Latest podcasts on Fashion

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1 Feb 2022
7 min

Konfekt Korner - Isosceles lingerie: 

Paige Reynolds visits the south London studio of lingerie and swimwear designer Cicely Travers, who founded her brand Isosceles in 2016. We find out more about her approach to design, what led her to her craft and the complicated business of how lingerie should make you feel.

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18 Jan 2022
30 min

Monocle on Design - Menswear special: 

We head to Florence for Pitti Uomo and Milan for Men’s Fashion Week. Plus: we catch up with Giuseppe Santamaria, a photographer who documents street style around the globe.

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11 Jan 2022
30 min

Monocle on Design - Fashion news, Antigone Ceramics and beauty in buildings: 

We preview a busy year ahead for the fashion industry and visit a ceramics studio that’s a hit with chefs and restaurants in Athens. Plus: we discuss a new UK policy that aims to promote beauty in buildings.

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8 Dec 2021
30 min

The Entrepreneurs - Percival Menswear: 

Chris Gove is the creative director of Percival Menswear, a London-based brand that prides itself on being quintessentially British. Percival launched with a series of pop-ups before opening a permanent shop in Soho and has grown year-on-year by staying away from the traditional wholesale model and seasonal calendar. Instead, the company releases pieces across the year with the aim of “subverting the classics”, a tagline that Percival celebrates by updating and remaking traditional menswear pieces.

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23 Nov 2021
30 min

Monocle on Design - Scotland’s capital of cashmere: 

We visit Hawick, Scotland’s capital of cashmere, and discuss BMW’s new concept car, which is made almost entirely from recyclable materials. Plus: a new exhibition celebrating Danish architecture firm Tegnestuen Vandkunsten.

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1 Sep 2021
30 min

The Entrepreneurs - Ananas Anam: 

Dr Carmen Hijosa is the founder of Ananas Anam, which produces a leather alternative made from pineapple-leaf fibres called Piñatex. Hijosa is originally from Asturias in northern Spain and a career designing and manufacturing leather goods took her around the world, including to the Philippines where the idea for Piñatex was born. Carmen’s work developing the product led her to a PhD on the subject and a business that she continues to grow today.

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6 Jul 2021
30 min

Monocle on Design - London design and Florentine fashion: 

In London, we visit the city’s new Design District and browse the shelves of homeware and fashion shop Labour and Wait. Plus: we get the highlights from Florentine fashion trade show, Pitti Uomo.

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22 Jun 2021
30 min

Monocle on Design - Fashion special: Ferrari, Milan, Begg x Co: 

June is always a busy month for fashion but, after a quiet year, summer 2021 is packed. We hear from esteemed automaker Ferrari about its new clothing line, return to Men’s Fashion Week in Milan, and peek behind the factory doors of Scotland’s Begg x Co.

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12 May 2021
30 min

The Entrepreneurs - Patagonia and &Open: 

Patagonia has been known for decades as a leader in climate activism. This week, we catch up with Beth Thoren, the outerwear brand’s environmental action director, to hear about the initiatives she is spearheading in Europe. Plus: Monocle’s Josh Fehnert speaks with Irish entrepreneur Jonathan Legge to hear about &Open, the company that has reimagined corporate gifting, opening a market for well-made gifts.

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30 Apr 2021
52 min

Konfekt Korner - Spring fashion, smart textiles and the sound of the city.: 

Put a spring in your step with the latest episode of ‘Konfekt Korner’, in which we meet Lucinda Chambers and Molly Molloy, founders of fashion brand Colville, and chat to them about sustainability in luxury fashion and their collaborations with craftspeople from around the world. We also hear from Dutch designer Hella Jongerius at her exhibition about weaving in Berlin and head to a new shop in Lisbon that is flying the flag for artisanal goods made in Portugal. Plus: writer Nadia Owusu tells us how her late father and an international upbringing made her fall in love with buskers.

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6 Dec 2020
1 hour

The Curator - Highlights from Monocle 24: 

TV chef Nigella Lawson on her latest book and television series, former UK MP Peter Hain on his new novel, and fashion designer Dorothee Vogel reveals which staples we should be keeping in our wardrobes.

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12 Apr 2020
1 hour

The Curator - Highlights from Monocle 24: 

Markus Hippi presents an hour of highlights from the past seven days on Monocle 24. This week: London-based fashion designer Christopher Raeburn, Portuguese chef Nuno Mendes and Emmy award-winning journalist Kim Ghattas.

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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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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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