Latest podcasts on Fashion

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19 Feb 2019
7 min

The Briefing - Karl Lagerfeld’s legacy : 

Dana Thomas looks back on the life of her friend, the legendary fashion designer.

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17 Jul 2019
30 min

The Entrepreneurs - Raeburn: 

Graeme and Christopher Raeburn are the brothers behind Raeburn, the east London fashion studio whose “remade, reduced, recycled” ethos is a benchmark for sustainable design. After a decade as head of design at cycling brand Rapha, Graeme returned to the company. Then earlier this year, to mark the 10th anniversary of Christopher’s first Remade collection – a series of pieces crafted from a single recycled parachute – the Christopher Raeburn label became simply Raeburn.

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12 Jun 2019
30 min

The Entrepreneurs - Anya Hindmarch: 

Anya Hindmarch is a name synonymous with creativity and handbags. Her label was launched in 1987; in the ensuing years, Princess Diana became a loyal customer. With shops around the world, the brand is also known for the Chubby Hearts Over London design project and an ‘I'm not a plastic bag’ environmental campaign.

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31 Mar 2019
28 min

Made in France in association with Chanel - A revered label: 

We meet the founder of Parisian menswear label De Bonne Facture, visit Chanel’s embroiderers Lesage and Monocle’s Tyler Brûlé, Jamie Waters and Sophie Grove discuss why ‘Made In France’ is still such a revered label.

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30 Mar 2019

Métier Class by Chanel - Best of Métier Class: 

Legendary figures from la maison Chanel sit down with Tyler Brûlé to talk about the traditions, heritage, style and design principles behind a unique brand.

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23 Mar 2019
24 min

Métier Class by Chanel - Pharrell: 

Musician, record producer and entrepreneur Pharrell Williams sits down with Tyler Brûlé to discuss his collaboration with Chanel, his path into fashion and the enduring allure of a storied name in style.

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16 Mar 2019
17 min

Métier Class by Chanel - Lady Amanda Harlech: 

Lady Amanda Harlech explains her long relationship with Chanel as a creative consultant and reveals what working with one of the biggest names in fashion is like. She also shares insights into the craftsmanship behind great clothes and why she believes those skills should be more appreciated.

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12 Mar 2019
27 min

Monocle on Design - Sydney style: Akira Isogawa: 

We head to Sydney to meet Japanese-born Australian fashion designer Akira Isogawa in his atelier and talk about his childhood in Kyoto, his take on slow fashion and the first major exhibition exploring his career. Plus: what London should have learned from the Thamesmead housing estate.

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9 Mar 2019
37 min

Métier Class by Chanel - Bruno Pavlovsky : 

Bruno Pavlovsky, Chanel’s fashion president, explains how the meeting of tradition and innovation will shape the future of the brand.

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5 Dec 2018
30 min

The Entrepreneurs - Community Clothing: 

Having spent a career building fashion brands, working in high-end tailoring on Savile Row, running factories and consulting with the country’s largest department stores, British fashion designer Patrick Grant wanted to start from scratch. He launched Community Clothing in 2016 with the aim of crafting affordable clothes for both men and women in a more sustainable way.

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9 Jul 2018
30 min

Monocle on Culture - ‘McQueen’: 

Robert Bound is with the film critics Anna Smith and Tim Robey to discuss the legacy of celebrated fashion designer Alexander McQueen as depicted in a new film ‘McQueen’, and to work out what makes a great fashion documentary.

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3 Jul 2018
30 min

Monocle on Design - Fashion forward: 

We sit down with the Tokyo-based company designing suits for blue-collar workers and visit an exhibition at London’s V&A exploring how fashion and sustainability can go hand in hand. Plus: what do we really know about enigmatic fashion designer Charles James?

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19 May 2018
30 min

The Stack - Fashion: 

We speak to fashion icon Anna Dello Russo, meet the team behind magazine ‘Scandinavian Man’ and review the print press at Cannes.

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27 Feb 2018
30 min

Monocle on Design - Slow retail : 

In a world of fast fashion, Venetian brand Slowear’s CEO speaks out on the importance of taking one’s time. Plus: Monocle’s Jamie Waters on Milan and Paris’s respective fashion weeks and highlights from Madrid’s inaugural Design Festival.

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19 Apr 2019
10 min

The Entrepreneurs - Eureka 144: Henry Hales, Sirplus: 

With no experience in fashion or retail, Henry Hales launched a men’s underwear line in 2010, made from surplus fabric from the production of shirts. He had some sample boxer shorts made up, packaged them, and opened a stand in east London’s Spitalfields market. Today, Sirplus is a head-to-toe menswear label with shops in Islington, Portobello and Princes Arcade.

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12 Apr 2019
10 min

The Entrepreneurs - Eureka 143: Angela Scott , The Office of Angela Scott: 

Angela Scott is the founder of The Office of Angela Scott, a women’s shoe brand all about elegance and functionality. After working in construction and estate management – and learning of the impracticality of high heels – Angela wanted to create a line of boots and shoes that celebrated women, using the same craftsmanship she was seeing in men’s shoes.

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23 Nov 2018
12 min

The Entrepreneurs - Eureka 125: Stepney Workers Club: 

Launched in March 2018, East London footwear brand Stepney Workers Club was inspired by the ethos and inclusive culture of workers’ sports clubs of years past. Bringing together a wealth of experience in designing footwear for luxury brands as well as working in wholesale and brand management, Roger Pereira, Simon See and Simon Bishop set out to create a new classic shoe and wardrobe staple: timeless canvas and suede footwear.

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28 Jun 2018
6 min

Monocle on Design - Extra: How trainers became high fashion: 

The soles of sneakers have been elevated from scuffing gym floors to strutting the fashion runways of Milan, Paris and New York. But when and how did the lowly trainer become high fashion? Stockholm shoemaker CQP tells us more.

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