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Journal

As an independent business, we love to share our experiences of running a retail business, as well as how to make the most out of our products. You'll find all of this in our Journal. We hope you enjoy reading.

Lockdown Retail

Lockdown Retail

Before we start, I hope everyone is safe and looking after themselves and their loved ones. The bigger picture is my little shop doesn’t really matter. There are far more important things happening in the world that little indies like mine pales into insignificance. That said, I love my shop and am very proud of what we have achieved and truly hope we can continue in the future. 

Since we closed the actual shop back in March we have spent all our time developing our website. Ironically when we first opened I didn’t actually want a website, I wanted people...


What are we doing? We are changing.

What are we doing? We are changing.

Back Yourself.

Making our own products and designs.


Small Business Saturday

Small Business Saturday

Small business Saturday is held on the 1st December 2018 and is away to showcase small shops, retailers, cafes and restaurants all over the country. At such an important time of year for small businesses, it’s is so important that people get out and support them. Small shops in particular are the heart and life blood of towns and cities, they places personality and a uniqueness, without them everywhere would be the same. York has a great independent shopping vibe with some truly amazing and wonderful shops. So get out there and experience them for yourself.

Happy Shopping


A nation of shopkeepers. Or are we?

A nation of shopkeepers. Or are we?

What’s happening with retail and is there a future for small independents?

Tomoto Clothing

TOMOTO is an independent streetwear brand based in the heart of Leeds specialising in luxury limited edition bamboo tees and organic cotton sweats.

Ethically sourced, hand printed and exclusively designed we have put our passion into every detail to ensure that each piece we sell is of the highest quality and made with the planet and people in mind. Taking influence from art, music and culture our vision is to create original clothing that inspires individuality.

All our tees are made with a blend of Bamboo Viscose & Organic Cotton.

This fusion of natural fibres creates a luxuriously soft...