Category Archive: BRAND TO KNOW

London’s Five Best Creative Salons

Since moving to London a good few years back, we noticed that a quick Google of the words ‘best hair salon’ or ‘best place for nails’ proffers two options: very expensive celebrity hair… Continue reading


Whether you’re seeking out a card for somebody special or a beautiful notebook for all your beautiful ideas, we suggest you head straight for Ola Studio. An independent stationery label specialising in traditional,… Continue reading

BRAND TO KNOW: Thanks I Love It

Anyone that knows YGT will know we love a hamper or gift box, especially when it’s filled with a carefully-curated selection of goodies from UK designer-makers. It’s for this reason that Thanks I… Continue reading

Creative Workshops to Book this Spring

Despite new government budgets, high studio rents and the ever present struggle of working for yourself, the creative industries and the people that contribute to them are flourishing. From crafters and designers to… Continue reading


Stationery fiends, gift-wrapping experts and fans of all things illustrated, it’s time to celebrate because the long-awaited Ohh Deer shop is finally here. Hitting Loughborough’s streets at the end of last year, the physical manifestation… Continue reading

BRAND TO KNOW: Coconut Lane

Ever catch yourself aimlessly gazing at perfect pastel-toned shots of other people’s homes, holidays and lives and realise you’ve been scrolling Instagram for a good 15 minutes like a green-eyed monster? Hey, we’ve all been there,… Continue reading

BRAND TO KNOW: Pirates & Violets

Crafting bespoke shopping baskets and woven pouches, Pirates & Violets is an independent, family-run business based in Yorkshire. Every design is made from natural fibres and attributed with great touches, such as pastel-toned… Continue reading

Give Artisan Gifts with Inka London

As you know, we love a unique gift especially if it’s lovingly arranged, carefully presented and unquestionably creative. With the holidays on the way, we’ve been thinking long and hard about what our… Continue reading

BRAND TO KNOW: Rose Rankin

If like us you choose to forego high heels in favour of comfortable, good-looking crepes at all times, you’ll no doubt appreciate our latest style obsession. Rose Rankin is a footwear label that’s stormed… Continue reading

BRAND TO KNOW: Olive Clothing

Olive is a British contemporary clothing brand with a big fanbase here in London. The creators of these comfy, directional and ethically-focused pieces are however, based in Cheltenham where their flagship store lives.… Continue reading

Celebrate #Secondhandfirst Week with TRAID

This November we’re very lucky to be joining TRAID in celebrating #Secondhandfirst Week. From Monday 23rd to 29th November, the fashion reuse charity will be launching a range of events to demonstrate just how powerful the… Continue reading


We love being part of London’s flourishing creative scene, especially when it works hard to support those in need of help and raises communities based on shared interests and goals. One thing we’re… Continue reading


As you all know, we’re pretty into our recycling, upcycling and reimagining. From everyday objects as works of art to creative fixes using unlikely items, we’re always keen on projects and products that… Continue reading

YOU SHOULD VISIT Collett and Holder

Though our visit section is usually dominated by shops formed of brick and mortar, we sometimes deviate from this in order to share secrets about some of the most coveted corners of the… Continue reading

BRAND TO KNOW: Tan Tan Studio

Tan Tan is a unique fashion brand and studio based in Taipei, Taiwan. Established just last year, Tan Tan puts a fresh spin on everyday style. Their pieces, cut in oversized vintage-inspired styles… Continue reading

Gather&See | The Conscious Shopping Destination

You know our friends Brothers We Stand, the menswear retailer set to change the world of fashion forever, now meet Gather&See, another awesome curator of sustainable style offering superb collections from the very… Continue reading

BRAND TO KNOW: Hope and Hubris by Florence Boyd

Hope and Hubris is a small Brighton-based label that specialises in creating beautiful hand-illustrated silk scarves featuring strange and alluring narratives. Colourful, textural and alive with rich patterns and characterful icons, each scarf features… Continue reading

BRAND TO KNOW: London Terrariums

One of the problems of living in a city, as culturally rich and creatively diverting as it may be, is that we’re seldom granted a patch of green to call our own. Sure,… Continue reading


Papersmiths is a book and stationery shop nestled happily in the heart of Bristol’s Clifton Village. The store sells carefully curated items from cutting edge designers and illustrators from all over the world. Though it was the outstanding… Continue reading

YOU SHOULD VISIT Harringay Local Store

Harringay Local Store is a rare gem. Their ‘Not Another Tesco’ slogan, and impressive collection of useful, UK produce holds the store up as a great example of conscientious independent shops popping up… Continue reading

BRAND TO KNOW: London Tea Club

The world is full of people who when faced with the challenge of writing a Twitter bio for themselves, search deep within their collective psyche, and recover only two emphatic, identifying words: tea-drinker.… Continue reading


Ink & Thread is a lovely little emporium that has called the beautiful Cathedral Quarter of Derby home since November 2011. Over the last few years the store has gone to great efforts to singularly… Continue reading

BRAND TO KNOW: Linda Mai Phung

Linda Mai Phung is a French fashion designer whose unique and inspiring label is based in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Linda is no ordinary designer. An eco-entrepreneur and avid dreamer, her garments fuse… Continue reading

BRAND TO KNOW: Never Spent

Steph Lloyd is a fine art graduate and creator of slick, contemporary jewellery range Never Spent. Steph’s particular brand of jewellery design focuses on clean, simple and skin-friendly pieces that experiment with colour… Continue reading

BRAND TO KNOW: The Cartocon Co.

The Cartocon Company are part of the gifted wave of creators and curators that run this town. Actually, they don’t necessarily run this town because they’re based in Dundee. Their online store and… Continue reading


Lik + Neon is another of our favourite independent creative emporiums, nestled in the heart of Brick Lane, in London’s East End. This little store represents talented emerging and established illustrators, printmakers and… Continue reading

YGT INTERVIEWS the Creators of Shore Projects

Happy accidents are blissful. They’re part of what makes life enjoyable and give us cause to nod to something or other in appreciation of new and insightful discoveries. Running YGT generally means that… Continue reading


Welcome to the newest edition of YOUNG GOLD TEETH’s commentary on life and leisure in the creative industries: YOU SHOULD VISIT, a glowing review of places we’ve been, loved and urge you to… Continue reading

BRAND TO KNOW: Karen Mabon

Karen Mabon is a total gem. By fusing bold illustration, pop culture, high-style and luxury design using bright colours, amazing images and gorgeous fabrics to create stand-out scarves that frankly, i’d rather hang… Continue reading

BRAND TO KNOW: House of Sunny

House of Sunny is a fresh new London-based label that has exploded onto the style scene with impressive vigour. Having been snapped up by the likes of Made In Chelsea’s Louise Thompson, HoS… Continue reading

BRAND TO KNOW: Stay Home Club

Stay Home Club is a collection of covetable illustrated products that appeal to the punk rock cat-lady in all of us. Tote bags, felt pennant flags, patches and prints are designed in Montreal,… Continue reading

BRAND TO KNOW: Pen On Paper Stationery

Pen On Paper, purveyors of stylish illustrated stationery, was created by Brighton University graduates, Lucy Kirk and Millie Popovic by way of a shared fondness for lidos, bathing suits and good old fashioned jollity. Their new… Continue reading