Jacobs of Dunster is pleased to welcome you to our website.
We are a small family run business priding ourselves on sourcing quality
clothing and accessories that you will not find in your average high
street store. Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions
on our products. We pride ourselves on offering you that personal
Sharon and Steve moved with their three young boys from North West
London to the village of Dunster in Somerset in January 2005 to take
over the running of Jacobs of Dunster. Jacobs of Dunster has been
a well-established retail outlet in the village for many, many years.
The shop is situated in the building of the Olde School House which
is centrally placed in the High Street in the heart of the beautiful
Since taking over in February 2005 Sharon has introduced many new
lines to expand our offering. We have a great range of Ladies, Gents
and Childrens fashions and accessories to match. From separates to
suits, quality handknits, silks, Cashmere, linens and Velvets and
fine quality traditional Country wear.
Here are some examples of the products we can offer.
Amano make uniquely handcrafted knitwear, clothing and accessories
with a soft handle and texture using skilled artisans in South America.
Countless hours and years of knitting experience go into every Amano
piece. There is thought and integrity in the process of creating these
precious and distinctive Amano garments. These Amano items are limited
editions and take days to make which make them truly individual and
special in times where mass production is prolific.
Adini was founded in the UK in 1978, and was one of the first fashion
companies to incorporate creative foreign designs, themes and manufacturing
techniques into its collections. The name “Adini” which
is an anagram of the word India, and a variation of the Sanscrit word
meaning “The Original” was chosen to reflect the pioneering
instincts which continue to be a major influence for Adini today.
The Adini collections are British-designed and embrace ethnic diversity,
these Adini collections encompass both elegance and sophistication,
with a casualness that can be appreciated day-to-day.
The skill and craftsmanship which underpin Dents' worldwide reputation
is still very much in evidence, and today the company still exercises
that care and attention to detail which has been its hallmark since
1777. Although primarily famous for the crafting of fine leather gloves,
Dents has always been involved with the design and manufacture of
fine accessories. Today the Dents Collection includes gloves, belts,
handbags, hats, scarves, serapes and small leather goods for men and
Quality clothing from Poppy. Casual and stylish is what Poppy stands
for. They have a modern range of separates and beautiful knitwear.
Poppy are also popular for their standard range which includes the
Poppy polo neck jumper. Also included in this range is the Poppy round
neck and Poppy v neck long sleeve t-shirts. These come in an amazing
range of colours. Poppy also offer a stunning range of summer wear
to include t-shirts. Anyone who has ever bought Poppy will buy again
the quality and wearability speaks for itself.
Designed by Heather Benhrima, the Kasbah brand is elegant, stylish
and individual. With specially selected fabrics from around the
world, Kasbah's attention to detail and handfinishing produces a
garment of exceptional quality which is also comfortable to wear.
REAL CLOTHING FOR REAL PEOPLE
Nomads create clothes with you in mind. Nomads think of clothing
as a form of self expression ~ covering a range of different tastes
~ from hippy chic to gothic and beautiful partywear. Nomads garments
can be worn separately for daywear ~ or full on for evening fun.
Nomads has everything from brightly printed tops to long velvet
dresses. The detail in traditional dying and embroidery gives Nomads
clothes a handmade feel that’s only found in Indian made fashion.
Pachamama was founded in 1990, to trade in handmade goods, as far
as possible using natural materials and utilizing the artisan skills
of native people. Pachamama means 'Earth Mother' in Quechua the
language of the Incas, and is a god for the Andean people even today.
Respect for the Earth and people who make their living from it is
a guiding principle for Pachamama. Many of the Ecuadorian and Nepalese
people whose hand made goods we sell are smallholders who supplement
their income from farming by knitting.
Pachamama is committed to supplying year round orders for these
knitters to ensure a regular and reliable income. Pachamama also
work with family run businesses to produce the hand finishing of
Radish Clothing designs and manufactures superior quality Ladies
and Children's fleece clothing and sweatshirts. All inspired by
the fauna and flora of the British countryside, and what's more,
everything is sourced and made in Great Britain, so you can be sure
that you are doing your bit to support the British Textile Trade.
The ranges use a variety of appliqué, embroidery and patterned
fleece fabrics, combining extreme comfort and timeless style.
The themes range from fuchsias, foxes and fairies to poppies, puffins
All garments are machine washable so you will find them really easy
to care for. Garments are made from cotton, polyester and acrylic
mixes to ensure that the shape stays just perfect.
We are stockists of Children's novelty 'noisy' sweatshirts and fleeces
from Amundsen. Many lovely colourful designs, all make a super range
noises when the "button" patch is pressed, great for younger
children. The fleeces are tunic style and are made in England from
polyester fleece which combines warmth and softness yet is extremely
light. Its ‘built in’ insulation guarantees comfort,
whilst body heat is maintained, and it can breath. Warm and comfortable;
it is soft to the skin and is easy care being fully machine washable,
with short drying times. The Sweatshirts are made in England from
a hardwearing cotton mix, and fleecy backed for comfort and naturally
machine washable. Look out for all the other press and play sound
effect designs from Amundsen on our website.
British Country Collection
The British Country Collection includes both childrens wear and
ladies wear featuring Sweatshirts and Gilets with Dogs, Cats, Ponies,
Sheep, tractors and diggers with hat and scarf sets to match. British
Country Collection is a company that prides itself on offering quality
country wear. Beautiful country wear with warmth and comfort in
If there is any more information you need on any of our offerings
please don't hesitate to contact us - we will do our best to help.
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