Walpole promotes, protects & develops
British luxury worldwide
New Study
Luxury in the Making
in association with Frontier Economics
Walpole’s landmark new study demonstrates how the British luxury sector delivers £81 billion for the UK economy – and supports over 450,000 jobs across the country.
Meet the Class of ‘24
From exquisitely hand-crafted cookware to alcohol-free aperitivi, these are the 12 emerging British luxury brands you need to know.
Introducing the
Book of British Luxury
2023 / 2024
Our annual love letter to British luxury has arrived, featuring essays by Raven Smith, Jimi Famurewa, Kenya Hunt, Ben Spriggs and many more

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.
The Chairman and CEO Dinner
CHAIRMAN & CEO DINNER
Dinner
1st Jul 2024
18:30 - 22:00
The Chairman and CEO Dinner
Walpole members are invited to join Michael Ward, Chairman of Walpole and Helen Brocklebank, CEO of Walpole for the annual Walpole Chairman & CEO Dinner.
The Walpole Book of British Luxury Launch Party
Book of British Luxury
Launch Party
4th Jul 2024
17:30 - 21:00
The Walpole Book of British Luxury Launch Party
Join us to celebrate the launch of the annual Walpole Book of British Luxury.
July Member Social
Walpole after Work
Drinks Reception
18th Jul 2024
17:30 - 20:00
July Member Social
Walpole's member social will be held at Beaverbrook Town House, London, on Thursday 18th July

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.
Corporate Affairs
Corporate Affairs
14th Jun 2024
The Walpole AGM was held on 13th June 2024 and the report of the Directors, the accounts and the report of the Chief Executive were formally adopted. Walpole CEO Helen Brocklebank introduced the AGM and its agenda - adopting the Directors' Report and Accounts for 2023, and presenting the Chief Executive’s Report on Walpole’s key activities over the past year – and introduced Walpole Board Director Michael Morley, standing in for Walpole Chairman Michael Ward, to give the report of the Director
In the Know
In the Know
14th Jun 2024
Next week marks the start of Eid ul-Adha celebrations in the UK, marking a good time for luxury leaders to reflect on both how their marques communicate with the Muslim community and how they can promote authentic cultural understanding internally. Here, Walpole's Acting Head of Membership, Sadaf Quyoum, shares her key insights into Eid with expert input from a selection of Walpole members and partners
Brands of Tomorrow
Brands of Tomorrow
13th Jun 2024
In our new Instagram Live series, we speak to the founders behind the eleven emerging luxury companies participating in the Brands of Tomorrow 2024 programme every Wednesday at 1pm. In this week's edition, our Head of Content, Nick Carvell, interviews Matt and Claire Podesta, Co-Founders of handmade home and outdoor furniture brand Huckleberry

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…
8th May 2024

Luxury in the Making
Meet the makers at Richard Brendon

2nd May 2024

Luxury in the Making
Meet the makers at Kathryn Sargent

18th Mar 2024

Reports & Research
Introducing Walpole's landmark new study, Luxury in the Making

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.
Luxury in the Making
REPORTS & RESEARCH
Luxury in the Making
Meet the makers at Richard Brendon
Luxury in the Making
REPORTS & RESEARCH
Luxury in the Making
Meet the makers at Kathryn Sargent
Reports & Research
REPORTS & RESEARCH
Reports & Research
Introducing Walpole's landmark new study, Luxury in the Making

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…