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Creative Conversations with Suzy Menkes

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Go behind the scenes with Suzy Menkes, fashion's leading authority, for in-depth interviews with the fashion industry’s most influential designers, thinkers and executives. Our GDPR privacy policy was updated on August 8, 2022. Visit acast.com/privacy for more information.

Go behind the scenes with Suzy Menkes, fashion's leading authority, for in-depth interviews with the fashion industry’s most influential designers, thinkers and executives. Our GDPR privacy policy was updated on August 8, 2022. Visit acast.com/privacy for more information.

Location:

London, United Kingdom

Description:

Go behind the scenes with Suzy Menkes, fashion's leading authority, for in-depth interviews with the fashion industry’s most influential designers, thinkers and executives. Our GDPR privacy policy was updated on August 8, 2022. Visit acast.com/privacy for more information.

Language:

English

Contact:

00447711166761


Episodes

MYCOWORKS - DR MATTHEW L SCULLIN

7/19/2022
Suzy speaks to Dr Matthew L Scullin, American materials scientist and CEO of California-based MycoWorks, a company helming the drive to use fungal mycelium to make clothing and accessory materials. Produced by Natasha Cowan @tashonfash Edited by Tim Thornton @timwthornton Music by @joergzuber Graphics by Paul Wallis To find Suzy's articles visit https://suzymenkes.com ...find Suzy on Instagram @suzymenkes and Twitter @thesuzymenkes Our GDPR privacy policy was updated on August 8,...

Duration:00:32:29

SCHIAPARELLI - DANIEL ROSEBERRY

7/5/2022
Suzy speaks to American designer Daniel Roseberry, the current artistic director of the iconic brand, as Schiaparelli open their long-awaited retrospective exhibition at the Musée des Arts Décoratifs in Paris, Shocking! The surreal world of Elsa Schiaparelli. Produced by Natasha Cowan @tashonfash Edited by Tim Thornton @timwthornton Music by @joergzuber Graphics by Paul Wallis To find Suzy's articles visit https://suzymenkes.com ...find Suzy on Instagram @suzymenkes and Twitter...

Duration:00:40:37

CAMILLE MICELI - PUCCI

6/21/2022
Suzy speaks to the new artistic director of Pucci, Camille Miceli. Produced by Natasha Cowan @tashonfash Edited by Tim Thornton @timwthornton Music by @joergzuber Graphics by Paul Wallis To find Suzy's articles visit https://suzymenkes.com ...find Suzy on Instagram @suzymenkes and Twitter @thesuzymenkes Our GDPR privacy policy was updated on August 8, 2022. Visit acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:37:46

HUBERT DE GIVENCHY: Christie's Paris Auction

6/8/2022
Just as finishing touches are made to the auction Hubert de Givenchy the Collector at Christie’s headquarters in Paris, Charles Cator, Deputy Chairman of Christie's International and confidente of the haute couturier, exclusively talks Suzy through the designer’s art collections and furnishings, and discusses Givenchy’s love for artisans. Produced by Natasha Cowan @tashonfash Edited by Tim Thornton @timwthornton Music by @joergzuber Graphics by Paul Wallis To find Suzy's articles visit...

Duration:00:39:55

HOMO FABER with Hanneli Rupert and Alberto Cavalli

3/15/2022
Ahead of this year's Homo Faber exhibition in Venice, Suzy speaks to Hanneli Rupert, organiser of the event and board member of the Michelangelo Foundation, and Alberto Cavalli, the foundation's executive director. Together they discuss this year's international show, championing artisanal talent. Homo Faber takes place from 10 April until 1 May 2022. https://www.homofaber.com Produced by Natasha Cowan @tashonfash Edited by Tim Thornton @timwthornton Music by @joergzuber Graphics by...

