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Build a stand-out accessories brand

A 10-month accelerator limited to just 200 accessories brands. Delivered online and in-person, this program has been created for full-time designers. Benefit from industry feedback, one-to-one coaching and access to the specialists you need to have your biggest season yet.

Meet the experts


WGSN
World leader in consumer & trend forecasting

Nicholas Kirkwood
Footwear designer

Dimitrios Tsivrikos
Consumer and business psychologist

Tranoï
International fashion trade show

Alex Monroe
Jewelry designer

Stephen Jones
Milliner

Manu Atelier
Handcrafted leather goods designers

Piers Atkinson
Milliner

Sara Maino
Senior editor, Vogue Italia

Leandra Medine
ManRepeller

Mimma Viglezio
Creative consultant

Luisa de Paula
Fashion consultant

Colette
Cult concept store

Valery Demure
Luxury accessories showroom & online store

Toby Meadows
Director of Three’s Company Creative Consultancy

Aliza Licht
Branding & Communications Expert

Personal development experts
New for 2017

Polly Morland
Award-winning author

Samantha Clarke
Coach and consultant

Eric Maisel
Psychologist and creativity coach

Who it’s for

This program is for 200 accessories designers who want to build a standout global brand. You have worked hard to get your brand established – whether that is jewelry, bags, hats, scarves or small leather goods. You have designed a collection. You have sold over a number of seasons. Now you want to propel your label forward.

If you are ready to learn from the most influential names in fashion, to produce stunning new creative and collaborate with a network of more than 2,500 professional designers, photographers, and stylists from all over the world – this program is for you.

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"Mastered is the number one accelerator program, giving the ins and outs of the industry and having creatives link together and collaborate, with opportunities to travel the world and work with industry professionals"


Jordan Kent, Streetwear: Mastered
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Your year ahead

Make 2017 the year you go all-in. This accelerator will take you on a 10-month journey to build a standout accessories brand. You will learn from the best experts online and in-person; you will refine your brand and hone your business; you will get valuable critique and exposure from PRs, buyers and editors; and you will meet collaborators you will rise up with. The program has been created for busy designers, so we recommend you dedicate 4-6 hours to the program every week.
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Stand out in a crowded market with a strong brand DNA
Every brand needs a stand-out product, but that means nothing without a clear brand story. To rise above the competition and the noise in a crowded market, in the first part of the program we will help you distill your brand’s DNA into a powerful mission that will carry you and your business forward.
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Sharpen your brand’s creative direction
We will teach you how to think like a creative director of your own brand. You’ll learn to incorporate art direction, styling, trends and understand where your brand fits in the market. You’ll understand who your core customer is, and how a clear positioning will set you up to make the right decisions on everything from pricing to distribution.

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Tell the world about your products
You have a great product and brand. Now it's time to get noticed. We’ll connect you with the latest thinking and strategies on growing a brand in the digital age - from press, to events, collaborations, influencers, brand ambassadors, stylists and celebrity agents. Leading experts in each discipline will dive deep into how you can get your brand centre stage.
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Learn new strategies to get and maximise sales
The accelerator teaches you how to set your business up for success. You'll explore selling wholesale, direct-to-consumer and other retail opportunities, balancing supply and demand, and scaling up production when orders start pouring in. You’ll also get support on how to make your buyers’ experience unique, including how to train your staff and package your products.

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Make the connections you need to showcase your products
We’re here to help you make the connections you need to push your brand forward and strengthen how you showcase your products. During the program you will work on four incredible collaborative projects with the rest of the Mastered accelerator network - stylists, photographers, art directors. Work with the industry’s rising stars and make connections that will help your brand get the profile you want.
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Get the personal support that will fast track your business
When you join the Accessories: Mastered accelerator program, you won’t be doing it alone. You have a whole Mastered team to ensure you get the most from the 10 months on the program and beyond. You will have access to a personal coach, industry experts and your talent manager, helping you transform your brand and your business.

You'll leave the accelerator with
A clear mission and story behind your brand that reflects your goals
An improved product portfolio developed with industry feedback and critique
Insight into current trends from a leading forecasting service
An improved public profile that attracts buyers and customers to you
A new creative network of over 2,500 global fashion creatives to collaborate with
New connections and collaborators from Mastered Live event
The skills and mindset gained from personal coaching to thrive
Guaranteed exposure in the industry showcase at the end of the accelerator

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How it works

The first of its kind, these accelerator programs have been built to get you 
the skills, network, exposure and attitude you need to succeed in a
 rapidly changing fashion industry.

Includes an invite to exclusive global event

We believe in blending online and in-person learning, which is why during your program you’ll be invited to attend one epic and extraordinary event from a choice of three iconic global locations. Attend Mastered Live and you will experience an incredible weekend of collaboration, connection and creation.

One-to-one coaching sessions on-demand

We passionately believe in the importance of developing the right attitude and mental approach. Which is why on our accelerator programs you will be able to book unlimited coaching sessions throughout your 10-month experience. These will help you develop the resilience, confidence and mental strength needed to take your talent to the next level.

Fund your future

With our range of flexible payment plans, no-one should let finance stand in their way of making it. We’ll be on hand after you’re accepted to find the plan that’s right for you.

Remember, investing in this accelerator is tax deductible as a business expense.

10-month program
Starts early 2017
$6,300
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