Top 10 Independent Designers You Need To Know In 2016

Posted on 20 January 2016

Its clear to see we are massive fans of Independent Designers at The Pommier. As our list of designers grow, we keep our eyes open and our ears to the ground to let you know who is on trend right now!
Welcome to our second year of Top 10 Independent Designers!


Meckela is a Handcrafted collection of leather bags created by two sisters from their origins in small village of Israel. The women in their family are the source of inspiration behind their beautifully handcrafted leather bags. Bags start from $137 (£97)


Anuka Jewellery
Anuka Jewellery was formed by Francesca Kippax after completing her degree in Jewellery & Silversmithing at the School of Jewellery in Birmingham. Francesca has always loved being creative but nothing is more satisfying for her than leaving the studio at the end of the day, knowing that she has made a piece of jewellery that someday will be cherished by someone else. Jewellery starts from $85 (£60)


Tessa Metcalfe
Tessa Metcalfe Jewellery is the brain child of Tessa Metcalfe, a self taught taxidermist from Hackney, London. Inspired by the everyday pigeon and whimsical tales of the Ugly Duckling, Tessa's Designs are being brought worldwide and are highly in demand. Jewellery starts from $78 (£55)


Tadam! Design
Tadam! Design is an innovative jewelry design concept from Lithuania. Tadam! is simply the cookery for the pleasure of both the eyes and neck. As the modern society's fasionation with good food grows, so does the popularity of one of the most mouth-watering independent labels out there. Necklaces start from $116 (£86)


Yardena Silva
Yardena Silva draws her inspiration from the free spirited, modern women who follow their own path in life. Yardena's bags are created for the type of women with an alluring presence and effortless style that never goes un-noticed. With the bag design being both feminine and bohemian influenced by the romance of classic styles. Bags start from $95 (£67)


Chen Fuchs
Chen Fuchs graduated from the Shenkar Collage  of Engineering & Design in Israel when her venture of becoming an Independent Contemporary Jewelry Design began. All Chen Fuch's creations are handmade in Pure Silver by Repoussé and chasing that is a metalworking technique in which a malleable metal is ornamented or shaped by hammering from the reverse side to create a design in low relief. Jewelry starts from $45 (£32)



Nuciano is about every women making a statement and looking her best. A bag should be able to reflect a particular time and occasion in a women's life and they know that first impressions matter....a lot. That is why they go to great lengths to ensure pure engineering quality from start to finish. Handbags start from $417 (£295)




Bug are big believers in jewellery that takes you on a journey. It doesn't matter if you're a big fan of baked beans, love music or simply want to wear something a little out of the ordinary, Bug is an Independent Jewellery Designer that has you covered. Everything is handmade from the heart. Jewellery starts from $42 (£30).



Brit Stitch

It all started in 1967 when master craftsman Peter Jones made a leather cash bag for his local milkman Toby. In 2012, Toby brought the bag back for a replacement strap when they decided that the now vintage bag needed a very modern makeover! With handmade satchels in every colour you could possibly think of, its no wonder we have selected Brit Stitch to be in the Top 10 of Independent Designers to Watch for 2016! Bags start from $59 (£42)




Momocreatura's design explores the boundaries between fantasy and reality through the depiction of fairy-tale inspired images. Their silver and gold pieces are finely handcrafted assemblages of child-like imagination, suggestive of ambiguous, twisted humour. The collection is simply for the daring and had been recognised worldwide for its complete uniqueness. Jewellery starts from $74 (£52)


If you have any suggestions on who you think should be featured as one of the Top 10 Independent Designers for our next post, drop us a comment below and feel free to check out last years list here


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