Gently Curated: We picked our favorite episodes of current fashion podcasts


From Charles Jeffrey Loverboy to Simon Costin: In these podcasts, designers, journalists, creatives, and people of the industry talk about the past, the present, and the future of fashion.


Inside Fashion: Lulu Kennedy on London’s Young Creatives

„For twenty years, London’s Fashion East has helped incubate and support emerging designers hoping to establish themselves as the industry’s next big thing. The imperative to nurture emerging talent is even more urgent now, as young designers enter an increasingly uncertain industry. In the latest episode of the BoF Podcast, BoF Editor-at-Large Tim Blanks speaks with Fashion East Founder Lulu Kennedy about what the future of fashion might look like for emerging creatives and independent designers.“


BFC: What now for the fashion student?

„Charles Jeffrey, founder of the fashion label Loverboy, is joined on the podcast by fellow designer Matty Bovan and their former tutor, MA course leader at Central Saint Martins, Fabio Piras, to examine how fashion education has changed since lockdown and to identify some surprising new creative opportunities.“


The Forgotten Book: Simon Costin, Set Designer

„Today I’ll be speaking with the inspiring Simon Costin. Celebrated for his set designs for the likes of Maison Margiela and Molly Goddard and his longstanding creative work with Alexander McQueen and Tim Walker. We’ll be talking about his varied 40 year…“


The BOF Podcast: Inside Yohji Yamamoto’s Fashion Philosophy

“In a rare interview, Yohji Yamamoto speaks to BoF’s Imran Amed about the fashion philosophy that underpins his revolutionary career.“


The Memory Of… With John Galliano: Maison Margiela Artisanal Men’s Show

“Coinciding with the house’s first Artisanal Men’s show, Maison Margiela launches a new first of a kind fashion podcast series: “The Memory of … With John Galliano.” The podcast tells a story usually only heard by select fashion insiders. It takes you on a journey to Creative Director Galliano’s Paris atelier where he personally reveals the thinking behind his first Artisanal Men’s Show. He speaks to new definitions of masculinity and femininity, his introduction of bias cut to menswear and the sensuality it brings to a tailored suit and the current regeneration of menswear with new top designers at luxury houses.“


Vogue Stories: Anja Rubik, why do we have to talk more about sex?

“Anja Rubik gehört zu den erfolgreichsten Models der 00er-Jahre und hat alle wichtigen Cover der Modewelt geziert. In ihrer Heimat Polen ist sie trotzdem Staatsfeind Nummer 1 – weil sie ihre Stimme nutzt, um dort Jugendliche sexuell aufzuklären. Alexandra Bondi de Antoni, Executive Editor, hat für die neue Folge „Vogue Stories“ mit Anja Rubik über ihr Engagement gesprochen – und über Widerstand in einem Land, dessen Regierung sich rückwärts wendet.“

(The Intro is in German but the interview is in English)


Fashion No Filter: Jenny Walton on individuality in the era of social media

“In this episode, Monica and Camille introduce you to one of their fashion friends, the streetstyle star and illustrator, Jenny Walton, who is also Creative Director for Scott Schulman of The Sartorialist (her fiancé!). The girls sit down in between shows during London Fashion Week for a relaxed conversation about how Jenny came to being flown all over the world to attend the world’s most prestigious shows alongside Scott. They cover everything from her career ascent, her love of Miuccia Prada, how to remain yourself amongst all the noise on social media, and why shopping vintage is the most sustainable way of being stylish nowadays.“


The Barneys Podcast: Rick Owens x Matthew Mazzucca

Barneys Creative Director Matthew Mazzucca talks with cult fashion designer Rick Owens about his unconventional approach to design, his recent retrospective in Milan, and how he inspired our latest Madison Avenue windows.“


Fashion is your business: Scott Lux of Theory and Helmut Lang – In the Moment and Ever-Changing

„Scott Lux, Vice President Ecommerce & Digital, Theory and Helmut Lang & Adjunct Professor of DTC and Ecommerce, Columbia University & FIT, offers insights on moving past pandemic-related challenges and the next chapter in commerce and digital retail.“


Fashion No Filter: Spilling the Tea with Bryan Boy

„Gossip Girl here, your one and only source into the scandalous lives of fashion’s elite. Ok but seriously, it’s us Fashion No Filter, and we’re back with a feisty little zinger of an episode to ease you into 2020. Our guest is the super-blogger, Instagram star, and outspoken Twitter crusader known as @Bryanboy, and he’s ready to dish the dirt on his experiences as one of fashion’s best known —and most unique—bloggers of the past decade. Not one to shy away from controversy, Bryan opens up about recent rows, including publicly going head-to-head with industry figures like Miraslava Duma and Garance Dore. But it’s not all scandal and intrigue. Bryan also lets us in on what its like working as a male influencer within the womenswear world, how he first got his big break, his views on cancel culture and the responsibility that comes with being a member of the LGBT community with a large fashion audience. Put the kettle on, fashion-no-filterites. It’s gonna be a good one…“