LDC Accelerator

A LEARNING PROGRAM + SUPPORT FOR ANYONE RUNNING OR STARTING THEIR OWN INDEPENDENT FASHION + ACCESSORIES BRAND.

The LDC Accelerates is a platform that connects designers and experts providing tools and information to help independent brands scale and grow successful businesses. We give the sustainable fashion community the space, tools and energy to grow, thrive and challenge the ways of Fast Fashion.

Lone Design Club is an inclusive community aimed at uniting and supporting independent designers. We recognise a world of consumers on the lookout for supporting small businesses and we want to provide these brands with the support to enable scalable and sustainable businesses growth. LDC Accelerates is an online learning resource that provides emerging designers and brands the content, tools, resources and expert access they need in order to effectively, organically and sustainably grow their businesses. We connect brands with relevant experts, consultants and provide a breadth of information crucial in any business development. This members only platform provides bi-monthly webinars and masterclasses designed to take brands from the initial stage of starting up, through to selling in store, online and empowering them to take their business global.

Introductory offer - Sign up now and get your first month absolutely free using code FIRSTMONTHFREE. This gives you free access to all of our online masterclasses, curated content, networking and opportunities. Sign up below.

LDC ACCELERATES FREE VERSION

FREE

+ £8 pay as you go fee for webinars and designer meet ups

1 Monthly Newsletter - Industry News + Upcoming Events

LDC ACCELERATES MEMBERSHIP

£10 p/m

Weekly Newsletters

Access to all Webinars

Quarterly Designer Meet Ups

Access to Curated Opportunities, Directory + Community Board

Introductory Q + A with LDC

LDC ACCELERATES MEMBERSHIP

£100 p/y 

SAVE £20

Weekly Newsletters

Access to all Webinars

Quarterly Designer Meet Ups

Access to Curated Opportunities, Directory + Community Board

Introductory Q + A with LDC

LEARN  ► CONNECT  ► GROW

350+
BRANDS

24 
ONLINE 
CLASSES

100+ 
EXPERTS

LDC Accelerates is an online platform that connects brands with relevant experts, consultants and provides a breadth of information crucial in any business development. We regularly host a variety of online webinar discussions as well as our signature face to face events and workshops. This is a process designed to take brands from the initial stage of starting to selling in-store and online. 

Lone Design club offers a great community for small independent brands to learn from one another and meet their customers.

- Jenny

A community of amazing Designers, and the events are not to be missed!


- Alison

The masterclass was really interesting and helpful. I have already made an appointment with them to discuss further opportunities.

-Emma

BE PART OF THE COMMUNITY

LDC Brand Masterclasses

MASTERCLASSES + EVENTS

Online and offline classes and events across a variety of topics, including retail, marketing, branding, sustainable manufacturing, investment and more. 

RECOMMENDATIONS

EXPERT INDUSTRY ACCESS

Experts that LDC has partnered with in order to offer the designers we work with, exclusive pricing and offerings on their services. As well as a directory to suppliers, manufacturers and textile mills. 

PODACASTS + INTERVIEWS

MEMBER OPPORTUNITIES

Get access to our broader community base, including stylists, influencers and journalists.

THE CLUB NEWS

THE CLUB NEWS

B2b blog and bulletin for fashion entrepreneurs. It offers industry news, educational content, tactical advice for small businesses owners.

LONE DESIGN CLUB FB GROUP

NETWORKING + DESIGNER MEET UPS

Connect with other small business owners, entrepreneurs, freelancers on Lone Design Club Facebook Group.

LDC ADD ONS

COMMUNITY BOARD 

Get updates on the latest job opportunities, awards, grant schemes and advice to grow and develop your business. 

GET YOUR ALL ACCESS MEMBERSHIP

WEEKLY SPECIALISED E-NEWSLETTERS

4 specialised weekly newsletters focused on independent brand building

◦ The Club News
◦ Industry Insights + Specialised Content for Independent Brands 
◦ Community Spotlight
◦ Expert Led Online Masterclasses 

EVENTS + ONLINE MASTERCLASSES FOR MEMBERS TO GROW KNOWLEDGE + NETWORK

 ◦ Advice + Guidance on Building a Brand
 ◦ Bi-Monthly Masterclasses
 ◦ Quarterly Designer Meet-ups

MASTERCLASSES + EVENTS
UP NEXT: 

BUILDING AND ETHICAL BRAND FROM THE GET GO.
9th JUNE // 4pm - 5pm

In this two parts event, Joey Pringle, Founder of Co-Owner of Veshin, will give you tips and ideas on how to find the right factory, where to find a factory and what his company Veshin does and could help you to achieve this.

DESIGNER MEET-UPs
UP NEXT: 

LDC's DESIGNER MEET-UP
1st JULY // 6pm - 9pm // WESTFIELD

Designers, this event is for you! To all brands old, new and looking to get involved with Lone Design Club, this is the time to sign up and catch up! We want to listen, learn and explore your experience as a small designer and how we can put even more structure's in place to help.

PAST SPEAKERS INCLUDE: 

MEMBER OPPORTUNITIES

Get live updates on the latest designer opportunities to get involved in, featuring:

◦ Photoshoots
◦ Stylist Pulls
◦ Music Video Shoots 
◦ Influencer Collaborations
◦ Magazine Publication Features 

Email accelerates@lonedesignclub.com

COMMUNITY BOARD

Members receive access to a live feed featuring all upcoming opportunities from our community 

 ◦ Job Opportunities
 ◦ Studio Rentals
 ◦ Grant Schemes
 ◦ Awards

Are you interested in having your information posted here? Email accelerates@lonedesignclub.com

ACCESS TO PAST MASTERCLASSES

Members get free access to all past webinars + resources on a private Youtube account. 

EXPERT INDUSTRY ACCESS

A directory of LDC recommended suppliers, manufacturers and textile mills as well as access to industry experts and events to help you build and grow your business. These companies and industry experts are trusted by LDC. 

AG TEXTILE STUDIO

VESHIN

KAREN BENDELL - OPERATIONAL BUSINESS SUPPORT + MENTORING

VIKRAM MENON - ACCOUNTING, TAX + FINANCE

A vegan leather manufacturer and supplier with a focus on sustainability. Veshin aligns with core values on sustainability, radical transparency, using vegan materials, raising consciousness & giving back to our wonderful planet. They specialise in making high quality products, strive for craftsmanship and creating durable products. For more information, please get in touch.

A sustainable fashion and textile consultancy based between London and Devon.After years of travelling the world, we have found the most innovative, beautifully crafted, planet friendly fabrics and trims.From sourcing material to ethical production processes and radical transparency, our ethics are Fair Trade certified collections and Environmental Sustainability. For more information, please get in touch

Karen Bendell has over 25 years’ experience working with fashion brands and retailers of all sizes including M&S, Christian Dior both in the UK and globally.

Vikram is a chartered accountant who helps creative entrepreneurs particularly in the fashion sector. With over twenty years’ experience of working with private and corporate clients, advising on a wide range of accountancy, tax and business advisory issues.

Are you interested in having your company's information posted here? Email accelerates@lonedesignclub.com.

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