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British Luxury

‘Through adversity to the stars’. With the dawn of a new post-pandemic era, the 2021-22 Walpole Book takes a look at luxury’s next boom with essays from Esquire’s Alex Bilmes, ELLE UK’s Farrah Storr, The Economist’s Tom Standage, Sasha Slater from The Telegraph and other leading luxury commentators.

The Book - with cover artwork designed by Sabina Savage - also celebrates the qualities that make Britain’s luxury brands amongst the most resilient in the world, focusing on their unparalleled sense of community, collaboration and shared innovation. Take a look for yourself...

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Member News
29th Nov 2021
Legends Reimagined. Introducing Bowmore: No Corners to Hide
For over 240 years, Bowmore Distillery has been capturing the essence of Islay from shores of its remote island home. But the island itself has a far-reaching history peppered with the most intriguing of myths and legends. Rich stories which tell of a bygone era but no less captivating today. Now this legacy is celebrated with the unveiling of Bowmore No Corners to Hide, an intriguing collaboration between acclaimed graphic artist Frank Quitely and Bowmore’s Master Blender Ron Welsh, to create a visual and sensory masterpiece.
Love Letters from Britain
Love Letters from Britain
29th Nov 2021
The Story of the Suit with Kathryn Sargent
London's Savile Row is an iconic destination for tailoring, home to the best bespoke and made-to-measure suits in the world. Kathryn Sargent is the first female tailor on the Row; walk with her down this historic Mayfair street to discover the magic of the bespoke British suit.
Sustainability
Sustainability
1st Dec 2021
Walpole x Great British Brands ZERO: An interview with Anabela Chan
London-based Anabela Chan is the first fine jewellery brand in the world to champion sustainable laboratory grown gemstones paired with high jewellery designs and artisanal craftsmanship. The brand also sources gemstones from the Tanzanian Women Miners Association, part of Pact’s Mines to Markets programme (pactworld.org) in association with the Gemological Institute of America (GIA). For every piece sold from its Mermaid’s Tale collection, the brand plants 100 mangrove sea trees in West Papua, Indonesia, equating 100 tonnes of stored CO2.