Made in the South East

The Well Fashioned list of manufacturers based in the South West of England.

Age of Reason: Brighton, East Sussex. @AgeofRStudios

Age of Reason offers a range of playful silk scarfs, womenswear and cushions with an emphasis on quality and sustainability. Designer Ali Mapletoft is dedicated to her ethos of anti-sweatshop fashion and has embedded this into the brand. All of the clothes are made in Hull, Yorkshire (The Pin House).

Cocoon: Duns Tew, Oxfordshire. @CocoonRaincoats

Cocoon produce made-to-measure affordable rainwear in their quaint workshop in Oxfordshire.

State of Mind: Wheatley, Oxfordshire. @StateofMind101

State of Mind create sports and swimwear for plus sized ladies, aiming to provide a collection which makes all women feel and look good whether they are exercising or just relaxing.

Marlene Hounam Jewellery: Yarnton, Oxfordshire. 

Using 925 Sterling Silver Marlene Hounam creates unique jewellery, from pearls to a ‘birds, bees and bugs’ collection, there is an item for every occasion.

Blackfish Swimwear: Hitchen, Hertfordshire @BlackfishS

Blackfish create high-tech swimwear, with muscle compression fabric so you look and feel streamlined every time you swim.

Jane Hopkinson: Ditchling, Sussex. @JHhandmadebags

Jane Hopkinson creates handmade leather bags for every occasion, from bags suited to Ascot to everyday satchels.

Justine Tabak: Witney, Oxfordshire. @JustineTabak

Justine Tabak is inspired by various places around the British Isles creating a brand rooted in UK style and traditions.

Luva Huva: Hove, East Sussex. @LuvaHuva

Made with materials such as bamboo and organic cotton, Luva Huva create ethical lingerie and loungewear.

Ruth Dent: Rochester, Kent. @Ruth_Dent

Ruth Dent channels her love for art into bold abstract silk scarfs.


The Pretty Dress Company: Northfleet, Kent @ThePrettyDress

The Pretty Dress Company’s items all have a vintage twist, in some it is a simple design feature and in others the vintage nature stands out more. Either way the collection is fun, vibrant as well as timeless and classy.