45 Amazing Small Brands You Can Check Out This Year And Beyond
Small brands, big impact.
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Last year was difficult to say the least, and I spent it trying to appreciate the little things – going on walks with my mum, perfecting my bread-making skills, and discovering tons of amazing UK-based small brands to shop from!
Some of these brands have flourished while others have struggled during these turbulent times, but one thing remains true for all: consumer support – especially via their online platforms – is more important than ever.
Shopping from independent businesses isn’t just good for your conscience, either – their products and services tend to be of a high quality, sustainable, eco friendly, and crafted with love (usually accompanied by a personal note to boot)!
So I've rounded up a few of these fab brands below, just in case you needed a little inspo:
From shoppable websites to Instagram pages that’ll point you in the right direction, there are lots of platforms that do all the hard small-brand-finding work for you – here are just a few of them:
✨Jamii ✨ – for making buying from black-owned brands easier than ever! You can get their discount card for money off tons of businesses (including Black Sunrise, Kiya Cosmetics, Nabz Saad, and much more).
✨Buyitblackowned ✨ – for more incredible black-owned businesses you can support!
✨Know The Origin ✨ – for a reliable roundup of sustainable, eco-friendly, and ethical small brands.
✨Female Founder Finder ✨ – for a range of impressive female-owned businesses.
✨Itsblackowned ✨ – for even more amazing black-owned brands!
✨Yard + parish ✨– for luxury and eco-conscious black-owned companies.
✨Beunica ✨– for sustainable pieces from luxury independent brands.
✨Lone Design Club ✨ – for unique products made by independent designers, with regular pop-ups to check out once shops open again.