Contemporary fine jewellery brand Tessa Packard London has been revealed as one of the entrepreneurs selected to join the 2017 Walpole Brands of Tomorrow programme.
The programme seeks to nurture and support UK talent within the luxury sector through bespoke membership and coaching, helping selected British luxury brands to fulfil their potential in their field.
Tessa Packard London was proud to join the select group of trailblazing luxury brands, which includes board game designer Alexandra Llewellyn and accessories brand Hillier Bartley, on the esteemed programme in association with Mishcon de Reya and Sloane Point Partners.
Now in its tenth year, the prestigious programme provides a series of yearlong workshops and one-on-one mentorship from some of the UK’s most experienced luxury leaders and entrepreneurs.
Past mentors have included Gillian de Bono; Editor of the FT’s How To Spend It, Nick and Giles English; co-founders of Bremont and Jo Thornton; managing director of Moet Hennessy.
“We are so proud to see how far the brand has come in the three years since we launched,” comments founder and creative director Tessa Packard. “To have been selected for such a venerated programme as Walpole’s Brands of Tomorrow is an honour, considering the impressive past alumni to date. We are confident the brand will continue to grow in the years to come and that with Walpole’s support, we have a bright future ahead of us.”
Founded in 1990, Walpole is a unique alliance of 170 of Britain’s finest luxury brands, including Burberry, Alexander McQueen, Rolls-Royce and Boodles, whose mission is to promote, protect and develop the unique qualities of British luxury: the long tradition, rich heritage, superior craftsmanship, innovation, design, style, and impeccable service at the heart of the industry – currently worth over £32 billion to the UK economy and predicted to reach £51 billion by 2019.