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These 7 Cult Brands Are Stocked at John Lewis—Yes, Really

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If there's one store that epitomises the longevity and ageless appeal of the Great British high street, it would have to be John Lewis & Partners. We all have our own memories of the institution, whether it's shopping for school shoes or manically buying scented candles and mugs the day before Christmas. While John Lewis may have a lead role in these nostalgic shopping memories, I recently discovered that it's also a gold mine for cult brands that you might struggle to find IRL.

After a quick browse of the womenswear category, I couldn't believe what an eclectic range of labels there was. Not only were the likes of Mango and Ted Baker included, but there were also names such as Ninety Percent, the fashion editor–approved sustainable basics brand, and Les Girls Les Boys, aka the new-gen offering of the underwear world. Having everything in one place honestly makes browsing so much easier, and that's coming from a shopping editor.

But you really have to see for yourself. I rounded up the seven brands that I never expected to find on John Lewis. Scroll down to see and shop my edit, from jewellery and underwear to basics to workout wear.

1. Theory

Theory Mixed Cable Knit Jumper, Ivory (£430)

Theory Wool Rich Pull on Trousers, Black (£0260)

Theory Plain Oversized Cashmere Jumper, Husky Grey (£405)

2. Ninety Percent

Ninety Percent Organic Cotton Blend Ribbed Midi Dress, Maple (£90)

Ninety Percent Organic Cotton Classic Fit Sweatshirt, Camel (£60)

Ninety Percent Ribbed Wide Sleeve Top, Cloud (£80)

3. Astrid & Miyu

Astrid & Miyu Chunky Rope Chain Bracelet, Gold (£69)

Astrid & Miyu Ripple Hoop Earrings, Gold (£69)

Astrid & Miyu Basic Large Beaded Choker Necklace, Gold (£49)

4. Baukjen

Baukjen Portia Cashmere Knitted Vest, Winter White (£149)

Baukjen Lou Organic Cotton Wide Leg Jeans, Washed Indigo (£99)

Baukjen Samara Stripe Cotton Sweatshirt, Khaki/White (£85)

5. Les Girls Les Boys

Les Girls Les Boys Cube Mesh Underwired Non Padded Bra, Black (£58)

Les Girls Les Boys Ultimate Comfort Soft Bra, White (£40)

Les Girls Les Boys Semi Sheer Seamless Crop Top, Red (£28)

6. Mother of Pearl

Mother of Pearl Organic Cotton Check Intarsia Cardigan, Black (£99)

Mother of Pearl Tencel Joey Soft Denim Tapered Jeans, Blue (£99)

Mother of Pearl Organic Cotton Pleat Back Trench Coat, Mink (£220)

7. Girlfriend Collective

Girlfriend Collective Hummingbird Half Zip Windbreaker Jacket, Black (£87)

Girlfriend Collective Float Juliet Sports Bra, Black (£35)

Girlfriend Collective High Rise Pocket 7/8 Leggings, Black (£70)

Up Next: 21 Autumn Staples From M&S, Mango and John Lewis

This article originally appeared on Who What Wear

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