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Introducing the
Walpole Book of British Luxury 22/23
The latest edition of our annual love letter to luxury is now live on site, including contributions from some of our industry’s most noted names
New Report
Enabling the Return of the High-End Tourism Sector
Walpole has published What It's Worth: Enabling the Return of the £30bn High-End Tourism Sector, a new insight report that outlines the economic impact of luxury tourism on Britain's economy and sets out a series of recommendations to encourage the full return of this multibillion-pound industry.
Meet the Brands of Tomorrow 2022
Discover the 12 emerging luxury brands selected for this year's programme

Community

Walpole Members are stronger when they work collaboratively. Walpole brings its community together to develop powerful networks, strengthen individual brands and bolster the British luxury eco-system.

Members

Events

Walpole stages over 60 events and initiatives each year, enabling attendees to build on their luxury knowledge and expertise.
Sustainability Working Groups
Luxury Insights
Virtual Event
6th Sep 2022
14:00 - 15:30
Sustainability Working Groups
Join our Retail Sustainability Working Group.
FT White Paper Launch The New Shape of Luxury
Luxury Insights
Trends
6th Sep 2022
18:30 - 20:30
FT White Paper Launch The New Shape of Luxury
The Financial Times and IPA are delighted to invite Walpole members to the unveiling of their new white paper "The New Shape of Luxury", created to help brands across the sector understand and navigate an ever-changing luxury market.
Sustainability Working Groups
Luxury Insights
Virtual Event
7th Sep 2022
10:30 - 12:00
Sustainability Working Groups
Join our Fashion & Accessories Sustainability Working Group.

Knowledge

British luxury businesses support more than 150,000 jobs. Walpole helps its Members develop and improve the effectiveness of both their brand and their people by providing knowledge, research and expertise.

News
& Insights

Walpole’s daily content programme includes the latest news, insights, interviews, features and stories from its Members, and highlights the opportunities and issues affecting the wider luxury sector.
Tourism Focus
Tourism Focus
9th Aug 2022
For the UK to rebuild an even stronger tourism experience for high-value visitors post-pandemic, there are five recommendations that together will enable the UK to regain its place as a leader in luxury tourism. In this extract from Walpole's recent tourism report, 'What It’s Worth: Enabling the Return of the £30bn High-End Tourism Sector', we look at the second - and explain why visitor visa reform should be at the top of the Government's agenda
Sustainability
Sustainability
8th Aug 2022
In our environmentally-minded interview series, we're pitching ten essential questions to ten people who are leading their Walpole member companies to sustainability success. This week, we speak to Jocelyn Wilkinson, Responsibility Programme Director at Burberry
Walpole British Luxury Awards
Walpole British Luxury Awards
8th Aug 2022
We invite you to nominate the brands and individuals who you think deserve to be recognised for their contributions to the UK luxury industry this year

Public Affairs

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Latest

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15th March 21

Spotlight on the Speakers
Lisa Bridgett, COO of DREST

Day 3 of Walpole’s Festival of Luxury Marketing was wholly dedicated to the hyper-acceleration of digital luxury – and as Chief Operating Officer of luxury gaming platform DREST, Lisa Bridgett was perfectly placed to share her thoughts on the impact of…
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15th March 21

Spotlight on the Speakers
Lisa Bridgett, COO of DREST

Day 3 of Walpole’s Festival of Luxury Marketing was wholly dedicated to the hyper-acceleration of digital luxury – and as Chief Operating Officer of luxury gaming platform DREST, Lisa Bridgett was perfectly placed to share her thoughts on the impact of…
12th Jul 2022

Tourism Focus
How can we enable the return of the luxury tourism sector?

23rd May 2022

Corporate Affairs
Walpole launches new report – ‘What It’s Worth: Enabling the Return of the £30bn High-End Tourism Sector’

14th Mar 2022

Luxury Trend Report
William Sitwell on the top restaurant trends of 2022

Representation

Walpole represents and promotes members’ interests at home and abroad, lobbying on behalf of its members and campaigning at the heart of Westminster and on a European stage.

Reports

Walpole works with expert partners to commission reports and research into the state of British luxury, as well as creating post-event insights and thought leadership.
Tourism Focus
REPORTS & RESEARCH
Tourism Focus
How can we enable the return of the luxury tourism sector?
Corporate Affairs
REPORTS & RESEARCH
Corporate Affairs
Walpole launches new report – ‘What It’s Worth: Enabling the Return of the £30bn High-End Tourism Sector’
Luxury Trend Report
REPORTS & RESEARCH
Luxury Trend Report
William Sitwell on the top restaurant trends of 2022

Public Affairs

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Latest

Caption
15th March 21

Spotlight on the Speakers
Lisa Bridgett, COO of DREST

Day 3 of Walpole’s Festival of Luxury Marketing was wholly dedicated to the hyper-acceleration of digital luxury – and as Chief Operating Officer of luxury gaming platform DREST, Lisa Bridgett was perfectly placed to share her thoughts on the impact of…
Caption
15th March 21

Spotlight on the Speakers
Lisa Bridgett, COO of DREST

Day 3 of Walpole’s Festival of Luxury Marketing was wholly dedicated to the hyper-acceleration of digital luxury – and as Chief Operating Officer of luxury gaming platform DREST, Lisa Bridgett was perfectly placed to share her thoughts on the impact of…
Caption
15th March 21

Spotlight on the Speakers
Lisa Bridgett, COO of DREST

Day 3 of Walpole’s Festival of Luxury Marketing was wholly dedicated to the hyper-acceleration of digital luxury – and as Chief Operating Officer of luxury gaming platform DREST, Lisa Bridgett was perfectly placed to share her thoughts on the impact of…
Caption
15th March 21

Spotlight on the Speakers
Lisa Bridgett, COO of DREST

Day 3 of Walpole’s Festival of Luxury Marketing was wholly dedicated to the hyper-acceleration of digital luxury – and as Chief Operating Officer of luxury gaming platform DREST, Lisa Bridgett was perfectly placed to share her thoughts on the impact of…
Caption
15th March 21

Spotlight on the Speakers
Lisa Bridgett, COO of DREST

Day 3 of Walpole’s Festival of Luxury Marketing was wholly dedicated to the hyper-acceleration of digital luxury – and as Chief Operating Officer of luxury gaming platform DREST, Lisa Bridgett was perfectly placed to share her thoughts on the impact of…
Caption
15th March 21

Spotlight on the Speakers
Lisa Bridgett, COO of DREST

Day 3 of Walpole’s Festival of Luxury Marketing was wholly dedicated to the hyper-acceleration of digital luxury – and as Chief Operating Officer of luxury gaming platform DREST, Lisa Bridgett was perfectly placed to share her thoughts on the impact of…