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Podcast: A career in fashion? Here's how to make valuable connections
Looking for a job and finding it hard to expand your professional network? Career educator Maria Hedian, formerly business manager for well-known brands such as Ralph Lauren and Bergdorf Goodman, shares tips. In this episode of the podcast 'Into the Fashion Industry', the American professional talks briefly about the art of networking. She calls...
Podcast: How does one create a net positive fashion industry?
In this episode, Elizabeth Joy and Stella Hertantyo, hosts of the Conscious Style Podcast, talk to Holly Syrett, director of impact programmes and sustainability at Global Fashion Agenda, about the question: how can the fashion industry take action now for a net positive future? Multiple topics are covered. From climate and biodiversity to...
Podcast: Factory made and fabulous? Fashion's re-shoring opportunity
What is already possible locally? What workshops and production facilities are there, which craftspeople are available, and what capacity is there for research and development? People often talk about what is wrong in the fashion industry, but not as often about what is good and beautiful. For example, you can find more locally than you think....
Podcast: From refugee camp to runway, the journey of model Adut Akech
Adut Akech is one of the best-known faces in the modelling industry. Her early life took place in a refugee camp in Kenya where her family ended up after fleeing the war in southern Sudan. The model has since been frequently seen on magazine covers and on the catwalk. Speaking to Business of Fashion, she looks back on her life. Source: The...
Podcast: How to break into the modelling industry and stay succesful
Every fashion week, new faces can be spotted on the catwalk. Models make their debut at major brands, but they do not always return the following seasons. Business of Fashion talks to agent Chris Gay about how the modelling industry is changing and how you can build a career as a model that will last. Source: The Business of Fashion Podcast
A Look into Affiliate Marketing with Wires Uncrossed
In recent years, the fashion industry has increasingly relied on digital and affiliate marketing to broaden its customer base and increase sales and engagement. To help adjust to these new opportunities, innovative companies, such as Clickwire, have emerged to provide affiliate publishers with advanced tools and solutions that increase...
Podcast: How can the creative sector become more inclusive?
Designer Samuel Ross of the brand A-Cold-Wall is committed to fostering more diversity in the fashion industry. But how exactly do you do that, encourage diversity? Source: The Business of Fashion Podcast
Podcast: Should resale websites ban fast fashion?
On second-hand clothing platforms, there are not many rules. While most platforms now have rules addressing fake products, there are no restrictions on the brands a consumer can offer. Should resale websites ban fast fashion? Source: Conscious Style Podcast
Podcast: UN wants to help fashion industry with communication around sustainability
An unexpected player on the fashion scene? As it happens, the United Nations wants to help the industry communicate around sustainability. To this end, the organisation has created the Sustainable Fashion Communication Playbook, which is available to everyone. In this podcast, author Rachel Arthur explains which ones are recommended. Source:...
Podcast: What will people wear in the future? (3 weird theories about clothes)
What will the man of the future wear? Some 30 years ago, people thought the world would look like the animated series The Jetsons, but we are not there yet. What theories are out there now about the future of clothing? The podcast 'What is fashion technology?' zooms in on three theories. Source: Future Squish, Fashion Innovation Podcast
Podcast: Why getting dressed up is here to stay in 2023
Occassionwear appeared to see a small burst at the end of the pandemic, but the need to get dressed up seems to have stuck with consumers. Not surprisingly, retailers and designers are continuing to push this trend. This podcast from The Debrief takes a closer look at the movement. Source: The Debrief
Podcast: Kering executive about managing creativity, customers and the bottom line
Francesca Belletini is the recently appointed brand development deputy CEO at Kering. She is also the CEO of fashion brand Saint Laurent. Speaking to Business of Fashion, Belletini elaborates on nurturing creativity, gathering customers and making sure a business is profitable. Source: The Business of Fashion Podcast