The Costume Almanac

An Information Highway for Costumiers and the Home Crafter 


             and Trimmings

William Gee

All haberdashery, linings, interlinings, zips

and threads.

Online and phone ordering

London, E8 4AH, UK

Phone: 0044 (020 7254 2451

[email protected]

Macculloch and Wallis

All haberdashery, fabrics, and millinery supplies.

Online and phone ordering

London, W1S 1AT, UK

Phone: 0044 (0)20 7629 0311

[email protected]

Frankle Trimmings

Warehouse of trimmings 

and haberdashery.

London, UK

Phone: 0044 (0) 20 7739 0621

[email protected]

Barnett Lawson

Ribbons,braids, flowers, fringes, motifs, feathers and much more.

Online and phone ordering

London, W1W 8NE, UK

Phone: 0044 (0)20 7636 8591

[email protected]

Bits and Bats

Braids, feathers, motifs, fringing,

lace and more.

Online ordering  and store

UK Delivery only.

Bradford, BD2 2BH

Phone: 0044 (0)1274 637688

M. Courts Ltd

All haberdashery including Braids, Ribbons, Lace.

Online ordering.  UK delivery only.

London, N18 1TP

Phone: 0044 (0)20 8884 0999

[email protected]

V V Rouleaux

Large range of unusual ribbons, braids, feathers, hats and headresses.

London, W1U 2QD, UK

Online ordering.

UK only delivery.

Phone: 0044 (0)20 7224 5179

[email protected]


Specialised haberdashery including, clips, clasps, buckles, zips,

ribbons and braids.

Online Ordering

London, W1F 8GD, UK

Phone: 0044 (0)20 7437 6162

London Stores

United Kingdom


London Trimmings

Trade Warehouse of trimmings, unique zips, buttons, fringing, beading.

London, E1 5QH

Phone: 0044 (0)20 7790 2233

[email protected]

Button 1 Button 2 Button 3

V.M. Mason

Specialist suppliers of fasteners, jean buttons, rivets and eyelets.

London, N15 4EG

Phone: 0044 (0)20 8809 6291

[email protected]

The Haberdashery Shop

Established shop selling large range of buttons, braids, feathers and upholstery goods.

Online ordering and store.

Ramsgate, CT11 8NQ

Phone: 0044 (0)1843 591617

Braids 7 Braids 6 Braids 4 Braids 5

Buckles Express

All buckles, loops, conchos, hooks, rivets, D and O Rings.

Based In Manchester, M3 1DQ

0044 (0)161 834 9790


The Button Queen

London store specialising in antique and modern buttons.

London, W1U 2PR

0044 (0)20 7935 1505

[email protected]


Duttons for Buttons

Massive range of buttons in stores in North Yorkshire

Harrogate, HG1 1QE

Phone: 0044 (0)1423 502092

Ilkley, LS29 9DR

Phone: 0044 (0)1943 601850

York, YO1 1NR

Phone: 0044 (0)1904 632042

[email protected]

The Button Company

Still manufacturing some of their own buttons. Full range of buttons to order online.

Based in Chichester, PO19 8TX

0044 (0)1243 775462

[email protected]

Textile Garden

Unusual range of buttons, shawl pins and trimmings.

Online ordering only.

Based in Steyning, BN44 3WA

Phone: 0044 (0)1903 815702

0044 (0)7736 904109

[email protected]

Old Buttons Shop

Range of vintage metal, plastic ,fabric and glass buttons.

Online ordering only.

Based in London, SW3

[email protected]

Vintage Button Emporium

Wide range of vintage buttons including metal, bone, ceramic, wood, rhinestones.

Online ordering only.

Based in London

Spinsters Emporium

Vintage buttons, buckles and trimmings

Online ordering only.

Based in Nottingham.

Phone 0044 (0)7731 932188

[email protected]


An emporium of vintage buttons, ribbons, zips, as well as linens, suiting, vintage hosiery, military metallic trims.  A real find !

St Leonards, East Sussex, TN38 0EJ

Also at :

Portobello Road Market, London (Fridays)

Gardeners St Market, Brighton

( Saturdays)

0044 (0)7815 013337

[email protected]