Celebrate with us as we shine a spotlight on a curated selection of all-female-owned Welsh businesses. Immerse yourself in the exploration of the women behind these remarkable brands from diverse backgrounds.

CoconuTacha by Natacha Pope – Greeting Cards

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£3.30


Whether it’s someone special’s birthday or just to brighten someone’s day, CoconuTachha’s greeting cards showcase the colourful and uplifting style of its founder, Natacha Pope. Originally starting the business to support her studies at the University of South Wales, Pope’s work can now be found across various shops in the UK.

Browse CoconuTacha’s greeting cards and more here.

D. Louise by Olivia Jenkins – Mama Spinner Necklace

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£85.00


A perfect gift for Mother’s Day, D. Louise’s Mama Spinner Necklace is delicately engraved with “MAMA” to act as a precious keepsake for those who have left an indelible mark on our lives. Founded in 2021 by Olivia Jenkins in memory of her mother, Deborah Louise, who sadly passed away in 2017, D. Louise offers a selection of high-quality, affordable jewellery with a lifetime guarantee.

Purchase online here.

Lily Translates by Jessica Dunrod – Your Hair is Your Crown

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£10.99

Jessica Dunrod, the first Black children’s author born in Wales, made history with “Outstanding” and “Your Hair is Your Crown” available in both English and Welsh. Inspired by Brown University’s Black Doll Test, she addresses unconscious bias in early education, striving for a more inclusive perspective for young readers.

Available here.

We Are Soul Sisters by Luna and Wenda – The Ultimate Glamour Bag

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£29.00

Founded by best friends Luna Amani and Wenda James-Rowe, Soul Sisters is a fashion venture rooted in their diverse backgrounds within the industry. Driven by a shared passion for uniting women and fostering empowerment, the brand curates a collection that reflects these values. Among their offerings is the versatile Glamour Bag, designed to be worn as a clutch or used to carry favourite beauty essentials.

Available to purchase here.

Spectrum Collection by Hannah and Sophie Pycroft – 10-Piece Essential Makeup Brush Set

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£44.99

Established in 2014, Sophie and Hannah Pycroft’s journey began in a modest garage in Barry. Since then, they have transformed Spectrum into a globally recognised brand valued at 12 million pounds. This award-winning brush set, featuring its distinctive colour scheme, is a sought-after choice for professional makeup artists and enthusiasts worldwide. Spectrum Collection emphasises its commitment to vegan and cruelty-free practices, aligning with a dedication to environmental kindness.

Available to buy here.

The Goodwash Company by Mandy Powell and Kelly Davies – Dog Gift Box

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£40.00

Founded by former Welsh sporting Internationals Mandy and Kelly, The Goodwash Company’s Dog Gift Box is the perfect way to pamper your pet. Filled with cruelty-free natural Welsh products, it includes a dog wash, paw balm, wash mitt, and even a ‘Teach your Dog Welsh’ book. Since starting from a kitchen in Barry, they’ve donated £90,000 to Welsh charities, making every wash beneficial for pets and the community.

Shop now at goodwash.co.uk

VALA by Gem Wilson – Energy Gel

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£23.65

Gem, founder of VALA, noticed her partner consuming artificial gels filled with preservatives during marathon training. Witnessing this, she resolved to make a change. Gem began crafting natural gels from whole ingredients, offering a healthier alternative for fitness enthusiasts. VALA Energy Gel is made from entirely natural ingredients and free from preservatives and additives.

To get your dose, click here.

CL Ilustrates by Charlotte Lloyd – Cowgirl Yee Haw Illustration

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£14.00

Capture the spirit of the Wild West with the “Country Yee Haw Cowgirls” print from CL Illustrates. Charlotte Lloyd, the talent behind CL Illustrates, combines her Cardiff upbringing, a degree in Photography and Art & Design and a passion for country music and art to create minimalist custom designs. Available in A5, A4, or digital formats, each print can be personalised in colour. 

Purchase via Etsy – CLIllustrates.

Sophie James Mayfair by Sian and Sophie Kosinski – The Floral Set

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£25.00 

Sophie James Mayfair’s floral candle set features three luxury vegan candles, each presenting a distinct floral fragrance: The Crown, The Fan, and The Key. Crafted by the mother-daughter duo Sian and Sophie Kosinski, these U.K. hand-poured candles blend family memories with exquisite scents, adding a touch of elegance and lasting aroma to any space.

Shop scents here.

Dati by Julia Harris and Sarah Valentin – Denim Jacket

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£68.00

Meet Sarah and Julia, Welsh sisters committed to promoting inclusivity in sustainable fashion for over 15 years. Juggling a total of six kids between them, along with overseeing The Sustainable Studio and crafting collections for Dati, they are deeply immersed in advancing their cause. Explore their unique touch in the reimagined Dati denim jacket, adorned with vintage scarf detailing on the back.

