Founded in 1968 when designers were first developing global aspirations, Young Ideas has remained at the forefront of luxury fashion retail. Since 2008 Young Ideas has been under the ownership of Anne Wright, a successful businesswoman and former client who is now protecting the heritage and investing in the continual development of the company.


Based on the simple philosophy that every piece of clothing is an investment and should make you feel wonderful now and for years to come, each season the Young Ideas buying team select the very best designer collections. This ensures that the edit presented in store is tailored to the Young Ideas clients and their lifestyle.

The international collections at Young Ideas present the best selection in the Midlands, with the service and atmosphere of a Bond Street store. Offering a welcoming and bespoke service which includes out of hours appointments, tailored alterations, experienced staff, coffee, champagne and personal stylists as standard, Young Ideas presents an integrated and luxury shopping experience. This focus on expertise in style and service appeals to a wide range of ages and has established Young Ideas with a dedicated following of clients.



Award Winning Retailer

Young Ideas is a multi-award winning, independent luxury fashion retailer based in Ashbourne, Derbyshire.

Our awards to date:

Drapers Independents Awards 2015:

Shortlisted for Independent Retailer of the Year

Pure London Best of British Independent Retailer Awards 2015:


Drapers Independents Awards 2014:

Premium Fashion Independent of the Year

Derby Business Awards 2014:


Drapers Independents Awards 2013:


Womenswear Independent of the Year, Independent Retailer of the Year