Brands of Tomorrow helps aspiring British luxury companies of the future to fulfil their potential. These are brands with a turnover of under £5 million that will pioneer growth, export goods and services, create employment and drive innovation in luxury in the coming decades. Founded in 2007, Walpole’s Brands of Tomorrow has helped develop and nurture over 100 emerging luxury brands through a 12-month programme of networking and mentorship, and proudly seen them become leaders in their respective fields. Please click here to read the latest Brands of Tomorrow brochure.

Alumni from the programme include numerous success stories such as shoemakers Charlotte Olympia; men’s leisurewear designers Orlebar Brown; jewellers Astley Clarke and Shaun Leane; and British watchmakers Bremont; as well as fashion brands Emilia Wickstead; Zoe Jordan; Osman and Goat. All of these companies have seen accelerated growth, international development and access to inspirational business leaders in the luxury community.

To be eligible, companies must have an annual turnover between £200,000 and £5 million, be a UK registered company, no older than 10 years and demonstrate the highest standards of quality, design and craftsmanship, together with an aspiration to develop into full Walpole members.

2019 Participants

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    Anna Mason

    Anna Mason London sells luxury British womenswear. Its distinct, stylish pieces complement every woman and meet the needs of her life, for both every day and special occasions. Her Made to Order range offers personalisation, fit and a true luxury customer experience through events and appointments, while the Ready to Wear range is sold globally via Net a Porter, selected boutiques and Anna’s talent and experience lets her create clothes that inspire huge loyalty by her customers. So many delight in ‘the Anna Mason moment’, when they are stopped, told they 'look amazing' and asked what they are wearing.

Brands of Tomorrow Alumni

Here are all the exceptional brands and individuals that have already completed the Brands of Tomorrow programme.