5 Small Businesses to Support From the Couch

5 Small Businesses to Support From the Couch

Treating yourself while supporting other women? A win for everyone


There’s no doubt that COVID19 has been a challenge for small businesses across the UK. As many rely on footfall and local trade, it’s a tough time to be a new or growing retailer. More so than ever, they need our support. From hitting follow on Instagram to making a purchase, here are five small businesses (that have been tried and tested by the Restless team) recommend.  

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RARE MAGS  

Located in South Manchester, Rare Mags is pretty much what it says on the tin. They sell cool, independent magazines and zines. Offering fast – low-cost postage you’ll be actively supporting a small business and an independent magazine. 

With plenty of time on your hands, who wouldn’t want something a little bit niche to grace their coffee table? Have a browse of their selection here

 

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WOMANHOOD

Stuck at home? That’s a lot of not getting dressed for most of us. Instead, don some fabulous underwear courtesy of Womanhood. A fearless female-led brand that offers a huge range of underwear from bamboo bras, designed to relax in, to delicate lace details for something a little more sultry. 

Lose yourself browsing their collections made entirely by female designers.  

 

OLIVIA ANNABELLE 

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Led by its namesake, Olivia Annabelle is a British female brand with a Wes Anderson twist. Producing small, sustainable collections, her clothes are designed to last. Pick up a fabulous frock for twirling around the living room in, or one of her bestselling silk scarves as a mother’s day gift. 

S120 

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Located in King’s Cross, S120 is home to dreamy womenswear, chunky shoes and 70’s style home furnishings. Pick up one of their infamous tarot card cutting boards for a rapid kitchen update, or a healing crystal if you’re after some good energy. 

With an emphasis on female-led clothing and products, this is a shop to add to your bookmarks. 

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BLOMA SHOP

Ready to up your earring game? I mean really up your earring game?

Enter Bloma. Quirky floral accessories designed to last, hand-designed and made in Manchester, Bloma offers well-priced earrings and necklaces that will make you feel fabulous. I personally recommend the Daisy earrings (I have two pairs), they’re lightweight and super easy to wear.

 

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