Just a card – Indie week!

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We are all about shopping independent as you know, so we are really excited about the Just a card indie week campaign…which happens to fall the same week as black friday, no coincidence there I tell you! They are hosting a week of fun over on Instagram with a chance for independent businesses and designers […]

Nectar and Bumble

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LL: Thanks for taking the time to talk to us about your brand! N&B: Thank you for having me. I’m very excited to tell you more about Nectar & Bumble! LL: What inspired you to start your brand? N&B: Quite simply – the bees! Bees are in decline all around the world and I wanted to try […]

Meet Sophie from Shutter Jewellery!

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  Thanks for taking the time to talk to us about your brand Sophie!   LL: What inspired you to start your brand? S: A love of photography, design and wanting to create something a little different. I’d been a fan of so many other small independent brands and I wanted to do what they were […]

Why it’s important to support indie businesses

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The Just A Card campaign was started by artist Sarah Hamilton just over 3 years ago in response to a quote she read from a gallery owner who had recently been forced to close: “If everyone who’d complimented our beautiful gallery had bought just a card we’d still be open”. This struck a chord with […]

Colour wheel

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whitey jumper festival aesthetic laundry

Summer is here so we’ve picked our top fave colourful trends! We have all bases covered from bright festival wear to pastel accessories and monochromatic home-ware…   Clockwise from top… Rainbow tassel jumper (£65) by Aesthetic Laundry, as seen on Zoella and Stacey Solomon. A3 Palmastry Print (£30) by Merki Meraki; the coolest addition to […]

Christmas gift guide!

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Fill yer stockings… We’ve put together some inspiring gift ideas for you this Christmas! Whether you need that ‘something special’ for your mum, a fun gift for a friend, or a romantic pressie for your partner, we’ve got you covered this festive season with handmade gifts from amazing designer-makers! Wheelie Festive Bikes Wooden Decoration A […]


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OOOooooOOOOooooh… because All Hallows Eve is approaching, we’ve added a few ghoulish things to the shopfront creator to spookify your shops! You’ll find them in the accessories section of the editor. We suggest combining them with some of the darker, more sinister backgrounds and colour overlays. We’ve wanted someone to use the skulls for ages! 😉 Happy […]

Ella Goodwin!

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Miss Ella interview on Look Lane

An interview with Ella Goodwin LL: Thanks for taking the time to talk to us about your brand Ella! How did you come up with your brand name? E: My husband has always called me Miss Ella and as I was mixed up between my surname and whether or not to take his on when […]

Tips for sizing shop logos

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How to size your logo for Look Lane

Hello lovely shop owners! Let me introduce myself, I’m Rob, Head of Pedantry here at Look Lane. Usually the rest of the team keep me away from the blog, but I have no idea why… Now, while Look Lane is all about individualism and creative fun, I believe that the best way to enjoy fun and […]

Festival edit

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Aesthetic laundry on looklane.com festival edit handmade indie designer

Well the summer appears to be well and truly here and festival season is upon us! We have a loads of awesome jewellery and clothing to get you through the summer stylishly and with individuality.  With our amazing selection of handmade independent designer brands, shopping with us is so much fun! so take a look […]