Need a quick fix to freshen up your autumn 12 offer? Try these three short-order winners…
Sister brand to Uttam Boutique, Yumi’s autumn 12 collection stays true to its kooky signature roots, doing both idiosyncratic casual items and delicately embellished day-to-night pieces with equal skill. Standout styles include a retro glasses roll-neck jumper and a purple paisley dress in a collection that’s a breath of fresh air among all the body-con and sequins.
Prices: £12 to £45. Contact: 020 8961 2299
We are Knitters
Spanish brand We Are Knitters takes a two-fold approach to its short- order offering. Got busy customers who want great knitwear fast? Order in the brand’s range of chunky, enveloping and cocooning jumpers. Have shoppers who love getting involved in crafting something all their own? Snap up its granny-proof knitting kits – four skill levels across T-shirts, sweaters, vests, cardigans, scarves and beanies, wool included – to create a real point of difference.
Prices: kits from £17.50; pieces from £19. Contact: 020 7739 1414
If you’re after a quick-response, trend-ticking name, Glamorous is your brand. Often cited as having its finger on the pulse and putting money in the tills for indies and multiple buyers alike, it’s Glamorous by name and glamorous by nature as animal prints, lustrous fabrics, sequins, studding and sharp silhouettes combine in a standout collection.
Prices: £4.50 to £30. Contact: 0161 669 4624