My name is Sally, I am the Designer and Founder of The Faraway Gang. We have a slow fashion ethos, creating unisex children’s knitwear that can be worn, loved, and passed on. This brand speaks to that inner child within us all, conjuring childhood memories building dens with muddy knees, and playing make-believe with our siblings and friends. Colourful nostalgic knits made with great quality materials ensure each piece is ready for their everyday adventures!
Five years ago, I made the scary decision to quit my job designing knitwear for Joules to launch my own range. Balancing a career in fashion and a young family were proving a challenge, so after my second child was born, I took a chance. I began by machine knitting my own designs to sell locally; then after sourcing a British factory, a year of hard work resulted in my first independent range; earning me a Gold Junior Award within a month of launching.
This brand is my opportunity to continue a creative journey on my own terms, to use my 20 years’ experience and have some fun! It is my aim to make The Faraway Gang a colourful unisex alternative to grey, emphasising on quality and focusing on an heirloom ethos where we treasure our clothes and pass them on when we’ve finished with them. I believe in owning less, but of less meaning more.