Duration:00:44:22

DAVE BENETT

2/22/2022
Suzy speaks to a photography legend: the ultimate celebrity insider, Dave Benett, who has taken iconic shots of Kate Moss, Elizabeth Hurley and hundreds of others. Dave has recently opened his solo exhibition, Great Shot Kid, at the JD Malat Gallery in London's Mayfair; it's showing until 8 March 2022. https://jdmalat.com/exhibitions/dave-benett-great-shot-kid/ Produced by Natasha Cowan @tashonfash Edited by Tim Thornton @timwthornton Music by @joergzuber Graphics by Paul Wallis To...

Duration:00:26:48

ANNA SUI

2/8/2022
Suzy speaks to an American success story: designer Anna Sui about her world, her career and how the 1990s provided her moment. Produced by Natasha Cowan @tashonfash Edited by Tim Thornton @timwthornton Music by @joergzuber Graphics by Paul Wallis To find Suzy's articles visit https://suzymenkes.com ...find Suzy on Instagram @suzymenkes and Twitter @thesuzymenkes Our GDPR privacy policy was updated on August 8, 2022. Visit acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:32:51

ZANDRA RHODES

1/25/2022
Suzy speaks to legendary and distinguished fashion and textile designer Dame Zandra Rhodes, about her life and career. Produced by Natasha Cowan @tashonfash Edited by Tim Thornton @timwthornton Music by @joergzuber Graphics by Paul Wallis To find Suzy's articles visit https://suzymenkes.com ...find Suzy on Instagram @suzymenkes and Twitter @thesuzymenkes Our GDPR privacy policy was updated on August 8, 2022. Visit acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:28:43

SIMONE ROCHA

1/11/2022
For her first episode of 2022, Suzy talks to fashion designer Simone Rocha about her ten years in the fashion industry, and winning the award for Independent British Brand at the 2021 Fashion Awards. Produced by Natasha Cowan @tashonfash Edited by Tim Thornton @timwthornton Music by @joergzuber Graphics by Paul Wallis To find Suzy's articles visit https://suzymenkes.com ...find Suzy on Instagram @suzymenkes and Twitter @thesuzymenkes Our GDPR privacy policy was updated on August 8,...

Duration:00:29:50

MANOLO BLAHNIK

12/14/2021
This week, Suzy celebrates the career of Manolo Blahnik, who speaks to Suzy from his home in Bath, England. They discuss his life, his parents, his factory and his archive collection, currently viewable at https://thearchives.manoloblahnik.com. Produced by Natasha Cowan @tashonfash Edited by Tim Thornton @timwthornton Music by @joergzuber Graphics by Paul Wallis To find Suzy's articles visit https://suzymenkes.com ...find Suzy on Instagram @suzymenkes and Twitter @thesuzymenkes Our...

Duration:00:29:32

TOMMY HILFIGER

11/30/2021
This week, Suzy celebrates the career of Tommy Hilfiger, who speaks to Suzy directly before receiving an Outstanding Achievement award at The Fashion Awards. Produced by Natasha Cowan @tashonfash Edited by Tim Thornton @timwthornton Music by @joergzuber Graphics by Paul Wallis To find Suzy's articles visit https://suzymenkes.com ...find Suzy on Instagram @suzymenkes and Twitter @thesuzymenkes Our GDPR privacy policy was updated on August 8, 2022. Visit acast.com/privacy for more...

Duration:00:29:29

CHRISTOPHER RAEBURN

11/16/2021
For this special episode, Suzy is taken on an exclusive tour of Raeburn's shop, archive and lab in Hackney, London, guided by Christopher Raeburn himself. Along the way, Suzy catches up with the designer about his company's visionary stance on sustainability. Produced by Natasha Cowan @tashonfash Edited by Tim Thornton @timwthornton Music by @joergzuber Graphics by Paul Wallis To find Suzy's articles visit https://suzymenkes.com ...find Suzy on Instagram @suzymenkes and Twitter...

Duration:00:59:41

PIERRE RAINERO - CARTIER

10/5/2021
For her second episode of season five, Suzy talks to Pierre Rainero, Director of Image, Style and Heritage for Cartier, about the centenary of of English Art Works, the Maison’s historic London workshop. Produced by Natasha Cowan @tashonfash Edited by Tim Thornton @timwthornton Music by @joergzuber Graphics by Paul Wallis To find Suzy's articles visit https://suzymenkes.com ...find Suzy on Instagram @suzymenkes and Twitter @thesuzymenkes Our GDPR privacy policy was updated on August...

