AYBL, Lounge Underwear, ME+EM, Lucy & Yak, Manière De Voir, and Woolovers have been recognized as some of the fastest-growing fashion companies in the UK. These brands have made it onto the prestigious Sunday Times special 100 list for 2022, thanks to their remarkable sales growth over the past few years.

Leading the pack is AYBL, a women’s sportswear brand that has achieved the status of the fastest-growing private business in Britain. With sales of £23.5 million in its most recent financial year, AYBL has experienced an impressive growth rate of 359% per year over three years. Founded in 2018 by brothers Reiss and Kris Edgerton, the brand gained further investment from Gymshark co-founder Lewis Morgan, who became its executive chairman.

In sixth place on the list is Lounge Underwear, specializing in intimate apparel. It has seen annual sales growth of 214.98% over three years. The brand, founded in 2015 by husband and wife team Daniel and Melanie Marsden, achieved sales of £62.5 million in the year to March and is expanding its team to accommodate its rapid business growth.

Ethical fashion retailer Lucy & Yak secured the 21st spot on the list with an annual sales growth rate of 118.89% over three years. Launched in 2017 by Lucy Greenwood and Chris Renwick, the brand offers vintage-inspired dungaree designs and prides itself on having a transparent supply chain. This year, Lucy & Yak plans to open four new stores across the UK.

Manière De Voir, a Manchester-based fashion brand, earned the 50th position on the list. With an annual sales growth rate of 66.6% over three years, the brand achieved sales of £30.2 million last year. Founded by footballer Reece Wabara, Manière De Voir offers a range of loungewear, dresses, bodysuits, and jewelry. Gymshark’s Lewis Morgan holds a 17% stake in the company.

ME+EM, a luxury fashion brand, secured the 57th position on the list with an annual sales growth rate of 61% over three years. Founder Clare Hornby counts notable names such as the Duchess of Cambridge and Claudia Winkleman among her fans. ME+EM achieved sales of £46 million in the year to January and recently raised £55 million in investments to support its expansion plans abroad.

Finally, Woolovers ranked 74th on the list with sales growth of 53.43% over three years. The direct-to-consumer retailer started by selling cable-knit sweaters at country shows but has now expanded to sell a wide range of clothing and homewares in the UK and internationally. It was acquired by private equity investor Verdane and achieved sales of £56 million in the year to March.

These fashion brands have shown exceptional growth and success in the highly competitive UK market. Their inclusion on the Sunday Times special 100 list is a testament to their hard work, innovative products, and strong consumer demand. As they continue to expand and attract even more customers, they are set to achieve even greater milestones in the industry.

Sources:
1. [AYBL](https://www.aybl.com/) – AYBL website
2. [Lounge Underwear](https://loungeunderwear.com/) – Lounge Underwear website