to go, available in a variety of Scents. These bars give off a rich lather and are more gentle on the skin compared to our regular bars.

11. The Organic Foot Company - British Podiatrist Foot Enzyme Peel 

About the company:

Products are hand made by Natalie, a specialist high risk trained podiatrist, and Bernie, a successful expert in the making of natural skin care products.

They only use plant-based ingredients, and all our products are 100% paraben free and cruelty free,  The ingredients they select have specific benefits for foot care and provide optimum nourishment for skin and nails. All their products are also PEG and glycol free have been safety tested and certified.

Safe to use on those with diabetes, and are safe for use on anyone that does not have an allergy to any of the ingredients.

Best Selling Product:

Trial size pack of our products. Perfect for adding to your bag when travelling, or just to try the products fSizes are 5ml, except Cuticle oil is 3ml. Only a tiny drop of cuticle oil is required so a little really does go a long way.Cream; Foot soak; Exfoliating scrub; Balm; Sanitiser; Mask and Cuticle Oil.

 Organic Foot Peel

The Organic Foot Company Products will give your feet the pampering they deserve, leaving them feel lush and soft.



12. Saorsa Cosmetics - Self Tan Manufactured in the UK

About the company:

Established in 2020 by CEO Jennifer Boidheach; Saorsa Cosmetics® is a Scottish, eco-conscious, ethical beauty brand, based in Glasgow.


Best Selling Product:
Instant Self Tan Mousse Their advanced formula will not transfer onto your clothes, seating or sheets, All their products are Paraben Free, Alcohol Free, Cruelty Free, Vegan Friendly, made with Natural ingredients and  our products are never tested on animals.

12. Ink & Fable Publishing - Best New British Publishing Company

About the company:  Founders Elora Burrell, Des Fonoimoana and Sophie Mitchell have the combined experience of 24 years in the writing industry, fiction publications, journalism publications and a number of degrees in Creative Writing, Journalism and English Literature between and formed Ink & Fable in November 2019

Their passion is help other writers achieve their dream of publishing through Ink & Fable. Ink & Fable strives to only print the finest quality books from the work itself, to cover art, from expansive marketing, to fine quality paper.

Best Selling Product:

Neverlander by Elora Burrell - Young Adult Fantasy

The Monsters Within by Des Fonoimoana

Fractured Folklore edited by Brittany Saunders

Ink and Fable UK Publishing Company

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