Championing British made with Hettie

Made in UK day 09.03.2021


We’re celebrating the first Made in UK Day on 9 March 2021

 As the appetite to shop locally and support local businesses grows, Hettie are delighted to be taking part in the first-ever Made in UK Day on Tuesday 9 March 2021.

 The Made in UK Day campaign has been created by Make it British to celebrate their 10 year anniversary. Started as a blog by ex-retail buyer Kate Hills to champion all the wonderful products that are made in the UK, the Make it British website has now been visited by more than 6.5 million people looking to buy UK-made products and search for UK manufacturers. This year alone has seen a 68% increase in enquiries since the UK left the EU’s single market and customs union.  

 UK manufacturing is currently worth £192 billion to the UK economy and employs 2.7 million people. More than 65 million people live in the UK and if everyone bought just one item made in the UK worth £20 on Made in UK Day it would be worth £1.3billion.


Save essential skills

Manufacturing requires skill. Not everyone suits working in a service-based industry. By purchasing a product that is made in the UK you are helping to save skills within local communities. Skills that would otherwise be lost.

Promote UK craftsmanship

When you buy a product that is made in the UK you are helping to preserve craftsmanship that has been passed down through generations.

The Hettie collections are proudly Made in Britain. Read more on our blog here  

Lower your carbon footprint

Buying products made closer to home means you can significantly reduce the number of miles something has travelled. In turn, this reduces its carbon footprint.

UK-made products are often made in much smaller quantities, too. Many can be made to order, discouraging waste within the supply chain.Sustainability and protecting our environment for future generations is very important to Hettie .

You can read more about our Sustainabilty policy below

Boost local economies

Buying locally-made directly contributes to your local economy.

Spend your money wisely and help contribute directly towards the area in which you live.

Create job opportunities

2.7 million people work within manufacturing in the United Kingdom. When you buy a product that is made in the UK you are directly contributing to keeping someone in employment.




Preserve UK manufacturing

If everyone living in the United Kingdom bought just one item made in the UK worth £20 on Made in UK Day it would be worth £1.3bn!

Spend your money wisely and help UK manufacturing to thrive , and consider all of your choices when making a purchase

Here at Hettie we believe it is time to start thinking about the world around us and at everything we do. We are all guilty of having too much "stuff " and wasting too much .

The philosophy "Buy less , choose well , make it last " is very true. Be the change that is needed in the world now.




Award winning luxury British made accessories



Born and manufactured in the UK Hettie combines beautiful design, with family conscious values and ethical responsibility, resulting in a stunning collection of Made in England lifestyle accessories for you and your family.



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