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10 Indie Fashion Brands to Know Now

Last updated March 17

Date created October 13

Give your wardrobe a new lease of life with and injection of independent design. From sustainable brands, to those putting our personality front and centre, here are 10 independent fashion brands we're loving right now.

Whether searching for the perfect does-it-all dress for the summer season ahead, or looking to give your wardrobe a new lease of life with an injection of independent design, finding a great brand that fits the bill on quality, style and sizing always feels like a winner. From sustainable fashion brands doing their bit for the planet to contemporary labels helping you express yourself with bold prints, playful colour and or sharp tailoring, read on as we introduce you to 10 of the best independent fashion brands Trouva loves right now.

1. Aligne

Curate the perfect capsule wardrobe with London-based fashion brand Aligne. Fusing timeless wardrobe classics with twists of contemporary details, Aligne creates womenswear collections with the future in mind. The brand opts for conscious, planet friendly materials like recycled polyester and organic cotton. From feminine full-sleeve dresses to oversized tailored coats, Aligne is sure to be your new everyday favourite.

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2. Farm Rio

Take a masterclass in dopamine dressing with Brazil-based brand Farm Rio. With collections full of cheerful prints and bold colours, Farm Rio’s designs help you bring a bit of that holiday magic to your everyday wear. From day dresses with oversized silhouettes and vintage inspired prints to tailored trousers that will see you from workday to weekend, you can live boldly, no matter the occasion.

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3. Sideline

Thoughtful design and understated detail define the unique look and feel of British contemporary womenswear brand Sideline. Working from a studio on England’s south coast, Sideline combines colour block midi dresses, clean silhouettes and pieces made from recycled materials to create its timeless collections. Perfect for everyday, Sideline is the ideal brand for your summer wardrobe - just add sandals.

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4. Seventy + Mochi

If you’re not already on the Seventy + Mochi hype, fear not our independent boutiques have curated the best pieces just for you. Creating conscious denim collections that take inspiration from workwear classics, Seventy + Mochi adds feminine flourishes by way of frill collars, contrast blanket stitching and two-toned patchwork, adding a playful touch to your everyday wardrobe favourites.

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5. Yerse

Yerse is anything but a newbie on the contemporary fashion scene: founded in 1964, the brand has cultivated a loyal following thanks to its reputation as knitwear specialists. Now, the brand is diversifying its collections, while still remaining true to its origins - placing focus on quality of materials and an expert eye for the details. From easy tiered denim dresses to breezy trousers and crochet accessories, Yerse is the ideal brand to add to your summer roster, whether at home or further afield.

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6. Dawn x Dare

Inject a little joy to your wardrobe with Dawn x Dare. Designed in Copenhagen, the brand’s collections are a celebration of colour from pastel patchwork tailoring to summer-ready dresses. The real stars of the show, though, are the striped rainbow-hued knits which are handmade by Italian craftswomen in Tuscany using deadstock yarns from the rest of their collections.

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7. Compañía Fantástica

Madrid-based Compañía Fantástica creates collections guaranteed to make you feel great. Simple, straightforward shapes, a focus on comfort and playful finishing touches make up the brand’s signature style. Whether you’re after that perfect versatile holiday dress or wanting to liven up your everyday wardrobe with a pair of statement printed trousers, Compañía Fantástica have all bases covered.

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8. Idano

French-based Idano, founded in 2014 is a vertical fashion brand, meaning they do everything from the print design and fabric manufacturing to making the finished garment. Being across all aspects of their supply chain allows them to stay reactive with designs, keep an eye on their environmental impact and make their quality garments affordable. Idano creates easy-going clothing with a modern-bohemian feel - discover bandana print summer dresses, paisley blouses and structured embroidered jackets.

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9. Our Sister

Our Sister is built on the idea of creating quality, sustainable clothing that lets you stand out from the crowd. Together with its ethical factories, Antwerp-based Our Sister and its team of creators design collections filled with colour and texture. From corduroy co-ords in acid brights to printed shirts perfect for layering, add their versatile pieces to your next wardrobe refresh and cherish them for seasons to come.

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10. Natalie Martin

Los Angeles-based Natalie Martin was founded in 2011 with the intention of celebrating print through effortless and feminine silhouettes. Natalie’s pursuit of unique fabrics has taken her on adventures across the globe, landing in Bali thanks to its age-old batik printing. Now working with a small factory dedicated to the Natalie Martin brand, each print and garment is brought to life using these techniques. If you’re a fan of Pink City Prints, you’ll love this one.

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