Duration:00:36:18

KAAT DEBO Director of MoMu fashion museum, Antwerp

9/14/2021
Suzy talks to Kaat Debo, director of the MoMu (fashion museum) in Antwerp, about the reopening programme of the museum, Fashion 2.021 Antwerp – Fashion/Conscious, and about Antwerp's crucial place in fashion history. Produced by Natasha Cowan @tashonfash Edited by Tim Thornton @timwthornton Music by @joergzuber Graphics by Paul Wallis To find Suzy's articles visit https://suzymenkes.com ...find Suzy on Instagram @suzymenkes and Twitter @thesuzymenkes Our GDPR privacy policy was...

Duration:00:26:22

DEMNA GVASALIA of BALENCIAGA

7/21/2021
For episode 8 of season 4, Suzy brings you a Couture special. Demna Gvasalia, the creative director of Balenciaga, discusses his first Couture collection for the house and the revival of Balenciaga Haute Couture. In fact it’s the 50th couture collection for the brand, because Cristóbal Balenciaga’s final show was his 49th. Fifty-three years after the original Balenciaga salon was closed, the company’s haute couture has been revived for Autumn Winter 2021/22. The show was presented in Avenue...

Duration:00:31:46

RAFFAELLO NAPOLEONE - Pitti Immagine

6/15/2021
For episode 7 of season 4, Suzy talks to Raffaello Napoleone about celebrating the 100th edition of Pitti Uomo, the world renowned menswear trade fair of which he is CEO. Have you ever wondered how your clothes end up in the shops? Buyers descend on trade fairs once or twice a year to purchase stock to fill their shelves. It may come as a surprise that not all clothes come from the runways of Paris and Milan. As the premier men’s trade fair gets back into post-Covid action it has been...

Duration:00:47:54

DIANE VON FÜRSTENBERG

6/1/2021
For episode 6 of season 4, Suzy talks to Diane von Fürstenberg, wrap dress innovator, DvF founder, New York City philanthropist and supporter of the arts, about her life, work and current activities, including her latest book, Own It: the Secret to Life. Produced by Natasha Cowan @tashonfash Edited by Tim Thornton @timwthornton Music by @joergzuber Graphics by Paul Wallis To find Suzy's articles visit https://suzymenkes.com ...find Suzy on Instagram @suzymenkes and Twitter...

Duration:00:38:34

ANYA HINDMARCH

5/18/2021
This week I am joined by handbag designer Anya Hindmarch for episode 5 of season 4. The witty, wise and tirelessly energetic Anya Hindmarch, always open-minded and willing to share her wide-open heart, talks to me about her latest amusement. Anya has taken over a post-pandemic empty street in the Knightsbridge area of London - and transformed it into an Anya Village, offering the things she loves and believes in - from her famous handbags to products that are less harmful to the...

Duration:00:33:50

DRIES VAN NOTEN

5/4/2021
Dries Van Noten talks to Suzy about his career spanning 30 years. He began his career in 1986 designing his own collection of menswear. Since then he has flourished with sophisticated & poetic shows in Paris, marrying art and craft. He discusses being part of the alumni of the “Antwerp Six” who graduated from the strong-minded school, Royal Academy of Fine Arts, between 1980–81 and managed, with the help of intellectual teacher Linda Loppa, to plant the seeds of style in the Belgian...

Duration:00:36:10

ALBER ELBAZ - in memoriam

4/26/2021
Many of you heard the sad news of Suzy’s dear friend Alber Elbaz who passed away this weekend - another victim of Covid 19 Over the next few weeks - so much will be written about this THIS exceptional & thoughtful designer who loved & wanted to support women. But as a TRIBUTE to Alber, and as a gesture to the remarkable person he was, we are re-issuing the podcast recorded nearly a year ago. The best way to remember Alber will be to hear him speak - as when he talked it was such joyous...

Duration:00:53:04