5 Small Childrenswear Brands To Know

Looking for fresh inspiration or something a little more unique when it comes to childrenswear? There are plenty of small, independent brands out there waiting to be discovered. From co-ords to dresses, knits to outerwear, here are five of our favourites…
By Elaine Lloyd Jones /

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Lavanda Top, From £119


Set up by former Massimo Dutti and M&S Design Director, Queralt Ferrer, Five Of Us is all about the playfulness, freedom and adventure of childhood. With decades of experience in the fashion industry, the team focuses on traditional manufacturing methods and modern design details to come up with stylish pieces that put quality at the core. 

Visit FiveOfUs.com

Sybil Dress, £65


Inspired by the English countryside, Little Cotton Clothes offers beautiful, traditional pieces that are all designed in England, then handmade in a small number of factories in India and Portugal. The brand uses natural fabrics, too, with every trim and detail carefully selected. Any waste is also donated to a charity in India that then recycles it to make clothes for families in need. 

Visit LittleCottonClothes.com


Kokori takes its name from an old café in Xanthi’s old town in Greece, a place where its founders – Duygu and Fatos – have deep family roots. Established in the UK, KoKori offers girls’ clothing in a range of sizes, from two to 16 years old. The ethos is simple – to make children feel like themselves, so expect vintage-inspired pieces with plenty of design-led details. 

Visit Kokori.co.uk

Girls Jumper, £67
Claude x Ando Overalls, £38


Claude & Co childrenswear is unisex, fun and inclusive. Founded by Abi – a one-time buyer for a big high-street brand – the brand now develops its pieces in the UK before producing everything in Portugal and India using high-quality organic fabrics. Expect to find sweet dungarees and fun slogan co-ords – all with the sharpest attention to detail.

Visit ClaudeAndCo.co.uk

Lotte Teddy Baby Vest, £38


Ando Store is a marketplace for new, small and interesting brands, designers and makers. From local designers in the UK to those across the world, everything focuses on the best design, quality and comfort. From heirloom knits to pile fleeces, there’s something for everyone.

Visit AndoStores.com

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