Browsing and buying from the high street brands is such a simple and convenient way to grab your fashion staples and keep up with trends, but independent fashion has caught up significantly over the last decade - there are now a wealth of online and physical stores, boutiques and pop ups offering unique and affordable fashion alternatives.  To make life easy we have compiled a list of our favourites for you below.


Blake London knitwear with a contemporary twist made using the finest wools and skilled british makers. This is our ideal fashion independent.

Charlie May is a young designed who grew up in Devon. Her style focuses on form and silhouette and we love the minimalist sportswear luxe look.

PHO stocks a collection of minimalist clothing from independent designers.

House of Sunny have a stunning collection of tailored contoured clothing.

CARV recommends Blake London


Chalk make striking and wearable jewellery inspired by their careers as architects. 

Rebecca Gladstone Jewellery uses simple shapes in a beautiful way.

Laura Lee makes gold necklaces like no other. Visit the store in Covent Garden for temptations aplenty.

Ros Millar Gold and gothic luxe jewellery designed in her Bloomsbury studio in london.



Grensons shoes are all made in england in stunning styles and with a visible lasting quality, And oh yes, they do women's.


Triangle A mid century modern lovers shopping dream.

DARK ROOM If, like me, you love geometric designs, you'll love this shop. A beautifully curated mixture of edgy treats for the home, clothing and accessories.

Wolf and Badger A collection of luxe brands from the UK and beyond, founded in Notting Hill.

Pelicans and Parrots A mixture of new and vintage clothing and furniture carefully curated to showcase a distinctive and quirky style - we love it all!

CARV recommends Dark Room London