Independent Womenswear Designers in Scotland

Buying from independent designers doesn’t have to be difficult, there are so many out there to choose from, so we have rounded up the best Scotland has to offer.

Miss Vivienne Lingerie – Selling a range of soft cup bras, printed or embroidered. Each bra comes with a matching brief.

Mischke Lingerie – ‘The Devil is in the Detail’, the mantra for Mishke Lingerie is perfect, their delicate lace creations and printed bras are just stunning.

Love Deluxe Lingerie – For something a little more Luxurious, Love Delux Lingerie is perfect. Combining silk & lace the brand offers camis, robes and babydolls, as well as beautiful lingerie sets.

Six Studio – Offering maternity lingerie for during & after pregnancy Six is the ultimate in comfort lingerie.

Isolate Heroes – Specialising in hand-embellished and embroidered items, Isolated Heroes creates oversized silhouettes and vivid colour palettes and is renowned for its innovative use of luxury faux-fur and sequins. If you are looking for something that makes your bff sparkle and shine then look no further.

Hayley Scanlan – Creates show-stopping dresses, jackets and accessories. Her Tshirt line ensures that everyone can get a slice of the Hayley pie & her dresses are perfect party pieces.

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Cats Brothers – An award-winning ready-to-wear luxury knitwear/street-wear label with a crafted approach to design, making clothes that are fashion-forward and always with a sense of humour. Think cosy knitwear embellished with eyeballs or a cute jumper with a soda motif. The brand also has a hat collaboration with Bernstock Speirs, where you can create your dream customised hat.

Cross Cashmere – A unisex knitwear line defining contemporary Scotland with a heritage heartbeat. The colle,ction features the essentials you never knew you needed, a cashmere t-shirt anyone? And stand out jumpers such as the monochrome houndstooth jumper or the fuschia pink beanie.

Collingwood Norris – Unisex knitwear made in the Scottish borders using traditional techniques. Colourful & striking, the collection is sure to warm your heart!

Rachel MacMillian – Stunning printed dresses & knitwear. Rachel also uses organic cotton & bamboo to create luxuriously soft fabric with minimal impact on the environment.

Ryan Cowie – Ryan’s collections invoke visions of club kids & drag queens, the perfect gift for yourself this Christmas.

Wear To Be Seen – Got a holiday with a bff coming up? Then get her some amazing swimwear from WTBS! Made in Glasgow this swimwear brand is perfect for that winter getaway.

Mairi Mcdonald – Eclectic and free-spirited luxury designs, Mairi’s work is high fashion whilst being drenched in subculture. Think high fashion witch or rock n roll queen.

Double Crossed Clothing – Feminist, gender neutral clothing. Double Crossed creates clothing for everyone; transgender, cis, and gender neutral. My favourite is definitely the feminist af t-shirt. They have also just released a gender-neutral kids t-shirt.

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Squint – Handmade in Edinburgh, Squint brings to mind the Harajuku girls of the early naughties, with their love of pastel colours and frills they are the perfect brand to brighten anyone’s Christmas Morning.

Rebecca Torres – Rebecca is the reigning queen of lycra and it only made sense that she move into swimwear. Highly patterned, colourful & flattering, this is a swimwear collection with something in it for everyone.

Yellow Bubble – An independent luxury knitwear brand based in Edinburgh. They create handmade, brightly coloured contemporary knitwear and accessories from a studio in the heart of Edinburgh.

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Siobhan MacKenzie – Born and raised in The Black Isle in the Highlands of Scotland, Siobhan’s upbringing inspired her Graduate Collection and have remained a firm inspiration transcending throughout the brand. Creating contemporary kilts for everyday wear, bringing a little bit of heritage to everyday life.

Fictional Character – Fashion for the extrovert! All about mermaids, unicorns and dressing the way you want.

Ryan Kirk – Made in Glasgow in limited numbers Ryans designs offer a break from fast fashion monotony.

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GRL CLB – Not just a store – a way of life "GRLCLB is for girls, boys, and everything in-between. GRLCLB is for the people who don’t belong anywhere else. GLRCLB is for the ones who get it." Gender Neutral t-shirts, & sweaters made ethically.

Elizabeth Martin – Using Harris tweed, Egyptian Cotton, Satin and Silk Elizabeth creates timeless pieces that are a perfect addition to any wardrobe. I am obsessed with the Florrie Lace top!

Queene & Belle – Luxury Cashmere in colourful designs and fun prints.

Half Stitch Bitch – Feminist, Riot Grl clothing & accessories. This brand is not for the faint-hearted, make a statement in a rebel bitch patch or fuck the tories t-shirt this Christmas.

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