Explore more here.

Abigail Walker Lingerie by Abigail Walker – Mesh & Lace Robe 

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£32.00

Enter the luxurious world of Abigail Walker with their Mesh & Lace Robe. Featuring a satin tie, this robe exudes elegance yet is comfortable and soft to the touch. Founded by Abigail Walker whilst at Cardiff Metropolitan University, this brand is now a beacon of luxury, offering bespoke lingerie designed to empower women of all shapes and sizes.

Find out more from Abigail Walker Lingerie here.

Black and Beech by Stacey Grant-Canham – Smash Patriarchy Embrace Matriarchy Shirt

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£28.00

The “Smash Patriarchy Embrace Matriarchy” t-shirt by Black & Beech challenges the patriarchy, championing matriarchal values on soft organic cotton. Hand-screen printed in Cardiff, it’s a statement of peaceful, nurturing, and radical feminism. Founded by Stacey Grant-Canham, Black & Beech promotes ethical fashion and has donated over £13,000 to women’s rights charities, embodying fashion with a cause.

Purchase here.

Eliza Eliza by Elizabeth Rees – Equality Collection Eye Pillow

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£17.00

With 10% of sales donated to ActionAid, Eliza Eliza’s “Equality Collection” Eye Pillow not only helps you relax but also champions gender equality. Made in Wales from organic cotton and filled with lavender and flaxseed, this product is a testament to Elizabeth Rees’s vision of merging sustainable fashion with philanthropy, ensuring every purchase supports a worthy cause.

More information here.

Patisserie Beauty by Charlotte Simoes – Patisserie Bath Ball Gift Set

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£28.00

The brand began 12 years ago when Charlotte Simoes, on sick leave due to a broken leg, combined her expertise as an aromatherapist with a background in design. Thus, Patisserie Beauty was born. This set includes 4 hand-pressed bath balls to drop into a warm running bath, each carefully formulated to suit your mood.

To purchase, head to Patisserie Beauty.

JoJo Maman Bébé by Laura Tenison – Yellow Duck Waterproof 

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£46.50

This brand name is no secret, but the face behind the brand might be! While boasting stores throughout the UK and the US, JoJo Maman Bébé proudly maintains its headquarters in Newport, Wales, the brand’s birthplace. The brand’s creator, Lauren Tension, received an MBE in 2004 for her services to business and won Welsh Businesswoman of the Year in 2009. 

The yellow duck All-in-One Waterproof from JoJo Maman Bébé offers toddlers both fun and practicality for outdoor adventures. 

Visit Jojo Maman Bébé here.

Emiah by Alycia Hirani – Bespoke Gowns

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Gown prices start from £2000

Designer and founder of Emiah, Alycia Hirani, specialises in crafting bespoke bridal, corsetry, and boudoir pieces. With a background in art and a passion for texture and embellishments, Hirani meticulously designs and creates each piece here in Cardiff. From intricate details to smooth draping, every gown is tailored to reflect your unique style and desires.

Click here for a bespoke offering.

Well the Brand by Sian Leaman and Niki Gundy – Natalie Tumbler

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£25.00

Sian Leaman and Nikki Gundy, both mothers and business owners, share a passion for health and fitness. Together, they’re determined to challenge the stereotype that wellness is solely about exercise. Introducing their versatile Tumbler, ideal for staying hydrated with water, enjoying iced coffee, and even sipping on hot beverages during the winter months.

Visit Well the Brand here.

Rules For Today Coaster by Danger Doodles – Jen Harding

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£8.00

Danger Doodles, established in 2019 by Jen Danger, is dedicated to promoting positive mental health and fostering creativity for overall well-being. The mission of Danger Doodles is to convey optimistic messages in a cheerful and easily relatable manner. Recognising the significance of self-care, this vibrant rainbow-coloured coaster serves as the perfect daily prompt to practice kindness towards yourself.

To see more about Danger Doodles, click here.

Trigwell Setting Powder by Trigwell Cosmetics

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£14.50

The Velvet Setting Powder, brought to market by Zoe Trigwell, offers a talc-free formulation, ensuring a crease-free and flashback-free experience. This cruelty-free and vegan-friendly product guarantees a natural airbrushed finish with every use. For a flawless application, pair with Zoe’s best-selling Velvet Powder Puff.

Shop here.

Lauren Catris By Lauren Catris – Baroque Gold Silk Scrunchie

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£18.00

Lauren Catris from Cardiff utilises her fine art skills in drawing and painting to provide an aesthetic that sits within current trends of fashion but will still be desirable for generations to come. This silk scrunchie comes from Lauren’s drawn Baroque Gold print. The naturally smooth texture prevents friction and tension on the hair, causing less breakage and added protection.

To purchase, click here.

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